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00:00 [Slashdot] Existing Solar Tech Could Power Entire US, Says NREL

00:05 [The Hindu - News] Jitin Prasada joins chorus for a more active role for Rahul

00:05 [Reuters] Exclusive: Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

00:06 [The Onion] Great Escapes: Iced Tea Festival

00:09 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest: Scary Mascot Edition

00:11 [The Hindu - News] Three accused in BMW hit-and-run case acquitted

00:11 [] Hamas blasts Palestinian official's Auschwitz trip

00:11 [Truthdig] Time to Prevent a Nuclear Iran Is Running Out, Israeli PM Says

00:12 [The Atlantic: Technology] Huh, Another Rogue Algorithm May Have Thrown Off Trading in 148 Stocks

00:13 [] China slams new US-Iran sanctions as 'serious violation of intl rules'

00:13 [Raw Story] Cyclist killed in collision with Olympics shuttle bus

00:15 [The Hindu - News] Manipur goes without newspapers

00:15 [Fox News] House Defeats Dems' Tax Rate Plan

00:17 [Mother Jones] Mitt Romney's Plan to Screw the Middle Class

00:19 [The Hindu - News] About 50 trains rescheduled

00:24 [Amnesty International] Somalia: Take action to end the killings of media workers

00:26 [] U.K. mediating between Netanyahu, Erdogan in bid to end diplomatic impasse

00:28 [CNN] Former senator to be integrity monitor for Penn State athletics

00:29 [The Hindu - News] Bal Thackeray back home

00:30 [Pravda] Olympic Soccer: Quarter-finals

00:31 [CNN] 'Perfect' Brazil head quarterfinal draw in men's Olympic football

00:31 [CNET News] Amazon offering $47 Kindles to Visa Card holders

00:33 [CNN] Do the 'bots have what it takes?

00:35 [The Independent] Cyclist dies after collision with 'Olympic bus' outside the Olympic Park

00:35 [The Hindu - News] State load despatch centres were fully aware of the danger

00:38 [Slashdot] Entangled Particles Break Classical Law of Thermodynamics, Say Physicists

00:39 [zero hedge] Bianco And Biderman On Earnings Ennui And Obama As The Ultimate Risk-On Trade

00:39 [CNET News] How will Google handle a Zuckerberg in its midst?

00:42 [CNN] House passes Republican tax-cut plan

00:43 [Raw Story] Rep. Rohrabacher compares Iranian exile camp to Auschwitz

00:47 [CNN] Police: 7-Eleven patron punches clerk for calling him 'honey'

00:48 [CNET News] iTunes vs. Amazon: What's the best video service on the iPad?

00:50 [CNET News] Facebook pic of Romney allegedly leads to domestic assault

00:53 [Global Voices] UK: Empty Seats at London 2012?

00:53 [CNN] Venus goes out as Serena, Federer continue hunt for gold

00:55 [The Hindu - News] Phone tapping within limits of law: Chandy


00:56 [CNET News] Three things Google must do to fix the Nexus Q

00:58 [Raw Story] Rep. Markey proposes privacy rules for domestic drone licenses

01:00 [The Hindu - News] Karnataka likely to highlight its eco-tourism model in court

01:00 [Pravda] U.S. and Israel principal authors of Syrian instability

01:00 [straight] Seattle Center festivals, exhibits make a World’s Fair of fun

01:03 [CNN] Don't deport the 'tamale lady'

01:08 [zero hedge] Stunning Crimes of the Big Banks: Worse than Your Wildest Imagination

01:10 [The Hindu - News] Cause of train fire remains a mystery

01:11 [Fox News] House Backs GOP Plan on Tax Rates

01:16 [The Hindu - News] Tobacco farmers to get better price in AP

01:17 [The Onion] TV Listings: Dateline

01:17 [BBC: Technology] 3D printing video game characters

01:20 [The Hindu - News] Registration for CMAT begins tomorrow

01:21 [] Report: Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

01:25 [CNN] 4 Mexican military officials accused of organized crime ties

01:26 [The Hindu - News] Online trading centre expected to boost raisin industry in Bijapur

01:26 [Truthdig] A Ridiculous Obama Rumor, Romney’s Tax Increases, and More

01:26 [Slashdot] Swiss Bank Threatens to Sue NASDAQ Over Facebook IPO

01:30 [The Hindu - News] Court directive to TDB

01:33 [Utne] A Brief History of Seeds and Plant Domestication

01:36 [The Hindu - News] Truant monsoon, dry Cauvery may uproot banana growers

01:37 [zero hedge] Hyper Mario And Germany On Verge Of All Out Warfare

01:38 [The Atlantic: Politics] Mitt Romney's Tax Plan

01:40 [The Hindu - News] Destitute transgenders to get pension

01:42 [The Atlantic: Technology] Big Fat Pipes: Google's Underappreciated Tech Edge

01:44 [Slashdot] Commodore 64 turns 30

01:46 [] Polish protesters rage as Madonna gig clashes with Warsaw Ghetto Uprising commemoration

01:47 [Guardian] Remand prisoners treated worse than sentenced inmates – report

01:48 [CNET News] The spoken hashtag must die -- here's how

01:49 [msnbc] ACLU wins appeal against 'extreme' Ariz. abortion ban

01:51 [CNN] The charge in workplace threat case is a misdemeanor

01:52 [CNET News] Transform your Nexus 7 into a car tech powerhouse

01:53 [Raw Story] Obama hits Romney over finding tax plan would benefit America’s richest

01:54 [The Independent] Marcia Rigg: The whole family has a passion for justice, we just want to know truth

01:58 [Disinformation] Federal Magistrate Rules Against Al-Qaeda, Taliban and Iran in 9/11 Civil Case

01:58 [CNN] Bartender drops charges against Cuba Gooding Jr.

02:01 [straight] Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson to travel with business delegation to London

02:01 [Truthdig] Perpetuating Modern Day Slavery

02:03 [Raw Story] Sen. Mike Lee files anti-abortion amendment to cyber security bill

02:08 [zero hedge] No Functional Miracle Weapons To Fight The Debt Crisis

02:08 [Slashdot] Inside Virttex, Ford's Driver Distraction Simulator

02:11 [CNET News] Chrome extension kills your Facebook friends' baby pictures

02:22 [Electronic Intifada] LA professor "wakes up to hate mail" for linking to anti-Zionist material

02:23 [CNET News] Shipping container is your new disaster-zone home

02:25 [CNN] Obama authorized covert support for Syrian rebels, sources say

02:28 [Unicef] In Benin, a 17-year-old girl pays a heavy price for not being registered at birth

02:36 [CNN] Global slowdown bites across Asia

02:48 [Raw Story] Bachmann joined GOP because of ‘snotty, mocking attitude’ of Gore Vidal

02:52 [] U.S. House of Representatives approves new sanctions on Iran

03:01 [straight] New federal terms for Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth Program grants affect Native youth activities

03:02 [CNN] Bundesbank to ECB: Don't overstep

03:04 [New York Times: politics] Political Memo: Tea Party Influence Could Reshape Senate Republicans

03:09 [CNN] Greece agrees €11.5bn spending cuts

03:11 [Fox News] Teacher Misreads Law,Confesses to 1995 Rape

03:15 [Deutsche Welle] Amnesty: 'World did too little too late in Syria',,16138328,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:19 [Reuters: politics] Union leader strives to ease Obama's "white guy problem"

03:20 [CNN] Missing mascot dead from heatstroke, Louisiana Tech says

03:22 [msnbc] Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

03:23 [Raw Story] Chick-Fil-A parody: Cluck off! You’re embarrassing yourself

03:28 [Global Voices] Hungary: Olympic Social Media Content Remains Scarce

03:31 [Topix Activism News] Student protesters target Quebec Liberals as provincial election kicks off

03:37 [CNN] Report: Holmes' psychiatrist reported behavior to colleagues

03:37 [zero hedge] California Dreaming Turns Into Nightmare As Sinking FaceBerg Stock Means Less State Revenue

