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00:01 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Burying of Digg, by the Numbers

00:01 [zero hedge] SQuiDS AND WHaLeS...

00:05 [CNN] Excerpts of comments by Penn State, board trustees


00:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Chronicles of Casino Capitalism: Kicking Off a Series

00:07 [CNN: Politics] Romney draws boos from NAACP

00:08 [msnbc] Poll: Confidence in organized religion at all-time low

00:09 [Slashdot] Why Amazon Wants To Pay Sales Tax

00:10 [The Hindu - News] Judge tried twice to get bail for Gali

00:11 [CNET News] Microsoft to host press event on Monday (live blog)

00:14 [CNET News] Sprint serves up Ice Cream Sandwich for Epic 4G Touch

00:16 [Fox News] Mitt Wants Apology for 'Felony' Remark

00:16 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Big Digg Lesson: A Social Network Is Worth Precisely as Much as Its Community

00:16 [The Hindu - News] Uproar in House over ‘hooting’ incident

00:17 [Deutsche Welle] Gauck's new spokeswoman in the spotlight,,16094381,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:20 [The Hindu - News] Plan to revive Maveli hotels

00:21 [Financial Times] New claims emerge of Syria massacre

00:22 [The Hindu - News] SFI brings cheer to Kerala CPI(M)

00:23 [Slate Magazine] Storage Suckers

00:23 [Raw Story] D.C. officer allegedly threatened to shoot Michelle Obama

00:23 [The Progressive] Hillary Clinton Should Have U.S. Sign Cluster Bomb Treaty

00:23 [Fox News: politics] Congressman tells Obama he wants to interview 7 key administration officials about intelligence leaks

00:24 [straight] Rana Sarfraz: How to keep fleas out of your pet’s life and yours

00:25 [Russia Today] USDA: America experiencing biggest disaster in history

00:27 [CNET News] Poetry-reading dresses have tales to tell

00:31 [CNET News] Apple updates iPhoto for OS X

00:32 [Reuters] Analysis: Penn State report may increase university's liability

00:33 [CNN] Violence breaks out in Belfast after Protestant march

00:34 [CNN] Call DirecTV and get free stuff?

00:36 [BBC: Technology] Digg news site merges with rival

00:37 [The Onion] 95 Killed In Rush For Free Flames In Nigerian Tanker Fire

00:39 [Truthdig] Health-care in Reverse

00:41 [Telegraph] Mexican drug smuggling tunnel unearthed

00:43 [ZDNET] Is Facebook damaging your reputation with sneaky political posts?

00:43 [The Onion] Under Armour Celebrates 5 Years Of Dominating Roided-Out-High-School-Asshole Market

00:43 [Raw Story] USA Gymnastics adopt new rules to combat abuse after Penn State scandal

00:45 [CNET News] My 4 weeks with the Samsung Galaxy S3 (so far)

00:48 [Raw Story] Internet media firm Betaworks buys social news site Digg

00:48 [CNN] Helping 'Kliptown' kids take control of their future

00:52 [Fox News: politics] Panetta report on Iran's military capabilities stirs Republican criticism of Obama

00:53 [Slate Magazine] Sit Down or Stand Up?

00:54 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty to Bahrain: allow peaceful protests

00:55 [AL JAZEERA] 'More than 100' dead in Syrian army crackdown

00:55 [Slashdot] Android Forums Hacked: 1 Million User Credentials Stolen

00:55 [CNN] Vincent Gray is the latest D.C. mayor to be dogged by scandal

00:57 [Deutsche Welle] Protests hold up major projects across Germany,,16094428,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:57 [Telegraph] Poor hospital care 'needlessly killing 1000 NHS patients a month'

00:58 [] Pro-Assad forces kill over 220 in Syrian village, say activists

01:00 [BBC: Technology] Fake users hurt Facebook 'likes'

01:01 [Slashdot] Sold To Betaworks For $500,000

01:06 [zero hedge] Jim Grant Discusses The Fed's 'Backward Shooting Gun', And Black Walnut Tree Treasury Replacements

01:07 [CNN] The end of 'Joe Paterno University'

01:12 [The Atlantic: International] U.S. Drones Make Peace With Pakistan Less Likely

01:13 [Raw Story] Maine Gov. LePage: IRS ‘heading in the direction’ of the Gestapo

01:13 [CNN] Senator asks safety agency to answer Toyota acceleration questions

01:21 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian activists report new massacre

01:21 [Disinformation] The Montauk Project

01:22 [The Independent] Taliban kill nine Pakistani police cadets in Punjab

01:23 [Guardian] Fears of humans rights abuses prompt UK to revoke arms export licences

01:25 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian activists report new massacre

01:25 [Slashdot] A Million-Year Hard Disk

01:30 [Telegraph] Syria: gunships fire on villagers in Hama province in fresh massacre

01:34 [Utne] The Aleppo Codex Mystery Uncovered

01:34 [Truthdig] Health Care in Reverse

01:40 [CNET News] Larry Page back at Google, recovering from illness

01:43 [Raw Story] U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iran

01:44 [Telegraph] Police hurt in Orange march clashes in North Belfast

01:45 [Guardian] Police hurt as riots follow Orange Order parade in Belfast

01:51 [Fox News: politics] Former Maine congressman Peter Kyros dies at 86

01:54 [Sydney Morning Herald] Bride's family 'desolate'

01:55 [msnbc] FBI to review thousands of old cases for contaminated evidence

01:56 [zero hedge] FBI Get Involved In US-China Trade Wars

01:57 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ryan Grim: Puff, Puff, Life: A Glimpse Inside The 'Largest Pot Shop On The Planet'

01:58 [CNN] 'Nothing exciting about me or any other black Republican'

01:58 [] Israel's immigration police granted power to deport foreign activists from West Bank

01:59 [CNET News] Smartphones knock feature phones out of the ballpark

02:04 [Guardian] Syria: at least 200 killed in Hama province massacre, say activists

02:04 [CNN] British Columbia police ID biker who posted video of 186-mph ride

02:08 [Slashdot] MIT Develops Holographic, Glasses-Free 3D TV

02:11 [CNET News] Pretexters avoid jail time after guilty plea in HP spying case

02:12 [Unicef] In Myanmar, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jackie Chan visits children affected by human trafficking

02:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Becasse goes bust

02:25 [straight] Victoria triathlete Simon Whitfield named Canada's flag bearer at London 2012 Olympic Games

02:27 [zero hedge] Forget China's Goal-Seeked GDP Tonight; This Is The Chart That Keeps The PBOC Up At Night

02:30 [] The Shortwave Report 07/13/12 Listen Globally

02:38 [Raw Story] San Onofre nuclear plant problem worse than thought: report

02:44 [CNN] Former Puerto Rico officer sentenced to 40 years in corruption sting

02:45 [Fox News] Airport Laser to Scan For Explosives ... and Lunch?

02:47 [The Atlantic: International] A Case for Not Fearing Islamism

02:48 [CNET News] Facebook scans chats and posts for criminal activity

02:50 [CNN] John King: Why is 1999 so important in Obama-Romney race?

02:51 [Global Voices] Kyrgyzstan: Blogger Suggests “Ethnicity Should Die”

02:55 [CNN] 3 dead in Cuba cholera outbreak, officials say

03:02 [The Onion] Overweight Tattooed Nerd Girl Working At Forbidden Planet A Fantasy Sex Object To Hundreds Of Customers

03:04 [CNET News] AMC to live-stream 'Breaking Bad' premiere for Dish customers

03:06 [CNET News] XBox, Nintendo 3DS consoles see high sales numbers

03:07 [Deutsche Welle] US outs Iranian oil 'front companies,' adds sanctions,,16094517,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:12 [CNET News] Facebook highlights weddings with new feature

03:12 [Deutsche Welle] Opposition holds up major projects across Germany,,16094428,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:23 [Raw Story] Arab Spring ‘demands change in UK arms policy’

03:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lincoln Mitchell: Unexpected and Expected Surprises in the Campaign

03:49 [CNN] John King: Why is 1999 so important in 2012?

