Tuesday, July 31, 2012

31-Jul-2012 15:32

High style meets high performance :: Medals and reputations will be won and lost at the London Olympics -- but forget the events, just who will triumph in the fashion stakes at the Games?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/26/sport/london-2012-olympic-uniforms/index.html?eref�ition

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

IOC boss: No silence for Israeli victims :: The head of the International Olympics Committee again rejected calls for a moment of silence during the Games' opening ceremony to honor Israeli Olympians killed in a terror attack at the 1972 Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/22/sport/olympics-munich-silence/index.html?eref�ition

What will we be eating in 20 years' time? :: Why insect burgers could replace the hamburger on dinner plates.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18813075#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How Syrian rebels swap prisoners :: Syrian rebels strike a deal to swap Sunni prisoners for Shiites, showing sectarian aspects of the uprising.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/world/meast/syria-prisoner-exchange/index.html?eref�ition

Who was Olympic gate-crasher? :: Olympic organizers say the woman who marched with India's athletes during the opening ceremony was a volunteer. India's officials are fuming that she "could just intrude."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/sport/olympics-india-mystery-woman/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Haiti's carnival of flowers :: Images from the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-19044459#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

ECB stirs hope ahead of summit :: With a deterioration in the Spanish outlook threatening to engulf Italy, the eurozone's monetary guardians must set aside any thoughts of the summer break when they meet in Frankfurt this week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/business/ecb-expectations/index.html?eref�ition

Team CNN takes fencing challenge :: Team CNN's Alex Thomas and Christina MacFarlane get a fencing master class from British Olympic hopefuls.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/03/22/aiming-gold-olympics-fencing-lesson.cnn?eref�ition

Syria's uprising: Rocks to RPGs :: Syria's rebels have gone from a ragtag defense force to an armed movement capable of attacking Syria's big cities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/world/meast/syria-watson-aleppo/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 July 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19045101#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ex-sceptic - Humans cause warming :: A formerly sceptical climate scientist says human activity is causing the Earth to warm, as a new study confirms earlier results on rising temperatures.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19047501#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Pussy Riot band in court :: Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have pleaded not guilty to charges of hooliganism.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19046792#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Insight: ECB thinks the unthinkable, action likely weeks away :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2f5AoGOWZgM/us-ecb-options-idUSBRE86T0OC20120730

When sport got nasty :: "Try to imagine the situation," says Dezso Gyarmati, captain of Hungary's 1956 Olympic water polo team.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/03/02/sport/olympics-polo-blood-hungary/index.html?eref�ition

Your Olympic athlete body match :: Enter your weight and height to find which athlete is like you
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19050139#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spanish family fights for home :: Three generations of women fight to keep their home after being unable to pay their home loans. Isa Soares reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/30/soares-madrid-homes.cnn?eref�ition

'Solar gardens' a new draw :: CNN's Richard Quest speaks to the man behind "Gardens by the Bay," Singapore's latest tourism draw.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/30/quest-singapore-solar-powered-tourism.cnn?eref�ition

Does tech make us vulnerable? :: Marc Goodman says every advance in technology carries a risk that criminals and terrorists can exploit it
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/opinion/goodman-ted-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Who needs weapons? :: Roland Martin says the Constitution does not say you can have any gun you want. The president is right: AK 47's belong on the battlefield, not on city streets
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/opinion/martin-assault-weapons/index.html?eref�ition

Recall heroes, says Aurora dad :: Alex Teves treasured Marvel and DC comics with their Spider-Man and Batman icons, and he was at his best in high school when he wrote about the superhero genre in English class.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/29/us/colorado-shooting-alex-teves/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Sir Jimmy's possessions auctioned :: A Rolls Royce which went for £130,000 was the most notable sale in an auction of Sir Jimmy Savile's possessions in Leeds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-19054077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Olympics Day Three :: The best pictures from Day Three
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19045816

West Ham agree Carroll loan fee :: West Ham United agree a £2m loan fee with Liverpool for England striker Andy Carroll with a view to a permanent transfer.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19056545

Colorado suspect faces 142 counts :: Alleged Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes faces 142 criminal charges, including first-degree murder, for one of America's worst mass shootings.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19049873#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Man Utd prices shares at $16 each :: Manchester United plans to sell shares at between $16 and $20 each, raising as much as $330m (£210m) in New York, according to documents filed in the US.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19057547#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Palestinians slam 'racist' Romney :: US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is accused of racism after he suggested "culture" could explain the Palestinians' economic inferiority to Israel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19055643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's people power :: Beijing backs down on plans for a copper plant after fierce protests. Does this mean people power is working?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/06/world/asia/china-shifang-protest-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

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