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Burger King Owner Finds $100,000, Does The Right Thing

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.01.2014 | Good News

'Tis the season to do what's right. Sahista Bakawla, an assistant manager at a Burger King in San Jose, California, spotted a backpack that had be...

Found Money Buys a Little Happiness

Wendy Gordon | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Wendy Gordon

Kevin Bacon was on TV last Sunday, footloose in a toy store. Having a good time with the customers was his way of encouraging local businesses to join Shop for Good, and give a portion of all purchases made in a day to a school or charity of the customer's choosing.

Single Mom Returns Wallet With $1,000, Reminds Us That Honest People Exist

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A single mother in Fargo says she hoped to set an example for her 7-year-old daughter when she returned a wallet containing $1,00...

Farewell to a True Gentleman

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

"What are they shooting?" I ask, breathing hard. "Law and Order," she replies. She's not happy to see me, and who can blame her? My t-shirt is ragged, I haven't yet shaved and I probably haven't brushed my teeth, either.

'Last Man Standing' Finale: Mike Buys A Tank?!

Posted 05.09.2012 | TV

After a successful first season, Tim Allen's latest sitcom "Last Man Standing" (Tue., 8 p.m. ET on ABC) didn't feel the need to rock the boat too much...

Linguine, Literature and Laughter

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Charlie Carillo

My career as a writer leads me to the conclusion that three "L" words make life worth living: Linguine, literature and laughter. In this video you'll see how to make a good red sauce for linguine, while hearing crazy stories about literature.

Man Finds Huge Surprise Inside Safe He Bought On eBay

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

UPDATE: James Labrecque has countered the original report and now reportedly claims "the buyer never found any money." There's nothing better than ...

Man Who Found $150K In Garden May Get To Keep The Cash

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

The attorney representing an unemployed Illinois man who found two duffle bags containing approximately $150,000 in cash in his back yard last month i...

WATCH: Unemployed Illinois Man Finds $150,000 In His Backyard

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

A man in northern Illinois found a valuable surprise in his backyard Tuesday afternoon: A duffle bag filled with stacks of $20 bills. As Wayne Saba...

If You Found $45,000, Would You Return It -- Like This Family?

AP | By CHI-CHI ZHANG | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- When Josh Ferrin closed on his family's first home, he never thought he'd make the discovery of a lifetime – then give it back...

Lose A Suitcase Full Of Cash? Someone On Craigslist Wants To Return It

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Not so shockingly, it was all a hoax. The Village Voice spoke with Clarence Chance, a former marine behind the posting and he now claims it ...

These Days It's Dimes That Are a Dime a Dozen

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

As an inveterate stooper-for-pennies, however, I've noticed a recent significant change on the streets of Manhattan. Yes, plenty of pennies are dropped. But just as often nowadays it's dimes that turn up on the pavement.