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00:02 [Slashdot] GNU Hands Out Trisquel At a Microsoft Store

00:02 [] Kyrgyzstan to Cede Gas Network to Moscow

00:02 [CNN] Review: 'Jack Reacher'

00:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Strangest, Most Haunting Images of Saturn You'll Ever See

00:03 [CNET News] Apple classic Karateka reborn for iOS -- and how sweet it is

00:04 [Mother Jones] WATCH: Obama Asks Congress To Drink Egg Nog, Not Tank Economy

00:06 [Raw Story] ‘Alien’-looking children’s skulls found in Mexican cemetery

00:08 [zero hedge] 75 Economic Numbers From 2012 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

00:11 [straight] LGBT Christmas video screening prompts Vancouver Island teacher suspension and investigation

00:11 [Truthdig] What Americans Should Learn From the ‘Republican Apocalypse’

00:14 [msnbc: politics] Obama on cliff deal: 'Still think we can get it done'

00:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] Obama nominates Kerry for State job

00:19 [The Independent] Anthony Hilton: Facebook and China - old before they’re rich

00:20 [NPR] Obama On Fiscal Cliff Talks: 'I Actually Still Think We Can Get It Done'

00:21 [Big Think] Bach, Beethoven...then Debussy?

00:22 [OpEdNews] A Way Forward: From Newtown to Peacetown

00:23 [Slate Magazine] Today We Are Gathered … To Hear More About Me

00:25 [Moral Low Ground] Montana Police: William Albert Province Waterboarded Boys, Threatened School

00:27 [OpEdNews] You Want to do What with my Guns?

00:27 [CNET News] Five things Windows 8 must do in 2013

00:28 [CNN] Obama outlines fiscal cliff-deficit deal in stages

00:35 [The Independent] Deficit worsens despite George Osborne's boast

00:38 [zero hedge] The One Thing Everyone Is Forgetting About The Fiscal Cliff

00:40 [Fox News] PRE-HOLIDAY RAMPAGE:Gunman Kills 3, Including Woman Decorating Church

00:42 [OpEdNews] Wayne LaPierre blames everyone and everything except for Guns

00:43 [CNET News] Make use of the built-in VPN service in OS X

00:44 [Russia Today] Doomsday re-scheduled? Archaeological record suggests Mayan Armageddon is Sunday

00:44 [CNN: Politics] Leaving town, Obama lays out staged plan to avoid cliff, salvage a deal

00:47 [Slashdot] How the Internet Became a Closed Shop

00:47 [OpEdNews] Two Children of a Common Mother

00:49 [Fox News: politics] US denied access to 'multiple' suspects in custody in Benghazi terror attack

00:52 [OpEdNews] Tragedy in Newtown and Our Changing Culture

00:56 [Raw Story] Minnesota state rep plans to push bill allowing armed teachers

00:58 [Fox News: politics] Philadelphia teen sues school over Romney T-shirt flap

01:01 [Sydney Morning Herald] The worst films of 2012

01:04 [Mother Jones] Man Fires Assistant For Being Too Hot and "Irresistible," Iowa Courts Says He's Within Legal Rights

01:07 [msnbc] Disbelief in some quarters at NRA's Newtown response

01:08 [zero hedge] How 10,000 Contracts Crashed The Market: A Visual Deconstruction Of Last Night's E-Mini Flash Crash

01:11 [Topix Activism News] Viet Nam: Release bloggers, stop silencing dissent

01:17 [Slashdot] USAF Taps ESPN To Compile Drone "Highlight" Video

01:19 [CNN] The great divide: Little common ground with pro- and anti-gun forces

01:21 [Big Think] With John Kerry, a quieter e-diplomacy on the horizon?

01:28 [Disinformation] “Shit Scientologists Say”

01:30 [Reuters: politics] Obama nominates John Kerry as next secretary of state

01:30 [CNET News] Why does my external hard drive only show 2.2TB?

01:30 [Moral Low Ground] BUSTED– Corrine Danielle Motley Arrested on Internet Child Pornography Charges

01:37 [The Independent] Sentamu attacks UK defence cuts as risking 'the safety of the nation'

01:43 [Fox News] Obama Calls for One Last Try in Fiscal Talks — But First, Vacation

01:46 [Truthdig] ‘Left, Right & Center:’ Guns and the Naked Fiscal Cliff

01:47 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Unadulterated Gold Standard Part 3

01:49 [Russia Today] Mass looting in Argentina kills two (PHOTOS)

01:50 [Telegraph] Argentina protests Britain's Antarctica decision

01:51 [Raw Story] Iowa court: Woman can be fired for being ‘irresistible’

01:56 [Voice of America] Syrian Christians Face Bleak Christmas

02:04 [BBC: Health] Cannabis 'makes pain more bearable'

