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Google Glass likely to cost $299 at launch, says Taiwan-based researcher

When Google Glass was first released by Google to the general public earlier this year, people who were included in the group of early adopters — called Glass Explorers — were asked to pony up $1,500 each in exchange for the hardware. Many said this price was too high. But surely, Google will tone …

Google Glass

Insane Confrontation At Oklahoma Congressman's Town Hall Over Obama's Birth Certificate

"I believe what you're saying," said freshman Republican Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin. Note: The YouTube video appears to have been posted by a person sympathetic to the woman in the video.

Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England (by Old-Man-George)

<b>Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England</b> (by Old-Man-George)

10 Song of the Summer Contenders From Daft Punk to Ciara (VIDEO)

At summer’s midway point, Kevin Fallon ranks this year’s contenders for the season’s biggest song.<p>Each year artists hustle to deliver the song of the …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

The Spirit of Winter

A series of Winter photos, all taken 2012 and 2013 in Finland.

John Mayer’s new album Paradise Valley features Frank Ocean and Katy Perry

John Mayor will return on August 20th with his new album, <i>Paradise Valley</i>, and according to <i>Rolling Stone</i>, it packs two big-name vocalists.<p>Mayer …

North Korea is the worst place in the world to be a standup comic

When it’s not threatening nuclear war, the repressive hermit kingdom of North Korea is a bountiful provider of absurdist comic fodder. But it turns out to be a terrible place to tell jokes for a living.<p>According to a report by Radio Free Asia, the well-known North Korean comedian* Lee Choon Hong, …

Venezuela's supreme court dismisses presidential election lawsuit

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed opposition leader Henrique Capriles' lawsuit seeking the nullification of April presidential election results and alleging voter irregularities and levied a $1,500 fine against him for "offensive and disrespectful allegations" …

Barack Obama: US 'won't retreat from the world'

The US will not stop "standing up for human rights and dignity for people wherever they live", nor shy away from combating terrorism, says President Obama.<p>President Barack Obama says security threats will never lead the <b>US</b> to retreat from the world and that Americans "don't get terrorized."<p><b>Mr …

Whitey Bulger jury eyes submachine gun, ends third day of deliberations

Jurors in the Whitey Bulger trial examined a submachine gun with an obliterated serial number that is linked to the last count of the federal indictment but ended their third day of deliberations without a verdict.<p>It was unclear why the jury asked for a closer look at the German-made MP-40 — known …

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Passengers overwhelm trains heading home for Muslim holiday

Muslims across the world are preparing for the arrival of Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. In Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of people who work in the capitol city of Dhaka swarm the trains to return home for the festive holiday.

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's lawyer calls for UK intervention over execution fears

The British lawyer representing Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has called on the UK to intervene on his client's behalf amid fears that the son of the former Libyan dictator will be sentenced to death in a trial expected later in August.<p>In a letter to the foreign secretary, John Jones QC urged the …

Picasso's Paris studio where he painted Guernica at centre of bitter tussle

The 17th-century Hôtel de Savoie on the Rue des Grands Augustins in the chic 6th arrondissement of Paris is one of the grand mansions for which the French capital is famous.<p>A greying plaque next to the building's wrought iron gates, however, reveals added historic value. "Pablo Picasso lived in …

India's caste system goes back 2,000 years, genetic study finds

The caste system in South Asia — which rigidly separates people into high, middle and lower classes — may have been firmly entrenched by about 2,000 years ago, a new genetic analysis suggests.<p>Researchers found that people from different genetic populations in India began mixing about 4,200 years …

Do You Have Friends of a Different Race? Many Americans Don’t

Matt Vasilogambros @MattVas<p>Aug. 8, 2013, 9:53 a.m.<p>The United States still re­mains widely se­greg­ated — not by law, but by who people call friends.<p>A …

Interest Rates

US drone strikes kill 12 suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen

Three US drone strikes killed a total of 12 suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, raising to eight the number of attacks in less than two weeks as the Arab nation is on high alert against terrorism.<p>The uptick in drone strikes signals that the Obama administration …