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00:00 [Big Think] Freedom of Expression is More Important than Dignity

00:01 [Raw Story] Virginia Tech shooting survivor: It is beyond time to talk about gun control

00:03 [Fox News: politics] IG report shows self-reporting program for air traffic controllers needs improvement

00:03 [CNET News] App Store hacker says the 'game is over'

00:04 [Topix Activism News] Cuba dissidents mourn activist killed in car crash

00:11 [CNN] TSA to speed flight attendants through security

00:11 [Reuters: politics] Romney says new gun laws would not "make a difference"

00:12 [Disinformation] Meet the JellyRat

00:15 [Global Voices] India: Fellowships At

00:17 [zero hedge] Is Vegas Signaling The Consumer Is Folding?

00:19 [Slashdot] Discovery Channel Telescope Snaps Inaugural Pictures

00:19 [Pravda] Increasing traffic in the waters of Sri Lanka threatens blue whales

00:21 [Global Voices] Spain: The King's Son-in-law Renews Millionaire Contract

00:22 [CNN] Condemned Georgia inmate gets reprieve

00:23 [Deutsche Welle] EU-Iran nuclear talks - what will they accomplish?,,16030830,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:24 [Russia Today] Visa-free access: Russian museums could become even closer

00:25 [Slate Magazine] Penn State’s Second Chance

00:31 [Raw Story] News Corp shakes up Fox leadership

00:32 [zero hedge] Sigtarp: “Americans Should Lose Faith In Their Government ... Only With This Appropriate and Justified Rage Can We Hope

00:35 [ZDNET] Media hungry Silicon Valley VCs

00:37 [Good] Do It Yourself: Dye Fabric the Right Way #30DaysofGOOD

00:39 [CNN: Politics] Obama largely steers clear of gun debate

00:43 [Guardian] Warren Hill execution stayed at 11th hour by Georgia supreme court

00:46 [CNET News] Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies

00:49 [] Senior Israeli official: Syria regime 'acting responsibly' about chemical weapons

00:50 [Mother Jones] Chart of the Day: Voter ID and Racial Resentment

00:51 [CNET News] Kia sketches sleek new Forte

00:54 [straight] 3:01 Pick Me Up: The Runaways

00:57 [The Onion] [video] Michelle Obama Powers Through Another Day Of Doing Half-Assed Jumping Jacks In Middle School Gym

00:59 [Slashdot] Sally Ride Takes Her Final Flight

01:01 [Raw Story] Contempt motion against Kentucky sexual assault victim dropped

01:04 [Topix Activism News] Morrissey has a cat on his mind

01:05 [BBC: Health] Obese children's hearts in danger

01:06 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Dawn Of The Great California Energy Crash

01:21 [ZDNET] Peppermint OS Three: The real-deal desktop cloud Linux

01:22 [CNET News] iPad and Nexus 7 face off in torture test

01:26 [CNN] Justice Department investigating Pennsylvania voter ID law

01:27 [The Onion] TV Listings: Para-Pa-Legal

01:33 [CNN] The rebirth of turn-based strategy games

01:36 [Raw Story] Questions linger in wake of Colorado theater massacre

01:39 [Slashdot] Prime Ministerial Plagiarism Farce Continues In Romania

01:39 [Fox News: politics] Federal court rules Wisconsin schools' graduations in church were unconstitutional

01:41 [CNET News] Google science fair entrants focus on health, environment

01:54 [Reuters: politics] Obama to Republicans: stop playing politics with military

01:55 [Red Pepper] Syria: Which road for Damascus?

01:55 [straight] Video: Jesse Pinkman high on meth on The Price is Right

01:57 [Disinformation] ‘I have committed intellectual blasphemy’ -Alexander Cockburn on ‘Climate Change’ R.I.P

02:00 [Russia Today] Egypt lifts 5-year blockade of Gaza, allowing Palestinians free entry

02:00 [Big Think] When You Think Atheist, Think Daylight Atheism

02:02 [msnbc] Video: Thousands of police officers patrol in London

02:04 [Topix Activism News] U.S., China begin annual human rights dialogue

02:06 [Raw Story] Latest Batman movie has third largest opening ever

02:07 [zero hedge] 65 Year Old Video Says Gold Is 'Good Money'

02:18 [zero hedge] Smashing The Can Instead Of Kicking It Down The Road

02:20 [Fox News: politics] Obama tries to pit Republicans against veterans in VFW speech

02:21 [Slashdot] Being Honest In Exit Interviews Is Pointless

02:22 [Disinformation] Put The Gun In Your Own Mouth

02:27 [CNET News] A/C Pro recharge kit: a DIY fix for aging car air conditioners

02:28 [CNET News] Marissa Mayer enters the Yahoo pressure cooker

02:32 [Reuters] NCAA sanctions Penn State for Sandusky scandal

02:32 [CNET News] New iPhone connector threatens car compatibility

02:32 [BBC: Science & Environment] Sat-nav sheep support prediction

02:35 [Reuters: politics] Obama to Republicans: stop playing politics with military

02:36 [Raw Story] Rep. Moran: Lawmakers ‘complicit’ in Colorado theater massacre

02:36 [Global Voices] Colombia: “Are we Truly Independent?”

02:46 [Guardian] Paying a plumber cash in hand is morally wrong, says Tory minister

02:48 [Fox News] Police Stop Driver, Find Guns, Massacre Clippings

02:53 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: Do we know the value?

02:57 [CNN] Sentencing Tuesday in priest abuse case

02:57 [Disinformation] Via Cracked: The Six Most Popular Crime Fighting Tactics (That Don’t Work)

03:13 [Deutsche Welle] Moody's gloom stretches to German economic outlook,,16120697,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:14 [The Onion] GLENS FALLS, NY—Something really amazing happened on the Internet while Rick Delgado was outside.

03:19 [ZDNET] Silicon Valley women VCs - Partners or publicists?

03:23 [CNET News] Twitter wants to be a bigger part of live events

03:25 [CNET News] Stalkbook: Stalk anyone, even if you're not Facebook friends

03:27 [Disinformation] Bankers Gone Wild

03:39 [CNET News] Foxconn slated to open up shop in Indonesia

03:42 [Global Voices] China: Chinese Alcohol

03:43 [Fox News] Lawmaker Tries Pipeline End Run

03:45 [ZDNET] Aussie Govt looks to single secret domain

03:53 [Slashdot] NSA Chief To Address Hackers At DEF CON

03:56 [straight] Jason Kenney surprises at unveiling of Komagata Maru memorial, but attendees say Stephen Harper should still apologize in Commons

04:00 [Russia Today] Moody’s cuts Germany's outlook to ‘negative’

04:03 [ZDNET] India's IT industry faces labor law hurdle

04:16 [Raw Story] Mentally disabled man’s execution stayed at 11th hour by Georgia Supreme Court

04:27 [Disinformation] Witnesses to a Massacre: Other Participants In The Columbine Shooting

04:31 [ZDNET] Cisco to cut 1,300 jobs

04:34 [CNET News] Cargo craft aborts approach to space station after test failure

04:46 [Fox News] Republican Lawmaker Tries Pipeline End Run

04:47 [CNET News] How Windows 8 performance smokes Windows 7: Microsoft

04:50 [CNN] 'Stark wake-up call' with $60 million fine for Penn State

04:51 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Deck Stacked Against Women’s Land Rights in Asia

04:53 [The Hindu - News] Teacher arrested on charge of sexually assaulting student

04:56 [zero hedge] China's Schrodinger Economy Continues To Contract And Expand At Same Time

04:57 [Disinformation] Kim Dotcom’s Amazingly Bad Free Speech Music Video

04:57 [CNN] Hong Kong cleans up in aftermath of Typhoon Vicente

04:59 [The Hindu - News] Madras varsity to continue scheme for poor students

05:04 [CNET News] YouTube gently prods users to go by their real names

05:06 [BBC: Education] UK 'faces science skill shortage'

05:16 [ZDNET] China seeks boost from IT, new energy

05:21 [Raw Story] NSA whistle blowers allege data being collected on every American

05:23 [CNET News] Cisco to lay off another 1,300 employees

05:38 [Reuters: politics] Washington must act to avoid damaging economy: Geithner

05:39 [New York Times: politics] Eagleton Pick in 1972 Colors Today’s Vice-President Hunt

05:44 [The Hindu - News] The birth of the Vidhana Soudha and more

05:45 [Russia Today] Internet giants, privacy advocates in 'Do Not Track' showdown

05:50 [The Hindu - News] Waiter! What’s that wriggling in my soup?

