Wednesday, November 6, 2013

06-Nov-2013 23:46

How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/tech/innovation/hive-minds-how-swarm-robots/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission :: India's preparations to launch unmanned mission
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Carbon capture expert warns of slow action :: Scotland's leading expert in carbon capture says urgent action is needed to progress the fight against global warming.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24804367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Raisin Monday foam flies :: Raisin Monday foam flies in St Andrews
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24809376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Jeremy Lin: I don't focus on race :: Jeremy Lin on whether it's more difficult to make it as an Asian-American in the NBA.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/10/25/spc-talk-asia-jeremy-lin-race.cnn.html?eref�ition

YouTube battle in island dispute :: Japan is using YouTube to bolster assertions of ownership over islands also claimed by neighboring China and South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/japan-youtube-video-weapon-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's smog artist :: A Dutch artist and designer has come up with a device he hopes will suck pollutants from Beijing's smog-cloaked skies, creating columns of clean air for the city's surgical-mask wearing residents.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/china-smog-artist/index.html?eref�ition

Xinhua: Chinese journalist confesses :: A Chinese reporter who was arrested last week on suspicion of damaging a business' reputation has confessed to releasing fabricated stories about the company for money and fame, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/26/world/asia/china-journalist-confession/index.html?eref�ition

Court rejects Bo Xilai appeal :: A court in eastern China on Friday upheld the guilty verdict and life sentence against former high-flying politician Bo Xilai, effectively ending one of the messiest political scandals to hit the ruling Chinese Communist Party in decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/24/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Zombie car that nobody loved :: Here's the short, tragic story of a little car in China that nobody wanted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-zombie-car/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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: China's restive far west :: A connection to Xinjiang, a restive autonomous region in northwestern China, has emerged in the investigation into the jeep that plowed into crowds in Tiananmen Square on Monday, killing five and injuring at least 40.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/asia/china-xinjiang-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Is Beijing house really haunted? :: In recent years Halloween has become a big deal in Beijing, with locals and foreigners hitting up dozens of themed parties around the city in their wackiest costumes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/travel/haunted-house-beijing/index.html?eref�ition

Ghost town inspires movie :: CNN's Sara Sidner visits a ghost town that is the inspiration for the UAE's first horror movie, "Djinn."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/31/uae-horror-movie-sidner-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Picture Editor Awards 2013 :: The cream of British press photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24804842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ohio captive: 'I was tied up like a fish' :: Six months after she was freed from the "house of horrors" where Ariel Castro held her captive for 11 years, Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight is speaking out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/justice/michelle-knight-dr-phil-interview/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. government's history of spying :: Julian Zelizer says there's a bitter history of abuse by U.S. government agencies against American citizens
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/zelizer-nsa-surveillance-risks/index.html?eref�ition

Don't tell women what to wear :: Frida Ghitis: Sudanese Amira Hamed is on trial for refusing to cover her hair and faces flogging if convicted. She is one of a growing movement of Muslim women refusing to accept Taliban-like restrictions on their lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/ghitis-muslim-women-rebels/index.html?eref�ition

Daughter: Mom didn't prostitute kids :: A daughter defends her mother, who is accused of forcing her children into prostitution. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/05/pkg-romo-colombia-virginity-update.cnn.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 November 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24819488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this the unifying theory of everything? :: A massive new experimental facility -- the International Linear Collider -- might help us to realize Einstein's dream of uniting all the theories of physics into one overarching theory of everything
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/tech/innovation/international-linear-collider-higgs/index.html?eref�ition

Michelle Pfeiffer: I was in a 'cult' :: Actress Michelle Pfeiffer reveals she was part of a "cult" 30 years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/11/05/michelle-pfeiffer-cult-turner-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Rwanda the key to Congo's peace :: The escalation in recent days of eastern Congo's brutal war demonstrates that unless its root causes are addressed in a broader peace process, violence could intensify and Rwanda could be drawn more directly into the fray, regionalizing the war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/opinion/lezhnev-prendergast-congo-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

10 airport restaurants that taste like home :: Air travel these days can feel designed to make a harried flier feel like nothing more than a piece of cargo. These airport restaurants will make you feel at home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/travel/10-airport-restaurants-that-taste-like-home/index.html?eref�ition

