1 Dr. Pepper has promised to give everyone in America (except estranged guitarists Slash and Buckethead) a free can of soda if Guns N’ Roses releases its long-awaited album Chinese Democracy, CNN reported. The album has been delayed for 17 years.
2 Cathy Horyn, the fashion critic for The New York Times, got her start at The Detroit News 20 years ago. Horyn answered a classified ad looking for a fashion writer with “no experience required.”
3 Scientists have found what they believe to be the oldest fossil of a human ever discovered in Europe, The Associated Press reported. The piece of jaw bone found in a cave in northern Spain last year is estimated to be about 1.3 million years old.