Tuesday, July 10, 2012

10-Jul-2012 02:03

Inside an airplane cockpit simulator :: CNN's Richard Quest takes an extensive look inside of a complex modern airplane cockpit simulator.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/07/05/qmb-the-modern-cockpit.cnn?eref�ition

Lock-in man's plea: 'I want to die' :: Paralysed by a stroke, British man Tony Nicklinson is seeking a court ruling to let someone help end his life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/05/elbagir-uk-locked-in-syndrome.cnn?eref�ition

Clash of opinion over euthanasia :: A British man with 'locked-in' syndrome is fighting for the right to die, sparking a debate on euthanasia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2012/07/05/ctw-euthanasia-debate.cnn?eref�ition

Town's 'missed torch opportunity' :: A one time haven for Londoners in the 1930
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-18624390#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

British police on Olympic terror alert :: Three weeks before the London Olympics, British police are on alert against any perceived terror threats, as demonstrated Thursday by the shutdown of a busy motorway by armed police.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/world/europe/uk-security-olympics-robertson/index.html?eref�ition

Titanic explorer in Syria jet search :: Rescuers searching for the bodies of two downed Turkish pilots called for help from Robert Ballard, the undersea explorer famous for finding the wreckage of the Titanic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/world/europe/turkey-titanic-explorer/index.html?eref�ition

Fireworks display explodes early :: San Diego's "Big Bay Boom" fireworks show went off in under 60 seconds after a glitch set them all off at the same time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/07/05/exp-early-san-diego-fireworks-fail.cnn?eref�ition

HK: Many papers, fewer voices :: "Hong Kong enjoys a far higher degree of press freedom than before the handover in 1997 and this is on par with the most developed places in the world," said Hong Kong Secretary for Home Affairs, Tsang Tak-sing, to the Legislative Council last November.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/opinion/hong-kong-press-freedom-eroded/index.html?eref�ition

Pilots need training not gadgets :: Aviation is the safest way to travel, but deadly crashes still happen. Flight safety expert Bill Voss argues that modern pilots need updated training
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/opinion/opinion-voss-why-do-planes-crash/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 6 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 6 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18735446#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Governors reject Gove comments :: Governors reject education secretary's claims that they often view their position as a badge of status not of work.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18741348#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 30 June - 6 July 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18735105#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

People power visible in China :: Every so often, grassroots activism succeeds in China. Experts say in the age of social media, such campaigns will become more common.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/world/asia/china-shifang-protest-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Asylum: Who takes in refugees? :: As Australia debates its policy on asylum seekers, we look at where they're going -- and which countries are taking them in.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/world/asia/refugees-asylum-statistics/index.html?eref�ition

The curse of a ridiculous name :: Gopnik. It's an unusual surname, which also means "drunken lout" in Russian. Those who carry a curious name know it has comedy value, says Adam Gopnik.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18723463#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

More red flags on reverse mortgages :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GTp4fRLf0YY/us-column-miller-mortgages-idUSBRE8650S020120706

Pirelli takes center stage in F1 :: It can be argued that the biggest star of the Formula One season so far is not one of the six world champion drivers on the grid, it's not one of the legendary teams taking part -- it's not even one of their design geniuses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/sport/motorsport/f1-pirelli-tires-silverstone-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

F1: Does home advantage help? :: Nigel Mansell called it people power, others just call it home advantage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/sport/motorsport/motorsport-foster-silverstone-button/index.html?eref�ition

Future champs of new Olympic sport :: When kiteboarding was given the Olympic seal of approval earlier this year, the brightest stars in the sport were faced with some life-changing decisions. Would they continue as semi-professionals who sail for fun, or quit their day jobs and focus all their time and energy to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio -- with a good shot at winning gold?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/sport/kiteboarding-olympics-champions/index.html?eref�ition

Parasite tied to self-harm, suicide attempts :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ibfbnJ4jXNs/us-parasite-tied-to-self-harm-suicide-at-idUSBRE8650YL20120706

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

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

Solar power village built in Pakistan :: CNN's Reza Sayah reports on a solar power project in Pakistan that has changed lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/08/sayah-eco-pakistan-solar.cnn?eref�ition

Inside a knife-point mugging :: My phone's GPS tracking is on. So you're nicked
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18739151#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The story behind world's 'richest woman' :: The woman behind the tag 'world's richest'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18624350#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Decision time approaches for Leveson :: Decision time approaches for Lord Justice Leveson
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18754426#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How China imports Western political ideas :: Chinese politics divides along Right-Left lines, because while the country exports almost everything else, it still imports policy ideas from the West.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18741088#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thousands hit by FBI net shut off :: Early reports suggest the FBI's shut down of net servers belonging to a hi-tech crime gang has caused little disruption.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18735228#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'History' being made in Libya :: Libyan medical student and blogger Ruwida Ashour describes how her generation's hopes have been lifted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/07/07/wr-libyan-blogger-living-through-history.cnn?eref�ition

Catholic blogs slam Melinda Gates :: Responding to simmering controversy among Catholic bloggers about her new birth control program, Melinda Gates -- a practicing Catholic -- said she will not shrink from her role as an advocate for poor women.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/health/melinda-gates-contraception/index.html?eref�ition

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