05:51 [Raw Story] Rep. Hoyer urges action on ‘deeply disturbing’ anti-voter campaign

05:52 [Financial Times] China manufacturing edges towards growth

05:54 [The Hindu - News] There is shortage of food inspectors

05:57 [Infoshop] 13,200 Bq/Kg cesium from riverside in Ibaraki, 178km from Fukushima

05:58 [The Hindu - News] Court gives panel 45 days tostudy BBMP’s civil works

05:59 [AntiWar] Yawn: Romney Goes Abroad

06:00 [Slashdot] Microsoft Won't Say If Skype Is Secure Or Not. Time To Change?

06:00 [Big Think] John Maeda: Overcoming Fear – What Batman's Really About

06:02 [Infoshop] Cesium measured in rice and milk sold in western Japan

06:04 [The Hindu - News] Shining as bright as yellow metal

06:06 [zero hedge] "Mr Libor" Leaves The British Bankers' Association, Goes To Reuters

06:07 [Infoshop] Russia Today: Radioactive blue-fin tuna on the shores of the US

06:08 [The Hindu - News] ‘Dzire’ to drive a Maruti will have to wait

06:09 [CNN] Tinted prejudice in China

06:10 [Reuters: politics] Obama unveils form to streamline college aid shopping

06:14 [The Hindu - News] Hussainsagar filled to the brim

06:18 [Topix Activism News] US evangelical Christians accused of promoting homophobia in Africa

06:18 [The Hindu - News] Jobs up for grabs during Ramzan

06:20 [The Hindu - News] World heritage status sought for three historic sites

06:21 [Fox News: politics] Democratic Sen. Feinstein suggests some leaked info came from the White House

06:24 [The Hindu - News] Osmansagar, Himayatsagar gain good levels

06:26 [Raw Story] Evangelical Christians from U.S. accused of promoting homophobia in Africa

06:26 [CNET News] Hotel cardkey locks said to be vulnerable to bypass hack

06:29 [CNN] Sentencing set in Pennsylvania priest abuse case

06:30 [Big Think] What Are the Best Poems of the Past 25 Years?

06:30 [The Hindu - News] TSJAC calls for bandh today

06:34 [The Hindu - News] ‘Telangana Aata Pata’ proposed during Ganesh fete

06:35 [Russia Today] Scientists create first-ever virtual germ

06:38 [The Hindu - News] Power cuts back in Hyderabad after brief lull

06:45 [Guardian] US evangelical Christians accused of promoting homophobia in Africa

06:45 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

06:47 [CNET News] Android comes under fire from game developers on piracy

06:59 [Deutsche Welle] Remembering the Loveparade stampede, two years on,,16120794,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:01 [Reuters] Obama attacks on taxes and Bain hit Romney ratings

07:05 [ZDNET] Google Nexus 7 bright image compression blamed on OEM incompetence

07:05 [Reuters: politics] Obama attacks on taxes and Bain hit Romney ratings

07:10 [] Will Downing St. Memo Recur on Iran?

07:15 [] The reluctance that dogs the West’s approach to Iran

07:17 [CNN] Pakistan spy agency chief to tell CIA: End drone strikes; ID targets for us to attack

07:21 [Guardian] Hong Kong hit by stong typhoon

07:25 [CNET News] Marty Scorsese the latest celebrity to chat up Siri

07:26 [New Statesman] Six things we’ve learnt from Sue Akers at the Leveson Inquiry

07:27 [The Hindu - News] Surprise visit by V-C at girls’ college on opening day

07:28 [AL JAZEERA] Syria warns of chemical attack on invaders

07:29 [The Hindu - News] Court notice to Centre on radiation from mobile towers

07:30 [CNET News] Flash memory price drop forces Toshiba to cut production 30%

07:32 [AL JAZEERA] Syria warns of chemical attack on invaders

07:33 [Global Voices] Syria: Refuge in Armenia

07:35 [The Hindu - News] Was Delhi Metro a tad late in returning land?

07:36 [Mother Jones] Ethanol Subsidies: Even Stupider Than We Thought

07:41 [The Hindu - News] Vihar announces day-out packages

07:45 [The Hindu - News] Physically challenged woman seeks action against ‘assailant’

07:46 [] Israeli negotiator: Social protest affected Netanyahu's decision on Shalit deal

07:49 [The Hindu - News] ‘Human errors’ cause for most accidents

07:58 [Global Voices] Mexico: Tijuana's Unexpected Cinema Movement

07:59 [Deutsche Welle] EU steps up sanctions against Syria,,16120729,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:02 [The Hindu - News] ‘Don’t giveall hotels a bad name’

08:05 [BBC: Entertainment] Mariah Carey joins American Idol

08:08 [The Hindu - News] Corporation’s move restricting access to dirt tract draws flak

08:09 [CNN] China manufacturing edges towards growth

08:10 [The Hindu - News] Coimbatore IT companies tap potential in niche segments

08:10 [Russia Today] Progress cargo ship fails to dock to ISS

08:16 [The Hindu - News] Academia hails Anna University merger

08:19 [Fin24 News] Markets panic as euro turbulence returns

08:22 [The Hindu - News] Aim at achieving zero accidents, Vijayawada RTC drivers told

08:26 [The Hindu - News] Centre suffering from policy paralysis, says Jayalalithaa

08:30 [The Hindu - News] AP will protect interests of Krishna Delta farmers: Minister

08:33 [BBC: Science & Environment] First US woman into space dies

08:34 [The Hindu - News] Fish market in Masula stands testimony to official apathy

08:39 [Deutsche Welle] Temporary reprieve given to Georgia death row inmate,,16120837,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

08:39 [Pravda] Victor Bout's extradition unsafe for the world?

08:41 [] Obama will visit Israel if re-elected, says aide

08:42 [The Hindu - News] Krishna, Hina to meet in Pak in September

08:46 [The Hindu - News] Thiruvananthapuram Corporation opposes move to transfer hospital

08:50 [The Independent] Paying tradesmen cash in hand is 'morally wrong' says minister

08:51 [Guardian] Gary McKinnon extradition case reviewed at high court

08:56 [The Hindu - News] An eco-friendly road corridor

08:57 [Pravda] Smoking easily kills even Marlboro cowboys

08:58 [The Hindu - News] AVC College wins women’s title

09:00 [The Hindu - News] An eco-friendly road corridor in Kerala

09:04 [CNET News] Can I ditch Sprint without paying an early termination fee?

09:05 [Guardian] Paying a plumber cash in hand morally wrong, says Tory minister

09:06 [The Hindu - News] Fresh incidents of ethnic violence in Assam; death toll 21

09:09 [BBC: Technology] New delay in 4G mobile auction

09:12 [The Hindu - News] Bridging the disconnect from the real world

09:14 [CNN] Official: Trap in Colorado suspect's home had 30 homemade grenades, gasoline

09:15 [Slashdot] Neuroscience May Cure Videogames Industry's Obsession With Guns

09:22 [Fin24 News] Fuel sector seals 2-year wage deal

09:27 [The Hindu - News] M.Tech. course in geotechnical engineering

09:27 [Guardian] Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes makes first appearance before judge

09:28 [International Crisis Group] Stirring up the South China Sea (II): Regional Responses

09:30 [] Approaching Financial Abyss

09:31 [Pravda] The corruption of America is complete

09:36 [BBC: Entertainment] Celebrating and hating graffiti in London

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Fishermen strike work

09:38 [Spiegel] From Stable to Negative: Moody's Cuts Outlook for Germany's Top Rating

09:38 [ZDNET] Baidu Q2 profit up 70 percent on ad sales

09:41 [] Haaretz journalist Uri Blau found guilty under plea bargain of holding secret IDF info

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Agri co-op bank staff stage demo

09:47 [CNN] Tales of heroism abound from Colorado movie theater tragedy

09:49 [CNN] Gunmen attack NATO supply convoy in Pakistan, killing 2

09:53 [The Hindu - News] No end to hostel imbroglio

09:57 [The Hindu - News] Companies looking for ‘industry-ready’ recruits, says NIIT vice president

09:57 [CNN] Why Olympics aren't good for us, but could be

10:00 [] Eroding Social Justice in Spain

10:07 [Mother Jones] Could Romney Get Audited?

