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00:01 [Reuters] Romney, Ryan hit the road in an energized Republican campaign

00:03 [Global Voices] Kyrgyzstan: Does Torpedo Testing Pollute Unique Lake?

00:04 [Deutsche Welle] Bayern break Dortmund duck, but only in Supercup,,16162008,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] Stars dazzle at closing ceremony

00:07 [Raw Story] Exoskeleton firm foresees future of bionic enhancements for everyone

00:08 [The Hindu - News] Footpaths maketh a city

00:11 [Reuters] Romney, Ryan hit the road in an energized campaign

00:11 [Reuters: politics] Romney, Ryan hit the road in an energized campaign

00:12 [The Hindu - News] Paver blocks to rescue water-logged roads

00:22 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court stays demolition ofAnna Salai building

00:24 [The Hindu - News] Commercial complexes to get a facelift

00:24 [Deutsche Welle] London brings down the curtain on Olympics,,16162035,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:25 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

00:26 [The Hindu - News] Tambaram garbage yard gets ready to move on

00:26 [Pravda] Russia: 82 medals, all-round improvement from Beijing

00:30 [The Hindu - News] State to seek special status to Bijapur too

00:32 [Raw Story] NASA astronaut demonstrates the physics of yo-yos in space

00:32 [The Hindu - News] Indian capitalism fully monopolistic: Roy

00:33 [CNN] N.Y. police identify man fatally wounded by officers near Times Square

00:34 [CNN] N.Y. police identify man fatally wounded by officers near Times Square

00:35 [msnbc] Olympics close with pop party extravaganza

00:40 [The Hindu - News] Minister flays TDP for neglecting farm sector

00:43 [OpEdNews] Attorney General to U.S. -- Nothing to See On Wall Street, Folks, Just Move Along

00:43 [msnbc: politics] Obama gives Ryan a double-edged welcome to race

00:45 [The Hindu - News] YSRC leaders turn the heat on ruling party

00:45 [Sydney Morning Herald] Stars dazzle as London rocks

00:46 [CNN] Miami Dolphin Chad Johnson arrested for allegedly head-butting new wife

00:49 [The Hindu - News] Security stepped up at airports in State

00:51 [The Hindu - News] Unemployment dole on the way out in State?

00:52 [Slashdot] Is Sexual Harassment Part of Hacker Culture?

00:53 [OpEdNews] I Did Not Mean to Start the Revolution. Ice Cream, Peas, and the Collapse of Walmart.

00:54 [] NATO official: Israel won’t soon have unanimous support for Iran strike

00:57 [zero hedge] Obama On America's Drought: Blame Congress

01:00 [Fox News: politics] Tea party evolves, achieves state policy victories

01:02 [Raw Story] Guinea opposition demands probe of police killings at protest of Brazilian mining firm

01:12 [The Independent] Mystery of Ethiopia's missing prime minister

01:18 [BBC: Entertainment] Olympic flag handed over to Rio

01:18 [CNN] Olympics Day 16: 'Glorious' Games come to an end

01:20 [Deutsche Welle] Remembering inner-German border victims,,16161679,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:22 [CNN] Nigerian troops kill 20 suspected militants

01:25 [Telegraph] Police and troops to get Olympic 'medals'

01:25 [Russia Today] US airport security racially profiled minorities

01:25 [CNN] 19 months after mass shooting, ex-Rep. Giffords moves back to Tucson

01:28 [Disinformation] Noam Chomsky calls Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris “Religious Fanatics”

01:28 [OpEdNews] Huge Rally Demands A Second Bill of Rights For Americans

01:30 [BBC: Entertainment] Spectacular close to London Games

01:32 [Guardian] Olympic Games closing ceremony: a raucous pageant of popular culture

01:33 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - August 13, 2012

01:36 [ZDNET] Daily Cuppa: Apple sales outed, Yahoo eyes Twitter exec

01:37 [CNN] New No. 1 McIlroy wins PGA Championship by record margin

01:37 [zero hedge] Bankster Fraud Has Driven 100 Million Into Poverty, Killing Many

01:43 [Fox News] Auburn Player Sidelined Amid NCAA Investigation

01:57 [Truthdig] Pedoegophilia

02:03 [CNET News] Domains seized from Demonoid BitTorrent site up for sale

02:04 [ZDNET] Navy studies potential of fuel cells to run unmanned vehicles

02:05 [Moral Low Ground] 45 Days in Jail for Israeli Sniper Implicated in Shooting Deaths of Gaza Mother and Daughter Waving White Flag

02:07 [zero hedge] Merkel Is Baaaaaaack

02:09 [OpEdNews] Israel's "Bomb Iran" Timetable

02:14 [The Independent] London Olympics 2012: Where it all began...

02:14 [Fox News] GOP Defends Ryan Against Attacks

02:21 [Slashdot] How Big Data Became So Big

02:21 [Topix Activism News] Motley Crue's Tommy Lee tells Sea World: No more Crue for Shamu

02:35 [straight] B.C. athletes shone during the London Games

02:37 [Big Think] 577 - Broken Letters: A Typogeography of Europe

02:37 [Raw Story] Missouri National Guardsman gave combat training to white supremacists

02:39 [OpEdNews] The Democratic Party Sleeps on FDR's Legacy

02:45 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: Inspire a generation

02:47 [Raw Story] Mexican mayor-elect and campaign manager found shot dead

02:51 [Reuters] Romney, Ryan hit the road in an energized campaign

02:55 [] Almost faultless Israelis finish last in rhythmic gymnastics Olympic final

02:58 [Reuters: politics] Romney, Ryan hit the road in an energized campaign

03:07 [CNET News] Fox sues upstart TV streaming service

03:09 [OpEdNews] Democrat Is Biggest Threat to Democrat

03:17 [Raw Story] Venezuela allegedly training ‘guerrilla army’ to repel possible U.S. invasion

03:17 [Truthdig] Marvelous Romney and Ryan

03:25 [ZDNET] Google takes small step against online piracy

03:27 [Fox News: politics] Ryan gets first full day on campaign trail, energizes crowds and Romney

03:30 [New York Times: politics] Obama and Ryan, From Potential Partners to Rivals

03:35 [msnbc: politics] Paul Ryan welcomed home with massive rally in Wisconsin

03:36 [straight] CF-18 Hornet bombing runs highlighted at Abbotsford International Airshow

03:47 [Fox News: politics] Palin won't speak at Republican convention

03:53 [ZDNET] Foreign telcos allowed to bid solo for India 2G

03:55 [Sydney Morning Herald] Seat swap 'humiliation'

03:57 [Truthdig] Romney’s Theorist

04:00 [Global Voices] Ecuador: Sprinter Álex Quiñónez Brings Country to Standstill During Final

04:20 [ZDNET] Huawei to start smartphone production in Chennai

04:30 [ZDNET] CDC and TransAct nab 10-year govt datacentre deal

04:34 [Anarchist news] Anonymous Operation TrapWire

04:37 [straight] Photos: Canadian athletes let loose at Olympics closing ceremony

04:40 [Deutsche Welle] Athens condemns hate killing amid growing xenophobia,,16162084,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:40 [CNET News] Beware the allure of Apple's Retina displays

04:42 [zero hedge] On Gold's Recent Resilience

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Panjagutta road to be opened today

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Special team cracks down on traffic cops

05:03 [Slashdot] Facebook Faces High-Level Staff Exodus

05:07 [The Hindu - News] A silent coup by shoppers

05:09 [The Hindu - News] Egypt's President seizes powers back from Army

05:12 [Slate Magazine] Breaking Bad Season 5

05:13 [The Hindu - News] “Develop security and surveillance as a culture”

05:17 [The Hindu - News] More mechanisation needed in coir sector, says Chandy

05:31 [AntiWar] 10 Killed in Attacks Across Iraq

05:33 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Gaza's new look corniche

05:40 [The Hindu - News] Coming up: Number plate recognition cameras along BRT Corridor

05:44 [The Hindu - News] DU plans a heritage walk through the Ridge

05:47 [Truthdig] Fertilizer

05:50 [ZDNET] Blizzard passwords could be theoretically reverse engineered

05:52 [The Hindu - News] I-Day show attracts large crowds

05:53 [Disinformation] Corbett Report: The End of Anonymous? Is Anonymity Even Possible Online?

