The Pour: The Big Reverb of Australia’s Lo-Fi Wine Movement

BASKET RANGE, Australia — By day, Alex Schulkin studies arcane topics in wine chemistry, like protein haze formation, for the Australian Wine Research Institute, which is supported by mainstream grape growers and wine producers. When he leaves work, Mr. Schulkin heads to an unprepossessing warehouse outside this small town in the Adelaide Hills. There, he…

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Readers Respond: Real Wedding Crasher Tales

Inspired by Judy Abel’s article about wedding crashers, we asked readers to share their own experience with uninvited guests. Here is a selection of their stories. Image A crasher parties the night away with wedding guests.CreditKenny Pang 1. Taking the Dance Floor by Force Our wedding had over 300 people in attendance. When we got…

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Sea’s New Arrivals Are Personally Attacking My Bank Account

I was doing a really great job at fending off the spring shoppies until I hit up Shopbop’s website and got a look at what they were selling from one of my favorite brands, Sea. Now I’m in deep shit. My bank account is not going to be happy because I want things. Like, all…

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They Thought It Was Their Uber. But the Driver Was a Predator.

The black sedan glided up to the Las Vegas hotel where Elizabeth Suarez was waiting to take an Uber home after a night of gambling. She recalled asking the driver: Are you waiting for Liz? Yeah, he responded. Get in. She had done it countless times. But that night in July 2018, as the man…

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Eat Your Veggies: Study Finds Poor Diets Linked to One in Five Deaths

Mom is right when she says to eat your peas. In one of the largest surveys of data on global dietary habits and longevity, researchers found that consuming vegetables, fruit, fish and whole grains was strongly associated with a longer life — and that people who skimped on such healthy foods were more likely to…

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Kosher Dietary Rules to Remember

Kosher meals are under Jewish law. People who follow this faith can only eat foods prepared following the guidelines. Kosher means suitable or pure. Jewish people consider these foods as fit for consumption. These rules might seem harsh and challenging to follow, but they do not in any way adversely affect the quality of the…

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Doctors: When Opposites Attract, for Life

I had been seeing my patient for 12 years. He and his wife frequently marveled over how much time had passed since we first met, as if celebrating his perseverance in standing down a terrible disease and the enduring friendship that ensued. He had myelofibrosis, a cancer of the bone marrow that was particularly unforgiving.…

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Medical News Today: How use of digital devices may influence obesity risk

Recent evidence suggests that people who multitask by switching frequently between digital devices may be more at risk of developing unhealthful eating habits and obesity. Media multitasking may impact obesity risk and eating habits. The more gadgets that become available to us, the more we may feel tempted to explore these new technologies, but their…

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