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If peeing in public is cool, consider San Francisco to be Miles Davis. The City by the Bay has had a long history battling public urination, and has deployed numerous strategies, from $500 fines to urine-repellant paint, to deter public pissers, with little or no success.

But San Francisco may have finally stumbled upon a solution. The city's (and possibly the nation's) first open air urinal, located in newly renovated Dolores Park. Just in time for the Super Bowl!

23 Car Crashes in 5 Years: Insurance Fraud?

What would you do for $55 grand? Would you crash your car two dozen times? How about if it was a crime? A man in Utah claimed 23 car accidents in the last 5 years to collect on insurance and now he's collecting criminal charges, according to the Associated Press.

Navid Monjazeb got over $55,000 from insurance carriers over 5 years. Now he has added criminal charges to his collection and he is looking at 12 counts of insurance fraud, 2 counts of forgery, 7 counts of reckless endangerment, and a pattern of unlawful activity after making allegedly false claims.

Ex Taco Bell Exec Sues Uber Driver for Filming His Attack

Do you remember golden boy Edward Golden? He is the guy who was captured on film attacking his Uber driver, Edward Caban, and then expressed remorse when he became a national laughing stock.

The Uber driver Caban posted the video of Golden, a drunken Taco Bell executive, on YouTube. It immediately went viral and Golden lost his job promptly, CNBC reports. He issued a public apology about attacking the driver and tried to repair his reputation to no avail. Now Golden's remorse is gone and he's feeling feisty again. He's suing Edward Caban for $5 million.

Can Detroit Artist's Lawsuit Protect Her Mural From Building Owners?

A Detroit artist is suing under federal law to protect a mural she made from destruction by new building owners. The mural is considered a symbol of the rising stature of the North End neighborhood where the building stands, and the artwork is said to have contributed to the area's reputation.

But now the developer wants to put windows in the building or maybe even sell it altogether and is offering the artist a minimal sum, accordng to the Detroit Free Press. Katherine Gibbs, the artist who made "The Illuminated Mural" is fighting to protect her work under the Visual Arts Rights Act of 1990, which safeguards works from "distortion, mutilation, or other modification ... which would be prejudicial to [the artist's] honor or reputation." Will she succeed?

Sampling the Cannabis: Alaska to Allow Pot Cafes

Americans in search of a legal high used to fly to Amsterdam for its pot cafes. Now, with marijuana legalization and decriminalization spreading across the country, that is less necessary.

But many states still have limitations on the canna-biz, allowing medical marijuana sales only to people with a prescription, or no legal pot at all. And none have done what Alaska has, which is pass a law that allows public consumption in a civilized setting, like a cafe.

We've all had that dream -- you know, the one where you think you're getting your last 40 bucks from the ATM, only the balance on your receipt has few more digits and commas than you expected. And that little yellow card from Monopoly flashes before your eyes: BANK ERROR IN YOUR FAVOR.

Now imagine the nightmare version of that, where all those digits are in red, and you owe the bank trillions. Not as fun, right? But that's what happened to some First Hawaiian Bank customers, who woke up Tuesday morning trillions of dollars in debt.

Town of Swett for Sale for a Sweet Quarter Million

If San Francisco and New York rents are getting you down there is a town for you. It's affordable. There is plenty of open space. And it is for sale, according to the Rapid City Journal.

Swett, South Dakota is on the market for a cool quarter million dollars right now. It is 6 acres and has a single house and a bar. In light of real estate prices elsewhere, Swett is a steal.

Florida Manager Terminates 13 Workers via Group Text

A Florida restaurant manager took communication to a new low when he fired 13 employees at once via text last week. "[W]e have decided to move on without you. We appreciate the opportunity to work with you and all of your hard work," the text stated, according to United Press International.

The servers from Lilly's on the Lake in Clermont, Florida were shocked when they got the text last Friday. They told reporters that they expected an individual discussion and an explanation of the terminations. But from a legal standpoint, management needed no reason to fire them.

Dog Swallows BBQ Skewer, Wins Hambone Award for Quirkiest Pet Injury

The Nationwide Hambone Award for most unusual American pet insurance claim went to a 5-year-old boxer who swallowed a barbeque skewer. Every year the award is given to a pet in the US who has survived a bizarre injury, Nationwide Insurance reported.

Contestants are chosen by the insurance company's employees every month, and once a year, the top twelve weirdest claims are voted on nationally. According to Nationwide, the awards began when the company noticed that pet insurance claims were unusually quirky. "These claims had bizarre tales that exemplified the inspiring strengths of our pets and the harrowing actions of our members and their trusted veterinarians," the company said in a statement.

Vegetarians Save $200 on Rent, per Landlord's Advertisement

Jinesh Varia is renting out a luxury three-bedroom townhouse with Jacuzzi, fireplace, and backyard. If you prefer veggie burgers and think meat is murder, he'll give you a deal.

A landlord in Bethel, Washington, Varia is offering a rental discount to vegans and vegetarians. He wants to encourage environmental activism and start a trend by knocking $200 off the rent for non-carnivores. But is that legal?