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00:00 [Truthdig] Koolopoly

00:01 [CNN] Director of Peace Corps steps down

00:04 [Slate Magazine] The Pleasures of YouTube in Three Dimensions

00:04 [Disinformation] New Studies Identify Sub-species of the Bourgeoisie

00:10 [ZDNET] Visa pushes for two-factor authenticated transactions

00:10 [NPR] Tropical Storm Isaac Forms In Atlantic, Puerto Rico Under Storm Watch

00:11 [Pravda] Is the UNO on cloud cuckoo land?

00:13 [Guardian] Apple manufacturer Foxconn improves on Chinese workers' hours and safety

00:14 [Raw Story] Michelle Goldberg: Akin and Ryan share same views on abortion policy

00:14 [The Atlantic: Technology] As if in Unison, Public Relations People May Have Finally Figured Out That Every Institution Doesn't Need Its Own Social Network

00:16 [CNN: Politics] Akin's empty chair a star on Twitterverse

00:22 [The Atlantic: International] A Modern Dictator: Why Ethiopia's Zenawi Mattered

00:24 [Financial Times] Akin’s rape remarks a godsend for Obama

00:24 [Raw Story] Appeal planned in Vatican sex abuse suit: lawyer

00:26 [Pravda] Post-Qathafi Libya...another fine mess, NATO

00:30 [Fox News: politics] Rep. Akin stays in race as deadline passes, resists wall of GOP pressure

00:32 [CNET News] Sprout pencil comes with a future plant instead of an eraser

00:34 [msnbc: politics] NBC/WSJ poll: Heading into conventions, Obama has four-point lead

00:34 [Raw Story] Apple-Samsung smartphone clash heads to jury

00:38 [msnbc] NBC/WSJ poll: Heading into conventions, Obama has four-point lead

00:39 [Slashdot] And Now, the Cartoon News

00:39 [CNET News] Entrepreneur sees tech startup potential in Arab world

00:41 [Pravda] Venezuela's agricultural gains under President Chávez

00:42 [CNN] Two Maryland teenagers killed when train derails

00:42 [CNET News] Samsung paints Apple as stifler in closing argument

00:47 [Fox News] Iran Unveils Missile as Tensions With Israel Rise

00:47 [CNET News] Hands on with the LG Motion 4G

00:49 [Fox News: politics] Court rules Texas can cut off state funds for Planned Parenthood

00:50 [zero hedge] Are People Being Thrown In Psychiatric Wards For Their Political Views?

00:50 [Truthdig] Lawmaker Reiterates Akin Remarks, Romney Keeps Quiet on Energy, and More

00:51 [Telegraph] Six bodies found hanging in Mexico

00:52 [CNN] Iraqi pleads guilty to charges involving sending arms to al Qaeda in Iraq

00:55 [AL JAZEERA] Heavy fighting as rebels claim Aleppo gains

00:59 [CNET News] Surface not more than 2 percent of market, says Michael Dell

00:59 [straight] Osoyoos gears up for first annual food and wine weekend

01:01 [Good] Want Kids to Be More Altruistic? Give Them Arts Education

01:03 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: The Caucus Click: Signs of Youth

01:04 [Raw Story] U.S. skeptical of Syrian overture on Assad resignation

01:07 [Anarchist news] Announcing the 7th Annual Victoria Anarchist Bookfair, September 8 & 9, 2012 150 YEARS OF COLONIALISM; 150 YEARS OF RESISTANCE

01:08 [zero hedge] What 40 Years Of Gold Confiscation By The US Government Looks Like

01:12 [ZDNET] Telstra job cuts to hurt customers: union

01:14 [Fox News] School Football Team Doesn't Have a Prayer

01:15 [Reuters] Akin rebuffs Romney, Republican calls to quit Senate race

01:18 [Slashdot] Cheap Four-fingered Robot Hand Edges Closer To Human Dexterity

01:20 [Truthdig] Ryan Isn’t An Entitlement Reformer, He’s An Entitlement Destroyer

01:22 [Anarchist news] Queer, Interrupted

01:25 [The Independent] How Nick Clegg's aides tried to put him in The Thick of It

01:31 [Good] Back to School: Study a Current Event #30DaysofGOOD

01:32 [CNET News] Lights turning off at Nintendo Power?

01:34 [Utne] How to Reinvent Your City, Burning Man Style

01:38 [Telegraph] Two drown in Portugal after walkers hit by freak wave

01:38 [CNET News] Curiosity fires ChemCam laser for first time on Mars

01:39 [Guardian] Minister attacks BBC and Ofsted secrecy over use of surveillance

01:41 [CNN] Two Maryland teenagers killed when train derails, spills coal

01:44 [Raw Story] Human Rights Campaign: Family Research Council is a hate group

01:45 [CNET News] Is technology making political campaigns (even) dumber?

01:59 [Red Pepper] Keynes is the problem, not the solution

01:59 [Disinformation] Hitler Was Not a Leftist

02:00 [straight] Anne Murray: New technology is rapidly changing the way birds are studied

02:00 [CNN] Lesbian who reported 'hate crime' attack staged incident, Nebraska police say

02:04 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: To AdBlock Or Not To AdBlock?

02:05 [Reuters] Akin rebuffs Romney, Republican, calls to quit Senate race

02:08 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Greeks Want To Stay In The Euro? Why Don’t They Move To Germany?

02:09 [Slate Magazine] The Kosher Candidate

02:10 [Truthdig] Did Someone Say ‘War’?

02:10 [BBC: Health] Heart attack spouses 'suffer too'

02:12 [BBC: Education] Disabled young 'face abuse risk'

02:14 [The Progressive] Anti-Abortion Crowd Blames Media, Tells Akin: Do Better PR.

02:17 [Fox News] 'Patton' Spoof Part of VA Waste Probe

02:28 [Global Voices] El Salvador: 30 Years Since ‘El Calabozo Massacre'

02:33 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ron Paul and Republican Party Officials Reach Deal on Delegates

02:36 [CNN] Apple-Samsung patent battle nears end

02:38 [zero hedge] Euro Optimism Surges, A Greek Tax Revolt Flares Up: It’s Decision Time

02:38 [CNN] Marion Barry has advice for politicians looking to bounce back from scandal

02:44 [CNET News] Tesla museum fundraising effort hits $850K goal in one week

02:49 [Big Think] No One Was Harmed in the Making of This Cell Phone

02:49 [CNN] Whistle blows for Vietnam tycoon

02:51 [CNET News] Indian government warns Twitter over not censoring tweets

02:51 [ZDNET] FLA: Labor conditions at Foxconn getting better

02:52 [Fox News: politics] Dempsey 'disappointed' by anti-Obama campaign by ex-military members

03:00 [straight] Blue Oyster Cult: "The world's biggest underground band" (in 1982)

03:02 [New York Times: politics] Immigration Agency Accused of Unfairness to Men

03:10 [CNN] Experts: Rape does not lower odds of pregnancy

03:11 [Reuters: politics] Akin rebuffs Romney, Republican, calls to quit Senate race

03:12 [New York Times: politics] Akin Refuses to Step Down, Defying Party

03:14 [Raw Story] Listen: Unheard Martin Luther King Jr. interview uncovered

03:17 [Deutsche Welle] Romney urges congressman to stand aside over rape remark,,16183010,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:28 [ZDNET] Japan sees smartphone user surge

03:31 [Amnesty International] El Salvador: Killed in cold blood on the banks of the river at El Calabozo

03:34 [New York Times: politics] Israel Skinny Dipping Casts Spotlight on Congressional Travel

03:36 [Unicef] Syrian refugees struggle to adapt to new surroundings in Za’atari camp

03:38 [ZDNET] Google rolls out Google Play gift cards

03:42 [Fox News] Biden Calls GOP 'Squealing Pigs'

03:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] The end of Silicon Valley?

03:44 [Global Voices] Hong Kong: Campaigning Against Cattle Relocation Policy

03:44 [Raw Story] Technical glitch delays 9/11 hearing at Guantanamo

03:46 [ZDNET] Rackspace sets up first Australian datacentre

03:46 [Good] @GOOD Asks: What makes a perfect movie night in?

03:48 [CNET News] Google and Boingo to furnish malls with free Wi-Fi

03:49 [Big Think] Connected Cars, Talk Amongst Yourselves

03:50 [CNET News] Electronic nose detects harmful airborne substances

03:56 [Topix Activism News] Syrian forces kill 23 rebels in town near Damascus

03:56 [CNET News] Google to retire Postini, migrate features to Google Apps

04:01 [straight] Ben Parfitt and Anthony Britneff: B.C. MLAs take wrong approach to timber supply crisis

04:07 [zero hedge] Japanese Trade Implosion Sends Futures To Lows

04:09 [Slashdot] Mobile Operator Grabs 4G Lead In UK — But Will Anything Work On It?

