Tuesday, December 31, 2013

31-Dec-2013 23:06

In pictures: Housing in Havana :: Residents battling with decaying buildings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25438475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten and raped for being gay :: Homosexuality is seen as a Western idea or the devil's work in Uganda, reports Arwa Damon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/27/pkg-damon-uganda-gay-prejudice.cnn.html?eref�ition

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Global notable deaths of 2013 :: Hollywood stars, influential writers and a world statesman - BBC News Magazine's annual look back at global lives lost from the past 12 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25438587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stranded in Antarctica... in 1917 :: Century-old photo negatives reveal stranded explorers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/antarctic-historic-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Shrinking presidency? :: No longer an "invincible," President Obama may want a do-over in 2014
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/29/exp-sotu-pres-obama-second-term-presidency-top-ten.cnn.html?eref�ition

Spears kicks off casino residency :: Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada's Sin City.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/showbiz/britney-spears-las-vegas/index.html?eref�ition

Your pictures of the year :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25450377#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

$1 million ticket found in leaves :: A New York landscaper was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he found something.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/us/million-dollar-lottery-ticket-raking-leaves/index.html?eref�ition

Flights cancelled as volcano erupts :: Thousands of residents in El Salvador were evacuated after the Chaparrastique volcano erupted Sunday morning.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/world/americas/el-salvador-chaparrastique-volcano-erupts/index.html?eref�ition

25 of mankind's greatest marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Prostitution: Not a victimless crime :: Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson say it's a myth that prostitution is a victimless crime
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/wells-prostitution-victims/index.html?eref�ition

Questions we must ask for New Year :: Eric Liu: We Americans rarely get to make a truly mindful assessment of who we are and why we hope to change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/liu-new-year/index.html?eref�ition

Who really changed history in 2013? :: Something was different in 2013. Unlike recent years, when some of the major events were powered by groups and movements -- think revolutions that seemed to materialize out of nowhere, public squares occupied without visible leadership -- this year, it was individuals who created the most unexpected or dramatic events.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/opinion/ghitis-remembering-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Biggest winners and losers of 2013 :: The year is almost out of here, and boy has it been a whopper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/winners-and-losers-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Kickstarter projects to watch in 2014 :: After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/tech/innovation/14-kickstarter-projects-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/25547888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 human marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Dream destinations for 2014 :: In an effort to purge some of the desk-bound day dreaming from our collective system, CNN Travel came up with its own 2014 dream vacation wish list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/travel/cnn-travel-2014-wish-list/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's New Year's resolutions :: As millions of Americans think about how they can do better in 2014 through their New Year resolutions, President Obama might want to make a few of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/opinion/zelizer-obama-new-years-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Pope named 'Best Dressed Man of 2013' :: CNN's Erin McLaughlin explains why Esquire Magazine has named Pope Francis its "Best Dressed Man of 2013".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/29/lok-mclaughlin-pope-best-dressed.cnn.html?eref�ition

7 incredible women who rocked 2013 :: Which remarkable women captured the world's attention this year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/business/seven-incredible-women-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Accident a 'rare event' in risky sport :: Michael Schumacher's serious skiing accident in the French Alps on has once again put the spotlight on skiing safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/sport/schumacher-skiing-safety-helmets/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2013 23:06 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All-clear coming for ND town near oil train derail - Houston Chronicle :: http://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/All-clear-coming-for-ND-town-near-oil-train-derail-5103532.php

Kent floods clear-up continues amid rain alert - BBC News :: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-25562110

Chiefs veterans have been through highs, lows - Houston Chronicle :: http://www.chron.com/sports/article/Chiefs-veterans-have-been-through-highs-lows-5105074.php

Pot, Tanning and Transgender Students Top New Laws in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3560e26d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Claws0E20A140Etanning0Esalons0Epot0Cstory0Did0F21374686/story01.htm

Rory Bremner on John Fortune: 'A fearless satirist and a lovely human being' - Telegraph.co.uk :: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/10544786/Rory-Bremner-on-John-Fortune-A-fearless-satirist-and-a-lovely-human-being.html

