Guide to Wine for Beginners


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The Basic Wine Guide infographic from Wine Folly is full of the helpful tips one needs when trying to understand wine etiquette. This infographic has tips about what glass each wine should be in, what the wine should be eaten with, some tasting tips, and other useful items.

Wine is more than just a drink; it’s a lifestyle, a survey into history, a gastronomic adventure, a study in farming and a way to explore different cultures. But with so many different angles to approach wine, how do you get started?

Fortunately, there are only a few basic techniques to learn as well as some common wine knowledge. With a little practice you will be over the hump of being a rudimentary wine ‘dabbler’ to becoming an upstanding wino, capable of ordering wine like a pro.

The wine for beginners infographic has the answers to your questions. Learn the different wine styles, wine glasses and tips on tasting like a wine connoisseur.

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Bank Shots: Which Professional Sport is Worth the Effort?


Most people are aware that athletes get paid pretty well. Take a look at the amount of money athletes make over the course of their careers and finally see which sport is king of bling.

Bank Shots professional athlete pay index infographic

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How to Grill Anything


Column Five created this guide to average cook times to take the guesswork out of grilling. The guide provides average times for a wide variety of beef, poultry, pork, and vegetable items you might plan on throwing on the grill this summer—all you’ll need is a watch and a meat thermometer.

How to grill anything summer grilling BBQ infographic

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7-Eleven Day: Free Slurpees


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To celebrate the company’s 87th anniversary, 7-Eleven is giving away free small (12 ounce) Slurpees from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11, which is 7-11. “Free Slurpee Day” began in 2002 and has happened each year on 7/11. THis year, they’re giving away more free snacks to anyone willing to download the store’s app.
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Fireworks from a different perspective


Fireworks drone view

 

A drone’s perspective on a fireworks show. Flying through a firework show with a DJI Phantom 2 and filming it with a GoPro Hero 3 silver. There are some close calls, but the quad was not damaged.

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25 Words That Don’t Mean What They Originally Did


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Did you know that 1000 years ago vegetarians ate meat? Well, don’t be nice and make sure you read this awful list because if you don’t you won’t understand anything in this introduction. These are 25 words that don’t mean what they originally did.

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25 Strangest Things Banned by Governments around the World


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From yellow clothing to time travel, these are the 25 strangest things banned by governments around the world.

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The CIA in Numbers


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What do exploding cigars and poisoned wet suits have to do with the CIA? Find out here!

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