02:20 [CNN] Madness in the air in Washington

02:26 [Reuters] NRA calls for armed school guards as mourns massacre

02:29 [Deutsche Welle] South Korean Gangnam Style star breaks YouTube record

02:31 [Reuters] NRA calls for armed school guards as U.S. mourns massacre

02:31 [Raw Story] Senate passes NDAA without indefinite detention ban, Sen. Paul calls it ‘abomination’

02:33 [Slate Magazine] Two Debacles in 12 Hours

02:34 [Sydney Morning Herald] Hysteria, then silence

02:38 [zero hedge] Markets & Macro - 2008 And Today

02:38 [Voice of America] Obama Directs Lawmakers to Work Out Stopgap Fiscal Deal

02:41 [Moral Low Ground] US Gun Deaths On Pace to Exceed Traffic Fatalities by 2015

02:48 [CNN] What failure on fiscal deal means for troubled Boehner

02:50 [CBC: politics] National Chief urges Canadians to 'stand with us'

02:51 [Slashdot] First Radeon HD 8000M GPU Benchmarked

02:51 [Guardian] No deal on fiscal cliff as Obama goes on holiday

02:54 [CNN] Compounder linked to meningitis outbreak files for bankruptcy

03:02 [OpEdNews] Speaker Boehner Loses It

03:03 [CNN] Phew! Asteroid to miss Earth in 2040, NASA says

03:04 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: The NRA sticks to its guns

03:05 [Mother Jones] How to Deal With Sneaky American Editors

03:09 [Russia Today] Jobs’ dream yacht impounded as debts catch up

03:11 [Raw Story] America’s highest paid CEO accused of running ‘ponzi scheme’

03:21 [Slashdot] After 12 years of Development, E17 Is Out

03:33 [OpEdNews] The Right's Second Amendment Lies

03:38 [zero hedge] On The Morality Of The Fed

03:41 [Unicef] In the Lao People's Democratic Republic, UNICEF and the European Union join forces with the government in the fight against malnutrition

03:41 [Truthdig] Debunking NRA Power, Apocalyptic Myths and the Fiscal Cliff

04:08 [OpEdNews] Crony Capitalism's Power Couple

04:11 [The Hindu - News] Italian marines leave for home after Christmas reprieve

04:17 [CNN] The end of the world? Not quite yet

04:18 [The Hindu - News] US professor nominated for Nobel Peace prize dies

04:23 [OpEdNews] Book Review: Project Censored 2013

04:23 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama on Inouye: Another Interesting Speech

04:24 [Russia Today] Russian military's support of GLONASS on ice after corruption scandal, technical failures - report

04:24 [CNN] Iowa Supreme Court: OK to fire 'irresistible' worker

04:26 [The Hindu - News] Mission to boost public healthcare

04:26 [CNN] Former Marine released from Mexican prison

04:28 [The Hindu - News] Fans snap up T20 tickets in under five hours

04:30 [CNN] Blizzard barrels east with a bit less snow, high winds

04:32 [The Hindu - News] Pooja Gandhi in another controversy as dental professor alleges threat

04:38 [The Hindu - News] Obama is 'ready and willing' to get fiscal deal

04:38 [CNN] Why Madam president in South Korea may not be gender game changer

04:38 [zero hedge] Tom Lee Gets it Right For Once -- With a Little Help From His Friends

04:41 [Raw Story] Russian parliament finalizes U.S. adoption ban

04:42 [Voice of America] John Kerry: A Familiar Face in Global Diplomacy

04:45 [Fox News] Ex-Marine Freed From Mexico Prison, Back on US Soil With Family

04:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Sen. John Kerry Chosen for U.S. Secretary of State

04:53 [OpEdNews] Why the Washington Post killed the story of Murdoch's bid to buy the US presidency

04:58 [The Hindu - News] Biodiversity expo begins

05:00 [Deutsche Welle] Berlin bank hostage drama

05:00 [The Hindu - News] Gulf of Mexico oil spill: US judge approves settlement in BP class action suit

05:02 [The Hindu - News] French economy vulnerable to downturn, warns IMF

05:04 [The Hindu - News] A display of machines to take off soon

05:05 [Mother Jones] "Movie & An Argument" Podcast: Judd Apatow's "This Is 40" & Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"

05:06 [The Hindu - News] Banana-rich, but yet to reap profits

05:09 [The Hindu - News] US gun lobby NRA moots armed officers in schools

05:13 [The Hindu - News] Builders leave apartment owners in city high and dry

05:16 [Raw Story] Syria regime firing ‘Scud-style missiles,’ says NATO

05:17 [CNN] Facebook releases Poke app for self-destructing messages

05:20 [Topix Activism News] Armed intervention in Mali risks worsening the crisis

