Wednesday, December 11, 2013

11-Dec-2013 23:31

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'He's not going to know who I am' :: Viv Galley, whose husband Bill has advanced Alzheimer's disease, had told the BBC her story.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25301025#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Edward Snowden voted Guardian person of the year 2013 - The Guardian :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHDzsUq9-XEdULdaM8W1jG_BAdrVQ&url=http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/09/edward-snowden-voted-guardian-person-of-year-2013

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

China 'to ease one-child policy' :: After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/15/world/asia/china-one-child-policy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Prayers for Mandela :: Mandela is remembered in church services
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25291047#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US: China map 'creates risk of incident' :: The United States warned Saturday that China's military claim to airspace over a disputed island chain creates the risk of "misunderstanding and miscalculation."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/23/world/asia/china-japan-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

World's most exquisite libraries :: Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/27/world/gallery/most-beautiful-libraries-in-the-world/index.html?eref�ition

50 years since youth revolution :: Fifty years ago this month, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy numbed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/26/world/the-beatles-bob-and-mick/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Dementia: Five priorities :: What research areas could help transform dementia treatment?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25263341#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China 'regrets' S. Korean air zone :: China has expressed "regret" over South Korea's decision to expand its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries, the country's official Xinhua news agency has reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/china-south-korea-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Kennedy meets Nagasaki survivors :: Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/asia/japan-nagasaki-caroline-kennedy/index.html?eref�ition

Future for Ukraine: EU or Russia? :: It feels like a rerun of the Orange Revolution. Similar to late 2004 when hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets to protest what they saw as a fraudulent presidential election, mass demonstrations have been taking place ever since the government in Kiev suspended an association and trade agreement with the European Union some days ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/03/opinion/ukraine-protests-russia-forbrig/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear threat far greater than Iran :: Ira Helfand says there are some 17,000 existing nuclear warheads, an existential threat that is ignored, even though a limited nuclear war would be devastating, unleashing a global famine and chaos
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/helfand-nuclear-disarmament/index.html?eref�ition

Are airships key to Arctic travel? :: Could airships finally open up Arctic for development?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/business/airship-cargo-revolutionize-arctic-transportation/index.html?eref�ition

Breast implant firm founder jailed :: Jean Claude Mas, the founder of a French company that made defective breast implants, has been sentenced in France to four years in prison for fraud.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/europe/france-breast-implants-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 10 December 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 10 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25313604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's it like to own your own F1 car? :: Ferrari fanatic Peter Mann reveals the "ultimate privilege" of owning and driving a Formula One race car.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/12/10/spc-circuit-ferrari-fan-peter-mann.cnn.html?eref�ition

11-Dec-2013 23:31 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Mandela Was Unique :: The world seems to be saying goodbye not only to a great man, but to a unique leader, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/opinion/friedman-why-mandela-was-unique.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ain't Nothin' Like a Dame :: John Boehner plots about how to make broads more broad-minded about the G.O.P.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/opinion/dowd-aint-nothin-like-a-dame.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thinking for the Future :: What modes of thought will be most valuable in a future economy defined by machine intelligence?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/brooks-thinking-for-the-future.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Scholarship and Politics: The Case of Noam Chomsky :: Dropping in on a three-part master class taught by a master, and witnessing thought of the highest order.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/fish-scholarship-and-politics-the-case-of-noam-chomsky.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Machiavelli Still Matters :: 'The Prince' teaches that there are no friends in politics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/why-machiavelli-matters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

11-Dec-2013 22:30

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

China 'to ease one-child policy' :: After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/15/world/asia/china-one-child-policy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Prayers for Mandela :: Mandela is remembered in church services
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25291047#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US: China map 'creates risk of incident' :: The United States warned Saturday that China's military claim to airspace over a disputed island chain creates the risk of "misunderstanding and miscalculation."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/23/world/asia/china-japan-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