03:52 [CNN] Cuban doctors battle to control cholera outbreak

04:06 [Mother Jones] The Washington Monthly's Inner Lecher Finally Breaks Free

04:06 [CNET News] Gonzo goes steampunk at Comic-Con

04:08 [Slashdot] Appeals Court Upholds Sanction Against BitTorrent Download Attorney

04:11 [CNN] Bodies of pilots from crashed Colombian military plane retrieved

04:11 [Sydney Morning Herald] The best airline awards

04:22 [CNET News] Netflix movie streaming takes back stage to TV

04:33 [AntiWar] 11 Iraqis Killed in Bomb and Gun Attacks

04:38 [Raw Story] San Francisco city sours on Apple computers

04:42 [New York Times: politics] Campaigns Trade Salvos Over a Romney Role at Bain After 1999

04:53 [CNN] Runner-up in Mexico's presidential election files legal challenge

04:55 [Slashdot] Man Tries To Live an Open Source Life For a Year

04:55 [CNET News] Barry Diller predicts major Aereo expansion by 2013

04:56 [zero hedge] 'Anti-Goldilocks' China Data Not Enough To Move Needle

05:02 [Global Voices] Afghanistan: American-Handpicked President a “Terrible Idea”

05:03 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Massacre in Syria kills more than 100

05:03 [Slate Magazine] Louie, Season 3

05:08 [Big Think] Why Rodin Is Dangerous Again

05:08 [Raw Story] Bloomberg columist: Libor scandal couldn’t be worse from Wall Street’s perspective

05:26 [New York Times: politics] Campaign Memo: Campaigns Focus on Past, Not Future

05:28 [Financial Times] Chinese GDP growth slows to 7.6%

05:32 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm: Why Bain Capital Matters

05:33 [CNN] Pakistan says it's not delaying NATO trucks

05:39 [] Israel's top wage earners call in sick the most, survey finds

05:46 [Fox News] Mitt Wants Apology for 'Felony' Claim

05:48 [CNN] Amazon to focus on same-day delivery, collection of sales tax in more states

05:49 [Truthdig] Help Wanted

05:52 [CNET News] Google+ gives users a tool to merge multiple accounts

06:03 [Big Think] Switching off an "Always on" Culture

06:04 [AntiWar] Washington’s Alliance With al-Qaeda

06:04 [Truthdig] When Pigs Fly

06:08 [Raw Story] Maddow: Pro-lifers hope partial abortion bans will overturn Roe v. Wade

06:18 [Deutsche Welle] Activists claim 200 dead in Syria as UN debates,,16094580,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:23 [Global Voices] Hong Kong: Foreign Domestic Workers Protest Mandatory Live-in Policy

06:25 [Infoshop] The New Orleans Healing Center: A Green Zone of Gentrification in New Orleans

06:26 [The Hindu - News] 200 massacred in Hama, claim Syrian activists

06:29 [CNN] Farmers suffer as soaring temperatures worsen drought in Midwest

06:36 [Slashdot] Rethinking How Congress Pushes Copyright Laws

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

06:40 [The Hindu - News] Nasheed supporters, police clash in Maldives

06:42 [The Hindu - News] Mayor warns private hospitals on dengue

06:42 [The Atlantic: International] Time Has Run Out for the People of The Syrian Village of Tremseh

06:48 [The Hindu - News] Student posts a good score in Cambridge Checkpoint

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Pharmacy student ‘ends life’

06:57 [BBC: Also in the news] Goats ride the waves in tandem

06:58 [The Hindu - News] Musicians’ meet on Palghat Mani Iyer’s seminal influence in Bangalore

07:00 [BBC: Education] 100 more free schools approved

07:00 [CNN] New York flight to Spain grounded for suspicious wires

07:02 [The Hindu - News] A stitch in time can be fashionable

07:02 [Guardian] Chinese economy hits three-year low

07:06 [Mother Jones] Charlie Stross Explains Why I Can't Always Follow His Stories

07:08 [The Hindu - News] Cong loses tribal bastions in local body polls; BJP upbeat

07:18 [Global Voices] Syria: Traymseh Massacre Evokes Rage and Sorrow

07:18 [The Hindu - News] Your dream house is overshooting the budget

07:22 [The Hindu - News] Kochi metro to develop business hub at Kakkanad

07:24 [CNN] 4 people missing after British Columbia landslide

07:25 [Financial Times] Syria regime accused of fresh massacre

07:25 [Telegraph] Class or comfort? David Cameron rejects wedding ring

07:28 [The Hindu - News] MTC bus claims yet another victim

07:30 [Fox News: politics] Clinton announces $50M in aid for Southeast Asia

07:31 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: All eyes on China

07:32 [CNET News] LG Display to pay $380M to settle LCD price-fixing lawsuit

07:32 [The Hindu - News] More than just a chronicle

07:32 [CNN] Torrential rains kill at least 19 people in southern Japan

07:36 [Mother Jones] Why Romney is Afraid to Let Anyone See His Tax Returns

07:38 [The Hindu - News] Post-Higgs Boson, Chennai scientists look for “next big thing”

07:40 [] Romney's fast-day faux pas, Sheldon Adelson's 'tainted money'

07:42 [The Hindu - News] ‘Immediate’ relief for tatkal reservation seekers

07:48 [Deutsche Welle] Costa Concordia draws tourists, hampering recovery efforts,,16094592,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:48 [The Hindu - News] A multidimensional portrait of Gundert

07:53 [The Hindu - News] Agni-I successfully test-fired

07:55 [Telegraph] Three found dead in helicopter wreckage

07:57 [CNN] 4 people missing after Canadian landslide

07:59 [The Hindu - News] A lone crusader in the battle against the reclamation mafia

08:03 [The Hindu - News] Solar power to the rescue

08:11 [Telegraph] Dick Cheney hosts Mitt Romney fundraiser in the mountains


08:13 [The Hindu - News] Agriculture operations in the grip of labour shortage

08:16 [Russia Today] LAPD crackdown on chalk art event, 12 reported arrested

08:16 [CNN] Chinese Catholics keep faith amid Beijing-Vatican spat

08:17 [The Hindu - News] 734 get jobs through mela

08:23 [The Hindu - News] Over 28,800 write TNTET at 76 centres in Tiruchi district

08:27 [Fin24 News] Mining heads to take on safety

08:27 [The Hindu - News] Clean Saroja Mill Canal, say residents of Coimbatore

08:31 [Russia Today] LAPD arrests 12 as Art Walk turns into Occupy protest

08:32 [BBC: Health] Breast cancer 'reoperation risk'

08:33 [Deutsche Welle] EU demands explanation from Romania,,16094663,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:33 [The Hindu - News] ABVP protests against poor conditions in hostels

08:37 [The Hindu - News] Teachers battle it out in Coimbatore

08:42 [Telegraph] NHS staff routinely forged abortion consent forms

08:43 [Guardian] New York flight turned back after suspect wires found

08:43 [The Hindu - News] Start early to attain goals: CP

08:47 [The Hindu - News] Three students hurt in clash in Coimbatore

08:53 [Deutsche Welle] Shipwreck draws tourists hampering recovery,,16094592,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:56 [Russia Today] ‘Monsanto, oligarchy, USA behind Paraguay coup’

08:56 [Slashdot] UK Government To Offer Free TV Filters For 4G Interference

08:57 [Guardian] Digg sold for just $500,000

08:58 [Telegraph] Truth about Daybreak presenter Kate Garraway and husband Derek Draper's 'tense' texts

09:01 [The Independent] Police injured in Belfast Orange Order parade riots

09:02 [Red Pepper] Rights to contraception and abortion must go hand-in-hand

09:03 [Deutsche Welle] Italian debt downgraded by two notches,,16094733,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:03 [CNET News] Could I really ditch my laptop for an iPad?

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Bank attaches Maharashtra school for loan default

09:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Tate to be plunged into darkness

09:06 [BBC: Entertainment] Poet Duffy awarded Pinter prize

09:10 [High Country News] The Forest Service faces a test in Arizona

09:11 [CNET News] How Google products go from creepy to cool

09:13 [] Oklahoma City billboards call for ‘No War on Iran’

09:14 [The Hindu - News] NBA working towards joining Washington Accord

09:14 [Pravda] Natural disasters exhaust Russian economy

09:18 [Topix Activism News] Syria: at least 200 killed in Hama province massacre, say activists

09:24 [The Hindu - News] Women labourers allege discrimination in daily wages

09:25 [Guardian] Olympic security chaos: depth of G4S security crisis revealed

09:28 [] UK Democracy in Terminal Decline

09:29 [Global Voices] France : World Forum for Democracy Will Take Place in Strasbourg in October 2012

09:32 [BBC: Science & Environment] Endangered birds hatch in the UK

09:32 [The Independent] Assad forces and militia 'kill 220 Syrians in worst atrocity'

09:34 [The Hindu - News] Operation to rescue trapped miners called off in Meghalaya

09:40 [CNN] 'Chilling' video diary shows man's plan to kill family

09:41 [Russia Today] Moody’s cuts Italy's rating

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Officials to list locations of TASMAC outlets

09:48 [The Hindu - News] Children told to fight for their rights

09:48 [The Independent] Tributes paid to Alps avalanche victim Roger Payne

09:53 [Guardian] China's economic growth slows to 7.6%

09:53 [CNN] Hong Kong tycoons among five charged with corruption

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Teams in Mangalore begin practise for Independence Cup

