Tuesday, August 26, 2014

26-Aug-2014 11:59

World's most stylish bookstores :: Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/worlds-coolest-bookstores/index.html?eref�ition

9 pollution beaters :: Beijing may have to wait another 16 years before it will have safe, clean air, according to a report from the capital's environmental authority earlier this week.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/03/world/asia/china-smog-inventions/index.html?eref�ition

China first for Tour de France :: Chinese fans will have a new reason to cheer when the 101st Tour de France kicks off on Saturday: 26-year-old Ji Cheng will become the first rider from China to compete for competitive cycling's highest honor.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/04/world/asia/first-chinese-cyclist-tour-de-france/index.html?eref�ition

Did Xi snub North Korea? :: When President Xi Jinping arrives in Seoul this week, the Chinese leader will have passed over North Korea in favor of its arch rival.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/02/world/asia/south-korea-xi-visit/index.html?eref�ition

Scenes from the field ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref�ition

10 things we didn't know about lighthouses :: In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

The brightest supermoon :: The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.html?eref�ition

World's first panda triplets :: Very few pandas are born each year, but even fewer of the fragile cubs stay alive.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/world/asia/panda-triplets-china/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's defense plans rile China :: Japan's new defense white paper has done little to mend fences with Beijing, with the Chinese government complaining that its Asian neighbor is using the "China threat" to justify a bigger defense budget.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/12/world/asia/japan-china-defense-analysis/index.html?eref�ition

Sino-theology and the pope :: Detentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/15/world/asia/china-christianity/index.html?eref�ition

Can Saudi-Qatar tensions be eased? :: It's the gravest diplomatic crisis the Gulf Cooperation Council has ever faced -- but as leaders from the six-member Arab alliance prepare to meet in Jeddah, are things about to get even worse?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/22/opinion/the-moment-of-truth-for-the-gulf-cooperation-council-approaches/index.html?eref�ition

Why neon lights are dying :: A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/25/travel/neon-signs-dying-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

People power in the PRC :: He saw it first-hand on a reporting trip in Guizhou province -- scores of village children going to school hungry.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/world/asia/china-civil-society/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Exodus of Yazidis :: Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28177841#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Skyscrapers that clean the air :: Imagine a skyscraper that cleans the air. You won't have to wait long -- two will soon be built in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/10/business/skyscrapers-that-clean-the-air/index.html?eref�ition

Why does China struggle with football? :: With a population of 1.3 billion, you'd think that there would be 11 people in China who are good enough to put up a fight on the football pitch.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/sport/football/china-football-development/index.html?eref�ition

Top TV anchor detained :: In the latest twist of a widening anti-corruption campaign, Chinese authorities have detained a popular and controversial television anchor with the national broadcaster, state media reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/13/world/asia/china-tv-anchor-detained/index.html?eref�ition

Is architecture dead? Not in Venice :: Their stare is blank and unblinking; they just stand there rigid and dumb. Passers-by look on bemused as a child attempts to clamber up one of their backs. It's no harm, they are after all just a pair of concrete cows, painted white with cute little black spots.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/16/travel/venice-architecture-biennale-rem-koolhaas/index.html?eref�ition

Are these bright lights a UFO? :: Video and pictures posted online of bright lights over the skies of Houston have many wondering if they saw a UFO.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/16/pkg-tx-ufo-spotted.kprc.html?eref�ition

Who owns these cars? :: In what has become a summer tradition, wealthy Arabs travel to London with their expensive supercars.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.html?eref�ition

Celebs face ALS ice bucket :: From Justin Timberlake to Aaron Rodgers to Chris Christie, celebrities cool off for ALS research.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/08/13/orig-jag-celebrity-ice-bucket.cnn.html?eref�ition

What starts in winter and lasts 8 years? :: It's largely devoid of human life, dark and viciously cold at times and frequently subject to dangerous levels of geological volatility -- the Arctic is surely the worst possible destination for an arts festival.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/travel/arctic-festival/index.html?eref�ition

Beach trip 'pipe dream' for poorest :: One in five families will be unable to afford a day trip to the seaside this August Bank Holiday, warns children's charity Barnardo's.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-28899021#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Meet the 'monkey chasers' of Delhi :: How do you get rid of pesky primates? Hire professionals to scare them away.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/08/24/cnni-udas-pkg-new-delhi-monkey-chasers.cnn.html?eref�ition

VMAs: Best of the red carpet ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/24/showbiz/gallery/mtv-vma-2014-red-carpet/index.html?eref�ition

South Korea wins 3rd Little League title :: South Korea held off a late rally by Chicago to become the first team to win three Little League World Series titles.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/24/sport/little-league-world-series/index.html?eref�ition

China executes attack 'masterminds' :: China has executed eight people convicted of terrorism, including three for their roles in an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in October, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/24/world/asia/china-tiananmen-executions/index.html?eref�ition

Bangladeshi off-spinner Gazi latest to be reported for suspect action :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/d8EtslcDuA4/story01.htm

VIDEO: Will smartphones change shopping? :: Many people are familiar with buying goods online, but now technology can also play a part when shopping on the High Street.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28924222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

BCCI calls Dhoni comments on Fletcher as 'personal opinion' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/e7Ojr6kjCEc/story01.htm

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