World's most exquisite libraries :: Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/27/world/gallery/most-beautiful-libraries-in-the-world/index.html?eref�ition

50 years since youth revolution :: Fifty years ago this month, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy numbed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/26/world/the-beatles-bob-and-mick/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Dementia: Five priorities :: What research areas could help transform dementia treatment?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25263341#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China 'regrets' S. Korean air zone :: China has expressed "regret" over South Korea's decision to expand its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries, the country's official Xinhua news agency has reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/china-south-korea-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Kennedy meets Nagasaki survivors :: Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/asia/japan-nagasaki-caroline-kennedy/index.html?eref�ition

Future for Ukraine: EU or Russia? :: It feels like a rerun of the Orange Revolution. Similar to late 2004 when hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets to protest what they saw as a fraudulent presidential election, mass demonstrations have been taking place ever since the government in Kiev suspended an association and trade agreement with the European Union some days ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/03/opinion/ukraine-protests-russia-forbrig/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear threat far greater than Iran :: Ira Helfand says there are some 17,000 existing nuclear warheads, an existential threat that is ignored, even though a limited nuclear war would be devastating, unleashing a global famine and chaos
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/helfand-nuclear-disarmament/index.html?eref�ition

Are airships key to Arctic travel? :: Could airships finally open up Arctic for development?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/business/airship-cargo-revolutionize-arctic-transportation/index.html?eref�ition

Breast implant firm founder jailed :: Jean Claude Mas, the founder of a French company that made defective breast implants, has been sentenced in France to four years in prison for fraud.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/europe/france-breast-implants-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 10 December 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 10 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25313604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's it like to own your own F1 car? :: Ferrari fanatic Peter Mann reveals the "ultimate privilege" of owning and driving a Formula One race car.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/12/10/spc-circuit-ferrari-fan-peter-mann.cnn.html?eref�ition

The free spirit of freestyle skiing :: With the wind in her hair, the ice cold air on her cheeks and powder flying from her skis, Grete Eliassen takes her sport to new extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/sport/grete-eliassen-sochi-2014-olympics-slopestyle/index.html?eref�ition

Freeman's finger painting? :: Watch this incredible time-lapse video as a visual artist brings Oscar winner Morgan Freeman to life using an iPad Air.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/12/05/spc-make-create-innovate-morgan-freeman-painting-ipad.cnn.html?eref�ition

11-Dec-2013 22:30 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Mandela Was Unique :: The world seems to be saying goodbye not only to a great man, but to a unique leader, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/opinion/friedman-why-mandela-was-unique.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ain't Nothin' Like a Dame :: John Boehner plots about how to make broads more broad-minded about the G.O.P.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/opinion/dowd-aint-nothin-like-a-dame.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thinking for the Future :: What modes of thought will be most valuable in a future economy defined by machine intelligence?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/brooks-thinking-for-the-future.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Scholarship and Politics: The Case of Noam Chomsky :: Dropping in on a three-part master class taught by a master, and witnessing thought of the highest order.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/fish-scholarship-and-politics-the-case-of-noam-chomsky.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Machiavelli Still Matters :: 'The Prince' teaches that there are no friends in politics.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/why-machiavelli-matters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

11-Dec-2013 21:29

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

China 'to ease one-child policy' :: After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/15/world/asia/china-one-child-policy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Prayers for Mandela :: Mandela is remembered in church services
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25291047#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US: China map 'creates risk of incident' :: The United States warned Saturday that China's military claim to airspace over a disputed island chain creates the risk of "misunderstanding and miscalculation."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/23/world/asia/china-japan-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

World's most exquisite libraries :: Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/27/world/gallery/most-beautiful-libraries-in-the-world/index.html?eref�ition

