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  1. 10 INSANE CASTLES YOU’LL REALLY WANT TO SPEND THE WEEKEND (OR ETERNITY) IN


    Renting out entire homes seems like a pretty standard way to do a vacation in 2015. But renting out an entire castle?

  2. IT’S OK FOR MEN TO DRINK WHITE WINE SPRITZERS. WELL, THIS ONE, AT LEAST


    Of all the disrespected, maligned cocktails I have discussed over the years, there is one that is so poorly regarded most people won’t even give it a second thought. Even one of my bartending heroes, Gary Regan, in his brilliant, 2003 masterpiece The Joy of Mixology, said about the drink, “I honestly can’t imagine a drink more boring than this.”

  3. THE SUMMER OF ‘85: A MOVIE SEASON FOR THE AGES


    The summers of your pre-adolescent years are generally very formative, influential, and memorable — especially if you’re a young movie geek. Between the age of 12 and 15, one starts to put away (some) childish things and (hopefully) starts to hone their skills in the departments of taste, discernment, and basic critical faculties.

  4. PALEO HUNTERS BRING HUNTING BACK TO ITS PRIMITIVE ROOT


    Alongside hunters armed with compound bows and scoped rifles, Steve Spencer—a machinist from Missouri—beats the brush with a weapon that dates back to the Middle Paleolithic era. The atlatl is a throwing weapon that uses leverage to fling seven-foot darts to over 100 meters.

  5. A WORD WITH THE BEAUTIFUL NOSHEEN PHOENIX


    In Playboy’s July/August 2015 double issue, we sit down with the gorgeous Nosheen Pheonix who will be in the upcoming HBO show The Brink, premiering Sunday June 21. And after watching this video, we can promise you’ll want to tune in.


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