Thursday, October 10, 2013

10-Oct-2013 23:06

The laser light that could cut cyclist deaths :: It looks like a regular bike light, but one day a Blaze could save your life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/index.html?eref�ition

A new phone concept? :: What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/19/tech/innovation/phonebloks-the-smartphone-for-life/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Star Wars art :: The concept art from the archives of Lucasfilm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24363985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

See Bill Clinton's 'Bono' impersonation :: Bill Clinton responds to an impersonation by Bono with one of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pmt-bill-clinton-bono-impersonation.cnn.html?eref�ition

China hit with flood waters :: Torrential rains trigger severe flooding in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/09/26/vo-china-typhoon-usagi-flooding.cctv.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Egypt clashes :: Scores of people killed in clashes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24438315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Washington still deadlocked on shutdown and debt ceiling :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CBIHk9tX3gc/story01.htm

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

World Bank gives South Asia a 'wake-up call' to reform for growth :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-5pdn0l0ZOQ/story01.htm

Obama picks Yellen for top Fed job, urges quick Senate approval :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aEkLld589JU/story01.htm

How the UK's world football map has changed :: How the UK's world football map has changed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24464020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The UK housing market - in graphics :: Six charts to explain history of house prices
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24387237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is altruism self-interest in disguise? :: Is altruism simply self-interest in disguise? And can a mathematical equation hope to answer the question?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24457645#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama, Congress search for way out as pressure rises in fiscal stalemate :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Avafl2lb4m0/story01.htm

'Elmo' sent to jail as Times Square characters raise concerns :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BnSvjpN5HgA/story01.htm

Physician emerges as seller of Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery notes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/702oKzdS8Mw/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'Smart sensors' help plan daily routine :: The research division of chipmaker Intel is trialling cheap, internet-connected sensors which will provide pollution 'heat maps'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24469889#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama's Fed pick Yellen puts focus on jobs, stability :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/e3GxPcWfPWs/story01.htm

Ministry row latest blow to defence modernisation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/i3r8rp3f7b4/story01.htm

NHS 'must seek saving ideas abroad' :: The NHS in England has to look to India and Mexico for saving ideas - or face a large funding shortfall, its regulator says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24464934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Timberlake celebrates return to music with 2nd No. 1 album this year :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BukjIbWtcHw/story01.htm

The hunt for a long-lost John Wayne film :: The Oregon Trail, a 1936 film starring John Wayne, is missing. Fans and historians are trying to find it.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24407455#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10-Oct-2013 23:06 10

Want to Meet Influential New Yorkers? Invite Them to Dinner :: Jonathan Levy has hosted a twice-monthly dinner, in which he gathers a dozen or so influential strangers to cook together and mingle. And it seems to be working.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/fashion/want-to-meet-influential-new-yorkers-invite-them-to-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Skin Deep: Braids Woven to Each Personality :: After years in the spotlight, braids are now sprouting increasingly creative variations among all walks of life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/fashion/Braids-Have-Become-a-Trendy-Way-to-Show-Some-Creativity-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tool Kit: Going Contract-Free: Finding a Phone and Plan That Fit :: No-contract cellphone plans are on the rise, with plenty of options available. Making the best choice means doing your research before making any move.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/going-contract-free-finding-a-phone-and-plan-that-fit.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

State of the Art: Silver Screen and LEDs Join at Last :: A test run looks at seven LED projectors costing $1,000 or less, some that could fit in a pocket and some with bigger ambitions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/marrying-led-projectors-and-the-silver-screen.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | Fixes: Turning Education Upside Down :: "Flipped schools," where students watch video lessons at home and do "homework" in class, are showing early promise in improving learning.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/turning-education-upside-down/?partner=rss&emc=rss

By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer Than Hottest in Past, Scientists Say :: A new paper based on top climate models says that by about 2047, average temperatures across the globe will be higher than any highs recorded previously, with tropics hit earlier.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/science/earth/by-2047-coldest-years-will-be-warmer-than-hottest-in-past.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Andy Pafko, Who Watched Thomson's Shot, Dies at 92 :: Pafko, whose career spanned 17 seasons, was playing left field for Brooklyn in the Polo Grounds in 1951 when Bobby Thomson's ninth-inning home run lifted the New York Giants to the National League pennant.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/sports/baseball/andy-pafko-all-star-outfielder-who-stood-helpless-as-the-dodgers-lost-the-pennant-dies-at-92.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

