John Weishaar

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A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

Master Sommelier Diploma, Stift Klosterneuburg, Austria, August 2018

21<p>Aug<p>By Ronan Sayburn<br>• No Comments<p>We had 17 candidates, who have previously passed the Practical Exam, sitting for either their Theory or Tasting Exam …

Wine

The California Wineries Where You Should Be Drinking Rosé This Summer - The Press

There’s a lot of rosé out there. Here’s how to find the good ones.<p>No category of wine has experienced such a dramatic shift in popularity as rosé in …

Wine

Wannabe Wine Connoisseurs Can Now Buy Instant Cellars for $5,000

Dreaming of being a wine collector with a killer cellar but don’t know how to turn your fantasy into reality? I understand. The whole prospect of …

Wine

11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Gardening

Volunteer Tourism Opportunities on Maui

Voluntourism is a portmanteau that is heard more often these days at local resorts across the world. The main premise is straightforward: volunteer …

Paddleboarding

Ricketts and Vedder bring the World Series trophy on stage

Tom Ricketts brings the World Series trophy on stage during Pearl Jam concert<p>NBC Sports Chicago<p>During Saturday night's Pearl Jam concert at Wrigley …

Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges

Of all the places to discover a lost city, this pleasing little community seems an unlikely candidate.<p>There are no vine-covered temples or impenetrable jungles here — just an old-fashioned downtown, a drug store that serves up root beer floats and rambling houses along shady brick lanes.<p>Yet there’s …

Archaeology

If superpowers were real: Flight - Joy Lin

Bribes, Backdoor Deals, and Pay to Play: How Bad Rosé Took Over

A sommelier opens up about the shady business practices that are behind the rise of watery, terrible rosé.<p>Here’s a snippet of an email I got last week:<p>FROM: Wine account salesperson<p>TO: Victoria James, Cote Korean Steakhouse<p>Subject: Opportunity?<p><i>...I wanted to see if you were around next week to try</i> …

Wine

Sommelier-Approved Solutions to 7 Issues Every Serious Wine Drinker Has Faced

Ever needed to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew or chill a bottle quickly? Here's what you need to know.<p>"I have always brought my work home …

Particles

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

This Might Be the Ultimate Man Cave

The idea of a "man cave" is often a gross one: neon beer signs, a raggedy old Foosball table, an outdated television and, of course, a Lay-Z-Boy …

Man Caves

The Best French Cookbooks, According to French-Trained Chefs

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

France

White Pinot Noir Is Rare, Refreshing, and Quietly Trending

2 minute Read<p>An uncommon style of French wine is in the midst of an international renaissance. Cooly refreshing white Pinot Noir is made from red …

Wine & Spirits

Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

"This recipe was handed down to me by a Korean friend. So full of flavor! I wanted to share it with you all. I did tweak it a little to add more …

Recipes

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

A Life in Oak: Observing The Fall of Japanese Whisky

Beyond master distillers and brand ambassadors, many figures instrumental to the whisky industry rarely see their stories told. Yet, the stories are there and each one helps shed light on each category’s success. This particular tale delves into Japanese whisky and Japan’s traditional spirit, …

Whiskey

Choose These Mutual Funds If They Are Available In Your 401(k) Plan

One of the most important financial decisions you are ever going to make is how to invest your 401(k). However, the information you are provided to make this decision is written more to meet regulatory requirements than anything else. Here is how can you find the best mutual funds from your plan’s …

Investing

9 Struggles Of Drinking Wine, Because It's Not Always So Rosé

What is life without a little bit of wine? If you're 21 or over, then you may have sipped a few different flavors by now and understand the beauty of …

Wine

15 Slow Cooker Meal Prep Ideas You'll Want to Master ASAP

A slow cooker is an essential item every cook needs in their kitchen, especially those with busy schedules and a lot of mouths to feed. They can be timed to cook your food throughout the day (or at night while you snooze), helping you whip something up with minimal effort. And since meal prepping …

Recipe: Light & Fresh Slow Cooker Corn Chowder — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have a keen eye for slow cooker meals that satisfy in every season, and for summer, corn chowder is my go-to. You'll find me cozied up on the couch …

Slow Cookers

The Best Electric Shavers: Ditch the Razor and the Razor Burn

Prone to breakouts and bumps when you shave with a blade? GQ’s Best Stuff gathered all the best electric shavers, tested 'em out, and found the ones that shave as close as a razor, minus the agony.<p>You don’t have to love shaving. You don't have to savor every step in your shaving regimen. (Maybe …

When Should You Decant Wine?

There's no doubt decanting offers a visual flourish to serving wine. But did you know decanters can sometimes do more harm than good? We take a deep …

Carbon Dioxide

Signorello Estate opens new tasting room after fire

Signorello Estate plans to open a temporary tasting room to continue to welcome tourists, while major rebuilding plans get underway after its winery …

Wine

35 Super-Easy Slow Cooker Soups for When Life Gets Busy

Warm up with these delicious recipes that require no heavy lifting.<p>These hearty, hands-off soup recipes—all prepared in your trusty slow cooker—are …

30 Rosés to Drink This Summer No Matter Your Budget

It’s time to think pink again. Here are 30 mouthwatering bottles to help beat the heat.<p>These 30 rosés from around the world are crisp, mouthwatering …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

Italy's Rosé Revolutionaries Are Reclaiming Local Grapes With (Gasp!) French Techniques

4 minute Read<p>Rosé is arguably the wine industry’s biggest success story of the 21st century. Winemakers worldwide are producing more pink juice than …