Thursday, February 27, 2014

27-Feb-2014 23:57

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystery in 'Capt Philips' ship deaths :: More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/deaths-captain-phillips-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Russian military action in Ukraine would be 'grave mistake' - U.S. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7TyzyBqob5c/story01.htm

Appeal of iconic Chinese dress :: An exhibit at the Hong Kong Museum of History pays tribute to the iconic cheongsam. Some say the dress's appeal is fading. Others disagree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.html?eref�ition

715 planets :: Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/tech/innovation/nasa-new-planets/index.html?eref�ition

China paper slams West's "Cold War mentality" over Ukraine :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CaFSrmkykYo/story01.htm

27-Feb-2014 23:57 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Don't Just Do Something. Sit There. :: Is the Cold War back? Actually, today's geopolitics are so much more interesting.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/opinion/friedman-dont-just-do-something-sit-there.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Abolitionist or Terrorist? :: Why Denmark Vesey remains a divisive figure in South Carolina.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/opinion/abolitionist-or-terrorist.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cry for Me, Argentina :: Hope is hard to banish from the human heart, but Argentina does its best to do so.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/28/opinion/28iht-edcohen28.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The State of Arizona :: What went down over a state bill and a governor's veto was weird, but it means something.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/collins-the-state-of-arizona.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: No Country for Old Mores :: Just as young people are turning away from religions that don't tolerate gay and lesbian people, they may turn from the Republican Party, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/blow-no-country-for-old-mores.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Targeting the Johns in Sex Trade :: Police are beginning to realize that fighting sex trafficking and prostitution means arresting the men who sustain it. Pimps and johns.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/kristof-targeting-the-johns-in-sex-trade.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Obama's Pipeline :: Keystone XL shows how business still drives environmental policy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/obamas-pipeline.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Get a Job at Google :: Hint: Getting hired is not about your G.P.A. It's about what you can do and what you know.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-to-get-a-job-at-google.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

27-Feb-2014 22:56

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystery in 'Capt Philips' ship deaths :: More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/deaths-captain-phillips-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Russian military action in Ukraine would be 'grave mistake' - U.S. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7TyzyBqob5c/story01.htm

How to tackle extremism :: Moments after Michael Adebolajo had nearly decapitated his victim, the British soldier Drummer Lee-Rigby, he turned to one of the numerous cameras trained on him and his accomplice Michael Adebowale, and said:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/opinion/lee-rigby-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Appeal of iconic Chinese dress :: An exhibit at the Hong Kong Museum of History pays tribute to the iconic cheongsam. Some say the dress's appeal is fading. Others disagree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.html?eref�ition

715 planets :: Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/tech/innovation/nasa-new-planets/index.html?eref�ition

27-Feb-2014 22:56 10

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342741269490544.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342580651057500.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265460960140008.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342552773070858.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342771985751896.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324539404578342311961968652.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342440377083144.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324678604578342453770687898.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578342160621330212.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Guest post from Prof. Doug Laycock: What Arizona SB1062 actually said - Washington Post :: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/02/27/guest-post-from-prof-doug-laycock-what-arizona-sb1062-actually-said/

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore sing about reuniting 'Every 10 Years' on ... - New York Daily News :: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/adam-sandler-drew-barrymore-duet-tonight-show-article-1.1703976

Boeing's New Smartphone Will Self-Destruct in 5...4...3... :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/379d2861/sc/5/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CTechnology0Cmess0Eboeings0Esmartphone0Edestruct0Cstory0Did0F2270A10A80A/story01.htm

Regional Restaurants You Wish Were Bigger National Chains :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/379a1c65/sc/10/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CBusiness0Cfoodie0Eheaven0Elocal0Eregional0Erestaurants0Ewished0Eexpand0Cstory0Did0F22625284/story01.htm

Actor Treats Wounded Veterans to Hollywood Trip :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/379b6a05/sc/38/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CEntertainment0Cgary0Esinises0Ebiggest0Erole0Eactor0Etreats0Ewounded0Eveterans0Cstory0Did0F22580A510A/story01.htm

Marijuana Businesses Embrace Drug at Center of DEA Crackdown :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/379695bc/sc/1/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Ccolo0Emarijuana0Ebusinesses0Eembrace0Edrug0Ecenter0Edea0Ecrackdown0Cstory0Did0F2268610A5/story01.htm

Berkshire buys more DaVita shares - CNBC.com :: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101450261

Well: Test Is Improved Predictor of Fetal Disorders :: The screen, called the cell-free DNA test, was 10 times more accurate than now-standard tests in discovering cases of Down syndrome, researchers said.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/new-dna-test-better-at-predicting-some-disorders-in-babies-study-finds/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323864304578320861732248742.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578343843582306944.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342603236052908.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

