Wednesday, April 17, 2013

17-Apr-2013 21:12

Chinese travelers turn to rail :: With less than half an hour to spare, Chen Zhu calmly emerged from the subway station connected to the massive Beijing West Railway Station with a small, wheeled bag.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/11/travel/china-high-speed-rail/index.html?eref�ition

'Daily Show' clip goes viral :: A "Daily Show" clip mocking North Korea has gone viral in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/04/11/nr-daily-show-north-korea.cnn?eref�ition

China's GDP expected to grow :: Despite concerns about debt and export growth, China's GDP could see some growth this year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/04/11/intv-wbt-china-economy-urlich.cnn?eref�ition

Our Oceans: Victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/24/opinion/cousteau-oceans-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Reef's beauty captured on film :: Doing for our oceans what Google Street View has done on land, a team of marine scientists is building up an extraordinary picture of the world's coral reefs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/27/tech/oceans-coral-seaview-cameras/index.html?eref�ition

Google in peace deal with Brussels :: Google is bowing for the first time to legally binding constraints on how it presents search results, according to a draft agreement with the EU's top competition authority.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/15/business/google-eu-regulation/index.html?eref�ition

Why North Korea 'has already won' :: Even if the crisis ends right now, North Korea will have succeeded in sending a message across the world: that nuclear weapons make you untouchable, writes Frida Ghitis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/13/opinion/ghitis-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. drone strikes radicalize Pakistanis :: The Sabaoon School for boys in northern Pakistan is anything but average.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/14/world/asia/pakistan-swat-valley-school/index.html?eref�ition

Can China convince Kim to cool it? :: As North Korea's long-term ally, analysts say China has the greatest potential leverage over the country's young leader. But is it likely to assert itself and would Kim Jong Un even listen?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/12/world/asia/china-north-korea-relations-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: N Korea celebrations :: 101st anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22150486#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Royal Yacht Britannia at 60 :: A look back at the Royal Yacht Britannia
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-22122763#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

South Africa to Fund Zimbabwe Elections - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGEaBZGOCC3SNsh9phw9LTIzho1bA&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/south-africa-agrees-to-fund-zimbabwe-elections/1641880.html

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

Modeling Earth's ecosystems :: A group of researchers is building a comprehensive model of the Earth's ecosystems to help predict climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/03/25/durgahee-ecosystem-modeling.cnn?eref�ition

Oceans on brink of collapse :: As the human footprint has spread, the remaining wildernesses on our planet have retreated. However, dive just a few meters below the ocean surface and you will enter a world where humans very rarely venture.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/world/oceans-overfishing-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Zao Wou-ki: Painting beyond words :: The Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-ki once told me that painting expresses the thoughts we struggle to put into words. Faced with this challenge, "It's easier to learn English!" he joked, his wit shining through, even though Alzheimer's disease had already begun its slow, relentless onslaught on his mind.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/11/opinion/painter-zao-wou-ki/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are giving committee-stage scrutiny to the Budget-enacting Finance (No.2) Bill.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Psy lightens mood with new single :: As tensions on the Korean peninsula go up, Psy parties down and releases a new music video. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/04/13/coren-psy-south-korea.cnn?eref�ition

Visiting Myanmar: 11 things to know :: Even if you're not planning a trip to Myanmar, take notes and fake it as a Burmese travel expert. Click here for advice on mohawks and more.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/05/travel/myanmar-11-things/index.html?eref�ition

Bourdain on fetal duck egg :: Piers Morgan challenges Anthony Bourdain to a taste test of some bizarre foods. Would you join in the challenge?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2013/04/12/pmt-bourdain-bizarre-food.cnn?eref�ition

How suicide shaped mom's gun views :: I am a mother of three, and my views on guns have evolved significantly over the course of my lifetime. My husband hunts and believes strongly in his right to bear arms. But when my 25-year-old son, Peter, shot himself in a moment of despair in April 2012, I came full circle to a harsh reality: There are almost twice as many suicides as murders by firearm across America, roughly 19,000 of the 30,000 gun deaths each year. Yet we disproportionately fear and almost exclusively talk of criminals in the national gun debate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/13/opinion/paugh-guns-suicide-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

'Happy' Gilmore defies surfing cliches :: Forget Point Break's party animals, modern surfing is more about professionalism.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/10/sport/stephanie-gilmore-surfing-hero/index.html?eref�ition

A beauty beyond skin deep :: As a little girl, she never got a valentine at school parties.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/14/health/loker-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Will we care about Web privacy in 2033? :: The launch of the Facebook Home app has reignited the privacy debate over whether the social networking site is becoming too integrated in our lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/09/tech/privacy-outdated-digital-age/index.html?eref�ition

Acid attack highlights Russian ballet battle :: An acid attack on Bolshoi Theater's artistic director has put the spotlight on a battle for control of the world famous Russian institution.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/12/world/europe/russia-bolshoi-battle-phil-black/index.html?eref�ition

Rarely seen North Korea :: The world is used to seeing glitzy military parades from North Korea but defectors paint a very different picture of the country -- one of people making soup out of grass and risking their lives to escape into China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/12/world/asia/north-korea-we-rarely-see/index.html?eref�ition

Glimpses from troubled times ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/10/americas/gallery/guatemala-genocide/index.html?eref�ition

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