05:23 [OpEdNews] Nancy Lanza Was an NRA Pawn

05:27 [The Hindu - News] Second phase of Adyar Poonga gains momentum

05:41 [Raw Story] Pesticides on food ignite debate among Israelis

05:56 [Big Think] Improv 101: The Key to Thinking Fearlessly

05:57 [The Hindu - News] Passenger boat fares likely to be increased

06:04 [AntiWar] Three Killed in Iraq

06:12 [Slashdot] Juggling By the Numbers

06:14 [The Independent] The Ten Best Games of 2012

06:14 [The Hindu - News] NBSA censures TV 18 for ‘biased’ reports on Rajiv trust

06:16 [AL JAZEERA] Gun lobby calls for armed guards in schools

06:20 [Global Voices] Mayan Priests Denied Access to Ceremonial Places in Guatemala

06:22 [The Hindu - News] Illegal water connections rampant in Ezhumalai

06:26 [The Hindu - News] Nod for ‘jallikattu’ with conditions

06:31 [Raw Story] Queen’s chaplain says Church of England has racism problem

06:33 [The Hindu - Opinion] On victory margins, Jyoti Basu is ahead by far

06:33 [OpEdNews] Remember the Victims, Reject the Violence

06:46 [The Hindu - News] Gender clubs in Tiruchi plan campaigns against sexual harassment

06:48 [Infoshop] Why I Don’t Much Like Liberals

06:51 [Truthdig] We Value Belonging More Than Privacy

06:57 [The Hindu - News] Anti-mosquito campaign picks up speed at junction

06:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] MTV's perfect pick

06:59 [The Hindu - News] Gang rape protesters water-cannoned in Delhi

07:12 [AL JAZEERA] US gun lobby wants armed guards in schools

07:13 [The Hindu - News] A Commission for Senior Citizens in MP

07:17 [The Hindu - News] Dog show on Sunday

07:25 [The Hindu - News] Egyptians vote on disputed constitution

07:29 [Telegraph] Scottish quangos spend £113 million on PR, overseas travel, consultants and hospitality

07:43 [OpEdNews] Image Essay about Mass Murderering NRA

07:44 [Telegraph] Pineapple grown in horse manure 'worth £10,000'

07:45 [The Hindu - News] Gang rape disturbing, shameful: Mary Kom

07:52 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery issue: Jayalalithaa mounts pressure on Centre

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Police urged to seal Delhi play school in which three-year-old was raped

07:58 [OpEdNews] UN Capitalizing on Cholera in Haiti: playing the arsonists and the firemen

08:00 [The Hindu - News] Police pulled up for being ‘evasive’ in gang-rape case

08:02 [CNET News] The most Twittery journalists of them all

08:05 [Deutsche Welle] Polls open in final round of Egypt referendum

08:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Son witnesses fatal stabbing of father

08:24 [OpEdNews] Odd Man Out

08:29 [OpEdNews] Fiscal Cliff Reality

08:30 [The Hindu - Opinion] Puns intended

08:32 [Telegraph] Don't step in to solve sibling squabbles, parents told

08:34 [OpEdNews] Re-writing the sky --a poem for December 21

08:35 [Deutsche Welle] A Scottish farmer and his earthship

08:46 [Telegraph] Labour spin doctor charms his way into Buckingham Palace

08:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Africa’s Mobile Health Revolution

08:51 [The Hindu - News] Delhi gang rape: Minister appeals for peace

09:00 [] Odd Man Out

09:01 [Slashdot] Ada 2012 Language Approved As Standard By ISO

09:11 [The Hindu - News] A thrilling experience for students

09:13 [The Hindu - News] 25 glorious years of INS Ranvijay

09:14 [CNET News] Browsers: Top 5 events from 2012

09:18 [The Independent] Families evacuated in Cornwall as river rises

09:21 [The Hindu - News] “Declare ‘Nilam’ cyclone a national calamity”

09:23 [The Hindu - News] ‘Use solar energy to overcome power shortage’

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Rare opportunity for food lovers

09:27 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) plea to Central team

09:30 [Deutsche Welle] Indian protesters clash with police over gang rape

09:30 [] Fiscal Cliiff Reality

09:31 [The Hindu - News] Relief of Rs. 520 crore sought for Krishna district

09:36 [Topix Activism News] Air Canada bans research monkeys from its flights

09:42 [The Hindu - News] Armed guards at school will create more violent America: Mayor

09:42 [Fox News] US Denied Access to 'Multiple' Suspects Held in Libya Attack

09:44 [The Hindu - News] Mangalore first in handling Speed Post

09:44 [Russia Today] 'Abomination': Rand Paul slams NDAA as bill passes US Senate

09:46 [The Hindu - News] CPI(M) begins rally against made snana

09:48 [Telegraph] Flooding brings travel chaos and evacuations

09:49 [The Independent] Prince Charles calls for health services to treat "mind, body and spirit"

09:50 [The Hindu - News] Karavali Utsav inaugurated, ‘Guttina Mane’ draws praise

12:35 [The Hindu - Opinion] The end of the world? Nah!

12:38 [This Magazine] Listen to This #020: Ottawa Citizen Parliament Hill reporter Glen McGregor

12:38 [Mother Jones] 10 Totally Tasteless Pro-Gun T-Shirts

12:41 [Guardian] Egypt votes in second phase of constitution referendum

12:42 [CNN: Entertainment] Readers pick best TV shows

12:43 [CNN: Entertainment] 'X Factor' winner is...

