Monday, December 10, 2012

10-Dec-2012 23:42

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cold, hunger add to misery in Aleppo :: There is a growing sense of desperation in Aleppo, Syria, as residents are stalked by both hunger and danger. Children huddle in homes without food, electricity and water. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/pkg-aleppo-cold-misery.cnn?eref�ition

Scuba Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

China arrest over Tibetan immolations :: Chinese police have detained an ethnic Tibetan monk and his nephew, accusing them of "goading" eight people into setting themselves on fire.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/10/world/asia/china-tibetans-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

Invisible soldiers now a reality :: You won't believe what camouflage is coming until you see troops disappear. Chris Lawrence reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/04/exp-tsr-lawrence-science-behind-camo.cnn?eref�ition

U.S.-Mexican singer Jenni Rivera dies in plane crash :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UCqAntuyWa8/entertainment-us-mexico-rivera-idUSBRE8B80DP20121210

New aid for Syrian rebels? :: Will western influence help Syrian rebels with a new military chain of command? CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a look.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/new-aid-for-syrian-rebels.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: MoD announces £1.2bn submarine :: A new attack submarine, HMS Audacious, has been commissioned by the Ministry of Defence in a contract worth £1.2bn.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20661753#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10-Dec-2012 23:42 over

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

Egypt's military takes over security ahead of vote - MiamiHerald.com (registration) :: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/12/10/3135437/egyptian-army-takes-over-security.html

Cairo faces rival protests over constitution crisis - Reuters UK :: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/12/10/uk-egypt-politics-idUKBRE8B90HH20121210

Anxiety over Italy's Future Devalues Its Bonds, and Spain's - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/11/business/global/11iht-eurozone11.html

Tweeters go ape over IKEA monkey - Toronto Star :: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1300284--tweeters-go-ape-over-ikea-monkey

Pot legalized in Colo. with governor's proclamation - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/usatoday/article/1759427?odyssey%3Dmod%257Cnewswell%257Ctext%257CFRONTPAGE%257Cs

Singer Jenni Rivera's ID Recovered In Wreckage :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�abb7050b7da5009efcec855c5be9ad

Jamming About the Mind at Qualia Fest :: In its third year, Qualia Fest, a gathering of musically inclined philosophers and neuroscientists, will continue to promote the overlap of theorists and practical researchers through music.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/nyregion/jamming-about-the-mind-at-qualia-fest.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Barroso spells out the obvious: Salmond is wrong over EU - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/scotland/9736067/Barroso-spells-out-the-obvious-Salmond-is-wrong-over-EU.html

Lower Manhattan Residents and Businesses Still Grapple With Recovery :: Since Hurricane Sandy, local leaders estimate 3,000 apartments in the area remain uninhabitable and 10,000 jobs have been lost.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/nyregion/lower-manhattan-continues-to-grapple-with-recovery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Strauss-Kahn, NYC hotel maid settle civil lawsuit over alleged assault :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IMIOiQyZe7s/us-strausskahn-idUSBRE8B90K620121210

Three Dozen Private-College Presidents Earned Over $1 Million in 2010 :: The highest paid chief executive in 2010, earning more than $3 million, was Bob Kerrey of the New School in New York City, according to an analysis of federal tax documents by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/education/three-dozen-private-college-presidents-earned-over-1-million-in-2010.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

City Housing Agency Was Overwhelmed After Storm :: The New York City Housing Authority was woefully unprepared to reach its residents stranded by Hurricane Sandy without heat, power or access to supplies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/nyregion/new-york-city-housing-agency-was-overwhelmed-after-storm.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Florida May Reduce Tuition for Select Majors :: Governor Rick Scott's task force on higher education suggested that tuition rates be frozen, so that going to school for science would cost less than getting a liberal arts degree.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/education/florida-may-reduce-tuition-for-select-majors.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