App Smart: Cheat Sheets for Your Walk in the Woods :: An array of smartphone apps help users identify trees, flowers, birds, animals and rocks, whether along nature trails or in their own backyards.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/cheat-sheets-for-your-walk-in-the-woods.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Without Test Tubes, 3 Win Nobel in Chemistry :: Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel were recognized for computer simulations that enable closer study of complex reactions like photosynthesis and the design of new drugs.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/science/three-researchers-win-nobel-prize-in-chemistry.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator: Anger Can Be Power :: Many Republican voters are convinced that their political opponents are trying to destroy their way of life.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/08/anger-can-be-power/?partner=rss&emc=rss

With New Abortion Restrictions, Ohio Walks a Narrow Legal Line :: Ohio has become a laboratory for a political strategy designed to discourage women from getting abortions and hamper clinic operations, without flagrantly violating Supreme Court precedent.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/us/with-new-abortion-restrictions-ohio-walks-fine-line.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells :: Up to a third of obese adults show no signs of health problems like high cholesterol, hypertension or impending diabetes. New research suggests their fat cells may be one reason.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/the-healthy-obese-and-their-healthy-fat-cells/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Robert Redford Goes to Sea in 'All Is Lost' :: Robert Redford, who battles the elements in a lonely voyage in J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," finds solace in poetry, nature and a lack of vanity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/movies/robert-redford-goes-to-sea-in-all-is-lost.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: U.S. Fringe Festival :: What if Ted Cruz & Co. were to succeed in the shutdown showdown?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/opinion/friedman-us-fringe-festival.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

25 Years Later, Cops Reopen Missing Child Case :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008862/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ccalifornia0Ecops0Ereopen0Emissing0Echild0Ecase0E250Eyears0Elater0C/story01.htm

Casey Kasem's Children Fight Step-Mom to See Their Father :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008863/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ccasey0Ekasems0Echildren0Efight0Estep0Emom0Eto0Esee0Etheir0Efather0C/story01.htm

Tired of Brushing? New Toothbrush Claims to Clean Teeth in 6 Seconds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008860/sc/18/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C10A0C0A20Ctired0Eof0Ebrushing0Enew0Etoothbrush0Eclaims0Eto0Eclean0Eteeth0Ein0E60Eseconds0C/story01.htm

Bigfoot Footage Screened as Experts Claim Proof of Existence :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fc2354/sc/5/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Ctechnology0C20A130C10A0Cnew0Ebigfoot0Eevidence0Escreened0Eas0Eexpert0Eclaims0Eproof0Eof0Eexistence0C/story01.htm

Mia Farrow's Son Ronan May Have Been Fathered By Sinatra :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fb8d55/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cmia0Efarrows0Eson0Eronan0Emay0Ehave0Ebeen0Efathered0Eby0Efrank0Esinatra0Enot0Ewoody0Eallen0C/story01.htm

Man's 'Horrific' Infection Sparks Seawater Warning :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fab1cd/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C10A0C0A20Cmans0Ehorrific0Einfection0Esparks0Eseawater0Ewarning0C/story01.htm

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

The Pour: The 12 Best Restaurants in New York for Wine :: The best wine lists are products of imagination, dedication, energy, resources and a clear point of view.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/dining/reviews/the-12-best-restaurants-in-new-york-for-wine.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Genes Suggest European Women at Root of Ashkenazi Family Tree :: A genetic analysis indicates that the women who founded the Ashkenazi Jewish community of Europe were not from the Near East, as previously thought.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/science/ashkenazi-origins-may-be-with-european-women-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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10-Oct-2013 22:05

The laser light that could cut cyclist deaths :: It looks like a regular bike light, but one day a Blaze could save your life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/index.html?eref�ition

