Saturday, October 20, 2012

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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 ::

Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Oct 16 - Beyond Chron ::

ELECTIONS: Super-PAC linked to Munger pours more into Inland House race - Press-Enterprise (blog) ::

Best of the Web Today: Was Candy in Cahoots? :: Almost certainly not. Occam's razor suggests Obama took advantage of her.'s_Most_Popular

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 ::

1% logic: Charles Munger's real motive for undermining Prop. 30? - Los Angeles Times ::,0,3540909.story

FRANCOPHONIE SUMMIT: Francophonie summit ends as Hollande ruffles Kabila's feathers ::

SENEGAL - AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: Riot stops play as Côte d'Ivoire beats Senegal in CAN qualifier ::

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

The Case of the Grim Sleeper :: Are familial DNA searches a brilliant tool for solving crimes or a dangerous abuse of privacy?,9171,2100112,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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 ::

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 ::,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 ::

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.


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