JUNKYARD DONATES 3,000 POUNDS OF SPARE CHANGE FOUND IN CARS
The U.S. Auto junkyard in Sterling Heights, Michigan, deep cleans every car that comes to the lot. And along the way, employees often find loose change in those cars.
They put together a huge collection of coins, weighing 3,000 pounds, in dozens of plastic buckets -- and then donated all those coins to a local charity that provides meals for the needy.
It wasn’t as simple as dropping off those coins at the food pantry and walking away, though. They brought in high school students to spend time washing and counting the coins.
The huge collection of coins ended up being worth $4,500. Not too shabby, considering it was all just a bunch of loose change to being with. (WDIV-TV)
Being a parent makes you grown up?
An English professor at Georgia Tech University decided to teach a class on “adulting" in an effort to figure out why so many people don't feel like they’ve got their life in order. Rebekah Fitzsimmons and her students attempted to analyze what adulthood truly means these days and discovered that the biggest sign that you’ve officially grown up is having kids of your own. Moving out of your parents’ house doesn’t mean much. Getting your first job doesn’t mean much. You’re not officially an adult -- it seems -- until you’re a parent. Thoughts? (Business Insider)