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00:05 [Guardian] Desmond Tutu quits seminar in protest over presence of Tony Blair

00:07 [CBC: politics] Baird says PMO chief who sat in on Barrick call had no conflict

00:08 [New York Times: politics] Delegates Anoint Mitt Romney as Nominee

00:08 [Pravda] Venezuela's industry booms under President Chávez

00:11 [Reuters: politics] Republicans nominate Romney at storm-hit convention

00:11 [msnbc] Republicans formally nominate Romney for president

00:11 [Fox News] Convention Offering AllA Seat in the 'Big Tent'

00:13 [Pravda] Colombia government and FARC sign agreement to end the civil war

00:14 [Fox News: politics] States tout unusual attributes when announcing GOP delegate counts

00:14 [Deutsche Welle] Stuttgart draw with Dynamo, advance in Europa League,,16202442,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:14 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: Independence & Governance

00:15 [Raw Story] 11 GOP convention speakers who actually ‘didn’t build that’

00:19 [ZDNET] Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

00:23 [Big Think] What Put the Bang in the Big Bang?

00:23 [Pravda] FARC means peace!

00:23 [Reuters] US Republicans nominate Romney as presidential candidate

00:23 [CNET News] Samsung once again vies for reversal on U.S. tablet ban

00:26 [CNET News] Apple throws sand in competitors' gears but they won't slow down

00:27 [CNN] Anderlecht and Brage sneak through in Champions League thrillers

00:28 [Pravda] "What man has not learned?"

00:28 [CNN] CNN staff shares images from 2012 RNC

00:30 [Disinformation] Robot learns ‘self-awareness’

00:32 [straight] Rosie O'Donnell reveals she married girlfriend in private wedding ceremony

00:35 [zero hedge] $16,OOO,OOO,OOO,OOOBAMA!

00:36 [msnbc: politics] What Christie won't talk about tonight

00:39 [Guardian] Hurricane Isaac 'better organised' as it heads toward Louisiana and Gulf coast

00:40 [Slashdot] US Doctors Back Circumcision

00:41 [CNET News] Apple's AirPlay tech to work without Wi-Fi, report says

00:44 [CNET News] Music streaming Grooveshark app back in Google Play

00:47 [CNN: Technology] Should Google be running scared from Apple?

00:49 [msnbc: politics] Spite and "spitballs" when crossover speakers address national conventions

00:54 [Deutsche Welle] Pashtun women want ID cards at last,,16197016,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

00:55 [The Atlantic: Technology] This Drought Is So Bad Salt Water Is Flowing Up the Mississippi, Threatening NOLA's Water Supply

00:58 [Truthdig] Convention Day 2: Ron Paul Delegates Lose Fight to Be Reseated

00:58 [Reuters] Republicans nominate Romney at storm-hit convention

00:59 [Good] Back to School: Improve Your Grammar #30DaysofGOOD

01:05 [Raw Story] Tennessee Republican denies claiming rape can’t cause pregnancy

01:08 [zero hedge] Guest Post: A Critique of the Methodology Of Mises & Rothbard

01:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Richard's deadly bear snaps

01:08 [CNN] Unseeded Venus Williams advances to second round

01:11 [BBC: Health] Blood test for unsafe drinking

01:12 [ZDNET] Raspberry Pi gives users what they asked for: MPEG-2 and VC-1 support

01:13 [Truthdig] Convention Day Two: Ron Paul Delegates Lose Fight to Be Reseated

01:13 [The Atlantic: Politics] Ann Romney Republican National Convention Speech Excerpts

01:14 [CNN] United Airlines computer problem causes delays

01:15 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain activist protests barring from Egypt

01:19 [Electronic Intifada] Glenn Greenwald skewers US injustices in compelling latest book

01:21 [Mother Jones] Republicans are Responsible for our Soaring National Debt

01:24 [Deutsche Welle] Syrian opposition plans 'The Day After' in Berlin,,16197608,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

01:25 [Telegraph] 27 killed by Damascus car bomb

01:26 [Slashdot] Tennessee Crater Inches Toward Recognition

01:28 [Truthdig] Romney and the Media Parrot

01:30 [Sydney Morning Herald] When Tom met Lars

01:32 [straight] New public arts functions as an understated but alarming urban intervention

01:32 [CNET News] Zynga's creative chief resigns to start new company

01:33 [Big Think] Republicans: "Gaslighting" American Women

01:37 [Utne] Wishful Thinking

01:40 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: iMistakes and disused gadgets

01:40 [ZDNET] Samsung and Google need a new dress

01:41 [Slate Magazine] Dispatches From the Republican National Convention

01:47 [CNN] Isaac gains strength as its eye creeps within 15 miles of Louisiana coast

01:51 [Mother Jones] How a Category I Hurricane Like Isaac Can Do Plenty of Damage

01:57 [zero hedge] The 'Euphoric' Economy And Why 'They' Didn't See It Coming

01:59 [New York Times: politics] Obama, on College Campuses, Seeks Students’ Votes

02:00 [Disinformation] The Art of Subvertising on Facebook

02:00 [Financial Times] Romney gains formal nomination

02:00 [CNET News] RealNetworks cuts 80 jobs, with another 80 on the block

02:02 [CNET News] iPhone 5 aside, what is NFC? (FAQ)

02:03 [Guardian] Eva Rausing 'had information' on murder of Swedish PM

02:04 [CNN] Democrats in Tampa: What did Romney build?

02:04 [Deutsche Welle] ICRC scales back aid program in Pakistan,,16202462,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

02:09 [Slashdot] New Zealand Draft Patent Law Rewritten After Microsoft Meeting

02:19 [Fox News] Romney Gets His 'Defining' Moment

02:21 [Raw Story] Herman Cain: Democrats trying to deceive by talking about race

02:21 [Mother Jones] "Fuck You, Tyrants!": Ron Paul Supporters Rebel On Convention Floor

02:25 [CNN: Politics] Source: Former Sen. Arlen Specter battles for his life

02:25 [Guardian] Hurricane Isaac makes landfall as category 1 in south-eastern Louisiana

02:29 [CNN] Ann Romney a calming presence on campaign trail

02:31 [msnbc] Hurricane makes landfall in southeastern Louisiana


02:32 [straight] No to Homophobia campaign supported by Australian Football League

02:33 [Truthdig] Wrapped in Wood

02:35 [Sydney Morning Herald] Curiosity's dirty little secret

02:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why Everybody's Going To War in the Middle East

02:40 [Amnesty International] Balkans: Thousands still missing two decades after conflicts

02:40 [CNN] Isaac's path: Empty towns, busy shelters, memories of Katrina

02:45 [CNN] With 80 mph winds and drenching rains, Isaac makes landfall in Louisiana

02:46 [Fox News] Isaac Makes Landfall in Louisiana

02:48 [Truthdig] Syria: The Kurdish Wildcard

02:52 [CNET News] Live from Berlin: Sony's IFA press conference (Wednesday, 7 a.m. PT)

02:53 [ZDNET] Combining two-factor authentication and SSH

02:54 [New York Times: politics] How the Media Adapt at the Republican National Convention

02:56 [Raw Story] Medical Marijuana Chamber of Commerce endorses Obama over Johnson

02:56 [CNN] 5 fishermen dead, 10 missing as Bolaven reaches Korean Peninsula

02:58 [Reuters] Republicans nominate Romney, bash Obama at convention

03:00 [Reuters: politics] Republicans nominate Romney, bash Obama at convention

03:00 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Mystery at the Heart of This Year's Record-Setting Arctic Ice Melt

03:03 [CNN] Source: Daughter of Cuban vice president living in U.S.

03:04 [CNET News] Samsung rolls out new devices at IFA (live blog)

03:13 [Truthdig] Syria: The Kurdish Wild Card

03:14 [New York Times: politics] Republican Platform Takes Turn to Right

03:19 [ZDNET] Developers think NBN fibre is free: Opticomm

03:26 [Raw Story] Paul supporters boo Boehner, decry establishment-favoring rules changes

03:27 [CNN] Miriam Adelson, a powerful voice behind Republican women

03:29 [ZDNET] Soldier abuse furore confirms power of social media

03:38 [zero hedge] Judgment Day For The Euro And What's At Stake

03:39 [CNET News] Court to hear Apple request for Samsung phone bans on Dec. 6

03:40 [Deutsche Welle] Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in Louisiana,,16202496,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:40 [msnbc: politics] Republican convention focuses on diversity, jobs

03:41 [Raw Story] Janine Turner at RNC: Men can take away your rights

03:41 [New York Times: politics] Federal Court Calls Texas Voting Maps Discriminatory

03:49 [Electronic Intifada] Eviction worries for Palestinians in new Libya

03:51 [Raw Story] Lindsay Lohan escapes new Hollywood prosecution

03:52 [Fox News: politics] Rousing welcome at convention for Scott Walker

03:53 [Truthdig] Watch the Republican National Convention Live Right Here

03:56 [Raw Story] Search for alien life gets boost at twin star

03:56 [CNN] Release date moved up for SEAL's book on bin Laden raid

03:57 [zero hedge] Guest Post: To The US Govt, Failure To Disclose Foreign Accounts Is Worse Than Child Porn

04:02 [CNN] Republican National Convention trivia

04:12 [Slashdot] AMD's Next-Gen Steamroller CPU Could Deliver Where Bulldozer Fell Short

04:13 [Financial Times] Christie says Obama ‘failed’ US

04:14 [ZDNET] US private equity fund to invest in Renesas

04:22 [Mother Jones] Barack Obama Did Sort of Run a Lemonade Stand

04:26 [Raw Story] New York man builds 50 foot tennis racket

04:30 [CNN] With 80 mph winds and drenching rains, Isaac pounds southeastern Louisiana

04:32 [ZDNET] Indian telcos may face fines for poor service

04:33 [Truthdig] Rick Santorum Wants to Hold Your Hand

04:33 [straight] Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and Family Research Council: Pedophilia is a "homosexual problem"

