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00:00 [The Atlantic: International] The $630-Million Trees That Sparked a Social Media Revolt in China

00:01 [Disinformation] Dante’s Inferno In ‘The Graphic Canon’

00:01 [New York Times: politics] Elizabeth Warren’s Indian Claims Don’t Sway Voters

00:03 [The Hindu - News] Couple running clinic ‘fed foetuses to dogs'

00:05 [Good] Infographic: The United Bike Lanes of America

00:06 [zero hedge] Here’s the REAL DEAL NO BS Situation with Europe (Warning What Follows is EXTREMELY BAD).

00:09 [The Hindu - News] My mother will lead the campaign if I am arrested, says Jagan

00:10 [The Atlantic: Technology] Watch and Buy: Kickstarter Is the Hipster Home Shopping Network

00:11 [The Hindu - News] Jairam bats for tribals in jails

00:14 [Fox News] Senators Vote to Punish Pakistan for Jailing Doc Tied to Bin Laden Raid

00:16 [The Onion] Reggie Bush Listed As Product For Sale On Nike's Web Site

00:16 [CNN] Judge wants to see tapes of alleged Gitmo mistreatment

00:17 [Russia Today] Iran claims 'undeniable right' to enrich Uranium: new talks, same deadlock

00:18 [Fox News: politics] NYPD did not break laws with Muslim surveillance, NJ attorney general says

00:19 [Raw Story] Obama picks new U.S. nuclear chief

00:20 [Electronic Intifada] "Every day I dream of returning home": a Nakba survivor speaks

00:22 [Topix Activism News] Quebec student groups must respect election spending rules, watchdog warns

00:23 [OpEdNews] Obama Must Explain Why Fairness is Essential to Growth -- and Why Some Democrats Have to Stop Believing Otherwise

00:23 [CNET News] Tim Cook opts out of $75M worth of company dividends

00:25 [The Atlantic: Politics] Chris Matthews and Newt Gingrich: The Most Entertaining (and Reptile-Centric) Political Interview Ever

00:29 [Big Think] The Power of Networks: Fractals of Complexity

00:30 [Truthdig] OSHA Struggles When Tower Climbers Die

00:32 [Mostly Water] Canadian Pacific Railway Workers Strike

00:34 [Telegraph] William Hague: Iran must takes 'urgent' steps before sanctions are lifted

00:36 [Deutsche Welle] Polls close, counting begins in Egypt,,15976115,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:38 [Slashdot] FBI Quietly Forms Secretive Net-Surveillance Unit

00:39 [CNN] Police to hold news conference on Etan Patz case

00:40 [straight] Vancouver women ranked sixth most beautiful in the world

00:40 [The Atlantic: International] The Yang Rui Saga Morphs Into the Surreal

00:41 [CNN] Board votes to fire Vatican Bank president


00:45 [Truthdig] Senate to Advance Government Surveillance Rules

00:46 [CNN] Iranian translator released from notorious Tehran prison

00:50 [CNN] S.C. mother battling flesh-eating bacteria 'slightly improved'

00:54 [Mostly Water] Occupy Journalists Stopped, Searched, Handcuffed and Interrogated at Gunpoint in Chicago

00:56 [Moral Low Ground] Japanese Artist Mao Sugiyama Cooks and Serves His Own Genitals to 5 Diners at Public ‘Ham Cybele’ Banquet

00:58 [CNN] Justice Dept. probe finds misconduct by prosecutors in Stevens trial

01:00 [Truthdig] What We Learned About Wall Street and Big Business From Facebook’s IPO

01:00 [Mostly Water] Heightening Tensions for War on Iran

01:01 [CNN] Feds: AWOL soldier guilty in Fort Hood plot

01:02 [NPR] Co-Owner Of Pentagon Propaganda Contractor Admits Attacking Journalists

01:03 [Reuters: politics] Fifth day ends without verdict in ex-Senator Edwards' trial

01:03 [BBC: Health] Male 'contraceptive gene' found

01:06 [Slate Magazine] The World According to Wes

01:06 [zero hedge] Not Even Goldman Understands This Market Any More

01:06 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Arianna Huffington: Help Me Nominate Five Glamour Women of the Year

01:07 [Telegraph] Son of Lord Monson who died in Kenyan police custody was killed by blow to head

01:09 [CBC: politics] Conservatives move again to have robocalls suits tossed

01:10 [Raw Story] New Jersey attorney general: NYPD surveillance of Muslims was legal

01:11 [The Atlantic: International] Iran Talks Post-Mortem: Time to Cash in Some Sanctions

01:12 [NPR] The Face That Changed The Search For Missing Kids

01:13 [CNN] Beware, investors: Facebook was just a warning

01:14 [CNN] Former stock clerk arrested over death of Etan Patz

01:14 [Fox News] Lost WWII Airmen Tracked To Sites of Fateful Crashes

01:15 [Truthdig] Armed Drones: Coming to an Airspace Near You

01:17 [CNN] Feds: AWOL soldier found guilty in Fort Hood bomb plot

01:17 [Russia Today] Russia aiming for Euro 2012 victory – Advocaat

01:20 [Raw Story] U.S. soldier convicted in base attack plot

01:21 [Telegraph] 'Friends and families' test to shame poor hospitals

01:25 [Reuters] Activist Chen urges China to prosecute those who harassed him

01:26 [Slashdot] Why Open Compute Is a Win For Rackspace

01:28 [CNN] Obama nominates successor to Nuclear Regulatory Commission's top post

01:29 [CNET News] Chameleon aims to amaze the Android tablet experience

01:35 [Utne] Food Labels Lie

01:36 [] U.S. criticizes Israel's treatment of African migrants in annual human rights report

01:36 [Slate Magazine] Moonrise Kingdom

01:37 [CNN: Politics] Letterman on political humor: 'Who's easier to make fun of'

01:38 [msnbc] Arrest made in 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz

01:38 [CNET News] Dish, TV networks duel over ad-skipping feature

01:41 [straight] Maru the cat turns five; Internet collapses from cuteness overload

01:41 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: "No means no"

01:42 [Deutsche Welle] US senators cut Pakistan aid over CIA helper's jail term,,15976120,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:46 [CNET News] TSA wants to buy $3 million worth of Macs and iDevices

01:47 [CNN] Former stock clerk arrested in death of Etan Patz

01:50 [Raw Story] Texas man gets 20 years in jail for al Qaeda links

01:50 [ZDNET] WebEx founder backs Sharepoint killer Huddle

01:52 [CNN] Hurricane warning issued as 'Bud' threatens Mexico's west coast

01:56 [zero hedge] Guest Post: UK Banks Want To Charge Customers For Accounts

02:05 [Raw Story] Sen. Schumer blasts conservatives for Nazi comparison

02:05 [Reuters] Activist Chen urges China to prosecute "lawless officials"

02:06 [CNET News] New Jersey mayor, son accused of hacking recall Web site

02:10 [CNET News] Meet Qumarion, an animation supermodel

02:11 [Slate Magazine] Unprotected Sects

02:14 [CNET News] Buffalo AirStation WZR-D1800H revew: 802.11ac performance inconclusive

02:16 [CNN] California suspends Derby-winning trainer over 2010 race

02:17 [Fox News: politics] University offers transgender student access to ladies' room after DOJ letter

02:25 [Sydney Morning Herald] 'The drug owned me'

02:32 [CNET News] Liquid Metal Battery raises $15M in series B financing

02:35 [Raw Story] Canada student protests erupt into political crisis with mass arrests

02:39 [Fox News: politics] Primary results show some Democratic voters dissatisfied with Obama

02:40 [Raw Story] Trayvon Martin family attorney: Zimmerman had ‘cozy’ relationship with police

02:41 [straight] Author Jeff Rubin on The End of Growth and titlesake Richard Heinberg

02:44 [Mother Jones] WATCH: The Adventures of Blasty the Drone [Fiore Cartoon]

02:50 [BBC: Education] Variations in care cases revealed

02:52 [CNN] Man behind GSA's lavish Las Vegas conference gone from federal agency

03:00 [Big Think] New Scientist: Researchers Should Join with Activists in Examining Food Biotech Regulation

03:00 [Truthdig] As Deadline Nears, Dueling Student Loan Bills Stall in Senate

03:02 [CNN] Witnesses: FAMU drum major beaten with drum mallets in hazing gantlet

03:04 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Security Council 'Unfit for Purpose', Says Amnesty International

03:04 [CNET News] Tiger Woods holding, um, spontaneous Google+ Hangout

03:05 [CNN] President Obama tweets his pitch to the public

03:07 [] Iran nuclear talks are a feather in the Catherine Ashton's cap

03:08 [Slashdot] Fox Sues Dish Over "Auto Hop" Ad-Skipping Feature

03:10 [Telegraph] Muslim Brotherhood heading for surprise victory in first round of Egyptian election


03:14 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Urged to Follow Own Human Rights Reporting

03:20 [] Turkey: For Ankara, Fallout from Lethal Drone Strike Continues

03:22 [CNET News] Google tackles piracy by removing millions of URLs

03:27 [] U.S. sends senior envoy to Israel to brief government on Iran nuclear talks

03:29 [CNN] Will Obama's attacks on Romney backfire?

