Saturday, August 11, 2012

11-Aug-2012 14:51

Celebrating 30 years of Games art :: Olympic artist Kevin Whitney talks about expressing the spirit of the Games through art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/09/intv-olympic-art-kevin-whitney.cnn?eref�ition

Will racing's stars mate? :: Frankel and Black Caviar. The burning question in the horse racing world is whether its two biggest stars will ever get together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/09/sport/frankel-black-caviar-horse-racing/index.html?eref�ition

Bolt thrills with 100m Olympic record :: The 2012 London Olympics has been an awe-inspiring event -- with daily doses of drama, guts and glory -- but its zenith was always going to be the showdown of the gladiators of pace that is the men's 100 meters final.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/05/sport/bolt-100-london-2012-greatest/index.html?eref�ition

Plain cigarette packs review ends :: A UK-wide consultation on government plans to introduce mandatory plain packaging for tobacco, which attracted strong interest, will close later.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19198934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Blue tongues and 19 other Olympic oddities :: Why are some athletes' tongues blue? Why does the anthem sound different? And what's that fly?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19180559#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

S. Korea gymnast: Rags to riches :: An impoverished South Korean gymnast has not only struck Olympic gold, but also reaped 500 million won (US$444,000) in the latest donation in a veritable rags to riches tale.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/09/world/asia/olympics-south-korea-gymnast/index.html?eref�ition

Why Olympians bite their medals :: You win a gold medal, you give it a bite, or so goes the current trend among Olympic athletes. The practice dates back to money handlers, but these days Olympians may be disappointed with the results.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/09/living/olympians-bite-medals/index.html?eref�ition

Bob Marley's Olympic connection :: Atika Shubert talks to Bob Marley's daughter, Cedella Marley about designing the Jamaican team uniforms for the Games.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2012/08/09/oly-shubert-intv-bob-marley-designer-daughter.cnn?eref�ition

Indonesia defies global slowdown :: Food prices in Indonesia rise during the holy month of Ramadan, but that hasn't stopped Ghazmawati Akmalzen from stocking her shelves to celebrate next week's end of daylight fasting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/business/indonesia-economy-booming/index.html?eref�ition

Deadline looms, but survivors of Assam bloodshed too scared to go home :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VqK-FKq6gQY/india-assam-bodo-violence-idINDEE87907520120810

Athletes: What they miss most :: Far from home, battling against the best in the world with the eyes of billions of people on them, Olympic athletes are under the kind of pressure that few of us can imagine. So what do they miss when competing?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/09/sport/oly-cant-live-without/index.html?eref�ition

Beastie Boys star will bans ads :: Late Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch, also known as MCA, leaves instructions in his will prohibiting the use of his music or artistic property for advertising purposes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19206509#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 10 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 10 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19192723#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Trial insight to China law system :: Anna Coren speaks to NYU's Jerome Cohen about China's legal system ahead of sensational murder trial verdict
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/09/exp-ns-jerome-cohen-china-murder.cnn?eref�ition

Millions hit in Blizzard attack :: World of Warcraft maker Blizzard urges players to change their passwords after hackers steal a list of email addresses.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19207276#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ground realities may hurt Chidambaram's agenda :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/RZGAQDxC2ks/india-economy-chidamabaram-idINDEE87905U20120810

Bear-faced cheek: Hotel's grisly guest :: Affiliate KOAT reports on a bear roaming the halls of the Angel Fire Resort in New Mexico.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/08/10/dnt-bear-walks-through-hotel-lobby.koat?eref�ition

Olympics: Day 14 photos :: Ribbons and kicks
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19205465

In pictures: Usain Bolt behind the lens :: Usain Bolt's post-200m snaps
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19208480#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt tribes back Sinai offensive :: Bedouin tribal leaders in Egypt's Sinai peninsula give their backing to a military offensive to restore security in the lawless region.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19205577#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How China handled news of Gu trial :: The day after the biggest murder trial in recent Chinese history, the country's state media ran stories about the defendant, Gu Kailai, the high-powered wife of deposed Chinese politician Bo Xilai, but kept headlines off the front page.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/world/asia/china-gu-media-coverage/index.html?eref�ition

Rover sheds light on Mars landscape :: Mars rover Curiosity beams back a color panorama, showing a rocky, reddish desert and the mountain it will explore.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/09/us/mars-curiosity/index.html?eref�ition

Exclusive: U.S. banks told to make plans for preventing collapse :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9Pgano60UGY/us-banks-recoveryplans-idUSBRE87905N20120810

Spider web glass protects birds :: A glass coating inspired by the Orb-weaver spider's web is being used to save birds' lives on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19206168#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Violence flares again in North Sinai :: Masked gunmen on motorbikes fired early Friday at a police station in North Sinai in the latest in a string of violent acts in the area, a police official who is not authorized to speak to the media told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/world/meast/egypt-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Libor 'cannot continue unchanged' :: The current Libor rate-setting system is no longer a "viable option," a government-commissioned review says, as it outlines reforms to try to restore credibility.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19203103#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

UK to give Syria groups extra £5m :: Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UK's commitment of an extra £5m in non-lethal equipment to opposition groups is "the right thing to do".
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19205204#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Video sparks C-section debate :: More than half of all births in Brazil are through C-section and in private hospitals. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/09/darlington-brazil-cesarean-nation.cnn?eref�ition

Spain 'foils Mexican drug plot' :: Four suspected members of Mexico's feared Sinaloa drug cartel are seized in Spain, while allegedly trying to set up a European operation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19205651#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mancini angry at lack of signings :: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says he is not happy with the lack of transfer activity at the club.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19212916

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