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Couple Returns $10K Cash Found in Shopping Cart

'I'm just ever so grateful that there are people like that'

(Newser) - It's good to know 2016 hasn't killed good old American decency quite yet. The Auburn Citizen reports a couple who found nearly $10,000 in a shopping cart Monday in upstate New York returned the cash with absolutely no expectation of a reward. The cash—$9,800 in... More »

Coachella's Digital Lost-and-Found Is Massive

51 cellphones, 73 pairs of glasses, 601 IDs, and so much more

(Newser) - Approximately 99,000 people attended Coachella every day during the California music festival's six-day run last month, the Los Angeles Times reports. When you combine that many people with drugs, sun, and the power of music, you're going to get more than a few lost pairs of sunglasses.... More »

Stranger Returns Mark Ruffalo's Lost Wallet

'Another point for the decency in people,' Ruffalo tweets

(Newser) - Mark Ruffalo has a new hero: a stranger by the name of Ross McHale. Ruffalo apparently lost his wallet in Chicago last week while in town to serve as a grand marshal at a race at Chicagoland Speedway, Us reports, and McHale just happened to find it. Though he didn'... More »

Turned In at Lost and Found: $6.3M Lotto Ticket

Unclaimed prize was won last year

(Newser) - Talk about a good deed: A very kind man turned a winning lotto ticket in to Spanish officials rather than taking the money for himself. Now, lottery bosses are trying to find the winner of the $6.27 million prize, which dates back to last year; it was never claimed,... More »

11 Worst Things Ever Lost

Don't worry, iPhone guy, it's not just you

(Newser) - The drunk Apple engineer who left his iPhone prototype in a bar shouldn’t feel too bad: At least he didn’t lose, say, blueprints for the H-bomb like one physicist did. The Daily Beast lists 11 other famously misplaced items:
  • Top-secret laptop: Once again, alcohol is to blame. A
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Lost Coat May Lead to Lawsuit

Absentminded lawyer threatens Houston, airline, food court management

(Newser) - Bill Ogletree liked his black leather coat enough to pay $800 for it, but not enough to remember it when he finished eating pizza in the Houston airport and boarded a flight to Las Vegas. So he's threatening to sue the city, Continental Airlines, and the company that manages the... More »

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