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Beginner’s Guide To Whiskey: History, How To Drink It, vs Scotch, vs Bourbon, And More

Ron Burgundy once said, “I love scotch, scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly. Mmmmm mmmmm mmmmm.” Isn’t that how we all feel? Some say that scotch is the eighth wonder of the world. Okay, maybe we’re exaggerating, but it sure is a delectable beverage. We’ve created a whole section on our site dedicated to whiskey. From bourbon of the month clubs to detailed guides and videos on how various forms of whiskey are made, we bring you closer to the fun and exciting world of this ancient craft.

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10 Fun And Interesting Facts About The Great Wall Of China

The Great Wall of China is one of those feats of human vision, power, and technology that we find utterly amazing. It is a cultural icon that spans centuries of religious, political, and social belief systems. Like the great Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal of India, and Barabadour of Indonesia, the Great Wall of China inspires both curiosity and awe of ancient man…

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How To Cut A Cigar: Different Cuts, Types Of Cutters, Without A Cutter, & More

For cigar smokers, there are a few things more important than the cut. This is what allows you to smoke the cigar and enjoy all of its flavors. There are a variety of ways to cut a cigar, and each has its own benefits and drawbacks. We will discuss the different methods for cutting a cigar, as well as the devices that make it possible. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced smoker.

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How To Smoke A Cigar The Proper Way

There’s something alluring about cigars. They pack a certain mystique and conjure up romantic images of charming Havana streets, celebratory achievements, or even hazy basement poker games. People have been enjoying stogies for hundreds of years and while other smokables go in and out of fashion, the classic cigar has stood the test of time.

But for the uninitiated, entering this world for the first time can be a little intimidating. While many might know how to smoke a cigarette or a joint, puffing on a plump, aromatic stogie is a whole different ballgame. It’s understandable that newbies want to learn how to properly smoke a cigar, and that’s what we’re here for. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know to get you started in the fascinating world of cigars.

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Why Are Cuban Cigars Illegal In The U.S.?

Smoking tobacco has long been part of Cuba’s history, with the tradition dating back to before Christopher Columbus arrived in the area!

Today, that tradition has evolved into Cuban cigars, which are famous the world over. The problem is, if you’re into smoking Cuban cigars and live in the US, you know that Cuban cigars are illegal.

So, why are Cuban cigars illegal? Good question! Let’s take a look at what to know about Cuban cigars and their legalities in the US.

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Can A DNA Test Be Wrong? What The Science Says

Oh look, honey, he has your eyes! This may come as a welcome surprise or as one you weren’t expecting, depending on the circumstances. In fact, 1 in 3 fathers who suspect that a child is not theirs are right – says the science anyways.Whether you are looking into paternity, ancestry, or trying to solve a crime, DNA tests are everywhere these days. But, can a DNA test be wrong? Can we place our confidence and future in the accuracy of today’s DNA tests? These are important questions and we invite you to read on to find the answers.

Types Of DNA Testing: Genealogy (Ancestry), Paternity, Health, Pets, & More

So you’ve heard it’s all the rage – DNA testing. Is your great great grandmother someone super famous? Does it turn out you actually have twice as many second cousins as you thought? And if you do decide to take the plunge and discover all your long lost relatives, how can you be sure your data is being protected and won’t be misused down the road? We address all this and more as we discuss the different types of DNA tests and what they are used for.

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How To String a Tennis Racket

Play lots of tennis and want to save some money? You’d be surprised at how easy it is to string a racket once you’ve learned how to do so. If you’re a somewhat regular tennis player (ie. a couple times a month or more), it will be worth the investment for you to look into getting a stringing machine that will help you string your own rackets…

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