Ashley J. Haigh

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Video: Dutch Artist Turns His Dead Cat Into a Flying Quadcopter

After Bart Jansen's cat Orville was killed by a car, the artist had the animal taxidermied and then, "after a period of mourning," converted the stuffed kitty into a radio-controlled quadcopter. The video is below.<p>It's not clear whether or not Orville always dreamed of being a flying cat, but let's …

Three teenagers want to put a Google campus in every school

Thinkspace is an ambitious new project to make coding cool<p>James Anderson, aged 16, wants to make coding cool. The teenager, along with a pair of students from his school in South West England, has created Thinkspace, an organization that wants to put a space for kids to learn coding in every school …

Peaceful ant species uses invaders as mercenaries to kill off other foes

Being raided by a colony of parasites ought to be a nightmare for a peaceful nest of ants, but in the case of the <i>Sericomyrmex</i>, that's far from reality. Research led from the University of Copenhagen noticed that <i>Sericomyrmex</i> ants were effectively able to use a colony of parasitic invading ants as …

3 Ways to Make Gin and Tonics, from Classic to Modern

New distillers are making gin cool again, and we've got 3 ways, from classic to newfangled, to mix it with tonic<p>The New Standard: Jose's Gin & Tonic<p>"We serve our Gin and Tonics with beautiful aromatics like juniper berries, lemon verbena, and cloves. It creates the perfect combination for an …

Spices

3 Cocktail Recipes Using Fresh Tomatoes

In an effort to maximize my consumption of amazing farmers' market tomatoes, I'm up for trying them in just about anything—even cocktails. Obviously, you can pair up peak-season tomatoes with vodka for a classic Bloody Mary, but perfectly ripe tomatoes also play well with gin and tequila to make …

Honey Rye

Makes 2 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 tablespoons rye whiskey<p>3 tablespoons honey liqueur (such as Bärenjäger)<p>1/4 teaspoon orange bitters<p>Ginger ale<p>2 orange twists<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Fill 2 Old Fashioned glasses with ice. Divide rye, honey liqueur, and bitters between glasses. Stir for 5 …

Food

10 Lesser-Known Cocktails You Should Be Drinking

So you've been doing the cocktails-at-home thing for a while, and now it's time to stretch your legs a bit and try some new drinks. This week, I've gotcha covered with a collection of ten delicious historical cocktails that go beyond the basics—the Martinis, Daiquiris, Old Fashioneds, Manhattans, …

How to Make a Boulevardier Cocktail - Liquor.com

All the Gear You Need for Your Home Bar

To make serious cocktails, you need serious tools: a high-volume mixing glass, a six-pound ice-baller, and Grant Achatz's preferred infuser<p><i>Cocktail hour at home doesn't have to mean a glass of Merlot or a bottle of beer. Bring some next-level mixology (yes, we said "mixology") to your domestic game</i> …

Cocktails