Wednesday, December 10, 2014

10-Dec-2014 02:32

In pictures: International Volunteering Day :: Winners of the volunteers photo competition
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30326288#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 December 2014 :: 24 hours of news images: 5 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30342548#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 29 November - 5 December 2014 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30274030#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Twins reunited on Facebook :: Twin sisters Anais Bordier and Sam Futerman were separated at birth 25 years ago and reunites through social media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/11/12/twin-sisters-reunited-kelly-wallace-ts-orig.cnn.html?eref�ition

Surf's up ... in Alaska :: Alaska's Turnagain Arm water is cold but good surfers can ride the bore for miles.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/11/12/orig-surfing-alaskas-turnagain-tidal-bore.cnn.html?eref�ition

The car with a jet engine :: Blast off in the 1963 Chrysler Turbine car, which has a jet engine under its hood.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/11/12/pkg-valdes-dapena-chrysler-jet-car.cnnmoney.html?eref�ition

Who runs ISIS? :: Tom Foreman explains how ISIS's ruthless leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is quickly making a name for himself.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/06/16/orig-jag-isis-leader.cnn.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Hands-on with a 'friendly' robot :: The "Pepper" robot is designed to bridge the gap between humans and machines.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-30344382#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Schools at risk from 'deadly' pollution :: New schools, care homes and hospitals should not be built next to busy roads because of the dangers of air pollution, according to a group of MPs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30374735#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Extreme hikers go the distance :: They had been in Nepal for a week trying to reach Thorong La Pass, 17,769 feet above sea level, when they were caught in a snowstorm, unable to make it to the nearest village.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/05/travel/irpt-extreme-hikes/index.html?eref�ition

Is Darknet the web of the future? :: What will the internet of the future look like? And what purpose will it be used for?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/08/tech/web/tomorrow-transformed-darknet-bot/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 8 December 2014 :: News images from around the world: 8 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-30378993#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

George Boole and the AND OR NOT gates :: George Boole's system of logic is the basis of modern computing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-30376235#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Why is diesel now bad news? :: After years of incentives, the mayor of Paris has called for a ban on diesel cars and a UK report suggests a scrappage scheme.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-30381223#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

New York health insurer Oscar to pay members who walk more :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Rs_oek4SXrs/story01.htm

Internet acronyms you should know :: CU46 and PIR are among teen codes words to keep adults in the dark.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/08/living/internet-acronyms-every-parent-should-know/index.html?eref�ition

Indonesian maid says tortured with vacuum cleaner tube in Hong Kong abuse case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8qtzPzzHGgY/story01.htm

Russian jets fly near Western airspace :: About a dozen Russian aircraft including bombers unexpectedly flew into the Baltic Sea region in what a U.S. general called "a large incursion."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/08/politics/russian-flights-near-nato/index.html?eref�ition

Football: Pele out of intensive care :: Soccer legend Pele has been moved out of intensive care but remains in a Sao Paolo, Brazil, hospital following treatment for an infection, the hospital said Saturday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/06/sport/brazil-pele-hospitalized/index.html?eref�ition

Golf: Tiger unfazed by last place :: He finished joint last in an 18-strong elite field invited to a tournament he hosts and has won five times.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/07/sport/golf/golf-woods-comeback-trails-spieth/index.html?eref�ition

Los Angeles freeways jammed after huge construction site fire :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fKvRe1YDuR0/story01.htm

Uber banned from operating in Indian capital after rape accusation :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jyLPRZkir44/story01.htm

Will you still watch 'The Cosby Show'? :: Composer Richard Wagner was an anti-Semite whose music was used, after his death, as Nazi propaganda. He was also, as some say, "one of the most gifted, historically important composers to ever grace the planet." So fans of his music, including those in Israel, are willing to overlook his hideous views and embrace his art. This is what is generally considered separating the art from the artist. As writer Jay Parini put it, "Hideous people can make great art."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/07/opinion/kohn-bill-cosby-show/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. stocks stumble, oil falls to five-year lows :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CKC4rTPYunc/story01.htm

New York prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/40iBSg5IuJs/story01.htm

Guantanamo six 'free in Uruguay' :: Uruguay says it is granting complete freedom to six former Guantanamo Bay inmates released by the US to the South American country at the weekend.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-30389513#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hope for Nigerian schoolgirls? :: Isha Sesay explains why the Nigerian girls, once seemingly so close to release, still haven't come home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/07/nigeria-boko-haram-girls-sesay-orig-mg.cnn.html?eref�ition

Therapy on wheels in Sweden :: Taxi Stockholm is offering free therapy sessions in the Swedish capital. CNN's Jim Boulden explains how it works.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/04/orig-boulden-taxi-therapy-stockholm.cnn.html?eref�ition

The woman with 50 mustaches :: It's Movember, that time of year when men everywhere grow ridiculous looking mustaches to raise awareness about men's health.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/13/living/irpt-lady-movember-lokey/index.html?eref�ition

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