A new phone concept? :: What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/19/tech/innovation/phonebloks-the-smartphone-for-life/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Star Wars art :: The concept art from the archives of Lucasfilm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24363985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

See Bill Clinton's 'Bono' impersonation :: Bill Clinton responds to an impersonation by Bono with one of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pmt-bill-clinton-bono-impersonation.cnn.html?eref�ition

China hit with flood waters :: Torrential rains trigger severe flooding in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/09/26/vo-china-typhoon-usagi-flooding.cctv.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Egypt clashes :: Scores of people killed in clashes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24438315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Washington still deadlocked on shutdown and debt ceiling :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CBIHk9tX3gc/story01.htm

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

World Bank gives South Asia a 'wake-up call' to reform for growth :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-5pdn0l0ZOQ/story01.htm

Obama picks Yellen for top Fed job, urges quick Senate approval :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aEkLld589JU/story01.htm

How the UK's world football map has changed :: How the UK's world football map has changed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24464020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The UK housing market - in graphics :: Six charts to explain history of house prices
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24387237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is altruism self-interest in disguise? :: Is altruism simply self-interest in disguise? And can a mathematical equation hope to answer the question?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24457645#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi women in top council want debate on driving - Online Athens :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH0B1jUfxDwG21PIcZjEekoLpisJg&url=http://onlineathens.com/national-news/2013-10-09/saudi-women-top-council-want-debate-driving

Obama, Congress search for way out as pressure rises in fiscal stalemate :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Avafl2lb4m0/story01.htm

'Elmo' sent to jail as Times Square characters raise concerns :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BnSvjpN5HgA/story01.htm

Physician emerges as seller of Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery notes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/702oKzdS8Mw/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'Smart sensors' help plan daily routine :: The research division of chipmaker Intel is trialling cheap, internet-connected sensors which will provide pollution 'heat maps'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24469889#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama's Fed pick Yellen puts focus on jobs, stability :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/e3GxPcWfPWs/story01.htm

Ministry row latest blow to defence modernisation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/i3r8rp3f7b4/story01.htm

NHS 'must seek saving ideas abroad' :: The NHS in England has to look to India and Mexico for saving ideas - or face a large funding shortfall, its regulator says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24464934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Timberlake celebrates return to music with 2nd No. 1 album this year :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BukjIbWtcHw/story01.htm

10-Oct-2013 22:05 U.S.

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

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

Answers sought in SF hospital disappearance, death - U.S. News & World Report :: http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2013/10/10/answers-sought-in-sf-hospital-disappearance-death

Exclusive: U.S. suggests destruction unit for Syria's chemical weapons :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sOqEuP3HILE/story01.htm

Republicans offer plan to postpone U.S. default :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SJ6D5xxSWVA/story01.htm

Egypt criticizes U.S. aid cuts, Washington says not severing ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Wm3rVVqXqyg/story01.htm

U.S. House Republicans weigh 6-week debt limit hike :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iVoPepnPnw0/story01.htm

U.S. jobless claims at six-month high but trend improving :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MSx2AGP7kc8/story01.htm

U.S. cable companies home in on security :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AyNhcB9s5UY/story01.htm

Warren Buffett Says Default on U.S. Debt Like a "Nuclear Bomb" - DailyFinance :: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/10/09/warren-buffett-says-us-debt-ceiling-debate-like-a/


U.S.

10-Oct-2013 21:04

Tesla CEO defends electric cars after battery fire :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-ovUlsDDWHo/story01.htm

The laser light that could cut cyclist deaths :: It looks like a regular bike light, but one day a Blaze could save your life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/index.html?eref�ition

A new phone concept? :: What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/19/tech/innovation/phonebloks-the-smartphone-for-life/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Star Wars art :: The concept art from the archives of Lucasfilm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24363985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

See Bill Clinton's 'Bono' impersonation :: Bill Clinton responds to an impersonation by Bono with one of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pmt-bill-clinton-bono-impersonation.cnn.html?eref�ition

