Nirvana-obsessed car collectors
Grunge rock legend Kurt Cobain's old van, which he drove to and from shows, goes on sale for $150,000. [Death + Taxes]

Finding the missing link
Scientists announce that they are close to finally proving the existence of the elusive "god particle," which would help explain many of the universe's lingering mysteries. [Discovery News

Kids being kids
The French government calls for a ban on child beauty pageants, as well as prohibitions on padded bras and high heels for young girls. [Jezebel]


During an emotional press conference, beloved Hall-of-Fame-bound quarterback Peyton Manning is officially cut from the Indianapolis Colts. Manning will likely sign with a new team. [BuzzFeed]

Naming that tune
The PA system at a Kazakh ski festival accidentally plays Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" instead of the national anthem. [The Daily What]

LiLo's self esteem
Paparazzi mistake 66-year-old Blondie singer Debby Harry for 25-year-old starlet Lindsay Lohan. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 6, 2012