1. Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: Supreme Court hates women, hearts corporations
Proving that America is pretty darn broken, the Supreme Court ruled that companies have the right to deny female employees contraception coverage on religious grounds. So basically, corporations have more human rights than actual female humans. [Politico]

2. Hurricane Arthur will probably not ruin your Fourth of July (unless it has already)
Holiday travel plans across the country were derailed by the first storm of the hurricane season, which made landfall in North Carolina and left thousands without power. The good news: Arthur has gone back out to sea and weakened to a Category 1, so your fireworks should hopefully be able to go on without a hitch. [Slate]

3. Slide down a giant toilet at Tokyo poop exhibition
At a bowel movement–themed exhibit at Japan’s Miraikan science museum, visitors are issued poop hats and offered the opportunity to go down a massive toilet slide, look at realistic models of turds, and listen to a choir of singing smiley-face toilet seats. “It’s not every day that you can become feces, so I highly recommed everyone give it a try,” said one museumgoer. [Guardian]

4. U.S. loses to Belgium in World Cup game
Not the best birthday present, America: The U.S. soccer team lost to Belgium 2 to 1 in a hotly anticipated matchup that drew more than 16 million viewers. Can someone modify a vuvuzela to sound like a bald eagle weeping? [LA Times]

5. Tensions rise at funeral for Palestinian teen in Jerusalem
Sixteen-year-old Palestinian Muhammad Abu Khdeir was abducted and killed an in apparent retaliation for the deaths of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers. At the funeral today in Jerusalem, clashes broke out between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters. [NY Times]

6. People prefer electric shocks to sitting quietly and thinking
Yes, seriously. A study by Virginia and Harvard psychologists found that two-thirds of male and a quarter of female subjects opted to give themselves mild electrical shocks when asked to sit quietly and do nothing. Are our brains really that ridiculous, or is it just the Internet’s fault? [Guardian]

7. Ebola virus spreads in Africa
A huge ebola epidemic has claimed 467 lives since March in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Eleven African countries have joined forces to curb the advance of the disease following a summit in Ghana earlier this week. [CNN]

8. Arkansas woman declared oldest person in America at 116
Happy birthday, Gertrude Weaver! Born in 1898, the Camden, Arkansas, resident is now the oldest living person in the U.S. and the second oldest in the world—just behind 116-year-old Japanese woman Misao Okawa. Weaver’s secret to her seeming immortality? “Trusting in the Lord, hard work and loving everybody.” Sounds like a plan. [ABC News]

9. Ukranian astronomers name star “Putin Is a Dickhead”
Sometimes, science is the best revenge. A group of activist stargazers in the Ukraine have adopted a distant sun through the Pale Blue Dot project and named it Putin-Huilo! which roughly translates to “Putin is a dickhead/fucker/asshole.” Talk about your cosmic insults. [Gawker]

10. Cancelled Community revived by Yahoo
Six seasons and a movie! NBC axed Dan Harmon’s cult comedy earlier this year after five seasons, but Yahoo has agreed to revive it for another. You just can’t keep a good Greendale Human Being down. [EW.com]