DRC rebels on path to peace :: Rebels who fought the Democratic Republic of Congo's government for two years, displacing 100,000 people, say they will disarm.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/africa/congo-rebels-disarm/index.html?eref�ition

India blasts off in race to Mars with low-cost mission :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/oioT4JCr_c4/story01.htm

06-Nov-2013 23:46 10

NIGER - FRANCE - MALI: Millions paid to free French Aqim hostages, report :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131030-millions-paid-free-french-aqim-hostages-report

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Sebelius Pressed on Health-Site Problems in Hearing - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303309504579181763508216406.html

Scotland will only get warship orders if voters reject independence, warn UK ... - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/10431746/Scotland-will-only-get-warship-orders-if-voters-reject-independence-warn-UK-ministers.html

British campaign ends National Gallery of Australia's bid to buy historic animal art - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/british-campaign-ends-national-gallery-of-australias-bid-to-buy-historic-animal-art-20131106-2x1t9.html

CA Man Who Jumped From Chopper Had Health Problems :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335ef341/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cman0Eplunges0Edeath0Echopper0Eoff0Ecalif0E20A7980A66/story01.htm

Don't put all your eggs in Warren Buffett's basket - CBS News :: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57610851/dont-put-all-your-eggs-in-warren-buffetts-basket/

Say Woof to Pa. Man Who Thinks He's a Dog :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335fbe8a/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cpittsburgh0Eman0Ethinks0Edog0Eboomer0Cstory0Did0F20A80A1512/story01.htm

Starbucks to hire 10,000 vets and military spouses :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/gVyE8jhKkNw/index.html

Editta Sherman, Celebrity Portraitist and Doyenne of Carnegie Hall Studios, Dies at 101 :: Ms. Sherman was a free-spirited photographer who worked, raised four children and lived for 61 years in a studio penthouse above Carnegie Hall — until she was forced out in 2010.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/arts/design/editta-sherman-celebrity-portraitist-and-doyenne-of-carnegie-hall-studios-dies-at-101.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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

Well: What's Your 'Fitness Age'? :: Scientific research — and on online calculator — lets you assess how well your body functions physically, relative to how well it should work, given your age.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/how-old-is-your-health/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger's best advice - Fortune (blog) :: http://postcards.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/31/buffett-munger-best-advice/

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

FRANCE - MALI: Claude Verlon, a field reporter with a meticulous eye :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131103-claude-verlon-field-reporter-meticulous-eye

FRANCE - MALI: France says it's determined to fight terrorism after death of two RFI journalists in Mali :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20131103-france-says-its-determined-to-fight-terrorism

FRANCE - MALI: Ghislaine Dupont, a fearless reporter with a passion for Africa :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131103-ghislaine-dupont-fearless-reporter-passion-africa


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06-Nov-2013 22:44

How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/tech/innovation/hive-minds-how-swarm-robots/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission :: India's preparations to launch unmanned mission
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Carbon capture expert warns of slow action :: Scotland's leading expert in carbon capture says urgent action is needed to progress the fight against global warming.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24804367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Raisin Monday foam flies :: Raisin Monday foam flies in St Andrews
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24809376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Jeremy Lin: I don't focus on race :: Jeremy Lin on whether it's more difficult to make it as an Asian-American in the NBA.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/10/25/spc-talk-asia-jeremy-lin-race.cnn.html?eref�ition

YouTube battle in island dispute :: Japan is using YouTube to bolster assertions of ownership over islands also claimed by neighboring China and South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/japan-youtube-video-weapon-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's smog artist :: A Dutch artist and designer has come up with a device he hopes will suck pollutants from Beijing's smog-cloaked skies, creating columns of clean air for the city's surgical-mask wearing residents.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/china-smog-artist/index.html?eref�ition

Xinhua: Chinese journalist confesses :: A Chinese reporter who was arrested last week on suspicion of damaging a business' reputation has confessed to releasing fabricated stories about the company for money and fame, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/26/world/asia/china-journalist-confession/index.html?eref�ition

