Fun games to play on the Internet for free

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When it comes to surfing the internet, despite having literally the whole world at our fingertips, it’s not uncommon to find yourself on exactly the same sites day after day. If this sounds familiar, fear not – today we’re listing some of the most fun games you can play online for free.

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Drink of the Week: The Jasmine Cocktail (Robert Hess’s Take)

The Jasmine Cocktail.I found the Jasmine Cocktail, or simply Jasmine, in Robert Hess’s oh so reliable “The Essential Bartender’s Guide.” Today’s recipe, however, is actually the second version of the recipe that Hess presents and I decided to do this version for a reason. You see, while the ingredients in both Hess’s version and the original, reportedly created by bartender and writer Paul Harrington in the 1990s, are the same, the proportions of everything but the base spirit are wildly different.

Harringtons’s gin-based cocktail is relatively heavy on lemon juice, light on flavoring elements and, as I’ve often mentioned, very tart drinks aren’t really my super favorites, though I’m usually fine with more bitter flavors. Since the Hess version takes down the lemon juice slightly while significantly increasing the proportion of two bittersweet cocktail standbys, Campari and Cointreau, I was naturally more attracted to his version.

Still, I’m liking the Jasmine Cocktail a la Hess so much that I’ve grown curious about the original. So, stay tuned for that next week. In the meantime, here’s my slightly altered take on the Hess iteration.

The Jasmine Cocktail

1 1/2 ounces gin
1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec
3/4 ounce Campari
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 lemon twist (optional garnish)

Combine all the liquids in a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and, if you like, add a lemon twist garnish. (I thought the twist helped slightly when I used Cointreau and hurt slightly when I used triple sec.)

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How your hobbies can lead to big opportunities

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In our working lives, if we are lucky, most of us have an opportunity to progress our career, to learn new skills and to earn money. In domestic settings, whether you live alone, with a group of friends or are in a relationship with someone, you probably have to do or share household chores. Outside of these two arenas, there’s a third area where you can choose to do activities you positively enjoy in your leisure time. Hobbies or pastimes are known to be beneficial, as they allow you to relax and unwind, making them good for your health. Check out the many opportunities your preferred hobby can bring to your life.

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What women are afraid of when they go on a dating site

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The reason why women register on a dating site is typically for the pursuit of love. Knowing that, men try their best to master the art of seduction. They learn how to choose the most appropriate photo for a profile, how to organize a perfect date and how to behave and look secure. This approach is quite popular. Though, in my opinion, it is one-sided because it does not take into account fears. Indeed, a bunch of things we have done in our lives were driven by fears.

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How to Choose Winning Sports Bets

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Sports betting is sweeping the world since it offers another incentive to be a sports fan. The possibility to also make money as you watch your favorite teams is something that so many want to take into account. The problem is that way too many individuals will simply start and lose money as they have no idea what to choose. Even when you go for NFL expert picks, you can end up losing. You want to develop your own personal sports betting strategy, and everything basically starts with choosing the winning bet.

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