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00:02 [The Hindu - News] Kerala scores a first, issues biometric ID cards for fishermen

00:04 [zero hedge] Presenting The Ultimate 'Muppet' Indicator

00:06 [The Hindu - News] Concerned at radiation, Ministry asks DoT not to allow overlapping mobile towers

00:08 [Slate Magazine] Taco Bell’s Sophisticated Side

00:08 [NPR] Seeing The World Through The Olympic Rings [Infographic]

00:08 [Slashdot] Microsoft Picks Another Web Standards Fight

00:12 [The Hindu - News] After 14 months, he gave captors the slip

00:13 [Mother Jones] This Will Ferrell Movie Pisses Off the Koch Brothers

00:16 [The Onion] Excited LeBron James Captures Olympic Memories By Shooting Video While Playing Argentina

00:18 [Raw Story] Google’s new algotirthm will hurt search results for sites hit with copyright removal notices

00:18 [] Egypt arrests 9 militants linked to Sinai attacks

00:18 [Fox News: politics] Time, CNN suspend Zakaria for plagiarism

00:19 [Telegraph] We can't slow down now, Lord Coe tells Team GB

00:22 [The Hindu - News] In Saurashtra village, they fight to procure brackish water

00:23 [Russia Today] Apple's Steve Wozniak to RT on the future of Internet freedoms: I fear social interactions will be curbed

00:25 [straight] Rachel Zoe hits Vancouver with 2012 fall-winter collection that channels rock 'n' roll cool

00:27 [Slashdot] CyanogenMod 9 Achieves Stable Release

00:29 [CNET News] Slow, but rugged, Curiosity's computer was built for Mars

00:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] Pole fault: Hooker bombs

00:33 [Guardian] My father: Charles Manson's right-hand man

00:33 [Telegraph] Keep the flame alive: Cameron promises competitive sport for all primary pupils

00:35 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign calls wife-death ad a low blow

00:36 [CNET News] The new Pitfall is great fun, but it's not the game you remember

00:38 [NPR] In World Record Time, Americans Take Gold In Women's 4X100 Relay

00:46 [Slashdot] Beware the Nocebo Effect

00:48 [Raw Story] Pigs legs thrown onto proposed mosque site during prayers

00:49 [Telegraph] First medal for 20 years, and a royal fan for women's GB hockey team

00:51 [Guardian] Jean-Claude Van Damme: 'I tried to play the system; I was blacklisted'

00:58 [Disinformation] CDC: Untreatable Gonorrhea Might Be Just Around the Corner

01:00 [CNET News] Samsung: Our smartphone design was inspired by `a bowl of water'

01:03 [Reuters] Syrian and Jordanian forces clash in border area

01:04 [CNET News] Apple features worth up to $100 to Samsung buyers, witness says

01:07 [Guardian] Tia Sharp disappearance – timeline

01:08 [Truthdig] Reid’s Romney Source, Maddow Demands AP Apology, and More

01:13 [Mother Jones] Friday Cat Blogging - 10 August 2012

01:18 [Raw Story] Bradley Manning’s lawyer accuses U.S. Army of ‘flagrant violation’ of military code

01:21 [Topix Activism News] UK News: 5m UK backing for Syria opposition

01:21 [The Independent] Coe: we risk having children who are less fit than their parents

01:21 [Telegraph] Janet Napolitano's aides 'sexually humiliated' male agents

01:23 [Truthdig] Zakaria Suspended After Acknowledging Plagiarism

01:23 [Big Think] Why We Try

01:23 [Good] Sky Gazing: Help NASA Gather Meteor Data This Weekend With Your Smartphone

01:23 [Slate Magazine] No More Mr. Nice Guy

01:26 [straight] Monster maker Carlo Rambaldi dies at 86

01:27 [Slashdot] Ubuntu Delays Wayland Plans, System Compositor

01:39 [CNN] Olympics Day 14: U.S. men's hoops team cruises to gold medal game

01:41 [Voice of America] London Olympics Offers Lessons To 2016's Rio De Janeiro

01:42 [CNET News] Google working on Gmail issues for Apple users

01:43 [Truthdig] ‘Left, Right & Center’: Campaign Heating Up ... The Planet Too

01:43 [OpEdNews] Emerging Archetypal Themes: Leo, The New Queen and Dirty Dancing

01:45 [CNN] Sex scandal ends Air Force colonel's career

01:47 [CNN: Money] A $100 MILLION FREEBIE

01:48 [Utne] Seceding Is Hard To Do: Crockpot 08.10.12

01:51 [Guardian] 'Not a level playing field,' says Lisa Dobriskey after 1500m defeat

01:51 [Telegraph] Syrian forces clash with Jordanian soldiers on the border

01:54 [msnbc] Grain prices soar as drought impact deepens

01:56 [CNN] Woods hunts down Pettersson at U.S.PGA

02:05 [CNN] Florida Highway Patrol: Some drivers didn't slow before crashes

02:07 [CNN] Feds: Mississippi county runs 'school-to-prison pipeline'

02:10 [Fox News] US, Jamaica to Face Off In Relay Showdown

02:11 [CNET News] DARPA seeks to speed up lasers

02:17 [BBC: Education] School sports move to be unveiled

02:19 [Voice of America] London Olympics Offers Lessons for Rio de Janeiro

02:19 [Guardian] Russell Brand urges move away from methadone clinics to treat addicts

02:22 [Telegraph] Analysis: trying to identify far-right killers before they strike

02:22 [zero hedge] Former Defense Secretary Says US Will Probably Enforce "No Fly Zone", "Take Aggressive Action" Over Syria

02:23 [Amnesty International] Bahrain must free prisoners of conscience after 'travesty of justice'

02:25 [Slashdot] Minneapolis Police Catalog License Plates and Location Data

02:26 [straight] Celia Brauer: What the Musqueam protest in Marpole should tell us about re-evaluating land ethics

02:28 [Raw Story] Mississippi county accused of running ‘school-to-prison pipeline’

02:32 [Topix Activism News] U.S. slaps new sanctions on Syria

02:36 [CNET News] Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

02:52 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Moral Relativism And Patriotism As Weapons Of The State

03:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hooker's agonising struggle

03:01 [CNN] Alabama man accused in bar shooting indicted on 68 charges

03:03 [CNN] Spanish bust nets hundreds of kilos of cocaine

03:03 [Deutsche Welle] Cleaning up Agent Orange,,16159867,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:06 [AntiWar] Iraqi Bloodshed Leaves 28 Dead, 87 Wounded

03:07 [New York Times: politics] Romney Renews Focus on Empathy Gap With Obama

03:12 [Mostly Water] Is the U.S. Olympic System as Abusive as China's?

