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00:04 [Truthdig] Geithner Says GOP Will Cave, Allen West Compares Himself to Lincoln, and More

00:05 [Voice of America] Suspected Islamic Militants Kill 10 Christians in Northern Nigeria

00:08 [CBC: politics] Revived Maritime merger proposal gets no political support

00:15 [Slashdot] "Self-Healing" NAND Flash Memory That Can Survive Over 100 Million Cycles

00:22 [Pravda] Scientists studying cities say they derive benefits from global warming

00:25 [Raw Story] Harris-Perry guest: ‘Underlying civil war’ will ‘break out’ among GOP in 2016

00:28 [Telegraph] WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning 'had history of suicidal thoughts'

00:33 [CNET News] Intel to slash power consumption on Ivy Bridge chip

00:39 [Deutsche Welle] Ulm's Jewish community gets a new home

00:42 [CNN] 9 bodies recovered from vehicles crushed when tunnel collapses in Japan

00:46 [Slashdot] Should Inventions Be Automatically Owned By Your Employer?

00:51 [CNET News] Facebook Powerball hoaxer is software engineer, report says

00:54 [Deutsche Welle] Egyptians divided by Morsi's plan

01:00 [Raw Story] As ban nears, Calif. bear hunters take final trips with dogs

01:01 [Disinformation] Toy Surveillance Glasses For Kids

01:02 [CNN] Ryder Cup stars hit pay dirt after long wait for victories

01:04 [OpEdNews] Tomgram: Steve Fraser, The National Museum of Industrial Homicide

01:07 [CNN] Milkshake promoter denies reports of Kim Kardashian protest in Bahrain

01:12 [The Independent] Ian Parrott: Modernist composer who drew on Welsh folk traditions

01:16 [msnbc] Cuba prisoner: US should ink no-aggression pact

01:16 [Guardian] Amazon, Google and Starbucks attacked by MPs over tax avoidance

01:19 [OpEdNews] Laugh With Me

01:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] The dark side of Obama

01:27 [Guardian] Pier Luigi Bersani to be centre-left candidate in Italy's general election

01:30 [Telegraph] Coalition's cuts to police budgets 'risking public safety'

01:35 [Raw Story] Artificial brain passes basic IQ test

01:40 [Raw Story] Israel withholds tax revenue from Palestinians after UN move

01:55 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Kind of Energy Research I'd Like to See More Of

01:59 [Big Think] What Do People Want? And Why Do They Want Them?

02:03 [CNET News] Your smartphone's secret afterlife (Smartphones Unlocked)

02:06 [Slashdot] McAfee May Have Been Captured

02:09 [Deutsche Welle] Hungarians demonstrate against anti-Semitism

02:10 [Raw Story] Biogas created by waste fuels Nepal’s tree regrowth

02:41 [BBC: Technology] UN net regulation talks kick off

02:43 [Fox News] PARTY BACKLASH: Republican Hit for Hard-Line Immigration Stance

02:44 [Deutsche Welle] Italian leftists choose candidate for prime minister

02:45 [Guardian] Tom Mockridge resigns as chief executive of News International

02:50 [Raw Story] Mexico’s new prez signs five-point pact with opposition parties

02:53 [Topix Activism News] Syrian warplanes strike rebels in Damascus suburbs

02:59 [Truthdig] Why Sane Bargaining Looks Strange

03:05 [Raw Story] Anti-Nazi protest in Hungary after politician calls for screening Jews

03:10 [NPR] Coast Guard Member Dies After Collision With Suspicious Boat

03:13 [Russia Today] UK, France may pull out envoys from Israel over settlement construction - reports

03:24 [OpEdNews] Palestine 2012 -- Gaza and the UN resolution

03:26 [Disinformation] The Labyrinth: Slaying the Minotaur of Ego

03:28 [CNN] Coast Guardsman dies after his vessel is struck by 'suspicious' boat

03:38 [zero hedge] Futures Test Friday Highs As Avalanche Of PMIs Begins With China Beat

03:43 [The Hindu - News] Reduction in milk procurement price criticised

03:47 [Fox News] Democrats, Republicans Play Political Dare Ahead of Looming Fiscal Crisis

03:49 [The Hindu - News] Work on Grama Charitra Kosha moving at a fast pace

03:50 [OpEdNews] Bipartisan group in US Congress promotes drone killings

03:52 [Slate Magazine] Dexter, Season 7

03:59 [Guardian] China concerned over North Korean rocket launch plans

03:59 [The Hindu - News] Menon hold talks with Chinese counterpart Dai Bingguo

04:01 [Global Voices] Message from Hong Kong to Tibet

04:03 [The Hindu - News] Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court joins strike

04:07 [The Hindu - News] Exercise caution while reporting court proceedings, media told

04:08 [CBC: politics] Trudeau under fire for long-gun registry comments

04:11 [Slashdot] The Foldable Readius Ereader Is Dead

04:13 [Fox News] FATAL COLLISION: Coast Guard Member Dies When Smugglers Ram Boat

04:25 [Raw Story] Women sidelined in family films and primetime TV, says study

04:37 [The Hindu - News] Sugarcane growers to picket Suvarna Soudha

04:38 [zero hedge] Next Up For A "Recovering" Europe: A 30-50% Collapse In Wages In Spain, Italy And... France

04:44 [The Hindu - News] When political rivals shared the dais in Belgaum

04:49 [Truthdig] War on Youth

04:50 [The Hindu - News] Negotiating this highway stretch is a challenge

04:58 [The Hindu - News] Ruckus outside city hospital

05:04 [Truthdig] A Conversation With Henry A. Giroux

05:08 [Slate Magazine] The Walking Dead, Season 3

05:08 [The Hindu - News] Kaniyur Math performs ‘Baale Muhurta’

05:10 [OpEdNews] Being Me

05:11 [CNN] SeaWorld defends protocol, staffers' actions after dolphin bites girl

05:12 [Global Voices] Signature Campaign Against the Revival of Oligarchic Politics in South Korea

05:12 [The Hindu - News] Balineni clears the air over Kadapa LS seat

05:14 [Reuters] Forces pound Damascus suburbs, flights to resume

05:16 [The Hindu - News] 10-year-old boy succumbs to burns

05:17 [Sydney Morning Herald] Punter's last stand

05:19 [Reuters] Egypt's top court shuts down, blames Islamist protesters

05:19 [Truthdig] Watch: Rhode Island Governor Tells Bill O’Reilly Fox News Is Too Angry

05:20 [The Hindu - News] Literary works written during Adil Shahis’ rule to be translated into Kannada

05:27 [Guardian] Japan tunnel collapse kills nine

05:28 [The Hindu - News] ‘Football association violating lease terms’

05:30 [The Hindu - News] MIM won seven seats because of Congress: Kiran

05:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] Punter's career over

05:34 [The Hindu - News] Stray dog attacks five-year-old girl

05:36 [CNN] Milkshake promoter denies reports of tear gas at Kim Kardashian protest in Bahrain

05:40 [OpEdNews] Urgent Action Needed to Combat European Climate Change

05:41 [The Atlantic: National] The Myth Of Jefferson As 'A Man Of His Times'

05:41 [CNN] Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala thanks supporters after being shot by Taliban

05:42 [Fox News] CASE NOT CLOSED? Toddler's Death Prompts Review of 2 Other Deaths

05:42 [The Hindu - News] Ban on taking Sabarimala pilgrims in goods carriages

05:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Does a Personality Cult Grow in Astana?

05:44 [The Hindu - News] Choice limited for power consumers

05:46 [The Hindu - News] Tiger gone, but tension simmers

05:47 [CNN] Basnet named CNN Hero of the Year

05:48 [The Hindu - News] Straying tiger meets with a bloody end

05:50 [The Hindu - News] Jayanagar residents continueto oppose segregation unit

05:54 [Truthdig] Death’s New Context

05:55 [The Hindu - News] Young Bangaloreans stage protest against Section 66A of IT Act

05:55 [CNET News] Facebook interested in buying mobile chat app WhatsApp?

