Tuesday, August 20, 2013

20-Aug-2013 18:21

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

Twins 'stolen' from hospital rescued :: Police in China have rescued twin baby girls allegedly sold by a maternity doctor, bringing the number of infants recovered from the suspected trafficking ring to three, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/10/world/asia/china-baby-trafficking-twin-girls/index.html?eref�ition

HK makes $5M ivory bust :: In one of the biggest busts of its kind in Hong Kong, customs authorities this week seized more than 1,100 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard pelts. The haul, found in a container shipped from Nigeria, is valued at more than $5.3 million.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/08/world/hong-kong-ivory-tusk-seizure-august/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: The home secretary urges MPs to support an opt out of all EU police and justice measures.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-23256231

How does a polyamorous relationship between four people work? :: Imagine one house, with four people, but three couples. How does it work?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23726120#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bo Xilai to face trial this week :: The trial of Bo Xilai, a former darling of the all-powerful Communist Party, will begin Thursday, China's state-run Xinhua news agency said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial/index.html?eref�ition

Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/18/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-trial-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur Elon Musk have to be? Try more than twice as fast as the fastest commercial train in the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/tech/innovation/hyperloop-fastest-trains/index.html?eref�ition

'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/31/business/saudi-arabia-riyadh-metro-transportation-project/index.html?eref�ition

25 great skyscrapers :: China may have just topped out on its new tallest building -- the 632-meter Shanghai Tower -- but if plans underway in Changsha come to fruition, that building will hold the title until only April 2014 when the country's 838-meter Sky City is completed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/travel/25-great-skyscrapers/index.html?eref�ition

Emirates aims for high flyers :: For those that love the luxury of first class air travel but loathe the imposition of having to share it with others, Emirates thinks it has the aircraft for you.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/emirates-executive-airbus-private-jet/index.html?eref�ition

Google Street View inside A380 :: Not content with climbing Mount Fuji or scaling the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Google Street View team has once again stretched the limits of their brief, this time with a full tour inside an Emirates Airbus A380.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/05/travel/google-street-view-airbus-a380/index.html?eref�ition

Fracking: How does it work? :: Hydraulic fracturing to tap energy reserves has split public opinion and led to protests. But what is it?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/16/business/fracking-shale-gas-process-infographic/index.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

Hyperloop: Not the only novel travel plan :: With his Hyperloop plan, Elon Musk isn't the only entrepreneur proposing new ways to travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/12/travel/transportation-ideas-of-the-future/index.html?eref�ition

Can Oscar Pistorius get a fair trial? :: Judging by the ferocity with which Gerrie Nel pursued a case of "planned and premeditated" murder against Oscar Pistorius at his bail hearing, it would not be unreasonable to assume the state had a strong case. From the outset, however, the veracity of the state's case appeared to dwindle.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/06/opinion/opinion-oscar-pistorius-fair-trial/index.html?eref�ition

New insights into ball lightning :: US researchers say they have developed a more efficient way to produce a kind of ball lightning in the lab.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23712393#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Behind the scenes with Max Foster :: "What is Prince William like?" It's a question I often get asked, and in this interview I think people will, for the first time, get a real sense of his character.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/19/world/prince-william-max-foster-blog/index.html?eref�ition

Full transcript of William interview :: PRINCE WILLIAM:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/19/world/prince-william-transcript/index.html?eref�ition

What Lindsay Lohan told Oprah Winfrey :: Sunday night marked the first time we've heard from Lindsay Lohan since her most recent stint in rehab, in her eagerly awaited pow wow with Oprah Winfrey.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/19/showbiz/tv/lindsay-lohan-oprah-interview/index.html?eref�ition

Watch full William interview now :: Prince William gives his first official interview to CNN's Max Foster since his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/19/prince-william-interview-george-catherine.cnn.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 19 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news: 19 August
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23754732#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ever live in a place this tiny? :: A couple spent 24 hours living in a 325-square-foot "micro-unit'' apartment at the Museum of the City of New York.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/08/18/pkg-whittier-micro-apartment.wpix.html?eref�ition

Is this the most sustainable port city? :: Rotterdam is home to Europe's largest international port. But as countless vessels pass through the bustling shipping hub each day, the environmental toll is far from light.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/19/world/europe/can-rotterdam-become-the-sustainable/index.html?eref�ition

UK's Prince George is a rascal, says new father William :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cvXwHIP42D4/story01.htm

Walking through 'Mini-Myanmar' :: National Races Village boasts landmarks from all over Myanmar, allowing you to experience the country in just one hour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/08/19/spc-cnngo-myanmar-national-races-village.cnn.html?eref�ition

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