Social Climber: ATM Gives Lucky User $37,000 By Mistake

Social Climber: Top Search + Social Trends Explained

1
ATM Gives Away $37,000 by Mistake
Faceboook_IconTwitter_IconGooglePlus_IconEmail_IconDisqus_Icon
PHOTO: A person withdraws cash from ATM machine.
Getty Images

That’s one way to hit a jackpot.

A malfunctioning ATM left one Maine man feeling lucky. Although he asked for $140, the ATM dispensed $37,000 in cash. However, the man didn’t get to keep his “winnings” for long. According to the Associated Press, police were called to the bank after a woman said the man was spending a long time at the ATM.

Police arrived to find the man stuffing cash into a shopping bag. The money was returned to the bank and officials acknowledged the problem was a “code error.”

2
Vegas Ferris Wheel Enchants Riders
Faceboook_IconTwitter_IconGooglePlus_IconEmail_IconDisqus_Icon
PHOTO: The Las Vegas High Roller at The LINQ, March 30, 2014, in Las Vegas. The 550-foot-tall attraction is the highest observation wheel in the world and features 28 spherical cabins that can hold up to 40 people each.
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

What better way is there to celebrate a weekend of debauchery in Sin City than by riding the new Vegas Ferris wheel?

The Las Vegas High Roller at The LINQ, began operating on Monday and has been getting rave reviews for the birds-eye view it offers of the strip, according to the Associated Press.

The 550-foot-tall observation wheel has 28 spherical cabins that can hold up to 40 people each.

3
Samuel L Jackson Performs 'Boy Meets World' Poetry Slam
Faceboook_IconTwitter_IconGooglePlus_IconEmail_IconDisqus_Icon

4
Samuel L Jackson Performs 'Boy Meets World' Poetry Slam
Faceboook_IconTwitter_IconGooglePlus_IconEmail_IconDisqus_Icon
PHOTO: Samuel L. Jackson Performs Slam Poem About "Boy Meets World" on The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, April 1, 2014.
YouTube/The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon

Out of the many varied roles of Samuel L Jackson -- think roles in “Star Wars,” “Kill Bill,” “True Romance” the actor perhaps best demonstrated his diverse acting range Tuesday night with a poetry slam-esque rendition of “Boy Meets World,” in tribute to the ‘90s sitcom.

The shouty performance was made on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show.” Watch and weep, Cory Matthews fans.

5
‘Lion King’ Cast Delivers Impromptu Performance on Plane
Faceboook_IconTwitter_IconGooglePlus_IconEmail_IconDisqus_Icon
PHOTO: In a video published April 1, 2014, "The Lion King" cast members sing the "Circle of Life" prior to taking off on their flight back to Sydney.
DisneyOnBroadway/YouTube

The Australian cast of "The Lion King" musical served some seriously surprised patrons on a plane from Brisbane to Sydney an awesome rendition of the song "Circle of Life" to go with their peanuts and soda.

The bewildered passengers were captured on video as cast members belted out the musical's perhaps best-known song.

Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...