Red, red wine

Red, red wine

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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