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Be afraid: someone has fitted a GT86 with a Ferrari V8

It didn’t take long for people to start fitting V8s to GT86s, although the V8 in question is normally an off-the shelf job. But this particular GT86 …

Innocent women tortured in Mexico to boost arrest figures, report says

Research finds women were illegally arrested and raped to justify war on drugs and only a handful of perpetrators in law enforcement have been prosecuted<p>Tailyn Wang was two months pregnant when federal police officers broke into her house in Mexico City, ripped off her nightgown and threw her to …

Crime

Book Review - Economics Rules

The book <i>Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science</i> by Dani Rodrik is aimed at a wide audience, and explains how economists look at …

Where did Hieronymus Bosch's bizarre visions come from?

<b>Nils Büttner's new study of Hieronymus Bosch fails to capture the teeming mayhem of his work, writes Tim Smith-Laing</b><p>Joen van Aken has gone through many incarnations in the five and a half centuries since his birth. In life, he was a solid citizen, good Catholic, and town worthy. Since his death, he …

Want to Finally Understand Physics? Read This Book

Physics is hard. It’s one of those subjects you studied for a bit in a required high school class, then left behind in college for something you …

Physics

Scientists Finally Know What Stopped Mongol Hordes From Conquering Europe

It's written in the tree rings.<p>In 1206, Genghis Khan, a fierce tribal chieftain from northern Mongolia, began to take over the world. The khan’s …

Panama paper trail goes online with massive searchable database

One of the biggest databases of leaked documents is hitting the Internet, and what lies within is a massive and complicated web of corporate ownership that spans the globe.<p>The Panama Papers contain more than 11.5 million files, analyzed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists …

Two Kinds of Enlightenment Affect the Brain, Says Dr. Andrew Newberg, And Anyone Can Experience Them

When we start to think about enlightenment we try to divide it into two basic ideas about enlightenment. And one is what I usually refer to as the …

Spirituality

Saudi Arabia just fired its oil minister

Saudi Arabia has fired long-serving oil minister Ali al-Naimi as it seeks to limit damage from crashing oil prices, effectively ending the career of one of the industry's major power brokers.<p>Al-Naimi, 80, was named oil minister in 1995, and has long been the public face of Saudi Arabia's energy …

Oil

Here's what the future of hedge funds looks like

These soundbites make it seem like an industry that's in a state of flux. In some ways it is, but people are also jumping to conclusions. Here are my thoughts on the future of the hedge fund industry:<p><b>1. The big funds will continue to get bigger.</b> A few years ago I contacted Ray Dalio's Bridgewater …

'Shock Clock' is the wearable that's sure to get your lazy ass out of bed

At this point in life, you’ve probably figured out that you’re in one of two camps where mornings are concerned:<p>Don’t try to convince us there’s a third option, there isn’t.<p>If you happen to be the latter type, ‘Shock Clock‘ might just cure what ails you — through a healthy dose of electrical …

Wearable Tech

Sleep suppresses homeostatic rebalancing of brain activity

Neuroscience

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

America is sitting on a powder keg, a cocktail of hate by design

This powder keg must be mitigated<p>America is currently sitting on a powder keg. That powder keg is being filled with a substance much more powerful …

All About Low-A.B.V. Cocktails (& 3 Drinks to Try)

<i>Low-A.B.V. cocktails are super flavorful—and you won't be in trouble if you drink two or three.</i><p>At a craft spirits expo recently, there was a featured panel about current trends in bartending, and <b>one of the trends the panelists highlighted was the growing popularity of lower alcohol cocktails and</b> …

11 Cider Cocktails for All Your Holiday Parties

Aside from the holidays, December is the season to drink and be merry. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or curling up by the fireside, cider cocktails are the way to go. To make your winter days and nights a little sweeter, we’ve rummaged through recipes for the very best. Here are 11 sweet, …

Bourbon Bijou

Park Kitchen in Portland, Oregon makes a lovely drink they call the Bourbon Bijou. You may recall the Bijou cocktail we posted several years ago …

Flavors

78 Drinks Every Bar Person and Party Monster Should Know

It's the weekend, an ideal time to have a cocktail or three. London-based designer and writer <b>David McCandless</b> would like to assist everyone …

Dick Bradsell on the Dry Martini

Words by: Dick Bradsell (we first published in March 1998)<p><b>There is but one cocktail every bartender worth his salt must be able to make. It is</b> …

Wine & Spirits

What Exactly Are Bitters, Anyway?

We spend a lot of time pretending to know what we're talking about when we're ordering cocktails. We feel comfortable saying this out loud, because we know you do it, too. No shame necessary. Cocktails are confusing and mixologists (not bartenders -- there's a difference) can be pretentious and …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Sweater season is coming.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView …

Lifestyle

Midnight Rambler's Hell Hound Cocktail Will Help You Grow Up as a Drinker

Don't let the juice fool you. This is still a markedly spirit-forward cocktail, and you should ask the bar to hold back on the pineapple to preserve …

Cocktails

PUNCH | Mr. Boston Must Not Die

Are you familiar with the <i>Mr. Boston Official Bartender’s Guide</i>? If you’re between the ages 20 and 110, the answer is probably “yes.” Some 11 million …

tea room

No More Cosmos. What Will Be Our Next Classic Cocktail?

We may love drinking them, but there hasn’t been a cocktail since the Cosmopolitan to have struck really big. What’s gone awry in the mixing?<p>There’s …

5 Trends We Spotted At The San Antonio Cocktail Conference

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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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