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00:01 [Slashdot] Universities Hold Transcripts Hostage Over Loans

00:01 [ZDNET] Here's why the media industry hates apps...

00:02 [Disinformation] SAGE: A New State-Corporate Nexus In U.S. Democracy Manipulation

00:03 [CNET News] Mac malware infection rates remaining constant


00:04 [OpEdNews] Slogging Towards Slogans: Power Lines or Puffery?

00:05 [CNET News] Report: Apple's iPad accounts for 94.64% of tablet Web traffic

00:05 [zero hedge] Margin Stanley Is Back: Bank Must Post $10 Billion In Collateral In Case Of 3 Notch Downgrade

00:08 [Big Think] A World Without Leadership: Ten Questions with Ian Bremmer (Part 2)

00:08 [Pravda] The third crisis of capitalism

00:09 [Slate Magazine] Francois Hollande: “France Isn’t Just Any Country”

00:10 [CNN: Entertainment] After 'Avengers,' does Jackson reign?

00:12 [CNN] New airline bomb plot foiled

00:14 [Raw Story] China’s defense chief visits Pentagon amid diplomatic row

00:16 [straight] The Georgia Straight presents Bombay Bicycle Club at the Vogue

00:17 [NPR] Moms Often Overlook Toddlers' Weight Problems

00:18 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

00:19 [CNET News] Arcam rPac headphone amp and USB DAC hands-on

00:20 [Red Pepper] The choice facing Greece: a leading Syriza activist’s thoughts on coalition and the left

00:21 [Slashdot] How Long Before the Kickstarter Bubble Bursts?

00:24 [Slate Magazine] Sylvia Plath in


00:25 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Small Island States Combining Forces In Preparation for Rio+20

00:26 [CNN] Abbott Laboratories to pay $1.6 billion over misbranding drug

00:27 [The Onion] Cole Hamels Apologizes For Not Hitting Bryce Harper Right In The Fucking Face With Pitch

00:28 [Anarchist news] Attack on Italian nuke chief raises fears of anarchist violence

00:30 [zero hedge] Krugman Finally Wins the Argument

00:31 [Sydney Morning Herald] Police close down illegal bar

00:31 [CNET News] MasterCard jumps into mobile payments with own digital wallet

00:39 [Raw Story] U.S. urges circumcision for soldiers to fight HIV in Africa

00:42 [NPR] Univision, ABC News Team Up To Launch New Cable News Channel

00:43 [CBC: politics] Baird says Iran could build nuclear bomb within months

00:44 [Telegraph] Prince Harry praises soldiers as he collects award

00:44 [Slate Magazine] Hang Up and Listen: The Brains and Brawn Edition

00:46 [Slashdot] Google Gets Driverless License For Nevada Roads

00:47 [NPR] Romney Town Hall Shows Risks Of Handing Voters The Mic

00:50 [ZDNET] Final release of Adobe Creative Suite 6 begins shipping today

00:50 [Electronic Intifada] After narrow escape, Gaza woman educates peers about lethal danger from generators

00:55 [Reuters: politics] Romney backer sees treason, Obama's campaign cries foul

00:55 [Truthdig] Bill Moyers: Life on the Border

00:57 [The Onion] TV Listings: Mundane Sex

00:59 [Slate Magazine] Why Parrots Parrot

01:03 [Fox News: politics] Behind the numbers: Why do women earn less than men?

01:09 [Raw Story] Feingold: Justice Kennedy probably ‘embarrassed’ by ‘sloppy’ Citizens United decision

01:11 [CNET News] Facebook social readers crashing and burning

01:11 [CNN] Prince Harry honored, set to salute wounded war vets at D.C. dinner

01:14 [CNN] Senate GOP says they'll block White House student loan bill

01:17 [straight] General manager Mike Gillis signs extension to lead Vancouver Canucks

01:18 [CNN: Politics] Arizona bans funds for Planned Parenthood

01:18 [Amnesty International] Romania: Housing law must protect the vulnerable

01:18 [The Independent] Tunbridge Wells' Forum scores NME top music venue award

01:25 [] Netanyahu, Mofaz agree to cancel elections, form unity government

01:29 [CNET News] Legal experts decipher Oracle-Google verdict

01:30 [Telegraph] What crisis? Greeks in the street proud of what they have achieved at the ballot box

01:31 [New York Times: politics] Liberals Putting ‘Super PAC’ Money Into Grass Roots

01:34 [The Independent] i Editor's Letter: They conspire against us

01:36 [zero hedge] Employment Data Not As Bad As They Said, And It’s Also Worse - Contrarian’s Chart View

01:37 [CNN] New terrorist plot to attack plane foiled

01:38 [Slashdot] America's Next Bomber: Unmanned, Unlimited Range, Aimed At China

01:38 [Anarchist news] Battle for the Soul of Occupy

01:41 [ZDNET] How Trend Micro helps Facebook

01:44 [Raw Story] Economic trends strengthen Obama’s hand

01:49 [Reuters: politics] Biden's backing of gay marriage pressures Obama

01:49 [Mother Jones] I Am an Idiot, Part 784

01:54 [CNN] Senate GOP vows to block White House student loan bill

01:54 [Raw Story] U.S. hikers jailed in Iran marry in California

01:54 [Topix Activism News] Pleasanton-Based Safeway Aims For Crate-Free Pork Supply

01:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.N. Fails to Finalise Rio+20 Plan on Sustainable Future

01:59 [Mostly Water] Occupy Without Isms

02:01 [CNET News] Kyocera unveils its new audio-boosting technology

02:03 [Mostly Water] FBI Entrapment Snares More Victims

02:03 [Global Voices] Mexico: Citizens Disappointed After Presidential Candidate Debate

02:04 [Raw Story] Toyota unveils ‘first all-electric SUV’

02:10 [New York Times: politics] Liberals Focusing Outside Money on Grass Roots

02:13 [CNN] Colorado first-grader suspended for singing 'Sexy and I Know It'

02:17 [Slashdot] Ubuntu Will Soon Ship On 5% of New PCs

02:17 [straight] B.C. government apologizes for internment of Japanese Canadians

02:19 [Mother Jones] Corn on Hardball: What's Obama's Campaign Pitch?

02:20 [OpEdNews] Newt's denouement

02:22 [CNET News] Wireless charging to get a boost from Samsung, Qualcomm

02:25 [CNN] Spain to spend billions on bank rescue

02:26 [msnbc: politics] Romney's economic message muddled in Ohio

02:32 [Telegraph] SCOTTISH battalions to lose their historic names as one infantry unit cut in defence restructuring

02:32 [Russia Today] The Eleven Orders of Putin: Earmarks for Russia’s development in the next six years

02:36 [Reuters: politics] Biden's backing of gay marriage pressures Obama

02:38 [Sydney Morning Herald] Secret Sydney bar raided

02:40 [CNET News] Twitter for mobile Web gets standardized across the globe

02:48 [Sydney Morning Herald] My Shawshank reality

02:49 [Mother Jones] Venture Capital is Even More Broken Than We Thought

02:51 [Mostly Water] Riot Police Turn Bus into Victoriaville Jail Cell: A First Hand Account from the Québec Student Strike

02:56 [zero hedge] US Posts First Budget Surplus In 42 Months, And It Is Less Than Meets The Eye

02:56 [CNN] Prince Harry honored, salutes wounded war vets at D.C. dinner

02:58 [CNET News] CEO pens another missive as Yahoos ponder `Resume'gate'

03:00 [OpEdNews] People Are People

03:04 [Deutsche Welle] Welcomes, invites, pressing tasks for new-boy Hollande,,15935115,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

03:06 [zero hedge] David Rosenberg's Take On Europe

03:06 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Next Round of Pacific Trade Talks Pact to Be Lengthy, Secretive

03:10 [Pravda] Moldova canceled

03:14 [The Atlantic: International] Forget That No-October-Surprise-Iran Attack Business I Was Talking About Before

03:18 [straight] Live Stream: Watch the Reimagine CBC Celebration

03:18 [Sydney Morning Herald] Diet that breaks the rules

03:19 [Fox News] Obama Cites Unequal Pay,As Others Question Stats

03:25 [Mostly Water] Adam 'MCA' Yauch: Our Ambassador From Atlantis

03:27 [CNET News] U.S. warns of cyberattacks on gas pipeline companies

03:29 [Reuters] Zuckerberg kicks off Facebook's IPO show in New York

03:29 [Raw Story] Reuters journalist Rob Cox: Shareholders could help reverse Citizens United

03:30 [OpEdNews] A Question of Timing: What America Can Learn from the Revolt in Europe