03:30 [Big Think] Video, Slides & Readings for Sackler Lecture on Media & Science Policy Debates

03:30 [Raw Story] Chen says he suffered ‘beyond imagination’ in China

03:39 [Fox News] Olympic Bobsledder Sets Sights on Military Dream

03:41 [BBC: Technology] Huawei in competition complaint

03:43 [NPR] Former Massey Coal Mines Targeted In Massive Inspection Blitz

03:46 [Anarchist news] Join common days of action for Alexey Sutuga, Alexey Olesinov and all repressed anti-fascists

03:49 [Fox News: politics] NJ mayor, son accused of hacking website to stifle recall effort

03:52 [CNN] U.N.: Syria more 'militarized' amid abuses from regime, resistance forces

04:02 [Sydney Morning Herald] When politicians snap

04:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Huffington Post: Mitt Romney Talking Points: A Private Equity Insider Offers Pointers

04:03 [OpEdNews] Cooperative Banking in the Aquarian Age

04:06 [Anarchist news] Men in black with a violent agenda

04:07 [Deutsche Welle] Ex-minister denies influencing far-right investigation,,15976140,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:10 [msnbc] US: 4-8 Atlantic hurricanes likely this season

04:16 [The Hindu - News] Pak doctor’s prosecution ‘unjust and unwarranted’: Hillary

04:16 [CNN] Texas man gets 20 years for trying to contact al Qaeda

04:26 [CNN] Social media fuel Mexican youth protests

04:33 [Topix Activism News] Angola: Protect free speech as youth activists attacked

04:37 [New York Times: politics] Perceptions of Bain Years Help and Hinder Romney

04:41 [CNN] Anti-immigration protest turns violent in Tel Aviv

04:42 [Fox News] GOP Sees Edge in Wisconsin Recall

04:47 [CNET News] Curt Schilling's video game company cuts entire staff

04:49 [CNN] Tensions flare at Egyptian Consulate during historic vote

04:55 [Raw Story] Economist worries ’20 or 30 billionaires control everything’ in the automated future

04:57 [CNN] Three children, age 3 and under, found abandoned in Portland

04:59 [msnbc: politics] Obama: Romney's speech 'a cow pie of distortion'

05:01 [BBC: Also in the news] Japan's fugitive penguin caught

05:02 [CNN] Mood darkens in Beijing amid crackdown on 'illegal foreigners'

05:04 [CNET News] Lawmakers urge DOJ to reopen Google Street View probe

05:06 [zero hedge] Greek Bank Run 2.0

05:12 [] Champion swimmer Kopelev wins historic gold for Israel

05:28 [Global Voices] Video: Defying the Stigma of Speaking Indigenous Languages

05:33 [United Nations Foundation] Anti-Sex Ed Curriculum Makes the List: Don't Blame Obama, Blame the System

05:37 [Fox News: politics] US preparing plan to vet members of Free Syrian Army to determine if suitable to receive arms transfers

05:44 [CNET News] PayPal adds 15 new retailers to its brick-and-mortar roster

05:49 [zero hedge] What Do FX Traders Know That Stock Momos Don't?

05:53 [Slashdot] Neil Armstrong Gives Rare Interview

05:54 [CNN] Soldiers place thousands of flags at Arlington graves ahead of Memorial Day

05:55 [Raw Story] Maddow: Union-busting about making Wisconsin permanently Republican

06:01 [AntiWar] How to Forget on Memorial Day

06:02 [Disinformation] Adam Vs. The DMT: “It Was Like Living in a Tie-Dye Bubble” (Video)

06:02 [Deutsche Welle] Vatican bank head forced out in vote,,15976214,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:15 [Big Think] What the World Needs is More Curious Amateurs

06:20 [Electronic Intifada] German aid to Israel's war machine is an invitation to abuse human rights

06:22 [CNET News] Google alert claims users' Internet may shut down July 9

06:29 [Global Voices] ‘Power' Protests Spread In Myanmar

06:30 [Raw Story] Dinosaur with tiny arms unearthed in Argentina

06:31 [CNN] Lawyer's tears in controversial Zuma painting court case

06:37 [CNN] Big European funds dump euro assets

06:38 [CNET News] China rules the mobile world with 1 billion users

06:43 [msnbc] Hurricane Bud threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

06:44 [CNN] Gun and bomb attack on hotel in Mexican border town wounds 10

06:50 [ZDNET] Post 'social' improved speed to information and context

07:14 [Global Voices] Armenia: US Embassy Condemns Attack on Gay-Friendly Bar

07:19 [Telegraph] A tale of tyranny behind the kitsch of Eurovision in Azerbaijan

07:19 [OpEdNews] U.S. Today Displays Typical Fascist Characteristics

07:22 [CNN] Bud becomes a major hurricane

07:22 [Deutsche Welle] Nationalism on the rise in southeastern Europe,,15976124,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:23 [ZDNET] The dark side of those bright detergent pacs: kids being poisoned

07:25 [AL JAZEERA] US cuts Pakistan aid for jailing CIA helper

07:26 [Fin24 News] Offshore investing gains ground

07:27 [AL JAZEERA] Counting under way in Egypt election

07:34 [OpEdNews] Browbeating Cyclops vs. Rambos

07:39 [OpEdNews] JPMorgan, the Volcker Rule, and the Extreme Brevity of Financial Memory

07:41 [CNET News] Marvel creates superhero for boy with hearing aid

07:42 [Fox News] Olympic Bobsledder Sets Sights on Military Dream

07:42 [Disinformation] DEA Can’t Enter 150 Pounds of Pot Into Evidence, Because It Illegally GPS-Tracked This Dude

07:49 [Telegraph] Just one in three Scots wants independence from Britain, poll shows

08:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Changing lives in minutes

08:06 [CNET News] Top five routers: 802.11ac ushered in

08:15 [CNN] Suspect in killing of Etan Patz expected to make initial court appearance

08:19 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Doctor's Tale Injects New Trouble

08:25 [NPR] Host Of Lavish Vegas Conference Leaves GSA

08:25 [CNET News] WebOS Enyo team reportedly heading to Google

08:26 [The Independent] Second Briton is tested for rabies

08:37 [Telegraph] Lobbyist met Steve Hilton at No10 during BSkyB bid

08:41 [Topix Activism News] UN panel blames Syria army for most abuses

08:41 [The Independent] Cameron knew Hunt would back BSkyB bid

08:47 [CNET News] Intel-inside Lenovo K800 phone coming next week

08:49 [CNET News] HP's WebOS Enyo team reportedly heading to Google

08:49 [Slashdot] Volunteers Use Annular Eclipse To Measure Sun More Accurately

08:51 [Telegraph] Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham turns 40

09:00 [High Country News] Chosen by Wyoming

09:03 [CNET News] The Golden Gate Bridge, a wonder of the world for 75 years

09:03 [Moral Low Ground] Carmen Bejan, Romanian Medical Student Jailed for Gruesome Murder, Suing Prison over Stillborn Baby

09:04 [OpEdNews] Senator Charles Grassley Opens Whistleblower Summit and Recieves Prestigious "Pillar Human Rights" Award

09:04 [Global Voices] Ghana: Make Petroleum Revenue Management Bill Public

09:07 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

09:09 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Conference Reaffirms Reproductive Rights

09:09 [OpEdNews] Iran Nuclear Talks in Baghdad

09:13 [The Independent] Union demands Tube management probe after week of chaos on London Underground

09:13 [Fox News] Killing of Grizzly, Cub Sparks Hunt for Shooter

09:17 [Disinformation] Don’t Wanna Be An American Idiot (In Congress)

09:28 [Deutsche Welle] Muslim Brotherhood claims lead in Egypt elections,,15976389,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:35 [NPR] To Tap Arctic Oil, Russia Partners With Exxon Mobil

09:38 [CNN] New French president visits Afghanistan to meet troops and Karzai

09:39 [CNN] Bud strengthens into a major hurricane

09:40 [Telegraph] Male contraceptive pill hopes after gene discovery

09:40 [New Internationalist] Have your say!