03:56 [CNET News] Your Web browsing history is totally unique, like fingerprints

03:58 [BBC: Health] Stem cells drive tumour growth

04:04 [CNET News] HP, Acer, Lenovo eye Windows 8 tablets

04:05 [CNN] Livestock producers caught in a Capitol crunch

04:06 [CNET News] Court to TSA: Hey, what about your nude scanners

04:07 [CNN] Are you an eco Olympian? Find out with our quiz

04:07 [zero hedge] David Rosenberg On Headless Chickens, Topless Americans, And Bottomless Europeans

04:08 [Raw Story] Social news site Digg rises from ashes

04:09 [CNN] Olympics quiz: Going green while aiming for gold

04:10 [BBC: Technology] Samsung lawyer defends press note

04:14 [Global Voices] Russia: Handgun Ownership Proposal Sparks Debate

04:19 [Fox News: politics] Top official admits FBI had al-Awlaki in custody but let him go in 2002

04:22 [CNN] FBI official: Hasan should have been interviewed on e-mails with radical cleric

04:26 [Slashdot] Anonymous Helps Turn In Hacker Who Targeted Charity

04:27 [CNET News] MyLife wants to streamline your online social life

04:38 [Raw Story] High chance of major Oregon quake: study

04:46 [CNN] Typhoon Saola leaves 23 dead in Philippines

04:47 [] Israel's Korzits still has silver in sight after fourth Olympics race

04:53 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Investigation Exposes Cruelty at Foie Gras Farms

04:57 [CNN] Researchers find caffeine in waters off Oregon

04:58 [The Hindu - News] U.N. General Assembly to ask Assad to step down

05:02 [straight] Brent Hayden shows off his bronze medal

05:03 [AntiWar] Iraqi Government Recognizes Rise in Casualties during July

05:05 [Deutsche Welle] US seeks African inroads as China lavishes investment,,16138375,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

05:15 [CNET News] Three Facebook execs bow out of the social network

05:20 [Red Pepper] A day at the Olympics, pluses and minuses

05:32 [CNET News] Facebook: 8.7 percent are fake users

05:36 [zero hedge] Obamanomics: Grab Some Pizza, Grow the Economy

05:38 [Raw Story] Chicago alderman Joe Moreno: Chick-fil-A discrimination ‘disturbing’

05:41 [Fox News] 50 Shades of Wikipedia? UK Chairman in Porn Flap

05:42 [BBC: Also in the news] Missing man returns 23 years on

05:42 [The Hindu - News] The ultimate benefits of breastfeeding

05:49 [The Hindu - News] A revisit by statesmen who shaped Kerala

05:55 [The Hindu - News] Medicinal plant gardens for district schools

05:59 [AntiWar] No Military Intervention in Syria

05:59 [The Hindu - News] Eat healthy, pregnant mothers told

06:03 [The Hindu - News] Partial rollback of power tariff hike

06:15 [The Hindu - News] Government to focus on health of mother and child

06:16 [CNN] Chinese badminton player disqualified from Olympics says she is quitting

06:19 [The Hindu - News] After school buses, authorities put autorickshaws under scanner

06:19 [CNN] FBI official: Hasan should have been asked about e-mails with radical cleric

06:22 [Big Think] Extreme Learning, Matrix-Style

06:25 [The Hindu - News] Sticks, stones and slogans at Pachaiyappa’s

06:29 [The Hindu - News] Tambaram gears up in anticipation of monsoons

06:31 [Slashdot] Judge Rules Oracle Must Continue Porting Software To Itanium

06:31 [The Hindu - News] Novel scheme for vegetable self-sufficiency

06:32 [CNET News] Apple gets key endorsement for Nevada data center

06:33 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart calls out Fox & Friends for ironic criticism of Reid

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Navy accepts late Admiral’s personal effects

06:37 [Fox News: politics] Court temporarily halts Arizona abortion law

06:39 [The Hindu - News] Corporation ups efforts against dog menace

06:43 [The Hindu - News] Biometric attendance for Corporation staff begins

06:44 [Fox News] FBI: We Had Al-Awlaki in 2002, But ...

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Lessons for China in India blackoutsays state-run paper

06:52 [Big Think] Jonah Lehrer’s Downfall and the Hazards of Genius

06:53 [CNET News] iPad Mini display production slated for August, says analyst

06:53 [The Hindu - News] Lessons for China in India blackout, says state-run paper

06:58 [Guardian] Chinese player quits badminton after Olympic match-fixing disqualification

07:02 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Afghanistan, July 2012: Faces of Hope

07:04 [straight] Here are the real reasons why Gregor Robertson and Christy Clark won't march in the Pride parade

07:12 [Reuters] Syria's Assad praises troops, keeps out of public eye

07:14 [The Hindu - News] Terrorist involved on Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

07:20 [Slashdot] Overconfidence May Be a Result of Social Politeness

07:24 [The Hindu - News] Avanashi Road gets Green Corridor

07:33 [Topix Activism News] Syria's Assad urges his army to step up the fight

07:33 [CNN] 5 things to watch for Thursday at the Olympics

07:36 [The Hindu - News] MDMK launches campaign for better rail infrastructure

07:37 [CNN] Forget Twitter, this is Weibo's Olympics

07:39 [CNN] Would more tea party-backed senators mean more gridlock?

07:42 [The Hindu - News] Police commence probe into ‘cheating’ case against DCHL

07:46 [CNN] Forget Twitter, in China it's the Weibo Olympics

07:51 [CNN] San Bernardino files for bankruptcy

07:53 [] U.S. Jewish groups slam Bachmann over 'witch hunt' against Muslim politician

07:54 [The Hindu - News] Pune blasts: ‘Terror angle being probed’

07:59 [Pravda] Russia's Kurgan region enters political turbulence

08:02 [The Hindu - News] Brachytherapy to treat tumour in the eye

08:04 [The Hindu - News] Regional Director in-charge of AUT-Coimbatore takes charge

08:06 [Fin24 News] SA firms shirk labour laws - judge

08:12 [The Hindu - News] Alms-seekers make the most of Ramzan

08:14 [The Hindu - News] Techie ‘leaps to death’ from Infosys building

08:18 [The Hindu - News] Techie ‘leaps to death’ from Infosys building

08:26 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympic Games: 2 August schedule

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Team to monitor Anna University merger

08:32 [The Hindu - News] Very few takers for Madurai film institute course

08:33 [The Independent] Driver held over Olympic Games bus crash

08:34 [The Hindu - News] Officials asked to prevent dumping of solid waste in water bodies

08:40 [Fin24 News] Liberty earnings up 43%

08:42 [Fox News] House OKs Tax Plan — Now What?

08:42 [The Hindu - News] Time short to stop Iran nuclear plan: Netanyahu

08:44 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympics: day six – live blog

08:44 [The Hindu - News] When Mumbai was still Bombay

08:50 [Fin24 News] Nedbank slams state on infrastructure

08:51 [The Hindu - News] Chickenpox shuts down NLSIU

08:55 [AL JAZEERA] Typhoon Saola smashes into Taiwan

08:57 [High Country News] It's all about the aircraft, not the Grand Canyon

09:03 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

09:03 [Slashdot] The Tricky Science of Olympic Gender Testing

09:04 [Guardian] China's Yu quits badminton after Olympic match-fixing disqualification

09:05 [The Hindu - News] “Civic bodies’ apathy leads to traffic jams”

09:05 [CNET News] Exclusively for CNET Members: 50 percent off a pocket-size speaker with huge sound

09:10 [CNN] Police: Afghan forces kill five would-be suicide bombers

09:11 [The Hindu - News] Kirori Mal Principal suspended

09:14 [Guardian] Afghan forces kill insurgents planning Kabul attack

09:15 [The Hindu - News] Tractor rams Collector’s car

09:17 [AL JAZEERA] Taiwan shuts down for Typhoon Saola

09:19 [Fin24 News] SA medical costs among world’s highest

09:21 [The Independent] Leading musicians including Jarvis Cocker and Pete Townshend protest over arrest of punk band Pussy Riot