50 years since youth revolution :: Fifty years ago this month, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy numbed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/26/world/the-beatles-bob-and-mick/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Dementia: Five priorities :: What research areas could help transform dementia treatment?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25263341#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China 'regrets' S. Korean air zone :: China has expressed "regret" over South Korea's decision to expand its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries, the country's official Xinhua news agency has reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/china-south-korea-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Kennedy meets Nagasaki survivors :: Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/asia/japan-nagasaki-caroline-kennedy/index.html?eref�ition

Future for Ukraine: EU or Russia? :: It feels like a rerun of the Orange Revolution. Similar to late 2004 when hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets to protest what they saw as a fraudulent presidential election, mass demonstrations have been taking place ever since the government in Kiev suspended an association and trade agreement with the European Union some days ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/03/opinion/ukraine-protests-russia-forbrig/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear threat far greater than Iran :: Ira Helfand says there are some 17,000 existing nuclear warheads, an existential threat that is ignored, even though a limited nuclear war would be devastating, unleashing a global famine and chaos
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/helfand-nuclear-disarmament/index.html?eref�ition

Are airships key to Arctic travel? :: Could airships finally open up Arctic for development?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/business/airship-cargo-revolutionize-arctic-transportation/index.html?eref�ition

Breast implant firm founder jailed :: Jean Claude Mas, the founder of a French company that made defective breast implants, has been sentenced in France to four years in prison for fraud.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/europe/france-breast-implants-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 10 December 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 10 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25313604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's it like to own your own F1 car? :: Ferrari fanatic Peter Mann reveals the "ultimate privilege" of owning and driving a Formula One race car.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/12/10/spc-circuit-ferrari-fan-peter-mann.cnn.html?eref�ition

The free spirit of freestyle skiing :: With the wind in her hair, the ice cold air on her cheeks and powder flying from her skis, Grete Eliassen takes her sport to new extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/sport/grete-eliassen-sochi-2014-olympics-slopestyle/index.html?eref�ition

Freeman's finger painting? :: Watch this incredible time-lapse video as a visual artist brings Oscar winner Morgan Freeman to life using an iPad Air.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/12/05/spc-make-create-innovate-morgan-freeman-painting-ipad.cnn.html?eref�ition

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Couple, 4 kids lost in frigid Nevada mountains heated rocks in fire to survive - NBCNews.com (blog) :: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/10/21839847-couple-4-kids-lost-in-frigid-nevada-mountains-heated-rocks-in-fire-to-survive

The Obama selfie: Harmless or tasteless? - CNN (blog) :: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/12/10/obama-takes-selfie-with-british-danish-prime-ministers/comment-page-37/

One on One: Interview With Kevin Kelly, Author of 'Cool Tools' :: Kevin Kelly's latest book, "Cool Tools," is intended to be a compendium of the greatest tools on earth. It is presented as a massive print book with QR codes.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/interview-with-kevin-kelly-author-of-cool-tools/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12 - Philly.com :: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/HealthDay682925_20131210_Acid-Reflux_Drugs_Tied_to_Lower_Levels_of_Vitamin_B-12.html

How About a Retirement Village? - Westside Today :: http://www.westsidetoday.com/s21-10331/how-about-a-retirement.html

Faux Pas? Obama Poses for Selfie at Mandela Memorial :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34aa3d10/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cpresident0Eobama0Eposes0Eselfie0Enelson0Emandelas0Ememorial0Eservice0Cstory0Did0F21162957/story01.htm

State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown :: In the year since the school killings in Newtown, Conn., states have passed 109 gun-related bills. Of those, 70 loosened gun restrictions and 39 tightened them. A chart tracks their paths.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/10/us/state-gun-laws-enacted-in-the-year-since-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | The Stone: Who Needs a Gun? :: Maybe our national problem with gun violence persists because we are asking the wrong questions.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/who-needs-a-gun/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: Acid-Suppressing Drugs Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency :: A study finds that prolonged use of the drugs can lead to anemia, neurological problems or dementia.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/acid-suppressing-drugs-linked-to-vitamin-b12-deficiency/?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