03:23 [Amnesty International] Palestinian hunger strikers detained in Israel must be treated humanely

03:24 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mexican Victims of Violence Take Aim Against U.S. Firearms

03:27 [straight] Photos: Musqueam First Nation members march on Granville Street

03:28 [Raw Story] Tropical Storm Ernesto kills five in Mexico

03:33 [Truthdig] Nasa Curiosity

03:37 [zero hedge] Why Do Fed Officials Talk So Much In Advance Of Action?

03:39 [CNET News] Here's Apple's original 'copying' presentation to Samsung

03:40 [Fox News] Tennessee Mosque Ready For First Day of Prayers

03:50 [CNN] Police resume search of basement in Etan Patz case

03:52 [CNET News] Court docs show what Apple wanted for iPhone, iPad license fees

03:58 [Raw Story] U.S. Army tests football field-sized super spy blimp over New Jersey

04:00 [] Mexican Diplomat Traded Secrets with Private

04:04 [Slashdot] Judge Overturns Patent Suit, Rules RIM Did Not Infringe

04:04 [CNET News] 4 free Android alternatives to Google Maps Navigation

04:07 [zero hedge] Is The Greek Calamity Economy Headed For Revolt?

04:16 [Fox News] Team Romney Fires Back In Campaign Ad Battle

04:34 [OpEdNews] U.S. Public Brainwashed To Hate Iran

04:35 [Unicef] Palestinian adolescents celebrate the ‘International Youth Year’ by making efforts to build a stronger society

04:37 [Unicef] Podcast #61: The power of youth - celebrating International Youth Day

04:43 [Amnesty International] Saudi Arabia must charge or release detained dissident cleric

04:45 [The Hindu - News] Workshop to train doctors in diabetes

04:46 [msnbc] Ex-Border Patrol agents guilty in human smuggling case

04:49 [OpEdNews] Cablegate Exposed U.S. Aim To Dominate Latin America

04:51 [The Hindu - News] Shutterbug 3: August rush

04:51 [Voice of America] Ethiopia's Defar Wins Gold, Jamaican Sprinters Advance in London

04:53 [Truthdig] Texting Instead of Driving?

04:59 [OpEdNews] Paul Ryan? Seriously?

05:01 [The Hindu - News] In pursuit of happyness

05:07 [The Hindu - News] Report on LIC crack ready

05:09 [The Hindu - News] Bureau of water conservation mooted to popularise saving, recycling methods

05:11 [The Hindu - News]  Team of officials inspect disputed site

05:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] BMX 'boring' with no crashes

05:17 [CNET News] Apple hammers 'copycat' theme with more internal docs

05:24 [] U.S. officials: al-Qaida gaining foothold in Syria

05:27 [Slashdot] $50 Sound Cards Impress Versus Integrated Audio

05:29 [Fox News: politics] Romney to announce running mate Saturday morning in Virginia

05:38 [Reuters: politics] Romney to announce vice presidential choice Saturday

05:38 [The Atlantic: Politics] Romney VP Announcement Slated for Saturday

05:41 [The Hindu - News] Tejaswi’s first novel set to see the light of day

05:49 [The Hindu - News] Celebration of instrumental music

05:51 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Romney to Announce Vice Presidential Choice Saturday

05:53 [The Hindu - News] 8 bodies found inside car in northern Mexico

06:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Nothing compares to this'

06:01 [The Hindu - News] Elderly couple found murdered

06:03 [Big Think] Masturbation: "An Evolutionary Magic Trick"

06:05 [CNN] Report: Gu Kailai admits poisoning British businessman, leading to his death

06:05 [The Hindu - News] Attack on any faith an attack on American freedom: Obama

06:06 [AntiWar] US-Israel Nuclear Front’s Accountability Drives Fall Apart

06:11 [The Hindu - News] BBMP staff calls off strike, but the reprieve is temporary

06:15 [The Hindu - News] Meeting on grade separators

06:18 [msnbc] Romney to announce VP pick on Saturday

06:19 [NPR] Mitt Romney To Announce Running Mate Saturday

06:21 [The Onion] Andrea Kremer Proves Journalistic Prowess By Asking Olympian How That Felt

06:23 [Deutsche Welle] Britain backs rebels as Aleppo violence rages,,16159130,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:26 [The Hindu - News] 20 lakh kg. tobacco reduced to ashes

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Rating agencies pessimistic, says Rangarajan

06:37 [zero hedge] Romney Ratifies Ryan; Proscribes Pawlenty And Portman

06:41 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Israeli forces enter Egypt for migrants

06:42 [The Hindu - News] 21,570 illegal banners removed: BBMP

06:48 [AL JAZEERA] Deadly fighting rages on in Syria's Aleppo

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Odisha ridicules Kiran’s offer of talks on Polavaram

06:56 [The Hindu - News] Time magazine suspend Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism

06:58 [Raw Story] Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be Mitt Romney’s VP choice

07:02 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

07:10 [] Romney to announce vice presidential choice Saturday

07:16 [The Hindu - News] 11_ndperiscopeambedkar

07:17 [Telegraph] US Election: Mitt Romney to announce his running mate

07:21 [Reuters: politics] Romney picks Ryan as vice presidential running mate: Republican official

07:22 [The Hindu - News] Designing with care

07:24 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Drought Exposes “Hydro-Illogical” Water Management

07:26 [The Hindu - News] Last forest standing

07:32 [The Hindu - News] TIFF gets under way in capital city

07:34 [Guardian] Mitt Romney to announce vice presidential running mate on Saturday

07:34 [Mother Jones] Paul Ryan To Be Romney's Running Mate

07:36 [The Hindu - News] He gave up the gun for the brush

07:40 [OpEdNews] Unconscionable Media Warmongering

07:40 [] Romney to pick Ryan as vice presidential running mate, says Republican official

07:42 [msnbc: politics] NBC sources indicate Romney will pick Ryan

07:42 [The Hindu - News] LPG workers’ strike resolved

07:46 [The Hindu - News] Madhuri flaunts Bengal magic

07:47 [Fox News: politics] Romney has picked Paul Ryan as running mate, Republican source tells the Associated Press

07:53 [The Hindu - News] IIT students out to design a hi-tech tomorrow

08:03 [The Hindu - News] Provisional new route to facilitate Metro expansion

08:03 [Reuters: politics] Romney picks Ryan as vice presidential running mate: source

08:04 [] Iran's new summit diplomacy

08:04 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Romney to Announce Vice-Presidential Choice Saturday

08:07 [The Hindu - News] ‘108’ ambulance service touches 50,000

08:13 [The Hindu - News] Madurai rallies to fight diabetes

08:17 [The Hindu - News] High Court dismisses cases filed by FTC judges

08:18 [Big Think] Romney Picks Ryan: Golden Boy or Problem Child?

