Anne Frank's Diary and Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf Both Enter the Public Domain on Friday

Brendan O'Connor · 12/30/15 11:40PM

A copyright fight is brewing in Europe this week as the deadline after which two key WWII-era texts will fall within the public domain steadily approaches. In Europe, a book becomes public domain 70 years after the author’s death, on the first day of January. This Friday, January 1st, both Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl and Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf will enter the public domain.

Swastika Crop Circle Is World's Worst Corn Maze

Maureen O'Connor · 08/25/10 03:00PM

Well, this is embarrassing for the Bavarian town of Aßling: Someone trampled a swastika the size of a tennis court into a cornfield there. Now everyone who flies over think they're neo-Nazis. Unless they think alien neo-Nazis did it?