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

City Room: After Chicken Is Spotted in Central Park, an Odyssey Begins :: Marc Klein was walking his dog last week when he stumbled across a bird not commonly seen in New York parks.
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/after-spotting-a-chicken-in-central-park-an-odyssey-begins/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Top 10 Overpaid Actors in 2013 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34ae4923/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Ctop0E10A0Eoverpaid0Eactors0E20A130Cstory0Did0F21164885/story01.htm

Why Buffett Is Not The World's Best Value Investor - The Guru Investor :: http://theguruinvestor.com/2013/12/10/why-buffett-is-not-the-worlds-best-value-investor/

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

More Helpful Fatty Acids Found in Organic Milk :: The research was met with a mixed reaction, as there is disagreement among scientists about whether omega-6 fatty acids are harmful.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/health/organic-milk-high-in-helpful-fatty-acids-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

ScienceTake: In a Bird's Nest, an Animal Behavior Puzzle :: When scientists looked closely at the war between chalk-browed mockingbirds and shiny cowbirds, they found something unexpected.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/in-a-birds-nest-an-animal-behavior-puzzle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thinking for the Future :: What modes of thought will be most valuable in a future economy defined by machine intelligence?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/brooks-thinking-for-the-future.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Docs: '35 and Single' :: An Argentine woman shares her intimate search for love and answers: must she settle down or remain a free spirit in order to be happy?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/35-and-single.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Scholarship and Politics: The Case of Noam Chomsky :: Dropping in on a three-part master class taught by a master, and witnessing thought of the highest order.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/fish-scholarship-and-politics-the-case-of-noam-chomsky.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Vitamins' Old, Old Edge :: From the beginnings of life roughly four billion years ago, they have played a central, necessary role. In fact, early life forms used to be veritable vitamin factories.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/vitamins-old-old-edge.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

News Analysis: Considering the Humanity of Nonhumans :: Fundamental questions of philosophy and morality, and what it means to be autonomous, are following an unusual challenge to have chimpanzees recognized as legal persons.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/considering-the-humanity-of-nonhumans.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


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11-Dec-2013 20:28

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'He's not going to know who I am' :: Viv Galley, whose husband Bill has advanced Alzheimer's disease, had told the BBC her story.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25301025#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

China 'to ease one-child policy' :: After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/15/world/asia/china-one-child-policy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Prayers for Mandela :: Mandela is remembered in church services
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25291047#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US: China map 'creates risk of incident' :: The United States warned Saturday that China's military claim to airspace over a disputed island chain creates the risk of "misunderstanding and miscalculation."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/23/world/asia/china-japan-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

World's most exquisite libraries :: Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/27/world/gallery/most-beautiful-libraries-in-the-world/index.html?eref�ition

50 years since youth revolution :: Fifty years ago this month, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy numbed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/26/world/the-beatles-bob-and-mick/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

Dementia: Five priorities :: What research areas could help transform dementia treatment?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25263341#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China 'regrets' S. Korean air zone :: China has expressed "regret" over South Korea's decision to expand its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries, the country's official Xinhua news agency has reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/china-south-korea-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Kennedy meets Nagasaki survivors :: Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/asia/japan-nagasaki-caroline-kennedy/index.html?eref�ition

Future for Ukraine: EU or Russia? :: It feels like a rerun of the Orange Revolution. Similar to late 2004 when hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets to protest what they saw as a fraudulent presidential election, mass demonstrations have been taking place ever since the government in Kiev suspended an association and trade agreement with the European Union some days ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/03/opinion/ukraine-protests-russia-forbrig/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear threat far greater than Iran :: Ira Helfand says there are some 17,000 existing nuclear warheads, an existential threat that is ignored, even though a limited nuclear war would be devastating, unleashing a global famine and chaos
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/helfand-nuclear-disarmament/index.html?eref�ition

