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Feeling Stressed? The Scent of Chocolate Calms the Brain

Feeling Stressed? The Scent of Chocolate Calms the Brain

Perhaps you feel excited when you think about chocolate. Perhaps you feel really excited. No matter how you feel, though, your brain calms down with every whiff of chocolate. British psychologist Neil Martin from Middlesex University in Enfield found this dichotomy of feels and thoughts in 1996. He sat 60 people down in a “low-odour room,” […]

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7 Photos That Will Give You Serious Renovation Goals

7 Photos That Will Give You Serious Renovation Goals

Some days just call for happy hour at home, especially if you have a chic home bar to leisurely sip at in style. Most homes (and nearly all apartments!) don’t come fully equipped with an already existing bar station, but we scoured the internet for seven inspirational at-home bar ideas. Outdoor Tiki Bar This beach-inspired bar […]

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Napoleon & Moët: A Secret History

Napoleon & Moët: A Secret History

When you think of Napoleon, pink Champagne is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind. But in addition to exposing the complex all short men struggle with and pushing his way to victory in the Battle of Austerlitz, Napoleon had a very close connection to the Moët & Chandon Champagne dynasty.

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What You Need to Know About the White Wine Set to Own The Summer

What You Need to Know About the White Wine Set to Own The Summer

Everybody has their go-to glass of white wine. Common names are Burgundy, Pinot Grigio, or California Chardonnay. But these days more often than not, it’s Sancerre. Crisp and refreshing, this Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley is easy to pronounce but still makes you sound sophisticated saying it. Plus, it’s that special combination of world-class wine […]

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The 9 Best Cocktail Bars in Edinburgh, Scotland

The 9 Best Cocktail Bars in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, is a city balanced on the precipice of tradition and modernity whether you’re talking about the city’s culture, its architecture, or its bars. For the latter, modernity means a shift away from beer bars and pubs and toward a cocktail revolution. VinePair spent five days in the city with the people and bartenders who […]

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