Sunday, September 21, 2014

21-Sep-2014 00:01

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

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

U.S. Senate approves bill to arm moderate Syrian rebels :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/P-vBQP1a0Nk/story01.htm

'Artificial eye' to detect particles :: The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-29236241#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nepal clears GMR plan for $1.4 billion hydroelectric plant :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6kudW8DiOdM/story01.htm

In pictures: Scotland decides :: Images from the Scottish independence referendum
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-29250391#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Locksmith' Dutt hones bag of tricks for Asiad gold :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/fpCgR70twXM/story01.htm

Air strikes alone won't beat ISIS :: President Obama's strategy for destroying ISIS seems to depend on a volley of air strikes. That won't be enough, says Haider Mullick.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/opinion/mullick-isis-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Scots vote No :: Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/world/europe/scotland-independence-vote/index.html?eref�ition

Bulbous plane turns 20: Look inside :: The world's strangest looking airplane is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first flight this month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/16/travel/inside-airbus-beluga/index.html?eref�ition

China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/IwuMT3XrRQk/story01.htm

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results :: Scotland votes "No" to independence
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29269713#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Legacy of CT scanner scientist :: The scientist who helped develop the CT scanner has been celebrated by the University of Nottingham 10 years after his death.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-29276020#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India TV anchor's number is up after naming China's Xi 'Eleven' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lkgVksdYwN8/story01.htm

Eye-popping 3D art, paid for by you :: This company creates 3D optical illusions. But when the banks didn't believe in it, it found another way to raise money.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/business/eye-popping-street-art-p2p/index.html?eref�ition

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

VIDEO: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6 :: The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29275039#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

GSK fined $490m by China for bribery :: China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29274822#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

PM Modi says al Qaeda will fail in India - CNN :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/mb5WBx1tdfs/story01.htm

Pregnancy hormone link to poor maths :: Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-29237874#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

India gets its first transgender TV news anchor - newspaper :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_n9pAS5RjgU/story01.htm

Some consumers say Apple is losing its "cool" factor :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/i3aMsAb_lFY/story01.htm

Special Report: Scotland stays in UK, but Britain faces change :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/WYcA55nUltQ/story01.htm

Who's fittest - F1 star or triathletes? :: Take the fittest driver in Formula One and test him against two of the world's leading triathletes in a high-performance laboratory -- you might be surprised by the results.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/sport/motorsport/motorsport-f1-jenson-button-triathlon-brownlees/index.html?eref�ition

Relief for Europe as Scotland stays in United Kingdom :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/F4HPtMw-Qpc/story01.htm

Football's answer to the Rolling Stones? :: London's Wembley Stadium has been announced as the venue for the final and semifinals of Euro 2020.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/sport/football/wembley-stadium-to-host-euro-2020-final/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 19 September :: News images from around the world: 19 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29275960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Anirban Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/gl7sf6HVCsk/story01.htm

France says it launches first air strikes in Iraq :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Gh66p2YVTOY/story01.htm

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