The governor said he was sworn to secrecy about the buyer's identity, but sources said they saw a well-dressed man in a white three-piece suit who spoke with a Spanish accent and who was accompanied by a much smaller man in the same white suit, urging him to hurry or they'd miss, "De plane! De plane!"
Pineapple with your oatmeal? Workers at a Quaker Oats plant in Des Moines, Iowa, claimed their $160.3 million lump-sum prize in the Powerball lottery, splitting the winnings among 20 employees.
Yeah, that's still about $340 million short, but $160 million would buy a nice stretch of beach.
Future's so bright I gotta wear shades: Boeing 787 customer All Nippon Airways has notified the jetmaker that the windows on its 787s -- with special glass that can be dimmed -- don't stay dark enough on long flights.
Coincidently, Boeing announced that it was offering a range of stylish curtains as an option for new Dreamliners.
Fore! A woman in Uxbridge, Mass., told police that her GPS was responsible for directing her to drive her car into a sand trap at a golf course.
Police, noting the woman was intoxicated, doubted her story until the GPS spoke up and recommended a bunker shot with a sand wedge.
- Woman drives car onto golf course, into sand trap 6/21/12
- Officials discuss Hawaiian island's potential sale 6/21/12
- Aerospace blog: ANA: Boeing 787 windows don't get dark enough 6/20/12
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