Sunday, November 3, 2013

03-Nov-2013 17:28

AUDIO: 'Dogs can read each others' tails' :: Dr John Bradshaw of Bristol University who is an expert in anthrozoology, and the novelist and dog lover Jilly Cooper, discuss news that movements of a dog's tail are linked to its mood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24769022#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Views sought on countryside future :: The government launches a consultation for views on how the English countryside should look, as a controversial EU farm subsidy change is introduced.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24769777#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: First Bitcoin ATM opens in Canada :: The world's first Bitcoin ATM has opened in a coffee house in Vancouver and other tech news.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24756030#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kenya protests over brutal gang rape :: Calls of "Justice for Liz" rang out in Nairobi's streets in protest of the authorities' response to a brutal gang rape.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/31/kenya-rape-protests-arwa-damon.cnn.html?eref�ition

Africa's secret weapon? Diasporans :: How the African Diaspora can boost Africa's prosperity, dispel myths about the continent, and invest in business.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/opinion/africas-secret-weapon-diaspora/index.html?eref�ition

'Feel' objects in thin air: The future of touch technology :: Touch technology has come a long way in the last decade. Just six years ago, most phones used traditional keypads; today, almost all smartphones have a touchscreen, and the technology has spread to tablets, handheld consoles and laptops as well.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/29/tech/innovation/feel-objects-in-thin-air/index.html?eref�ition

How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/tech/innovation/hive-minds-how-swarm-robots/index.html?eref�ition

They're watching ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

Rwanda 'key' to Congo's peace :: John Prendergast and Sasha Lezhnev say that unless the Congo war's root causes are addressed in a broader peace process, violence will intensify and Rwanda could be drawn more directly into the fray.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/opinion/lezhnev-prendergast-congo-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Snowden :: A German lawmaker who met Edward Snowden in Moscow on Thursday said Friday that the National Security Agency leaker offered to testify in front of the U.S. Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/world/europe/germany-russia-nsa-snowden/index.html?eref�ition

Why euro was crucial to Europe's fortunes :: One of the masterminds behind the euro says Europe would have suffered a far worse fate if the single currency had never been created.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/31/business/maastricht-treaty-anniversary-europe-mpe/index.html?eref�ition

Portman: Science's unlikely heroine? :: Natalie Portman hopes her latest role will encourage girls into labs.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/showbiz/natalie-portman-science-unlikely-heroine/index.html?eref�ition

Is Facebook stalking you? :: Facebook could soon be stalking you. The site plans to track the movements of your mouse!
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/11/01/exp-newday-larson-facebook-stalking.cnn.html?eref�ition

Istanbul tunnel links Europe and Asia :: Turkey has opened a new underwater railway tunnel that connects Europe and Asia. CNN's John Defterios has the story.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/29/turkey-tunnel-defterios-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

GCSE overhaul in England made final :: Exams regulator Ofqual confirms it is making changes to GCSEs, in what it calls the biggest shake-up of exams in England for a generation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24759476#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Which celeb costume won Halloween? ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/halloween-celeb-costumes-post/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: A Conservative MP leads a debate on support for first-time employers.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-24774777

Biden-Clinton switch considered? :: President Barack Obama's closest advisers secretly considered replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton on the 2012 ticket, according to the New York Times.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/31/politics/obama-campaign-biden/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Wozniak on giant-sized smartwatches :: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak tells Click he is a big fan of smartwatches and says he wants a device with full smartphone capabilities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24771242#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Compassion and warmth :: Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-24773050#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zynga wins Scrabble trademark row :: Zynga's Scramble With Friends game does not infringe Mattel's Scrabble trademarks, a High Court judge rules.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24775421#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Should the baby boomers leave the stage? :: Will Self asks if the baby boomers should leave the stage
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24765974#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Move over girls: Now it's boys on bikes :: Images of men posing on a Ducati go viral one year later to the delight of fans tired of the "girl on bike" trope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/living/ducati-panigale-male-models/index.html?eref�ition

Bourdain in Tokyo :: From sedate, ancient gardens to boisterous robot cabarets -- here's the vital knowledge.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/31/travel/bourdain-tokyo-travel/index.html?eref�ition

Diwali :: Fireworks boom, bulbs flash, and flames flicker as tens of millions of people across the globe celebrate the beginning of the Festival of Lights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/world/the-lights-of-diwali/index.html?eref�ition

Pilot on danger of inflight calls :: A 777 captain explains why he's relieved U.S. regulators didn't relax the rules on inflight calls.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/31/opinion/abend-flight-regulations-electronics/index.html?eref�ition

CEOs and tech they couldn't live without :: Tech at the top: How 5 of world's leading executives streamline their productivity
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/business/gallery/tech-at-the-top-executives/index.html?eref�ition

Decapitation barely shocks Brazil :: A pregnant 14-year-old raped, a grenade tossed into a crowd by robbers during a getaway. Those are just a few of the stories tucked inside Rio de Janeiro's main newspaper, O Globo, this week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/world/americas/brazil-crime/index.html?eref�ition

Smartest ways to tour Tokyo :: From sedate, ancient gardens to boisterous robot cabarets -- here's the vital knowledge.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/31/travel/bourdain-tokyo-travel/index.html?eref�ition

Third gender legalized in Germany :: Parents of newborns in Germany now have a third option to go along with "male" or "female." Fionnuala Sweeney reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/01/germany-third-gender-option.cnn.html?eref�ition

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