1 ANOTHER BRUSH WITH COMPLETE ANNIHILATION Did you hear about the asteroid that buzzed Earth on Saturday? Whew.
2 I NEED TO START FOLLOWING PETER MAYHEW ON TWITTER The seven-foot tall actor was stopped at the Denver airport for carrying an unusually long cane.
3 BEES ARE REALLY IMPORTANT As you probably already know, the world’s bee population is under siege, so researchers are putting together a sperm bank to help counter the effects of colony collapse disorder.
4 AS GOES ROME? Looks like the Italian capital is following the nation-wide trend of correcting its right-of-centre politics.
5 IT’LL REALLY PULL THE ROOM TOGETHER The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be presented with this commemorative Afghan rug.
6 IT’S HEP WITH THE KIDS The New York Times is on the bleeding edge of five years ago with this story on how young people are going crazy for vinyl.