Some farmers have long sworn by mellow tunes to boost Bessie's milk production. The science is hardly conclusive. But a study hints at what might top the barnyard playlist. (Psst: They liked R.E.M.)
Also: George Saunders wins the Story Prize; and the murder trial continues for "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius.
Judges in Massachusetts say a "peeping Tom" law doesn't apply to surreptitious shots taken from below women's skirts. Does that make sense?