09:43 [] Separate and Unequal in Israel

09:44 [The Independent] Explosions kill three in southern Afghanistan

09:45 [Truthdig] I Can’t Hear Myself Think

09:45 [straight] Men in Black III possesses a certain charm

09:50 [NPR] Walk This Way: Crossing The Golden Gate Bridge

09:54 [Telegraph] Talent show judge Will.I.Am uses autotune to make music

09:55 [CNN] Melodifestivalen: Sweden's not-so-guilty Eurovision pleasure

09:56 [CNN] Forgettable song, memorable outfit: The crazy clothes of Eurovision

09:57 [CNN] Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood predicts run-off presence as votes are counted

09:59 [] Iran Nuclear Talks in Baghdad

09:59 [The Independent] Las Vegas grocer deported over Bosnian war crimes allegations

10:01 [Pravda] US pastor, gays, Parent No. 1 and Parent No. 2

10:05 [CNN] Syrians protest after morning prayers, opposition activists say

10:06 [zero hedge] News That Matters

10:09 [Moral Low Ground] ‘Douche du Jour’: Nepali Woman Mahadevi Yadav Beheads 3-Year-Old Nephew on Orders of Witchcraft Guru

10:10 [NPR] How Crumbling U.S. Dollars Bailed Out Zimbabwe

10:12 [BBC: Technology] Cookie use deadline approaches

10:14 [CNN] Holy expo! Sacred objects of desire are billion dollar business

10:15 [Global Voices] Mauritania: Student Scandal Rocks Presidential Palace

10:15 [The Independent] Independent Scotland drive starts

10:17 [Guardian] Jeremy Hunt must resign, says Labour

10:18 [Pravda] USA prepares open intervention in Mexico?

10:21 [New Statesman] Jeremy Hunt: how much longer can the government hold out?

10:22 [CNN] Think you know the prince of gaffes? Take our quiz

10:23 [Caritas Internationalis] Liberia refugee crisis: a happy mood

10:28 [Deutsche Welle] Hollande defends early Afghanistan exit during surprise visit,,15976461,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:30 [NPR] Hollywood Dreams Led Chinese Firm To Buy Into U.S.

10:31 [The Independent] Police officer killed in explosion in Turkey

10:36 [New Statesman] A shed of one's own

10:42 [ZDNET] HP's webOS Enyo team poached by Google

10:45 [Global Voices] Saudi Arabia: Censorship of Wikipedia

10:46 [CNN] Private spacecraft prepares for historic link to space station

10:47 [CNN] Captain, second officer jailed over New Zealand cargo ship disaster

10:50 [Pravda] The Russian microelectronics industry and national security

10:50 [Truthdig] Fox News Brain Drain


11:02 [The Independent] Partial results show small Brotherhood lead in Egyptian elections

11:03 [Deutsche Welle] Unfazed by crisis Germans keep on spending,,15976512,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:04 [CNN] Polish flag carrier emerges from turbulence

11:04 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt's Brotherhood claims early lead

11:05 [New Internationalist] Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

11:10 [ZDNET] Quiterian, Wipro partner on customer analytics

11:12 [Fox News] US Mulls Backing Arms for Rebels

11:12 [Telegraph] Facebook launches 'Instagram rival' camera app

11:15 [Global Voices] Germany: Wanted Posters Against Delivery of Tanks to Saudi Arabia

11:18 [The Independent] Boris Johnson names senior BBC journalist as communications chief

11:21 [CNN] Why Eurovision song contest should not be held in Azerbaijan

11:22 [] Azerbaijan Brings Out The Big (Naval) Guns For Eurovision

11:23 [Fin24 News] EU worries keep euro near 2-year low

11:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] Live: Rabbitohs vs Raiders

11:23 [Pravda] UNO: The sick man of the world community

11:23 [CNN] The film director who's not allowed to go to the movies

11:32 [CNN] 'La Pirogue' takes La Croisette: African cinema at Cannes

11:33 [The Independent] Suicide explosion kills policeman and injures 10 in Turkey

11:34 [Reuters] Europe slowdown adds more tension to Greek drama

11:35 [Fin24 News] JSE halts 'incorrect' trade

11:36 [msnbc] 'Schizophrenic ally': $33M in Pakistan aid to be axed?

11:38 [Pravda] G5 +1, divided on the Iranian nuclear issue

11:39 [Spiegel] The Miracle Next Door: Poland Emerges as a Central European Powerhouse

11:39 [CNN] Hurricane Bud weakens off Mexico's southwestern coast

11:42 [Slashdot] Facebook Releases Instagram Clone, Two Months After Acquisition

11:44 [Telegraph] Touching the Void climber bombarded with abuse from GCSE pupils

11:45 [ZDNET] Polycom rebrands to emphasize mobile collaboration, consumerization

11:45 [Financial Times] Brotherhood claims lead in Egypt election

11:46 [Global Voices] Côte d'Ivoire: Controversy during 2012 Tech Conferences

11:48 [The Independent] Former Lloyd's fraud chief charged over £2.5m scam

11:51 [Global Voices] Africa: Talking About Africa's Digital Future

11:53 [Deutsche Welle] Robotics industry says it can slash cost of electric cars,,15973955,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf


11:55 [Truthdig] Student Debt as a Human Rights Issue

11:55 [CNN] Afghanistan: France's Francois Hollande meets troops and Karzai

11:58 [Good] Social Media Helps Laid-Off Video Game Makers Survive a Reckoning

12:01 [ZDNET] Intuit GoPayment automatically tallies state sales tax

12:03 [Fin24 News] 'Maths skills a must for finance equity'

12:05 [BBC: Education] Baby P social workers lose case

12:05 [CNET News] Play Civilization V (PC/Mac) for free this weekend


12:08 [Deutsche Welle] German Kosovo mission extended for another year,,15976590,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:09 [Le Monde diplomatique] America as a shining drone upon a hill

12:11 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Food Aid Taking Too Long to Reach Needy

12:15 [Big Think] The Prophet of Bayside

12:16 [Mother Jones] What Regina Spektor Sees From the Cheap Seats

12:17 [Spiegel] Six-Point Growth Plan: Berlin Proposes European Special Economic Zones

12:18 [Deutsche Welle] US troops practice for peace in an Texan Afghan village,,15976529,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:21 [New Statesman] Why isn't male unemployment an issue?

12:25 [OpEdNews] What Federal Judge Fuller's Ugly Divorce Has to Do with Don Siegelman

12:26 [The Independent] David Cameron defends Jeremy Hunt BSkyB responsibility

12:30 [ZDNET] Microsoft's piracy problem: Lock, stock and two Googley barrels

12:33 [Deutsche Welle] FIFA to mull alternatives to penalty shootouts,,15976680,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:40 [Slate Magazine] Corrections

12:43 [Fin24 News] Zimplats fined for banking offshore

12:46 [Telegraph] Osama bin Laden doctor to appeal treason sentence

12:47 [CNN] Tapes hold N. Ireland murder secrets

12:49 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: US lawyers express concern to Clinton over conditions of Palestinian prisoners

12:51 [Topix Activism News] Beijing rejects US criticism on human rights

12:51 [The Independent] Ex-aide Adam Smith 'said BSkyB bid would go ahead'

12:55 [New Statesman] The British public backs Francois Hollande

12:55 [Slate Magazine] Which Americans Shirk the Census?