05:54 [The Hindu - News] Nine killed, 13 hurt as goods carrier overturns

05:55 [Global Voices] Russia: Church, Lies, & Opulence

05:57 [AntiWar] Israel’s ‘Bomb Iran’ Timetable

05:58 [The Hindu - News] ‘Ban on entry into tiger reserve not to affect locals’

05:59 [OpEdNews] Tim Gatto, Uncut and Uncensored

06:00 [The Hindu - News] Sowripalayam residents want Corporation to widen road

06:02 [The Hindu - News] Three women go missing

06:04 [The Hindu - News] Man arrested for bomb hoax e-mail

06:09 [ZDNET] Go Daddy angles to become bigger cloud apps provider

06:10 [Deutsche Welle] Iran turns attention from quake rescue to relief,,16162102,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] GIF: Hard G or Soft? Let's Talk It Out

06:19 [CNET News] Purported photos of new iPhone motherboard surface on Web

06:19 [OpEdNews] The Ryan Choice

06:20 [The Hindu - News] Diabetes stealthily creeps into Madurai

06:22 [The Hindu - News] City teems with floating population

06:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] GIF: Hard G or Soft? Let's Talk It Out

06:24 [The Hindu - News] ‘Don’t honk’ campaign in Madurai

06:26 [Topix Activism News] Syrian opposition urges no-fly zone

06:27 [Big Think] How to Be An Awesome Underling

06:28 [AntiWar] The Marketing of Paul Ryan

06:30 [The Hindu - News] HC ruling on counting seniority for promotion

06:30 [Moral Low Ground] US Justice Dep’t Accuses Lauderdale County, Mississippi of Running ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’ for Black Children

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Farmers see red as tomato price tumbles

06:34 [The Hindu - News] Power-packed performance by corporates

06:38 [straight] Jason Chu delivers a poem in response to the Wisconsin Sikh temple shootings

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Farmers set out on two-day rally

06:40 [The Hindu - News] Sewage flow into water tank complex belies locals' belief

06:44 [The Hindu - News] USCIS will start accepting new petitions in April 2013

06:51 [Telegraph] Cataract patients being wrongly denied eye surgery

06:52 [The Hindu - News] Seven pilgrims killed in Bihar bus accident

07:02 [Big Think] Intern Snobbery

07:07 [zero hedge] The Fourth Turning - Finally

07:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Lone Wolf v TrapWire

07:08 [CNET News] Google ready to cut 20 percent of Motorola Mobility's staff

07:14 [CNN] Mandatory evacuations ordered as wildfires advance toward California town

07:17 [The Hindu - News] Books made by the students

07:21 [The Hindu - News] Nelliampathy issue: decision unlikely at UDF meet

07:21 [ZDNET] S'pore university aims to extend TV with cloud

07:23 [Telegraph] London 2012: Jacques Rogge praises 'happy and glorious' games

07:25 [The Hindu - News] A pan-India display at expo

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

07:29 [ZDNET] India's free mobile phone plan faces opposition

07:31 [The Hindu - News] Prisoner’s death causes tension

07:37 [Telegraph] London 2012 Olympics: Two weeks of unbelievable spectacle that surpassed our wildest dreams

07:39 [The Hindu - News] VIP movements playing havoc on roads

07:39 [Fox News: politics] House Oversight Committee to file contempt suit against Holder

07:40 [Deutsche Welle] Preparing for a post-Assad Syria,,16162115,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:41 [Fox News] Elvis Auction Has Items From 'King's' Early Days

07:43 [The Hindu - News] Dialysis centre opened at hospital

07:53 [Telegraph] London 2012: Gary Barlow braves personal tragedy to perform at closing ceremony

07:55 [The Hindu - News] NIT-C wins Illuminati Quiz

08:01 [The Hindu - News] Ramdev to protest outside Parliament

08:03 [The Hindu - News] CCRI tipped for nanotech research

08:07 [The Hindu - News] Delay likely in issue of city permits for autos

08:09 [Telegraph] London Olympics 2012: After the Games must come the hard graft

08:17 [Fin24 News] Credit Act cracks down on reckless buying

08:22 [Slashdot] Barnes & Noble Cuts Prices on Nook Color, Tablet

08:24 [ZDNET] Israel tests missile attack warning system via SMS

08:30 [New York Times: politics] The Long Run: Family, Faith and Politics Describe Life of Paul Ryan

08:35 [The Hindu - News] Uproar over black money issue in LS

08:38 [The Hindu - News] Geetika suicide: Kanda moves Delhi HC for bail

08:39 [Telegraph] London 2012: 'We lit up the world' says Lord Coe

08:43 [Fox News] London Olympics Close in Style

08:45 [OpEdNews] Paul Ryan's Socially Destructive Agenda

08:50 [OpEdNews] Drumbeat for War on Iran

08:50 [ZDNET] Google rebuilds Motorola, slashes 20 percent of workforce

08:53 [Fin24 News] Lonmin condemns deadly attacks

08:55 [Telegraph] The stiff upper lip is dead - and the Paralympics will bury it

08:56 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Asia tempers investor optimism

08:58 [The Hindu - News] You have a big role to play, youth told

08:59 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

09:01 [The Independent] Asia stocks fall against background of Japan slowdown

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Bail pleas of Jayarajan, T.V. Rajesh dismissed

09:04 [The Hindu - News] Gold crown for Lord Venkateswara

09:05 [CNET News] Wireless spectrum: What it is, and why you should care

09:08 [The Hindu - News] Amur leopard

09:10 [The Hindu - News] Calcium aluminate cement plant coming up near city

09:12 [The Hindu - News] 10 years RI for chit fund fraud

09:14 [The Hindu - News] Safety takes the back seat

09:17 [Guardian] Stuart Hazell to appear in court charged with murder of Tia Sharp

09:18 [ZDNET] Google, Salesforce were allegedly offered 'TrapWare' spy tool

09:22 [The Hindu - News] Power Shutdown

09:24 [The Hindu - News] Workers' demands

09:30 [The Hindu - News] 4 dead, 20 injured in Seoul fire

09:32 [] Paul Ryan's Socially Destructive Agenda

09:32 [The Hindu - News] Power shutdown on Monday

09:33 [CNN] More than 300 killed, 3,000 injured from recent Iran earthquakes

09:35 [NPR] Medicaid Fight Reinvigorated With Political Light On Health Care

09:35 [OpEdNews] The Republican Right Gets What it Wanted: A Ryan-Romney Ticket

09:35 [Deutsche Welle] Iran raises quake death toll as relief efforts continue,,16162102,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:36 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Manifestly inadequate'

09:38 [The Hindu - News] ICC T-20 training resumes

09:41 [Telegraph] London 2012 closing ceremony: Dancing the night away as the party finally ends

09:45 [ZDNET] EA, Microsoft talks focus on gaming for new Windows platform

09:46 [Russia Today] Rubin move to 2nd by delivering Dynamo another blow

09:48 [The Independent] Iran earthquake death toll rises to 306

09:50 [NPR] Summer Science: What's A Meteor Shower?

09:51 [CNN] Viewers outraged after NBC cuts away from closing ceremonies

09:53 [Guardian] London 2012: This closing ceremony was a raucous pageant of popular culture

09:54 [The Hindu - News] Post-doctoral fellowship for Tenali youth

09:55 [Fin24 News] Bekker has R6bn Naspers shares - report

09:56 [Deutsche Welle] German comic depicts true Holocaust story,,16159095,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:56 [Russia Today] Rubin move to 2nd by delivering Dynamo another blow (VIDEO)

09:57 [CNN] Two Buddhist brides wed in Taiwan

09:59 [Guardian] Egypt defence chief Tantawi ousted in surprise shakeup

10:00 [The Hindu - News] Wait for normalcy to return, Sonia tells Assam refugees

10:00 [Middle East Monitor] Graham Peebles: Incarcerated in Israel

10:02 [] Drumbeat for War on Iran

10:03 [The Independent] Global praise for 'superb' London 2012 Olympics

10:04 [The Hindu - News] Showcasing patriotism through art

10:07 [Slate Magazine] What It’s Like For a Girl Gamer

10:12 [CNET News] Electronic Arts: Digital sales will surpass boxed game sales in years

10:13 [ZDNET] NASA gives Curiosity Mars rover its first major software update

10:13 [Telegraph] Google to face MPs over tax avoidance scheme

10:15 [AL JAZEERA] Crowds in Cairo praise Morsi's army overhaul

10:16 [Russia Today] London’s airports face one of busiest days on record

10:19 [CNN] Politics keeps South Korean soccer player off medal podium

10:21 [ZDNET] Hong Kong secures top spot for global broadband speed

10:23 [The Hindu - News] Tendulkar, Sehwag laud Sushil

10:25 [New Internationalist] Big Thinkers on Co-operation

10:29 [Telegraph] Barack Obama: 'I'm no Usain Bolt'

10:33 [BBC: Technology] Premium rate 'loophole' uncovered

10:35 [The Independent] Special send off for competitors as Heathrow terminal is transformed into a 'London park'

10:36 [Topix Activism News] Australian refugee plan criticised by human rights groups

10:36 [] As Muslim Brotherhood solidifies its grip on Egypt, trouble brews within

10:41 [Fox News] Chad Johnson Released By Dolphins After Arrest

10:42 [CNN] New 'massacre' reported in Syria as snipers fire on 'anything that moves'

10:45 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

10:46 [Amnesty International] Palestinian hunger strikers detained in Israel must be treated humanely

10:46 [CNN] Oversight committee to file contempt case against Holder

11:00 [Telegraph] Tony Blair: Britain is still proud of its Christian background despite multicultural Olympics

11:06 [CNN] Glasgow Rangers struggle to draw in debut at basement of Scottish football

11:07 [The Independent] Page 3 Profile: Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro

11:10 [CNN] Father of Saudi athlete says daughter called names for competing in Games

11:11 [International Crisis Group] מי מפחד מעדכון הסכם השלום עם מצרים?

