Two bank robbers get arrested after posting pictures of themselves with the money. Like idiots.
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Bonny and Clyde, they ain't.

A couple of very smart people bragged about their Aug. 24 Asheville, Ohio bank robbery by posting pictures on social media with the wads of cash they took from the bank tellers.

This is obviously not a smart idea.

According to Sostre News:

Police were helped in their investigation by the clear images showing John Mogan and Ashley Duboe hamming it up with their fortune in greenbacks. Four days after the robbery, they began posting photos of their loot, and one friend complained that Mogan " didn't hook a brother up."

Mogan and Duboe were arrested this week for the August 24 robbery. Police say they gave a note to the teller in the Ashville bank, and walked out with a tall stack of bills. He looks nervous on the surveillance video, but in the days after the heist, they both looked gleeful on their Facebook postings.

Apparently, Morgan had just gotten out of state prison for an earlier bank robbery. He put on make up to disguise his face and neck tattoos. But sadly, nothing could disguise his stupidity.

Pornhub Is Offering A $25,000 Scholarship
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Adult films have been putting students through college for years. But not quite in this way.

Pornhub, the fap destination for millions of students everywhere, is offering a $25,000 college scholarship . And all you have to do is answer this one simple question: How do you strive to make others happy?

Along with an essay, applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, be 18+, attend an accredited post-secondary institution and create a 2-5 minute video that elaborates on their application.

Yay, education!

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The terrorist group the Islamic State (ISIS) announced Thursday that it is planning to make its own form of currency in the form of gold, silver and copper coins.

According to CNN:

The move is "purely dedicated to God" and will remove Muslims from the "global economic system that is based on satanic usury," ISIS said.

The coins will reportedly contain the phrase: "The Islamic State / A Caliphate Based on the Doctrine of the Prophet," and contain - among other symbols - stalks of wheat, a sword and shield, a crescent moon and palm trees.

Most of the group's income comes from oil, stolen goods and ransom money, so according to Jimmy Gurule, a former U.S. Treasury undersecretary, "you can't just put that money in shoe boxes and place it under your mattress."

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Lauren in Florida paid $200 to go 11 miles to dinner.

Brook in San Diego paid $92 for a 2.7-mile ride on Halloween.

And Gabby from Baltimore woke up on her 26th birthday to discover the 20-min ride she took home the night before cost $362.

First world problems? Sure. More expensive than it ought to be? Probably.

There is renewed, public outrage this week about Uber's hefty surge pricing, specifically concerning Halloween weekend. After being flooded with complaints earlier this year, the Better business bureau gave Uber an "F" grade, according to the New York Times.

And Uber doesn't seem to really care. Remember the CEO's obnoxious "Pro Tips" about using Uber on New Year's Eve?

Uber Pro Tips for New Year's Eve from Uber on Vimeo.

The company reiterates on their website, in a special Halloween post, that the surge pricing is meant to keep enough drivers on the road during peak hours.

"Surge pricing allows us to remain reliable, even on one of the busiest nights of the year. Our rates will float in real time with fluctuations in supply and demand. Increased rates incentivize more driver partners to get on the roads and ensure those who need a ride won't be left stranded."

So in the meantime, maybe don't take Uber? Or if you must, a new app called SurgeProtector was released this week to help alleviate the problem, as BuzzFeed points out, which shows you the nearest location that isn't currently charging surge pricing.

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Happy Halloween, here's some free money!

Thanks to a faulty door lock, a bag of cash tumbled out of an armored truck Friday morning in Maryland, spilling bills all over the road.

Drivers got out of their cars, but not to help clean up. They sped away with nearly all of the money, except for a mere $200, according to WTOP.

Police are investigating and urging the drivers who stole it to give it back. Good luck with that.

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The backsides of the new banknotes feature color palettes that look like digitally blurred versions of the images found on the fronts of the bills. Both sides of the bills were selected by Norges Bank during a competition held in the spring of 2014.

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