Saturday, August 11, 2012

11-Aug-2012 23:59

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

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

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

Pumice raft bigger than area of Israel - The Australian :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFJpICBsxRsbRQnze0x2r91cVYw8g&url=http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/undersea-eruption-creates-pumic-raft/story-fn3dxix6-1226447601191

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

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

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

Burma: Sectarian Violence Not About Race or Religion - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFM-Z-VYVSahWVCFujke7Ldgp_Jqw&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/burma-sectarian-violence-not-about-race-or-religion/1483768.html

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

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

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

Adventures of a Victorian socialite :: The adventures of a Victorian socialite
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-19206720#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moon lander blows up :: Flames leap from a prototype of NASA's unmanned moon lander after it flips and explodes during testing at the Kennedy Space Center Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/09/us/nasa-test-crash/index.html?eref�ition

Before the Olympics: London's East End :: Before the Olympics: London's East End
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/europe/gallery/uk-east-london-past/index.html?eref�ition

Can 'power posing' make you win? :: Just like Usain Bolt, we can use posture and poses to improve our confidence and performance, say scientists.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/business/bolt-success-power-posing/index.html?eref�ition

Steal a little, but don't loot - UP minister sparks outcry :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/du0wtbs6pKE/india-corruption-uttar-pradesh-minister-idINDEE8790CN20120810

Skygazers hope for meteors treat :: The annual Perseid meteors are set to put on a spectacular show this weekend, with as many as 100 per hour being visible in the night sky.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19196174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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