05:57 [The Hindu - News] Cornering glory down under

05:58 [Slate Magazine] Homeland, Season 2

06:01 [The Hindu - News] Here is help for cracking the civil services exams

06:05 [The Hindu - News] Sexual minoritiestake out march

06:08 [zero hedge] You Have No Privacy, Conduct Yourself Accordingly

06:11 [CNET News] Election, iPhone 5 top Yahoo's list of 2012's popular searches

06:13 [The Hindu - News] A bleak future lies ahead of them

06:14 [Big Think] 5 Trends for 2013: NOW

06:15 [The Hindu - News] Centuries-old gravestones to move to Kochi

06:17 [Slashdot] No More "Asperger's Syndrome"

06:18 [Reuters] Egypt's top court shuts down, blames protesters

06:19 [The Hindu - News] Cauvery water supply shortly from Hegganahalli reservoir

06:20 [Sydney Morning Herald] Ponting declares on 13,378

06:20 [OpEdNews] Is Paul Ryan Making Americans More Favorably Inclined Toward Socialism?

06:23 [The Hindu - News] Water supply continues to be hit in Kochi

06:24 [Russia Today] Market Buzz: Investors bearish on news from Asia

06:25 [The Hindu - News] This young talent plays it by ear

06:27 [The Hindu - News] Fire in Bhokalpur, no causalities reported

06:30 [OpEdNews] Landmark Asset Seizure Case to be Heard in California Court

06:36 [Voice of America] Expulsion of Zambia Opposition Party Leader Stirs Controversy

06:37 [The Hindu - News] Make education accessible to all: N. Ram

06:45 [The Hindu - News] New norms may hit projects

06:47 [The Hindu - News] Seven Malayalam filmsin IFFK feature section

06:49 [The Hindu - News] Memorial to freedom fighters at Vattiyurkavu

06:52 [Global Voices] Chinese News Podcast

06:57 [Fin24 News] Mining charter falls short of BEE act

06:58 [Topix Activism News] Gay rights ordinances pushed in small Kentucky towns

07:01 [The Hindu - News] Day in pictures

07:05 [Reuters: politics] Analysis: In U.S. "fiscal cliff" maneuvers it's all about the holiday

07:05 [The Hindu - News] The man at the wheel

07:08 [The Hindu - News] A company that profits from its inclusive values

07:10 [The Hindu - News] The happy camper

07:12 [The Hindu - News] When your body gives it back

07:18 [The Hindu - News] Works of art from strands of wool

07:22 [The Hindu - News] Well turns deathtrap for three men

07:25 [OpEdNews] Tonight I am Confused

07:26 [The Hindu - News] Polling underway for Legislative Council seats in J&K

07:29 [Truthdig] Katrina, All Over Again

07:34 [The Hindu - News] Both Houses adjourned as Parliament mourns Gujral’s death

07:38 [The Hindu - News] ‘Road Safety’ charms drivers

07:40 [The Hindu - News] CDP interim draft detrimental to people’s interest: CPI(M)

07:41 [Telegraph] Pier Luigi Bersani chosen as centre-Left's candidate for Italian elections

07:43 [Fox News] SERIAL KILLER?Cops: Alleged Barista Killer Linked to 7 More Deaths

07:45 [Fin24 News] BAT denies espionage allegations

07:49 [CNN] 9 bodies recovered from vehicles crushed by tunnel collapse in Japan

07:50 [The Hindu - News] Spelling it right

07:52 [The Hindu - News] One for the album

07:55 [Telegraph] Hospitals 'full to bursting', claim health monitors

08:00 [Pravda] Most intriguing mystery of water solved

08:07 [Sydney Morning Herald] Double Walkley honour for McClymont

08:11 [Fin24 News] Rand expected to weaken further

08:11 [Telegraph] Out-of-hours GPs earning £1,200 a shift

08:12 [New Statesman] Quote of the Day

08:12 [The Hindu - News] Many offices, shops sport only English boards

08:14 [Russia Today] Double agents: Pentagon grows CIA twin out of own spy pool

08:20 [AL JAZEERA] Several Christians killed in Nigeria attack

08:28 [AL JAZEERA] Boko Haram suspected in deadly Nigeria attack

08:31 [OpEdNews] Waging War on Palestine

08:33 [New Statesman] Morning Call: pick of the papers

08:38 [Guardian] Christopher Jefferies calls on MPs to back Leveson report

08:39 [Russia Today] ‘42 football games fixed in Russia since 2009’ – report

08:41 [The Independent] Report highlights concerns over 'alarmingly high' death rates at 'full to bursting' hospitals

08:44 [Telegraph] Dozens of fire stations face closure

08:47 [The Hindu - News] India introduces liberal visa regime for Bangladesh

08:56 [The Independent] News International chief executive Tom Mockridge to step down at end of month

08:58 [Telegraph] Does MI6 have a licence to kill?

09:02 [] Susan Rice's Imperial Credentials

09:04 [Guardian] George Osborne prepares for climbdown on missed fiscal targets

09:09 [Russia Today] Putin to talk Syria in Turkey

09:10 [Guardian] Tim Geithner's fiscal cliff plan leaves Boehner 'flabbergasted'

09:11 [CNET News] My Best Tech Gift Ever: Prodigy

09:13 [Fox News] NFL TRAGEDY: Friend Says Chiefs Player, Girlfriend 'Seemed Fine'

09:14 [Telegraph] Internet surveillance will save lives, says Theresa May

09:14 [Russia Today] Thousands of Hungarians protest against compiling lists of Jews posing ‘security risk’ (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

09:19 [Russia Today] UBS near a deal over Libor rigging

09:26 [Guardian] MPs attack Amazon, Google and Starbucks over tax avoidance

09:29 [Russia Today] Just follow your nose: Woman gets artwork worth $9,000 for $12 at Goodwill

09:36 [NPR] The Next Workplace? Behind The Wheel

09:36 [Slashdot] Scientists Develop Sixty Day Bread

09:40 [Deutsche Welle] The price of Kuwait's election boycott

09:42 [] Waging War on Palestine

09:44 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Thumbs Up for Palestine, Thumb in the Eye for Peace

09:46 [Telegraph] Missing Pacific island riddle 'solved'

09:47 [Pravda] Auto cluster in Russia's Kaluga region increases capacity

09:50 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Greece launches debt buyback scheme

09:56 [The Hindu - News] People will teach you a lesson, Balaiah tells Nani

09:58 [The Hindu - News] Congress activists celebrate introduction of SC/ST Sub-Plan Bill

09:58 [The Independent] For Israel, missile defence system is a breakthrough

10:01 [NPR] In Eye Control, A Promise To Let Your Tablet Go Hands-Free

10:02 [Pravda] Assad's government seeks support in Latin America

10:02 [] Gençlerbirliği Trabzonspor Maçı Özeti Golleri

10:04 [The Hindu - News] People pour out their woes to CPI(M) leaders

10:05 [Fox News: politics] Veterans' gun rights a sticking point in defense bill

10:06 [The Hindu - News] CPI stages dharna

10:08 [New Statesman] Has Danny Alexander really been boycotting Starbucks?

10:14 [The Independent] End to Life in the Fast Lane: House in middle of motorway in China is demolished after duck farmer owner agrees to move on

10:16 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

10:17 [The Hindu - News] Toll rises to 9 in Japan tunnel collapse

10:19 [The Hindu - News] Chowk Corner serves readers of Tiruchi for over a century

10:21 [The Hindu - News] Sewage drains into channel as power failure puts pumping motors to rest

10:25 [Deutsche Welle] UN's WCIT summit opens, discussing Internet regulation

10:32 [Telegraph] Free nursery care for middle classes spreads funds 'very thinly', Ofsted warns

10:32 [The Hindu - News] Five-year-old girl raped; temple priest arrested

10:34 [Global Voices] China: Netizens Call for Abolition of the “Black Jail” System

10:35 [The Hindu - News] Music festival

10:37 [msnbc] Has North Korea learned its launch lessons?

