Elderly Chinese woman throws coins into plane engine for 'good luck', holds up flight for 5 hours

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BEIJING - An elderly passenger on a flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou allegedly threw coins into the plane's engine for "good luck" while boarding, according to Chinese media reports, forcing the plane to remain on the tarmac for five more hours. China Southern Airlines Flight 380 was held up at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport after passengers saw the woman throwing coins at the engine from the middle of the boarding staircase and alerted the crew, reported The South China Morning Post. After maintenance crew inspected the aircraft, they found nine coins in one engine. The captain Read more

The case for and against getting rid of the penny

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The U.S. one-cent coin costs more money than its face value to produce, which has led to debate over whether it’s worth continuing to mint and keep in circulation. The Onion presents the case for and against getting rid of the penny. Read more... Source: The Case For And Against Getting Rid Of The Penny Read more