Four Things to Expect When She is Expecting

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Men have always been criticized for their lack of participation during their partner’s pregnancy. This does not mean that they are unsupportive. Men tend to be absent not because they don’t care, but simply because they honestly have no clue what to do. If you are a man looking for some advice to be your wife’s pregnancy partner, then here are some things that you need to be prepared for.

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Drink of the Week: The Chatham Cocktail

The Chatham Cocktail.Looking up “Chatham” on Wikipedia, I can count some 15-plus municipalities in the United States and Canada with the name, alongside numerous neighborhood and towns with the word “Chatham” in them. Also, legendary British PM, William Pitt the Elder, who I sorta kinda remember from my AP European History class, was the first Earl of Chatham.

I very briefly wondered if it was possible that today’s drink could be remotely related to a long-closed West L.A. restaurant I remember my mom taking me to in my childhood. Well, for starters, the Chatam closed in 1987, and I don’t think they made cocktails. Yes, they did make the Chatam Special, a sandwich with turkey, swiss cheese, coleslaw…maybe some ham. In any case, what of that missing second H?

So, all I really know of the Chatham Cocktail’s origins is that one of the world’s most important cocktail gurus, L.A.’s own Ted Haigh of the oft-mentioned-here “Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails,” sent it to another key cocktailian, Gary Regan of Regan’s Orange Bitters #6 and “The Joy of Mixology.” It was in that book — a really good 2003 cocktail and bartending primer from 2003 aimed primarily at people in the booze business, but definitely of interest to us hobbyists — that I found this very simple, very sophisticated, and really quite altogether decent drink. It’s more than worth a try if you have the ingredients available to you.

The Chatham Cocktail

2 ounces gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce ginger liqueur or ginger brandy

Combine the liquids in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Think about why most English names don’t really mean anything…except for Baker, Butcher, Carpenter, and Smith, anyway.

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Enter to win an Old Spice Hardest Working toolkit

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We’ve partnered with Old Spice to give you a chance to win your own Hardest Working toolkit, featuring a collection of scents so powerful, so masculine, we almost didn’t want to share it with you!

Inside the box, you’ll find the entire lineup of Hardest Working Collection products (including Odor Blocker and Sweat Defense anti-perspirants, plus Dirt Destroyer body wash) to put you through the paces as you lead your legendary existence. Dig a bit deeper and you’ll also find:

• FREE entry into a 2016 Tough Mudder event to challenge the performance of the Hardest Working Collection

• An Old Spice T-shirt fit for Legendary Men

• A gift from Tough Mudder partner Merrell to keep more than your armpits dry

• An autographed photo from the product king himself, Bob Giovanni (as seen on Old Spice’s popular digital infomercials)

• Recognition of your Legendary status with a customizable trophy, as commemorated by Old Spice

The giveaway ends on April 20th, so don’t waste another second and enter today! For more information about the Hardest Working Collection, check out the Old Spice Facebook page and YouTube channel.

  

Top 5 Soccer Apps and Games

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Soccer fans usually can’t get enough, so here are some apps and games you should check out:

Goal Fantasy Football (Goal.com)

Undisputedly one of the greatest fantasy soccer apps available. In its latest version, Goal Fantasy Football allows you to pick from three separate competitions: the English League, the Champions League and a European Super League to create your own ultimate team and try and best your friends. The app has a fantastic database of players, gives you up-to-date football news, allows you to take on individual managers head-to-head, and if you get bored with all of that, there is also a pretty fun soccer quiz included.

Forza Football (FootballAddicts)

There are lots of apps for live score updates, but Forza is a head above the rest. The key is in the detail, and Forza is beautifully detailed. Pre-match team line-ups include formations and player photos, you can set up your favorites and receive personalized notifications, and post-match highlights are also available. You can also have your opinion spread around the world by answering the in-app polls.

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The Nissan GT-R Continues to Evolve – The New Look Godzilla?

As thousands of visitors began their own quest to buy the car of their dreams at the New York International Auto Show, we were graced with the presence of some of biggest global car companies showing off their latest developments and offerings.

One such brand was Nissan with the new GT-R model. The engineering team at Nissan can be proud of the way their face-lifted GT-R was awash with photographers’ flashes and lots of journalistic interest.

It has been a while since “Godzilla” has seen a revamp. While the exterior remains very much in line with previous versions, there are some quaint additions that add some ‘oomph’ factor.

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