The sun 'flips upside down': 10 surprising facts about our star - The Independent :: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/the-sun-flips-upside-down-10-surprising-facts-about-our-star-9031950.html

Kim Jong-un's Lonely Ski Lift Ride at Dream Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3560e268/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Ckim0Ejong0Euns0Elonely0Eski0Elift0Eride0Eat0Edream0Eresort0C/story01.htm

Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100: government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X99GZ5gy8zk/story01.htm

Please, Please Go to Sleep :: New lessons from 100 years of bedtime battles
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2109149,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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

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

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

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

11 Movies You Should Watch Before Netflix Purges Them :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3560e24a/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cwatch0E110Estreamed0Enetflix0Emovies0Ejan0Cstory0Did0F21370A921/story01.htm

Former F1 Champ in Coma After Brain Surgery :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3550b39b/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cradio0Ef10Egreat0Eschumacher0Einjured0Eskiing0E21360A281/story01.htm

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

FRANCE: Nearly 10,000 French homes without power as rain and wind return :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/visiting-france/20131227-nearly-10000-french-homes-without-power-rain-and-wind-return


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31-Dec-2013 22:04

In pictures: Housing in Havana :: Residents battling with decaying buildings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25438475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten and raped for being gay :: Homosexuality is seen as a Western idea or the devil's work in Uganda, reports Arwa Damon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/27/pkg-damon-uganda-gay-prejudice.cnn.html?eref�ition

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Global notable deaths of 2013 :: Hollywood stars, influential writers and a world statesman - BBC News Magazine's annual look back at global lives lost from the past 12 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25438587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stranded in Antarctica... in 1917 :: Century-old photo negatives reveal stranded explorers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/antarctic-historic-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Shrinking presidency? :: No longer an "invincible," President Obama may want a do-over in 2014
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/29/exp-sotu-pres-obama-second-term-presidency-top-ten.cnn.html?eref�ition

Spears kicks off casino residency :: Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada's Sin City.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/showbiz/britney-spears-las-vegas/index.html?eref�ition

Your pictures of the year :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25450377#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

$1 million ticket found in leaves :: A New York landscaper was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he found something.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/us/million-dollar-lottery-ticket-raking-leaves/index.html?eref�ition

Flights cancelled as volcano erupts :: Thousands of residents in El Salvador were evacuated after the Chaparrastique volcano erupted Sunday morning.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/world/americas/el-salvador-chaparrastique-volcano-erupts/index.html?eref�ition

25 of mankind's greatest marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Prostitution: Not a victimless crime :: Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson say it's a myth that prostitution is a victimless crime
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/wells-prostitution-victims/index.html?eref�ition

Questions we must ask for New Year :: Eric Liu: We Americans rarely get to make a truly mindful assessment of who we are and why we hope to change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/liu-new-year/index.html?eref�ition

Who really changed history in 2013? :: Something was different in 2013. Unlike recent years, when some of the major events were powered by groups and movements -- think revolutions that seemed to materialize out of nowhere, public squares occupied without visible leadership -- this year, it was individuals who created the most unexpected or dramatic events.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/opinion/ghitis-remembering-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Biggest winners and losers of 2013 :: The year is almost out of here, and boy has it been a whopper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/winners-and-losers-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Kickstarter projects to watch in 2014 :: After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/tech/innovation/14-kickstarter-projects-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/25547888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 human marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Dream destinations for 2014 :: In an effort to purge some of the desk-bound day dreaming from our collective system, CNN Travel came up with its own 2014 dream vacation wish list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/travel/cnn-travel-2014-wish-list/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's New Year's resolutions :: As millions of Americans think about how they can do better in 2014 through their New Year resolutions, President Obama might want to make a few of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/opinion/zelizer-obama-new-years-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Pope named 'Best Dressed Man of 2013' :: CNN's Erin McLaughlin explains why Esquire Magazine has named Pope Francis its "Best Dressed Man of 2013".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/29/lok-mclaughlin-pope-best-dressed.cnn.html?eref�ition