03:36 [Reuters] Zuckerberg kicks off Facebook's IPO show in New York

03:44 [CNET News] Google's self-driving cars win big in Nevada

03:46 [] After elections, Greece's Jews come to terms with neo-Nazi triumph

03:50 [CNN] Google gets license to operate driverless cars in Nevada

03:52 [Unicef] Syrian refugees in Lebanon cope with hardships, fear for their families at home

03:55 [CNET News] New phones and sevices herald start of CTIA

03:58 [Mostly Water] Mutated Dandelions in Nova Scotia [Video]

04:01 [Slashdot] Low Oxygen Cellular Protein Synthesis Mechanism Discovered

04:01 [Mostly Water] Washington Targets OWS

04:03 [CNET News] Remember T-Mobile's Bobsled? It has 1 million users now

04:08 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mubarak Still Has His Billions

04:09 [Raw Story] New Zealand offers contraception to women on welfare

04:12 [Russia Today] Police detain opposition activists after night of protests

04:14 [ZDNET] Apple releases iOS 5.1.1; addresses three Safari vulnerabilities

04:25 [OpEdNews] The Case for Hand-Counted Paper Ballots

04:29 [Raw Story] Huge Destructive Bombast

04:34 [CNET News] HTC's Droid Incredible 4G LTE has its own ICS flavor (hands-on)

04:36 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Illegal and Brutal Detainment Lives on in Yemen

04:36 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Be Careful What You Vote For

04:40 [CNN] FBI: Tennessee mother, daughter dead; 2 kidnapped daughters, suspect at large

04:48 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Dreamliner Has Landed

04:49 [Deutsche Welle] Jury undecided in Google copyright case,,15935135,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

04:49 [Fox News] Missing Mom, Daughter Found Dead in Mississippi

04:56 [New York Times: politics] For a Blunt Biden, an Uneasy Supporting Role

04:56 [AL JAZEERA] Syria holds election snubbed by opposition

04:59 [Raw Story] Anti-gay group: Biden declared war on 30 states

05:02 [] Knesset panel passes benefits for West Bank settlements

05:04 [The Atlantic: International] China Soft-Power Watch, Chapter 29,167

05:05 [zero hedge] Bank Of Japan Goes Full Tilt, Buys Record Amount Of ETFs And REITs To Prevent Market Crash

05:30 [OpEdNews] New Police Strategy in New York -- Sexual Assault Against Peaceful Protestors

05:33 [NPR] Rick Santorum Endorses Mitt Romney

05:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] A family goes missing

05:40 [CNET News] Zynga's YoVille gets hacked

05:40 [Slate Magazine] Romney’s Secret Relationship With Voters

05:40 [Fox News: politics] Santorum endorses former rival Romney as GOP presidential candidate

05:42 [Russia Today] Hillary Clinton visits India as New Delhi ‘faces dilemma’

05:44 [Reuters: politics] Republican Santorum endorses Romney for president

05:52 [CNET News] Apple zooms to No. 17 on Fortune 500 list, tops IBM

05:53 [msnbc] NYT: Liberals steer outside money to grass-roots organizing

05:58 [CNN] Referendum banning same-sex marriage in spotlight as 3 states hold primaries

05:59 [Topix Activism News] Brazil issues arrest warrants in 1996 Par killing case

05:59 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S. Should Forge "New Partnership" With Turkey, Report Says

05:59 [Slashdot] Dealing With the Eventual Collapse of Social Networks

05:59 [Raw Story] Facebook buys mobile discovery startup Glancee

06:00 [ZDNET] Amazon Junglee: What's in a name?

06:03 [AntiWar] Enduring Commitments Abroad

06:03 [CNET News] Liquid-cooled LED bulbs ready for summer

06:07 [Disinformation] Pope or Hitler: Who Said This?

06:12 [Sydney Morning Herald] Vanished after 'good venting'

06:13 [Big Think] We Can All Do Better: Live Interview With Bill Bradley

06:17 [CNN] 'Help me,' homeless man begs as cops fatally beat him in videotaped incident

06:19 [Deutsche Welle] Al Jazeera reporter expelled from China,,15935182,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

06:20 [straight] Van Halen sure doesn't move like it used to

06:20 [Fox News] State Says No to Bake Sales in Obesity Battle

06:21 [Reuters: politics] Republican Santorum endorses Romney for U.S. president

06:21 [CNN] Reports: Israel forms unity government

06:27 [Truthdig] Death to Austerity

06:30 [AL JAZEERA] Free Syrian Army 'regrouping'

06:32 [Truthdig] Loaner

06:38 [Telegraph] Prince Harry calls on US and Britain to help wounded veterans in first Washington trip

06:39 [Moral Low Ground] War on Women: Fox News Contributor Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson Says Allowing Women to Vote Was “One of America’s Greatest Mistakes”

06:40 [CNN] Al Jazeera closes English-language bureau in China after correspondent denied visa

06:54 [Fox News: politics] Major donors prepare to inject $100M into independent groups supporting Democrats

06:56 [OpEdNews] Wisconsin turns against Scott Walker

07:05 [Global Voices] May Day Videos: Marches, Demonstrations and Protests Around The World

07:09 [Anarchist news] Concerning The Events Of May 4th - Pittsburgh, PA

07:10 [Global Voices] Syria: Revolution and Calcification

07:10 [CNET News] Smartphones beat computers for Facebookers time on site

07:12 [Disinformation] Mitt Romey Speaks French Very Well (Video)

07:20 [straight] It's a time for reflection at Van Halen's Vancouver show

07:25 [Global Voices] Saudi Arabia: Twitter Hacking Prevention Tips

07:27 [Telegraph] Greece faces prospect of fresh elections

07:34 [Deutsche Welle] Germany debates: Who should count as a veteran?,,15935184,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

07:43 [Telegraph] Rick Santorum endorses Romney in late-night email

07:50 [Fox News] Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled

07:56 [ZDNET] Airtel wants to make YouTube a BillBoard for Indian music

07:56 [CNN] Senate showdown over student loan rates looms

08:03 [Fin24 News] Marcus: CPI limits chances of a rate cut

08:12 [CNET News] Verizon's HomeFusion now brings 4G LTE home, but not for cheap

08:13 [Telegraph] Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu agrees Coalition deal

08:18 [] After securing unity cabinet with Kadima, Netanyahu is now king of Israeli politics

08:19 [Sydney Morning Herald] Vanished after 'venting'

08:19 [The Independent] Dinosaur win 'altered climate'

08:21 [straight] Eddie Van Halen proves he's overdue for a solo album in Vancouver

08:23 [Sydney Morning Herald] The ultimate discovery

08:29 [Telegraph] Al Jazeera reporter expelled from China

08:36 [zero hedge] Stratfor On Europe's Growing Anti-Establishmentism

08:37 [BBC: Science & Environment] Environment chief backs fracking

08:39 [NPR] Shhhh! (Facebook's About To Go Public)

08:45 [Telegraph] Cruise bookings are up, claims Costa Concordia boss

08:45 [Global Voices] Armenia: The Bambir in Ireland

08:49 [Fox News: politics] Report: US envoy to Pakistan leaving after 2 years

08:49 [CNN] Israel forms unity government, wards off September elections

08:50 [The Independent] Army units will face axe, warns Defence Secretary Philip Hammond

08:56 [Fin24 News] Sanral CEO quits

08:56 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Q&A: Skipping Lunch to Afford a Mobile Phone in Africa

09:06 [The Independent] Wet April hits high street spending

09:06 [Slashdot] Exposure to Wide Variety of Microbes May Reduce Allergies

09:13 [Sydney Morning Herald] Computer says go

09:16 [OpEdNews] European Electoral Postmortems

09:19 [Fox News: politics] Clinton: Pakistan needs to do more to fight terror

09:20 [Fin24 News] Sanral vows to continue fight

09:21 [Fox News] FBI Probes Bomb in Foiled Plot

09:23 [CNN] U.N. chief: Syrian crisis among 'gravest concerns'

09:24 [NPR] Long-Term-Care Insurance: Who Needs It?

