Man Decides to Pay Off His Mortgage…With 62,000 Pennies
Pennies add up to dollars. Just ask Thomas Daigle of Milford, MA., who paid off his mortgage in pennies.
Take the ‘Great Male Survey’ to Kill Some Time at Work
AskMen.com is launching the Great Male Survey of 2012, and if you view yourself as such a dude, then start plugging in your answers for the “Men in 2012” portion of the three-part pre-survey. Yes, that might sound like a bit of work, but trust us, it’s more interesting than your actual job.
Hang With Chicks in Bikinis AND Shoot Darts in Underwater Nightclub
We have seen the future and it looks wet. Not that kind of wet, though.
New David Bowie App Lets Anybody Become ‘Ziggy Stardust’
There are few album covers as iconic as David Bowie‘s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.’ EMI has created a fun web app where fans can upload images of themselves or their friends — or say, their pets — in place of Bowie’s face.
Man Boards Plane Without a Ticket After Getting Out of Jail — How’d He Do It? [VIDEO]
This news ought to do little to renew your faith in airport security systems. On Tuesday, a man boarded a plane in San Diego without a ticket. Even worse, he was just released from jail a day earlier.
British Chef Creates 28 Lb. Sandwich Featuring 35 Meats
There’s carnivores and then there’s carnivores.
Paul Simon Wins Polar Music Prize
Congratulations to Paul Simon for nabbing the 2012 Polar Music Prize, which is awarded annually in Sweden to one contemporary artist and to one classical artist. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma grabbed the award on the classical side.
If You’re an American, There’s a Good Chance You Would Fail a Citizenship Test
Nearly a third of Americans would get a big fat “F” on a citizenship test, according to a new study. The lack of knowledge mostly pertains to civics questions.
Men Only Weight Loss Program Insists Men Stop Dieting Like Women
Men might not think like women, but they sure eat like ‘em. That’s why Wendy Meyers founded the Men Only Weight Loss program to help wean men off what she dubs “feminizing foods.”
One Year After Osama bin Laden’s Death, You Can Read About His Plans — Find Out How
The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point will release some of the 6,000 documents that were seized in last year’s raid of Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, resulting in his death one year ago Wednesday. This is the first time the general public will have access to the al Qaeda leader’s papers.
Juliet Simms Performs Aerosmith’s ‘Cryin" on ‘The Voice’
Resident rocker Juliet Simms, who sounds like a young Janis Joplin thanks to her whiskey-soaked, smoky pipes and the fact she pretty much oozes buckets of confidence, ripped through Aersomith‘s ‘Cryin” on tonight’s (April 23) quarterfinal performance episode of ‘The Voice.’ She was the last contestant to perform and she brought the house down.
Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen Sign on For Jimmy Fallon’s New Comedy Album
Classic rockers like Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and more are planning to participate in the always hilarious Jimmy Fallon’s first comedy album in a decade. The comedian/late night talk show host/former ‘SNL’ star will release ‘Blow Your Pants Off,’ his first comedy disc since 2002′s ‘The Bathroom Wall,’ on June 12. Clearly, Fallon has friends in high places.