It's a story that should make everybody want to invest in a fishing boat. A 489 pound bluefish tuna caught off the coast of Japan has just been sold for $1.76 million during an auction at Toyko's Tsukiji fish market.
Despite the fact that some college tuitions have reached an excess of $50,000 per year, these days colleges can't guarantee that their graduates will have jobs waiting for them. In the wake of this uncertainty, some institutions have begun to guide their students in cleaning up their social media profiles, to lower the risk of a poorly-timed facebook post ruining their shot at employment.
After Rebeca Bernardo's mother suffered a debilitating stroke, the 18-year-old tried waitressing and other "legitimate" forms of employment to raise funds for mom's care.
But when that wasn't enough, Bernardo turned to the world's oldest profession. Inspired by fellow Brazilian Catarina Migliorini, who raised $ 780,000 by auctioning off her virginity, Bernardo decided to put her first time on the block.
The clerk at the Sheridan Mini Mart in East Bremerton, Washington probably isn't the world's greatest employee. In fact, when a woman came into the store at 10 PM Thursday night the slacker-in-question wouldn't stop talking on his phone as she tried to grab his attention. His conversation was so engrossing that he didn't even care that she had a gun.
Eric Rizley of Portage, Indiana was having a bad day. So the 19-year-old got on Facebook and started issuing threats. Unfortunately for him, that was actually a very, very bad idea. Now he faces criminal charges
Even if you've never seen the Paul Newman classic 'Cool Hand Luke,' you're probably aware of its famous scene in which Newman's title character wins a bet by downing 50 hard boiled eggs in one sitting. We're not sure how much they know about 'Cool Hand Luke' in Tunisia, but a man there named Dhaou Fatnassi tried to replicate Newman's feat. Needless to say, it didn't end well.
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