Here’s what the terms DOC and DOCG mean on your prosecco bottle — and how to spot a fake

Here’s what the terms DOC and DOCG mean on your prosecco bottle — and how to spot a fake

Contrary to what you might think, prosecco experts don’t recommend you use a regular champagne flute.Shutterstock/Maurese It’s summertime and the fizz should be well and truly flowing. While crémant and English sparkling wine are steadily gaining popularity among those who don’t have the spare cash to invest in champers, our old friend prosecco is still…

Here’s how to taste gin like a pro, according to a ‚nosing panel’

Here’s how to taste gin like a pro, according to a ‚nosing panel’

Artisan gins are big business these days, and if you’ve invested in a bottle then you will likely want to get the most out of it, to experience the full range of botanicals it has to offer. Gordon’s gin has its very own „expert nosing panel,” a team of six distillers dedicated to sampling the…

Here’s why Amazon could launch its own cryptocurrency

Here’s why Amazon could launch its own cryptocurrency

Most investors missed it… And the mainstream media, as far as I know, never even reported on it… But while Wall Street remains fixated on the ups and downs of bitcoin, something unusual is playing out behind the scenes in the blockchain industry. And it could have huge implications for cryptocurrencies… and even change how…

Here’s the moment President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un for the first time — and gave North Korea everything it’s ever wanted

Here’s the moment President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un for the first time — and gave North Korea everything it’s ever wanted

President Donald Trump has met Kim Jong Un, the first time any North Korean leader has met a sitting US president. The two shook hands shortly after 9 a.m. (local time) on Sentosa Island in Singapore, where they will shortly begin a one-on-one meeting, accompanied only by translators. The 45 minute meeting will be followed…

RANKED: Here’s how much every team at the 2018 World Cup is worth

RANKED: Here’s how much every team at the 2018 World Cup is worth

Neymar is the world’s most expensive footballer, transferring to Paris Saint Germain for more than €200 million last summer. Lucas Uebel/Getty Images In football, cash is king, and while the World Cup is a welcome break for most of us from the ludicrous transfer fees and ever rising price of replica shirts, there’s still an…

Here’s what handwriting analysts say about the signatures of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 13 more successful people

Here’s what handwriting analysts say about the signatures of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 13 more successful people

You can learn a lot about people from looking at their signatures, two professional handwriting analysts say. Business Insider Handwriting is like fingerprints: No two people have exactly the same. Although handwriting analysis has plenty of detractors, experts in the field claim that one’s handwriting can telegraph clues about their personality, work style, and psychological…

Here’s why the Brexit ‚backstop’ is now the most important issue facing Britain

Here’s why the Brexit ‚backstop’ is now the most important issue facing Britain

Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis (L), Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (R) meet at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Vidal LONDON — With just a few months left to run in…

Here’s what time tonight’s Champions League final starts where you live — and how you can watch it live online

Here’s what time tonight’s Champions League final starts where you live — and how you can watch it live online

Liverpool FC celebrates in the Champions League. Getty Images Real Madrid C.F. takes on Liverpool F.C. in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final today. The match marks the conclusion of an epic European season as Real, the defending champion, meets Liverpool at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. Glory, pride, and a permanent place…

Here’s why booking cheap flights is better than collecting air miles, according to a deals expert

Here’s why booking cheap flights is better than collecting air miles, according to a deals expert

30-year-old Texas-born Jack Sheldon, the founder of subscription newsletter Jack’s Flight Club, knows a thing or two about finding cheap flight deals. A self-professed „geek” and „numbers guy” based in London, he sends email alerts on the cheapest deals on the web to his 500,000 UK and Ireland subscribers. Having flown a lot himself, he…

Here’s what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Here’s what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees joint hearing. Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will face European lawmakers in a behind-closed-doors meeting next week — but he will also be flanked by another executive who is set to be grilled in public. Zuckerberg will be quizzed on Tuesday next…