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Monday, November 16, 2015
Climate & wine: Is it still Bordeaux without Merlot?
Can the world's most storied wine region adapt to climate change without losing its identity? This is the question haunting the Bordeaux region as the threat of global warming looms ever larger.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
If you were going to reinvent MTV for a mobile generation, you'd probably come up with something like YouTube Music. It's a video-first music service that also plays in the background like you'd expect a music app to do. That sets it apart from other music apps out there, many of which give you a choice of videos or songs, but not interchangeably.
Nun who stood up to Billy the Kid moves toward sainthood
An Italian-born nun who challenged Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open hospitals and schools in New Mexico territory took a step Friday toward possible sainthood with documents about her purported good deeds being sent to Rome.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Rio's poor neighborhoods are used to seeing heavily armed police burst in to search for drug traffickers, but this time the invaders came bearing only books.
Friday, November 13, 2015
'Call of Duty' video game blitzes on debut, says Blizzard subsidiary
The latest "Call of Duty" video game boasted an opening weekend that blew away any other game, film, book or music debut this year, the company behind it said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Always envious? Got a non-existent social life and struggle to concentrate? All this might be down to Facebook if you believe a study showing those who go a week without using the social network feel happier than others.
Monday, November 9, 2015
A guitar beloved by John Lennon for writing Beatles hits such as "She Loves You" and "All My Loving" sold for a record US$2.41 million on Saturday, a U.S. auction house said.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
A statue dedicated to South Korean singer Psy's global music video hit "Gangnam Style" is to be erected in the eponymous, upscale Seoul district made famous by the song.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Rich countries have gained more than 10 years in life expectancy on average since 1970, a study released by the OECD said Wednesday, but the United States has slumped to near the bottom.
Monday, November 2, 2015
Gin, the quintessentially British drink, is shaking off its fusty image to enjoy a revival led by the capital London, which has seen a boom in distilleries and dedicated bars.
Second 'gin craze' sweeps London; sales rise 49% over 2 years
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