Reading While Eating for Feb. 19: Diamonds and Guns

In today's must-read links for your lunch breaks: There was a diamond heist in real life, and the latest on the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

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A picture shows fences surrouding Bussels international airport in Zaventem on February 19.

Stop Everything, There Was a Heist Yesterday. An eight-man crew made off with $50 million in diamonds from the international airport in Brussels in just five minutes — and without firing a shot. (New York Times)

Top 10 Most Brazen Heists. We’d imagine this one would crack the list as well. (

The Latest on the Ocar Pistorius Murder Case. Prosecutors, who have filed a charge of premeditated murder, are alleging that the South African track star strapped on his prosthetic legs and walked across the room before shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a bathroom door. (Deadspin)

Five Other Americans Who Were Kinda, Sorta President. You know, other than the official 44. Feel free to insert your own Millard Fillmore joke here. (mental_floss)

What Categories Should the Academy Awards Add? Best Ensemble, Best Casting and Best Action Sequence are all viable options, though our vote would be for Best Holiday-Themed Film or best Fast & Furious homage. (Flavorwire)

Burger King’s Twitter Account Got Hacked. And it worked out pretty well for McDonald’s. (The Daily What)

The 25 Biggest Lies You Were Told During Your Childhood. Getting slime’d still qualifies as any human’s greatest accomplishment though. (BuzzFeed)

Seriously Though, Diamonds & Guns. Transplants have you covered. (YouTube)