Andrew Driscoll

24 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @AndrewDrisc6r0c | Keep up with Andrew Driscoll on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Andrew Driscoll”

Personal space: It’s losing ground at your local bar

Anyone who’s taken a transatlantic flight in coach recently knows about the indignities of shrinking personal space. I can just about deal with being cramped for seven or eight hours at the beginning of vacation. But now that same level of close-quarters seating is spreading to neighborhood bars, …

LiveChat

These 10 Hard-Cider Cocktails Are Fall's Most Fabulous Drinks (Here's How to Make Your Own!)

These boozy cider concoctions are the apple of our eye this fall.<p>You’ve heard of Comic-Con, but did you know there's a CiderCon? It’s an annual …

This Is What Foodies Make When They Don't Have Time to Cook

You’ve spent hours toiling at your desk, ticked a torrent of tasks off your to-do list, and finally arrived home. But before you can relax on the …

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes That Will Brighten up Your Day in Less Than an Hour

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day. And yet, due to a lack of time, it is also the most neglected. We never really cook the …

This is the fire station of the future — and it costs $32 million

From the 1960 plane crash in Park Slope to the 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Rescue Company 2's firemen have always responded to New York City's most dangerous emergencies.<p>For the last 31 years, they have worked and trained at their station in Brownsville, Brooklyn. But by …

Patients on social media cause ethics headache for doctors

<i>(Reuters) –</i> As more and more sick patients are going online and using social media to search for answers about their health, it’s raising a lot of thorny ethical questions for doctors.<p>“The internet and ready access to vast amounts of information are now permanent aspects of how we live our lives, …

Social Media

Comet sniffing technology repurposed to fight bed bugs

Space age technology developed to sniff out the composition of comets is being repurposed to hunt down bed bugs.<p>A British scientist who helped create the Ptolemy instrument on the Rosetta comet-landing mission has set up a new company which uses the same concept to look for the chemicals emitted by …

Spice Up Your Skirt Steak

Founded by Ratha Chaupoly and Ben Daitz, New York City's Num Pang sandwich shop has emerged in recent years as a place to go for some of the …

How Jellyfish, Nanobots and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.<p>Dr Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely not that of the only …

Build Yourself A Home Bar Without Going Broke

It’s pretty safe to say that craft cocktail culture is spiking worldwide. The upside is that we’re drinking and rediscovering classic drinks and inventing new ones every day. The downside is that going out and getting sloppy on cocktails is expensive, sometimes prohibitively so.<p>Mixing cocktails is …

Anthony Bourdain Thinks You're Crazy for Eating Airplane Food

There's nothing Anthony Bourdain won't eat, but there's one place you won't see him eating.<p>There’s nothing Anthony Bourdain won’t eat—still-beating cobra heart in Ho Chi Minh City, seal eyeballs in Quebec—but there’s one place you won’t see him eating: on a plane. We talked to the host of CNN's</i> …

Ho Chi Minh City

Company Invents Gun That Folds Up to Look Like a Cellphone

A Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.<p>The .380-caliber pistol, called Ideal Conceal, will be available later this year and "will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight," Ideal Conceal says on its website.<p>In locked position, the …

Guns

8 Delicious Lamb Recipes for a Passover Seder

Get ready for Jewish holiday.<p>A traditional Passover Seder plate includes plate includes a shank bone, which symbolizes the sacrificial lamb that was …

Cooking

How to Make Tart, Extra-Silky Lemon Bars

Lemon bars occupy a quirky piece of culinary real estate, a sun-drenched lot on Lemon Lane, right between meringue pie and a fancy <i>tarte au citron</i>. It's a great part of town, where the rent is cheap and the neighbors friendly, quick to loan a cup of sugar to those in need.<p>Good thing, too, because …

Starbucks rolls out Cherry Blossom Frappuccino for one week only

Spring is right around the corner and Starbucks is ushering in the new season the only way it knows how — with a limited-edition drink.<p>The Cherry Blossom Frappuccino officially hits menus today, giving all of us an excuse to move up our annual hot-to-cold coffee switch.<p>Despite its name, no cherry …

9 Herbaceous Cocktails to Kick Start Spring

Toast spring with these herbaceous cocktails.<p>With spring just around the corner, it’s time to ditch the hot toddies and shake up something a little …

America Can’t Get Enough Irish Whiskey

The Irish whiskey industry is booming.<p>We may be in a Scotch drought, but Irish whiskey is doing just fine. In fact, it’s flourishing. According to <i>The</i> …

What To Drink When It's Not Quite Winter, Not Yet Spring

Cocktails for whatever weather March brings.<p>March weather is erratic, to say the least. One day it's sunny and 73 degrees, the next it's 45 and …

92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds

If you imagine millennials are just young people entranced by their cellphones or tablet computers, you might want to think again. According to a new study, 92% of college students would rather do their reading the old-fashioned way, with pages and not pixels.<p>The finding comes from American …

College & University

Tribe Is A Nifty Walkie-Talkie App

Meet Tribe, a new social app for iOS and Android that is going head-to-head against Taptalk, Snapchat and countless other social messaging apps. Tribe is an interesting take on messaging thanks to its heavy focus on video and neat design.<p>At heart, Tribe isn’t reinventing the wheel. Everything you …

The Taco Cleanse Is a Thing, So 2016 Will Be the Best Year Ever

Diets are terrible, and cleansing, despite what some fans might say, is even worse. But it's about to be a new year, and perhaps a new era of healthy eating is on the rise. America, prepare yourself for the taco cleanse.<p>"Taco scientists" Wes Allison, Stephanie Bogdanich, Molly R. Frisinger, and …

Hungover and Cooking Brunch? Here's Your Savior

Step one: Cure that hangover.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, Susie confesses her struggle through New Year's Eve brunch prep while hungover to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s</i> …

Spices

Louis Vuitton's Spring 2016 Campaign Model Is Unreal (Literally)

It may be just starting to feel like winter, but fashion brands are already looking towards spring. Yesterday, Louis Vuitton's creative director …