08:19 [Russia Today] Time, CNN suspend Zakaria for plagiarism despite apology

08:19 [The Hindu - News] 40 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh

08:23 [The Hindu - News] Protest against price hike

08:24 [AL JAZEERA] Cinton in Turkey to discuss Syria conflict

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Vandalism of Ambedkar statues, a conspiracy to disrupt peace in southern districts

08:28 [Slashdot] Kinect 2 Sensor Output Image Leaks

08:29 [The Hindu - News] Short film fete in honour of Lohitadas

08:32 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympic Games: 11 August - what's on today

08:33 [The Hindu - News] Coast Guard to get 150 ships by 2018

08:35 [Telegraph] Thousands of commuters face double-digit fare rises

08:38 [CNN] Venezuela says U.S. detainee was a Marine

08:41 [The Hindu - News] Silk exhibition gets under way in city

08:43 [The Hindu - News] ‘Support Unesco tag to save Western Ghats’

08:45 [The Hindu - News] Report on metro parking submitted

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Lady Goschen Hospital facelift plan fails to take off

08:49 [Deutsche Welle] Clinton travels to Turkey as Syria tensions grip Mideast,,16159966,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:49 [Telegraph] Bridget Jones's Diary author Helen Fielding cuts out the sex scenes

08:51 [The Hindu - News] New in pictures

08:53 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

08:53 [AL JAZEERA] Romney 'to pick Paul Ryan as running mate'

08:55 [The Hindu - News] Six houses, temple damaged as rain lashes Udupi

09:00 [] A grave warning on Iran from 'the decision maker'

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Krishnashtami celebrated with enthusiasm

09:05 [Telegraph] US Election: Paul Ryan the fitness enthusiast and budget slasher

09:09 [The Hindu - News] Casualties in VSP blast preventable: Jain panel

09:11 [Global Voices] Cyprus: Remembering ‘Operation Atilla' Across Borders

09:11 [] Israel's Neoliberal Hammer Strikes

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Judicious water management crucial for samba season, says Ranganathan

09:15 [Anarchist news] OWS takes next step: Invisible Army of Defaulters: Communique #1

09:17 [The Hindu - News] ‘Economic growth of the country will be commodity driven’

09:23 [The Hindu - News] Unreserved ticketing system at Koradacheri

09:28 [CNN] Paul Ryan, top GOP voice on fiscal matters

09:29 [ZDNET] Sex Tech: gaming iTunes, PM's obscene in UK, OkCupid privacy, geek sex

09:30 [The Hindu - News] BSNL reconnection mela from Aug. 13

09:30 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympics: day 15 – live!

09:31 [] Kyrgyzstan Photo: Wedding Day in Osh

09:36 [AL JAZEERA] Romney 'to pick Paul Ryan as running mate'

09:37 [Telegraph] London 2012: what a difference a year makes - from riots to gold medals in 12 months

09:38 [The Hindu - News] Now, take-away packs for festivals

09:40 [] Report: Egypt indicts 'Bin Laden of Sinai' over north Sinai attack

09:42 [Fox News] Romney to Announce Running Mate, Reportedly Picks Rep. Paul Ryan

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Moody’s forecast cause of concern, but fundamentals strong: PM

09:48 [The Hindu - News] ‘India should shed its tag of a developing country’

09:51 [Global Voices] Bangladesh: Ugly and Deadly Billboards in Dhaka

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Fate of swimming pool remains uncertain

09:58 [The Hindu - News] Cricketers arrive for training

10:02 [] Unconscionable Media Warmongering

10:03 [Disinformation] Message to the Voting Cattle – Larken Rose

10:04 [Russia Today] EU keeps close eye on French gypsy expulsion

10:06 [Global Voices] Russia: Pussy Riot's Closing Statement

10:08 [The Hindu - News] SpiceJet offers ‘corporate package’

10:11 [Global Voices] Bulgaria: Thousands of Trial Records Go Open

10:14 [Slate Magazine] How Portland Got Its Groove Back, Why Petraeus Won’t Be Romney’s VP, and How Not to Get Hacked

10:19 [Reuters: politics] Romney to tap Ryan as vice presidential running mate: source

10:24 [CNN] Opposition: Syrian troops pound Daraa; Clinton to meet dissidents in Turkey

10:25 [OpEdNews] What's Wrong with this Picture?

10:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Live: Olympics Day 15

10:29 [Deutsche Welle] Japan to take S. Korea islands row to international court,,16160007,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:39 [Telegraph] Olympic closing ceremony: prepare to party as the Games end

10:42 [CNN] Staying out in the cold: Olympic killjoys?

10:45 [NPR] Some Idaho Farmers Pray, Others Turn On The Water

10:45 [Topix Activism News] Tommy Lee to SeaWorld: Stop Torturing Whales with M tley Cr e Music

10:48 [The Hindu - News] Andala Rakshasi — Love, sunny side down

10:53 [Telegraph] Ian Thorpe: am I gay? It's at the stage I just say 'whatever'

11:04 [Russia Today] Security with a woman’s touch: Did DHS discriminate against males?

11:05 [The Hindu - News] Raghuram Rajan appointed as new CEA

11:05 [] U.S. Congressmen express ‘deep concern’ over German circumcision ban

11:08 [CNN] Clinton to meet Syrian dissidents in Turkey amid reports of fresh carnage

11:09 [CNN] Colorado shooting suspect's writings offer insight as student, aspiring scientist

11:20 [CNN] Feds try to rescue 2 children seen in porn videos

11:24 [Slashdot] In Brazil, All Vehicles Must Have Radio IDs By 2014

11:25 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Families of ‘Little Boy’ and ‘Fat Man’ Victims Still Struggling

11:25 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics: Team GB make final push for gold

11:31 [The Hindu - News] Ramdev threatens to intensify stir, to knock on doors of President

11:41 [BBC: Education] School sports plans are unveiled

11:45 [The Independent] Children as young as eight 'loaning pocket money to cash-strapped parents'

11:54 [Deutsche Welle] Afghan civilian kills three US soldiers on military base,,16160074,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:56 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics: Carol Ann Duffy captures Olympic mood

11:57 [Guardian] India bus crash leaves dozens dead

11:58 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 8/11: What is this?

