Amanda Luhn

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The Scottish mother of Japanese whisky

<b>Scotch enthusiasts found it hard to swallow recently when a Japanese single malt was named the world's best whisky. But the fact that a Scot played a key role in establishing the hard stuff in Japan may make that news more palatable for some.</b><p>Jessie Roberta Cowan, from Kirkintilloch, had little idea …

Jet stream blasts BA plane across Atlantic in record time

Boeing 777 reported at speeds of up to 745mph as it flies from New York to Heathrow in just 5 hours 16 minutes<p>Concorde may have been retired but a British Airways passenger jet approached supersonic speed this week as it rode a surging jet stream from New York to London.<p>The Boeing 777-200 jet …

Portlanders Are Mourning The Loss Of Their Beloved Airport Carpet. Yes, You Read That Right.

Portland, home to all things weird and feathery, has outdone itself this week.<p>The 90s-tastic carpet covering the floors of Portland International Airport (PDX) will be replaced beginning this month, and residents are sad to see it go. Apparently the 25-year-old pattern is a symbol of homecoming for …

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

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