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The best way to drink whiskey, according to science

Two chemists published a paper this week in the journal Scientific Reports on the best way to drink whiskey. Bjorn Karlsson and Ran Friedman of the Linnaeus University Center for Biomaterials Chemistry are not whiskey drinkers, but Friedman did visit Scotland, and he raised an eyebrow at the locals' dedication to watering down even the fanciest Scotch.

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Discovery Place is selling their last shipment of 1,000 pairs of eclipse glasses at noon on Thursday. Video by John D. Simmons/The Charlotte Observer
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Hundreds line up for last batch of solar eclipse glasses

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