Sunday, October 28, 2012

28-Oct-2012 02:25

In pictures: Beirut blast :: Car-bomb explosion in Lebanon's capital
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20008421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Skeleton of French man found in bed after 15 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/qp73q1nKU_o/us-france-skeleton-idUSBRE89I0YS20121019

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

The formula for Scottishness :: Scotland is due to vote on independence, but 800,000 Scots living elsewhere in the UK will be excluded. So what is Scottishness all about?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20048521#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fences in space to keep out debris :: The Air Force wants to rebuild a "fence" around Earth to keep out the riffraff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/us/space-junk/index.html?eref�ition

Square Romney vs. cool Obama :: The president of cool is suddenly in a tight race against America's most uncool parent, argues Alex Castellanos, adding that the election may have echoes of a decades-old split between the cultural elite and the "silent majority."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Readers weigh in on Armstrong saga :: The saga of Lance Armstrong raises a lot of unsettling questions about the culture of sports. A recent report garnered nearly 5,000 comments.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/us/lance-armstrong-comments/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Don't rush to judge Benghazi :: Tara Maller says before playing the blame game with the Benghazi attack, policymakers should understand the true nature of intellligence gathering.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/maller-cia-benghazi/index.html?eref�ition

Inside 'Argo' with the real hostages :: Showbiz Tonight interviews the real-life hostages from the story that inspired the film "Argo."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2012/10/25/ben-afflecks-hostage-thriller-argo.cnn?eref�ition

Rarest dog genetically vulnerable :: Populations of the world's rarest dog, the Ethiopian wolf, are genetically fragmenting, scientists have found.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20041534

The best invention since duct tape? :: It´s the ultimate repair tool. A silicone material that can be shaped like playdough, can bond to almost any surface and after a few hours of exposure to air becomes a super tough, durable rubber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/tech/sugru/index.html?eref�ition

Romney 'should pause on Iran' :: Republican Mitt Romney's idea to use the international criminal justice system to raise diplomatic pressure on Iran makes little sense, law professor William Burke-White argues.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/white-romney-iran/index.html?eref�ition

Upgrading to Windows 8 :: Upgrading to the new Windows 8 operating system is not nearly as complicated as it looks, despite Microsoft's sometimes muddled marketing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/tech/gaming-gadgets/windows-8-faq/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 26 October 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 26 October
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20094425#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Teacher training tests toughened :: Entry tests for teacher trainees in England are being made more rigorous to raise the quality of teachers in the classroom, the government says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20083249#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Searching for Caesar's last stand :: Ben Wedeman looks at the controversy in Rome about where Julius Caesar was standing when he was stabbed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/26/pkg-wedeman-italy-ubi-caesar.cnn?eref�ition

Ai Weiwei goes 'Gangnam Style' :: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei's video has been removed from the Internet in China. CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/25/pkg-sweeney-ai-weiwei-gangnam-style.cnn?eref�ition

Apple puts Samsung notice on site :: Apple has published a statement which admits that Samsung has not infringed its designs, after losing an intellectual property court case in the UK.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20094372#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saving the 'unknown Malalas' :: In war zones around the world, students, teachers and schools are regularly coming under attack. These are the world's unrecognized Malalas, and action is needed at the top levels, a Human Rights Watch researcher writes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/sheppard-malala-schools/index.html?eref�ition

How to shoot Halloween pics :: Taking photographs means drawing with light, even at times like Halloween when it's all about the dark. Spooky shadows and glowing pumpkins can be a challenge, but most smartphones and compact cameras will let you capture Halloween night a treat, if you develop a few simple tricks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/22/world/halloween-photograph-tips-tricks/index.html?eref�ition

Boxer enters political ring :: Boxing champion Vitali Klitschko hopes he and his party become major factors in Ukrainian politics. Phil Black reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/10/26/pkg-black-fighting-for-ukraine.cnn?eref�ition

Deep water coral at Barrier Reef :: A recent survey of the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef has found coral flourishing in deep waters, a stark contrast to the shallower reefs that have seen a drastic decline over the last few decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/world/asia/australia-deep-water-coral-reef/index.html?eref�ition

Assange: Life like 'space station' :: WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange tells CNN that life inside the Equadorian embassy is like living in a space station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/10/25/shubert-julian-assange.cnn?eref�ition

GCSE legal challenge launched :: A group of head teachers and councils has launched legal action against the exam regulator Ofqual and two exam boards over June's English GCSE exam.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20094719#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Malala's family joy :: There were tears of joy when shot activist Malala Yousufzai's family was reunited for the first time since she was flown to the UK for treatment.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/world/europe/uk-pakistan-teen-activist/index.html?eref�ition

Messages for Malala :: Hundreds of social media messages from around the world were received by CNN for Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani teen activist attacked last week by the Taliban in retaliation to her outspoken efforts to educate girls.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/19/tech/social-media/messages-for-malala/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still 'leader of the free world'? :: The president of the United States was once referred to as the leader of the free world, says Frida Ghitis. But does America still matter that much to other countries?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Saving the mighty blue whale :: Asha de Vos says blue whales are at risk from the busy shipping lanes in the Northern Indian Ocean
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/de-vos-saving-blue-whales/index.html?eref�ition

5 things to know about Eid al-Adha :: Five things to know about Eid al-Adha:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/world/eid-5-things/index.html?eref�ition

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