Court rejects Bo Xilai appeal :: A court in eastern China on Friday upheld the guilty verdict and life sentence against former high-flying politician Bo Xilai, effectively ending one of the messiest political scandals to hit the ruling Chinese Communist Party in decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/24/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Zombie car that nobody loved :: Here's the short, tragic story of a little car in China that nobody wanted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-zombie-car/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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: China's restive far west :: A connection to Xinjiang, a restive autonomous region in northwestern China, has emerged in the investigation into the jeep that plowed into crowds in Tiananmen Square on Monday, killing five and injuring at least 40.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/asia/china-xinjiang-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Is Beijing house really haunted? :: In recent years Halloween has become a big deal in Beijing, with locals and foreigners hitting up dozens of themed parties around the city in their wackiest costumes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/travel/haunted-house-beijing/index.html?eref�ition

Ghost town inspires movie :: CNN's Sara Sidner visits a ghost town that is the inspiration for the UAE's first horror movie, "Djinn."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/31/uae-horror-movie-sidner-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Picture Editor Awards 2013 :: The cream of British press photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24804842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why jellyfish are taking over oceans :: Changing temperatures and overfishing may be to blame.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/travel/jellyfish-taking-over-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Ohio captive: 'I was tied up like a fish' :: Six months after she was freed from the "house of horrors" where Ariel Castro held her captive for 11 years, Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight is speaking out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/justice/michelle-knight-dr-phil-interview/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. government's history of spying :: Julian Zelizer says there's a bitter history of abuse by U.S. government agencies against American citizens
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/zelizer-nsa-surveillance-risks/index.html?eref�ition

Don't tell women what to wear :: Frida Ghitis: Sudanese Amira Hamed is on trial for refusing to cover her hair and faces flogging if convicted. She is one of a growing movement of Muslim women refusing to accept Taliban-like restrictions on their lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/ghitis-muslim-women-rebels/index.html?eref�ition

Daughter: Mom didn't prostitute kids :: A daughter defends her mother, who is accused of forcing her children into prostitution. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/05/pkg-romo-colombia-virginity-update.cnn.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 November 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24819488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this the unifying theory of everything? :: A massive new experimental facility -- the International Linear Collider -- might help us to realize Einstein's dream of uniting all the theories of physics into one overarching theory of everything
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/tech/innovation/international-linear-collider-higgs/index.html?eref�ition

Michelle Pfeiffer: I was in a 'cult' :: Actress Michelle Pfeiffer reveals she was part of a "cult" 30 years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/11/05/michelle-pfeiffer-cult-turner-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Rwanda the key to Congo's peace :: The escalation in recent days of eastern Congo's brutal war demonstrates that unless its root causes are addressed in a broader peace process, violence could intensify and Rwanda could be drawn more directly into the fray, regionalizing the war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/opinion/lezhnev-prendergast-congo-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

BlackBerry needs to get rid of hardware unit to turn around - analysts :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qynVWixi1jQ/story01.htm

10 airport restaurants that taste like home :: Air travel these days can feel designed to make a harried flier feel like nothing more than a piece of cargo. These airport restaurants will make you feel at home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/travel/10-airport-restaurants-that-taste-like-home/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2013 22:44 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Keeping Black Voters in Their Place :: To consolidate power, Alabama Republicans are packing more African-Americans into particular districts.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/05/opinion/keeping-black-voters-in-their-place.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Mayor Rob Ford Knows About Toronto :: Thanks to its crack-smoking mayor, a city becomes a spectacle.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/opinion/torontos-hot-mess.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Too Big to Breathe? :: What good are all the benefits achieved in rapid economic growth if China becomes too polluted a place to live?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/opinion/friedman-too-big-to-breathe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributing Writer: On Becoming China's Farm Team :: The Smithfield-Shuanghui deal guarantees China the pork while offloading the downsides of pork production onto the United States.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/opinion/bittman-on-becoming-chinas-farm-team.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Bloomberg, Champion of the Poor :: Usually depicted as a champion of the rich, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg also started a bold antipoverty program.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/opinion/bloomberg-champion-of-the-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Hillary in 2016? Not So Fast :: Democrats can cheer and pundits can lay their bets, but it's an awkward moment for political royalty like Mrs. Clinton.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/05/opinion/bruni-hillary-in-2016-not-so-fast.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Nov-2013 21:43

