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1911 shipwreck identified off Florida coast

12/05/2012 8:15am
The remains of a shipwreck in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary have been identified to be those of an early-20th-century British steamship.

25 top-rated Facebook games from 2012

12/05/2012 10:48am
Games can be both a welcome and an annoying diversion on Facebook, the world's most popular online social network. This year, Facebook crossed a big milestone _ reaching 1 billion active users. Game companies such as "FarmVille" creator Zynga Inc. and Rovio Entertainment Ltd. of "Angry Birds" fame seek to tap into that vast base of users to gain more players for their games.

Review: 3 weather phone apps help you on the go

12/05/2012 11:39am
For me, climate change is a serious issue. No, I'm not referring to the debate over global warming. My concerns are much simpler. I'm constantly checking the weather for the hours and days ahead because deciding to hike on a rainy day or neglecting to dress warmly can put a damper on a vacation.

Below surface, moon reveals a 'shattered' history

12/05/2012 11:59am
The moon took quite a beating in its early days, more than previously believed, scientists reported Wednesday.

Astronomers looking for volunteer star-hunters

12/05/2012 7:00pm
A group of astronomers is looking for thousands of volunteers to help them with a new project that may answer how galaxies form and how stars form within these galaxies.