Thanks to a camera and brain implant, a woman who was blind can now play a Maggie Simpsons video game. Truly, the future we were promised is here. Here’s the full story, plus 12 others:

Sweden has officially announced that it's OK to have royal same-sex marriage. The Swedish government says that any possible marriage of a Swedish prince or princess would be treated equally, same-sex or not. CRACKED.COM

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The UK has raised the minimum wage, directly affecting about 2 million people. The minimum wage for everyone over 23 is rising by 6.6 percent, bringing the figure to 9.50 (or $13) per hour over twice the UK's current inflation rate. CRACKED.COM

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A science teacher partly regained her sight thanks to a camera and brain implant. She was blind, but can now see letters and the edges of objects, and even play a Maggie Simpson video game. She's had zero complications in six months. CRACKED.COM

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We're figuring out that lightning might be pretty important for the atmosphere. Electrical storms create molecules that clean up the atmosphere, it turns out, by breaking down carbon monoxide and methane. CRACKED.COM

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