Dustin Mark Bolin

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Hands on with the Cocktail Computer, your adorable new bar gadget

It's 5 p.m. and you have a fully stocked liquor cabinet but no idea what to make for cocktail hour.<p>Eventually, you end up chugging a box of wine from …

Cocktails

Why You Should Use More Spices in Your Cocktails

For years, Lior Lev Sercarz of NYC’s La Boîte has been the go-to spice guy for star chefs across the country. Now he’s being tapped by bartenders.<p>For …

The 7 Best Single-Malt Scotch Whiskys for $50 or Less

Speyburn 10<p><b>Distilled In:</b> The Village of Rothes in Speyside<p><b>Average Price (Per Under the Label):</b> $24<p><b>Looks Like:</b> Classic caramel color, not dissimilar …

Neat

10 Eternal Truths About Anger, and How to Overcome It

I've accrued these 10 pearls of wisdom on the subject of anger from great or inspired minds during a decade of clinical work, writing, and lecturing …

No, I Am Not Crowdfunding This Baby (an open letter to a worried fan)

How I’m slightly terrified of the oncoming mix of motherhood and art….and how judging and terrifying me further isn’t going to help me.<p>*Note: this is …

Teclast X98 Pro 4GB RAM Windows 10 tablet costs $258

We’re starting to see some genuinely powerful budget tablets coming out of China. After Rockchip, Allwinner and MediaTek, Chinese tablet makers seem …

Chvrches Announce Every Open Eye

<i>Photo by Danny Clinch</i><p><b>Update (9:33 a.m., 7/16)</b>: During their set at Ottawa Bluesfest, Chvrches performed album cuts "Make Them Gold", "Leave a Trace", and "Clearest Blue". Watch fan-shot videos of the songs below, via Spin.<p>Chvrches have announced new album <i>Every Open Eye</i>, the follow-up to 2013's <i>The</i> …

Friday Happy Hour: The Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

Last week, we started our month of Tiki drinks with one of our own creations, but today we’re going back to basics: the Classic Mai Tai. The Mai Tai …

Cocktail Recipe: Sparkling Cherry Rosé Sangria

Bring the sugar and water to a simmer in a small saucepan, and stir just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.<p>In a pitcher, pour the syrup over …

11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

We all learn a lot from reading science fiction books—not just the cool ideas, but also the fascinating thought experiments. But college professors …

5 tips for writing science fiction to engage people who don't read it

In addition, I’ve been a futureholic throughout my life. Whether through science fact or fiction, I’ve wanted to know what was coming and how it …

The Logic of Effective Altruism

A minimally acceptable ethical life involves using a substantial part of one’s spare resources to make the world a better place.<p><i>Photo: Adam Cohn</i><p>I met …

5 free Android apps that do amazing things Apple’s iPhone can’t

The Android vs. iPhone debate is a tedious one, but don’t expect it to slow down anytime soon. While this endless debate can often be boring for …

NASA tested their giant flying saucer on Monday June 8

After back-to-back cancellations last week, NASA appears to be ready to launch their low-density supersonic decelerator— that looks a lot like a flying saucer — on Monday, June 8 at 1:30 pm ET.<p>This flying saucer is one of the many projects fulfilling NASA's big plans to land the first humans on …

THE BURIED GIANT | KAZUO ISHIGURO | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Kazuo Ishiguro is a legend of literature. Following Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go (a JK fave), When We Were Orphans and other awarded works</b> …

Brutal Brawls And Cranial Surgery Discovered On Ancient Skeletons From Lake Titicaca

Jutting out into Lake Titicaca, the Copacabana Peninsula today boasts some of the world’s most gorgeous beaches flanked by verdant terraces and colorful houses nestled into the cliffside. It will come as no surprise that people have lived along the shores of Titicaca nearly continuously since at …

Archaeology

A New Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar Collaboration Has Surfaced

Look out for 'Detox'?<p><i>Photo courtesy of Interscope Records</i><p>Dr. Dre's long-awaited <i>Detox</i> album is the rap game <i>Chinese Democracy</i>: It's been "on the way" for ten years, and almost five years have passed since Dre even bothered dropping a single. Collaborators swear they've heard and contributed tracks …

Hawksmoor Manchester’s bar manager takes a classic cocktail and tweaks it in honour of the British temperance movement<p>This take on the Aviation celebrates the history of the British temperance movement. Kind of. I’ve used Blood Tonic from Fitzpatrick’s in Rawtenstall, the UK’s last surviving …

Manchester

Indie Rock Primer: Your Band Sucks & 7 Great Music Movies

Bitch Magnet guitarist Jon Fine's new book, <i>Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear)</i>, which hit …