Thursday, June 21, 2012

21-Jun-2012 13:46

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Euro 2012 stars and their tattoos :: Euro 2012 is almost upon us and Europe's finest footballers will be marked men -- in more ways than one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/sport/football/euro-2012-tattoos-football/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Colombia's indigenous games :: The Wayuu tribe in Colombia
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18482157#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What is the Muslim Brotherhood? :: Egypt's largest Islamist party, the Muslim Brotherhood, has lost its grip on legislative power after the country's highest court declared parliament invalid Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/14/world/africa/muslim-brotherhood-explained/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 18 June 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 18 June 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18489834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Stockport students on show :: Photography graduates at Stockport College
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18416143#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In Pictures: Rock art in Wales :: Enthusiasts of ancient rock art in Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18432443#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cavendish sprints for cycling success :: Cycling ace Mark Cavendish on sport and business
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18457180#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mubarak health drama adds to Egypt uncertainty :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hoq1WZNE22E/egypt-mubarak-idINDEE85J0FT20120620

Fed ramps up economic stimulus, ready to do more :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IbUSmSPww2I/us-usa-fed-idUSBRE85I1Q020120620

Why Germany can't save Europe alone :: Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff says Angela Merkel and Germany aren't the villains of the Euro crisis and they can't rescue the currency without help
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/opinion/brockhoff-germany-euro/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'Bali bomb memories stay strong' :: A court in Indonesia is due to hand down its verdict on the man accused of making the bombs which killed more than 200 people in Bali ten years ago.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18527386#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Urgent need' to get kids active :: There is an urgent need to increase activity levels in primary school children in order to prevent health problems later in life, according to scientists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18519193#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Tennis: Wimbledon names top seeds :: Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been named as the top men's seed for this year's tournament, with French Open winner Maria Sharapova heading the women's singles seedings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/sport/tennis/tennis-wimbledon-seedings/index.html?eref�ition

Global views - lives and landscapes :: Award-winning travel images from around the globe
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18522990#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sentenced ex-Romanian PM shoots self :: Former Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase was hospitalized Wednesday after an apparent suicide attempt that took place hours after the Supreme Court confirmed his two-year prison sentence for illegally raising campaign funds, the government said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/world/europe/romania-former-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Rio+20 Summit opens with warning :: World leaders poured into Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, 20 years after the landmark Earth Summit, to commit themselves to a new roadmap for sustainable development -- with that roadmap already under fire for failing to set firm goals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/world/brazil-rio-summit/index.html?eref�ition

The cult of TED :: How did an elite ideas-sharing gathering go mainstream?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18511696#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How secure will Surface tablets be? :: This week Microsoft announced its Surface tablets, due out late this year. Security is a growing concern for users of mobile devices. However, when most consumers think "security," Microsoft probably isn't the first brand to spring to mind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/tech/mobile/microsoft-surface-tablet-security/index.html?eref�ition

Britain's most musical estate? :: Is this the UK's most musical housing estate?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-18421378#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Waste land vital for UK wildlife :: Why derelict land is vital for many rare species
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18513022

Why Mubarak's end won't alter Egypt :: He held power for more than 30 years, and his ouster shows the Arab Spring could bring unlikely revolutions to the Mideast. But Hosni Mubarak's death would probably have little impact on Egypt's future, experts say.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/world/meast/egypt-mubarak-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Economy casts shadow on Rio+20 environmental summit - Christian Science Monitor :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEF0Ni4z102kTqRGMJOkXmLDMRdcA&url=http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0620/Economy-casts-shadow-on-Rio-20-environmental-summit

With Gilani gone, what next for Pakistan? :: Pakistan is facing uncertainty after the country's Supreme Court effectively removed Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from office.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/world/asia/explainer-pakistan-government/index.html?eref�ition

Executive privilege: Rocky road in U.S :: President Barack Obama's assertion of executive privilege ahead of a hearing before a House committee, which subsequently recommended his attorney general be cited for contempt of Congress, sets up a fight that has had mixed results in the past.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/politics/executive-privilege-history/index.html?eref�ition

Will China overtake America in space? :: Joan Johnson-Freese says the danger for the U.S. is in ceding space exploration and leadership to China because it lacks patience
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/opinion/freese-china-space/index.html?eref�ition

London 2012 Festival kicks off :: The 12-week festival of cultural events running alongside the London 2012 Olympics gets under way, with fireworks at Lake Windermere and an inflatable Stonehenge.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18525233#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Railway 'greens' Atlanta sprawl :: An ambitious regeneration scheme is revitalizing Atlanta, transforming a 35 kilometers of disused railway line land into a green community space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/us/atlanta-beltline/index.html?eref�ition

Cash woe for sterilisation claims :: A measure to compensate victims of a decades-old sterilisation programme in the US state of North Carolina has failed in the state Senate.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18529735#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Compulsory maths to 18, say MPs :: Maths should be compulsory for all pupils up to the age of 18 - and should be taught separately from the exam system, says an MP's report.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18522634#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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