Break out your "Man With the Golden Gun" references. A gold-plated AK-47 assault rifle — encrusted with jewels, intricately tooled, signed by its designer and complete with two silver magazines — has been seized along with a cache of other weapons and ammunition in a police raid on a ranch in Honduras. Authorities believe the glinty gun, valued at $50,000, may belong to traffickers associated with the Malverde drug gang. But the weapon's provenance apparently isn't keeping the local police chief from expressing his aesthetic appreciation: "It's an exclusive design and a fine carving," he told the BBC. [Source]
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