12:56 [CNN] Ecclestone: Formula One teams agree to race until 2020

12:57 [BBC: Entertainment] Elton John cancels Vegas shows

12:58 [Pravda] Strategic Yars to replace Russia's iconic Topol-M

12:59 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Early signs suggest that Mursi leads first round of Egyptian election

13:00 [] VPN-Provider Perfect Privacy run by neonazis

13:00 [CNN] Muslim Brotherhood predicting run-off as Egypt counts presidential votes

13:03 [CNET News] Verizon likely to divest wireless spectrum to get cable deal OK


13:04 [Guardian] David Cameron defends Jeremy Hunt's handling of BSkyB bid

13:07 [The Independent] Student loans chief Ed Lester to stand down

13:09 [CNN] Four die on Mount Everest

13:09 [ZDNET] BI for the little guy: Xambrosius courts small business

13:14 [New Internationalist] Legalize drugs! Any questions?

13:15 [Raw Story] Egypt’s Brotherhood say Islamist, ex-PM in run-off

13:15 [Big Think] What Your Brain Looks Like When You're Selling Out

13:19 [Mother Jones] Targeting America's "Stand Your Ground" Laws

13:20 [CNN] Sensory heaven in Santa Fe

13:21 [CNN] 2 dead, 16 wounded in Turkey suicide bombing

13:22 [NPR] LIVE: SpaceX Craft Approaching Space Station For Docking Attempt

13:23 [The Independent] Baby P social workers lose tribunal appeal

13:25 [New Statesman] Other people's business, Thursday 25 May

13:25 [Raw Story] Man confesses to murder of Etan Patz

13:28 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: The Bright, Burning Sun

13:28 [Deutsche Welle] Spain's Bankia looks for billions in state aid,,15976841,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:31 [BBC: Education] Student Loans boss stands down

13:32 [CNN] A Greece euro exit could make Lehman's collapse 'look like a tea party'

13:35 [CNN] 'Facebook parenting' is destroying our children's privacy

13:35 [Fox News: politics] Obama strikes at Romney in Iowa, seeks 2008 energy

13:35 [Raw Story] More than 50 climbers summit crowded Everest

13:35 [OpEdNews] Because My Mom Was Autistic, Our Answer Was Autism

13:35 [] Quebec Protests Resume after Mass Arrests

13:36 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: Off The Lows

13:39 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Hard Line in Failed Iran Talks Driven by Israel

13:39 [msnbc] '40 tons' of tsunami debris litters Alaska island

13:40 [Raw Story] ‘Cosmopolis’ brings capitalism, decay to Cannes

13:40 [] Student Protests Energize Mexico’s Election Campaign

13:41 [ZDNET] Bazaarvoice acquires rival PowerReviews; adds SMBs to CRM portfolio

13:42 [Sydney Morning Herald] Corby out by 2017

13:43 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama and Roberts: the View From 2005

13:45 [CNN] French president visits Kabul, meets with troops and Afghan leader

13:45 [New Statesman] The Friday Arts Diary

13:45 [Big Think] Of Penises and Presidents: Jacob Zuma versus The Spear

13:45 [Voice of America] Hurricane Bud Loses Strength, But Still Powerful

13:48 [Telegraph] Leveson Inquiry: Adam Smith and Jonathan Stephens give evidence, live

13:51 [zero hedge] Europe: "It's Like Asking A Bicycle Repairman To Fix A Jet Engine"

13:54 [CNN] The toughest coaching job in soccer?

13:54 [The Independent] Police letter reveals St Paul’s cathedral involvement in Occupy eviction

13:56 [Fin24 News] Gauteng road project costs rocket

13:59 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Israel is concerned about Turkey obtaining advanced weaponry

14:00 [OpEdNews] Do You Remember Fun?

14:02 [NPR] Egypt May Be Headed To Runoff Between Islamist And Former Mubarak Aide

14:04 [Telegraph] Expenses cheat Lord Taylor of Warwick banned from practising as a lawyer

14:04 [Slashdot] Call For DOJ To Reopen Google Wi-Fi Spying Investigation

14:06 [CNN] When courts pretend it's not about race

14:06 [CNET News] Friday Poll: How are you celebrating Geek Pride Day?

14:07 [Spiegel] Intolerant Eurovision Host: Gays Face Rampant Homophobia in Azerbaijan

14:08 [Guardian] Egypt election: early results - live updates

14:09 [CNN] The trillion dollar question: Will Greece exit the euro?

14:10 [The Independent] '60 stone' Welsh teenager remains in hospital

14:10 [Raw Story] Tony Blair to face Leveson press ethics inquiry

14:10 [CNET News] Mac Pro petition gaining steam on Facebook

14:12 [CNN] Get used to a life of layoffs

14:12 [ZDNET] RIP webOS: Again and for good this time

14:15 [Sydney Morning Herald] Corby out by July?

14:22 [CNN] Review: 'Men in Black 3' has a winning plan

14:23 [zero hedge] A Tale Of Two Cities

14:25 [The Independent] Campaign for Independence launched with celebrity-endorsed event

14:25 [OpEdNews] Turnabout is Fair Play: Proud to Be an Extortionist!

14:26 [Global Voices] Brazil: Will President Dilma Veto the Future of Forests?

14:29 [CNN] 1 dead, 17 wounded in Turkey suicide bombing

14:31 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Colombia and Venezuela - Joining Forces

14:34 [Fox News: politics] Republicans claim advantage in Walker recall, as early voting heats up

14:35 [BBC: Science & Environment] Nations to share giant telescope

14:36 [Telegraph] Eurovision Song Contest 2012: the finalists in pictures

14:41 [The Independent] Ex-soldier jailed for sex attacks

14:43 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] OP-ED: The Paradox of Losing Life While Giving Life in Africa

14:43 [Deutsche Welle] Argentina's import restrictions ruffle EU feathers,,15977140,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:44 [CNN] Facebook launches 'Camera' photo app

14:45 [New Statesman] Why our politicians love Robert Caro

14:45 [Big Think] In Praise of Underachievement

14:46 [Slashdot] Who Sends Google the Most Takedown Notices? Microsoft

14:47 [CNET News] New 'Editors' Choice' picks make their way to Apple's App Store

14:50 [Fin24 News] Gigaba: Business must invest more

14:52 [CBC: politics] Employment Insurance review boards to be scrapped

14:53 [zero hedge] It Begins: Spanish Region Of Catalonia Demands A Bailout

14:54 [CNN] Ecclestone: 'I'll run F1 until I die'

14:56 [OpEdNews] The Case For Water Boarding The GOP Economic Terrorists In Congress; No More Drama, Just Truth!

14:58 [NPR] What A Show! China's Movie Theaters Have Improved Dramatically

15:00 [CNN] Neighbors say suspect in Patz killing lived a quiet life with his family

15:00 [The Progressive] On World Hunger Day, blame should be rightly apportioned

15:00 [New Statesman] China's inflation problem

15:03 [Disinformation] Commander X Claims Anonymous Infiltrated by the FBI

15:04 [CNET News] Stars are the stars in 'History of Space Photography'

15:05 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jeff Danziger: Religious Freedom

15:05 [zero hedge] Four Euro Divorces But No Funeral (Yet)

15:07 [ZDNET] Microsoft is serious about open source: 10 proof points

15:08 [Deutsche Welle] What's really going on in Tibet?,,15977219,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:09 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Andy Ostroy: Romney: University Professors Don't Have Real Jobs

15:09 [CNN] First man on moon gives rare interview to ... Australian accountant?

