>> Green Day is the best punk band ever, according to voters at Rolling Stone's website. Do you agree? The rest of the top 10 includes The Clash, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Dead Kennedys, The Stooges, Black Flag, The Misfits, Social Distortion, and Bad Brains.
>> Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford and actress Carey Mulligan are engaged. Tabloids speculated about a romance between these two. Congratulations!
>> U2's Achtung Baby celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The "Uber Deluxe" reissue package features 6-CDs, 4-DVDs, 2-LPs, five clear 7" records, and too much other stuff to list. Its price on the Amazon pre-order page is conspicuously absent, but U2's manager Paul McGuinness makes no pretense about parting hardcore U2 fans from their money.
For the first time ever, an asteroid has been photographed breaking apart in space. NASA's Hubble telescope was able to capture images between October and January showing the asteroid gradually crumbling into 10 smaller pieces.