Substance & Style: News You Should Know on 8.1.11

Jessica Hoppe

A man biked 12,000 miles to raise money and awareness for the disabled. Make me feel bad about myself why don’t you?!

[Via HuffPost]

Putin calls the US a “parsite” on the global economy. Perhaps he didn’t hear we came to a resolution for the debt-ceiling crisis. No good, Pute?

[Via Reuters]

Estranged spouses, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger, got together to celebrate his birthday on Sunday?! You think the illegitimate love child got the invite?

[Via US Weekly]

Chloe’s former Chairman, Ralph Toledano, is taking over @ St. John.

[Via The Cut New York Magazine]

Hawaii drops cursive writing from mandatory school curriculum. Kind of sad about this one. How do you feel about it?

[Via HuffPost]