09:57 [Disinformation] Occupy Hunger Strike

09:58 [The Hindu - News] Finally, a Minister for Udupi and Dakshina Kannada

09:59 [Global Voices] St. Lucia: The Global Voices Summit from a Caribbean Perspective

10:01 [Russia Today] Protestant march sparks riots in Northern Ireland (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

10:08 [Deutsche Welle] The reincarnation of Berlin's bunkers,,16091039,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:11 [Russia Today] Bricks, snooker balls: Police clash with rioters in Belfast (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

10:13 [] Pressure Building for More Middle East War

10:14 [CNN] Syrian protesters demand Annan's removal amid reports of 'massacre'

10:15 [Fox News] Romney Demands Apology Over Aide's 'Felony' Claim

10:18 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

10:22 [Red Pepper] A New Dawn? John Lewis cleaners’ strike

10:26 [Fox News: politics] Nonprofit targeting Democratic-leaning voting blocs sends dogs, dead people voter forms

10:27 [CNET News] Uber experiments with on-demand ice-cream trucks

10:27 [CNN] Clinton to meet with Myanmar president in recognition of reforms

10:29 [BBC: Science & Environment] Early Americans' two tool tech

10:33 [CNN] Lawmaker: USOC 'should be ashamed' Team USA uniforms made in China

10:34 [Global Voices] Tajikistan: Big Brother to Watch Internet Activity in the Country

10:35 [CNN] 13-year-old boy suffers horrific assault in China

10:35 [] Israel defense industry, still highly in-demand, downplays air show presence

10:37 [The Independent] Further two British avalanche victims named as John Taylor and Steve Barber

10:43 [Deutsche Welle] Leftist Obrador seeks annulment of Mexico election results,,16094812,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:50 [Telegraph] Eva Rausing's family 'hired ex-SAS squad to stop her buying drugs'

10:51 [Russia Today] Made in China: Politician wants US Olympic uniforms burned

10:55 [The Hindu - News] A first for NTR medical varsity


10:57 [Spiegel] Explaining 'Fifty Shades': How Bondage Solves the Problem of Modern Love

10:57 [CNN] Penn State board to meet after scathing report

10:59 [The Hindu - News] FIDE-rated Open chess

11:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Doug Bandow: Latin America Wants Drug Peace; Washington Demands More War

11:03 [Deutsche Welle] Slumping sales broke Opel chief's neck,,16094842,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:04 [Fin24 News] Value of Facebook 'likes' questioned

11:04 [Global Voices] Slovakia: Catholics Protest the Sacking of Popular Archbishop

11:05 [The Hindu - News] Anchit dazzles in Galaxy’s win

11:09 [The Hindu - News] Lakshitha in last four

11:09 [The Independent] Banks inquiry branded 'total joke' as key inquisitors excluded

11:11 [Russia Today] Duma approves NGO bill in second reading

11:15 [The Hindu - News] Naveen and Moses shine

11:16 [Russia Today] Very cross indeed: Pussy Riot supporter stages mock crucifixion

11:18 [Fox News] Report on Iran's Military Capabilities Stirs Republican Criticism of Obama

11:19 [The Hindu - News] Glitch in the server leaves candidates disappointed in Mangalore

11:25 [The Hindu - News] NHRC declares 16 out of 19 encounters fake, orders compensation of Rs.80 lakh

11:26 [Pravda] Russia to keep an eye on its children in USA?

11:26 [Slashdot] Google Maps Adds UK Cycling Directions

11:26 [Russia Today] Boeing outrivals Airbus in new orders

11:28 [Deutsche Welle] Klimt was sexy, but authentic,,16088409,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:29 [The Hindu - News] Car fell down into river near Cheruthoni, killed four

11:33 [Guardian] Mont Blanc avalanche: dead Britons named

11:37 [CNN] Bomb blast at political rally in Pakistan kills 7, police say

11:39 [Global Voices] Democratic Republic of Congo: A Controversial Sentence for Thomas Lubanga

11:41 [The Independent] New arrest over Croydon man's shooting death during riots

11:44 [BBC: Entertainment] Steven Tyler quits American Idol

11:46 [Russia Today] Kickboxers get fresh air in Moscow

11:49 [Spiegel] Wojtek the Bear: The Nazis' Furriest Enemy

11:49 [The Hindu - News] U.P. State Women Commission seeks report on panchayat diktats

11:54 [Telegraph] Summer chaos predicted for Algarve motorists

11:55 [AL JAZEERA] Calls for UN firm action after Syria massacre

11:58 [Big Think] SSA 2012 Conference Wrap-Up, Day 3

11:59 [The Hindu - News] GAAR: Manmohan sets up committee to frame guidelines

12:01 [Russia Today] Russia, Ukraine hammer out historic strategic partnership

12:02 [Mother Jones] Nearly 6 Million Americans Can't Vote Due to Felon Disenfranchisement Laws

12:03 [AL JAZEERA] Calls for UN firm action after Syria massacre

12:05 [Slate Magazine] Blogging the Human Genome

12:05 [The Hindu - News] How Dara Singh floored Mukesh…

12:06 [Russia Today] ‘WMD’ + ‘ethnic cleansings’ = case to bomb Syria?

12:09 [Telegraph] Eva Rausing: husband Hans Kristian Rausing arrested on suspicion of murder

12:09 [Good] 'Mystery Teacher Theater 2000' Contest Calls for Critiques of Khan Academy Videos

12:11 [] IDF kills man trying to cross Egyptian border into Israel

12:12 [Fox News] Autistic Man Survives for Weeks in Utah Desert

12:14 [The Independent] Man held in computer hacking probe

12:14 [Truthdig] If We’re Headed Toward Greece, Republicans Are Driving Us There

12:15 [CNN] Dilemma for Greek youth: Fight or flee

12:27 [Slashdot] Mysterious Sprite Photographed By ISS Astronaut

12:28 [BBC: Science & Environment] Lemurs sliding towards extinction

12:28 [Deutsche Welle] 'It's time to focus on humanitarian aid to Syria',,16091365,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:30 [The Hindu - News] Land grab case: BJP MLA chargesheeted

12:31 [CNET News] Is Facebook advertising worth the investment?

12:31 [Reuters] China's economy cools, shows need for policy action

12:31 [Guardian] Turkish doctors face fines for elective caesareans

12:32 [Mother Jones] Karl Rove & Company's "Sucker-Punch" Ad Strategy

12:33 [CNN] Syrian protesters demand Annan's removal amid reports of massacre

12:39 [CNN] Can the digital revolution rescue Greece from economic crisis?

12:39 [Spiegel] Abandoning Newborns: Do Baby Hatches Really Save Lives?

12:42 [The Hindu - News] ASEAN fails to reach consensus on South China sea dispute

12:44 [CNN] A new hotel every two days -- Chinese chain bids to be world's biggest

12:46 [The Independent] George Osborne hails 'funding for lending' scheme

12:49 [Truthdig] What Would MLK Say About Obama’s Drones?

12:50 [zero hedge] JPM Admits That CIO Group Mismarked Hundreds Of Billions In CDS In Effort To Artificially Boost Profits

12:56 [ZDNET] Met Police arrest man in Tuleta hacking investigation

12:56 [] Britain's MI6 chief: Iran two years away from becoming nuclear power

12:56 [The Hindu - News] Chidambaram deprecates panchayat diktats against women

13:00 [The Hindu - News] Calcutta HC grants bail to Lakshman Seth in Nandigram case

13:03 [CNET News] At NASA, the next great airplane design is taking flight

13:06 [Reuters] JPMorgan profit falls on $4.4 billion trading loss

13:06 [zero hedge] JPM Release Earnings: Announces $4.4 Billion CIO Loss, $3.1 Billion In "Profits" From Loan Loss Reserves, DVA

13:06 [Slate Magazine] Digital Jiminy Crickets

13:08 [Raw Story] Avalanche dead mourned by their loved ones in France

13:08 [Deutsche Welle] German arms exports: strict rules - dicey deals,,16095538,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:10 [CNN] Runner-up in Mexico's presidential election filing legal challenge

13:10 [The Hindu - News] Guwahati molestation: BJP demands prompt action

13:11 [] U.S. ambassador to Poland announces sudden end to service

13:11 [The Atlantic: Politics] Rumors of Mass Distraction: Why Condi Rice Would Be an Awful VP Choice

13:13 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 13 July 2012

13:16 [CNN] Ironman champ: Your mind matters more

13:18 [Raw Story] Arrested New Guinea cannibal cultists ate raw brains, penis soup

13:20 [The Independent] 'Cannibal cult members' arrested for murder, eating raw brains and making penis soup

13:22 [ZDNET] Scotiabank - an AppNeta customer profile

13:23 [Guardian] Serco wins first private probation contract

13:25 [The Hindu - News] Pizza as you like it

13:27 [CNN] New Chinese investigation says high-profile dissident committed suicide

13:27 [Topix Activism News] Chinese police say activist death was suicide

13:28 [Raw Story] Somali insurgent bastion facing cholera crisis

13:31 [The Hindu - News] Undergo health check-ups before yatra, pilgrims told

13:31 [msnbc] Video: The Uprising: One Syrian's fight against Assad

13:32 [Financial Times] UN weighs response to Syrian crisis

13:32 [Mother Jones] Charts: Which Country Feels the Most Guilt About the Environment?