Are airships key to Arctic travel? :: Could airships finally open up Arctic for development?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/business/airship-cargo-revolutionize-arctic-transportation/index.html?eref�ition

Breast implant firm founder jailed :: Jean Claude Mas, the founder of a French company that made defective breast implants, has been sentenced in France to four years in prison for fraud.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/europe/france-breast-implants-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 10 December 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 10 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25313604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's it like to own your own F1 car? :: Ferrari fanatic Peter Mann reveals the "ultimate privilege" of owning and driving a Formula One race car.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/12/10/spc-circuit-ferrari-fan-peter-mann.cnn.html?eref�ition

The free spirit of freestyle skiing :: With the wind in her hair, the ice cold air on her cheeks and powder flying from her skis, Grete Eliassen takes her sport to new extremes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/sport/grete-eliassen-sochi-2014-olympics-slopestyle/index.html?eref�ition

11-Dec-2013 20:28 is

Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year - USA TODAY :: http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/world/2013/12/11/3987311/

6 Things Missing From The Budget Agreement - NPR (blog) :: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/12/11/250210823/6-things-that-are-missing-from-the-budget-agreement

NFL: Washington will start Cousins, RGIII is now third stringer - Toronto Star :: http://www.thestar.com/sports/football/2013/12/11/nfl_washington_will_start_cousins_rgiii_is_now_third_stringer.html

Hunt is on for fake Mandela signer - Stuff.co.nz :: http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/africa/9507647/Hunt-is-on-for-fake-Mandela-signer

Scientologist wins court battle to marry in creed's own church - The Guardian :: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/11/scientologist-wins-supreme-ruling-worship-marriage

Mother, 1 child released after Nevada rescue - U.S. News & World Report :: http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2013/12/11/6-missing-adults-children-found-alive-in-nevada

Homosexuality: Aamir Khan, John Abraham, Farhan Akhtar disappointed with ... - Financial Express :: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/homosexuality-aamir-khan-john-abraham-farhan-akhtar-disappointed-with-supreme-court-gay-sex-verdict/1206584

Review: Making-of 'Mary Poppins' tale 'Saving Mr. Banks' is a spoonful of sugar - Ottawa Citizen :: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/Review%2BMakingof%2BMary%2BPoppins%2Btale%2BSaving%2BBanks%2Bspoonful/9274074/story.html

Mandela Signer 'Moving His Hands ... but There Was no Meaning' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34b234e1/sc/40/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0CwireStory0Cmandela0Eceremony0Einterpreter0Edeemed0Efake0E21173616/story01.htm

Family of Slain College Student Disputes Police Account - ABC News :: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/family-police-account-sons-death-rings-false-21172887

Mack's firing is no joke, but Horns' handling of coaching switch sure is - CBSSports.com :: http://www.cbssports.com/general/writer/gregg-doyel/24372203/macks-firing-is-no-joke-but-horns-handling-of-coaching-switch-sure-is

Teen millionaire is loving Yahoo :: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_mostpopular/~3/h36Qg93sqfg/index.html

How cold is the coldest place on Earth? - Tehran Times :: http://tehrantimes.com/science/112735-how-cold-is-the-coldest-place-on-earth

Screen Actors Guild Award Nominees, Full List :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34b33de9/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Cscreen0Eactors0Eguild0Eaward0Enominees0Efull0Elist0Cstory0Did0F211750A58/story01.htm

Pope Francis named Time's Person of the Year :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gE2zx-_53U8/story01.htm

Free PS Vita bundles must be returned insists Zavvi - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/11/free-ps-vita-bundles-must-be-returned-insists-zavvi-4226945/

Phys Ed: Exercise as Potent Medicine :: Exercise can be as effective as many frequently prescribed drugs in treating some of the leading killers, including heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/exercise-as-potent-medicine/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Thai crisis deepens as PM's supporters weigh in :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8Yzvaf5mIZc/story01.htm

