7 Most Bizarre Reward Stories
1Website Offers $1M For Proof Of Sex With Jets' Tim Tebow
CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell tweeted the rumblings of a $1 million bounty. The company retweeted Rovell and issued a confirmation via Twitter, “@darrenrovell @TimTebow – It's true Darren…we're just worried it might cost us millions!” Ashley Madison provides matches for those seeking an extramarital affair. The company is described on its homepage as the “most recognized name in infidelity.”
2Company Held Orgy To Reward Salesmen
3School District Gives Away Camaro as a Reward for Good Attendance and Grades
The names of 25 lucky students were drawn at the district's TV studio. Students earned tickets throughout the year based on their academic performance. Better attendance and higher grades meant more chances to win.
Kenzie Deaton won the car. But she's only 14, so she'll have to wait a while before she can legally drive it.
4Wanted Man Turns Himself In For Reward
When U.S. troops went to confirm that Ashan had in fact come forward to claim the finder's fee, they were initially incredulous. “We asked him, ‘Is this you?' Mohammad Ashan answered with an incredible amount of enthusiasm, ‘Yes, yes, that's me! Can I get my award now?'” recalled SPC Matthew Baker. A biometric scan confirmed that the man in Afghan custody was the insurgent they had been looking for. “This guy is the Taliban equivalent of the "Home Alone” burglars,” one U.S. official said.
5World's Most Generous Boss Gives a $15 Million Reward to Employees
6PETA Offers $1 Million Prize for Lab-Grown Meat
Scientists around the world are researching or seeking funds to research ways to produce meat in the laboratory—without killing any animals. In vitro meat production would use animal stem cells that would be placed in a medium to grow and reproduce. The result would mimic flesh and could be cooked and eaten. Some promising steps have been made toward this technology, but we're still several years away from having in vitro meat be available to the general public.
Would you eat lab-grown meat?
7The Group Of Prisoners Who Won A Trip as a Prize But Couldn't Use It
They will also pocket £200 worth of books. The second-placed team from the Isle of Islay Book Group was given first prize - an all-expense-paid trip to the Edinburgh Book Festival which starts next week.
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