04:13 [New York Times: politics] Todd Akin Controversy May Hurt Republican Chances

04:14 [Big Think] Can Kenya Make a Run for Economic Gold?

04:14 [ZDNET] Outsourcing

04:14 [Raw Story] California district teaches students to ‘get plenty of rest’ to prevent STDs

04:23 [CNN] Surveillance unit produced no terrorism leads, NYPD says

04:24 [Big Think] FCC to TV Networks: Put Captions on Your Online Content

04:27 [CNN] Tennis umpire in NYC for U.S. Open arrested in killing of husband

04:30 [Fox News: politics] Sen. Barrasso easily wins GOP nomination for new term

04:40 [ZDNET] 5 areas most likely to be outsourced in IT: survey

04:44 [CNN] Coast Guard tries to ease Mississippi River traffic jam

04:47 [The Hindu - News] Murals to beautify city for biodiversity meet

04:47 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Death Of Jobs

04:53 [CNN] Report: Apple supplier in China shows improvement

04:57 [The Hindu - News] Added garbage disposal costs set to be dumped on citizens

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Junior doctors go on flash strike

04:59 [CNET News] EA's PopCap downsizes, laying off 50 U.S. employees

05:02 [straight] Gordon Campbell's former chief of staff, Martyn Brown, writes a book

05:04 [CNN] Driver's license rules fuel new immigration debate

05:05 [The Hindu - News] Trio in autorickshaw threatens Nagaland student

05:06 [CNET News] Y Combinator's stars shine at Demo Day

05:07 [The Hindu - News] PG counselling from August 30

05:08 [New York Times: politics] Brown Plays Down Republican Label in Massachusetts

05:11 [The Hindu - News] Coming together on one platform

05:14 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'A life sentence'

05:15 [] Link to facebook establis. by Bishop Heimrath

05:17 [Slashdot] Nintendo Power To Shut Down

05:32 [CNET News] HP faces iPad entrenchment at businesses, say observers

05:36 [CNET News] 'Crisis' malware targets VMWare virtual machines

05:36 [BBC: Technology] Apple Samsung battle nears end

05:40 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Last Note on Niall Ferguson

05:43 [Guardian] Curiosity rover about to take its first drive on Mars

05:44 [The Hindu - News] No need for a Sherlock Holmes to find building violations: HC

05:44 [Mother Jones] Here's Why Obama is Maintaining His Lead Over Mitt Romney

05:45 [New York Times: politics] Costs Seen in Romney’s Medicare Savings Plan

05:46 [The Hindu - News] Mayor gets anticipatory bail

05:49 [Big Think] How Jeff Koons Cracked a Young Artist’s Dream

05:52 [The Hindu - News] Bangalore under tight security for one more week

05:53 [Guardian] Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi's death sparks fears of turmoil

05:54 [Raw Story] Matt Tabbi: DOJ ‘playing softball’ with Wall Street firms

05:58 [The Hindu - News] GHMC takes commuters for a ride

06:00 [CNN] Feds: Man arrested for e-mailing threats against President Obama

06:01 [NPR] Serena Williams Takes Tennis For A Ride

06:02 [CNET News] 'Talking' smart cars embark on pilot test on city streets

06:03 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mural whodunnit: he dunnit

06:04 [The Hindu - News] “Bharat is our hope for a better tomorrow”

06:08 [The Hindu - News] Rain gods smile on Capital

06:10 [Truthdig] Life-Defining Poetry

06:11 [AntiWar] Assange Dodges Elite Media Darts

06:12 [The Hindu - News] Changing times: Id get-together in parks, halls

06:16 [CNN] Pilot who survived midair collision 37 years ago learns wreckage found

06:16 [The Hindu - News] Delhi to get own international film festival now in its 100th year

06:18 [Deutsche Welle] Deaths in Lebanon as early exit for Assad is played down,,16183067,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:18 [CNN] Feds: Man arrested for e-mailing threats against Obama

06:18 [The Hindu - News] Painting the fluidity of dancers’ movements

06:19 [Big Think] Jaron Lanier: What it Means to be #Human

06:24 [The Hindu - News] Molestation of girl triggers riots in Nangloi

06:24 [Raw Story] NASA’s Mars rover set for first ‘test drive’

06:32 [The Hindu - News] Police fail again to get Aruna Chaddha

06:34 [CNN] John Lennon's killer seeks freedom again

06:36 [The Hindu - News] “Geetika was exploited”

06:38 [ZDNET] NBN should be an anti-piracy bastion: News Limited CEO

06:38 [msnbc] Deadline passed, Akin says he's staying in Senate race

06:39 [Guardian] Haiti's National Palace to be torn down

06:42 [The Hindu - News] High Court pulls up civic bodies for failure to stop water-logging

06:49 [The Hindu - News] New scheme launched for kerosene-free Delhi

06:55 [The Hindu - News] AAI seeks land for new terminal

06:56 [CNET News] Verizon to give Windows Phone another chance?

07:03 [straight] Golfer Michelle Wie tweets about Vancouver's food

07:08 [New York Times: politics] Akin’s Faith Is Central to His Politics

07:16 [Fox News] Would You Pay $315 for A Shoe? Nike Hopes So

07:21 [CNN] USDA suspends slaughterhouse after video appears to show animal cruelty

07:28 [Sydney Morning Herald] Underwear queen is out

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Rural products go chic, innovative

07:32 [The Atlantic: National] On An Entirely Different Front

07:35 [The Hindu - News] US downplays Syrian offer to discuss Assad’s resignation

07:35 [Telegraph] Broadmoor counsellor wrote note telling patient he was 'very special'

07:42 [ZDNET] Turnbull's NBN French KISS is right, but so wrong

07:43 [Deutsche Welle] Romanian power struggle is far from over,,16183059,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:43 [The Hindu - News] Satheesan, Prathapan return George’s fire

07:44 [Guardian] Julian Assange sex claims not a crime in Latin America – Ecuador president

07:44 [Fox News] Dempsey 'Disappointed' by Anti-Obama Politicking

07:48 [Fin24 News] Apple: Samsung had 'crisis of design'

07:49 [Telegraph] Louise Mensch: male politicians diminish rape

07:54 [Fin24 News] 1time applies for business rescue

07:55 [The Hindu - News] Coalgate ruckus: Parliament adjourned till noon

07:56 [CNET News] Hulu rolls out new design, with focus on content discovery

07:59 [The Hindu - News] City to be spruced up for its day in the limelight

08:00 [CNN] Purported naked photos of partying Prince Harry surface in Las Vegas

08:01 [ZDNET] Digital Post begins life after Australia Post court battle

08:01 [Topix Activism News] Putin vs. Pop Culture

08:03 [New York Times: politics] Obama Attacks Romney on Student Aid

08:05 [The Hindu - News] Growing Kochi, same old roads

08:09 [ZDNET] Island nations benefit from 'water as a service'

08:09 [The Hindu - News] Canadian warship calls at Kochi

08:12 [msnbc] NBC/WSJ poll: As conventions near, Obama has 4-point lead

08:14 [The Hindu - News] BJP firms on PM's resignation, Parliament stalled

08:16 [The Hindu - News] BJP firm on PM's resignation, rejects debate

08:16 [Fin24 News] Massmart profit misses the mark

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Day in Pictures

08:20 [Guardian] Centralised pay for teachers is hitting pupils' grades, study says

08:22 [Telegraph] 30% of inmates 'doing nothing' at prison run by G4S

08:24 [CNN] Apple and Samsung make final cases to jury in patent trial

08:24 [Raw Story] BP recalls ‘problem’ gas in Indiana

08:30 [The Hindu - News] Godavari crosses warning level at Bhadrachalam

08:34 [The Hindu - News] Registration before February 4 must for sellers of food items

08:36 [CNN] Martin Luther King Jr. interview found in Tennessee attic

08:37 [] Morsi gives solution to Syrian crisis

08:38 [Telegraph] Nasa's Curiosity rover to make first test drive

08:40 [Guardian] British man and granddaughter drown in Portugal

08:40 [The Hindu - News] Cotton shortage hits textile mills

08:44 [The Hindu - News] Youth killed as roof caves in

08:50 [The Hindu - News] Police recruitment tests begin in city

08:54 [The Hindu - News] Ayurveda provides answersto old age problems: expert

09:00 [The Hindu - News] New-look signboardsto adorn Madurai soon

09:02 [The Hindu - News] Munna Bhai MBBS was afiction or fact, wonders HC

09:02 [Fox News: politics] Obama extends 2-year federal pay freeze until at least next spring

09:03 [ZDNET] New iPad-based POS solution aims at small grocery stores

09:05 [straight] I'm hurt that my exes became a couple

09:06 [The Hindu - News] Pig menace worries residents in city

09:08 [Telegraph] New Martin Luther King Jr audio tape discovered

09:08 [Deutsche Welle] Greek premier calls for more time to implement reforms,,16183175,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:08 [The Independent] Another disastrous month - and George Osborne is forced to cut deeper

09:10 [The Hindu - News] Valencia-Nandigudda road misery to end

09:16 [The Hindu - News] Facebook to remove content inciting violence

09:18 [Fox News] Dempsey: Military Must Be 'Apolitical'

09:19 [New Statesman] Chart of the day: Into the abyss?