04:34 [The Hindu - News] Statues at Freedom Park crying for attention

04:36 [New York Times: politics] Few Reporters Leave Tampa Convention for New Orleans Storm

04:38 [The Hindu - News] Floating cages for fish, visible boost to catch

04:42 [The Hindu - News] Sale of flats to fund TNHB quarters

04:43 [CNET News] Only read the Facebook statuses you want to read

04:46 [The Hindu - News] Higher FSI likely for buildings around Metro

04:48 [The Hindu - News] More car rental options for city soon

04:48 [msnbc: politics] Santorum raises welfare, but lacks punch

04:49 [Fox News: politics] Christie rallies GOP in keynote speech, emphasizes 'respect' over 'desire to be loved'

04:51 [AntiWar] 21 Executed, 16 Killed in Iraq

04:52 [The Hindu - News] Law students up in arms against recall of suspension

04:52 [New York Times: politics] Romney Secures G.O.P Nomination; Ann Romney, Chris Christie Speak at Convention

04:52 [The Onion] BREAKING: Entire Republican National Convention Stunned As Ann Romney Asks For Divorce

04:56 [Raw Story] Santorum: Obama undermining the ‘traditional family’

05:06 [CNN] Bolaven leaves at least 16 dead as it plows past Korean Peninsula

05:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Walking drug experiment

05:07 [Slashdot] Haiku OS Ported To Intel 64-Bit Architecture

05:09 [Fox News: politics] Arizona voters picking GOP nominee for US Senate

05:13 [Fox News] Iran Admits Its MilitaryHas Joined Assad's Ranks

05:14 [Reuters] Republicans attack Obama's economic record at convention

05:20 [Topix Activism News] Surge of Syrian refugees prompts Turkey to impose new limits

05:22 [Reuters: politics] Republicans attack Obama's economic record at convention

05:23 [msnbc] Isaac wobbles back out to Gulf after landfall

05:24 [CNET News] Samsung launches car dashboard app for Galaxy S III

05:26 [Raw Story] RNC attendee tossed for harassing black CNN camerawoman

05:30 [Fox News: politics] Transcript of Chris Christie's speech at the Republican National Convention

05:32 [The Hindu - News] Court notice over illegal catfish farming in Bagalur

05:34 [ZDNET] VMware taps China's 5-year economic plan

05:37 [Mother Jones] Small Businessman Who Hit Obama at GOP Convention Got $850,000 in Government Loans

05:38 [Truthdig] Convention Speaker Complains: Government Doesn’t Give Me Enough Money

05:38 [The Hindu - News] Passport: Aadhaar card likely to be accepted as ID proof

05:45 [The Hindu - News] ‘Garbage crisis not reason for transfer’

05:45 [ZDNET] Pick simple names for IT products

05:48 [Fox News] Hurricane Isaac CrashesInto Louisiana's Coast

05:53 [The Hindu - News] Engineering colleges warned on extra fees

05:57 [The Hindu - News] Micro-management is my mantra: new BBMP chief

05:58 [CNET News] Second accused LulzSec hacker arrested in Sony breach

05:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Rising Star and the Birther

06:01 [The Hindu - News] BBMP looks for ways to deal with city’s trash

06:01 [Global Voices] Trinidad & Tobago: State of the Nation

06:03 [The Hindu - News] From rags to riches to lockup

06:07 [The Hindu - News] Woman conned of jewellery

06:08 [Financial Times] Republicans asked to ‘trust Mitt’

06:09 [The Hindu - News] 5 lakh drivers to be covered under accident relief scheme

06:11 [] Kyrgyzstan: Demonstrators Attack Belarusian Embassy

06:13 [The Hindu - News] BJP to launch formal poll campaign in October

06:14 [The Atlantic: Politics] Ann Romney Lifts Republicans Out of Their Rancor

06:15 [The Hindu - News] Metro rail extended till Raidurg

06:17 [Fox News] Christie Rallies GOP ConventionWith Tough-Love Keynote Speech

06:18 [Big Think] Bill Nye Isn't Dead, He's Gone Viral

06:19 [The Hindu - News] ‘Big task ahead to achieve food security by 2020’

06:22 [AntiWar] The Platform From Hell

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Congress gives BJP a week to clear garbage mess

06:25 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Is the Rise of Skeuomorphic User Interfaces a Problem?

06:25 [CNN] Indian Supreme Court to rule on death sentence appeal by Mumbai gunman

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Pattern to serial killing of housewives?

06:28 [CNN] By the numbers: Republican convention

06:29 [New York Times: politics] Man In the News Paul Davis Ryan: Ryan’s Rise Was Fueled by Networking and Economic Focus

06:31 [Raw Story] Jon Stewart: ‘We built this’ RNC theme a tribute to union workers

06:31 [The Hindu - News] A hero’s welcome for an Olympian

06:32 [CNET News] LG's Optimus L9 features 4.7-inch display, OCR translator

06:34 [Guardian] Mitt Romney the official Republican candidate at last

06:35 [The Hindu - News] Disabled show students how they manage disability

06:39 [CNN] Feds still hunting for ex FBI agent who vanished in Iran 2,000 days ago

06:40 [Deutsche Welle] Tymoshenko is counting on Strasbourg,,16202550,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:41 [The Hindu - News] Malayalis in Tirupur gear up to celebrate Onam

06:47 [The Hindu - News] Showers help improve storage position in Siruvani reservoir

06:48 [Telegraph] Republican convention: If only the American people felt Ann Romney's love for Mitt

06:53 [The Hindu - News] Complainant becomes accused in ‘burglary’ case

06:56 [zero hedge] The Zero Hedge Daily Round Up #114 - 28/08/2012

06:57 [The Hindu - News] Hope and cheer abound as city decks itself up for Onam

07:00 [CNN] Apple ruling will hurt - but not for long

07:03 [New York Times: politics] The Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel Is Romney Central

07:05 [The Hindu - News] High Court wants panel to deal with water-logging in Delhi

07:11 [New York Times: politics] Man in the News | Paul Davis Ryan: Ryan’s Rise Was Fueled by Networking and Economic Focus

07:15 [AL JAZEERA] Romney affirmed as Republican nominee

07:16 [The Hindu - News] Riot of colour at contest

07:17 [CNN] Federal authorities still hunting for ex-FBI agent who vanished 2,000 days ago

07:19 [Slashdot] Meet the Very First Rover To Land On Mars

07:19 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Colombia to Seek Its Own Oslo Accord

07:20 [The Hindu - News] Onam shopping at its zenith

07:22 [The Hindu - News] News in pictures

07:28 [The Hindu - News] Mahabharat’s Arjun gets blacklisted!

07:32 [The Hindu - News] Rescued from bonded labour, she just wants to go home

07:32 [Slate Magazine] Dispatches From the Republican National Convention

07:36 [CNN] Christie: Romney will 'tell us the hard truths'

07:37 [Telegraph] Republican convention: Mitt will 'lift up America', says Ann Romney

07:39 [CNN] State by state: Isaac floods, whips coastal regions

07:40 [The Hindu - News] Long leave not a win-win prospect

07:42 [The Hindu - News] Regularisation move stumps BJP

07:42 [CNET News] Apple, Qualcomm reportedly tried to buy exclusive TSMC favor

07:45 [Fin24 News] JSE breaks records despite mine strikes

07:46 [The Hindu - News] 26/11: Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Kasab

07:48 [CNN] Ukraine court to rule on former PM Tymoshenko's conviction

07:50 [ZDNET] Information Commissioner polls on e-health privacy enforcement

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Capital owes much to Pankajakshan

07:52 [CNN] Indian Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Mumbai gunman

07:54 [CNN] With nomination clinched, Romney seeks working-class connection

07:54 [Reuters] Republicans launch convention assault on Obama

07:56 [The Hindu - News] Eureka experience

07:56 [CNN] CNN Fact Check: Santorum misleads on 'dependence'

07:57 [Reuters: politics] Republicans launch convention assault on Obama

07:59 [Fin24 News] Shabangu reassures foreign investors

08:00 [ZDNET] Start IT up: Coachy

08:02 [The Hindu - News] A whiff of change

08:03 [CNET News] Muve Music makes leap to all Cricket Android phones

08:04 [CNN] premieres song -- from Mars

08:05 [Sydney Morning Herald] Mayweather associate jailed

08:07 [CNET News] Google begins reminding users of friends' birthdays

08:08 [ZDNET] Oz Apple-Samsung judge threatens to hear case on Xmas day

08:09 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ann Romney steals hearts

08:09 [Slashdot] Don't Build a Database of Ruin

08:12 [The Hindu - News] Shutterbug Contest - August - Finalists

08:15 [The Independent] Ann Romney delivers glowing paean to her husband

08:19 [BBC: Technology] Date set over Samsung 'phone ban'

08:20 [The Hindu - News] Pak should expedite 26/11 trial now: Ujjwal Nikam

08:21 [Telegraph] Four Paralympic flames united at Stoke Madeville

08:23 [New York Times: politics] House Republicans Deemed Not Ready for Convention’s Prime Time

08:26 [CNET News] HTC has 'no intention' to settle with Apple, say reports

08:26 [The Hindu - News] Pak should now expedite 26/11: Ujjwal Nikam

08:28 [The Hindu - News] Day in Pictures

08:30 [New York Times: politics] Romney Pulled in 2 Directions Over Economy

08:30 [Fox News: politics] Quayle becomes first House freshman Republican to lose primary as Schweikert emerges victorious

08:33 [CNN] 'Discriminatory' Australian job ad sparks anger

08:36 [CNN] Isaac's fury tests New Orleans' post-Katrina flood controls

08:36 [ZDNET] Skipping NFC in the iPhone 5 will cost Apple dearly

08:37 [Telegraph] Citizen Khan provokes 200 complaints

08:38 [CNN] 'No Indians, Asians' job ad sparks anger`

08:42 [The Hindu - News] Former Gujarat minister, 31 others convicted in Naroda Patiya riots case

