Henry blew his wife a kiss and walked out the door. The elderly man was running out to pick up a few items from the grocery store for dinner that…
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When it comes to hiding money, people have lots of options: secret safes, underwear drawers, holes in the backyard, shoeboxes in the attic, and off-shore accounts. Without a doubt, some places are better than others.
Just ask the man from Sydney, Australia who hid his money inside the kitchen oven.
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In WWII, the gedunk bar, slang for ice cream bar, was one of the most popular places to be.
The Navy allowed men to have as much ice cream as they wanted, and so the ships that made ice cream, the concrete gedunk cruisers, cranked out almost 5,000 gallons of the dairy treat…per hour.
One muggy afternoon in the Pacific, two freshly minted ensigns aboard the battleship New Jersey, the flagship of the Third Fleet, decided they wanted some ice cream.
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In the hot August sun of 2009 in the small town of Centreville, Virginia, a man stood at the corner of Leesburg Pike and Tysons Corner with a hand-lettered sandwich board around his neck. It read simply, “I cheated. This is my punishment.”