11:12 [CNN] Kurdish rebels kidnap a lawmaker in Turkey

11:13 [The Hindu - News] Karunanidhi targets Chennai police over TESO security

11:14 [CNN] Swedes take 'one in a million' Olympic triathlon photo-finish ruling to court

11:16 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's Solarworld disappoints shareholders,,16162359,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:16 [Russia Today] Swiss Julius Baer to pay $1.5bln for overseas expansion

11:16 [] Florida woman sues El Al over gender segregation, reports say

11:17 [The Hindu - News] Mulayam backs Ramdev’s agitation

11:17 [Fox News] Ryan Gets First Full Run on Trail

11:19 [BBC: Entertainment] Critics welcome 'cheesy' ceremony

11:24 [ZDNET] Bitdefender releases tool for removing Gauss financial malware

11:26 [Russia Today] Crime and punishment: MP calls for return to death penalty

11:26 [] VIDEO: Rebels claim downing of Syrian military warplane

11:26 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Personal Tape Drive NAS?

11:29 [msnbc] 'Home for good': Giffords moves back to Tucson

11:29 [CNN] Jennifer Aniston engaged to actor Justin Theroux

11:34 [ZDNET] Enterprise firm UC4 purchased in $270m deal by EQT

11:36 [Deutsche Welle] German power supplier overcomes nuclear phaseout dent,,16162446,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:38 [CNN] Troops, police search for China's 'most wanted' robber

11:40 [New Internationalist] No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you


11:41 [Russia Today] Colombian Mafioso behind Mrs Universe?

11:46 [OpEdNews] Obama Defends Freedom of Religion: Be Not Afraid of Mitt Romney

11:46 [International Crisis Group] صعود تحالف «العراقية» النيابي وسقوطه

11:47 [The Hindu - News] Govt should take steps to bring back black money: Mayawati

11:48 [Telegraph] Vatileaks: Vatican to rule on Pope's butler

11:51 [The Hindu - News] Ramdev’s march to Parliament stopped, courts arrest

11:51 [Caritas Internationalis] Flooding in the Philippines: Caritas responds

11:52 [Fin24 News] Sanlam eyes stake in Malaysian insurer

11:56 [Russia Today] Worth more than gold: Russians lead in total Olympic prize money

11:57 [The Hindu - News] Will fight against Khar, ready to replace Ashraf: Dasti

11:57 [Big Think] The Coming Atheist Demographic Tide

12:02 [Telegraph] Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi challenging the assumption the army holds power

12:02 [BBC: Entertainment] Critics applaud 'cheesy' ceremony

12:08 [Global Voices] Africa: Moving Beyond the Resource Curse

12:13 [CNN] Miami Dolphins cut Chad Johnson after head-butting arrest

12:18 [Spiegel] The Path to Tyranny: Putin's Russia Is Becoming a Flawless Dictatorship

12:18 [ZDNET] Online-based IT procurement useful but limited

12:23 [Mother Jones] Outside Lands: The Ecstasy and the Agony

12:23 [Guardian] Stuart Hazell sent for trial for Tia Sharp murder

12:26 [CNN] Report seeks to break Australian impasse over asylum seekers

12:28 [Slate Magazine] Breaking Bad Season 5

12:31 [] Central Asia’s Olympic Bill

12:31 [The Hindu - News] CBI’s fourth chargesheet against Jagan includes AP minister, IAS officers

12:31 [Russia Today] Universal soldier: Pentagon eyes limb-regenerating super-troopers?

12:34 [Telegraph] Foreign Office warning over Spanish forest fires

12:36 [ZDNET] Kim Dotcom's Megabox service to launch this year?

12:37 [] Pro-Palestinian activists plan to enter West Bank without crossing Israel

12:38 [Spiegel] London's Olympic Triumph: 'Golden Games' Give Britain Much-Needed Boost

12:38 [BBC: Education] Primary maths plans "overloaded"

12:38 [Fin24 News] Google to cut 4 000 Motorola jobs


12:41 [Le Monde diplomatique] Can US politics be fixed?

12:43 [zero hedge] Key Events In The Coming Week And European Event Calendar August - October

12:43 [Voice of America] Fidel Castro Turns 86

12:45 [CNN] Dying careers and thriving careers: The jobs of tomorrow

12:49 [CNN] Virginia deputy fights his firing over a Facebook 'like'

12:50 [Telegraph] Most popular baby names: when 'Harry' was both classy and classless

12:54 [CNN] Review: 'The Bourne Legacy'

12:55 [ZDNET] Woz says the cloud sucks — but does it really?

12:56 [CNN] Fear of snipers plagues Aleppo residents as fresh violence rages across Syria

12:56 [The Independent] Woman hospitalised after portable toilet is pushed over by youths

12:57 [] Pro-Palestinian activists plan to enter West Bank without crossing Israel

13:02 [CNET News] How one start-up is turning movies into mobile apps

13:02 [Raw Story] Olympian exodus begins from London

13:06 [Telegraph] Baby names 2011: Harry and Pippa upstage Kate and William

13:07 [Raw Story] Castro celebrates 86th birthday Monday

13:08 [The Hindu - News] Syrian opposition claims downing of government warplane

13:10 [Fox News: politics] Wasserman Schultz: 'No idea' about political affiliation of Priorities USA

13:12 [The Hindu - News] Devanand bowls well

13:13 [ZDNET] Consumer-friendly products suck and post-PC is a fantasy

13:13 [Slate Magazine] Generation Apnea

13:16 [NPR] Up Against The Walls In Washington, D.C.

13:16 [The Hindu - News] Coco Cola Cup

13:16 [Russia Today] Russian Olympic winners get job offer from Sberbank.

13:17 [] Faced with wave of media criticism over Iran issue, Netanyahu coddles writers who support him

13:17 [Raw Story] Report: G20 to tackle rising food prices

13:17 [CNET News] Google confirms 4,000 Motorola Mobility job cuts

13:17 [Truthdig] Criminalizing Dissent

13:20 [The Hindu - News] New shape and form for universities?

13:22 [Raw Story] South Korean president pushes Japan to settle grievances

13:26 [NPR] It's Deja Vu All Over Again: Campaign's Focus Returns To Iowa

13:28 [The Independent] Stuart Hazell faces court over Tia Sharp murder

13:28 [Spiegel] Back From Vacation: Merkel's Five Biggest Problems

13:30 [The Hindu - News] Sibal for promoting ‘frugal innovation’

13:31 [ZDNET] IBM claims spintronics breakthrough with 'waltzing electrons' observations

13:32 [Russia Today] Belarus shot putter Ostapchuk stripped of Olympic gold

13:32 [Big Think] Why Countries Rich in Resources End Up Poor

13:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] If Paul Ryan Were an Atlas Shrugged Character He'd Be a Villain

13:35 [Fin24 News] Moody’s warns on Telkom fine

13:36 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: August 13

13:36 [The Hindu - News] St. Urusula’s, MOP Vaishnav bag titles

13:36 [Deutsche Welle] Latvian mother seeks damages for Down's child,,16162506,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:37 [Fin24 News] Executives paid too much - survey

13:37 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Muslim Brotherhood will not accept siege of Gaza due to actions of "misguided" group

13:38 [Telegraph] Vatileaks: Pope's butler and 'accomplice' to stand trial

13:41 [Fox News] Iran Quake Death Toll Hits 306, Thousands Injured

13:41 [Deutsche Welle] London shot put gold medalist DQed for doping,,16162688,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:42 [Russia Today] Norway police 'could have stopped Breivik earlier' - report

13:42 [CNET News] Key Samsung designer barred from testifying in Apple case

13:43 [CNN] Lab-grown meat gives food for thought

13:43 [The Atlantic: International] What Romney Got Wrong When He Insulted Japan

13:45 [CNN] Why Paul Ryan?

13:46 [The Hindu - News] Naveen supports Ramdev’s anti-corruption movement

13:49 [ZDNET] Samsung Series 7 Gamer gets a refresh

13:49 [Guardian] Anni Dewani murder: trial of third man to go ahead

13:50 [New Statesman] Leave Kate Moss and co alone!

13:51 [CNN] PGA champion McIlroy revels in defying doubters

13:56 [NPR] Google Cutting 4,000 Jobs At Motorola; 1,300 Of Them Are In U.S.