News Analysis: U.N. Envoy Rice Faulted for Rwanda Tie in Congo Conflict :: Susan E. Rice, a candidate for secretary of state, is close to Rwanda's president and is being scrutinized over the United States' position on the Congo conflict.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/world/un-envoy-rice-faulted-for-rwanda-tie-in-congo-conflict.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice and Africa's Despots :: Susan E. Rice's support for African despots over the years would make her a troubling selection for secretary of state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/susan-rice-and-africas-despots.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Italy Front-Runner Vows Steady Hand :: Pier Luigi Bersani, the center-left politician tipped in polls as Italy's next leader, pledged to uphold his country's economic commitments to Europe and not dismantle the current government's overhauls, if he is elected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169271671402946.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Politics in Japan Has Taken a Sharply Nationalist Turn :: As Japan goes to the polls to elect a new government, the country's mood is the most nationalistic in decades. Expect tensions in the rest of East Asia to rise
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2130952,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


over

10-Dec-2012 22:41

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cold, hunger add to misery in Aleppo :: There is a growing sense of desperation in Aleppo, Syria, as residents are stalked by both hunger and danger. Children huddle in homes without food, electricity and water. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/pkg-aleppo-cold-misery.cnn?eref�ition

Scuba Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

China arrest over Tibetan immolations :: Chinese police have detained an ethnic Tibetan monk and his nephew, accusing them of "goading" eight people into setting themselves on fire.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/10/world/asia/china-tibetans-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

Invisible soldiers now a reality :: You won't believe what camouflage is coming until you see troops disappear. Chris Lawrence reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/04/exp-tsr-lawrence-science-behind-camo.cnn?eref�ition

U.S.-Mexican singer Jenni Rivera dies in plane crash :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UCqAntuyWa8/entertainment-us-mexico-rivera-idUSBRE8B80DP20121210

New aid for Syrian rebels? :: Will western influence help Syrian rebels with a new military chain of command? CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a look.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/new-aid-for-syrian-rebels.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: MoD announces £1.2bn submarine :: A new attack submarine, HMS Audacious, has been commissioned by the Ministry of Defence in a contract worth £1.2bn.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20661753#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10-Dec-2012 22:41 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: A Lost Civilization :: The Republican tribe is being wiped out, and not by plague, drought or Conquistadors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/dowd-a-lost-civilization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice and Africa's Despots :: Susan E. Rice's support for African despots over the years would make her a troubling selection for secretary of state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/susan-rice-and-africas-despots.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Teaming Up to Make New Antibiotics :: Bacteria are quickly growing resistant to the antibiotics we have — but our model for making new drugs is broken. It's time for a fresh approach.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/teaming-up-to-make-new-antibiotics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Robots and Robber Barons :: Why are workers being left behind?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/krugman-robots-and-robber-barons.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Will Hold Colleges Accountable? :: There are no meaningful standards of academic quality in higher education, and the proliferation of online courses is making the problem worse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/who-will-hold-colleges-accountable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Inventing Democracy :: South Africans have some advice for Egypt, Libya and other countries trying to emerge from oppressive rule.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/keller-inventing-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Hanukkah, Unabridged :: Hanukkah's elevation as a widely celebrated holiday ignores and sanitizes its historical basis and real meaning.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/hanukkah-unabridged.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

10-Dec-2012 21:40

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cold, hunger add to misery in Aleppo :: There is a growing sense of desperation in Aleppo, Syria, as residents are stalked by both hunger and danger. Children huddle in homes without food, electricity and water. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/pkg-aleppo-cold-misery.cnn?eref�ition

Scuba Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

China arrest over Tibetan immolations :: Chinese police have detained an ethnic Tibetan monk and his nephew, accusing them of "goading" eight people into setting themselves on fire.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/10/world/asia/china-tibetans-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

Invisible soldiers now a reality :: You won't believe what camouflage is coming until you see troops disappear. Chris Lawrence reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/04/exp-tsr-lawrence-science-behind-camo.cnn?eref�ition

U.S.-Mexican singer Jenni Rivera dies in plane crash :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UCqAntuyWa8/entertainment-us-mexico-rivera-idUSBRE8B80DP20121210

