Charlie Wilson Dies Unexpectedly In Florida: What Happened? [REPORT] (iDigitalTimes.com)
“Charlie Wilson dies” is the kind of headline that could frighten even the most stalwart among us. And it is a sad news day indeed. This is not the Charlie Wilson of “Charlie Wilson’s War.” This Charlie Wilson, also a Congressperson, also a Democrat, hailed from Ohio and its 6th congressional district and held office until 2010. He died of complications from a stroke and aneurysm despite a few weeks of apparently successful recovery.
Other Wife’ Found On Facebook: First Wife Discovers Bigamist Husband Alan O’Neill On Facebook (International Business Times)
A Washington woman inadvertently discovered that her husband had a second wife, when an automated Facebook pop up suggested that the two women become “friends” on the social media network. According to the Associated Press, the husband in question is Alan L. O’Neill, a 41-year-old corrections officer in Pierce County, Wash. O’Neill reportedly got married to his first wife in 2001, and then in 2009 separated from her, moving out but not formally divorcing or filing for legal separation. That same year, O’Neill legally changed his name (which had previously been Alan Leighton Fulk) and five days later he remarried, unbeknownst to his first wife.
GOLD COLLAPSE…Is It The Start of Something Big? – NovaGold Resources Inc. (USA) (NG), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (KGC) (Insider Monkey)
The SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD) is down 17% since the survey was taken. The S&P 500 is up 38%. Gold has lost nearly one-fifth of its value this year alone, and more than 10% since Friday — the worst decline since the early 1980s, when the yellow metal began a two-decade slump. Whether the current slide is the end of gold’s bull run, or just a short-term drop, no one knows. What is clear is that gold isn’t the wealth-preserver many thought it was. Some gold stocks, like NovaGold Resources Inc. (USA) (NYSEAMEX:NG) and Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC), have lost more than half their value in the last year.
Jamie Foxx’s Electro will prove Geraldo right in Amazing Spider-Man 2 (A.V. Club)
Also, the fact that he can bend electricity to his will doesn’t help things—things like his complexion, which has been transformed to a severe, icy blue that some fans will note more closely resembles the version of Electro seen in the Ultimate Spider-Man comic books, while others will simply note that he looks like Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mr. Freeze or Watchmen’s Dr. Manhattan.
A Short Recent History of Pressure Cooker Bombs (TIME)
Authorities are now saying that the explosive devices in Boston were fashioned from pressure cookers. (Yes, like the closed pot you might use to cook rice at home.) As it happens, pressure cookers have a nefarious history in counterterrorism circles. In 2004, the Department of Homeland Security was concerned enough about pressure cooker bombs to…