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Gay Marriage: New Mexico County Clerk Begins Issuing Licenses To Same-Sex Couples (PICTURES)

A county clerk in New Mexico decided to uphold the state’s constitution guaranteeing “equal rights” by taking it upon himself to issue marriage …

Sony teases new Xperia smartphone with power button pic, says 'not long now'

Sony has already been in the news this week with rumors that the Sony Xperia i1, a.k.a. Honami, might actually be called the Sony Xperia Z1.<p>Now …

Phones

Forget hardware: winning in wearable computing requires software and services

Have you heard about the latest Google(s goog) Glass rival? It’s called the Telepathy One and the company behind it just raised $5 million in funding …

New Nexus 7

While everyone waited on an iPad mini with retina, Google and Asus went ahead and did one better. Presenting the new Nexus 7, an affordable 7-inch …

Gear & Gadgets

Drone piloted with Google Glass

What if you could control a drone just by tilting your head? A recent Google Glass hack sent a quadcopter cruising precisely through the air based on …

Alleged Gold iPhone 5S Photos Leak

Gold is the new black.<p>According to countless rumors and MG Siegler’s sources, the gold iPhone 5S isn’t just something we tech bloggers have concocted to keep this summer interesting. It’s real.<p>Bits and pieces of proof continue to leak out, not least of which are these newly posted images on a …

FYI: Did Cavemen Get Athlete's Foot?

Hard to know, says Will Harcourt- Smith, an expert on early-human fossils at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. "Some infections leave their mark on bones. Athlete's foot is not one of those infections. But if we make some logical assumptions, we might be able to make a good guess."<p>…

Test to prove the world’s most expensive coffee really has come from civet poo

Scientists can now tell whether the world’s most expensive coffee, which is picked from the poo of a weasel-like creature called the Asian palm civet, is the genuine article or not.<p>Kopi Luwak, which is Indonesian for civet coffee, can cost up to £51 a cup and is often substituted for cheaper …

Stone Age Chefs Spiced Up Food Even 6,000 Years Ago

The French may have coined the term "gourmand" a few hundred years ago, but it looks like humans were flexing their foodie muscles thousands of years before that.<p>Scientists have found the first direct evidence that European hunter-gatherers flavored their roasted fish and meat — probably deer — …

Comment: How banks fail the poorest in society

<b>By Carl Packman</b><p>A new report by the School of Geography in the University of Nottingham has found that some 7,500 bank and building society branches …

Al Gore Compares Climate Change Deniers To Racists And Drunks

Al Gore, never a favourite of the America’s conservative movement, has risked stoking further ire by comparing climate change deniers to racists, …