09:21 [Fox News: politics] Top official admits FBI had al-Awlaki in custody before letting him go in 2002

09:21 [The Hindu - News] Property registration fee goes up

09:21 [Financial Times] China bans religious activities in Xinjiang

09:23 [The Hindu - News] High-level meet in Delhi to sort out airport issue

09:29 [The Hindu - News] Concern mounts on health of fasting Team Anna members

09:31 [The Hindu - News] The season for haleem is here

09:31 [BBC: Entertainment] Vertigo is named 'greatest film'

09:32 [New Internationalist] Wall Street wants your gratitude

09:33 [The Hindu - News] Security stepped up after Pune blasts

09:36 [The Independent] Now it's a murder case: suspect held over missing oil executive Carole Waugh

09:44 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Pepper-Spraying Cop's Long, Lucrative Goodbye

09:45 [CNN] Islamists: Two stoned to death for committing adultery in Mali

09:45 [The Hindu - News] Power reforms must begin with ‘realistic tariff’: Discoms

09:47 [Fox News] Killer's Home Searched for Clues in 2000 Cold Case

09:51 [Deutsche Welle] Corporate sponsors make a splash at the Olympics,,16135762,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:53 [BBC: Education] Bodleian appeal for Bard online

09:55 [The Hindu - News] No solution in sight for Jakkampudi STP

09:57 [BBC: Education] Ministers write to Gove on GCSEs

10:00 [Pravda] Syria cracks down on sponsors of terrorism

10:01 [Guardian] Unexploded bombs found at site of Pune blasts

10:01 [Slate Magazine] Is Air Conditioning Bad for You?

10:03 [The Hindu - News] VMC schools devoid of infrastructure

10:07 [The Hindu - News] CPI protests against increase in price of milk

10:13 [New Statesman] Osborne should nationalise RBS but he won't

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Yakshagana shows need refinement, says Samaga

10:16 [Slate Magazine] I, Mark, Take You, Mark …

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Leaders mourn Jagannatha Shetty

10:25 [Guardian] Syria crisis: two new 'massacres' near Damascus - live updates

10:26 [Deutsche Welle] Disgraced Chinese badminton player quits sport,,16138576,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:31 [Pravda] Capitalism failed

10:32 [The Hindu - News] Vedike plans rally against Padil attack

10:32 [Truthdig] Gay Diver Sings ‘Single Ladies’

10:33 [] A first (private) look at Bezalel’s elegant new home

10:36 [The Hindu - News] Pejawar seer condemns attack

10:37 [Topix Activism News] Troops kill 35 in Damascus - activists

10:42 [The Hindu - News] Scrutiny of school, college buses picks up speed

10:44 [The Hindu - News] BSNL contests ring in enthusiastic participation

10:45 [Guardian] China's Yu Yang quits badminton after Olympic match-fixing disqualification

10:46 [Global Voices] MENA: A Bridge Blog between Maghreb and Gulf Arab States

10:47 [Truthdig] The National Debate Is a Disgrace

10:47 [Fin24 News] Sexwale slams 'chancers' in construction

10:48 [AL JAZEERA] Dhaka bans NGOs from aiding Rohingya refugees

10:52 [AL JAZEERA] Dhaka bans NGOs from helping Rohingya

10:52 [The Hindu - News] Team from JICA takes stock of water project

10:52 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] When the Lights Go Out, Talk

10:55 [CNN] Twitter: From the horse's mouth

10:56 [Deutsche Welle] German photographer offers fresh view of Iran,,16136281,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:58 [BBC: Entertainment] Jermaine regrets Jackson feud

11:06 [CNN] Activists: Syrian rebels pound military base

11:07 [Truthdig] The Obama Administration Torpedoes the Arms Trade Treaty

11:12 [Reuters] Rebels turn captured tank on Syrian airbase

11:12 [The Independent] Bookings surge lifts Thomas Cook profits

11:14 [The Hindu - News] Troops kill dozens near Damascus as battle rages in Aleppo

11:16 [Slate Magazine] The Constant Mistress

11:18 [Fin24 News] Final e-toll showdown in November

11:26 [msnbc] Report: Psychiatrist warned about Aurora suspect

11:26 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

11:26 [Slashdot] South Korea To Restart Its Oldest Nuclear Reactor

11:34 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Pepper-Spraying Cop's Long, Lucrative Goodbye

11:34 [The Hindu - News] CCTV cameras at Pune blast sites non-functional

11:35 [CNN] Olympic badminton scandal claims China's rising star

11:41 [Deutsche Welle] Draghi's ECB faces tough test in euro crisis,,16138650,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:42 [Topix Activism News] Sudanese woman shackled with baby, faces death by stoning: activists

11:43 [International Crisis Group] Towards a Post-MINUSTAH Haiti: Making an Effective Transition

11:45 [The Independent] Ex-ITV boss Stuart Prebble to lead BBC review

11:56 [CNET News] Sony posts $312M Q1 loss as restructuring costs hits home

11:59 [The Hindu - News] Style, substance and more

11:59 [CNN] Olympic legend Edwin Moses: How to be a winner

12:01 [Guardian] Sony's loss grows as company cuts earnings forecast

12:03 [BBC: Science & Environment] Cannibal spiders lay better eggs

12:04 [New Statesman] Will the ECB carry on bullying governments into doing what it wants?

12:05 [The Hindu - News] China jails 20 in Xinjiang for ‘plotting terror attacks’

12:07 [straight] Vancouver Pride Week brings communities together

12:07 [zero hedge] In Gold, Silver, Diamonds, & Stock Markets, Controlling Perception is the Banker Weapon Du Jour

12:15 [] Central Asia's Mixed Olympic Fortunes

12:17 [Good] How Americans Spend Their Money, Organized By Class

12:17 [The Independent] Victoria Beckham's 'mummy porn' blushes after buying her mother Fifty Shades

12:18 [Mother Jones] Can Renewables Save India's Failing Grid?

12:22 [CNN] 'Supporter for sale' finds new home at Spurs

12:23 [The Hindu - News] Attack averted as afghan forces kill 5 insurgents

12:24 [CNN] Millions of Syrians need food aid as conflict affects crops

12:25 [Guardian] England v South Africa – live!

12:27 [Reuters] Syrian rebels capture tank as Aleppo battle rages

12:29 [] Former Mossad chief: Iran should be very fearful over next 12 weeks

12:34 [The Independent] Police arrest Olympic rower Joshua Booth

12:39 [The Hindu - News] Attack averted as Afghan forces kill 5 insurgents

12:42 [Global Voices] Bangladesh: The Need For Bangla Language Support In Mobile Phones

12:42 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Syrian troops kill dozens near Damascus

12:47 [The Hindu - News] Odisha gets 9 new ministers, loses 5

12:51 [Slate Magazine] Why Drone Pilots Deserve Medals

12:51 [zero hedge] Deutsche On Draghi: "In Short It Doesn’t Look Like We Will Get Any Explicit Action Today"

12:52 [Pravda] The PR of Pussy Riot

12:54 [] Spain arrests three alleged al-Qaida terrorists

12:54 [BBC: Technology] Facebook has 83 million 'fakes'

12:56 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt's women demand end to sexual harassment,,16138536,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:58 [Spiegel] Crack in the EU: Poland and Kaliningrad Open Borders for Locals

12:58 [CNN] Imprisoned for transmitting HIV: One man's story

12:59 [CNN] Team Nigeria gears up for motorsports debut

13:04 [CNN] Orbit tower: Olympic Park's red 'roller coaster'

13:04 [CNET News] In the social media era, even VCs need personal brands

13:05 [The Independent] Teddy bears defeat Belarus generals

13:06 [Fox News: politics] With Cruz victory in Texas, is the Tea Party the new 'Establishment?'

