Sunday, March 17, 2013

17-Mar-2013 23:52

Rail project finds 'Black Death' pit :: Excavations for the Crossrail project in London reveal 13 bodies in a burial ground believed to date from the early days of the Black Death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21784141#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: HMS Belfast at 75 :: HMS Belfast celebrates its 75th anniversary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21683685#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They have ways of making you spend :: Money is tight so shops are being forced to come up with ingenious new ways to get people spending.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net's 'bad neighbourhoods' mapped :: Half of all spam and scam emails come from 20 of the world's 42,000 internet service providers (ISPs), finds a survey that locates the net's 'bad neighbourhoods'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798829#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justgiving donations site crashes :: A donations website people can use to raise cash for Comic Relief has been hit as Red Nose Day gets under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

EU delays action on pesticides ban :: EU nations are unable to reach agreement on European Commission proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21793365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crowd-sourcing comets :: Crowd-sourcing comets - just as early astronomers did
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21802843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Device keeps liver "alive" outside body in medical first :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hRvMKr9MNbg/us-liver-device-transplant-idUSBRE92E0SI20130315

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

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Chavez body reaches Caracas museum :: Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21807986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two die trying to save boy in U.S. river :: Helpless. Hopeless.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/south-dakota-river-search/index.html?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition

17-Mar-2013 23:52 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.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_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Pope wades into crowds, surprising onlookers - Seattle Post Intelligencer :: http://www.seattlepi.com/news/world/article/Pope-wades-into-crowds-surprising-onlookers-4361075.php

GOP to spend $10 million on outreach to ethnic groups - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/17/gop-cpac-hispanic/1994549/

Republicans to spend millions to reach minorities - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/17/rnc-to-spend-10-million-to-reach-minorities/

Man, Boy Die as Race Car Loses Control :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iGede6b2930affcf95454d101343fe6c

Who won Israel's coalition talks? - Haaretz :: http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/who-won-israel-s-coalition-talks.premium-1.510063

Sir David Attenborough should check his facts on polar bears - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/globalwarming/9934109/Sir-David-Attenborough-should-check-his-facts-on-polar-bears.html

Lawyer's Body Washes up on Beach :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i07a16b887e861032a3bc81b812ddac9

Galaxies began birthing stars soon after Big Bang - Tehran Times :: http://tehrantimes.com/science/106514-galaxies-began-birthing-stars-soon-after-big-bang-

Steubenville Rape Trial: Judge Says Verdict Coming :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�a52f0249b7ed428b219abf51c100d0

Say Goodbye to 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE: Thief arrested after taking stolen laptop to after-sales :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130310-thief-arrested-after-taking-stolen-laptop-after-sales

NIGERIA - FRANCE - MALI: Nigerian Islamists claim foreign hostages dead amid concern for French Sahel captives :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20130310-nigerian-islamists-claim-foreign-hostages-dead-amid-concern-french-sahel-captives

FRANCE: Anti-nuclear campaigners form human chain in Paris :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130310-anti-nuclear-campaigners-form-human-chain-paris

Ethanol's Days of Promise and Prosperity Are Fading :: Five years ago, rural America was giddy for ethanol. But nearly 10 percent of the nation's ethanol plants have stopped production over the past year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/us/17ethanol.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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


10

17-Mar-2013 22:52

Rail project finds 'Black Death' pit :: Excavations for the Crossrail project in London reveal 13 bodies in a burial ground believed to date from the early days of the Black Death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21784141#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: HMS Belfast at 75 :: HMS Belfast celebrates its 75th anniversary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21683685#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They have ways of making you spend :: Money is tight so shops are being forced to come up with ingenious new ways to get people spending.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net's 'bad neighbourhoods' mapped :: Half of all spam and scam emails come from 20 of the world's 42,000 internet service providers (ISPs), finds a survey that locates the net's 'bad neighbourhoods'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798829#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justgiving donations site crashes :: A donations website people can use to raise cash for Comic Relief has been hit as Red Nose Day gets under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

