Gotta Watch: Iceman; tortilla economy; bumbling robber
Roger Hanson built this ice sculpture that stands at 64-feet tall.
February 24th, 2011
11:27 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Iceman; tortilla economy; bumbling robber

The real "iceman" – If bingo and bridge just aren't cutting it in your retirement, consider spending some time building an ice castle. That's how Roger Hanson a.k.a "The Iceman" has spent hundreds of hours doing.

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Mexican economy wrapped up in tortillas – In Mexico, it's not a bear market or a bull market, it's a burrito market. The price of tortillas in Mexico has a surprising effect on its people's standard of living and immigration patterns.  Rafael Romo visits a tortilla factory to find out how three ingredients can make so much.

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Mistake out – Okay, robbery checklist: Hood? Check. Sack for cash? Check. Gun? D'oh! Police say surveillance video shows a hooded man pawing frantically through his bag after approaching a counter. Witnesses say he claimed to be searching for cash and even briefly left the store before apparently remembering the gun was in his pocket and finally brandishing it.

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  1. JOhn Lemandri

    Impressive. The man definitely kept his cool.

    February 24, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  2. ArnoldD

    What a Dummy!!!

    February 24, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Ryan

    Ummm... lets's see. Here's my Ipod, my cellphone, some gummy bears, some loose change, my old cellphone, a magazine I got from my buddy Larry ... forgot that was in here (embarrased look) ... some gum, last night's plunder, my pistol, a video game I forgot to return to Blockbuster, some more gummy bears ... o right, here's my pistol! Stick em up!

    February 24, 2011 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • Cheryl

      LOL, beautiful 😀

      February 24, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |

    i will never buy essurance now... i hate that you even on the internet have to watcha stupid add!!!! cnn you have sould your souls to satan...

    February 24, 2011 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Cesar

    Pancho Villa, mato su tia con una tortilla.

    February 24, 2011 at 5:02 pm | Report abuse |