China hit with flood waters :: Torrential rains trigger severe flooding in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/09/26/vo-china-typhoon-usagi-flooding.cctv.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Egypt clashes :: Scores of people killed in clashes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24438315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Washington still deadlocked on shutdown and debt ceiling :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CBIHk9tX3gc/story01.htm

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

World Bank gives South Asia a 'wake-up call' to reform for growth :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-5pdn0l0ZOQ/story01.htm

Obama picks Yellen for top Fed job, urges quick Senate approval :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aEkLld589JU/story01.htm

How the UK's world football map has changed :: How the UK's world football map has changed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24464020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The UK housing market - in graphics :: Six charts to explain history of house prices
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24387237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is altruism self-interest in disguise? :: Is altruism simply self-interest in disguise? And can a mathematical equation hope to answer the question?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24457645#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi women in top council want debate on driving - Online Athens :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH0B1jUfxDwG21PIcZjEekoLpisJg&url=http://onlineathens.com/national-news/2013-10-09/saudi-women-top-council-want-debate-driving

Obama, Congress search for way out as pressure rises in fiscal stalemate :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Avafl2lb4m0/story01.htm

'Elmo' sent to jail as Times Square characters raise concerns :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BnSvjpN5HgA/story01.htm

Physician emerges as seller of Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery notes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/702oKzdS8Mw/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'Smart sensors' help plan daily routine :: The research division of chipmaker Intel is trialling cheap, internet-connected sensors which will provide pollution 'heat maps'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24469889#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama's Fed pick Yellen puts focus on jobs, stability :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/e3GxPcWfPWs/story01.htm

Ministry row latest blow to defence modernisation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/i3r8rp3f7b4/story01.htm

NHS 'must seek saving ideas abroad' :: The NHS in England has to look to India and Mexico for saving ideas - or face a large funding shortfall, its regulator says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24464934#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10-Oct-2013 21:04 10

Want to Meet Influential New Yorkers? Invite Them to Dinner :: Jonathan Levy has hosted a twice-monthly dinner, in which he gathers a dozen or so influential strangers to cook together and mingle. And it seems to be working.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/fashion/want-to-meet-influential-new-yorkers-invite-them-to-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Skin Deep: Braids Woven to Each Personality :: After years in the spotlight, braids are now sprouting increasingly creative variations among all walks of life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/fashion/Braids-Have-Become-a-Trendy-Way-to-Show-Some-Creativity-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tool Kit: Going Contract-Free: Finding a Phone and Plan That Fit :: No-contract cellphone plans are on the rise, with plenty of options available. Making the best choice means doing your research before making any move.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/going-contract-free-finding-a-phone-and-plan-that-fit.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

State of the Art: Silver Screen and LEDs Join at Last :: A test run looks at seven LED projectors costing $1,000 or less, some that could fit in a pocket and some with bigger ambitions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/marrying-led-projectors-and-the-silver-screen.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | Fixes: Turning Education Upside Down :: "Flipped schools," where students watch video lessons at home and do "homework" in class, are showing early promise in improving learning.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/turning-education-upside-down/?partner=rss&emc=rss

By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer Than Hottest in Past, Scientists Say :: A new paper based on top climate models says that by about 2047, average temperatures across the globe will be higher than any highs recorded previously, with tropics hit earlier.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/science/earth/by-2047-coldest-years-will-be-warmer-than-hottest-in-past.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Redskins' Name Change Remains Activist's Unfinished Business :: Suzan Shown Harjo, 68, has been at the center of efforts to persuade sports teams to drop American Indian names and mascots considered derogatory for decades.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/sports/football/redskins-name-change-remains-her-unfinished-business.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Andy Pafko, Who Watched Thomson's Shot, Dies at 92 :: Pafko, whose career spanned 17 seasons, was playing left field for Brooklyn in the Polo Grounds in 1951 when Bobby Thomson's ninth-inning home run lifted the New York Giants to the National League pennant.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/sports/baseball/andy-pafko-all-star-outfielder-who-stood-helpless-as-the-dodgers-lost-the-pennant-dies-at-92.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Without Test Tubes, 3 Win Nobel in Chemistry :: Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel were recognized for computer simulations that enable closer study of complex reactions like photosynthesis and the design of new drugs.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/science/three-researchers-win-nobel-prize-in-chemistry.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Stanley Kauffmann, Critic, Dies at 97; Spent a Half-Century at the Movies :: Mr. Kauffmann's reflective movie reviews appeared for 55 years in The New Republic, until his last months.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/movies/stanley-kauffmann-erudite-film-critic-dies-at-97.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator: Anger Can Be Power :: Many Republican voters are convinced that their political opponents are trying to destroy their way of life.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/08/anger-can-be-power/?partner=rss&emc=rss