10:13 [The Hindu - News] Drive to check quality of milk in Kochi during festival season

10:14 [The Independent] 80 homes burned in India clashes

10:15 [ZDNET] Nokia completes Scalado buy; hires staff, bolsters IP

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Catering centre closed down

10:18 [International Crisis Group] Chávez, die Wahl und die Krankheit

10:21 [Russia Today] Performance spike: Gamova & co. among favorites for London volleyball gold

10:23 [The Hindu - News] A tailor-made cuisine

10:25 [The Hindu - News] Jayaprakash seeks extension of night train to Karwar

10:28 [Topix Activism News] International Fund for Animal Welfare Penguin Stranding Mystery in Brazil Prompts Rescue Attempt

10:29 [Guardian] Syria crisis: clashes and prison mutiny in Aleppo - live updates

10:33 [ZDNET] UC Berkeley latest to join edX program

10:33 [The Hindu - News] Tiger reserve areas should not be used for tourism: SC

10:36 [BBC: Technology] Ofcom reveals 4G auction plans

10:37 [CNET News] UK's 4G mobile spectrum sale earmarked for the end of 2012

10:37 [The Hindu - News] Kalenja, a fading tradition

10:41 [ZDNET] EU approves Cisco bid for NDS

10:41 [] Mofaz: I never revealed secret Israeli information on Iran

10:43 [The Hindu - News] Employees go on strike at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant

10:44 [Fox News] America's First Female Astronaut Sally Ride Dies

10:44 [Deutsche Welle] China evacuates thousands after typhoon hits Hong Kong,,16121026,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:48 [International Crisis Group] Una Policía de la cual sentir orgullo

10:50 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] What Do Egyptians Know

10:51 [CNN] The 10 strangest, weirdest Olympic sports

10:55 [CNN] South Korean president apologizes for bribery scandals in his inner circle

10:56 [Russia Today] Chicago cop torture payouts reach $40m

10:59 [Global Voices] Bloggers Discuss Gender Verification at London 2012 Olympics

11:01 [Russia Today] Rubin’s season starts with Krasnodar blunder

11:04 [The Independent] Fierce clashes for fourth day running in Syria


11:09 [CNN] How the Higgs can lead us to the dark universe

11:11 [Russia Today] Libor probe engulfs bank traders

11:13 [CNN] 3-D printing: the shape of things to come

11:19 [Slashdot] USB 3.0 100W Power Standard Seeks To End Proprietary Chargers

11:20 [CNN] Marieme Jamme: Shaping Africa's tech revolution

11:24 [Deutsche Welle] German software giant SAP defies crisis, boosts sales,,16121084,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:28 [The Hindu - News] Putin warns of Afghan-type war in Syria

11:31 [Russia Today] ‘Fall of EU could help a new Hitler come to power’

11:31 [Guardian] 'Too hot' for trains to Olympic stadium

11:32 [New Internationalist] The new Kandakas: Sudanese women at the frontline of the revolution

11:40 [CNN] Syria tries to clarify comments about WMD possession

11:41 [Fin24 News] Calls for debate on municipalities

11:44 [Deutsche Welle] Romney's liaisons dangereuses,,16113600,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:52 [The Independent] Summer finally arrives as Britain basks in scorching sun and soaring temperatures

11:55 [ZDNET] E-tender familiarity crucial for S'pore SMBs

12:01 [Russia Today] Iskander gets $1.2bln update to counter US missile defense

12:07 [Slate Magazine] Blogging the Human Genome

12:10 [CNN] British prosecutors announce phone-hacking charges

12:10 [The Independent] Gary McKinnon extradition decision due by mid-October

12:11 [Fin24 News] Cosatu calls for municipalities debate

12:12 [] Israel defense official: Syria in full control of chemical weapons stockpiles

12:14 [Fox News] Dem Turns to White House for Leaks

12:17 [Good] Eagle Scouts Send Their Medals Back to Texas in Protest

12:22 [msnbc] UK workers cash in on Olympics with strike threats

12:22 [CNN] Man convicted of killing Jennifer Hudson's family members seeks new trial

12:22 [Slate Magazine] "Betrayal by the Beloved"

12:25 [CNET News] Facebook's Zuckerberg secures 6 year-old privacy patent

12:26 [Russia Today] Slim hopes for extradition as Ukraine wraps up probe into attempt on Putin

12:27 [Mother Jones] This Conspiracy-Toting Conservative Blogger Could Be Headed to Congress

12:27 [Fin24 News] African middle class fuels aviation growth

12:29 [Deutsche Welle] Cologne arts academy aims to internationalize,,16120981,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:31 [ZDNET] Avnet: Supply chain risk mitigation underrated

12:33 [The Hindu - News] Manmohan calls up Gogoi

12:34 [Caritas Internationalis] Keeping children HIV-free and keeping their mothers alive

12:36 [Financial Times] Eurozone countries hit back at Moody’s

12:37 [] Opera singer with Nazi tattoos withdraws from German festival

12:37 [Slate Magazine] I’m With the Band

12:38 [msnbc] UK PM's ex-aide to face charges in phone-hacking scandal

12:39 [Deutsche Welle] Police arrest ex-chief of Anglo Irish Bank in fraud probe,,16121300,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:43 [AL JAZEERA] Syria rebels launch attack on central Aleppo

12:46 [zero hedge] Spain Not Uganda - Increasingly Looking Like Vigilante Hell With 2 Year At 6.66%, 10 Year At 7.6%

12:48 [Guardian] Phone hacking: Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and six others face charges - live

12:49 [Truthdig] Rebekah Brooks Faces Phone Hacking Charges

12:52 [Slate Magazine] Others’ Milk

12:53 [The Hindu - News] Phone hacking: Coulson, Brooks to be charged

12:57 [ZDNET] Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 banned across Europe, but does that apply in the UK?

12:58 [Le Monde diplomatique] The Lily-pad strategy


12:59 [CNN] Sentencing set for man convicted of killing Jennifer Hudson family members

12:59 [Deutsche Welle] German government, markets cool to Moody's ratings outlook,,16121393,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:00 [AL JAZEERA] Ex-aide to UK PM faces phone-hacking charges

13:00 [Guardian] Gary McKinnon extradition decision delayed until October

13:01 [Russia Today] Top US Commander accused of stalling Afghanistan hospital abuse probe

13:04 [AL JAZEERA] Brooks and Coulson face phone-hacking charges

13:04 [Fox News: politics] Justice Department opens investigation into Pennsylvania voter ID law

13:06 [CNET News] Join us live for Apple's Q3 earnings call today

13:07 [zero hedge] Goldman Murders Muppets, Tells Them To Stay Long Spanish, Italian Bonds

13:07 [Spiegel] 'Reckless' And 'Unprofessional': German Minister Criticized for Greece Comments

13:08 [BBC: Health] More effective TB treatment hope

13:09 [Truthdig] The Next One Out There

13:10 [CNN] Father's campaign: More time off for grieving parents

13:10 [Fox News] Source: Massacre Gunman Had Extensive Firepower

13:11 [CNN] Olympic mascots: Cute or creepy?

