A few contemporary odds and ends on death:
- This website is offering a PS3 and a title of "Mr./Mrs. Death" to the person who can accurately predict when Britney Spears is going to die.
- A Texas man was shot in the leg and died from loss of blood when his chocolate Labrador retriever stepped on, and fired, his shotgun. Source
- A criminal in Michigan hid $300 worth of hunting knives in the waistband of his pants. When confronted by employees, he fled and tripped, stabbing himself in the stomach. Source