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Can a sun salutation a day keep night sweats at bay?

(Reuters Health) - Menopausal women who practice yoga may experience more relief from symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes than their peers who don’t do this type of exercise, a review of existing research suggests.<p>The study team examined data on 1,306 women in 13 different clinical trials …

The wine tasting that shocked the world — and forever changed what we drink

Forty years ago, a publicity stunt for a small wine school in Paris changed the world of wine forever. The scene would look unremarkable today: Nine wine professionals swirling, sniffing, sipping, spitting and scoring their way through 20 wines in a “blind tasting,” meaning the wines were not …

Wine

NC Wine Club - RayLen Vineyards & Winery

Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury

Why the hype about Virginia wine?

Virginia isn’t necessarily on every wine lover’s radar. But maybe it should be.<p>The East Coast upstart is now the nation’s fifth largest wine producer (only California, Washington, New York and Oregon make more) and fifth in the number of wineries (275 and counting).<p>“The best Virginia wines are …

The Best Virginia Wines and Their Classic-Region Counterparts

Sommelier Erin Barbour Scala of Charlottesville's Fleurie and Petit Pois Restaurants shares six side-by-side pairings that prove Virginia makes …

9 Shopping Secrets for Saving Money at Lowe's

Don't remodel your bathroom (or even buy a gallon of paint) without these tricks up your sleeve.<p>]If you're skilled enough to tackle your own home improvement project, you're already poised to save some dough on your next project (contractors gotta eat, after all). But even if you're just shopping …

5 Yoga Poses to Digest and Detox After Thanksgiving

Do you feel full? Bloated? Are you irritable from overeating all the delicious foods of Thanksgiving? The typical American consumes 4,500 calories for Thanksgiving. Now that is a collective stuffing! Yoga can be an effective way to help you digest and detox after over-indulging. Even a few minutes …

I used to work in finance, and here's why I think your 401(k) is a scam

I write something and instead of responding with a well-reasoned argument, they write things like "James Altucher is a wacko" or "James Altucher is a scumbag."<p>I've written for or appeared on the Wall St Journal, the Financial Times, CNBC, Fox Business, ABC, and many other finance sites. I've run …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Reality TV

Vineyards For Sale - Wineries For Sale - - Wine Country Homes For Sale - Wine Real Estate

Item details add to favorites<p>Property is:<p>For Sale<p>Property Size:<p>73.77 Acres<p>Property Description<p>Shovel ready to be the next great FREDERICKSBURG Winery …

Wine

"Geeks & Geezers" with Warren Bennis

The Top Five Charlotte Wineries - Ruby

When it comes to fine wines, travellers tend to head west to California’s coast or the hills of Washington State. But the Southeast U.S. has a …

Hire Slow, Fire Fast

A lot of start-ups hire fast and fire slow. A bias for speed combined with the pressure for high growth drives many leaders to be quick to hire (“We need to fill this role <i>now</i>!”) but slow to remove underperforming employees because they’re busy and would rather put off the awkward, hard …

California Supreme Court Rejects Obama Administration Theory On Franchise Employees

The California Supreme Court has rejected the idea, promoted by the Obama administration, that franchise companies are the “employers” of workers who are actually hired, fired and managed by independent store owners.<p>The state’s highest court reversed an appeals-court decision saying Domino's Pizza …

Gardens: grapevines

Five years ago I planted a grapevine. I had room in my garden for just one, scrambling up and over a pergola. So this grapevine had to look good, provide shade, have gorgeous autumn colour, but above all to produce delicious fruit. I settled on 'Boskoop Glory', said to produce good crops of dessert …

Diageo to cut costs by £200m as China growth slows

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1048000/1048461_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524719400_59a25f72be4b3cd5cb9241831c468b12<p><b>Diageo - the world's biggest spirits producer - has seen sales growth curbed by slowing demand in China and other emerging markets.</b><p>The drinks …

Building a High-Trust Culture #1: It Starts with Integrity

Over forty years in business, I've been involved with more than 100 companies, done thousands of deals, and worked alongside countless leaders and …

Leadership

Ask a Sommelier: The Best Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

Sure, there are terrible cheesy gifts out there for golfers and gardeners and barbecue fanatics, but it seems like wine lovers get the worst of the bunch. How many guitar-shaped wine racks does one person need? How many ties that say 'NAPA ROCKS' will one sommelier wear? None. The answer is …

Camera Angles for Wildlife Photography

An illustrated example of how to use camera angle for wildlife photography by wildlife photographer Paul Burwell on Digital Photography School

12 Pointers That Will Help Your DSLR Live Longer

It’s that time of year again. Can you feel it? Camera companies have launched shiny new, “must-have” trinkets. Your GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) …

The Intimate Landscape - 5 Tips for Better Landscape Photography

A Tax Break for Grad School

You might be able to offset the cost of going back to school with the Lifetime Learning Credit.<p><i>I graduated from college a few years ago, but I signed</i> …

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Fall arrived in Sonoma County on Monday, or at least it felt like it, finally. It was something in the air, that hard-to-define mix of fleeting …

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As seen on The Grommet: Building a retail experience for the online era

If the success of hardware companies launching their wares on Kickstarter and Indiegogo has taught us anything, it’s that people are willing to shell …

8 Things Really Successful People Do

Real success takes discipline and methodology. Here are eight things the most successful people are meticulous about getting right.<p>Most people claim to want success. But not everyone is willing to do the hard work and the smart work to get there. Often opportunities present themselves and because …

Self-improvement

Toss the shop salads and grow your own

Want to grow delicious salad leaves? Expert tips that will send you straight past the supermarket mixed bags.<p>Strawberries are in high season, Wimbledon is coming to a close, and <b>Hampton Court Palace Flower Show</b> is almost upon us: it must be summer. It means that ice cream counts as one of your five …