With New Abortion Restrictions, Ohio Walks a Narrow Legal Line :: Ohio has become a laboratory for a political strategy designed to discourage women from getting abortions and hamper clinic operations, without flagrantly violating Supreme Court precedent.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/us/with-new-abortion-restrictions-ohio-walks-fine-line.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells :: Up to a third of obese adults show no signs of health problems like high cholesterol, hypertension or impending diabetes. New research suggests their fat cells may be one reason.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/the-healthy-obese-and-their-healthy-fat-cells/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Robert Redford Goes to Sea in 'All Is Lost' :: Robert Redford, who battles the elements in a lonely voyage in J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," finds solace in poetry, nature and a lack of vanity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/movies/robert-redford-goes-to-sea-in-all-is-lost.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: U.S. Fringe Festival :: What if Ted Cruz & Co. were to succeed in the shutdown showdown?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/opinion/friedman-us-fringe-festival.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Higgs and Englert Are Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics :: François Englert of Belgium and Peter W. Higgs of Britain were honored for suggesting that an invisible ocean of energy is responsible for the mass and diversity of the universe.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/science/englert-and-higgs-win-nobel-physics-prize.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

25 Years Later, Cops Reopen Missing Child Case :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008862/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ccalifornia0Ecops0Ereopen0Emissing0Echild0Ecase0E250Eyears0Elater0C/story01.htm

Casey Kasem's Children Fight Step-Mom to See Their Father :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008863/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ccasey0Ekasems0Echildren0Efight0Estep0Emom0Eto0Esee0Etheir0Efather0C/story01.htm

Tired of Brushing? New Toothbrush Claims to Clean Teeth in 6 Seconds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008860/sc/18/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C10A0C0A20Ctired0Eof0Ebrushing0Enew0Etoothbrush0Eclaims0Eto0Eclean0Eteeth0Ein0E60Eseconds0C/story01.htm

Bigfoot Footage Screened as Experts Claim Proof of Existence :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fc2354/sc/5/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Ctechnology0C20A130C10A0Cnew0Ebigfoot0Eevidence0Escreened0Eas0Eexpert0Eclaims0Eproof0Eof0Eexistence0C/story01.htm

Mia Farrow's Son Ronan May Have Been Fathered By Sinatra :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fb8d55/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cmia0Efarrows0Eson0Eronan0Emay0Ehave0Ebeen0Efathered0Eby0Efrank0Esinatra0Enot0Ewoody0Eallen0C/story01.htm

Man's 'Horrific' Infection Sparks Seawater Warning :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fab1cd/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C10A0C0A20Cmans0Ehorrific0Einfection0Esparks0Eseawater0Ewarning0C/story01.htm

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


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10-Oct-2013 20:03

Assad says Turkey will pay for backing Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1tsUNfUWBEw/story01.htm

Family identifies woman who died after Washington car chase :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sbw-vfmiu_s/story01.htm

Tesla CEO defends electric cars after battery fire :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-ovUlsDDWHo/story01.htm

The laser light that could cut cyclist deaths :: It looks like a regular bike light, but one day a Blaze could save your life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/index.html?eref�ition

A new phone concept? :: What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/19/tech/innovation/phonebloks-the-smartphone-for-life/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Star Wars art :: The concept art from the archives of Lucasfilm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24363985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

See Bill Clinton's 'Bono' impersonation :: Bill Clinton responds to an impersonation by Bono with one of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pmt-bill-clinton-bono-impersonation.cnn.html?eref�ition