How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/tech/innovation/hive-minds-how-swarm-robots/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission :: India's preparations to launch unmanned mission
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Carbon capture expert warns of slow action :: Scotland's leading expert in carbon capture says urgent action is needed to progress the fight against global warming.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24804367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Raisin Monday foam flies :: Raisin Monday foam flies in St Andrews
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24809376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Jeremy Lin: I don't focus on race :: Jeremy Lin on whether it's more difficult to make it as an Asian-American in the NBA.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/10/25/spc-talk-asia-jeremy-lin-race.cnn.html?eref�ition

YouTube battle in island dispute :: Japan is using YouTube to bolster assertions of ownership over islands also claimed by neighboring China and South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/japan-youtube-video-weapon-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's smog artist :: A Dutch artist and designer has come up with a device he hopes will suck pollutants from Beijing's smog-cloaked skies, creating columns of clean air for the city's surgical-mask wearing residents.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/china-smog-artist/index.html?eref�ition

Xinhua: Chinese journalist confesses :: A Chinese reporter who was arrested last week on suspicion of damaging a business' reputation has confessed to releasing fabricated stories about the company for money and fame, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/26/world/asia/china-journalist-confession/index.html?eref�ition

Court rejects Bo Xilai appeal :: A court in eastern China on Friday upheld the guilty verdict and life sentence against former high-flying politician Bo Xilai, effectively ending one of the messiest political scandals to hit the ruling Chinese Communist Party in decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/24/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Zombie car that nobody loved :: Here's the short, tragic story of a little car in China that nobody wanted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-zombie-car/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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: China's restive far west :: A connection to Xinjiang, a restive autonomous region in northwestern China, has emerged in the investigation into the jeep that plowed into crowds in Tiananmen Square on Monday, killing five and injuring at least 40.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/asia/china-xinjiang-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Is Beijing house really haunted? :: In recent years Halloween has become a big deal in Beijing, with locals and foreigners hitting up dozens of themed parties around the city in their wackiest costumes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/travel/haunted-house-beijing/index.html?eref�ition

Ghost town inspires movie :: CNN's Sara Sidner visits a ghost town that is the inspiration for the UAE's first horror movie, "Djinn."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/31/uae-horror-movie-sidner-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Picture Editor Awards 2013 :: The cream of British press photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24804842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why jellyfish are taking over oceans :: Changing temperatures and overfishing may be to blame.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/travel/jellyfish-taking-over-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Ohio captive: 'I was tied up like a fish' :: Six months after she was freed from the "house of horrors" where Ariel Castro held her captive for 11 years, Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight is speaking out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/justice/michelle-knight-dr-phil-interview/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. government's history of spying :: Julian Zelizer says there's a bitter history of abuse by U.S. government agencies against American citizens
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/zelizer-nsa-surveillance-risks/index.html?eref�ition

Don't tell women what to wear :: Frida Ghitis: Sudanese Amira Hamed is on trial for refusing to cover her hair and faces flogging if convicted. She is one of a growing movement of Muslim women refusing to accept Taliban-like restrictions on their lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/ghitis-muslim-women-rebels/index.html?eref�ition

Daughter: Mom didn't prostitute kids :: A daughter defends her mother, who is accused of forcing her children into prostitution. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/05/pkg-romo-colombia-virginity-update.cnn.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 November 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24819488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this the unifying theory of everything? :: A massive new experimental facility -- the International Linear Collider -- might help us to realize Einstein's dream of uniting all the theories of physics into one overarching theory of everything
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/tech/innovation/international-linear-collider-higgs/index.html?eref�ition

Michelle Pfeiffer: I was in a 'cult' :: Actress Michelle Pfeiffer reveals she was part of a "cult" 30 years ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/11/05/michelle-pfeiffer-cult-turner-newday.cnn.html?eref�ition

Rwanda the key to Congo's peace :: The escalation in recent days of eastern Congo's brutal war demonstrates that unless its root causes are addressed in a broader peace process, violence could intensify and Rwanda could be drawn more directly into the fray, regionalizing the war.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/01/opinion/lezhnev-prendergast-congo-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Jairam likens Modi's rise to that of Nazi Germany :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/KnqYKtsRsnU/story01.htm

BlackBerry needs to get rid of hardware unit to turn around - analysts :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qynVWixi1jQ/story01.htm

06-Nov-2013 21:43 10

NIGER - FRANCE - MALI: Millions paid to free French Aqim hostages, report :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131030-millions-paid-free-french-aqim-hostages-report

