Thursday, February 28, 2013

28-Feb-2013 23:10

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 February :: News photos this week: 16-22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21551086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Oscars 2013: Ceremony and winners :: The winners and losers of film awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21570686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Tibetan self-immolates in Nepal :: A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, police said, becoming the latest Tibetan to adopt this harrowing form of protest over Chinese rule.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/world/asia/nepal-tibetan-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

China's NY resolution: Austerity :: Hold the shark's fin soup. Cancel the elaborate pre-Chinese New Year parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/china-new-year-austerity-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Brit Awards 2013 :: Stars of the music world tread the red carpet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21525225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Report: Chinese military hacking :: The Chinese government is sponsoring cyber-espionage to attack top U.S. companies, according to Grady Summers, vice president of security firm Mandiant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/china-cyber-attack-mandiant/index.html?eref�ition

Rise of Asian tech giants :: Senior reviews editor for tech website The Verge offers a frank opinion of some vendors at the Mobile World Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/02/27/ns-mwc-vendor-critique-verge-pierce.cnn?eref�ition

Pi and the rise of small computers :: Raspberry Pi and the rise of mini computers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21588419#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to work at Facebook? :: A look at Facebook's in-house 'propaganda wing'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21595541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia's new non-drinking puritans :: Australia's growing non-drinking class
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21586892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Napping in a hutch and other tales of outdoor snoozing :: Readers' tales of babies' al fresco snoozing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21575562#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Meeting Miss Subways decades later :: A book documents the lives of women plucked from obscurity in a New York City subway beauty contest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21583380#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

28-Feb-2013 23:10 10

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

10 Industries That Will Be Hurt Most by the Sequester - U.S. News & World Report (blog) :: http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/rick-newman/2013/02/28/10-industries-that-will-be-hurt-most-by-the-sequester

Phys Ed: What Housework Has to Do With Waistlines :: American women not employed outside the home were burning about 360 fewer calories every day in 2010 than they had in 1965, according to a new analysis, with working women burning about 132 fewer calories at home each day in 2010 than in 1965.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/what-housework-has-to-do-with-waistlines/?partner=rss&emc=rss

'The Bible' Will 'Set the Record Straight,' Creators Say :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?in6c7aeddef687cb48df73d19100006e

Analyzing the Couch :: A high-end sofa can look remarkably similar to a low-end one, so why is it more than 10 times as expensive?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/garden/analyzing-the-couch.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

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

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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28-Feb-2013 22:09

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 February :: News photos this week: 16-22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21551086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Oscars 2013: Ceremony and winners :: The winners and losers of film awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21570686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Tibetan self-immolates in Nepal :: A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, police said, becoming the latest Tibetan to adopt this harrowing form of protest over Chinese rule.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/world/asia/nepal-tibetan-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

China's NY resolution: Austerity :: Hold the shark's fin soup. Cancel the elaborate pre-Chinese New Year parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/china-new-year-austerity-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Brit Awards 2013 :: Stars of the music world tread the red carpet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21525225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Report: Chinese military hacking :: The Chinese government is sponsoring cyber-espionage to attack top U.S. companies, according to Grady Summers, vice president of security firm Mandiant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/china-cyber-attack-mandiant/index.html?eref�ition

Rise of Asian tech giants :: Senior reviews editor for tech website The Verge offers a frank opinion of some vendors at the Mobile World Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/02/27/ns-mwc-vendor-critique-verge-pierce.cnn?eref�ition

Pi and the rise of small computers :: Raspberry Pi and the rise of mini computers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21588419#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to work at Facebook? :: A look at Facebook's in-house 'propaganda wing'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21595541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia's new non-drinking puritans :: Australia's growing non-drinking class
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21586892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Napping in a hutch and other tales of outdoor snoozing :: Readers' tales of babies' al fresco snoozing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21575562#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Meeting Miss Subways decades later :: A book documents the lives of women plucked from obscurity in a New York City subway beauty contest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21583380#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

28-Feb-2013 22:09 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Get Off of Your Cloud :: Is Marissa Mayer dragging Silicon Valley back to the Stone Age or dragging slackers back to the Creative Age?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/opinion/dowd-get-off-your-cloud.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Republicans Must Bridge the Income Gap :: As the gulf between rich and poor grows ever wider in America, Republicans should stand for policies that help the average Joe and Jane.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/opinion/republicans-must-bridge-the-income-gap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Native Americans and the Violence Against Women Act :: One in three American Indian women is sexually assaulted over a lifetime. We need a Violence Against Women Act that expands the reach of tribal courts.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/opinion/native-americans-and-the-violence-against-women-act.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Vatican Spring? :: How to save the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/a-vatican-spring.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Vulnerability of the Vote :: The fundamental question is whether states that have a history of voter suppression should forever have to live with the legacy of that past.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/blow-vulnerability-of-the-vote.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Our Debt, Ourselves :: Six facts about the federal debt that many Americans need to be aware of.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/our-debt-ourselves.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

