The real cost of becoming an oenophile

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Becoming an oenophile – a connoisseur of wines – can be a lifelong journey. Francois Odouard, a Frenchman living in the U.S., is experiencing the process. "Coming from more…

Newt Gingrich 'ignorant,' 'racist' say Palestinians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has been slammed by Palestinians for telling a Jewish television channel that they are an "invented" people. "These are extremely trivial, demeaning and more…

Is the Lion Man a woman?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Using a hand hoe and working in dim light, geologist Otto Völzing burrowed into the earth deep inside the Stadel cave in the Schwäbische Alb mountains of southwestern more…

Obama sets off White House metal detector

by -NO AUTHOR- -- President Obama did something at the White House today he has never done, but which thousands of others have: Walk through a metal detector – which he set more…

Study: Atheists distrusted as much as rapists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A new study finds that atheists are among society's most distrusted group, comparable even to rapists in certain circumstances. Psychologists at the University of British Columbia and the more…

Many have little to no savings as retirement looms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- After a vicious decade of no growth for the stock market, including two 401(k)-eating bear markets and persistently sky-high unemployment, more Americans are finding themselves in their 50s more…

Parents helping kids buy homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Mitchell Barton's parents, Curtis and Bridget, helped guide him through the minefield of first-time homebuying with good advice on how to shop for a house and by connecting more…

Google unveils 'Find My Face' tool

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Google made its first foray into the growing field of social facial recognition technologies on Thursday, introducing Find My Face, a tagging suggestion tool for its Google+ social more…