Bono says he now has a titanium elbow and may never play guitar again due to injuries suffered in a New York City cycling accident.
The 54-year-old U2 frontman suffered multiple injuries, including fractures to his left eye socket, shoulder blade and left elbow, when he crashed his bike in Central Park in November. He required hours of surgery after what doctors called a "high-energy bicycle accident."
On the band's website, Bono said the "recovery has been more difficult than I thought. As I write this, it is not clear that I will ever play guitar again."
He added that his bandmates — The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen — "have reminded me that neither they nor Western civilization are depending on this."
Bono said he hadn't "been able to move around physically" since the accident, and would "have to concentrate hard" to be ready for a U2 tour due to start in May.
Musk's expensive divorce
When Elon Musk split with wife Talulah Riley for the first time, he told the whole world. "It was an amazing four years," the entrepreneur tweeted to the British actress in January 2012. Eighteen months later, they tied the knot again. Musk filed for divorce on New Year's Eve. The couple said that Musk agreed to give Riley $16 million in cash and other assets as part of a financial settlement. Musk made a fortune co-founding PayPal and has gone on to start SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Riley appeared in "Pride & Prejudice," ''Inception" and "St. Trinians."
Teaching tool: "Seinfeld" may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that. Medical students at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are learning about psychiatric disorders through Dr. Anthony Tobia's "Psy-feld" teaching tool. Tobia created a database of teaching points from all the show's episodes. Medical students are assigned to watch two episodes a week and then gather to discuss the psychopathology demonstrated on each.
Farewell: Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died. Douglas, who was 82, died in Baton Rouge, La., of pancreatic cancer. She was best known for the CBS comedy about a backwoods Tennessee family who moved to Beverly Hills after striking it rich with oil. The series, which ran from 1962 to 1971, also starred the late Buddy Ebsen and Irene Ryan as well as Max Baer Jr., who will turn 77 on Sunday.