Obama: Rich must pay more in taxes November 9, 2012
Students walk on water for class project November 9, 2012
TV trounces Twitter on election coverage November 9, 2012
Amazon.com opens online wine marketplace, partners with wineries November 8, 2012
Goes to my head: Amazon.com soon will begin selling wine on its vast online store, with bottles prices from less than $10 to more than $100.
The store will open once Amazon has programmed its recommendation algorithm to suggest dark-roast coffee and extra-strength buffered aspirin for customers who order three or more bottles of cheap red wine.
What a ham: Although the Twitter machine worked overtime on Election Day, old-school cable television was the best way to follow the returns, opines Farhad Manjoo of Slate.com.
What's more, TV even furnished its very own version of Twitter's Fail Whale: Fox News pundit Karl Rove.
Miracle worker: Students taking a materials construction class at a Florida university got an unusually challenging assignment: figure out how to walk on water.
The person with the highest score will be tasked by the government to broker a deal between the Obama administration and House Republicans on the impending "fiscal cliff."
-- Mark Carlson, Herald staff
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