Sure, plenty of people leave casinos feeling like they got swindled, but not like Behar Merlaku.
According to the Daily Mail, the Swiss gambler was convinced he had won a slot machine jackpot worth $57 million at a casino in Bregenz, Austria. But when he went to claim his prize, casino officials told him the machine had suffered from a software error and should not have awarded the jackpot.
Apparently, though the jackpot alarms went off, the slot machine only showed four matching symbols instead of the required five.
A medical marijuana dispensary is going out of business so it's planning a huge TGIF party - free pot.
That's right, the Orangevale dispensary Magnolia Wellness is giving away free marijuana on Friday before it closes its doors indefinitely.
With pressure from the county and federal officials and looming lawsuits, dispensary owners say they're closing to focus all their attention on the larger medical marijuana fight. And since all this pot has to go somewhere, why not to their 40,000 customers who'll soon be displaced?
George Clooney is one of Hollywood's smartest stars, a political and human rights activist who can charm with his knowledge as easily as his wit. He often finds himself asking the big questions in life, like how we can create jobs, solve humanitarian crises, and whether aliens are up to date on our latest consumer technology.
Those who care for children and clean homes and offices are most likely to get a tip or gift for Christmas while the garbage collector and barber seldom get a holiday tip, according to a study by Consumer Reports.
The survey by Consumer Reports National Research Center showed 61 percent of child-care workers and 59 percent of cleaning staff will receive a tip but only 12 percent of sanitation workers.
The tradition of holiday tipping is something nearly half of the people surveyed said will be a challenge this year because their budget is so tight.
Wild monkeys have been enlisted by Japanese researchers to obtain detailed readings of radiation levels in forests near the troubled Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant.
Professor Takayuki Takahashi and his team of scientists at Fukushima University are fitting nearly 1000 animals with radiation meters and GPS transmitters in order to track the spread of radiation leaked from March’s nuclear accident, the worst in Japan’s history.