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8 White Whiskeys Every Spirits-lover Needs to Know

Anyone who’s sipped amazing aged bourbons, ryes, malts, and other whiskeys on the market has probably seen white whiskey at their local liquor store …

Liquor

Product Review: BauBax's Ultimate Travel Hoodie

In This Post<p>For the frequent flier, even the slightest bit of disorganization can quickly turn any normal airport experience into a nightmare. Which …

Free Shipping

Hear Prince's Original Studio Recording of 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

Musician's estate shares previously unreleased version with rare video of rehearsal footage<p>The Prince estate unveiled the musician's original 1984 …

Band criticised for scattering ashes of late bassist on stage at awards show

Headless Chickens caused offence to Māori attendees with tribute to Grant Fell at the Taite Music Awards<p>New Zealand band Headless Chickens have been …

Having a Beer with…the Right Now

Is it a powerhouse singer-songwriter backed by a big-band? Or maybe it’s more gospel-like blues with a pop-rock facade. Chicago-based band the Right …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

Books

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 million visitors in 2017 – and new direct flights from the UK with Norwegian and Wow making the US’s third-largest city more accessible. While visitors tend to congregate around …

Philadelphia

Here is how the US empire will spiral into fascism and collapse — according to science

A sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11 attacks warns that American global power will collapse under Donald Trump.<p>Johan …

Political Science

Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman & More

There have been many influential jazz record labels throughout the previous century and into the current one, but there is no more recognizable label …

Blue Note

15 Books That Have Been Called 'The Next Great American Novel' — And What To Read Instead

It’s the dream of every American writer: the siren song of writing “the next great American novel”. A novel that, as Lena Dunham (and, admittedly, …

If you weren't already worried about Russia, you should be now

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the Cold War canon of movies that imagined what World War III would look like, there were armed teenagers in the Rockies, submarines in Cape Cod, and plenty of postapocalyptic grit. Regardless of the scenario, however, Americans always fought back.<p>Now the Russians really are here, …

Obama Administration

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

If You Love Chick-fil-A’s Frosted Sunrise, Try This Copycat Recipe ASAP

True Chick-fil-A fans know that there’s something even better than chicken on the menu: The Frosted Lemonade, a combination of freshly-squeezed …

13 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about politics

If you feel like you want to binge on some Netflix documentaries but broaden your knowledge of politics at the same time, we've got you covered.<p>Netflix has an array of political documentary shows and films — many of which are among some of the best ever made.<p>The documentaries on the platform will …

Top 11 Artery-Cleansing SUPER Foods

Arteries (from Latin <i>arteria</i>) are flexible, elastic tubes with muscular walls that expand and contract to pump blood through the body. They are blood …

Can you solve it? Tapa, the puzzle of champions

Hi guzzlers<p>Today’s puzzle comes from Istanbul. Tapa – it stands for Turkish Art Paint – is a fantastic logic grid puzzle, invented by Turkish puzzle master Serkan Yürekli. The puzzle is now a classic in the world of competitive puzzling.<p>(Yes, competitive puzzling! This week, Britain’s best will be …

Mathematics

Top 25 Classic Country Singers

The Legends of Country Music<p>Country music is filled with new talent, but the songs of these country legends will never disappear. From Hank Williams …

Country Music

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Apps

Quincy Jones On Smoking Up With Marlon Brando And Buying Weed From Malcolm X

To the general public, Malcolm X is an icon of the Civil Rights Movement. But to Quincy Jones, he was 'Detroit Red' the weed dealer of the Midwest. …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

Donald Trump Wants to Fight the FBI? It’s a Suicide Mission.

Presidents who take on the Bureau rarely win.<p>On Friday, April 27, 1973, a dozen armed FBI agents left their headquarters in the Old Post Office building — today a gilded Trump hotel — and marched up Pennsylvania Avenue. Waving their badges, they walked into the White House.<p>Their orders were to …

Donald Trump

Sheet Pan Cuban Chicken With Citrus Avocado Salsa.

Taking sheet pan dinners to a whole new level with this Sheet Pan Cuban Chicken With Citrus Avocado Salsa. I didn’t mean for this to happen, but …

Cooking

Raptors' Masai Ujiri critical of President Trump over reported disparaging remark

<i>Editor's note: This story contains explicit language that may be offensive for some readers.</i><p>TORONTO -- Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, born …

Donald Trump

Walking as Creative Fuel: A Splendid 1913 Celebration of How Solitary Walks Enliven “The Country of the Mind”

“Nature’s particular gift to the walker… is to set the mind jogging, to make it garrulous, exalted, a little mad maybe — certainly creative and suprasensitive.”<p><i>“Every walk is a sort of crusade,”</i> Thoreau wrote in his manifesto for the spirit of sauntering. And who hasn’t walked — in the silence of a …

Literature

We now know the tipping point that prompted the FBI to launch its Trump-Russia investigation

The FBI's investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow was not prompted by a dossier compiled by a former British spy, but by campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos boasting to a top Australian diplomat about Russia's dirt on then Democratic nominee Hillary …

Donald Trump

Our Most Popular Pasta Recipes of the Year

Pasta is a comforting, quick meal that is hard not to love. That's probably why we developed more than a handful of great noodle-centric recipes this …

Cooking

15 Great Albums You Probably Didn't Hear in 2017

Rolling Stone critics choose LPs that flew under the radar<p>15<p>By<p>These albums – from lesser-known but more-than-worthy artists – may not have burned …