13:57 [Russia Today] Google cuts 4,000 jobs at Motorola amid restructuring

13:57 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: European Vacation

13:57 [Raw Story] Let The Substance Begin!

13:58 [Middle East Monitor] Majed Kayali: The effects of the revolution on Syria's Palestinian refugee camps

13:58 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'Ryan Is a Radical Ideologue'

14:00 [The Hindu - News] No communication regarding wageboard implementation from States: Kharge

14:01 [CNN] Earth's otherworldly landscapes

14:02 [BBC: Education] Primary maths plans 'overloaded'

14:03 [Fox News: politics] Ryan takes on Obama in Iowa, as VP pick re-charges campaign

14:06 [Deutsche Welle] Pope's butler to face trial over 'Vatileaks',,16162801,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:07 [zero hedge] Through The Jackson Hole Again?

14:07 [CNN] More than 300 killed, 3,000 injured in Iran earthquakes

14:07 [ZDNET] Amazon seeking patent expert in 'expansion' push

14:08 [Telegraph] End of Olympics brings post-Games blues

14:10 [The Hindu - News] Aarushi murder case: Nupur to remain in jail till Sept. 17

14:13 [Slashdot] IBM Claims Spintronics Memory Breakthrough

14:15 [CNN] Eddie Izzard: 'Mo Farah is proof of great multicultural Britain'

14:15 [The Independent] Date set for Anni Dewani murder trial

14:16 [CNN: Technology] Virginia man fights firing over a Facebook 'like'

14:16 [The Hindu - News] The true test of quality

14:17 [Russia Today] Communists at odds with United Russia over Olympic results

14:18 [CNN: Politics] Ryan's selection energizes both sides

14:18 [CNET News] Olympics score more than 150 million tweets

14:20 [msnbc] Report: Most of Iran quake victims are women, kids

14:22 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Hunger Striking for Labor Rights in Colombia

14:24 [Telegraph] Anders Behring Breivik Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'

14:26 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

14:30 [New Statesman] Borderlands has a "girlfriend" mode, because all gamers are straight guys, amirite?

14:31 [NPR] In Egypt, Talk Of Coups And Counter-Coups

14:31 [] Tajikistan: Gorno-Badakhshan Rebel Leader Surrenders

14:32 [The Independent] 22.9m view London 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony

14:33 [The Atlantic: Technology] Earth from Space: Cyclone Season

14:34 [ZDNET] SAP, NetBase: Pinterest is fastest growing social site ever

14:34 [Global Voices] China's New ‘Black Five' Categories - Social Threat or Core Strength?

14:36 [Guardian] London 2012: Let the Paralympics preparations begin

14:36 [CNET News] Multi-deal Monday: 5GB of free cloud storage, a Harmony remote for $29.99, and more!

14:37 [zero hedge] On GRExit, SPAilout, And Draghi's White Knight

14:41 [The Hindu - News] Any unconstitutional SC verdict will be resisted: Gilani

14:41 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty International: An Instrument of War Propaganda?

14:41 [Fox News] Ryan Takes On Obama in Iowa

14:43 [Fin24 News] Billions spent on distressed farmers

14:44 [CBC: politics] 'Wealth equals health' rings true, CMA says

14:46 [Deutsche Welle] Report: Oslo bombing 'could have been prevented',,16162973,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:49 [Spiegel] Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen: 'There Are No Simple Tricks to Resolve the Crisis'

14:49 [Global Voices] Athens: Virtual Community Initiative Under the Acropolis

14:50 [Slashdot] Demonoid Domain Names Up For Grabs

14:51 [NPR] Does Ryan Pick Help or Hurt Romney's Chances In Florida?

14:52 [Guardian] Tia Sharp murder: Stuart Hazell sent for trial

14:52 [] 'Clean Energy' Politics Take Energy Out of Wind Industry Sails

14:53 [CNET News] Target, Best Buy latest iPhone price cutters

14:56 [United Nations Foundation] What the Affordable Care Act Hydes

14:56 [Telegraph] Ugandan army helicopters go missing

15:01 [The Hindu - News] PSC told to clear backlog in special recruitment

15:01 [OpEdNews] The Ryan Factor

15:04 [The Independent] London 2012 Olympic Games rowing champion Pete Reed proposes to girlfriend during closing ceremony

15:07 [Russia Today] HSBC wins eviction order over Occupy Hong Kong

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Geetika suicide: Chaddha’s police custody extended

15:07 [zero hedge] Italy's Latest Record Debt Load: Bigger, Faster, More

15:08 [The Atlantic: Politics] Republicans Please the Base with Veeps, Democrats Don't

15:09 [Global Voices] Zambia: Four Women Murdered in Possible Ritual Killings

15:10 [Telegraph] Men prefer their wives to football

15:11 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt celebrates first Ramadan under Muslim Brotherhood,,16162692,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:11 [CNET News] Samsung adds 3D to Series 7 Gamer laptop

15:15 [msnbc: politics] Romney shakes race up with Ryan pick

15:17 [The Hindu - News] High drama after Ramdev arrest

15:17 [Big Think] Is the World in Need of Iran's Oil?

15:20 [The Independent] Boris Johnson 'relieved' at success of London 2012 Olympic Games

15:21 [The Hindu - News] Proud to be an Indian

15:22 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Former Algerian Defense Minister's Indictment for War Crimes in Switzerland (Part 1)

15:22 [] Bread prices in Israel to rise due to hikes in costs of wheat, gasoline

15:23 [CNN] Afghan police officer fires on NATO troops

15:23 [msnbc] Romney shakes race up with Ryan pick

15:24 [CNN] Viewers outraged after NBC cuts away from Olympics closing ceremony

15:24 [CNN: Entertainment] Jennifer Aniston engaged to Justin Theroux

15:26 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] From the Field to the Rubbish Heap

15:27 [Raw Story] U.S. wind industry has capacity to power 13 million homes

15:27 [The Progressive] Claudia Dreifus

15:28 [Fin24 News] DA to make path easy for entrepreneurs

15:28 [Disinformation] Deceased Beastie Boy MCA’s Will Prevents His Being Used In Advertising, For Eternity

15:31 [CNET News] The ABCs of Apple v. Samsung

15:32 [CNN: Entertainment] Jennifer Aniston's engaged

15:32 [Russia Today] Insane Clown Posse to fight FBI?

15:35 [msnbc: politics] Romney shakes up race with Ryan pick

15:36 [NPR] VIDEOS: Another Dust Storm Blankets Phoenix

15:36 [ZDNET] Motorola: You're only as good as your last hit

15:37 [Raw Story] Chicago-area mosque shot with rifle after Rep. Walsh warns of ‘radical’ Islam

15:38 [Mother Jones] Why You Should Be Wary of Price Discrimination in the Retail World

15:38 [zero hedge] Peeking Beneath The Surface Of The 'Most Hated' Stock Rally

15:40 [msnbc] Romney shakes up race with Ryan pick

15:40 [CNET News] RIM looks to offload NewBay in bid for cash


15:41 [Slashdot] Let the Campaign Edit Wars Begin

15:43 [CNET News] Megabox music service to come 'this year,' says Kim DotCom

15:44 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Morsi retires of SCAF leader, nullifies constitutional appendix

15:46 [Deutsche Welle] Ugandan choppers missing en route to Somalia,,16162396,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:46 [ZDNET] Windows Next: Just call it 'Blue'?

15:47 [Russia Today] Very black list: Russia to classify list of banned websites

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Get started early

15:47 [Fox News] Man Killed in Times Square Had History of Arrests

15:51 [The Hindu - News] Beyond the black waters

15:52 [The Independent] Clare Balding to front Channel 4's horseracing coverage

15:52 [] Oil prices rise to nearly $94 amid concerns over Israel-Iran conflict

15:54 [ZDNET] Microsoft passing on Nokia for Surface tablets -- it's a branding thing

15:57 [Telegraph] Neil Heywood scandal: Wang Lijun 'has been secretly put on trial'

15:57 [Russia Today] Away with Palestinian murder? IDF 'killer' given 45 days

15:57 [The Nation] Attacks on Chile's Indigenous Peoples Thwart Efforts at Land Reparations

15:57 [Fox News: politics] Romney Ratifies Reagan with Ryan Pick

15:59 [Global Voices] Uganda: Against Odds, Gay Pride Events Take Place in Entebbe

16:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Losing the Olympic buzz

16:01 [The Onion] [audio] Local Man Can Finally Take 'Buy Socks' Off To-Do List

16:01 [The Hindu - News] Young World quiz

16:03 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day: The secrets of perfection

16:04 [Guardian] Jersey murder trial begins: Damian Rzeszowski accused of killing six

16:07 [Raw Story] House Republicans to sue Holder over ‘Fast and Furious’ documents

