Monday, August 20, 2012

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Scotch Whisky's Grand Cru: Islay :: In the hills and glens of Scotland, Britain produces one of the most beguiling beverages in the world: Scotch whisky. Columnist Will Lyons looks at the Island of Islay, home to eight active distilleries.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443404004577581190462679330.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Garry Kasparov: When Putin's Thugs Came for Me :: I was dragged away Friday by a group of police—in fact carried away with one on each arm and leg.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444375104577595811340186308.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Pakistan disabled girl arrested for blasphemy - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19311098

The Energy Subsidy Tally :: Wind and solar get the most taxpayer help for the least production.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903285704576559103573673300.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

School in August Gets Low Grades :: A move by some districts to reopen before Labor Day is angering parents, students and businesses.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577595602163186424.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Syria's Assad makes rare appearance for Eid prayers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Uedbz821wCg/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8610SH20120819

Communities Fight to Break Cycle of Killing :: Communities across the U.S. are battling an intractable problem: the persistent killing of young black men by other young black men.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304830704577496501048197464.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Arsenal Opens to Familiar Script :: Arsenal opened its Premier League campaign on Saturday with a familiar script: lots of possession (70 percent) and neat passing, but not enough cutting edge in the final third.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577599043378961270.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apple Warns Customers to be Cautious of SMS After 'Flaw' Cited - PCWorld :: http://www.pcworld.com/article/261096/apple_warns_customers_to_be_cautious_of_sms_after_flaw_cited.html

Anti-Japanese Protests Flare in China :: Anti-Japanese protests flared across China, including in front of Japan's diplomatic consulates, as Japanese activists successfully landed on disputed islands in the East China Sea.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577598731289215766.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Is the U.S. Headed Toward Bankruptcy? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i c1076413e06b5c5c9c1cecb6a5fc75

Forget the Web, Start-Ups Get Real :: As the frenzy over new Web companies like Facebook and Zynga fades, long-shunned consumer-electronics makers are finding new life in Silicon Valley.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444900304577577192843536780.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Panic Over Fukushima :: Japan's nuclear accident was a great human tragedy, but its long-term health effects have been exaggerated—and the virtues of nuclear power remain, writes Richard Muller.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444772404577589270444059332.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Questions Widen Over China Case :: Chinese authorities face mounting public skepticism about the trial of Gu Kailai, wife of the ousted leader Bo Xilai, as a court prepares to announce a verdict and sentence on Monday.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577594251101485224.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

In Syrian Village, a Sheik's Word Is Law :: Syrian rebel commander Sheikh Tawfeeq Shehab Eddin represents one of the many makeshift governments springing up in villages across Aleppo province's countryside.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593432792462056.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

'Baywatch Babe Goes Hunting for Noah's Ark' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�33e5e10bd21fe3e052809b7e17f2b8

Sunday Observer: As Woody Guthrie Turns 100, We Protest Too Little :: The American folk hero Woody Guthrie will be honored at the Kennedy Center, but rabble-rousing, not respectability, was his goal.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/opinion/sunday/as-woody-guthrie-turns-100-we-protest-too-little.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 10 Greatest Books of All Time :: What are they? A new book tries to settle it once and for all.
http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1578073,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

NBC Cuts Staff at 'Tonight Show' :: NBC is laying off about two-dozen staffers from "The Tonight Show," and host Jay Leno is taking a salary cut, in an effort to reduce costs at the late-night show.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577597344135812780.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Investment Moves to Make Now :: The risks are out there. But the markets have remained surprisingly strong. Here are some ideas on how to successfully navigate the rest of 2012.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444233104577593172198424132.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Take Monday Off: Quebec City :: This buzzing French-inflected Canadian city blends the best of old and new, with industrial-chic hotels and historic battlefields, bacon-infused cocktails and classic cafes.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443991704577579151342449424.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Davies and Antolin: Paul Ryan's Catholicism and the Poor :: Acts coerced by government, no matter how beneficial or well-intentioned, cannot be moral.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444375104577592892933747400.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Good, the Bad and the Crowdfunded :: Kickstarter has empowered armchair inventors to make things we really needed—and some we could live without.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443991704577579190431157610.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Art of Packing Light :: Can a woman pare her travel wardrobe down to just five pieces of clothing? Author Annette Tapert cracks the code of minimal, strategic packing.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443537404577581420489384002.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

New Images From the Mars Rover :: NASA's rover Curiosity continues to send back photographs from Mars.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444246904577574990725431220.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Noonan: It's the Circumstances, Stupid :: How the Republican ticket can suit the moment and use Clark Kent—er, Paul Ryan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444375104577593580486242106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

If Only They Had Listened :: Ryan was a voice for Fannie Mae reform while Obama opposed it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444318104577589462128032168.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Guy Sorman: Why Europe Will Rise Again :: France's foremost free-market economist says that Europe's leaders won't let the euro fail, and the EU will save France from the French.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444375104577592850332409044.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

SEC Shuts Down ZeekRewards as Scam :: The SEC said it has shut down a $600 million online Ponzi and pyramid scheme that was on the verge of collapse and had raised money from more than one million Internet customers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577595773662395922.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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