7 incredible women who rocked 2013 :: Which remarkable women captured the world's attention this year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/business/seven-incredible-women-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Accident a 'rare event' in risky sport :: Michael Schumacher's serious skiing accident in the French Alps on has once again put the spotlight on skiing safety.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/sport/schumacher-skiing-safety-helmets/index.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2013 22:04 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

University of NSW study predicts 5C global warming before 2100 - NEWS.com.au :: http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/university-of-nsw-study-predicts-5c-global-warming-before-2100/story-fn5fsgyc-1226792866392

Pot, Tanning and Transgender Students Top New Laws in 2014 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3560e26d/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CPolitics0Claws0E20A140Etanning0Esalons0Epot0Cstory0Did0F21374686/story01.htm

Kim Jong-un's Lonely Ski Lift Ride at Dream Resort :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3560e268/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0Cblogs0Cheadlines0C20A130C120Ckim0Ejong0Euns0Elonely0Eski0Elift0Eride0Eat0Edream0Eresort0C/story01.htm

Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100: government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X99GZ5gy8zk/story01.htm

Please, Please Go to Sleep :: New lessons from 100 years of bedtime battles
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2109149,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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

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

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

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

11 Movies You Should Watch Before Netflix Purges Them :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3560e24a/sc/21/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cwatch0E110Estreamed0Enetflix0Emovies0Ejan0Cstory0Did0F21370A921/story01.htm

Former F1 Champ in Coma After Brain Surgery :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3550b39b/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cradio0Ef10Egreat0Eschumacher0Einjured0Eskiing0E21360A281/story01.htm

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

FRANCE: Nearly 10,000 French homes without power as rain and wind return :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/visiting-france/20131227-nearly-10000-french-homes-without-power-rain-and-wind-return


10

31-Dec-2013 21:04

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Housing in Havana :: Residents battling with decaying buildings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25438475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten and raped for being gay :: Homosexuality is seen as a Western idea or the devil's work in Uganda, reports Arwa Damon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/27/pkg-damon-uganda-gay-prejudice.cnn.html?eref�ition

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Global notable deaths of 2013 :: Hollywood stars, influential writers and a world statesman - BBC News Magazine's annual look back at global lives lost from the past 12 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25438587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stranded in Antarctica... in 1917 :: Century-old photo negatives reveal stranded explorers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/antarctic-historic-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Shrinking presidency? :: No longer an "invincible," President Obama may want a do-over in 2014
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/29/exp-sotu-pres-obama-second-term-presidency-top-ten.cnn.html?eref�ition

Spears kicks off casino residency :: Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada's Sin City.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/showbiz/britney-spears-las-vegas/index.html?eref�ition

Your pictures of the year :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25450377#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

$1 million ticket found in leaves :: A New York landscaper was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he found something.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/us/million-dollar-lottery-ticket-raking-leaves/index.html?eref�ition

Flights cancelled as volcano erupts :: Thousands of residents in El Salvador were evacuated after the Chaparrastique volcano erupted Sunday morning.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/world/americas/el-salvador-chaparrastique-volcano-erupts/index.html?eref�ition

25 of mankind's greatest marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Prostitution: Not a victimless crime :: Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson say it's a myth that prostitution is a victimless crime
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/wells-prostitution-victims/index.html?eref�ition

Questions we must ask for New Year :: Eric Liu: We Americans rarely get to make a truly mindful assessment of who we are and why we hope to change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/liu-new-year/index.html?eref�ition

