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Tinder and Instagram are ‘crippling’ relationships, sex therapist Esther Perel says

On the latest Recode Decode, Perel says dating apps are giving us too many options, and other apps give us an excuse to be “psychologically gone.”<p>Most people would define “cheating” in a relationship as sleeping with another person, without your partner’s consent. But psychotherapist Esther Perel …

Relationships

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Artificial Intelligence

A Beginner’s Guide For Becoming A Whiskey Geek

Tasting whiskey (or whisky) can be fun as hell. First, there’s the excitement of getting to open a nice bottle. Then there’s the fact that you’re learning something new — expanding your knowledge of a great spirit while deepening your own palate. It’s the perfect combination of personal growth …

Irish Whiskey

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

We Just Found the Ultimate DIY Backyard Fire Pit

This one-of-a-kind set-up features a fire pit, swings, and a built-in bar.<p>arrival of summer comes warm nights spent outdoors with the family making s'mores, afternoons spent relaxing on your porch swing, and plenty of backyard parties, all of which would benefit from an incredible backyard …

Liz Weston: Why you need 3 savings accounts

Some of us hoard cash while paying 18% interest on a credit card balance. Others blow through a tax refund as if it were free money when it's actually a return of our own hard-earned dollars.<p>This brain quirk has a name: mental accounting. We treat money differently depending on where it comes from …

Personal Finance

Hand Blown Glass Whiskey Glasses in Antique Grey

Description<p>These hand blown whiskey glasses have a heavy bottom and are wide and low, giving them a very solid feel in the hand and a sturdiness not usually found in blown glass. The smoke color accents the rich ambers of your favorite whiskey or tequila and the thickness of the glass helps keep …

Toast To International Whiskey Day By Digging Into The History Of This Glorious Elixir

“The light music of whiskey falling into a glass — an agreeable interlude.” – James Joyce<p>Nomenclature is important in the world of alcohol. Terms matter. Confuse a digestif and an aperitif at your peril. So let’s start this conversation by noting that “whiskey” is made in Ireland and the USA and …

Irish Whiskey

These Are America's Most Popular Beer and Liquor Brands Because We Like to Party Hard

396<p>SHARES<p>Bar management software company BevSpot has released an illuminating new report on the most-ordered brands of alcoholic beverages in the …

25 most important American craft beers ever

Food & Wine had a great idea. I'm borrowing it.<p>Last month, the magazine asked 21 beer industry luminaries to rank the most important craft beers of all time. Not the best, which would have been a ridiculous and impossible undertaking. The most important.<p>As you might expect from a pack of …

The Best International Scotch Day Picks For Whisky Novices

Today is Nick Offerman’s favorite day (International Scotch Day), so it’s the best day to dip your toes (or lips) into the world of Scotch whisky. Perhaps, when you think about Scotch, you imagine gentleman in old timey garb, slowly sipping the drink while they sit in high backed chairs, smoking …

Single Malt Whisky

The Top Retirement Strategies For Teachers | Investopedia

As a teacher, you are in a unique situation when it comes to retirement planning. You may be eligible for a pension plan, and how much that pension …

Retirement

3 Social Security Facts for Teachers to Know | Investopedia

Social Security is different for teachers. It's more complicated, and the rules aren't always fair. If you're a teacher, when your turn comes to file …

Negotiate "Allowance Contracts" With Your Kids to Teach Them About Money

The sooner we learn about money, the more time we have to develop solid financial habits. An allowance is a good opportunity to teach kids how money …

Your January Financial To-Do List

It may be more difficult than usual to predict what the New Year will bring, but there are some steps you can take so that your personal finances …

How to deep clean granite countertops

Granite counters look fantastic, are rather resilient when it comes to wear and tear or heat and, when properly sealed, easy to clean.<p>But perhaps a stray coffee cup may have left a light brown ring on your precious granite, or you have an oil stain just won't come out.<p>Once you know how to care for …

Cleaning

More Research Shows That the Snowball Method Is the Best Debt Payoff Strategy

It makes logical sense to pay off your highest interest rate debts first. Yet research shows that paying off smaller balances is actually more …

10 Easy Ways to Turn Club Soda into a Cocktail

Keep a few bottles or cans of club soda tucked away in your fridge and know that if a friend drops by or you just had a bad Wednesday, an easy …

Bourbon Nutella Hot Chocolate with Bourbon Cream

Shares 65<p><i>Rich, chocolatey, spiked and delicious this Bourbon Nutella Hot Chocolate is topped with a Bourbon and Honey Whipped Cream and perfect for a</i> …

Santa’s Nightcap.

Happy almost Christmas Eve!The post Santa’s Nightcap. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

How to Build a Deck

Follow these steps for creating a deck for entertaining and relaxing in your own backyard.<p>It's time to get started on building a deck, so you'll have it ready in time to enjoy spring and summer weather. There are a few steps that every homeowner, contractor, and designer need to ensure they build a …

4 in 10 Parents Saving for College Are Making This Really Expensive Mistake

<i>This article originally appeared on Money.</i><p>More parents are saving for college, and they’re saving more than they have in previous years, according to …

Personal Finance

DIY Concrete Top Outdoor Coffee Table

Steps to make the concrete top outdoor coffee table<p>1. Build the outdoor coffee table base<p>The base of the concrete coffee table is made from cedar …

Woodworking

The Perfect Kentucky Bourbon Trail Music Playlist for Fall

<i>(Note: The following post was originally published in Nov. 2016 and updated in Oct. 2017)</i><p>You’ve been planning this bourbon adventure for over seven …

Whiskey

10 Bourbon Terms You Should Know

I've heard a rumor that in other parts of the country, the weather is turning colder, leaves are starting to drop from the trees, mountain men and other rustic types are gathering wood for their fireplaces, and drinkers are turning their bloodshot eyes toward the brown spirits.<p>Me? I have the air …

A Guide to the World’s Whisk(e)y Making Traditions

Know What You're Drinking<p>Whisk(e)y at the most basic level is distilled alcohol produced from fermenting a mash of grain — or corn in some cases. …

Scotch Whisky

The Bourbon Bucket List: 15 Bourbons You Need to Try at Least Once

No other drink is as American as bourbon. Eastern Europeans can carry the vodka flag, the Scottish can bring the best scotch, but we’ll take a bottle …

Whiskey

Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …

Are you a money bully?

If you’ve ever asked a question about money only to feel embarrassed, ashamed, or defensive at the response, you may have encountered a Money Bully. …

Personal Finance

A single-malt Scotch for millennials

<b>The bottle:</b> The Macallan Double Cask, $65<p><b>The back story:</b> With its rich flavor and nearly two-century history, the Macallan has been a brand that’s …

Single Malt Whisky