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

'Call of Duty: Ghosts' video game passes $1 bln in sales to retailers - Reuters India :: http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/11/06/activision-call-of-duty-idINDEE9A50D320131106

Dish Network to Close Remaining Blockbuster Stores - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303763804579181853996821712.html

Ryan Riess goes from basement games in Waterford to World Series of Poker ... - Detroit Free Press :: http://www.freep.com/article/20131106/SPORTS18/311060046/ryan-riess-world-series-of-poker-win

'Million Mask March' around the world (pictures) - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/2300-1009_3-10018858.html

10 ways to prevent plane bird strikes - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24751208

Source: Coaches knew about hazing - FOXSports.com :: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/miami-dolphins-coaches-knew-of-richie-incognito-hazing-jonathan-martin-felt-it-would-toughen-up-rookies-110513

CA Man Who Jumped From Chopper Had Health Problems :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335ef341/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cman0Eplunges0Edeath0Echopper0Eoff0Ecalif0E20A7980A66/story01.htm

Don't put all your eggs in Warren Buffett's basket - CBS News :: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57610851/dont-put-all-your-eggs-in-warren-buffetts-basket/

Say Woof to Pa. Man Who Thinks He's a Dog :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335fbe8a/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cpittsburgh0Eman0Ethinks0Edog0Eboomer0Cstory0Did0F20A80A1512/story01.htm

Starbucks to hire 10,000 vets and military spouses :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/gVyE8jhKkNw/index.html

Editta Sherman, Celebrity Portraitist and Doyenne of Carnegie Hall Studios, Dies at 101 :: Ms. Sherman was a free-spirited photographer who worked, raised four children and lived for 61 years in a studio penthouse above Carnegie Hall — until she was forced out in 2010.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/arts/design/editta-sherman-celebrity-portraitist-and-doyenne-of-carnegie-hall-studios-dies-at-101.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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

Charlie Trotter, Chicago Chef, Dies :: The chef had earned 10 James Beard Awards and provided a training ground for some of the country's other best-known chefs.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/11/05/us/ap-us-obit-trotter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Well: What's Your 'Fitness Age'? :: Scientific research — and on online calculator — lets you assess how well your body functions physically, relative to how well it should work, given your age.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/how-old-is-your-health/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger's best advice - Fortune (blog) :: http://postcards.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/31/buffett-munger-best-advice/

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


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06-Nov-2013 20:42 10

NIGER - FRANCE - MALI: Millions paid to free French Aqim hostages, report :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131030-millions-paid-free-french-aqim-hostages-report

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Marshall calls for NFL culture change on bullying - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/chi-marshall-calls-for-change-20131106,0,772594.story

Ray Wilkins blasts 'pathetic' Ashley Young after Manchester United winger ... - SkySports :: http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11945/9010860/ray-wilkins-blasts-pathetic-ashley-young-after-manchester-united-winger-involved-in-new-dive-row

Shipbuilding overcapacity sealed fate of BAE yard - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/industry/defence/10431508/Shipbuilding-overcapacity-sealed-fate-of-BAE-yard.html

CA Man Who Jumped From Chopper Had Health Problems :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335ef341/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cman0Eplunges0Edeath0Echopper0Eoff0Ecalif0E20A7980A66/story01.htm

Don't put all your eggs in Warren Buffett's basket - CBS News :: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57610851/dont-put-all-your-eggs-in-warren-buffetts-basket/

Say Woof to Pa. Man Who Thinks He's a Dog :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335fbe8a/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cpittsburgh0Eman0Ethinks0Edog0Eboomer0Cstory0Did0F20A80A1512/story01.htm

Starbucks to hire 10,000 vets and military spouses :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/gVyE8jhKkNw/index.html

Editta Sherman, Celebrity Portraitist and Doyenne of Carnegie Hall Studios, Dies at 101 :: Ms. Sherman was a free-spirited photographer who worked, raised four children and lived for 61 years in a studio penthouse above Carnegie Hall — until she was forced out in 2010.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/arts/design/editta-sherman-celebrity-portraitist-and-doyenne-of-carnegie-hall-studios-dies-at-101.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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

