The Weekly News Round Up for February 15.

News for you as you get over chocolate hang over.

Welcome, Nacho Readers and welcome to another round up of news found on the internet 1t is the day after Valentine’s day so hope you had a special someone to be with! If not, there is a bucket of discount chocolate to scarf down and hopefully make you feel good too. Other than that, hope you had a good Thursday!

Man believed married to 4 women in 4 states dubbed ‘cupid of chaos’

A man dubbed the “cupid of chaos” was arrested in Ohio and is accused of being married to at least four women in as many states, authorities said Tuesday. Michael Middleton, 43, is being held without bail in a Columbus jail, awaiting a hearing Friday on extradition to Maine, Franklin County Sheriff’s records show.

NBC has this story of a man who was picked up in Ohio on outstanding warrants in Maine for a number of things but cops later found out he was married to four different women in four different states! The “Cupid of chaos” is now facing bigamy charges on top of the drunk driving and domestic violence charge as well.

Volunteer discovers $4,000 inside donated book in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) – Thousands of dollars found inside a donated book has been returned to the former owner. KPNX-TV reports that volunteer Cathy McAllister was sorting books for a charity book sale in Phoenix last weekend when she found $4,000 in a chamber cut inside “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.”

Yahoo has this story of a volunteer working at a charity book sale in Pheonix Arizona. She came across a copy of “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.” and found that part of the book is cut out in the inside and holds $4000! She was actually kind-hearted about it and contacted the previous owners family and gave them the money.  I will agree with the article as that probably made them go through all their books for anything else!

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Dies on Mars

Opportunity bounced to a stop on the Martian surface in 2004 and roamed from crater to crater for 14 years. A huge dust storm that wrapped around the planet last June covered the rover’s solar panels and left engineers struggling for months to regain contact.

The New York Times has the big story of the end of the line for Opportunity Rover vehicle on Mars. The space probe’s mission was only to last 90 days but ended up lasting close to 15 years. Starting in 2004, the probe brought us a lot of pictures never seen from the Red Planet. Opportunity travel around 28 miloes during it’s lifetime! It finally ran out of juice and ended its record-breaking run this week. I give it and the team behind the mission a hearty salute for a job well done.

Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco in ancient atrium

MILAN – Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection. The discovery announced Thursday is in the atrium of a house where a fresco was found late last year depicting a sensual scene between the Roman god Jupiter disguised as a swan and Leda, a queen of Sparta from Greek mythology.

The Washington Post has this story of a fresco of Narcissus in an ancient house’s Atrium. The artwork was found in the ruins of Pompeii in Italy. The town is best known for being buried under rocks and lava in an ancient Volcanic Eruption. Archaeologists have been digging around in since the 1760s. There were also found a lot of pottery and vases so it is a heck of a find!

Drinking two or more diet sodas a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

CNN 7 hrs ago By Sandee LaMotte, CNN More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

MSN has this story that scientists have found that having two or more diet sodas a day may pose an increased risk of Clot-based Strokes or a heart attack in women over 50 years old. The flavorings aren’t good for you anyway, but studies have shown they really aren’t that good to postmenopausal women. So if you are a woman and worried about it, Switch to juice!

Eater has this story that Panera Bread restaurants are ending the experiment where a customer could pay what the could at the Panera Cares charity restaurants. The idea was customers with money issues could pay what they could at the donation fueled restaurant. The idea was a novel concept when it launched in 2010. Nine years later though Panera admitted defeat and is closing the last Panera Cares restaurant in Boston. Bummer!

Amazon Officially Cancels Plan for New York Headquarters

Amazon says it will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search.

Time has this story that Amazon has officially canceled the idea of a second headquarters in New York. The idea has been going for a little while now and there was plenty of kickback from people and politicians from the area. There were a lot of tax incentives to try to get the online retailer to build a second office space in the area but those plans have now been scrapped. Amazon has said it won’t try to look for a new place for the time being either.

Prince Philip Won’t Face Charges in Car Accident After Surrendering Driver’s License

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People has the story of Prince Phillip avoiding any issues after he surrendered his Driver’s license. The 97-year-old husband to Queen Elisabeth II was in a fender-bender close to the palace in England about 3 weeks ago. I guess no one was going to tell him that at 97, he’s a bit elderly to be behind the wheel and driver around!

And with that, we end this week’s Round up of interest news found online. Remember to keep your eyes open (money may be stashed in that book!) and keep reading!

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