11:59 [Russia Today] Russian youth tie series against Canada

12:03 [Good] People Are Awesome: Adam Yauch Makes Sure Beastie Boys Songs Won't Become Ad Jingles

12:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] Forgotten!

12:08 [The Atlantic: Politics] Inside the Romney-Ryan Bromance

12:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Boosterism to the fore

12:11 [The Hindu - News] Paddy fields, low lying areas submerged in Udupi district

12:13 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Hillary Clinton in Laos, Where Our Past Lies Buried

12:14 [Russia Today] Quest to impress: Social media thrill-seekers’ high price for ‘likes’ (PHOTOS)

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Yogit emerges the sole leader

12:31 [The Independent] Girl badly hurt in road collision

12:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] It's Paul Ryan: Romney Picks House Budget Chief for V.P.

12:34 [The Hindu - News] Fine spell by Chellapandi

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Yashini enters semis

12:36 [Reuters] Syrian and Jordanian forces clash in border area

12:40 [Mother Jones] BP's Olympic Ads Seek To Erase Oil Spill From Memory

12:44 [CNN] 41 killed in India when bus plummets 200 feet into gorge

12:48 [The Hindu - News] Prohibitory orders around Kudankulam extended to 7 km area

12:48 [CNN] Olympics Day 15: Gold rush as Games enter final weekend

12:49 [CNN] Olympic officials strip American cyclist of gold medal

12:54 [The Hindu - Opinion] A little extra care

12:54 [Fox News: politics] Biography: Rep. Paul Ryan

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Sailing camp for students

12:59 [CNN] 'Scrambler software' will protect phone calls from prying ears

13:02 [CNN] Clinton meets Turkish leaders on Syria amid tales of new carnage

13:02 [The Hindu - News] Training for mathematics Olympiad classes

13:03 [The Independent] Second man and a woman arrested by police investigating the death of 12-year-old Tia Sharp

13:03 [CNN] Ex-wives and king-size beds: On the road with sports stars

13:06 [] The world doesn't seem worried by Netanyahu's threats to strike Iran

13:06 [The Hindu - News] Admission open for fashion and interior design courses

13:08 [The Hindu - News] Cultural events in temple

13:11 [Fox News] Romney Picks Rep. Paul Ryan

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Residents irked by change in Rangarajapuram subway plan

13:13 [CNN] Emil Zatopek: The greatest distance runner in Olympic history

13:13 [Raw Story] Wired reporter hack reveals perils of ‘the cloud’

13:14 [Fox News: politics] Firm that paid Obama adviser in business with warlord-tied official

13:14 [Russia Today] ‘Buddy can you spare a dime?’ Antique coin worth a mint

13:16 [The Hindu - News] Protest in Mumbai over Assam riots turns violent

13:19 [Deutsche Welle] Roth: Syria 'needs the international community',,16160289,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:21 [Guardian] Tia Sharp case: police arrest woman and man

13:22 [Reuters] Romney campaign confirms Ryan tapped as running mate

13:22 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign confirms Ryan tapped as running mate

13:25 [New Statesman] Alan White's Olympics diary: The 2012 Olympics alternative awards

13:26 [Reuters] Romney campaign confirms Ryan as running mate

13:28 [Voice of America] Jamaican Sprinters Advance in London Without Bolt

13:31 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign confirms Ryan as running mate

13:31 [Reuters] Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

13:31 [] Romney campaign confirms Ryan tapped as vice-presidential running mate

13:33 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

13:36 [The Hindu - News] Madras HC single judge declines to hear plea on TESO ban

13:39 [Deutsche Welle] Romney picks 'budget hawk' Ryan as election running mate,,16160153,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:40 [New York Times: politics] Mitt Romney Names Paul Ryan as His Running Mate

13:41 [AL JAZEERA] Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

13:43 [Big Think] Obesity Increases Risk For a Serious Car Accident

13:43 [Raw Story] Daily aspirin reduces cancer risk and slows its spread, study confirms

13:46 [Telegraph] Tia Sharp: police make two further arrests after body discovered in grandmother's house

13:46 [Reuters] Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

13:48 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

13:49 [Russia Today] ‘Buddy can you spare a dime?’ Antique coin worth a mint

13:50 [United Nations Foundation] Soy Poderosa: Stories of Latinas Working for Change

13:52 [AL JAZEERA] Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

13:52 [The Hindu - News] Man who questioned Mamata at public meeting arrested

13:53 [CNN] Official: Man kills 3 U.S. Marines at Afghan base

13:54 [Raw Story] ‘Teddy bear’ stunt trio summoned by Belarus KGB

13:54 [CNN] Emil Zatopek: The greatest distance runner in Olympic history

13:56 [AL JAZEERA] Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

14:01 [AL JAZEERA] Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

14:02 [New York Times: politics] Mitt Romney Names Paul Ryan as His Running Mate

14:03 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign confirms Ryan tapped as running mate

14:05 [AL JAZEERA] Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

14:06 [Russia Today] Qatar offered Syrian ambassador $5.8mn for defection - report

14:06 [Raw Story] Obama team lower than ‘limbo dancer’: Romney aide

14:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Paul Ryan: A Good Choice, but Please, Not a 'Serious' One

14:06 [Slate Magazine] The Longform Guide to Talk Radio

14:07 [CNN] Romney campaign announces Paul Ryan as running mate

14:07 [Guardian] Tia Sharp's grandmother and her neighbour arrested

14:11 [Reuters: politics] Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

14:11 [Reuters] Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

14:11 [Russia Today] Supreme Court gives ‘Obamacare’ green light, but strikes down Medicaid expansion

14:11 [CNN: Money] Stocks finish up for week

14:12 [Fox News: politics] Obama pledges all-out response to drought

14:13 [Fox News] 1873 Dime Sells For $1.6M At Philadelphia Auction

14:14 [CNN] Official: Man kills 3 U.S. Marines at Afghan base

14:16 [CNN] Paul Ryan, top GOP voice on fiscal matters

14:16 [This Magazine] Grandma’s bedroom secrets

14:16 [] Clinton: U.S., Turkey to boost operational planning for Syria

14:16 [NPR] Ryan Brings Big Ideas, And Some Risk, To GOP Ticket

14:20 [The Independent] Grandmother and neighbour arrested by police investigating the death of 12-year-old Tia Sharp

14:21 [Global Voices] China: Dissident Prosecuted for Leaking Staged Suicide Photo

14:22 [Fox News: politics] What is the 'Ryan' plan? Budget proposal back in spotlight with VP announcement