08:44 [The Hindu - News] Naroda Patiya riots: Judgement day

08:51 [The Hindu - News] Bartering knowledge

08:53 [Telegraph] 26/11 Mumbai attack gunman death penalty upheld

08:54 [ZDNET] Banks turn their eyes to mobile failings: McAfee

08:56 [Guardian] BSkyB told to withdraw misleading 'rent movies instantly' advert

08:57 [The Hindu - News] Tale of a ‘missing’ patrol car

09:03 [The Hindu - News] Kochi Corporation seeks funds for relaying roads

09:03 [The Independent] Nick Clegg calls for one-off tax on fortunes of the super rich

09:05 [Deutsche Welle] Workaholic seniors or old age poverty?,,16202501,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:07 [The Hindu - News] When the humble leaf takes pride of place

09:07 [Mother Jones] Corn on "Hardball": Ann Romney Tries to Sell Her Husband

09:08 [CNET News] Logitech UE rolls out new wave of headphones and wireless speakers

09:09 [The Hindu - News] This girl is going places with her yoga skills

09:13 [The Hindu - News] Lorries transporting sand on indefinite strike

09:16 [CNN] New York man to be sentenced for murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky

09:16 [Guardian] Japan to hold first talks with North Korea in four years

09:17 [The Hindu - News] Workshop on ‘God particle’ begins at American College

09:21 [ZDNET] NZ software patent law 'betrays' developers

09:21 [The Hindu - News] Inspiring safety, quality

09:23 [Telegraph] 90 police cases rexamined after crime scene officer investigated over sub-standard work

09:24 [Slashdot] The History of the Floppy Disk

09:24 [Topix Activism News] Judge won't dismiss ACLU's Border Patrol suit

09:25 [The Hindu - News] Bills approval centralised to prevent malpractices

09:25 [Fin24 News] Zuma stresses women empowerment

09:27 [The Hindu - News] Recreating the magic of Onam

09:30 [] Israeli Court Legitimizes Murder

09:30 [CNN] Five things we learned at the Republican National Convention

09:32 [BBC: Science & Environment] Double-star system hosts planets

09:33 [The Hindu - News] Rubber growers’ body to open 3,000-tonne warehouse

09:35 [The Independent] HMRC 'soft on alcohol smugglers'

09:37 [The Hindu - News] Power cut: Left parties put government on notice

09:38 [Slate Magazine] The Rebirth of Recess

09:38 [CNN] Indonesia searches for vessel reported to be in distress

09:38 [straight] My husband is unaware that we have sex in his sleep

09:39 [ZDNET] Seven new audio products announced from Logitech UE, we tried out two

09:39 [Telegraph] Pay rises for councillors as budget cuts bite

09:39 [The Hindu - News] Classical music is a ‘mental tonic’

09:40 [Deutsche Welle] Mumbai attacker loses death penalty appeal,,16202706,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

09:43 [The Hindu - News] Tardy distribution of ration cards irks ZP members

09:46 [Fox News] Ann Romney Vows Husband 'Will Not Fail'

09:47 [CNN] Death toll rises to 3 in bombing in Kenya

09:47 [ZDNET] Apple attempt to ban Samsung Android phones pushed back to December

09:47 [The Hindu - News] Romney clinches Republican Party’s presidential nomination

09:49 [The Hindu - News] Confusion over maintenance of animal enclosures

09:52 [Pravda] China continues to increase defensive potential

09:53 [Slate Magazine] Death, Explained

09:55 [Telegraph] Cook Islands declares world's largest marine park

09:56 [Guardian] Mitt Romney becomes official GOP candidate at last

09:57 [Spiegel] Fireball over Bavaria: World War II Bomb Detonated in Heart of Munich

09:57 [The Hindu - News] Enchanting ride to Araku on the cards

10:00 [] Circus Shenanigans in Tampa

10:02 [Anarchist news] Cascadian Resilience Network - Mission Statement

10:05 [The Hindu - News] Question, but don’t be disruptive, youth told

10:06 [The Independent] False wall hides huge cocaine stash in Goffs Oak

10:07 [CNN] Aid workers released in Myanmar after pardon, U.N. says

10:11 [New Internationalist] Legalize drugs - all of them!

10:13 [The Hindu - News] A tribute in sand

10:15 [BBC: Entertainment] Duran Duran scrap last tour dates

10:15 [Deutsche Welle] Thieves unimpressed by papal blood, ditch haul,,16202726,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:20 [The Hindu - News] Now, the deadline for flyover is Jan.

10:23 [CNN] Isaac slams into southeast Louisiana; tests New Orleans' post-Katrina flood controls

10:26 [Raw Story] Die-hards brave hurricane to drink on Bourbon Street

10:26 [The Hindu - News] Inter-collegiate contest on The Hindu S&T articles

10:27 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

10:34 [Fin24 News] SAA finances 'returning to normality'

10:34 [The Hindu - News] Corporation mulls over banning unauthorised cattle rearing in city

10:35 [msnbc] Hurricane Isaac makes 2nd landfall on La. coast

10:37 [The Independent] Chaos as United Airlines computers crash

10:37 [Pravda] Airships to finish war in Afghanistan

10:38 [New Statesman] Clegg's wealth tax deserves a fair hearing

10:44 [The Hindu - News] Kamban Vizha organised

10:47 [CNN] CNN Fact Check: Lower unemployment in GOP-led states?

10:50 [The Hindu - News] Health of sanitation measures reviewed

10:52 [CNN] As deaths mount, Syria's al-Assad says 'situation is much better'

10:52 [The Hindu - News] Red Cross cuts back operations in Pak

10:54 [CNN] World War II bomb closes Amsterdam airport

10:56 [Raw Story] Ann Romney: Mitt ‘makes me laugh’

10:58 [Global Voices] Ethiopia: Are Ethiopians the Most Secretive People on Earth?

10:59 [CNN] World War II bomb closes part of Amsterdam airport

11:00 [ZDNET] Apple, Qualcomm failed to buy TSMC chip exclusive rights [report]

11:02 [Telegraph] Anger as 'superhero' school fails to teach special powers

11:02 [Fin24 News] Lonmin: No work, no pay

11:05 [Deutsche Welle] United behind Romney,,16202702,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:09 [Slashdot] Large Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Collapses With a Loss of $5.6 Million

11:09 [The Independent] Belgians furious as child killer Marc Dutroux's wife Michelle Martin is freed

11:10 [The Hindu - News] ‘Expedite execution of Kasab’s death sentence’

11:12 [] Iran brings new direction to NAM

11:13 [Pravda] World peace impossible without soul peace

11:13 [New Statesman] Yes We Can go Forward and Believe in America! When did US campaign slogans become self help mantras?

11:15 [Deutsche Welle] German P+S Shipyards file for insolvency,,16202859,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:16 [The Hindu - News] Mesco to set up model schools across the country

11:19 [The Hindu - News] Birds of Mahboob chowk

11:21 [The Hindu - News] Water woes likely to evaporate soon

11:22 [msnbc] Isaac makes 2nd landfall; 'deep flooding' expected

11:26 [Raw Story] Republicans insist Romney has no ‘woman problem’

11:31 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Fatah calls on international community to boycott Lieberman

11:35 [AL JAZEERA] Assad claims Syrian forces gaining ground

11:36 [ZDNET] MIPS aims challenge at ARM tablet dominance

11:36 [Guardian] Former Times journalist arrested by police investigating computer hacking

11:37 [zero hedge] Market Recap And Key Events

11:38 [Global Voices] Jordan: A Black Day to Protest Internet Censorship

11:40 [BBC: Education] Cambridge investigates hacking

11:43 [The Hindu - News] Naroda-Patiya verdict enhances people’s faith in legal system: Khurshid

11:45 [CNN] Champion Djokovic cruises in U.S. opener

11:46 [ZDNET] Fake resumes not unique problem in Asia

11:50 [Telegraph] Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport closed after discovery of Second World War bomb

11:53 [Global Voices] Palestine: Governments are Afraid of the Internet

11:54 [ZDNET] IBM's new Kenya research lab: A stepping stone to African expansion

11:56 [Raw Story] Australian surfer in bloody shark attack

11:57 [The Independent] Journalist held in hacking investigation

11:58 [Big Think] Repost: What Will Replace Religion?

11:59 [The Hindu - News] BJP downplays Naroda riots verdict

11:59 [CNN] Desmond Tutu withdraws from conference to protest Tony Blair

12:00 [CNN] Ukraine court rejects appeal of former PM Tymoshenko's conviction

12:04 [BBC: Also in the news] Tuning a piano 'moulds the mind'

12:06 [Raw Story] Manhattan to be sprayed with pesticides to fight West Nile virus

12:07 [CNN] Isaac slams into southeast Louisiana; tests post-Katrina flood controls

12:07 [zero hedge] From Jawboning To Fingerboning - Mario Draghi Releases Op-Ed On The Future Of Europe

12:08 [Mother Jones] Opening Night in Tampa: Love or Respect for Romney?

