Tuesday, October 22, 2013

22-Oct-2013 14:41

How the web spreads anti-semitism :: Daniel Goldhagen says technology now allows prejudice to reach the ends of the earth, and anti-semitiism is on the rise even in nations with very few Jews. Websites, servers and social networks must clamp down on hate speech
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/opinion/goldhagen-anti-semitism-internet/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 12-18 October 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24578644#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A new phone concept? :: What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/19/tech/innovation/phonebloks-the-smartphone-for-life/index.html?eref�ition

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/10/intl-vo-china-wingsuit-flyer-death.cctv.html?eref�ition

China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/china-nasa-row/index.html?eref�ition

Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/13/business/china-fake-headphones-dr-dre-beats/index.html?eref�ition

'Stranded' footballer can leave Qatar :: After two years of legal wrangling, hunger strike threats and suicidal thoughts, a French footballer can finally leave the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/18/sport/football/qatar-world-cup-workers-trapped/index.html?eref�ition

For JPMorgan, ending criminal probe proves impossible for now :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FKgtIY5t8lQ/story01.htm

Chiefs unbeaten, Jets top Patriots after controversial call :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/RVjiDOpDBBI/story01.htm

China to restrict satellite TV stations to one foreign program :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4RrDr1s-k7I/story01.htm

Radioactive water leaks at Fukushima as operator underestimates rainfall :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ogHEzn4Nff8/story01.htm

How to survive the world's longest flight :: Climbers conquer Everest. Runners complete the marathon. And globe-trotters master the ultralonghaul flight.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/19/travel/worlds-longest-flight/index.html?eref�ition

No end in sight to San Francisco commuter rail strike :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/msJFScSkKfg/story01.htm

In pictures: Australia fires blaze :: Almost 60 wildfires in New South Wales
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24605768#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Spanking tied to later aggression among kids :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cjA2n-2kY1M/story01.htm

Fukushima workers claim mistreatment :: Workers involved in cleaning up Japan's nuclear crisis complain of low wages, and claim they are not fully briefed of the dangers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/10/21/cnni-hancocks-fukushima-workers-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

China smog emergency shuts city of 11 million people :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nJY1yKT1Oy4/story01.htm

Can microchips save the rhino? :: In a bid to end the poaching that claimed 745 of the species across Africa last year, Kenya is implanting microchips in every one of its rhinos to keep tabs on their prized horns.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/21/world/africa/kenya-rhino-microchips/index.html?eref�ition

Pakistan's women police fight criminals, militants and scorn :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/0DxD0GxMiXg/story01.htm

Latest China smog emergency shuts city of 11 million people :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/d8n_x-mNlvY/story01.htm

Pink Lady v the British apple :: It's the height of the British apple season, but are home-grown varieties in danger from vigorously marketed foreign rivals like Pink Lady and Jazz?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24578762#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey exceeds 600,000 -Turkish official :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/K_fVrmoPwqk/story01.htm

VIDEO: CCTV 'shows Westgate soldiers looting' :: Segments of CCTV footage have emerged which appear to show Kenyan security forces looting goods during last month's siege of the Westgate mall.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24609717#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Study: Israel hinders Palestinian growth :: A new World Bank study suggests the Palestinian economy would grow by about one-third if Israel eased restrictions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/21/pkg-clancy-west-bank-economy.cnn.html?eref�ition

Can light change taste of whiskey? :: The smell of grass or a bar bathed in a red glow can affect your enjoyment of whiskey. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/21/pkg-boulden-uk-neuro-whisky.cnn.html?eref�ition

Ford CEO mum on Microsoft move :: Alan Mulally has vaulted to the top of the list of potential contenders to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, but the Ford CEO demurred when asked about the speculation Monday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/21/business/hong-kong-alan-mulally-ford-microsoft/index.html?eref�ition

Kenya CCTV 'shows soldiers looting' :: Security camera footage emerges which appears to show Kenyan security forces looting goods during last month's Westgate mall siege, in which some 67 people died.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24606152#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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