Sunday, August 31, 2014


NEW YORK TIMES:  Resurgence in Oil and Gas Sector Spurs Merger Boom http://nyti.ms/1locgbo

WASHINGTON POST: Everything connected to the Internet, in one map  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/08/29/everything-connected-to-the-internet-in-one-map/

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Mind Reader: Meet The Man Who Records and Stores Your Thoughts, Dreams and Memories  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mind-reader-meet-man-who-records-stores-your-thoughts-dreams-memories-1463094

IN DOING THAT, THE WORLD ECONOMY, HANGING BADLY, WILL FINALLY FALL WITHOUT A FAIL.  FORBES: It's Time To Drive Russia Bankrupt -- Again  http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiswoodhill/2014/03/03/its-time-to-drive-russia-bankrupt-again/

LIVE SCIENCE:  Wormhole Is Best Bet for Time Machine, Astrophysicist Says  http://www.livescience.com/39159-time-travel-with-wormhole.html

EPOCH TIMES: 9 Scientists Who Dispute Einstein’s Theory of Gravity  http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/589863-9-scientists-who-dispute-the-theory-of-gravity/

WORLD NUCLEAR NEWS: Russian assistance on three continents  http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NP-Russian_assistance_on_three_continents-2308134.html

STUPID, GO WIND AND SOLAR. FORBES: IKEA Buys Irish Wind Farm, Continues Trend Of Large Retailers Investing In Renewables  http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterdetwiler/2013/08/14/ikea-buys-irish-wind-farm-continues-trend-of-large-retailers-investing-in-renewables/

E.U. HAS IGNORANTLY POLARIZED THEM INTO AN ALL-OUT WAR. BBC: Russian rouble falls to new low on sanctions threat  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-28986360

SWISS INFO: Private banks open up to new era of transparency  http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/private-banks-open-up-to-new-era-of-transparency/40579186?rss=true&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

REUTERS: Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0GS10C20140830

REUTERS: Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-usa-obama-threat-idUSKBN0GU0TP20140830

REUTERS: China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-china-hongkong-idUSKBN0GU04M20140830

REUTERS: Digital Ally says camera inquiries up five-fold after Ferguson shooting  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/29/us-digital-ally-forecast-idUSKBN0GT2JQ20140829

REUTERS: Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-usa-microsoft-emails-idUSKBN0GT2GV20140830

JOBS AND THE OLD ECONOMY NOT COMING BACK. REUTERS: Worried EU leaders call jobs, growth summit for October 7  www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/us-eu-economy-summit-growth-idUSKBN0GU0LC20140830

TIME MONEY: WATCH: We Try Out NYC’s First Bitcoin ATM  http://time.com/money/3211803/heres-what-happened-when-we-used-nycs-first-bitcoin-atm/

NEW YORK TIMES: Student-Built Apps Teach Colleges a Thing or Two  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/nyregion/students-inventing-programs-to-streamline-their-colleges-data.html?partner=socialflow&smid=tw-nytimesbusiness&_r=0

SCIENCE ALERT: Scientists have “unexpectedly” found a vaccine that completely blocks HIV infection in monkeys   http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20142908-26093.html

EXTREME TECH: DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication  http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188908-darpas-tiny-implants-will-hook-directly-into-your-nervous-system-treat-diseases-and-depression-without-medication

PHYS ORG: What time is it in the universe? http://m.phys.org/news/2014-08-universe.html

Canadian Provincial Premiers Decide on a National Energy Strategy that Includes Climate Change Action  http://www.21stcentech.com/canadian-provincial-premiers-decide-national-energy-strategy-includes-climate-change-action/

THE GUARDIAN: Five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/five-trends-corporate-social-responsbility-global-movement

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