Sunday, February 24, 2013

24-Feb-2013 23:36

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Iran appears to advance in construction of Arak nuclear plant - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHIzv10m19DzHRxdsGiSJ1P65LzUQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/22/us-iran-nuclear-arak-idUSBRE91L0GQ20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Cuban President Raul Castro Suggests Retirement - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFzcORV0KTUB04apZjjadJqukJTpQ&url=http://www.voanews.com/content/cuban-president-raul-castro-suggests-retirement/1608927.html

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

Slow care leads to foot amputations :: Thousands of diabetes patients end up having a foot amputation because of slow treatment, a charity warns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21550954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

24-Feb-2013 23:36 10

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

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

Found: Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent - Inquirer.net :: http://business.inquirer.net/109323/found-prehistoric-indian-ocean-mini-continent

101-year-old 'Turbaned Tornado' shines at last race - Arab News :: http://arabnews.com/offbeat/101-year-old-%25E2%2580%2598turbaned-tornado%25E2%2580%2599-shines-last-race

Jennifer Lawrence's breast reveal at the Independent Spirit Awards - Ninemsn :: http://celebrities.ninemsn.com.au/blog.aspx?blogentryid%3D1094242%26showcomments%3Dtrue

Razzies put bite on 'Twilight' as worst picture - New York Daily News :: http://india.nydailynews.com/newsarticle/4d24de7b87a6e6ffed77f890106f96fd/razzies-put-bite-on-twilight-as-worst-picture

Like humans, chimps solve puzzles for fun - Hindustan Times :: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/Europe/Like-humans-chimps-solve-puzzles-for-fun/Article1-1016906.aspx

UW Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2013; The class was ... - County 10 :: http://county10.com/2013/02/24/uw-intercollegiate-athletics-hall-of-fame-inducts-class-of-2013-the-class-was-introduced-saturday/

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

Oscar Pistorius Case: Key Elements :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i|35949442a80b4c46dde23ffa33e610

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


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24-Feb-2013 22:35

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Iran appears to advance in construction of Arak nuclear plant - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHIzv10m19DzHRxdsGiSJ1P65LzUQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/22/us-iran-nuclear-arak-idUSBRE91L0GQ20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

Slow care leads to foot amputations :: Thousands of diabetes patients end up having a foot amputation because of slow treatment, a charity warns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21550954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eruption rains fire on the sun :: Coronal rain occurs when charged plasma in the sun's atmosphere cools and is pulled back to the sun's surface.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/22/tsr-sylvester-rain-on-sun-solar.cnn?eref�ition

24-Feb-2013 21:34

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

Slow care leads to foot amputations :: Thousands of diabetes patients end up having a foot amputation because of slow treatment, a charity warns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21550954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eruption rains fire on the sun :: Coronal rain occurs when charged plasma in the sun's atmosphere cools and is pulled back to the sun's surface.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/22/tsr-sylvester-rain-on-sun-solar.cnn?eref�ition

India poised to issue bank licences to corporate players :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_a1b30-VhdQ/bank-license-india-rbi-idINDEE91L08J20130223

24-Feb-2013 21:34 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How Mexico Got Back in the Game :: Who knew our North American neighbor might one day become an economic rival to India and China?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-mexico-got-back-in-the-game.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Pompom Girl for Feminism :: Feminism 4.0? Sheryl Sandberg launches a book tour designed to make her the Betty Friedan of the digital age.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/dowd-pompom-girl-for-feminism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dire Consequences and Denial as Sequester Looms :: There are two fundamentally different perspectives on a budget solution. Only one is supported by a majority of Americans.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/blow-dire-consequences-and-denial-as-sequester-looms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Berlusconi Is Back :: With a new prime minister as well as a new pope in the offing, Italy is an opera of endless amazement.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-berlusconi-is-back.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester for Dummies :: Don't worry, Concerned Citizens. With all the gossip these days swirling around budget cuts, I'm prepared to answer all your important questions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/collins-sequester-for-dummies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Our Brains Can Teach Us :: We have the world's best model for futuristic technology inside our heads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/what-our-brains-can-teach-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Feb-2013 20:33

