Now, There Is Zero Proof That Alcohol Is What Makes A Great Cocktail

Martini glasses emblazoned with the words "Mommy Juice." Hundreds of people lined up in the bitter cold for a Christmas-themed bar. Cocktails, including one at $8,500 a pop , made with vintage liqueurs. It may seem like we're living in the golden age of cocktails — yet 30 percent of Americans don't indulge at all , while another 30 percent have only two alcoholic drinks per week. Millennials — who drive so many trends these days — are actually drinking less . And while some companies might...

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Memphis, TN – Murray Franklin Hudson interviews his first cousin once removed Celeste Annabelle Hardy Wray of Memphis and asks her to give advice to the youth about how to get the most out of life.

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.

Memphis, TN – Peggy Park Carroll tells her daughter Mary Carroll Chadwick about the early Civil Rights Era and the Birmingham Church Bombing where three little girls were killed, and how that moment effected her views on race relations.

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.

Memphis, TN – In the days following Hurricane Katrina, countless Americans watched, and listened, to the growing chaos in disbelief. One nurse, Kathy McGregor, frustrated in her efforts to deploy to the Gulf through the Red Cross, FEMA, the Salvation Army, and the Federal Department of Health, found her own way with the help of the National Nurses Organizing Committee.

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.

Memphis, TN – Marisa Knox of Memphis interviews her daughter Linda Knox on becoming a mother.

Collierville, TN – Roller derby has emerged again in the United States. Since its resurgence, it has exploded to include more than 150 leagues across the nation. The sport barely resembles its predecessors, though. It is still tough but not silly anymore.

The leagues are local and skater-owned-and-operated. The Memphis Roller Derby has been together for little more than a year. It offers women an unconventional sport that has become an empowering physical outlet.

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.

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A British petition to cancel Brexit and remain in the European Union is drawing too much support for the U.K. government's website to handle, with the petition site crashing repeatedly on Thursday. More than 1 million people have signed the petition to revoke the triggering of Article 50 — blowing past the 100,000 signatures needed to compel a debate in Parliament. The article is the EU treaty's exit clause.

New Yorker journalist Ed Caesar discusses Arron Banks, the British businessman who funded the most extreme end of the pro-Brexit "Leave" campaign — possibly with help from Russia.

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Thousands of people remain stranded in floodwaters in the wake of Cyclone Idai, which struck the coast of Mozambique and swept through Zimbabwe last week.

Mozambique's Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia told reporters that 15,000 people are still stranded. But as rescue workers struggle to gain access to regions largely choked off by the flooding, the death toll is expected to rise sharply.

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