13:33 [CNN] Belfast council puts Lennox to sleep despite outcry

13:33 [The Atlantic: International] The U.S. Ally That Brings Violence to the Congo and Gets Away With It

13:34 [Fox News: politics] Obama seeks to keep Virginia on his side

13:35 [Guardian] Third of new free schools are religious


13:36 [zero hedge] Define Irony: "The J.P.Morgan Guide To Credit Derivatives" By Blythe Masters

13:38 [Big Think] Why Conservative Are Happier Than Liberals

13:38 [Raw Story] Germany pledges to protect religious circumcision

13:41 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: PA upset at Qatar's Gaza-reconstruction project

13:41 [The Hindu - News] A cue from Chanakya

13:43 [Fox News: politics] Cheney: Romney the 'only' choice for handling foreign policy crisis

13:43 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: Rivals on left, right battle in Supreme Court

13:43 [Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia jails journalists, members of the opposition,,16095627,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:43 [Fin24 News] JPMorgan hit by $4.4bn loss

13:46 [Russia Today] Russian drivers top dramatic Silk Way Rally (PHOTOS)

13:47 [The Hindu - News] Annan ‘appalled’ over massacre report

13:50 [ZDNET] Raspberry Pi in space: Putting the Linux PC into orbit

13:51 [Amnesty International] Iran must end harassment of imprisoned lawyer’s family

13:55 [CNN] New York-Spain flight grounded for suspicious wires

13:55 [The Hindu - News] Trading loss grew to $4.4 billion: JPMorgan

13:55 [Guardian] Bradley Wiggins: I can never dope because it would cost me everything

13:56 [CNET News] Hackers strike again, hit Nvidia's developer zone

13:56 [msnbc: politics] Cheney helps Romney raise $4 million

13:57 [CNN] Does the U.S. matter any more in Egypt and Israel?

13:58 [The Nation] What DC Could Teach Capitol Hill

14:01 [Russia Today] Spanish banks borrow record sum from the ECB

14:01 [Guardian] Syria crisis: Tremseh 'massacre' - live updates

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Sunlight on sandstone

14:03 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Coups Return to Latin America

14:03 [Fin24 News] Telkom shares dive as Korean talks end

14:04 [CNET News] Unbreakable: Mesh networks are in your smartphone's future

14:06 [The Hindu - News] Akhil Gogoi demands President’s rule in Assam

14:06 [Slashdot] Feds: We Need Priority Access To Cloud Resources

14:07 [zero hedge] Full JPM Earnings Call Slideshow Dump

14:08 [Raw Story] Ethiopian journalist jailed for 18 years

14:08 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistani opposition holds anti-NATO rallies,,16095769,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:16 [The Hindu - News] A little bit of Veronica…

14:19 [Telegraph] Keira Knightley's career in pictures

14:20 [Fin24 News] Most in SA ok with foreign spaza shops

14:22 [The Hindu - News] AI sets up panel to examine sacked pilots’ reinstatement

14:26 [zero hedge] Key JPMorgan Charts

14:26 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: PLO factions call for an end to attacks on Palestinians in Syria

14:26 [Russia Today] JPMorgan Chase admits $4.4 bln loss

14:28 [CNN] London Olympics organizer defends security contractor

14:31 [zero hedge] Step-By-Step: How To Fix Europe

14:31 [CNN] Can Kuwaiti cash revive soccer's sleeping giant?

14:32 [CNN: Money] $5.8 BILLION TRADING LOSS

14:33 [Foreign Policy in Focus] South Korea: Stuck in the 20th Century?

14:33 [Deutsche Welle] Disgruntled coal miners march on Madrid,,16095874,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:36 [The Hindu - News] DoT discusses network roll-out issues with telecos

14:37 [The Atlantic: Politics] President Romney Would Probably Go Soft By Late 2014

14:37 [Pravda] Masterpieces of UNESCO in Olonkho Land festival strengthens cultural ties

14:38 [CNN: Technology] Apple's green image continues to be dirtied

14:38 [CNN] Outrage spreads over 'massacre' in Syria

14:40 [Slate Magazine] Should Penn State Football Get the Death Penalty?

14:40 [CNN] In Brazil, health care is a right

14:41 [CNN] Can GOP's gonzo celebs help Romney win?

14:41 [CNET News] Apple adds Food and Drink section to App Store

14:41 [Reuters] JPMorgan loses $4.4 billion on trades; traders may have hidden losses

14:42 [Fin24 News] Most in SA OK with foreign spaza shops

14:43 [Deutsche Welle] Fiction blends with truth in Buchenwald novel,,16091094,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:48 [Slashdot] Facebook Scans Chats and Posts For Criminal Activity

14:53 [The Hindu - News] Centre usurping powers of States: Badal

14:53 [CNN] Skateboarding passion fuels unique art exhibit

14:53 [ZDNET] When and how will users get the next version of Microsoft's Office?

14:55 [Slate Magazine] Badmouth Habit

14:56 [CNN] Can Kuwaiti cash revive soccer's fallen giant?

14:56 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: A Galactic Kaleidoscope

14:58 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Stephen Schlesinger: FDR's 1936 Lessons for Obama

14:58 [CNET News] Nokia restructures China operations, shuts down offices

15:01 [The Hindu - News] Terrorism will be contained, says Chidambaram

15:01 [Russia Today] Gitmo admits drugging prisoners…‘but not to interrogate’

15:03 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Attacking Syria Is a No-Win Situation for Turkey

15:03 [Raw Story] Jimmy Kimmel presents crying ‘Boehner Baby’ doll

15:04 [The Independent] She was lying, says accused Shafilea Ahmed father

15:04 [] World's Faith in Capitalism Erodes as Financial Crisis Continues: Survey

15:04 [CNET News] Nikon to extend telephoto lens range to 800mm

15:05 [CNN] Electric car concept drives progress with extended 500-mile range

15:06 [zero hedge] Peak Gold

15:07 [The Hindu - News] What a glorious feeling

15:07 [Spiegel] Curating under Communism: 'Politicians Come and Go, But Art Is Eternal'

15:10 [Slate Magazine] Easy Money

15:11 [ZDNET] Microsoft’s Big Data Plans: Acknowledge, Embrace, Integrate

15:13 [The Hindu - News] Chicken soup for the jungle chicken’s soul

15:13 [Big Think] Why We Value Sincerity & How It Influences Culture

15:13 [Deutsche Welle] The war on drugs: Peña Nieto's Herculean task,,16088221,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:13 [The Progressive] GOP Picks Millionaire to Run in Wisconsin Senate Race

15:14 [Guardian] BSkyB pays £600,000 for Sun cover wrap

15:14 [CNN] Outrage grows over reported Syria massacre

15:14 [] Leaked Docs Reveal 'Off the Charts' Damage at US Nuke Plant

15:16 [msnbc: politics] First Thoughts: The importance of Virginia in 2012

15:16 [Russia Today] Head of women's affairs killed in Afghanistan

15:17 [The Hindu - News] HC sets aside limit of 200 SMSs per day for personal use

15:17 [CNN] Swedish billionaire's son arrested on suspicion of murder, police say

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Viognier — the next big thing?

15:21 [The Independent] OFT launches current account review

15:22 [Fox News: politics] Obama talks of unity and optimism as his campaign intensifies attacks

15:22 [Fin24 News] More electricity price hikes loom

15:23 [zero hedge] Deja 2011 Vu Part 2: Goldman Sees Another US Downgrade In 2013

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Celebrating crafts

15:25 [Slate Magazine] The Hillary Show

15:26 [Fin24 News] More power price hikes loom

15:27 [CNET News] Vivendi faces trouble offloading Activision stake, report says

15:28 [Raw Story] Maddow: Romney’s primary Bain defense has crumbled

15:31 [The Hindu - News] 24 killed in South Africa train crash

15:31 [CNN] Apparently This Matters: A half-million gallons of Slurpee

15:34 [Guardian] John Terry cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand

15:35 [CNN] Should smoking trigger an R rating?

