A Japanese man watches a TV report Monday at an electronics retailer in Tokyo on the death of Osama bin Laden. (Koji Sasahara/Associated Press)

Update: Alex Blackwell (thank you!) points out that if I really want to splice details, technically the trident is a spear. The trident also happens to be on the Navy SEAL insignia. Which makes total sense. There would be a hat tip to the sea god when you’re the section of the military tasked with patrolling the ocean.