28-Feb-2013 21:08

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 February :: News photos this week: 16-22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21551086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Oscars 2013: Ceremony and winners :: The winners and losers of film awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21570686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Tibetan self-immolates in Nepal :: A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, police said, becoming the latest Tibetan to adopt this harrowing form of protest over Chinese rule.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/world/asia/nepal-tibetan-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

China's NY resolution: Austerity :: Hold the shark's fin soup. Cancel the elaborate pre-Chinese New Year parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/china-new-year-austerity-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Brit Awards 2013 :: Stars of the music world tread the red carpet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21525225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Report: Chinese military hacking :: The Chinese government is sponsoring cyber-espionage to attack top U.S. companies, according to Grady Summers, vice president of security firm Mandiant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/china-cyber-attack-mandiant/index.html?eref�ition

Rise of Asian tech giants :: Senior reviews editor for tech website The Verge offers a frank opinion of some vendors at the Mobile World Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/02/27/ns-mwc-vendor-critique-verge-pierce.cnn?eref�ition

Pi and the rise of small computers :: Raspberry Pi and the rise of mini computers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21588419#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to work at Facebook? :: A look at Facebook's in-house 'propaganda wing'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21595541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia's new non-drinking puritans :: Australia's growing non-drinking class
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21586892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Napping in a hutch and other tales of outdoor snoozing :: Readers' tales of babies' al fresco snoozing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21575562#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Meeting Miss Subways decades later :: A book documents the lives of women plucked from obscurity in a New York City subway beauty contest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21583380#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

28-Feb-2013 21:08 Benedict

Benedict's reign ends with a promise to obey next pope :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/W5lO4ULwO78/us-pope-resignation-idUSBRE91Q0BH20130228

Pope Benedict quits Vatican with promise to obey successor :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-7b0vZywARY/us-pope-resignation-obedience-idUSBRE91R0GO20130228

Pope Benedict's lesson for ageing business leaders - The National :: http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/industry-insights/the-life/pope-benedicts-lesson-for-ageing-business-leaders


Benedict

28-Feb-2013 20:07

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 February :: News photos this week: 16-22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21551086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Oscars 2013: Ceremony and winners :: The winners and losers of film awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21570686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Tibetan self-immolates in Nepal :: A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, police said, becoming the latest Tibetan to adopt this harrowing form of protest over Chinese rule.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/world/asia/nepal-tibetan-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

China's NY resolution: Austerity :: Hold the shark's fin soup. Cancel the elaborate pre-Chinese New Year parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/china-new-year-austerity-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Brit Awards 2013 :: Stars of the music world tread the red carpet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21525225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Report: Chinese military hacking :: The Chinese government is sponsoring cyber-espionage to attack top U.S. companies, according to Grady Summers, vice president of security firm Mandiant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/china-cyber-attack-mandiant/index.html?eref�ition

Rise of Asian tech giants :: Senior reviews editor for tech website The Verge offers a frank opinion of some vendors at the Mobile World Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/02/27/ns-mwc-vendor-critique-verge-pierce.cnn?eref�ition

Pi and the rise of small computers :: Raspberry Pi and the rise of mini computers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21588419#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Loophole lets banned meat into UK :: The BBC has learned that European meat suppliers are using a loophole in the law to sell a banned low quality material to UK sausage makers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21530861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to work at Facebook? :: A look at Facebook's in-house 'propaganda wing'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21595541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia's new non-drinking puritans :: Australia's growing non-drinking class
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21586892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Napping in a hutch and other tales of outdoor snoozing :: Readers' tales of babies' al fresco snoozing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21575562#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

28-Feb-2013 20:07 Pope

Pope waves last goodbye before historic resignation | Bangkok Post: news - Bangkok Post :: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/338155/pope-benedict-xvi-reign-enters-historic-final-hours

Pope Benedict quits Vatican with promise to obey successor :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/W5lO4ULwO78/us-pope-resignation-idUSBRE91Q0BH20130228

Pope Benedict quits Vatican with promise to obey successor :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-7b0vZywARY/us-pope-resignation-obedience-idUSBRE91R0GO20130228

Pope Benedict's lesson for ageing business leaders - The National :: http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/industry-insights/the-life/pope-benedicts-lesson-for-ageing-business-leaders


Pope

28-Feb-2013 19:05

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 February :: News photos this week: 16-22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21551086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Oscars 2013: Ceremony and winners :: The winners and losers of film awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21570686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Tibetan self-immolates in Nepal :: A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, police said, becoming the latest Tibetan to adopt this harrowing form of protest over Chinese rule.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/world/asia/nepal-tibetan-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

