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The best whisky for Christmas and New Year 2017

From Scotland to Japan, the best buys for the festive season<p>The Scots have an appealingly philosophical way of looking at weather. You can hear it in that most consolingly poetic, dram-half-full of popular Scottish sayings: “Today’s rain is tomorrow’s whisky.”<p>Poetry and philosophy only goes so far …

Scotland

PSA: If you have an older iPhone with slow performance, a new battery could solve your problems

One longstanding complaint from iPhone users is how their device slows down over time, specifically as the device ages and Apple releases new software updates. A Reddit thread has emerged this weekend with some interesting theories as to why this may happen…<p>Last year, a growing number of iPhone 6s …

Farage Endorses Fellow Wackos

While the Labour Party has been gathering at Brighton for its annual conference, over in the USA, UKIP’s former <i>Oberscheissenführer</i> Nigel “<i>Thirsty</i>” …

5 Optical Illusions, and Why Your Brain Falls for Them

The world is awash in stimuli. What gave our Stone Age ancestors an edge was not only the opposable thumb and walking upright, but our mind and our …

Can One Simple Nutritional Change Make You More Productive?

Science says it may come down to managing blood sugar.<p>If you’re used to the rush provided by that first cup of coffee in the morning, or you’ve come back from lunch feeling energized and refreshed or you just can’t focus on anything because your stomach is growling, it won’t surprise you to learn …

Diabetes

How basic income and profit sharing could end poverty

<b>Michael Slaby:</b> Look, I think change is scary. I think there is no way around that. I think what is familiar is easier for people, and not everybody …

Do you really need to refrigerate butter?

Butter storage: Who knew it was such a slippery subject?<p>The topic blew up on Twitter this week, after a food debate began over whether butter should be kept permanently in the fridge or out on the counter.<p>It's no wonder: If you have a stick of butter in your kitchen — and most of us do — you've …

Dessert

How To Find Your Folder Location In The Finder on the Mac

- Apr 14, 2017<p>Have you ever gotten lost while browsing 12 folders deep on your hard drive in a Finder window on your Mac? Here’s quick way to tell …

The Next Green Fuel and Food Revolution? Microalgae

The human race is expanding in a big way. As we watch birth rates in some nations boom and life expectancies in others stretch, logistical questions …

Biofuel

These Photo Restorations May Boggle Your Mind

Tetyana Dyachenko is a Ukrainian photo retoucher who often does restorations of vintage photos that are extremely damaged — often seemingly beyond …

​Cause of Death: the News

As an addict 2.0, I am always looking to change the way I feel, sometimes by gorging on tragic news stories.<p>There are addicts, and then there are addicts 2.0: those of us who can magically turn anything into a drug. Most recently, I became addicted to researching and consuming updates about a …

Obama’s Official Photographer Favorite Pictures in 8 Years

Pete Souza fut le photographe officiel de la Maison Blanche durant les deux mandats de Barack Obama. Le nombre de clichés qu’il a pris durant huit …

15+ Incredibly Realistic Artworks That Are Hard to Believe Are Not Photographs

Since the ancient Greeks, realism has been aspired by Western art lovers, but during the late 1960s and '70s the popularity of highly-realistic …

Digital Art

This doctor stopped telling patients to lose weight. Here's why.

304 Shares<p>Several years ago, I was meeting a young woman in my clinic for the first time. She was healthy but had been obese most of her adult life, …

Weight Loss

The 13 things making me very angry right now

A howl of rage.<p>I'm very angry. This is why:<p>1. The way the definition of the political “centre ground” now apparently includes stirring up hatred …

A Complete Guide to Default Mac Apps and What They Do

Like most operating systems, your Mac comes loaded with a handful of default apps that cover all kinds of use cases: office work, web browsing, …

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Archaeologists Excavate 200-Year-Old Manchester Pub

Archaeologists stumbled upon a boozy surprise recently while excavating a site in Manchester, England. <i>The Independent</i> reports that archaeologists …

Wine & Spirits

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10 Beautiful Villages To Visit In The Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands are one of the more remote places in not just Scotland, but in the UK, to visit but you definitely shouldn’t let that stop you …

Scotland

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What Is The Scientific Method, And Why Do So Many People Get It Wrong?

Climate change deniers, listen up.<p>Claims that the "the science isn’t settled" with regard to climate change are symptomatic of a large body of …

Physics

Watch 15,000 Dominoes Tumble in a Three-Part Spiral

Domino engineer Hevesh5 is known for extravagant structures and extreme patience. Her latest project is a complex spiral that took a whopping 25 …

8 Ways to Prepare for Your Job Interview

More From Live Smarter<p>5 Tricks for Learning a New Language as an Adult<p>7 Reasons to Try Yoga<p>8 New Hobbies You Can Still Try This Season<p>allstate Live …

Employment

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

<b>Categories</b>Autism & ADHD, Big Pharma, Carolanne Wright, Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health & Medical, …

Daredevil Photographer Takes World’s Riskiest Instagram Photos

Photographer Angela Nikolau has taken selfies to sky-high levels with her thrilling and dangerous shots across some of the world's riskiest urban locations. At just 23 years old, Nikolau is a self-taught photographer who loves living on the edge and proves her fearlessness by taking photos atop the …