Tuesday July 16, 2019

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

How to anonymously collect lottery winnings in New York

The winners of the largest-ever New York Lottery jackpot have pulled off the even more historic feat of collecting their checks anonymously — by following the advice of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The group of 23 Long Island coworkers scored the Mega Millions’ eye-watering New Year’s Day jackpot of $437 million, lottery officials revealed.  More…

Florida man trying to steal roommate’s prescription pills tricked into taking laxatives, police say

A Florida man who thought he was taking his roommate’s prescription pills got a rude awakening when he was caught red-handed taking what later turned out to be laxatives, police said.  More…

This Idaho teenager is making $50,000 on Seattle slush

When David Holston’s friend told him Seattle wouldn’t be prepared for all the snow, he got into his plow truck and drove from Idaho. The trip has paid off.  More…

Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers File Massive Lawsuit Against The Washington Post

Lawyers representing Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann filed a massive $250 million lawsuit against The Washington Post on Tuesday and warned, "this is only the beginning."  More…

Travis Kauffman explains how he killed a mountain lion with his bare hands

The Colorado man who survived a mountain lion attack while out for a run in the woods recalled thinking “this would be a crappy way to die” during his fight for survival with the animal.  More…

How the top detective in NYPD history became a pizza man

Ralph Friedman never expected to spend his golden years behind the counter of a slice joint. But if you drop into Bleecker Street Pizza on a Friday or Saturday night, you’ll find the retired cop standing guard. Tattooed and muscular, Friedman, 70, is part night manager, part cashier, part keeper of the peace at the busy New York pizzeria.  More…

Americans predicted to eat 1.38 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl

Chips and salsa, football-themed desserts and pulled pork sandwiches make it one of the best food holidays around. But there’s one reigning finger food that we all can’t get enough of. This year, Americans are expected to down 1.38 BILLION chicken wings!  More…

Trump golfs with greats Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus at his Florida club

President Trump said he had a “great morning” golfing with pros Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods Saturday at his private club in Florida.  More…

Famed Italian restaurant Rao’s sets up shop at the Super Bowl

Legendary Italian eatery Rao’s relocated to Atlanta for the Super Bowl to serve up three nights of pop-up dinners by executive chef Dino Gatto before the big game. The intimate eatery was meticulously recreated — from its iconic red exterior, plus an adjacent East Harlem street scene on a video wall, to photos of its famous diners lining the walls inside the clubby space built for the occasion.  More…

Groundhog Day verdicts are in

Here’s some news to melt away the winter blues: New York’s soothsaying rodent, Staten Island Chuck, predicted an early start to spring Saturday morning at the annual Groundhog Day event. In Pennsylvania, nationally renowned Punxsutawney Phil also predicted an early spring.  More…

Most expensive home in US history sells for $238M by Central Park

A hedgefunder has just bought the most expensive home in US history — a $238 million four-story condo on Central Park South in a building dubbed the billionaires’ bunker.” Like a private club, the limestone-clad building features private dining rooms along with a sports club, juice bar, library and a basketball court.  More…

6 customers surround, pull guns on men trying to steal tools

Authorities say two men were surrounded by customers with guns while attempting to steal tools from a Washington store. The men, ages 22 and 23, allegedly took four nail guns, each worth more than $400, from the Coastal Farm & Ranch store Saturday in Marysville.  More…

Kansas City Royals Prospect Brady Singer Pays Off Parents’ Debt for Xmas

Brady Singer who surprised his parents with a VERY expensive gift that’ll earn him an award for Son of the Year.  More…

Two-year-old who loves garbage trucks gets surprise swag from trashman

Two-year-old Evan Brenneman is enamored with the orange trash truck that stops at his Plainfield, Ind., home each week to the point that he’s befriended the driver. While waiting to greet Ray’s Trash Service driver James Bullock from his home Thursday, Evan was surprised with a backpack full of swag from the trash hauler that included a T-shirt, beanie, stickers and a miniature orange trash truck.  More…

Grand Central Oyster Bar diner finds pea-sized pearl in dish

He’s one lucky shucker. Rick Antosh had lunch at Grand Central Oyster Bar on Dec. 5 and ordered his usual $14.75 pan roast. Diving into the stew-like dish, which includes six Blue Point oysters, he felt a tiny object rolling around his mouth. Turns out, it was a pea-sized pearl that could be worth thousands of dollars.  More…