Monday, October 22, 2012

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Charles Munger Jr.: Remaking California in His Own Image - Beyond Chron :: http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid%3D10605

When Bullying Turns Deadly: Can It Be Stopped? :: In the past four weeks, four teenagers killed themselves after being harassed by schoolmates. Technology is quickly changing how kids bully one another. Here are some ways to stop the problem
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2024210,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Google says RR Donnelley filed draft earnings statement without authorization :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2S7EGwVy6hs/us-google-statement-idUSBRE89H17P20121018

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

Turkey's Gold Rush: Is Istanbul's New Skyline A Boom or a Bubble? :: New money is building a new skyline in Istanbul. Is this a boom or a bubble?
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2127107,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

FRANCE: France faces rail and air strikes next week :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/visiting-france/20121018-france-faces-rail-and-air-strikes-next-week

Opinion: Testing My Twins :: A dip in test scores could have been attributed to all sorts of failings, but we saw it as an amusing instance of identical twin weirdness.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/opinion/sunday/testing-my-twins.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Philippe Legrain: Don't Blame the Euro Mess for Britain's Plight :: Over the past two years, the euro zone's economy has grown by 1.1%. Britain's has only grown by 0.2%.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578066134006073180.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Novelties: New Webcams Add Wide-Angle Video Calls to Your TV :: Owners of high-definition televisions can use new wide-angle webcams to put their video calls on the screen.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/technology/new-webcams-add-wide-angle-video-calls-to-your-tv.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

George McGovern in the Journal :: A 1992 column on the realities of running a business
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203406404578070543545022704.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

For President Obama, a Complex Calculus of Race and Politics :: Since taking office, President Obama has attempted to balance two deeply held impulses: a belief in universal politics not based on race and an embrace of black life and its challenges.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/us/politics/for-president-obama-a-complex-calculus-of-race-and-politics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Romney's Throwback Language, His Mittisms :: Mitt Romney's way of speaking is polite, formal and anachronistic, linguistically setting him apart, and influencing the word choices of those who work with and for him.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/us/politics/romneys-throwback-language-his-mittisms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Church Appeal on Israel Angers Jewish Groups :: Fifteen leaders of Christian churches signed a letter accusing Israel of human rights violations in an attempt to shed light on the Palestinian plight and stalled peace negotiations.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/us/church-appeal-on-israel-angers-jewish-groups.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

FRANCE: Lourdes floods subside after pilgrims evacuated :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20121021-lourdes-floods-subside-after-pilgrims-evacuated

Op-Ed Columnist: Pampered Princes Fling Gorilla Dust :: Even cloaked in humor, the barbs of Mitt Romney and Barry Obama drip with disdain.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/opinion/sunday/dowd-pampered-princes-fling-gorilla-dust.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator: Your Assignment for Today: Chew Gum :: Schools should jump on a cheap and easy method of cavity prevention.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/your-assignment-for-today-chew-gum/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Putin flexes muscle in big test of Russia's nuclear arsenal :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/aFjmBYDHoXo/us-russia-nuclear-putin-idUSBRE89J0EJ20121020

The New Face of Infidelity :: Research shows women catching up to men in extramarital affairs, writes Peggy Drexler—which is (sort of) what we asked for, isn't it?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443684104578062754288906608.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Opinionator: A Simple Fix for Farming :: An ignored but hugely important study shows that we can grow food on a large scale, profitably, with far fewer chemicals.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/a-simple-fix-for-food/?partner=rss&emc=rss

AFGHANISTAN - FRANCE: We'll take your money but we can't be friends, Afghan senators tell 'infidel' France :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20121020-well-take-your-money-we-cant-be-friends-afghan-senators-tell-infidel-france

Editorial: A Potential World of Harm for Women :: Mitt Romney and Representative Paul Ryan promote an agenda that takes aim at international family planning and lifesaving care.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/a-potential-world-of-harm-for-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

City Kitchen: Reconsidering Quiche :: The quiche, which has fallen out of fashion, is reconsidered, using a good pastry and a soft, tender eggy custard.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/24/dining/reconsidering-quiche.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Charles Munger gives $2 million to influence Assembly races - Los Angeles Times :: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/10/charles-munger-gives-nearly-2-million-to-influence-assembly-races.html

Charles Munger contributions for, against initiatives reach $23 million - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/charles-munger-contributions-for-against-initiatives-nears-23-million.html

Comedian Frankie Boyle awarded £50000 over libel - RTE.ie :: http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/1022/comedian-frankie-boyle-awarded-l50-000-over-libel.html

Cycling Body Strips Armstrong of Titles :: Cycling's governing body has agreed to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203406404578072251369738278.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Rosneft beefs up with TNK-BP purchase - Reuters :: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/22/us-bp-rosneft-idUSBRE89L06720121022

Report: Suspects Wife Killed in WI - Daily Beast :: http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2012/10/22/report-suspect-s-wife-killed-in-wi.html


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