13:08 [Spiegel] Draghi's Promise: German Opposition to ECB Bond-Buying Plan Mounts

13:08 [Raw Story] Chinese teen kills eight in knife attack

13:09 [Caritas Internationalis] We ask doctor how Syrian refugee children are doing

13:11 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Israel set to approve hotels in settlements as part of "Greater Jerusalem" scheme

13:14 [The Hindu - News] ECB meets amid expectations of fresh action on debt crisis

13:14 [msnbc] San Bernardino, Calif., files for bankruptcy

13:18 [Spiegel] SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan: 'What About Tutoring Instead of Pills?'

13:22 [CNN] Fears grow for rise in food prices

13:23 [Raw Story] Phelps eyes 20th Olympic medal as China scandal star quits

13:25 [CNN] Passenger finds needle in Air Canada sandwich

13:26 [Fox News: politics] Obama, Romney push economic themes in key states

13:27 [CNET News] Ice Cream Sandwich now on 15 percent of Android phones

13:28 [The Hindu - News] DYFI activist killed in hartal-related violence

13:28 [Spiegel] Racist 'Scandal': German Police Kept Jobs Despite KKK Involvement

13:30 [CNN] Russian punk band Pussy Riot gets celebrity backing

13:31 [Deutsche Welle] Lufthansa surprises amid airline industry gloom,,16138757,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:35 [Fox News: politics] Tax cheats getting paid by Medicaid, report says

13:36 [zero hedge] Draghi vs. Weidmann Round 1

13:37 [AL JAZEERA] Dozens killed in raids on Damascus district

13:37 [Big Think] Algorithm Can Predict When You'll Fall Ill Before Symptoms Occur

13:38 [The Hindu - News] Alternate readings

13:38 [Raw Story] Five dead as Kabul suicide attack foiled

13:41 [Fin24 News] Small firms ignore UIF

13:41 [Deutsche Welle] Egypt's women demand end to harassment,,16138536,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:42 [CNN: Politics] Chick-fil-A restaurants become rallying points for supporters

13:43 [The Atlantic: International] Why Israel Should Withdraw From the West Bank—Now

13:43 [AL JAZEERA] Dozens killed in raids on Damascus district

13:46 [The Hindu - News] Jayarajan’s bail plea hearing on Friday

13:47 [] With Secret Order, Obama Enters US in Syrian Civil War

13:47 [CNN] 'Meatless Monday' too hot a potato for USDA

13:48 [Raw Story] Sony highlights Japan electronics firms’ woes

13:48 [CNN] 7 ballooning events that'll blow you away

13:52 [zero hedge] ECB Keeps Rate Unchanged At 0.75% As Expected

13:52 [Financial Times] ECB keeps rates at record low

13:53 [Raw Story] Spanish police arrest three Al-Qaeda suspects: court source

13:55 [Fox News: politics] Sen. Brown promoted to colonel in Army National Guard

13:56 [Deutsche Welle] Taking the Olympic plunge - again - 12 years later,,16125491,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] Tiwari & Son [Malayalam: Tiwariyum puthranum], Editorial, August 2, 2012. Translated by Kurien Pampadi, presented by A Correspondent

13:59 [CNN] Politicians hammered by the NRA

14:02 [Slashdot] Bill Would Force Patent Trolls To Pay Defendants' Legal Bills


14:03 [Guardian] London 2012: Dramatic silver for Britain in men's lightweight four

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Four more arrested over Mangalore homestay attack

14:06 [CNN] Syrian rebels pound military airport

14:07 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Art and the Arab Awakening

14:07 [zero hedge] The Importance Of Being Earnest

14:07 [AL JAZEERA] Syria forces attack Damascus district

14:08 [The Hindu - News] ‘Pleasant surprise’

14:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] This Is Your Brain on Partisanship - Any Questions?

14:09 [The Independent] Sex gang leader Shabir Ahmed jailed for 22 years

14:12 [CNET News] iPhone 5 production to hit 59 million this year, says analyst

14:14 [CNN] 7 breathtaking ballooning adventures

14:15 [Fox News: politics] Romney camp greets Obama in Florida with 'I built my business' billboards

14:16 [CNN] Three al Qaeda suspects held in Spain, authorities say


14:21 [CNN] At Washington airport, a near-collision for three planes

14:21 [zero hedge] Final Berserk Algo Bill To Knight - $440 Million; Stocks Implodes

14:21 [Guardian] London 2012: Men's lightweight four ends with dramatic silver for Team GB

14:23 [Fin24 News] Nedbank rips me off, says Fin24 user

14:23 [Raw Story] Putin, Cameron to discuss Syria before Olympic judo

14:24 [New Statesman] LIVEBLOG: Mitt Romney's horse, Rafalca, goes horse-dancing

14:26 [Fox News: politics] Senate could leave town without passing cybersecurity bill

14:27 [CNN: Entertainment] Charges droped against Gooding Jr.

14:36 [CNET News] Sharp: We're shipping iPhone 5 displays this month

14:36 [Deutsche Welle] Russia tests new space route and sets record time,,16138787,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:37 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Term "Nuclear Security" Is a Modern-Day Koan to the Japanese

14:40 [AL JAZEERA] Syria forces attack Damascus district

14:42 [The Independent] Wanted 'cocaine plot' Briton Lee Dryden held in Portugal

14:45 [msnbc] Temp jobs become a permanent way of life for some

14:47 [Slashdot] Security Expert: Huawei Routers Riddled With Vulnerabilities

14:49 [CNN] Olympics Day 6 awaits another Phelps record bid

14:50 [CNET News] iPhone 5 could sport tiny 8-pin dock connector, says report

14:51 [zero hedge] Market Reaction - Gravity Bites As Draghi Serves Cold Plate Of Epic Disappointment

14:52 [CNN] Facebook inspires status envy

14:53 [Guardian] England v South Africa – live! | Rob Smyth and Rob Bagchi

14:53 [CNET News] AT&T buys Nextwave in spectrum grab

14:54 [CNN] Group: We had no evidence to punish man now accused in hepatitis C case

14:54 [] Dozens killed as battles rage in Syria

14:55 [CNN] Arab sportswomen finally in the picture

14:55 [Fin24 News] Municipalities owe water boards R2.2bn

14:57 [Fox News: politics] Huckabee: Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day 'beyond anything I could have imagined'

14:57 [Big Think] Can Nano Breakthrough Revolutionize Solar Power?

14:59 [Disinformation] Police: Handcuffed Suspect in Squad Car Shot Self in Head

15:01 [The Hindu - News] Typhoon Saola wreaks havoc across Taiwan, Philippines

15:01 [Deutsche Welle] Switching sides: defections at the Olympics,,16133453,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why Marco Rubio Is Wrong on Olympic Winnings

15:06 [Slate Magazine] The Strange Story of Integration in America

15:07 [zero hedge] THe EMPeRoR DRaGHi...