10 Questions with Rosie Perez :: The actress, dancer and choreographer on her tricky childhood, fighting and that unmistakable voice
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2166042,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

The Two Faces of Anxiety :: It can paralyze you -- or help you move faster. New science is revealing more about the upside of angst
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2100106,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated) :: The Upside Of Being An Introvert (And Why Extroverts Are Overrated)
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2105432,00.html?pcd=pw-magic

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324162304578304491492559684.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


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27-Feb-2014 21:54

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystery in 'Capt Philips' ship deaths :: More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/deaths-captain-phillips-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Russian military action in Ukraine would be 'grave mistake' - U.S. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7TyzyBqob5c/story01.htm

How to tackle extremism :: Moments after Michael Adebolajo had nearly decapitated his victim, the British soldier Drummer Lee-Rigby, he turned to one of the numerous cameras trained on him and his accomplice Michael Adebowale, and said:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/opinion/lee-rigby-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Appeal of iconic Chinese dress :: An exhibit at the Hong Kong Museum of History pays tribute to the iconic cheongsam. Some say the dress's appeal is fading. Others disagree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.html?eref�ition

715 planets :: Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/tech/innovation/nasa-new-planets/index.html?eref�ition

27-Feb-2014 21:54 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Don't Just Do Something. Sit There. :: Is the Cold War back? Actually, today's geopolitics are so much more interesting.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/opinion/friedman-dont-just-do-something-sit-there.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Abolitionist or Terrorist? :: Why Denmark Vesey remains a divisive figure in South Carolina.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/opinion/abolitionist-or-terrorist.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cry for Me, Argentina :: Hope is hard to banish from the human heart, but Argentina does its best to do so.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/28/opinion/28iht-edcohen28.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The State of Arizona :: What went down over a state bill and a governor's veto was weird, but it means something.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/collins-the-state-of-arizona.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: No Country for Old Mores :: Just as young people are turning away from religions that don't tolerate gay and lesbian people, they may turn from the Republican Party, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/blow-no-country-for-old-mores.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Targeting the Johns in Sex Trade :: Police are beginning to realize that fighting sex trafficking and prostitution means arresting the men who sustain it. Pimps and johns.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/kristof-targeting-the-johns-in-sex-trade.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Obama's Pipeline :: Keystone XL shows how business still drives environmental policy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/obamas-pipeline.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Get a Job at Google :: Hint: Getting hired is not about your G.P.A. It's about what you can do and what you know.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-to-get-a-job-at-google.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

27-Feb-2014 20:54

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystery in 'Capt Philips' ship deaths :: More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/deaths-captain-phillips-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Russian military action in Ukraine would be 'grave mistake' - U.S. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7TyzyBqob5c/story01.htm

How to tackle extremism :: Moments after Michael Adebolajo had nearly decapitated his victim, the British soldier Drummer Lee-Rigby, he turned to one of the numerous cameras trained on him and his accomplice Michael Adebowale, and said:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/opinion/lee-rigby-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Appeal of iconic Chinese dress :: An exhibit at the Hong Kong Museum of History pays tribute to the iconic cheongsam. Some say the dress's appeal is fading. Others disagree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.html?eref�ition

715 planets :: Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/tech/innovation/nasa-new-planets/index.html?eref�ition

27-Feb-2014 20:53 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Don't Just Do Something. Sit There. :: Is the Cold War back? Actually, today's geopolitics are so much more interesting.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/opinion/friedman-dont-just-do-something-sit-there.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Abolitionist or Terrorist? :: Why Denmark Vesey remains a divisive figure in South Carolina.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/opinion/abolitionist-or-terrorist.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Cry for Me, Argentina :: Hope is hard to banish from the human heart, but Argentina does its best to do so.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/28/opinion/28iht-edcohen28.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The State of Arizona :: What went down over a state bill and a governor's veto was weird, but it means something.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/collins-the-state-of-arizona.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: No Country for Old Mores :: Just as young people are turning away from religions that don't tolerate gay and lesbian people, they may turn from the Republican Party, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/blow-no-country-for-old-mores.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Targeting the Johns in Sex Trade :: Police are beginning to realize that fighting sex trafficking and prostitution means arresting the men who sustain it. Pimps and johns.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/kristof-targeting-the-johns-in-sex-trade.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Obama's Pipeline :: Keystone XL shows how business still drives environmental policy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/opinion/obamas-pipeline.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Get a Job at Google :: Hint: Getting hired is not about your G.P.A. It's about what you can do and what you know.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-to-get-a-job-at-google.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