16:09 [The Hindu - News] Brhaddhvani holds workshop on rhythm

16:12 [Raw Story] Facebook accused of deceiving developers over security

16:13 [CNET News] Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga tablet may surface as Windows RT device

16:13 [High Country News] The salt pond puzzle: Restoring South San Francisco Bay

16:13 [Telegraph] Olympics smash BBC online records

16:14 [The Atlantic: Politics] Joe Biden vs Paul Ryan: Smart vs Dumb Budgets

16:16 [Guardian] Egyptian military shakeup was not personal, says Mohamed Morsi

16:19 [The Onion] Coworker With Two Computer Screens Not Fucking Around

16:21 [OpEdNews] A Terraist Letter to Insight

16:22 [The Independent] Syria fighter jet crashes

16:23 [ZDNET] Prepare Your People For The Future Of IT Service Delivery

16:26 [Fin24 News] Lonmin violence claims fourth life

16:26 [Deutsche Welle] Rights groups detail pattern of rape in Syria's civil war,,16162679,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:27 [Slashdot] Disney Turns Plants Into Multi-Touch Sensors

16:27 [Russia Today] E.ON’s half-year profits triple due to deal with Gazprom

16:27 [Raw Story] Water gun stunt damages historic San Diego pond

16:30 [The Hindu - News] What’s On: Mela at The Farm

16:30 [] Democracy Now!: The Paul Ryan Vision of America: Ban Abortion, Defund Contraception, Outlaw In Vitro Fertilization

16:31 [Fox News: politics] Andrea Mitchell declares Ryan 'not a pick for women'

16:31 [OpEdNews] How the GOP Chose Its Vice Presidential Candidate Four Years Ago (The Devil and Mrs. Palin)

16:36 [OpEdNews] Obama/Biden or Romney/Ryan, Does it really matter?

16:37 [zero hedge] Africa Just Says "Nein" To The US Dollar: Time To Go Short The USDZMK And USDGHC?

16:38 [The Hindu - News] For clean oceans

16:38 [Mostly Water] Paul Ryan's Socially Destructive Agenda

16:39 [The Independent] Pope's butler Paolo Gabriele will face theft trial

16:41 [Mostly Water] Drumbeat for War on Iran

16:42 [Fox News] London Olympics Make Way for Rio de Janeiro

16:43 [Mother Jones] Reason #167 to Hate Banks and Credit Card Companies

16:44 [BBC: Health] Tomlinson pathologist 'dishonest'

16:45 [Telegraph] François Hollande 'lacks courage', claims France's opposition

16:46 [The Hindu - News] My trip to the farm

16:46 [BBC: Health] Ostapchuk stripped of gold medal

16:47 [Spiegel] In Search of 'True' Islam: Salafists Abandon Germany for Egypt

16:51 [World Policy Institute] The Art of Dissent: A Chat with Ai Weiwei

16:51 [Deutsche Welle] Kunduz victims angry over German army promotion,,16163366,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:52 [The Hindu - News] T.V. Rajesh surrenders before court, remanded in jail for 14 days

16:53 [The Atlantic: In Focus] London 2012: The Closing Ceremony

16:54 [The Atlantic: Politics] Paul Ryan Could Turn Wisconsin Into a True Battleground

16:54 [Fox News: politics] Moderators announced for presidential debates

16:55 [Mostly Water] FBI Raids Homes of Occupy Protesters in Oregon and Washington

16:56 [CNN: Politics] Analysis: Ryan a bold but risky choice

16:56 [CNN] Police detain Indian corruption activist

16:57 [Big Think] Should We Flog Criminals?

16:57 [CNET News] Groupon salespeople disgruntled, ready to jump ship, report says

16:58 [] The story about Iran's Khamenei that Netanyahu and Barak should not ignore

16:58 [CNN] In Aleppo, the line between life and death is thin

16:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] 'Autonomous Robotic Plane Flies Indoors'

16:59 [Reuters] Egypt president sweeps out army rulers

17:00 [Global Voices] Nicaragua: A Blogger's Olympic Dream

17:01 [Telegraph] Olympics 2012: Queen Sofia of Spain refused entry

17:02 [zero hedge] What Does High Yield Credit Know That Stocks Don't?

17:02 [Russia Today] ‘Unilateral sanctions against Iran could damage Russian-US ties’ - Foreign Ministry

17:02 [The Hindu - News] Jumbo operation

17:02 [Raw Story] Doocy defends Ryan: ‘What’s the matter with being an ideologue?’

17:04 [The Hindu - News] TB screening for Indians seeking UK visa

17:05 [Slashdot] Motorola To Cut 4,000 Jobs, Focus On High-End Devices

17:06 [NPR] Key Test Tuesday For Hypersonic Flight

17:07 [OpEdNews] Romney and Ryan: Deadly Duo To Seniors, Gays and The Poor, Savvy Saviors To Pulpit Pimps

17:08 [zero hedge] "Sense And Nonsense" - Assorted Deep Thoughts

17:08 [Mostly Water] Killing Iran’s Children

17:08 [Slate Magazine] Breaking Bad Season 5

17:10 [CNN] Norway massacre could have been avoided, report finds

17:12 [The Independent] Serious crash closes stretch of M6

17:12 [Russia Today] Girl From Nowhere wins Swiss festival jackpot

17:15 [CNN] Egypt's Morsy: 'Imperial' president or step forward for revolution?

17:16 [BBC: Science & Environment] Fukushima butterfly 'abnormal'

17:16 [The Hindu - News] Wisconsin Gurdwara resumes service after shooting

17:16 [Deutsche Welle] Syrian fighter jet crashes, cause unclear,,16163505,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:17 [Spiegel] Currency's Days Seen Numbered: Investors Prepare for Euro Collapse

17:17 [CNN] Olympics: Why Africa fell by the wayside

17:17 [The Progressive] Gun violence is not a partisan issue

17:19 [Fox News] House Committee to Hit Holder With Contempt Suit

17:20 [CNN] Rebels say they've downed a military jet as fresh violence rages across Syria

17:21 [CNET News] Olympic athletes win scores of Facebook fans

17:22 [The Hindu - News] Ershad to have talks on Teesta pact with PM tomorrow

17:23 [Disinformation] Are Male Rape Victims Oppressed?

17:23 [The Atlantic: National] None of the Supreme Court Justices Has Battle Experience

17:23 [Mother Jones] Romney Super-PAC Set to Unload Biggest Ad Buy Ever

17:24 [The Atlantic: International] The Ridiculous 'Red Dawn 2' Movie Is Even More Absurd Than You Think

17:27 [OpEdNews] Did Freeh Frame Joe Paterno?

17:27 [Slashdot] Tree's Leaves Genetically Different From Its Roots

17:27 [CNN] Jennifer Aniston's men

17:27 [The Progressive] Paul Ryan, Snake Oil Salesman

17:30 [The Onion] American Voices: Stressed-Out Men Prefer Heavier Women

17:30 [Mostly Water] Syria and the Invisible Hand of Foreign Intervention

17:32 [OpEdNews] A Solution for Correa, Assange and Justice For Us All

17:33 [CNN] Romney did Obama a huge favor

17:33 [The Atlantic: Technology] Obama to NASA: 'I Understand There Is a Special Mohawk Guy Working on the Mission'

17:33 [Disinformation] The Top Ten Differences Between White Terrorists And Others

17:34 [CNET News] Get a $17.50 music credit with an eMusic subscription trial

17:34 [CNN] Bolt takes gold in Olympics social media race

17:35 [CNN] Egypt president's tricky game of power

17:37 [OpEdNews] Helping Hands:

17:38 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Cuban Higher Education Changing in Times of Reform

17:38 [CNN] Sorry NBC, that's not Mark Zuckerberg

17:38 [Guardian] Anders Behring Breivik could have been halted – report

17:39 [zero hedge] New Lawsuit Filed Against ESM Threatens Further Bailout Fund Delay

17:40 [CNET News] Google extends travel push with Frommer's buy, report says

17:40 [The Hindu - Opinion] Déjà vu in Mumbai [Tamil: Mumbaiyil meendum bayangaram] Editorial, August 13, 2012. Translated by D.I. Aravindan, presented by N. Kesavan

17:42 [OpEdNews] Upcoming OIC meeting: Scheming for back stabbing Muslim Ummah

17:42 [Raw Story] Syrian UN envoy defects in Geneva

17:44 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's Morsi 'empowered' by army shake-up

17:45 [straight] News for Youse: Athletes return to YVR, Jennifer Aniston engaged, and drunkorexia studied

17:47 [Spiegel] Picture This: In Sight

17:47 [Russia Today] Going for a Song: Chinese city to relocate 80,000 families for tourist center

17:47 [Telegraph] Adam Jones: 'kidnapped' UK boy in Qatar's accuses Cameron of abandoning him

17:49 [The Hindu - News] Chennai through the lens

17:49 [BBC: Also in the news] Japan women's team gets upgraded

17:49 [CNN] Paul Ryan's workout: Is P90X for you?

