I'll just cover the ones I find interesting.
So far there have been two cases of travel related MERS reported in the United States. The cases were confirmed on the second and the eleventh of May respectively. For the bet to be graded as yes, that number needs to be at least 50 by the first of July as reported by the CDC.
She's the girl who blogged for the BBC back in 2009, and then was singled out and shot on a bus in 2012 during what most reasonable standards would consider a really shitty1 assassination attempt. She was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013 and lost. She was nominated again this year where she has to contend with obstacles like a new Pope and the cat that saved a boy from a dog attack2.
Before this kid got into the game currency business, he did things like play a young Emilio Esteves in the Mighty Ducks and ended Sinbad's career in First Kid. He was recently elected to an industry seat on the Bitcoin Foundation board. This has a number of people resigning their memberships from the Bitcoin Foundation, because there are allegations out there that Brock Pierce loves children in the way that gets people fired teaching at the Elementary school instead of hired there. It makes an answer he reportedly gave at the Amsterdam Bitcoin conference rather lulzy.