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What Are America’s Most Expensive Colleges?

Forbes, along with the Center for College Affordability & Productivity, tallied up the cost of tuition, books, transportation, computers, and room and board to determine the new list of America’s most expensive colleges. And some of them may surprise you.

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Sly Stone is Homeless, Living in a Car

As recently as four years ago, funk legend Sly Stone was living in a home in Napa Valley, CA that was large enough to be described as a compound.

Those days are gone now, as Stone — whose group Sly and the Family Stone was one of the most successful acts of the late 60s and early 70s — has lost his home and his fortune due to poor financial management and crippling bouts of substance abuse.

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‘Jersey Shore’ Costs New Jersey Taxpayers $420,000

‘Jersey Shore’ doesn’t just rot brains — it drains tax coffers, too.

MTV’s hit reality show, which depicts the exploits of a group of raisin-tanned 20-somethings as they live and party along the New Jersey coastline, has just had $420,000 of its 2009 production costs covered by the state’s Economic Development Authority.

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Tyler Perry Is Hollywood’s Highest Paid Man, Courtesy of the $130 Million He Makes

Tyler Perry’s phenomenal success shows no sign of waning anytime soon. On top of his other accomplishments, it was recently announced that the multi-hyphenate was the highest paid man in entertainment.

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Insomnia Costs America $62 Billion in Productivity

Insomnia isn’t just a bad deal for those who suffer through it.

It’s also a bad deal for the nation’s economy.

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Star Wars Coins Minted on South Pacific Island – And They’re Real, Spendable Money

The force is strong with big spenders. Niue, a Pacific nation northeast of New Zealand has minted Star Wars coins adorned with images of classic characters from the trilogy including Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Darth Vader and Princess Leia.

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Janitor Wins $3.4 Million Lottery -- and Continues to Be A Janitor [VIDEO]
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Janitor Wins $3.4 Million Lottery — and Continues to Be A Janitor [VIDEO]

Tyrone Curry doesn't have to wake up at 4 a.m. and mop the floors at Evergreen High School in Seattle.

Not after the custodian won the Washington State lottery to the tune of $3.41 million five years ago.

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Billions Worth of Treasure Discovered in Indian Temple [VIDEO]

In a story that sounds like it came straight out of a Nicolas Cage movie, archaeologists have uncovered a treasure trove of of jewelry, coins and precious stones estimated to be worth $10 to $20 billion.

Parsed among five vaults in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala, the bounty represents centuries worth of gifts from the temple's devotees.

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Could Getting Paid Be Harmful to Your Health? [VIDEO]

With the end of the month fast approaching, many people are looking forward to an upcoming payday. But researchers have found getting paid may actually be hazardous to your health.

A study from Notre Dame says people are more likely to die during the week after being paid, citing a temporary but significant spike in traffic fatalities, heart attacks and increased substance abuse during that time period.

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Get Rich Quick! A Billion Dollars in Loose Change Is Just Waiting For You

With all the talk of how broke the US government is, you might be surprised to learn there’s over a billion one-dollar coins sitting unused in Federal Reserve vaults. And the US Mint is still cranking them out.

NPR’s Planet Money and Investigations teams found that the coins are the wasteful byproducts of a failed congressional effort to get Americans to use them in everyday commerce.

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Jacket Sells for $1.8 Million

According to PopCrush, the iconic leather jacket that Michael Jackson wore in his famous ‘Thriller’ video sold for $1.8 million over the weekend at Julien’s Music Icons auction.

The jacket went to bidder Milton Verret, a Texas-based commodities trader, who says he will show the jacket “around the country in a tour that will help raise money for children’s charities.”

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Tobey Maguire Sued After Winning Over $300,000 In Illegal Poker Game

In what sounds like something straight out of a movie, RadarOnline is exclusively reporting that ‘Spider-Man’ star Tobey Maguire is the target of a lawsuit over a multi-million dollar, illegal poker game.

The suit, filed in Los Angeles, claims that Maguire won over $300,000 from hedge fund manager Brad Ruderman. Ruderman allegedly used some of the money he had earned from an illegal Ponzi scheme, in which he embezzled investor funds to pay off his debts. Now, the investors want their money back.

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