John Jones makes thousands of dollars playing cards.
The 41-year-old Brooklynite (pictured) plucks thrown-away MetroCards from platforms and garbage cans and claims he’s earned $20,000 reselling them over the past few years. Now he’s fighting the MTA for his right to do so.
“I’m surprised that people just toss money away,” Jones said.
Once a week, Jones combs the city’s busiest transit hubs for cards with leftover funds — part of $52 million in annual unused MetroCards.
“We’re not just walking on millions; we’re throwing it in the trash, too,” said Jones, a volunteer for the homeless.
Tommy Edison, who's been blind since birth, shows us how a visually impaired person may cook a meal alone. In this example, Tommy cooks french fries and a hamburger. He uses a toaster oven for the fries and a George Foreman grill for the hamburger.
Check out Chocolate Droppa's new video called Boats and Hoes filmed on a boat with some hoes in the Dominican Republic....
Hailing from Chicago, eGo, a 20 year old rapper, writer, and singer allows listeners the chance to glance inside the capturing tales of his life as the mixtape, All Work No Play, demonstrates the artist’s versatility, punch line flow, and capturing lyrics. Lined up with 18 tracks, the mixtape features production by young Chicago talent that includes C-Sick and The Odd Couple and Chicago singer Kam’ryne.
Download "All Work, No Play" Here
The older brother of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, Kevin Ogletree is in criticial condition a day after being shot in the head in a dispute in Queens.
Calvin Olgetree, 25, was standing in front of his luxury car rental shop on Linden Blvd. near 200th St. in St. Albans when two men approached him about 3 p.m., police sources said.
The two men who were seen riding off on bicycles are still at large.
“Pray everyone please” Kevin posted on his Twitter account soon after the horrific shooting.
Rihanna has sold in the USA more digital tracks than any other artist.
According to Nielsen SoundScan, Rihanna has sold more than 47 million tracks to the end of 2011 putting her ahead of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Britney Spears and Beyonce. Black Eyed Peas are in number two spot but also hold the honor of having the biggest selling digital track to date with ‘I Gotta Feeling’. The list doesn’t include the tracks Rihanna has featured in.
Today, after 3 hours in a cramped car with my family, we stopped at a gas station. I got out of the car and the first words out of my mouth were, "It feels so good to be able to walk!" That's when I noticed the elderly man sitting in a wheelchair only a few feet away. FML