Friday, August 22, 2014

THE TELEGRAPH:  British woman vows to become first female to behead western prisoner in Syria

INC: The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

THE TELEGRAPH: Google removes link to Telegraph story on Asbo teenager

THE TELEGRAPH: Would you pay £140 a year for an ad-free web?

WFS: Better Photosynthesis Through Science

NEW SCIENTIST: Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial

REUTERS: JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

REUTERS: In Iraq, U.S. is spending millions to blow up captured American war machines

IEEE SPECTRUM: A Research Team Looks to Nanotechnology to Fight Ebola Virus

NEW YORK TIMES: Theaters in China Screen Movies, and Viewers’ Text Messages

NEW YORK TIMES: New Era in Safety When Cars Talk to One Another

QUARTZ: What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

IBM RESEARCH: Cognitive computing

KAI: Remote-controlled cyborg moth ‘biobots’ to monitor emergency-response operations

KAI: Graphene rubber bands: flexible, low-cost body sensors

KAI: Engineering new bone growth with coated tissue scaffolds

THE TELEGRAPH: Sea plankton 'found living outside International Space Station'

POLITICO: Chuck Hagel: ISIL ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

BLOOMBERG: S&P 500 Tops Record, Nears 2,000 Amid Confidence in Fed

BLOOMBERG: Argentina’s Bond Swap Plan Called Illegal by U.S. Judge

BLOOMBERG: Israel Airstrike Kills Three Hamas Commanders in Gaza Strip

BLOOMBERG: Millennial Bankers Get Raises as Firms Fight Defections

CBS: Energy Roundup: GE Catching Vestas, Venezuela's Cash-Strapped Blues, and More

BLOOMBERG: Chinese Hackers Vacuum Data From U.S. Health Industry

CBS: New hack could steal personal information from Gmail, other popular apps

BLOOMBERG: Ukraine Deaths Mount as Fighting With Rebels Intensifies

CBS: Watch out, cyber-bullies: Kids have new tools to fight back

CBS: California drought stings bees, honey production

CBS: Alstom Secures Its First Wind Energy Contract In Poland

CHINA DAILY: Telegram good gesture from Pope to China

CHINA DAILY: New rules mulled for the auto industry

USA TODAY: Sprint unveils new unlimited data, talk and text plan

USA TODAY: Scientists find life half a mile below Antarctic ice

USA TODAY: Barnes and Noble teams with Samsung on Nook tablet

PHYS.ORG: Scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors

USA TODAY MONEY: Distressed borrowers targeted in BofA settlement

BUSINESSWEEK: Ebola Threatens to Hobble Three Countries, $13 Billion in GDP

BUSINESSWEEK: How to Survive the Data Breach Vortex (Don’t Look Now, But It’s Right Behind You)!/

BUSINESSWEEK: The $15M Super-Stealth Warship the Military Doesn't Own

BUSINESSWEEK: How Facebook Redesigns for a Billion Users

BUSINESSWEEK: Bank of America Set to Pay $17 Billion to End Crisis Probes

YAHOO NEWS: Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

CNN MONEY: Hospital network's failure led to massive hack

CNN MONEY: I created 7 jobs and the U.S. tried to deport me

CNN MONEY: Notorious patent troll company lays off 19% of workforce

CNN MONEY: Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

CNN MONEY: Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

3d-PRINT: First Entirely 3D Printed Estate is Coming to NY, Including a 3D Printed 2400 Sqft House, Pool & More

CNN: Where you can get blazing-fast Internet speeds

CNN: Body scanner's problem: Fails to detect guns

BBC: Cryopreservation: ‘I will be frozen when I die’

MASHABLE: Report: Tesla OS Update Could Let You Start the Model S With an iPhone

WIRED: March 8, 1918: Killer Influenza

IEET: Indefinite Lifespan and Risk Aversion: A Short-Lived Problem

BBC: Aircraft to be given 'human-like skin' to sense damage


IEET: Intracortical Recording Devices

BBC: Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

BBC: Human hibernation: Secrets behind the big sleep

YAHOO: 5 Brain Myths That Won't Go Away

BBC: Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

BBC: The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

CERN: CERN and UNESCO celebrate the anniversary of the signature of the CERN Convention

CERN: CERN supports new business incubation centre in The Netherlands

CERN: CERN experiments report new Higgs boson measurements

CERN: CERN openlab publishes a whitepaper on future IT challenges in scientific research

MOTHERBOARD: Scientists Found a Way to Email Brain Waves

REUTERS: U.S. federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: source

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Did humans wipe out the Neanderthals? Maybe not.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Paleo-escargot? Humans living 30,000 years ago dined on snails, say archaeologists.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Octopuses' color-changing skin inspires new type of camouflage

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Is there really plankton clinging to the outside of the space station?

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Microbes thrive below Antarctic ice. A hint of life elsewhere in solar system?

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: A Broken Promise? What the West Really Told Moscow About NATO Expansion

CNN: 10 ways mobile technology will save your life in the future

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: EBay considering spinning off PayPal: report

THE LOCAL: US tax crackdown hits Swiss private banks

THE LOCAL: Novartis signs global deal for TB treatment

THE LOCAL: Credit Suisse involved in Portuguese bank troubles

THE LOCAL: German journalists arrested in Ferguson

THE LOCAL: Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

SWISS INFO: Type 1 diabetes could be reversible

SWISS INFO: Papers sympathise with Swiss sanctions ‘dilemma’ on Russia

SWISS INFO: Golden Gate follows Bern’s lead with suicide nets

SWISS INFO: 1914: how war changed Swiss life

FINANCIAL TIMES: Investors reverse out of Chinese car stocks