Thursday, February 21, 2013

21-Feb-2013 23:25

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Calcutta in the 1970s :: Photographer Pablo Bartholomew's pictures of Calcutta in the 70s
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21332434#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Richard Briers' life and career :: A look his long acting career on stage and screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21497174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: London Fashion Week :: Images from day four of London Fashion Week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21500261#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Could this be the first black pope? :: Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/12/exp-peter-turkson-amanpour.cnn?eref�ition

Not all colors welcome in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/10/world/meast/lebanon-racism-migrants-sting/index.html?eref�ition

Stop asking: 'Why are you still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/okasi-african-moms/index.html?eref�ition

Space between stars 'not empty at all' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/tech/innovation/science-exploration/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes founder :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/14/cnnheroes-beatty.cnn?eref�ition

Was the euro ever 'about to collapse'? :: Less than six months ago, eurozone watchers had been predicting the breakup of the 17-member bloc of nations as the euro plunged to a 25-month low against the U.S. dollar last July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/business/euro-collapse-ecb-trichet/index.html?eref�ition

Two-speed Europe emerging :: The World Economic Forum's chief economist says a two-speed Europe is emerging from the Euro crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/13/defterios-wef-chief-econ-blanke.cnn?eref�ition

Publicis CEO: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/15/business/publicis-ceo-digital-emerging-markets/index.html?eref�ition

What are odds of meteor and asteroid? :: Two rare events happening around the same time are unlikely, as Yale physics and astronomy professor Meg Urry explains mathematically.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/urry-meteor-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Lincoln talks of 'sin of slavery' :: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural address and his statements on slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/18/sot-lincoln-1865-dkg-inauguration.cnn?eref�ition

'When I was two, James Stewart sold my father' :: Transcripts of 1930s interviews with former slaves are reminders of the ugliest and most indefensible chapter of U.S. history, author Bob Greene says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/opinion/greene-slave-narrative/index.html?eref�ition

Why Tunisia's leaders must resist urge for power grab :: Avenue Bourgiba, the leafy, cafe-lined thoroughfare that abuts Tunis's ancient walled bazaar, was a solid mass of people. The ambulance carrying the body of political organizer Chokri Belaid, shot dead that morning, was scarcely able to pass.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/tunisia-political-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian official: 'We have already won' :: Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Maqdad speaks with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen about potential peace talks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/ctw-pleitgen-syria-.cnn?eref�ition

21-Feb-2013 23:25 10

Worker Liberation in Michigan :: Another state gives individuals the right not to join a union.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578157453687608428.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Shia LaBeouf replaced by Ben Foster in Orphans - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D96235

Obama jabs Republicans over tax cuts for rich - Business Recorder (blog) :: http://www.brecorder.com/world/north-america/107275-obama-jabs-republicans-over-tax-cuts-for-rich-.html

Sony Previews New PlayStation 4 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i570484102fad4e89822e12e8a51f27

Anger Over US Cardinal Voting for Pope :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i^771736c10bc3df6c518b001dc02194

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Italy Front-Runner Vows Steady Hand :: Pier Luigi Bersani, the center-left politician tipped in polls as Italy's next leader, pledged to uphold his country's economic commitments to Europe and not dismantle the current government's overhauls, if he is elected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169271671402946.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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21-Feb-2013 22:24

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Calcutta in the 1970s :: Photographer Pablo Bartholomew's pictures of Calcutta in the 70s
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21332434#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Richard Briers' life and career :: A look his long acting career on stage and screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21497174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: London Fashion Week :: Images from day four of London Fashion Week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21500261#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Could this be the first black pope? :: Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/12/exp-peter-turkson-amanpour.cnn?eref�ition

Not all colors welcome in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/10/world/meast/lebanon-racism-migrants-sting/index.html?eref�ition

Stop asking: 'Why are you still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/okasi-african-moms/index.html?eref�ition

Space between stars 'not empty at all' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/tech/innovation/science-exploration/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes founder :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/14/cnnheroes-beatty.cnn?eref�ition

