Yesterday, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said “no” to the NTSB’s proposed ban, which effectively kills it at the federal level — for now. I wrote about why I opposed that proposed ban earlier this week.

Louis CK’s online experiment (which I wrote about here) is an unqualified success and perhaps a paradigm-shifter. After more than 220,000 people downloaded his “Live At The Beacon” comedy special, he has announced on his website that he’s going to give away $280,000 of the proceeds to five charities.