EU delays action on pesticides ban :: EU nations are unable to reach agreement on European Commission proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21793365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crowd-sourcing comets :: Crowd-sourcing comets - just as early astronomers did
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21802843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Device keeps liver "alive" outside body in medical first :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hRvMKr9MNbg/us-liver-device-transplant-idUSBRE92E0SI20130315

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

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Chavez body reaches Caracas museum :: Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21807986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two die trying to save boy in U.S. river :: Helpless. Hopeless.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/south-dakota-river-search/index.html?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition

17-Mar-2013 22:52 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Smart Drones :: Coming soon: weapons that have minds of their own.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/opinion/sunday/keller-smart-drones.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: It's Lose-Lose vs. Win-Win-Win-Win-Win :: A carbon tax would be a better budget solution than the foolish sequester.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/opinion/sunday/friedman-its-lose-lose-vs-win-win-win-win-win.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: What the Church Needs Now :: Renewal from below depends on moral credibility at the top.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/opinion/sunday/douthat-what-the-church-needs-now.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: A Real Carbon Solution :: A lot is riding on the Texas Clean Energy Project. Its technology could be a climate-saver.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/opinion/nocera-texas-might-be-on-to-something.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Dread That Is Ted :: After Senator Ted Cruz gave an extensive lecture to Senator Dianne Feinstein this week, I think we have a candidate for the senator who could patronize a doorknob.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/opinion/collins-the-dread-that-is-ted.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: The Dying of the Monarch Butterflies :: Butterfly colonies are shrinking in the forests of Mexico.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/opinion/the-dying-of-the-monarch-butterflies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

17-Mar-2013 21:50

Rail project finds 'Black Death' pit :: Excavations for the Crossrail project in London reveal 13 bodies in a burial ground believed to date from the early days of the Black Death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21784141#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: HMS Belfast at 75 :: HMS Belfast celebrates its 75th anniversary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21683685#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They have ways of making you spend :: Money is tight so shops are being forced to come up with ingenious new ways to get people spending.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net's 'bad neighbourhoods' mapped :: Half of all spam and scam emails come from 20 of the world's 42,000 internet service providers (ISPs), finds a survey that locates the net's 'bad neighbourhoods'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798829#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justgiving donations site crashes :: A donations website people can use to raise cash for Comic Relief has been hit as Red Nose Day gets under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

EU delays action on pesticides ban :: EU nations are unable to reach agreement on European Commission proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21793365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crowd-sourcing comets :: Crowd-sourcing comets - just as early astronomers did
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21802843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Device keeps liver "alive" outside body in medical first :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hRvMKr9MNbg/us-liver-device-transplant-idUSBRE92E0SI20130315

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

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Chavez body reaches Caracas museum :: Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21807986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two die trying to save boy in U.S. river :: Helpless. Hopeless.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/south-dakota-river-search/index.html?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition

17-Mar-2013 20:50

Rail project finds 'Black Death' pit :: Excavations for the Crossrail project in London reveal 13 bodies in a burial ground believed to date from the early days of the Black Death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21784141#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: HMS Belfast at 75 :: HMS Belfast celebrates its 75th anniversary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21683685#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They have ways of making you spend :: Money is tight so shops are being forced to come up with ingenious new ways to get people spending.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net's 'bad neighbourhoods' mapped :: Half of all spam and scam emails come from 20 of the world's 42,000 internet service providers (ISPs), finds a survey that locates the net's 'bad neighbourhoods'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798829#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justgiving donations site crashes :: A donations website people can use to raise cash for Comic Relief has been hit as Red Nose Day gets under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

EU delays action on pesticides ban :: EU nations are unable to reach agreement on European Commission proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21793365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crowd-sourcing comets :: Crowd-sourcing comets - just as early astronomers did
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21802843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Device keeps liver "alive" outside body in medical first :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hRvMKr9MNbg/us-liver-device-transplant-idUSBRE92E0SI20130315

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

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Chavez body reaches Caracas museum :: Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21807986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two die trying to save boy in U.S. river :: Helpless. Hopeless.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/south-dakota-river-search/index.html?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition

17-Mar-2013 20:50 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.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_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Reince Priebus: RNC Planning $10 Million Minority Outreach, Fewer 2016 ... - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/17/reince-priebus-rnc_n_2896942.html?utm_hp_ref%3Dpolitics

Man, Boy Die as Race Car Loses Control :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iGede6b2930affcf95454d101343fe6c

Vicky Pryce Moved To 'Pleasant' Open Jail - Sky News :: http://news.sky.com/story/1065945/vicky-pryce-moved-to-pleasant-open-jail

Lawyer's Body Washes up on Beach :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i07a16b887e861032a3bc81b812ddac9

Galaxies began birthing stars soon after Big Bang - Tehran Times :: http://tehrantimes.com/science/106514-galaxies-began-birthing-stars-soon-after-big-bang-

Steubenville Rape Trial: Judge Says Verdict Coming :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�a52f0249b7ed428b219abf51c100d0

Say Goodbye to 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE: Thief arrested after taking stolen laptop to after-sales :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130310-thief-arrested-after-taking-stolen-laptop-after-sales

NIGERIA - FRANCE - MALI: Nigerian Islamists claim foreign hostages dead amid concern for French Sahel captives :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20130310-nigerian-islamists-claim-foreign-hostages-dead-amid-concern-french-sahel-captives

FRANCE: Anti-nuclear campaigners form human chain in Paris :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130310-anti-nuclear-campaigners-form-human-chain-paris

Ethanol's Days of Promise and Prosperity Are Fading :: Five years ago, rural America was giddy for ethanol. But nearly 10 percent of the nation's ethanol plants have stopped production over the past year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/us/17ethanol.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

Buffett collects $100000 salary at Berkshire, unchanged for 3 decades - Pioneer Press :: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_22799196/buffett-collects-100-000-salary-at-berkshire-unchanged

Trove of Irish Historical Artifacts in County Mayo :: An Irish historian planned to spend six weeks organizing Jackie Clarke's collection of more than 100,000 items documenting Ireland's struggle to free itself of English rule, but eight years later, she's still at it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/arts/trove-of-irish-historical-artifacts-in-county-mayo.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


10

17-Mar-2013 19:50

Rail project finds 'Black Death' pit :: Excavations for the Crossrail project in London reveal 13 bodies in a burial ground believed to date from the early days of the Black Death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21784141#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: HMS Belfast at 75 :: HMS Belfast celebrates its 75th anniversary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21683685#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They have ways of making you spend :: Money is tight so shops are being forced to come up with ingenious new ways to get people spending.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net's 'bad neighbourhoods' mapped :: Half of all spam and scam emails come from 20 of the world's 42,000 internet service providers (ISPs), finds a survey that locates the net's 'bad neighbourhoods'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798829#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justgiving donations site crashes :: A donations website people can use to raise cash for Comic Relief has been hit as Red Nose Day gets under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

EU delays action on pesticides ban :: EU nations are unable to reach agreement on European Commission proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21793365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crowd-sourcing comets :: Crowd-sourcing comets - just as early astronomers did
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21802843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Device keeps liver "alive" outside body in medical first :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hRvMKr9MNbg/us-liver-device-transplant-idUSBRE92E0SI20130315

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

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Chavez body reaches Caracas museum :: Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21807986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two die trying to save boy in U.S. river :: Helpless. Hopeless.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/south-dakota-river-search/index.html?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition

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Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.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_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

RNC to spend $10 million to reach minorities - Fox News :: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/17/rnc-to-spend-10-million-to-reach-minorities/

Katie Price accuses ex of stealing her phone - TV3.ie :: http://www.tv3.ie/entertainment_article.php?locID%3D1.803.810%26article%3D98330

Man, Boy Die as Race Car Loses Control :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iGede6b2930affcf95454d101343fe6c

Galaxies began birthing stars soon after Big Bang - Tehran Times :: http://tehrantimes.com/science/106514-galaxies-began-birthing-stars-soon-after-big-bang-

Selena Gomez isn't looking for a boyfriend following Bieber split - CTV News :: http://www.ctvnews.ca/entertainment/selena-gomez-isn-t-looking-for-a-boyfriend-following-bieber-split-1.1199103