12:44 [New Statesman] David Davies is OK with Erasure, even though it's totally gay

12:45 [The Hindu - Opinion] What’s wrong with Indian men?

12:49 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] India Looks to Diverse Strategy on Disability

12:53 [Russia Today] Lynch mob in Pakistan burns man alive for allegedly desecrating Koran

12:53 [The Hindu - News] Jumbo customers feast on PDS rice

12:54 [The Independent] Floods stall Britain's great Christmas getaway

12:59 [The Hindu - News] Sushma demands special Parliament session for tougher law

13:03 [Voice of America] Final Round of Voting Begins on Egyptian Constitution

13:03 [Guardian] Christmas travellers face major disruption due to rain

13:08 [Raw Story] Armed guards in schools? Reaction to NRA is swift and strong.

13:08 [Disinformation] Why The World Didn’t End Yesterday

13:09 [Telegraph] Everything you wanted to know about US hit reality series Duck Dynasty

13:13 [Amnesty International] Armed intervention in Mali risks worsening the crisis

13:15 [Fox News] Ex-Marine Back on US Soil After Release From Mexico Prison

13:15 [The Hindu - News] Suicide bombers attack Airtel office in Nigeria

13:18 [Raw Story] Sexual assault reports jump dramatically at military academies

13:23 [Raw Story] Racist Burger King spitting incident settled out of court

13:24 [The Hindu - News] Mayawati upset with Govt but won’t withdraw support

13:25 [Telegraph] William and Kate miss Queen's Christmas, choosing to spend it with Middletons

13:28 [Raw Story] Argentina disputes Britain renaming a disputed part of Antarctica in honor of Queen Elizabeth II

13:28 [This Magazine] 2nd place poetry: Opening the Door

13:38 [zero hedge] Currency Positioning and Technical Outlook Holiday Mode

13:40 [Topix Activism News] Philippines criminalises forced disappearances

13:40 [The Hindu - News] Karunanidhi asked me to turn against Jayalalithaa: Sasikala

13:41 [The Independent] Police file to CPS after Duchess of Cambridge hospital prank call

13:41 [CNN] Pope pardons ex-butler jailed over Vatican leaks

13:43 [Raw Story] Hugh Grant wins ‘substantial’ phone-hacking damages from Murdoch tabloid

13:43 [Deutsche Welle] High turnout in crucial Egyptian charter vote

13:43 [CNN] California law banning gay 'conversion therapy' put on hold

13:50 [CNN] Spain's massive lottery awards billions

13:50 [The Hindu - News] Raising voice against rape

13:53 [Raw Story] John Boehner fights for his political life after failure of ‘fiscal cliff’ talks

13:55 [Telegraph] Pope Benedict pardons his butler

13:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Park visitors could be in line of fire

14:01 [CNN] Russia urges South Sudan to act over downed U.N. helicopter

14:04 [The Hindu - News] Ex-butler gets papal pardon

14:11 [The Independent] Egypt votes in final phase of referendum on Islamist-backed constitution

14:13 [Slate Magazine] Are We Living in a Simulated Universe?

14:13 [Amnesty International] Taiwan: Broken promises as six executed

14:13 [Disinformation] Hey NRA, How Dare You?

14:15 [CNN] Ghost of Christmas Past: 'Magoo' at 50

14:23 [The Hindu - News] Gangrape victim speaks to magistrate

14:23 [Russia Today] Syrian TV cameraman assassinated outside Damascus by 'armed groups’

14:31 [Slashdot] Drawings of Weapons Led To New Jersey Student's Arrest

14:33 [Raw Story] Pope pardons butler, expels him from Vatican

14:37 [Guardian] Duchess of Cambridge prank call file handed to CPS

14:41 [CNN] Judge OKs settlement in BP class-action suit

14:43 [Slate Magazine] Guns, Tsunamis, Disease, and the Looming Fiscal Cliff

14:43 [Russia Today] Protesters clash with police in Indian capital over brutal gang-rape (PHOTOS)

14:48 [Russia Today] Protesters clash with police in Indian capital over brutal gang-rape (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

14:48 [Deutsche Welle] Italy gears up for election campaigns

14:48 [NPR] Adoption Ban Puts Orphans At Center Of U.S.-Russia Dispute

14:51 [Fox News: politics] New tax increases in California stir debate about adding to exodus

14:53 [NPR] Immigrants Welcomed: A City Sees Economic Promise

14:53 [OpEdNews] NRA Defiant and Combative as Ever

14:53 [The Hindu - News] Rape case: Sonia speaks to PM, seeks swift action

14:55 [Guardian] Gunmakers' town in crisis after shootings

14:57 [Telegraph] Jacintha Saldanha: prosecutors consider criminal charges over Kate Middleton hoax call

14:59 [United Nations Foundation] NEW Global Debates website

15:01 [CNN] Christmas by the numbers

15:01 [CNN: Politics] Waldman: Not man enough? Buy a gun

15:03 [Raw Story] Indian Police tear-gas New Delhi gang-rape protesters

15:03 [Deutsche Welle] Politics at Christmastime

15:05 [The Hindu - News] Crime against women continue in Mumbai, too.