27-Feb-2014 19:53

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Police find pot, pipes in Bieber limo :: Police searching Justin Bieber's limo found a small amount of illegal drugs and paraphernalia Tuesday, a police report said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/justin-bieber-police-report/index.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystery in 'Capt Philips' ship deaths :: More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/deaths-captain-phillips-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Russian military action in Ukraine would be 'grave mistake' - U.S. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7TyzyBqob5c/story01.htm

How to tackle extremism :: Moments after Michael Adebolajo had nearly decapitated his victim, the British soldier Drummer Lee-Rigby, he turned to one of the numerous cameras trained on him and his accomplice Michael Adebowale, and said:
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/19/opinion/lee-rigby-freedom/index.html?eref�ition

Appeal of iconic Chinese dress :: An exhibit at the Hong Kong Museum of History pays tribute to the iconic cheongsam. Some say the dress's appeal is fading. Others disagree.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.html?eref�ition

27-Feb-2014 19:53 Ukraine

Ukraine warns Russia after gunmen seize Crimea parliament :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HN8o4HokEb0/story01.htm

WRAPUP 2-Ukraine warns Russia after gunmen seize Crimea parliament :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fONyIf9xmwQ/story01.htm

Russia reportedly shelters Ukraine president;gunmen seize gov't buildings in ... - The Province :: http://www.theprovince.com/news/Canadian%2BPress%2BNewsAlert%2BPutin%2Breported%2Bordering%2Btest%2Bcombat/9552255/story.html

Crimea is bastion of resistance to Ukraine's new rulers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nGJWuHjAlow/story01.htm

UPDATE 6-Ukraine leader warns Russia after armed men seize government HQ in Crimea :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FsPVed0_SAo/story01.htm

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eByb4OPzqqM/story01.htm

Ukraine leader warns Russia after armed men seize government HQ in Crimea :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zkZuc9jXVEA/story01.htm

Armed men seize gov't building, parliament in Ukraine's Crimea -Interfax :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FWKxA2f1A50/story01.htm

China paper slams West's "Cold War mentality" over Ukraine :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CaFSrmkykYo/story01.htm

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

UKRAINE - FRANCE - EUROPEAN UNION: French, German, Polish foreign ministers meet Ukraine's Yanukovyvch :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20140220-french-german-polish-foreign-ministers-meet-ukraines-yanukovyvch


Ukraine

27-Feb-2014 18:52

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Inside president's 'gaudy' palace :: 'Gaudy and vacant:' Inside ousted Ukrainian President's opulent palace
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/europe/gallery/ukraine-presidential-residence/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Food companies graded for ethics :: Love that chocolate Haagen-Dazs ice-cream? But what about the way its makers treat their farmers? How about KitKat and the way its production impacts the environment?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/business/oxfam-ethical-brands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Police find pot, pipes in Bieber limo :: Police searching Justin Bieber's limo found a small amount of illegal drugs and paraphernalia Tuesday, a police report said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/justin-bieber-police-report/index.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mystery in 'Capt Philips' ship deaths :: More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/world/asia/deaths-captain-phillips-ship/index.html?eref�ition

Russian military action in Ukraine would be 'grave mistake' - U.S. :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7TyzyBqob5c/story01.htm

27-Feb-2014 18:52 Ukraine

WRAPUP 2-Ukraine warns Russia after gunmen seize Crimea parliament :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fONyIf9xmwQ/story01.htm

Russia reportedly shelters Ukraine president;gunmen seize gov't buildings in ... - The Province :: http://www.theprovince.com/news/Canadian%2BPress%2BNewsAlert%2BPutin%2Breported%2Bordering%2Btest%2Bcombat/9552255/story.html

Crimea is bastion of resistance to Ukraine's new rulers :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nGJWuHjAlow/story01.htm

UPDATE 6-Ukraine leader warns Russia after armed men seize government HQ in Crimea :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FsPVed0_SAo/story01.htm

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eByb4OPzqqM/story01.htm

Ukraine leader warns Russia after armed men seize government HQ in Crimea :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zkZuc9jXVEA/story01.htm

Armed men seize gov't building, parliament in Ukraine's Crimea -Interfax :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/FWKxA2f1A50/story01.htm

As Putin Orders Drills in Crimea, Protesters' Clash Shows Region's Divide :: The new government in Kiev is faced with the challenge of calming separatism at home while placating President Vladimir V. Putin, who sees Ukraine as a vital part of his strategy to rebuild Russian influence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/world/europe/russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

China paper slams West's "Cold War mentality" over Ukraine :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CaFSrmkykYo/story01.htm

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

UKRAINE - FRANCE - EUROPEAN UNION: French, German, Polish foreign ministers meet Ukraine's Yanukovyvch :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20140220-french-german-polish-foreign-ministers-meet-ukraines-yanukovyvch

