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10 Album Covers From the 70's That Should Be Hanging On Your Wall

You just cut an album. It’s fantastic, but your work is not over. Perhaps one of the most important parts of the project still remains: The Album Cover.<p>Streaming services and digital downloads may have rendered the art of the album cover obsolete. And although vinyl sales have had an upturn in the …

This new modular record frame allows you to display and play your vinyl

June 21, 2017 In News<p><b>Not just for show.</b><p>Want to display your album artwork on the wall and have access to the record to play it? Record Roots is the …

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

Vinyl is getting so trendy, celebrity musicians have now made a subscription service for it

In the age when physical music was king—when people clamored to get their hands on the latest CDs and vinyl releases—several big labels operated mail-order record clubs that delivered new albums to fans on a subscription basis. Such clubs, the most famous of which was Columbia House, ruled from the …

Music

9 simple and classic cocktails every adult should know how to make

Having a few good cocktail recipes in your back pocket is arguably the best accessory you can carry.<p>But overstocking your home bar and trying to learn a bunch of drinks all at once isn't a good idea. Start with one recipe, make it a few times, and then move on to another drink that uses similar …

Cocktails

Drink Red Wine While Protecting Your Teeth With 'Wino Sippers'

Ah, red wine. It's delicious, fancy, linked to heart health, and gets you just the right amount of buzzed. Its one flaw? Drinking a glass of the …

How Long Can a Bottle of Wine Stay Open?

From red and white to sparkling and sweet, know when to finish an open bottle and when to cook with it.<p>The question of how long you can keep an open …

Ancient 'Plain of Jars' burial site recreated in virtual reality

Archaeologists have recreated an ancient burial site in virtual reality, to help them study hard-to-access locations at the so-called Plain of Jars site in Laos and the millennia-old relics it contains.<p>The researchers will also use virtual reality to study other archaeological sites at the Plain of …

The ancient place where history began

The idea of Mesopotamia has intoxicated the West for centuries. Alastair Sooke takes a look at a civilisation where much of modern culture took form.<p>“Everybody has heard of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Tower of Babel, Nebuchadnezzar, and the Flood,” says Ariane Thomas, a curator in the …

Ancient History

Watch 15 Years Of Earthquakes Rock The Planet

This animation is as mesmerizing as it is frightening.<p>Make no mistake: Earth is a powerful and, at times, violent planet. And if you had any doubts, this new jaw-dropping animation ought to put them to rest.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center …

Review - Cazadores Tequilas (Blanco, Reposado & Añejo)

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Why You Should Be Drinking George Clooney's Top-Shelf Tequila

1.5K<p>SHARES<p>George Clooney is a man of such discerning tastes, that when he started a tequila brand with two friends back in 2013 called Casamigos, we …

Tequila

Ancient Mayan codex found to be oldest document from the Americas

An ancient Mayan document long thought to be a forgery was recently found to be genuine. The text, known as the Grolier Codex, was analyzed by researchers from Yale, Brown, and the University of California, Riverside, and, according to their results, is the real thing.<p>The codex—a ten page document …

5 Bourbon Brands That Saved the U.S. Whiskey Business

In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I've named the 15 most-important brands (not distilleries) for bringing bourbon back. My criteria for creating this list was who made the biggest impact through sales, quality, marketing, innovation and trendsetting since 1980, a year this beloved spirit was left …

Did the Smithsonian cover up an Ancient Egyptian Colony in the Grand Canyon?

<b>Did the Smithsonian Institute cover up the mind-boggling discovery of an ancient Egyptian Colony in the Grand Canyon? According to a news article</b> …

Watch Jack White and Cat Stevens Perform “Where Do the Children Play”

Last night, Jack White joined Cat Stevens at the Ryman for his first performance in Nashville in 40 years. They performed “Where Do the Children Play.” Watch clips of the performance below. Stevens was later joined by Bonnie “Prince” Billy for performances of “Welcome Home” and “All Kinds of Roses.”

Jack White

Does Chinese Civilization Come From Ancient Egypt?

On a cool Sunday evening in March, a geochemist named Sun Weidong gave a public lecture to an audience of laymen, students, and professors at the …

The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television meant just a handful of channels, video games were the size of refrigerators and could be …

African Music

A cup of strawberries a day regulates blood sugar: Quebec study

Daily consumption of about one cup of strawberries can reportedly help regulate the blood sugar of people with Type 2 diabetes.<p>These are the findings …

The 50 Best Alt-Country Albums of All Time

Alt-country is such a hard genre to define that the wonderful music magazine devoted to it proclaimed itself the “alternative-country (whatever that …

Store and display your records with this new Magic Vinyl frame

<b>This new record frame isn’t just for show.</b><p>Unlike most record frames which will just allow you to display a single sleeve, the new Magic Vinyl Display …

Vinyl Records

How to Make Crockpot Dulce de Leche Using ONE Ingredient

If you’ve ever had dulce de leche, you know that it’s basically liquid gold. But did you know just how easy it is to make in a slow cooker? Whether you like your dulce de leche thin enough to drizzle on ice cream or thick enough to spread on your toast, this method can do it all. Because this is a …

Spellbinding Ancient Ruins You Must Visit

Tikal, Guatemala<p>Image 1 of 22<p>The temple at Tikal (known locally as Templo del Gran Jaguar) is at the centre of a ruined Mayan city in the rainforests …

Here’s the one accessory every record owner should get to protect their vinyls

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon People are into vinyl again. Whether it's due to a desire to feel closer to their music, or just to rebel against the rise of …

The Hard Sell Of Mexican Tequila Makers

So you want to make a tequila? Good luck with that.<p>Like any glamour business, people tend to be more attracted to the lifestyle than to making money. Then again, one can dream. There’s always the chance that P. Diddy or Diageo (or both) will recognize your artwork, team up to buy you out and make …

Alcohol

Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …

Weight Loss

Talisman Speakers

These curvy desktop speakers will dazzle any Audiophile. Serene Audio are a maker of unique audio products based in Vancouver, Canada, their elegant …