1. After 21 years on the pitch, soccer star David Beckham announced today that he's retiring.
3. While we're on the subject of gay comic book characters, DC Comics casually revealed that one of their regulars, a government agent named Dale Gunn, is gay.
4. A quiet battle over Bradley Manning's legacy is growing louder in San Francisco.
5. Sean Combs is some kind of Downton Abbey fan (and even gets fresh with gay valet Thomas).
6. Shia LaBeouf says he was inspired by Lars van Tries when he directed Future Unlimited's new music video for "Haunted Love."
Watch the clip below: