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.
http://frugaltraveler.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/16/7-manhattan-hotel-rooms-for-150-more-or-less/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578064741303660914.html?mod=rss_Today'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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/opinion/in-the-debates-interruption-or-interjection.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/opinion/kristof-scotts-story-and-the-election.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/opinion/mr-romneys-version-of-equal-rights.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/travel/36-hours-in-modena-italy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/technology/personaltech/drobo-offers-raid-array-systems-to-back-up-top-heavy-files-review.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | Townies: A Dog's Grace :: This is why it's scary to love anything.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/a-dogs-grace/?partner=rss&emc=rss

In a Tiny Brooklyn Kitchen, Room for Lots of Ideas :: Creative thinkers come up with three widely varied budgets.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/garden/in-a-tiny-brooklyn-kitchen-room-for-lots-of-ideas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: Get Up. Get Out. Don't Sit. :: Two new studies make a convincing case that sitting too much will shorten your life.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/17/get-up-get-out-dont-sit/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/health/daily-multivitamin-may-reduce-cancer-risk-clinical-trial-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1578073,00.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?
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2100112,00.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?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/opinion/collins-women-and-the-men-who-yell.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/sports/football/punter-chris-kluwes-voice-is-heard-in-same-sex-marriage-debate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/politics/obama-romney-roast-each-other-at-al-smith-charity-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/boy-scout-documents-reveal-decades-of-sexual-abuse.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/science/earth/iron-dumping-experiment-in-pacific-alarms-marine-experts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/sunday-review/candidates-and-the-truth-about-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578066353614522698.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe


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