14:25 [The Hindu - Opinion] A salve for Bhopal [Tamil: Bhopalukku oru marundhu] Editorial, August 11, 2012. Translated and presented by V.B. Ganesan

14:25 [The Hindu - News] Army handling officer-jawan face off: Defence Minister

14:26 [Russia Today] Russian kayakers fastest in Olympic sprint

14:27 [Slashdot] You Can't Bypass the UI Formerly Known As Metro On Windows 8

14:31 [Raw Story] Scientists create most disgusting robot yet

14:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] Mitt's VP App Fail: Not Really a Surprise

14:31 [This Magazine] Listen to This #020: Ottawa Citizen Parliament Hill reporter Glen McGregor

14:31 [Global Voices] Cameroon: Giordano Bruno as an Example of Intellectual Courage

14:31 [Russia Today] Wikileaks will carry on despite crackdown on whistleblowers - spokesman

14:36 [NPR] 5 Vice Presidential Picks Who Were Key To Victory

14:36 [Global Voices] Guinea: Statistics on Poverty on the Rise

14:36 [Russia Today] Medical mystery over discarded embryos: Stem-cell research or illegal abortions?

14:37 [The Hindu - News] Antony expresses concern over officer-jawan face off in Army

14:44 [United Nations Foundation] NEW Global Debates website

14:45 [CNN] Source: 11 Palestinians arrested in Egypt's Sinai area

14:46 [CNN] Romney's choice of Ryan changes the race

14:47 [Telegraph] US Election: Mitt Romney names Paul Ryan as running mate

14:48 [CNN] Apparently This Matters: Twitter beauty party

14:51 [NPR] Running Mate Scorecard: Ups And Downs Since 1964

14:51 [The Independent] Mitt Romney campaign confirms Paul Ryan as running mate

14:51 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mitcham's heartbreak

14:52 [Russia Today] Clashes erupt near UN observers’ hotel in Damascus – RT report

14:55 [United Nations Foundation] Soy Poderosa: Stories of Latinas Working for Change

14:56 [Topix Activism News] Barbed wire, armed guards don't stop octogenarian nun's anti-nuclear activism

15:01 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Romney introduces his VP pick, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan

15:02 [CNET News] This week in Crave: The Mars-struck edition

15:06 [Global Voices] Côte d'Ivoire: Debate Rages over University Fees

15:08 [The Hindu - News] Judicial inquiry to probe Assam violence: Gogoi

15:11 [Big Think] Why Stressed-Out Men Prefer Bigger Women

15:11 [Truthdig] Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Is…Paul Ryan

15:11 [Disinformation] WRC Wrap-Up: Vengeful Orwellian Rain Dancing

15:11 [Amnesty International] Saudi Arabia must charge or release detained dissident cleric

15:11 [NPR] Summer Lobster Surplus Leads To Cross-Border Price War Between Trappers

15:15 [Guardian] Six US soldiers killed by Afghans

15:16 [Fox News] Wounded Veterans Bike 100 Miles Against the Odds

15:17 [Russia Today] Russian walks to Olympic gold

15:22 [msnbc: politics] Romney introduces Paul Ryan as his running mate

15:22 [The Hindu - News] Assam govt. for judicial probe into ethnic violence

15:26 [Truthdig] Mitt Romney’s VP Pick is…Paul Ryan

15:30 [Reuters: politics] Romney says Paul Ryan to be his Republican running mate

15:31 [] Romney Veep Pick Announced: Paul Ryan

15:32 [The Hindu - News] Centre withdraws its objection to the use of the term 'Eelam'

15:33 [Telegraph] Syria: no-fly-zone moves a step closer as Hillary Clinton assesses "worst case" scenario of chemical attack

15:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] Paul Ryan, 'Brown Noser'? The Wikipedia Edit Wars Begin for Romney's Running Mate

15:36 [Reuters] Romney says Paul Ryan to be his Republican running mate

15:36 [Deutsche Welle] Medals for Germany in mountain-biking, pole vault,,16159844,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:37 [zero hedge] Paul Ryan Accepts VP Nomination - Live Webcast

15:37 [Slashdot] Romney Taps Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan As Running Mate

15:41 [The Atlantic: Politics] Paul Ryan, Robot Nerd

15:41 [Mother Jones] With Paul Ryan, Romney Makes the VP Pick Obama Wanted

15:41 [Reuters] Romney chooses Ryan as vice presidential running mate

15:43 [Fox News] Firm That Paid WH Adviser Linked to War Criminal

15:43 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympic Games: 11 August - afternoon summary

15:46 [Truthdig] Mitt Romney’s VP Pick is… Paul Ryan (Video)

15:47 [Reuters: politics] Romney chooses Ryan as vice presidential running mate

15:49 [Reuters: politics] In big intro of running-mate Ryan, Romney's tongue slips

15:52 [The Hindu - News] Panithuli - Plot with many loopholes

15:53 [Guardian] Syria crisis: US and Turkey consider no-fly zones

15:54 [CBC: politics] John Baird meets with Lebanese prime minister

15:55 [msnbc] Romney introduces Paul Ryan as his running mate

15:56 [] Mitt Romney's newly-picked running mate blasts Obama for 'a record of failure'

15:59 [AL JAZEERA] Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

16:01 [Truthdig] Mitt Romney’s VP Pick is… Paul Ryan

16:01 [This Magazine] One Track Mind: Black Moor – Lethal Waters – Midnight Warrior

16:01 [CNET News] One2Touch NFC keyboard hits shelves in Japan

16:07 [zero hedge] Is The New US Consumer Consumption Binge Primed To Pop?

16:12 [New York Times: politics] Romney Adds Ryan to the Republican Ticket

16:12 [The Hindu - News] Another batch of Pak pilgrims crosses into India

16:17 [Russia Today] Hillary Clinton, Turkish leaders to consider no-fly zones for Syria

16:18 [CNN] How Ryan could help Romney

16:19 [CNN] Strong quakes hit northwestern Iran

16:21 [Deutsche Welle] Paul Ryan bolsters US conservative agenda,,16160470,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:22 [CNN: Politics] Is Romney's campaign stalled?

16:24 [CBC: politics] Harper's pipeline dilemma: can't reject, can't ram through

16:24 [CNN] Olympics Day 15: Gold rush as Games enter final weekend

16:31 [Raw Story] Turkey treating Iraqi Kurdistan ‘as independent’

16:32 [Slashdot] Australian Gov't Drops Plan To Snoop On Internet Use — For Now

16:33 [The Hindu - News] Geetika suicide case: Aruna’s custody extended by a day

16:36 [Big Think] Why Living in the Moment is Not Possible

16:37 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Paul Ryan's Budget

16:40 [The Independent] Police name woman whose burnt body was found in Chippenham supermarket car park

16:41 [Big Think] Is Ryan Sacrificing 2016 Presidential Hopes?