Steubenville Rape Trial: Judge Says Verdict Coming :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�a52f0249b7ed428b219abf51c100d0

Say Goodbye to 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

FRANCE: Thief arrested after taking stolen laptop to after-sales :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20130310-thief-arrested-after-taking-stolen-laptop-after-sales

NIGERIA - FRANCE - MALI: Nigerian Islamists claim foreign hostages dead amid concern for French Sahel captives :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20130310-nigerian-islamists-claim-foreign-hostages-dead-amid-concern-french-sahel-captives

FRANCE: Anti-nuclear campaigners form human chain in Paris :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20130310-anti-nuclear-campaigners-form-human-chain-paris

Ethanol's Days of Promise and Prosperity Are Fading :: Five years ago, rural America was giddy for ethanol. But nearly 10 percent of the nation's ethanol plants have stopped production over the past year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/us/17ethanol.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

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

Buffett collects $100000 salary at Berkshire, unchanged for 3 decades - Pioneer Press :: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_22799196/buffett-collects-100-000-salary-at-berkshire-unchanged

Trove of Irish Historical Artifacts in County Mayo :: An Irish historian planned to spend six weeks organizing Jackie Clarke's collection of more than 100,000 items documenting Ireland's struggle to free itself of English rule, but eight years later, she's still at it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/arts/trove-of-irish-historical-artifacts-in-county-mayo.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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17-Mar-2013 18:49

Rail project finds 'Black Death' pit :: Excavations for the Crossrail project in London reveal 13 bodies in a burial ground believed to date from the early days of the Black Death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21784141#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: HMS Belfast at 75 :: HMS Belfast celebrates its 75th anniversary
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21683685#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

They have ways of making you spend :: Money is tight so shops are being forced to come up with ingenious new ways to get people spending.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537359#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Net's 'bad neighbourhoods' mapped :: Half of all spam and scam emails come from 20 of the world's 42,000 internet service providers (ISPs), finds a survey that locates the net's 'bad neighbourhoods'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798829#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 15 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799357#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justgiving donations site crashes :: A donations website people can use to raise cash for Comic Relief has been hit as Red Nose Day gets under way.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21798834#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Red Nose in space :: A Comic Relief red nose is launched into space
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

EU delays action on pesticides ban :: EU nations are unable to reach agreement on European Commission proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21793365#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 9-15 March 2013 :: A selection of the best news photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21799355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Crowd-sourcing comets :: Crowd-sourcing comets - just as early astronomers did
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21802843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Device keeps liver "alive" outside body in medical first :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hRvMKr9MNbg/us-liver-device-transplant-idUSBRE92E0SI20130315

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

Philippines taps geothermal potential :: Eco Solutions looks at how the Philippines is tapping into its geothermal potential.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/25/pkg-lu-stout-philippines-tapping-the-earth.cnn?eref�ition

Chavez body reaches Caracas museum :: Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21807986#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Two die trying to save boy in U.S. river :: Helpless. Hopeless.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/south-dakota-river-search/index.html?eref�ition

Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/14/world/asia/china-new-premier/index.html?eref�ition

Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/11/opinion/lind-north-korea/index.html?eref�ition

Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-probe-coca-cola-mapping/index.html?eref�ition

Artist Ai Weiwei to release album :: Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose artwork is shown in museums around the world, is taking a different direction with his latest project -- a heavy metal album.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/china-ai-weiwei-album/index.html?eref�ition

Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/business/china-inflation/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/hong-kong-ivory/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/13/world/asia/pigs-china-river/index.html?eref�ition

World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/07/world/polar-bear-protections/index.html?eref�ition

Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/12/health/allergies-global-warming/index.html?eref�ition

Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/08/world/world-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/03/05/dnt-tagging-a-great-white-shark.wciv?eref�ition

Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/03/04/exp-erin-dennis-rodman-kim-jong-un-is-my-friend.cnn?eref�ition

Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/15/football-club-boris-becker-tennis-ronaldo.cnn?eref�ition

'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/14/make-create-innovate-pill-cam.cnn?eref�ition