13:11 [Raw Story] Former Murdoch newspaper execs charged in phone-hacking case

13:11 [Russia Today] Russia’s EDC drilling company extends into Middle East

13:11 [Fox News: politics] White House report warns families' taxes could go up $1,600 without deal

13:12 [Good] Intermission: Meet the Superhumans

13:15 [The Hindu - News] More troops called up for Olympics security

13:17 [Spiegel] 'Reckless' And 'Unprofessional': German Minister Criticized for Greece Comments

13:17 [CBC: politics] Gun summit brings Harper to Toronto today

13:17 [The Hindu - News] Survivors of Time - In letter and spirit

13:21 [Raw Story] China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

13:22 [CNN] UK deploying 1,200 extra Olympics troops

13:23 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 banned in EU in fresh Apple patent twist

13:26 [] Tajikistan Troops Killed in Badakhshan Clash

13:26 [Raw Story] U.S. civilian killed by gunmen in Afghanistan

13:28 [Slashdot] The Nation Is Losing Its Toolbox

13:29 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Barak orders demolition of eight Palestinian villages for military training area

13:30 [Deutsche Welle] Hunting for fossils is back-breaking work,,16121462,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:30 [Fin24 News] Eskom: Warmer weather reduces demand

13:30 [The Independent] Ian Burrell: Day of reckoning over phone hacking will see most of News International's former hierarchy in the dock

13:30 [Big Think] How Facebook Will Leverage Users and Create a More Sustainable Society

13:31 [CNN] The overwhelming maleness of mass homicide

13:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: Swirling Haze on Saturn's Moon

13:36 [Russia Today] Typhoon Vincente slams Hong Kong (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

13:36 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Obama Administration Violated the Constitution But Won't Reveal How

13:37 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: July 24

13:40 [Fin24 News] Consumers complain most about cars

13:42 [ZDNET] To 20nm and beyond: ARM targets Intel with TSMC collaboration

13:46 [Raw Story] Scores injured as typhoon lashes Hong Kong

13:46 [CNET News] AT&T posts Q2 profit of $3.9B, sells 3.7M iPhones

13:48 [The Hindu - News] US adds $150 million to battle AIDS

13:48 [The Independent] Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson charged with conspiring to hack Milly Dowler's phone

13:51 [CNN] When Christians are their own worst enemies

13:51 [Russia Today] Virus-struck: New virus attacks Iranian nuclear program?

13:56 [zero hedge] Global Trade And Logistics Bellwether UPS Misses Top and Bottom Line, Cuts Forecast

14:02 [Slashdot] NSA Declassifies Memo About Failed TRAILBLAZER Project

14:02 [Good] The Legacy of Sally Ride, the First American Woman in Space

14:03 [CNN] Extreme weather and a changing climate

14:04 [Fox News: politics] Obama claims Romney 'twisted' his words on 'you didn't build that'

14:04 [CNN] Tea time in London: 3 modern teahouses

14:06 [CNN] Former Cameron aide, Murdoch ally charged with phone hacking

14:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Will Florida's Voter Purge Cost Obama the Election?

14:07 [zero hedge] Daily US Opening News And Market Re-Cap: July 24

14:10 [Pravda] Putin's might-have-been assassins scared to come to Russia

14:15 [CNET News] New iPod Touch could match taller size of new iPhone

14:15 [CNN] Looking into the minds of killers

14:16 [The Hindu - News] After NCP, Congress MLAs open a front against Chavan

14:18 [ZDNET] Location Based Technologies adds mobile support for asset-tracking tech

14:19 [Middle East Monitor] Abdel Bari Atwan: Syria's chemical weapons and the path to global war

14:20 [Deutsche Welle] UK prosecutors press charges against former tabloid editors,,16121495,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:20 [The Hindu - News] More buses from TTDC for temple tour


14:22 [] Jerusalem man detained over death threats at gay pride film screening

14:26 [Raw Story] Russian cargo ship fails to dock with space station

14:26 [Russia Today] NBA rookie Shved happy to join “young and ambitious” Minnesota

14:27 [Slate Magazine] Bear Baiting, Shin Kicking, and Races for Old Women

14:28 [ZDNET] Europe's outsoucing hub facing programmer shortage - despite rocketing IT student intake

14:30 [CNN] This week on Marketplace Middle East

14:32 [BBC: Technology] Online 'porn pirates' targeted

14:35 [The Independent] Researchers reveals the the real austerity Olympics: The political refugee games of 1948

14:36 [ZDNET] Seidio kickstand cases for the Galaxy S III and HTC One X (review)

14:36 [The Atlantic: Politics] Promises About Another American Century Are Pretty Lies

14:37 [zero hedge] The Issue Of 'Moments'

14:37 [CNET News] iPad Mini to debut in September, says analyst

14:39 [Slashdot] Gartner Analyst Retracts "Windows 8 Is Bad" Claim

14:40 [CNN] Can Skype 'wiretap' video calls?

14:42 [Topix Activism News] Cuban activists pay tribute to Oswaldo Paya

14:42 [] PHILIPPINES: Much still to be fought for

14:42 [CNN] McLaren chief: F1 teams must unite

14:43 [Amnesty International] Belarus urged to release “teddy bear” free speech activist

14:44 [msnbc: politics] Why Obama's Jewish margin in Florida could be critical

14:45 [The Atlantic: National] Deathsploitation Check: Understanding Murderers vs. Exploiting Victims

14:46 [Russia Today] Russia blasts Latvia for blasphemy over WWII statements

14:47 [Spiegel] The Endgame in Syria: Assad's Bloody Battle to Cling to Power

14:47 [] Iran launches its first home built oil tanker

14:51 [Raw Story] Colbert ‘regrets’ missing out on media’s partisan Aurora speculation

14:51 [Russia Today] Top court confirms appeal into Khodorkovsky case

14:52 [] 'Voting Rights Act' Violation? US Probes Pennsylvania's New Voter ID Law

14:56 [zero hedge] No Housing Recovery In These Three Charts

14:57 [Spiegel] SPIEGEL Interview with Finland's Finance Minister: 'Our Solidarity Is Limited'

15:00 [Deutsche Welle] Fight for central Aleppo intensifies in Syria,,16121558,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:01 [Slashdot] Aussie Judge Declares Apple-Samsung Patent Battles "Ridiculous"

15:01 [Russia Today] Medical mystery over discarded embryos: Stem-cell research or illegal abortions?

15:05 [ZDNET] Box rolls out Windows Phone app, bolsters Qualcomm ties

15:05 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea tries to lure defectors back,,16121485,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:05 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Crowd-sourcing a Nation Into Existence

15:06 [CNET News] Bought a Mac after June 10? Get a free upgrade to Mountain Lion

15:07 [CNN] London's World Heritage Sites: 5 ways to escape the Games

15:08 [The Independent] Protests against Army cuts held across UK

15:08 [CNN] Egypt names new prime minister

15:09 [The Hindu - News] NCP warns of pullout if demands are not met by tomorrow

15:13 [The Hindu - News] India evacuating embassy officials’ families from Syria

15:15 [msnbc] First Thoughts: Changing the tone

15:15 [Big Think] Apple Working Against the Public Interest, Insists Justice Department

15:19 [msnbc: politics] Obama tries to change the tone

15:19 [The Hindu - News] Big Ben to ring more than 40 times to celebrate Games

15:21 [Raw Story] The Rich Are Just Better, Sez Jon Kyle

15:21 [Slashdot] Correcting the Record: the Government's Role In the Internet

15:23 [ZDNET] SAP maintains 2012 outlook: Can it deliver?

15:26 [Global Voices] Colombia: Locals Concerned Over Media's Slant on Cauca Conflict

15:27 [Russia Today] US cops catch attempted ‘Batman’ mass-murder copycat with massive arsenal

15:27 [] Economists and Workers Both Say: Raise the Minimum Wage

15:27 [CNET News] Ahead of earnings day, Facebook manages expectations

15:27 [Disinformation] Taiwanese Teen Dies In Internet Cafe After 40 Straight Hours Of Video Games

15:29 [The Hindu - News] Mukul Roy seeks adequate force to protect trains in Assam

15:31 [Raw Story] U.S. evangelicals ‘colonizing’ Africa on abortion and LGBT rights


15:32 [CNET News] 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro to arrive September, says analyst

15:36 [zero hedge] Dominoes Tumbling: Catalonia Informally Requests Bailout As Spain Considering Credit Line Request

15:37 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'Use of Chemical Weapons Would Be Suicide for Assad'

15:39 [The Hindu - News] Gas tragedy victims to hold ‘Bhopal Olympics’

15:40 [Guardian] Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks to be charged over phone hacking

15:40 [CNN] Sports photography master class: Classic Olympic photos

15:41 [Fin24 News] SA ranked 40 on food security index

15:41 [CNET News] Thunderstruck! A tale of malware, AC/DC, and Iran's nukes

15:41 [Raw Story] Evangelical radio host blames Colorado shooting on ‘the liberals’ way’

15:42 [Russia Today] Former Anglo-Irish bank chief arrested

15:46 [CNN] Victims of Colorado massacre remembered with poignant stories

15:46 [The Onion] [audio] New Senate Bill Tests Through The Roof

15:49 [CNN] London prepares for an Olympics to remember

15:49 [The Hindu - News] Govt. to be careful in permitting conversion of plantations

15:50 [Deutsche Welle] Apple wins partial victory in patent war with Samsung,,16121703,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:53 [CNN] Shudders, warnings over WMDs in Syria

15:53 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Anthony Gregory: Then, Who DID Build It, Mr. President?

