Frugal Traveler Blog: 7 Manhattan Hotel Rooms for $150, More or Less :: The Frugal Traveler stayed in hotels from Tribeca to Harlem looking for bargains. Here's how he rated the rooms.
Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid%3D10605
Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Oct 16 - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Charles_Munger_Jr_Remaking_California_in_His_Own_Image_10605.html
ELECTIONS: Super-PAC linked to Munger pours more into Inland House race - Press-Enterprise (blog) :: http://blog.pe.com/political-empire/2012/10/15/elections-super-pac-linked-to-munger-pours-more-into-inland-house-race/
Best of the Web Today: Was Candy in Cahoots? :: Almost certainly not. Occam's razor suggests Obama took advantage of her.
Op-Ed Contributor: In the Debates, Interruption or Interjection? :: Just as conversational styles vary widely, so do ideas about what constitutes interruptions, and whether they are good or bad.
Op-Ed Columnist: Scott's Story and the Election :: The experience of a college friend who lacked health insurance has lessons for us and our country.
Editorial: Mitt Romney's Version of Equal Rights :: During the debate, Romney bumbled his way through a cringe-inducing attempt to graft what he thinks should be 2012 talking points onto his 1952 sensibility.
36 Hours in Modena, Italy :: Sensory pleasures are abundant in this city north of Florence, where food is drizzled with transcendent vinegar and a new museum honors the founder of Ferrari.
State of the Art: Drobo Offers RAID Array Systems to Back Up Top-Heavy Files - Review :: Are your noncorporate drives increasingly stuffed with data and not backed up? Drobo offers two systems intended to save all your files when drive death occurs.
Opinionator | Townies: A Dog's Grace :: This is why it's scary to love anything.
In a Tiny Brooklyn Kitchen, Room for Lots of Ideas :: Creative thinkers come up with three widely varied budgets.
Well: Get Up. Get Out. Don't Sit. :: Two new studies make a convincing case that sitting too much will shorten your life.
Daily Multivitamin May Reduce Cancer Risk, Clinical Trial Finds :: A large clinical trial of older male physicians followed for more than a decade found that those taking a daily multivitamin experienced 8 percent fewer cancers than the subjects taking dummy pills.
FRANCE: France scraps citizenship test for naturalisation :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/visiting-france/20121018-france-scraps-citizenship-test-naturalisation
1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ol-prop-30-charles-munger-tax-plan-20121017,0,3540909.story
FRANCOPHONIE SUMMIT: Francophonie summit ends as Hollande ruffles Kabila's feathers :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20121014-francophonie-summit-ends-hollande-ruffles-kabilas-feathers
SENEGAL - AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: Riot stops play as Côte d'Ivoire beats Senegal in CAN qualifier :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20121014-riot-stops-play-cote-divoire-beats-senegal-can-qualifier
The 10 Greatest Books of All Time :: What are they? A new book tries to settle it once and for all.
The Case of the Grim Sleeper :: Are familial DNA searches a brilliant tool for solving crimes or a dangerous abuse of privacy?
Op-Ed Columnist: Women and the Men Who Yell :: The women of America enjoy a good pander as much as anybody else, but could we cut down on the shouting and barking?
Soccer: Fan attacks goalie at Championship match - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D4%26objectid%3D10841785
Punter Chris Kluwe's Voice Is Heard in Gay Marriage Debate :: Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's writings about the rights of same-sex couples have lifted him off the sports pages and into the national conversation.
Obama and Romney Attend Al Smith Charity Dinner :: Just two days after their heated debate, the candidates joked, interspersing gentle jabs with shows of self-deprecation as they raised money for Catholic charities.
Boy Scout Files for First Time Give Glimpse at Years of Abuse :: Details of sexual abuse and what experts say was a corrosive culture of secrecy in the Boy Scouts of America came to light in documents on accusations across the country.
Iron-Dumping Experiment in Pacific Alarms Marine Experts :: An environmental entrepreneur scattered 100 tons of iron dust in the Pacific Ocean this summer without any academic or government oversight, startling researchers and regulators.
Stocks tumble on weak earnings reports - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-us-markets-20121020,0,5393370.story
News Analysis: Candidates and the Truth About America :: Of serious presidential candidates, and even of presidents, Americans demand constant reassurance that their country, their achievements and their values are extraordinary.
Diplomatic cables show anxiety about Benghazi violence, protection level - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/19/world/africa/benghazi-documents/index.html
Deadly Bombing in Beirut :: A senior Lebanese intelligence official opposed to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was killed along with several others in a massive car bombing in Beirut.