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The Skinny: Jimmy Fallon, Chicago mayor take the Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

Jimmy Fallon, mayor brave Lake Michigan

The Tonight Show host took up a challenge from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and plunged into the icy waters of Lake Michigan on Sunday. "If you hear a scream like a little girl's, just know that Jimmy Fallon is swimming in Lake Michigan," Fallon said before taking his dip. Braving temperatures around 10 degrees, the pair was accompanied by 3,000 other Chicagoans for the Polar Plunge. The water temperature was 32. Fallon, dressed in a dark business suit, walked into the lake and then lay down on his back, the Chicago Tribune reported. "You could almost see his eyeballs popping out," said Mike Field, a member of a bagpipe troupe. Emanuel agreed to take part in the plunge to raise money for the Special Olympics after city schoolchildren read more than 2 million books. Fallon agreed after Emanuel said he'd go on the Tonight Show.

The pot dome

Hidden Utah igloo was smoking

Four University of Utah students who police say were caught smoking pot in an igloo are facing possible discipline from campus officials. Sgt. Garth Smith says the well-camouflaged hideaway was discovered by a campus security guard in the woods. Smith says the igloo, which was about 5 feet tall with walls of snow 10 inches thick, was destroyed with a sledgehammer.

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