Was the euro ever 'about to collapse'? :: Less than six months ago, eurozone watchers had been predicting the breakup of the 17-member bloc of nations as the euro plunged to a 25-month low against the U.S. dollar last July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/business/euro-collapse-ecb-trichet/index.html?eref�ition

Two-speed Europe emerging :: The World Economic Forum's chief economist says a two-speed Europe is emerging from the Euro crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/13/defterios-wef-chief-econ-blanke.cnn?eref�ition

Publicis CEO: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/15/business/publicis-ceo-digital-emerging-markets/index.html?eref�ition

What are odds of meteor and asteroid? :: Two rare events happening around the same time are unlikely, as Yale physics and astronomy professor Meg Urry explains mathematically.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/urry-meteor-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Lincoln talks of 'sin of slavery' :: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural address and his statements on slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/18/sot-lincoln-1865-dkg-inauguration.cnn?eref�ition

'When I was two, James Stewart sold my father' :: Transcripts of 1930s interviews with former slaves are reminders of the ugliest and most indefensible chapter of U.S. history, author Bob Greene says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/opinion/greene-slave-narrative/index.html?eref�ition

Why Tunisia's leaders must resist urge for power grab :: Avenue Bourgiba, the leafy, cafe-lined thoroughfare that abuts Tunis's ancient walled bazaar, was a solid mass of people. The ambulance carrying the body of political organizer Chokri Belaid, shot dead that morning, was scarcely able to pass.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/tunisia-political-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian official: 'We have already won' :: Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Maqdad speaks with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen about potential peace talks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/ctw-pleitgen-syria-.cnn?eref�ition

21-Feb-2013 22:24 Google

Chromebook Pixel: Google Launches New Chrome OS Laptop for $1300 - ABC News :: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/chromebook-pixel-google-launches-chrome-os-laptop-1300/story?id%3D18559847

Google gets Glass ideas and some snark - Computerworld :: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9237023/Google_gets_Glass_ideas_and_some_snark

Google unleashes touch-based Chromebook - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/02/21/apple-google-microsoft-chromebook-pixel/1936285/

Google Looks to Make Its Computer Glasses Stylish :: As Google and other companies begin to build wearable technology devices, an industry not known for its fashion sense faces a new challenge.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/technology/google-looks-to-make-its-computer-glasses-stylish.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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21-Feb-2013 21:23

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Calcutta in the 1970s :: Photographer Pablo Bartholomew's pictures of Calcutta in the 70s
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21332434#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Richard Briers' life and career :: A look his long acting career on stage and screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21497174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: London Fashion Week :: Images from day four of London Fashion Week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21500261#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Could this be the first black pope? :: Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/12/exp-peter-turkson-amanpour.cnn?eref�ition

Not all colors welcome in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/10/world/meast/lebanon-racism-migrants-sting/index.html?eref�ition

Stop asking: 'Why are you still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/okasi-african-moms/index.html?eref�ition

Space between stars 'not empty at all' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/tech/innovation/science-exploration/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes founder :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/14/cnnheroes-beatty.cnn?eref�ition

Was the euro ever 'about to collapse'? :: Less than six months ago, eurozone watchers had been predicting the breakup of the 17-member bloc of nations as the euro plunged to a 25-month low against the U.S. dollar last July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/business/euro-collapse-ecb-trichet/index.html?eref�ition

Two-speed Europe emerging :: The World Economic Forum's chief economist says a two-speed Europe is emerging from the Euro crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/13/defterios-wef-chief-econ-blanke.cnn?eref�ition

Publicis CEO: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/15/business/publicis-ceo-digital-emerging-markets/index.html?eref�ition

What are odds of meteor and asteroid? :: Two rare events happening around the same time are unlikely, as Yale physics and astronomy professor Meg Urry explains mathematically.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/urry-meteor-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Lincoln talks of 'sin of slavery' :: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural address and his statements on slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/18/sot-lincoln-1865-dkg-inauguration.cnn?eref�ition

