The Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories


1. So, despite Michael Bay’s big mouth, the Transformers sequel did even better last night than anyone thought possible. [via DHD]

2. Scientists believe they’ve found the world’s oldest instrument in Germany. [via BBC]

3. Hollywood stars like Jude Law are taking over London’s West End — but don’t call it stunt casting. [via NYT]

4. Wired‘s Chris Anderson responds to the plagarism charges over his new book. [via Wired]

5. Are we the only ones who missed the White House tweeting in Farsi? Just imagine that happening a year ago. [via BoingBoing]