News: Books, Anderson Cooper, Groupon, Virgin Project, Quake

 roadEXCELLENT: 80 authors select their favorite LGBT books of 2010.

 roadThe Other City: HIV/AIDS in America documentary to air tomorrow on Showtime.

Project  roadVirgin launches iPad magazine Project. Video walk-through.

 roadBetter swimming through Ecstasy.

 roadNASA holding press conference to discuss astrobiology finding, probably not extraterrestrial life.

 roadApril 11, 1954: the slowest news day of the century.

 roadBoston-based gay rights legal group GLAD giving 30 years of papers to Yale. "Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders says the materials include correspondence, legal documents and photographs from events spanning the HIV epidemic and some states' legalization of gay marriage."

 roadHuman Rights Watch: Anti-gay violence on the rise in Senegal. "When elections are coming up and politicians are under scrutiny, all of a sudden there is more focus on homosexuality, because that’s a very easy target."

 roadMore on the celebrities who will be virtually dying for World AIDS Day.

Summers  roadJon Jay Summers, Communications director for Harry Reid, marries his partner, Kyle Philip Murdoch.

 roadWatch: Kylie Minogue sings with the PS22 kids choir.

 roadChinese professor says same-sex marriage will curb AIDS epidemic: "The lack of legal recognition for same-sex marriage is partially responsible for members of the gay community having multiple sexual partners, which increases the risk of HIV infection."

 roadKim Zolciak marrying.

 roadMariah Carey's mother throws down.

Ny_earthquake  roadDid you feel it? New York region has largest earthquake (3.9)  in 18 years.

 road"Simple yet hilarious?" Simple perhaps.

 roadGoogle rumored to have bought Groupon for $6 billion.

 roadAnderson Cooper's syndicated daytime show sold in four top markets. What will it be? "Nobody is doing the non-Ellen portion of Oprah and that’s an interesting place to be."

 roadPage Six: Portia de Rossi obsessed with outdoing Ricky Martin on the Best Seller list.

 roadSirius XM hits 20 million subscribers.

 roadWiFi is damaging vegetation. What about us? "Research in the Netherlands suggested that outbreaks of bleeding bark and dying leaves which have blighted the country’s urban trees may be caused by radiation from the Wi-Fi networks now so integral to life in offices, schools and homes."

Posted November 30, 2010 at 3:13pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel