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It’s Time To Cry: Try To Keep It Together As This Magic ATM Surprises Kind Strangers

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Gifts From The "Automated Thanking Machine"

On July 25, several thousand TD Bank locations in Canada gave a surprise $20 bill to every customer as part of their #TDThanksYou campaign. Four very special branches set up an Automated Thanking Machine, a talking ATM that gave special customers gifts of gratitude for the extraordinary kindness they’d been showing in their lives. These customers were pre-chosen by branch employees and told they’d been called into the store to test a brand new ATM, and were shocked when they received vacation tickets, cash bonuses, and even a chance to throw the first pitch at a baseball game. I tend to think of banks as emotionless money suckers, but this video is pretty redeeming. [BuzzFeed]

Lehman Brothers Are Lookin’ For Love On Craigslist

In case you haven’t noticed, the stock market took a nosedive this week. The rest of us are left worried about investments, bank stability, and mortgages. But what about the men of Wall Street, who are getting screwed over by their employers: How are they looking to handle this mess? They’re looking to get screwed on Craigslist. Instead of looking for their next jobs, they’re trolling for the hand and blow kind of jobs online. Who can blame them? Life’s too short not to take a half-naked photo of yourself and boast about your Ivy league education on a free internet message board. Some guys are looking to wine and dine a new girlfriend, and some guys are looking to host orgies with posts titled: “Was Laid Off from Lehman Brothers — Sex Party Time!” Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Banking Vs. Sex, Monkeys, And A Fake Orgasm Lawsuit

  • People in China are more interested in reading about banks and stocks than sex, according to the most popular words Googled in 2007. [Reuters]
  • Before female macaques (monkeys) in Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia, will have sex, the males must groom them for about eight minutes. But even more incredible is that the females had sex an average of 1.5 times per hour unless they had just been groomed, in which case the number became 3.5 times per hour. Talk about getting busy. [Fox]
  • A model is suing a jewelry company because it looks like she’s having an orgasm in a TV ad she’s in. She says she didn’t think that’s what she was doing when they were filming and was told to “fake excitement.” Some would probably argue those are the same. [International Herald Tribune]
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