Sunday, November 10, 2013

10-Nov-2013 19:15

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

China's Twitter challenge: Weibo :: CNN's Kristie Lu Stout examines whether China's Weibo is the next Twitter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/07/pkg-lu-stout-twitter-vs-weibo.cnn.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/06/world/asia/china-labor-camp-halloween-sos/index.html?eref�ition

Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/china-blasts/index.html?eref�ition

NHS spends £700 insuring each birth :: The NHS spends nearly £700 on clinical negligence cover for every live birth in England, a report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24856772#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

500 mile-wide storm gusts 230 mph :: Thousands of people in the Philippines are relocated as the world's strongest storm this year spins closer. Their president warns of impending "calamity."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/world/asia/philippines-typhoon-haiyan/index.html?eref�ition

Evidence does not prove Arafat poisoning: Russian report - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGzucKf7GrKB8-icLxK1Ey_27_dKQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/08/us-palestinians-arafat-russians-idUSBRE9A70EK20131108

Storm photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/asia/gallery/typhoon-haiyan/index.html?eref�ition

'Why I fought Google over orgy images' :: Mosley explains why his case was worth the attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/08/opinion/google-mosley-privacy-oped/index.html?eref�ition

Yes, airline seats are smaller :: You're not imagining it, airline seats are getting smaller.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/travel/feeling-cramped-battle-airline-seat/index.html?eref�ition

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

In pictures: Typhoon Haiyan :: World's strongest storm hits Philippines
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24862789#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AUDIO: Turner Prize move good - Tate boss :: Tate Britain Director Penelope Curtis tells BBC School Report the Turner Prize's move to Londonderry can boost the arts in regional cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/24866711

VIDEO: Old maps become 3D virtual worlds :: Marc Cieslak reports on the British Library challenge to video game design students to create worlds from maps in their collection.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24865099#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Major Bitcoin theft from website :: A man in Australia claims Bitcoins worth £650,000 have been stolen from him.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24871444#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 2-8 November 2013 :: News photos from around the world: 2-8 Nov
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/24848978#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The Loop: Compassion and warmth :: You, the reader, respond to what you've read this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-24869977#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Kenyan rhinos get anti-poaching tags :: The Kenyan Wildlife Service has begun the process of micro-chipping rhinos to combating poaching.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24869589#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

JFK and the rise of conspiracy theories :: Will Self on JFK's death and the rise of conspiracy theories
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24852939#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Academies rapped over standards :: The Department for Education warns 17 academies over the standards of education they are providing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24868614#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nigeria win Under-17 World Cup :: Nigeria win a record fourth Under-17 World Cup with a 3-0 win over defending champions Mexico in Abu Dhabi.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24874527

VIDEO: Using baby foot size to save lives :: A new project in Tanzania is using photographs of baby's feet to help save lives.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24875474#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Homeless man naps in presidential suite :: Jeffery Watson napped in the comfort of a $2,500 presidential suite at Pittsburgh's stately Omni William Penn Hotel, which has hosted movie stars, leaders of industry, and every U.S. president from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/08/us/pennsylvania-homeless-man-hotel/index.html?eref�ition

Toronto mayor 'may seek treatment' :: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, under pressure to quit after admitting he smoked crack cocaine and had a drink problem, could enter rehab, his lawyer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24871105#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What I learned from Twitter's leaders :: Anil Dash says the strengths and stories of the individuals at Twitter that built the company to its IPO success are instructive for any company
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/08/opinion/dash-learn-from-twitter/index.html?eref�ition

'Suicide attack' at Mogadishu hotel :: At least six people have been killed and 15 injured after a suspected suicide attack at a hotel in Somalia's capital, the interior minister tells the BBC.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24873912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Zombies take to the streets :: Hundreds of zombies took over the streets of suburban Atlanta to benefit a local organization.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/10/24/zombie-walk.cnn.html?eref�ition

Orcas in captivity :: Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of "Blackfish," talks about why she made the movie.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/10/24/blackfish-cowperthwaite-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Bionic bicep offers strength of Hercules :: In the past, if you wanted to be able to be able to lift more weight you would have to spend months bulking up at the gym. Now, with a new invention from a group of engineering students at the University of Pennsylvania, you can just strap on an external bicep and you are ready to go.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/tech/innovation/bionic-bicep-gives-you-strength/index.html?eref�ition

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