09:28 [Spiegel] Political Chaos in Athens: Greek Parties Have Little Chance of Forming Government

09:29 [NPR] Why Markets Shrugged Off France's Presidential Vote

09:31 [Telegraph] Councils revive medieval tradition of lengthsman

09:38 [The Independent] Aviva boss Andrew Moss quits amid pay criticism

09:49 [Telegraph] Debt crisis: live

09:53 [Big Think] Why On-going Arguments Show We’re Not Really Reasonable or Honest

09:53 [The Independent] We must focus on growth, says ex-Treasury secretary David Laws

09:55 [International Crisis Group] ASEAN needs observers to monitor the peace in its own backyard

10:01 [CNN] Activist says attacks by Chinese media are 'nonsense'

10:03 [Topix Activism News] Amy Rauch Neilson, breast cancer activist, dies at age 43

10:08 [United Nations Foundation] Where's Your Shame, Woman?! Fundamentalist Pastor Takes to YouTube to Fault Women for All Social Ills

10:08 [Russia Today] File-sharing church’s first marriage: Noble peers encouraged to mix DNA

10:08 [Big Think] When All Our Problems Disappear

10:08 [The Independent] Livingstone warning to Miliband

10:14 [Deutsche Welle] Is Germany's Salafist movement being radicalized?,,15935366,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:20 [Financial Times] Greece braces for a repeat of elections

10:24 [The Independent] Seven killed in Somali mortar shelling

10:27 [Truthdig] The Dark Side of the Prestigious Marine Barracks

10:34 [Red Pepper] So farewell then electors – we knew you once…

10:36 [Telegraph] Environment Agency boss backs fracking

10:36 [Spiegel] German National Team Captain Philipp Lahm: 'We Stand For a Democratic Society'

10:38 [] Top Palestinian negotiator Erekat hospitalized following heart attack

10:40 [The Independent] Blind activist Chen Guangcheng says China assures it will investigate abuse

10:40 [Reuters] HSBC profit up on strong investment bank, cost cuts

10:41 [Global Voices] Nigeria: R.I.P Rashidi Yekini – African Football Legend

10:47 [Guardian] Al-Qaida airline bomb plot thwarted by CIA

10:53 [CNN] European voters revolt against austerity, cuts

10:54 [NPR] Israel Cancels Early Election, Coalition Formed

10:54 [Deutsche Welle] Election results put eurozone to the test,,15935332,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

10:58 [CBC: politics] Environment commissioner expected to slam Tories

11:03 [Slashdot] Scientists Solve Mystery of Ireland's Moving Boulders

11:11 [The Independent] Turkish troops kill five Kurdish rebels

11:11 [CNN] Mickelson 'deserves Hall of Fame slot'

11:13 [] Introducing Haaretz Digital Subscriptions

11:18 [] Watch live: Netanyahu, Mofaz to address unity cabinet in press conference

11:23 [Russia Today] Signature Klein painting forged in fire up for grabs

11:27 [The Independent] Aviva is latest firm hit by 'shareholder spring'

11:29 [Red Pepper] Local Elections: The gift that wasn’t on the Tory wish list

11:33 [Sydney Morning Herald] Box-cutter killer guilty

11:41 [ZDNET] AMD's CTO stumps for company's intellectual property

11:43 [CNN] Depression in middle age linked to dementia

11:43 [Sydney Morning Herald] Budget gifts mining boom to families

11:46 [Fox News: politics] It's All Your Money: Taxpayers may be on hook for US Postal Service losses

11:46 [Telegraph] Phone hacking: Andy Coulson given permission to appeal over ruling that he must pay own legal costs

11:49 [Deutsche Welle] Deutsche Post DHL delivers strong first quarter results,,15935449,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

11:51 [CNN] Greek left gets shot at forming government

11:51 [Global Voices] Kenya: An Online Source for Kenya Architecture

11:55 [Fin24 News] SA unemployment swells

11:58 [The Independent] Thai jailed for anti-royalty texts dies in prison

12:01 [CNN] International alert issued for fugitive Iraqi vice president

12:06 [New Statesman] Marriage Guidance

12:10 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Shaath demands decisive European stand on suffering of Palestinian prisoners

12:11 [AL JAZEERA] Interpol issues arrest warrant for Iraqi VP

12:14 [The Independent] Kylie Minogue and Cheryl Cole boost for The Voice

12:16 [Telegraph] Sign Language: week 203

12:18 [Good] People Are Awesome: A College Student's Long-Awaited Coming Out

12:19 [Mother Jones] ALEC Gets a Break From State Lobbying Laws

12:19 [BBC: Science & Environment] Green spaces 'deter allergies'

12:22 [BBC: Education] Plea to cut surplus school places

12:23 [Russia Today] ‘Legal guarantees not key to Russia’s AMD concerns’ – NATO Deputy Head

12:24 [CNN] Clinton on foiled al Qaeda plot: 'Terrorists keep trying'

12:25 [BBC: Technology] Google gets driverless licence

12:26 [Slate Magazine] Lucrezia Borgia’s Hair and Forgotten Names


12:29 [Deutsche Welle] Anti-austerity party attempts to form Greek coalition,,15935797,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

12:32 [Telegraph] Indonesia pushes for ban on cleaning high-rise windows after eight maids die

12:33 [Russia Today] Drastic government overhaul under PM Medvedev - report

12:37 [OpEdNews] Malfeasance of the Press: Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine Would Be Ashamed.

12:39 [CNN] Source: Saudi tip helped thwart al Qaeda plot 2 weeks ago

12:39 [NPR] Chinese Activist: Government Will Investigate Abuse

12:40 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Israeli authorities seek dialogue with hunger strikers

12:42 [BBC: Entertainment] Simon receives Polar Music Prize

12:44 [CNN] Moss quits after pay revolt at Aviva

12:45 [BBC: Health] US drug company in $1.6bn payout

12:45 [The Independent] Injured servicemen abandon Mount Everest charity attempt

12:46 [Slate Magazine] What Will Become of the Paper Book?

12:46 [zero hedge] European Spreadwatch Alert As Italian Bank Borrowings From ECB Rise To New Record

12:49 [Fox News] Taxpayers on Hook for USPS Losses?

12:50 [CNN] Vusi Mahlasela: 'The Voice' on spreading African spirit through song

12:52 [Global Voices] Russia: Open Hostility in Moscow Surrounding Putin's Inauguration

12:52 [ZDNET] The key to lower Ultrabook prices? One word: plastics

12:58 [Russia Today] Valencia coach Emery confirms Spartak move


12:59 [msnbc] Israel forms unity government amid Iran tensions

13:00 [ZDNET] Comscore: There's an app for... everything (report)

13:01 [The Independent] Israeli PM Netanyahu unveils new government

13:01 [New Statesman] Greek neo-Nazi party expels journalists

13:03 [Russia Today] Radulov to go to surgeon instead of national team

13:05 [The Atlantic: International] From Victim to (Mutual) Aggressor: South Sudan's Disastrous First Year

13:06 [Financial Times] Greece braces for repeat elections

13:06 [Reuters] Investment bank, cost cuts help HSBC top forecasts

13:06 [CNET News] AT&T Mobility CEO: Family data plan coming soon (scoop)

13:06 [Telegraph] Hartlepool United fans invade London dressed as smurfs

13:15 [Deutsche Welle] The great divide,,15933483,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:17 [The Independent] Greece set for new elections as stalemate continues

13:18 [The Atlantic: Technology] Picture of the Day: How Much Water Is There on Earth?

13:19 [NPR] CIA Analyzing Bomb Tied To Purported Al-Qaida Plot

13:20 [The Atlantic: International] Seven Possible Explanations For the Israeli Political Revolution

13:23 [Russia Today] Israel may revive illegal Palestinian home-razing policy

13:24 [The Atlantic: Technology] Forget About It: Making the Internet More Like Our Brains

13:25 [Deutsche Welle] Deutsche Telekom woos German start-up companies,,15935971,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

13:25 [Caritas Internationalis] Be a successful fundraiser: which conferences to attend

13:26 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: Gaza health catastrophe likely due to lack of essential drugs

13:28 [Fox News: politics] Ron Paul supporters eye upcoming conventions in delegate-grabbing quest

13:30 [CNN] Obama keeps his conscience in the closet

13:31 [Slate Magazine] Kale of Duty

13:32 [The Independent] Hello dolly! 'Tanning lady' joins plastic hall of fame

13:33 [ZDNET] Sprint Galaxy Nexus: Will LTE come to you before the next Nexus is released?