17:52 [ZDNET] Google buys Frommer's: More build, acquire vs. partner

17:57 [Slashdot] Leaked Emails Allegedly Tell of Global "Trapwire" Spy Network

17:57 [Spiegel] Right-Wing Extremist Terrorism: DNA Tests Solidify Suspicions in Police Killing Case

17:58 [Financial Times] Police criticised over Breivik massacre

17:59 [Mother Jones] Bloggingheads: Adamize

17:59 [The Independent] Two die fighting fires in Alicante as tourists are evacuated from La Gomera

18:00 [CNN] Campaign in full swing as four candidates hit the trail

18:01 [NPR] Feds Conclude Probe Of Polar Bear Scientists

18:02 [ZDNET] Intigua launches platform that virtualizes the management layer

18:03 [CNN] Box office report: 'Bourne Legacy' rides away with $40.3 million

18:03 [CNET News] Motorola Photon Q sells for $199.99 on August 19


18:06 [NPR] Should Black Voters Give Romney-Ryan A Chance?

18:08 [CNET News] Will Google face U.K. parliament over tax-avoidance strategies?

18:08 [High Country News] The Salt Pond Puzzle: Restoring South San Francisco Bay

18:08 [zero hedge] Bayou's Ponzi, Vodka And Cocaine, Murder, And Frontrunning The Fed's "Secret" Bond Market

18:08 [CNN] Nigeria's first Olympic canoeist bids for London glory

18:10 [Global Voices] Tajikistan: New Oil and Gas Find is Good and Bad

18:12 [Fox News] Ahmadinejad Takes Heat For Iran Quake Response

18:12 [Russia Today] Olympic boss proud of Russian display at London Games

18:14 [The Independent] Album sales fall to new low as Rihanna tops UK chart despite selling less than 10,000 copies of Talk That Talk

18:15 [Pravda] The Legacy of London 2012

18:17 [Big Think] Why Empires Don't Work

18:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] Happy 10th Birthday, Daring Fireball

18:21 [CNN] Police briefly detain Indian corruption activist

18:22 [Raw Story] Watch live: Obama campaigns in Iowa

18:22 [Russia Today] CNN gives up on news; starts reality shows?

18:24 [CNET News] Hands-on with the Republic Wireless Motorola Defy XT

18:24 [Guardian] 2008: Macbeth in a minute - timelapse video from the Edinburgh festival

18:26 [The Onion] [video] Onion Weather Center: Sunshine And High Temps In L.A. Make It Another Perfect Day To Be Greg Kinnear

18:28 [ZDNET] Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet to arrive 16 August

18:28 [Disinformation] Let’s Get Bigfoot…By Ridiculing Anyone Who Believes in Him

18:29 [Mother Jones] Thermodynamics Question of the Day

18:29 [Fin24 News] Policeman dies in mining union clash

18:29 [The Independent] G4S donating £2.5m to Armed Forces

18:30 [Pravda] U.S. efforts to intervene militarily in Syria

18:31 [Middle East Monitor] Ben White: It's time to focus on Israel's separation policy, not just the siege

18:31 [Deutsche Welle] German sunscreen for African albinos,,16163208,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:32 [Russia Today] Turkey sets up secret anti-Assad rebel base with Saudi Arabia and Qatar - reports

18:34 [Slashdot] Amazon's Winding Course Through the Patent Jungle

18:35 [CNET News] Samsung in Apple patent talks: Rock vs. hard place

18:39 [The Atlantic: National] Did Early Mentorship Hurt Fareed Zakaria?

18:40 [Fox News: politics] Ryan could bring senior, female votes to GOP ticket despite Dem narrative

18:42 [msnbc: politics] Romney accuses Obama of running campaign of 'smear,' 'dirt,' 'deception'

18:43 [Truthdig] Krugman on Ryan’s ‘Fantasy’ Budget

18:43 [] Support a government designed and run for all

18:43 [The Atlantic: Technology] The New Math of Living Room Entertainment

18:46 [New Statesman] Chart of the day: The "lucky" generation?

18:46 [CBC: politics] 'Wealth equals health,' Canadian doctors say

18:46 [straight] Mobile game developer TinyCo opening Vancouver studio

18:47 [Amnesty International] Somalia must end impunity for killing of media workers

18:47 [Raw Story] Lost jet skier wanders through JFK airport security

18:48 [] Rebel video purports to show captured Syrian pilot

18:49 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Ryan Pick Confirms: This Election Is More About the Past Than the Future

18:49 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: as it happened - August 13, 2012

18:51 [New York Times: politics] Sheldon Adelson’s Dealings in China Are Under Investigation

18:52 [NPR] House Republicans Sue AG Holder Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

18:53 [] Israeli Sniper Gets Only 45 Days for Alleged Killing of Two Women under White Flags

18:53 [] Rebel video purports to show Syrian pilot captured from fighter jet

18:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] London 2012: The Games of the Memes

18:54 [Reuters: politics] Obama announces measures to soothe drought pain, attacks Ryan

18:55 [Fin24 News] Update: Nine killed in mine union violence

18:55 [Topix Activism News] 46 Dogs Rescued From Michigan Dog-Fighting Operation

18:56 [CNET News] AppleScript fun: Previewing HTML from TextWrangler

18:56 [ZDNET] Nokia poll finds consumers prefer keyboards on smartphones

18:58 [The Atlantic: Technology] 'Twitter Is My City': Ai Weiwei on Living Life Online

19:00 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.N. Launches New Oceans Compact Following Expo 2012

19:01 [Deutsche Welle] Sweden freezes aid to Rwanda,,16164052,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:04 [ZDNET] With Frommer's purchase, Google poaches a Microsoft partner

19:05 [Telegraph] Police in Norway "could have stopped Breivik sooner", according to official report

19:06 [New Statesman] easyJet? Not for Michael Rake

19:06 [CNET News] Faux iPhone tail creates instant cute overload

19:07 [zero hedge] Spiegel: Investors Prepare For Euro Collapse

19:12 [CNET News] The disappeared tweets of Michael Dell's daughter

19:12 [ZDNET] Microsoft: Dell, Lenovo and Samsung Windows RT machines are coming

19:13 [Financial Times] Obama calls for agreement on farm bill

19:15 [Slashdot] DOJ Says iPhone Is So Secure They Can't Crack It

19:16 [Fox News] Ryan Polling Well With Seniors, Women As Both Parties Race to Define Him

19:16 [CBC: politics] Harper announcement at Maple Leaf Gardens

19:18 [Good] Infographic: The Serenity of Sound

19:18 [] Israel Supreme Court extends sentence of settler who assaulted Palestinian by one year

19:18 [CNN] Paul Ryan a gift to both campaigns

19:19 [The Independent] EasyJet fends off bid to oust chairman Sir Michael Rake

19:22 [Russia Today] National guardsman gave Florida Nazi group combat trainings to prepare for 'race war'

19:23 [Raw Story] Icelandic mayor dons dress in support of Pussy Riot

19:23 [ZDNET] DOJ: iPhone data 'too secure'; A key moment for the enterprise?

19:24 [The Atlantic: International] Your Mid-August Reading Tips, Part I

19:24 [CNN] Mars rover mission's 'Mohawk Guy' inspires Obama

19:26 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Crowds in Cairo Praise Morsi’s Army Overhaul

19:29 [CNN] Magnet experiment saves baby big surgery

19:29 [Disinformation] CopBlock Founder Faces 21 Years in Prison on “Wiretapping” Charges for Filming Police

19:29 [The Atlantic: International] Of Course Paul Ryan Doesn't Have Foreign Policy Experience

19:32 [NPR] Moderators Announced For Three Presidential Debates, One VP Debate

19:32 [Big Think] A New Economic Bill of Rights for National Happiness

19:32 [Russia Today] Corporate raiders: Pirates go pro in ransom dealings

19:33 [Truthdig] The Flawed Credit Card Debt Collection Process

19:33 [Good] Car 2.0: an Electric Vehicle for Wheelchair-Bound Drivers

19:33 [Moral Low Ground] Judge Gives ‘Occupy Hong Kong’ Protesters 2 Weeks to Vacate HSBC Bank Property

19:33 [Utne] Book Review: The Expedition, Book 1 - Dark Waters

19:36 [Global Voices] Colombia Adds Gold and Bronze BMX Medals to their List

19:36 [Slashdot] "Severe Abnormalities" Found In Fukushima Butterflies

19:36 [Deutsche Welle] Oslo bombing 'could have been prevented',,16164085,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:39 [zero hedge] With Both Presidential Candidates Full Of Hot Air, El-Erian Warns Of Populist Anger Returning

19:40 [CNET News] Options for changing folders in the OS X Terminal

19:40 [Fox News] Seniors, Women Giving Ryan a Chance Despite Narrative From Democrats