Who really changed history in 2013? :: Something was different in 2013. Unlike recent years, when some of the major events were powered by groups and movements -- think revolutions that seemed to materialize out of nowhere, public squares occupied without visible leadership -- this year, it was individuals who created the most unexpected or dramatic events.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/opinion/ghitis-remembering-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Biggest winners and losers of 2013 :: The year is almost out of here, and boy has it been a whopper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/winners-and-losers-2013/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'Podcam' shows secret life of dolphins :: Film-makers have infiltrated the ocean with secret cameras to capture dolphin behaviour in the wild as it has never been seen before.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25547301#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Kickstarter projects to watch in 2014 :: After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/tech/innovation/14-kickstarter-projects-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/25547888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 human marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Dream destinations for 2014 :: In an effort to purge some of the desk-bound day dreaming from our collective system, CNN Travel came up with its own 2014 dream vacation wish list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/travel/cnn-travel-2014-wish-list/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's New Year's resolutions :: As millions of Americans think about how they can do better in 2014 through their New Year resolutions, President Obama might want to make a few of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/opinion/zelizer-obama-new-years-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Pope named 'Best Dressed Man of 2013' :: CNN's Erin McLaughlin explains why Esquire Magazine has named Pope Francis its "Best Dressed Man of 2013".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/29/lok-mclaughlin-pope-best-dressed.cnn.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2013 21:04 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Haunted by a Disappearance :: Sam Todd was never again seen. I fantasized about finding a new life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/31/opinion/boylan-haunted-by-a-disappearance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: For 2014, Tweet Less, Read More :: There's instant expression and then there's real contemplation, which is the route to healthier debate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/31/opinion/bruni-for-2014-tweet-less-read-more.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Words for the Dumpster :: The most annoying locutions of the year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/opinion/egan-words-for-the-dumpster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: America in 2013, as Told in Charts :: It was a bit of a depressing start to President Obama's second term: growing income inequality, gridlock in Washington and a disastrous launch for Obamacare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/america-in-2013-as-told-in-charts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Year That Will Be :: A precap of news sure to happen in 2014.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/31/opinion/the-year-that-will-be.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Breast Cancer Screenings: What We Still Don't Know :: How much benefit does mammography offer? Only trials can tell us.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/breast-cancer-screenings-what-we-still-dont-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Fiscal Fever Breaks :: The scolds may keep scolding, but they no longer control the conversation.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/krugman-fiscal-fever-breaks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

31-Dec-2013 20:03

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Housing in Havana :: Residents battling with decaying buildings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25438475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten and raped for being gay :: Homosexuality is seen as a Western idea or the devil's work in Uganda, reports Arwa Damon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/27/pkg-damon-uganda-gay-prejudice.cnn.html?eref�ition

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Global notable deaths of 2013 :: Hollywood stars, influential writers and a world statesman - BBC News Magazine's annual look back at global lives lost from the past 12 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25438587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stranded in Antarctica... in 1917 :: Century-old photo negatives reveal stranded explorers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/antarctic-historic-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Shrinking presidency? :: No longer an "invincible," President Obama may want a do-over in 2014
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/29/exp-sotu-pres-obama-second-term-presidency-top-ten.cnn.html?eref�ition

Spears kicks off casino residency :: Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada's Sin City.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/showbiz/britney-spears-las-vegas/index.html?eref�ition

Your pictures of the year :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25450377#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

$1 million ticket found in leaves :: A New York landscaper was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he found something.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/us/million-dollar-lottery-ticket-raking-leaves/index.html?eref�ition

West Australia issues cyclone red alert - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH2ST3TqS92V3EiaaD0qeBdnQkGwA&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25546469

Flights cancelled as volcano erupts :: Thousands of residents in El Salvador were evacuated after the Chaparrastique volcano erupted Sunday morning.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/world/americas/el-salvador-chaparrastique-volcano-erupts/index.html?eref�ition

25 of mankind's greatest marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Prostitution: Not a victimless crime :: Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson say it's a myth that prostitution is a victimless crime
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/wells-prostitution-victims/index.html?eref�ition

Questions we must ask for New Year :: Eric Liu: We Americans rarely get to make a truly mindful assessment of who we are and why we hope to change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/liu-new-year/index.html?eref�ition