15:37 [The Atlantic: Politics] Gay Marriage: Fabricating Truth in the Obama White House

15:38 [Telegraph] Reflexology 'improves heart efficiency'

15:38 [The Independent] Latest British avalanche victims were fundraising for hospice

15:39 [Slashdot] Varnish Author Suggests SPDY Should Be Viewed As a Prototype

15:41 [zero hedge] JPM's Punshiment: Two Years Of Clawbacks For Three Traders

15:41 [CNN] UK soccer player John Terry not guilty of racism

15:42 [AL JAZEERA] Calls for firm UN action after Syria killings

15:45 [The Onion] [audio] Can Of Reddi-Wip Audibly Consumed In Next Cubicle

15:46 [Russia Today] Banks' Libor costs could reach $22 billion

15:48 [] Democracy Now!: Green Party Members Worldwide Join U.S. Counterparts to Forge Global Solidarity in Trying Times

15:50 [CNN] Review: 'Ice Age' might want to chill with the sequels

15:51 [Global Voices] Zambia: Police Thwart Xenophobic Attacks Against Congolese Traders

15:52 [The Atlantic: Politics] Abraham Lincoln's Warning About Presidents And War

15:52 [Fox News: politics] DC chief: Conflicting reports on officer's alleged threats toward first lady

15:55 [New Internationalist] Is the UN doing enough to keep peace in the Congo?

15:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Morsi seeks to form technocrat government to implement his policies

15:57 [Disinformation] The Increased Criminalization of Dissent

15:57 [CNN] Happy 70th birthday Harrison Ford!

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Thai court dismisses case against government

15:58 [zero hedge] The "New Normal" FX Rip

15:58 [Raw Story] Brazilian species set for extinction even if Amazon deforestation halts

16:00 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/13: What is this?

16:01 [The Hindu - News] Drug trials claimed 30 lives in January this year

16:02 [United Nations Foundation] The Right to Vote Affects the Power to Choose: How Voter Suppression in 2012 Will Erode Reproductive Rights

16:03 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Iran Sanctions: War by Other Means

16:03 [Deutsche Welle] Chinese plans may benefit German engineering sector,,16095817,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:04 [The Atlantic: National] The Amazing Waterworld of the Wild Alaskan Salmon

16:06 [ZDNET] CloudStore: Just £11,000 of cloud services bought last month

16:06 [zero hedge] Honey Badger Market Completely Ignores 2012 Lowest Consumer Confidence

16:06 [Russia Today] ‘Foreign agent’ label like Jewish badge – rights activists

16:08 [Telegraph] Wimbledon 2012: Andy Murray draws biggest audience since John McEnroe

16:08 [CNN] UK soccer player John Terry not guilty of racist abuse

16:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] Dr. Leon Lederman Is About to Become Your New Favorite Physicist

16:12 [] IDF kills armed Palestinian approaching Gaza security fence

16:12 [msnbc] JPMorgan’s profit drops on a ‘Whale’ of a loss

16:14 [Slashdot] Scientists Resurrect 500-Million-Year-Old Gene Inside Modern Organism

16:15 [zero hedge] Here Is What Happened The Last Time A Trader Was Caught Manipulating CDS Marks

16:17 [Russia Today] HR groups blast ‘foreign agents’ bill, plan to refuse outside aid

16:17 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: Circumcision Ruling Is 'a Shameful Farce for Germany'

16:22 [Russia Today] Hungarian barrier on Anzhi’s route to Europa League

16:23 [CNET News] Will Google take to the streets with its own retail stores?

16:23 [Raw Story] Geithner pushed for Libor reform in 2008

16:26 [Care] CARE Urges House to Amend Farm Bill, Include Food Aid Reforms

16:30 [Slate Magazine] Breaking Bad: Four Seasons in 10 Minutes

16:30 [The Independent] JP Morgan botched bets lose £3.7bn

16:31 [CNET News] FBI takes aim at ZTE over alleged Iran dealings

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Russian Parliament approves several "repressive" bills

16:32 [ZDNET] Apple iOS in-app purchases hacked; everything is free (video)

16:33 [Big Think] Bad Moods Are Contagious (Good Moods, Too)

16:38 [Telegraph] Syria massacre in Tremseh village shocks Annan

16:38 [Deutsche Welle] Israel seeks to draft ultra-Orthodox Jews,,16096081,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:40 [CNN] American tourists kidnapped in Egypt, official says

16:41 [Global Voices] Ethiopia: Where is Meles Zenawi?

16:41 [CNN] Drought stretches across America, threatens crops

16:42 [Russia Today] Moscow urges US: ‘Cooperate with both sides of Syrian conflict’

16:42 [BuzzFlash] Sen. Bernie Sanders Calls US Olympic Uniforms Made in China "Disastrous" Decision

16:42 [The Hindu - News] Assam appoints inquiry commission on molestation

16:43 [Raw Story] Music Fridays: Feminist Fury Edition

16:45 [zero hedge] Deciding The Fate Of The Euro

16:47 [] Two U.S. tourists taken captive in Sinai Peninsula by Bedouin tribesmen

16:48 [Raw Story] Herman Cain to Fox News: ‘You guys live up to being fair and balanced’

16:54 [The Progressive] Romney’s NAACP outreach a dismal failure

16:54 [Telegraph] Germany tells Jews and Muslims they will be free to circumcise


16:55 [Slashdot] Canadian Banks Rushing To Offer Virtual Wallets

16:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] Once Upon a Place: Telling Stories With Maps

16:58 [The Hindu - News] Panel seeks pension for aged women

16:59 [Good] Reporter Golfs Length of Detroit: One Hole in Eighteen Miles

16:59 [CNN] Official: 3 Americans die as private jet crashes in France

17:00 [CNET News] Does an app store's size matter if content is the killer app?

17:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] Goats Surfing

17:03 [Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia jails journalists, activists on 'terror' charges,,16096226,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:05 [The Independent] Aircraft flouting Olympic airspace restrictions face being shot down

17:05 [CNN] Connecticut woman arrested in group home assault

17:07 [CNET News] Five best matte-screen TVs for bright rooms

17:08 [Guardian] The biggest novels of 2012 – an interactive guide

17:10 [Telegraph] Unprecedented rainfall causes floods and landslides in Kyushu, southern Japan

17:11 [Amnesty International] Syria: UN must be given immediate access to investigate reports of Treimseh killings

17:12 [Russia Today] Facebook spies on users in attempt to catch sex predators

17:12 [] Hamas leader: Egypt will protect Gaza from Israel

17:12 [zero hedge] The CME On Gold As Collateral And Its Unsurprising London-Based Custodian

17:15 [Slate Magazine] Divorce Has Consequences

17:15 [] Turkey: Village Preserves “Bird Language” in a Cell-Phone World

17:18 [Spiegel] The Bone Garden: A Visit to the World's Deadliest Dive Site

17:18 [Raw Story] Cheney: Romney the ‘only’ choice for handling a 9/11-like crisis

17:19 [CNET News] Microsoft's next Office: How, when will it arrive?

17:21 [The Independent] Ratko Mladic genocide halted due to poor health

17:25 [] Georgia’s Television Wars Season

17:26 [Reuters] Bank of England says took Geithner Libor views on board

17:26 [Global Voices] Mauritania: Anger at Foreign Minister's Support for Assad

17:27 [CNN] Review: Bart Layton's 'The Imposter'

17:28 [Spiegel] Author Jonathan Littell on Syria: 'I'm Fundamentally a Pessimist'

17:28 [CNET News] Verizon launches GameTanium subscription service for Android devices

17:29 [zero hedge] Key Highlights From Fed Lieborgate Disclosure

17:30 [Reuters] JPMorgan loses $5.8 billion on trades; traders may have hidden losses

17:30 [The Onion] American Voices: Bin Laden's Cook Released From Gitmo

17:30 [Truthdig] OWS Raid: ‘Red Scare History Burst Through My Door’

17:30 [Slate Magazine] Louie, Season 3

17:31 [CNN: Entertainment] Happy 70th birthday Harrison Ford!

17:31 [Global Voices] Iran: A jailed blogger released on $500,000 bail

17:32 [] Hamas leader: Egypt will protect Gaza from Israeli attack

17:32 [AL JAZEERA] Calls for firm UN action after Syria killings

17:33 [CNN] Amazon to focus on same-day delivery?

17:33 [Mother Jones] Modern Elites: Not So Bad After All?

17:36 [CNN] What do we know about mood disorders?

17:36 [Global Voices] Spain: Supporting the Miners' Struggle: “Yes, yes, they do represent us!”