13:36 [Spiegel] PR Disaster: Ukrainian President Can't Win Struggle with Tymoshenko

13:38 [CNN] No need to panic over European elections

13:38 [CNET News] Andreessen Horowitz bets $10M on customer loyalty startup Belly

13:38 [Fox News: politics] Border Patrol unveils first new strategy in 8 years

13:39 [CNN] Greek leftists get shot at forming government

13:40 [zero hedge] Overnight Sentiment: Straws Cracking

13:40 [BBC: Education] Nursery teachers fall highlighted

13:45 [Raw Story] China probing claims of toxic cabbage

13:47 [CNN] Bomb plot shows new level of sophistication, lawmaker says

13:48 [The Independent] Ukraine postpones summit boycotted over Tymoshenko

13:48 [Fin24 News] KT Corp trims Telkom stake offer

13:50 [Raw Story] Activist says China helping him get passport to leave

13:52 [Fox News] Report: US Envoy to Pakistan to Leave Post

13:54 [] The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 8

13:55 [Raw Story] Google+ rolls out ‘Hangouts On Air’ worldwide

13:57 [Fox News: politics] US poised to approve drilling plan

13:59 [United Nations Foundation] NEW Global Debates website

14:01 [Slashdot] Heartland Institute Learning To Troll On Billboards

14:03 [Big Think] Facebook 'Liking' Not Protected by the 1st Amendment

14:04 [CNN] U.N. chief: Syrian violence unacceptable

14:04 [The Independent] Three injured in blast at Istanbul university

14:06 [Slate Magazine] Mad Men, Season 5

14:06 [zero hedge] Turkey Exports “Massive Quantities Of Gold” To Iran And Arab Spring Nations

14:08 [CNET News] Apple trims prices on refurbished iPads

14:08 [Russia Today] Hockey legends no match for Putin’s amateur team

14:09 [CNN] Derek Miller on Sleigh Bells' new album, 'SNL' and touring

14:09 [Telegraph] Farmville creator Zynga sues games firm over use of 'ville'

14:10 [ZDNET] Skype killing Windows Phone: Nokia responds

14:10 [Raw Story] Microsoft offers $99 Xbox consoles with a catch

14:14 [CNET News] Microsoft creates Kinect-like motion-control technology with sound

14:14 [] 'Locavorism on the Rise Everywhere': US Consumers Turn to Smaller, Local Farms

14:15 [Deutsche Welle] May 8, 1945: The war in Europe is over,,15935977,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

14:15 [NPR] Sacred White Buffalo Slaughtered; Reward For Catching Killer Grows

14:18 [Topix Activism News] Bahrain opens review of activist convictions

14:20 [The Independent] Stars turn out for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala

14:23 [straight] Van Halen's glory days are fading fast

14:23 [Russia Today] Assange Episode 5: Overthrowing dictators 101

14:24 [msnbc: politics] White House pressures GOP on student loan bill

14:25 [Telegraph] Pakistan's US ambassador steps down early

14:27 [OpEdNews] Ten Years of Elevated Military Spending, Still Near WW II Levels

14:28 [Russia Today] Assange Episode 4: Overthrowing dictators 101

14:32 [New Statesman] Google's driverless cars

14:33 [Big Think] President Obama Should Quit Being Coy About Marriage Equality

14:34 [CNET News] Nokia Lumia 900 white and cyan models now available from AT&T

14:35 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Bin Laden Grows a Conscience

14:35 [The Independent] Work with Yemen led to bomb discovery, says Obama adviser

14:38 [Guardian] Ed Miliband challenges government on economy in Thatcherism's cradle

14:39 [Telegraph] Facebook under fire over child porn

14:39 [New Internationalist] First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

14:40 [Raw Story] U.S. ambassador to Pakistan to step down


14:41 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] U.S.: Ethnic Minority Youth Lead New Wave of Student Activism

14:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Lisa Gilbert: CEOs Get Served by Shareholders Sick of Political Spending

14:43 [Slashdot] 20 Years of GSM and SMS

14:46 [zero hedge] Greek Left Coalition Leaders Says Bailout Accord "Null And Void", Demands Greek Debt Moratorium

14:48 [Disinformation] Brain Scans Reveal Dogs’ Thoughts

14:49 [msnbc] ‘Wild Things’ author Maurice Sendak dead at age 83

14:49 [] Palestinian official: Israel's new unity cabinet must freeze all settlement activity

14:51 [The Independent] 'Where the Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

14:52 [CBC: politics] Westray mine disaster remembered on Parliament Hill

14:54 [BBC: Entertainment] Author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

14:55 [The Atlantic: International] China's Biggest Challenge Isn't Military or Economic, It's Basic Governance

14:55 [zero hedge] Economic Alert: If You’re Not Worried Yet…You Should Be

14:56 [Middle East Monitor] Dr. Youseph Rizqa: Solitary confinement and administrative detention

14:57 [Telegraph] China to launch investigation into capsules containing dead baby remains

14:57 [Global Voices] India, Pakistan Missile Launches: Game Changers or Mere Posturing?

14:59 [CNET News] Qualcomm offers support for Clearwire-billed LTE

15:00 [CNN] Greek leftist leader lays out radical agenda

15:00 [The Progressive] On Electability

15:00 [CNET News] Meet the Aperion Aris, a Windows-only wireless speaker

15:00 [NPR] Maurice Sendak, 'Where Wild Things Are' Author, Dies

15:00 [ZDNET] Microsoft SkyDrive vs. Apple iCloud and the folly of cloud poaching

15:03 [Russia Today] Chisora and Haye to meet in the ring

15:03 [HuffingtonPost: politics] George Lucas: Education: The Single Most Important Job (Video)

15:05 [Raw Story] Niger is worst country to be a mother: report

15:05 [zero hedge] On Europe's Phantom Austerity Spending Cuts

15:06 [The Independent] Ed Miliband warns of politics 'crisis' in Harlow speech

15:07 [CNN] Iran says nuclear inspector killed in car crash

15:07 [New Statesman] An alternative Queen's speech

15:08 [Russia Today] Parliament approves Medvedev’s candidacy for premiership

15:10 [The Atlantic: International] What Is 'the Re-Integree' and Why Is It America's Great Hope for Afghanistan?

15:10 [AL JAZEERA] Interpol issues warrant for Iraqi VP

15:10 [NPR] Recipe For Safer Drinking Water? Add Sun, Salt And Lime

15:11 [ZDNET] Microsof to eliminate its Azure cloud branding

15:14 [] GOP, Dems 'Play Chicken' with Student Loan Rates in US Senate

15:15 [The Atlantic: International] The Challenges, Policies, Wit, and Wisdom of Francois Hollande

15:18 [Financial Times] Greece braced for repeat elections

15:20 [Deutsche Welle] Author finds inspiration on other hemisphere,,15935983,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

15:24 [Slashdot] Nearly 150 Companies Show Interest in the Tech Love Boat

15:24 [HuffingtonPost: politics] The Center for Public Integrity: ALEC exempted from lobbyist status in three separate states

15:25 [Fin24 News] Sars: Large companies avoiding tax in SA

15:25 [NPR] Co-Workers Rescue Man From Vat Of Acid

15:26 [CNN: Technology] Google gets license for driverless car in Nevada

15:26 [Spiegel] The World from Berlin: 'Germans Won't Pay for Greece's Vacation from Reality'

15:28 [msnbc: politics] Lugar’s faces voters, long odds

15:28 [Russia Today] Rain Man behind London jogger's rescue?

15:29 [CNN] Longest-serving GOP senator could go down in tough primary

15:32 [msnbc: politics] Lugar faces voters, long odds

15:35 [Raw Story] Stewart asks France: ‘Why are your skunks so date-rapey?’

15:36 [zero hedge] Art Cashin On "Greece In A Capsule"

15:37 [The Independent] Paralysed woman Claire Lomas completes London Marathon in bionic suit

15:38 [Global Voices] Chile: The Bigger Picture in a Plan to Make Stadiums Safe

15:38 [CNN] Hospital to live tweet brain surgery, put pics on Pinterest

15:39 [CNET News] Virgin Mobile announces HTC EVO V 4G, its first 4G phone


15:41 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] COLOMBIA: Saving the River Basin, One Schoolchild at a Time

15:42 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Rev. Jesse Jackson: Europe's lesson: No time for austerity measures

15:43 [Global Voices] South Korea Seized Infant Flesh Capsules Made in China

15:43 [ZDNET] Belly lands $10 million from Andreessen Horowitz; customer loyalty for SMBs

15:43 [The Onion] [audio] FDA Approves Napalm Breast Implants

15:45 [CBC: politics] Westray Mine disaster remembered on Parliament Hill

15:45 [Telegraph] 16 people die in Kazakhstan road accident

15:46 [Spiegel] Polish Foreign Policy Expert on Boycott Calls: 'Ukraine Is Not A Dictatorship'

15:49 [Slashdot] Undergrad Project Offers Site Privacy Information At a Glance

15:50 [] After Netanyahu-Mofaz deal, ultra-Orthodox parties must contend with waning political power

15:50 [The Atlantic: International] Flying Blind Through the Mountains of Hunan

15:52 [] Iran complains of nuclear double standards

15:53 [Big Think] We Can All Do Better: Live Interview With Senator Bill Bradley

15:54 [The Independent] Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, dies aged 83

15:55 [Reuters] Netanyahu surprise gives Israel grand coalition

15:55 [NPR] Why Your Drug Copay Could Change

15:56 [Spiegel] 'We Don't Live in an Ideal World': Olympic Official Dismisses Calls for Ukraine Boycott

15:57 [Fin24 News] Oliphant: UIF helping thousands

15:57 [OpEdNews] Pentagon Disputes Bales' Account of Friend Being Wounded, Losing Leg

15:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] Santorum Endorses Romney in Email to Supporters

16:00 [Raw Story] 93-year-old woman suing Pennsylvania over voter ID law

16:01 [Red Pepper] What if loyalty hadn’t drained Ken of his maverick energy?

