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10 Bourbon Cocktails Every Man Should Know How to Make

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Bourbon Whiskey

Low Calorie, Paleo Healthy St. Patrick's Day Recipes

With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, plenty of opportunities await to partake in celebratory dishes—but you don't have to resort to green beer...especially when there are fun (and more healthful!) twists like these you can take with food and cocktails. All of the drinks are about 200 …

Why Entrepreneurship Can Be Bad News for the Economy

In the United States, we tend to think of people starting up new businesses as a sign of a healthy economy. But sometimes, it's more a sign of trouble. Lately, it's definitely been the latter.<p>Ideas and Entrepreneurs on the Leading Edge.<p>Yesterday we showed how U.S. entrepreneurship has been …

Book Review: Neuroscience

<b>Neuroscience: A Historical Introduction</b><br>by Mitchell Glickstein<br>MIT Press, 2014 ($50)<p>Neuroscientists sometimes say, with a mix of awe and whimsy, that …

5 Ways Music Benefits Your Brain

Why is it that music can have such a strong effect on us? Music has been and still remains a huge part of culture around the world. Whether it’s the …

Jazz singer Gregory Porter: I sing about my son

The Grammy Award-winning artist on the best places to hang out in Brooklyn, New York and how he has been inspired by Jamie Oliver<p>When I have days off, I put as much into them as I can. On a perfect weekend <b>I’d choose to be at home in Brooklyn, New York City</b>, and on Friday evening I love going out …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014

Every entrepreneur should read these groundbreaking books on how to market yourself, your product, and your company.<p>My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, …

Marketing

These Were The Top 10 Most Popular Searches On Google In 2014

Each year, Google releases a list of the topics we’ve collectively searched for the most over the past 12 months. Each year, I try and see how many I can guess beforehand.<p>This year, I got about half. How many can you get? [Pro tip: remember, people generally search for depressing/scary stuff more …

A Travel Kit For Boozing On The Plane

On most domestic flights, the best drink you can get is a can of Mr. & Mrs. T tomato juice spiked with vodka, or maybe a mini bottle of Glenfiddich. But say you’re a connoisseur of mixology. Can’t you do better?<p>Yes, yes you can, thanks to the Carry On Cocktail Kit, a collaboration between the …

Ravi Coltrane to Perform “A Love Supreme” in San Francisco

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane will perform <i>A Love Supreme</i>, the groundbreaking work created by his late father John Coltrane in December 1964, at San …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Weight Loss

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Nate Silver
Shopping

Mostly Other People Do the Killing interview: ‘If we wanted to make people mad, that's easy’

There's nothing special about a Miles Davis tribute: Such events go down almost daily in jazz clubs around the globe. But covering the entirety of …

Flute

The Questions That Will Save Your Relationships

When I was a mama of three very tiny, very messy, very beautiful rug rats, we had DAYS THAT WENT ON FOR LIFETIMES. Craig left at 6:00 a.m. every morning and as I watched his showered, ironed self leave the house I felt incredibly blessed and thrilled to have so much time alone with my babies and …

Will This Vending Machine For Burritos Change The Business Of Fast Food?

If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox?<p>Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce. No hormones. No antibiotics. That may sound a lot like Chipotle. In reality, it’s a burrito cooked …

Need a laugh? New York’s Top 8 comedy clubs

I hated the sweaty Manhattan comedy club I visited a few years back. The dark, airless room was crammed with tipsy tourists and its annoying minimum drink policy made me quickly resentful. I don't even remember the comics, except one wisecracking, ferret-faced fella who relentlessly berated a …

Comedy

Five Steps To Master Big Data and Predictive Analytics in 2014

As recently as the past two years, one of the seminal issues regarding Big Data was storage, especially with respect to the exponential growth and size of unstructured data that did not fit into databases (<i>e.g.</i>, video feeds, PowerPoint presentations). Indeed petabytes and exabytes of data exist in …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>After all, the book’s principal argument is that continued exponential improvements in price and performance of …

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Faust/Marsalis: The art of learning

Arts education gives students skills to create, adapt and take risks in the future.<p>Anxiety abounds concerning the demands of our rapidly changing and ever more complicated world and about the ability of our educational system to respond. Yet the education we are fashioning for our children and …

The great Milt Jackson was born on this day in 1923! You can enjoy his music, plus new music from other vibraphonists like Lionel Hampton, Lem Winchester, Steve Nelson and Mike Mainieri on our Vibraphone Jazz channel - http://www.jazzradio.com/vibraphonejazz

Hot Whiskey Cocktails for Winter

It’s pretty cold out there. For most of the country, at least. And when it’s pretty cold out there, one is forced to do things like wear sweaters and …

American Whiskey

The Best Place to Sip Whiskey

Today in strange booze news: The flavors you taste in your whiskey change depending on your physical surroundings, says a recent study from the University of Oxford.<p>After sampling the same brand of whiskey in three different rooms—one green-hued, one red-hued, one cedar-paneled—the drinkers enjoyed …

Some Unusual Cocktail Bitters to Know About

<i>Author Alex Truman runs Rueverte.com, an online spirits and liqueurs retailer specializing in absinthes, bitters and digestifs.</i><p>As you may know, …

The Perfect Small Gift for a Whiskey-Drinking Man

Hint: Not whiskey stones. In fact, the polar opposite.<p><b>Some would argue</b> it's all about the whiskey. You prefer Makers. I prefer Bulleit. Especially their rye. You might say maraschino and orange. I might say hold the fruit. Do you take your manhattan up? I prefer mine down. And when it comes to …

Alcohol

10 Simple And Powerful Body Language Tips For 2014

Since writing “The Silent Language of Leaders” three years ago, and “The Nonverbal Advantage” a couple of years before that, I’ve spoken to over two hundred business, university, association, and government audiences — and, in the process of preparing to address these very savvy professionals, I’ve …