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This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

The world's largest photo service just made its pictures free to use

Getty Images is betting its business on embeddable photos<p>If you go to the Getty Images website, you'll see millions of images, all watermarked. There are more than a hundred years of photography here, from FDR on the campaign trail to last Sunday's Oscars, all stamped with the same transparent …

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Codacy Helps Developers Stop Worrying About Code Style

Seedcamp-backed startup Qamine has today announced that it’s given itself the far catchier new name of Codacy and launched in private beta. It offers an automated code review tool for developers that continuously monitors code for problematic patterns, with the aim being to reduce the amount of …

5 Brewing Terms Every Beer Drinker Should Know

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Wading into the waters of beer geekery can be a bit more confusing than you might expect. Whether it's the lady in the Three Floyds shirt at the bar outlining the benefits of Triskel over Strisselspalt, or the bearded …

Topless Beer Can Revolution

The "360 Lid" that swept last week's Craft Brewer's Conference<p>Yesterday, members of Ukrainian feminist group Femen staged protests across Europe calling for a "topless jihad" in support of Tunisian activist Amina Tyler. Meanwhile Pennsylvania-based brewing company Sly Fox is doing something also …

Stone Crime & Punishment Beer

Sometimes, there is a certain amount of extra testosterone required to eat intensely hot chili peppers. And it might take even more to tip back a …

Pumpkin Tap Kit

With Halloween just around the corner, there's still time to step your party game up a bit with a Pumpkin Tap Kit ($30). It might just be the best …

Homebrew Whiskey Barrels

Give your next batch of home-brewed beer just the right amount of barrel-aged flavor with these used Homebrew Whiskey Barrels ($90). These barrels …

Homemade Mead Kit

It's been called a precursor to all fermented drinks, and there's a reason for that: it's easy to make. So easy, in fact, that you can do it at home. …

24 Facts You Didn't Know About Beer

If you have the fun kind of drinking problem where the world spins happy songs when you're buzzing, enjoy this 24-pack of beer facts. Did you know …

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“How I Met Your Mother” Creators On Building A Long, Funny, Mystery

As the CBS sitcom enters what could be its last season, creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays talk about breaking sitcom rules and their plan for the end.<p>Craig Thomas and Carter Bays<p>For seven seasons, the CBS sitcom <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> has kept viewers coming back, despite the show quite possibly …

Pandora For Beer? Beer Mapper App Allows For Beer Discovery Across the Beer Space

Until recently, the nerdiest thing to happen to beer in some time had been the introduction of <i>Game of Thrones</i> ale. However, news of the official brew of Winterfell has now been watered down by a new innovation: a heat map depicting users’ tastes across a number of beer categories.<p>Beer Mapper is an …

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What Craft Beer Can Teach You About Business Growth: Best Advice from Jim Koch of Sam Adams

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Boston-based entrepreneur who created the Sam Adams Lager has long been a master of beer, and he has become an expert in how to grow a business. He has transformed a kitchen-table venture into a 950-employee company which had total …

The Audacity of Hops

Most of us at this point have tried several craft beers, and many of us liked them enough to switch almost exclusively away from the Bud Lights of …

Craft beer: a guide for beginners

Once there was real ale. It was safe, steady and you knew where you were with it. But now ale has a hip young cousin: craft beer. It even has its own festivals, such as this weekend's Liverpool Craft Beer Expo. So what's craft beer all about, beyond fashionable beards and American beers? For novice …

Why I Became a 1-Gallon Homebrewer

When I first started brewing beer at home, I was a five-gallon girl — much like most new homebrewers. It's just what you do. But there were drawbacks …

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Brew in a Bag – A Step By Step Beginner’s Guide to Brewing All Grain Beer At Home – Jon Finch

If you can make soup, you can brew fantastic craft beer at home.<p>I use a method called ‘Brew in a Bag’ that was developed and became popular in …

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Self-Sustaining Beer: World Saver

<b>The Alaska Brewing Company has changed everything.</b> Not only has it almost completed a brewery powered by beer—it's a brewery that will be powered by beer without using up any of its beer. The craft beermaker, with the help of a North Dakotan partner and a federal grant, developed a furnace that …