Q&A: Michael Klausner, Stanford University - Business Insurance :: http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20131105/NEWS07/131109918?tags%3D%257C256%257C75%257C342%257C303

Charlie Trotter, Chicago Chef, Dies :: The chef had earned 10 James Beard Awards and provided a training ground for some of the country's other best-known chefs.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/11/05/us/ap-us-obit-trotter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Well: What's Your 'Fitness Age'? :: Scientific research — and on online calculator — lets you assess how well your body functions physically, relative to how well it should work, given your age.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/how-old-is-your-health/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

FRANCE - MALI: Claude Verlon, a field reporter with a meticulous eye :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131103-claude-verlon-field-reporter-meticulous-eye

FRANCE - MALI: France says it's determined to fight terrorism after death of two RFI journalists in Mali :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20131103-france-says-its-determined-to-fight-terrorism


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06-Nov-2013 19:41

How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/tech/innovation/hive-minds-how-swarm-robots/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission :: India's preparations to launch unmanned mission
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Carbon capture expert warns of slow action :: Scotland's leading expert in carbon capture says urgent action is needed to progress the fight against global warming.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24804367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Raisin Monday foam flies :: Raisin Monday foam flies in St Andrews
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24809376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Jeremy Lin: I don't focus on race :: Jeremy Lin on whether it's more difficult to make it as an Asian-American in the NBA.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/10/25/spc-talk-asia-jeremy-lin-race.cnn.html?eref�ition

YouTube battle in island dispute :: Japan is using YouTube to bolster assertions of ownership over islands also claimed by neighboring China and South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/japan-youtube-video-weapon-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's smog artist :: A Dutch artist and designer has come up with a device he hopes will suck pollutants from Beijing's smog-cloaked skies, creating columns of clean air for the city's surgical-mask wearing residents.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/china-smog-artist/index.html?eref�ition

Xinhua: Chinese journalist confesses :: A Chinese reporter who was arrested last week on suspicion of damaging a business' reputation has confessed to releasing fabricated stories about the company for money and fame, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/26/world/asia/china-journalist-confession/index.html?eref�ition

Court rejects Bo Xilai appeal :: A court in eastern China on Friday upheld the guilty verdict and life sentence against former high-flying politician Bo Xilai, effectively ending one of the messiest political scandals to hit the ruling Chinese Communist Party in decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/24/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Zombie car that nobody loved :: Here's the short, tragic story of a little car in China that nobody wanted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-zombie-car/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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: China's restive far west :: A connection to Xinjiang, a restive autonomous region in northwestern China, has emerged in the investigation into the jeep that plowed into crowds in Tiananmen Square on Monday, killing five and injuring at least 40.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/asia/china-xinjiang-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Is Beijing house really haunted? :: In recent years Halloween has become a big deal in Beijing, with locals and foreigners hitting up dozens of themed parties around the city in their wackiest costumes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/travel/haunted-house-beijing/index.html?eref�ition

Ghost town inspires movie :: CNN's Sara Sidner visits a ghost town that is the inspiration for the UAE's first horror movie, "Djinn."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/31/uae-horror-movie-sidner-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Picture Editor Awards 2013 :: The cream of British press photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24804842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why jellyfish are taking over oceans :: Changing temperatures and overfishing may be to blame.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/travel/jellyfish-taking-over-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Mandela movie hits the big screen :: Relatives, friends, ex-fighters join cast at emotional screening.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/showbiz/mandela-movie-long-walk-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Ohio captive: 'I was tied up like a fish' :: Six months after she was freed from the "house of horrors" where Ariel Castro held her captive for 11 years, Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight is speaking out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/justice/michelle-knight-dr-phil-interview/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. government's history of spying :: Julian Zelizer says there's a bitter history of abuse by U.S. government agencies against American citizens
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/zelizer-nsa-surveillance-risks/index.html?eref�ition

Mobile user base falls to 870.6 mln, RCom extends clean-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fEJdcVlQNEA/story01.htm

Don't tell women what to wear :: Frida Ghitis: Sudanese Amira Hamed is on trial for refusing to cover her hair and faces flogging if convicted. She is one of a growing movement of Muslim women refusing to accept Taliban-like restrictions on their lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/ghitis-muslim-women-rebels/index.html?eref�ition

