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How to Not Embarrass Yourself While Talking About Wine

If you've ever choked up at a restaurant when the sommelier asks if you've had a chance to look over the wine list, or developed an immediate vendetta against anyone who claims to be a "wine expert", then fear and hate no more. While your vino knowledge may be lacking, read up on these nine …

Mobile devices of the future will get energy from everywhere except the wall socket

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>A busy person’s iPhone can chew through plenty of energy in a day, but that doesn’t mean it needs to belly up to the wall trough every time its battery starts running low.*<p>Wireless power won’t be here tomorrow, but it’s coming. Energy is everywhere, in every action, …

Clean Energy

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Feds Drop Most Fraud Charges Against Barrett Brown

Federal prosecutors have dropped all but one of 12 fraud charges against Barrett Brown, a journalist and activist linked to hacker organization Anonymous. Those charges accused Brown of aggravated identity theft for what amounted to copying and pasting a hyperlink to material stolen by an Anonymous …

Can SMS be a surrogate for the internet in the developing world?

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Unconvinced as to the power of SMS? Well, in an instant, mobile messaging company Mobile Accord could send a mass text message …

Scrunchies – in pictures

The 1980s staple is having a resurgence – cropping up in the coiffures of Cara Delevingne, Hillary Clinton and Madonna

'Alphabet killer' Joseph Naso sentenced to death

<b>A California man convicted of the murders decades ago of four women whose names and surnames bore matching initials has been sentenced to death.</b><p>Joseph Naso, 79, was found guilty last month in the so-called "Alphabet" killings of Roxene Roggasch, Carmen Colon, Pamela Parsons and Tracy Tafoya.<p>The …