19:42 [OpEdNews] Romney-Ryan Bet on "Greedy Geezers"

19:43 [] Nueva esclavitud psiquiatrita: atrapado y con

19:44 [CNN] Residents evacuate as hundreds of firefighters battle California wildfires

19:46 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Just under 30% of Palestinians are aged 15-29

19:47 [CNN] Oversight committee files contempt case against Holder

19:47 [straight] Swimmer Michael Phelps models in new Louis Vuitton advertisement


19:48 [] Israel's High Court okays construction on site of Muslim graves in Tel Aviv

19:50 [Fox News: politics] USDA buys meat to help drought-stricken farmers

19:51 [The Onion] Slideshow: The Week In Pictures

19:52 [Telegraph] Carole Waugh: Two more men arrested in probe

19:52 [NPR] Amid Intense Fighting, Syria's U.N. Human Rights Envoy Defects

19:53 [Russia Today] Philippines brace for tropical storm after devastating monsoon (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

19:53 [] Wikileaks Continues to Battle DDoS Attack

19:54 [The Atlantic: National] A How-To Guide for Depressed Young Environmentalists

19:56 [Fox News: politics] Criminal immigrants free to kill as home countries refuse to take them, lawmaker seeks change

19:57 [] Uzbekistan: Andijan Refugees Form Tight Bonds in Arizona

19:59 [Disinformation] Paul Ryan Is The Most Politically Extreme Vice Presidential Pick In At Least A Century

19:59 [Slate Magazine] Who’s Slashing Medicare?

20:03 [Good] The Prototype Electric DeLorean Gets a Test Drive

20:03 [] Sheldon Adelson's business in China under bribery probe

20:05 [CNET News] How Apple tallied its $2.5 billion against Samsung

20:06 [The Independent] Tia Sharp may have been smothered before body was wrapped in black bed sheet and bin bag and hidden in loft

20:07 [zero hedge] Bill Gross Takes On Paul Ryan

20:08 [Telegraph] US Election: Barack Obama puts Paul Ryan's record at centre of election

20:09 [The Hindu - Opinion] A Saudi city for women workers only

20:11 [Guardian] Tia Sharp's body was found wrapped in black bedsheet in grandmother's loft

20:11 [The Hindu - Opinion] Gentle colossus of Indian linguistics

20:12 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Jordan and Hamas in discussions about future relations

20:12 [CNET News] Interactive Mars panorama: As close as you'll get to being there

20:12 [CBC: politics] Harper opens Maple Leaf Gardens athletic centre

20:14 [Slashdot] The Open Source Technology Behind Twitter

20:14 [The Atlantic: National] How (George) Romney Championed the Poor and Challenged His Church

20:16 [Mostly Water] The United States and Its Comrade-in-Arms, Al Qaeda: Tales of an Empire Gone Mad

20:16 [CNN: Politics] Ryan's secret path to Romney's ticket

20:16 [Voice of America] From Cuba to South Sudan 'Libre'

20:17 [The Hindu - Opinion] An open letter to President Pranab

20:18 [Raw Story] Report: ‘Active shooter’ near Texas A&M taken into custody

20:18 [Russia Today] Political banner may cost South Korean footballer his Olympic medal

20:18 [msnbc] Debt threatens security clearances for troops

20:22 [CNET News] The world may be cloud-crazy, but Outlook for Mac is stuck on Earth

20:23 [Guardian] Syria: western diplomats lose faith in SNC to unite opposition groups

20:23 [Russia Today] Multiple casualties in shooting outside Texas A&M University

20:23 [The Hindu - Opinion] In search of the elusive goal

20:24 [Disinformation] Texas Gun Range To Host Children’s Birthday Parties

20:27 [Deutsche Welle] Romania gone astray,,16164283,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:27 [CNN] Multiple people shot near Texas A&M University

20:28 [Russia Today] New American Civil War coming in 2016?

20:28 [CNET News] Apple licensed designs to MSFT, prevented iPhone, iPad cloning

20:29 [Moral Low Ground] ‘Douche du Jour’: Samuel Dye Arrested for Beating His Grandmother with Hammer & Trying to Rape Her

20:29 [Slate Magazine] Why Is There No Liberal Ayn Rand?

20:30 [The Hindu - Opinion] Taking stock

20:31 [Financial Times] Obama urges Congress to pass farm bill

20:33 [Russia Today] 'Bottle of bad taste': Jewish tourists outraged over 'Hitler wine' in Italy

20:34 [Mother Jones] Paul Ryan Already Polling Badly

20:35 [Guardian] Ian Tomlinson death: pathologist condemned by disciplinary panel

20:35 [Fox News: politics] Mayo Clinic: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. under treatment for bipolar disorder.

20:35 [The Onion] Area Mom Can't Believe She Has To Drive All The Way Out To Rockland For Son's Little League Game

20:37 [CBC: politics] Harper touts athletic centre at old Maple Leaf Gardens

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Condemnable

20:38 [Telegraph] Gordon Brown: Scottish independence will trigger public spending race

20:41 [Guardian] Facebook investors brace for further losses

20:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Don’t disable her right to go to school

20:42 [CNN] Get ready for more extreme heat and droughts

20:42 [Fox News] Rep Raises Alarm After Murders by Illegals Blocked From Deportation

20:45 [zero hedge] Forget Sentiment 'Surveys'; Investors' 'Positioning' Has Never Been So Bullish European Credit

20:46 [Global Voices] Afghanistan: When Olympic Bronze Means More than Gold

20:48 [The Onion] Who Is Paul Ryan?

20:48 [straight] Photo of the Day: Dunsmuir Viaduct Bike Path

20:48 [CNN: Technology] Would you pay for an ad-free social platform?

20:50 [The Hindu - Opinion] A question of autonomy

20:52 [Deutsche Welle] German coach tires of 'some forms of criticism',,16164290,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:52 [Reuters: politics] Obama pushes for state help on health exchanges

20:52 [CNET News] iPhone 5 rumor roundup

20:53 [Slashdot] Monitoring Weapons Bans With Social Media

20:53 [] Peace Laureates Call on NBC to Cancel New Show: 'War Isn't Entertainment'

20:54 [The Independent] Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi proves his might by 'retiring' military chief 'for the benefit of the nation'

20:57 [NPR] Jesse Jackson Jr. Is Being Treated For Bipolar Depression, Says Hospital

20:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] Time to celebrate, and introspect

20:59 [Disinformation] Mayor Of Reykjavík Dons Balaclava And Dress In Support Of Pussy Riot

20:59 [Slate Magazine] A Baby by Any Other Name

21:00 [CNN] Campaign in full swing as 4 candidates hit the trail

21:02 [ZDNET] Apple, Microsoft have smartphone design gentleman's agreement

21:02 [NPR] On Call-In Radio, Egypt's Leader Offers Reassurance

21:03 [Raw Story] Nobel winners press NBC to cancel Wesley Clark’s war-based ‘reality’ show

21:03 [Guardian] Gordon Brown cites Olympic success as reason to oppose Scottish independence

21:03 [Good] Car Emissions in Los Angeles Are Down 98 Percent from 1960s Levels

21:04 [Mother Jones] Obama Has Attended, On Average, One Fundraiser Every 60 Hours While Running for Reelection

21:07 [zero hedge] Guest Post: How Badly Does Wall Street Want A Romney Presidency?

21:08 [Russia Today] Banks falsify credit card lawsuits in 90 percent of cases?

21:08 [Telegraph] Viewers in US complain after NBC cuts Ray Davies from Olympics closing ceremony to broadcast comedy

21:09 [] Gunman opens fire near Texas A&M University, multiple casualties reported

21:09 [The Independent] Anni Dewani murder: South African man accused of shooting dead Swedish honeymooner will go ahead

21:15 [msnbc: politics] Ryan's Medicare plan and his budget: What's in them for you?

21:17 [The Progressive] Paul Ryan, Peddler of Unbridled Capitalism

21:18 [Raw Story] Cities use surveillance system that identifies potential ‘terrorists’ with facial recognition

21:19 [] Barak calls for security cabinet meet over stalled negotiations with Palestinians

21:19 [Moral Low Ground] NY to LA in 46 Minutes: US to Test X-51A WaveRider Hypersonic Plane

21:20 [CNET News] Apple study: Android buyers needed their carrier

21:24 [Telegraph] Couple from Suffolk win £148 million Euromillions jackpot

21:26 [Global Voices] Nepal: Saving Migrant Workers In The Gulf

21:27 [NPR] Hog Prices Rise On Word That Feds Will Buy Pork In Bid To Help Farmers

21:28 [Raw Story] Protesters interrupt Ryan in Iowa: ‘Stop the war on the middle class!’