15:53 [The Hindu - News] Lokayukta court orders probe against Yeddyurappa, son

15:56 [Raw Story] The History of the NRA Is *Really* Interesting

15:58 [] New info on Shalit deal shows, yet again, that in the Mideast, nothing is as it appears

15:58 [The Independent] Basildon Council prepares to take fresh action against Essex travellers

16:00 [The Atlantic: National] Today's News: Colbert, Frogs, Chinese Names, Chinese Floods

16:01 [Fin24 News] SA must fight inequality - World Bank

16:01 [] Democracy Now!: White Plains Police Officer Who Used Racial Slur Before Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain is Suspended

16:01 [CNET News] Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/24: What is this?

16:01 [Slashdot] Spooky: How NSA's Surveillance Algorithms See Into Your Life

16:03 [New Statesman] Cassetteboy is back, taking Boris Johnson to new levels of incomprehensibility

16:05 [straight] The Georgia Straight presents Hawksley Workman at the Rio Theatre

16:06 [zero hedge] Richmond Fed Faceplants At -17, Expectations Of Rise To -1; Worst Since April 2009

16:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Only Stronger U.S. Leadership Can End the AIDS Epidemic

16:07 [Russia Today] Troubled Navy painter torched sub after ex-girlfriend text

16:07 [AL JAZEERA] UK PM's ex-aide charged in hacking scandal

16:10 [The Atlantic: National] Less Guns, Less Violence

16:10 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Israel deploys anti-missile batteries near Egyptian border

16:11 [Global Voices] Bermuda: Social Politicking

16:12 [Disinformation] Horror in Russia: Fisherman Discovers Hundreds of Mummified Fetuses

16:13 [New Statesman] Does Louise Mensch have 80,000 fake followers on Twitter?

16:16 [Big Think] Incognito Supercomputers and the Singularity

16:19 [Fox News: politics] Someone else made that happen? Business owners know hard work, long hours lead to success -- and an early grave

16:19 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Value of Website Design Tools vs. Hand Coding?

16:23 [] Bulgaria PM: Terror attack against Israelis planned by 'skilled' group

16:25 [Deutsche Welle] Finland: Bucking the economic trend,,16121857,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:25 [ZDNET] Can Office 365 convince you that renting software is a good deal?

16:26 [Raw Story] Maine police: Batman ‘copycat’ suspect planned to shoot employer

16:26 [zero hedge] The Spain Curve Inversion In All Its Gravitational Glory

16:27 [CNN: Technology] Can Skype 'wiretap' video calls?

16:28 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for July 24, 2012

16:28 [] Bulgaria: Terror attack against Israelis planned by 'skilled' group

16:28 [] Yellow Oscar for US-Film about nuclear waste

16:29 [CNET News] Apple wants $2.5 billion in damages from Samsung

16:30 [The Atlantic: National] Does Europe Understand the First Amendment Better Than We Do?

16:32 [CNN] Extreme kayaker helps young adults with cancer through outdoor adventures

16:33 [New Statesman] It is time to stand up to Tory euroscepticism

16:33 [ZDNET] Responsive web design? Today's tools just aren't up to the job

16:34 [CNN] Thank you, Sally Ride

16:35 [The Onion] Chick-Fil-A Debuts New Homophobic Sandwich

16:35 [Pravda] Russian opera singer loses role because of his swastika tattoo

16:36 [Global Voices] The Bahamas: Comments on the Colorado Shooting

16:36 [The Atlantic: Politics] I Know the Congressional Culture of Corruption

16:37 [Russia Today] ‘Sugar Ray greatest boxer ever’ – Vitaly Klitschko

16:37 [CNN] Egypt names U.S.-educated prime minister

16:37 [United Nations Foundation] Youth Activism at AIDS2012: Leading the Way to an AIDS-Free Generation

16:38 [Guardian] NHS needs to close wards and hospitals to centralise care, says doctors' leader

16:41 [The Atlantic: Politics] All the National Security Americans Don't Want to Pay For (But Do Through Lost Jobs)

16:42 [Russia Today] Iran threatens to ‘strike out’ at any intervention in Syria

16:43 [Slashdot] F-Secure Report: Another SCADA Attack in Iran — This Time With AC/DC

16:45 [Fox News] Obama: Romney Twisted 'You Didn't Build That'

16:46 [CNN] Ousted Penn State president blasts report; says he was abused as a child

16:46 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Map of Loss: The AIDS Quilt Goes Online

16:46 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Before You "Buy the Dip," Look at These Two Charts

16:48 [] Hebron police search for Jewish girls who ripped Koran copies

16:49 [The Independent] Leveson Inquiry reaches final day

16:50 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Sea Turtles Trapped by Sudden Drop in Temperature in Uruguay

16:51 [Global Voices] Cuba: Pro-Democracy Leader Oswaldo Payá Dies in Car Crash

16:54 [Amnesty International] Iraq urged to halt executions after 196 death sentences upheld

16:55 [Deutsche Welle] India-Bangladesh talks tackle same old issues,,16121880,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:56 [Raw Story] Kilmeade asks little girls if government built their lemonade stand

16:57 [zero hedge] THe ZeRo HeDGe CoMMeNT CYCLe

17:01 [Global Voices] Peru: President Humala ‘Reshuffles' Cabinet

17:02 [Russia Today] Govt forces take on guerillas in remote Tajikistan

17:03 [] Austria province to join growing ban on religious circumcisions

17:04 [The Atlantic: International] An Old Spy in the New Tunisia

17:05 [The Nation] The American West in Flames

17:05 [Middle East Monitor] Samira Shackle: Syrian threats - the drumbeats of war sound louder

17:06 [straight] News for Youse: Crime down, seawall extension deferred, and ex-Murdoch executives charged

17:06 [The Independent] Mitt Romney accuses Barack Obama of classified bin Laden leaks

17:09 [CNN: Crime] 1st look at theater shooting suspect

17:10 [Deutsche Welle] Taiwanese Falun Gong supporters take to the streets,,16121647,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:12 [CNN] YouTube wants commenters to use real names

17:13 [CNET News] The computer technician who's allergic to technology

17:13 [CNN] Ousted Penn State president blasts report, says he was abused as a child

17:13 [Fin24 News] Local govt fares poorly in audit

17:14 [Reuters: politics] Romney to blast Obama for security leaks

17:14 [The Hindu - News] Official dismisses fears of delay in certificate issue

17:14 [BBC: Entertainment] Willis sci-fi to launch Toronto

17:15 [BuzzFlash] Why We Dither on Climate Change

17:15 [The Atlantic: National] Lies the Debunkers Told Me: How Bad History Books Win Us Over

17:15 [AL JAZEERA] UK PM's ex-aide charged in hacking scandal

17:16 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Russian airline stops flights to Damascus

17:16 [Guardian] Dorset landslide is feared to have trapped one person

17:17 [CNN] Gallery: Who else should judge 'Idol'?

17:18 [The Hindu - News] Team Anna speaks in different voice

17:20 [CNET News] Upcoming Netflix earnings: Moving past last year's Apocaflix

17:22 [Global Voices] Africa: Digital Citizen Indaba 7

17:22 [Slashdot] Reports Say Apple Is Shrinking Its Docking Connector With iPhone 5

17:22 [Russia Today] Dozens killed in clashes between govt forces and guerillas in remote Tajikistan

17:23 [msnbc: politics] Labor braces for attack should GOP sweep in November

17:23 [The Independent] Hottest day of the year recorded in the UK

17:23 [Mostly Water] Indifference Meets UN Report on Canadian Complicity in Torture

17:24 [CNN] Iraq suffers deadliest day of 2012 as 103 are killed

17:25 [BBC: Education] Berkeley joins online course race

17:25 [BBC: Science & Environment] DNA race to unlock ageing secrets

17:26 [Raw Story] ‘On his own’ Romney ad star took over $1 million in government loans

17:27 [Spiegel] Energy Conundrum: Japan Retreats from a Nuclear-Free Future

17:28 [Disinformation] The Real Threat Posed By Counterfeit Goods

17:28 [CNET News] Why AT&T actually doesn't mind when smartphone sales drop

17:31 [Raw Story] Russian ship fails to dock at International Space Station

17:32 [Russia Today] “I had no childhood – I was a professional at seven” – George Benson to RT

17:36 [Mostly Water] UK Police Officer Cleared of the Manslaughter of Ian Tomlinson

17:36 [Big Think] How Social Media Made Us All Artists & Why We Don't Like to Admit It

17:36 [CNN] Who are Africa's Marissa Mayers?

