Monday, March 4, 2013

04-Mar-2013 03:26

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

'Dragging death' :: South African authorities suspend officers allegedly involved in an incident captured on video showing a man dragged behind a police van, kicking and writhing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/south-africa-officers-suspended/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Berlin Wall protest :: Protests over plans to move surviving part of the Berlin Wall
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21629543#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Papal election: Your questions to David Willey :: David Willey to host live Twitter Q&A on Tuesday
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-21485791#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fancy cell phone with stun gun? :: A new cell phone case doubles as a stun gun. WBRZ reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/03/01/pkg-cell-phone-stun-gun.wbrz?eref�ition

Balloon tragedy hit for Egypt tourism :: This week's hot air balloon tragedy at Luxor is the latest blow to Egypt's crippled economy, Reza Sayah takes a look.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/03/01/lklv-sayah-egypt-tourism.cnn?eref�ition

Where is democracy thriving in Africa? :: The last 20 years have seen gains and reversals in democracy in Africa. Find out more about governments, elections and freedom in Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/africa-democracy-mbaku/index.html?eref�ition

What causes sinkholes to open? :: The kind of sinkhole that suddenly opened up under a Florida home is more common than you might think. Let's take a look at what causes them, where they happen and just how dangerous and costly they can be:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/us/florida-sinkhole-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 23 February - 1 March 2013 :: A selection of photos from the news
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21631741#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The art of collecting :: What motivates collectors of art - is it fame, riches or a desire to share? Whatever it is, says historian Lisa Jardine, we owe them.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21602042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Outrage over model in black face :: A French magazine apologizes for using a white model in black face for an editorial called "African Queen."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/28/nr-french-magazine-apologizes-for-white-model-in-blackface.cnn?eref�ition

Killer whales scare surfers :: A group of surfers were enjoying a day on the waves until some killer whales came to feed on sea lions swimming nearby.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/28/dnt-killer-whales-meet-surfers-canada.ctv?eref�ition

Annual shark kills 'hit 100 million' :: The most accurate assessment to date of the impact of commercial fishing on sharks suggests around 100 million a year are being killed.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21629173#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Scientists make telepathic rats :: Rats have collaborated telepathically across continents in the first use of neurotechnology to transmit thoughts directly between animals' brains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/telepathic-rats-experiment/index.html?eref�ition

Federer: 'Naive to think tennis is clean' :: Roger Federer has called on tennis to redouble its efforts in the fight against doping, saying it would be "naive" to think the sport is clear of drugs cheats.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/sport/tennis/federer-doping-drugs-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

Smartphones: If you had one wish... :: As more cutting-edge advances are revealed for smartphones, we asked you what features you're desperate to see on future phones.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/tech/mobile/smartphone-features-storify-you/index.html?eref�ition

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