17:38 [straight] News for Youse: Mudslide in Kootenays, Kwok brothers charged, and more wine choices

17:38 [The Atlantic: International] Greater Israel on a Can

17:39 [Slashdot] Ask Joseph Palaia About Building Lunar Machines and Living On Mars

17:39 [The Hindu - Opinion] Redeeming Higher Education[Telugu: Vunnatha vidyaku vimukthi] Editorial, July 12, 2012. Translated by V.R. Subrahmanyam, presented by Srinivas Ghantasala

17:40 [Fox News: politics] Republicans accuse HHS of gutting welfare reform with quiet policy change

17:41 [CNET News] Facebook Groups now show you who saw your posts, who didn't

17:41 [The Hindu - Opinion] Distant thunder [Tamil: Dhooraththu idimuzhakkam] Editorial, July 13, 2012. Translated by V.B. Ganesan, presented by T. Arvind

17:42 [Russia Today] Romney’s neocon dream team: Condoleezza Rice for VP?

17:42 [Topix Activism News] The noisiest shareholder activist takes a break

17:43 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Meshaal hails Tunisian support for Palestine

17:44 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Bridgette Dunlap: Bishops Are Wrong About Religious Freedom Violations

17:45 [The Hindu - News] Chennai through the lens

17:45 [CNN: Crime] Freeh: School 'empowered' Sandusky

17:45 [] Central Asia & Caucasus: EU Doldrums Dragging on Regional Economic Growth

17:50 [CNN] California 'actively reviewing' charity executive

17:52 [The Atlantic: Politics] Some Good Samaritan Is Trying to Help Mitt Romney Get a Job on LinkedIn

17:52 [Disinformation] Chimps Construct Ladder, Escape From German Zoo

17:52 [CNET News] Imperfect 10s: Best TVs for design, features, picture quality, and value

17:55 [] Russian NGOs Say New Bill Will Hurt Cancer Care, Environment, Businesses

17:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Field Guide to Animal-Friends Videos on YouTube

17:58 [CNN] Take your vacation, or die?

17:58 [Spiegel] Picture This: The Junkosphere

18:00 [zero hedge] 13 Jul 2012 – " Slow & Low " (Beastie Boys, 1986)

18:01 [Fin24 News] 'Whites not truly welcome'

18:02 [CNN: Politics] Outsourcing debate is political jujitsu

18:02 [CBC: politics] Defence minister's wife opposed to Canadian troops in Iran

18:03 [CNN] Obama takes his campaign to Virginia military country

18:03 [Deutsche Welle] ASEAN states stall on sea dispute,,16096238,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:06 [CNET News] New iOS hack yields in-app freebies

18:06 [CNN] Haye vs. Chisora? That's just handbags - watch the women at the Olympics

18:07 [The Atlantic: Technology] Apple's Annoying Way of Delivering the Future We Really Wanted

18:08 [The Onion] Creepy Fan In Bleachers Watching You More Than Game

18:08 [zero hedge] Citi Goes Back To The Future: Lessons from U.S. Fiscal Deleveraging After World War II

18:09 [The Atlantic: National] Penn State: On the News!

18:11 [The Independent] 24 killed as train hits truck in South Africa

18:12 [Russia Today] Terry cleared of racial abuse accusation

18:12 [] Condoleezza Rice downplayed vice presidential rumors to Israeli friend

18:12 [Telegraph] Dinner ladies: numbers drop by 5,000 in a year

18:13 [Big Think] Why Penn State Must Dissolve Its Football Program

18:13 [Raw Story] Felon voting bans will disenfranchise a historic 6 million voters

18:13 [Fox News] Report on Iran Military Stirs GOP Criticism of Obama

18:18 [Fox News: politics] Government under fire for 'novela' ad campaign promoting food stamp enrollment

18:18 [Guardian] Syria crisis: Tremseh 'massacre' - Friday 13 July 2012

18:22 [CNN] Millar extends British domination by claiming Tour stage win in Annonay

18:26 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Immigration: Cui Bono ?

18:26 [New Internationalist] Can Bollywood shatter India’s caste system?

18:27 [Slashdot] Russian Hacker Sidesteps Apple iOS In-App Purchases

18:28 [CNN] Gallery: Who should judge 'Idol'?

18:32 [Amnesty International] Kuwait must respect freedom of expression and assembly for Bidun

18:33 [Mother Jones] Four Point Six

18:33 [The Hindu - News] We are paying a fair value, says Ramkumar

18:35 [CNN] Civilian casualties plummet in drone strikes

18:38 [Raw Story] Georgia home-schooled girl punished with shock collar because ‘the Bible says’

18:39 [straight] UBC Alma Mater Society staff set up picket line

18:39 [The Atlantic: National] Whose Classroom Is It Anyway?

18:40 [Guardian] Burma 'creating humanitarian crisis' with displacement camps in Arakan

18:41 [Fox News] State Orders Vets Group to Take Down Overpass Flags

18:42 [Russia Today] White House gives Homeland Security control of all communication systems

18:42 [The Atlantic: Politics] All Politics Is National

18:42 [Telegraph] Places to see before you die

18:43 [Big Think] Are Conservatives Really Happier Than Liberals?

18:44 [CNN: Politics] Biden takes on voting rights issues at NAACP

18:44 [The Independent] Man missing in desert for three weeks survived on diet of frogs and roots

18:44 [Pravda] Lightning strikes children during unusually heavy storm in Moscow

18:45 [CNN] Gardener feeds family with $100 a month

18:46 [The Onion] Bill Belichick Lauded For Volunteer Work At Local Morgue

18:48 [msnbc] First Thoughts: The importance of Virginia in 2012

18:48 [Financial Times] Annan accuses Syria of violating peace plan

18:50 [CNN] More storms looming for Penn State in wake of Freeh report

18:50 [] 'Extinction Debt': Reaping What We've Bulldozed

18:52 [Guardian] Obama interview increases pressure on Romney over Bain Capital history

18:57 [] Condoleezza Rice downplayed vice presidential rumors to Israeli friend

18:58 [BuzzFlash] Progressives Team up With the Tea Party in Georgia

18:59 [Telegraph] Indian village bans 'love marriages'

18:59 [Pravda] Exposing Obama would reveal the depth of US Government corruption

19:00 [Truthdig] China’s Economic Growth Slows

19:00 [] Predictions Realized: With Taxpayers on the Hook, Cost of US Nuclear Plants Soar

19:01 [CNET News] Intel OS X binary of latest multiplatform malware discovered

19:02 [Amnesty International] Russia: End ‘smear campaign’ against NGOs

19:04 [The Hindu - News] Damini swims to her third gold

19:05 [Slate Magazine] A National Disorder

19:06 [CNN] Syria believed to be moving "some" chemical weapons

19:08 [BBC: Education] Gordon Brown given UN envoy role

19:09 [Slashdot] Virgin Galactic Announces New Satellite Launch Vehicle

19:12 [CNET News] Is the DOJ holding up Verizon's deal to buy cable spectrum?

19:12 [Global Voices] Panama: ‘Songo', a Cultural ‘Cyber-promoter'

19:13 [Financial Times] Annan accuses Syria of using heavy weapons

19:14 [The Onion] New Comic Features Aquaman As 45-Year-Old Single Father To Troubled Flounder

19:15 [Telegraph] Britain accused of failing to speak out against Congo violence

19:15 [CNET News] Harsh: Mobile still more popular than Windows Phone

19:18 [CNN] Has the 3-D hype bubble finally burst?

19:18 [The Independent] Five guilty of preying on vulnerable girls in Derby sex abuse case

19:20 [Truthdig] We Don’t Want Your Stinking ‘Likes’

19:21 [BBC: Also in the news] Kazakh Olympians to eat horsemeat

19:21 [] In Tbilisi, Warming Ties with Iran Yield Culinary Bonus

19:21 [CNN] What do you know about Kazakhstan?