16:43 [CNN] Olympic officials strip American cyclist of gold medal

16:44 [CNET News] Why do musicians have lousy hi-fis?

16:46 [The Atlantic: International] The Symbolic Victories of Saudi Arabia's Female Olympians

16:49 [The Hindu - News] Kaathavarayan 1958

16:53 [The Hindu - News] Afghan policeman kills 10 colleagues

16:56 [The Independent] Attack on Libya prison in Tripoli frees 8

16:56 [Raw Story] Paul Ryan’s VP nod elicits cheers of joy across liberal America

16:56 [zero hedge] The Spike in Oil Prices on QE3 Expectations Should be a Warning to the Fed

16:57 [CNN] Romney announces Paul Ryan as running mate

16:57 [OpEdNews] The 2012 Presidential Election a Referendum on Stimulus versus Austerity: Who's Right (or Wrong) Obama or Romney?

16:59 [The Hindu - News] Chennai through the lens

17:00 [Reuters] U.S., Turkey to explore imposing Syria no-fly zone

17:01 [Disinformation] Pussy Riot’s Closing Statement Denounces ‘Totalitarian System’

17:01 [msnbc: politics] Both sides find plenty to like in Paul Ryan pick

17:02 [Fox News: politics] In Philly, organized labor to rally for workers

17:02 [OpEdNews] Should You Vote for the Best Candidate?

17:02 [Russia Today] Historic wedding in Taiwan to change gay couples' future?

17:05 [CNN] Can country singer Randy Travis get past his rough patch?

17:11 [Amnesty International] Palestinian hunger strikers detained in Israel must be treated humanely

17:12 [AL JAZEERA] Romney names Paul Ryan as running mate


17:14 [CNN] What we've done on Mars, and what's next

17:16 [AL JAZEERA] Romney names Paul Ryan as running mate

17:17 [Deutsche Welle] Heat wave prompts fresh forest fires in Canaries, Galicia,,16160753,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:17 [The Onion] Corrections: Kill Spot

17:21 [CNN] London Olympics have redefined how Britain sees itself

17:23 [CNN] Syrian crisis: Clinton talks contingency plans with Turkey

17:26 [The Atlantic: Politics] Paul Ryan's Message: "Courage"

17:30 [CNN] 'Weirdest thing' floats in South Pacific

17:32 [] Two Attacks in One Day Leave Six US Soldiers Dead as Mission Failure Perpetuates

17:35 [Guardian] Dale Cregan sought over two Manchester murders

17:36 [straight] In Liberia, weather is an issue of health—and even life or death

17:37 [OpEdNews] The Next Election: High Stake Outcomes Based on Non-issues

17:37 [zero hedge] Ter·ror·ism (Noun): When OTHER People Do What We Do

17:37 [CBC: politics] Scathing U.S. report missing from Northern Gateway hearings

17:38 [Telegraph] Tax cheat, felon, murderer: meet Mitt Romney, if Barack Obama's backers are to be believed

17:40 [CNN] Venezuela says U.S. detainee was a Marine

17:40 [Fox News] Wounded Veterans Bike100 Miles Against the Odds

17:41 [Mother Jones] Romney Picks Paul Ryan as Veep, Hopes Everyone Will Now Stop Asking About His Taxes

17:43 [Slashdot] Nathan Myhrvold, Do-Gooder

17:47 [Russia Today] Two earthquakes hit northern Iran, killing at least 40 and wounding 100

17:50 [Fox News: politics] Ryan comes out swinging as Romney VP pick, condemns Obama 'record of failure'

17:51 [Raw Story] Official Romney talking point: ‘The ticket is no different that Obama and Biden’

17:51 [The Onion] Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan To Awkwardly Hug, High Five For Next Three Months

17:52 [OpEdNews] Romney Blows It, Picks Paul Ryan

17:54 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics: man arrested for painting post box gold

17:56 [CNN] At least 50 feared dead in Iran earthquakes

17:56 [Mostly Water] Amnesty for Occupation?

17:57 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: How To Run a Small Business With Open Source Software?

17:57 [CNN] Kinesio tape: The latest Olympic accessory

18:00 [AL JAZEERA] Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate

18:01 [Electronic Intifada] Book review: how Israeli school textbooks teach kids to hate

18:01 [Big Think] Buttery Flavorant in Popcorn Linked to Alzheimer's

18:05 [Mostly Water] End of Debate

18:07 [Russia Today] Two earthquakes hit northern Iran, killing at least 40 and wounding hundreds

18:08 [zero hedge] It's A Centrally-Planned World After All, With Ever Diminishing Returns

18:08 [AL JAZEERA] Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate

18:09 [Fox News: politics] With Ryan Pick, Romney Seeks to Shift Battle From Personal to Policy

18:11 [Raw Story] Panic, injuries as strong quakes hit northwest Iran

18:11 [Truthdig] Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Is ... Paul Ryan (Video)

18:11 [Mother Jones] Paul Ryan is the Kindest, Bravest, Warmest, Most Wonderful Congressman I've Ever Known

18:12 [Global Voices] Jamaica: Region Rallies Behind Bolt

18:14 [The Independent] Soldier shot in Afghanistan 'was a fine young man'

18:15 [Mostly Water] Canada Continues to Support Right-Wing Coups

18:21 [CNN] DC punk bands perform in support of jailed rockers

18:24 [Telegraph] Tia Sharp: police apologise for failures in search of house where body was found

18:26 [Guardian] Brazil 1-2 Mexico | London 2012 Olympic football final match report

18:26 [Truthdig] Gonorrhea Nears Complete Drug Resistance

18:27 [Slate Magazine] Why I Love Paul Ryan

18:27 [Slashdot] Curiosity Transmits First 360-Degree Panorama From Mars

18:27 [Global Voices] Guyana: Violence in Linden

18:31 [Big Think] Reminder: Daylight Atheism United Kingdom Meetup

18:31 [Financial Times] Romney picks Ryan as running-mate

18:32 [] Caravan for Peace: Mexican Victims of Violence Take Aim Against US Firearms

18:33 [Mostly Water] Afghan Police Chief Kills Three U.S. Special Forces Troops

18:34 [CNET News] Mark Zuckerberg's topless photo stirs emotions

18:37 [straight] Kayaker Mark de Jonge wins Canada's 18th medal of the London Games

18:41 [Raw Story] Maddow: Republican voter suppression efforts are deadly serious

18:42 [Slate Magazine] Rejoice! It’s Ryan!