17:37 [The Atlantic: Politics] Adlai Stevenson, Even Today, Is Not Boring

17:37 [zero hedge] Why The Richmond Fed Better Not Be A Harbinger Of Non-Farm Payrolls To Come

17:37 [Global Voices] United States: Anaheim Rises After Police Kills Unarmed Man

17:37 [Fin24 News] Gauteng fares poorly in audit

17:38 [Mother Jones] Social Science is Hard

17:38 [ZDNET] AlertMe supports Lowe's residential energy management platform

17:38 [] Russia warns Syria not to use chemical weapons, following threat by Assad official

17:39 [Fox News] Worker Allegedly Set Nuke Sub Fire to Leave Early


17:39 [CNET News] 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook may debut this month

17:41 [CNN] Threats before, after other 'Dark Knight' showings, authorities said

17:45 [Deutsche Welle] Israel's concerns about Syria increase,,16121995,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:46 [Raw Story] Swedish sniper found guilty of murdering two immigrants

17:47 [Russia Today] Solyndra scandal’s key players pay big bucks to attend Obama fundraiser

17:53 [Topix Activism News] Helicopters join battle in Syria's Aleppo

17:53 [CNET News] Check out today's live broadcast of The 404

17:54 [The Onion] American Voices: George W. Bush Not Attending RNC

17:54 [CNET News] Rear Projection vs LCD vs Plasma

17:56 [CNN] Court bans Samsung tablet from sale in Europe

17:57 [Guardian] London 2012 Olympics: G4S failures prompt further military deployment

17:57 [CNN] On Twitter, a curious spike for Romney

17:58 [] Ilham Aliyev: Former, Current and Future President of Azerbaijan?

17:59 [Spiegel] A Russian Menagerie: Shar Pei Nurses Tiger Cubs in Russia

18:01 [CNN] Some Afghan police join Taliban in Farah province

18:01 [Raw Story] Feinstein suggests intelligence leaks ‘coming from’ White House

18:03 [Slashdot] The Decline of Google's (and Everybody's) Ad Business

18:05 [zero hedge] Europe Smashes All Market Records On Its Way To Total Insolvency

18:05 [CNN] Ride, Sally Ride: You remember astronaut who inspired women

18:07 [Spiegel] Picture This: Sky High

18:11 [Fox News: politics] Sheriff Arpaio takes the stand in civil-rights case

18:11 [Raw Story] Same sex wedding business booming in New York

18:12 [CNN] Russia investigates discarded fetuses found in a mountain forest

18:12 [The Independent] Syria unleashes helicopters on rebels in Aleppo

18:13 [ZDNET] Absolute Software: The power to manage mobile devices absolutely

18:17 [zero hedge] Santelli Rants: "Ditch The Duct Tape; The Problem Is Insolvency"

18:17 [Spiegel] Moody's Germany Rating Warning: Outlook Cut Could Stiffen Berlin's Opposition to Aid

18:20 [CNN] Philly priest gets 3 to 6 years in abuse case

18:21 [The Nation] Economic Crimes in Congo

18:21 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Women Who Would Have Been Sally Ride

18:22 [Slashdot] Apple Joins 'Em, With Black Hat Presentation on iOS Security Model

18:23 [Disinformation] Committee for Scientific Inquiry on Chinese Ape-Men

18:23 [Slate Magazine] The British Are Coming (in Fourth)

18:26 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Congressional panel discusses ‘common sense’ gun reforms

18:26 [Middle East Monitor] Amelia Smith: Seeking refuge across the border: Syria's Palestinian population

18:28 [Spiegel] Stratford's Gentrification: Olympics A Mixed Blessing for London's East End

18:28 [CNN: Politics] Obama on shootings: 'Words are ... inadequate'

18:29 [CNN: Entertainment] Scuffle at Jackson home

18:29 [CNET News] Google Doodle honors Amelia Earhart's 115th birthday

18:29 [The Progressive] Cronyism and Corruption Define Walker’s Reign

18:29 [The Atlantic: International] The Strange History of Russian Hooliganism

18:29 [The Independent] Francois Hollande publicly meets Ed Miliband

18:31 [Mostly Water] Rotten Ronnie: The Crimes of Ronald Reagan

18:32 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] Measuring Viral Load in Resource-Poor Settings Not a Luxury

18:34 [Truthdig] Alexander Cockburn at Ease

18:34 [CNET News] Ahead of iPhone 5, AT&T-Verizon battle heats up

18:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Great Sieve: This Is What Browsing Scientific Research Looks Like

18:37 [Russia Today] Ghana's President John Atta Mills dies - statement from president's office

18:42 [Fox News] Romney, Top Dem Eye White House in Leaks

18:43 [Guardian] Obama passes YouTube milestone as online videos remake campaigning

18:43 [Slashdot] San Francisco Poaching Tech Talent From Silicon Valley

18:44 [CNET News] Windows malware slips into Apple's iOS App Store

18:45 [Deutsche Welle] UN deadline looms for Sudan and South Sudan,,16122105,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:46 [Raw Story] NY governor pulling his files from state archives

18:49 [Truthdig] Sally Ride, First U.S. Woman in Space, Dies at 61

18:52 [msnbc] Syrian forces launch air attacks on largest city

18:52 [Russia Today] Anaheim mayor demands federal investigation after cops kill two men in two days

18:55 [zero hedge] FX Market Gives Up On NEW QE; Leaving Only US Equities 'Believing'

18:57 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Tunisia's relations with France are "back to normal"

18:57 [CNET News] Google's touts three screens to earn campaign dollars

19:00 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: The Agenda: Assessing the Trade-Offs Between Liberty and Security

19:02 [msnbc: politics] Obama's commander-in-chief edge vs. Romney's economic advantage

19:02 [Russia Today] White House goes to war with Ernst and Young

19:03 [] Austerity's Winners = The Corporate Class

19:03 [The Independent] Seven treated for Legionairres' in Stoke-on-Trent

19:03 [CNN] President of Ghana dies, official says

19:07 [zero hedge] On Rats

19:07 [straight] Food Cart Fest takes over the Waldorf Hotel on Sundays

19:08 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Ariel Edwards-Levy: MI-2012 President: 48% Obama (D), 42% Romney (R) (Rasmussen 7/23)

19:08 [Mother Jones] Yes, the Social Sciences are Pretty Useful. Here's Proof.

19:08 [CNN] The 10 strangest Olympic sports

19:09 [New Statesman] Who is the happiest in Britain?

19:11 [The Nation] Redwood Summer and the Fate of the Panthers

19:14 [Financial Times] Germany says will defend ‘safe haven’ status

19:14 [High Country News] Is the outdoor industry really a green giant?

19:16 [Big Think] The Tech Ed Revolution: No More Grades or Division by Age

19:16 [The Hindu - News] Kudankulam plant likely to be commissioned on Aug. 25

19:16 [Raw Story] Report: Hackers force Iranian nuclear facilities to blast AC/DC after attack

19:17 [Guardian] Inside Syria: rebels and regime trapped in cycle of destruction

19:17 [Global Voices] Kenya: Javelin Olympian Trains Using YouTube

19:19 [] Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired by Gaza militants into southern Israel

19:20 [The Hindu - News] Rawatbhata nuclear power station reports another tritium leak

19:22 [Russia Today] Greece recession will deepen – Greek PM

19:23 [The Onion] [video] Reporters Struggling To Maintain Energy Until Election

19:23 [CNN] Gun debate figures into storyline of 'The Dark Knight Rises'

19:25 [ZDNET] Nokia Drive being offered to all Windows Phone 8 partners

19:26 [The Hindu - News] I-T returns filing initiatives launched

19:26 [CNET News] Sushi Bazooka blasts out sushi rolls with plunger power

19:27 [Pravda] UNAIDS - 19 conferences on...