15:11 [OpEdNews] When Reporters Were Attacked in Chicago, the Rights of All of Us Were Violated

15:12 [The Independent] Journalist held in payments inquiry

15:13 [ZDNET] Dell eyeing Quest purchase? It makes sense

15:14 [Fox News] Children Targeted in Syrian Violence

15:15 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Honduras Coup Delivering a Bloody Return on Washington's Military Investment

15:19 [CNN] Hurricane Bud to slam Mexico's southwestern coast

15:19 [Pravda] Yakutian students dance to bid farewell to school years

15:20 [New Statesman] Money and morality

15:21 [CNN] Santos set up Corinthians semifinal clash after Copa shootout

15:23 [Telegraph] Leveson Inquiry: Jeremy Hunt told Adam Smith his job was safe over drinks then hours later advised him to go

15:25 [Russia Today] Iran says new Gospel to cause Christianity collapse

15:28 [The Independent] Schoolboy spiked brownies with cannabis in cookery class

15:28 [Slashdot] Faculty Votes For Open Access Policy At UC San Francisco

15:30 [CNET News] Baidu integration in iOS coming next month, report says

15:33 [CNN] Libyan prime minister lays wreath at London officer's memorial

15:35 [zero hedge] Bank Of Russia To Buy “Considerable Figure" Of Gold Tonnage In 2012

15:38 [Good] Let's Stop Comparing Education to the Civil Rights Movement


15:39 [CNN] Jailed punk band Pussy Riot pushes free speech limits in Russia

15:41 [Pravda] European crisis may hit Russia harder than ever before

15:41 [The Onion] [audio] Local Man Gets Stabbing Right On 47th Try

15:41 [Fox News] Wisconsin a National Battleground

15:42 [Global Voices] Puerto Rico: “Revuelo,” a Beautiful Commotion

15:44 [The Independent] Man tells of illegal vodka factory blast in Lincolnshire

15:48 [Deutsche Welle] Toyota seeks growth in emerging markets,,15977499,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:51 [ZDNET] 33 must-have business and marketing iPad apps from Docstoc

15:53 [Telegraph] Lit cigarette probably caused illegal vodka factory explosion that killed five

15:53 [Disinformation] Guerrilla Labeling Of GMO Foods

15:55 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Hague says settlement expansion harms Israel's standing and threatens two-state solution

15:58 [Sydney Morning Herald] Making sense of murder

15:58 [NPR] Lost Bike Found After 41 Years; Then, The Story Gets Weird

15:58 [CNN] Despite Facebook, privacy is far from dead

15:58 [Deutsche Welle] RSS feed,,15976965,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:59 [CNN] Kanye West debuts short film at Cannes

16:05 [zero hedge] Consumer Sentiment Highest Since October 2007 As Europe Implodes

16:08 [The Atlantic: International] Trash Bin Babies: India's Female Infanticide Crisis

16:10 [Russia Today] ‘Russia’s been 10 years late to WTO’

16:10 [Raw Story] Tucker Carlson: Reporters have ‘slavish, dog-like loyalty’ to Obama

16:10 [CNN] Private spacecraft docks with space station

16:11 [Slashdot] Australia and South Africa To Share the Square Kilometer Array

16:11 [HuffingtonPost: politics] William K. Black: Romney Messes Up, Tells the Truth About Austerity

16:12 [ZDNET] Digital Lumens updates LED lighting management platform

16:13 [CNET News] Measuring the tech world in 'Kardashians'

16:14 [msnbc: politics] Gingrich to join Romney (and Trump) at Vegas fundraiser

16:15 [The Independent] Michael Gove defends school Bibles scheme

16:16 [msnbc: politics] Obama's continued assault on Romney's corporate pedigree

16:16 [] Democracy Now!: "Who's Killing Philly Public Schools?": Daniel Denvir on Plan For School Closings, Privatization

16:17 [Global Voices] Costa Rica: Discipline Reaps Success for National Cyclist

16:19 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 25, 2012

16:20 [Raw Story] Americans United for Life: The group behind a dramatic state-level anti-abortion legislation push

16:20 [Big Think] How Cooperative Banking Can Improve the Economy (and Our Lives)

16:22 [CNN: Entertainment] Review: 'Men in Black 3'

16:22 [CNET News] Get a Lenovo IdeaPad 7-inch tablet for $169.99

16:23 [The Atlantic: National] The Sculptor Who Brought Dead War Heroes to Life

16:24 [ZDNET] TeenTech Weekly: Social democracy, Obama threats, paying student loans in cash

16:25 [Telegraph] UN rights chief calls on Zimbabwe sanctions to be suspended

16:30 [The Onion] Biden To Honor Fallen Soldiers By Jumping Motorcycle Over Vietnam Memorial

16:31 [CNN] A creative life is a healthy life

16:31 [CBC: politics] 44 new Order of Canada recipients

16:32 [CNET News] Success! Space station snags SpaceX Dragon capsule

16:35 [Russia Today] Japanese tsunami victim remains to wash up on US coasts

16:35 [zero hedge] And Scene: Nigeria Cutting European Exposure

16:40 [CNET News] Apple TV slated to debut in December?

16:40 [Moral Low Ground] Arabic Language Class Mandatory for 2nd Graders at New York PS 368

16:43 [CBC: politics] Canada closing consulate in Buffalo, N.Y.

16:44 [CNET News] No, half a billion people won't be using Windows 8 next year

16:45 [Slate Magazine] The Foodie Hell Experience

16:46 [CNN] Muslim Brotherhood candidate takes lead as Egypt counts presidential votes

16:47 [The Independent] 10% vote against HSBC pay report

16:47 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'The Greeks Can't Have Their Cake and Eat It Too'

16:48 [The Atlantic: Politics] The New Welfare State: Faster, Cheaper ... and Out of Control?

16:49 [Mother Jones] Explaining Black Voters' Shift on Same-Sex Marriage

16:50 [Slashdot] ISS Captures SpaceX Dragon Capsule

16:50 [Raw Story] Romney: Presidential ambition ‘like a sport for old guys’

16:51 [CBC: politics] Foreign investment threshold rising to $1 billion

16:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] Success! The International Space Station Reaches Out and Grabs the Dragon

16:55 [CBC: politics] Foreign investment review threshold rising to $1 billion

16:55 [zero hedge] European Stocks On Verge Of 50%-Off Greek Light Special

16:55 [Telegraph] Microsoft asks Google to remove 500,000 links

16:56 [CNN] Smackdown: Tampa Bay area boasts sandy shores, surrealism

16:57 [Global Voices] Spain: How Social Networks are Cleaning Up TV

16:58 [Disinformation] Duncan Trussell on The DisinfoCast With Matt Staggs

16:59 [NPR] Man At Center Of Federal Agency's Las Vegas Scandal Leaves His Job

17:00 [ZDNET] Government caught exaggerating IT reform progress

17:01 [Slate Magazine] The Cowardice of Colin Powell

17:01 [Fin24 News] Uasa: Govt did excellent job with SKA

17:02 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Elliott Negin: Knocking the Wind Out of U.S. Energy Options

17:02 [Global Voices] Mali: A President Assaulted, a Nation in Turmoil

17:02 [The Independent] British man dead and second missing after crocodile horror in India

17:03 [The Atlantic: Politics] Breaking With Movement Conservatism Over Its Ugliness

17:05 [Russia Today] German poll: No special debt owed to ‘aggressive’ Israel

17:06 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

17:07 [Topix Activism News] Activists: Syria troops fire on protest; 2 dead

17:09 [Deutsche Welle] German bank chief trashes eurobonds,,15977530,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:13 [CNN] 1 killed, 18 wounded in Turkey suicide bombing

17:13 [The Atlantic: Politics] How D.C. Became the Frontline of the Abortion Wars

17:15 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Award for Most Inventive Use of a Nuclear Weapon Goes To...