China hit with flood waters :: Torrential rains trigger severe flooding in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/09/26/vo-china-typhoon-usagi-flooding.cctv.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Egypt clashes :: Scores of people killed in clashes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24438315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Washington still deadlocked on shutdown and debt ceiling :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CBIHk9tX3gc/story01.htm

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

World Bank gives South Asia a 'wake-up call' to reform for growth :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-5pdn0l0ZOQ/story01.htm

Obama picks Yellen for top Fed job, urges quick Senate approval :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aEkLld589JU/story01.htm

How the UK's world football map has changed :: How the UK's world football map has changed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24464020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The UK housing market - in graphics :: Six charts to explain history of house prices
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24387237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is altruism self-interest in disguise? :: Is altruism simply self-interest in disguise? And can a mathematical equation hope to answer the question?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24457645#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama, Congress search for way out as pressure rises in fiscal stalemate :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Avafl2lb4m0/story01.htm

'Elmo' sent to jail as Times Square characters raise concerns :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BnSvjpN5HgA/story01.htm

Physician emerges as seller of Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery notes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/702oKzdS8Mw/story01.htm

VIDEO: 'Smart sensors' help plan daily routine :: The research division of chipmaker Intel is trialling cheap, internet-connected sensors which will provide pollution 'heat maps'.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24469889#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama's Fed pick Yellen puts focus on jobs, stability :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/e3GxPcWfPWs/story01.htm

Ministry row latest blow to defence modernisation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/i3r8rp3f7b4/story01.htm

10-Oct-2013 20:03 10

Want to Meet Influential New Yorkers? Invite Them to Dinner :: Jonathan Levy has hosted a twice-monthly dinner, in which he gathers a dozen or so influential strangers to cook together and mingle. And it seems to be working.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/fashion/want-to-meet-influential-new-yorkers-invite-them-to-dinner.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Skin Deep: Braids Woven to Each Personality :: After years in the spotlight, braids are now sprouting increasingly creative variations among all walks of life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/fashion/Braids-Have-Become-a-Trendy-Way-to-Show-Some-Creativity-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tool Kit: Going Contract-Free: Finding a Phone and Plan That Fit :: No-contract cellphone plans are on the rise, with plenty of options available. Making the best choice means doing your research before making any move.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/going-contract-free-finding-a-phone-and-plan-that-fit.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

State of the Art: Silver Screen and LEDs Join at Last :: A test run looks at seven LED projectors costing $1,000 or less, some that could fit in a pocket and some with bigger ambitions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/technology/personaltech/marrying-led-projectors-and-the-silver-screen.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | Fixes: Turning Education Upside Down :: "Flipped schools," where students watch video lessons at home and do "homework" in class, are showing early promise in improving learning.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/turning-education-upside-down/?partner=rss&emc=rss

By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer Than Hottest in Past, Scientists Say :: A new paper based on top climate models says that by about 2047, average temperatures across the globe will be higher than any highs recorded previously, with tropics hit earlier.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/science/earth/by-2047-coldest-years-will-be-warmer-than-hottest-in-past.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Redskins' Name Change Remains Activist's Unfinished Business :: Suzan Shown Harjo, 68, has been at the center of efforts to persuade sports teams to drop American Indian names and mascots considered derogatory for decades.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/sports/football/redskins-name-change-remains-her-unfinished-business.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Andy Pafko, Who Watched Thomson's Shot, Dies at 92 :: Pafko, whose career spanned 17 seasons, was playing left field for Brooklyn in the Polo Grounds in 1951 when Bobby Thomson's ninth-inning home run lifted the New York Giants to the National League pennant.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/sports/baseball/andy-pafko-all-star-outfielder-who-stood-helpless-as-the-dodgers-lost-the-pennant-dies-at-92.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Without Test Tubes, 3 Win Nobel in Chemistry :: Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel were recognized for computer simulations that enable closer study of complex reactions like photosynthesis and the design of new drugs.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/science/three-researchers-win-nobel-prize-in-chemistry.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Stanley Kauffmann, Critic, Dies at 97; Spent a Half-Century at the Movies :: Mr. Kauffmann's reflective movie reviews appeared for 55 years in The New Republic, until his last months.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/movies/stanley-kauffmann-erudite-film-critic-dies-at-97.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator: Anger Can Be Power :: Many Republican voters are convinced that their political opponents are trying to destroy their way of life.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/08/anger-can-be-power/?partner=rss&emc=rss