Family of Slain College Student Disputes Police Account :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34b315d4/sc/33/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Cfamily0Epolice0Eaccount0Esons0Edeath0Erings0Efalse0E21172887/story01.htm

Cold Dis-Comfort: Antarctica Set Record of -135.8 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34b234dc/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0CwireStory0Ccold0Edis0Ecomfort0Eantarctica0Eset0Erecord0E13580E21155270A/story01.htm

How Missing Nevada Family Survived 2 Days in Subzero Temps :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34b0fcf9/sc/42/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Cmissing0Enevada0Efamily0Esurvived0Edays0Esnow0Esubzero0Etemperatures0Cstory0Did0F21166618/story01.htm

A. O. Scott's Top Movies of 2013 :: The film critic A. O. Scott picks his favorites of 2013 from an ever-broadening field.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/movies/a-o-scotts-top-movies-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Poll: Pope Francis Vastly Popular Among Catholics :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34b1d5c7/sc/30/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cpolitics0C20A130C120Cyuletide0Egift0Efor0Epope0Efrancis0Evast0Epopularity0Eamong0Ecatholics0C/story01.htm

Missing Couple, Kids Found Alive in Frigid Nevada Wilderness :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34aaa021/sc/16/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0CwireStory0Csearch0Eexpands0Emissing0Ebrutal0Enevada0Ecold0E21163339/story01.htm

GM to halt car production in Australia, industry in crisis :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/hqcLS-SMMpo/story01.htm

One on One: Interview With Kevin Kelly, Author of 'Cool Tools' :: Kevin Kelly's latest book, "Cool Tools," is intended to be a compendium of the greatest tools on earth. It is presented as a massive print book with QR codes.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/interview-with-kevin-kelly-author-of-cool-tools/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Does Rising Inequality Make Us Hardhearted? :: In American history, support for economic redistribution has been the exception, not the rule.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/opinion/does-rising-inequality-make-us-hardhearted.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Jim Hall, Jazz Guitarist, Dies at 83 :: Mr. Hall was distinguished by his simplicity of style and a warm, lush sound.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/arts/music/jim-hall-jazz-guitarist-dies-at-83.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Capitol Leaders Agree to a Deal on the Budget :: The deal, while modest in scope, amounts to a cease-fire in the budget wars that have debilitated Washington since 2011.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/us/politics/party-leaders-indicate-deal-is-reached-on-budget.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Why Mandela Was Unique :: The world seems to be saying goodbye not only to a great man, but to a unique leader, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/opinion/friedman-why-mandela-was-unique.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


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11-Dec-2013 19:27

Week in pictures: 30 November - 6 December 2013 :: Photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25257919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/28/spc-inside-africa-sandboarding-sahara.cnn.html?eref�ition

In pictures: The Art of Building 2013 :: Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25220839#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opinion: Price of school success :: In 2009, Shanghai participated for the first time in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the tri-annual survey of the world's school systems.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/opinion/china-education-jiang-xueqin/index.html?eref�ition

China launches first moon mission :: China launched its first lunar probe early Monday, which, if all goes well, will make it only the third nation -- after the United States and the Soviet Union -- to soft-land on the moon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/01/world/asia/china-lunar-probe/index.html?eref�ition

China's crazy property bubble :: Cui Shufeng is a retired government worker in Beijing. She is one of the lucky homeowners who bought her place long before the housing sector galloped out of reach for the average Chinese salary worker.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/07/business/china-property-bubble/index.html?eref�ition

China's bitcoin boom, bust :: When 23-year-old magazine editor Liu Xinda looked to make his first investment in 2012, he considered the stock market. Many Chinese investors have jumped on the skyrocketing property market, but it was too rich for Liu's blood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/business/china-bitcoin-frenzy/index.html?eref�ition