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

Slow care leads to foot amputations :: Thousands of diabetes patients end up having a foot amputation because of slow treatment, a charity warns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21550954#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Eruption rains fire on the sun :: Coronal rain occurs when charged plasma in the sun's atmosphere cools and is pulled back to the sun's surface.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/02/22/tsr-sylvester-rain-on-sun-solar.cnn?eref�ition

India poised to issue bank licences to corporate players :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_a1b30-VhdQ/bank-license-india-rbi-idINDEE91L08J20130223

24-Feb-2013 20:33 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How Mexico Got Back in the Game :: Who knew our North American neighbor might one day become an economic rival to India and China?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-mexico-got-back-in-the-game.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Pompom Girl for Feminism :: Feminism 4.0? Sheryl Sandberg launches a book tour designed to make her the Betty Friedan of the digital age.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/dowd-pompom-girl-for-feminism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dire Consequences and Denial as Sequester Looms :: There are two fundamentally different perspectives on a budget solution. Only one is supported by a majority of Americans.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/blow-dire-consequences-and-denial-as-sequester-looms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Berlusconi Is Back :: With a new prime minister as well as a new pope in the offing, Italy is an opera of endless amazement.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-berlusconi-is-back.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester for Dummies :: Don't worry, Concerned Citizens. With all the gossip these days swirling around budget cuts, I'm prepared to answer all your important questions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/collins-sequester-for-dummies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Our Brains Can Teach Us :: We have the world's best model for futuristic technology inside our heads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/what-our-brains-can-teach-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Feb-2013 19:32

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

9 glamorous movie-star hotels :: Hotels love to push the aura of movie-star glamor as part of their mystique, listing on their websites Hollywood royalty that have stayed in -- and sometimes trashed -- their rooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/travel/hotels-that-star-in-movies/index.html?eref�ition

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Hello Facebook friends -- I'm dead :: Death already has a surprisingly vivid presence online, with improvised memorials and outpourings of grief for loved ones on social media, and the unintentional mementos the departed leave behind in comments, photo streams and blog posts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/social-media/death-and-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Torn Banksy mural up for auction :: When a street artist paints a mural on a wall, who owns the artwork?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/street-art-auction/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympian Pistorius freed on bail :: A judge bails Oscar Pistorius, citing problems with the police investigation, but the sprinter must surrender his passport and is not allowed to return to the scene where his girlfriend died.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

24-Feb-2013 19:32 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How Mexico Got Back in the Game :: Who knew our North American neighbor might one day become an economic rival to India and China?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-mexico-got-back-in-the-game.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Pompom Girl for Feminism :: Feminism 4.0? Sheryl Sandberg launches a book tour designed to make her the Betty Friedan of the digital age.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/dowd-pompom-girl-for-feminism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dire Consequences and Denial as Sequester Looms :: There are two fundamentally different perspectives on a budget solution. Only one is supported by a majority of Americans.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/blow-dire-consequences-and-denial-as-sequester-looms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Berlusconi Is Back :: With a new prime minister as well as a new pope in the offing, Italy is an opera of endless amazement.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-berlusconi-is-back.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester for Dummies :: Don't worry, Concerned Citizens. With all the gossip these days swirling around budget cuts, I'm prepared to answer all your important questions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/collins-sequester-for-dummies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Our Brains Can Teach Us :: We have the world's best model for futuristic technology inside our heads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/what-our-brains-can-teach-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Feb-2013 18:31

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

9 glamorous movie-star hotels :: Hotels love to push the aura of movie-star glamor as part of their mystique, listing on their websites Hollywood royalty that have stayed in -- and sometimes trashed -- their rooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/travel/hotels-that-star-in-movies/index.html?eref�ition

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Hello Facebook friends -- I'm dead :: Death already has a surprisingly vivid presence online, with improvised memorials and outpourings of grief for loved ones on social media, and the unintentional mementos the departed leave behind in comments, photo streams and blog posts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/social-media/death-and-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Torn Banksy mural up for auction :: When a street artist paints a mural on a wall, who owns the artwork?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/street-art-auction/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympian Pistorius freed on bail :: A judge bails Oscar Pistorius, citing problems with the police investigation, but the sprinter must surrender his passport and is not allowed to return to the scene where his girlfriend died.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

