Canadians Kill the Penny

Twitter is abuzz with thoughts on Foxconn, Newt Gingrich, the record Mega Millions jackpot in Illinois. Also, the fact that it’s Friday. Here are a few other items of interest from this morning.

@awl Canada is so over the penny. On a related note, Canadians successfully use a dollar coin, which they refer to as a “loonie.” Cuz it has a bird on it.

@CityReliquary Brooklyn’s most offbeat collection of notions and ephemera turns 10 this weekend, and they’re celebrating.

@jenist The spring freakout over ramps has officially begun.