18:42 [Deutsche Welle] Deadly earthquakes hit Iran,,16160886,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:43 [The Onion] New Dating Site Matches Users With Partners They Deserve

18:44 [Fox News] Afghan Attacks on AlliesSpike, Leaving 16 Dead

18:47 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The "Maturity Crunch"

18:47 [] Egypt's offensive pits 'Mr. Security' against the 'Sinai's Bin Laden'

18:53 [Mostly Water] Wisconsin Shooting: Tragic Extension of Everyday Hate Experienced by Sikhs in North America

18:56 [Telegraph] Gay rights come to Toy Town as Chick-fil-A battle continues

18:56 [Disinformation] Heavy Teenage Cannabis Use Linked with Anxiety Disorders in Late 20s

18:57 [] Report: No proof Syria behind downing of Turkish jet

18:59 [CNN] Pettigrew, patience and pride: Nigeria's 12-year wait for an Olympic gold

19:00 [ZDNET] Interactive 3D graphics for the Web, at last

19:03 [Russia Today] ­A selfless man? Romney introduces veep Ryan as 'next US president'

19:05 [Reuters: politics] Romney's choice of Ryan reshapes race for White House

19:05 [Topix Activism News] Bomb blasts, gunfire strike central Damascus

19:06 [Reuters] Romney's choice of Ryan reshapes race for White House

19:11 [Slashdot] Huge Pumice Rock 'island' Seen Floating In South Pacific

19:14 [The Hindu - News] Syrian forces advance steadily in Aleppo

19:20 [CNN] Death toll rises in Iran earthquakes

19:21 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Ryan I Know: A Mild-Mannered Wonk and Ideological True Believer

19:22 [CNN] Paul Ryan will shift the campaign dynamic

19:24 [The Hindu - News] Kochi port emerges as major cement import hub

19:26 [Telegraph] British soldier killed in Afghanistan named as Lt Andrew Chesterman?

19:27 [OpEdNews] The Know-Nothing Candidate -- An Analysis

19:28 [Fox News: politics] Transcript: Romney introduces Ryan as pick for vice president

19:31 [Big Think] How Faking Insanity is Discovered By Forensic Psychologists

19:41 [Raw Story] Paul Ryan introduces himself to America after Romney calls him ‘the next president’

19:42 [Telegraph] US Election: Paul Ryan announced as Mitt Romney's running mate

19:42 [] More than 80 killed, 400 injured in Iran earthquakes

19:43 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Position To Work For Long Hours?

19:46 [Truthdig] ‘Veepstakes,’ Be Gone!

19:56 [CNET News] Can alcohol make tech companies more creative?

19:58 [Global Voices] Venezuela: The Music and the Joropo of the Plains

19:58 [Telegraph] US Election: Vice presidents of the past

19:58 [CNN] 87 killed, 600 injured as strong quakes jolt northwestern Iran

20:01 [Raw Story] German Justice Minister demands equal tax treatment for same sex couples from her own government

20:02 [Guardian] Mo Farah and Usain Bolt go for more gold: Olympics athletics – live!

20:08 [Russia Today] Test of shame! Lebanese protest against anal probe for suspected gays

20:08 [CNN] 'The Beast' races to lose 100 pounds

20:10 [The Hindu - News] Travails of Bhattacharya toddlers still not over

20:12 [Telegraph] US election: Mitt Romney's choice as running mate just made the election interesting

20:12 [] In picking Ryan, Romney plays it safe – perhaps to his detriment

20:13 [Fox News: politics] Biden calls to congratulate Paul Ryan

20:16 [CNN] Ryan's selection as Romney's running mate energizes both sides

20:16 [Fox News] Paul Ryan Comes Out Swinging

20:17 [Fox News: politics] Democratic Party platform group backs gay marriage

20:23 [Russia Today] Russians one-two winners in Olympic walk

20:26 [Raw Story] Swiss president denies charges that banks help Germans evade taxes

20:27 [Deutsche Welle] Mexico stun Brazil to win football gold,,16160957,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bolt goes for double-treble

20:28 [Telegraph] Aleppo 'is becoming Syria's Stalingrad'

20:30 [The Onion] Strongside/Weakside: Gabby Douglas

20:31 [Raw Story] LGBT activists protest in Lebanon over forced anal tests for men suspected of being gay

20:37 [Anarchist news] New Book Looks at Progressives and Anarchists in 1914

20:38 [Russia Today] Western powers are ‘antithetical to peace’ in Syria

20:39 [zero hedge] Paul Ryan Factbox, Nomination Reaction And Lifetime Donors

20:39 [straight] Right wing attack dog Paul Ryan selected as Mitt Romney's Republican running mate

20:40 [Slashdot] Patient Just Wants To See Data From His Implanted Medical Device

20:44 [CNN] Ryan pick will steer Romney campaign to treacherous waters

20:44 [Telegraph] Dead British officer was due home from Afghanistan in weeks

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Are man-made factors behind erratic monsoon?

20:52 [] Scores Killed in Iran after Two Devastating Earthquakes

20:55 [The Hindu - News] Seismic clean chit to Jaitapur fallacious, says geophysicist

20:57 [Deutsche Welle] Two deadly earthquakes hit Iran, 87 dead,,16160982,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:59 [CNN] Woods hunts down Pettersson at U.S. PGA

21:00 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics: Airports prepare for mass post-games exodus

21:01 [Raw Story] Fox News host chats up sex therapist about ‘fleshier women’

21:05 [CNN] Paul Ryan's dangerous vision

21:06 [The Hindu - Opinion] The magic and miracle of music

21:07 [CNN] The highs and lows of the 2012 Olympic 'crying games'

21:07 [zero hedge] Previewing The Q4 "Hail Mary" Earnings Season

21:07 [OpEdNews] VP Ryan--A Nightmare for the Poor and Minorities

21:08 [Global Voices] Argentina Wins its First Gold Medal in London 2012

21:12 [The Hindu - Opinion] The Swami and the Amogh Astra

21:13 [NPR] Pros And Cons: Ryan As Romney's VP

21:14 [The Hindu - Opinion] My sweet memories of Mizos

21:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] The onus is on teachers, not on first-graders

