Filmmakers fighting “Happy Birthday” copyright find their “smoking gun” | Ars Technica It's been two years since filmmakers making a documentary about the song "Happy Birthday" filed a lawsuit claiming that the song shouldn't be under copyright. Now, they have filed (PDF) what they s…

Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden would not get a fair trial – and Kerry is wrong | Comment is free | The Guardian Edward Snowden is the greatest patriot whistleblower of our time, and he knows what I learned more than four decades ago: until the Espionage Act gets reformed, he can never come home safe and receive…

Results of the public multiformat listening test (July 2014) These are the summary results of the multiformat listening test.…

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Chain, Chest, Curse: Combating Book Theft in Medieval Times | medievalbooks Do you leave your e-reader or iPad on the table in Starbucks when you are called to pick up your cup of Joe? You’re probably not inclined to do this, because the object in question might be …

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The Sad, Stately Photo Of Nixon's Resignation Lunch : The Salt : NPR On the day that he announced his resignation, Richard Nixon ordered cottage cheese, pineapple slices and a glass of milk. Robert…

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http://www.wired.com/2015/07/secret-cold-war-maps/ The year was 1989. The Soviet Union was falling apart, and some of its military officers were busy selling off the pieces. By the time Guy arrived at the helipad, most of the goods had already been of…

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How 3D Printing in Ceramics Really Works | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog “Wait, you guys can print in ceramics?” – That’s a typical reaction when we show ceramic 3D prints at fairs and exhibitions. Printing objects in ceramics is an exciting technological process …