'When I was two, James Stewart sold my father' :: Transcripts of 1930s interviews with former slaves are reminders of the ugliest and most indefensible chapter of U.S. history, author Bob Greene says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/opinion/greene-slave-narrative/index.html?eref�ition

Why Tunisia's leaders must resist urge for power grab :: Avenue Bourgiba, the leafy, cafe-lined thoroughfare that abuts Tunis's ancient walled bazaar, was a solid mass of people. The ambulance carrying the body of political organizer Chokri Belaid, shot dead that morning, was scarcely able to pass.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/tunisia-political-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian official: 'We have already won' :: Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Maqdad speaks with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen about potential peace talks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/ctw-pleitgen-syria-.cnn?eref�ition

21-Feb-2013 21:23 10

Worker Liberation in Michigan :: Another state gives individuals the right not to join a union.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578157453687608428.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578172912726034752.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578115031699278010.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324339204578171320383106476.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578171563047837912.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171653501931248.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578161204263495688.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323401904578159490706917284.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The 10 most shocking facts of Oscar Pistorius' murder case - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/usatoday/article/1935791%26usatref%3Dsportsmod?odyssey%3Dmod%257Cnewswell%257Ctext%257CSports%257Cp

The Google Glass patent (pictures) - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/2300-11386_3-10015838.html

Sony Previews New PlayStation 4 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i570484102fad4e89822e12e8a51f27

Anger Over US Cardinal Voting for Pope :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i^771736c10bc3df6c518b001dc02194

They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204712904578092951334042918.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578116843265852654.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171551137193218.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114882615634490.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578149304027759438.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Border 
Control: How a Fear of Foreigners Is Gripping Europe When Its Economy Needs Them Most :: Fear of foreigners is gripping Europe just when its economy needs them most
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2107418,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Firms Flock to Newly Opened Myanmar :: From global multinationals to one-man entrepreneurs, businesses are abuzz over what may be one of the world's last great—but hardly stable—business frontiers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050773460553586.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

23 Rules of the Office Holiday Party :: As we dive straight into the office holiday party season, Jason Gay offers the only advice you need to survive an epic night of company cheer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169442404457384.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Italy Front-Runner Vows Steady Hand :: Pier Luigi Bersani, the center-left politician tipped in polls as Italy's next leader, pledged to uphold his country's economic commitments to Europe and not dismantle the current government's overhauls, if he is elected.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578169271671402946.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Just Say Om :: Scientists study it. Doctors recommend it. Millions of Americans--many of whom don't even own crystals--practice it every day. Why? Because meditation works
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1005349,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Lenore Skenazy: Helicopter Parents, Meet Helicopter Pet-Owning :: You can't be too careful. Avoid dog parks—they're like poorly supervised playdates.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144870641691746.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Defending Home, From Afar :: Two new accounts of Polish suffering and heroism during World War II. Daniel Ford reviews Halik Kochanski's "The Eagle Unbowed" and Matthew Brzezinski's "Isaac's Army."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578129220634214466.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


10

21-Feb-2013 20:22

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Calcutta in the 1970s :: Photographer Pablo Bartholomew's pictures of Calcutta in the 70s
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21332434#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Richard Briers' life and career :: A look his long acting career on stage and screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21497174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: London Fashion Week :: Images from day four of London Fashion Week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21500261#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Could this be the first black pope? :: Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/12/exp-peter-turkson-amanpour.cnn?eref�ition

Not all colors welcome in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/10/world/meast/lebanon-racism-migrants-sting/index.html?eref�ition

Stop asking: 'Why are you still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/okasi-african-moms/index.html?eref�ition

Space between stars 'not empty at all' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/tech/innovation/science-exploration/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes founder :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/14/cnnheroes-beatty.cnn?eref�ition

Was the euro ever 'about to collapse'? :: Less than six months ago, eurozone watchers had been predicting the breakup of the 17-member bloc of nations as the euro plunged to a 25-month low against the U.S. dollar last July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/business/euro-collapse-ecb-trichet/index.html?eref�ition

