George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright, essayist, novelist, short story writer, active member of the Fabian Society and a co-founder of the London School of Economics who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925.  George Bernard Shaw quotes taken from his plays and other written works are some of the wittiest and thought inspiring observations on society made in the last 150 years.  Shaw can certainly teach us all a thing or two about how to best live our complex lives with some...

A "Black and Tan" is a blended, or layered, beer made from two a pale ale and a dark stout or porter.  The original and classic black and tan is poured with Bass (pale ale) and Guinness (stout) on top, but Harp (lager) is sometimes substituted for the pale ale and called a "half and half."  The drink originated in Britain and developed a following across the pond in the United States with several different variations. How It Works Stouts and porters in general have a lower density than ales and lagers,...

We can all learn a lot of life lessons and morals from playing or even watching a game of hockey.  Often considered one of the most badass sports any man or woman can play because of its hard-nosed style of play, hockey can offer individuals lessens that extend beyond the ice rink. Dump & Chase When the head on strategy doesn't work to get you closer to your goal, consider flanking the opposition with a dump and chase.  In hockey, when teams play an effective trap defense that prevents an offense from...

Sure, there is a time and place for a robust beer belly, but as summer rolls around, it's difficult to manage drinking a six-pack without losing your six-pack.  Alternatively, if your mission is to lose weight, you don't have to rule out beer or liquor completely.  Instead, drink smart by picking the right alcoholic drinks that get you drunk rather than fat. The idea is to consume alcoholic drinks with a high percentage of alcohol that is low on calories and carbohydrates.  Your body will need to consume less calories and...

Never overlook the pleasure of reading a great work of fiction. Some people consider it a waste of time to read stories and novels and akin it to watching fictitious movies. There is no reason, they say, to let your mind wander off aimlessly in a fantasy land when there's so much to be learned about the real world. The truth is whether you read fiction or non-fiction, the fact that you read books puts you ahead of the pack. Men who read develop their minds by not only educating themselves...

Making a commitment to a woman can be a very difficult and pressure inducing situation.  A lot of factors go into determining if your gal is a wife material, but these factors can apply to either sex and any long term couple.  So, is she a classy lady or devilish vixen? 1.  She Doesn't Like Your Friends Often the best sign that she doesn't truly love you.  Your friends are an extension of your personality and a big part of your life.  If she has problems with accepting your friends, she'll certainly...