16:02 [CNET News] Two weeks of smartphone charging in your pocket

16:03 [Global Voices] Panama: Baseball Fans React to Mariano Rivera's Injury

16:04 [Telegraph] Life of 'lost prince' to be explored

16:04 [CNET News] Get an HDMI cable for $3 (or less)

16:05 [Slashdot] Why You Don't Want a $99 Xbox 360

16:06 [ZDNET] White Nokia Lumia 900 Stormtrooper phone is set for stun

16:06 [zero hedge] "Uncivilized" China Quietly Building Gold Reserves As Gold Imports From HK Soar By 587% In First Quarter

16:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] Ron Paul Comes Roaring Back (Sort Of)

16:10 [The Independent] Government gives go-ahead for the largest onshore wind farm in England and Wales

16:10 [Fox News: politics] Obama ally Caroline Kennedy honors Iowa judges ousted after gay marriage decision

16:11 [CBC: politics] $7.7 billion clean-up bill for federally owned contaminated sites

16:12 [ZDNET] RIM rounds out exec team, names COO, CMO

16:12 [CNN] Man arrested at airport was trying to get on plane with loaded gun, TSA says

16:16 [Spiegel] Hungary in Crisis: Viktor Orbán's Dismal Mid-Term Review

16:18 [CNN] Andre 3000 set to shoot Jimi Hendrix biopic

16:20 [Raw Story] Mentally ill California man brutally beaten by police in released video

16:20 [CNN: Money] CONGRESS' 1%-ERS

16:20 [The Atlantic: International] The Enormous Gap Between American Rhetoric and Action on Syria

16:21 [NPR] Nebraska Man Changes His Name To 'Tyrannosaurus Rex'

16:21 [Slate Magazine] Sodom and Greensboro

16:21 [CNET News] Fujifilm XP170 rugged Wi-Fi point-and-shoot joins lineup

16:22 [ZDNET] CTIA 2012: Nokia announces new exclusive Lumia Windows Phone apps

16:22 [OpEdNews] Horses on the Hill Conference

16:25 [CNN] Al Qaeda's bomb-makers evolve, adapt and continue to plot

16:25 [CNET News] Sprint Guardia takes on mobile security for the whole family

16:26 [Spiegel] Operation Self-Deceit: New Documents Shine Light on Euro Birth Defects

16:26 [BuzzFlash] Norwegian Mass Murderer Anders Breivik Has an American Pen Pal

16:31 [NPR] Yahoo CEO Apologizes Over Flaw In His Bio

16:31 [Red Pepper] Debt: The First 5,000 Years – Money, myth and morality

16:31 [CNN] Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' has died

16:32 [The Onion] Maya Angelou Thought She’d Be Invited To More White House Stuff

16:32 [OpEdNews] The Lutfallah II Arms-Smuggling Scandal

16:33 [Fin24 News] Mixed reaction to Alli's resignation

16:34 [The Atlantic: Politics] Virginia Senate Candidates Agree: It's All About Obama

16:34 [Amnesty International] Bahrain: Activist arrested over 'insulting' tweets must be freed

16:35 [Fox News: politics] Obama’s Own Narrow Path to Victory

16:35 [] Jewish author Maurice Sendak, creator of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' dies at 83

16:35 [Raw Story] Colbert: TV can make you believe in more than marriage equality

16:36 [Telegraph] David Cameron and Nick Clegg press conference: live

16:36 [zero hedge] Heeeeere's Goldman... With Renewed Calls For A June QE Announcement

16:37 [Fin24 News] No fleet costing SA billions

16:37 [OpEdNews] BP Oil plus Corexit Dispersant Equal Bioaccumulation

16:38 [Global Voices] India: Online Cartoon Exhibition Protesting Repression

16:38 [Disinformation] The Birth Of Surveillance Video Filmmaking

16:38 [CNN] Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' dies

16:41 [CNET News] RIM hires new executives as it struggles to bounce back

16:41 [] Democracy Now!: Justice Cheated: Human Rights Watch’s Kenneth Roth on Failures of Guantánamo Military Tribunals

16:41 [The Independent] In pictures: The Helston Flora Day Ancient Furry Dance

16:42 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: To see my children is tastier than food, and being with other human beings is more stimulating than drink

16:42 [CNN] Meet Fortune 500's female powerbrokers

16:42 [Guardian] Cameron and Clegg visit Essex for coalition fightback: Politics live blog

16:42 [OpEdNews] Celebrity Chef Fires up Youth at Juvenile Detention Center

16:43 [The Nation] Plutonomy and the Precariat

16:44 [Fox News: politics] US employers posted record 3.74 million March jobs

16:45 [Raw Story] Activist: Obama ‘losing credibility’ with voters over same-sex marriage stance

16:45 [Deutsche Welle] US ambassador to Pakistan to step down amid worsening US-Pakistani ties,,15935955,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

16:47 [OpEdNews] Celebrity Chef Fires up Youth in Juvenile Detention Center

16:48 [Global Voices] Guatemala: State of Siege Due to Hydroelectric Plant Conflict

16:48 [Disinformation] Graham Hancock: My Recent Book ‘Entangled’

16:50 [Mother Jones] Long-Term Trends Favor Gay Marriage

16:50 [Telegraph] Women more likely to be addicted to Facebook, researchers claim

16:52 [CNET News] U.S., China pledge cooperation on cyberwar

16:52 [CNN] Vanessa Williams reflects on motherhood, struggle and stardom

16:53 [Fin24 News] R300bn not enough for infrastructure

16:54 [The Atlantic: Technology] The Beauty of Twitter's Unfollow Bug

16:56 [zero hedge] Biderman Sums Up Europe's Problem In 30 Seconds

16:56 [CNN: Entertainment] Rapper set for Hendrix biopic

16:56 [The Independent] Berlin police find improvised pipe bombs

17:02 [Slashdot] Facebook Spammers Make $20M, Get $100K Fine

17:02 [CNET News] Audi A8: Running hot on the ice

17:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] The Frustrating Secrecy in the Latest Al-Qaeda Bomb-Plot Story

17:05 [Foreign Policy in Focus] The Real Lion of Zion: Netanyahu Consolidates Power

17:05 [Deutsche Welle] Bosch kicks off new round of investment in Romania,,15936606,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:06 [zero hedge] Is EURUSD 1.20 In The Cards?

17:06 [Telegraph] Cristina Kirchner backs Argentina's Falkland Islands Olympics video

17:07 [ZDNET] Cell Phones in India to carry radiation information

17:08 [Good] The Path Toward Ethical Fandom After Junior Seau

17:10 [The Atlantic: International] 'The Flight to Zhuhai,' Illustrated Edition

17:10 [CNET News] More Android owners paying for items via their phones

17:13 [CBC: politics] $7.7B clean-up bill for contaminated federal sites

17:15 [Raw Story] Republican Senate candidate in ND can’t name minimum wage

17:17 [CNET News] Boost Mobile reveals first 4G phone, the HTC EVO Design 4G

17:17 [CNN] Motherhood: What endless love feels like

17:18 [Russia Today] Israeli siren helps Mossad nab Hamas leader…on screen

17:18 [CNET News] Principal resigns amid accusations of Facebook spying

17:20 [Mother Jones] We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 8, 2012

17:20 [The Onion] American Voices: Film 'Neighborhood Watch' Gets Name Change

17:23 [Big Think] Ibrahim Asiri: A Unique bombmaker?

17:24 [The Atlantic: Politics] Stop Grading Obama's Foreign Policy on a Curve

17:25 [] Azerbaijan: SOCAR to Use Israeli Oil Field as Proving Ground

17:28 [The Independent] Nine guilty over child exploitation ring

17:31 [CNN: Politics] Attorney: Donor knew money wasn't for Edwards' campaign

17:35 [ZDNET] [Screenshots] Telecom Regulator launches customer grievance portal

17:36 [NPR] Americans Remain Split On Same-Sex Marriage, Gallup Poll Signals

17:37 [zero hedge] Watch Ron Paul Hearing On "Legislation To Reform Fed And Other Alternatives"

17:38 [Russia Today] Afghan tension: ‘US military, CIA out of control’

17:38 [Big Think] The Best Way to Crowdfund Your Idea? Get Personal.