How Putin's Sochi dream was shattered by Ukraine's nightmare - The Globe and Mail :: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/how-putins-dream-of-sochi-was-shattered-by-the-nightmare-of-ukraine/article17042500/?page%3Dall


Ukraine

27-Feb-2014 17:50

650-mph freefall from space :: GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/02/03/stratos-gopro-red-bull-orig.gopro.html?eref�ition

Statue found in Gaza :: Gaza construction worker finds statue of ancient Greek god Apollo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/14/pkg-robertson-apollo-gaza.cnn.html?eref�ition

Could you live on mars? :: See what life in outer space could look like at The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/02/11/nat-pkg-orig-evc-mars-mission-utah-desert.cnn.html?eref�ition

A bike ride with a view :: Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry takes us to New Zealand's Queenstown Bike Park which is 790 meters above sea level.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/02/13/spc-cnngo-new-zealand-pro-mountain-biker.cnn.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 February 2014 :: News from around the world: 15-21 Feb
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26270746#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Gigi Chao shakes up Hong Kong :: What's life like when your father is a billionaire, your mother is an actress, and your sexuality becomes an international headline?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/gigi-chao-interview-hong-kong/index.html?eref�ition

Obama, Dalai Lama meet :: President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/world/asia/china-us-dalai-lama/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

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are taking part in backbench debate on parliamentary representation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

China cracks down on sex industry :: Hong Kong police plan to step up efforts against vice operations in the city following a massive crackdown on prostitution last week across the Chinese border, where police in Dongguan raided 2000 establishments and detained more than 900 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/hong-kong-china-prostitution-crackdown/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Smog hits Beijing :: Air pollution in northeast China
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26319146#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 24 February 2014 :: 24 hours of news photos: 24 February
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-26328095#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Mobile features to shape your world :: Today's smartphones are much more than phones -- they are powerful, networked multimedia computers, and over the next 10 years they'll get far more advanced. As a result, mobility is transforming many day-to-day processes -- including how we sell, communicate, collaborate, train, and educate.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?eref�ition

Sony partners with Jacko estate :: Sony has announced a tie-up with the estate of Michael Jackson, allowing them to use his music to promote the release of a new smartphone. But the announcement left some Jackson fans unimpressed.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/tech/innovation/sony-tie-up-with-michael-jackson/index.html?eref�ition

Facebook reveals app for Rwanda :: Facebook is helping to roll out a pilot online education program in Rwanda, as part of its pitch to bring internet to the unconnected world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/business/facebook-pitches-online-education-rwanda/index.html?eref�ition

Google: Don't be a 'Glasshole' :: Google has heard all the concerns about Glass, its digital headset expected to hit the market by the end of the year.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/19/tech/mobile/google-glasshole/index.html?eref�ition

Inside president's 'gaudy' palace :: 'Gaudy and vacant:' Inside ousted Ukrainian President's opulent palace
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/24/europe/gallery/ukraine-presidential-residence/index.html?eref�ition

Court: Activist sentenced to 4 years :: Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html?eref�ition

China's Lunar New Year TV gala :: Thought the 111 million people tuning into the Super Bowl was a lot?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/asia/lunar-new-year-super-bowl/index.html?eref�ition

Google to fight anti-Islam film order :: Google must remove the inflammatory film "The Innocence of Muslims" from YouTube.com, a federal appeals court ordered Wednesday. The film had been connected to violent demonstrations in several countries
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/us/google-movie-innocents-of-muslims/index.html?eref�ition

New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alert :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xWrvin-EDpw/story01.htm

Best pictures for your bucket list ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/20/showbiz/movies/oscars-2014-best-pictures-through-the-years/index.html?eref�ition

Energy firm cyber-defence 'too weak' :: Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks due to inadequate defences, the BBC learns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26358042#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Food companies graded for ethics :: Love that chocolate Haagen-Dazs ice-cream? But what about the way its makers treat their farmers? How about KitKat and the way its production impacts the environment?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/business/oxfam-ethical-brands/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing smog levels drop :: Strong winds have helped temporarily clear the air over Beijing and residents could not be happier.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/02/26/china-smog-levels-vosot.cnn.html?eref�ition

Police find pot, pipes in Bieber limo :: Police searching Justin Bieber's limo found a small amount of illegal drugs and paraphernalia Tuesday, a police report said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/justin-bieber-police-report/index.html?eref�ition

Oscar nominee finds success at 84 :: June Squibb has been in show business for 60 years -- but it's only now, with her performance in the film "Nebraska," that she is getting wide recognition.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/showbiz/movies/june-squibb-q-and-a-nebraska/index.html?eref�ition

Hidden history found beneath Alcatraz :: Uncovering what lies beneath the world's most notorious prison
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26233170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa