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Heaven and Hell Revised: Updates From the World of Spirit

Stafford Betty | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion
Stafford Betty

It would be disingenuous of me to claim that I know for certain what happens when we die and what follows. Mediumistic communication is a slippery subject, and I am aware of its potential pitfalls. But I am also widely read in the area, and what I've tried to show here is the remarkable richness of the best of spirit literature.

These Are The 10 Best Booze Ads Of All Time: Print Edition

Liquor.com | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

We like to think we have very specific booze-buying standards. But we're also suckers for a good advertisement.

You've Never Tasted Anything Like Baijiu

Food & Wine | Posted 06.17.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

By Justine Sterling for Food & Wine Feitian Moutai Baijiiu What It Is: Though you've almost certainly never had it, baijiu (pronounced bye-joe) is...

This Is What Happens When You Grow Up In A Haunted House

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.13.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I have one foot firmly enough on ground to know it sounds crazy -- but only one foot. The other half of me believes. I think houses have spirits.

The Perfect Father's Day Present May Well Be Bottle-Shaped

AskMen.com | Posted 06.03.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Father's Day is the toughest gift-giving day of the year, after Give-Your-Girlfriend-Jewelry-She-Won't-Hate Day. Dad is set in his ways, he's already got all the Bluetooth-enabled gear he's ever going to fumble through, and sending flowers is something you should do but never will.

English Gin's Enduring Presence

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.03.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Gin wasn't invented by the Brits, but it certainly was popularized there. And as that popularity has surged in recent years, craft distilleries and production has boomed across the world. But what about the original?

Taste Test: A Quest For The Best Rum & Coke

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.20.2014 | Taste

Give this drink another chance.

This New Company Makes Homemade Cocktails Easier, And Better, Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.06.2014 | Taste

Making cocktails at home just got a whole lot easier.

The Beauty And The Brains Behind Casa Dragones Tequila

Gastronomista | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Gastronomista

Tequila has grown up, and you, have grown up too.

15 Booze Terms Everyone Should Be Able To Use When Ordering

AskMen.com | Posted 06.28.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Whether you're a boozehound or a newb, these are the words you should know to sound savvy when you're mixing or ordering drinks.

This Is What Ghost Photography Looked Like In The Early 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts

The art of spiritual photography dates back to the 19th century when William H. Mumler made a name for himself as a photographer-turned-medium alleged...

12 Cocktails To Drink Before You Die

Liquor.com | Posted 04.03.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Set those biases aside and start working through this cocktail checklist.

Boston Law School Sells Out to Big Alcohol Front Group

Michele Simon | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Michele Simon

Co-authored by Jason Blanchette Overconsumption of alcohol remains the fourth largest cause of preventable death in the United States, c...

5 Headaches Only Whiskey Drinkers Understand

Liquor.com | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

We've collected the most common -- and infuriating -- situations whiskey-lovers run into.

QUIZ: Do You Know Where Your Favorite Booze Comes From?

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

From tequila to bourbon, find out where your favorite booze originated.

8 Irish Whiskey Drinks For St. Patrick's Day

Liquor.com | Posted 05.12.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

The typically smooth and incredibly drinkable whiskey is one of the most popular spirits on planet Earth right now.

9 Mind-Blowing Liquor Myths Debunked

Liquor.com | Posted 05.12.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

We've been able to get to the bottom of nine common spirits myths and what we've found is, to be honest, quite mind-blowing.

Whiskies For St. Paddy's Day

John Mariani | Posted 05.11.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

St. Patrick's Day should not be an excuse to knock back an "Oyrish" whiskey or as an additive to hot coffee.

I See Dead People

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

The sea was rough that morning. As the ship was being tossed from side to side, the sound of the waves could be heard slapping against the ship's hu...

An Imbiber's Holiday Gift Guide

Imbibe | Posted 02.17.2014 | Taste
Imbibe

Check the imbibers off your list with these few favorite picks from our editors.

Top 10 Spirits Money Can Buy

GAYOT.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
GAYOT.com

If money were no object, what would you drink?

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Hostess

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it seems like everyone has made plans to visit family, friends and other loved ones for this quintessen...

So a Priest Attends a Seance...

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

Intrigued by the quirk factor, by the mystical quality of the place, I decided to go with a friend to a séance that was part of the festival, and before I go any further, I probably should say this: I didn't go with high hopes. I didn't really think a medium could communicate with the spirit world.

A Nostalgic America, Haunted By Ghosts

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Andrew Lam

The war in Afghanistan seems never-ending, even as we talk of retreat and withdrawal. Our drones remain in the sky and the "collateral damages" continue to pile up, suggesting ablution will not happen there, either.

Jägermeister Spice Actually Isn't A Hideous Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.08.2013 | Taste

But it's still probably not our first choice.