10:39 [New Statesman] “This is outrageous and an insult to British businesses and individuals who pay their fair share”

10:41 [CNET News] Chrome gains a mobile foothold -- on Android only

10:42 [] Gençlerbirliği Trabzonspor Maç Özeti Golleri

10:45 [Deutsche Welle] Pyongyang missile plans condemned

10:45 [Fox News] Vets' Gun Rights Sticky Issue in Bill

10:46 [The Hindu - News] Over 70,000 students take part in inter-school competitions

10:46 [Guardian] Israel: 'Britain considers withdrawing envoy over settlements' - live updates

10:47 [Pravda] Communist Victory Amerika

10:49 [Fin24 News] PMI below boom-or-bust line


10:53 [BBC: Entertainment] Twilight continues US chart reign

10:57 [] Gençlerbirliği Trabzonspor Maç Özeti Golleri

10:58 [New Internationalist] Internet showdown: why digital freedom matters - to us all

10:59 [The Hindu - News] Clashes near Damascus airport ahead of Russia-Turkey talks

10:59 [] Fake AP Graph Exposes Israeli Fraud and IAEA Credulity

11:00 [The Independent] Want to smell like One Direction? Now you can as boy band release signature fragrance

11:04 [Russia Today] Rocket rethink: Moscow advises Pyongyang against launch

11:07 [Topix Activism News] Activists protest 'Kill the Gays' bill outside Ugandan embassy

11:08 [Guardian] UK may recall Israel ambassador over settlement plan

11:09 [Slashdot] Iran Suspends Programmer's Death Sentence

11:09 [New Statesman] In praise of feckless, scrounging single mothers

11:14 [Russia Today] ‘Padam Padam’ Piaf reinvented by Patricia Kaas

11:16 [The Independent] Scottish fire station damaged by blaze

11:18 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: Greece unveils bond buy-back plan - live

11:19 [Pravda] The Nativity

11:29 [Fin24 News] AHi warns of job losses due to strikes

11:29 [The Hindu - News] ‘Phase out Senate, trim Syndicate’

11:31 [The Independent] Union J's X Factor dream ends at semi-final

11:32 [The Hindu - News] ‘Phase out Senate, trim Syndicate’

11:33 [Voice of America] Fighting Intensifies Around Damascus

11:33 [Fox News: politics] Republicans, Democrats play political dare ahead of more fiscal talks this week

11:34 [Russia Today] Russia may change its image in bid to find more allies

11:38 [Slate Magazine] The Ghost in the Machine

11:44 [Russia Today] Turkey scrambles jets as Syrian warplanes bomb border region

11:44 [CBC: politics] Canadians less content with way democracy works, poll says

11:44 [New Statesman] Osborne isn't increasing funding for HMRC - he's cutting it

11:47 [The Independent] 'Craziness everywhere' ahead of tonight's Turner Prize winner announcement

11:51 [AL JAZEERA] Blasts rock northern Nigerian cities

11:52 [CNN] Is the eurozone crisis almost over?

11:57 [Reuters] Even without U.S. "cliff," world economy teeters

11:58 [The Hindu - News] Ramadoss’ efforts of caste politics dangerous: Karunanidhi

11:59 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The U.S. and Central & South Asia: Four More Years

11:59 [Voice of America] Clinton Pushing US Nuclear Sale

12:00 [The Hindu - News] Beed radio blast due to personal enmity: Maharashtra police

12:03 [AL JAZEERA] Blasts hit two northern Nigerian cities

12:03 [CNN] "Superjumbo" A380 marks five years in the sky

12:04 [Big Think] Southern Slavery As It Was: The Bible as Engine of Extremism

12:04 [Telegraph] British scientists prepare to launch search for life in lake beneath the Antarctic

12:04 [CNN] 'There are people with arms and legs missing,' witness says of Syrian airstrikes

12:05 [Fin24 News] AHi: Strike will make things worse

12:06 [CNN] China looks to lead the Internet of Things

12:07 [Le Monde diplomatique] Sucking up to the military brass

12:09 [Russia Today] Ovechkin bags first hat-trick in KHL (VIDEO)

12:10 [Deutsche Welle] Japan deploying missile defense for North Korean rocket

12:13 [New Internationalist] Recipe of the week - Pumpkin/Butternut squash soup (Argentina)

12:13 [The Hindu - News] Syrian violence touches Turkey, Lebanon

12:15 [Fin24 News] Chamber: Strike will make things worse

12:15 [The Hindu - News] Forest guards open fire against poachers in Kaziranga

12:19 [Good] Sandy Refugees: The World's Leading Experts on Rebuilding Their Homes

12:20 [Telegraph] Britain summons Israeli ambassador in protest over settlements

12:22 [The Hindu - News] Forest guards open fire at poachers in Kaziranga

12:24 [CNN] Typhoon Bopha heading for southern Philippines

12:28 [CNN] 'Superjumbo' A380 marks five years in the sky


12:29 [BBC: Science & Environment] Plastic bulb promises truer light

12:30 [Amnesty International] 28 years later, women in Bhopal still waiting for justice

12:34 [Mother Jones] The Mystery of the Pro-Obama Dark-Money Group

12:34 [Telegraph] Pictures of the day: 3 December 2012

12:34 [Global Voices] Brazilian Immigration Policy Faces New Challenges

12:35 [Deutsche Welle] Development aid: the 0.7 percent lie

12:36 [The Hindu - News] Kaleidoscope: Tamil Nadu

12:42 [The Hindu - News] Pope gets personal Twitter handle: @Pontifex

12:44 [zero hedge] FX Drivers in the Week Ahead

12:44 [The Hindu - News] No case against Sunil Mittal in 2G scam: CBI

12:45 [New Statesman] The rise of the shadow state: the truth about outsourcing

12:49 [The Independent] Postcard from... Granada

12:50 [Telegraph] Air tax blamed for lost routes

12:53 [CNN] Osborne vows £10bn tax-dodging purge

12:53 [Voice of America] Russia Urges N. Korea to Cancel Rocket Launch

12:54 [The Hindu - News] Parents take up cudgels for Nilgiris school headmaster

12:59 [Russia Today] Australian surveillance ‘out of control’: 20% increase in 1 year

13:00 [Raw Story] Tough talk, no answers as U.S. ‘fiscal cliff’ looms

13:04 [The Independent] Claire Beale on Advertising: Fizz is forced out of Soda Stream ads

13:08 [zero hedge] Greece Announces Terms Of Bond Buyback, Repuchase Prices Higher Than Government Indicated Previously

13:09 [CNN] Argentina debt repayment order frozen

13:09 [Russia Today] Man behind the Russian animation of ‘Winnie the Pooh’, Khitruk dies aged 95

13:10 [CNN] Report: 6 million pounds of gunpowder improperly stored in Louisiana

13:10 [Raw Story] Riddle of missing Pacific island solved: researcher

13:11 [CNET News] Survey: Are you going for Adobe's Creative Cloud?

13:12 [Reuters] Chinese factories see growth, Europe slump eases

13:15 [The Hindu - News] Putin visits Turkey amid differences over Syria

13:15 [Raw Story] India scrambles to avoid Olympic ban for corruption

13:16 [NPR] Pope's Twitter Handle @Pontifex; Will Be Q&A

13:17 [The Hindu - News] BJP releases manifesto for Gujarat polls

13:18 [Spiegel] Key Meeting on Wednesday: Germany Moves Closer to Banning Far-Right Party

13:18 [Guardian] Jeremy Forrest appears in court over teenager abduction

13:20 [The Independent] Japan orders emergency tunnel inspections after nine are killed by roof collapse

13:23 [Telegraph] 6,000 Chinese seniors besiege Great Hall of the People

13:25 [Raw Story] WikiLeaks suspect’s gender struggle under spotlight

13:26 [The Atlantic: National] Saving Private Manning

13:27 [CNN] Britain summons Israeli ambassador over decision to build in occupied territory

13:28 [Voice of America] North Korea Launch Plan Alarms Region

13:32 [CNN] Manhood, football and suicide

13:35 [The Independent] Russia urges North Korea to abandon rocket launch

13:35 [Raw Story] U.K. and France summon Israeli envoys over settler plan

13:38 [Spiegel] German Weapons for the World: How the Merkel Doctrine Is Changing Berlin Policy

13:39 [zero hedge] Frontrunning: December 3

13:39 [The Hindu - News] What’s On - Delhi

13:39 [Russia Today] Pope to launch Twitter account, Q&A planned

13:39 [Big Think] Is Glenn Beck’s Obama in Pee Pee the Last Shot Fired of the ‘80s and ‘90s Culture Wars?

