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Recommended Astrophotography and Nightscape Cameras

What makes a great Astrophotography and/or Nightscape Camera?<p>What should you look for when choosing a modified astrophotography camera? We have a few …

Cameras

Rum Cocktail: Wipeout

Cold brew brings a bittersweet acidity to this tropical highball from the new Death & Co. outpost in Denver.<p>1 oz. overproof rum (Buhler uses …

Cocktails

The Best Rum Cocktails That Aren’t Mojitos

There are few spirits more well-suited for late-spring and summer drinking than rum. There’s a reason most Tiki-drinks and other tropical drinks are rum-based and it’s not just because rum is typically produced in Caribbean countries like Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, and the Dominican Republic.<p>Rum …

Rum

These Caribbean rum distilleries are worth a vacation in themselves

In the realm of jobs that sound so good someone must have made them up, Global Ambassador of Rum ranks up there with Rooftop Pool Bar Critic.<p>Yet, Ian Burrell does hold the title. The Jamaican-born Burrell is the industry spokesperson, a paid consultant who is hired by spirit brands to spread the …

Whiskey

The most beautiful beaches in the world

Navagio Beach, Greece<p>Zlatni Rat, Brac, Croatia<p>Race Point Beach, Provincetown, Massachusetts<p>Whitehaven Beach, Australia<p>White Beach, Boracay, …

Beaches

Scientists discover a new type of magnetic event

They were working with spacecraft data, using a new technique to analyze it. They found a new type of magnetic event in the realm just beyond the …

Astronomy

Celebrate Spring With an Upscale Smothered-Chicken Dinner

Chefs are not generally the best source for recipes. They don’t use them the way we do at home. Often they don’t use recipes at all. Many of them cook instinctively, the way artists work. They do not measure ingredients before cooking. They navigate by taste and smell. They respond to the sound of …

How to Get Restaurant-Level Crispy Skin on Your Roast Chicken

At Coquine in Portland, chef Katy Millard serves the model bird, thanks to two simple tips.<p>Roast chicken is one of those dishes that every home cook …

Cooking

How to record iPhone calls

Have you ever needed to record a call on your iPhone? While there’s no direct way to do this built in to iOS, there are some easy to use software and hardware options. Follow along for how to record iPhone calls.<p>While there’s a workaround to use the Phone apps’ three-way call feature on iOS to call …

iOS Apps

Authentic Caribbean Rum Cake Recipe

<b>1.</b> To make the cake, pour 1/4 cup (60 milliliters) of the dark rum, the white rum, and the falernum over the raisins and let them soak overnight in a …

11 Gin Cocktails to Drink in Bars Now

<i>Golden Pineangle at Manhattan Cricket Club in New York (image: Alberto Lama)</i><p>Gin is worth drinking any day of the year. But spring seems particularly …

11 Gin Cocktails That Go Beyond the G&T

<i>DIY Pink Gin Cocktail (image: Tim Nusog)</i><p>It’s time to take your gin game to beyond the G&T. Gin is a diverse spirit, represented by so many distinctly …

If California's Last Don the Beachcomber Closes, a Fascinating Chapter in Tiki History Ends - Los Angeles Magazine

If California’s Last Don the Beachcomber Closes, a Fascinating Chapter in Tiki History Ends<p>There’s more to the story than a guy and his tropical …

Los Angeles

The Best Mirrorless Camera for any Budget

If you want the quality of a fully functional DSLR without the bulk and weight, then you want to take a look at the mirrorless camera category. The …

The Cheapest Time To Visit Hawaii: Cheap Flights & Cheap Hotels!

Related: Hawaii<p>Hawaii is our most requested destination at out Virtuoso Luxury Travel concierge, not least because there are some fantastic beach …

66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Stephen Hawking's 'breathtaking' final multiverse theory completed two weeks before he died

A final theory explaining how mankind might detect parallel universes was completed by Stephen Hawking shortly before he died, it has emerged.<p>Colleagues have revealed the renowned theoretical physicist’s final academic work was to set out the groundbreaking mathematics needed for a spacecraft to …

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics

6 things you should know before you go to Croatia

<b>Croatia has long been a popular summer holiday spot among those who want a cheap beach holiday or an interesting city break.</b><p>Croatia has plentiful …

European Travel

Osso Buco with Risotto Milanese

Osso buco is Italian comfort food at its best, but it is also elegant enough to serve at any gathering. A rich and creamy saffron risotto is the …

Pancake Day 2018: Five top chefs' recipes tested head to head

With Shrove Tuesday upon us once more, it’s time to whip up some batter, flip up a feast and tuck into an obscene amount of pancakes.<p>While you might …

9 Classics Cocktails You Need to Know

What we drink today is most assuredly not what we drank yesterday or a decade ago or a century ago. Ingredients go in and out of fashion, as do the …

Yogurt Marinating Is the Best Marinating

By Alex Delany<p>Why would you rub yogurt all over a piece of meat? Because it's delicious, that's why.<p>You probably don’t want to think about raw meat and dairy together. There’s something that just seems, well, gross about the whole thing. But trust us: Marinating meat in yogurt will change your …

BBQ

11 Old Fashioned Recipes That Put A Modern Twist on the Classic Cocktail

This isn't your dad's old fashioned.<p>The old fashioned is a classic cocktail, evoking some serious Mad Men vibes. But just because it's a classic doesn't mean you can't update it by adding fruit, candy, bacon, or even tequila. Bottoms up!

5 Delicious Takes on the Dark ’N’ Stormy

<i>Dracarys at Temple Bar in Cambridge, Mass.</i><p>The Dark ’N’ Stormy trifecta of dark rum, ginger beer and lime is icy, spicy perfection. But switch it up a …

Game of Thrones

This Is the Only Cocktail Glass You'll Ever Need

It’s rare for us to get so worked about something as pedestrian as fine glassware. But when one piece threatens to alter the way you think about …

Cocktails

Instant Pot Maple Glazed Pork Loin

This Instant Pot maple glazed pork loin is so easy to make and is perfect with salad and rice.I created this maple glazed pork loin recipe because I …

Cooking

How to Prepare a Successful Beef Wellington Layer by Layer - Chowhound

Beef Wellington is many things to many people: a showstopper centerpiece for special occasion dining, a rite of passage for an aspiring chef, the …

The Cognac Sazerac Recipe

The Story Behind The Cognac Sazerac<p>Originally created in New Orleans in 1938, the Sazerac is said to have originated the word "cocktail." The jigger …

Cognac