Christine Noah

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Cask-strength whiskey and navy-strength gin: The high-proof spirits trend has gotten completely out of hand.

A couple of years back, I attended a historical re-enactment at a cocktail conference in New Orleans. To demonstrate how the British navy tested …

Summertime at the Jersey Shore: Asbury Park, c. 1979

“It felt like you were inside a Bruce Springsteen song,” said Joe Maloney, of photographing the Jersey Shore during the late seventies and early eighties. His retrospective exhibition, “Asbury Park and the Jersey Shore, c. 1979,” which opened at Rick Wester Fine Art last weekend, inspires fond …

Andy Murray beats Mikhail Youzhny at Wimbledon – as it happened

6.22pm BST<p><b>Right, that's it from me,</b> but if you want to keep tabs on Novak Djokovic v Tommy Haas and Bernard Tomic v Tomas Berdych then Xan's your …

BBC criticised for £25m severance bill for 150 managers

<b>The BBC has been criticised by the National Audit Office for paying out £25m in severance to 150 senior BBC managers, and risking "public trust".</b><p>The top 10 payments in the three years to December 2012 accounted for 20% of the total.<p>The BBC said the savings it had made from senior manager …

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How North Carolina Became the Wisconsin of 2013

With a Republican takeover of state government and weekly protests in Raleigh, the Tar Heel State is the front line in America's partisan battle.<p>Gerry Broome/Associated Press<p>Nowhere is the battle between liberal and conservative visions of government fiercer than North Carolina. From the …

Scanning the Islands | Health

With around 6,000 inhabited islands and an overstretched healthcare system, access to ultrasound machines for expectant mothers in rural Indonesia is a luxury rather than the norm.<p>But a handheld scanner, which enables midwives to examine pregnant women in local clinics or at home, is being …

Fresh Air Weekend: Amy Schumer, 'Bling Ring' And 'Americanah'

Fresh Air Weekend <i>highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This</b> …

Are They Canadian?

1 of 12<p>Seth Rogen<p>ANSWER: Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1982. Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1982.<p>2 of …

Nails of the Day

Today’s nails are by Miriam C and her all blue manicure looks gorgeous! The shimmering top accent really makes them pop!<p>For more Nail Art …

Cry of the Tiger

After shaking his head dejectedly at our last foray into trend piece fitness (“That sounds like a workout for an old lady, or someone who had been …

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34 Needlessly Offensive Birthday Cards

Because the best way to show someone you care is by viciously insulting them. NSFW language, obviously.<p>All cards via Scribbler, Naff Gift Shop, Find Me A Gift and Etsy.

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Arts and culture: The week in pictures

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