13:40 [Raw Story] South Korea postpones rocket launch to 2013: official

13:41 [CNN] How Obama can win a deal

13:41 [The Hindu - News] Friendship is about love and loyalty

13:44 [Russia Today] Plain packaging, graphic warnings: Australia fights nicotine addiction (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

13:45 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Free Syria Faces Tough Times

13:45 [New Statesman] Reviews round-up

13:46 [NPR] Homeless Man Given Boots By NYC Police Officer Chooses To Go Barefoot Again

13:49 [Russia Today] Militarization of Syrian conflict ‘in full swing’ – deputy FM

13:50 [The Independent] Data could be worth billions to UK but needs investment, say experts

13:51 [CNN] F1 great Prost's regret over Senna film

13:53 [Telegraph] Theresa May launches Abu Qatada appeal bid

13:54 [Voice of America] Britain, France Summon Israeli Envoys Over Settlement Plan

13:55 [CNET News] U.N. confab could open Internet can of worms

13:56 [Fin24 News] Municipal revenue expected to soar

13:57 [Pravda] Pentagon to create army of spies abroad

14:02 [Slashdot] FIA Adds Rome To Formula E 2014 Inaugural Season

14:03 [New Internationalist] New Internationalist for EFL/ESOL

14:05 [Global Voices] Portugal: Digital TV Controversy

14:06 [The Independent] Fears that Conservative council leader, Keith Johnson, shot his wife before killing himself

14:08 [zero hedge] Social Security - 2012 Results

14:08 [New Internationalist] A bitter harvest for Palestine’s olive growers

14:08 [Sydney Morning Herald] Director smelt a rat on Cascade deal

14:09 [Telegraph] State response blamed for 48-hour Russian traffic jam

14:10 [BBC: Education] Child arrests 'continue to fall'

14:11 [Guardian] UK summons Israeli ambassador over settlement plan

14:12 [The Hindu - News] Night of nostalgia

14:12 [Reuters] Israel faces European backlash over settlement plan

14:13 [Pravda] U.S. drones kill 178 children in Pakistan and Yemen

14:14 [The Hindu - News] Back to school

14:14 [Russia Today] Russian oligarchs head into$1.4bn court battle in London over Norilsk Nickel

14:16 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: Egypt's Democracy At Stake

14:20 [The Hindu - News] Norway child abuse: Indian couple sentencing tomorrow

14:20 [Deutsche Welle] Britain, France summon Israel envoys over settlement concern

14:20 [The Progressive] James Baldwin’s America and the Paradox of Race

14:21 [Financial Times] Britain and France summon Israeli envoys

14:21 [NPR] His Holiness Comes To Twitter: Pope Benedict Is '@Pontifex'

14:21 [BBC: Technology] 'Revenge porn' site owner threat

14:21 [The Independent] Welfae cuts will hit millions, warn union leaders

14:22 [The Hindu - News] Child abuse case: Norway court to sentence Indian couple tomorrow

14:25 [Telegraph] Winter weather: snow falls across northern Britain, and flood water turns to ice

14:25 [CNN] 5 real-life wonderlands

14:26 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: Egypt's Democracy at Stake

14:28 [The Hindu - Opinion] A step closer to Palestine [Tamil: Palstinaththai nokkiya nerukkamaana adivaippu] Editorial, December 1, 2012. Translated and presented by V.B. Ganesan

14:33 [Slate Magazine] Get Real, Israel

14:34 [The Hindu - News] Girls using mobile phones will be fined Rs. 10,000: Bihar panchayat

14:36 [New Statesman] Are videogames art? MoMA makes its case with a new permanent collection

14:36 [The Hindu - News] News in Pictures

14:37 [The Independent] Opponents of the Government's HS2 high-speed rail seek to block project

14:38 [Voice of America] Hoffman, Led Zeppelin Among Kennedy Center Honorees

14:38 [zero hedge] Former Greek PM G-Pap's 89 Year Old Mother Said To Have $700 Million In Swiss Bank Account

14:39 [Telegraph] Nostalgia warms us up: research

14:39 [Russia Today] Scholarship with benefits: Sex-for-tuition site exposed in UK

14:39 [Fox News] Fiscal Crisis Talks Resume as Lawmakers Remain at Odds

14:42 [The Hindu - News] An imaginative reality

14:43 [] Iranian medicine saving American lives: Report

14:44 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian jets resume attack on border town

14:44 [CNN] UBS in global talks over Libor settlement

14:47 [Guardian] Leveson report: majority of experts backed plan for new statutory watchdog

14:50 [Truthdig] GOP

14:51 [New Statesman] Why the rise of UKIP is good for the Lib Dems

14:52 [CNET News] iPhone 5 hits South Korea Friday, more than 50 countries in Dec

14:52 [Slashdot] Researchers Create New Cheap, Shatterproof Plastic Light Bulbs

14:53 [The Independent] UK's power and water infrastructure 'at risk of cyber attacks'

14:55 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: Spain requests €39.5bn bailout from EU - live

14:55 [zero hedge] This Is How Credit Suisse Informs Clients Their Cash Is No Longer Welcome

14:56 [CNET News] News Corp. to kill iPad news app The Daily on Dec. 15

14:56 [New Statesman] News International loses another chief executive

14:58 [CNN] GOP, break Grover Norquist's grip on you

15:01 [CNN] Seth MacFarlane to guest on 'The Simpsons' as...

15:04 [The Onion] MCALESTER, OK—Andrew Maniloff, 29, wants to put his change neatly back into his wallet, but fuck, there’s like a billion people in line behind him.

15:05 [Truthdig] Israel’s Settlements

15:06 [CNET News] Apple denies Samsung claims it withheld juror info

15:06 [The Atlantic: Politics] Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Filibuster Reform (But Were Afraid to Ask)

15:09 [Russia Today] Egypt draft constitution gets oversight from Supreme Judicial Council

15:10 [CNN: Entertainment] CNN honors top Heroes

15:11 [The Hindu - News] BSP, SP keep Centre guessing on FDI vote

15:11 [Telegraph] A blight on rural England: 170,000 homes already hit by high speed rail

15:11 [NPR] Top Stories: 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks Continue; Clinton Warns Syria

15:12 [msnbc: politics] Washington remains far apart on fiscal cliff


15:14 [Big Think] A Business School Built Inside A Major Business

15:15 [Raw Story] ‘Fox & Friends’ defends gun culture: Costas’ gun control talk ‘dangerous’ after murder/suicide

15:15 [Deutsche Welle] Germany's cultural heritage goes digital

15:16 [New Statesman] Where to find good videogames criticism

15:16 [] Israel's Latest Plan to Punish Palestinians Gets Worldwide Rebuke

15:18 [Spiegel] Clear-Cutting Sumatra: Rainforest Pulp Used in German Children's Books

15:19 [CNN] Storm-battered Philippines prepares for yet another hit

15:20 [The Onion] TV Listings: I Was Impaled

15:21 [The Atlantic: Politics] A Republican Secretary of State?

15:23 [Topix Activism News] Large majorities blame Sandy on global warming

15:23 [The Independent] 'It's not actually that exciting to be f*****-up all the time' - Pete Doherty's battle with drug addiction continues

15:25 [Deutsche Welle] Bundesliga club Hoffenheim sack coach Markus Babbel

15:26 [New Statesman] Linton Kwesi Johnson honoured

15:28 [Spiegel] Protesting Israeli Settlement Plan: Britain and France Mull Recalling Ambassadors

15:28 [New Internationalist] The one man peace mission

15:29 [Fin24 News] Metallon Gold risks losing Zim licence

15:30 [NATO] Press briefing on the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (NTM-A)

15:36 [Voice of America] Beyonce to Direct HBO Movie; Adele Earns Diamond Status

15:37 [OpEdNews] A Time to Run and a Time to Stand

15:37 [Slashdot] Just Say No To College

15:38 [zero hedge] College Football: Texas Long Horn Needs To Get Rid of Mack Brown


15:39 [Fin24 News] AirZim to resume Bulawayo/Jo'burg route

15:39 [The Independent] London restaurant owner batters rat to death in the middle of environmental health inspection

15:41 [The Hindu - News] Rapid modernisation of Chinese navy a cause of concern: Navy Chief

15:41 [NPR] Murdoch's News Corp. Shuts Down 'The Daily'

15:43 [The Hindu - News] We’ll send force to protect our interests in South China Sea, says Navy chief

15:45 [Fin24 News] Eskom's electricity hikes may come down

15:45 [Raw Story] Pope to start tweeting just in time for Christmas

15:46 [] As Global Pollution Hits Record High, Frighteningly Hot Future Seems 'Inevitable'

15:46 [CNN] Ecstasy to treat PTSD: One woman's story

15:46 [CNET News] Vatican says Pope will start tweeting @pontifex on Dec. 12

15:50 [Raw Story] Energy watchdog: Clean energy ‘more urgent than ever’

15:51 [New Statesman] Can South Africa's ruling party overcome its reputation for corruption, nepotism and violence?

