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  1. Scotch whisky was originally called uisge beatha, a Scottish Gaelic phrase meaning “water of life.”
  2. WHAT: The Kaleidoscope Ball benefits the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) of Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and honors Maureen and Bryan Stockton. The CDI pioneers...
  3. Welcome to the Taj Mahal of golf courses,” says Dave Alvarez, a PGA pro at the Madison Club, as he leads me to the practice tee. An assistant dressed in a crisp white long-sleeve shirt and green...
  4. When flying internationally, I like to arrive at the airport at least an hour earlier than required. It has nothing to do with the new measures of heightened security. Rather, the time I build into...
  5. Jessica McCormack’s Victorian townhouse looks like a tasteful private residence in London’s posh Mayfair district, but this address happens to be home to some of the most elegant and versatile...
  6. My car’s radio signal for Boston sports talk succumbs to static about an hour’s drive south of Bob Bahre’s historic estate in northern New England. A few seconds later, it’s replaced with the...
  7. Genetic mutations aren’t the only thing that can keep a protein called PTEN from doing its tumor-suppressing job. Johns Hopkins researchers have now discovered that four small chemical tags attached...
  8. In France it is known as Armagnac Castarède Hors d’Age. This 20-year-old XO is from a family-owned distillery in Gascony that dates from 1832. It is made by the founding family’s sixth generation,...
  9. With a 2,200-acre private ski area and a Tom Weiskopf golf course, the Yellowstone Club has been a standout among resort communities since its opening in 2000. Now the Big Sky, Mont., club has...
  10. Hudson Bay was the geographic heart of what has become, over four centuries, the world’s oldest continually operated corporation, the Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC). But for its discoverer, Henry Hudson, the...

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