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World's Best Hot Chocolate

There's something about wintertime that makes us yearn for a mug of something hot and sweet. Well, hot chocolate -- especially when it comes topped with marshmallows -- seems to be a worthy antidote.<p><i>Courtesy Recchiuti Confections / Tom Seawell Photography</i><p>You can always stir a packet of Swiss Miss …

Scientists Map Vast Reserves Of Freshwater Under The Seabed

Not all the water in the sea is seawater.<p>Scientists think there are vast reserves of fresh groundwater buried under the oceans — a potentially valuable resource for coastal cities that need freshwater.<p>A recent report in <i>Nature</i> estimates the amount of fresh groundwater around the world at about …

Soldier controls bionic arm using power of thought

A soldier whose arm was blown off by a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan has become the first person in the UK to master a prosthetic limb controlled by thought.<p>Corporal Andrew Garthwaite, 26, has spent two years learning how to move the arm and grip objects after a six-hour operation to have …

Dark Matter May Have Already Been Found, Researchers Say

The mysterious dark matter that makes up most of the matter in the universe may already have been detected with superconducting circuits, researchers say.<p>Dark matter is currently one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos — an invisible substance thought to make up five-sixths of all matter in the …

What is the Greatest Video Game Console of All Time?

2013's rivalry between the Xbox One and Playstation 4 might be intense, but it pales in comparison to the knock-down drag-out slugfest Nintendo and …

The Case For Building Cities Underground

Forget supertall skyscrapers–a new wave of architects wants to build cities underground.<p>Deep beneath the streets of New York City’s Lower East Side, a new type of green space is coaxed out of the darkness. Delancey Underground, a 1.5-acre space that formerly served as a trolley terminal, has gone …

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In one of the biggest blows to health insurance for small businesses in the country, the largest provider of small-group and individual coverage in New Jersey says it will not renew any 2013 policies for its current members, citing …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

Associated Press News

Ronaldo makes plea for fewer games

Former Brazil international Ronaldo has called on FIFA and UEFA to reduce the footballing calendar in a bid to lengthen players’ careers.<p>• <b>Yokhin:</b> …

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré: I am not deaf

City midfielder Yaya Touré insists he was racially abused in Champions League group game despite CSKA Moscow denials<p><b>Manchester City</b> midfielder Yaya Touré has insisted "I am not deaf" and is adamant he was the victim of monkey chants in Moscow this week.<p>Uefa has charged CSKA Moscow with the "racist …

Soccer

Report: Klinsmann to call up Bayern Munich youngster Green for November USMNT friendlies

<b>By DAN KARELL</b><p>If the latest report is true, U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann isn’t yet finished looking for the best dual-national …

Ted Cruz's Father: Media Has "Evil Agenda...For Destroying What This Country Is All About"

Strong words from the father of the Texas senator.<p>The father of Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says that the "liberal media" in America reminds him of the "ministry of misinformation" in communist countries. Rafael Cruz was speaking on Glenn Beck's radio program Friday, where he also said the media …

Watch Car magazine pick its favorite performance car of the year

Want to see a bunch of awesome performance cars all in one place? Then check out this video of <i>Car</i> magazine's Sports Car Giant Test 2013, in which the UK publication's editors pit 11 of their favorite go-fast machines against one another. The candidates run the gamut of price points and makes, from …

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Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz lead shutdown protest at war memorial

Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and other conservative Republicans led a protest on Sunday which tore down barriers at a second world war memorial in Washington and confronted police outside the White House. Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, accused President …

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …

'Just flooding us': Tenn. spike in drug-dependent newborns is warning to nation

On an average day, neonatal nurse practitioner Carla Saunders faces two dozen babies born hooked on drugs, infants so sick with the pain of withdrawal that they cry nonstop, claw their faces and writhe in agony at the sound of a voice or the touch of hand. But that’s just the average.<p>“Today, it may …

Coming from Apple in 2014: 12-inch Retina MacBook, sharper iPad, cheaper iMac?

According to typically-reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple has a slew of new products in the works for 2014. The analyst has summarized his expectations for these new products in a new research note, and has also reaffirmed some of his previous claims for products in Apple’s …

Mesut Özil class in debut triumph cannot hide all Arsenal's familiar flaws at the back

There was so much to get excited about in Arsenal’s bold 3-1 victory over Sunderland – and not just Mesut Özil’s debut – yet there is also enough cause for concern to worry about their weaknesses.<p>Even after a victory that took Arsène Wenger’s side to the top of the table, and a performance from …

Soccer

Bayern suffer Thiago Alcantara blow

Pavard's rise is coming at the right time for France<p>France 27 minutes ago<p>Read<p>U.S.'s Morales joins newly promoted Dusseldorf<p>Transfers 17 hours …

Gareth Bale finally seals £86m move from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid

Tottenham Hotspur have finally agreed the world-record €100 million (£86  million) transfer of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid. An official announcement is due to be made as early as Tuesday.<p>Significantly, the agreement involves a straight cash deal with no players coming from <b>Real</b> to <b>Spurs</b> as had been …

Soccer

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Bob Filner?

What the San Diego mayoral scandal says about the challenge of stopping a politician harassing women who don't work for him and don't know where to report him<p>A protestor took her views to the streets of San Diego this week. (Mike Blake/Reuters)<p>The Democratic Party of San Diego needs better lawyers. …

President Obama Left The Situation Room To Play "15 Games Of Cards" During Bin Laden Raid

UPDATED: The president's former body man offers new details on what happened inside the White House the day Osama bin Laden was killed. "I’m not going to be down there. I can’t watch this entire thing," Obama reportedly said.<p>The original video featuring Reggie Love speaking to The Artists and …

Justice Department To Airlines: Your Days Of Mega-Consolidation Mergers Are Over

It was a surprise move from an office that has allowed three major airline combinations in the past five years, and could mark a watershed moment in how the DOJ handles the airline industry.<p>The DOJ complaint argues that the merger is not key to the survival of either company and that the loss of a …

Jesse Jackson Jr’s ‘Staggering’ Fall From Grace

How did Jesse Jackson Jr. ended up with a two-and-a-half-year jail sentence?<p>“Staggering” is how Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Graves described the …

California Supreme Court Denies Requests To Stop Same-Sex Couples' Marriages

"The petition for a writ of mandate is denied."<p>WASHINGTON — Two challenges to same-sex couples' marriage rights in California were turned away by the state's Supreme Court Wednesday.<p>The California Supreme Court denied the petitions filed by the proponents of California's marriage amendment, …