World’s most expensive dram was a fake

World’s most expensive dram was a fake
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe dram was bought for £7,600 A dram of vintage Scotch bought by a Chinese millionaire in a Swiss hotel bar for £7,600 was a fake, laboratory tests have concluded.Analysts from Scotland were called in by the Waldhaus Am See hotel in St Moritz after experts questioned the authenticity of the 2cl shot.It had been poured from an unopened bottle labelled as an 1878 Macallan single malt.It is believed to be

Bake Off finale watched by 7.3 million

Bake Off finale watched by 7.3 million
That saw an average 7.7 million tune in to see the events from the London Games. But the Bake Off ratings are lower than the 14 million who tuned in to BBC One in 2016 to see Candice Brown crowned champion. That figure rose to 15.9 million when those watching on catch up services were included. Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption Sophie Faldo said it was "surreal" to be crowned the winner There was a peak audience of

Why Hull fishwife is Maxine Peake’s hero

Why Hull fishwife is Maxine Peake’s hero
For their efforts, she and her fellow "headscarf revolutionaries" were met with disdain, misogyny and even death threats by some Hull men and trawler owners. She was blacklisted and never worked in the fishing industry again. But the campaign worked. The law was changed, and lives were undoubtedly saved. Image caption Prepare the Baftas: Maxine Peake in Three Girls Peake herself is near the top of the acting ladder, despite saying she's never taken the most obvious career opportunities.Her

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women
Women are funny, duh.Image: Flickr, Gage SkidmoreJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. From SNL to Veep to Broad City, funny women are dominating everywhere you look. In fact, "Wise Gals" is now a category under the humor section on Barnes & Noble's website. There are literally countless books written by hilarious women that will make you laugh, cry, and listen to "Run the World" on repeat.  SEE ALSO:

What’s it like to wake up the day after you planned to die?

What’s it like to wake up the day after you planned to die?
Rona is surprised that, given Colin had gone public on his decision to end his life, no service had intervened or suggested he give other services a go."I just think it's very sad that this man went out to Switzerland not knowing the simple things," she says.Colin is more sanguine. He says when he visited the clinic in Basel, Switzerland, he had to pass six tests to ensure he was not vulnerable or being coerced."If I'd failed any of

Iran’s hardliners say Trump has done them ‘great favors’

Iran’s hardliners say Trump has done them ‘great favors’
Tehran (CNN)Tehran is a city that wears its political colors on its sleeve. The sprawling Iranian capital nestles between barren mountain ranges, its streets packed with high rises, leafy parks and markets. Vicious infighting has raged here since Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a landmark nuclear agreement with the West; moderates rally around Rouhani, calling for more political freedom, while hardliners and clerics lament the country's "softer" international stance. Trump decertifies Iran nuclear deal (full)Chants of 'Death to America'Hours