17:15 [Anarchist news] 150 Years of Colonialism: 150 Years of Resistance Call to Participate in the 2012 Victoria Anarchist Bookfair

17:15 [Spiegel] Internet Watchdogs: Parliament Watch Gives Voters Access to Politicians

17:17 [Global Voices] The Internet, a Space for Information on Sexual and Reproductive Health

17:18 [The Independent] African Union troops seize key Somali town

17:19 [NPR] #FollowFriday: A Tiny Shred Of Political Authenticity

17:20 [Raw Story] Study: 43 percent of women experienced street harassment in Britain

17:20 [Russia Today] Gaga goes for girl's best friend fake Rolex

17:20 [Anarchist news] Attack in Atlanta


17:21 [CNN] Jury in John Edwards trial deliberates for sixth day

17:21 [OpEdNews] Stop NATO: Post-Summit Digest

17:26 [Moral Low Ground] Colorado Father of 6 Steve Crecelius Goes to Hospital with Kidney Stone… and Finds Out He’s Also a Woman

17:28 [Telegraph] Personal trainer raped, beat and robbed secretary he met on dating website

17:28 [Reuters: politics] Jury deliberates sixth day in John Edwards' trial

17:31 [Slashdot] HP's Core WebOS Enyo Team Going To Google

17:34 [The Independent] Muslim Brotherhood advances to second round of Egyptian vote

17:35 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Argument Industry - Hyping Controversy And Avoiding Solutions

17:37 [Spiegel] Leaving It All Behind: When Modern Cities Become Ghost Towns

17:39 [Deutsche Welle] Elections in the 'heavenly kingdom' of Lesotho,,15976837,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:39 [Guardian] Libya's PM says ex-intelligence chief knows who killed PC Yvonne Fletcher

17:41 [CNN] Independence campaign for Scotland launched

17:42 [Fox News] Suspect in Etan Patz Case on Suicide Watch

17:43 [CNN] Sandusky's charity seeks approval to close

17:43 [The Atlantic: Politics] Don't Let John Yoo Talk You Into Domestic Drone Use by Police

17:44 [CNN] Airline passenger restrained on Miami flight

17:44 [The Onion] American Voices: 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Series Reaches 10 Million Sales

17:45 [Russia Today] 'A Dragon by the tail!' 1st private space capsule docks with ISS

17:46 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Aggie R. Hoffman: U.S. Supreme Court Says "No" To Immigrants Challenging Removal Proceedings

17:46 [] US Hard Line in Failed Iran Talks Driven by Israel

17:47 [CNN] Courting China: Li Na leaps up sport's rich list

17:49 [NPR] Consumer Confidence Highest Since Before Recession, Survey Says

17:50 [The Independent] Keira Knightley engaged to rock star boyfriend James Righton from Klaxons

17:50 [CNN] Federer and Djokovic drawn for repeat of 2011 French Open classic

17:51 [BBC: Entertainment] Lawsuits over ad-skipping TV box

17:54 [CNET News] Facebook's IPO whodunit

17:55 [CNN] Folk singer 'Doc' Watson in critical condition, hospital says

17:55 [Russia Today] $10 million a year: the average salary of an American CEO

17:56 [CNET News] No, half a billion people won't be using Windows 8 next year

17:59 [NPR] Stand Back When Snapping Turtles Crop Up In The Garden

18:04 [Deutsche Welle] World's biggest telescope to be built over two continents,,15977764,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:05 [The Independent] Irish customs officers recover haul of 40,000 ecstasy tablets

18:05 [CNN: Money] KANSAS OIL BOOM

18:06 [zero hedge] Spanish Bonds Slump To 17 Year Lows Amid Choppy Week

18:11 [CNET News] Galaxy S III may arrive in Canada on June 20

18:12 [Slashdot] Fire May Leave US Nuclear Sub Damaged Beyond Repair

18:15 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Europe's Dilemma: Immigration and the Arab Spring

18:15 [Raw Story] UAE women start Twitter campaign because shorts and tank tops are ‘repulsive’

18:16 [CNN: Crime] Missing child case 'awakened America'

18:17 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Amnesty accuses Israel of violating international law with settlements and Gaza siege

18:18 [Le Monde diplomatique] The German ideology

18:20 [Raw Story] Guinea police seized 800 pieces of ivory in trafficking bust

18:20 [Big Think] Are You A Paster, Presentist, Or Futurian?

18:21 [zero hedge] Japanese Girl-Band Wants You (To Buy JGBs)

18:21 [Slate Magazine] The Washington Is Just Awful, but You, Dear Listener, Are Wonderful Gabfest

18:22 [CNET News] Google tablet set to be unveiled at I/O Conference?

18:23 [ZDNET] Apple's enterprise strategy: Steady as consumerization goes

18:26 [CNN] Private spacecraft connects with space station

18:27 [Middle East Monitor] Dr. Daud Abdullah: Whatever the election result in Egypt, it heralds a new dawn

18:28 [Telegraph] Laura Johnson millionaire's daughter who drove looters in London riots jailed for two years

18:28 [CNN: Politics] Chinese activist: 'My suffering was beyond imagination'

18:29 [Deutsche Welle] New German President to visit Israel,,15978046,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:30 [CNET News] Facebook worst IPO flop of the decade, Bloomberg says

18:32 [CNN] NASCAR driver boosts vets' morale at 200 mph

18:33 [The Onion] Thomas The Tank Engine A Little Uneasy With His Broad Autistic Following

18:34 [CNN: Crime] Case 'awakened America'

18:35 [Raw Story] Jay Smooth: ‘Anonymous comments are a harm-reduction program for trolls.’

18:36 [Slashdot] IBM's Ban on Dropbox and iCloud Highlights Cloud Security Issues

18:36 [Slate Magazine] Happy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!

18:38 [CNET News] Texas school district to track kids through RFID tags

18:39 [NPR] Ban Ki-moon: There's No Plan B For Syria

18:41 [Fox News] Alert of Doom: Google Warns of Internet Outage

18:44 [Telegraph] Leveson Inquiry: Jeremy Hunt tried to intervene in Vince Cable scrutiny of News Corp bid for BSkyB

18:45 [Raw Story] International Space Station docks SpaceX’s Dragon capsule

18:48 [The Atlantic: International] What China's Talking About Today: Is Chinese Soft Power Working?

18:51 [Slate Magazine] Papa Don’t Preach

18:51 [straight] Stop the Pinsanity! How Pinterest can turn into a life-destroying addiction

18:52 [The Independent] UK 'hotter than Africa' as mercury hits 28C

18:53 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Unsolved Mysteries of Tornado Formation

18:53 [CNN] Inspection at Iran nuclear facility finds higher-level traces of uranium, U.N. says

18:56 [] Egyptians Tense as Presidential Vote Results Emerge

18:58 [Slashdot] Higher Hard Drive Prices Are the New Normal

19:00 [ZDNET] Can anyone manage HP out of its distress?

19:00 [The Progressive] More Rays of Hope for Barrett Beating Walker

19:03 [Global Voices] Africa: Celebrating Africa Liberation Day on Twitter

19:04 [ZDNET] Another battle royale: SAN vs. local storage for VDI

19:05 [CNN] China hits back on U.S. human rights

19:07 [CNN: Living] Gas saving tips

19:07 [CNN] The big tryout: VP possibles playing attack dog for Romney

19:08 [Good] GOOD Pictures: Brea Souders Investigates Her Roots

19:08 [CNN] Police still trying to identify three abandonded children

19:13 [Fin24 News] Greek euro worries pressures rand

19:15 [Raw Story] Obama: Romney’s rhetoric is a ‘cowpie of distortion’

19:16 [Russia Today] Russian war drama covers Cannes with Fog

19:16 [Telegraph] Barack Obama's marijuana smoking days with the 'Choom Gang'

19:17 [CNN] Police still trying to identify three abandoned children

19:17 [OpEdNews] Barroom Brawl Ethics

19:21 [CNET News] Nokia delivers live traffic, geocoding to Bing

19:22 [OpEdNews] If we Turn Our Backs on god, god (and war) Will be in big Trouble

19:22 [msnbc] Gunman holding hostages in Indiana real estate office

19:22 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Sara Robinson: Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World

19:23 [The Independent] Row escalates over Jessica Ennis 'fat' jibes

19:23 [BBC: Education] Student Loans boss to stand down

19:24 [NPR] Inhale To The Chief: More Details Of Obama's Pot-Smoking Youth Revealed

19:25 [Truthdig] It’s Wait and See as Egypt Counts the Votes

19:28 [Disinformation] Has Human Evolution Stopped?

