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The Rolling Stones Are Selling a $5,000 Coffee-Table Book Because They Can

Having already proved that they can sell overpriced concert tickets with ease, the Rolling Stones are selling a coffee table book for $5,000 because, …

Dave Grohl: Not an ‘American Idol’ Fan

Dave Grohl is not a fan of TV talent shows — partially because he doesn’t think he would’ve gotten past Simon Cowell’s withering criticism had he …

Royals' dream season falls short in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon saw the ball skipping past Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco and all the way to the wall, and the Royals' homegrown …

Nato jets intercept Russian warplanes following 'unusual level of air activity'

Nato aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday and sorties of fighters over the Baltic in what the Western alliance called an unusual burst of activity at a tense time in East-West relations.<p>In all, Nato said in a statement, its jets had intercepted …

Review: Kaleidescape Cinema One

I still have fond memories of my bajillion-disc DVD player. This was back in the early 2000s, when switching between <i>Go</i> and <i>Fight Club</i> without getting …

A Violin Concerto Back From Beyond The Grave

Classical music meets Halloween and the paranormal Thursday night when the National Symphony Orchestra plays the Schumann Violin Concerto, a work buried for nearly a century and recovered — or so the story goes — by a message from the beyond.<p>In the summer of 1853, the young violinist Joseph Joachim …

Obama's legacy pitch

Everywhere he goes these days, President Barack Obama talks about his economic legacy in a way that he’s been reluctant to do before — as an indisputable success, even as he acknowledges there’s much left to fix.<p>White House officials say this is a strategy only to remind voters of progress achieved …

LG Display announces world's narrowest 0.7mm bezel display

LG Display is having a good year so far, having seen profits increase last quarter, and the company has just made another important breakthrough in its smartphone display technology. LG Display has announced a 5.3 inch Full HD LCD panel which has the world’s narrowest bezel – just 0.7mm. For a …

Lenovo completes $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility

Motorola has today announced on its official blog that the company has become part of Lenovo's family of businesses, essentially finalizing …

The Shrimp You Buy May Not Be What You Think It Is

The next time you sit down for some shrimp scampi, beware of a bait-and-switch.<p>Much of the shrimp sold in grocery stores and restaurants across the U.S. isn't exactly what it says on the package or the menu, a new survey claims. Using DNA testing, the marine conservation group Oceana sampled 143 …

50,000 Missing Georgia Voter-Registration Applications? Nothing to See Here

With races for Georgia governor and U.S. Senate neck-and-neck, every vote counts—and civil-rights groups want to know where thousands of new …

Group: Piece of metal may solve mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could one of aviation's most enduring mysteries be solved? An aircraft recovery group says it may already have a part of Amelia Earhart's plane, and it thinks it knows where to find the rest of it.<p>The International Historic Aircraft Recovery Group says new testing of a piece of metal found …

True State of Afghan Military Kept Secret, Report Says

A government watchdog says it is “deeply troubled” by the military’s decision to keep secret a report on the capabilities of U.S.-trained Afghan security forces, which are scheduled to take over the fight against the Taliban in 2015.<p>The quarterly report from the Special Inspector General for …