New aid for Syrian rebels? :: Will western influence help Syrian rebels with a new military chain of command? CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a look.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/new-aid-for-syrian-rebels.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: MoD announces £1.2bn submarine :: A new attack submarine, HMS Audacious, has been commissioned by the Ministry of Defence in a contract worth £1.2bn.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20661753#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10-Dec-2012 21:40 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: A Lost Civilization :: The Republican tribe is being wiped out, and not by plague, drought or Conquistadors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/dowd-a-lost-civilization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice and Africa's Despots :: Susan E. Rice's support for African despots over the years would make her a troubling selection for secretary of state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/susan-rice-and-africas-despots.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Teaming Up to Make New Antibiotics :: Bacteria are quickly growing resistant to the antibiotics we have — but our model for making new drugs is broken. It's time for a fresh approach.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/teaming-up-to-make-new-antibiotics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Robots and Robber Barons :: Why are workers being left behind?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/krugman-robots-and-robber-barons.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Will Hold Colleges Accountable? :: There are no meaningful standards of academic quality in higher education, and the proliferation of online courses is making the problem worse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/who-will-hold-colleges-accountable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Inventing Democracy :: South Africans have some advice for Egypt, Libya and other countries trying to emerge from oppressive rule.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/keller-inventing-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Hanukkah, Unabridged :: Hanukkah's elevation as a widely celebrated holiday ignores and sanitizes its historical basis and real meaning.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/hanukkah-unabridged.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

10-Dec-2012 20:39

Day in pictures: 7 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 7 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20639023#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US soldier dies in Afghan rescue :: A US commando was killed during a mission to rescue an American doctor kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, the White House has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20661756#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Lord Lucan: New police evidence :: Lord Lucan's brother says he believes new evidence could be grounds for a review of one of Britain's most puzzling murder cases.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20633973#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cold, hunger add to misery in Aleppo :: There is a growing sense of desperation in Aleppo, Syria, as residents are stalked by both hunger and danger. Children huddle in homes without food, electricity and water. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/pkg-aleppo-cold-misery.cnn?eref�ition

Scuba Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

China arrest over Tibetan immolations :: Chinese police have detained an ethnic Tibetan monk and his nephew, accusing them of "goading" eight people into setting themselves on fire.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/10/world/asia/china-tibetans-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

Invisible soldiers now a reality :: You won't believe what camouflage is coming until you see troops disappear. Chris Lawrence reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/12/04/exp-tsr-lawrence-science-behind-camo.cnn?eref�ition

10-Dec-2012 20:39 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: A Lost Civilization :: The Republican tribe is being wiped out, and not by plague, drought or Conquistadors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/dowd-a-lost-civilization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice and Africa's Despots :: Susan E. Rice's support for African despots over the years would make her a troubling selection for secretary of state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/susan-rice-and-africas-despots.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Teaming Up to Make New Antibiotics :: Bacteria are quickly growing resistant to the antibiotics we have — but our model for making new drugs is broken. It's time for a fresh approach.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/teaming-up-to-make-new-antibiotics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Robots and Robber Barons :: Why are workers being left behind?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/krugman-robots-and-robber-barons.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Will Hold Colleges Accountable? :: There are no meaningful standards of academic quality in higher education, and the proliferation of online courses is making the problem worse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/who-will-hold-colleges-accountable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Inventing Democracy :: South Africans have some advice for Egypt, Libya and other countries trying to emerge from oppressive rule.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/keller-inventing-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Hanukkah, Unabridged :: Hanukkah's elevation as a widely celebrated holiday ignores and sanitizes its historical basis and real meaning.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/hanukkah-unabridged.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

10-Dec-2012 19:38

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US soldier dies in Afghan rescue :: A US commando was killed during a mission to rescue an American doctor kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, the White House has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20661756#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Lord Lucan: New police evidence :: Lord Lucan's brother says he believes new evidence could be grounds for a review of one of Britain's most puzzling murder cases.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20633973#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Philippines backs rearming of Japan :: The Philippines would strongly support a rearmed Japan shorn of its pacifist constitution as a counterweight to the growing military assertiveness of China, according to the Philippine -foreign minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/philippines-backs-rearming-japan/index.html?eref�ition

Italy plunges back into political turmoil :: Normal service is resuming. After a year of relative stability and regained market confidence, Italy is plunging back into political turmoil with the familiar sight of Silvio Berlusconi gearing up for yet another electoral campaign -- his sixth in 19 years -- against a centre-left still seeking to shed its proto-communist image.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/italy-political-turmoil/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cold, hunger add to misery in Aleppo :: There is a growing sense of desperation in Aleppo, Syria, as residents are stalked by both hunger and danger. Children huddle in homes without food, electricity and water. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/pkg-aleppo-cold-misery.cnn?eref�ition

Scuba Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

China arrest over Tibetan immolations :: Chinese police have detained an ethnic Tibetan monk and his nephew, accusing them of "goading" eight people into setting themselves on fire.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/10/world/asia/china-tibetans-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

