(yahoo! News) The generous "mystery" tipper who has been leaving waiters across the country thousands of dollars in "Tips for Jesus" — and stamped with the @tipsforjesus handle — was identified by a New York City waiter as Jack Selby, former PayPal vice president. Read more here
This week on "Best Funeral Ever," the staff at Golden Gate put together a game show-themed funeral. The prizes included memorabilia from the deceased loved on, but the bizarre highlight of the funeral service was the grand finale. Like "Wheel of Fortune," there was a wheel to be spun. And on that wheel, was the deceased's casket. Read more here
Washington state resident Phyllis May told Seattle's King5.com that she was chastised by a TSA agent over the fact that her stuffed sock monkey (name: Rooster Monkburn, a takeoff on Rooster Cogburn of "True Grit" fame) carried a toy pistol.
May told King5.com that she and her husband were going through security at St. Louis International Airport when a TSA agent held up one of her bags and asked who it belonged to.
May, who sells customized sock monkeys online, told the agent it belonged to her. That's then things took a turn for the surreal.
“She said, 'This is a gun,’ ” said May. “I said no, it’s not a gun it’s a prop for my monkey.”
“She said if I held it up to your neck, you wouldn’t know if it was real or not, and I said, 'Really?’ ” said May. Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama was obviously not feeling the need to 'chum up' with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. Click here to check out the photos.
WATCH: President Obama's full tribute to Nelson Mandela
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(Yahoo!) - Lamar Odom is going to have to stick to the straight and narrow for quite some time after being arrested by the California Highway Patrol for a DUI in August.
The basketballer, 34, who is not currently affiliated with any NBA team, reached a plea deal in the case Monday. In the agreement, Odom was sentenced to 36 months of probation and promised to attend a three-month alcohol rehabilitation program and pay $1,814 in fines a Los Angeles City Attorney's Office spokesperson tells omg!. Read more here
Finally a positive airline story ... this is pretty cool ... Santa asks them what they want for Christmas and when they land at their destination the gifts are waiting.
Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel attends the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, died in Johannesburg on December 5 at age 95.
December 10, 2013/Photo: Getty Images
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