15:08 [CNN] Open for business: How to avoid London's Olympic rush

15:08 [Pravda] Nine-year-old girl follows 'employer' to her death

15:08 [Raw Story] Colbert: It’s ‘whore o’clock’ in America thanks to Obamacare

15:10 [CNN] Golden moments: Agassi and Graf relive Olympic glory

15:11 [Fox News] Chick-fil-A Not Alone in Mixing Business, Faith

15:11 [The Hindu - News] Living by music

15:11 [Financial Times] Draghi prepares for fresh bond buying

15:13 [The Independent] DVLA and Transport Department workers to strike tomorrow over cuts

15:14 [CNET News] RIM finally unveils 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook, launches August 9

15:17 [The Progressive] We need to act urgently on global warming

15:17 [The Hindu - News] Team Anna’s intentions out in open: Soni

15:17 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Barghouti calls for review of Paris Economic Agreement

15:18 [The Atlantic: International] Your Morning Dose of Ahmadinejad Eliminationism

15:18 [Fox News: politics] Weekly jobless claims rise to 365,000


15:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] eTalmud: The iPad Future of the Ancient Text

15:24 [Disinformation] Chinese Teen Kills Eight, Wounds Five in Knife Attack

15:26 [Slashdot] Harvard Software 3D Prints Articulated Action Figures

15:27 [The Hindu - News] A mesmerising musical

15:29 [New Statesman] Chart of the day: No change from the Bank of England, Federal Reserve or European Central Bank (Yawn, slight return)

15:29 [Fin24 News] Recipe for a successful retirement

15:31 [The Hindu - News] Focus on social issues

15:32 [CNET News] Retina MacBook Pro buyers can now choose CPU, storage options

15:33 [Raw Story] 12-year-old girl Tasered in St. Louis Victoria’s Secret

15:35 [The Onion] [audio] Long-Time Recreational Eater Turns Pro

15:37 [Spiegel] A New Look at the Past: Germany Considers Jewish History for UNESCO Heritage

15:37 [zero hedge] Summarizing Draghi's Epic Dud

15:37 [The Hindu - News] Magnitude 6.1 quake in central Peru

15:39 [CNN] How do you feel about Romney and Obama? Ask the 'Twindex'

15:41 [CNET News] Gundotra: Google+ developers, you can trust us

15:43 [Slashdot] Valve Shares Performance Numbers On Port of Left4Dead

15:44 [The Independent] Enlightenment needed: Thailand's Buddhist monks to get food lessons after study shows nearly half are obese

15:46 [] What’s Tajikistan Got to Hide? Info Blockade Continues

15:47 [Fox News] Are Tea Partiers Becoming New GOP Establishment?

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Prodigy with great promise

15:49 [CNN] Bloomberg's breast-feeding plan: Will locking up formula help new moms?

15:51 [CBC: politics] Elections Canada pressed for robocalls probe details

15:52 [BBC: Education] Jails pilot army-style education

15:55 [CBC: politics] NDP, Tories to steer clear of Quebec election


15:56 [Deutsche Welle] The 'European Dream' has faded in Ukraine,,16139068,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Former Israeli Air Force chief says unilateral attack against Iran would not succeed

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Slip into satire

15:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Deep Insecurities Of Sheriff Arapaio

15:59 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympic Games: 2 August - afternoon summary

16:00 [CNN] Face it, Facebook: Sometimes you suck

16:02 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 8/2: What is this?

16:03 [The Onion] Blind South Korean Archer Sets New World Record Before Accidentally Murdering Eight

16:04 [CNET News] Sharp to cut 5,000 workers by March as revenue plummets

16:06 [Fin24 News] Num spurns Gold Fields proposals

16:06 [Deutsche Welle] Draghi delivers on ECB bond action hopes,,16139406,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:07 [zero hedge] That Was Fast: Spain Back Over "Critical" 7%, Punk'd By Draghi

16:07 [Slashdot] The Cost To 'Promote' a Facebook Post: $200 To $500

16:08 [United Nations Foundation] Now That We're Done With the "PrEP Rally," Some Food For Thought

16:13 [Global Voices] Create UNAOC 2012: Apps and Games for Intercultural Dialogue

16:14 [United Nations Foundation] Time is Running Out to Re-Authorize the Violence Against Women Act

16:15 [] Democracy Now!: Bill McKibben of Even Industry-Funded Climate Change Deniers Can't Ignore Planet's Warming

16:16 [The Independent] Cyclist killed in accident with Olympic bus is named, as Bradley Wiggins speaks out about road safety

16:17 [Spiegel] Draghi on the Markets: ECB Disappoints Investors with No Euro Action

16:17 [CNET News] Angry Birds adds 15 new levels, support for Retina iPad

16:18 [The Hindu - News] Egypt unveils new cabinet, Tantawi keeps defence post

16:20 [] Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei joins instagram

16:21 [CNN: Money] EURO LIFELINE BUT...

16:24 [Pravda] Jackson-Vanik amendment: Honey is sweet, but the bees sting

16:28 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Jordanian minister speaks out to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque

16:28 [CNN] House votes to formally reprimand Richardson

16:33 [The Onion] Argument Between Employees Shatters Illusion Of Professionalism Traditionally Associated With Walgreens

16:34 [New Statesman] The British left shouldn't write off Romney yet

16:34 [Fox News: politics] House reprimands Rep. Richardson for conduct violations

16:36 [BuzzFlash] We Wrecked Iraq, We Pulled Out, We Redeployed in Anaheim

16:36 [CNN: Money] EURO LIFELINE BUT ...

16:37 [zero hedge] Do You REALLY Think Merkel Will Lose Germany's AAA Status the Year Before Her Re-Election?

16:39 [Raw Story] Three planes nearly collide at D.C. area airport

16:40 [CNN: Technology] 'Twindex' aims to measure voters' moods

16:42 [The Hindu - News] Down memory lane

16:43 [Slashdot] New Illinois Law Protecting Social Media Rights In the Workplace

16:45 [CNN] Bone people: The explorers of the Parisian catacombs

16:45 [Fox News: politics] US pledges $12M more in humanitarian aid to Syria, officials say

16:48 [The Atlantic: International] The Oddly Cordial Letter That the Muslim Brotherhood Sent to Israel

16:49 [Raw Story] Missile defense staff ordered not to surf so much Internet porn at work

16:49 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 2, 2012

16:49 [CNN] Loving life in Paris' Empire of the Dead


16:52 [Topix Activism News] Anaheim City Council holds special meeting

16:52 [zero hedge] Art Cashin On Wall Street's Eras Of Error

16:53 [The Nation] Running for President on the Justice Party Ticket: A Q&A with Rocky Anderson

16:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] UZBEKISTAN: Tashkent’s Sticky Fingers Spoiling Foreign Investors’ Appetites

16:56 [Reuters] Syrian rebels deploy tank as Aleppo battle rages

16:56 [CNN] Indie video games get help from a 'big brother'

16:58 [Big Think] “Who’s There?” Is The Self A Convenient Fiction?

16:58 [Middle East Monitor] Jamal Kanj: US veto for sale

16:59 [Disinformation] Twitter Suspends Account Of Journalist Critical Of NBC And Olympics

17:01 [CNET News] Apple: Misconduct part of Samsung's legal strategy

17:04 [Raw Story] States may defy Supreme Court order to ban life imprisonment for minors

17:04 [AL JAZEERA] Annan quits as Syria peace envoy

17:04 [The Independent] ECB's Mario Draghi says Bank may intervene on bonds

17:06 [The Hindu - News] Observation and Imagination

17:07 [zero hedge] Spain Refuses To Admit It Has A Problem

17:08 [AL JAZEERA] Annan quits as Syria peace envoy

17:09 [Global Voices] Latin America: LibreBus Preps for Southern Cone Tour

17:12 [Slate Magazine] Who’s Fracking in Your Backyard?

17:12 [The Hindu - News] UK, Russia admit ‘differences’ over Syria

17:13 [Financial Times] Annan quits as UN envoy on Syria

17:15 [CNET News] Google photos celebrate Kennedy Space Center's 50th birthday

17:16 [The Hindu - News] A benevolent guru

17:17 [Spiegel] Safe Harbor for the Wounded: Turkish Hospitals Provide Care for Syrian Rebels

17:18 [Fox News] Was Warning About Gunman Ignored?