10-Dec-2012 19:38 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: A Lost Civilization :: The Republican tribe is being wiped out, and not by plague, drought or Conquistadors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/dowd-a-lost-civilization.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Teaming Up to Make New Antibiotics :: Bacteria are quickly growing resistant to the antibiotics we have — but our model for making new drugs is broken. It's time for a fresh approach.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/teaming-up-to-make-new-antibiotics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice and Africa's Despots :: Susan E. Rice's support for African despots over the years would make her a troubling selection for secretary of state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/susan-rice-and-africas-despots.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Robots and Robber Barons :: Why are workers being left behind?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/krugman-robots-and-robber-barons.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Will Hold Colleges Accountable? :: There are no meaningful standards of academic quality in higher education, and the proliferation of online courses is making the problem worse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/who-will-hold-colleges-accountable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Inventing Democracy :: South Africans have some advice for Egypt, Libya and other countries trying to emerge from oppressive rule.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/keller-inventing-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Bin Laden, Torture and Hollywood :: One of the year's most lavishly praised movies may vex the White House and critics of the previous administration's "enhanced" interrogations.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/bruni-bin-laden-torture-and-hollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Hanukkah, Unabridged :: Hanukkah's elevation as a widely celebrated holiday ignores and sanitizes its historical basis and real meaning.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/hanukkah-unabridged.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

10-Dec-2012 18:38

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US soldier dies in Afghan rescue :: A US commando was killed during a mission to rescue an American doctor kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, the White House has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20661756#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Lord Lucan: New police evidence :: Lord Lucan's brother says he believes new evidence could be grounds for a review of one of Britain's most puzzling murder cases.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20633973#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Philippines backs rearming of Japan :: The Philippines would strongly support a rearmed Japan shorn of its pacifist constitution as a counterweight to the growing military assertiveness of China, according to the Philippine -foreign minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/philippines-backs-rearming-japan/index.html?eref�ition

Italy plunges back into political turmoil :: Normal service is resuming. After a year of relative stability and regained market confidence, Italy is plunging back into political turmoil with the familiar sight of Silvio Berlusconi gearing up for yet another electoral campaign -- his sixth in 19 years -- against a centre-left still seeking to shed its proto-communist image.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/italy-political-turmoil/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cold, hunger add to misery in Aleppo :: There is a growing sense of desperation in Aleppo, Syria, as residents are stalked by both hunger and danger. Children huddle in homes without food, electricity and water. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/12/09/pkg-aleppo-cold-misery.cnn?eref�ition

Scuba Santa ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

China arrest over Tibetan immolations :: Chinese police have detained an ethnic Tibetan monk and his nephew, accusing them of "goading" eight people into setting themselves on fire.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/10/world/asia/china-tibetans-arrests/index.html?eref�ition

10-Dec-2012 18:37 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: Teaming Up to Make New Antibiotics :: Bacteria are quickly growing resistant to the antibiotics we have — but our model for making new drugs is broken. It's time for a fresh approach.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/teaming-up-to-make-new-antibiotics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Will Hold Colleges Accountable? :: There are no meaningful standards of academic quality in higher education, and the proliferation of online courses is making the problem worse.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/who-will-hold-colleges-accountable.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice and Africa's Despots :: Susan E. Rice's support for African despots over the years would make her a troubling selection for secretary of state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/susan-rice-and-africas-despots.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Inventing Democracy :: South Africans have some advice for Egypt, Libya and other countries trying to emerge from oppressive rule.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/keller-inventing-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Robots and Robber Barons :: Why are workers being left behind?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/opinion/krugman-robots-and-robber-barons.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Bin Laden, Torture and Hollywood :: One of the year's most lavishly praised movies may vex the White House and critics of the previous administration's "enhanced" interrogations.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/bruni-bin-laden-torture-and-hollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Full Israeli Experience :: In a neighborhood where there is no mercy for the weak, how should we expect Israel to act?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-full-israeli-experience.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Hanukkah, Unabridged :: Hanukkah's elevation as a widely celebrated holiday ignores and sanitizes its historical basis and real meaning.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/opinion/hanukkah-unabridged.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