15:06 [United Nations Foundation] Fearing God at the End of the World

15:06 [CNN] Should Santa Claus still be fat?

15:07 [CNN] Family's journey to honor relative traces American history

15:08 [The Atlantic: National] Gifted Students Have 'Special Needs,' Too

15:08 [] Car bomb explodes in Damascus; Russia: Neither side would win Syria civil war

15:13 [Slate Magazine] How Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?

15:13 [This Magazine] Friday FTW: 13-year-old girl calls for gender-neutral Easy Bake Ovens

15:15 [Fox News] LIFE-CHANGER:NY Hospital Repairs Girl's Face After Taliban Shooting

15:15 [CNN] What failure on fiscal deal means for troubled Boehner

15:18 [Russia Today] At least 8 dead, scores injured in Pakistan suicide bombing

15:20 [The Hindu - News] Mumbai women seek strict action

15:27 [Voice of America] Egyptians Vote on Final Day of Referendum

15:28 [Disinformation] Vikings Grew Cannabis, Findings Reveal

15:31 [CNN] What the tributes to Dave Brubeck missed

15:31 [Slashdot] KDE's Plasma Active Ported To Nexus 7

15:33 [Voice of America] 'Gangnam Style' Makes YouTube History

15:36 [CNN] The world's craziest crazy golf course?

15:39 [Voice of America] North Korean Leader Calls for More Powerful Rockets

15:43 [Telegraph] In pictures: How 'El Gordo' changed our lives

15:46 [The Hindu - News] Curfew imposed in 2 Manipuri districts as violence escalates

15:48 [Slate Magazine] The Rise of the Singing Christmas Tree

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Listen in to R. Seshasayee

15:54 [CNN] Boehner leading GOP to the apocalypse

15:59 [The Independent] Floods stall Britain's great Christmas getaway as severe weather warnings are issued in south-west

15:59 [Middle East Monitor] Amelia Smith: As winter bites, the plight of Syrian refugees shows no sign of improving

16:00 [Fox News: politics] Obama releases first part of new regulatory agenda, drawing criticism from supporters, critics

16:00 [The Hindu - News] Bombing at political rally kills 8 in Pakistan

16:02 [CNN] Obama outlines fiscal cliff-deficit deal in stages

16:03 [Raw Story] How ‘Dark Money’ helped Republicans hold the House and hurt voters

16:08 [CNN] Can Boehner survive? What failure on deal means for troubled Speaker

16:09 [Reuters] Egypt's constitution seen passing in referendum


16:13 [Telegraph] Police Federation launches review after 'Plebgate'

16:17 [Slashdot] NYPD To Identify 'Deranged' Gunmen Through Internet Chatter

16:18 [Russia Today] Lady Gaga concert under investigation in St. Petersburg for 'homosexual propaganda'

16:18 [CNN] New Delhi police fire water cannon at India rape protest

16:23 [The Hindu - News] Develop native technologies for country’s safety: Jaipal Reddy

16:24 [Reuters] Egypt extends voting on Islamist-drafted charter

16:28 [CNN] Pakistani official targeted, killed in suicide blast

16:33 [The Atlantic: National] A Powerful Article on the Gun Problem We Don't Talk About

16:33 [Deutsche Welle] US judge approves settlement in Deepwater Horizon case

16:33 [The Hindu - News] Third International Kuchipudi Dance Convention from tomorrow

16:41 [CNN] What the brain wants for Christmas

16:43 [CNN] How to have a harmonious holiday

16:43 [CNET News] A made-in-the-U.S., audiophile-grade turntable for $150?

16:43 [Fox News] Critics Slam New EPA Demands

16:43 [The Hindu - News] ORR toll charges to rise marginally

16:47 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt votes on divisive draft constitution

16:48 [] Egypt extends voting on Islamist-drafted charter

16:50 [CNN] Injury forces Zvonareva out of Australian Open

16:51 [CNN] Report: Ukraine cold weather claims 83 lives

16:55 [CNN] Is it safe for adults to go back to the movies?

17:01 [The Independent] Eight die in suicide bombing at political rally in Pakistan

17:01 [Telegraph] Flooding brings Christmas chaos for millions

17:02 [CNN] Steve Jobs' yacht impounded over pay dispute

17:03 [Raw Story] Blind juggling robot keeps balls in the air for hours

17:03 [Good] The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things To Learn and Do This Past Week

17:08 [] Sen. John Kerry Chosen for U.S. Secretary of State

17:10 [The Hindu - News] Gang-rape case: Govt. announces judicial inquiry

17:13 [Amnesty International] Viet Nam: Release bloggers, stop silencing dissent

17:13 [Deutsche Welle] Steinbrück criticizes Germany’s weapon exportsück-criticizes-germany-s-weapon-exports/a-16475657?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:15 [CNN] Madness in the air in Washington

17:17 [The Independent] The Ten Best Games of 2012

17:18 [Big Think] Your Guide on How to Immunize Yourself Against Misinformation in 2013

17:22 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: How To Gently Keep Management From Wrecking a Project?