17:40 [BuzzFlash] Blowback from the GOP’s Anti-NLRB Crusade

17:40 [Deutsche Welle] BlogWatch: India’s rich oppose right to education bill,,15936614,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:41 [CNET News] FCC Chairman defends decision to squash AT&T-T-Mobile deal

17:43 [New Statesman] Web Only: the best of the blogs

17:43 [The Independent] New storm warning after tornado in Oxfordshire

17:45 [CNET News] Hands on with the HTC Evo V 4G

17:46 [NPR] When The Political Becomes Very Personal

17:46 [Spiegel] Picture This: Light Work

17:47 [CNN] Barcelona defender Puyol set to miss Euro 2012 after knee surgery

17:48 [New Statesman] Relaunch? What relaunch?

17:48 [Slashdot] DDR4 RAM To Hit Devices Next Year

17:49 [Pravda] March of the Millions as a carefully planned provocation

17:50 [Mother Jones] Immigration Officials Can't Find Enough Immigrant Criminals to Deport

17:50 [Deutsche Welle] US veterans return home to a difficult future,,15936570,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

17:51 [NPR] Job Openings Highest In Nearly 4 Years

17:51 [ZDNET] Google: We developed Android not knowing Sun's patents

17:52 [CNN] Names that flout convention: Advice for Jessica Simpson's daughter

17:53 [Disinformation] China’s Dwarf Commune And Theme Park

17:56 [zero hedge] Santelli On The Encumbered Youth Of The US

17:56 [NPR] Why Does Diversity In Banking Matter?

17:56 [Telegraph] Flora Day 2012: dancers take to the streets of Helston in Cornwall

17:56 [Slate Magazine] The Power of the Petition

17:59 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Markets slide after Greek leftist leader rejects bailout pledges

17:59 [The Independent] NHS reform risk report to remain secret

18:00 [Raw Story] Hugh Hefner: ‘If we’re not free in our own bedrooms then we’re not free at all’

18:03 [CNET News] Which new smartphone will be summer's first big hit?

18:04 [The Atlantic: Politics] Poll of the Day: America's Gay-Marriage Evolution

18:05 [] North Carolina Voters to Decide on Same-Sex Marriage

18:06 [ZDNET] Smartphones beat computers for Facebook time

18:09 [CNET News] Microsoft eases back on Azure cloud branding

18:10 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Mexico City - More Grey than Green

18:13 [Russia Today] Kuban heat up Russian second-place battle

18:15 [Fox News] Election Storms Overseas Could Affect US Race

18:15 [The Independent] UN inspector dies in Iran car crash

18:16 [Pravda] Complicating the peopling theory

18:16 [Spiegel] Blow to Prestige Project: Opening of New Berlin Airport Delayed

18:17 [] Israel deal does not make a strike on Iran less likely

18:20 [Mother Jones] Mitt Romney's Panic Over Imaginary Ghosts From the Right

18:20 [The Onion] Your Horoscopes – Week of May 8, 2012

18:21 [CNN] Netanyahu, king of Israel?

18:22 [CNET News] Apple's reputation untarnished by tax issue, study says

18:24 [CNN] Rosberg: Mercedes can challenge for F1 title

18:26 [NPR] Albanian Who Tried To Help Bring Down Mobster Gets Asylum In U.S.

18:27 [msnbc] Why Sen. Lugar is likely to lose today's primary

18:27 [Topix Activism News] Judge suggests 10 Commandments be reduced to 6

18:28 [New Statesman] Political sketch: Cam and Clegg in Basildon

18:29 [Fox News: politics] Federal court reverses order for VA health care overhaul; defers to president, Congress

18:29 [Slashdot] FDA May Let Patients Buy More Drugs Without Prescriptions

18:30 [Raw Story] NC governor: Marriage amendment ‘about taking away rights’

18:30 [CNET News] Scott Thompson's resume ends one job at Yahoo -- just not his

18:31 [Deutsche Welle] Gunfire reported at Libyan prime minister's compound,,15936779,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

18:31 [The Independent] Paralysed Claire Lomas completes London Marathon

18:33 [Big Think] The Hidden Adult Themes of "Where the Wild Things Are"

18:35 [BBC: Entertainment] Wild Things author Sendak dies

18:36 [zero hedge] Dan Loeb Explains His (Brief) Infatuation With Portuguese Bonds

18:36 [ZDNET] Ready, set, broadcast with Google+'s Hangouts on Air

18:36 [BuzzFlash] Has Plutocracy in the US Reached the Tipping Point From Which There is No Return?

18:38 [Good] Can Discounts Convince Londoners to Bike and Walk?

18:40 [CNET News] Nokia to offer more mobile apps for Lumia phones

18:40 [ZDNET] Facebook spammers made $1.2 million a month, fined $100,000

18:41 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Markets slide after Greek leftist leader calls bailout pledges 'null and void'

18:41 [zero hedge] Guest Post: The European Union Is Destroying European Unity

18:41 [Slate Magazine] Twilight of the Moderates

18:43 [Russia Today] After Americans become outraged with TSA, CIA announces airplane bombing thwarted

18:45 [CNET News] Apple wins patent for 4G MacBook connectivity

18:45 [CNN] AG: Date of alleged Sandusky sex assault shifts

18:47 [The Independent] £26bn wiped from FTSE 100 over eurozone fears

18:48 [ZDNET] Apache OpenOffice 3.4 makes official debut

18:49 [CNN] Senate balks at taking up student loan bill

18:50 [Pravda] Iran denounces Arab sabotage in Syria

18:50 [Mother Jones] Does Greece Have More Leverage Than Anyone Thinks?

18:51 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Joshua Kors: Q&A with Jim Gaffigan: 'Hot Pocket' Comedian Reaches Out to Our Wounded Soldiers (VIDEO)

18:52 [Truthdig] Maurice Sendak, Chlidren’s Book Author, Dies at 83

18:53 [AL JAZEERA] Fighters attack Libyan government HQ

18:54 [The Atlantic: Technology] Are LOLCats Making Us Smart?

18:57 [Moral Low Ground] NATO Airstrike Kills Afghan Mother and Her 5 Children; Separate Coalition Strike Kills Up To 14 More Civilians in Bala Murghab

18:58 [New Statesman] Image of the day: male grooming

18:58 [Good] Introducing Product of the People: Help Design a Bike Light

18:58 [Russia Today] Two Russian towns awarded for WWII heroism

18:58 [Telegraph] Photos of life in the British Raj in India are found in a shoe box

19:00 [CNN] Former Ukrainian prime minister to end hunger strike

19:00 [Raw Story] ‘Avengers’ draws anger over India slum scenes

19:02 [The Independent] Air ambulance services grounded over 'fault'

19:02 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Cubans Want Faster Economic Reforms

19:03 [Big Think] Relaxation & Creativity: The Science of Sleeping on It

19:06 [] Two Elections and One Inauguration: What’s in It for Armenia

19:06 [NPR] The Visual South, Part II: Photography Is Like Chicken

19:09 [The Atlantic: Politics] Three Big Elections: Indiana, North Carolina, and Wisconsin

19:10 [CNET News] Nikon Nirvana: Which Nikon dSLR? (roundup)

19:11 [ZDNET] What should we expect at SAPPHIRE?

19:12 [Truthdig] Florida Caught in a Foreclosure Swamp

19:13 [ZDNET] Microsoft to tweak Visual Studio 11 interface with Release Candidate

19:13 [Slashdot] Ask Slashdot: Best Option For Printing Digital Photos?

19:15 [The Progressive] An Afghan Okinawa

19:17 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Chris Lehmann: Why Divide Your Thanks, Mr. President?

19:17 [The Atlantic: In Focus] 75 Years Since The Hindenburg Disaster

19:18 [Fox News] Another USPS Bailout? You Could Be Paying for It

19:21 [The Onion] [video] This Week In History: World's First Lesbian Discovered In Guatemalan Jungle (1957)

19:25 [This Magazine] On taking a pop culture time out

19:25 [] In Victory, Greek Left Says: No Bailout, No Austerity

19:25 [Raw Story] Asian authorities warn of risks in so-called ‘human flesh pills’

19:25 [straight] Dan Savage Podcast Episode 290

19:25 [CNET News] Fortune-tellers allegedly con clients by Googling the dead

19:28 [Disinformation] 21st Century Folk Art: Foreclosure Quilts

19:28 [Russia Today] Moscow police disperse opposition’s peaceful promenade (PHOTOS)

19:29 [CNET News] iPhone 4S reaching out to three more regional carriers

19:31 [Utne] Music Review: Father John Misty - Fear Fun

19:32 [Mostly Water] On the History of the U.S. Economy in Decline

19:32 [Telegraph] Fracking backed by Environment Agency head

19:33 [The Independent] President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney target middle-class voters

19:33 [ZDNET] Oracle recalls Google engineer Lindholm in trial's patent phase

19:34 [CNET News] Apple e-mail hints at multi-user account feature for iPad

19:35 [zero hedge] China's Government Self-Immolation Progresses As We Expected

19:35 [] Biden to U.S. rabbis: No options off table on Iran

19:38 [] Mideast nuclear conference in jeopardy as Iran, Arab nations condemn Israel