U.S.: 'Deep concerns' over air zone :: The United States has "deep concerns" over China's newly declared East China Sea air defense zone, Vice President Joe Biden privately told Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing on Wednesday, according to a pool report citing senior administration officials traveling with the delegation.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/china-us-japan-tensions/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'He's not going to know who I am' :: Viv Galley, whose husband Bill has advanced Alzheimer's disease, had told the BBC her story.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25301025#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Fashion and art - new BFFs? :: With over 250 of the world's leading galleries on show and in excess of 50,000 attendees, Art Basel Miami Beach can make a legitimate claim to being America's leading art fair.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/08/world/art-basel-miami-beach-fashion-art/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: Conservative MP Sir Alan Haselhurst is leading a debate on investment in West Anglia rail.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Learning more about Mars :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks to News Stream ahead of Maven launch
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2013/11/18/nasa-mars-maven-launch.cnn.html?eref�ition

Drone view of Tacloban :: Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/11/18/philippines-drone-camera-penhaul.cnn.html?eref�ition

North Korean beer tour? :: Can you see the real North Korea by taking a package tour? Nic Robertson talks to one promoter.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2013/11/24/nkorea-package-tour.cnn.html?eref�ition

A Bitcoin trip to space? :: Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/11/22/qmb-virgin-galactic-bitcoin-richard-branson-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

China 'to ease one-child policy' :: After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/15/world/asia/china-one-child-policy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Prayers for Mandela :: Mandela is remembered in church services
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25291047#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US: China map 'creates risk of incident' :: The United States warned Saturday that China's military claim to airspace over a disputed island chain creates the risk of "misunderstanding and miscalculation."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/23/world/asia/china-japan-disputed-islands/index.html?eref�ition

World's most exquisite libraries :: Take a peek at the world's most exquisite libraries
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/27/world/gallery/most-beautiful-libraries-in-the-world/index.html?eref�ition

50 years since youth revolution :: Fifty years ago this month, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy numbed the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/26/world/the-beatles-bob-and-mick/index.html?eref�ition

Lady Diana's dress on sale :: Anyone who's ever wanted to look, or dress like a princess will have the opportunity on Tuesday, when one of Princess Diana's most "fairytale" frocks goes under the hammer at Kerry Taylor Auction House in London.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/princess-dianas-fairytale-dress-could-be-yours/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A peek at the future of video chat :: Researchers at Microsoft are working on a "magic window" to allow interactions on video calls to be more natural than ever.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25253058#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dementia: Five priorities :: What research areas could help transform dementia treatment?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25263341#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China 'regrets' S. Korean air zone :: China has expressed "regret" over South Korea's decision to expand its air defense zone to include an area claimed by both countries, the country's official Xinhua news agency has reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/world/asia/china-south-korea-zone/index.html?eref�ition

Kennedy meets Nagasaki survivors :: Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/asia/japan-nagasaki-caroline-kennedy/index.html?eref�ition

Future for Ukraine: EU or Russia? :: It feels like a rerun of the Orange Revolution. Similar to late 2004 when hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets to protest what they saw as a fraudulent presidential election, mass demonstrations have been taking place ever since the government in Kiev suspended an association and trade agreement with the European Union some days ago.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/03/opinion/ukraine-protests-russia-forbrig/index.html?eref�ition

Nuclear threat far greater than Iran :: Ira Helfand says there are some 17,000 existing nuclear warheads, an existential threat that is ignored, even though a limited nuclear war would be devastating, unleashing a global famine and chaos
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/opinion/helfand-nuclear-disarmament/index.html?eref�ition

Are airships key to Arctic travel? :: Could airships finally open up Arctic for development?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/09/business/airship-cargo-revolutionize-arctic-transportation/index.html?eref�ition

Breast implant firm founder jailed :: Jean Claude Mas, the founder of a French company that made defective breast implants, has been sentenced in France to four years in prison for fraud.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/europe/france-breast-implants-sentence/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 10 December 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 10 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25313604#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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Death of a Lloyds salesman - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/10511891/Death-of-a-Lloyds-salesman.html

