What You Don't Know About Mexico's Drug War Bling, Twitter, Texas all figure in crisis By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff Posted Jun 27, 2010 4:23 PM CDT 27 comments Comments In this May 2, 2010 file photo, gold-plated, diamond-encrusted weapons are shown to the press after they were confiscated when the army seized a ranch in Zapopan, Mexico. (AP Photo) (Newser) – It may feel as though Mexico's drug war can be summed up in one word: bodies. But there's a lot more to it than meets the eye—or hits the morgue. GlobalPost uncovers five things you may not know: Confiscated bling has its own museum: Cartel-fighting police end up with drug-related loot, which ends up on display at a closed-door museum. Among the "exhibits": high-tech spyware, gold-plated guns and diamond-encrusted pistols. Video tour here. Texas plays a part: Of the record number of guns confiscated and traced to the US, most hail from the Lone Star state. So does Twitter: Mexican "Twitteros" have apparently used the social network to warn each other about drunk-driving checkpoints. Click here for the complete list.