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Cigar Advisor’s primer on cigar humidification

Cigar humidification: it’s the most important part of keeping your cigars in healthy smoking condition. Keeping your cigars properly humidified is …

Cigars

It’s one of Spain’s most popular wines. Here are three fine examples of the grape’s floral and peachy charms<p><b>Te Awa Leftfield Albariño, Gisbourne, New Zealand 2015 (from £11.22,</b> <b>cambridgewine.com</b><b>;</b> <b>nzhouseofwine.co.uk</b><b>;</b> <b>halifaxwinecompany.com</b><b>)</b> It’s not hard to understand why albariño has become the only …

Wineries

The Promise of Paso Robles

Esteemed critic Robert M. Parker, Jr., believes the Paso Robles area of the Central Coast shows some of the greatest potential in all of California. …

Here's Another Example of the Nikon P900's Amazing, 83x Zooming Power (VIDEO)

OK, we admit it: We’re so enthralled by the insane 83X focal range of Nikon’s Coolpix P900 superzoom camera that every so often we have to post a …

Videography

At The Bar In Italy

The bar is an essential institution in Italy. A meeting place, somewhere to pass the time of day, to top up your caffeine levels or the credit on …

Paul Ryan Condemns Trump All The Time. But There's One Thing He Won't Say.

Ryan still thinks you should vote for Trump on November 8.<p>WASHINGTON ― House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has a Donald Trump problem. Or maybe he’s fine with all this, because he wants Trump to be president.<p>Trump, the Republican nominee for president, has a habit of saying outlandish and offensive …

Donald Trump Fires Senior Adviser

Ed Brookover was appointed to serve as a liaison between the Trump campaign and the RNC.<p>U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday fired senior adviser Ed Brookover, two sources close to his campaign said.<p>The sources did not say why Brookover was fired.<p>According to Politico, …

Vets In Congress Urge Paul Ryan To Un-Endorse Trump

"The profound disrespect Mr. Trump has shown toward Gold Star parents is a new low."<p>WASHINGTON ― The fallout over Donald Trump’s attacks on the family of a Muslim American soldier continued Monday as military vets in Congress urged Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to drop his endorsement for his party’s …

Ex-Trump Staffer Accused Of Assaulting Reporter Values His Own Personal Space

"Don't touch me!" Corey Lewandowski snapped on CNN.<p>It turns out Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who in March was accused of assaulting a reporter and was shown on video appearing to grab a protester by the collar, values his own personal space.<p>During an interview Monday …

Learning the language of wine will transform the way you taste it

The ancient Greeks had four distinct words to express the nuances of love. “Eros” characterized love driven by lust and sexual passion, for example, and “storge” described the affectionate kind of love that, say, parents feel toward their offspring. Words give the world meaning. Every time we learn …

Eight rock-steady stocks for your portfolio

Slow and steady wins the race. It worked for the tortoise and it can be a useful strategy to build long-term wealth for retirement. While equity markets can be volatile, astute investors can find consistently profitable firms that can generate strong returns over the long-term.<p>Here are eight solid …

Exploring Italy by train

With some of Europe’s fastest trains and most scenic routes, Italy is a great place to travel by train. The country might be more famous for its deluxe sports cars and challenging driving conditions, but Italian trains are economical, comfortable and direct, offering an insight into local life, …

Abruzzo offers Italian magnificence without the endless crowds of tourists

The Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere is perched on a bluff above the Adriatic Sea, overlooking a patch of grapevines, olive trees, and a long sandy stretch of beach. In the Italian province of Chieti, the Abbey was completed in the 13th century and built over an old Roman temple – columns from which …

12 Books that Illuminate the Beautiful and Complex History of Cuba

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf<p>Until recently, the fraught relationship between the United States and Cuba has made it difficult for Americans to fully experience Cuba--except through books, that is. But even as tourism to Havana and its environs may soon become commonplace, literature continues to …

Why Flea Markets Should Be Your First Stop In Italy

Paris isn’t the only place with a marché aux puces: Italy also has its small flea markets, which are nearly always found in the historic town centers—usually also strategically located next to gourmet routes made up of traditional trattorias and places with regional specialties. Here are the six …

Retirement Planning in 10 Minutes

10 Retirement Resolutions for 2015

The new year offers an opportunity to review your retirement finances and make changes that will boost your chances of a secure retirement. Consider …

How America became Italian

<i>Vincent J. Cannato is an associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Boston and the author of “American Passage: The History of Ellis Island.”</i><p>When baseball legend Yogi Berra passed away last month, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred called the late Yankees catcher “a beacon of …

70 Excellent Photoshop Resources

<b>Adobe Photoshop</b> is the tool of choice for many designers and artists. Photoshop can be used for almost every little task that involves graphic design …

5 Ways To Practice Your Photography At Home

We all have those dull moments when we are just sitting at home and doing nothing. Just killing time because you have no work, for the moment. …

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

Recently for iOS Turns Your Camera Roll Into a Print Magazine Every Month

Snapping a collection of photos on your iPhone and then having them disappear into your Camera Roll never to be seen again can be quite a common …

iOS Apps

Weekly Video Travel Bite: Prague

Now that I'm back from Europe, I'll be sharing a random video clip each week to fuel your travel dreams. This week, we visit Prague and take a close look at Alfons Mucha's Art Nouveau masterpieces.<p><i>(Watch the complete Prague episode online for free on our website.)</i><p>Follow Rick Steves on Twitter: …

You don’t have to be a photographer with Top Camera 2

Most people who own smartphones take full advantage of that handy built-in camera. You always have it with you, it’s easy to capture special moments, …

You gotta keep one eye on Italy to run an Italian market in Philly

Every city has its immigrant neighborhoods. That's where you can go for authentic food, those imported ingredients from different parts of the world.<p>“The Italian Market” is a landmark of South Philadelphia. It’s billed as the oldest open-air market in the country, celebrating its 100th anniversary …

General Motors

Land of the rising dram: Japanese whisky is a surprise world-beater

An influential guidebook has named a Japanese whisky as the world's best. Is this bad news for Scotland?<p>When it comes to Japanese whisky, it’s unfortunate that most of us tend to think immediately of the 2003 film Lost in Translation, starring Bill Murray as a washed-up actor forced to make a …

An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey

What really makes whiskey taste like whiskey? If flavor truly just came down to a simple formula of distilling ratios of grains plus time spent in a barrel, then there wouldn’t be an infinite range of tastes, profiles and qualities. There’s a world of whiskey geekdom to explore, all of the finer …