Daughter: Mom didn't prostitute kids :: A daughter defends her mother, who is accused of forcing her children into prostitution. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/05/pkg-romo-colombia-virginity-update.cnn.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 November 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24819488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this the unifying theory of everything? :: A massive new experimental facility -- the International Linear Collider -- might help us to realize Einstein's dream of uniting all the theories of physics into one overarching theory of everything
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/tech/innovation/international-linear-collider-higgs/index.html?eref�ition

Services slump eases, but growth remains elusive: PMI :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/r3A3IvFnyck/story01.htm

Stunning photos of frozen waterfalls :: Fire and ice: Shining a light on Norway's frozen waterfalls
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/worldsport/gallery/ice-climbing-norway/index.html?eref�ition

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NIGER - FRANCE - MALI: Millions paid to free French Aqim hostages, report :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20131030-millions-paid-free-french-aqim-hostages-report

Women in Texas Sue a Porn Site :: More than a dozen women filed a civil lawsuit in Texas state court against a porn website, Texxxan.com, alleging their intimate photos were posted illegally and included information that made them easy to identify.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578258203530565638.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Ray Wilkins blasts 'pathetic' Ashley Young after Manchester United winger ... - SkySports :: http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11945/9010860/ray-wilkins-blasts-pathetic-ashley-young-after-manchester-united-winger-involved-in-new-dive-row

Lead author of Obamacare law criticizes administration over rollout - Reuters India :: http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/11/06/us-usa-healthcare-delay-idINBRE9A50PT20131106

10 ways to prevent plane bird strikes - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24751208

Something of the tragic in chef's end - Chicago Tribune :: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-met-schmich-1106-20131106,0,3750376.column

Playoff Projection: Florida State gains on Alabama, Oregon - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2013/11/06/football-four-playoff-projection-week-10-alabama-oregon-florida-state-ohio-state/3452639/

Don't put all your eggs in Warren Buffett's basket - CBS News :: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57610851/dont-put-all-your-eggs-in-warren-buffetts-basket/

Say Woof to Pa. Man Who Thinks He's a Dog :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335fbe8a/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Cpittsburgh0Eman0Ethinks0Edog0Eboomer0Cstory0Did0F20A80A1512/story01.htm

Starbucks to hire 10,000 vets and military spouses :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/gVyE8jhKkNw/index.html

Man Plunges to His Death From Chopper off Calif. :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/335ef341/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cman0Eplunges0Edeath0Echopper0Eoff0Ecalif0E20A7980A66/story01.htm

Editta Sherman, Celebrity Portraitist and Doyenne of Carnegie Hall Studios, Dies at 101 :: Ms. Sherman was a free-spirited photographer who worked, raised four children and lived for 61 years in a studio penthouse above Carnegie Hall — until she was forced out in 2010.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/arts/design/editta-sherman-celebrity-portraitist-and-doyenne-of-carnegie-hall-studios-dies-at-101.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

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool :: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/15/charlie-mungers-most-favorite-long-term-retailer.aspx

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily :: http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/10/charles-munger-jr-speaks-art-political-reform/

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

Q&A: Michael Klausner, Stanford University - Business Insurance :: http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20131105/NEWS07/131109918?tags%3D%257C256%257C75%257C342%257C303

Charlie Trotter, Chicago Chef, Dies :: The chef had earned 10 James Beard Awards and provided a training ground for some of the country's other best-known chefs.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/11/05/us/ap-us-obit-trotter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

It's the Economy: Outsource Your Way to Success :: Want to get ahead in life? Pay others to do the boring stuff.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/magazine/outsource-your-way-to-success.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

Well: What's Your 'Fitness Age'? :: Scientific research — and on online calculator — lets you assess how well your body functions physically, relative to how well it should work, given your age.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/how-old-is-your-health/?partner=rss&emc=rss

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


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06-Nov-2013 18:40

How 'swarm robots' are learning from insects :: In the dystopian future imagined within the popular Terminator franchise, robots learn to think, self-replicate and eventually kill their human masters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/tech/innovation/hive-minds-how-swarm-robots/index.html?eref�ition