Who really changed history in 2013? :: Something was different in 2013. Unlike recent years, when some of the major events were powered by groups and movements -- think revolutions that seemed to materialize out of nowhere, public squares occupied without visible leadership -- this year, it was individuals who created the most unexpected or dramatic events.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/opinion/ghitis-remembering-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Biggest winners and losers of 2013 :: The year is almost out of here, and boy has it been a whopper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/winners-and-losers-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Kickstarter projects to watch in 2014 :: After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/tech/innovation/14-kickstarter-projects-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/25547888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 human marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Dream destinations for 2014 :: In an effort to purge some of the desk-bound day dreaming from our collective system, CNN Travel came up with its own 2014 dream vacation wish list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/travel/cnn-travel-2014-wish-list/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's New Year's resolutions :: As millions of Americans think about how they can do better in 2014 through their New Year resolutions, President Obama might want to make a few of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/opinion/zelizer-obama-new-years-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Pope named 'Best Dressed Man of 2013' :: CNN's Erin McLaughlin explains why Esquire Magazine has named Pope Francis its "Best Dressed Man of 2013".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/29/lok-mclaughlin-pope-best-dressed.cnn.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2013 20:02 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Girl declared brain dead remains on life support - Houston Chronicle :: http://www.chron.com/news/medical/article/Girl-declared-brain-dead-remains-on-life-support-5103508.php?cmpid%3Dhealthhcat

Evacuation in North Dakota town after fiery oil-train explosion - AFP :: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5geeW8szGDcJWgI6pTHh_wDFd3f3w?docId%3D9a8f100a-2718-4924-8116-caecd3fbed7d

Queen's Brian May Undergoing Tests for Possible Cancer - Billboard :: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/5855103/queens-brian-may-undergoing-tests-for-possible-cancer

10 Apps to Help Your New Year's Resolutions Stick - TIME :: http://techland.time.com/2013/12/31/10-apps-to-help-your-new-years-resolutions-stick/

Deeper Updrafts: New Cloud Simulation Leads To Estimate Of 4°C Rise In ... - Science 2.0 :: http://www.science20.com/news_articles/deeper_updrafts_new_cloud_simulation_leads_estimate_4%25C2%25B0c_rise_global_temperatures_2100-127058

Posthumous honours are a silly idea, even for someone as deserving as Alan ... - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) :: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/tobyyoung/100252412/posthumous-honours-are-a-silly-idea-even-for-someone-as-deserving-as-alan-turing/

Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100: government :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X99GZ5gy8zk/story01.htm

Please, Please Go to Sleep :: New lessons from 100 years of bedtime battles
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2109149,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

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

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

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

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

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

Conservative 'Duck Dynasty' Fans Want 'Biblical Values' Considered :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/354f7770/sc/17/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Cconservative0Efans0Eunhappy0Eae0Educk0Edynasty0Econtroversy0Cstory0Did0F213610A34/story01.htm

Former F1 Champ in Coma After Brain Surgery :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/3550b39b/sc/13/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CSports0CwireStory0Cradio0Ef10Egreat0Eschumacher0Einjured0Eskiing0E21360A281/story01.htm

Want to Live to 100? Eat These Foods :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/35568ffa/sc/14/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CHealth0Clive0E10A0A0Eeat0Efoods0Cstory0Did0F21352245/story01.htm

Suicide Bomber Kills 15 in Russia Ahead of Olympics :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/354e4702/sc/11/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CInternational0Crussia0Ebombing0Ekills0E140Eahead0Eolympics0Cstory0Did0F21360A10A8/story01.htm

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

FRANCE: Nearly 10,000 French homes without power as rain and wind return :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/visiting-france/20131227-nearly-10000-french-homes-without-power-rain-and-wind-return


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31-Dec-2013 19:02

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Housing in Havana :: Residents battling with decaying buildings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25438475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten and raped for being gay :: Homosexuality is seen as a Western idea or the devil's work in Uganda, reports Arwa Damon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/27/pkg-damon-uganda-gay-prejudice.cnn.html?eref�ition