21:22 [CNET News] An industrial designer's take on the purported iPhone 5

21:22 [CNN] 153 killed, 700 injured as strong quakes jolt northwestern Iran

21:23 [Russia Today] Man posing as Afghan policeman kills 11 officers

21:31 [Telegraph] Earthquakes kill 150 in Iran


21:33 [CNN] Romney mans up

21:33 [BBC: Science & Environment] Rover made near-perfect landing

21:38 [NPR] Farah Wins His Second Gold Medal For Britain, In The 5,000m

21:44 [Slashdot] Pixar Demos Newly Open-Sourced OpenSubdiv Graphics Tech

21:45 [The Hindu - News] In Delhi, waste generates power — and debate

21:46 [CNN] By the numbers: Paul Ryan

21:47 [Telegraph] Family of murdered Danish tourist describe their loss

21:47 [Deutsche Welle] Southern Europeans look for work in Germany,,16160904,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:50 [straight] Joe Bonamassa joined by Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes on Deep Purple tribute

21:51 [AL JAZEERA] Scores killed in northwest Iran earthquakes

21:52 [The Hindu - News] NIMBY Chennai threatens to pollute a small suburb

21:52 [] Manning Defense Calls for Dismissal of Charges over Cruel and Unusual Punishment in Detention

21:54 [Guardian] Iran: two earthquakes in northwest leave scores dead

21:56 [The Hindu - News] A crisis in highly urbanised Kerala

21:56 [Disinformation] First Time Taking Ayahuasca in Peru on The Joe Rogan Experience

21:57 [AL JAZEERA] Scores killed in northwest Iran earthquakes

22:03 [] In choosing Ryan, Romney bets big on the economy

22:06 [] Iran ‘hero pilot’ launches campaign to lift Western sanctions on plane spare parts

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Bangalore’s shine is leaching away quickly

22:10 [CNN] Mo Farah gives masterclass in finishing to ensure an Olympic double gold

22:11 [The Onion] Area Man Confident He Could Design Way Cooler Medal Stand

22:12 [CNET News] To fight Apple-flight, Microsoft must hang tough on Surface

22:15 [Fox News: politics] Democrats charge at Ryan, targeting his budget as expected

22:16 [The Atlantic: Politics] Game Change, Part Deux

22:17 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics have given us a glimpse of the country we can be

22:18 [NPR] America's Brigetta Barrett Brings Out Her Best, And Jumps To A Silver Medal

22:20 [CNET News] Robot worm laughs off your attempts to squash it dead

22:20 [CNN: Politics] Romney's choice of Ryan changes the race

22:21 [CNN] Colorado shooting suspect's writings offer insight as student, aspiring scientist

22:22 [Amnesty International] Bahrain must free prisoners of conscience after 'travesty of justice'

22:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bolt does the double-treble

22:26 [Raw Story] Vietnam jails second dissident blogger in a week

22:29 [CNN] 180 killed, 1,300 injured as strong quakes jolt northwestern Iran

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Mother accepts child in emotional reunion after months of drama

22:33 [Telegraph] Luke Campbell takes home first British bantamweight boxing gold for over 100 years

22:36 [ZDNET] Proposed: an à la carte Internetà-la-carte-internet-7000002479/

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Efforts under way to end travel ordeal of Bhattacharya toddlers

22:36 [CNN: Money] RISK IN D.C. 'PARALYSIS'

22:37 [zero hedge] Back-To-School Spending Is In Detention

22:42 [Mother Jones] My Reactions to the Ryan Reaction

22:46 [The Hindu - News] Agra chokes as Delhiites take to Expressway

22:46 [Truthdig] Robo-Worm Might Give You the Creeps

22:51 [Raw Story] South African cattle vigilantes missing or dead after residents attack

22:56 [The Hindu - News] Where does Shinde stand in Congress’ pecking order?

22:57 [Slashdot] UCLA Scientist Discovers Plate Tectonics On Mars

23:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bolt does the double-treble

23:02 [The Hindu - News] Anger against media for ‘poor coverage’ of Assam

23:03 [Telegraph] Olympics closing ceremony: we've had the wedding, now it's time for the disco

23:03 [Russia Today] Savinova outshines Semenya in 800-meter race

23:04 [CNN] Olympics Day 15: Bolt, Jamaica set world record in relay

23:06 [Guardian] Mo Farah takes gold in 5,000m final to become double Olympic champion

23:06 [The Hindu - News] Ahmedabad airport put on high alert

23:07 [zero hedge] Citi's Buiter On Europe's Bumble And Stumble To Large-Scale Restructuring

23:08 [AntiWar] Seven Teenagers Killed in Sectarian Attack in Northern Iraq

23:10 [CNN] Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to a World Record as he rewrites history himself

23:12 [The Hindu - News] CPI (Maoist) expels Panda

23:13 [NPR] Feathers And Rubber Bands: The Story of the Golf Ball

23:14 [The Onion] Community Calendar: Thursday, August 16

23:14 [Fox News: politics] IG report: Ag Dept. spent $2m on internship program that resulted in just one hire

23:14 [Reuters] Republican VP pick Ryan vaults from young gun to top gun

23:15 [Topix Activism News] PETA briefly leaves, then returns to Iowa fair

23:16 [Fox News] Dems Launch Initial Attacks on Ryan

23:16 [The Hindu - News] Oil subsidies need to be checked: Rangarajan

23:21 [The Hindu - News] ‘If India eases curbs, there will be exodus’

23:21 [Raw Story] NBC bows to pressure, will live-stream Olympics closing ceremony

23:24 [Reuters] Republican VP pick Ryan: from young gun to top gun

23:27 [The Hindu - News] Congress playing politics on quota: Azam Khan

23:28 [Guardian] Mo Farah runs into Olympic history with magnificent 5,000m victory

23:33 [The Hindu - News] David Cameron out of step with Indian dance

23:33 [NPR] 'Mobot' Day: Track Relays, Volleyball And More Results

23:34 [Fox News: politics] Second ICE staffer claims anti-guy bias by Napolitano

23:35 [Telegraph] London 2012: Tom Daley takes bronze in night of high drama

23:37 [The Hindu - News] An India lover

23:37 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Brett Arends: Campaign Finance in Connecticut's Fifth District

23:40 [Guardian] Molly Ringwald: your former teenage crush

23:41 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Paul Ryan Is No Game-Changer

23:43 [The Hindu - News] What does he do when he is not quizzing?

23:47 [The Hindu - News] State to promote use of manufactured sand

23:48 [OpEdNews] Cody the Cardboard Cowboy

23:52 [straight] Photos: Shannon and Chip Wilson join party in Morton Park celebrating A-maze-ing Laughter sculpture

23:53 [The Hindu - News] Seized plastic for roads

23:55 [The Hindu - News] Jeppiaar’s bail plea dismissed

23:57 [The Hindu - News] Unfinished work drains Chennai’s patience

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