19:30 [Telegraph] Teenager squatted in AOL's offices for two months unnoticed

19:31 [Russia Today] Double vision cocktail, Russian style

19:32 [CNN] Religious liberty at stake in battle over contraception rule

19:32 [Moral Low Ground] Former Rising Football Star Brian Banks Exonerated Decade After False Rape Accusation

19:33 [CNN] FIFA co-opts first woman to its executive committee

19:33 [The Onion] Wrigley Field Supporters Propose Tearing Down Rest Of Chicago

19:35 [zero hedge] Friday Humor Part 1 - The Reverse Nigerian Scam Email

19:36 [CNN] Syrian forces attack sites near Turkish border, activists say

19:36 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Will Rio+20 Spark a Green Revolution?

19:36 [Slate Magazine] Conservatives for Ignorance

19:38 [msnbc: politics] This summer in Congress, electioneering meets lawmaking

19:38 [CNET News] Sony dishes ICS update plans for Xperia line, excludes Play

19:39 [Deutsche Welle] Roman treasures along the Rhine,,15978326,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:39 [Mostly Water] Quebec's "Truncheon Law" Rebounds as Student Strike Spreads

19:39 [NPR] Cleared Of Rape Conviction, California Man Remains 'Unbroken'

19:40 [Truthdig] Male Pill May Be Within Reach

19:41 [Slashdot] Photographer Threatened With Legal Action After Asserting His Copyright

19:42 [CBC: politics] RCMP to close labs in Halifax, Winnipeg, Regina

19:42 [OpEdNews] The Special Loophole in Hell for War Lawyers

19:44 [Deutsche Welle] New German president to visit Israel,,15978046,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:46 [Telegraph] Libya's exiled former intelligence 'knows who killed WPc Yvonne Fletcher'

19:47 [OpEdNews] THE GOLDEN RING: The Quest for the Presidency

19:49 [The Onion] Magazine: 10 Ways To Wow Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek In Bed

19:50 [zero hedge] Marc Faber Sees 100% Probability Of Global Recession In 2013

19:51 [CNN] Private spacecraft connects to space station

19:51 [straight] K25 surprise: Kylie Minogue sets off a "Timebomb"

19:54 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Grim News for Caribbean Economies

19:54 [The Independent] Where most royalists will raise a toast...

19:55 [CNET News] Sorta universal active-3D TV glasses compared

19:56 [CNN] Canadian man arrested after disruption on airliner in Miami

19:56 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Peru – Megadiverse, and Biodiversity-Aware

19:56 [] Assange Dons Mask at 'Shadows of Liberty' London Premiere

19:59 [AL JAZEERA] Lebanese hostages released in Syria

20:00 [Truthdig] Russia and Exxon Mobil Sign Arctic Oil Deal

20:03 [Mostly Water] New Employment Insurance Rules: "We Want McDonald's to Hire Canadians, Not Foreigners"

20:07 [OpEdNews] Broken American Democracy: Darrell Issa Campaign Part Two: Teaching Women"The Hard Way"

20:09 [Deutsche Welle] Bonn climate talks end in squabbling,,15978278,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:12 [Moral Low Ground] Missing Italian Girl Emanuela Orlandi ‘Kidnapped for Vatican Sex Parties,’ Claims Top Catholic Exorcist

20:13 [The Atlantic: Technology] In the Last Month, Microsoft Sent Google 500,000 Takedown Requests

20:13 [Good] Use Your Memorial Day Party to Help Soldiers and Vets

20:13 [The Atlantic: International] Pakistan: The Terror State We Call Our Ally

20:15 [Fox News] US Rep Says 'Outrage Is Justified,' As Pakistanis Claim Overreaction

20:16 [Russia Today] ‘Protests in Moscow will carry on’ – expat

20:17 [CNN] Police: Suspect in Etan Patz killing to be arraigned at bedside

20:18 [Amnesty International] Ecuador: The Sarayaku struggle goes global

20:18 [Telegraph] School trials iPad exam

20:20 [Mother Jones] SPLC Highlights New Extremist Leaders To Watch

20:20 [zero hedge] FRiDaY AFTeRNooN MeMe...

20:22 [CNN] Hurricane Bud weakens as it nears Mexican coast

20:22 [CNET News] Moshi Concerti iPad case review: Plush, secure

20:23 [Slashdot] Where's HAL 9000?

20:23 [CNN] San Antonio Spurs poised to win 5th NBA crown, but ... yawn?

20:25 [Truthdig] TED: ‘A Money-Soaked Orgy of Self-Congratulatory Futurism’

20:26 [Russia Today] Official caught poaching after deadly chopper crash

20:26 [The Independent] 48 Hours In: Faro

20:26 [Slate Magazine] Man of War

20:26 [CNET News] Facebook in talks to buy browser company Opera, says report

20:29 [Deutsche Welle] German police launch raids against Hells Angels,,15978387,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:30 [World Policy Institute] The West's Blind Spot in Bahrain

20:30 [CNN] The danger of fearing cancer

20:30 [CNET News] Facebook Camera app really, really wants to know your location

20:32 [CNN] McIlroy missed cut opens the way for Donald to reclaim No.1 spot

20:33 [Telegraph] Olympic torch highlights: Cardiff to Swansea

20:33 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Brash Hypocrisy of Lanny Davis

20:38 [Disinformation] Matt Ridley: When ideas Have Sex (Video)

20:40 [Raw Story] DOMA plaintiffs receive a temporary reprieve from threat of deportation

20:40 [The Progressive] Rays of Hope for Barrett

20:42 [msnbc] Facebook's bungled IPO ticks off investors

20:46 [Electronic Intifada] Sacha Baron Cohen: a buffoonish ideologue, at Israel's service


20:48 [CNET News] Report: Nest thermostat headed to Apple retail stores soon

20:48 [The Onion] [video] Romney To Undergo Gender Reassignment Surgery To Better Connect With Women Voters

20:49 [zero hedge] Gold Up. Silver Up. USD Up?

20:51 [Mostly Water] U.S. Prepares Multi-Front Proxy War Against Syria

20:51 [Russia Today] FBI secretly creates Internet police

20:51 [New Statesman] Race to the bottom

20:52 [straight] Chernobyl Diaries melts down with formulaic fearmaking

20:56 [CNET News] Get more from your sound bar by using your TV as a switcher

20:56 [Slate Magazine] How We Treat Our Troops

20:56 [CNN] Early attacks signal a nasty presidential race

20:57 [] Global CO2 Emissions at Record High

20:57 [CNN] The golden days of air travel: how glorious were they?

20:58 [Amnesty International] Stories of defiance: Human rights activists speak out

21:00 [ZDNET] Which Windows will make for a better tablet?

21:00 [Raw Story] Federal judge declares DOMA, CA tax code unconstitutional for same sex couples

21:02 [Slashdot] Court Ruling Shuts Down Australian Cloud TV Recorders

21:03 [CNN] By the numbers: Veterans and Memorial Day

21:04 [Guardian] It's payback time: don't expect sympathy – Lagarde to Greeks

21:05 [Telegraph] Anders Behring Breivik 'asked for Band-Aid when arrested'

21:05 [Raw Story] International climate change treaty talks end in discord and disappointment

21:10 [Big Think] Why 50,000 Orthodox Jews Gathered to Protest the Web

21:13 [Moral Low Ground] Anti-Immigration Rally Turns Violent in Israel

21:13 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Right-Wing Ideologue's Guide to Obama's Teenage Pot Smoking

21:16 [Russia Today] Ballsy dinner: Japanese artist cooks and serves OWN genitals (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

21:20 [Mother Jones] LA Bans Plastic Bags—Is Your Town Next?

21:22 [Topix Activism News] Typical CEO made $9.6 million last year

21:23 [Mostly Water] Protest Is Coming to the London Olympics

21:25 [NPR] Backers Of Cost-Free Coverage For Birth Control Fault Legal Challenges

21:25 [CNET News] Google Wallet: What can you buy with it now?

21:26 [This Magazine] Why can’t Johnny blog?