12:08 [Telegraph] Swedish intelligence agency spends £500,000 on James Bond-themed party

12:09 [msnbc] 12-foot flood as Isaac's surge overtops miles of levee

12:10 [Good] Open Source Urbanism: Venice Biennale Puts Spotlight On Renegade Redesigners

12:12 [The Independent] Ex-News of the World Scotland editor Bob Bird quizzed over Tommy Sheridan case

12:13 [ZDNET] Pro-Assange group claims university hacking

12:13 [Fox News] Isaac Pushing Levees to Brink

12:13 [The Hindu - News] Nimmagadda Prasad’s bail plea rejected

12:18 [] Israel Rails Against IAEA Vote on Nuclear Arsenal

12:18 [Reuters] Little-known Ryan to take center-stage at Republican convention

12:19 [Global Voices] Assessing Quality of Life in African Cities

12:19 [Reuters: politics] Little-known Ryan to take center-stage at Republican convention

12:21 [CNN] Isaac slams into southeast Louisiana, tests post-Katrina flood controls

12:21 [The Hindu - News] Transport woes hassle Ennore employees

12:25 [Deutsche Welle] Thomas Mann's second home in Manhattan,,16198020,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:26 [Raw Story] Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits seminar in protest over presence of Tony Blair and his support for the Iraq war

12:27 [Fox News: politics] List of Republican convention speakers for Wednesday

12:28 [] Iran's Call for Nuclear Abolition by 2025 is Unreported by New York Times

12:29 [The Hindu - News] Snag forces shutdown of NTPC Simhadri unit

12:31 [Guardian] Phone-hacking police detain former News of the World Scotland editor

12:31 [The Hindu - News] Assad says Syria needs time to win battle

12:33 [The Hindu - News] With ‘routes’, help is just a call away

12:37 [Slashdot] Are You Gaming For the Right Reasons?


12:38 [Mother Jones] CHARTS: US Overseas Arms Sales More Than Tripled in 2011

12:39 [New Statesman] Short circuiting: the Government is failing to recognise the importance of the electronics industry

12:39 [straight] New on DVD/Blu-ray: Donovan’s Echo, The Five-Year Engagement, Goats, Haven: The Complete Second Season, Piranha 3DD

12:40 [Telegraph] Airlines cut legroom to boost profits

12:40 [Deutsche Welle] WWII munitions scare at Schipol airport,,16203023,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:45 [Guardian] George Osborne warns emergency wealth tax could hamper recovery

12:47 [Fin24 News] Uproar over firm's 'no Indians' ad

12:49 [ZDNET] SingTel, Progress Software launch PaaS to target ISVs

12:49 [BBC: Technology] 'Lulzsec hacker' arrested in US

12:52 [CNN] Michaela DePrince: From war orphan to teen ballerina

12:57 [Guardian] Green party searches for new leader

12:57 [ZDNET] Time for Android to radically change the UI

12:58 [Fox News: politics] Christie rallies GOP in convention keynote with tough-love 'truth-telling' message

12:59 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: From the Magazine: Day 2 of Illustrations From the R.N.C.

13:07 [ZDNET] BT broadband and phone calls to see price rises

13:07 [Spiegel] Dortmund Goes High-Tech: Football Club Nabs Neo-Nazi with Help of New Camera

13:07 [zero hedge] Dethroned Berlusconi Pushing For Early November Election

13:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] Republican Delegates Are Decent, Civic-Minded People

13:12 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Egypt to build field hospital for Syrian refugees on border with Jordan

13:13 [CNN] Why 'follow your passion' is bad advice

13:14 [The Independent] Not dead yet: Bill Cosby and the celebrities social media tried to kill off before their time

13:15 [Fin24 News] Grants tender will stand, says minister

13:16 [Fox News] Christie Sets Table for RyanWith Fiery Keynote Speech

13:17 [Guardian] Hurricane Isaac: Louisiana faces serious flooding as levee overflows

13:18 [The Hindu - News] England captain Strauss resigns

13:20 [The Hindu - News] Nepali parties resume negotiations

13:20 [] Troubling Waters as Isaac Hits Gulf Coast on Katrina Anniversary

13:23 [CNN] Williams sisters go through as Wozniacki exits U.S. Open

13:29 [Guardian] Phone-hacking police arrest former News of the World Scotland editor

13:29 [] India, Iran firm up ties ahead of NAM Summit

13:30 [The Hindu - News] Murali tops

13:30 [CNN] What tests you really need (and when)

13:33 [BBC: Education] Schools warned over uniform costs

13:35 [Fin24 News] L'Oreal shares drop as results disappoint

13:36 [Raw Story] ‘Penis-head’ fish discovered in Vietnam

13:36 [The Hindu - News] Rajasekar’s effort goes in vain

13:38 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: August 29

13:38 [The Hindu - News] City-IV and City-I register victories

13:39 [Topix Activism News] Amnesty urges Balkans to probe war disappearances

13:39 [Global Voices] Angola: Citizens Report Electoral Irregularities

13:41 [Guardian] England captain Andrew Strauss retires from professional cricket

13:42 [New Internationalist] PODCAST: taxing disparity


13:42 [The Hindu - News] City sports today

13:43 [Fox News] URGENT: Isaac Overtops Levee, Flooding Widespread

13:44 [The Hindu - News] Hold wider consultations, JD (U) tells UPA

13:44 [CNN] Residents rescue neighbors in flooded Louisiana during Hurricane Isaac

13:46 [CNN] A nation's sex strike for democracy

13:49 [] Tehran NAM summit: A tragic failure for Israel

13:49 [CNN] Is Sikh-led prayer at RNC a hollow gesture?

13:54 [CNN] Opinion: Syria fighting sparks refugee crisis in Jordan

13:56 [Deutsche Welle] September 2012: DW's culture calendar,,16196681,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:56 [The Hindu - News] Oriental tales

13:57 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: UN warns of deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza

13:57 [Spiegel] Merkel in China: Berlin's Cozy New Relationship with Beijing

13:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] Leadership change put on hold [Telugu: Nayakatvam maarppu taatkaalika nilupudala] Analysis by Nagesh Kumar S., August 27, 2012. Translated by V.R. Subrahmanyam, presented by Srinivas Ghantasala

13:59 [Pravda] Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan promise Russia Republican hell

14:00 [The Hindu - News] 42 killed in heavy fighting in Pakistan

14:01 [The Independent] News in pictures

14:02 [CNN] 13 of Europe's hidden hot spots

14:08 [zero hedge] Chart Of The Day: From Pervasive Cheap Credit To Hyperinflation

14:10 [Spiegel] 'Architects of Poverty': The Self Destruction of Africa's ANC

14:10 [The Hindu - News] A peek at LFW

14:11 [Raw Story] Time Traveling Journalism, Two Articles from 2014: Trickle Down Eatonomics & NRA Press Release

14:12 [CNN] History turns full circle at London 2012 Paralympic Games

14:12 [ZDNET] Quest for Big Data

14:12 [Telegraph] Hurricane Isaac breaches Louisiana levee on Katrina anniversary

14:14 [Pravda] Couple has public sex in St. Petersburg in other people's presence

14:14 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Palestinian and Israeli Kids Play a Serious Game

14:15 [The Hindu - News] International Range of Craft Workshop

14:16 [CNN] 'No Indians, Asians' job ad sparks anger

14:16 [Slashdot] How Apple Killed the Linux Desktop

14:17 [The Hindu - News] SC reserves verdict on Sanjay Dutt’s plea

14:17 [The Independent] Kennet and Featherstone prisons to be recategorised

14:19 [The Hindu - News] LPG tanker blast: death toll rises to four

14:21 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Anything But a Love Triangle: Yemen's Ex-president, al-Qaeda, and Washington

14:21 [CNET News] Nokia teases September 5 event, says 'things are about to change'

14:24 [New Statesman] CNN tries to bury RNC racism

14:25 [CNN: Technology] How rockers (and you) should promote online

14:26 [Deutsche Welle] Greek talks on budget cuts end without agreement,,16203658,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:29 [Global Voices] Russia: Police Claim Top Blogger Was Hacked from Germany

14:30 [ZDNET] Support for Tesla stretches to a US museum and two movies

14:33 [CNN] London set for opening of 2012 Paralympic Games

14:36 [] Victory for Texas Voters as Court Halts GOP Redistricting Plan

14:37 [CNN] Relentless Hurricane Isaac 'not even half over'

14:39 [New Statesman] Brave new chauvinism

14:40 [ZDNET] Second accused LulzSec hacker arrested in US

14:41 [The Hindu - News] Balakrishna Sastrigal’s musical legacy

14:41 [The Progressive] After Delay, RNC's Crazy First Full Day

14:42 [Fin24 News] Transnet pumps billions into rail repair

14:45 [Telegraph] JK Rowling wins permission to build magical treehouses in garden

14:47 [BBC: Education] MP demands university visa answer

14:48 [Fox News] TOUGH LOVE: Christie Rallies GOP With Call for 'Era of Truth-Telling'

14:48 [CNN] Iran takes on U.N. at global meeting

14:48 [zero hedge] Goldilocks Q2 GDP Revision Leaves Algos Confused

14:48 [ZDNET] IBM zEnterprise EC12 and the next generation data center

14:49 [Slashdot] Another LulzSec Member Arrested

14:56 [Deutsche Welle] Pakistanis trade kidneys for cash,,16203398,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:58 [Spiegel] Bundesbank President on ECB Bond Purchases: 'Too Close to State Financing Via the Money Press'

14:58 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Crabs provide summer livelihood for Gaza fishermen

14:58 [ZDNET] Practical Malware Analysis: Book review

15:00 [New York Times: politics] Ron Paul Supporters’ Protest Signals Deeper Division

15:04 [The Atlantic: National] Does Cigarette Marketing Count as Free Speech?

15:06 [CNN] Living happily with less

15:06 [ZDNET] Google+ makes first major push onto Google Apps

15:07 [zero hedge] Buffett Goes To Britain: Clegg Calls For 'One-Off' Tax On Super Rich

15:07 [The Hindu - News] Coal licence cancellation will cause huge loss: Sibal

15:08 [CNN] Dutch security forces respond to alert on plane

15:08 [Slate Magazine] Dear Paul

15:11 [Raw Story] Iowa school wants deaf child to change how he signs his name

15:13 [The Hindu - News] Court hints at regulated tourism in tiger reserve areas

15:14 [The Atlantic: International] Why Do CIA Officers Need Spanish Interpreters?

