Sunday, August 18, 2013

18-Aug-2013 19:34

Kids in the kitchen :: Packed lunches for schoolchildren are being scrutinised, but perhaps the best way to get them to eat well is to inspire them to learn to cook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/23244456

The mystery of the vanishing gun inventor :: Victorian machine-gun inventor William Cantelo left home one day and never returned. What happened to him, asks Steve Punt.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23709471#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How much of the science in Breaking Bad is real? :: Breaking Bad - the story of a teacher who makes crystal meth - is in its final episodes. How many of its science scenes reflect reality?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23710654#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The final frontier: Yours for $250,000 :: Virgin Galactic has yet to launch their service to space, yet they've already sold 640 seats.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/15/travel/virgin-galactic-250000-ticket-to-space/index.html?eref�ition

Strong quake shakes central New Zealand, causes minor damage :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/55Mytjd6ulo/story01.htm

Top seeds advance but Bartoli buzz remains :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/bSJlmWzOF7M/story01.htm

Revealed: The truth about Area 51 :: Area 51 has long been a topic of fascination for conspiracy theorists and paranormal enthusiasts, but newly released CIA documents officially acknowledge the site and suggest that the area served a far less remarkable purpose than many had supposed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/15/us/area-51-documents/index.html?eref�ition

Which Greek island to visit? :: With 1,400 beautiful islands, Greece offers travelers a tough decision way beyond raki vs wine. Allow us to help out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/15/travel/greek-islands/index.html?eref�ition

Kepler retires from planet-hunting :: Nasa is retiring the Kepler space telescope from planet-hunting because its pointing system is no longer fully functional.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23724344#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Al Qaeda chief: 'I told you so' on Egypt :: Ayman al-Zawahiri, who has warned against Islamist parties taking part in elections, is emerging as a stronger leader than predicted, says Peter Bergen
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/15/opinion/bergen-zawahiri-egypt/index.html?eref�ition

Roche gives up on India patent for breast cancer drug :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/DikZVyxoMn0/story01.htm

Chomsky on Mideast :: There are three possible outcomes from the current Mideast peace talks, liberal academic Noam Chomsky says, but U.S. involvement means just one is realistic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/16/opinion/mideast-talks-noam-chomsky/index.html?eref�ition

Zoo life: I'm a dog. No, I'm a lion. I'm a dog ... :: A zoo in China has angered visitors by claiming a hairy dog is a lion, state media says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/16/world/asia/china-zoo-dog-lion/index.html?eref�ition

Huge whales meet surfers :: Australian surfers are treated to an amazing display by visiting whales at Bondi Beach.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/16/australia-swimming-with-wales.seven-network.html?eref�ition

Italy's cheese bank :: CNN's Isa Soares explores how the parmesan cheese producers of Reggio Emilia are getting access to bank funding in Italy
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/08/15/spc-marketplace-europe-cash-for-cheese.cnn.html?eref�ition

Zoo substitutes dog for lion :: A young boy called out a zoo in China for substituting some of the zoo's animals. CNN's Paula Newton explains.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/08/15/ctw-china-dog-lion-at-zoo.cnn.html?eref�ition

Russia's Anti-Gay legislation :: CNN asked Muscovites what they think of the controversy surrounding Russia's anti-gay legislation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/14/open-mic-russia-gays.cnn.html?eref�ition

Flush and forget :: Ayeshya Durgahee investigates how airplanes toilets are cleaned.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/08/14/biz-travel-qmb.cnn.html?eref�ition

Huge whales share waves with surfers :: Australian surfers are treated to an amazing display by visiting whales at Bondi Beach.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/16/australia-swimming-with-wales.seven-network.html?eref�ition

Europe's greatest museum treasures :: Stakes have been raised in the museum world with the reopening after 10 years of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum. Enough old masters were dusted down and rehung during the renovation to get a room of Russian oligarchs panting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/16/travel/europes-greatest-museum-treasures/index.html?eref�ition

Are we sharing too much online? :: Dean Obeidallah says social media, once about sharing fun things, has evolved to host thoughts about things people would once only discuss in private.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/16/opinion/obeidallah-social-media-sharing/index.html?eref�ition

Celebrating independence ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Fracking: Water concerns persist? :: Questions raised about the impact on drinking water
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23724657#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Students rush for university places :: Record numbers of students have been accepted by UK universities within a day of receiving their A-level results, according to the Ucas admissions service.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-23725540#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Euro recession over ... or is it? :: Spring is in the air. That's the feeling in Brussels and Berlin. The latest economic numbers issued by the European Commission seem to indicate that the eurozone has slowly crawled out of the recession.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/16/business/eurozone-recession-ends/index.html?eref�ition

'Marikana massacre:' Unresolved dispute :: Marikana lies on South Africa's platinum belt, where the world's richest deposits of the metal are located. Together with Russia, South Africa produces 90% of the world's platinum demand. The people of Marikana know the land is mineral rich, and last year they demanded a taste of that wealth.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/15/world/africa/mabuse-marikana-noki/index.html?eref�ition

Election could put regional parties in driving seat - poll :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Rih7QjgGVao/story01.htm

Dutch royals bury Prince Johan Friso :: A funeral is held for Dutch Prince Johan Friso, who died on Monday after 18 months in a coma caused by a 2012 Austrian ski accident.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23724035#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Delhi power company struggles to pay dues as blackouts loom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/b-orD-cnF1Y/story01.htm

Navy says four bodies found in submarine, no chance of survivors :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QvMGa3fh8r0/story01.htm

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