15:54 [AL JAZEERA] Egypt Judicial Council to oversee referendum

15:54 [CBC: politics] NDP to discuss budget implementation votes

15:57 [Disinformation] The New Soft-Focus Lens Of War

15:57 [The Hindu - News] Geetika suicide case: court directs expeditious investigation

15:57 [Fox News: politics] Obama Risks it All for Tax Hike

15:59 [Russia Today] ‘Female tennis more interesting than men’s game’ – Myskina

15:59 [The Hindu - News] Europe critical of Israeli expansion plans

16:03 [Slate Magazine] Homeland, Season 2

16:04 [CNET News] Get a Logitech Bluetooth Wireless Speaker for $49.99

16:05 [Mother Jones] 2016 Presidential Hopefuls Are Already Schmoozing Sheldon Adelson And Other Bankrollers

16:06 [Voice of America] Hundreds Evacuate as Typhoon Approaches Philippines

16:07 [The Hindu - News] Court dismisses bail plea of Zee group editors

16:08 [zero hedge] How A Hard Landing For China Became A Helicopter Eject Seat For Brazil

16:09 [The Onion] American Voices: Dr. Dre Highest-Paid Musician Of 2012

16:10 [The Independent] Pickfords removal firm out of administration

16:10 [Raw Story] Mammoth 120-mile traffic jam in Russia strands drivers for days

16:11 [CNET News] iPhone 5 sales even better than earlier thought, Canaccord says

16:11 [Telegraph] Austrian granny: 'The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated'

16:26 [CNET News] FTC nominee to recuse self from Google cases, report says

16:26 [Slashdot] Who Owns Your Health Data?

16:29 [The Onion] Slideshow: The Week In Pictures

16:29 [Russia Today] Pounds for dollars: Sberbank executive bonuses linked to weight-loss

16:29 [Fin24 News] Gold Fields takes $1.5bn demerger loans

16:30 [Raw Story] Report: Adelson lost $50 million more on election than previously thought

16:31 [CBC: politics] Massive budget bill approaching final vote

16:35 [Mother Jones] How Scared of the Fiscal Cliff is Big Business?

16:35 [Guardian] Israel refuses to back down over settlement construction - live updates

16:35 [CBC: politics] Welcome ceremony for new Supreme Court Justice Wagner

16:38 [The Nation] The Hollowing Out of America

16:38 [zero hedge] The Best Performing Assets In November And 2012 YTD

16:39 [Slashdot] Scientists Develop Chocolate That Won't Melt At High Temperatures

16:39 [CNN] Tony Blair: Be bold to escape economic crisis

16:41 [The Atlantic: Technology] The New Math of Some Temporary Things, Ranked by How Long They Last

16:41 [CNN] A tax we could learn to love

16:42 [OpEdNews] Katrina, All Over Again

16:43 [CNN] Travel Photo of the Day

16:44 [Big Think] In Austria, Debate Over Sex Ed Training

16:44 [Russia Today] ‘The Art I’ve Lived With’: Mikhail Baryshnikov shows off his collection

16:46 [Voice of America] Greece Offers to Buy Back Bonds, Trim Debt

16:46 [zero hedge] JPM Cuts Q4 GDP Forecast to 1.5%, Now Sees iPhone Sales Contribute 33% Of Growth Upside

16:46 [New Statesman] Labour must not turn its back on pluralism

16:47 [OpEdNews] How The Filibuster Happened By Accident [Handcuffs On The Constitution, Part 2]

16:48 [Spiegel] An Affront from Berlin: Israeli-German Relations Strained after Abstention

16:51 [Reuters] Manufacturing contracts to weakest in three years

16:54 [High Country News] A Washington tribe and a timber company wrestle over a forest's future

16:56 [Slashdot] Researcher Discloses New Batch of MySQL Vulnerabilities

16:57 [The Independent] Anni Dewani murder: Husband's post-traumatic stress disorder has mutated, court told

16:57 [Disinformation] Ninjas Headed For Extinction

16:59 [The Onion] Reports Of Movie Being Good Reach Area Man

16:59 [Good] Duck, Duck, Grub: Raising Backyard Birds is Catching on for Good Reasons

17:01 [CNN] Beautiful Christmas lights around the world

17:02 [OpEdNews] Steve Fraser: The National Museum of Industrial Homicide

17:03 [straight] Noir-ish Talaash resonates with Vancouver viewers

17:06 [Pravda] Eternal life nearly reality

17:06 [Spiegel] Five Degrees of Ruination: Scientists Forecast Dramatic Temperature Increase

17:06 [msnbc] Washington remains far apart on fiscal cliff

17:07 [] Democracy Now!: Egyptian Judges Join Upheaval over Morsi's Decrees Ahead of Key Vote on New Constitution

17:08 [zero hedge] Howard Marks On Why USA Is Not Greece (Yet)

17:10 [Raw Story] Millions of pounds of explosives threaten town seen in ‘True Blood’

17:10 [Canadian Dimension] Forging the chains that chaffe

17:11 [The Atlantic: National] Why South Carolina Still Segregates HIV-Positive Prisoners

17:15 [Telegraph] Turkish TV channel fined for 'The Simpsons' blasphemy episode

17:17 [New Statesman] Why Kelvin MacKenzie is wrong to diss the north

17:17 [Guardian] MPs debate the Leveson report: Politics live blog

17:18 [The Atlantic: In Focus] Afghanistan: November 2012

17:20 [msnbc] American taxpayers have had it easy for decades

17:22 [CNN] Colombian military attacks rebel camps, killing 20

17:22 [Voice of America] Syria Denies It Would Use Chemical Weapons

17:22 [OpEdNews] Rice Nomination Fight Won't Drain President Obama's Political Capital

17:25 [Raw Story] European scientists: Venus may have active volcanoes

17:26 [CNET News] Microsoft wins big one in Motorola patent-infringement suit

17:28 [Fin24 News] Steel reprieve comes at price for Hollande

17:28 [Voice of America] African Leaders Criticize Climate Proposals by Developed World

17:28 [The Independent] Kate Middleton pregnant: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting their first baby

17:29 [Telegraph] Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant

17:31 [NPR] Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge, Is Pregnant

17:32 [CNN] OMG, the text message turns 20. But has SMS peaked?

17:32 [OpEdNews] The GOP: Their Problems, and Their Solutions to Them

17:34 [CNN] William and Kate expecting royal child

17:35 [Mother Jones] Why Sheldon Adelson Spend $150 Million On the 2012 Election

17:37 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Pursuing Opportunities Of The Past

17:40 [Fox News] Homework favors France's rich kids?

17:43 [Slashdot] McAfee Was Not Captured

17:43 [The Independent] Late singer Amy Winehouse's Camden home sold for nearly £2 million

17:45 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: A Missionary Who Preaches Gender Equality

17:45 [Raw Story] Santorum begins employment at WND by suggesting UN conspiracy to kill his daughter

17:45 [Guardian] Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting baby – live coverage

17:46 [Fox News: politics] Missouri Republican Rep. Emerson leaving Congress in February

17:50 [CNN] From my home to the House: How to fix the fiscal cliff


17:55 [CNN] Q&A: Who can inherit the British throne

17:55 [CNET News] iPhone 5 wins Apple No. 2 spot among all U.S. phone makers

17:56 [msnbc: politics] Obama cuts campaign-style video on raising taxes for top 2 percent

17:56 [] Happening Now: Tar Sands Activists Barricade Themselves Inside Keystone XL

17:57 [CBC: politics] NDP urges government to consider changes to budget bill

17:59 [Russia Today] UN sending non-essential international staff out of Syria

17:59 [Telegraph] Web 'superpowers' behind 'powerful myth that they are not to blame for online slurs'

18:00 [Voice of America] Congo Troops Enter Goma

18:01 [The Atlantic: Technology] A Machine That Makes Cameras: The Aesthetics of the Lytro

18:02 [The Onion] Congress Arrested On Manslaughter Charges

18:03 [straight] News for Youse: Royal baby, Surrey Memorial ER opens, and BCIT campuses closed again

18:04 [zero hedge] 03 Dec 2012 – “ Out Of Touch ” (Hall & Oates, 1984)

18:04 [Russia Today] Wach was doped in Klitschko bout

18:09 [CNET News] Cops to Congress: We need logs of Americans' text messages

18:12 [Disinformation] For-Profit Prison Corporation Accused Of Partnering With Violent Gangs To Run Jail

18:13 [BBC: Education] Teachers who quit 'up by a fifth'