15:15 [CNN] Officials: Lindsay Lohan a suspect in burglary, but no charges planned

15:19 [msnbc: politics] Mixed messages from convention podium

15:21 [The Independent] Busy day for Schiphol: Fighter jets intercept passenger plane after 'miscommunication' leads to reports of hostage situation hours after airport evacuated over 'WWII bomb'

15:24 [Fin24 News] R300m price tag for Camps Bay mansion

15:25 [The Hindu - News] Rains fail to dampen Onam spirit in Kerala

15:27 [CNET News] Apple salespeople go online in four countries outside the U.S.

15:29 [CNN] Taylor Swift on her bold new direction

15:30 [The Atlantic: Technology] Hurricane Isaac at Night

15:30 [Disinformation] The Cops Shooting People Blog

15:31 [Raw Story] Americans wounded in Mexico ‘were CIA employees’

15:34 [Slashdot] In Wake of Samsung Verdict, HTC Does Not Intend To Settle

15:35 [The Hindu - News] The good, the bad and the ugly

15:36 [Raw Story] Republicans in Tampa flock to anti-Obama film

15:37 [zero hedge] Euro Gold Technicals Look Near Perfect

15:38 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'A Question of Lufthansa's Very Future'

15:38 [] Georgia: 14 Die in Hostage-Taking near Russian Border

15:39 [The Hindu - News] Cabbage’s cousin is easy to grow

15:42 [CNN] Electric 'Formula E' motor series to launch in 2014

15:42 [Amnesty International] Rachel Corrie verdict highlights impunity for Israeli Military

15:44 [The Hindu - News] Schooled on being simple, self-contained

15:44 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why South Carolina's "Most Sacred" Right is in Jeopardy

15:45 [CNN] Dutch security forces respond to plane alert

15:46 [The Hindu - News] Crafting a life a long way from home

15:46 [Deutsche Welle] North Korea and Japan reopen talks four years on,,16203952,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:46 [The Progressive] National GOP and Romney campaign have high hopes for Wisconsin

15:49 [CNET News] Get a 1-year CrashPlan+ subscription for $39.99

15:50 [The Onion] [audio] Unicycling Bear's Agent Has Long List Of Demands

15:50 [The Hindu - News] Miscommunication caused Schipol hostage-taking scare

15:51 [Guardian] Emergency wealth tax could hamper recovery, Osborne warns

15:54 [The Hindu - News] Tastes like home

15:57 [BBC: Technology] Motorola sets Intel phone date

16:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Is the boss a real ass?

16:02 [New York Times: politics] U.S.: Day 2 of Illustrations From the R.N.C.

16:03 [zero hedge] Fingerboning Escalates: Buba Strikes Back To Draghi OpEd With Weidmann Interview


16:05 [Pravda] Toyota develops and prospers thanks to magic of number 'eight'

16:06 [Deutsche Welle] Billionaire car boss joins Austrian political race,,16203394,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:06 [Raw Story] Arizona Republican: Middle Easterners ‘look Mexican’ and want ‘to cause harm’

16:09 [ZDNET] Server sales slow, but Dell shows growth; HP, IBM tied for No. 1

16:11 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

16:11 [CNET News] Google+ starts to deliver for businesses

16:12 [The Independent] Hurricane Isaac lashes New Orleans on Katrina anniversary

16:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Lohan a suspect in burglary

16:15 [New Statesman] Why the Tories are still failing to attract ethnic minority voters

16:16 [msnbc] 12-foot flood as Isaac's surge overtops miles of levee

16:18 [CNN] TSA reprimands bag screeners over job performance at Boston airport

16:19 [ZDNET] Apple sets Geniuses up online for iPad and iPhone support

16:19 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Myth Of An Affirmative Action President

16:20 [The Onion] Netflix Board Of Directors Meets To Decide If 'Michael' Is Stream Worthy

16:20 [The Atlantic: Technology] It's Like a Flight Simulator, Only for Making Bacon and Eggs

16:21 [Slashdot] Iranian Players Blocked From World of Warcraft Due To Trade Sanctions

16:21 [Telegraph] Sardinian miner in siege slashes wrist

16:25 [The Hindu - Opinion] Tweets and twits [Malayalam: Kilikkonchalukalum kuttapeduthalukalum] Editorial, August 25, 2012. Translated by Rasmi Binoy, presented by A Correspondent

16:25 [Guardian] Hurricane Isaac drenches New Orleans and threatens flooding – live updates

16:31 [Disinformation] DHS Employees Arrested For Cocaine Smuggling, Child Porn, And More Last Year

16:31 [The Progressive] Solidarity Singers Defy Warning of Crackdown in Madison Capitol

16:32 [The Hindu - News] Centre, Assam govt failed on law and order front: AIUDF

16:34 [CNN] Opinion: Nigeria is a sinking ship, but we must not desert it

16:35 [New Statesman] The political impossibility of the Ryan-Romney budget

16:37 [zero hedge] Today's Mad World Of Markets

16:38 [Mostly Water] Growing Opposition to the Canada-EU Trade Agreement

16:38 [The Hindu - News] Major preparations to begin for Kumbh Mela

16:39 [Topix Activism News] Report: Janet Jackson to Appear in Another Blackglama Fur Ad Campaign

16:39 [The Atlantic: International] Ayatollah Tourism: A Guided Tour of Iran's Sites of Oppression and Abuse

16:41 [Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe draft constitution hits deadlock,,16203126,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:41 [Mostly Water] Israeli Court Legitimizes Murder

16:41 [Raw Story] Backlog growing as disabled veterans still wait in limbo

16:42 [The Hindu - News] Sahai rubbishes BJP’s allegations as “motivated and concocted”

16:42 [Amnesty International] Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the present

16:43 [Mostly Water] Circus Shenanigans in Tampa

16:44 [CNET News] Google wins patent on automatic object recognition in videos

16:44 [The Atlantic: National] Fear of a Black President on 'Morning Edition'

16:44 [CNN] Isaac weakening, but relentless pounding 'not even half over'

16:44 [The Hindu - News] More uranium deposits found in Rajasthan

16:45 [ZDNET] VMware plots datacenters without wetware

16:46 [Deutsche Welle] South Korea's Hanwha buys insolvent German Q-Cells,,16204180,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:48 [BBC: Entertainment] Venice seeks to hold on to stars

16:51 [CNN] Gaza tunnel economy hit by clampdown

16:51 [Telegraph] Australia shark attacks promp calls for ban of killing great whites

16:53 [CNN] 10 new reasons to love the Old South

16:55 [Slashdot] NASA's Kepler Discovers Multiple Planets Orbiting a Pair of Stars

16:55 [CNET News] Sony unveils transformable Vaio Duo 11, 20-inch Vaio Tap 20

16:56 [The Atlantic: Technology] The State of Play in the Mobile Industry in One Venn Diagram

16:56 [The Hindu - News] Occupy protesters square off with riot police in Tampa, Florida

16:57 [Mostly Water] U.S., UK and France Threaten Military Intervention Against Syria

16:59 [Slate Magazine] Paul Ryan Is a Climate Change Denialist

16:59 [The Atlantic: International] The Politics of China's Noodle-Shaving Robots

16:59 [The Independent] IPCC to probe armed man's roof fall after Tasering

17:00 [Pravda] The endless war: Saudi Arabia goes on the offensive against Iran

17:00 [New York Times: politics] Capital Ideas: Romney’s First 100 Days Could Bring Significant Change

17:00 [Global Voices] Syria: SOS to Preserve the Heritage

17:01 [The Atlantic: Technology] Pranksters Destroy iMacs in Hilarious, Cruel Sociological Experiment

17:01 [Raw Story] Letterman: Christie’s RNC speech pitched ‘A Butter Future’

17:03 [CNET News] Sony releases first 4K TV: the 84-inch XBR-84X900

17:04 [The Atlantic: National] Chris Hayes Among the Meritocrats

17:05 [Global Voices] Russia: Censorship Law Threatens Children's Classics

17:05 [CNN] Hurricane safety: When the lights go out

17:07 [The Hindu - Opinion] Waiting for winter [Tamil: Kulirkaalaththirkkaaga kaaththirukkum arachu] Editorial, August 29, 2012. Translated by A. Kumaresan, presented by T. Arvind

17:07 [Guardian] Navy Seal account of Bin Laden raid contradicts White House claims

17:07 [zero hedge] A History Of US Defense Spending Since FDR; And Where Obama And Romney Differ

17:08 [Big Think] Sails on Cargo Ships: Great Idea, But A Hard Sell

17:08 [] Democracy Now!: In Ascent to GOP's Top Ranks, "Money & Pandering" Leads Paul Ryan to Drop Opposition to Cuba Embargo

17:09 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 29, 2012

17:10 [New Statesman] An Almost English Life: Literary and Not So Literary Recollections - review

17:11 [Fin24 News] Card is king in SA - survey

17:11 [The Progressive] Citizens Struggle in the Shadow of the RNC

17:12 [The Onion] Republican National Convention Day 2

17:14 [Mostly Water] The Mega-Rich and the "Useless Eaters:" America’s Descent Into Poverty

17:15 [New Statesman] The Liars’ Gospel - review

17:15 [CNET News] Sony unveils Xperia T, V, and J smartphones

17:17 [CNET News] Sprint adds four markets to its slow-growing LTE network

17:19 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Palestinian anger at university construction on Islamic cemetery

17:20 [New Statesman] Graham Brady: “I owe my career to grammar school”

17:21 [The Hindu - News] Vijay, Dutt conferred with Khel Ratna; Yuvi gets Arjuna Award

17:21 [Deutsche Welle] Legal experts say Kasab won't be hanged any time soon,,16204143,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:21 [Raw Story] Rape victims speak out against Republicans on eve of Ryan’s speech

17:21 [Telegraph] Flipboard reaches 20 million users

17:25 [Global Voices] Thailand: Petition to Stop Mae Wong Dam

17:26 [BBC: Science & Environment] Chimp grooming postcode lottery

17:28 [Spiegel] Power Failures: Germany Rethinks Path to Green Future

17:29 [The Hindu - News] Vijay Kumar, Dutt conferred with Khel Ratna; Yuvi gets Arjuna Award

17:34 [Mostly Water] Bullying Workers in the Attack on Labour

17:35 [Guardian] Care home worker jailed for abuse of 89-year-old caught on hidden camera

17:36 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: The Morning After His Big Speech, Christie Mentions Romney More

17:36 [Deutsche Welle] Xayaburi dam project proceeds as protest grows,,16203873,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:37 [] Peace Advocates Attempt 'War Crimes' Arrest of Condi Rice at RNC

17:37 [Slashdot] Wave Glider Robot Helps Forecast Hurricane Isaac's Path

17:39 [The Hindu - News] Romney secures nomination, but not without controversy

17:39 [CNN] Apple verdict: Set to stifle or spur innovation?

