A) Today, we’re giving away $50 to one lucky person who enters our Facebook sweepstakes. You still have time to sign up. If you don’t win, don’t worry. We’ll have another drawing next week (as well as the week after). Better your chances by also following us on Twitter and +1ing us on Google+. Each one earns you another entry. Get on it! Facebook.
B) A Michigan man tried to blow up an airplane on Christmas three years ago (and almost pulled it off). He was sentenced to life in prison today. CNN.
C) More and more people are leaving their fortunes to their pets — which, as awful as that sounds, is still better than giving it to gold-diggers. New York Estate Planning News.
D) Everyone has flaws, but everyone has the capability to lead. Sometimes those two things are more related than we realize. CBS News.
E) Sweet. Watching Downtown Abbey counts as reading a book. The Onion.