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What Happened at WhiskyFest: A Drinking Diary

<b>It could be said that</b> the perfect meal consists of a good steak, a great bottle of whiskey, and a loyal dog to eat whatever remains of the steak. Starting at nine in the morning during this past weekend's 2012 New York WhiskyFest, four hundred people had whiskey for breakfast. We had whiskey for …

Bobsled

Something Easy for the Super Bowl: The Salt Lick's Tamale Pie

<b>The Salt Lick is hands-down</b> the biggest restaurant I've ever been to, not even counting the hundreds of acres of ranch land surrounding a building that can (and very frequently, does) feed 800 hungry mouths in one go. And the rumors are true: winding up the country road linking Driftwood, Texas, to …

Cooking

Time for happy hour out on the West Coast. @danielkrieger stopped by Trick Dog in San Francisco for a drink as part of his Instagam takeover. This is The Libra: Tequila Ocho plata, tangerine, lime, egg white, dill, and matcha.

5 Predictions for Barbecue in 2014 (And Recipes to Get You Started)

The pundits have predicted political upheavals for 2014. The market soothsayers have hedged their bets on the coming year's investments. Admittedly, the future of barbecue isn't as weighty as politics or high finance, but it certainly does more to further the cause of human happiness.<p>I believe that …

Google unveils 'smart contact lens' to measure glucose levels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1044000/1044832_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524627938_ef04d04bf049d8cb6d0a18dc63ff051d<p><b>Google has said it is testing a "smart contact lens" that can help measure glucose levels in tears.</b><p>It uses a "tiny" wireless chip and a …

Wearable Tech

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Barbecue -- The New Health Food?!? 11 Tips to Keep It Lean

<i>Photo credit: Reprinted from The Barbecue! Bible. Photo copyright © Ben Fink.</i><p>Barbecue --the new health food. Sounds like an oxymoron (if not heresy). Yet, traveling Planet Barbecue as I do several months a year, I've seen that, in many cultures, grilled meats are some of the leanest, meanest, …

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Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist is probably Ian Barry of Falcon Motorcycles. But Barry now has some serious competition.<p>Brooklyn-based Hazan is a former boat-builder, and this Harley …

Carbohydrates

January Gems at Off The Wall

Copyright

The Brooding Black and White Photography of Guy Cohen | Colossal

<p>Photography student Guy Cohen lives and studies in Jerusalem, and travels to locations around Israel and elsewhere in the world to capture some of …

Here Comes The Sun

Stars & Cars: Everything Awesome Up for Grabs at the Scottsdale Collector-Car Auction

Along with major Academy Awards speculation and deep mid-winter depression, January also marks the onset of the annual collector-car auction season. With top-notch vehicles appreciating faster than formerly sound commodities like gold or <i>Beverly Hills 90210</i> memorabilia, these events have become …

Hosier Lane Mural by Shane Sterry