19:40 [] Disgraced Natanyahu aide was architect of Likud-Kadima deal

19:41 [Deutsche Welle] Greek leftists seek coalition repealing bailout,,15936939,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

19:41 [ZDNET] Microsoft developing Kinect-like controller that uses sound waves

19:43 [CNN] Albanian family granted asylum after cooperating, years of legal battles

19:44 [Le Monde diplomatique] A History of the world, BRIC by BRIC

19:44 [Global Voices] Martinique: “Think Like A Man”, just not in France

19:45 [Fin24 News] Rand retreats to three-week low

19:45 [Fox News: politics] Rep. King suggests administration may have misled public on bomb plot, calls for review

19:46 [msnbc] Insider thwarted underwear bomb plot, US officials say

19:46 [Slate Magazine] Master of Terror

19:46 [NPR] When Religious Rules And Women's Health Collide

19:49 [Telegraph] Rochdale grooming trial: Asian grooming gangs, the uncomfortable issue


19:49 [CNN] Sinaloa cartel members named kingpins

19:50 [Mother Jones] Money Can't Buy Love, But It Can Buy Nice Satellites

19:51 [The Onion] American Voices: Maurice Sendak Dead At 83

19:52 [Mostly Water] Organizer Arrested During Occupy Parliament Protest

19:53 [CNET News] Intel futurist discusses data's secret life, 'ghost of computing'

19:53 [CBC: politics] $7.7B in contaminated sites a legacy of weak oversight

19:55 [Raw Story] First grader suspended for singing LMFAO’s ‘Sexy and I Know It’

19:56 [Slashdot] The Avengers: Why Pirates Failed To Prevent a Box Office Record

19:56 [CNET News] Plaxo shuts back door spammers used to access Google accounts

19:58 [CNN] Annan: If observers fail, Syria could plunge into civil war

19:59 [Middle East Monitor] Khalid: New study finds strong correlation between Gaza birth defects and exposure to white phosphorus

19:59 [The Atlantic: Politics] Quote of the Day: Romney Is 'Still Deciding' His Position on Immigration

20:00 [HuffingtonPost: politics] Jonathan Richards: Weather Report

20:01 [BuzzFlash] We're Still Creating Jobs Where We Were Once Losing Jobs


20:04 [CNET News] Flat panel TV prices move higher: Ready for the upsell?

20:05 [Raw Story] Australian speaker steps down over sexual harassment allegations

20:09 [AL JAZEERA] Annan: Syria plan is only chance to avoid war

20:14 [CNET News] Oracle recalls Google engineer in trial's patent phase

20:17 [zero hedge] On Buying The Commodity Dip

20:18 [OpEdNews] The Pipeline from the Black Lagoon

20:18 [Russia Today] Reddit co-founder slams Facebook over CISPA support

20:19 [Telegraph] Air ambulances have been grounded over safety fears.

20:20 [The Independent] Cabinet to veto publication of internal risk assessment of the Government's contentious NHS reforms

20:20 [Mother Jones] The War Between Data and Storytelling

20:22 [ZDNET] Phishers hooking Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo passwords

20:23 [Good] With Help From, a Teenager's Invention Could Save Infants' Lives

20:25 [Fox News: politics] US acknowledges Al Qaeda bomb master's 'brutality,' 'novelty'

20:25 [straight] Urban Outfitters store takes over historic West 4th building

20:28 [CNN] Anger at austerity, immigration feeds far right's rise in Europe

20:30 [CNET News] Turns out investing in venture-capital funds isn't a great idea

20:33 [OpEdNews] The Secret Group that's about to Swift Boat Barack Obama

20:33 [Russia Today] Moscow Victory Day celebrations: RT's guide

20:35 [msnbc: politics] RNC official says Romney 'still deciding' on immigration

20:35 [Telegraph] Benjamin Netanyahu wrongfoots rivals by drawing opposition into coalition

20:35 [The Progressive] U.S. Continues to Pour Hellish Rain on Afghanistan

20:36 [CNN] Libya: Ex-rebels attack prime minister's office in pay protest

20:38 [Big Think] When Can the Government Shut Down Wireless Networks?

20:39 [Slashdot] Tidal Heating Shrinks Goldilocks Zone Around Red Dwarfs

20:40 [CNET News] ZTE plays the long game on building consumer awareness

20:43 [OpEdNews] Welcome to America's biggest spy center

20:45 [CNET News] TL1 motion sim boasts 180-degree screen -- for $18.5K

20:45 [Raw Story] Bullied LGBT Indiana teen expelled for bringing stun gun to school

20:46 [Deutsche Welle] Ukraine's Tymoshenko may end hunger strike: daughter,,15937005,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

20:47 [zero hedge] SpeaRMiNT WTF!

20:49 [Fox News] Teen Allegedly Witnesses Murder via iPad Chat

20:49 [The Onion] Opinion: Smoove Is Remodeling (by Smoove B)

20:50 [The Progressive] What’s at Stake in Wisconsin

20:51 [Reuters] Obama leads Romney, helped by independents

20:51 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis live: Markets slide as Greek political crisis deepens - as it happened

20:55 [CNN] Identity thieves could rake in $26 billion in tax refunds

20:55 [zero hedge] Guest Post: Why the Job Market Will Continue Shrinking

20:57 [BBC: Education] Teachers balloted over academies

20:57 [Reuters: politics] Obama leads Romney, helped by independents

21:00 [ZDNET] Microsoft patches 23 Windows flaws, warns of risk of code execution attacks

21:01 [CNN] Prosecution rests in trial of man accused of killing Jennifer Hudson's relatives

21:02 [NPR] Romney Praises Bill Clinton As New Democrat While Bashing Obama As Old Liberal

21:02 [Fox News: politics] Alabama officials reverse course, allow road signs directing people to tornado shelter

21:02 [CNET News] Siemens electrifies trucks with trolley technology

21:03 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis: Greek left leader renounces bailout deal

21:05 [] NATO Admits Killing Afghan Mother, 5 Children in Air Strike

21:06 [CNN] 401(k)s are too risky for retirement

21:07 [ZDNET] Who cares that the iPad 3 is thicker and heavier than the iPad 2?

21:08 [CNET News] Samsung Galaxy S III hands on: It still has wow factor

21:08 [BuzzFlash] The Nuclear Industry Has Melted in Japan and France

21:10 [CNET News] Apple testing iOS-like notifications on

21:11 [ZDNET] Abraham Lincoln tried to patent Facebook in 1845, but failed

21:15 [Raw Story] Google’s self-driving car licensed in Nevada

21:20 [The Progressive] Tom Barrett Makes His Final Pitch on Wis. Recall Primary Day

21:21 [Slashdot] TSA's mm-Wave Body Scanner Breaks Diabetic Teen's $10K Insulin Pump

21:21 [Deutsche Welle] Annan: world must avoid Syria civil war,,15937025,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

21:26 [straight] Portrait of an Artist: Lisa Penz

21:27 [Sydney Morning Herald] Swan shows Astaire's flair

21:29 [CNET News] Which Canon dSLR? (roundup)

21:36 [zero hedge] John Taylor Says "To Hell With Germany"

21:37 [Topix Activism News] Activist Chen fears for relatives left behind

21:40 [Telegraph] British pilot charged with murder of 13 people in Central African Republic

21:40 [ZDNET] For Acorda Therapuetics, disaster recovery protects vital enterprise assets and smooths way to data center flexibility and migration

21:47 [msnbc: politics] RNC: We've only just begun to fight for Latino voters

21:48 [msnbc: politics] RNC official says Romney 'still deciding' on immigration

21:49 [Raw Story] Activists: Insurance industry’s flight from Heartland a symptom of growing climate acceptance

21:49 [NPR] As The Clock Ticks, Americans Train Afghan Troops

21:51 [Fox News] Student Gets New Shot To Play School Hoops

21:53 [CNN] Anger at austerity, immigration feeds far right's rise in Europe

21:54 [CNET News] Verizon CTO predicts 'toll free' data

21:55 [Telegraph] Alexis Tsipras pledges to rip up Greece's 130 billion euro bail-out deal

21:57 [CNN] Police arrest mother, wife of kidnapping suspect

22:00 [The Hindu - News] Interns make big bucks this summer

22:01 [Slate Magazine] Can You Really Make Clouds Whiter and More Reflective?

