From Denny: Uh... OK, what does this story have to do with science? Uh... nothing. Just thought you might get a chuckle today!
There's nothing like putting your parents up for sale to get the conversation started like this guy did! This news story sounds like a tutorial on how to do it. What started as a fun idea snowballed into a sensation. I can only imagine what his parents told their son off camera ... :)