24-Feb-2013 18:31 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How Mexico Got Back in the Game :: Who knew our North American neighbor might one day become an economic rival to India and China?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-mexico-got-back-in-the-game.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Pompom Girl for Feminism :: Feminism 4.0? Sheryl Sandberg launches a book tour designed to make her the Betty Friedan of the digital age.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/dowd-pompom-girl-for-feminism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Dire Consequences and Denial as Sequester Looms :: There are two fundamentally different perspectives on a budget solution. Only one is supported by a majority of Americans.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/blow-dire-consequences-and-denial-as-sequester-looms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Berlusconi Is Back :: With a new prime minister as well as a new pope in the offing, Italy is an opera of endless amazement.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/bruni-berlusconi-is-back.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sequester for Dummies :: Don't worry, Concerned Citizens. With all the gossip these days swirling around budget cuts, I'm prepared to answer all your important questions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/collins-sequester-for-dummies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Our Brains Can Teach Us :: We have the world's best model for futuristic technology inside our heads.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/opinion/what-our-brains-can-teach-us.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

24-Feb-2013 17:30

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

Getting teary over Les Miserables :: Oscar-nominated Les Miserables has joined the pantheon of movies that make people cry. But what things make people blub in the cinema?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21414126#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hospital food schemes 'wasted money' :: The government has wasted more than £54m on "failed" schemes to improve hospital food, a Campaign for Better Hospital Food report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21531545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21530077#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Top maths pupils 'don't keep up' :: The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21535055#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Govt had warned of bombs that killed 16 in Hyderabad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lCNlSQ0UzVQ/hyderabad-bomb-blast-dilsukh-nagar-idINDEE91L03G20130222

Day in pictures: 22 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 22 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21545411#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

9 glamorous movie-star hotels :: Hotels love to push the aura of movie-star glamor as part of their mystique, listing on their websites Hollywood royalty that have stayed in -- and sometimes trashed -- their rooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/travel/hotels-that-star-in-movies/index.html?eref�ition

Siberia permafrost thaw warning :: Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5C could see permafrost thaw over a large area of Siberia.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21549643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China acknowledges 'cancer villages' :: China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21545868#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Your weird 'sleep text' messages :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Roobarb animator dies aged 91 :: Animator of much-loved cartoons Roobarb and Henry's Cat, Bob Godfrey, has died aged 91, his family confirms.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21552718#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Egypt 'spent £1.7m on teargas' amid economic crisis - The Guardian :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHvw4dTKV7zeS6o6Yh_ZQh7pg2ngw&url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/22/egypt-17million-teargas-economic-crisis

Sleep texting :: If you have a smartphone, you may have felt the embarrassment of sending a private message to the wrong person or having autocorrect fail you at just the wrong time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/mobile/sleep-texting/index.html?eref�ition

Anti-bunga bunga poll? :: He won't claim to be the Jesus Christ of politics, or praise Barack Obama's "tan." No, the man set to win Italy's election couldn't be less like Silvio Berlusconi.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/italy-bersani-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Desert snow :: It's snow joke as desert gets a dusting
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/golf/gallery/golf-snow-wgc-matchplay-arizona/index.html?eref�ition

Hello Facebook friends -- I'm dead :: Death already has a surprisingly vivid presence online, with improvised memorials and outpourings of grief for loved ones on social media, and the unintentional mementos the departed leave behind in comments, photo streams and blog posts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/tech/social-media/death-and-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Pistorius :: A South African judge will likely decide Friday whether to release track star Oscar Pistorius following a bail hearing jolted by the revelation that the lead police investigator in the case faces attempted murder charges.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

Analysis: Italian election explained :: Little more than a year after he resigned in disgrace as prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi is campaigning to win his old job back -- for the fourth time.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/20/world/europe/italy-election-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Torn Banksy mural up for auction :: When a street artist paints a mural on a wall, who owns the artwork?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/europe/street-art-auction/index.html?eref�ition

Paralympian Pistorius freed on bail :: A judge bails Oscar Pistorius, citing problems with the police investigation, but the sprinter must surrender his passport and is not allowed to return to the scene where his girlfriend died.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/22/world/africa/south-africa-pistorius-case/index.html?eref�ition

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

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