22:01 [Russia Today] America is fat - and getting fatter

22:01 [NPR] As The Clock Ticks, Americans Train Afghan Troops

22:01 [Global Voices] Democratic Republic of Congo: Illegal Abortions on the Rise in Goma

22:04 [Slashdot] Government Asks When It Can Shut Down Wireless Communications

22:04 [CNN] North Carolina voters decide on same-sex marriage ban

22:05 [The Hindu - News] Arrears no longer a bar for jobs

22:05 [The Onion] Loophole In Curse Lets Archaeologist Off The Hook

22:05 [zero hedge] America Will Have Negative Unemployment In January 2022

22:06 [CNET News] Twitter challenges court order to hand over user data

22:06 [Big Think] How Soon Will Humans Marry Sex Robots?

22:06 [Raw Story] Foiled al-Qaeda plot likely to lead to new airport regulations

22:06 [] Hundreds of Israelis take to the streets to protest unity deal between Netanyahu and Mofaz

22:06 [NPR] These Health Law Bets Are No Figure Of Speech

22:06 [The Atlantic: International] The Good News About Foreign Media Coverage

22:07 [ZDNET] Developer: iOS 5.1.1 already installed on 10 percent of iOS devices

22:09 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Women and Children Look to Community Justice

22:09 [The Hindu - News] Pilferage fears hinder mega city work

22:09 [ZDNET] McDonald's crowdsources new ideas with 'make your own burger' campaign

22:10 [zero hedge] BTFD

22:11 [Truthdig] Robert Reich Explains the ‘Austerity Trap’

22:11 [Raw Story] RNC Hispanic director: Romney is ‘still deciding’ his immigration policy

22:15 [The Hindu - News] Countdown starts for shifting of foodgrain market

22:16 [Guardian] Eurozone crisis: EU moves to loosen grip of austerity

22:17 [The Atlantic: Politics] 'Lucy' Obama and His 'Charlie Brown' Progressives

22:18 [CNET News] ZTE to bring Windows Phone to US by year's end

22:21 [The Hindu - News] School textbooks torn between political foes

22:21 [ZDNET] Anonymous: 'We are not terrorists' (video)

22:21 [The Progressive] What’s at Stake in Wisconsin

22:22 [CNET News] Yahoo's 'resumegate' heats up

22:25 [CBC: politics] $7.7B in contaminated sites a legacy of weak oversight

22:25 [Fox News: politics] Witness says he warned Obama campaign in '08 about Edwards affair

22:25 [The Hindu - News] Pranab seeks all-party support to overcome difficult situation

22:27 [Raw Story] Federal appeals court: Illinois cannot enforce ban on recording police officers

22:27 [straight] Photo of the Week: American coot

22:28 [CNET News] Microsoft: 50,000+ iPhones, Androids smoked since CES

22:29 [The Hindu - News] British Airways flight cancelled

22:31 [The Atlantic: Technology] Memes Are People Too: Meet the Viral-Video Stars of ROFLCon

22:31 [Truthdig] Glenn Greenwald Smokes Out Obama’s Dubious Sense of Justice

22:34 [CNET News] Five reasons people are tuning out Yahoo's latest crisis

22:35 [The Hindu - News] No evidence of Modi promoting enmity: SIT

22:37 [The Onion] Father Takes Picture Of Daughter Every Day From Birth Until He Abandons Family

22:38 [CNN] Anger at austerity, immigration feeds far right's rise in Europe

22:39 [The Hindu - News] Mystery over rent recovery notice on Speaker and its subsequent withdrawal

22:41 [AL JAZEERA] Annan sounds Syria civil war warning

22:41 [ZDNET] Android chief called back in Oracle-Google trial to discuss patents

22:42 [NPR] A Presidential Debate, A Plunging Neckline And An Apology In Mexico

22:43 [CNN] Unhappy Djokovic not a fan of Madrid's blue clay revolution

22:44 [United Nations Foundation] NEW Global Debates website

22:46 [Slashdot] Apache OpenOffice Releases Version 3.4

22:46 [United Nations Foundation] Where's Your Shame, Woman?! Fundamentalist Pastor Takes to YouTube to Fault Women for All Social Ills

22:47 [The Atlantic: International] What China's Talking About Today: 'American French Fry Brother'

22:47 [NPR] From Weed To Whimsy: Chefs Conquer Wild Foods With Butter And Oil

22:49 [CNN] Teen expelled for using stun gun against bullies

22:51 [The Hindu - News] Taluks with over 4 lakh population to be bifurcated

22:52 [Russia Today] Germany capitulate to the Red Machine

22:52 [CNET News] Myspace settles with FTC over ad privacy flap

22:55 [Reuters: politics] Obama leads Romney, helped by independents

22:55 [Reuters] Obama leads Romney, helped by independents

22:55 [The Hindu - News] Bill seeks to provide favourable climate for infrastructure projects

22:57 [Raw Story] Diocese of Davenport bars anti-bullying group from Catholic school ceremony

22:57 [Russia Today] US fears spate of new underwear bomber attacks after capturing 'invisible' device

22:57 [World Policy Institute] The Bisectoralists: Competing in a Global Era

22:59 [Telegraph] Eurozone at risk from anti-austerity revolt

22:59 [The Hindu - News] Adheenam to establish educational institutions

23:00 [CNET News] Remove stubborn Spotlight privacy items in OS X

23:00 [CNN] Sendak sparked 'wild' creativity in young readers

23:02 [Russia Today] Sky isn’t the limit

23:05 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] Climate Change Threatens Crucial Marine Algae

23:05 [The Hindu - News] Sri Lanka appoints new Ambassador to U.N.

23:07 [Slate Magazine] Saying No to Social Networking

23:07 [Russia Today] Home of Disney World became the porn capital of the US

23:07 [The Onion] Stockwatch: General Electric (GE)

23:12 [The Atlantic: Politics] At Campaign Fundraisers, Obama's Tech Staffers Are the Stars

23:13 [CNN: Money] Europe elections: Lessons for U.S.

23:14 [Fox News] Feds Do Reversal AfterBomb Plot Is Revealed

23:15 [AL JAZEERA] Annan: Syria plan is only chance to avoid war

23:15 [Telegraph] Rochdale grooming trial: how the case unfolded

23:17 [Foreign Policy in Focus] Waiting for Copernicus

23:17 [Raw Story] Boy convicted of religiously harassing pagan McDonald’s employee

23:17 [Disinformation] The Dictator Punks Washington

23:17 [INTER PRESS SERVICE] IRAN: The Strange Case of Saeed Mortazavi

23:17 [International Crisis Group] Bahrain: A New Sectarian Conflict

23:21 [CNN] Al Jazeera closes English-language bureau in China after visa denial

23:22 [CNET News] Obama makes made-in-America pitch at N.Y. chip site

23:27 [NPR] Roman Totenberg's Remarkable Life And Death

23:27 [Slashdot] Microsoft Makes Ambitious Carbon Neutral Pledge

23:27 [straight] Alex Sangha: What to do about ethnic enclaves in Canada?

23:28 [CNET News] Pandora nabs 150M users

23:29 [CNN] Gun parts, bullets found in boy's stuffed animals at Providence Airport

23:29 [Telegraph] Philip Hammond facing campaign to keep Scottish regiment names

23:31 [Doctors Without Borders] Despite Intensifying Conflict in North Kivu, MSF Continues to Provide Health Care

23:33 [CNN] Miserable Anfield return for Torres as Liverpool thump Chelsea

23:36 [zero hedge] Europe Breaks Again As EURUSD Dips Under 1.3000

23:36 [ZDNET] Amazon Web Services launches Microsoft SQL Server effort

23:37 [Slate Magazine] How Wild Was the Work of Maurice Sendak?

23:37 [Deutsche Welle] Russia 2-0 Germany in world ice hockey championships,,15937140,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

23:40 [Mostly Water] U.S. Bombings Kills Dozens of Afghan Civilians

23:40 [CNN] Coroner: Alcohol, drug killed Thomas Kinkade

23:40 [CNET News] How Facebook fights child porn

23:44 [CNN] Carville: Wake up Democrats; you could lose

23:44 [CNET News] The 12 best Android camera apps around

23:46 [Big Think] Watch Out Putin, Spring Is Coming

23:47 [Raw Story] Former DNC chair Tim Kaine evasive on same sex marriage

23:48 [CNN] CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

23:49 [ZDNET] Microsoft: We have 'high tens of thousands' of Azure customers

23:49 [Fox News] Did Obama Administration 'Mislead' on Bomb Plot?

23:50 [CNET News] Facebook was Abraham Lincoln's idea? Oh, please

23:52 [World Policy Institute] Europe: Pain, No Gain

23:54 [CNET News] At AngelList hackathon, demand is for talent poaching tools

23:55 [CNN] CNN Student News Transcript - May 9, 2012

23:57 [Global Voices] Macedonia: Protest Announced in Support of Environmental Activist on Trial

23:59 [CNN] Bomb plot shows new level of sophistication, U.S. officials say

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