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Global notable deaths of 2013 :: Hollywood stars, influential writers and a world statesman - BBC News Magazine's annual look back at global lives lost from the past 12 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25438587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stranded in Antarctica... in 1917 :: Century-old photo negatives reveal stranded explorers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/antarctic-historic-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Shrinking presidency? :: No longer an "invincible," President Obama may want a do-over in 2014
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/29/exp-sotu-pres-obama-second-term-presidency-top-ten.cnn.html?eref�ition

Spears kicks off casino residency :: Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada's Sin City.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/showbiz/britney-spears-las-vegas/index.html?eref�ition

Your pictures of the year :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25450377#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Rwanda to Send Peacekeepers to Bangui - Voice of America :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEmUi9nywNkLlfRHpR484mmRXo7xQ&url=http://allafrica.com/stories/201312300070.html

$1 million ticket found in leaves :: A New York landscaper was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he found something.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/us/million-dollar-lottery-ticket-raking-leaves/index.html?eref�ition

Flights cancelled as volcano erupts :: Thousands of residents in El Salvador were evacuated after the Chaparrastique volcano erupted Sunday morning.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/world/americas/el-salvador-chaparrastique-volcano-erupts/index.html?eref�ition

25 of mankind's greatest marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Prostitution: Not a victimless crime :: Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson say it's a myth that prostitution is a victimless crime
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/wells-prostitution-victims/index.html?eref�ition

Questions we must ask for New Year :: Eric Liu: We Americans rarely get to make a truly mindful assessment of who we are and why we hope to change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/liu-new-year/index.html?eref�ition

Who really changed history in 2013? :: Something was different in 2013. Unlike recent years, when some of the major events were powered by groups and movements -- think revolutions that seemed to materialize out of nowhere, public squares occupied without visible leadership -- this year, it was individuals who created the most unexpected or dramatic events.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/opinion/ghitis-remembering-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Biggest winners and losers of 2013 :: The year is almost out of here, and boy has it been a whopper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/winners-and-losers-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Kickstarter projects to watch in 2014 :: After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/tech/innovation/14-kickstarter-projects-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/25547888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 human marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Dream destinations for 2014 :: In an effort to purge some of the desk-bound day dreaming from our collective system, CNN Travel came up with its own 2014 dream vacation wish list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/travel/cnn-travel-2014-wish-list/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's New Year's resolutions :: As millions of Americans think about how they can do better in 2014 through their New Year resolutions, President Obama might want to make a few of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/opinion/zelizer-obama-new-years-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition

Pope named 'Best Dressed Man of 2013' :: CNN's Erin McLaughlin explains why Esquire Magazine has named Pope Francis its "Best Dressed Man of 2013".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/29/lok-mclaughlin-pope-best-dressed.cnn.html?eref�ition

31-Dec-2013 19:02 Op-Ed

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Haunted by a Disappearance :: Sam Todd was never again seen. I fantasized about finding a new life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/31/opinion/boylan-haunted-by-a-disappearance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: For 2014, Tweet Less, Read More :: There's instant expression and then there's real contemplation, which is the route to healthier debate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/31/opinion/bruni-for-2014-tweet-less-read-more.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Radical Pope, Traditional Values :: Pope Francis has surprised some with his outspoken views on inequality and injustice, but his message is also a return to traditional Catholic social teaching.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/radical-pope-traditional-values.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Words for the Dumpster :: The most annoying locutions of the year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/opinion/egan-words-for-the-dumpster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: America in 2013, as Told in Charts :: It was a bit of a depressing start to President Obama's second term: growing income inequality, gridlock in Washington and a disastrous launch for Obamacare.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/america-in-2013-as-told-in-charts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Year That Will Be :: A precap of news sure to happen in 2014.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/31/opinion/the-year-that-will-be.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Breast Cancer Screenings: What We Still Don't Know :: How much benefit does mammography offer? Only trials can tell us.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/breast-cancer-screenings-what-we-still-dont-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Fiscal Fever Breaks :: The scolds may keep scolding, but they no longer control the conversation.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/opinion/krugman-fiscal-fever-breaks.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

