Friday, September 21, 2012

21-Sep-2012 17:01

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Digital graffiti at the Tate :: The digital artwork made from solar lamp "graffiti"
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19664574#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The rise of the Maori tribal tattoo :: What the tattoo on my face means to me
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19628418#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this Europe's most under-rated city? :: Is this Europe's most under-rated city?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19647265#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Gangnam Style is all the rage - what exactly is it?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19668565#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why boyfriend didn't blame Knox :: Raffaele Sollecito says police wanted him to blame Amanda Knox, and why he didn't succumb to the pressure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/09/19/ac-amanda-knox-boyfriend-raffaele-sollecito.cnn?eref�ition

Gallery: Leading tablets, e-readers :: When people think mobile, it's generally smartphones that come to mind
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/tech/mobile/tablet-e-reader-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

English GCSE grade challenge begins :: A legal challenge begins against the refusal to order a re-grade of English GCSE papers in the row over this year's results.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19667137#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Lemurs' nose grunts are caller ID :: Lemurs may be able to recognise other primate species from the nasal grunts they make, say Italian scientists.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/19652679

Big changes in iOS 6 :: After downloading the latest iPhone, iPod touch and iPad operating system, iOS 6, the fun part is excitedly poking around and hunting for what's new. Find subtle design changes, like the phone's key pad, or set up new features, like Facebook integration. You might even use Siri again for the first time in a while to test its improved sports and restaurant knowledge.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/tech/mobile/ios-6-changes/index.html?eref�ition

China sets Monday verdict for ex-police chief at heart of Bo scandal :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/iLhjS0dACSg/china-trial-idINDEE88K02B20120921

Libyan is a 'foreign fighter' in Syria :: Syrian rebel ranks include, according to whom you listen to, al Qaeda, foreign jihadis, Salafis seeking a radical Islamist state, and plain old freedom fighters. Feras says he's in the last category.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/20/world/meast/syria-libya-fighter/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Romney can still win, but it won't be easy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/v6S7VJ7gkag/us-usa-campaign-romney-analysis-idUSBRE88K06G20120921

Gangnam Style craze for UK chart :: South Korean rapper PSY has inspired a worldwide dance craze, taught Britney Spears the "crazy horse" and been signed up by Justin Bieber's management. He could be the UK's first K-pop number one.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19658732#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Salma Hayek's savage Del Toro slap :: Salma Hayek has revealed that she felt "insecure" during a re-take of a scene for Oliver Stone's new film, Savages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19649492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Snake gold ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

Music school for Afghan street kids :: Off a main street in Kabul, standing outside a high walled compound is an old Afghan security guard, manning the front gate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/world/asia/afghanistan-music-school/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Louvre opens new Islamic art wing :: A new wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris opens is set to open on Friday, amid ongoing religious tensions over the publication of obscene cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19671362#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bo Xilai's police chief to learn fate :: The fate of the former Chinese police chief who attempted to defect to the U.S. will be revealed Monday when a court hands down its verdict and sentence, according to an official.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/world/asia/wang-lijun-verdict/index.html?eref�ition

Ig Nobel honours ponytail physics :: Physicists who came up with an equation to predict the shape of a ponytail earn themselves a spoof Nobel.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19667664#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Dementia patients enjoy past times :: A care home in Bristol has found a novel method of helping patients with dementia - the construction of a 1950s village.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19671799#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Travolta: 'I'd thought of retiring' :: John Travolta has told the BBC that he nearly retired from acting after the death of his son three years ago, but has finally been able to return to work on a new film, Savages.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19671804#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wal-Mart expects to open first India store within 18 months: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/tdeec0_6z4Y/walmart-india-idINDEE88K04020120921

Apple's home-grown Maps leaves users lost :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_72-KiXtWqE/apple-maps-backlash-idINDEE88J0EW20120921

Panetta: US surge troops out of Afghanistan :: AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- The 33,000 additional U.S. troops that President Barack Obama ordered to Afghanistan to tamp down the Taliban attacks nearly two years ago have now left the country, but a new wave of deadly insider attacks and a reassessment of how NATO troops partner with Afghans have raised questions about how well the military strategy is working....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_US_AFGHANISTAN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE�FAULT

U.S. cancer center targets 'moon shot' :: Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy came to Houston and told the world that the United States would go to the moon before the end of the 1960s.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/health/cancer-program/index.html?eref�ition

'Surge' troops leave Afghanistan :: The last of 33,000 extra US soldiers sent to Afghanistan by President Barack Obama more than three years ago have left, the Pentagon says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19671626#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

James Murdoch tipped for new job :: James Murdoch may get an expanded role at media empire News Corp, just a day after he was criticised strongly by the UK media regulator.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19672084#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AUDIO: Paxman: 'Ask better questions Humphrys' :: University Challenge turns 50 today. Jeremy Paxman, who currently presents the quiz programme, speaks to John Humphrys.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9753000/9753665.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

G4S 'should forgo Olympics fee' :: G4S should forgo its £57m management fee after failing to supply the required number of Olympics security staff, a committee of MPs says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19659943#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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