17:26 [The Hindu - News] Egypt's Vice-President quits

17:28 [Disinformation] A Manifesto Against Truth

17:29 [OpEdNews] It's Not Our Grief; She Will Die

17:29 [Voice of America] Obamas Urge Nation to Pray for Troops

17:32 [The Independent] Indian police use tear gas and water cannons as thousands try to storm presidential mansion in New Delhi in gang rape protest

17:34 [] A week after Newtown school massacre, new details on shooter emerge

17:37 [CNN] Russia: Syria consolidates its chemical weapons

17:38 [zero hedge] O Little Tail Of Downside Risk

17:38 [Fox News: politics] Court blocks California law banning gay therapy

17:38 [Truthdig] Teens: Smoke, Don’t Drink?

17:38 [CNET News] On truths, dreams, confessions -- and the iPhone

17:47 [Fox News: politics] Bill Daley considering run for Illinois governor

17:50 [CNN] Former Marine released from Mexican prison

17:50 [Topix Activism News] 12 Animal Activism Stories That Made Headlines in 2012

17:58 [Guardian] Obama lands in Hawaii after urging Congress to 'cool off' on fiscal cliff

18:02 [CNET News] A troubling promise in iPad Mini's new Xmas ad

18:02 [Telegraph] Woman killed by car as she waited for bus

18:03 [Raw Story] Maddow: LaPierre press conference was epic ‘Rick-rolling’ of the country

18:03 [CNN] 4 dead, including shooter, in central Pennsylvania

18:04 [] Egypt's vice president resigns as country votes on controversial constitution

18:04 [Guardian] Pope pardons former butler over stolen personal papers

18:08 [Truthdig] Aviation Industry to FAA: Forget About Privacy

18:08 [Deutsche Welle] Egyptian VP Mahmoud Mekki resigns amid constitution vote

18:10 [CNN] The great divide: Little common ground with pro- and anti-gun forces

18:14 [CNN] Egypt's VP resigns amid vote over draft constitution

18:18 [] Obama Administration Snubs Risks, Set to OK 'Frankenfish'

18:21 [Slashdot] Israeli Bill Would Allow Secret Blacklists For Websites

18:22 [CNN] How Santa got his reindeer

18:23 [The Atlantic: Technology] Wrappers' Delight: A Brief History of Wrapping Paper

18:23 [NPR] Survived The Mayan Apocalypse? Here Come The Radish People

18:25 [Voice of America] Suicide Blast in Pakistan Kills Provincial Minister

18:33 [CNN] Phew! Asteroid to miss Earth in 2040, NASA says

18:33 [Reuters] Vice president quits as Egypt votes on constitution

18:34 [Telegraph] New urgency in America's gun debate

18:39 [Mother Jones] If You Want to Regulate Guns, Talk About Guns. Period.

18:43 [The Hindu - News] Abhinaya for the playwright’s thoughts

18:48 [The Hindu - News] Save our fading mores

18:50 [The Hindu - News] The Divine Door

18:53 [Big Think] With Economic Growth Comes a Heavier, Less-Healthy World

18:54 [The Hindu - News] Quiz Corner

18:56 [CNN] Male model sentenced in grisly murder of Portuguese TV journalist

18:58 [Raw Story] alum Dana Loesch suing website for release from contract and $75K

18:58 [Guardian] Distrust and apathy hit disputed referendum in Egypt

18:59 [CNN] Italian president dissolves parliament

19:04 [OpEdNews] A Christmas story for a new world order

19:05 [CNN] America should be forced to see one of the young Newtown victims

19:06 [The Hindu - News] 4 Metro stations near India Gate to remain closed

19:09 [] Abbas threatens to dismantle Palestinian Authority if Israeli settlement construction continues

19:12 [The Hindu - News] Tip of a social iceberg

19:13 [CNET News] Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

19:14 [OpEdNews] NRA America

19:20 [The Independent] Egypt votes in final phase of referendum on Islamist-backed constitution as vice president stands down

19:20 [The Hindu - News] Hard truths in software city

19:24 [Slashdot] DARPA Wants Wireless Devices That Can Blast Through the Noise

19:28 [Disinformation] ‘Mundus Subterraneus’: Arcane, Uncanny, Online

19:29 [CNN] A mother's anger: Stop linking autism to violence

19:32 [CNN] Not just for military use, drones turn civilian

19:33 [Raw Story] William and Kate snub queen for Middletons’ Christmas

19:34 [The Hindu - News] Failed by the transport system

19:41 [Fox News] Taxes to Spark Gold Coast Exodus?