10-Dec-2012 17:36

£2m boost for military in schools :: Projects which put former servicemen and women in England's schools have been given a £2m government boost.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20642796#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Ghana votes :: Long queues of voters in Ghana
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20645818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 1-7 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20645403#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which comes first - trust or trustworthiness? :: Ten years after her Reith lectures on trust, the philosopher Onora O'Neill revisits the subject, and wonders if the often-asked question, "How can we restore trust?" is missing the point.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20627410#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza :: First visit of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal to Gaza
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20641436#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Natural gas future for truckers? :: At the Flying J truck stop in rural Virginia, truck drivers can taste the coffee, smell the diesel and see the future.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/us/trucking-gas-future/index.html?eref�ition

Have attitudes to disability changed? :: Have the Paralympics changed attitudes to disability?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20644933#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Reach globally to teach about AIDS :: Alex Newell says on World AIDS Day young people should reach out across the globe on social media to educate one another about HIV and AIDS prevention
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/01/opinion/newell-world-aids-day/index.html?eref�ition

Why aren't robots doing my dishes? :: The build-up has been years in the making. From the cartoons that many of us watched as children, we envisioned a world where machines and robots would penetrate every aspect of our lives, where each household would have a Rosie the Robot to cook, clean, and put the kids to bed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/28/business/john-horn-internet-of-things/index.html?eref�ition

App unlocks crowd-funding success :: For a few days, Lockitron looked like the little app that would, and should, but then couldn't.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/30/business/lockitron-start-up/index.html?eref�ition

Is mind-reading future tech scary? :: As "faster than real time" technology capable of predicting our every move is discussed at LeWeb in London this week, it seems prudent to ask whether such developments will actually improve our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/18/opinion/opinion-falls-technology-fear/index.html?eref�ition

BBC Sound of 2013 list revealed :: BBC names 15 new acts to look out for in the year ahead
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20607499#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US soldier dies in Afghan rescue :: A US commando was killed during a mission to rescue an American doctor kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, the White House has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20661756#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: 'Drone killed my grandmother' :: The BBC's Panorama programme investigates how the use of drones in Pakistan's tribal areas impacts on daily life
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20660443#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New Lucan 'mystery man' evidence :: Evidence suggesting another man was at Lord Lucan's house at the time of the family nanny's murder, is uncovered by the BBC.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20646721#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Modern-day Noah rebuilding Ark in US :: Retired Pastor Richard Green has spent almost four decades building a modern-day Ark in the countryside of the US state of Maryland. The BBC went along to ask him why.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20649021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers :: Revolution through the lenses of Magnum photographers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20627005#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Colorado students accused of sickening class with pot-laced brownies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Qz8yiZeSn44/us-usa-colorado-marijuana-idUSBRE8B901620121210

HMS Astute recovers from shaky start :: Royal Navy's nuclear HMS Astute recovers from difficult start
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20659823#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Lord Lucan: New police evidence :: Lord Lucan's brother says he believes new evidence could be grounds for a review of one of Britain's most puzzling murder cases.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20633973#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mother of Nigerian minister kidnapped :: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was kidnapped Sunday, sparking a "massive manhunt" for her captors, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/world/africa/nigeria-kidnapping/index.html?eref�ition

Evolution of the Pirelli calendar :: It's not often supermodels are selected for their social awareness -- unless, of course, you're flipping a fashion and photography status symbol on its head.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/06/living/pirelli-calendar/index.html?eref�ition

Atheists around world suffer persecution, discrimination: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/wD7rRNIToks/us-religion-atheists-idUSBRE8B900520121210

Urban farms rise in Singapore :: Less than 20 miles from Singapore's skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/eco-singapore-vertical-farm/index.html?eref�ition

Funding 'cut' for cancer networks :: Clinical networks of doctors and nurses which oversee the care of cancer, heart and stroke patients have had their budgets and staff cut, figures show.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20641867#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines backs rearming of Japan :: The Philippines would strongly support a rearmed Japan shorn of its pacifist constitution as a counterweight to the growing military assertiveness of China, according to the Philippine -foreign minister.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/philippines-backs-rearming-japan/index.html?eref�ition

Italy plunges back into political turmoil :: Normal service is resuming. After a year of relative stability and regained market confidence, Italy is plunging back into political turmoil with the familiar sight of Silvio Berlusconi gearing up for yet another electoral campaign -- his sixth in 19 years -- against a centre-left still seeking to shed its proto-communist image.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/business/italy-political-turmoil/index.html?eref�ition

Royal baby: What are the odds of twins? :: Since news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, there has been speculation about the possibility of twins. What are the chances?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20640510#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa