Wednesday, September 17, 2014

17-Sep-2014 18:45

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

In pictures: Oscar Pistorius verdict :: Pictures from the verdict
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-29180768#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: House of Commons :: Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-29164349

Why don't children want to learn the violin? :: More children are playing instruments today than two decades ago - but is the violin seen as too difficult?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-29207240#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

How many more Western captives? :: Who is ISIS threatening to kill next and how more more hostages does it have?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/meast/isis-western-captives/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding? :: Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29214997#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum campaign :: Yes and No campaigns in the final weekend
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-29191989#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

What's wrong with winning? :: Off-camera, I'm getting parenting advice from China's first athlete to win gold in any sport at the Winter Olympics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/27/world/asia/china-sport-mentality-stout/index.html?eref�ition

Xi Jinping echoes 'paramount leader' :: The 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television biopic, and a series of national events. The "paramount leader" ruled for more than a decade, kick-starting China's market economic reform.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/jaime-florcruz-china-xi-jinping-deng-xiaoping/index.html?eref�ition

Oxford hosts photography festival :: Oxford's first international photography festival
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-29124220#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bomb blasts and wedding bells :: She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/03/living/israel-border-wedding-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

Paradise in Indonesia :: The only resort on the island of Sumba, Indonesia, Nihiwatu allows its guests luxury and a close relationship with the local culture.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/09/01/spc-glass-elite-escapes-nihiwatu.cnn.html?eref�ition

Haunted by the Bosnian war :: Brand new documentary "In the Shadow of War" explores the aftermath of the conflict that rocked the Balkans in the early 1990s.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/22/pkg-bosnia-in-shadow-of-war.cnn.html?eref�ition

A room full of cockroaches :: A Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. CNN's David McKenzie looks at how he turns the bugs into cash.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/01/pkg-cockroach-farmer.cnn.html?eref�ition

AUDIO: Should students learn to cook? :: Some parents, concerned about their children's welfare when they go to university for the first time this weekend, have been signing them up for cookery classes.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29156154#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Put a bird on it :: Who among us hasn't fantasized about flying like a bird? We've created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do naturally.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.html?eref�ition

Stun-gunned for art? :: This is what "ouch" looks like. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on stunning portraits taken while getting stun-gunned.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/27/erin-pkg-moos-stun-gun-photo-shoot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbacks :: I am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Cancer teen's mum: 'He touched so many' :: Stephen Sutton's mother Jane pays tribute to her son as someone who ''lived life to the full'', as plans are revealed for spending the money he raised in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29217995#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

North Korea: Our human rights are great :: North Korea has "the world's most advantageous human rights system," the country declared in a lengthy report released on Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/north-korea-human-rights-report/index.html?eref�ition

34 amazing sports photos ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/16/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0915/index.html?eref�ition

Terminator of skies hunts real birds :: These robotic birds trick lingering critters into thinking they're about to get snacked on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/16/tech/realistic-robo-hawks-clear-flight/index.html?eref�ition

ISIS 'shows us what we're fighting for' :: The recent beheadings of U.S. journalists are a gruesome reminder of our relationship with extremists since 9/11. We now know what we are fighting for: it is the fundamental dignity of life, says women's rights campaigner Sahana Dharmapuri.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/16/opinion/extremism-values-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 16 September :: News images from around the world: 16 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29219725#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Suicide car bomber kills 3 foreign troops in Afghan capital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/alkFudFhJsg/story01.htm

Ebola cases may be kept within tens of thousands, WHO says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/D3B-jP83guY/story01.htm

Dozens of Israeli soldiers refuse to spy :: Several dozen Israeli soldiers are refusing to serve in a secretive intelligence unit because of it's dubious practices.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/16/pkg-wedeman-israel-palestine-surveillance.cnn.html?eref�ition

Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XyIPgx3GFwg/story01.htm

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