China's NY resolution: Austerity :: Hold the shark's fin soup. Cancel the elaborate pre-Chinese New Year parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/china-new-year-austerity-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Brit Awards 2013 :: Stars of the music world tread the red carpet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21525225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Report: Chinese military hacking :: The Chinese government is sponsoring cyber-espionage to attack top U.S. companies, according to Grady Summers, vice president of security firm Mandiant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/china-cyber-attack-mandiant/index.html?eref�ition

Rise of Asian tech giants :: Senior reviews editor for tech website The Verge offers a frank opinion of some vendors at the Mobile World Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/02/27/ns-mwc-vendor-critique-verge-pierce.cnn?eref�ition

Pi and the rise of small computers :: Raspberry Pi and the rise of mini computers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21588419#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Loophole lets banned meat into UK :: The BBC has learned that European meat suppliers are using a loophole in the law to sell a banned low quality material to UK sausage makers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21530861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to work at Facebook? :: A look at Facebook's in-house 'propaganda wing'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21595541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia's new non-drinking puritans :: Australia's growing non-drinking class
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21586892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Napping in a hutch and other tales of outdoor snoozing :: Readers' tales of babies' al fresco snoozing
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21575562#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

28-Feb-2013 19:05 10

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Man dragged by South Africa police dies in custody - swissinfo.ch :: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/news/international/Man_dragged_by_South_Africa_police_dies_in_custody.html?cid%3D35110222

News Summary: Royal Bank of Scotland posts huge loss on provisions for ... - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/news-summary-royal-bank-of-scotland-posts-huge-loss-on-provisions-for-compensating-customers/2013/02/28/010c8dd4-81d0-11e2-a671-0307392de8de_story.html

Anastacia battling breast cancer again - New Zealand Herald (blog) :: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id%3D1501119%26objectid%3D10868456

U.K. court forces ISPs to block three torrent sites - CNET (blog) :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57571810-83/u.k-court-forces-isps-to-block-three-torrent-sites/

Phys Ed: What Housework Has to Do With Waistlines :: American women not employed outside the home were burning about 360 fewer calories every day in 2010 than they had in 1965, according to a new analysis, with working women burning about 132 fewer calories at home each day in 2010 than in 1965.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/what-housework-has-to-do-with-waistlines/?partner=rss&emc=rss

'The Bible' Will 'Set the Record Straight,' Creators Say :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?in6c7aeddef687cb48df73d19100006e

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

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

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 February :: News photos this week: 16-22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21551086#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

Oscars 2013: Ceremony and winners :: The winners and losers of film awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21570686#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are debating healthcare in the London Borough of Sutton.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Tibetan self-immolates in Nepal :: A Tibetan man set himself on fire in front of a famous Buddhist shrine in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday, police said, becoming the latest Tibetan to adopt this harrowing form of protest over Chinese rule.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/world/asia/nepal-tibetan-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Sri Lanka's mass elephant migration :: Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/travel/sri-lanka-elephant-migration/index.html?eref�ition

China's NY resolution: Austerity :: Hold the shark's fin soup. Cancel the elaborate pre-Chinese New Year parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/china-new-year-austerity-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Brit Awards 2013 :: Stars of the music world tread the red carpet
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21525225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Report: Chinese military hacking :: The Chinese government is sponsoring cyber-espionage to attack top U.S. companies, according to Grady Summers, vice president of security firm Mandiant.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/19/business/china-cyber-attack-mandiant/index.html?eref�ition

Rise of Asian tech giants :: Senior reviews editor for tech website The Verge offers a frank opinion of some vendors at the Mobile World Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/02/27/ns-mwc-vendor-critique-verge-pierce.cnn?eref�ition

Pi and the rise of small computers :: Raspberry Pi and the rise of mini computers
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21588419#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Loophole lets banned meat into UK :: The BBC has learned that European meat suppliers are using a loophole in the law to sell a banned low quality material to UK sausage makers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21530861#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: What is it like to work at Facebook? :: A look at Facebook's in-house 'propaganda wing'
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21595541#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Australia's new non-drinking puritans :: Australia's growing non-drinking class
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21586892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

WikiLeaks Soldier Offers Guilty Pleas - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323478304578332210777875062.html

'Business as usual' for Blues new - Belfast Telegraph :: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/chelsea-insist-its-business-as-usual-despite-rafael-benitez-rant-29101178.html

China blames US for most cyberattacks against military Web sites - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57571811-83/china-blames-u.s-for-most-cyberattacks-against-military-web-sites/

UK court forces ISPs to block three torrent sites - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57571810-83/u.k-court-forces-isps-to-block-three-torrent-sites/

Phys Ed: What Housework Has to Do With Waistlines :: American women not employed outside the home were burning about 360 fewer calories every day in 2010 than they had in 1965, according to a new analysis, with working women burning about 132 fewer calories at home each day in 2010 than in 1965.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/what-housework-has-to-do-with-waistlines/?partner=rss&emc=rss

'The Bible' Will 'Set the Record Straight,' Creators Say :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?in6c7aeddef687cb48df73d19100006e

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

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

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

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

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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