Thursday, November 22, 2012

22-Nov-2012 23:36

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Solar power when the sun has set :: What if we could use solar energy when the sun has set, or wind energy when the air is calm? Donald Sadoway is working on a way to make that happen
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/opinion/sadoway-battery-solar-wind/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Violence in Gaza and Israel :: Images from the Gaza and Israel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20354681#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Africa is the future of basketball :: As an NBA executive, I'm always looking for untapped potential. As a proud native of Nigeria, I believe that Africa is one of the world's greatest resources in that area.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/opinion/masai-ujiri-africa-basketball/index.html?eref�ition

In-flight wi-fi finally takes off? :: CNN's Rosie Tomkins takes to the skies to test the technology behind the onboard Wi-Fi offered by airline Norwegian.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/15/business-traveller-in-flight-wi-fi.cnn?eref�ition

'Footbonaut' kicks football into space age :: German soccer champions boldly go where no club has gone before with a training machine powered by a smart phone.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/sport/football/dortmund-footbonaut-robot-football/index.html?eref�ition

Chess expert moves into Soviet art :: Andrei Filatov, chess expert and Russian billionaire, is turning his hand to a new business: Soviet-era art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/business/filatov-soviet-art-fund/index.html?eref�ition

Can the world afford to ignore Hamas? :: Blame for fighting rests in part with the U.S. and other countries, which treat Hamas as if it didn't exist, says Nathan Brown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/17/opinion/brown-gaza/index.html?eref�ition

Football's addiction to gambling :: To my mind, gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair. I have never got in over my head where gaming is concerned but I have witnessed some horror stories that have made the front page of the national press and, away from the blackjack table, I have experienced the sharp decline of the floor beneath my feet when I have invested more than I could afford to lose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/tsf-gambling-match-fixing-football/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer fans aim for funeral pitch :: They say football can take over your life and now German Bundesliga side FC Schalke 04 have taken that adage to its extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/football-schalke-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab Spring colors conflict :: Conflict between Israel and Hamas is nothing new but the latest escalation is happening in a Middle East changed by the Arab Spring.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/opinion/mekelberg-israel-gaza-conflict/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Brian Sewell :: The BBC's Nick Higham talks to art historian, critic and author Brian Sewell on his new book Outsider II: Always Almost: Never Quite, which continues the story of his colourful journey through life.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20435139#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grief over deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/suFwkluj8zM/us-foetus-yawn-idUSBRE8AK1HG20121121

Doctor in Gaza grieves deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

Coal resurgence calls undermine clean energy commitments :: How the world fell back in love with coal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002801#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

22-Nov-2012 23:36 10

Best of the Web Today: Lysistrata Strikes Again :: Can collective bargaining reform the college "hookup" culture?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133201444911148.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Melanie Kirkpatrick: Thanksgiving, 1789 :: George Washington's proclamation was not without controversy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324556304578121412538523392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Guide to Buying a New Laptop :: Walt Mossberg's annual fall buyer's guide to choosing a new laptop amid all the confusing new choices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578131092136289494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Showing Gratitude at the Office? No, Thanks :: People may express gratitude when they gather at Thanksgiving, but it's far from traditional at the office.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131002460783008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Iowa GOP Debates Fate of Straw Poll :: One of the rituals of the presidential election—the straw poll of Republican voters in Ames, Iowa—should be eliminated, Iowa's governor says.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578131560922424112.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Scientific Blind Spot :: Knowledge is less a canon than a consensus. David A. Shaywitz reviews Samuel Arbesman's "The Half-Life of Facts."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578113590368047244.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Learning to Love Volatility :: In a world that constantly throws big, unexpected events our way, we must learn to benefit from disorder, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578120953311383448.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Spanish City Nears Deal on Rotten Problem :: Sanitation workers reached a tentative agreement with the city of Jerez de la Frontera to end a 21-day strike that has left tons of garbage on the streets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134932247811070.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