19:27 [Middle East Monitor] Abdullah: Netanyahu sought Kadima split to attack Iran

19:28 [Mother Jones] Adventures in Conservative Denialism, Part 73

19:29 [Slashdot] Apple Wins EU Ban of Smaller Samsung Tablet, Demands $2.5 Billion In Damages

19:31 [Raw Story] Japan probes whether Fukushima workers’ radiation levels were under-reported

19:31 [CNET News] Apple to talk iOS security at Black Hat confab

19:32 [The Hindu - News] Simplifying core use of phonesis the focus of innovation at Nokia

19:33 [Good] Your College's Endowment Is Probably Supporting Shady Businesses

19:33 [Guardian] Ghana's president dies hours after being taken ill

19:33 [CNN] Colorado voters talk about partisanship

19:34 [The Hindu - News] Ashok Leyland Q1 net dips

19:34 [Truthdig] How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta

19:36 [The Hindu - News] Farmers oppose Karad airport expansion

19:37 [zero hedge] Biderman Goes All-In Bearish

19:37 [Mostly Water] The Right Kind Of Terror

19:38 [Pravda] "Extremism" and Islam: Whose?

19:39 [Fox News] Colorado Massacre Spurs Spike in Gun Sales

19:39 [CNN] The human, funny side of Sally Ride

19:40 [The Hindu - News] Strike hits production at VSP

19:40 [Deutsche Welle] Ghana's President John Atta Mills dies,,16122250,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:42 [Russia Today] Syrian rebels’ ‘liberate Aleppo’ campaign enters fourth day

19:42 [Global Voices] Bangladesh: Girls Secured Good Results Despite Obstacles

19:46 [Big Think] Aurora, and The Mean World Syndrome

19:47 [Russia Today] Gun sales skyrocket after Colorado massacre

19:49 [CBC: politics] B.C. and Alberta premiers spar over pipeline revenue

19:53 [The Onion] Opinion: Holy Shit, I Just Realized People Want To Kill My Dad (by Sasha Obama)

19:53 [Mother Jones] Pennsylvania: No In-Person Voter Fraud Either Now or Anytime in the Past

19:54 [] Clinton at U.S. Holocaust museum: We must fight demonization of Israel, Jews

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Tension at village after police officer shoots dead man

19:56 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian ambassador to Cyprus defects

19:58 [Disinformation] The Pentagon’s New Secret Lily-Pad Network

20:00 [The Hindu - News] China offers home-made, outdated though, copters to India

20:01 [Raw Story] WATCH LIVE: Romney addresses VFW convention

20:01 [CNN] Surviving with the guilt of living

20:03 [] Union To Picket Obama Fundraiser Over Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

20:04 [CNET News] Defcon 20: Skillz, thrills for the whole hacker family

20:06 [The Atlantic: Technology] Are We Addicted to Gadgets or Indentured to Work?

20:06 [The Hindu - News] Snap out of JEE mode, IIT-M freshers told

20:06 [CNN] Court appearance fuels theories about Colorado shooting suspect

20:07 [zero hedge] Treasury Yields Tumble To New All-Time Lows

20:08 [straight] Burnaby Art Gallery's The Gaze of History considers point of view

20:08 [Slashdot] What's Next For Superhero Movies?

20:09 [Reuters] Apple claims $2.5 billion damages in Samsung patent case

20:10 [ZDNET] VMware's Nicura purchase: Can virtualization lightning strike twice?

20:10 [BuzzFlash] Where is President Obama on Protecting Social Security?

20:10 [CNET News] Facehugger corset just wants to cuddle your midsection

20:11 [Big Think] Is Republican Economic Policy Devious, or Just Wrong?

20:12 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian envoy to Cyprus defects

20:15 [CBC: politics] B.C. and Alberta premiers clash over Gateway pipeline revenue

20:17 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian envoy to Cyprus defects

20:17 [The Nation] Lackland Instructor Convicted for Sex Crimes, As Pressure on Congress Mounts

20:17 [zero hedge] Art Cashin On Chief Justice Bernanke's "Delay And Pray" Strategy

20:18 [Good] Come Jam with Us This Friday

20:19 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Live Now: Romney to Go After Obama on Defense Cuts and Information Leaks

20:19 [] Security expert: Iran scientist reports possible cyber attack on nuclear facilities

20:20 [The Hindu - News] Fire at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan

20:21 [The Atlantic: Technology] Rich and Interesting Reading: 'Slow Web' and 'Neo-Victorian Computing'

20:22 [The Hindu - News] Railways to install bio-toilets

20:24 [CNN] Romney walks political tightrope on foreign policy

20:25 [Guardian] Woman trapped under rocks after landslide in Dorset

20:26 [The Independent] London 2012: Indian athletes bemoan living conditions in Olympics athletes’ village

20:27 [CNET News] Visa: Mobile payments will hit mainstream in 2 to 3 years

20:28 [CNN] Jackson family feud caught on tape

20:29 [] Kazakhstan: Trying to Tame the White Horse

20:31 [Guardian] Palestinian villages face demolition to create IDF training ground

20:33 [Fox News: politics] Panetta approves plan to lift F-22 flight limits, after oxygen deficit issue

20:35 [CBC: politics] GM Canada plant awaits research announcement

20:36 [Raw Story] Gohmert to ‘numbnuts’ McCain: Shut up about Bachmann’s anti-Muslim attacks


20:41 [The Hindu - News] Thousands draw Andal Temple car

20:42 [Russia Today] Assange goes Hollywood: WikiLeaks movie in the works

20:46 [ZDNET] Doing business in India: A primer for U.S. IT (video)

20:47 [The Hindu - News] Two Dalit families freed from bonded labour

20:47 [zero hedge] The Reality Of Moody's European AAA Downgrades

20:47 [The Hindu - Opinion] Beware the ghost of Zail Singh

20:49 [CNET News] New OSX/Crisis malware found for OS X 10.6 and 10.7

20:49 [] Push for Munich massacre moment of silence at Olympics gaining support

20:49 [The Progressive] Shredding the Fourth Amendment

20:49 [Reuters] Colorado shooting victim's wife has baby; 20 still hospitalized

20:51 [Slashdot] Interviews: Giovanni Organtini Answers About the Higgs and LHC

20:51 [The Hindu - Opinion] The writing on the campus wall

20:53 [The Hindu - News] Police obtain crucial info from Kapoor

20:54 [The Onion] Uncle Ben's To Compete Against Apple With Brand-New Smartphone

20:56 [Big Think] Silicon Valley Warns That Their Products Are Addictive

20:56 [BuzzFlash] US Government Gives Wink and Nod to Banks Laundering Money for Drug Lords, Terrorist Affiliated Banks and Rogue Nations

20:58 [] Senator Sanders Asks Obama: Will You Defend Social Security?

21:00 [The Independent] Australian relatives of Bradley Wiggins' estranged father Gary launch campaign to solve mystery of his violent death

21:00 [Deutsche Welle] Financial expert: A debt avalanche is on the way,,16122203,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:04 [The Progressive] Bernie Sanders Calls Out Obama on Social Security

21:06 [Raw Story] San Francisco mayor still wants a stop-and-frisk law

21:07 [zero hedge] On Gold And The US Debt Trap?

21:08 [straight] Global impact of physical inactivity reaching "crisis" level

21:09 [] Romney: Obama undermines Israel's global standing, Israelis deserve better

21:13 [Russia Today] ­Hollywood A-list celebs star in Ukrainian police’s new uniform ads (VIDEO; PHOTOS)

21:16 [Raw Story] Romney pressured to define foreign policy on overseas tour

21:20 [The Atlantic: International] #GenerationScrewed: 10 Movies for the Aimless Post-Grad

21:21 [Guardian] Ticking off by Troika heightens fears of Greek exit from euro

21:23 [Good] Transform a Public Space Project: Sneak Preview of Submissions

21:23 [Mother Jones] US Drought Could Cause Global Unrest

21:26 [Big Think] In America, We Like our Phones Smart and our Politicians Stupid

21:26 [CNN] Google honors young scientists

21:29 [msnbc] Ex-Penn State president disputes Freeh report

21:33 [CNN] Military gains reported in al-Assad's backyard

21:35 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: What's Holding Up Single Sign-On?

