Morning Cup of Links: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Public Domain

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A federal judge has ruled that the character of Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain. But what does that really mean?
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Brooke Graham must be the most dedicated TV news reporter ever. Watch her pass out on the job and then wake up and continue the interview where she left off.
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Humans are far from the only species to enjoy mind-altering substances. Dolphins Have Found A Bizarre Way To Get High.
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Sir Patrick Stewart Demonstrates How Cows have Regional Accents. Of course, American cows sound whinier than British cattle.
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25 Things Nobody Tells You About Your First Apartment. I sent this to my kids so they'd know, and they think I'm hinting for them to move out.
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9 Books To Genuinely Inspire Your New Year. You might even finish reading one or two before school starts again.
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Snowflakes as you've never seen them before. Alexey Kljatov's photographs highlight their varying complexity and infinite variety.

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