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Will Today's Kids Be Tomorrow's Sailors? >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

With kids out of school in the summer, a visit to most sailing hubs finds harbors filled with organized youth sailing programs. Led by highly trained …

Sailing

How The Pogues Stayed Sober Enough to Make Their Own Whiskey

Spider Stacy, co-founder of The Pogues, talks about the band's whiskey brand, why he himself gave up alcohol, Shane MacGowan’s excesses, and the …

Inside London’s Secret Tunnels for Drunks and Royals

Are there really tunnels linking royal palaces to private drinking clubs under the streets of London—and how did these corridors of power come to …

England

10 Best Restaurants in Long Beach

<b>10.</b> <b>LBJ's Fine Foods</b><br>Though it is one of the few true soul food restaurants in the entire city (shout out to Sal's Gumbo Shack, too!), LBJ's …

A Stress-Free Weekend in Antigua

Its angst-zapping beaches and smooth sailing—plus no shortage of rum creativity—make for an eminently manageable long Caribbean weekend.<p>ANTIGUA MAY HAVE gained independence from the U.K. in 1981, but this Caribbean gem still has an undeniable British vibe. Cricket is practically the national …

Caribbean

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‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis

Fifty years ago, African mercenaries, American pilots, and Cuban CIA contractors attempted one of the largest hostage rescue missions in</b> …

Study: Answering Emails at Home Is Making You Sick

For years, doctors and counselors have warned that people who can’t quite disconnect from work when they’re off the clock are at risk of long-term fatigue. The compulsion to respond to emails and other communication after work hours has been dubbed “telepressure” by a recent study published in the</i> …

Psychology

Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

The concept that has underpinned the modern geopolitical era is in crisis<p>Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan's young democracy is on the verge of paralysis. To these troubles are added a resurgence of tensions …

Geopolitics

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Weekend Recipe: BBQ Grilled Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are something of an American classic. But to get them restaurant-level delicious, you have to do something counterintuitive: overcook …

First Look at the 35-Story SoLA Village Megaproject Headed Just South of Downtown

SoLA Village<p>"Whoa" comes to mind at these very tall designs for <b>SoLA Village</b>, the massive, $1-billion development that could be heading for two parking lots near the Reef Building (formerly known as the LA Mart), just outside of Downtown in Historic South-Central. The 1.66-million-square-foot …

Tuam children's bodies: Catholic Church 'has no records'

<b>A Catholic archbishop in the Republic of Ireland has said the church has no records about the burial of nearly 800 children at a mother and baby home.</b><p>The children, aged between two days and nine years, died between 1925 and 1961.<p>The remains of some of the children were in a disused concrete tank at …

Republic of Ireland

How we film from the skies | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Microsoft announces 12-inch Surface Pro 3, wants to replace your iPad & MacBook

Today during Microsoft’s Surface event in New York City, the company just unveiled its new 12-inch, Core i7 Surface Pro 3 tablet and it spent much of its presentation comparing it to the iPad and MacBook Air. Microsoft is pitching the 9.1mm thick tablet– the thinnest Intel Core product ever made– …

This One Thing Can Make or Break Your Consulting Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Consulting Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer Eileen</i> …

Body Clock: Six things we learned

<b>The BBC Day of the Body Clock explored 24 hours of the human body clock through 24 hours of BBC News.</b><p>Even the most dedicated and sleep-deprived of us could not catch it all, so what did we learn?<p>If you need an alarm clock, you need more sleep<p><b>The day started with doctors warning that we have become</b> …

Selden unveils new furlers

<i>Two models available tailored to different sails</i><p>Thursday April 24th 2014, Author: James Boyd, Location: United Kingdom<p>Seldén has unveiled two new …

Seeing Travel in a New Light

I consider travel an enlightening experience, but it never occurred to me that beams of light might change the way we travel. Recently, lighting scientists (yes, they exist) have dissected the specific wavelengths of electric light to better understand how they affect our bodies.<p>“Hotels will offer …

Mythbusting 420: Its One True Origin (And a Whole Lot of False Ones)

Indeed, a recent Google search for "420" brought up 913 million hits. But where did "420" actually come from?<p>The Huffington Post asked Warren Haynes, …

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The True Inner Beauty of Fishes

The skills that make a good biologist are not unlike those that make a good artist. “A desire to understand detail, you focus on how things work. …

Pico Iyer’s Santa Barbara

“Don’t even think about the beach!” That’s the counterintuitive advice I foist on every visitor to the idyllic, Mediterranean-style resort town where I’ve been officially based for 50 years.<p>The water’s cold, the sand is speckled with tar, and the harbor—or pelican-haunted Stearns Wharf—is much more …

What Caused the Mexico Earthquake? Faults Explained

Different kinds of faults make different kinds of earthquakes.<p>On September 19, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico, with fatalities estimated in the hundreds—the largest, most serious earthquake of at least 19 that the U.S. Geological Survey detected across the world that …

Hilarious Map Shows What Each Country Is Best At

Every country has something it's famous for. Whether that's a skill or industry, a product or type of food, a new world map created by DogHouseDiaries showcases each country's claim to fame.<p>"I can barely remember how we conceived of the map. It was a Tuesday, and I remember making a sandwich, but …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

Icebreaker Cruise: Instead of a Sunburn, Think Swimming Polar Bears and a Stopover in Greenland

You can keep them: Cruises that add up to tropical cocktails, gift-shop islands, sun-and-deckchair afternoons. When I'm at sea, I want adventure. Cresting waves, puffs of wind, the works.<p>This is why, a few years back, I found myself onboard a Russian icebreaker that was hardened to cut through …

ASMR and the Rise of the Whisper Fetish

There’s no nudity, only a soft whisper that gives you a euphoric, almost orgasmic, sensation. This is the erotic world of ASMR videos.<p><i>"The</i> …

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New ligament discovered in knee, Belgian surgeons say

<b>Two knee surgeons in Belgium say they have identified a previously unfamiliar ligament in the human knee.</b><p>Writing in the Journal of Anatomy, they suggest the fibrous band could play a part in one of the most common sports injuries worldwide.<p>Despite glimpses of the ligament in medical history, this …

Biomechanics