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

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

In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission :: India's preparations to launch unmanned mission
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24800270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Carbon capture expert warns of slow action :: Scotland's leading expert in carbon capture says urgent action is needed to progress the fight against global warming.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24804367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Raisin Monday foam flies :: Raisin Monday foam flies in St Andrews
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24809376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Jeremy Lin: I don't focus on race :: Jeremy Lin on whether it's more difficult to make it as an Asian-American in the NBA.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/10/25/spc-talk-asia-jeremy-lin-race.cnn.html?eref�ition

YouTube battle in island dispute :: Japan is using YouTube to bolster assertions of ownership over islands also claimed by neighboring China and South Korea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/japan-youtube-video-weapon-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's smog artist :: A Dutch artist and designer has come up with a device he hopes will suck pollutants from Beijing's smog-cloaked skies, creating columns of clean air for the city's surgical-mask wearing residents.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/china-smog-artist/index.html?eref�ition

Xinhua: Chinese journalist confesses :: A Chinese reporter who was arrested last week on suspicion of damaging a business' reputation has confessed to releasing fabricated stories about the company for money and fame, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/26/world/asia/china-journalist-confession/index.html?eref�ition

Court rejects Bo Xilai appeal :: A court in eastern China on Friday upheld the guilty verdict and life sentence against former high-flying politician Bo Xilai, effectively ending one of the messiest political scandals to hit the ruling Chinese Communist Party in decades.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/24/world/asia/china-bo-xilai-appeal/index.html?eref�ition

Zombie car that nobody loved :: Here's the short, tragic story of a little car in China that nobody wanted.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/25/tech/social-media/apparently-this-matters-zombie-car/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

Beijing's corruption fight :: In China, a sex scandal is often more than just a sex scandal -- because it often involves public money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/15/world/asia/china-corruption-lustout/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: China's restive far west :: A connection to Xinjiang, a restive autonomous region in northwestern China, has emerged in the investigation into the jeep that plowed into crowds in Tiananmen Square on Monday, killing five and injuring at least 40.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/asia/china-xinjiang-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

Is Beijing house really haunted? :: In recent years Halloween has become a big deal in Beijing, with locals and foreigners hitting up dozens of themed parties around the city in their wackiest costumes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/30/travel/haunted-house-beijing/index.html?eref�ition

Ghost town inspires movie :: CNN's Sara Sidner visits a ghost town that is the inspiration for the UAE's first horror movie, "Djinn."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/10/31/uae-horror-movie-sidner-pkg.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Picture Editor Awards 2013 :: The cream of British press photography on show
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24804842#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why jellyfish are taking over oceans :: Changing temperatures and overfishing may be to blame.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/travel/jellyfish-taking-over-oceans/index.html?eref�ition

Mandela movie hits the big screen :: Relatives, friends, ex-fighters join cast at emotional screening.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/showbiz/mandela-movie-long-walk-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Ohio captive: 'I was tied up like a fish' :: Six months after she was freed from the "house of horrors" where Ariel Castro held her captive for 11 years, Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight is speaking out.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/justice/michelle-knight-dr-phil-interview/index.html?eref�ition

Are you sleeping too much? :: We've all heard how important it is to get enough rest, even though most of us don't. So how much is too much?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/health/upwave-sleep-too-much/index.html?eref�ition

Saudis round up thousands of illegal immigrants :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/b1e5aziTYq8/story01.htm

U.S. government's history of spying :: Julian Zelizer says there's a bitter history of abuse by U.S. government agencies against American citizens
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/zelizer-nsa-surveillance-risks/index.html?eref�ition

Mobile user base falls to 870.6 mln, RCom extends clean-up :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fEJdcVlQNEA/story01.htm

Don't tell women what to wear :: Frida Ghitis: Sudanese Amira Hamed is on trial for refusing to cover her hair and faces flogging if convicted. She is one of a growing movement of Muslim women refusing to accept Taliban-like restrictions on their lives.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/04/opinion/ghitis-muslim-women-rebels/index.html?eref�ition

Daughter: Mom didn't prostitute kids :: A daughter defends her mother, who is accused of forcing her children into prostitution. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/05/pkg-romo-colombia-virginity-update.cnn.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 November 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24819488#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is this the unifying theory of everything? :: A massive new experimental facility -- the International Linear Collider -- might help us to realize Einstein's dream of uniting all the theories of physics into one overarching theory of everything
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/tech/innovation/international-linear-collider-higgs/index.html?eref�ition