21:37 [zero hedge] The Global Financial System Can and Will Collapse Thanks to Europe... Are You Prepared?


21:42 [The Onion] FDA Approves Of What New Drug Is Going For

21:43 [Fin24 News] WB: Growth lower, inequalities persist

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Fernandes’s unbeaten 119 sets up a thrilling finish for IOB

21:45 [The Hindu - News] Raghavan takes six in Mylapore Recreation Club ‘B’s win

21:46 [CNN] Bill heading to White House gives pilots increased ability to fight FAA

21:47 [The Hindu - News] EGoM defers decision on one-time spectrum fee

21:51 [ZDNET] Linus Torvalds reviews, loves, the Google Nexus 7

21:52 [CNET News] iPhone case turns you into a Vulcan

21:55 [CBC: politics] Harper celebrates GM Canada's research investment

21:55 [CNET News] Lytro camera software now ready for Windows users


21:57 [The Hindu - News] World Telugu meet at Tirupati from December 27

21:58 [CNN] Deadly clashes erupt in Tajikistan

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Proselytisation resurfaces at Tirumala

22:00 [Infoshop] Don’t touch moss in Hachioji Tokyo (4,370 Bq/Kg)

22:01 [Raw Story] Concealed gun owner shoots own buttocks and wounds children at Dallas Walmart

22:01 [Guardian] London 2012: last-ditch high court bid to halt Heathrow strike

22:02 [The Hindu - News] Road connectivity remains a far cry for Gundolli residents

22:02 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Romney Goes After Obama on Defense Cuts and Information Leaks

22:03 [Russia Today] Fierce fighting in Aleppo as fighter jets reportedly deployed

22:03 [] US Religious Right Propelling Homophobia in African Countries

22:04 [The Hindu - News] Popularising Hindi in government offices

22:06 [zero hedge] Hilsenrath Once Again With The 3:55 PM Sticksave

22:07 [Topix Activism News] Aurora theater shooting: PETA cancels 'All Animals Have the Same Body Parts' protest

22:08 [The Hindu - News] Newborn girls go missing from Banjara tandas

22:10 [Reuters: politics] Romney promises firm U.S. foreign policy

22:12 [The Hindu - News] Directive to fill unused wells, quarries

22:13 [] Gun Sales Soaring in Colorado Since Theater Shooting

22:14 [Slashdot] Gadget Addiction or Work Intrusion?

22:18 [The Hindu - News] CBI finds no evidence of sexploitation

22:18 [CNET News] Netflix exhales, sees returns to profitability

22:21 [Raw Story] Justice Department to investigate PA voter ID law

22:22 [The Hindu - News] Abhijit for contesting from father Pranab’s seat

22:22 [CBC: politics] B.C., Alberta premiers clash over Gateway pipeline revenue

22:23 [CNN: Politics] DOJ investigating Pennsylvania voter ID law

22:23 [Good] As Drought Marches on, Can Chicagoans Help Save 10,000 Trees?

22:26 [CNET News] Google-EU deal getting close?

22:28 [The Hindu - News] EU stalls treaty talks to allow copyright waiver for print disabilities

22:28 [Disinformation] Human Ancestors Were For The Most Part Vegetarian

22:29 [] Al-Qaeda emerges as Bulgaria bomb suspect

22:30 [Infoshop] Retired Fukushima engineers to seek U.S. assistance

22:32 [Fox News: politics] Romney donor bashed by Obama campaign now target of two federal audits

22:32 [Doctors Without Borders] [Press Release] MSF at IAC 2012: First-Ever Study of HIV Treatment Policies in 23 Countries

22:34 [Guardian] Wellbeing index points way to bliss: live on a remote island, and don't work

22:37 [zero hedge] Apple Falls

22:38 [CNET News] Apple's Mountain Lion launches tomorrow

22:38 [The Hindu - News] Omission of Mrinal Sen from West Bengal film awards triggers controversy

22:43 [Fox News] Immigration Foes Target Obama

22:43 [CNET News] DNA helix stockings make science sultry

22:43 [ZDNET] Q2 roundup: Riverbed, Juniper form partnership; Polycom meets earnings target

22:44 [The Hindu - News] Raj dismisses speculation on visiting Uddhav

22:44 [] Uzbek-Born Tennis Ace Chases Olympic Dream Under U.S. Flag

22:45 [CNN] David Beckham to have role in London Olympics opening ceremony

22:46 [CNN] Justice Department, New Orleans PD agree on overhaul

22:46 [The Atlantic: Technology] Yes, Google, Do What You Can and Save Us From Wretched Infographics

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Dhaka wants New Delhi to speed up boundary agreement

22:50 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Poets Caught in Political Web

22:51 [Slashdot] OS X Mountain Lion Out Tomorrow

22:53 [Slashdot] Khan Academy: the Teachers Strike Back

22:53 [Global Voices] Indonesia: EngageMedia's Video4Change Retreat on Video for Social Change

22:54 [Mother Jones] What's Up With Drilling and Earthquakes?

22:54 [The Hindu - News] Bal Thackeray in hospital

22:57 [CNET News] A miss: 26 million iPhones in Apple Q3

22:58 [Disinformation] 1600 Year Old Mayan Temple Discovered in Guatemala

22:59 [The Onion] American Voices: Sally Ride Dies

22:59 [The Progressive] Breaking: Wisconsin Dem's Defection Costs His Party Control of State Senate

23:00 [The Hindu - News] Vision chart in Tamil goes to masses

23:01 [ZDNET] VMware Doubles Down On Heterogeneity With Nicira Acquisition, Steers Course To The Software Defined Datacenter

23:04 [The Hindu - News] It’s official: 3 cases of cholera, says civic body


23:08 [BBC: Also in the news] Chavez unveils Bolivar's 3-D face

23:08 [The Hindu - News] Ooty lake one of the dirtiest in Tamil Nadu, reveals study

23:09 [Reuters] Apple revenue misses Wall Street forecasts, shares plunge

23:09 [CNN] Architect designs 'world's smallest house'

23:11 [The Atlantic: Technology] Studies Trickle In On How Mindfulness Meditation *Actually* Improves Multitasking

23:12 [The Atlantic: Politics] Mitt Romney's Trip to Israel: Is the Jewish Vote up for Grabs?

23:12 [The Hindu - News] Trial run at new international terminal

23:14 [CNN] Killer of Jennifer Hudson relatives gets three life sentences without parole

23:14 [The Hindu - News] Police probe death of 4-year-old girl

23:15 [CNET News] The 404 1,095: Where we hang onto the bar (podcast)

23:20 [Guardian] Ed Miliband to join centre-left summit hosted by François Hollande

23:20 [CNN] Daughter's in love, Dad feels jilted

23:21 [Raw Story] Illinois lawmaker proposes constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage

23:22 [World Policy Institute] Made in America: How U.S. Military Funding to Egypt Undermines Human Rights

23:24 [Mother Jones] The Value of Pre-K Education, Take 2

23:27 [Fox News: politics] GOP challenges military march in gay parade

23:27 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Howard Fineman: The Book Of Ed

23:29 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes - Week Of July 23, 2012

23:30 [Financial Times] Germany backs Spanish austerity plans

23:30 [ZDNET] Broadcom's big day: New 5G Wi-Fi combo chip, solid Q2 earnings

23:31 [Deutsche Welle] US supports Syrian opposition, says Clinton,,16122397,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:31 [Raw Story] Clinton urges greater political will to end genocide

23:36 [Slashdot] App Developer: Android Designed For Piracy

23:37 [CNN] Syria: As al-Assad's grip loosens, what could come next?

23:39 [Reuters] Apple has rare miss on pre-iPhone lull, global economy

23:46 [CNET News] Without saying no, Apple teases upcoming iPhone 5

23:50 [The Atlantic: International] Yes, Sometimes Drones Are Actually Effective

23:50 [CNN] Ghana swears in new president after leader's death

23:53 [Russia Today] NSA whistleblowers: the government is spying on every single American

23:54 [Truthdig] Privacy by Design

23:56 [The Atlantic: Technology] Greenland's 'Extreme Melt Event'

23:58 [CNN] Premier League issues Twitter do's and don'ts for soccer stars

23:59 [The Onion] Stockwatch: Red Robin Restaurant (RRGB)

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