1. Drunk trader (supposedly):
On June 30, 2009, oil mysteriously jumped by more than $1.50 a barrel during the night, to reach its highest price in eight months, the kind of swing that is caused by a major geopolitical event. . . .
On the morning of the 30th, an admin clerk called Perkins to ask why he had bought 7 million barrels of crude during the night. Perkins had no recollection of the transactions, and it turned out that he had made the trades during a “drunken blackout," according to the FSA.Via.
2. Attacking a political candidate because she likes playing World of Warcraft.
3. The making of Limbo. Via.
4. Cruise ship passenger stole a painting the size of a door. Via.
5. Most Phillip K. Dick books are $2 downloads at Amazon.