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Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …


Here Are The Most Popular Alcoholic Drinks In Each State, According To People Who Live There

What are YOU drinking?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …


The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …


Words to live by

Freed slave’s response to former master’s plea for help back on the plantation. -1865

ikigai – ‘a reason to live’, find your purpose in life

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …


Motivational: The 4 Stages Of Learning – Keep practicing that skill or habit until it’s internalized.

Bitcoin is failing as a currency

It's been a good year for bitcoin investors but a terrible one for those who hoped that the cryptocurrency would become the de facto tender for the internet. Satoshi Nakamoto, its creator, may be dismayed at what has become of the project, intended as peer-to-peer electronic cash that didn't …

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This One Thing Will Make Your Editing Better

Today Sven Pape is talking about how you can focus your editing skills on the single most important thing: Always tell a story.

Three mistakes all beginner portrait photographers make, and how to fix them

We all make mistakes in the process of learning. But some mistakes are more common than the others, and there’s probably no photographer who hasn’t …

How To Edit like Sean Archer

People are crazy about Irene Rudnyk´s last video tutorial about how to shoot like one of the most famous photographers in 500px , Sean Archer. Now, …

Photography Equipment for Beginners | Choosing the Best Travel Camera

<b>Being a photographer and running a website on photography and photography equipment, I come across a lot of camera gear. I also travel a lot, both</b> …

Rogue Distillers Are Now Making 10-Year-Old Whisky In Weeks

The fast food phenomena appears to have finally caught up with the world of whisky. Could this be the end of the old ways of whisky? In the past …


Photographer Exposes The ‘Truth’ Behind Professional Portraits, And It May Surprise You

We've all seen it when flipping through Instagram; those perfect, cinematic portraits of pregnant women in enchanted forests, happy couples lounging …


Google's Pixel Buds translation will change the world

Google's Pixel 2 event in San Francisco on Wednesday had a lot of stuff to show off and most of it was more of the same: the next iteration of the flagship smartphone, new Home speakers and various ways of entwining them more deeply into your smart home, a new laptop that's basically a Yoga running …


Firemen form a human shield to protect voters from riot police in Catalunya.

The glass

Each bottle is the same whiskey matured in the cask for one year more than the last

How to Become a Better Photographer Without Taking Pictures

Yes, we agree - taking pictures is the quickest way to get to know your camera and put all the new techniques that you have read about into practice. …

Landscape Photography

Anon steals a cat

Piero Manzoni – The Artist Who Became Famous for Selling His Own Poop

Ask anyone if they would pay anything to own another’s person’s poop, and they will most likely say “hell, no”. But everything changes when the said …


How Discarded Orange Peels Brought a Costa Rica Forest Back to Life

20 years ago, a couple of ecologists fighting for the conservation of Costa Rica’s tropical ecosystems convinced a large orange juice producer to …

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Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space

An initiative set up to find signs of intelligent life in the universe has detected a series of mysterious radio signals from a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away.<p>Scientists with Breakthrough Listen say they’ve found 15 fast radio bursts, or FRBs, from a deep space “repeater” called FRB 121102.<p>…


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