With New Abortion Restrictions, Ohio Walks a Narrow Legal Line :: Ohio has become a laboratory for a political strategy designed to discourage women from getting abortions and hamper clinic operations, without flagrantly violating Supreme Court precedent.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/us/with-new-abortion-restrictions-ohio-walks-fine-line.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells :: Up to a third of obese adults show no signs of health problems like high cholesterol, hypertension or impending diabetes. New research suggests their fat cells may be one reason.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/the-healthy-obese-and-their-healthy-fat-cells/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Robert Redford Goes to Sea in 'All Is Lost' :: Robert Redford, who battles the elements in a lonely voyage in J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," finds solace in poetry, nature and a lack of vanity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/movies/robert-redford-goes-to-sea-in-all-is-lost.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: U.S. Fringe Festival :: What if Ted Cruz & Co. were to succeed in the shutdown showdown?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/opinion/friedman-us-fringe-festival.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Higgs and Englert Are Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics :: François Englert of Belgium and Peter W. Higgs of Britain were honored for suggesting that an invisible ocean of energy is responsible for the mass and diversity of the universe.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/science/englert-and-higgs-win-nobel-physics-prize.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

25 Years Later, Cops Reopen Missing Child Case :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008862/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ccalifornia0Ecops0Ereopen0Emissing0Echild0Ecase0E250Eyears0Elater0C/story01.htm

Casey Kasem's Children Fight Step-Mom to See Their Father :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008863/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C10A0Ccasey0Ekasems0Echildren0Efight0Estep0Emom0Eto0Esee0Etheir0Efather0C/story01.htm

Tired of Brushing? New Toothbrush Claims to Clean Teeth in 6 Seconds :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/32008860/sc/18/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C10A0C0A20Ctired0Eof0Ebrushing0Enew0Etoothbrush0Eclaims0Eto0Eclean0Eteeth0Ein0E60Eseconds0C/story01.htm

Bigfoot Footage Screened as Experts Claim Proof of Existence :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fc2354/sc/5/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Ctechnology0C20A130C10A0Cnew0Ebigfoot0Eevidence0Escreened0Eas0Eexpert0Eclaims0Eproof0Eof0Eexistence0C/story01.htm

Mia Farrow's Son Ronan May Have Been Fathered By Sinatra :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fb8d55/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Centertainment0C20A130C10A0Cmia0Efarrows0Eson0Eronan0Emay0Ehave0Ebeen0Efathered0Eby0Efrank0Esinatra0Enot0Ewoody0Eallen0C/story01.htm

Man's 'Horrific' Infection Sparks Seawater Warning :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/31fab1cd/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Chealth0C20A130C10A0C0A20Cmans0Ehorrific0Einfection0Esparks0Eseawater0Ewarning0C/story01.htm

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


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10-Oct-2013 19:02

Obama cancels Asia tour over shutdown; raises questions on U.S. pivot :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1ioH8mzEag4/story01.htm

Fed decision not to trim bond buys was 'close call'- Fisher :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/r_VcJRRJk2g/story01.htm

Twitter reveals rip-roaring growth, big losses ahead of IPO :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/SkgjCtVziYM/story01.htm

Assad says Turkey will pay for backing Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1tsUNfUWBEw/story01.htm

Family identifies woman who died after Washington car chase :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Sbw-vfmiu_s/story01.htm

Tesla CEO defends electric cars after battery fire :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-ovUlsDDWHo/story01.htm

The laser light that could cut cyclist deaths :: It looks like a regular bike light, but one day a Blaze could save your life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/index.html?eref�ition

A new phone concept? :: What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/19/tech/innovation/phonebloks-the-smartphone-for-life/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Star Wars art :: The concept art from the archives of Lucasfilm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24363985#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/06/business/record-asian-art/index.html?eref�ition

