Blu Klein

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Where a Bottle of Whisky Costs 16 Years of Wages

<i>Editors Note: There are few places as chaotic or dangerous as Venezuela. “Life in Caracas” is a series of short stories that seeks to capture the</i> …

Whiskey

Bladnoch 10 Year Old Single Malt Reveals the True Flavour of Lowlands Whisky

Fresh off the bat of its luxe bicentennial dram, Scotland’s southernmost distillery, Bladnoch, has added a limited edition 10-year-old Single Malt …

Single Malt Whisky

Queens of the Stone Age threaten to cancel festival performance due to VIP section

Queens of the Stone Age threatened to cancel their set at Spain’s Mad Cool Festival in response to a VIP section at the foot of the stage. Frontman …

madcool

Writing a Book or Article? Now’s the Time to Create Your ‘Author Platform’

"How did you find me?" The caller had contacted me with an unusual professional opportunity, and I was curious where he had found my name.<p>"Well," he …

Writing

What Makes Four Roses Yellow Label Go With So Many Cigars?

The short answer to the question is: I don’t know. If you are looking for something Earth-shattering or based in scientific research I’m not going to …

Cigars

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

8 Things You Should Know About Lagavulin Whisky

2 minute Read<p>An iconic Scotch whisky, Lagavulin is synonymous with Islay’s signature peat. Its range spans golden pours aged in new American oak, …

Whiskey

The History of the Whiskey Glass

Just because a special shaped glass exists for whiskey drinking doesn’t mean anyone who drinks out of something else is wrong. We’re very much of the …

Whiskey

Edible Unicorn Slime

Are your kids obsessed with making their own “slime” creations? (Obviously, we can relate.) If so, they’re going to go nuts for this glittery, …

Kids

How To: Use Command Injection to Pop a Reverse Shell on a Web Server

Command injection is a technique used by hackers to execute system commands on a server, usually via a web application or some kind of GUI. This can …

Information Security

Why I Choose to Pursue the Pervier Side of Life

I have a weird relationship with my tailor. He’s a smiley, petite, ancient Japanese man who speaks roughly seven words of English, but unexpectedly, over the past few years, we’ve grown pretty close. Maybe even too close? He fingered me, basically. Well . . . ish. It’s complicated.<p>I’m an obsessive …

Relationships

Get your gig: Here are the 9 best sites to visit for freelance or contract work

<b>Question:</b> Hi Steve. Everyone says the economy is so great and that this is the era of the “gig economy.” Well, if that’s the case, where are all the gigs? I left my comfortable (but boring) job a year ago and have yet to fill my dance card with paying clients. – Jessica<p><b>Answer:</b> Let me share a little …

Small Business

IEA Says World Has Precious Little Oil to Spare---Energy Journal

A daily digest of The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of energy companies, commodity markets and the forces that shape them. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com<p>IEA WARNS OVER SPARE CAPACITY<p>A myriad of oil supply outages around the globe may stretch the cushion of …

Oil

Top Tips for Walking the Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago is a pilgrimage route that runs across the top of Spain, from Saint Jean Pied de Port in France to the city of Santiago de …

Hiking

Why Japanese whisky is so good and so hard to find

One of Japan’s leading whisky bloggers discusses the shortage of good Japanese single malts, the state of the country’s whisky industry, and how to …

Whiskey

15 Great Whiskeys Under $50

Though we’d all like to try every whisky on the market, every whiskey lover has to make some hard decisions. Whiskey prices have risen considerably …

Liquor

The 30 Best Bottles of Booze Under $30

Price isn't always an indicator of quality.<p>Some days we dream about nine-figure superyachts and space vacations.<p>And some days, we just need an …

Whiskey

Jim Beam Single Barrel Bourbon

With the influx of new bourbon labels and brands on the market in the past few years, it's easy to look past the tried and true Jim Beam logo. Jim …

Bourbon Whiskey

10 Best Travel Backpacks for Any Budget

A good travel backpack is an essential anyone who travels often should own. Not only is a travel backpack useful in hiking, camping, or other outdoor …

Backpacking

Grow to eat: companion plants really do make a difference

My initial reaction to companion planting – the pairing of plants for mutual benefit – was straight out of a period drama: balderdash. Now I stand corrected.<p>Boost the health of your plot organically with colourful companions that work. Plots that contain only rows of vegetables and fruit look neat, …

Gardening

Modern blended whiskies you’ll want to boast about

<b>Blended whisky gets a seriously bad rap – call time on single malt snobbery, and stock your home bar with these modern blended whiskies (and blended</b> …

Whiskey

Long Overlooked, Canadian Whisky Is Going High-End

By<p>July 6, 2018 1:29 p.m. ET<p>Don’t get Davin de Kergommeaux started on the misconceptions around Canadian whisky—because there are a lot of them.<p>“It’s …

Whiskey

12 ways to cut your food bill—whether you’re single or a big family

After a long day, swinging by your favorite takeout spot or restaurant can seem way more appealing than cooking at home. According to a new study, …

Personal Finance

Bunny Lane recycled shipping containers House by Adam Kalkin - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers ← Back to article<p>22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers<p>Bunny Lane recycled …

Home Decorating

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

Workouts

Better Gifting | Whiskies for Father's Day 2018 - Gifts for Him

When considering a suitable Father’s Day gift, nothing ticks the right boxes quite like a bottle of fine-quality whisky. Sure a Hermès tie or a …

Johnnie Walker has made its Black Label scotch with a sherry cask finish

The world’s best-selling blended whisky has a new flavour profile to its Black Label edition, with Johnnie Walker releasing a limited run matured in …

Tasmania's Dark Mofo Will Become A Whisky Lover's Paradise This Weekend

article<p>https://www.gq.com.au/lifestyle/food-wine/tasmanias-dark-mofo-will-become-a-whisky-lovers-paradise-this-weekend/news-story/825470043bf70c20fd89 …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Islay Whiskies

One of the whisky capitals of the world, the island of Islay off Scotland’s west coast generates a lot of buzz among the geek community. A gorgeous setting with pristine beaches, unforgettable walks, and eight world-class whisky distilleries, there’s a reason that visiting this remote part of the …

Scotch Whisky

Scotch whisky regions are dead, its all about flavour first, then provenance and brand

Big statement? Sure, but it is largely true, and often talked about within the whisky writing, consulting and production fraternity. But is it true …

Scotch Whisky