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  • Abolish the penny now!
    Penny foolish
    The US. Mint recently released a disheartening statistic: In 2013, the cost of making a penny exceeded its face value for the eighth year in a row. It now costs 1.83 cents, or about double its value, to make a cent.Does this make sense? A newborn...
  • Actor Jim Parsons, winner of the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Award for The Big Bang Theory
    'Big Bang Theory' new season plot spoilers revealed
    “The Big Band Theory,” the long running sitcom about geeky scientists and the literal girl next door, begins its eighth season shortly. The International Business Times revealed how the new season will start in a piece on Saturday....
  • Kaley Cuoco
    'The Big Bang Theory' Spoilers: Sheldon's indecision and Penny goes ape
    On March 17 IBTimes shares spoilers for tomorrow night's episode of "The Big Bang Theory." In the episode, Will Wheaton will guest star as himself.Sheldon is looking to purchase a new game system, and he can't decide between an...
  • Cheaper Penny and Nickel
    Cheaper penny and nickel? Lincoln and Jefferson may get a cheap face lift
    A cheaper penny and nickel appears to be a plan of penny-pinching President Obama, who floated the idea Tuesday of using alternative metals to make penny and nickel coins.According a Reuters report as carried by MSN Money yesterday, the cost of...
  • 'My 600-Lb. Life' on TLC
    'My 600-Lb. Life' takes viewers on ‘Penny’s Story’ on TLC
    Tonight's episode of “My 600-Lb. Life” gave viewers a glimpse into the life of a morbidly obese woman. This series explores a year in the life of 600-pound individuals trying to regain control of their lives. Penny is one of them...
  • Danny Smith called 911 over a penny
    Tenn. man calls 911, repeatedly, after being shortchanged by a single cent
    A penny for your thoughts on this story: 51-year-old Danny Smith, from Memphis, Tenn., made a stink over one single cent at convenience store and wound up having to fork over 25,000 of the bronzed Lincolns just to post bond. (That’s $250...
  • Kathy Wakile
    ‘RHONJ’ star Kathy Wakile did not bring Penny and husband onto show
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Kathy Wakile may have been busy working on her dessert business and finding test kitchens in New Jersey, but it sounds like someone was trying to give her the blame for bringing the drama onto...
  • Teresa Giudice
    ‘RHONJ’ star Teresa Giudice and co-stars may never know the truth
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has been trying to make everything peaceful this season, including making peace with Jacqueline Laurita, and Caroline Manzo. She has even make peace with her sister-in-law,...
  • Jacqueline Laurita
    ‘RHONJ’ star Jacqueline Laurita reveals more drama is to come
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Jacqueline Laurita may have thought that the trip to Arizona with the entire cast was very dramatic, especially for her. But it sounds like she will learn of some news that will push her over...
  • Melissa Gorga
    ‘RHONJ’ star Melissa Gorga wasn’t rattled by Penny’s story about Teresa
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Melissa Gorga may have thought that Teresa Giudice was behind the majority of the rumors on the show, but it sounds like she was a little surprised that other women were getting involved,...
  • Melissa Gorga
    ‘RHONJ’ star Melissa Gorga realizes that Penny's husband harasses her on Twitter
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Melissa Gorga has been dealing with tons of cheating rumors lately, but she doesn't know where they are coming from. She realizes that her sister-in-law may be behind the rumors, but she...
  • Wheat Ears Penny, 1952-D
    Wheat Ears Penny, 1952-D
    The mint made 746,130,000 fifty two D pennies. They also did an unknown number of proof coins. The current price of a legible penny is 15 cents. Uncirculated goes four to five dollars. They had a bad habit of putting the d and s mint marks in...
  • How to become unstuck
    Story: How to become unstuck
    There is a story about a young boy whose hand was stuck in a jar. His father told him to open his hand so it could easily slide out. The little boy said, "No, Father, if I do that I will drop the penny I am holding." This might sound...
  • The state of today's monetary unit
    Our 2 cent penny: what happened?
    With the recent revelation that the United States government is charging taxpayers 2 cents to mint each penny, some people are wondering what happened. How in the world did anyone find that acceptable?Continuing with the series of articles on the ...
  • ‘Big Bang Theory’ Raj is kidnapped by Howard’s mom
    ‘Big Bang Theory’ Raj is kidnapped by Howard’s mom
    Mrs. Wolowitz replaces Howard with Raj on this week’s episode of “The Big Bang Theory.” The episode, titled “The Spoiler Alert Segmentation” aired on Feb. 7 on CBS.Howard’s mom had a very difficult time with him...