Two-speed Europe emerging :: The World Economic Forum's chief economist says a two-speed Europe is emerging from the Euro crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/13/defterios-wef-chief-econ-blanke.cnn?eref�ition

Publicis CEO: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/15/business/publicis-ceo-digital-emerging-markets/index.html?eref�ition

What are odds of meteor and asteroid? :: Two rare events happening around the same time are unlikely, as Yale physics and astronomy professor Meg Urry explains mathematically.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/urry-meteor-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Lincoln talks of 'sin of slavery' :: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural address and his statements on slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/18/sot-lincoln-1865-dkg-inauguration.cnn?eref�ition

'When I was two, James Stewart sold my father' :: Transcripts of 1930s interviews with former slaves are reminders of the ugliest and most indefensible chapter of U.S. history, author Bob Greene says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/opinion/greene-slave-narrative/index.html?eref�ition

Why Tunisia's leaders must resist urge for power grab :: Avenue Bourgiba, the leafy, cafe-lined thoroughfare that abuts Tunis's ancient walled bazaar, was a solid mass of people. The ambulance carrying the body of political organizer Chokri Belaid, shot dead that morning, was scarcely able to pass.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/tunisia-political-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian official: 'We have already won' :: Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Maqdad speaks with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen about potential peace talks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/ctw-pleitgen-syria-.cnn?eref�ition

21-Feb-2013 20:22 U.S.

HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171650887467568.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Wal-Mart eases investors fears, U.S. shoppers feel pain :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Zc7c_WArqJc/us-walmart-results-idUSBRE91K0HZ20130221

Major snowstorm lashes U.S. Great Plains, heads east :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CsKVRNzQV5U/us-usa-snowstorm-idUSBRE91K03820130221

"Keep your so-called workers," U.S. boss tells France :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/z4P-RQkWovA/us-france-workers-idUSBRE91J0OF20130221

REFILE-Israel awards U.S. firm first licence to drill for oil on Golan :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/3eBx9bUaJ6U/israel-oil-golan-idUSL6N0BL26X20130221

Children in U.S. Are Eating Fewer Calories, Study Finds :: Health experts said the findings offered an encouraging sign that the obesity epidemic might be easing, but cautioned that the magnitude of the decline was small.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/us/children-in-us-are-eating-fewer-calories-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


U.S.

21-Feb-2013 19:21

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Calcutta in the 1970s :: Photographer Pablo Bartholomew's pictures of Calcutta in the 70s
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21332434#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Richard Briers' life and career :: A look his long acting career on stage and screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21497174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: London Fashion Week :: Images from day four of London Fashion Week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21500261#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Could this be the first black pope? :: Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/12/exp-peter-turkson-amanpour.cnn?eref�ition

Not all colors welcome in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/10/world/meast/lebanon-racism-migrants-sting/index.html?eref�ition

Stop asking: 'Why are you still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/okasi-african-moms/index.html?eref�ition

Space between stars 'not empty at all' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/tech/innovation/science-exploration/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes founder :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/14/cnnheroes-beatty.cnn?eref�ition

Was the euro ever 'about to collapse'? :: Less than six months ago, eurozone watchers had been predicting the breakup of the 17-member bloc of nations as the euro plunged to a 25-month low against the U.S. dollar last July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/business/euro-collapse-ecb-trichet/index.html?eref�ition

Two-speed Europe emerging :: The World Economic Forum's chief economist says a two-speed Europe is emerging from the Euro crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/13/defterios-wef-chief-econ-blanke.cnn?eref�ition

Publicis CEO: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/15/business/publicis-ceo-digital-emerging-markets/index.html?eref�ition

What are odds of meteor and asteroid? :: Two rare events happening around the same time are unlikely, as Yale physics and astronomy professor Meg Urry explains mathematically.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/urry-meteor-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Lincoln talks of 'sin of slavery' :: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural address and his statements on slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/18/sot-lincoln-1865-dkg-inauguration.cnn?eref�ition