19:22 [Disinformation] What Snake Venom Does to Blood

19:24 [CNN] Kazakhstan: A country in pictures

19:24 [The Atlantic: National] ELBC--Eric Foner's 'Reconstruction'

19:25 [CNN] Frustration, jokes over Yahoo password hack

19:26 [CNET News] Rare footage captures real sound of 1953 A-bomb blast

19:27 [Russia Today] Merkel to allow circumcision in Germany despite ban

19:27 [The Atlantic: Politics] Washington, D.C.: Still a Tough Town for the Ladies

19:27 [CNN] Yahoo password hack draws frustration, jokes

19:30 [CNET News] Developers are apparently fleeing BlackBerry

19:34 [CNN] Made in America: The short list

19:35 [Truthdig] The Painful Price of Numbness

19:35 [Reuters] JPMorgan, Wells results boosted by mortgage business

19:36 [zero hedge] The Transformation Of Hedge Funds Into Mutual Funds

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court grants Centre, M.P. time on Bhopal waste disposal issue

19:36 [Guardian] Leveson hears proposal for press regulator backed by legislation

19:37 [Russia Today] Woman convicted of battery for protesting TSA pat-down

19:38 [Raw Story] Geraldo Rivera brags he was ‘right about the hoodie’

19:39 [CNN] World's best distillery tours

19:39 [straight] Dancing on the Edge's This Time explores the endurance of relationships

19:40 [CNN: Technology] Yahoo password hack draws frustration, jokes

19:42 [Care] Emergency Funds Running Dry in World's Largest Refugee Camp

19:43 [CNN] By the numbers: Small business

19:43 [Big Think] Why Modern Love Hurts So Much

19:43 [Raw Story] Scientist: Pushing OxyContin addicts to heroin reveals ‘utter failure’ of drug war

19:45 [The Onion] Magazine: Our Interviewer Braces As Ed Brubaker Starts In On How Captain America Is An Allegory For National Defense In The Age Of Terror

19:45 [Telegraph] Life-prolonging treatment 'provides no real health benefit'

19:47 [Topix Activism News] Egypt and Tunisia's leaders meet post-revolt

19:52 [The Atlantic: Technology] London Olympics Organiers Say You Can Only Link to Them If You're Not Mean

19:52 [The Atlantic: Politics] From the Inbox: 'Say No to Rice!'

19:52 [CNET News] Apple moves products back on EPEAT environmental standard

19:53 [] Merkel: Germany’s Jews won’t be punished for circumcisions

19:54 [zero hedge] PFG Head Arrested

19:54 [The Hindu - News] Laila murder: toxicology test to be conducted

19:59 [Slashdot] ISP 'Six Strikes' Plan Delayed

20:00 [The Hindu - News] Pratibha holds last formal meeting with Prime Minister

20:01 [Telegraph] World must show leadership to bring Syria massacres to an end says UN

20:02 [CNN: Politics] Is Obama taking black vote for granted?

20:03 [BBC: Also in the news] Kazakh team 'to bring horsemeat'

20:03 [Mother Jones] Nobody Cares About Mitt Romney's Cartoonishly Evil Tax Proposals

20:04 [The Hindu - News] Gloves are off in the TRAI vs. industry fight on 2G reserve price

20:05 [CNN: Money] HOW DIMON HID A $6B LOSS

20:07 [CNET News] Yahoo gives all clear sign after hack attack

20:08 [BuzzFlash] The Big Lie, the Gestapo, and the Governor of Maine

20:09 [CNN] A photographer's unique view of Kazakhstan

20:09 [Good] Our Reign as Biggest Air Conditioning Hog Will Soon End

20:10 [CNN] U.S. Open champion Simpson to skip British Open; Mickelson improves with 64

20:10 [] Increasing Militarization at London Olympics: Royal Air Force Threatens 'Lethal Force'

20:10 [The Hindu - News] Indian-origin conman plays out dumb charade in U.K. to avoid jail

20:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Steve Clemons: No, Biden Never Apologized to Obama for Getting Out Ahead on Gay Marriage

20:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] Free Social Media Advice for Brands: Find Your Obsessions

20:12 [The Hindu - News] Panel set up to look into pay-related issues of defence personnel

20:13 [Fox News] Apple Products Popular In Iran Despite US Ban

20:14 [The Hindu - News] We will work with GTA: Mamata

20:16 [Guardian] Angela Merkel intervenes over court ban on circumcision of young boys

20:18 [The Hindu - News] Notice to PM on Visva Bharati incident

20:22 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Duration Mismatch Will Always Fail

20:22 [Guardian] John Terry found not guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand

20:22 [The Independent] Scathing report into Morecambe Bay NHS Trust slams widespread failings

20:23 [The Atlantic: International] British Intelligence Joins the Pro-Israel Lobby

20:25 [Reuters] JPMorgan traders may have hidden derivatives losses

20:27 [zero hedge] The making of a housing market – like a Hollywood set, housing inventory looks to be low only because that is what is being pres

20:29 [CNN] Astana: The world's weirdest capital city

20:30 [Slashdot] Will Speed Limits Inhibit Autonomous Car Adoption?

20:31 [CNN] New Rangers must start in bottom tier of Scottish football, clubs decide

20:31 [CNET News] Facebook for Android version 1.9.7 is out

20:31 [Telegraph] Absent fathers to be fined up to £500 for missing child support

20:37 [Russia Today] San Onofre nuclear power plant: more dangerous than imagined

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Take this patient to ICU

20:40 [The Independent] Survivors say avalanche hit 'without sound, just a gust'

20:40 [straight] Photo of the Day: The eagle has landed

20:41 [The Hindu - Opinion] Tough battle, hard won

20:41 [CNN] Police respond to protesters with tear gas, arrests near Sudan's capital

20:43 [Raw Story] Dem group’s document dump dishes dirt on Republican VP hopefuls

20:44 [Deutsche Welle] Envoy asks council for signal on Syria violence,,16097220,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:44 [Guardian] Colombian troops advance on scene of fighter plane crash in rebel area

20:46 [CNN] Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. being treated for mood disorder, statement says

20:47 [CNET News] At Farnborough, SpaceShipTwo and a Brit UAV

20:49 [The Progressive] Memo to Secret Service: Do Background Checks on Local Cops

20:54 [CNN] 2 indicted for allegedly trying to supply Iran with nuclear-related materials

20:55 [] Green Party Convenes in Baltimore to Nominate Jill Stein for President

20:56 [CNET News] Google Nexus 7 preorders ship today

20:56 [zero hedge] Full PFG CEO Suicide Note

20:56 [Guardian] Timothy Geithner pressed Mervyn King to reform Libor in 2008

20:59 [The Atlantic: National] Has California's Foie Gras Ban Gone Too Far?

21:02 [Russia Today] San Onofre nuclear power plant: More dangerous than imagined

21:03 [Global Voices] Tajikistan: Bloggers Urges Young People to Be Politically Active

21:03 [Big Think] Science Grant Writing 101

21:03 [Fox News: politics] Clinton 'outraged' by reports of new Syria massacre

21:03 [Telegraph] Japan apartment 'most expensive in the world'

21:04 [CNET News] TechnoSensual expo tries on far-out future fashion

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Don’t facilitate Kalmadi’s visit to London: Centre

21:09 [Deutsche Welle] Austrian kidnapping case revisited,,16097279,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:09 [msnbc] As China's growth slows, the world worries

21:10 [Slashdot] Apple Goes Back To EPEAT

21:12 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Christine Pelosi: Penn State Knew and Looked the Other Way, Leaving a Monster Free to Prey

21:13 [Raw Story] Frankfurt Zoo trots out new baby gorilla

21:13 [BBC: Technology] Apple's green registry u-turn

21:14 [Guardian] Timothy Geithner and Mervyn King discussed Libor worries in 2008

21:16 [AL JAZEERA] Annan 'appalled' by reports of Syria killings

21:16 [Fox News] Anger Over Food Stamp Ad Push

21:17 [Telegraph] VAT on five-a-side football: red card for the killjoys

21:18 [AL JAZEERA] ASEAN talks fail over South China Sea dispute

21:19 [CNN] Governments look to for ways to avoid using 't-word'

21:21 [Slate Magazine] Louie, Season 3

21:21 [ZDNET] SQL Injection Attack: What is it, and how to prevent it.

