2. Corporate copyright troll update: New evidence reveals that the song "Happy Birthday" is probably in the public domain after all.
4. A forthcoming documentary investigates the widespread but under-reported phenomenon of isolating as a form of elder abuse. Too many elders are tragically manipulated and cut off from friends and family for the sake of financial gain.
5. Reasons to feel like a chump for living in the United States, Swiss edition: People in Switzerland earn more, work fewer hours, have more vacation, health care, and unemployment benefits, have more options to work part time (with benefits), face much smaller health care costs (even before insurance kicks in), and have vastly superior and affordable public transit than in the United States.