That Time You Got Really, Really Lucky

Welcome to Pissing Contest, a weekly story sharing circle for the the ass-draggiest time of the afternoon on the ass-draggiest time of the last day between you and the weekend. Every week, we'll ask a question, you'll share stories, and we'll pick a winner that's featured in the next week's post. It's like a pyramid… » 7/18/14 5:15pm 7/18/14 5:15pm

Research Suggests That People Who Believe in Luck Are Too Full of…

An unlucky new study courtesy of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research has found that, on the whole, people who believe in luck — black cats sauntering across their paths, breaking mirrors, walking under ladders, or not simply waiting for all those pennies you dropped in your kitchen to… » 9/17/12 9:30am 9/17/12 9:30am

81-Year-Old Woman Wins Massive $336 Million Dollar Lottery Jackpot

It's said that good things come to those who wait, and that certainly seems to be the case for Louise White. The 81-year-old from Rhode Island just won a $336.5 million Powerball jackpot, the third-largest jackpot in the game's history. White, whom her lawyers describe as a "vivacious octogenarian," bought the $3… » 3/06/12 10:30pm 3/06/12 10:30pm

Woman Wins $15 Million With Lottery Ticket She Didn't Ask For

Kathy Scruggs of Lithonia, Georgia had been out of work for several months when she meandered into a Decatur Shell Food Mart to purchase a MegaMillions ticket. The clerk mistakenly handed her a Power Ball ticket, and with that ticket, Scruggs won the lottery's $25 million jackpot. » 10/05/11 7:15pm 10/05/11 7:15pm

It's Your Lucky Day!

Happy Lá 'le Pádraig — St. Patrick's Day! On this day, people all over the world wear green, even though St. Patrick was into blue, and drink beer. How do you plan to celebrate? » 3/17/09 10:40am 3/17/09 10:40am