Wednesday, June 26, 2013

26-Jun-2013 12:36

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Up to 1,000 feared dead in India floods :: Thousands of people are trapped after floods and landslides ravage the Himalayan region.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/23/world/asia/india-floods/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NY restaurant: No tipping allowed :: Felicia Taylor visits a New York restaurant that's banned tipping and wonders if this no-tipping trend will catch on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/pkg-taylor-ny-no-tipping-allowed.cnn.html?eref�ition

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

Up in the sky, look: It's Supermoon! :: The heavens will deliver a rare treat to moonstruck romantics and werewolves Sunday who rise before the sun.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/22/us/supermoon-sunday/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

North West, and other unique baby names ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/celebrity-baby-names-unique/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this ugliest dog in the world? :: Each year, loving dog owners submit their canines for the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, California, at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. On Friday night, a new champion was announced.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/living/vote-worlds-ugliest-dogs/index.html?eref�ition

A look inside tech companies' offices :: Google is well known for its elaborate campuses, offering employees extensive food choices, free haircuts, subsidized massages and plenty of ping pong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/inside-tech-offices/index.html?eref�ition

Convicted U.S. spy Christopher Boyce: 'Snowden is doomed' :: Sitting alone in a hotel room, unable to contact friends or family or even walk the teeming streets of Hong Kong without looking over his shoulder, there can be few who can claim to know the fear and isolation that NSA leaker Edward Snowden is living through.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/hong-kong-boyce-snowden/index.html?eref�ition

Assange: Obama's double rhetoric :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says statements made by the White House about surveillance programs can't be trusted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/06/10/ac-assange-government-surveillance.cnn.html?eref�ition

Survivors recount horror :: Flooding survivors in Uttrakhashi, India, share with CNN's Mallika Kapur tales and video of destruction and survival.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/06/21/pkg-kapur-india-monsoon-flooding.cnn.html?eref�ition

Haze hangs over Singapore :: A persistent haze hanging over Singapore makes breathing difficult.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/06/22/nat-pkg-singapore-haze.cnn.html?eref�ition

Assange urges support for Snowden :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange suggests President Obama is the real "traitor" for his failure to live up his promises. He calls for the world to "stand with" Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/22/world/europe/uk-wikileaks-assange/index.html?eref�ition

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

Political gains to be made from Spending Review cuts? :: James Landale on the politics behind the Spending Review
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23034327#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Restroom win for transgender child :: A transgender first-grader who was born a boy but identifies as a girl has won the right to use the girls' restroom at her Colorado school.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stunning pictures: New UNESCO sites :: North Korea fortress, Japan's Mount Fuji among sites recognized for "outstanding universal value."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/travel/whs-2013/index.html?eref�ition

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