This is weird but true!
When I first heard about this from Betsy over at My Five Men, I thought it was a trick.
I was at work and remember the broom idea. It didn't work there. When I came home and showed my husband & daughter, I couldn't believe it. So I took a picture!
Sure enough it stands on it's own!
If you want to try it, hurry. The gravitational pull won't last long.
To keep was paper form curling up or slipping around when rolling a pie crust, wipe the counter top with a damp cloth or sponge before placing the was paper on it. The moisture will keep the paper flat and prevent it from sliding.