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David Moyes hits out at officials after Manchester United's latest defeat

Manchester United manager resorted to the classic deflection technique of under-fire managers after Sunderland are awarded a controversial penalty<p>David Moyes has lashed out following a third successive defeat by claiming his <b>Manchester United</b> side are playing against the match officials as well as …

U.S. Phase-Out of Incandescent Light Bulbs Continues in 2014 with 40-, 60-Watt Varieties – The Great Energy Challenge Blog

The incandescent light bulb has been around since the late 1800s, but the venerable technology’s dominance seems just about over. On January 1, 2014, in keeping with a law passed by Congress in 2007, the old familiar tungsten-filament 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs can no longer be …

Skiing off-piste: why it's too dangerous this season

This season it is simply too dangerous to ski well away from the controlled and groomed pistes of any ski resort in the Alps. I am not going to do so.<p>So far this winter, I’ve reluctantly turned down two invitations to heliski in Italy. I’ll not be hiking or skinning to access the kind of …


"Super Earth," Solar Storm, More

A snowstorm hammers the U.S., the sun rages on New Year's Day, and a "Super Earth" gets a closer look in this week's best space pictures.

The best stargazing locations: in pictures


Ancient Egyptian Chief Brewer's Beautiful Tomb Discovered

Well-preserved tomb depicts scenes of daily life and ritual devotion.<p>The stunning tomb of an ancient Egyptian brewer has been found on the west bank of the Nile. Paintings on the walls depict scenes of worship and daily life from 3,000 years ago, reports a Japanese archaeology team. (See "Tombs of …