EU Leaders Set for Budget Showdown :: EU leaders headed to Brussels to debate the bloc's spending budget, in a battle that pits richer against poorer member states, the East of the continent against the West, and the U.K. against almost everyone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133241010448064.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Fluff Divides Families, Casseroles :: For aficionados, the controversy over slathering Marshmallow Fluff across the naturally sweet root vegetable ranks right up there with homemade or store-bought-in-a-can cranberry sauce.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323622904578128881516487390.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Downturn in Euro Zone Gathers Pace :: Surveys of the bloc's purchasing managers suggested that the downturn could be gathering pace in the fourth quarter.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134430657975840.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013 :: For employees who want to get ahead, flexibility, productivity, communications skills and a strong personal brand will be essential.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578118902763095818.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Israel, Hamas Cease-Fire Takes Effect :: A cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas took effect, capping a furious round of international diplomacy to end more than a week of fighting.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132521181044286.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Making a Better Cup of Coffee at Home :: Major manufacturers hope this holiday season they'll finally pry away consumers who are still clinging to more traditional coffee methods.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323852904578129042524468564.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Benefits of Mammogram Screening Questioned :: Recent findings add to the growing body of evidence that suggests screening women for breast cancer leads to unnecessary treatment while saving few lives.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578133022175441716.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Black Friday Free Stuff :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?il368a10c660bc1f5308940b7db4b36b

The Desolate Wilderness :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130663811470222.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Nespresso Reshuffles as Rivals Wade In :: Nestlé announced a switch in management for its capsule coffee segment as the European market slows and competition heats up.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132943986605034.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Thanksgiving Touch Football: 29 More Rules :: Before turkey and cranberry sauce, before the argument at the dining room table that grows too tense, you will play the most important sporting event of the year: Thanksgiving Day touch football. Here are 29 more rules.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324851704578131301896244278.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

And the Fair Land :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130672017120276.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

H-P Says It Was Duped, Takes $8.8 Billion Charge :: Hewlett-Packard said it was duped into overpaying for U.K. software maker Autonomy, one of its largest acquisitions, leading to an $8.8 billion write-down and a huge quarterly loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130712448913412.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Veteran Diplomat Looks at the World :: Henry Kissinger speaks about the rise of China, the potential threat of a nuclear Iran and the proper global leadership role for the U.S. today.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323551004578119393814063694.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

The few wealthy individuals who bankroll most California propositions - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-california-propositions-munger-soros-joseph-20121101,0,1175415.story

Warren Buffett Is on a Radical Track :: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/mostemailed/~3/KaC92WPhyII/0,9171,2104309,00.html


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22-Nov-2012 22:35

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Solar power when the sun has set :: What if we could use solar energy when the sun has set, or wind energy when the air is calm? Donald Sadoway is working on a way to make that happen
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/opinion/sadoway-battery-solar-wind/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Violence in Gaza and Israel :: Images from the Gaza and Israel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20354681#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Africa is the future of basketball :: As an NBA executive, I'm always looking for untapped potential. As a proud native of Nigeria, I believe that Africa is one of the world's greatest resources in that area.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/opinion/masai-ujiri-africa-basketball/index.html?eref�ition

In-flight wi-fi finally takes off? :: CNN's Rosie Tomkins takes to the skies to test the technology behind the onboard Wi-Fi offered by airline Norwegian.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/15/business-traveller-in-flight-wi-fi.cnn?eref�ition

'Footbonaut' kicks football into space age :: German soccer champions boldly go where no club has gone before with a training machine powered by a smart phone.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/sport/football/dortmund-footbonaut-robot-football/index.html?eref�ition

Chess expert moves into Soviet art :: Andrei Filatov, chess expert and Russian billionaire, is turning his hand to a new business: Soviet-era art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/business/filatov-soviet-art-fund/index.html?eref�ition

Can the world afford to ignore Hamas? :: Blame for fighting rests in part with the U.S. and other countries, which treat Hamas as if it didn't exist, says Nathan Brown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/17/opinion/brown-gaza/index.html?eref�ition

Football's addiction to gambling :: To my mind, gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair. I have never got in over my head where gaming is concerned but I have witnessed some horror stories that have made the front page of the national press and, away from the blackjack table, I have experienced the sharp decline of the floor beneath my feet when I have invested more than I could afford to lose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/tsf-gambling-match-fixing-football/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer fans aim for funeral pitch :: They say football can take over your life and now German Bundesliga side FC Schalke 04 have taken that adage to its extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/football-schalke-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab Spring colors conflict :: Conflict between Israel and Hamas is nothing new but the latest escalation is happening in a Middle East changed by the Arab Spring.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/opinion/mekelberg-israel-gaza-conflict/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Brian Sewell :: The BBC's Nick Higham talks to art historian, critic and author Brian Sewell on his new book Outsider II: Always Almost: Never Quite, which continues the story of his colourful journey through life.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20435139#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Grief over deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/suFwkluj8zM/us-foetus-yawn-idUSBRE8AK1HG20121121

Doctor in Gaza grieves deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

Coal resurgence calls undermine clean energy commitments :: How the world fell back in love with coal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002801#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

22-Nov-2012 22:35 10

Melanie Kirkpatrick: Thanksgiving, 1789 :: George Washington's proclamation was not without controversy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324556304578121412538523392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Guide to Buying a New Laptop :: Walt Mossberg's annual fall buyer's guide to choosing a new laptop amid all the confusing new choices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578131092136289494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Showing Gratitude at the Office? No, Thanks :: People may express gratitude when they gather at Thanksgiving, but it's far from traditional at the office.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131002460783008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Iowa GOP Debates Fate of Straw Poll :: One of the rituals of the presidential election—the straw poll of Republican voters in Ames, Iowa—should be eliminated, Iowa's governor says.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578131560922424112.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Scientific Blind Spot :: Knowledge is less a canon than a consensus. David A. Shaywitz reviews Samuel Arbesman's "The Half-Life of Facts."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578113590368047244.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Learning to Love Volatility :: In a world that constantly throws big, unexpected events our way, we must learn to benefit from disorder, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578120953311383448.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Spanish City Nears Deal on Rotten Problem :: Sanitation workers reached a tentative agreement with the city of Jerez de la Frontera to end a 21-day strike that has left tons of garbage on the streets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134932247811070.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Leaders Set for Budget Showdown :: EU leaders headed to Brussels to debate the bloc's spending budget, in a battle that pits richer against poorer member states, the East of the continent against the West, and the U.K. against almost everyone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133241010448064.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Fluff Divides Families, Casseroles :: For aficionados, the controversy over slathering Marshmallow Fluff across the naturally sweet root vegetable ranks right up there with homemade or store-bought-in-a-can cranberry sauce.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323622904578128881516487390.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Downturn in Euro Zone Gathers Pace :: Surveys of the bloc's purchasing managers suggested that the downturn could be gathering pace in the fourth quarter.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134430657975840.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013 :: For employees who want to get ahead, flexibility, productivity, communications skills and a strong personal brand will be essential.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578118902763095818.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Israel, Hamas Cease-Fire Takes Effect :: A cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas took effect, capping a furious round of international diplomacy to end more than a week of fighting.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132521181044286.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Making a Better Cup of Coffee at Home :: Major manufacturers hope this holiday season they'll finally pry away consumers who are still clinging to more traditional coffee methods.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323852904578129042524468564.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Turkey Requests NATO Missiles :: Turkey formally asked NATO to deploy Patriot missiles to protect its border with Syria, raising the prospect of a further militarization of the neighbors' tense frontier.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578132923864128016.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Egypt's Morsi Wins U.S., Israeli Gratitude :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�0d04d1674310b38da200c354d78701

Benefits of Mammogram Screening Questioned :: Recent findings add to the growing body of evidence that suggests screening women for breast cancer leads to unnecessary treatment while saving few lives.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578133022175441716.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Black Friday Free Stuff :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?il368a10c660bc1f5308940b7db4b36b

The Desolate Wilderness :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130663811470222.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Nespresso Reshuffles as Rivals Wade In :: Nestlé announced a switch in management for its capsule coffee segment as the European market slows and competition heats up.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132943986605034.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Thanksgiving Touch Football: 29 More Rules :: Before turkey and cranberry sauce, before the argument at the dining room table that grows too tense, you will play the most important sporting event of the year: Thanksgiving Day touch football. Here are 29 more rules.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324851704578131301896244278.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

And the Fair Land :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130672017120276.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

H-P Says It Was Duped, Takes $8.8 Billion Charge :: Hewlett-Packard said it was duped into overpaying for U.K. software maker Autonomy, one of its largest acquisitions, leading to an $8.8 billion write-down and a huge quarterly loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130712448913412.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Veteran Diplomat Looks at the World :: Henry Kissinger speaks about the rise of China, the potential threat of a nuclear Iran and the proper global leadership role for the U.S. today.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323551004578119393814063694.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

The few wealthy individuals who bankroll most California propositions - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-california-propositions-munger-soros-joseph-20121101,0,1175415.story


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22-Nov-2012 21:34

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Solar power when the sun has set :: What if we could use solar energy when the sun has set, or wind energy when the air is calm? Donald Sadoway is working on a way to make that happen
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/opinion/sadoway-battery-solar-wind/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Violence in Gaza and Israel :: Images from the Gaza and Israel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20354681#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Africa is the future of basketball :: As an NBA executive, I'm always looking for untapped potential. As a proud native of Nigeria, I believe that Africa is one of the world's greatest resources in that area.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/opinion/masai-ujiri-africa-basketball/index.html?eref�ition

In-flight wi-fi finally takes off? :: CNN's Rosie Tomkins takes to the skies to test the technology behind the onboard Wi-Fi offered by airline Norwegian.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/15/business-traveller-in-flight-wi-fi.cnn?eref�ition

'Footbonaut' kicks football into space age :: German soccer champions boldly go where no club has gone before with a training machine powered by a smart phone.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/sport/football/dortmund-footbonaut-robot-football/index.html?eref�ition

Chess expert moves into Soviet art :: Andrei Filatov, chess expert and Russian billionaire, is turning his hand to a new business: Soviet-era art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/business/filatov-soviet-art-fund/index.html?eref�ition

Can the world afford to ignore Hamas? :: Blame for fighting rests in part with the U.S. and other countries, which treat Hamas as if it didn't exist, says Nathan Brown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/17/opinion/brown-gaza/index.html?eref�ition

Football's addiction to gambling :: To my mind, gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair. I have never got in over my head where gaming is concerned but I have witnessed some horror stories that have made the front page of the national press and, away from the blackjack table, I have experienced the sharp decline of the floor beneath my feet when I have invested more than I could afford to lose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/tsf-gambling-match-fixing-football/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer fans aim for funeral pitch :: They say football can take over your life and now German Bundesliga side FC Schalke 04 have taken that adage to its extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/football-schalke-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab Spring colors conflict :: Conflict between Israel and Hamas is nothing new but the latest escalation is happening in a Middle East changed by the Arab Spring.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/opinion/mekelberg-israel-gaza-conflict/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Grief over deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/suFwkluj8zM/us-foetus-yawn-idUSBRE8AK1HG20121121

Doctor in Gaza grieves deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

Coal resurgence calls undermine clean energy commitments :: How the world fell back in love with coal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002801#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: UK role in EU :: European experts assess UK role in EU
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20412306#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

22-Nov-2012 21:34 10

Best of the Web Today: Lysistrata Strikes Again :: Can collective bargaining reform the college "hookup" culture?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133201444911148.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Melanie Kirkpatrick: Thanksgiving, 1789 :: George Washington's proclamation was not without controversy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324556304578121412538523392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Guide to Buying a New Laptop :: Walt Mossberg's annual fall buyer's guide to choosing a new laptop amid all the confusing new choices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578131092136289494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Showing Gratitude at the Office? No, Thanks :: People may express gratitude when they gather at Thanksgiving, but it's far from traditional at the office.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131002460783008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Iowa GOP Debates Fate of Straw Poll :: One of the rituals of the presidential election—the straw poll of Republican voters in Ames, Iowa—should be eliminated, Iowa's governor says.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578131560922424112.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Scientific Blind Spot :: Knowledge is less a canon than a consensus. David A. Shaywitz reviews Samuel Arbesman's "The Half-Life of Facts."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578113590368047244.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Learning to Love Volatility :: In a world that constantly throws big, unexpected events our way, we must learn to benefit from disorder, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578120953311383448.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Spanish City Nears Deal on Rotten Problem :: Sanitation workers reached a tentative agreement with the city of Jerez de la Frontera to end a 21-day strike that has left tons of garbage on the streets.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134932247811070.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Leaders Set for Budget Showdown :: EU leaders headed to Brussels to debate the bloc's spending budget, in a battle that pits richer against poorer member states, the East of the continent against the West, and the U.K. against almost everyone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133241010448064.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Fluff Divides Families, Casseroles :: For aficionados, the controversy over slathering Marshmallow Fluff across the naturally sweet root vegetable ranks right up there with homemade or store-bought-in-a-can cranberry sauce.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323622904578128881516487390.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Downturn in Euro Zone Gathers Pace :: Surveys of the bloc's purchasing managers suggested that the downturn could be gathering pace in the fourth quarter.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134430657975840.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013 :: For employees who want to get ahead, flexibility, productivity, communications skills and a strong personal brand will be essential.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578118902763095818.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Israel, Hamas Cease-Fire Takes Effect :: A cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas took effect, capping a furious round of international diplomacy to end more than a week of fighting.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132521181044286.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Making a Better Cup of Coffee at Home :: Major manufacturers hope this holiday season they'll finally pry away consumers who are still clinging to more traditional coffee methods.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323852904578129042524468564.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Rep. Jackson Will Resign From Office :: Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has notified congressional leaders that he has resigned from office, just two weeks after winning re-election.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578133293635963784.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Egypt's Morsi Wins U.S., Israeli Gratitude :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�0d04d1674310b38da200c354d78701

Benefits of Mammogram Screening Questioned :: Recent findings add to the growing body of evidence that suggests screening women for breast cancer leads to unnecessary treatment while saving few lives.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578133022175441716.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Black Friday Free Stuff :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?il368a10c660bc1f5308940b7db4b36b

The Desolate Wilderness :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130663811470222.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Nespresso Reshuffles as Rivals Wade In :: Nestlé announced a switch in management for its capsule coffee segment as the European market slows and competition heats up.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132943986605034.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Thanksgiving Touch Football: 29 More Rules :: Before turkey and cranberry sauce, before the argument at the dining room table that grows too tense, you will play the most important sporting event of the year: Thanksgiving Day touch football. Here are 29 more rules.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324851704578131301896244278.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

And the Fair Land :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130672017120276.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

H-P Says It Was Duped, Takes $8.8 Billion Charge :: Hewlett-Packard said it was duped into overpaying for U.K. software maker Autonomy, one of its largest acquisitions, leading to an $8.8 billion write-down and a huge quarterly loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130712448913412.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

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

A Veteran Diplomat Looks at the World :: Henry Kissinger speaks about the rise of China, the potential threat of a nuclear Iran and the proper global leadership role for the U.S. today.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323551004578119393814063694.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

The few wealthy individuals who bankroll most California propositions - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-california-propositions-munger-soros-joseph-20121101,0,1175415.story


10

22-Nov-2012 20:33

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Solar power when the sun has set :: What if we could use solar energy when the sun has set, or wind energy when the air is calm? Donald Sadoway is working on a way to make that happen
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/opinion/sadoway-battery-solar-wind/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Violence in Gaza and Israel :: Images from the Gaza and Israel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20354681#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Africa is the future of basketball :: As an NBA executive, I'm always looking for untapped potential. As a proud native of Nigeria, I believe that Africa is one of the world's greatest resources in that area.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/opinion/masai-ujiri-africa-basketball/index.html?eref�ition

In-flight wi-fi finally takes off? :: CNN's Rosie Tomkins takes to the skies to test the technology behind the onboard Wi-Fi offered by airline Norwegian.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/15/business-traveller-in-flight-wi-fi.cnn?eref�ition

'Footbonaut' kicks football into space age :: German soccer champions boldly go where no club has gone before with a training machine powered by a smart phone.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/sport/football/dortmund-footbonaut-robot-football/index.html?eref�ition

Chess expert moves into Soviet art :: Andrei Filatov, chess expert and Russian billionaire, is turning his hand to a new business: Soviet-era art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/business/filatov-soviet-art-fund/index.html?eref�ition

Can the world afford to ignore Hamas? :: Blame for fighting rests in part with the U.S. and other countries, which treat Hamas as if it didn't exist, says Nathan Brown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/17/opinion/brown-gaza/index.html?eref�ition

Football's addiction to gambling :: To my mind, gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair. I have never got in over my head where gaming is concerned but I have witnessed some horror stories that have made the front page of the national press and, away from the blackjack table, I have experienced the sharp decline of the floor beneath my feet when I have invested more than I could afford to lose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/tsf-gambling-match-fixing-football/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer fans aim for funeral pitch :: They say football can take over your life and now German Bundesliga side FC Schalke 04 have taken that adage to its extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/football-schalke-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab Spring colors conflict :: Conflict between Israel and Hamas is nothing new but the latest escalation is happening in a Middle East changed by the Arab Spring.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/opinion/mekelberg-israel-gaza-conflict/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Grief over deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/suFwkluj8zM/us-foetus-yawn-idUSBRE8AK1HG20121121

Doctor in Gaza grieves deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

Coal resurgence calls undermine clean energy commitments :: How the world fell back in love with coal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002801#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: UK role in EU :: European experts assess UK role in EU
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20412306#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Best of the Web Today: Lysistrata Strikes Again :: Can collective bargaining reform the college "hookup" culture?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133201444911148.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Jenkins: Twinkies---A Defense :: The real battle at the snack maker is union vs. union.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130912150512612.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Melanie Kirkpatrick: Thanksgiving, 1789 :: George Washington's proclamation was not without controversy.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324556304578121412538523392.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Guide to Buying a New Laptop :: Walt Mossberg's annual fall buyer's guide to choosing a new laptop amid all the confusing new choices.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578131092136289494.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Showing Gratitude at the Office? No, Thanks :: People may express gratitude when they gather at Thanksgiving, but it's far from traditional at the office.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131002460783008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Iowa GOP Debates Fate of Straw Poll :: One of the rituals of the presidential election—the straw poll of Republican voters in Ames, Iowa—should be eliminated, Iowa's governor says.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324712504578131560922424112.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Scientific Blind Spot :: Knowledge is less a canon than a consensus. David A. Shaywitz reviews Samuel Arbesman's "The Half-Life of Facts."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578113590368047244.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Learning to Love Volatility :: In a world that constantly throws big, unexpected events our way, we must learn to benefit from disorder, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578120953311383448.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

EU Leaders Set for Budget Showdown :: EU leaders headed to Brussels to debate the bloc's spending budget, in a battle that pits richer against poorer member states, the East of the continent against the West, and the U.K. against almost everyone.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133241010448064.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Fluff Divides Families, Casseroles :: For aficionados, the controversy over slathering Marshmallow Fluff across the naturally sweet root vegetable ranks right up there with homemade or store-bought-in-a-can cranberry sauce.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323622904578128881516487390.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Downturn in Euro Zone Gathers Pace :: Surveys of the bloc's purchasing managers suggested that the downturn could be gathering pace in the fourth quarter.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578134430657975840.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013 :: For employees who want to get ahead, flexibility, productivity, communications skills and a strong personal brand will be essential.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578118902763095818.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Israel, Hamas Cease-Fire Takes Effect :: A cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas took effect, capping a furious round of international diplomacy to end more than a week of fighting.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132521181044286.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Making a Better Cup of Coffee at Home :: Major manufacturers hope this holiday season they'll finally pry away consumers who are still clinging to more traditional coffee methods.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323852904578129042524468564.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Rep. Jackson Will Resign From Office :: Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has notified congressional leaders that he has resigned from office, just two weeks after winning re-election.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578133293635963784.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Egypt's Morsi Wins U.S., Israeli Gratitude :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�0d04d1674310b38da200c354d78701

Judge Clears Hostess to Launch Liquidation :: Hostess Brands secured a bankruptcy judge's permission Wednesday to go out of business and put thousands of employees out of work after a failed last-ditch mediation session.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578133172744989026.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Black Friday Free Stuff :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?il368a10c660bc1f5308940b7db4b36b

The Desolate Wilderness :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130663811470222.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Nespresso Reshuffles as Rivals Wade In :: Nestlé announced a switch in management for its capsule coffee segment as the European market slows and competition heats up.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578132943986605034.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Thanksgiving Touch Football: 29 More Rules :: Before turkey and cranberry sauce, before the argument at the dining room table that grows too tense, you will play the most important sporting event of the year: Thanksgiving Day touch football. Here are 29 more rules.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324851704578131301896244278.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

And the Fair Land :: The classic Review & Outlook columns that have appeared since 1961.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130672017120276.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

H-P Says It Was Duped, Takes $8.8 Billion Charge :: Hewlett-Packard said it was duped into overpaying for U.K. software maker Autonomy, one of its largest acquisitions, leading to an $8.8 billion write-down and a huge quarterly loss.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578130712448913412.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

A Veteran Diplomat Looks at the World :: Henry Kissinger speaks about the rise of China, the potential threat of a nuclear Iran and the proper global leadership role for the U.S. today.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323551004578119393814063694.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Molly Munger, Charles Munger Jr., Wealthy Siblings, Become Force In California ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/26/molly-munger-charles-munger_n_2025012.html

The Roundup: Charles Munger contributes $13 million; CalPERS v. San ... - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/the_state_worker/2012/10/the-roundup-charles-munger-contributes-13-million-calpers-v-san-bernardino.html

Charles Munger drops another $13 million into ballot measure fights - Sacramento Bee (blog) :: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/10/charles-munger-drops-another-13-million-into-ballot-measure-fights.html

The few wealthy individuals who bankroll most California propositions - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-california-propositions-munger-soros-joseph-20121101,0,1175415.story


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22-Nov-2012 19:32

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Solar power when the sun has set :: What if we could use solar energy when the sun has set, or wind energy when the air is calm? Donald Sadoway is working on a way to make that happen
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/opinion/sadoway-battery-solar-wind/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Violence in Gaza and Israel :: Images from the Gaza and Israel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20354681#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why Africa is the future of basketball :: As an NBA executive, I'm always looking for untapped potential. As a proud native of Nigeria, I believe that Africa is one of the world's greatest resources in that area.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/opinion/masai-ujiri-africa-basketball/index.html?eref�ition

In-flight wi-fi finally takes off? :: CNN's Rosie Tomkins takes to the skies to test the technology behind the onboard Wi-Fi offered by airline Norwegian.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2012/11/15/business-traveller-in-flight-wi-fi.cnn?eref�ition

'Footbonaut' kicks football into space age :: German soccer champions boldly go where no club has gone before with a training machine powered by a smart phone.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/sport/football/dortmund-footbonaut-robot-football/index.html?eref�ition

Chess expert moves into Soviet art :: Andrei Filatov, chess expert and Russian billionaire, is turning his hand to a new business: Soviet-era art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/business/filatov-soviet-art-fund/index.html?eref�ition

Can the world afford to ignore Hamas? :: Blame for fighting rests in part with the U.S. and other countries, which treat Hamas as if it didn't exist, says Nathan Brown.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/17/opinion/brown-gaza/index.html?eref�ition

Football's addiction to gambling :: To my mind, gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair. I have never got in over my head where gaming is concerned but I have witnessed some horror stories that have made the front page of the national press and, away from the blackjack table, I have experienced the sharp decline of the floor beneath my feet when I have invested more than I could afford to lose.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/tsf-gambling-match-fixing-football/index.html?eref�ition

Soccer fans aim for funeral pitch :: They say football can take over your life and now German Bundesliga side FC Schalke 04 have taken that adage to its extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/sport/football/football-schalke-cemetery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab Spring colors conflict :: Conflict between Israel and Hamas is nothing new but the latest escalation is happening in a Middle East changed by the Arab Spring.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/opinion/mekelberg-israel-gaza-conflict/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Grief over deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/suFwkluj8zM/us-foetus-yawn-idUSBRE8AK1HG20121121

Doctor in Gaza grieves deaths :: Arwa Damon reports on the anguish of a doctor in Gaza who has consoled grieving parents after the death of his own son.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/11/21/damon-doctor-loses-son.cnn?eref�ition

Coal resurgence calls undermine clean energy commitments :: How the world fell back in love with coal
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20002801#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: UK role in EU :: European experts assess UK role in EU
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20412306#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa