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Kanpai! The Five Best 12 Year Old Japanese Whiskies

Last week hummus and yoga were “in”, and while they’re not out yet, there’s a new top dog in Popularville: Japanese Whisky. Notice the spelling — …

This Tropical Drink Is Super Easy and Super Refreshing

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.<p>Shake, and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice.<p>Squeeze a lime wedge into the …

Microsoft Thinks the Smartphone Is Over. It's Wrong

It ended not with a bang, but a whimper. And a memo.<p>Today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that the company would be scaling down its mobile …

Boeing just patented a jet engine powered by lasers and nuclear explosions

With airplane makers constantly on the lookout for new and more efficient ways to power their products, this laser engine is the latest idea cooked up by the engineers at Boeing.<p>Modern airliners such as the Boeing Dreamliner are powered by multiple turbofan engines. These engines deploy a series of …

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

My Best Stuff<p>The woman who calls herself "Muva" (as in "mother") on what she needs to have a good time.<p>By Sophie Saint Thomas1 day agoView …

We're in Love With Bacanora, the Missing Link Between Tequila and Mezcal

If you see bacanora at a liquor store or on a bar menu, don't think, just drink.<p>If you see a bottle of bacanora on the shelf of your local liquor store, <b>don't think, just buy</b>. With a flavor that lands somewhere between tequila and mezcal, bacanora is one spirit we're totally okay with drinking neat. …

How Not to Screw Up Sangria, So You Can Make Fruit & Booze Magic at Home

There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of subpar sangria out there these days. It's easy to fall victim to a syrupy glass (or four) of "sugar wine," and wake up the next day with a splitting headache. …

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France could sell those Russian Mistral warships to China

In recent weeks Moscow has taken a firm, if conciliatory, stance on the Mistral deal. Last month President Vladimir Putin announced that his officials did not intend to seek any penalties or fines from France over the postponed sale but instead would seek only repayment of the costs incurred on the …

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How to Do 50 Perfect Pushups

Set your standards high and tackle this killer bodyweight goal<p>For the average guy, it’s critical to carry your own engine. By that, I mean that you should strive to be strong relative to your size.<p>A good test of your engine is seeing how many consecutive pushups you can do in a row. I work with …

Isis tricked victims into appearing calm with beheading rehearsals

Foreign hostages captured by Islamic State were subjected to numerous mock beheadings and were unaware they were about be killed, a former member of the jihadi group has said, offering an apparent explanation for why they seem so calm when reading statements to camera.<p>A former translator, “Saleh”, …

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10 Powerful Habits of Ultra Successful People

This excellent infographic is a brilliant way to get you into the right frame of mind to achieve all the goals you are set to accomplish: It goes …

Samsung Galaxy S6 sacrificed what it does best in its war with Apple

Pursuit of premium design and slender profile have come at the cost of losing what made the company’s smartphones interesting and different<p>The announcement of Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones has caused quite a stir, with a new design, interesting features, and a stripped back approach …

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Shrimp with Mustard-Lime Dipping Sauce

4 Servings<p>Cooking the shrimp with their shells on helps them retain flavor; scoring them along the back lets you remove the vein and makes peeling easier. Win-win.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>shrimp<p>1½ pound shell-on large shrimp<p>Kosher salt<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning<p>3 lemons, halved<p>2 …

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7 Things You'll Never See A Real Cigar Smoker Do

As any cigar aficionado will tell you, cigars are a hobby, not a habit. And like any hobby, there is a right way and a wrong way to do it.<p>We reached out to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for the Nat Sherman cigar brand, and asked him what true connoisseurs avoid …

8 Things Men Think While Going Down on You

The good, the bad, and the tongue pain<p>The high-functioning part of a man’s brain basically shuts down the minute your pants come off. It’s not that we don’t think; our thoughts just become, well, simple. <i>Naked woman. Must touch.</i><p>But that changes when we go down on you because, suddenly, we have a …

New A9 Chip Will Be 'Made in America' For The Powerful iPhone 7

The first A9 chips are rolling off Samsung’s fabrication lines in Austin (reports the Korean Electronic Times). The chips will be used in the next-generation iPhone smartphones from Apple, potentially exploiting Samsung’s 14nm technology. I’m confident that Phil Schiller will have a number of …

All you need to know about racism in America is in this one amazing Chris Rock interview

Photograph by Martin Schoeller for Vulture.<p>Holy crap, comedian Chris Rock interviewed by Frank Rich in Vulture. Epic interview.<p>Read the whole thing, …

New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

They make fine holiday gifts, of course, but more importantly, they serve as excellent liquid courage for you for the next month, whether you're dealing with the first slush of the year or you've gotten one too many cheesy photo cards from relatives you haven't thought about since you got their …

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Is Human Intelligence Rising With Each Generation?

Millennials tend to get a bad rap from older generations for being entitled, self-absorbed and unfocused. They are not the first young generation to be maligned by an older one, a tradition that doesn't have much basis in reality. In fact, research consistently shows that human intelligence scores …

Fitness Expert Says the Best Workouts Are Simple and Free. Here's Why

Training doesn't have to be expensive or complex to increase your gains<p>I have moved a few times in my life. Dragging fitness equipment over multiple state lines is very expensive and can be a royal pain. Through the years, I have bought and re-bought several Olympic bars, collections of smaller …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

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10 Cider Cocktails to Make You Fall for Autumn<p>Still trying to make sense of chilly temperatures, eating pumpkin with everything, and nighttime arriving before 5 p.m.? Chill out with a cocktail. The summer-to-fall period is a painfully difficult one, especially for those still reminiscing of sun …