17:40 [ZDNET] Oracle leaks Fusion HCM, Taleo pitches and pricing

17:42 [straight] News for Youse: Nathan Cullen muzzling, Ron Bencze sentenced, and Paralympics begin


17:43 [The Onion] American Voices: Pediatricians Tout Benefits Of Circumcision

17:44 [High Country News] Saving threatened Utah prairie dogs -- on private property

17:45 [New Statesman] Nightjack: an arrest is made

17:46 [Disinformation] Read this Proclamation to the Snake Worshipers! This Practice Must Stop!

17:46 [CNET News] Zappos marries Pinterest to e-commerce with Pinpointing

17:47 [CNET News] Samsung's IFA press event set for 10 a.m. PT today (live blog)

17:48 [Spiegel] Hope in the Euro Zone: Crisis-Hit Countries May Have Turned the Corner

17:49 [The Atlantic: National] Mitt Romney, the Tikkun Olam President?

17:50 [Global Voices] Thailand: Police Collect Wedding Fees from Myanmar Workers

17:58 [Mostly Water] Learning to Hate Longhorn Football

17:59 [Slate Magazine] The Problem With Porn

18:00 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Second Jerusalemite summer camp in Sinai

18:00 [Global Voices] Myanmar: Reshuffling the Cabinet

18:01 [Deutsche Welle] Isaac swirls inland after landfall in Louisiana,,16204388,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:01 [Raw Story] Jeb Bush: GOP needs to ‘stop acting stupid’ toward Latinos

18:02 [Slashdot] 2012 EFF Pioneer Award Winners Revealed

18:03 [msnbc] Rescues in works as Isaac's surge overtops levee

18:06 [The Independent] Swedish spy chiefs under fire for lavish £400,000 James Bond party

18:07 [zero hedge] Jim Grant Refuses To Get Lost In A "Hall-Of-Mirrors" Market

18:08 [Big Think] Two Planets, Two Suns, One Happy Solar System

18:08 [Spiegel] The Death of Moderation: Republicans Have Become a Party of Naysayers

18:09 [Mother Jones] Chart of the Day #2: The Great Depression in Europe

18:10 [Telegraph] 'Traffic lights' blood test for liver damage

18:11 [CNN] Taliban attack on Pakistan border checkpoint kills 8 soldiers

18:14 [] Why Won't The U.S. Say Whom It Pays On The NDN?

18:14 [Slate Magazine] The Culture Gabfest: There Are Some Broke Down People Out There Edition

18:15 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Spain Hit by Epidemic of Despair

18:15 [CNET News] Archos unveils Android gaming tablet, GamePad

18:16 [ZDNET] Cybercriminals impersonate popular security vendors, serve malware

18:18 [zero hedge] Three Questions for Mario “bumblebee” Draghi

18:19 [Fin24 News] BMF supports Manyi

18:21 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Psychology of Perky: Apple Brings Its In-Store Geniuses Online

18:22 [Reuters] Budget hawk Ryan to take center-stage at Republican convention

18:24 [Telegraph] California bans use of controversial therapy aimed at 'curing' homosexuality

18:24 [Truthdig] Racist Taunt Gets Attendee Evicted at RNC

18:24 [The Atlantic: International] The Odds of War With Iran Increase to 40 Percent

18:25 [Global Voices] Vietnam: Gay Marriage and Human Rights

18:26 [The Atlantic: Technology] How Vimeo Built the Interactive Old Spice 'Muscle Music' Video That's Crushing the Internet

18:27 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Preparing for the 2012 Paralympics

18:27 [The Hindu - News] Hike in charges force British Airways to review India strategy

18:28 [Reuters: politics] Budget hawk Ryan to take center-stage at Republican convention

18:30 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Egypt rejects any hostile moves against the Libyan revolution

18:31 [Raw Story] Republican governor acknowledges Romney welfare attack is a lie

18:31 [The Hindu - News] Thejo, first IPO on Emerge

18:33 [Slashdot] Robot Brings Patch-Clamping To the Masses

18:33 [The Hindu - News] Rural spend outstrips urban: Crisil

18:34 [Truthdig] Racist Taunt Gets Attendees Evicted at RNC

18:35 [The Hindu - News] Orchid Chem to sell Aurangabad API facility to Hospira

18:37 [] Corporations: Yes, We're Moving Abroad to Get Lower Tax Rates

18:38 [msnbc: politics] RNC PRESS Pass: Haley Barbour

18:40 [Telegraph] Francois Hollande's dithering 'stoked war between his women'

18:41 [Deutsche Welle] German service providers in good economic shape,,16204350,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:42 [CNET News] Motorola teases first Intel-powered phone for Sept. 18 event

18:42 [World Policy Institute] North Korea and the Exit from Totalitarianism

18:43 [straight] Gurpreet Singh: B.C. Liberals' communist bashing backfires

18:43 [Topix Activism News] In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

18:45 [Good] Which Cities Are Most Ready for Electric Vehicles? You May Be Surprised

18:49 [zero hedge] Place Your Bets

18:53 [Fin24 News] Murray & Roberts records R736m loss

18:56 [Telegraph] US election: Republican convention guests call black woman 'an animal'

18:58 [This Magazine] A sneak peek at This Magazine’s redesign

18:59 [The Independent] Police officer arrested in probe into 'trolling' of single mother

18:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] Jane Romney: Mitt Would Never Ban Abortion

19:01 [Deutsche Welle] Javi Martinez joins Bayern for record fee,,16204487,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:01 [CBC: politics] Harper to open Ducks Unlimited centre in Aulac

19:03 [CNET News] Samsung unveils ATIV S, world's first Windows Phone 8 device

19:06 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Conjecture for a Better Turing Test

19:06 [CNET News] Check out this high-tech bed -- it has a TV, speakers... and an app

19:07 [CNET News] Just a four-armed, mohawked robot playing a Ramones cover

19:08 [zero hedge] As HELOC Delinquency Rates Hit A Record, Are Student Loans Next?

19:09 [] More on Kyrgyzstan's Beer Revolution

19:09 [Mother Jones] Lies, Damn Lies, and Mitt Romney

19:09 [Slashdot] Internet Standards Groups Unite Behind Open Processes

19:10 [Telegraph] The death of Hollywood, in glorious 3D

19:10 [Good] Why Is There So Little Money in Politics? Also: Why So Much?

19:11 [ZDNET] CIMI v1.0 is here!

19:14 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Cheesehead Mafia: Paul Ryan and the Rise of Wisconsin Republicans

19:14 [The Independent] Vast methane reservoir could be beneath Antarctic ice

19:15 [CNET News] Get a free one-month subscription to Hulu Plus

19:18 [Fox News] Evacuations, Rescues Under Way As Isaac Surge Floods Gulf Coast

19:19 [Truthdig] Japan Weighs Zero-Nuclear Option

19:21 [Raw Story] LulzSec hacker arrested over Sony attack

19:23 [straight] Photo of the Day: English Bay Sunset

19:24 [New York Times: politics] Focus on Ryan Extends to His Budget Plan

19:24 [msnbc: politics] As Republicans build their farm team, Latinos are in demand

19:25 [Guardian] Leveson 'loading a gun' against press industry, warns Indy editor

19:26 [Global Voices] Pakistan: Long Road to Peace and Security

19:28 [The Hindu - News] Pakistan must act against perpetrators of 26/11 attacks, says Shinde

19:29 [New York Times: politics] In Tampa, a Food Fusion All Its Own Near the Republican National Convention

19:29 [ZDNET] CIMI v1.0 spec released

19:31 [Disinformation] Roseanne Barr Calls Out Obama and Romney on Medical Marijuana

19:31 [Deutsche Welle] Germany and Italy voice optimism reform will bear fruit,,16204518,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:32 [The Hindu - News] Absolute certainty not a myth in Kasab case: Bench

19:33 [Big Think] Cheaper, Better Cells May Give Solar Energy a Market Boost

19:34 [Guardian] Julian Assange supporters claim to have hacked Cambridge University

19:34 [CNET News] Samsung bets on Android-powered, networked camera

19:34 [The Hindu - News] Prosecutor seeks death for all 32 convicts in Naroda-Patiya case

19:35 [Electronic Intifada] Taking back Palestine's streets: exclusive interview with underground Jerusalem graffiti artist

19:36 [Raw Story] SC lawmaker said ‘Amen’ to supporter’s racist email

19:37 [ZDNET] Samsung announces ATIV S Windows Phone 8 device, looks like a Galaxy S III

19:38 [The Hindu - News] Kasab too should not go the Afzal Guru way: Sena, BJP

19:39 [CNN] Threat prompts Air China midflight turnaround

19:40 [The Hindu - News] The star of the show

19:42 [Telegraph] Paralympic ceremony theme welcomed by scientists

19:44 [The Atlantic: Politics] Inside the GOP Amusement Park

19:45 [The Independent] Serious Fraud Office investigating Barclays’ Middle Eastern bailout

19:45 [CBC: politics] Harper opens Ducks Unlimited centre in Aulac

19:46 [ZDNET] Apple, Microsoft, VMware: Everyone's building open-source software

19:46 [The Hindu - News] Live TV coverage put national security in jeopardy, says Bench

19:48 [Guardian] Calorie restriction doesn't slow ageing, monkey study suggests

19:48 [The Onion] Letters To The Editor: Fireworks Agreement

19:48 [The Hindu - News] IAEA sets up special Iran Task Force

19:49 [CNN] The tough truths about Chris Christie's New Jersey

19:49 [The Atlantic: National] Who's Really Skipping School?