18:14 [Big Think] Why Havana's High-End Properties Cost More Than Miami's

18:15 [CNN] Showrunner talks about what's next for 'Walking Dead'

18:15 [The Independent] Investment in renewable energy has halved in just three years, says alarming research

18:15 [Raw Story] Kate and Prince William expecting a baby

18:16 [Telegraph] Duchess of Cambridge's baby will take the throne regardless of sex

18:16 [Spiegel] Net Neutrality?: Google Prods Users to Fight Copyright Law

18:18 [AL JAZEERA] Syrian foreign ministry spokesman 'defects'

18:19 [CNET News] HTC Titan III leak suggests flagship Windows Phone 8

18:20 [Truthdig] Watch: NBC’s Costas Talks Gun Control on ‘Sunday Night Football’

18:20 [Fox News: politics] US manufacturing shrinks to 3-year low in November amid tax hike concerns

18:20 [Voice of America] African Leaders Want Commitments at Doha Talks

18:25 [CNET News] PengPod, a true Linux tablet, hits its mark on Indiegogo

18:26 [CNN: Technology] OMG ... the text message turns 20

18:26 [Global Voices] 14 Mexican Women are Murdered Each Day

18:30 [] How Is All That In The Interest Of Taxpayers

18:31 [The Independent] Man arrested after brawl erupts on M1 as two are killed

18:33 [CNN] Ponting 'one of cricket's true legends'

18:35 [Truthdig] Prince William and Kate Middleton Expecting

18:35 [Mother Jones] It's Okay to Not Feel Bad For Mitt Romney

18:37 [NPR] In Istanbul, A Byzantine-Era Fleet Surfaces Again

18:38 [zero hedge] India Sets Off For Naval Showdown With China

18:38 [Slate Magazine] The Walking Dead, Season 3

18:39 [Mostly Water] Susan Rice's Imperial Credentials

18:40 [The Hindu - News] Network18 to divest its stake in Newswire18

18:43 [OpEdNews] Pentagon about to Deploy over 1400 Spies Overseas

18:43 [Slashdot] Interviews: Ask What You Will of Eugene Kaspersky

18:43 [Fox News] Dems Playing 'Political Calculation?'

18:44 [CNN] Pressure mounts for a House vote on tax cuts

18:44 [Big Think] Will We Fly Off the Cliff on January 1?

18:45 [CNN] Kate, Duchess of Cambridge: From college sweetheart to queen in waiting

18:46 [Telegraph] David Relin: 'Three Cups of Tea' co-author commits suicide in US

18:46 [The Independent] Man arrested after brawl erupts on M1 as two are killed in crash

18:46 [The Atlantic: Politics] Data vs. Gurus: Democrats Say Metrics Are Eclipsing the Consultant Class

18:49 [Russia Today] China leaves behind the US as world's leading trade partner

18:50 [CNN] Treating PTSD with Ecstasy: One story

18:50 [Raw Story] Zambia court told HIV-positive prisoners denied access to drugs and food

18:51 [The Atlantic: Technology] Confirmed: William and Kate Are Having a 'High Demand' Baby

18:52 [Global Voices] Curuguaty's Deadly Clashes Continue to Resonate Across Paraguay

18:52 [CNN] U.S. warns Syria not to use chemical weapons

18:52 [New Statesman] Ten things you won’t hear about while everyone discusses Kate Middleton’s pregnancy

18:55 [The Progressive] Al Gedicks and Jan Morrill

18:57 [Fin24 News] BP to be simpler, oilier as capex rises

18:57 [Disinformation] Death and Grieving Around the World

18:58 [CNET News] AT&T adds 6 LTE markets, now reaches 150 million people

18:58 [Voice of America] Britain's Prince William, Catherine Expecting a Baby

19:00 [The Hindu - News] In pursuit of his ultimate dream

19:02 [Global Voices] Russian Run LiveJournal Announces Grant Program

19:02 [Telegraph] Theresa May criticised after saying opponents put politics before people's lives

19:02 [Reuters: politics] Supreme Court takes no action on same-sex marriage cases

19:02 [Mostly Water] Mexico: Release the Political Prisoners of December 1

19:02 [The Independent] Volcanoes may be erupting on the planet Venus

19:02 [The Onion] Visitor Wouldn't Have Watched Ad If He'd Known Video Was Just Analysis

19:03 [The Hindu - News] Pranab commutes his first death-row convict’s sentence

19:03 [] UK Uncut Claims Victory as Starbucks Begins to Crack on Tax Avoidance

19:04 [straight] Six B.C. players named to Hockey Canada’s World Junior tryout camp

19:06 [CNET News] Google's Schmidt to release book on the future April 23

19:06 [The Atlantic: Technology] 2day, txt msg = 20

19:08 [OpEdNews] Goldman Sachs' Global Coup D'etat

19:08 [zero hedge] The Shocking Statistics Behind The Pentagon's Revolving Door 'Policy'

19:10 [Raw Story] New York Times offers buyouts to 30 newsroom journalists

19:11 [Slashdot] Cheap Indie Games Make Wii U a Better Value

19:12 [New Statesman] By paying extra tax Starbucks is doing exactly the wrong thing

19:14 [BBC: Health] William and Kate expecting baby

19:14 [Mostly Water] Waging War on Palestine

19:16 [CNN] Prosecutors offer plea bargain in Family Research Council shooting

19:17 [The Hindu - News] TiECON bid to help nascent entrepreneurs

19:18 [OpEdNews] U.S.-U.K. Genocide Against Iraq 1990-2012 Killed 3.3 Millions

19:19 [The Hindu - News] State Bank of India may use POS terminals for utility bill payments

19:20 [Raw Story] ‘Reading Rainbow’ host Burton gets the ‘auto-tune’ treatment

19:21 [The Hindu - News] Fight against FDI will continue even after vote in Parliament, says Left

19:23 [The Hindu - News] Karzai bets all on elusive talks with Taliban

19:25 [The Hindu - News] Government to persuade large firms to invest more

19:26 [AL JAZEERA] Israeli envoys summoned over settlement plans

19:27 [The Hindu - News] Tiger killing triggers a storm

19:29 [Russia Today] Murdoch kills The Daily and prepares to split News Corp

19:30 [Amnesty International] Israel must halt construction of West Bank settlements

19:31 [CNET News] Apple doles out third beta of iOS 6.1

19:32 [Telegraph] Britain signals it could impose real diplomatic penalties on Israel

19:33 [Voice of America] Campaigners Call for End of Landmine Use

19:33 [The Onion] UPS Reports Troubling Drop In Residents Answering Doors In Lingerie

19:33 [The Hindu - News] Grave vandalism highlights plight of Pakistan’s Ahmadiyyas

19:33 [The Independent] David Cameron shuns European Union Nobel prize ceremony to placate eurosceptics

19:34 [Russia Today] Turkish broadcaster faces $30,000 fine after airing “The Simpsons”

19:35 [Voice of America] Burkina Faso Awaits Election Results

19:35 [Good] Coding for GOOD: Send Us Your Final Projects

19:35 [The Hindu - News] New LPG connections to be released in 6 States, Puducherry

19:35 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 3, 2012

19:37 [Sydney Morning Herald] Generation Me: bucks before loyalty

19:37 [The Hindu - News] Modernisation of Chinese Navy is a major cause for concern, says Navy chief

19:37 [CNN] NFL player's murder-suicide moves us to ask why

19:38 [zero hedge] Two Years Too Late SEC Wakes Up To Chinese Reverse Merger Fraud; Closing Chinese Fraudcap Basket With 40% Profit

19:39 [Slate Magazine] Dexter, Season 7

19:39 [The Hindu - News] MNS corporator gets bail

19:39 [CNET News] Three Mac software bundles worth checking out

19:40 [The Hindu - Opinion] Propping up our monuments

19:41 [Fox News: politics] Syria moves chemical weapons, White House warns of crossing 'red line'

19:42 [The Hindu - Opinion] Memorialising Thackeray

19:42 [Topix Activism News] Syria

19:44 [Big Think] Optimism Bias and Loss Aversion. Risk Perception and The Fiscal Cliff.

