Irene Armenaki

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The Manhattan mistake most people make

After years of being botched, New York’s classic cocktail is back, thanks to the revival of rye whiskey, bitters and bartenders who can put creative spins on the classic.<p>I ordered my first Manhattan at a work function not long after I moved to New York four years ago – probably because I felt like …

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Living in: The world’s top coffee cities

These six cities are known for their top-notch brews and caffeine-focused cultures – perfect for those on an extended stay.<p>In many of the world’s top coffee cities, the cafe is more than just a place to get a warm drink – it is also a hub of culture and conversation for locals and visitors alike. …

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The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

Do the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls. After pouring through the tips and experiences from the minube travel community, we're happy to present this list of …

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How To Turn A Spare Bedroom Into Your Dream Closet

Lucky enough to have an under-used guest bedroom in your house? Consider converting it into the ultimate dressing room.<p>Interior design by Brooke Davenport. Photography by Victoria Pearson.<p><b>1.</b> Buy a garment rack (you can do so on amazon.com or etsy.com).<p><b>2.</b> Move a chic bench, sofa, or chair into the …

Pump Up Your Walls With Abstract Art

Have you ever hopelessly searched for the perfect piece of art for a room, only to end up at a dead end, with nothing that inspires you, let alone …

Artists' Brains Have More 'Grey Matter' Than The Rest Of Ours, Study Finds

You might be guilty of categorizing artists as "right-brained" thinkers who lean on that particular hemisphere of the brain for creativity. But a new study published last month claims overall brain "structure" is a better distinguishing factor between artists and their non-artist …

Seeing red? The mind-bending power of colour

One person sees a blue and black dress, another a white and gold one. Why? Once dismissed as hippyish, the science of colour is finally being taken seriously<p>If you give the patient one pill, he perks up. If you give him another pill, he calms down. That might not surprise you. What might, though, …

Google Patents Contact Lens Camera, Will Help the Blind and Create Superhumans

Forget having a camera in your pocket. Heck, forget having a camera strapped to your face ala Google Glass. As a recently published patent shows, …

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You're Not Highly Evolved

Here's where our bodies still mess up<p>As humans, it’s tempting to think of ourselves as the pinnacle of evolutionary progress. But evolution can only work with what’s available, resulting in a body that’s a bundle of compromises.<p>FEET<p>Our ankles and feet started out as flexible tree-climbing tools …

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Kepler Telescope Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

A nearly Earth-size planet orbits in a star's habitable zone, detected by NASA astronomers.<p>Red sunshine, seas, and maybe aliens? Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope today report the closest thing yet to another Earth, a world in a habitable orbit around a red dwarf star …