The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/10/07/natpkg-de-la-rue-money-making.cnn.html?eref�ition

Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/07/vo-vause-mexico-monster-truck.cnn.html?eref�ition

See Bill Clinton's 'Bono' impersonation :: Bill Clinton responds to an impersonation by Bono with one of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/09/26/pmt-bill-clinton-bono-impersonation.cnn.html?eref�ition

China hit with flood waters :: Torrential rains trigger severe flooding in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/09/26/vo-china-typhoon-usagi-flooding.cctv.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Egypt clashes :: Scores of people killed in clashes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24438315#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Washington still deadlocked on shutdown and debt ceiling :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CBIHk9tX3gc/story01.htm

Son of general jailed :: A Beijing court sentenced Li Tianyi, the son of a famous Chinese "singing general" in the People's Liberation Army, to 10 years in jail on Thursday over a gang rape that unleashed public outrage at the behavior of China's "princelings," or children of the political elite.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/26/world/asia/china-princeling-rape/index.html?eref�ition

Apple slammed for pulling app :: Apple has been accused of kowtowing to the Chinese government by pulling from its China App Store a product enabling users to circumvent firewalls and access restricted sites.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/opendoor-app-apple-china/index.html?eref�ition

Giant hornets kill 42 people :: Hornets have killed dozens of people in China and injured more than 1,500 with their powerful venomous sting.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/world/asia/hornet-attack-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's first tourism law :: Travel operators in China have a huge new set of rules to follow now that the country's first tourism law is in place.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/03/travel/new-china-tourism-law/index.html?eref�ition

Former NSA contractor designs 'surveillance-proof' font :: Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/tech/web/nsa-contractor-surveillance-proof-font/index.html?eref�ition

Hans Zimmer plays piano of the future :: Hans Zimmer, the creative force behind some of Hollywood's best loved film music, including the Oscar-winning Lion King score, adjusts his chair in front of a sleek black instrument that looks something like the control panel of a stealth bomber.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/27/tech/innovation/hans-zimmer-seaboard-future-piano/index.html?eref�ition

World Bank gives South Asia a 'wake-up call' to reform for growth :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-5pdn0l0ZOQ/story01.htm

Obama picks Yellen for top Fed job, urges quick Senate approval :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aEkLld589JU/story01.htm

How the UK's world football map has changed :: How the UK's world football map has changed
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24464020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The UK housing market - in graphics :: Six charts to explain history of house prices
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24387237#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is altruism self-interest in disguise? :: Is altruism simply self-interest in disguise? And can a mathematical equation hope to answer the question?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24457645#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama, Congress search for way out as pressure rises in fiscal stalemate :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Avafl2lb4m0/story01.htm

'Elmo' sent to jail as Times Square characters raise concerns :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BnSvjpN5HgA/story01.htm

Physician emerges as seller of Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery notes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/702oKzdS8Mw/story01.htm

10-Oct-2013 19:02 U.S.

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

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

Egypt criticizes U.S. aid cuts, Washington says not severing ties :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Wm3rVVqXqyg/story01.htm

Libyan PM briefly held by gunmen angry at U.S. Qaeda capture :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6SY9c-j4ZoA/story01.htm

U.S. House Republicans weigh 6-week debt limit hike :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/iVoPepnPnw0/story01.htm

Exclusive: U.S. suggests destruction unit for Syria's chemical weapons :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/sOqEuP3HILE/story01.htm

U.S. jobless claims at six-month high but trend improving :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MSx2AGP7kc8/story01.htm

U.S. debt loses some appeal in Hong Kong :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/yrsM0LMFQFQ/index.html

U.S. cable companies home in on security :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AyNhcB9s5UY/story01.htm

Warren Buffett Says Default on U.S. Debt Like a "Nuclear Bomb" - DailyFinance :: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/10/09/warren-buffett-says-us-debt-ceiling-debate-like-a/

Obama cancels Asia tour over shutdown; raises questions on U.S. pivot :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1ioH8mzEag4/story01.htm

Washington debt row hits European stocks with U.S. tilt :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Q1xjyPhhDJI/story01.htm


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