19:45 [Mostly Water] Social Catastrophe Faces UK Working Poor

19:45 [Fin24 News] SA firms join Eskom's R49m power drive

19:45 [The Progressive] NFL, Broadcasters Fumble Jovan Belcher-Domestic Violence Story

19:46 [Fox News] BIAS ALERT: What Costas Ignored on Belcher and Gun Control

19:48 [CNET News] Real-life Pixar lamp wants to play hide-and-seek

19:48 [Telegraph] Nicola Sturgeon: Independence vote 'not about Scottish vs British'

19:48 [The Independent] What is hyperemesis gravidarum? Acute morning sickness explained

19:48 [Slashdot] Mars Rover Finds Complex Chemicals But No Organic Compounds

19:48 [] Egyptian Courts Backtrack on Vow to Boycott Referendum

19:50 [Raw Story] UN not after Internet ‘kill switch’ or any disruptive regulations: official


19:56 [The Hindu - Opinion] Neither effective nor equitable

19:56 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Meshaal in Gaza to celebrate Hamas' 25th anniversary

19:57 [Disinformation] North Korean Claims To Have Discovered Ancient Unicorn Habitat

20:00 [Raw Story] Humane Society welcomes Navy’s decision to replace dolphins with drones

20:01 [Fox News: politics] Obama administration chides Israel over settlement construction plans

20:02 [CNN] Questions surround $55 million program to cut violence in Chicago

20:03 [The Onion] American Voices: Pope Joins Twitter

20:04 [CNET News] The Pope on Twitter: 187,000 followers (so far), not one tweet

20:04 [Telegraph] Karzai demands Britain hand over Afghan prisoners

20:04 [The Independent] Israeli settlement plans 'threaten two-state solution'

20:05 [straight] Canadian Videogame Awards add two categories for 2013

20:05 [Mother Jones] How Wall Street Hollowed Out Industrial America

20:08 [The Hindu - Opinion] Cause for concern

20:08 [zero hedge] Obama's #My2K "Fiscal Cliff" Twitter-gasm - Streaming Live

20:10 [Russia Today] Baltimore blogger live broadcasts his standoff with SWAT team

20:10 [The Hindu - Opinion] Child care

20:10 [Raw Story] Jan Brewer: ‘I probably don’t believe’ climate change is man made

20:11 [Middle East Monitor] Middle East Monitor: Clinton sets four joint U.S. - Israeli objectives to deal with the new Middle East

20:14 [The Hindu - Opinion] EC on cash transfer

20:14 [Big Think] 589 - Procrasti-Nation, Our Common Home

20:16 [The Hindu - Opinion] Complacency has no place in AIDS fight

20:18 [OpEdNews] Security Obsession Drives 100 Scientists from NASA Top Security Clearance Needed to Help Steer the Curiosity Rover?

20:19 [Voice of America] In Jordan, Syrian Refugees Await Assad's Fall

20:20 [The Independent] The 10 Best wrapping paper

20:20 [Good] Reaffirming 'Free Education for All': Cooper Union Students Take Stand on Tuition Debt

20:20 [CNN: Money] YAHOO FACES A $2.7B HIT

20:20 [CNN] Bopha grows stronger as it draws close to Philippines

20:21 [CNET News] Google updates Maps API to improve in-app map views

20:24 [The Hindu - News] Parties raise their voice against PMK campaign

20:24 [CNN] The Duchess of Cambridge's best looks

20:25 [Raw Story] ‘Three Cups of Tea’ co-author committed suicide

20:26 [Sydney Morning Herald] Kate pregnant

20:26 [The Hindu - News] Collector submits status report on Dharmapuri incidents

20:28 [The Hindu - News] State blames Centre for CMC’s indecision

20:30 [Russia Today] Israel will not change decision on new settlements – official

20:30 [Truthdig] Hillary Clinton for President in 2016?

20:30 [The Hindu - News] BHEL Bangalore unit wins award at Tiruchi summit

20:30 [Raw Story] Software ‘worm’ defaces Tumblr

20:32 [The Hindu - Opinion] This tablet is not a mood elevator

20:33 [CBC: politics] NDP urges changes as Tories limit debate on budget bill

20:34 [Telegraph] Israel Keyes: Alleged serial killer commits suicide in Alaska jail

20:35 [CNN] Freshman's House office search foreshadows the legislator he might be

20:35 [Mother Jones] Today's Dictionary Update: Serious vs. Unserious

20:37 [CNN] Fake lottery winner may be Facebook's most shared image

20:38 [Slashdot] The Countries Most Vulnerable To an Internet Shutdown

20:38 [OpEdNews] Why to Say No to Susan Rice

20:38 [The Hindu - Opinion] Complacency has no place in AIDS fight

20:45 [Raw Story] Starbucks to slash paid lunch breaks and sick leave in UK

20:50 [Russia Today] Boeing inspector fired for pointing out aircraft safety flaws

20:50 [Raw Story] Rocker Andrew W.K: I don’t know why State Dept. nixed Bahrain trip

20:50 [The Hindu - Opinion] Wake up and smell the ink

20:51 [Reuters] Fed's Bullard urges smaller bond buys to replace Twist

20:51 [The Atlantic: Technology] 3 Theses About The Daily's Demise

20:52 [CNET News] Cunning fox grabs smartphone, sends text

20:52 [NPR] Genome Sequencing For Babies Brings Knowledge And Conflicts

20:52 [msnbc: politics] Income tax rates just one piece of Obama proposal

20:56 [zero hedge] Guest Post: All I Want For Christmas Is The Truth

20:56 [Sydney Morning Herald] Horror draw for Wallabies at World Cup

20:57 [Disinformation] Engraved Stone Discovered in China May Suggest Complex Language Existed 30,000 Years Ago

20:58 [msnbc] Obama cuts campaign-style video on raising taxes for top 2 percent

20:58 [OpEdNews] Wallowing in the Lap of Bitterness

20:58 [CBC: politics] Canada set for new law in case Kate's royal baby is a girl

20:59 [Slate Magazine] Slur City

21:00 [Russia Today] Pentagon relies on Iran in fighting for soldiers' health in Afghanistan

21:05 [Voice of America] Martian Soil Sample Reveals No Organic Compounds

21:05 [straight] Chunking takes a weirdly intriguing tour through the subconscious mind

21:05 [CNN] Photo appears to show Zimmerman bleeding after Trayvon Martin killing

21:06 [CNET News] iOS, Android, and Web traffic: Same old, same old

21:06 [Telegraph] Egypt's press to protest new constitution

21:10 [Raw Story] BBC to adapt J.K. Rowling’s ‘Casual Vacancy’ for TV series

21:11 [The Hindu - News] Boy beaten to death

21:13 [CNN] William and Catherine expecting royal child

21:13 [The Hindu - News] Clashes over Internet rules to mark Dubai meeting

21:14 [Big Think] Bob Costas and State Terrorism

21:15 [The Hindu - News] ‘Rs.20 lakh given to each district to propagate Telugu’

21:15 [msnbc] GOP offers own proposal to avert 'fiscal cliff'

21:16 [The Progressive] NFL Drops the Ball on Domestic Violence

21:17 [The Hindu - News] Become eco-ambassadors, students told

21:19 [The Hindu - News] They don’t want Bangalore’s waste

21:20 [Reuters] Fed officials laud stimulus, quibble over future plans

21:21 [The Hindu - News] KMRL board unlikely to discuss DMRC role

21:21 [Reuters: politics] High court delays action on same-sex marriage cases

21:22 [CNET News] Audiobooks HQ for iOS: 5,000+ audiobooks for under $2

21:23 [Slashdot] Even Capped Prediction Markets Can Be Manipulated

21:23 [The Hindu - News] Business Line hits college stands

21:25 [Good] A City Education: Youth Have the Power to Change a School Culture

21:25 [The Hindu - News] Two die after wall collapses in Kasimedu

21:27 [The Hindu - News] Ex-serviceman found murdered

21:27 [Financial Times] US fears over Syria chemical weapons use

21:28 [Mostly Water] Things That Shouldn't Happen

21:29 [The Hindu - News] Heavy evening shower ends dry spell but hits traffic in Chennai

21:30 [AL JAZEERA] US sharpens warning on Syria chemical weapons

21:31 [The Atlantic: Politics] Boehner Sends Republican Fiscal-Cliff Counterproposal to Obama

21:32 [CNN] House GOP proposal on fiscal cliff rejects Obama's tax plan

21:32 [CNN: Politics] By the numbers: Lame duck sessions of Congress

21:32 [Disinformation] “Krokodil House”: Despair Personified

21:33 [The Hindu - News] Metro Rail’s model coach trundles into city

21:33 [CNET News] Buy 1,950 'Star Wars' action figures in one fell swoop on eBay

21:33 [OpEdNews] In Fiscal Cliff Talks, Republicans Have Nowhere to Run

21:35 [Truthdig] Murdoch’s ‘The Daily’ Shutting Down

21:35 [The Hindu - News] From one man’s home to many children’s school

21:36 [Telegraph] Turner Prize 2012: Elizabeth Price is surprise winner

21:38 [zero hedge] As Equity Window Dressing Ends, Treasury Reality Begins

21:39 [The Hindu - News] Indians master Nigerian fraud

21:39 [CNET News] Arrows point the way in a new look for Google ads

21:40 [Raw Story] McAfee denies reports he was captured and says ‘double’ was arrested

21:43 [The Hindu - News] Amnesty calls for justice for Bhopal gas victims

21:44 [] Historic Typhoon Heads Towards Philippines

21:45 [Fox News] US Warns Syria in Chem Weapons

21:46 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Qatar Launches Schooling for Children in Crisis Zones

21:47 [CNET News] The 404 1,176: Where where Brian admits he has a problem (podcast)

21:49 [Fox News: politics] Republicans call for new revenue, entitlement cuts in fiscal crisis counter-offer

21:50 [zero hedge] SaNTa'S iPaD HaCKeD...

