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China overtakes France and Italy for red wine

China has overtaken France and Italy to become the world's number one consumer of 'lucky' red wine<p><b>China</b> has overtaken France and Italy to become the world's number one consumer of red wine, although the United States remains the world's biggest tippler of all types of wines, the wine and spirits …

The Vatican has tweeted a picture of a piece of graffiti that depicts Pope Francis as a superhero. The artwork mysteriously appeared on a wall in a cobble-stoned street near St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Read more: http://fw.to/s6Y9KFW (Pic: EPA/Alessandro Di Meo)

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel peace prize

Two Norwegian politicians say they have jointly nominated the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel peace prize.<p>The Socialist Left party politicians Baard Vegar Solhjell, a former environment minister, and Snorre Valen said the public debate and policy changes …

10 future jobs by 2030

A number of ‘megatrends’ over the last century have changed the world of work beyond recognition. For example, jobs such as market research data …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Afghanistan: Drawdown | Afghanistan

Filmmaker: John D McHugh<p>By 2014, in line with a pledge made by President Barack Obama, the US aims to have withdrawn all its combat troops from Afghanistan.<p>Indeed, quietly and unobtrusively, that process has already begun. As units come to the end of their tour of duty they are not being replaced, …

Element of the week: californium | video

What do UC Berkeley, lawrencium and nuclear reactors share in common?<p>This week, we meet the element, californium. I'll give you three guesses as to where this element's name comes from -- and your first two guesses don't count!<p>Californium is a radioactive actinoid with the chemical symbol <b>Cf</b> and the …

Can Hacking The Brain Make You Healthier?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Hackers.<p><b>About Andres Lozano's TEDTalk</b><p>Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano talks about dramatic findings in deep brain stimulation including a woman with Parkinson's who instantly stops shaking, and brain areas eroded by Alzheimer's that are brought back to life.<p><b>About</b> …

How Intel's New Processor Will Keep Your Gadgets Alive Longer

The U- and Y-series core processors can extend battery life by two hours, and keep devices moving faster than ever.<p>In the world of chip design, there's one spec people typically care about most: speed. But as demand for mobility increases, efficiency has become as important a quality as any. In the …

Perseid meteor shower 2013: how to get the best view

One of the year's best astronomical events will light up the sky for the next five nights. Best of all, it's really easy to observe. You don't need telescopes or cameras, just a deckchair, blankets and a hot thermos to keep you company.<p>Wait until late at night. If the sky is clear, find the darkest …

Acer Liquid S2 Details Leaked

It looks like Acer has another new Android smartphone in the works, the Acer Liquid S2 which was revealed in a recently leaked roadmap. The handset …

Dell Latitude 7000 Series Laptops Launch Packing Haswell Processors

Dell computers has today announced the launch of a couple of new additions to their Dell Latitude 7000 Series of systems which all come equipped with …

Dell Latitude

More enterprises hopping onto clouds, despite PRISM gloom

More big businesses have gotten comfortable on public clouds over the past few months, while their data center budgets have not been growing as much …

Acer betting on Android, Chromebooks to offset slow Windows 8 sales

“We are trying to grow our non-Windows business as soon as possible.”<p>It doesn’t get more blunt than that comment, which was said Thursday by Acer …

Is Nvidia plotting its own tablets for launch in 2014?

<b>Update:</b> Nvidia's potential tablet ambitions are taking shape rather rapidly.<p>On Aug. 8, some images were posted to MyDrivers that show the back of a …