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The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

The psychology of bad decision making: How to stop choosing the wrong thing

Varun woke up to the sound of his ringing alarm. “Oh no!” he panicked. He had an exam to write in less than an hour and he was not at all prepared. …

Best Original Graphic Novel - IGN's Best of 2015 - IGN

EditVirgil<p>From IGN's Review: "It's sometimes said that everything has already been written, and that the trick is to write something familiar in a …

10 Beyond-Basic Photography Tips - PCMag Asia

Digital photography can be an addicting hobby. The medium offers instant feedback that you didn't get with film (unless you were shooting Polaroid), …

Cameras

166 years after his mysterious death, Edgar Allan Poe still fascinates us

Edgar Allan Poedied 166 years ago today, but nobody can agree how.<p>On Oct. 3, 1849, a newspaper typesetter named Joseph W. Walker came across Poe in a Baltimore gutter. The legendary author was wearing someone else's clothes, half-unconscious, and unable to explain how he ended up in the street. …

Creepypasta: 10 Weird Stories from The Dark Side of the Internet

October is the time for a good horror story, and they don’t get any scarier than what’s known as creepypasta. These are stories people write and post …

Internet

"Intruders" Is The Creepiest Comic You'll Read Today

Excerpted from Killing and Dying, a new graphic novel by Adrian Tomine.<p><i>Adrian Tomine was born in 1974 in Sacramento, California. He began self-publishing his comic book series</i> Optic Nerve <i>when he was sixteen, and in 1994 he received an offer to publish from Drawn & Quarterly. His comics have been</i> …

20 Photos Of Nature Winning The Battle Against Civilization

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

Books

Useful Tips for Taking Care of Your First Born Baby

Read this great tips from parents to help make things easier as you adjust to life with your first born baby.

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30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

Introduction<p>Open chords<p>If you’ve got the basics covered, the variations shown here should inspire you with some new sounds without being too much of …

What Comes After 'Boyfriend' When You're Not Planning to Get Married?

<i>This article originally appeared on Slutever.com.</i><p><i>When you're in a serious, long-term relationship, the terms "boyfriend" and "girlfriend" can begin to feel a bit juvenile, or at least insufficient for describing your level of commitment. But what do you call the person you share a life with when</i> …

Here's Where The Joker Was In 'Dark Knight Rises'

Director <b>Christopher Nolan</b> stood his ground on the issue for years, respecting late actor <b>Heath Ledger</b> too much to return to the Clown Prince of Crime.<p>Nolan recently went into more detail on the subject for <i>Empire</i> Magazine:<p><i>We're not addressing The Joker at all. That is something I felt very strongly</i> …

Ranking the 20 best players in the Premier League: September 2015 - Telegraph

Albert Einstein's fascinating rise

Albert Einstein at his desk in 1929.Getty Images<p>Albert Einstein is revered for his scientific intellect, which laid the foundations for modern-day physics and earned him introductions with some of the most exclusive people on Earth.<p>His opinions on race, politics, and war were also incredibly …

The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Why We Can’t Be Happy All the Time

<b>“Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.” ~Ram Dass</b><p>Suffering by definition: the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship. …

Happiness

Lena Dunham talks about her new-found love of running

Girls writer and actress Lena Dunham has spoken about how she has learnt to love exercise, and take on online trolls<p>She is someone who is not adverse to making fun of her appearance, joking about her looks on Girls and happily strutting down the catwalk next to Victoria's Secret models and Taylor …

Some fruits and vegetables are better for your waistline

Eating more fruits — particularly berries, apples and pears — and nonstarchy vegetables, like soybeans and cauliflower, may help you lose weight over the long term, a new study suggests.<p>However, adding starchy vegetables like peas, potatoes and corn to your diet may not be as good for your …

Arsene Wenger Criticised by Harry Redknapp over Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott

Former Tottenham Hotspur coach Harry Redknapp has savaged Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger for his rotation policy, criticising the Frenchman for his use of Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott.<p>The former Premier League boss ripped into Wenger in his column for the <i>London Evening Standard</i>, exercising his …

Quantum Teleportation Breakthrough: Researchers Break Distance Record For Transmission Of Quantum Data

Developing quantum computers capable of performing operations many orders of magnitude faster than conventional computers has long been a sought-after goal for computer scientists and physicists. However, so far the technology has been restricted by the unfeasibility of quantum communication, which …

Opinion: National parks, take note: the world is watching

Canada’s system of national parks have been the envy of the world. Beauty, wildness and the diversity of each park set our system of parks apart …

Bob Dylan to Release 'The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12'

The next installment of the Bob Dylan's heralded <i>Bootleg Series</i> will focus on the development of his electric sound in two crucial years during the …

Extreme Sports

How a cup of coffee affects your body from the first sip

Britons guzzle 70 million cups of coffee each day but few of us realise the extent to which our morning brew affects our bodies from the first sip. Recent research has revealed that a late night shot slows down our internal body clock and stops us sleeping – but it does a whole lot more than have …

Inside Bob Dylan’s Massive New Sixties Bootleg Series Trove

Between January 1965 and February 1966, Bob Dylan wrote and recorded his first three electric albums, breaking from folk music and forever changing …

Extreme Sports

19 Times Cartoons Became Dangerously Self-Aware

You guys, I’m no conspiracy theorist, but I think cartoons are <i>catching on</i> that they’re not real. I know, I know, it sounds crazy, but cartoons are …

Consciousness