21:50 [Raw Story] Federal judge rules atheists must become ‘clergy’ to perform marriages

21:52 [NPR] Salt Lake City Says It's 'Ready, Willing And Able' To Host Another Olympics

21:52 [Telegraph] WWII bomb disposal expert defused more than 200 bombs in two months

21:55 [CNET News] Facebook opens vote on policy changes, addresses privacy concerns

21:56 [CNN] New Jersey bridge was adjusted day before train derailed, NTSB says

21:57 [Sydney Morning Herald] The Daily folds: $US50m iPad app fails

22:00 [Russia Today] Barefoot Internet sensation is barefoot again

22:02 [The Atlantic: Technology] Oh What Fun It Is to Spy on Spy Satellites

22:05 [Good] Intermission: Family of Deer Take Over Pittsburgh Racetrack, Hilarity Ensues

22:05 [Truthdig] Understanding the Fiscal Cliff (in 2 Minutes 30 Seconds)

22:06 [Electronic Intifada] Gaza thwarts Israeli propaganda with Twitter

22:06 [straight] Vancouver TheatreSports League’s Holiday Rumble will put you in the Christmas spirit

22:08 [Slashdot] Splashtop's Cliff Miller Talks About Their New Linux App (Video)

22:08 [zero hedge] BOE's Andy Haldane Finds Impact Of Central Bank Policies As Bad As A "World War"

22:09 [CNN] Internet hangs in balance as world leaders meet in secret

22:10 [Russia Today] UK: ‘Hostile states’ constantly attacking ‘crucial’ infrastructure

22:10 [Fox News: politics] Holder chief of staff targeted by Republicans in ‘Furious’ scandal to leave post

22:11 [Mother Jones] Republican Senator Wants a Brand New Gitmo

22:11 [Fox News] GOP: Your Move, Mr. President

22:13 [CNET News] Obama takes to the Twitters for fiscal cliff Q&A

22:13 [Voice of America] NATO to Discuss Anti-Missile System for Turkey

22:15 [Raw Story] Mitt Romney joins Marriott board

22:18 [Global Voices] Social Media Unites To Stand Up For Saving Colombo's Trees

22:19 [Voice of America] Al-Shabab's Removal Prompts Tight Security at Somali Port

22:20 [Fox News: politics] After Washington visit, Cuomo 'optimistic' about additional Sandy aid

22:20 [Raw Story] California court saves nation’s largest pot shop from eviction

22:28 [The Onion] Different Waitress Brings Order

22:29 [msnbc: politics] GOP offers own proposal to avert 'fiscal cliff'

22:31 [The Progressive] Scott Walker Still Has a Koch Habit

22:36 [Infoshop] Romney’s November Non-Surprise: Why They Never Saw it Coming

22:37 [Voice of America] US Accuses Chinese Auditors of Securities Violations

22:37 [BBC: Also in the news] Pontiff will tweet as @pontifex

22:38 [zero hedge] Equities End At Low-Of-Day In Catch-Down To Risk

22:38 [Telegraph] Royal baby boost could help British economy

22:39 [Slate Magazine] Save The $1 Bill!

22:40 [Good] Truly Mobile App: This Artificial Foot Is Controlled With an iPhone

22:40 [Raw Story] Second African nation gets Google Street View

22:45 [zero hedge] Total US Debt Hits $16,369,548,799,604.93; Debt Ceiling Just $63 Billion Away

22:46 [Reuters: politics] Republican "fiscal cliff" offer leans on spending cuts

22:50 [CNN] Last-minute EPA policy change angers Supreme Court

22:53 [Telegraph] Duchess of Cambridge treated at hospital with a long Royal tradition

22:54 [OpEdNews] Arson Seen in Attack on Ex-Israeli Spy

22:56 [The Progressive] Walmart Workers Improve Their Odds

22:57 [Slashdot] Internet Freedom Won't Be Controlled, Says UN Telcom Chief

22:57 [CNET News] Shellphone: Mother Nature crafts an iPhone loudspeaker

23:00 [Sydney Morning Herald] Kate pregnant, in hospital

23:02 [CNN] Voyager spacecraft finds solar system is bigger than thought

23:05 [Raw Story] McCain calls Kerry ‘Mr. Secretary,’ Kerry responds ‘Thank you, Mr. President’

23:07 [straight] Whistler Film Festival 2012: Director Karen Cho on the Status Quo of feminism in Canada

23:09 [Telegraph] The Duchess of Cambridge will be feeling extremely unwell, but it will pass

23:11 [Infoshop] What is Hacktivism? A short history of Anonymous, Lulzsec and the Arab Spring

23:12 [NPR] Evidence Mounts Linking Head Hits To Permanent Brain Injury

23:12 [Moral Low Ground] “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”– Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Riverside Church, New York City, April 4, 1967

23:12 [Slashdot] Some Apple iMac's "Assembled In America"

23:13 [Voice of America] Tibetan Monk Dies From Self-Immolation

23:14 [CNET News] News Corp. cans The Daily

23:15 [Russia Today] Cops demand that Congress force telecoms to archive all text messages

23:16 [Infoshop] For Sandy’s Responders, Saying Thanks Isn’t Enough

23:24 [Slate Magazine] Irrational Basis

23:25 [CNN] New photo book shows Whitney Houston through the years

23:27 [The Atlantic: Politics] Survey Says: People Still Care About Sarah Palin (Really!)

23:27 [NPR] Can Big Food Kick Its Obesity Habit? Does It Really Want To?

23:29 [The Onion] Dunbar Family Forced To Discontinue Print Edition Of Christmas Newsletter

23:32 [CNN] Egyptian PM: Morsy's controversial edict could be moot in 12 days

23:34 [CNN] Mourinho: 'No story' in Real Madrid exit rumors

23:35 [CNN] Ke$ha on bringing 'irreverence' to pop

23:35 [Raw Story] Department of Transportation: Marijuana use still ‘unacceptable’

23:38 [zero hedge] Guest Post: ISM - Outlook Declines

23:39 [Telegraph] A modern Basil Fawlty: takeaway owner kills rat as horrified inspectors watch

23:39 [OpEdNews] Republicans, heal thyself

23:39 [] Fossil Fuel Subsidies Five Times Greater Than Pledges To Help Developing Nations

23:41 [Mother Jones] Live Tomorrow: Can Obama—And Congress—Fix Climate Change?

23:42 [Slashdot] Valve Officially Launches TV-Friendly Steam Big Picture Mode

23:49 [Voice of America] Voyager 1 Reaches Final Boundary in Mission to Interstellar Space

23:52 [Topix Activism News] Fossil fuel subsidies in focus at climate talks

23:53 [Voice of America] Voyager 1 Reaches Final Boundary Before Interstellar Space

23:54 [Slate Magazine] Why Is Syria Mixing Sarin?

23:55 [Telegraph] Republicans rebuff Obama's tax call as US edges closer to 'fiscal cliff'

23:55 [CNN] Two plead guilty in U.S. to violating Iran export ban

23:57 [Pravda] Mourinho on track

23:58 [Disinformation] Convenience Store Staff Boots Ambulance Responding to Medical Emergency

23:58 [Guardian] Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announce they are expecting first baby

23:59 [Voice of America] Forster Promises Ghana ‘Unity Government’

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