How About a Retirement Village? - Westside Today :: http://www.westsidetoday.com/s21-10331/how-about-a-retirement.html

Faux Pas? Obama Poses for Selfie at Mandela Memorial :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34aa3d10/sc/7/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Cpresident0Eobama0Eposes0Eselfie0Enelson0Emandelas0Ememorial0Eservice0Cstory0Did0F21162957/story01.htm

One on One: Interview With Kevin Kelly, Author of 'Cool Tools' :: Kevin Kelly's latest book, "Cool Tools," is intended to be a compendium of the greatest tools on earth. It is presented as a massive print book with QR codes.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/interview-with-kevin-kelly-author-of-cool-tools/?partner=rss&emc=rss

State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown :: In the year since the school killings in Newtown, Conn., states have passed 109 gun-related bills. Of those, 70 loosened gun restrictions and 39 tightened them. A chart tracks their paths.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/10/us/state-gun-laws-enacted-in-the-year-since-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | The Stone: Who Needs a Gun? :: Maybe our national problem with gun violence persists because we are asking the wrong questions.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/who-needs-a-gun/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Well: Acid-Suppressing Drugs Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency :: A study finds that prolonged use of the drugs can lead to anemia, neurological problems or dementia.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/acid-suppressing-drugs-linked-to-vitamin-b12-deficiency/?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

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

Top 10 Overpaid Actors in 2013 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34ae4923/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Ctop0E10A0Eoverpaid0Eactors0E20A130Cstory0Did0F21164885/story01.htm

Samsung's $40,000 TV Channels Hilarious Amazon Reviews :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/34a93e04/sc/15/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cbest0Eamazon0Ereviews0E40A0A0A0A0Esamsung0Eled0Esmart0Etv0Cstory0Did0F211610A99/story01.htm

Why Buffett Is Not The World's Best Value Investor - The Guru Investor :: http://theguruinvestor.com/2013/12/10/why-buffett-is-not-the-worlds-best-value-investor/

Op-Ed Columnist: The Berkeley Model :: A look at the elite California university raises broader questions about education and the middle class.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/nocera-the-berkeley-model.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

More Helpful Fatty Acids Found in Organic Milk :: The research was met with a mixed reaction, as there is disagreement among scientists about whether omega-6 fatty acids are harmful.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/health/organic-milk-high-in-helpful-fatty-acids-study-finds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

My Story: Even Superwoman Can Have Back Problems :: Watch your back! If it's not a Yorkiepoo, don't even try to lift it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/booming/even-superwoman-can-have-back-problems.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

ScienceTake: In a Bird's Nest, an Animal Behavior Puzzle :: When scientists looked closely at the war between chalk-browed mockingbirds and shiny cowbirds, they found something unexpected.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/in-a-birds-nest-an-animal-behavior-puzzle.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Thinking for the Future :: What modes of thought will be most valuable in a future economy defined by machine intelligence?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/brooks-thinking-for-the-future.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Docs: '35 and Single' :: An Argentine woman shares her intimate search for love and answers: must she settle down or remain a free spirit in order to be happy?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/35-and-single.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Scholarship and Politics: The Case of Noam Chomsky :: Dropping in on a three-part master class taught by a master, and witnessing thought of the highest order.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/opinion/fish-scholarship-and-politics-the-case-of-noam-chomsky.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Vitamins' Old, Old Edge :: From the beginnings of life roughly four billion years ago, they have played a central, necessary role. In fact, early life forms used to be veritable vitamin factories.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/vitamins-old-old-edge.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

News Analysis: Considering the Humanity of Nonhumans :: Fundamental questions of philosophy and morality, and what it means to be autonomous, are following an unusual challenge to have chimpanzees recognized as legal persons.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/considering-the-humanity-of-nonhumans.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

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


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