19:50 [CNN] 3 charged in deadly Indianapolis home explosion

19:52 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's vice president resigns amid polls

19:52 [CNN] NRA's vision of 'genuine monsters'

19:58 [The Progressive] Slavery and Emancipation in the Movies

19:59 [The Hindu - News] From outrage to empowerment

19:59 [zero hedge] SAC Loses Anchor Investor As Noose Tightens Some More

20:02 [Fox News: politics] Head of national nuke security agency departing

20:03 [Raw Story] CIA chief unhappy with ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

20:03 [The Hindu - News] BPS details to soon go on GHMC website: Krishna Babu

20:04 [OpEdNews] Full Text of Wayne Lapierre's NRA Statement... and protesters' Shouts

20:07 [The Hindu - News] A case for police reform

20:07 [The Independent] Egypt votes in final phase of referendum on Islamist-backed constitution as vice president and Central Bank governor stand down

20:08 [Russia Today] FBI questions Tunisian man over Benghazi consulate attack

20:12 [Slashdot] Mozilla Brings Back Firefox 64-Bit For Windows Nightly Builds

20:13 [Amnesty International] Renewed emergency legislation leaves southern Thailand in human rights limbo

20:14 [OpEdNews] The Real Apocalypse: The Revelation At the End of the Age

20:15 [The Hindu - News] Autos still plying without recalibration

20:15 [CNN] America should see the Newtown carnage

20:17 [CNN] Leave autism out of mass shootings

20:19 [OpEdNews] Rush Limbaugh's War on Christmas

20:19 [Moral Low Ground] Iowa Supreme Court: Dentist James Knight Legally Fired Assistant Melissa Nelson for Being “Irresistibly Attractive”

20:21 [The Hindu - News] GHMC notices to 330 property owners

20:22 [Telegraph] We lost out after trusting Queen's bank, claim lottery winners

20:28 [Big Think] Can Electricity Regenerate Lost Limbs and Damaged Organs?

20:32 [The Hindu - News] Centre not serious about passing quota Bill, says Mayawati

20:34 [CNN] Barry rises late to snatch points for City

20:37 [CNN] Senior senators slam 'Zero Dark Thirty' torture scenes

20:38 [The Hindu - News] Grant in ‘substantial’ hacking settlement

20:38 [Deutsche Welle] Taliban suicide bomb attack kills provincial minister

20:39 [OpEdNews] America, We Have A Problem!

20:42 [Voice of America] Egypt's Vice President, Central Bank Chief Resign

20:42 [The Hindu - News] Criminal charges being considered against DJs

20:43 [Mostly Water] Leonard Peltier Speaks Out from Prison on Denial of Medical Care & Bid for Clemency [Video]

20:43 [Russia Today] Israelis clash over electoral reform as election day nears

20:47 [zero hedge] Gun-Control Today; Fat-Control Tomorrow?

20:52 [Telegraph] Juliana Buhring becomes first woman to cycle round the world as she pedals into Naples after 152 days on the road

20:53 [Mostly Water] Canada Post Fires Letter Carrier for Being "Too Nice"

20:53 [Russia Today] The West ‘prays’ Russia and China will continue blocking Syria action

20:54 [Guardian] Italy waits impatiently to hear if Mario Monti will run again

20:56 [msnbc] 2012 was a dangerous year for journalists

20:58 [The Hindu - News] President dissolves Italian Parliament

21:00 [Guardian] Kidnappings of foreigners on rise in Yemen

21:03 [Deutsche Welle] Lucky Spaniards celebrate winning world's richest lottery

21:06 [Guardian] BBC attacked for delays in stars' tax switch

21:08 [Telegraph] New wave of radical Israeli settlers digging in for the long haul in the West Bank

21:09 [CNN] Last of Connecticut shooting victims are laid to rest

21:09 [OpEdNews] The coming drone attack on America

21:12 [Guardian] Banking: thousands of customers switch their accounts out of the big five

21:14 [OpEdNews] DSM-5 Could Bel Hazardous to Your Mental Health

21:16 [The Hindu - News] Private company director held for stealing laptops

21:22 [CNET News] Flickr offers three months of Pro service for free

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Delhi gang-rape: Sonia meets protesters after midnight

21:25 [CNN] Iowa Supreme Court: OK to fire 'irresistible' worker

21:28 [Mostly Water] Odd Man Out

21:28 [Slashdot] Arduino and MK802 Robot, Controlled By Phone

21:28 [Disinformation] Are We All Secretly Hoping For The End Of The World?

