If you want to take home an Academy Award, you can start by being the right age, having the right hair, and doing decent box office numbers. From Bloomberg, how to build an Oscar winner.

+ Parents at a drive-in were upset that 50 Shades of Grey was visible to those watching the Spongebob movie on another screen. (How’d you like to be on that drive-in’s cleaning crew?)

+ A snail’s tooth has been named nature’s strongest material.

+ To avoid slipping on the ice, walk like penguin.

+ Washington Whispers: Biden being Biden.