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Iran, Saudi Arabia in direct talks

21:30 [CNET News] Obama to NASA: I want to know about Martians right away

21:32 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: New Polls Rate Choice of Ryan

21:34 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The Drama Queens and Superteams Edition

21:35 [CNET News] ZTE reaches high with its Grand X

21:37 [NPR] Helen Gurley Brown, Legendary Cosmo Editor, Is Dead

21:42 [The Independent] People shot near Texas University

21:42 [Deutsche Welle] Morsi defends military reshuffle amid foreign doubts,,16164302,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:42 [BBC: Science & Environment] Neanderthal breeding idea doubted

21:43 [] Mongolia: Immigrants in Los Angeles Feeling Economic Pull of Homeland

21:44 [zero hedge] Thai Senator "Accidentally" Kills Secretary With Submachine Gun, Has Arrest Immunity, Faces $636 Fine

21:44 [The Atlantic: Technology] The World's Largest X-Ray Generator, the Z Machine, Inspires Art

21:44 [Slashdot] Book Review: Navigating Social Media Legal Risks

21:44 [CNN] Rep. Jackson being treated for bipolar depression, clinic says

21:48 [The Onion] Your Republican Friend To Explain Why Paul Ryan Is Great Choice

21:48 [straight] Nicki Minaj delivers a larger-than-life performance in Vancouver

21:56 [CNET News] Tie one on with the Camera Strap Necktie

21:57 [Slashdot] Companies Advise Tighter Security After Honan Hack

21:57 [NPR] Shooting Near Texas A&M Campus Leaves 2 Dead

21:58 [Anarchist news] Learn from this: Court documents detail searches for May Day riot suspects

21:59 [The Hindu - News] Mobile operators’ woes stem from legacy decisions: TRAI Chairman

22:03 [Raw Story] Two South African police ‘hacked to death’ during clash at platinum mine

22:03 [Reuters: politics] Protesters disrupt Republican Ryan event in Iowa

22:04 [] Morsi's shakeup of Egyptian defense chiefs takes U.S. by surprise

22:05 [The Hindu - News] Freak train accident in A.P. injures 15

22:06 [CNET News] Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD could come in October

22:07 [NPR] A Lasting Legacy In Pomona, Calif.

22:09 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Jesse Jackson Jr. Being Treated for 'Bipolar II Depression'

22:09 [CNET News] LG Optimus L3 misses the mark

22:09 [The Hindu - News] Srisailam project gets inflows

22:10 [Telegraph] Olympic athletes share their 'greatest memories' as they leave London 2012

22:10 [Sydney Morning Herald] Shot-putter's Games shame

22:14 [] At least two killed in Texas A&M University shooting

22:15 [Slashdot] Could You Hack Into Mars Curiosity Rover?

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Morphed images used to garner support, says CJP

22:16 [CNET News] Groupon's turns a profit on strong sales growth

22:17 [Guardian] Paul Ryan pick draws big crowds as Obama campaign moves to downplay

22:18 [The Onion] American Voices: Caravan Traveling U.S. To Oppose Drug War

22:19 [zero hedge] Group Selling In Groupon After Hours

22:20 [CNN] Former Cosmo editor Gurley Brown dead at 90

22:23 [Good] Wearable Instagram: Can Two Designers Revolutionize Photo Printing?

22:24 [Moral Low Ground] Mom: “God’s Call,” Not Lack of Gun Safety, Killed 6-Year-Old Jenn Stanovich, Accidentally Shot by Brother

22:25 [CNN] 3 killed in shooting near Texas A&M University

22:27 [zero hedge] Volume Crashes As S&P 500 Breaks Winning Streak Even And VIX Plunges To Five Year Lows

22:29 [Fox News: politics] Brown: Warren should repay $276G state spent on welfare-voter registration

22:30 [The Hindu - News] Murder: 76 in charge sheet

22:32 [NPR] VIDEO: Paul Ryan Is Interrupted By Hecklers During First Solo Appearance

22:33 [Good] This Bill Would Help Shed Light on California's Broken Prison System

22:38 [New York Times: politics] Bloomberg to Press Obama and Romney Campaigns on Immigration

22:39 [The Atlantic: Politics] Effete Liberal Book Club—Eric Foner's 'Reconstruction'

22:40 [CNET News] Smartphones with unique designs (roundup)

22:40 [Fox News: politics] In Iowa face-off, Ryan hammers jobs message as Obama employs drought politics

22:42 [CNET News] Borg cube wedding cake will assimilate your taste buds

22:42 [Telegraph] Gunman held after shooting dead two people dead near Texas campus

22:43 [The Hindu - News] Emus being slaughtered and sold to keep business afloat

22:49 [The Hindu - News] Premises of granite firm owner, kin, aides searched

22:49 [straight] Leaping Thespians seeking submissions for 2013 Dyke Vancouver Calendar

22:49 [Slate Magazine] Helen Gurley Brown

22:53 [The Hindu - News] Health activists oppose clinical trial compensation guidelines

22:57 [Slashdot] Red Hat Releases Preview Version of Open Stack Distribution

22:58 [Russia Today] TrapWire investigation links transit systems and Anonymizer in global surveillance network

22:59 [The Hindu - News] Activism, 19th century style

23:00 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian rebels 'shoot down fighter jet'

23:01 [The Independent] Dominic Lawson: Cameron can't count on any gains from the Olympic feel-good factor

23:01 [CNET News] Microsoft's AppEx team to build new apps for tablets, smartphones and gaming platforms

23:04 [The Atlantic: International] Libyans Now Like America Slightly More Than Do Canadians

23:05 [The Hindu - News] Counselling for M. Tech courses begins on August 25

23:07 [NPR] Gabby Douglas Gets One More Gold, For Winning Facebook Fans

23:09 [The Hindu - News] Woman sets husband on fire

23:10 [Topix Activism News] Rebels claim to shoot down Syrian warplane

23:11 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: In Massachusetts, Warren Seeks to Link Brown to Romney-Ryan

23:11 [The Hindu - News] Dasgupta ‘elevated fashion images to art’

23:12 [Deutsche Welle] Outrage over Werder Bremen shirt sponsor,,16164370,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:12 [Telegraph] London 2012: home time on the morning after the night before

23:14 [] Letter Presses for Presidential Candidates to Be Asked About Gun Violence Plans at Debate

23:15 [The Hindu - News] Farmers to get online advice on fertilizer use

23:15 [CNET News] Samsung exec: Don't copy, 'learn the wisdom of the iPhone'

23:17 [World Policy Institute] Courting Change: Why the Euro Bailout Rests with German Judges

23:18 [Raw Story] In-person voter fraud ‘virtually non-existent’: report

23:19 [The Hindu - News] Jigna Vora gets bail

23:19 [CNN: Entertainment] Gallery: Aniston's former flames

23:23 [Guardian] Texas gunman dies after police officer and civilian bystander are shot dead

23:24 [Mother Jones] Just How Libertarian is Paul Ryan?

23:26 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Eastern Caribbean Seeks Economic Unity

23:27 [NPR] From Curiosity, Another Martian Landscape

23:28 [Truthdig] Ryan Not Qualified, Gabby Giffords’ Latest Milestone, and More

23:28 [Telegraph] Theresa May to run the UK as Westminster empties

23:29 [CNET News] Google draws new battle line with Frommer's acquisition

23:29 [The Hindu - News] JD(U) springs a surprise; BJP bid to get mileage

23:31 [CBC: politics] Harper says 'due diligence' done on charity for Syrian aid

23:34 [CNET News] One way to make passwords obsolete -- just keep typing

23:37 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ryan Makes Solo Campaign Debut at Iowa State Fair

23:38 [zero hedge] Stupid Stuff

23:39 [Disinformation] Scientist: Life on Mars Could be Our Cousins

23:39 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Real Ryan Record: 2 Minor Bills, Lots of High-Profile Talk, Gridlock

23:42 [NPR] Google To Buy Frommer's Travel Guides

23:43 [CNET News] How tweets reveal where you live

23:43 [] Georgia: Smiles for Everyone

23:46 [Fox News] Ryan, Obama Trade Attacks in Iowa

23:47 [Slashdot] JPMorgan Chase Spends $500 Million On a Data Center

23:50 [The Hindu - News] Crane operator caused accident: CMRL

23:50 [straight] MusicFest Vancouver’s opening-weekend concerts revealed much that is good about the annual summer festival

23:51 [CNN] After Facebook posts lead to new trial, convicted brothers granted bond

23:53 [NPR] London 2012 Games Set A Viewership Record, At 219.4 Million

23:53 [Raw Story] Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown dies at 90

23:54 [msnbc] White House feels heat to waive ethanol mandate

23:57 [Global Voices] Sri Lanka: Noose Tightens Around Online Freedom of Expression

23:58 [CNET News] Judge tosses trio of Samsung phones in Apple case

23:59 [The Atlantic: Technology] Hero Runner Mo Farah Gives Us the Last-Minute Meme of the 2012 Games

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