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

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

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

The Brain: The Mystery of Consciousness :: You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge--or illusion--that you're here
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1580394,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Some Livestrong supporters want their money back - CNN :: http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/19/us/lance-armstrong/index.html

Judge Rules Trayvon Martin Files Can Be Used by Defense - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/us/judge-in-trayvon-martin-case-says-his-files-can-be-used.html

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

Sunscreen recalled after users caught on fire - New Zealand Herald :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/health/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D204%26objectid%3D10841805

Beirut Blast Kills at Least 8, Including Top Security Official :: An explosion in a Christian section of Lebanon's capital killed an official viewed by Syria as an enemy and was the most provocative violence in Lebanon tied to the Syrian conflict.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/world/middleeast/bomb-blast-in-beirut-lebanon.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Cardiff Hit And Run: Tributes To Dead Mother - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1000134/cardiff-hit-and-run-tributes-to-dead-mother

Release of Boy Scout files expected to reveal depth of abuse problem - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-boy-scout-files-20121021,0,6070780.story

The Week in Viral Videos - Daily Beast :: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/10/20/mitt-romney-s-binders-full-of-women-freefall-record-more-viral-videos.html

British Premier, After Resistance, Accepts Cabinet Minister's Resignation - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/world/europe/cameron-accepts-cabinet-ministers-resignation.html

Shares Fall as Earnings Disappoint on Wall St. - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/business/daily-stock-market-activity.html

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


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