21:29 [Reuters] Egyptians vote on Islamist-inspired constitution

21:29 [Reuters: politics] Obama nominates John Kerry as next secretary of state

21:30 [Mostly Water] Fiscal Cliff Reality

21:33 [The Hindu - News] Children will not interact with police or Maoists, say villagers

21:34 [Guardian] Christmas food handouts double as millions face 'financial precipice'

21:37 [straight] Okanagan Nation Alliance: Open letter to Stephen Harper regarding Idle No More movement

21:41 [CNET News] Here comes Microsoft Surface Pro, 64 bits and all

21:43 [Big Think] Dual Track Approach Could Create Universal Flu Vaccine

21:45 [OpEdNews] Gun Violence, Massacres, and "Other Developed Countries"

21:57 [The Hindu - News] Clean chit for Omar in Haji Yousuf’s death case

21:58 [Raw Story] O’Donnell calls NRA’s LaPierre a ‘lobbyist for mass-murderers’

22:00 [Voice of America] Strasbourg’s Christmas Market Big Business

22:00 [Guardian] Plebgate: senior Tory slams 'cancer' of corruption in UK police service

22:04 [Mostly Water] Mall Cops Investigated for Violence

22:10 [Topix Activism News] Rebels threaten to storm 2 Syrian Christian towns

22:11 [The Hindu - News] We cannot have street trials: Khurshid

22:15 [Moral Low Ground] United States Places 15th in Democracy Ranking

22:17 [Mostly Water] Violence Against Aboriginal Women and the Right to Self-Defence

22:25 [Telegraph] Homeless charity Shelter suspends "chugging" firm after Sunday Telegraph investigation

22:25 [OpEdNews] Why Israel?

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Police looking for Himachal MLA in murder case

22:28 [Raw Story] Egyptian artists fear for their future in cultural backlash after Arab spring

22:28 [Big Think] Let's Have an American Christmas!

22:30 [CNN] Say it ain't so: Good movies draw crowds

22:31 [Slashdot] Specific Gut Bacteria May Account For Much Obesity

22:32 [The Hindu - News] Italians marines back home

22:38 [NPR] Constitution Vote Seen As Referendum On Egyptian Brotherhood

22:43 [CNN] Messi extends scoring record as Barca beat Valladolid

22:44 [Guardian] Cotswold hunters say guilty verdict won't stop record Boxing Day turnout

22:48 [The Hindu - News] Italian marines back home

22:49 [Mostly Water] Another Killer on Anti-Depressants?: Are Drug-Pushing Shrinks Manufacturing a Generation of Spree-Shooters?

22:53 [Big Think] Pharmaceutical "Free Speech" Harms Patient Health

22:58 [Raw Story] Tajikistan orders Twitter ban

22:58 [The Hindu - News] The day M.R. Radha shot MGR

23:01 [Global Voices] Hungarian Radio Employee Defends Government on Hidden Camera Video

23:02 [Fox News: politics] Kerry nomination attracts no outcry, but his liberal record likely to draw scrutiny

23:04 [The Hindu - News] Rare birds flock to Pulicat lake

23:08 [The Hindu - News] Students make a quick buck off government laptops

23:11 [Global Voices] A Look Back at the Great Potential of the Internet

23:12 [The Hindu - News] Some hope for city as modified waterway projects get technical nod

23:13 [Raw Story] Gun control advocate: It’s hard to understand what’s going on in LaPierre’s head

23:15 [The Hindu - News] Delhi gang-rape: victim narrates the tale of horror

23:15 [OpEdNews] Syria's Inheritance: Who Will Control the Chemical Weapons Stockpiles?

23:17 [The Hindu - News] Crime and punishment: the fight against rape

23:19 [Guardian] Tony Scott remembered by Keira Knightley

23:27 [The Hindu - News] This book on Mahabharata is 169-year-old

23:28 [Russia Today] Terminal velocity: China tests world's longest high-speed rail line

23:29 [The Hindu - News] BJP offers financial help to gang-rape victim

23:32 [Slashdot] Mobile Raspberry Pi Computer: Build Your Own Pi-to-Go

23:33 [The Hindu - News] Top U.S. innovation award for Indian-American

23:34 [NPR] How Boehner's 'Critical Moment' Could Turn Out OK For Him

23:35 [The Hindu - News] Raman Singh against cash transfer for food

23:37 [zero hedge] Cold Wind

23:39 [The Hindu - News] Fake Income Tax raid: gang of seven held

23:41 [The Hindu - News] Physically challenged cadet realises Air Force dream

23:43 [The Hindu - News] Villagers beat leopard to death

23:43 [Pravda] New Era: Female Genital Mutilation in focus

23:45 [The Hindu - News] Tea workers seek West Bengal’s help

23:47 [Guardian] Heavy rain and floods hit roads and rail to spoil Christmas getaway for millions

23:47 [The Hindu - News] Poor inflow from KRS halts boating at Brindavan Gardens

23:51 [The Hindu - News] Minority development programmes in 90 districts

23:52 [CNN] Lazio up to second after Inter draw at Genoa

23:53 [Big Think] New Wrist Sensor Tells You if You're Stressed

23:58 [Raw Story] Hungary bars foreigners from buying farmland

23:59 [The Hindu - Opinion] Why safety takes a back seat?

23:59 [The Hindu - News] Private schools seek clarity in RTE rules

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