09:20 [The Hindu - News] Boy from Andhra Pradesh making waves in U.K.

09:22 [Guardian] RBS investigated over possible Iran sanctions violations – FT

09:24 [Telegraph] Satellite shows North Korea's progress on nuclear reactor

09:26 [The Hindu - News] Senior badminton championship inaugurated

09:29 [ZDNET] Samsung to sell clothes in China

09:30 [The Hindu - News] US not part of Indian probe on doctored images: Nuland

09:31 [Global Voices] Wales: From Prison, Activist Campaigns for Welsh Language Rights

09:32 [] Lawless National Security Letters

09:32 [The Hindu - News] 350 participants flex their muscle at district-level sports meet

09:36 [The Hindu - News] ENT surgeon bags lifetime achievement award

09:37 [Fin24 News] Marcus warns on joblessness

09:40 [Slate Magazine] Why Do We Love To Call New Technologies "Creepy"?

09:41 [The Hindu - News] “No one had the guts to oppose YSR’s decisions”

09:48 [Spiegel] 'Breathing Room': Samaras Says Greece Needs More Time

09:51 [The Hindu - News] Sriramulu grilled by ACB for 6 hours

09:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Going Far, and Fast, on Electrofuels

09:54 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

09:55 [Slate Magazine] Does Buying Lots of Shoes Make You a Better Person?

09:57 [The Hindu - News] Commandos end TRS MLAs’ protest

09:57 [Middle East Monitor] Dr. Sudhanshu Tripathi: Emerging cooperation between Egypt and Iran

09:57 [] Syrian False Flag Planned?

09:59 [New Statesman] Mitt Romney to Todd Akin: "Exit the Senate race."

10:07 [The Hindu - News] Some villages face near blackout

10:09 [The Hindu - News] ‘Cabinet can advise Governor not to give sanction for prosecution’

10:11 [The Hindu - News] People from north-eastern States returning to city

10:14 [Guardian] Portugal drowning victims named as Lara Lewis and Brian O'Dwyer

10:15 [New Internationalist] 'At home in this universe': Alice Walker in her own words

10:15 [The Hindu - News] Ikebana school to celebrate silver jubilee

10:16 [Global Voices] Azerbaijan: An Alternative Energy Partner for Europe?

10:17 [The Hindu - News] ‘Star culture has to go, cinema is not all about actors’

10:17 [BBC: Entertainment] The Office to end US run in 2013

10:20 [CNN] Akin 'legitimate rape' reaction, from the Congo to black crickets

10:21 [The Hindu - News] Groping in the dark to manage power crisis

10:22 [CNET News] Square website outage affected payments

10:27 [The Independent] BBC and Royal Mail 'using Ripa terror powers to spy on public'

10:29 [Raw Story] We Are All Hillbillies Now

10:30 [Telegraph] Baroness Campbell believes Olympic Games sporting legacy must be felt in primary schools

10:31 [Pravda] Can God save Queen Elizabeth II?

10:33 [CNN] Tropical Storm Isaac a concern as GOP convention nears

10:35 [CNN] Greek cuts to be deeper than trailed

10:35 [Fin24 News] Mantashe: I have serious issues with BEE

10:37 [Fox News: politics] DNC refuses to reimburse town for thousands of dollars of overtime costs during Obama visit

10:41 [The Hindu - News] Govt trying to misuse CBI to dilute cases against partymen: BJP

10:42 [ZDNET] ITC launches patent investigation into top tech firms

10:44 [Reuters] Akin rebuffs Romney, Republican calls to quit Senate race

10:44 [Reuters: politics] Akin rebuffs Romney, Republican calls to quit Senate race

10:47 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

10:50 [ZDNET] Operators target rural India with mobile VAS

10:55 [New Statesman] Nicky Woolf's Edinburgh Diary: Weeeird improvisational science

10:55 [CNN] JetBlue, WestJet shrink legroom for coach seats

10:56 [CNN] Opinion: Greedy geezers? That's a myth

10:58 [The Independent] Greece doesn't want more money, says country's PM Antonis Samaras

10:59 [CNN] New 'democracies' failing if media aren't free

11:00 [CNN] Naked photos of partying Prince Harry surface in Las Vegas

11:00 [New Internationalist] Paralympic sponsor deemed ‘not fit to work’

11:00 [ZDNET] SAP could be on the acquisition trail, hints co-CEO

11:02 [Pravda] US love for French fries unshakable, eternal

11:06 [Guardian] Nasa's Curiosity rover about to take its first small steps on Mars

11:06 [Global Voices] Saudi Arabia: Ramadan Documentary

11:07 [BBC: Entertainment] Wood's death certificate changed


11:10 [Topix Activism News] 2 survive to tell of Sri Lankan abduction squads

11:12 [The Hindu - News] High levels of radioactive element found in fish off Fukushima

11:14 [Guardian] Mitt Romney tells Todd Akin to quit Missouri Senate race

11:18 [CNN] What you need to know about Syria today

11:18 [Deutsche Welle] Minister: France will cut taxes to reduce pump prices,,16183281,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:19 [] Russia, China say bypassing UN rules is ‘impermissible’

11:20 [Telegraph] Quango staff keep jobs despite Cameron's promise to cull numbers

11:24 [Fin24 News] 1time crashes

11:27 [ZDNET] Invite-only strategy stirs demand, but could backfire

11:28 [Fin24 News] 1time shares crash

11:30 [New Statesman] The case for eliminating the US electoral college

11:32 [The Hindu - News] Osama’s hideout carved out of Pak military academy: book

11:33 [The Independent] Hunt for men after boy raped in Debenhams department store

11:38 [The Hindu - News] Book claims Osama’s hideout carved out of Pak military academy


11:45 [ZDNET] Consumer-grade mobile messaging apps lack corporate appeal

11:49 [The Independent] Sonar used to search for body of four-year-old Dylan Cecil

11:51 [Telegraph] Cruise passenger sues over 'cougar' comments

11:59 [CNET News] Logitech unveils washable keyboard

12:00 [Guardian] Naked pictures of Prince Harry published by gossip website

12:01 [CNN] BA Googles passengers: Friendlier flights or invasion of privacy?

12:02 [The Hindu - News] 123 talukas in Maharashtra declared drought-hit

12:03 [Fox News: politics] First lady to announce new hiring push for military veterans in Florida

12:04 [Big Think] What It Means to Hate

12:07 [straight] New on DVD/Blu-ray: Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster, The Lucky One, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Think Like a Man, The Walking Dead: Season 2

12:08 [Guardian] Mitt Romney fails to get significant boost from Paul Ryan selection

12:08 [The Hindu - News] Syrian forces kill 11 in Damascus, say activists

12:10 [Mother Jones] Fishing Without a Safety Net

12:12 [] Tajikistan: Gorno-Badakhshan Rally Turns Violent After Commander Assassinated

12:12 [Good] MC5's Wayne Kramer on Prison Rehab With a Beat

12:13 [CNN] Romania's president keeps his job, court rules

12:18 [Spiegel] Jesus and His Father: Offensive Cartoon Has German Christians Fuming

12:19 [Foreign Policy in Focus] West's Idea of No Nukes Doesn't Include Itself (Part 3)

12:22 [Fin24 News] SA's mining unrest spreads

12:23 [Telegraph] Paralympic Agitos hung from Tower Bridge

12:28 [Deutsche Welle] Romney banks on Ryan to shore up conservative base,,16182024,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:30 [Spiegel] Star Witness: Top Syrian Media Host Abandons Assad for the Truth

12:31 [ZDNET] TCS defends India's outsourcing players

12:32 [Guardian] Eugene Terre'Blanche murderer sentenced to life in prison

12:34 [msnbc] Russia warns Obama against 'violation' of law over Syria

12:37 [Telegraph] Prince Harry on duty and off duty

12:37 [BBC: Health] Right-to-die man Nicklinson dead

12:37 [BBC: Education] One in six 16-24-year-olds 'Neet'

12:46 [Slate Magazine] Why Do So Many Politicians Have Daddy Issues?

12:49 [The Hindu - News] Koonal stars for SPIC

12:50 [New Statesman] "We’re not just a Train company, we’re a customer service company that runs trains"

12:53 [The Hindu - News] Volleyball competition

12:55 [Telegraph] David Oakes murders: IPCC finds 'systematic' police failings

12:55 [BBC: Also in the news] Sardinia's Consolata Melis is 105

12:58 [CNN] Child eating disorders on the rise

12:59 [The Hindu - News] City sports today

13:00 [Raw Story] Apple-Samsung smartphone trial heads to jury

13:00 [New York Times: politics] Akin Controversy Stirs Up Abortion Issue in Campaign

13:03 [The Hindu - News] Shree Shravan advances

13:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] CNN Afflicts 'the Skinny-dipper,' Comforts Jesus Christ

13:08 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: Back To Zombie Mode

13:08 [The Independent] Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson dies

13:10 [Raw Story] Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria

13:10 [CNET News] Amazon launches India Kindle Store

13:10 [BBC: Technology] Nikon's Android-powered camera

13:12 [CNN] Biggest celebrity feuds

13:12 [Guardian] Half of Lib Dems want Nick Clegg to resign before election

13:19 [Fox News] Tennis Referee Accused of Killing Husband With Mug

13:19 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Syria's Sectarian Echoes in Turkey

13:19 [Fox News: politics] YouTube launches live stream for presidential campaign events

13:20 [Raw Story] Australian minister: Sweden unlikely to extradite Assange to America

13:22 [International Crisis Group] Ethiopia after Meles

13:23 [Deutsche Welle] Assange stuck in extradition standoff,,16183613,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:23 [The Independent] Camelot loses Health Lottery action

13:25 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: Greece pleads for 'room to breathe' - live

13:28 [Fox News: politics] Poll shows White House race still tight after Ryan choice

13:30 [Raw Story] Syria reportedly ‘ready to discuss’ Assad’s exit

13:30 [Guardian] Tony Nicklinson dies after losing 'right to die' legal battle

13:31 [The Hindu - News] Northeasterners exodus: 4 held in Pune over SMS scare

13:32 [AL JAZEERA] Syria resumes shelling on Damascus districts

13:35 [Financial Times] Japanese exports slump on EU decline

13:38 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: August 22

13:40 [Truthdig] Hysteria

13:41 [CNN] Grievances, fears of instability spread to other South African mines

13:42 [Global Voices] Mauritania: Landslides Leave Residents Homeless

13:48 [zero hedge] West vs East Banker Pay Comparison: JPM's Jamie Dimon: $23,000,000; ICBC's Jiang Jianqing: $308,000

13:49 [Guardian] Asil Nadir found guilty of further seven theft charges

13:54 [CNN] Paralyzed UK man dies after losing assisted-suicide case

13:55 [The Independent] Celebrities including Lord Sugar and Jamie Oliver back u-turn on Virgin Trains decision

13:55 [Truthdig] Photo Essay: Women and War

13:57 [Telegraph] Prince Harry: smartphones have turned us all into paparazzi

14:00 [Raw Story] Russia joins World Trade Organization

14:01 [CNN] Akin takes on 'party bosses,' insists he 'can win this race'

14:02 [The Hindu - News] Coal Minister bats for PM, blames it on States

14:02 [CNN: Technology] Apple and Samsung make final cases to jury

14:03 [The Atlantic: International] Diaoyu in Our Heart: The Revealing Contradictions of Chinese Nationalism

14:07 [Global Voices] Benin: Fear and Loathing as State of Emergency is Declared

14:08 [zero hedge] The Gathering Storm

14:10 [Mother Jones] Rep. Steve King: Minority Students "Feel Sorry For Themselves"

14:11 [The Independent] Essex Police apologises over David Oakes murders

14:11 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 22 August 2012

14:12 [BBC: Science & Environment] Shrimp shells aid uranium harvest

14:18 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: Obama's Warning 'Will Not Deter Assad'

14:18 [ZDNET] T-Mobile Galaxy Note is appealing at $250, but may be too late

14:19 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Arson attack on Islamic centre in Jaffa on Eid

14:27 [The Independent] Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson dies less than a week after losing a legal challenge for the right to end his life

14:34 [Big Think] Simultaneous Car Charging Means Extra Demands on Grid

14:34 [BBC: Entertainment] Author Nina Bawden dies aged 87

14:35 [Fin24 News] Fracking decision imminent

14:36 [The Atlantic: Politics] Liberals Need to Start Holding Obama Responsible for His Policies

14:36 [Slate Magazine] Dear Prudence: Kinky Mom

14:37 [ZDNET] Windows 8 Enterprise: RTM preview

14:38 [CNET News] Get a 10.1-inch Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi + 3G tablet for $199.99

14:38 [CNN] 48 killed in Kenya territory clash, official says

14:43 [CNN] Netiquette: Five texts you should never send

14:47 [ZDNET] Opera, Google extend search deal for two years

14:47 [CNN] New 'democracies' failing if speech isn't free

14:48 [zero hedge] The Gathering Storm

14:48 [Spiegel] Campus Party Europe: World's Largest Tech Fest Begins in Berlin

14:48 [Deutsche Welle] Standstill in India over coal profits and public banks,,16183871,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:52 [The Hindu - News] BJP members storm out of JPC meeting

14:54 [CBC: politics] Wednesdays with @Kady: Layton's legacy, one year later

14:55 [ZDNET] Software companies splash the cash on R&D as Europe's research budget grows

14:55 [Fin24 News] Facebook debit cards for SA

14:56 [CNET News] PayPal brings digital wallet to merchants through Discover

14:56 [CNN] Five things you can learn from guilt

14:56 [The Hindu - News] Stop, look and no go

14:57 [zero hedge] Dollar Shortage Hits Highest Number Of European Banks In Six Months

14:58 [Global Voices] Central America: Upcoming “Camps” for Young Cyber-Activists

14:58 [The Hindu - News] Schoolboy tales of riches and rivalries

15:00 [Slashdot] Mastercard Denies Plans For BitCoin Credit Card

15:02 [CNN] 'Super PAC App' knows when political ads stretch the truth

15:03 [The Hindu - News] In the market for sweets and meats

15:04 [Reuters] Republican Akin defies party bosses, stays in Missouri Senate race

15:04 [Pravda] The missing option to defuse Iran threat

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Sights and sounds of childhood memories

15:07 [Reuters: politics] Republican Akin defies party bosses, stays in Missouri Senate race

15:07 [] Kyrgyzstan: Surprising No One, Governing Coalition Collapses

15:08 [zero hedge] 'Anti-Goldilocks' And The Fed-Equities Nexus

15:09 [CNN] Killer of white supremacist gets life in South Africa

15:10 [Raw Story] Washington man arrested for online threat against Obama

15:12 [Fox News] Tennis Referee Accused of Killing Husband With Mug

15:13 [The Hindu - News] The Bard meets the Doctor of rhyme

15:13 [ZDNET] BlackBerry 10 'incompatible' with existing BES servers: report

15:14 [Deutsche Welle] German filmmakers defy the apocalypse,,16183312,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:14 [CNET News] iPhone prototype surfaces, but what is that logo?

15:14 [msnbc: politics] Opinions harden before fall campaign begins

15:19 [United Nations Foundation] Child Support Awareness Month: Time to Advocate for a New Enforcement Framework for Impoverished Fathers

15:19 [Guardian] Asil Nadir found guilty of stealing millions from Polly Peck

15:19 [Pravda] Finland recognized world's strongest state

15:20 [Telegraph] Hairdresser claims boss offered her £10,000 to sleep with him

15:23 [The Hindu - News] Where clean brushstrokes meet simple lines of text

15:29 [] Do they also kill us?

15:30 [The Independent] Israeli biblical park outfits donkeys with Wi-Fi routers

15:30 [Topix Activism News] Slaughterhouse closed over cow cruelty video

15:30 [Disinformation] Russian Police Searching For More Members Of Pussy Riot

15:33 [The Hindu - News] 48 dead in Kenya clashes

15:35 [Raw Story] Forecast: Hurricane to menace Republican National Convention in Florida

15:35 [New York Times: politics] FiveThirtyEight: Aug. 21: Romney Showing Improved Results in Swing State Polls

15:36 [New Statesman] Liverpool Studio wiped out by Sony

15:38 [Slashdot] Android Piracy Sites Seized By US Government

15:38 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

15:38 [zero hedge] The New Jersery Jobs Neutron Bomb

15:39 [The Hindu - News] T.V. Rajesh released from jail

15:39 [CNN: Money] ROMNEY'S BIG $60M EDGE

15:43 [CNN] Naked photos of Prince Harry surface in Las Vegas

15:43 [The Hindu - News] George hits out at ‘green politicians’

15:45 [The Atlantic: Technology] This Year's Drought Is So Severe, You Can See Its Toll on the Mississippi River From Space

15:45 [The Independent] Elderly woman destroys 19th-century Spanish fresco by Elias Garcia Martinez in botched refurbishment

15:47 [The Hindu - News] Price rise affects State’s normal life: CPI(M)

15:48 [Global Voices] Vibrant Maldives Eid Celebrations - Despite the Political Wrangling

15:49 [Big Think] Who Needs the Protection of a “Personhood” Amendment? Women

15:49 [BBC: Health] DRC Ebola outbreak 'kills ten'

15:50 [Pravda] Britain's Prince Harry snapped naked playing strip billiards

15:51 [CNN] Greedy geezers? That's a myth

15:51 [Slate Magazine] The Rape Skeptic

15:52 [The Onion] [audio] Farm Subsidy Blown On Farming

15:52 [Sydney Morning Herald] Big Brother is watching

15:55 [CNN] Court rules Texas can ban Planned Parenthood from health program

15:55 [Raw Story] Ryan backs away from his ‘forcible rape’ bill: ‘No splitting hairs’

15:56 [Fox News: politics] US court voids rule on coal pollution

16:02 [The Independent] Energy firm SSE confirms almost 10 % price hike

16:02 [CNET News] Bigger ads, bigger bucks? Facebook feels Wall Street heat

16:02 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: The Early Word: Renegade

16:03 [The Hindu - News] SP MLA Vijay Mishra's daughter hands out money to security guards at jail

16:05 [Raw Story] Ecuador president: Assange’s crimes in Sweden aren’t crimes in Ecuador

16:07 [The Hindu - News] Police bust interstate vehicle theft racket

16:08 [Global Voices] Morocco: Is The ‘Allegiance Ceremony' a Thing of the Past?

16:08 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Syria And Iran Dominos Lead To World War

16:10 [Raw Story] Human rights group holds summit in repressive Equatorial Guinea

16:11 [CNN] Raped, pregnant and ordeal not over

16:13 [] Arctic Ice Melting At Startlingly Rapid Rate

16:13 [The Hindu - News] Two labourers killed as fresh violence hits Assam

16:14 [Deutsche Welle] China increases rare earth exports,,16184213,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:14 [CNN] Will Asma al-Assad take a stand or stand by her man?

16:14 [] Democracy Now!: Inside Karl Rove's Secret Kingdom: Craig Unger on Stolen Votes, Political Attacks, Billionaire Ties

16:15 [Raw Story] CNN Contributor: Akin part of ‘theocracy embedded in the GOP’

16:15 [Fox News: politics] Budget analysts project $1.1T federal deficit this year

16:16 [New Statesman] Readers are the real reason British papers won't publish the naked Prince Harry photos

16:18 [The Independent] Serious Fraud Office unclear on how much Polly Peck money stolen by Asil Nadir can be recovered

16:18 [Global Voices] Kazakhstan: Trial of Opposition Leaders Draws Pussy Riot Comparisons

16:19 [The Hindu - News] Succour through soccer

16:20 [CNET News] Spotify is on its way to Canada, report says

16:21 [BBC: Technology] US seizes Android piracy sites

16:23 [The Hindu - News] Kerala to provide Onam gifts to migrant workers

16:26 [ZDNET] Flash memory: How the technology is getting smarter

16:26 [Slashdot] Polish MP Returns iPad Citing Lack of Control

16:34 [ZDNET] Delicious irony: Chinese firm sues for patent infringement

16:36 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Akin Defies Calls to Step Down in TV Interviews

16:37 [zero hedge] Obama's Teleprompters

16:38 [Telegraph] Why did Asil Nadir return for trial?

16:39 [Slashdot] Cats Not Linked To Brain Cancer After All

16:39 [Big Think] Today's Lesson in Societal Collapse, Courtesy of the Mayans

16:40 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: The Curiosity Rover Spins Its Wheel

16:42 [CNN] Photos of naked Prince Harry surface in Las Vegas

16:42 [CNET News] Advancing the state of the art of desktop audio

16:43 [Global Voices] Argentina: “I'm an Organ Donor and I Tell the World”

16:44 [Deutsche Welle] Eurozone crisis adds to Japan's trade deficit,,16183732,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:44 [ZDNET] Why mobile payments is like Wacky Races — and why Apple is steering clear

16:44 [Fin24 News] Tickets for 1time?

16:47 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

16:50 [CNET News] Hey Google, share that Nexus love beyond Samsung

16:50 [zero hedge] 50 Shaded Years Of Healthcare Spending

16:55 [Slashdot] AT&T Defends Controversial FaceTime Policy Following Widespread Backlash

16:55 [Guardian] Tony Nicklinson dies, six days after losing 'right to die' case

16:56 [The Atlantic: Politics] Atlantic Office Hours: Ask Molly Ball About the Party Conventions and More

16:57 [Spiegel] 'Spouse or Life Partner': Ministry Wants to Enshrine Gay Rights in Law

16:58 [msnbc] Housing market improved a bit in summer

17:03 [CNET News] Art Game: If Venus de Milo had an iPhone

17:06 [The Independent] Elderly woman destroys 19th-century Spanish fresco by Elias Garcia Martinez in botched restoration

17:07 [zero hedge] Capital Markets Über Alles: What Mitt Romney's Economic Advisor, Goldman Sachs (And The NY Fed) Really Think

17:08 [Telegraph] Tony Nicklinson: battle for right to die goes on

17:08 [AL JAZEERA] Lebanese rivals continue battles over Syria

17:10 [Mostly Water] Syrian False Flag Planned?

17:10 [ZDNET] A developer crosses over to the dark side and learns marketing

17:10 [Fox News] Debt Tally: Chalk Up Another $1.1T

17:12 [Fox News: politics] Atheists' road signs attack faiths of Romney, Obama ahead of Democratic convention

17:15 [Raw Story] Justice Department opens first Civil Rights unit in Alabama

17:15 [CNN] Greece faces crucial week as austerity measures bite

17:15 [The Atlantic: Technology] Visualizing How Much Energy the Sun Shines Onto Earth: A Thought Experiment

17:15 [Mostly Water] Lawless National Security Letters

17:18 [CNN] Malaga's malady: When foreign ownership goes wrong

17:21 [Guardian] Falklands war novel by leading Argentinian author comes to Edinburgh

17:22 [The Independent] Two German tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

17:24 [Telegraph] 19th century church fresco destroyed by rogue DIY pensioner

17:24 [The Hindu - News] Tamil Nadu student wins U.K. MBA scholarship

17:25 [Raw Story] Forbes names Merkel and Clinton world’s most powerful women

17:28 [] Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan: Smugglers Own the Night

17:30 [Mostly Water] Rage Against the Machine's Guitarist Blasts Romney's VP Pick and Unlikely Rage Fan

17:30 [The Progressive] Walker’s Workforce Czar Wants to Make It More Expensive to Get a Second Degree

17:30 [Disinformation] The U.S. Army’s Quest To Develop An Anti-Suicide Nasal Spray

17:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] What Does Election 2012 Look Like Through Your Eyes?

17:32 [The Hindu - News] M.P. government orders probe into youth's death

17:34 [Deutsche Welle] At least 48 people killed in Kenyan tribal clashes,,16184479,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:36 [CNN] Jump in West Nile cases: What you should know

17:37 [CNET News] Three sites seized after pirating Android apps, DOJ says

17:38 [The Hindu - News] Contemporary architecture tour on Sept 9

17:38 [The Onion] Infographic: Restrictive Voter Laws On The Rise

17:39 [Global Voices] Syria: Ali Farzat Insults Al Arabia Anchor for her Sect

17:39 [Slashdot] Improving Uranium Extraction From Seawater, Inspired by Shrimp


17:39 [Guardian] Life sentence for Terre'Blanche killer sparks racial protests

17:40 [Raw Story] Kiss rockers back ‘pretty’ Pussy Riot’s rights, though not their music

17:43 [CNET News] U.S. Cellular adds Samsung Metrix 4G to smartphone roster

17:43 [CNN: Technology] New app tells you when political ads lie

17:46 [Mother Jones] No, Republicans Don't Have a Lock on Racism, But....

