Technology / Computers / Backbone: This computer term describes the main line or series of connections in a network. The backbones are connection points where high-speed data on the Internet connects to networks. The portion of the Internet or Wide Area Network (WAN) transmission cabling that connects the main servers and routers and is responsible for carrying the bulk of the data.
Life Style / Wine Grapes / Colombard: Better known as French Colombard in North America. The grapes from old vines are crushed by some northern Californian producers and made into a fruity white wine of interesting character in both dry a MORE
Life Style / Wine Grapes / Petite Sirah: Historically has been something of a 'mystery' vine. When first imported into California this variety somehow acquired the subject name possibly as a result of a labeling error confusing it with Petit MORE