The State of Social Media 2011: Social is the new normal Brian Solis inShare889 Part 6 in a series introducing my new book, The End of Business as Usual…this is not content from the book, this series serves as its prequel. The state of social media is no insignificant affair. Nor is it a conversation relegated to a niche contingent of experts and gurus. Social media is pervasive and it is transforming how people find and share information and how they connect and collaborate with one another. I say that as if I’m removed from the media and cultural (r)evolution that is digital socioeconomics.
Everything You Need to Know to Order Wine on a Date in One Chart Selecting the perfect wine pairing can be intimidating, especially if your sub-conscience is already going crazy trying to woo the first person to agree to go on a date with you in months. The experts at Seattle’s Wine Folly are here to not only relieve your ordering stress, but also earn you some bonus points with basic wine knowledge. The brand new wine guide breaks down the flavors in sparkling, white, red, and dessert wines. After you select the perfect bottle, the guide will also help your break out some education talking points like decoding the bottle’s label. interior design blog I love to talk as much as the next blogger and likely even more than some, but on rare occasions I feel that shutting up would be a really good idea. So when I came across these little pieces of kitchen porn, and I’m sorry but there really is no other way to describe them, I stopped talking, writing and to an unhealthy extent even breathing. Stunning, sculptural works of art that happen to also serve for food preparation are created by design duo Miles Hartwell and Matt Withington the raw talent behind Splinter Works, their studio just outside of London. The piece shown above is called “Tipping point” but wait, there’s more. You still breathing? The highly reflective mirror-polished stainless steel paired with the warmth of walnut cabinetry and reclaimed teak counter inserts is a dichotomy in that it is massively imposing in size and shape, yet oddly weightless due to the use of reflective surfaces.
How The World Spends Its Time Online - Have you ever wondered how people across the world spend their time online? Global research firm Nielsen periodically releases data from its studies of consumer behavior online. Here are the 2010 findings regarding social networking, branding and world net usage. Total Time Online The average person spends more than 60 hours a month online. How to Pair Food and Beer F or centuries, if you asked a restaurant server in any mid-range to upscale American eatery what drink to pair with a certain dish, he'd bring over the sommelier and a wine bottle negotiation would ensue. But in the last five years, there's been a paradigm shift: Beer has made it onto the menu as more than an afterthought. Beverage directors, chefs, and even wine lovers have learned that beer has an amazing capacity to pair with all kinds of foods. As a result, beer sommeliers have popped up in cities across the country, especially Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Portland, Oregon. Beer-and-food tasting events have multiplied exponentially—the monthly lists at beerfestivals.org are enormous.
Odd Maps THERE’S SO MUCH MORE to the world than we can usually glean from a map of a place. Sure, you’ve got the political and topographical maps we’re all familiar with, and from those we can see the boundaries we’ve created and those that were naturally imposed…but what about burning questions like, “How does my country rate on the global attractiveness scale,” or “Where are all the redheads of the world hiding?” Thanks to the wealth of data floating around for free use on the internet, with these maps we visual learners can finally get a better sense of the global scheme of things, and perhaps find answers to several questions we never even thought of asking.
proper glasses for the proper wine Anyone who has been involved with wine, especially from the wine drinking or tasting point of view will know about Riedel wine glasses. Even the great Robert Parker of The Wine Advocate worships them - they must then be really, really great! You may be iterating that a glass is a glass; well, yes and no. Yes, wine can be consumed out of any sort of goblet, glass or tankard (for you beer drinkers), but note, I say consumed rather than tasted. And no, for it is the elegance and style that makes this beautifully designed glassware stand head and shoulders above their rivals. If you get the chance to drink your wine out of a Riedel wine glass, the overall tasting will become an experience to savour.
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How many words do I need to learn? How many words do I need to learn?Home > Guide > Vocabulary > How many words? One of the most common questions I get asked is 'How many words do I need to learn?'. The answer is of course to learn any many as you can, but I can be more precise. Cachaça Several brands of cachaça Cachaça (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaˈʃasɐ]) is a distilled spirit made from sugarcane juice. Also known as aguardente, pinga, caninha or other names, it is the most popular distilled alcoholic beverage in Brazil. Outside Brazil, cachaça is used almost exclusively as an ingredient in tropical drinks, with the caipirinha being the most famous cocktail.
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How to To Make Your Food Taste Awesome Posted by admin on Aug 19, 2012 in Food Preparation | 211 comments In case you are not skilled with the food recipes and preparation, listed bellow are some of the easy food tips to make your meals delicious easy way. No matter you prepare breakfast, dinner or just a snack, the easy food tips are here to make your food even more attractive and awesome. Idea by Janice Kamide