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April 24, 2015 6:51 PM 6 No-Age-Statement Scotches Worth Losing Track of Time Over

You don’t have to choose your Scotch by the numbers. Increasingly, distillers are dispensing with age statements and focusing on the many other factors that make their spirits sing IN SCOTCH AISLES across the country, a reformation is quietly under way. Among the stolid contingent of age-emblazoned single-malts—the Glenlivet 12, the Macallan 15, Talisker 130 20

April 24, 2015 4:43 PM Review: Toni Morrison’s ‘God Help the Child’

In her 1970 fiction debut The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison gave us Pecola, young, black and pregnant who, judging herself by the standard of white beauty, finds herself not just lacking but ugly. Now 45 years later, the Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel laureate presents Bride, whose midnight black skin is her source of power and glamour. Bride is an entrepreneur 48

April 24, 2015 4:33 AM Acer outs new Iconia tablets, Chromebook with 15.6-inch display

Taiwanese hardware giant Acer just launched a slew of new products from smartphones to tablets to gaming displays to notebooks running Windows and Chrome OS. This was only after the launch of the first Chrome-powered All-in-One computer a couple of weeks ago. In a special event held in New York City, the company showcased several devices that will probably 73

April 23, 2015 10:57 PM 9 pinot grigios under $25 that won’t disappoint

True story: I was treating my wife’s 20-something nieces to dinner one night in an expensive restaurant, where the wine list started at $30 and went up like a rocket. The young women were up to drinking some wine in the happy family setting, and I could see they knew little about it and were not going to pay much attention to what they drank. In my cleverness 120

April 23, 2015 11:00 AM New Coke: The Surprising Fact About the Legendary Business Fail

It was, TIME declared, “like putting a miniskirt on the refurbished Statue of Liberty.” Thirty years ago, on April 23, 1985, Coca-Cola announced that the company would take an unprecedented step in the ongoing cola wars: changing their formula. The secret formula for the classic soft drink would be locked away in a vault, forever, replaced that May with a sweeter 92

April 23, 2015 12:01 AM The Bone Tree Is Part Two of a Sweeping Southern Saga

When an author announces he is writing a trilogy of books just so it can contain his full story, one's first thought is it had better be a good tale to stretch over that length. Ken Follett pulled it off with his last set of novels, and Greg Iles got off to a good start with his novel Natchez Burning. Now he has come forth with the second novel, The Bone Tree, and it matches 25

April 22, 2015 1:11 PM Caring For Creation: 11 Nature Prayers For Earth Day

Caring for creation is something that all the residents of this beautiful, diverse, and breathtaking planet have a stake in. Earth Day, which falls on April 22, is the perfect opportunity to pay respect to the sacred bond between nature and humanity. Many faith traditions emphasize the importance of being stewards for the planet and honoring its life-sustaining 60

April 22, 2015 12:07 PM Morrison's 'God Help the Child' excavates characters' self-image with a touch of magical realism

In 1970 Toni Morrison detonated a beautiful atom bomb of a debut novel called"The Bluest Eye." In telling the story of Pecola Breedlove, a little Ohio girl taught to hate her black skin, Morrison laid bare society's poisonous obsession with racial appearance. She also introduced a theme that would run throughout her body of work, including her latest 48

April 22, 2015 11:03 AM Toni Morrison's New Novel Is Best Read With Her Backlist In Mind

When we talk about Toni Morrison, we are also talking about what it means to thrive in the midst of well-manicured and eloquent hostility. With God Help The Child, Morrison — America's only living Nobel Prize-winning novelist — has offered us not only her 11th novel, but an opportunity to meditate on the tension between the idea of the artist and the reality 55

April 21, 2015 9:15 PM Cool Baby's 'Thumbs-Up' Photo Will Assure You That It's All Good

Every parent knows this letter. Fears it! It's the H. Some may say it stands for "horrible" but don't listen to them, they're just whitewashing it. It stands for Hell. And it's the kind of night you're both going to have. This was one of the first "baby in bed" sleep positions we noted down before we even launched HowToBeADad.com. When we were initially 30