On this day in 1701 Captain William Kidd was executed on the charge of piracy. Kidd was not technically a pirate but a privateer working for the crown, but the political tide turned against him. Kidd is also rumoured to have buried a large amount of treasure in an elaborate booby-trapped vault on Oak Island that later became known as the money pit.
And now, the news:
Catbeast - Four new sightings
Pilot whales leave Loch Carnan following death
Appeal to trace tiger toy owner after police alert...
Now, you see, I was going to post up a tiger video of some sort but I thought I'd post the best video on Youtube instead; it has little relevance but it will make you smile, even if you're having a really rough day: