Wednesday, August 29, 2012

29-Aug-2012 08:50

Day in pictures: 24 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19357660#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 18-24 August 2012 :: News photos: 18-24 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19316454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/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

Fabric turns body heat into electricity :: Professor David Carroll has developed a fabric-like material that generates electricity. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/27/coren-people-power.cnn?eref�ition

Helping kids understand the crisis :: Portugal launches a book for kids to explain the financial crisis. But will they understand it? Isa Soares finds out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/21/soares-eurozone-crisis-kids.cnn?eref�ition

France: Greece must shape up :: French President Francois Hollande restated his country's support for debt-stricken Greece Saturday, but stressed that it must live up to its reform commitments.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/25/business/france-greece-debt/index.html?eref�ition

Crucial meets as austerity moves bite :: Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says his country, at the epicenter of a financial crisis which has hobbled Europe's common currency, is "turning the page" economically and moving toward stability.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/22/business/greece-debt-negotiations/index.html?eref�ition

Why do we procrastinate so much? :: As autumn approaches people finish off vital tasks and prepare for school. Or procrastinate profusely, writes Rowan Pelling.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19389707#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bitten by a snake? What to do :: Reporter Melisa Raney explains how to avoid snake bites and what to do if one strikes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2012/08/23/hm-snake-bites.cnn?eref�ition

Big decision to make? Sleep on it :: Researchers are discovering that the unconscious mind is a powerful tool when it comes to making important decisions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/27/business/unconscious-mind-sleep-decision/index.html?eref�ition

Israel to strike Iran before November? :: CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports on whether Israel might strike suspected Iranian nuclear targets before U.S. elections.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/27/pleitgen-israel-iran-strike.cnn?eref�ition

Profile: Armstrong, cool operator :: A man less grounded could have become lost in the Moon fanfare, writes Gene Seymour, but not Neil Armstrong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/26/opinion/seymour-armstrong-appreciation/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 27 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 27 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19389919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sky garages give Singapore a lift :: A Singapore property developer is targeting the super rich with parking problems by marketing luxury apartments that allow owners to keep their cars next to their living rooms, even if they are on the top floor of the 30-storey block.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/26/business/singapore-sky-garage/index.html?eref�ition

Isaac hits homeless Haitians :: Martin Savidge reports from Haiti on the floods and misery in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaac.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/26/savidge-haiti-floods.cnn?eref�ition

Unmasking fake Twitter accounts :: CNN talks to the co-founder of Status People, a company that's developed software to unmask fake Twitter accounts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2012/08/27/unmasking-fake-twitter-accounts.cnn?eref�ition

Storm chaser rides out typhoon :: Storm chaser James Reynolds describes what it was like in Okinawa, Japan, when the eye of Typhoon Bolaven passed over.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/weather/2012/08/26/beeper-reynolds-bolaven.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival :: Carnival time in west London
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-19391568#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

Crackdown on social media :: The Chinese government is trying to curb the power of social media throughout the country. CNN's Stan Grant reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/07/06/wr-grant-china-social-media.cnn?eref�ition

Watch violent copper protest :: A protest over a chemical plant turns violent, leading to the cancellation of the project. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/07/04/yoon-china-pollution-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Passenger: Drill ignored :: A passenger in the Costa Concordia cruise disaster says a crew member told him to ignore emergency instructions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/07/05/tsr-rivers-costa-concordia-details.cnn?eref�ition

Captain must stay in town :: Italian judges released the captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner from house arrest Thursday, but ordered him not to leave his home town while the case against him continues, his lawyer said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/world/europe/italy-cruise-ship-captain/index.html?eref�ition

President Zuma announces inquiry :: The headlines Friday in South Africa spoke of a bloodbath, of war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/17/world/africa/south-africa-mine-violence/index.html?eref�ition

Hail of bullets (graphic) :: Video shows workers under a hail of bullets shot by police. The police say they were trying to protect their own lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/ac-south-africa-miner-strike-violence.cnn?eref�ition

Woman seeks missing husband :: CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports on the aftermath of the mine violence in South Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/17/pkg-mabuse-africa-mine-deaths.cnn?eref�ition

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