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No More Shame: Boxed Wine Now Comes In A High-End Fashion Purse

Boxed wine suffers a reputation for being cheap and generally lousy. Plus, a box can't really compete visually with a sleek glass bottle. So a Swedish company has reshaped the box into a purse, for easy transport and improved lines.
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Four More Beers? Well, Here Are Two From The White House

Belly up, folks, the White House is pouring out its homebrew secrets. On its website Saturday, the White House released two recipes for the homemade beer President Obama's been talking up for months.
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Want To Grill Like A Zillionaire? There's An App For That

Sales spiked for the iGrill, a Bluetooth-connected cooking thermometer for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, after an enthusiastic online mention from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. But is it worth the $80 pricetag? We put the iGrill through its paces.
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Swimming And Snacking On Egypt's North Coast

On summer weekends, Egyptians flee Cairo's sweltering heat and head to the Mediterranean coast. There, they lounge on the beach, and — thanks to hardworking vendors — they can snack on steamed clams and sweet treats without leaving the shade of their umbrellas.
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Urbanization Puts Farms In Africa's Cities At Risk

As many as 40 percent of urban families in sub-Saharan Africa farm in household or commercial gardens. A survey from the United Nations finds that these urban farms, which feed millions of people each year, are in jeopardy if they're not protected during Africa's growth spurt.

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