19:50 [The Hindu - News] Supreme Court lauds efforts of investigative agencies

19:51 [CNN] United Airlines says equipment failure caused delays

19:52 [zero hedge] JaCKSoNHoLe 2012

19:52 [CNET News] Samsung adds a Windows RT tablet, the ATIV Tab

19:52 [] Grassroots Power Pushing Japan Towards Nuclear-Free Future

19:52 [The Hindu - News] KV Tehran teaches it all

19:53 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Ideological Diversity Adds Spice to Protests

19:55 [CNN] Yosemite advises medical help for those with hantavirus symptoms

19:56 [Global Voices] Chile: Students March in Thousands for Education Reform

19:56 [The Hindu - News] Victims angry as Dr. Patel offers condolences

19:58 [CNN] Javi Martinez completes "complicated" transfer to Bayern

20:01 [American Independent] Health experts challenge coerced-abortion laws

20:01 [CNN] Isaac pounds the Gulf Coast: How to help

20:03 [CNN] Ryan in the political spotlight with convention speech

20:03 [Slashdot] Russia Wants a Hypersonic Bomber

20:04 [The Atlantic: National] Should Hip-Hop Artists Be Allowed to Release Albums From Jail?

20:05 [Electronic Intifada] Love and light at the end of Gaza’s tunnels

20:06 [Raw Story] Romney party yacht ‘Cracker Bay’ flies Cayman Islands flag in Tampa

20:06 [The Hindu - News] India ill-prepared to deal with China, warns Shyam Saran

20:07 [BBC: Science & Environment] Antarctic may host methane stores

20:08 [zero hedge] Good Is Bad (Again) As Beige Book Belies Optimism

20:08 [Big Think] What’s Frank Lloyd Wright Doing at the Republican National Convention?

20:09 [Mother Jones] David Koch: Just One of the Guys at The GOP Convention

20:09 [CNET News] The coolest gadgets from 'Total Recall'

20:10 [BBC: Technology] Sony announces new touchscreens

20:12 [Telegraph] Chinese official 'flees country with £20m public money'

20:12 [New York Times: politics] Political Memo: From the Fringe in 1992, Patrick J. Buchanan’s Words Now Seem Mainstream

20:13 [Fox News] Ryan Mission: Stoke Campaign Fire

20:17 [The Hindu - News] Odisha family rescued from A.P. brick kiln

20:18 [CNET News] Original Apple 1 a steal at $127,000

20:18 [The Onion] Jeb Bush Warns RNC Attendees Of Bad Cialis Going Around Parking Lot

20:21 [The Hindu - News] Chennai port to shift customs check point to terminal gates

20:22 [Guardian] Bashar al-Assad says there is no end in sight to Syrian civil war

20:23 [The Hindu - News] ISRO to reach its century on September 9

20:24 [CBC: politics] Ottawa begins review of CNOOC's $15.1-b takeover of Nexen

20:24 [straight] SoL Sun Belt Cookery transports Coal Harbour diners to the Mediterranean

20:25 [Financial Times] Isaac tests Louisiana’s flood defences

20:25 [The Hindu - News] Watery ordeal of oustees continues as jal satyagraha enters fifth day

20:26 [The Atlantic: Technology] What It's Like for a Deaf Person to Hear Music for the First Time

20:27 [The Hindu - News] Board orders removal of 2 trademarks from registry

20:28 [Telegraph] Abandoned at sea - the forgotten hostages of the Somali pirates

20:29 [Slate Magazine] Take the Money and Run

20:29 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: A Night of Harmony for Gay Republicans

20:30 [CNN] Sikh-led prayer and GOP convictions

20:31 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lankan Tamils’ bid to cross over to Australia foiled

20:31 [Global Voices] South Korea: Perspectives on K-Pop Viral Video ‘Gangnam Style'

20:32 [ZDNET] Samsung adds major functionality to S Pen in Galaxy Note II

20:33 [The Hindu - News] TN government transfers IAS officers

20:34 [Slashdot] Misunderstanding of Prior Art May Have Led to Apple-Samsung Verdict

20:35 [The Hindu - News] TNPSC plans to go hi-tech to plug loopholes

20:35 [msnbc: politics] Future leaders on display at GOP convention

20:36 [CNN] Tennis ump pleads not guilty in husband's killing

20:36 [The Atlantic: Technology] Beasts, Bugs, Flowers: Fireworks As You've Never Seen Them Before

20:36 [Raw Story] Did Chris Christie Just Throw Romney Under the Bus?

20:36 [The Independent] Hurricane Isaac: New Orleans battered by powerful winds as torrential rain brings heavy flooding to the city's suburbs

20:39 [The Hindu - News] Dravid wins Test player of the year award

20:41 [The Hindu - News] Three arrested in TNPSC paper leak case

20:43 [The Hindu - News] TAHDCO to help SCs set up retail petrol pump outlets

20:43 [Big Think] Scientists Give Animals Consciousness

20:44 [Slate Magazine] Do Voters Love Ann Romney Back? Do They Respect Chris Christie?

20:44 [The Atlantic: Politics] Team Obama Does Not Understand How Venn Diagrams Work, Either

20:46 [CNN: Money] 'I'm trapped in a high-rate mortgage'

20:46 [The Progressive] Ann Romney's Best Is Not Good Enough

20:47 [The Hindu - News] It’s just such a happy feeling: Aparajith

20:48 [New York Times: politics] FiveThirtyEight: In Florida, Tampa Is Essential to Romney Election Hopes

20:49 [The Atlantic: International] Is it Possible To Think Too Much About the Holocaust?

20:50 [CNN] New Yorker sentenced for murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky

20:51 [CNN: Politics] Gingrich: Obama 'pathetically dishonest'

20:51 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The Gold Standard Debate Revisited

20:51 [The Hindu - News] Thilak decides to hang up his boots

20:51 [Global Voices] Greece: Anti-Nationalists Demand Diversity

20:55 [CNN] Egyptian forces kill 11 militants in Sinai

20:56 [Guardian] Nick Clegg puts space between Lib Dems and Tories with tax bombshell

20:56 [Disinformation] Enter the Gulabi Tiger

20:56 [Raw Story] 5 Questions For: Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson on civil liberties — including women’s rights

20:57 [zero hedge] Your Tax Dollars At Work: The US Budget Visualized For Congressional Dummies

20:58 [The Hindu - Opinion] Reservation & beyond

20:59 [] Settler Attacks on Palestinians

20:59 [Slate Magazine] Dispatches From the Republican National Convention

21:02 [The Hindu - Opinion] Kamaraj Plan II

21:04 [The Hindu - Opinion] Politics of coal

21:06 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Imaginary Art Museum at Gitmo

21:06 [Deutsche Welle] Rights officials say France's Roma evictions defy law,,16204637,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:06 [New York Times: politics] The TV Watch : Republican Convention Paused, but Show Must Go On

21:07 [CNN] West Nile cases continue to rise; 66 dead

21:07 [CNN: Health] Fighting loneliness with meditation

21:07 [CNET News] Listen to unlimited audiobooks on your smartphone

21:08 [Guardian] London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony - live | Sport |

21:08 [CNN] CNN Wire Weekend Enterprise-Digest

21:09 [Mother Jones] GOP Platform: "Liberty" Will Protect the Environment

21:09 [The Atlantic: International] Non-Aligned With Reality: How a Global Movement for Peace Became a Club for Tyrants

21:11 [Disinformation] “The TRUTH About The Republican National Convention and Hurricane Isaac”

21:11 [zero hedge] European Bank Run Watch: Spaniard Edition

21:11 [Raw Story] 5 Questions For: Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson on being screwed over by the GOP

21:14 [Telegraph] Paralympics opening ceremony playlist

21:14 [The Hindu - Opinion] Setting hounds on the watchdog

21:18 [The Hindu - Opinion] A sure recipe for disaster

21:19 [The Hindu - News] Baba turns 'Power Singer'

21:21 [CNN: Politics] Miriam Adelson, a powerful voice behind GOP women

21:22 [Slashdot] Scientists Find Gene That Predicts Happiness In Women

21:22 [The Hindu - Opinion] A stunning verdict

21:24 [CNN] Unconventional: Postcards from Tampa

21:24 [Sydney Morning Herald] Is the boss a real ass?


21:25 [The Hindu - News] A showcase of political turmoil in the North-East

21:26 [The Atlantic: Technology] Maybe Investors' Exuberance Over Apple *Is* Rational

21:26 [CNN] West Nile cases rising; 66 dead

21:26 [CNN: Money] Ohio drivers zapped at the pump by Isaac

21:27 [ZDNET] Consumer Watchdog can file against Google's $22.5M FTC settlement

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Private schools to ignore bandh call of YSRC

21:29 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Majority in Poll Say Akin's Remarks Don't Reflect G.O.P.'s Views

21:29 [CNN] GOP speeches bluster, not substance

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Government seeks extension of WB-funded tank project

21:30 [CNET News] Facebook gets official OK to buy Instagram

21:30 [CNN] The GOP has a Muslim problem

21:32 [The Onion] WEDDINGS: Tim Darje

21:33 [straight] Jen and Sylvia Soska's American Mary has universal horror appeal

21:35 [CNN] Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management' gets 90-episode renewal

21:39 [CNET News] Google wants to shop Motorola's TV set-top biz around

21:39 [Mother Jones] Hold On: Maybe Apple Doesn't Own Pinch-to-Zoom After All

21:39 [The Atlantic: Politics] Bit by Bit It Takes Shape: Media Evolution for the 'Post-Truth' Age

21:41 [zero hedge] Is This The Fed's Secret Weapon?