'When I was two, James Stewart sold my father' :: Transcripts of 1930s interviews with former slaves are reminders of the ugliest and most indefensible chapter of U.S. history, author Bob Greene says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/opinion/greene-slave-narrative/index.html?eref�ition

Why Tunisia's leaders must resist urge for power grab :: Avenue Bourgiba, the leafy, cafe-lined thoroughfare that abuts Tunis's ancient walled bazaar, was a solid mass of people. The ambulance carrying the body of political organizer Chokri Belaid, shot dead that morning, was scarcely able to pass.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/tunisia-political-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian official: 'We have already won' :: Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Maqdad speaks with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen about potential peace talks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/ctw-pleitgen-syria-.cnn?eref�ition

21-Feb-2013 19:21 French

FRANCE - CAMEROON - NIGERIA: French family of seven kidnapped near Cameroon-Nigeria border :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20130219-french-family-seven-kidnapped-near-cameroon-nigeria-border

Nigerian troops surround French family's kidnappers: source :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HUrgpHdK8ec/us-cameroon-kidnapping-france-idUSBRE91J0I020130221

Chasm opening between weak French and strong German economies :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/tN4__qvHoyk/us-pmi-services-eurozone-idUSBRE91K0DU20130221

FRANCE: Second French jobless man sets himself on fire after losing unemployment benefits :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130215-second-french-jobless-man-sets-himself-fire-after-losing-unemployment-benefits


French

21-Feb-2013 18:20

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21471297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/business/pistorius-nike/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Calcutta in the 1970s :: Photographer Pablo Bartholomew's pictures of Calcutta in the 70s
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21332434#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/18/pkg-ecosolutions-stevens-macau-motorcycles.cnn?eref�ition

Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/us/climate-change-rally/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Richard Briers' life and career :: A look his long acting career on stage and screen
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21497174#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: London Fashion Week :: Images from day four of London Fashion Week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21500261#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

Could this be the first black pope? :: Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/12/exp-peter-turkson-amanpour.cnn?eref�ition

Not all colors welcome in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/10/world/meast/lebanon-racism-migrants-sting/index.html?eref�ition

Stop asking: 'Why are you still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/okasi-african-moms/index.html?eref�ition

Space between stars 'not empty at all' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/tech/innovation/science-exploration/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes founder :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/14/cnnheroes-beatty.cnn?eref�ition

Was the euro ever 'about to collapse'? :: Less than six months ago, eurozone watchers had been predicting the breakup of the 17-member bloc of nations as the euro plunged to a 25-month low against the U.S. dollar last July.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/12/business/euro-collapse-ecb-trichet/index.html?eref�ition

Two-speed Europe emerging :: The World Economic Forum's chief economist says a two-speed Europe is emerging from the Euro crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/13/defterios-wef-chief-econ-blanke.cnn?eref�ition

Publicis CEO: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/15/business/publicis-ceo-digital-emerging-markets/index.html?eref�ition

What are odds of meteor and asteroid? :: Two rare events happening around the same time are unlikely, as Yale physics and astronomy professor Meg Urry explains mathematically.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/16/opinion/urry-meteor-asteroid/index.html?eref�ition

Lincoln talks of 'sin of slavery' :: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on Abraham Lincoln's 1865 inaugural address and his statements on slavery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2013/01/18/sot-lincoln-1865-dkg-inauguration.cnn?eref�ition

'When I was two, James Stewart sold my father' :: Transcripts of 1930s interviews with former slaves are reminders of the ugliest and most indefensible chapter of U.S. history, author Bob Greene says.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/opinion/greene-slave-narrative/index.html?eref�ition

Why Tunisia's leaders must resist urge for power grab :: Avenue Bourgiba, the leafy, cafe-lined thoroughfare that abuts Tunis's ancient walled bazaar, was a solid mass of people. The ambulance carrying the body of political organizer Chokri Belaid, shot dead that morning, was scarcely able to pass.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/tunisia-political-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian official: 'We have already won' :: Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Maqdad speaks with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen about potential peace talks.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/ctw-pleitgen-syria-.cnn?eref�ition