21:22 [Disinformation] Informed Citizen Rebukes Multiple ‘Nazi’ Checkpoints

21:24 [AL JAZEERA] Annan 'appalled' by reports of Syria killings

21:25 [Guardian] Rail network to see 'biggest investment' since the Victorians

21:27 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Huge Shift in Our Energy System That's Happening Right Now in 1 Chart

21:27 [CNN] As outrage grows in Syria, report of a 'breakthrough' for humanitarian aid

21:29 [Good] In Barcelona, a Living Wall Is More Than Architecture: It's 'Vegitecture'

21:31 [Guardian] Alcohol packaging should carry graphic health warnings, urge doctors

21:31 [CNN] I fought for you, so help me win again, Obama tells Virginians

21:33 [Mother Jones] Ira Rennert's Helicopter Terrorizes The Hamptons (Video)

21:34 [Fox News: politics] USDA moves to end questionable food stamp ads after criticism

21:35 [The Hindu - News] Remembering Lakshmi Ratan

21:36 [zero hedge] Farage On The 'Scientology-Like' Cult Of The Euro

21:37 [Russia Today] Californian city extends smoking ban to include apartments

21:37 [Disinformation] LAPD Clashes With Protesters Over Sidewalk Chalk Drawings

21:38 [Slashdot] jQuery 2.0 Will Drop Support For IE 6, 7, 8

21:39 [ZDNET] vKernel extends MSSC 2012 to VSphere and Red Hat

21:41 [Slate Magazine] The New Gas Guzzlers

21:43 [CNN: Politics] Black conservatives open up about Romney

21:43 [Raw Story] Canada to appeal ruling that legalized assisted suicides

21:43 [The Atlantic: International] What We Know (and Don't) About the Turkish Jet That Went Down by Syria

21:44 [CNET News] Tiny Wings 2 flaps into the App Store

21:45 [The Hindu - News] ‘Safe’ option ECE emerges favourite on day 1

21:47 [The Atlantic: Technology] That Glorious Fireworks Fail Last Week? Imagine That's Your Data

21:48 [CNN] FAA proposes $13 million civil penalty against Boeing

21:49 [CNET News] Twitter adds age verification for following 'adult' brands

21:50 [Telegraph] US Olympic uniforms made in China

21:51 [CNN] Bonnie and Clyde guns expected to go for more than $100,000 each at auction

21:52 [The Hindu - News] Crossed fingers, concerned families

21:52 [Disinformation] Why Our Elites Stink

21:53 [Raw Story] Animal rights group pushes for Spanish bull run ban

21:53 [The Atlantic: International] Friend/Foe: The Contradictions in How Americans and Chinese See Each Other

21:54 [CNN: Money] STOCKS SURGE 1%

21:54 [CNN] International criminal court adds to charges against Congolese general

21:55 [Slashdot] Bas Lansdorp Answers Your Questions About Going to Mars

21:56 [CNN] '50 Shades of Grey': What's fueling its runaway success?

21:57 [The Atlantic: Technology] What the Internet Actually Looks Like

21:59 [CNET News] Watching a pilot crash-land, from his point of view

22:00 [International Crisis Group] Time to update the Israel-Egypt peace agreement?

22:02 [Russia Today] Like cat and hog: Offended deputy challenges name-caller to duel

22:04 [This Magazine] Five questions for Lynn Cunningham

22:05 [Reuters: politics] After missteps, Romney adds to communications team

22:06 [The Hindu - News] Couples team up for chain-snatching

22:06 [zero hedge] Jamie Dimon's Quandary: Now That JPM's Internal Hedge Fund Is Gone, Where Will 25% Of Net Income Come From?

22:07 [ZDNET] Android malware's dirty secret: Repackaging of legit apps

22:08 [The Hindu - News] Low conviction rate in accident cases

22:10 [Fox News] USDA Moves to End Questionable 'Go On Food Stamps' Ad Campaign

22:10 [CNN] N.Y. cop accused of hiring hit man to kill witness

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Prime land retrieved from encroacher

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Gujarat probe in Prajapati case won’t pass muster, rules Supreme Court

22:18 [Big Think] The Unapologetic Impulse In American Culture

22:19 [CNET News] Digg buried into

22:19 [CNN] Rescue effort suspended in Canadian landslide where 4 people are missing

22:20 [Telegraph] Cambodian workers on £10 a week making Olympics 'fanwear'

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Spare Satish Verma to help CBI in Ishrat probe: court

22:22 [CNN: Money] STOCKS SURGE 1.5%

22:23 [Raw Story] Philippine authorities seize 1,500 live fish and 150 live coral en route to Japan

22:24 [The Hindu - News] “Kalmadi’s visit will defy fundamental principles of Olympism”

22:26 [The Hindu - News] Pranab: won’t importune any party for support

22:30 [The Hindu - News] Varsity asks student afflicted with vitiligo to rejoin classes

22:31 [Slashdot] The Ugly, Profitable Details About Xbox Live Advertising

22:31 [CNET News] Go beyond the popcorn button

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Sivaganga college principal stabbed in his chamber

22:33 [Mother Jones] What We Know About Romney and Bain, Explained

22:34 [Fox News: politics] Texas' attorney faces tough questions from judges on final day of voter ID case

22:34 [CNN] Explaining 'Fifty Shades' wild success

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Guwahati incident sparks nationwide outrage

22:37 [zero hedge] Friday Humor: JPMorgan Code Of Conduct

22:41 [Slate Magazine] Louie, Season 3

22:41 [straight] The Spigot: The circumcision decision in Germany, private jails in Canada

22:43 [CBC: politics] Federal government appealing assisted-suicide ruling

22:44 [CNN] Zimmerman asks for another new judge

22:46 [The Hindu - News] Funding delay for India’s Afghan project may prove costly

22:47 [The Independent] The 50 Best British escapes

22:52 [The Hindu - News] Rain-deficit States told to be prepared

22:56 [The Hindu - News] Cars may soon come with telltale black boxes

22:57 [CNN] Gay warms up for Olympics with 100m victory in London

22:58 [Raw Story] DOJ argues in court Texas Voter ID law could disenfranchise 1 in 10 voters

22:58 [Global Voices] Greece: Online Petition Against the Privatization of Greek Water

22:58 [The Onion] Sportsgraphic: Great Moments In Electric Football History

23:00 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 1-lakh reward for missing baby

23:01 [The Nation] Comments of the Week: Voter ID Laws, the Affordable Care Act and the Anatomy of a Successful Rape Joke

23:02 [CNN] Hair loss drug may reduce libido

23:04 [CNET News] Apple 'investigating' in-app purchase freebie exploit

23:04 [Good] Do It Yourself: Make More Space by Hanging Stuff #30DaysofGOOD

23:06 [CNN] Apple: No wait, we're green again

23:07 [Telegraph] Element of doubt enough to save John Terry as Chelsea captain is cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand

23:08 [CNET News] Flash mob breaks out at Twitter cafeteria (it's Friday)

23:09 [Slashdot] US ISPs Continue To Support DNSChanger Redirection Servers

23:11 [CNET News] Bizarro world! Print comics boom as digital sales rise

23:11 [Slate Magazine] All the People Who Are Happier Than You Gabfest

23:12 [Fox News: politics] Obama spends nearly $100 million on campaign ads

23:12 [Russia Today] Occupiers to protest Bohemian Grove

23:13 [The Hindu - News] Case against actor Jayamala quashed

23:15 [The Hindu - News] Fijians take pride in their Malabar ancestry

23:17 [The Hindu - News] Fijians take pride in their Malabar ancestry

23:22 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Real iPod: Elon Musk's Wild Idea for a 'Jetson Tunnel' from SF to LA

23:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Bret Michaels makes 'Magic'

23:23 [CNN] Lemurs found to be 'most threatened mammals' in the world

23:23 [The Hindu - News] New DGCA chief asks airlines to adhere to safety standards

23:25 [The Hindu - News] Resolve CST compensation issue by Aug. 7, States urge PM

23:29 [zero hedge] Ben Bernanke Has Created The Ultimate Bondsy Scheme

23:31 [Fox News: politics] Senators propose bill to require U.S. Olympic uniforms be American-made

23:37 [Telegraph] Gordon Brown takes on UN education role

23:37 [The Hindu - News] My advice to drop tainted Ministers ignored, says Governor Bhardwaj

23:38 [CNN] Uzbek national sentenced to almost 16 years for threatening President Obama

23:38 [Slashdot] City's IT Infrastructure Brought To Its Knees By Data Center Outage

23:39 [CNN] Relax, it's only a vacation

23:41 [CNN] Oscar-winning producer Richard D. Zanuck of 'Driving Miss Daisy' dead at 77

23:41 [The Hindu - News] Portfolios to be allocated today

23:41 [CNET News] News Corp. debates giving up 'digital savior,' The Daily

23:42 [straight] New Jersey Devils' Cam Janssen "sorry" for homophobic comment

23:42 [Russia Today] Occupy Comics: Guy Fawkes artist steals Comic-Con

23:43 [CNN] Campaigns proclaim hats, buttons and signs made in America

23:45 [The Onion] Virginity Still In Mint Condition

23:50 [Truthdig] GOP Hearts Condi, H.W. Bush Disses Norquist Tax Pledge, and More

23:51 [The Hindu - News] PCC chief faults State for power crisis


23:52 [Disinformation] Roswell ‘Really Happened’, CIA Agent Claims

23:53 [Telegraph] BBC website hit by fresh 'technical problems'

23:55 [Reuters] U.S. investigates whether JPMorgan traders hid losses

23:55 [HuffingtonPost: politics] David Brancaccio: The Social Capital Generation Machine

23:55 [Slashdot] Highlights From Comic-Con 2012

23:56 [Reuters: politics] Obama reminds supporters Virginia could hold key to White House

23:58 [CNET News] Apple warns retailers to stop selling certain Samsung devices

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