Sunday, February 2, 2014

02-Feb-2014 19:01

A most exclusive gathering :: Business leaders, heads of government, entrepreneurs and even the odd celebrity will be rubbing fur and down-quilted shoulders at Europe's highest altitude town, Davos, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting next week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/17/business/davos-the-worlds-most-exclusive-gathering/index.html?eref�ition

Ice-carved orchestra :: Ice Sculpture Artist Tim Linhart on making some of the rarest instruments in the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/01/24/newsroom-hk-ice-orchestra-sweden.cnn.html?eref�ition

250 dolphins could be killed :: Conservationists say 250 bottlenose dolphins will be slaughtered or sold by fishermen in Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/18/jvm-sot-dolphin-slaughter-japan.hln.html?eref�ition

Dancing boy wows judges :: An 8-year-old boy is lighting up the internet with his performance on "India's Got Talent." HLN's A.J. Hammer reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/01/23/sbt-indias-got-talent-dancing-kid.hln.html?eref�ition

UK to act on wrongly-blocked sites :: The government is drawing up a list of sites inadvertently blocked by the filters it asked internet service providers to implement.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25962555#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How did 12 million letters a week reach soldiers in WW1? :: The wartime post was a remarkable operation delivering millions of letters and parcels every week, many to the front line.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25934407#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How to build a suit fit for Mars :: Astronauts with Apollo-era spacesuits would be "very dead, very soon," warn designers.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/tech/innovation/the-spacesuit-inspired-by-medieval-armor/index.html?eref�ition

Satellite pics show Syria devastation :: Newly released satellite photos show the destruction to major cities and towns in Syria. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/30/syria-satellite-photos-destruction-jamjoom-lklv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Bursting the 'Bieber bubble' :: What's it like to be Justin Bieber? CNN's Jeanne Moos boils it down to 30 chaotic seconds.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/01/30/erin-pkg-moos-biebers-latest-bust.cnn.html?eref�ition

Scarlett's Soda Stream headache :: Bubbly water and politics haven't mixed well for Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/us/us-johansson-oxfam/index.html?eref�ition

'Lucky money' goes online :: A growing number of Chinese are keeping their cash in their wallets this Lunar New Year as the traditional exchange of red packets of money is moving from the physical world into the digital space.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/business/online-lai-see-lucky-money/index.html?eref�ition

Plush toy or protest symbol? :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Party expels 'bulldozer' mayor :: China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the former mayor of Nanjing for bribery and abuse of power, describing him as "morally corrupt."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/china-mayor-explusion/index.html?eref�ition

Why Hong Kong loves this IKEA wolf :: Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent -- if unlikely -- symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/asia/ikea-lufsig-hk-restock/index.html?eref�ition

Thai elections: The politics of crisis :: A state of emergency, paralyzed streets, the fatal shooting of an activist. It all seems out of place for a nation hailed as a rising economic powerhouse.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/asia/thailand-election-preview/index.html?eref�ition

How to raise a secure, creative child :: Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Matt Damon's mother, talks about raising a child to be secure and strong. She's often asked why some young celebrities handle fame well while others go off the rails.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/opinion/carlsson-paige-raising-children/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Multi-material 3D printer launches :: The world's first multi-material, full-colour 3D printer launches, plus other tech news.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25967939#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did the English spread suit-wearing around the world? :: The Uruguayan president blames the English for imposing suits on the world. Is he right?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25960906#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

NHS Winter: Weekly A&E tracker Week 12 :: Enter your postcode to see how your A&E in England is coping
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25055444#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mistrust endures at ex-embassy :: Decades after Islamic revolutionaries took hostages in Tehran, suspicions remain strong.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/politics/iran-embassy-mistrust/index.html?eref�ition

Toronto mayor defends Bieber :: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford defends singer Justin Bieber on radio show "CBS: Sports Junkies."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/01/31/jvm-sot-mayor-rob-ford-defends-justin-bieber.hln.html?eref�ition

I was a Beatlemaniac :: 50 years after The Beatles "invaded" the U.S., fans share their memories of the Fab Four.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/29/living/beatlemania-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Lunar New Year ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref�ition

SFO crash victim 'already dead' :: Contradicting a coroner, a new report concludes a teen died before fire trucks ran over her.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/29/us/sfo-crash-deaths/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 31 January 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 31 January
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25977749#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Buying art goes digital :: CNN's Patricia Wu speaks to online gallery founder Stephen Tanenbaum about buying art online.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/01/31/intv-online-art-sales-tanenbaum.cnn.html?eref�ition

'Test tube' portraits will spook you out :: Each of Mapes' pieces are constructed from what he describes as "biographical DNA," the little pieces of physical information he pieces together to create a finished portrait. Typically, this is a fairly simple process with Mapes gathering his photos, bits of hair, and handwriting samples from his living subject's home and then organizing them into a portrait using test tubes, little baggies or pushpins.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/world/mind-blowing-portraits-made-of-test-tubes-and-pushpins/index.html?eref�ition

Sochi protesters fight to be heard :: Nic Robertson explains why demonstrators at the Olympic protest park will have a hard time having their voices heard.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/19/lklv-robertson-sochi-protest-park.cnn.html?eref�ition

Syria, Iran playing Obama for fool? :: Frida Ghitis says Syria, Iran are quietly defying the U.S., raising doubts about the outcome of negotiations
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/31/opinion/ghitis-iran-syria-gap/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: A camera you can throw in the air :: Spencer Kelly reports on the Panono camera ball, which takes 360 degree panoramic images when it is thrown in the air.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25926300#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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