17:19 [Mother Jones] The Real Reason the Olympics Suck

17:22 [CNN] London Olympics: Velodrome interactive

17:22 [The Hindu - News] Kofi Annan resigns as Syria envoy

17:23 [Slashdot] Demonoid Down For a Week, Serving Malware Laden Ads

17:24 [The Hindu - Opinion] Delhi is powerless [Telugu: Vidyut gridla vaiphalyamtho sthambinchipoyina janajeevanam] Editorial, August 1, 2012. Translated by V.R. Subrahmanyam, presented by Srinivas Ghantasala

17:24 [zero hedge] And Another Twang Moment For The Broken Market

17:25 [] Amid continuing violence, Annan quits as Syria peace envoy

17:25 [CNET News] Apple files for patent on Smart Cover with embedded display

17:27 [Deutsche Welle] Experts discuss the reasons behind India's blackout,,16139644,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:29 [CNET News] Get a 32GB flash drive for $14.99 shipped

17:32 [The Onion] American Voices: Human Culture Much Older Than Thought

17:36 [Reuters] Frustrated Annan quits as Syria peace envoy

17:37 [The Independent] Kofi Annan to quit as special envoy to Syria

17:39 [CNET News] Aereo unveils new pricing plans, offers free hour of streaming per day

17:40 [Fin24 News] Laws may block service delivery

17:42 [Deutsche Welle] Annan quits as UN-Arab League envoy to Syria,,16139752,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:42 [Truthdig] Obama Reportedly OKs Support for Syrian Rebels

17:43 [The Hindu - News] Let’s zumbaaa!

17:44 [Fox News] White House 'Pressure' Got Solyndra Loan It 'Should Never Have' Gotten

17:44 [CNN] Ebola outbreak suspected among Uganda prisoners

17:44 [New Statesman] The Lib Dems' money woes are growing

17:46 [Slashdot] Apple Asks Court To Sanction Samsung; Samsung Fires Back; More iPhone Prototypes

17:46 [] Kyrgyzstan & Tajikistan: Disputed Border Heightens Risk of Conflict

17:47 [Fox News: politics] Former SEIU leader charged with fraud

17:47 [The Hindu - News] Chennai through the lens

17:49 [Spiegel] The Clown Who Would Be Prime Minister: Popular London Mayor Threatens David Cameron

17:49 [Mother Jones] Obama Super-PAC Plans $30 Million Battleground Ad Blitz

17:50 [karmalised] Luke Harding / Guardian interview of ‘shackled, beaten, terrified’ Syrian prisoner

17:52 [] Kofi Annan Out: Former UN Chief Quits Role as Syria Mediator

17:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Database of Every Bomb the U.S. Military Has Dropped Since WWI

17:54 [The Atlantic: National] How Should We Represent Black Civil War Soldiers?

17:54 [zero hedge] European Bonds Give Up ALL Draghi "Believe" Gains In Worst Day In Over A Decade

17:57 [Slate Magazine] Everything Is a List

18:01 [CNET News] iTunes Match vs. Amazon Cloud Player

18:01 [Spiegel] Picture This: Mapping It Out

18:02 [Deutsche Welle] UN ultimatum to the two Sudans produces no results,,16139392,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:07 [zero hedge] BNP Furious That Draghi "Jumped The Gun"

18:10 [straight] News for Youse: Enbridge opposed, RCMP sued, and Jason Kenney called "not credible"

18:10 [CNN] U.S. boosts humanitarian aid to Syria

18:11 [Fox News] Obama Wages Personal Attacks on Romney

18:12 [Deutsche Welle] Serious games teach students serious business,,16139532,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:12 [Slate Magazine] The Story of Rose

18:12 [CNN: Money] GET USED TO LOW PAY

18:13 [CBC: politics] Harper expected to announce cleanup funds for Lake Winnipeg

18:13 [The Atlantic: Technology] Beneath Every City Is A Labyrinth of Last Names

18:14 [Raw Story] Video catches Taipei man being killed by sinkhole during typhoon

18:14 [New Internationalist] Justice and healing in the Philippines

18:14 [New York Times: politics] Senor Draws Attention as Romney Adviser

18:15 [] Journalists disrupt Israel Radio broadcasts to protest political intervention

18:16 [Slashdot] Senate Cybersecurity Bill Stalled By Ridiculous Amendments

18:16 [zero hedge] A Hint From Draghi on the Euro?

18:18 [Guardian] FAA investigating near-collision involving three US Airways planes

18:19 [Global Voices] Global: BRICS vs. NATO - Battlefield of Ideas on Interventions

18:19 [Mother Jones] Chart of the Day: U.S. Cars Getting More Fuel Efficient

18:23 [Big Think] Nanoparticles May Create Entirely New Engineering Materials

18:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] 15 Minutes of Meaning for Jonah Lehrer

18:25 [The Independent] Tory party income down by 45%

18:27 [Deutsche Welle] Typhoon Saola lashes Taiwan after battering Philippines,,16139830,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:28 [CNET News] Windows 8 store now up to 450 Metro-style apps

18:28 [CNN] Apple design chief: We nearly scrapped iPhone

18:29 [Disinformation] Dutch Businessman Constructs To-Scale Replica Of Noah’s Ark After Dream

18:29 [CNET News] Android 4.0 lands on Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets

18:32 [The Onion] Michael Phelps Asks Bob Costas If He Wins Or Loses Tonight

18:32 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

18:35 [CNN] Special counsel tab in Waters inquiry may hit $1.3 million

18:36 [zero hedge] White Knight For Flailing Knight: WSJ Reports Potential Bailout Merger In The Works

18:37 [CNET News] Apple gives ground as Google takes top spot in media value for Q2

18:39 [Raw Story] Appeals court throws out pastors’ Hate Crimes Prevention Act challenge

18:39 [CNET News] Samsung's budget Galaxy Ace 2 a good all-around Android

18:40 [CNN] Gay rights activists to hold kiss protests at Chick-fil-A restaurants

18:41 [The Independent] E-fit bid to identify body washed up on Devon beach

18:44 [Raw Story] Hong Kong officials warn residents of toxic air pollution

18:45 [Fox News: politics] TSA workers poised to unionize after labor agreement

18:45 [Slashdot] Algorithmic Trading Glitch Costs Firm $440 Million

18:47 [Fox News] White House 'Pressure' Got Solyndra A DOE Loan It 'Should Never Have'

18:50 [BBC: Health] DNA clue to why women live longer

18:54 [Raw Story] Chris Wallace: Romney aide a ‘hero’ for saying ‘kiss my a**’

18:55 [zero hedge] Scary, Scary Knight: Prime Brokers Start Pulling Cash

18:57 [The Hindu - News] Mahindra Satyam beats expectations

18:59 [CNET News] Syncing Notes from Mountain Lion Macs to iOS and Android

19:01 [CNN] Obama and Romney campaign in battleground states

19:02 [Topix Activism News] Kremlin youth camp seeks image change

19:02 [Truthdig] Police Chaos in Anaheim

19:03 [CBC: politics] Harper announces cleanup funds for Lake Winnipeg

19:04 [Guardian] BSkyB has too much power over rivals, Competition Commission rules

19:05 [CNN] At Washington airport, a near-collision for 3 planes

19:06 [zero hedge] Stolper Alert: Goldman Says To Go Long EURUSD With 1.30 Target

19:07 [CNET News] Hot wheels: Motorized Lego wheelchair buzzes and rolls

19:07 [msnbc] Kofi Annan quits role as UN's Syria envoy

19:09 [CNN] By the numbers: Federal debt, deficit and spending

19:10 [] Ex-Mossad chief said what should be clear to everyone – Israel has never been so close to attacking Iran

19:11 [CNN] Kofi Annan resigns as envoy to Syria

19:11 [straight] Police conduct hundreds of liquor pour-outs at Vancouver fireworks

19:13 [The Independent] Cycling: Team GB disqualified from women's team sprint finals

19:14 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: UK mediates to end Turkish-Israeli impasse

19:15 [CBC: politics] Conrad Black visa lands immigration minister in legal flap

19:16 [BBC: Technology] Facebook details 'false' accounts

19:17 [Slate Magazine] The London Olympics Sap-o-Meter

19:18 [CNN] The Wonder Woman philosophy of staying young

19:18 [Good] Man Behind Bullied Bus Monitor Fundraiser Launches "7 Million Acts of Love"

19:19 [CNN] The 'Wonder Woman' philosophy of staying young

19:21 [Slashdot] Federal Appeals Court Orders TSA To Explain Delay In Body Scan Public Hearing