21:26 [CNN] Brush fire closes part of Interstate 4 in Orlando

21:33 [Financial Times] Egypt faces division in electoral run-off

21:35 [Telegraph] We are a broad Church - and broad-minded, to boot

21:35 [zero hedge] Mark Grant And Rick Santelli On Europe's 'Bond-Turned-Bank'-Run

21:39 [The Atlantic: International] The Dangers of Flirting with Hamas

21:42 [msnbc] As conservatives rally on marriage issue, fate rests with high court

21:43 [CNET News] 'Star Trek' props prove pivotal to geek gal's past

21:45 [NPR] U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Finds Traces Of More Highly Enriched Uranium In Iran

21:46 [Slashdot] Are Porn and Video Games Ruining a Generation?

21:46 [Russia Today] Russia draw Uruguay in friendly

21:47 [CNN] Argentinian's body identified 36 years after his disappearance

21:49 [Deutsche Welle] Egyptians set to face clear choice in presidential run-off,,15978474,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:51 [Telegraph] Infighting in Nicolas Sarkozy's party spells defeat at parliament elections

21:52 [straight] The Fine Line—twisted angels is a dreamlike exploration

21:55 [Fox News: politics] Edwards judge closes court to discuss jury matter

21:58 [The Onion] Man Who Just Received Complimentary Daffy Duck Checks Can't Stay Mad At Bank Of America

22:03 [Moral Low Ground] ‘Douche du Jour’: Philly Mom Stacey Smalls Allegedly Murders 18-Month-Old Twins over Husband’s Affair

22:04 [Disinformation] How Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Patients Face Death

22:05 [zero hedge] Friday Humor Part 2 - The (Insolvent) World According To Angela

22:06 [CNN] Oregon police say they've found mother of three abandoned children

22:09 [The Atlantic: National] Does the Supreme Court Believe in Double Jeopardy Protections? Maybe Not.

22:11 [Russia Today] EU health commission: Monsanto strain won’t be banned

22:12 [CNN] Jury in John Edwards trial dismissed for long weekend

22:13 [Fox News] Gunman Takes Hostages in Indiana

22:17 [OpEdNews] What really lies behind the "war on women"

22:19 [CNET News] Yahoo discontinues Livestand

22:20 [NPR] Spanish Lender Requests $24 Billion Bailout

22:21 [Mother Jones] Liberals' Targeted Killing Problem

22:21 [ZDNET] Microsoft unveils AD Azure strategy, ID management reset

22:22 [CNN: Politics] Rubio calls out Obama as divisive

22:22 [CNN] The golden days of air travel: How glorious were they?


22:24 [CNET News] Wine fridge stands bottles on end

22:25 [Infoshop] The ‘Joplin effect’

22:25 [Raw Story] ‘Disoriented’ passenger subdued in Miami on American Airlines flight

22:26 [CNN: Technology] Ad-skipping DVR prompts fight for the future of TV

22:27 [Slashdot] Bessel Beam 'Tractor Beam' Concept Theoretically Demonstrated

22:27 [CNN] Brush fire closes Interstate 4 near Disney World in Orlando

22:28 [The Onion] American Voices: U.S. Cuts Aid To Pakistan

22:29 [AL JAZEERA] Freed Lebanese pilgrims en route to Beirut

22:29 [] Abortion Clinics Across Country Put On Alert In Wake of Georgia Clinic Arson Cases

22:30 [Global Voices] Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2012: Countdown to Nairobi

22:31 [AL JAZEERA] Lebanese pilgrims freed by Syrian abductors

22:32 [CNN] Brazil president vetoes parts of polarizing Forest Code

22:34 [CNN] Britney Spears makes 'X Factor' debut in Austin

22:35 [Global Voices] Azerbaijan: More Arrests Despite ‘Eurovision Effect'

22:35 [zero hedge] Presenting How Carl Icahn Accumulated A 7.5% Stake In Chesapeake In 18 Days, And His Letter To The CHK Board

22:38 [Telegraph] Starting school at seven 'can boost pupils' reading skills'

22:39 [Disinformation] Los Angeles’ Hidden Original Subway System

22:40 [CNET News] Rumored LG LS970 Eclipse is the LG device we've been waiting for

22:40 [Reuters] Egypt to pick Islamist or military man as president

22:40 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Dave Murphy: Obama Campaign Stop at Factory Farm Propaganda Site, Billed as 'Grassroots Event'

22:41 [Russia Today] Russia’s Euro 2012 squad finalized

22:42 [OpEdNews] Gutlessness and Hypocrisy

22:45 [NPR] Keep Kids Away From Laundry Detergent Packs

22:45 [Fox News: politics] 'Exorcist' author to sue Georgetown after Sebelius visit

22:46 [Slate Magazine] Captains of Industry

22:48 [CNET News] How Facebook's Zucked-up IPO just killed the tech bubble

22:49 [CNN] A Navy SEAL's wise advice to graduates

22:50 [Slashdot] Curt Schilling Fires Entire Staff At 38 Studios

22:51 [The Progressive] Little-Known Republican Group Once Again Spends Big Money in Wisconsin

22:53 [straight] Video: The Case of the two Watsons

22:54 [Telegraph] Nurofen addict cost drug company £2.4m

22:54 [Fox News: politics] House Republican leaders plan summer tax cut vote

22:54 [Deutsche Welle] South Africa: Jacob Zuma painting divides nation,,15977865,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

22:57 [CNN] Missing children, perception vs. reality

23:00 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama Needs to Articulate a Second-Term Agenda

23:01 [Slate Magazine] Chernobyl Diaries

23:05 [CNN] Exonerated California man restarts life, dreams of playing in NFL

23:05 [zero hedge] Borowitz Goes For The FaceBook Trifecta

23:06 [Big Think] What Our Online Expressions of Grief Reveal About Us

23:07 [CNN] Argentinian victim identified, a hard chapter ends for his daughter

23:07 [OpEdNews] As America Continues to Repress its Female Majority, Emerge California has an Answer

23:09 [CNN] How 'Minecraft' became an Xbox blockbuster

23:11 [CNET News] Nvidia anticipates 30 quad-core phones in 2012

23:11 [Fox News] Hostages Released in Police Standoff

23:11 [CNN] Your pet checklist for a healthy summer

23:12 [ZDNET] Analyst: Apple to debut TV set in December

23:12 [The Onion] FOX CHAPEL, PA—While playing with his mom's iPhone, 7-year-old Gus Elliott was horrified to find the video of his birth was still up on YouTube.

23:14 [CNN] U.S. sailor is 3,000th Afghanistan war death

23:17 [Raw Story] Man who confessed to Patz murder hospitalized on suicide watch

23:17 [OpEdNews] Dumb Rich People

23:20 [The Atlantic: Politics] Picture of the Day: 'This Is the F--ing Mayor, Please Hire This Woman'

23:24 [Telegraph] Theresa May: we'll stop migrants if euro collapses

23:25 [Slashdot] Free News Unsustainable, Says Warren Buffett

23:27 [CNN] Florida brush fire closes Interstate 4 near Disney World

23:30 [The Atlantic: Politics] John Bolton for Secretary of State!

23:31 [Mother Jones] Senate Panel Advances Measure To Broaden Military Access to Abortion

23:32 [The Nation] Comments of the Week: Voting Rights, Fox News, and S.E. Cupp

23:33 [CNET News] Best mirrorless cameras for less than $1,000

23:35 [NPR] CBS, NBC, Fox Battle Dish Network In Court Over Ad-Skipping DVR

23:41 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Marian Wright Edelman: Time to Stop "Stop and Frisk"

23:44 [Slashdot] Texter Not Responsible For Textee's Car Accident, Rules Judge

23:47 [CNN] Child of 'Dirty War' learns parents part of regime that killed real parents

23:53 [BBC: Science & Environment] Nations 'wasting time' on climate

23:53 [CNN] Florida brush fire temporarily closes Interstate 4 near Disney World

23:54 [straight] Tria Donaldson: Let's leave the dirty business of coal exports behind us

23:54 [Telegraph] 13 children die in renewed fighting in Syria

23:55 [CBC: politics] Dunderdale calls lack of EI consultation 'disturbing'

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