Brian Kelsberg

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What 170-Year-Old Beer Uncovered From a Shipwreck Really Tasted Like

Back in 2010, divers off the coast of Finland stumbled upon some astonishingly old booze: champagne and beer preserved underwater in a 170-year-old …

A beer-lover's guide to Seattle: the best breweries, taprooms and brewpubs

Cheers! Prost! Cin cin! Beer lovers have plenty of reasons to toast Seattle. With its long-standing flair for technological innovation and foresighted farm-to-table gastronomic ethos, the boldly experimental powerhouse of the 1980s craft beer movement is one of the best places in the US to sink a …

Beer

The Juggernaut: A Giant Growler That's Also a Tiny Keg

DrinkTanks calls its new one-gallon pressurized receptacle a growler. And while the Juggernaut is technically just that—you can fill it with beer and …

Beverages

Let's ban "hoppy" and "malty" from beer descriptions

Friends, Romans, countrymen: Lend me your ears. And beers. I have a serious proposition, one that I’ve been meaning to put down in writing for …

The World's Most Secretive Brewery

The World’s Most Secretive Brewery<p><b>All About Beer Magazine</b> - Volume , Issue<p>Jeff Alworth<p>Three years ago, almost to the day, I had one of the oddest …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Mascara

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

The Men Who Protect the Man

Corey Linsley has a theory about offensive lines. He stumbled onto it this fall, in his first few weeks as the Packers’ starting center. The rookie …

Pictures from Early Golden Globes Ceremonies

The Golden Globes are coming up this Sunday, but before we get knee-deep in photos from this year, you've gotta see some of the glam snaps from the show's earliest years. The red carpet wasn't then the institution it's become, but you can still spot plenty of fashion on the starlets as they sit and …

Vinyl’s difficult comeback

On an industrial estate in Röbel, 90 miles north of Berlin, the vinyl presses at the Optimal factory were grinding and pumping away. They made a percussive racket – regular clunks, wheezes, and hisses, underlain by a droning hum – and created a distinct aroma, sharp and metallic, suggestive of …

Asbury Park

Alexis Ohanian: The Future of Reddit Is Media

By launching a new podcast, the company ushers in a new era.<p>For the greater part of the past decade, Reddit has been a vibrant online community. And sometimes it dabbles in being a media company. (Certainly, it creates a lot of news that other sites shape into content.) Now, that dabbling is …

Internet

The murder that obsessed Italy | Tobias Jones

On 26 November 2010, Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing. Three months later her body was discovered in scrubland nearby. So began one of the most complex murder investigations in Italian history, which will reach its climax later this year<p>Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On …

Crime

The Transcendent Style of David Bowie

On his 68th birthday we looked back at David Bowie's style and examined what it might have meant.<p><b>When David Bowie first found</b> acclaim with his novelty single "Space Oddity" in 1969, few fans could imagine what would come next. That's because what came next was totally novel, strangely beautiful, …

How Charlie Hebdo Became A Top Terrorist Target

At least 12 people were shot dead at the Charlie Hebdo office on Wednesday.<p>Depictions of Muhammad are strictly taboo in Islam. The French Council of Muslim Faith (CFCM) and the Grand Mosques of Paris and Lyon had unsuccessfully attempted to sue Charlie Hebdo to prevent publication of the images on …

Your Google Glass Facial Recognition Nightmare Won't Come True (for Now)

One of the biggest fears about Google Glass’s pending world takeover is creeps using Google’s face computer to recognize them, look up their awful prom pictures, or any number of things, all without permission and on the spot.Those people can now rest easy. Google glass won’t have facial recognition features for the foreseeable future.<p>The Google developers announced that the Glass won’t be able to recognize people on the streets in an update late Friday night. “As Google has said for several …

This Raspberry Pi Robot Will Make You Coffee

Rapiro is a humanoid robot that can be programmed to do various tasks — Including make you coffee.<p>The kit was created by a Japanese company as a …

Watch a robotic cube walk and balance under its own power

Cubes aren't usually the go-to shape when creating an object that's meant to move around, but researchers in Switzerland have created one that can do just that — along with a handful of other surprising talents. Called the Cubli, it measures nearly 6 inches on each side and can walk around by …

Freakishly realistic telemarketing robots are denying they're robots

This is how it starts, people. First we get our chatbots to sound and act realistic — and then we get them to convince everyone they're actually …

Robotics

Meet Google's Robot Army. It's Growing

Google can’t stop buying robotics companies. In the past two months, eight of the 12 companies the search giant has acquired have “robotics” in their name or descriptions. Here’s your complete breakdown of the robot army presently at Google’s command.

How to Make a Better Invisibility Cloak—With Lasers

For a century or more, nearly all technological advances have depended on our ability to produce and manipulate the vast variety of materials that …

Nanotech

U.S. Navy's Robot Firefighters Prepare for a Test Run

A former United States naval vessel will be set on fire this August, and the Navy will send robots to put out the blaze.<p>The Navy is testing robots …

Robots With Morals? The DoD is Spending $7.5 Million to Make it Happen

When President Barack Obama played soccer with Asimo — Honda’s humaniod robot — last month, even he had to admit walking and talking robots are “a little scary.”<p>Perhaps the Commander in Chief should hear about his Defense Department’s plan to develop robots that decide what is right and what is …

Could Jibo Developer Cynthia Breazeal Be The Steve Wozniak Of Robots?

Bill Gates once predicted we would have a robot in every home to go with our personal computer. James Temple of <re/code> is calling Jibo—a new personal robot to be sold commercially in 2015—“one of the most ambitious and affordable robots for the home that [he has] seen.” I agree.<p>Developed by …

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Are Weaponized 'Crab Walker' Robots The Future Of Chinese Land Wars?

Robotics designers in the US have long gotten their inspiration from both science fiction and biology, and Chinese engineers are no different, most especially those working on walking combat robots. Dai Jinsong and other Chinese engineers of the School of Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University …

Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi

Gallery: Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi<p>Gallery: Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>The latest …

“We’re summoning the demon”: Elon Musk warns about artificial intelligence

Musk spoke at MIT’s AeroAstro Centennial Symposium, and thinks we should be “very careful” about AI<p>Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla, participated in an engaging Q&A last week at MIT's AeroAstro Centennial Symposium.<p>Musk discussed a wide range of topics including the engineering of …

Human Impersonates A Help Desk Robot

Robots are not loveable if you can't get your computer to work. A city worker in New York for an information technology help line was suspended for answering the phone with a robotic voice.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>We have all been there before, no doubt, calling a service department somewhere, …