19:23 [Fox News: politics] White House blames Russia, China in Annan resignation

19:24 [Raw Story] IMF: U.S. political infighting over ‘fiscal cliff’ threatens global economy

19:27 [CNN] Katherine Jackson resumes guardianship of Michael Jackson's children

19:27 [CNET News] AuthenTec's board under investigation after Apple buy

19:28 [CNN] Europe's largest shopping mall gets Olympics boost

19:29 [Disinformation] The LSD Revelations Of The Advanced Study Foundation

19:34 [Slashdot] Open WebOS Releases Core Apps; Reveals Touchpad Won't Be Supported

19:38 [Utne] Walking the Waters

19:38 [The Atlantic: Technology] Great Minds Think Alike: A Tale of Twin Kickstarter Projects

19:39 [CNET News] When Google Street View and ASCII art collide

19:39 [Global Voices] Colombia: Netizens Cover Colombiamoda in Medellín

19:41 [CNN] Little hope for worsening drought in U.S. Plains

19:42 [Deutsche Welle] Draghi can't offer a quick solution,,16140149,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:43 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] Health Catastrophe in South Sudan Refugee Camps

19:43 [The Atlantic: International] Jack Shafer Points Out a Flaw in Ahmadinejad's Thinking

19:48 [CNET News] Mac Pro users experiencing random log-outs in Mountain Lion

19:49 [Mother Jones] The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

19:50 [CNN] Olympics Day 6 awaits new Phelps record bid, Gabby Douglas takes gold

19:50 [] World might lose patience with Israel within 10 years, says U.K. Ambassador

19:53 [zero hedge] The Math Behind Egan-Jones' Downgrade Of Knight To Triple Hooks

19:55 [CBC: politics] Conrad Black visa lands Jason Kenney in legal flap

19:57 [CNET News] What Verizon's FCC tethering settlement means to you (FAQ)

19:58 [Big Think] Bruce Lee on Transformation

19:58 [CNN] Widow indicted in Atlanta-area day care slaying

19:59 [CNN] Big three set for showdown in battle for Olympic tennis gold

20:00 [Slashdot] Ask Dr. Bryan Killett About Climate Change and GRACE

20:01 [CNET News] Griddle like you're at a diner

20:02 [CNN] Egypt Cabinet ministers sworn in

20:04 [BBC: Science & Environment] Greenland's ice 'melts in spurts'

20:05 [New York Times: politics] The Agenda: Security: Readers Debate Trade-Offs Between Security and Civil Liberties

20:07 [zero hedge] FINRA “Meter Maids” Top 25 Fines: “Ain’t No Party”

20:07 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: ECB's half-hearted announcement,,16140043,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:08 [Guardian] Syria crisis: Kofi Annan resigns as peace envoy

20:11 [The Onion] Statshot: What Are We Praying For?

20:12 [straight] Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe headed to Vancouver’s Holt Renfrew

20:12 [CNN] At Washington airport, controllers send 3 planes too close to each other

20:16 [Financial Times] Annan quits as UN envoy to Syria

20:17 [Slate Magazine] Double Jeopardy

20:19 [The Atlantic: Technology] Today in Astonishment: The Amazon Rainforest Gets Its Nutrients from a Tiny Spot in the Sahara

20:19 [The Independent] New IPCC investigation into custody sergeant in Sean Rigg case

20:19 [Mother Jones] Quote of the Day: Mitt Romney Doesn't Like Being Questioned About His Taxes

20:20 [zero hedge] The Thin Blue Line Between Hopium And Reality

20:21 [CNET News] Facebook stock hits all time low, drops below $20

20:22 [] Is Iran “The Most Destabilizing Nation in the World” or an Essential Partner for Building Stability in the Middle East?

20:22 [Truthdig] America the Great ... Police State

20:24 [Raw Story] ‘Hippie’ philosophy professor: U.S. is ‘morally obligated’ to use drone strikes

20:25 [Canadian Dimension] Nueva Esperanza

20:27 [Amnesty International] Cuba must stop ‘cat-and-mouse game’ with political activists

20:28 [CNET News] Giant fembots land in Tokyo's red light district

20:29 [Disinformation] Feds Continue Crackdown on California’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

20:32 [Slate Magazine] Brogrammers Wanted

20:34 [CNN] Cavett: Gore Vidal hates being dead


20:42 [The Progressive] Pressing Obama over His "Kill List"

20:42 [Deutsche Welle] German cyclists win gold in women's team sprint,,16140889,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:43 [The Hindu - Opinion] Ghana’s unfinished business

20:43 [The Onion] Jonah Lehrer Working On Book About Neuroscience Behind Why We Falsify Quotes

20:44 [Raw Story] Senate kills cybersecurity bill

20:45 [Fox News] Obama Cranks Up Personal Attacks on Romney

20:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] Hold fast to the Lokpal

20:48 [CBC: politics] Fired Vikileaks creator Carroll working for Liberals again

20:49 [CNET News] Samsung schedules Unpacked event for IFA conference

20:49 [CNN] iPad's Smart Cover might get its own flexible display

20:49 [The Hindu - Opinion] Safety on trains

20:51 [The Independent] NBC accused of deliberately editing footage of the women’s team gymnastics

20:52 [Slashdot] Wikipedia-Sponsored Pilot Study Lauds Wikipedia Accuracy

20:53 [The Hindu - Opinion] Pune blasts

20:55 [Global Voices] Pakistan: Engineer Claims To Invent Water-Fuelled Engine

20:57 [The Hindu - Opinion] Learning from a controversy

20:58 [Big Think] Marriage Outside of the Box: Staying Together by Being Weird

20:58 [Guardian] Italy outlaws 'you don't have the balls'

20:59 [The Hindu - News] Grid collapse: Poor load management, not overdrawing, to blame?

21:02 [CNET News] Facebook touts relaunched 'Facebook Stories'

21:03 [The Hindu - Opinion] Iran sitting on a modern-art goldmine

21:04 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Obama campaigns in Florida

21:05 [The Hindu - News] Kudankulam fuel-loading likely in mid-August

21:07 [zero hedge] Uganda Ebola Outbreak Spreads To Local Prison

21:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] Global healthcare gets a better platform

21:08 [The Atlantic: International] The Nobel Prize Has Some Competition

21:09 [The Hindu - News] Further bad news, August-September rain could also be below normal

21:10 [Guardian] Kofi Annan resigns as Syria envoy

21:11 [] Detention camp for African migrants in Israel's south to hold up to 30,000 people

21:11 [Red Pepper] A People’s Games on the roads of Surrey

21:12 [Fox News] Psychiatrist's Warning on Theater Gunman Ignored?

21:12 [CNN] On world stage, Romney showed smarts

21:12 [Truthdig] Chick-fil-A

21:12 [straight] Vancouver clothing shop My Sister’s Closet to host sidewalk art event

21:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] For India, two days in Bharat

21:14 [The Onion] Katie Holmes A Little Surprised No One's Taking Picture Of Her Slapping Suri On Busy Street

21:15 [The Hindu - News] Amarnath yatra ends

21:17 [Fox News: politics] Director wants missile defense workers to stop watching porn at work

21:17 [The Hindu - Opinion] A swift metamorphosis

21:22 [Guardian] Facebook admits 83m profiles are fake

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Gorkha Janmukti Morcha sweeps GTA elections

21:26 [] Israel says terror groups are planning to abduct Israelis from the Sinai peninsula

21:26 [Slashdot] Is It Time For an OpenGL Gaming Revolution?