21:42 [Guardian] Syria: the point of no return

21:43 [Fox News] Speculation Abounds Over GOP Mystery Guest

21:43 [CBC: politics] Government tries to block MP's questions at pipeline review

21:44 [The Hindu - News] Khamenei recalls Mahatma’s contribution

21:45 [CNN] Isaac, downgraded to tropical storm, still spews wrath

21:45 [CNET News] 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid first drive: an efficient urban runabout

21:48 [The Hindu - News] Non-Aligned Movement Summit begins today

21:49 [The Hindu - Opinion] ‘Time for breakthrough on child mortality’


21:49 [CNN] Isaac, downgraded to tropical storm, still packs a punch

21:50 [The Hindu - News] I’m sure Pakistan won’t fail to take note of verdict: Krishna

21:50 [CNET News] Sony gets in your face with upgraded personal 3D viewer

21:52 [The Hindu - News] Setalvad hails witnesses’ courage

21:52 [Global Voices] Russia: Hipsters, Conspiracies, & Chainsaws to the Cross

21:53 [ZDNET] Performance management tools help IT services provider Savvis scale to meet cloud of cloud needs

21:55 [The Hindu - Opinion] Still taxiing after all these years

21:57 [BBC: Technology] Samsung unveils mobile devices

21:58 [Guardian] Lib Dems will propose French-style tax on wealthy people's assets

21:58 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Currency Competition

22:00 [Slate Magazine] You Complete Me?

22:00 [Slashdot] Malaysian Cyber Cafe Owners Liable For Patron Behavior

22:01 [Telegraph] US election: Mitt Romney's make-or-break chance to lead America

22:01 [The Hindu - Opinion] Warming cousins send out the shivers

22:01 [New Statesman] The “Great Opportunity Party”

22:02 [The Hindu - News] “Role of state actors exposed”

22:06 [CNET News] Samsung's mobile chief JK Shin has a better day in Berlin

22:06 [The Hindu - News] State financial corporation seeks government aid for entrepreneurs

22:06 [Raw Story] Study: Shrinking wages tied to decline in union membership

22:08 [The Hindu - News] Makkala Mane may be extended to other districts

22:09 [Mother Jones] "Cracker Bay," Team Romney's Big-Money Party Yacht

22:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] Noblesse Oblige, American-Style

22:10 [The Hindu - News] HC cites State police Act, refuses to stay transfer orders

22:11 [ZDNET] Mark your Microsoft calendars: Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 launch dates revealed

22:13 [The Hindu - Opinion] Separated at birth

22:13 [Big Think] Maybe your Baby can't read. But what about Sign Language?

22:13 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: The Undying Legacy of Dambudzo Marechera

22:14 [The Atlantic: Politics] Why (and How) Romney is Playing the Race Card

22:15 [Slate Magazine] Dispatches From the Republican National Convention

22:24 [] Turkey: Syria Crisis Becoming Potent Domestic Issue

22:29 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: The Caucus Click: The Ryans in Rehearsal

22:30 [Slate Magazine] Dispatches From the Republican National Convention

22:30 [The Hindu - News] Co-optex ups its mojo, set to go online

22:31 [Telegraph] Syria: refugees suffer as Bashar al-Assad mocks calls for buffer zone

22:31 [Disinformation] Ray Bradbury: Writer, Critic, Communist Sympathizer?

22:31 [The Atlantic: Technology] Ask Him Anything: President Obama Is Doing a Reddit AMA

22:33 [CNET News] Obama answers live questions on Reddit, crashes servers

22:34 [CNET News] 101-year-old woman is Facebook's oldest user

22:34 [The Hindu - News] Chennai cops get FB-ing with brand new page

22:34 [straight] Cuban zombies in Juan de los Muertos feast at the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

22:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] How bin Laden really died

22:37 [zero hedge] VIX Rises, Equity Futures Fall, Volume Disappears (Again)

22:38 [The Hindu - News] Sneha Devi, Sahil lose in third round

22:39 [Slashdot] Book Review: Drupal For Designers

22:39 [CNN] FBI files document threats against Penn State coach Joe Paterno

22:39 [Mother Jones] Live at 4:30 EST: Ask President Obama Anything on Reddit

22:40 [The Hindu - News] Little steps for a rewarding result

22:41 [CNET News] Why shop via your phone? To keep your spouse in the dark

22:41 [Raw Story] Study: Eating chocolate weekly lowers risk of stroke in men

22:42 [BBC: Health] Chocolate may be 'stroke shield'

22:42 [The Hindu - News] Rs. 3000-crore stormwater project for new zones

22:42 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Fox News Is Biggest Draw on First Night of Convention

22:43 [Topix Activism News] US waives visa ban for Myanmar official visits

22:45 [CNN] Sense and nonsense about Obama and Osama

22:46 [Fox News] Isaac Now a Tropical Storm, As Rain Pounds Louisiana

22:47 [Telegraph] French writer says Anders Breivik was 'what Norway deserves'

22:49 [Truthdig] The Great Chris Christie

22:50 [CNN] 3 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan in apparent 'green-on-blue' attack

22:50 [The Hindu - News] Resentment, differences among Anna Hazare supporters in Chennai

22:52 [The Hindu - News] Triplicane Urban Cooperative Society ups it a notch, gives customers choice of brands

22:53 [] Ohio Secretary of State Fires 2 Officials Who Sought to Extend Voting Hours

22:53 [CNN] Afghan president dismisses intelligence chief amid cabinet shakeup

22:54 [The Hindu - News] With radio frequency ID tags, toll collection on NH to go electronic

22:55 [CNET News] Meet Facebook's oldest user, a 101-year-old

22:58 [ZDNET] The Kenexa/IBM deal – The consequences for the HR solution space

23:00 [New York Times: politics] The Caucus: Romney Tells Veterans That Obama 'Dodged the Tough Choices'

23:01 [Raw Story] 5 Questions For: Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson on tax and entitlement reform

23:01 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Some Clear Thinking On 'The Debt'

23:02 [Slashdot] NASA Uncovers Millions of New Black Holes

23:03 [CNET News] Why you should be worried about facial-recognition technology

23:03 [Mostly Water] Settler Attacks on Palestinians

23:03 [The Onion] American Voices: Rodent-Borne Virus Kills 2 At Yosemite

23:05 [Slate Magazine] Storm Stimulus

23:06 [CNET News] Are you a screen juggler? You're not alone, Google finds

23:07 [Reuters] New Orleans withstands Isaac's wrath, for now

23:09 [Mother Jones] Ann Romney and the Subversive Conservatism of ABC's 'Modern Family'

23:10 [The Atlantic: Politics] Paul Ryan Gets a 10 Percent Favorable Rating from Democrats

23:12 [msnbc: politics] Rice and McCain prepare to draw foreign policy contrast with Obama

23:14 [CNN: Entertainment] Sheen's sitcom gets 90-episode renewal

23:15 [Slate Magazine] Should You Marry Your High-School Sweetheart?

23:15 [Good] Here's One Way Business Could Cater to Freaked-Out Millennials

23:16 [The Atlantic: Technology] Hurricane Isaac as It Appears in a Visualization of America's Wind

23:17 [Telegraph] Lib Dem emergency tax may force millions to reveal personal wealth

23:20 [Slashdot] Samsung Unveils Windows Phone 8 Device and Android-Based Camera

23:21 [CNET News] Google Maps for Android adds turn-by-turn navigation for bicyclists

23:26 [CNET News] Internet addiction fueled by gene mutation, scientists say

23:27 [Global Voices] Mexico: Egg Price Hike Causes Speculation

23:28 [CNN] Giffords shooting survivors seek federal help in tightening gun laws

23:29 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:30 [The Atlantic: Politics] Obama's Reddit AMA: The Full Questions and Answers

23:31 [Raw Story] Protester shouts at Condoleezza Rice: Blood of Iraqi children is on your hands!

23:35 [Slate Magazine] The Last Gasps of the Ron Paul Movement

23:35 [straight] Gun Dealers’ Daughter examines the revolt of the young and rich

23:36 [Pravda] Largest Paralympics opens today

23:38 [CNN] Ann Romney did great, but won't move needle

23:40 [Mother Jones] What's Next for Pussy Riot?

23:40 [CNET News] Treyarch teases Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 collector's editions

23:41 [The Progressive] Remembering Sister Anne Montgomery

23:41 [CNN] When organs become cyborgs

23:41 [Pravda] Paul Ryan is known as a right-wing extremist

23:42 [ZDNET] QuickBooks updates cloud applications suite

23:44 [Truthdig] “The Daily Show”: Jon Stewart Talks Todd Akin, Vaginas and the RNC

23:46 [Pravda] French open investigation into death of Yasser Arafat

23:47 [CNN] Ann Romney stole the show on opening night

23:50 [Good] This New York City Life: A New Storytelling Platform Takes a Deep Look at Life in the Five Boroughs

23:50 [zero hedge] Will The Current Market Distortions Last?

23:52 [Deutsche Welle] Greeks turn immigrants to scapegoats,,16204660,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:52 [Slashdot] AMD Preps For Server Graphics Push

23:52 [Mostly Water] The New Harm Reduction Guide: A Sane Approach to Psychiatric Drugs

23:52 [Global Voices] Hungary: Shantytown Destroyed to Help Real Estate Investment

23:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama tells voters to watch Republicans, but he's not

23:56 [Disinformation] Moishe the Muppet Readies Israelis for War with Iran

23:56 [CNN: Money] $10.6B IN MORTGAGE RELIEF

23:59 [Truthdig] ‘The Daily Show’: Jon Stewart Talks Todd Akin, Vaginas and the RNC

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