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24 of the Best Whiskey Cocktails

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 double shot espresso (about 2 oz.), room temperature<p>1 oz bourbon or rye whiskey<p>.25 oz simple syrup<p>A dash of Peychaud's bitters<p>1 1-inch …

Santa Barbara

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

The Glenlivet - Vintage 1964 - Ape to Gentleman

The Glenlivet has an extensive and unparalleled history crafting some of the finest whiskies ever produced, and their latest launch is one their most …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

10 Delicious "Game Of Thrones" Inspired Cocktails

<b>Fire & Ice</b><p><i>Recipe by LA Mixologist, Joel Black of Black LAB Ventures</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 1⁄2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon 3⁄4 parts fresh lime juice<p>1 slice …

Recipes

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

Dubai's rise as a family destination

Things are looking up again in Dubai. The Emirate’s incredible boom came to a sticky end amid a burst property bubble in 2008. Bankers were said to be abandoning their Ferraris at the airport; there was unfinished construction everywhere. After hubris, debris.<p>But now you can tell matters have moved …

15 Creative & Multi-Functional Desks

You spend a good portion of your day at your desk. Why not make it a creative space that reflects your personality? We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite creative and beautiful desks to make your home office a space you actually want to spend time in. And if these aren’t your speed we have DIY …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Whisky - A Guide - Ape to Gentleman

Towards the end of the first season of Mad Men, Don Draper pitches an idea to Kodak for their new projector. It is the latest development in picture …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 Poses to Get 21 Photos

Photography

Low-Calorie Summer Cocktails: Mixologists on Their Favorites (PHOTOS)

(Almost) Guilt-Free!<p>We challenged mixologists to come up with thirst-quenching—but waistline-friendly—recipes. See the results.<p>06.08.13 5:00 AM …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #43

Human Journey<p><b>After a few weeks away working on Africa’s most endangered parrot this wonderful collection of wild bird photographs reminds us that there is so much left to save… This world of ours is still filled with amazing, vibrant wild birds that will take your breath away and astound at first</b> …

The Emotionary is a website that invents new words for complicated emotions like "ambiviculty"--the anxiety associated with making a decision due to constant self-doubt and ability to see equal merit in each outcome. http://trib.al/SItNYBV Help us come up with some new words for hard-to-describe emotions! Submit some ideas in the comments.

An Actual Ferrari is Cheaper Than This Ferrari Watch - Technabob

When it’s time for that mid-life crisis, you’ll look to the Ferrari of course. It’s beautiful and expensive and you think it will make young girls …

Canon EOS 700D Review

Canon describes this camera as the flagship of its entry-level consumer DSLR camera line-up and, while each is ‘designed to suit specific user …

Cameras