21:27 [CNN] Hoy wins fifth gold after disqualifications mar women's team sprint

21:28 [CNET News] Facebook to shuttle all users to Timeline this fall

21:29 [Raw Story] ‘Several hundred’ police patrol Jerusalem gay pride parade

21:29 [This Magazine] You are here: in praise of SappyFest and Hillside Festival

21:29 [Disinformation] Antarctica Once Had Tropical Climate; Global Warming May Bring it Back

21:30 [CNN] Cybersecurity bill fails in Senate

21:31 [CNET News] Low Latency No. 31: Tweets straight from the judge's table

21:33 [Good] Cycle on the Recycled: A $9 Cardboard Bike Set to Enter Production in Israel

21:34 [CNET News] Archos says G10 xs tablet launch details coming in three weeks

21:35 [CNN] Hitchcock knocks Welles off top of 'greatest film' poll

21:35 [The Hindu - News] 21 miners rescued in West Bengal

21:38 [CNN] Recordbreakers, medals and Phelps: The numbers behind the 2012 Olympics

21:39 [Raw Story] Vermont farmer crushes 7 police cars with tractor over pot arrest

21:39 [CNN: Politics] Sources: Obama authorized covert support for Syrian rebels

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Did Pune bombs fizzle out because of rainfall?

21:40 [zero hedge] Acumen Vs Academic: Gross Sends Siegel Back To 'Ivory Tower'

21:44 [The Onion] [video] Coach K Hires Coxswain To Keep USA Basketball Team Motivated And In Rhythm

21:45 [Fox News: politics] Ex-deputy director at ATF leaves agency in wake of 'Fast and Furious'

21:46 [] Finishing 7th, Toumarkin becomes Israel's most successful Olympic swimmer

21:47 [CNN: Money] STOCKS FALTER

21:54 [Raw Story] Facebook estimates 83 million profiles are fake

21:54 [CNN] Brazil Supreme Court starts massive corruption trial

21:56 [CNN] Acid attacks, poison: What Afghan girls risk by going to school

21:56 [Guardian] West End launches six-figure ad campaign to lure shoppers back

21:57 [Slashdot] Iran Nuclear Agency Not "Thunderstruck" By Virus

21:57 [Fox News: politics] IRS reportedly sends billions in refund checks to identity thieves

21:58 [Fin24 News] Western Cape attracts foreign money

22:03 [The Atlantic: International] The Atlantic Iran Panel: Chance of War Increases

22:04 [CNN] Feds investigate 3 planes flying too close at DC-area airport

22:05 [Fox News: politics] New Facebook tool may turn friends into enemies – for the Democratic cause

22:05 [The Hindu - News] Who pays in case of accident at Kudankulam, asks PM

22:07 [zero hedge] US Export Orders Are Collapsing

22:08 [Good] A New Program Scours Twitter for School Bullying

22:11 [CNN] Phelps puts another Olympics first in his legacy, Gabby Douglas takes gold

22:13 [CNN: Money] STOCKS END IN RED

22:13 [straight] Video: the London 2012 Olympic badminton scandal explained

22:13 [CNN] Brazil to shed light on 'dirty war' abuse

22:14 [The Onion] Badminton World Rocked By Worst Scandal Since Dad Tapped Aunt Carla's Ass With Racket

22:20 [Mother Jones] Saving the Arctic From Big Oil

22:21 [] British envoy tells Israelis some un-diplomatic truths, and U.K. Jews should also listen in

22:22 [Slate Magazine] How Hard Is It To Drive a Tank?

22:24 [CNN] Phelps extends record breaking spree with first individual gold in London

22:25 [Reuters] Senate panel passes tax bill, rare bipartisan unity

22:27 [CNN] Romney unveils simplified campaign message

22:28 [CNET News] SEC looks into Sprint's tax collection practices

22:29 [Disinformation] Police in Combat Gear Confront Anaheim Protesters

22:30 [The Hindu - News] India-Israel sign MoU on research programme

22:30 [msnbc] Multiple injuries reported as bus crashes in Ill.

22:30 [CNET News] Q2 earnings: LinkedIn shows Facebook how it's done

22:32 [Deutsche Welle] Major corruption trial starts in Brazil,,16141650,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

22:36 [The Hindu - News] Six detained a day after the blasts

22:36 [Reuters: politics] Senate panel passes tax bill, rare bipartisan unity

22:37 [zero hedge] Risk. Not. On.

22:37 [Slate Magazine] In Defense of Dressage

22:38 [CNET News] Facebook's stock: The bleeding just won't stop

22:41 [Reuters: politics] Back on U.S. soil, Romney looks to regain his footing

22:42 [CNET News] Is 'Metro' now a banned word at Microsoft?

22:42 [CNN] Chicken, with a side of politics

22:43 [Slashdot] NASA's Bolden Speaks On Future Mars Mission, Chinese Moon Landing

22:43 [Fox News] White House 'Pressure' Got Solyndra DOE Loan

22:44 [This Magazine] Grandma’s bedroom secrets

22:44 [The Onion] American Voices: FDA Okays Ingestible Sensor

22:45 [CNN] Rebekah Brooks formally charged in UK eavesdropping scandal

22:48 [CNET News] Judge: Apple snoozed on claiming Kodak patents

22:49 [Raw Story] Amway faces boycott over donation to anti-gay group

22:49 [The Atlantic: National] In One Small Town, Support for Chick-fil-A -- and Free Speech

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Modi calls for ‘zero tolerance’ towards terrorism

22:52 [Slate Magazine] The Kickers

22:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Treaty That Saved the Ozone May Worsen Climate Change

22:54 [CNN] Facebook posts lead to new trial for convicted Michigan brothers

22:55 [] Obsession With Iran Act 2012 - Ron Paul

22:57 [CNET News] What will the smaller iPad be called?

22:58 [] "Dark Money" Groups Exceed Super PAC Spending, Secrecy

22:58 [CNN] Sharapova and Serena Williams reach Olympic semifinals

22:59 [Raw Story] Putin suggests leniency for Pussy Riot punk band protesters

22:59 [Disinformation] $5 Million Grant Awarded for Study of Immortality

23:00 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Sunday Smackdown—Bishops Versus Nuns! [Fiore Cartoon]

23:00 [The Hindu - News] Muslim women offer chadar to revive ‘comatose’ Sachar report

23:05 [New Statesman] Young people’s wages: the numbers look scary… because they are scary

23:06 [Topix Activism News] Fla. Can't Find Convicts Who are Eligible to Vote

23:10 [CNET News] Google Wallet: Pick a card, any card

23:11 [Reuters] Senate panel passes tax bill in rare bipartisan show

23:13 [straight] Dances for a Small Stage's Nothing Sticks is playfully innovative


23:14 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympic Games: 2 August - today's highlights

23:15 [The Onion] Bob Costas About 2 Seconds Away From Comparing Badminton Scandal To 1919 Black Sox

23:17 [Truthdig] GOP Congressman Defends Comparison of 9/11, Free Birth Control

23:18 [CNN] Bus crash in Illinois hurts 2 dozen

23:20 [Fox News] Defense Agency to Staff: PCs Are for Work, Not Porn

23:23 [zero hedge] Bank Of America Has Lost Money Trading On Only Three Days In 2012

23:23 [CNET News] Super Mario high heels: These shoes were made for leveling up

23:23 [CNN] 'Raging Bull' sequel now 'The Bronx Bull,' no longer a 'Raging Bull' sequel

23:26 [Slashdot] Congressman Releases Draft of Legislation On Domestic Drones and Privacy

23:28 [CNN] Therapists walk fine line in reporting violent plans

23:31 [CNET News] Laptops we love under $1,000

23:33 [Fox News: politics] Obama, Romney focus on economic plans in key states

23:40 [CNN] Fabrice Muamba: I've started playing football again

23:44 [CNN] 83 million Facebook accounts are fakes and dupes

23:45 [CNN] Airport screeners closer to having collective bargaining agreement

23:50 [Canadian Dimension] Violence defines American culture

23:50 [The Hindu - News] Pak “Sevadar” removed

23:52 [Slashdot] Study Finds Human Teeth are as Tough as Shark Teeth

23:52 [The Progressive] Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidates Benefit from Government Contracts

23:52 [Deutsche Welle] GM looks at fixes after massive loss,,16141713,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:53 [CNN] Observers: Romney Olympic horse could be political liability

23:54 [CNN] Barge runs aground on Mississippi River; historic drought continues

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