17:47 [ZDNET] Windows 8: It's goodbye netbooks, hello tablets

17:47 [CNN] David Cross on 'Arrested Development's' return

17:47 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Stock Market Is An "Attractive Nuisance" And Should Be Closed

17:50 [Mostly Water] UK Media Lines Up Behind Campaign to Extradite Assange and Silence WikiLeaks

17:51 [CBC: politics] Harper announces new national park in North

17:54 [Deutsche Welle] Turkish-Kurdish conflict intensifies in wake of bombings,,16184270,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:56 [New Statesman] Miliband has the safety catch on. The tough choices can wait

17:56 [CNN] Holey soles: Italy's breathable shoe brand looks east

17:56 [Telegraph] Tesco

17:56 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest: Tasty Medieval Cockentrice Edition

17:59 [Spiegel] Dark Chapter in Rostock's History: Residents Dread 20th Anniversary of Race Riots

18:00 [CNN] Juventus coach Conte loses appeal against 10-month ban

18:05 [ZDNET] AT&T responds to FaceTime, network flap; You'll use Wi-Fi anyway

18:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Tiny Explainer: Welfare Work Requirements

18:09 [Slashdot] Sony Closes WipEout Developer Studio Liverpool

18:10 [Raw Story] Watch live: NASA updates on Curiosity’s first test drive on Mars

18:11 [Fin24 News] Company: Lonmin talks "cordial"

18:11 [straight] News for Youse: Nude Prince Harry, Jack Layton remembered, and Chavril comes together

18:11 [The Independent] Russia joins World Trade Organisation after 18 years of talks

18:11 [CNET News] AT&T defends FaceTime restrictions amid sharp criticism

18:15 [Fox News] Does Tax Loophole Give Illegal Families $7B Payoff?

18:17 [Fin24 News] Company: Lonmin talks 'cordial'

18:19 [CNET News] Archos announces Gen10 XS tablet line

18:23 [] CSTO Keeps Adding Missions; Now, It's Emergency Management

18:23 [CNN: Politics] Candidates avoid talk of Akin on campaign trail

18:23 [] Growing Unrest Follows Massacre at South African Mine

18:24 [Big Think] These Tomatoes Are Helping to Improve the Environment

18:25 [The Atlantic: Technology] Inside the Science That Plays Your Brain Like a Videotape

18:27 [Spiegel] Break with Cronyism: Athens Shows Its Commitment to Austerity

18:27 [The Independent] King of Jordan intervenes in Paralympian sex case in Northern Ireland

18:32 [Good] Interactive Infographic: Where Are the Jobs?

18:33 [Reuters] Akin still defiant, but leaves door open to quitting Senate race

18:33 [The Nation] How Did Coal-Rich India End Up With Power Blackouts?

18:35 [CNN] Maryland train derailment delays terrorism trial at Guantanamo

18:35 [Reuters: politics] Akin still defiant, but leaves door open to quitting Senate race

18:36 [Slashdot] $900,000 Raised For Buying Tesla's Lab

18:38 [zero hedge] Israel's Iran Strike Routes

18:38 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Cameroonian Athletes Braving the Odds

18:40 [Raw Story] Romney adviser: Being gay much like being a polyamorous drug addict

18:41 [CNET News] HTC's One V becomes Cricket's first HTC phone Sept 2

18:42 [CNN] Explainer: the history behind Lance Armstrong's legal fight

18:44 [The Independent] South African is jailed for life for killing white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche

18:46 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 22, 2012

18:49 [CNN] Wonder horse Frankel extends winning run to 13 with Juddmonte victory

18:50 [The Hindu - Opinion] Packaging punch [Telugu: Packaging mushthighatam] Ediorial, August 21, 2012. Translated by V.R. Subrahmanyam, presented by Srinivas Ghantasala

18:50 [The Atlantic: Technology] From Tiny to Tinier: One GIF Zooms in on Bacterial Life

18:53 [Slashdot] Slackware Documentation Project Begins In Earnest

18:55 [Guardian] Forbes list of most powerful women finds little room for Britons

18:56 [CNN] Need to bounce back from political scandal? Marion Barry has advice for you

18:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] Giving the markets a regulatory boost [Malayalam: Vipanikku karuthu pakarumpol]. Editorial, August 22, 2012. Translated by Rasmi Binoy, presented by A Correspondent

18:59 [Telegraph] Forest fires continue to burn in southern Europe

18:59 [New York Times: politics] Limited Convention Coverage Will Leave Ann Romney Off Air

18:59 [ZDNET] The Windows 8 'tutorial' is a joke

19:00 [CNN] West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.

19:01 [Truthdig] NYPD Spying on Muslims Led to No Terror Cases

19:02 [The Hindu - Opinion] Winning the mind game [Tamil: Soozhchchigalai vellum vazhi] Editorial, August 22, 2012. Translated by A. Kumaresan, presented by V.B. Ganesan

19:03 [Fin24 News] Claim: Amcu excluded from talks

19:03 [CNET News] Ex-FTC chief: Google 'unfair competition' suit uphill battle

19:04 [Global Voices] Tajikistan: Troops Open Fire on Protesters in Volatile Province

19:05 [The Atlantic: Technology] How America Swears: Here's a Heatmap Tracking Twitter Profanity

19:06 [Slashdot] Workers Working An Extra 20 Hours a Week Thanks To BYOD

19:07 [msnbc: politics] Obama leads big with Latinos, but enthusiasm still lags

19:08 [zero hedge] The Truth Behind Juncker's Lies: In The Second Largest Greek City, 1250 Companies Have Shuttered In 2012

19:09 [The Onion] 2nd-Grade Teacher Can't Believe How Much Fatter They Keep Getting

19:09 [CNET News] Blinklifier: When mascara just won't cut it

19:09 [The Hindu - News] Amazon steps into India with Kindle store and e-reader

19:10 [The Progressive] No Decent Reason for 2,000 Dead in Afghanistan

19:11 [straight] Dermod Travis: The arcane nature of B.C.'s Elections Act third-party spending rules

19:13 [Telegraph] US Open tennis umpire charged with murder

19:14 [BBC: Health] Older dads link to rise in autism

19:14 [Deutsche Welle] Opinion: An endless odyssey for Romania,,16184983,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:15 [Raw Story] Republicans to declare ‘We Built This!’ in stadium built with government funds

19:15 [BBC: Also in the news] Restoration amateur ruins fresco

19:15 [CNN] Nude Harry photos: How UK tabloids lost their sting

19:15 [CNET News] RIM: Next server will work with all BlackBerry devices

19:16 [Mother Jones] American Education is Not in Catastrophic Decline

19:21 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ryan Pressed to Explain Position on Rape and Abortion

19:23 [] Secret NYPD Unit Spying on Muslims Proves Useless, Unfounded

19:25 [Disinformation] The DisinfoCast with Matt Staggs: Former White Power Activist George Burdi

19:30 [The Atlantic: Technology] Wheee! Curiosity's Descent to Mars, in Enhanced 1080 HD

19:31 [CNN] Legacy at stake: Lance Armstrong's legal fight against doping charges

19:32 [The Independent] Livestock drugs 'link' to obesity epidemic

19:33 [The Atlantic: International] When Is Government Web Censorship Justified? An Indian Horror Story

19:34 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Animals in the News

19:35 [CNET News] Facebook co-founder Moskovitz unloads $9M in stock

19:35 [Disinformation] Walmart To Sell Unlabeled GMO Corn From Monsanto

19:36 [msnbc: politics] GOP brand suffers heading into election season

19:36 [Anarchist news] San Francisco Yuppies Attacked In Solidarity With Pacific Northwest Grand Jury Resisters

19:39 [zero hedge] Romney/Ryan And The Fiscal Cliff

19:40 [Raw Story] Rove’s SuperPAC leader tells Soledad Akin’s ‘undone his own candidacy’

19:41 [Anarchist news] Workers Solidarity Alliance Holds 2012 Continental Conference

19:43 [] USDA Closes Slaughterhouse After Video Showing 'Sickening' Animal Cruelty

19:44 [Fox News] Atheists Attack: Billboards Hit Romney, Obama Beliefs

19:44 [ZDNET] Privacy dispute emerges involving personal data, kids and marketing

19:44 [Topix Activism News] Norway vows 'humane' conditions for mass killer

19:44 [Deutsche Welle] South African president visits mine after police shooting,,16185569,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:44 [CNN] It's Obama vs. Romney in new mobile game

19:45 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: as it happened - August 22, 2012

19:45 [The Atlantic: Technology] 9 Concrete, Specific Things We Actually Know About How Social Media Shape Elections

19:46 [Truthdig] Ryan Joined Akin in Sponsoring Tough Anti-Abortion Bill

19:46 [The Hindu - News] Chennai Angels invests in Classle

19:46 [Mother Jones] A World of Hillbilly Heroin

19:47 [CNN] Investigators look into braking, bridge access in deadly train derailment

19:48 [The Hindu - News] Avaya’s bid to woo SMEs

19:51 [Slashdot] Ubisoft Claims PC Piracy Rate of 93-95%

19:51 [zero hedge] Europe's Inverted Rally

19:51 [CNET News] Facebook's search results now include ads

19:52 [CNN] Clijsters prepares for emotional grand slam farewell at U.S. Open

19:58 [CNN] Clijsters prepares for grand slam farewell at U.S. Open

19:59 [Big Think] The Moral Worldview of Babies

20:01 [Telegraph] Rogue hippo on the loose in Cape Town

20:04 [Guardian] Afghanistan promises to stem insider attacks on Nato forces

20:05 [CNN] Storm prompts U.S. to cancel 9/11 hearing at Guantanamo

20:06 [CNN] 52 killed in Kenya territory clash, officials say

20:08 [zero hedge] FOMC Minutes Indicate No Shift In Fed's Views, Even As Many Members See More Easing Likely Warranted

20:09 [CNET News] What to do when a Mac always boots to verbose or single-user modes

20:10 [The Onion] Poll Reveals You Live In Country Where Mentally Ill Man Still Has Good Chance Of Being Senator

20:10 [The Hindu - News] BJP isolated in its disruption strategy

20:10 [Red Pepper] Bradford’s revolt: Why I left Labour to back Respect

20:10 [CNET News] Revolver-shaped screwdriver guns for your fix-it projects

20:12 [ZDNET] RIM: BlackBerry Enterprise Server will support all devices; we goofed

20:12 [straight] Photo of the Day: Fun with reflections

20:12 [Good] How a Photo Helped A Rescue Dog Beat the Odds

20:13 [CNET News] The 404 1,115: Where the streets have no name (podcast)

20:17 [Slate Magazine] “I’m Not Fighting or Battling Cancer—It’s Fighting Me.”

20:20 [msnbc] Opinions harden before fall campaign begins

20:20 [ZDNET] Exclusive interview: DARPA's new director on consumerization and innovation


20:22 [CNET News] HEVC, a new weapon in codec wars, appears in September

20:23 [Amnesty International] Egypt must uphold freedom of expression and halt prosecution of journalist

20:28 [CNN] Naked Harry scandal a watershed moment for UK press

20:30 [Raw Story] Rep. Joe Walsh ‘bothered’ that Republicans won’t ‘stand up’ for Akin

20:30 [Disinformation] US Drug Czar Woefully Out of Touch With Reality

20:30 [The Hindu - News] Four firms break ground at Sri City

20:31 [Telegraph] King of Jordan offers assurance over Paralympic sex case trial

20:33 [CNN] Akin imbroglio is bad news for Republicans

20:34 [Slashdot] T-Mobile Returns To Unlimited Data Plans

20:34 [Big Think] One Legacy of Andrew: A Better, Stronger Hurricane Simulator

20:35 [World Policy Institute] A German Referendum: Fighting the Tide of Negative Social Mood

20:36 [Truthdig] West Nile Virus on a Deadly Tear in U.S.

20:36 [The Hindu - News] Leasing aircraft on loss-making routes cost AI Rs. 4,234 crore

20:38 [The Independent] Southern Indians left penniless after emu investment scheme bosses disappear leaving thousands of birds to starve

20:40 [CNN] Greece PM in crucial meetings as austerity measures bite

20:40 [The Onion] American Voices: Hurricane Could Strike RNC

20:44 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis: Greek hopes for leniency over austerity set back

20:44 [CNET News] Apple's removes boy genius ads from the Web

20:44 [Deutsche Welle] German cabinet passes new house rules for banks,,16184843,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf


20:46 [CNET News] Microsoft takes a swipe at Kinect pricing

20:46 [ZDNET] VMware CTO Steve Herrod on how the software-defined datacenter benefits enterprises

20:47 [The Hindu - News] Security suggests China meet is nearing

20:47 [Telegraph] Syria: major clashes in Damascus

20:47 [Good] If You Have to Cram, You Might as Well Not Study

20:48 [Financial Times] S African miners defiant over demands

20:49 [zero hedge] Pimco Increases Gold Allocation From 10.5% To 11.5% In Commodity Fund

20:51 [CNN] Going public with depression

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Air tickets get dearer

20:53 [The Atlantic: National] Federal Judge Trashes the Legal Profession for 'Antipathy' Toward the Military

20:53 [] Turkey: Red Crescent Complements Ankara’s National Security Objectives

20:54 [The Independent] Residents of tiny Queensland town fight to put it back on the map after finding it was quietly wiped off years ago

20:55 [Raw Story] Yale study: Alcohol’s gateway effect much larger than marijuana’s

20:57 [The Hindu - News] Centre issues ultimatum to Twitter

20:58 [The Onion] Area Man Regrets Investing In Facebook

21:01 [The Hindu - News] Tata seeks CBI probe into ‘stealing’ of Radia tapes

21:02 [The Hindu - Opinion] Avoiding a minefield

21:04 [BBC: Science & Environment] Mars rover completes first drive

21:05 [ZDNET] The convergence of mobile and social: The next IT battleground

21:06 [Mother Jones] Christian Group Accuses GOP of "Political Gang Rape" Against Todd Akin

21:10 [The Independent] 12 killed and more than 80 injured after fighting in Lebanon between two communities divided over Syria

21:12 [The Hindu - Opinion] Living with the reality of virtual threats

21:13 [straight] Loud pipes irritate, but enhance motorcycle riders’ safety

21:14 [CNN] Plane crash in Kenya kills 4

21:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] Coalgate’s smear

21:17 [Telegraph] Livestock antibiotics 'could have contributed to human obesity'

21:18 [Fox News: politics] Minnesota lawmaker in rest stop scandal says he won't drop bid

21:18 [The Atlantic: International] Now You Too Can Relive the Harrowing Azeri-Armenian War, as a Video Game

21:20 [CNET News] YouTube brings skippable ads to mobile devices

21:20 [The Progressive] A Grisly Milestone for Afghanistan

21:21 [The Hindu - Opinion] Regulation needed

21:21 [The Hindu - News] Torrential rain brings joy & sorrow to Rajasthan

21:22 [msnbc] West Nile outbreak in U.S. surpasses 1,100 cases

21:23 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bank strike

21:23 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan to witness ISRO’s 100th mission

21:23 [Amnesty International] Guatemala: Former police chief convicted in 1980s disappearance case

21:24 [Deutsche Welle] Juncker 'totally opposed' to a Greek euro exit,,16187883,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:26 [CNN] Navy SEAL to release book on bin Laden raid, publishing company says

21:26 [Slashdot] Former Xerox PARC Researcher: Windows 8 Is a Cognitive Burden

21:27 [The Hindu - Opinion] Africa calling

21:27 [The Hindu - News] In Vittla, a mighty house falls into decay

21:30 [CNET News] A view to the future with the Electrolux Design Lab 2012 semifinalists

21:30 [Raw Story] Sheriffs Deputy: Sailor I shot in her backyard ‘startled me’

21:30 [Disinformation] The Real Life Jedi Hover Bike

21:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Underdogs? Inside the Romney Campaign's Digital Efforts

21:32 [CNN] Politics, parties keep some away from conventions

21:33 [CNET News] Amazon offering top dollar for iPhone trade-ins

21:33 [The Hindu - News] Prehistoric druidical rock shelter found in Srikakulam

21:33 [Telegraph] NASA Curiosity rover makes first test drive on Mars

21:34 [CNN] New charge for Family Research Council shooting suspect

21:36 [Mother Jones] Romney's Tax Returns Are Hurting Him Badly

21:37 [The Hindu - Opinion] Everyone’s talking about rape

21:37 [The Hindu - News] Sonia is sixth in Forbes list of 100 most powerful women

21:38 [zero hedge] Citi Sees Greek Exit As Soon As September

21:40 [The Atlantic: Technology] Can a Pacific Island Nation Use Old Industrial Law to Stop Climate Change?

21:44 [] Court: Texas Can Cut Off Funds for Planned Parenthood

21:44 [CNN] Five years for men guilty of plotting to attack government

21:44 [Deutsche Welle] Stuttgart score late, then later in key Europa League win,,16187910,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] Palestinian town gets new Mayor, aged 15

21:49 [CNET News] Comparing Apple v. Samsung to other big tech cases

21:52 [Slate Magazine] From Brooklyn With Bite

21:54 [Big Think] Curiosity: the Opiate of the Space Masses

21:55 [CNN] Attorneys blast Freeh report as Spanier speaks out

21:55 [Slashdot] Private Key Found Embedded In Major SCADA Equipment

21:57 [Mostly Water] Israeli Warmongering

21:58 [Guardian] Ian Tomlinson pathologist Freddy Patel subject of police concerns in 2004

22:00 [Raw Story] Washington U.S. Senate candidate tells reporter ‘Go f*ck yourself’

22:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Goodbye world'

22:03 [The Hindu - Opinion] Bird calls for help

22:05 [CNN: Politics] Priebus: RNC not giving any money to Akin

22:05 [CNET News] Olympus joins the 40x club with the Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

22:06 [Truthdig] Court Overturns Coal Pollution Ruling

22:07 [CNET News] Where Google spends its PAC money on Capitol Hill

22:07 [The Hindu - News] CBI to register case in coal block allocation case

22:08 [zero hedge] Behold The "New Normal" Buyers Of First, Last And Only Resort

22:10 [Raw Story] Record spike as West Nile cases climb to 43 deaths

22:10 [The Progressive] Going Dutch

22:11 [CNET News] MetroPCS honcho: We're no 'podunk' business

22:13 [straight] Dan Savage talks same-sex marriage, LGBT rights, and the Bible with NOM president Brian Brown

22:14 [The Hindu - News] Banking operations come to a standstill

22:15 [Global Voices] Costa Rica: “Was it My Fault I Was Raped, Because I Went Out at Night?”

22:16 [The Hindu - News] Banking operations come to a standstill

22:17 [Good] Dollhouse 2.0: Roominate Lets Girls Play Architect, Designer, and Technologist

22:17 [ZDNET] Kindle Store: Amazon India's next step

22:18 [The Hindu - News] Back in the day, ‘the streetlamps shed light like fireflies’

22:20 [Raw Story] DOJ seizes three websites distributing pirated material in Android app store

22:21 [Truthdig] Assange Willing to Stand Trial in Sweden, Ecuador Says

22:22 [CNET News] Man blows off own hands, builds new ones

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Petition seeks ban on modifying tricolour

22:24 [Big Think] Bloomberg's Next Project: Circumcision?

22:26 [CNET News] Donkeys schlep Wi-Fi into Bible theme park

22:28 [The Hindu - News] Mamata backs government on CAG but opposes FDI in aviation

22:29 [The Onion] WOONSOCKET, RI—Lou Rose's next Craigslist roommate ad is definitely going to specify "must own fork or eating utensil equivalent."

22:29 [CNN] 'Dragon Tattoo' sequel won't be released in 2013, still in the works

22:29 [Mostly Water] Solitary Confinement Is Used as Torture Chambers for Black Dissidents

22:30 [Raw Story] Berlin panda dies at age 34

22:30 [Disinformation] Kansas Jury Refuses To Recognize Marijuana Laws

22:30 [Fin24 News] Toe the line or else, Zuma warns mining firms

22:32 [Slashdot] Crisis Trojan Makes Its Way Onto Virtual Machines

22:34 [The Hindu - News] ‘I did not apply my mind to question whether Adarsh was security threat’

22:34 [Fin24 News] Toe the line, or else, Zuma warns mining firms

22:35 [Fox News: politics] Justice Department joins false claims suit against Gallup

22:37 [zero hedge] Gold Up, Stocks Up, Bonds Up, VIX Up; That Is All

22:37 [Slate Magazine] Obama and Romney Agree on Medicare

22:38 [The Hindu - News] ‘Raj showing his Modi face’

22:39 [Slashdot] Do Antibiotics Contribute To Obesity?

22:40 [CNN] U.N. official urges efforts to safeguard peace in Lebanon

22:42 [CNN] Va. Tech to preserve 'stadium woods,' look elsewhere for sports facility site

22:45 [Raw Story] Election model with 100% success rate predicts Romney victory

22:46 [Fox News] President's Secret Stash Brewing a Federal Case

22:48 [The Hindu - News] A city with a sonata and a symphony

22:49 [BBC: Technology] Sony shuts Wipeout game studio

22:50 [CBC: politics] Harper leaves room for mining near North's new national park

22:50 [CNET News] T-Mobile unthrottles unlimited data

22:50 [Global Voices] Arab World: Scenes of Eid from Syria, Palestine and Bahrain

22:52 [The Hindu - News] Diminishing returns, downward spiral of dance

22:54 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

22:55 [Mostly Water] Obama Threatens to Invade Syria

22:55 [Global Voices] Egypt: Disgusted over Eid Sexual Harassment Photographs

22:56 [Truthdig] Uterus Rex

22:59 [Big Think] Content Marketing is More Important than Ever

23:02 [The Hindu - News] Oh Madras! Oh Chennai!

23:03 [CNN] Late goals secure Chelsea victory over promoted Reading

23:04 [The Hindu - News] Laptop thief lands in police dragnet

23:04 [Slashdot] The Rebirth of PC Gaming? Bring On the Modders!

23:05 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Akin Remarks Push Gender Issues to Center Stage

23:06 [Global Voices] Syria: Give the Nobel Peace Prize to the Syrian People

23:06 [Telegraph] Palace tries to ban naked photos of Prince Harry

23:06 [The Hindu - News] CEG students sup in dining hall, dogs outside

23:07 [zero hedge] The History Of The World's FX Regimes In One Infographic

23:07 [CNET News] Facebook messages start looking more like e-mail


23:08 [The Atlantic: International] What China Loses for Its Support for Syria

23:09 [msnbc: politics] Impassioned Obama hits Romney on education in swing state Nevada

23:09 [CNET News] Archos 101 XS vs. Asus Transformer TF300 vs. Slider

23:11 [CNET News] Curiosity flight director's family lives on 'Mars time'

23:12 [The Hindu - News] Ganesh meets Pillai

23:14 [straight] Unsuspecting pop music fan outraged by pop music concert

23:14 [The Hindu - News] KPCC clamps down on public statements

23:18 [The Hindu - News] Five of family among seven killed in two accidents on Bangalore-Mysore highway

23:19 [CNN] Lawmakers seek answers on official at center of 'Fast and Furious'

23:23 [Slashdot] FAA Denies Vulnerabilities In New Air Traffic Control System

23:27 [CNN] Agencies warn of possible anarchist activity at conventions

23:30 [Disinformation] Doomsday Prophet Admits to Buying Influence at Marine Corps Base

23:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Macro Privatisations Bring Micro Benefits to Guatemalans

23:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] Video of the Day: 'Forcible Rape' and Paul Ryan's Akin Problem

23:34 [Fox News: politics] Feds warn anarchists could blockade roads, use acid-filled eggs to protest conventions

23:38 [Telegraph] Portugal drowning victims: Tributes paid to girl and grandfather

23:38 [Reuters] Akin furor knocks Republicans off message, again

23:40 [Reuters: politics] Akin furor knocks Republicans off message, again

23:42 [Guardian] English GCSEs marked down to curb grade inflation, say teachers

23:42 [Fox News] 'Patton' Spoof Surfaces as VA Pressured on Spending

23:43 [CNN] Nikon's latest camera runs Android

23:44 [] Wall Street Tightens Grip on Public Water as Local Residents Suffer

23:45 [Raw Story] Wealthy Americans ‘less generous’ than middle-class Americans: study

23:46 [Global Voices] Jordan: Say No to Internet Censorship

23:46 [CNET News] DHS warns Siemens 'flaw' could allow power plant hack

23:49 [CNET News] Hewlett-Packard continues to suck wind, cuts outlook

23:50 [CNN] Tropical Storm Isaac is a concern as GOP convention nears

23:52 [Telegraph] US election: Mitt Romney met Todd Akin doctor Jack Willke during 2012 campaign

23:52 [Slate Magazine] Should a Mother Tell Her Child He Was Conceived in a Rape?

23:54 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty urges Pakistan to protect 'blasphemous' girl

23:54 [Deutsche Welle] Charges filed against Bavarian rabbi over circumcision,,16187948,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:55 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: The Agenda: Placing Blame for Middle-Class Doldrums

23:56 [Fox News: politics] Cardinal Dolan to offer convention prayer, Romney announces

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