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10 Whiskey Drinks That Will Become Your New Go-To Cocktails

Whiskey sour, who?<p>Because there's a wide world beyond your knee-jerk college drink orders (ahem, whiskey sours and whiskey gingers), it's a better time than ever to study up on these 10 whiskey cocktails that you can easily taste-test at home. Plus, they're just as delicious as your faithful bar …

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The First World War: a complete timeline

THE OPENING SHOTS: AUG - SEP 1914<p><b>August 4-25, 1914: German invasion of Belgium</b><p>German troops captured most of Belgium, including the fortress of Liège, with the Belgians losing 30,000 men and the Germans just 2,000.<p><b>August 7-25, 1914: Battle of the Frontiers</b><p>The French Plan XVII called for an …

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

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‘Saving Private Ryan’ Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Shows Vintage Footage of the Cast Preparing for War

From the Indiewire Vault: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and several WWII veterans discuss the landmark film.<p>“Saving Private Ryan,” better known as the …

A guy trained a machine to "watch" Blade Runner. Then things got seriously sci-fi.

Last week, Warner Bros. issued a DMCA takedown notice to the video streaming website Vimeo. The notice concerned a pretty standard list of illegally uploaded files from media properties Warner owns the copyright to — including episodes of <i>Friends</i> and <i>Pretty Little Liars</i>, as well as two uploads …

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23 Underrated Netflix Shows You Should Totally Be Watching

Prepare to get addicted.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Stream On Spotify

Spotify is essential for music lovers, but it’s got a lot more to offer than good tunes. You can stream audiobooks, radio dramas, language lessons, …

Literature

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants

'Hystopia' Imagines an America Where JFK Lived and the Vietnam War Never Ended

Jonathan Lethem spoke with the brilliant short story writer David Means about his outlandish first novel, alternate reality, war, and trauma.<p>Katherine Anne Porter published her first collection of short stories in 1930, and her first novel wasn't published until 1965, 35 years later. David Means, …

Books

Periodic Table of Dumbbell Exercises

Dumbbells are a fantastic choice for any home gym. They are perfect for building strength and muscle, but are also excellent for cardio exercise and …

16 Vines Only People Who Smoke Will Understand

Do you even kush, dude?

I Drilled a Hole in My Own Skull to Stay High Forever

John Doran speaks to Joe Mellen about the importance of expanding your consciousness.<p>"This is the story of how I came to drill a hole in my head to get permanently high."<p>As far as opening lines to memoirs go, they don't come much more compelling than the first sentence in Joe Mellen's 1970 book,</i> …

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This 3D-printed automatic gun is semi-automatic, untraceable, and totally legal

In the case of a YouTube user known simply as Derwood, he'd prefer spending his weekend 3D printing a working semi-automatic weapon; within the boundaries of the law, of course.<p>Shown off via a YouTube video published late last month, Derwood's creation is self-described as a "mostly" 3D-printed …

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The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

How to Unlock Netflix’s Hidden Categories

Ever get frustrated with the limited options that Netflix offers you when you log onto the home page? There are thousands upon thousands of TV shows …

Horror

Six-Pack Superset Workouts | Men's Health

Competitive supersets work similar muscle groups or utilize similar movement patterns.<p>For example, you could pair a squat with a lunge. These movements both work your lower body. Since your legs are pre-fatigued from the squats, the lunges will feel so much more challenging than they normally …

Apple's 25 Best iPhone Apps of the Year

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This Photo Tour Of The USAF's "Grim Reapers" F-15 Squadron Will Give You Shivers

Master photographer Rich Cooper recently embedded with the 493rd Fighter Squadron “Grim Reapers” based at RAF Lakenheath in England to capture …

Military

DIY Action Figure Lamp

So this next DIY idea will blow every comic book fan’s mind away. It a super cool action figure lamp, that you can make at home for yourself or as a …

Action Hero

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Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

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16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Nintendo Console Guts Inside a NES Cartridge is as Meta as Gaming Gets

The work of a true Nintendo superfan, or the mad pursuit of someone taking a little too keenly to the Mushroom Kingdom's fungal foodstuffs when …

Get a Load of the U.S. Army’s New Pop-Up Base Defenses

In video games such as the <i>Command & Conquer</i> and <i>StarCraft</i> series, players defend their bases by quickly building defenses seemingly out of nowhere. …

Military

How to Grow 10 Foot Tall Tomato Plants In Straw Bales

Growing tomatoes can be so much fun and not to mention the amazing taste of home grown products. If you want to go pro with growing tomatoes, you …

8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

25 quotes from Bill Gates that take you inside the mind of the world's richest man

The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, which he and his wife set up in 1997, gives away nearly $4 billion a year.<p>The Financial Times wrote that "through the stroke of pen on cheque book, Gates probably now has the power to affect the lives and well-being of a larger number of his fellow humans than …

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