31-Dec-2013 18:00

VIDEO: Rory's technology review of the year :: The BBC's Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the year in tech.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25505381#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Housing in Havana :: Residents battling with decaying buildings
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25438475#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beaten and raped for being gay :: Homosexuality is seen as a Western idea or the devil's work in Uganda, reports Arwa Damon.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2013/12/27/pkg-damon-uganda-gay-prejudice.cnn.html?eref�ition

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

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

Auction of magnificent gems :: An object of beauty and desire, a jewel also provides a perfect reflection of the personality, lifestyle and tastes of the owner. Jewelry auctions are not a 20th-century phenomenon, but over the past few decades we have seen a wealth of the world's most fabulous jewels, once owned by some of the most notable personalities of the century, pass through the salesrooms.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/12/world/the-20th-centurys-most-stunning-jewels/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

Year in pictures 2013 :: Striking news images from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25304395#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Global notable deaths of 2013 :: Hollywood stars, influential writers and a world statesman - BBC News Magazine's annual look back at global lives lost from the past 12 months.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25438587#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stranded in Antarctica... in 1917 :: Century-old photo negatives reveal stranded explorers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/antarctic-historic-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Shrinking presidency? :: No longer an "invincible," President Obama may want a do-over in 2014
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/12/29/exp-sotu-pres-obama-second-term-presidency-top-ten.cnn.html?eref�ition

Spears kicks off casino residency :: Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada's Sin City.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/showbiz/britney-spears-las-vegas/index.html?eref�ition

Your pictures of the year :: A selection of the best readers' photos
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25450377#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Schumacher :: Michael Schumacher, the most successful driver in Formula 1 history, is in critical condition after suffering severe head trauma in a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, hospital officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/sport/motorsport/michael-schumacher-skiing-f1-motorsport/index.html?eref�ition

$1 million ticket found in leaves :: A New York landscaper was clearing storm debris with a leaf blower when he found something.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/us/million-dollar-lottery-ticket-raking-leaves/index.html?eref�ition

Egypt arrests 3 Al Jazeera journalists :: Three Al Jazeera journalists were arrested by Egyptian security forces, with the government saying at least one of them met with members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/world/meast/egypt-journalists-arrested/index.html?eref�ition

Flights cancelled as volcano erupts :: Thousands of residents in El Salvador were evacuated after the Chaparrastique volcano erupted Sunday morning.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/29/world/americas/el-salvador-chaparrastique-volcano-erupts/index.html?eref�ition

25 of mankind's greatest marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Prostitution: Not a victimless crime :: Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson say it's a myth that prostitution is a victimless crime
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/wells-prostitution-victims/index.html?eref�ition

Questions we must ask for New Year :: Eric Liu: We Americans rarely get to make a truly mindful assessment of who we are and why we hope to change.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/27/opinion/liu-new-year/index.html?eref�ition

Who really changed history in 2013? :: Something was different in 2013. Unlike recent years, when some of the major events were powered by groups and movements -- think revolutions that seemed to materialize out of nowhere, public squares occupied without visible leadership -- this year, it was individuals who created the most unexpected or dramatic events.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/24/opinion/ghitis-remembering-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Biggest winners and losers of 2013 :: The year is almost out of here, and boy has it been a whopper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/20/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/winners-and-losers-2013/index.html?eref�ition

Kickstarter projects to watch in 2014 :: After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/tech/innovation/14-kickstarter-projects-2014/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/25547888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

25 human marvels :: Big, bold and beautiful -- here are 25 projects that showcase human achievement.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/04/travel/engineering-feats/index.html?eref�ition

Dream destinations for 2014 :: In an effort to purge some of the desk-bound day dreaming from our collective system, CNN Travel came up with its own 2014 dream vacation wish list.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/25/travel/cnn-travel-2014-wish-list/index.html?eref�ition

Obama's New Year's resolutions :: As millions of Americans think about how they can do better in 2014 through their New Year resolutions, President Obama might want to make a few of his own.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/30/opinion/zelizer-obama-new-years-resolutions/index.html?eref�ition