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Mark Cuban Just Invested In A Pot That Charges Your Smartphone By Boiling Water

The makers of the device snagged a $250,000 investment from billionaire Mark Cuban on the show that features inventors and entrepreneurs pitching to investors. They were initially offering to sell 10% of their company, Power Practical, for that sum — a $2.5 million valuation.<p>Cuban liked the company …

Mark Cuban

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Jelly Belly introduces beer-flavored jelly bean

Add another one to the weird Jelly Belly flavors. The company now has a draft beer-flavored jelly bean.The jelly bean tastes like a Hefeweizen-inspired ale, according to Jelly Belly' Candy Companys website.<p>Note: There is no alcohol in the jelly bean.<p>Development of the draft beer flavor took three …

The Other 'F Word': Brewer Responds To Starbucks Over Beer Name

In general, getting a cease-and-desist letter from a big corporation isn't the mark of a good day. But after a brewery owner got a letter from a law firm representing Starbucks, he saw a chance to draw distinctions between the businesses — and to be funny.<p>The coffee company's bone of contention, …

Learn about newest trend in craft beer brewing

Happy news on the beer front - Dogfish Head was just chosen the No. 1 U.S. craft brewer by The Daily Meal. Its Best Craft Brewery in America survey …

Fake It 'Til You Make It: Beer

Happy October everyone! Or as the Germans call it… Oktober! Over in Germany, Oktoberfest is in full swing, there’s lederhosen, pretzels, spaetzles …

Brewer Secretly Rigs Plumbing in Man’s House to Make Beer Flow From Every Tap

Those jokers at Saatchi & Saatchi and Tui Brewery have a viral hit on their hands, notching more than 5 million views in about a week for various …

Beer

Lunatics at Dogfish Head Make a Beer That Has Moon Dust in It

Dogfish Head observed the fall equinox with a beer that is out of this world. Literally. The small-batch beer, called Celest-jewel-ale, has crushed …

Advertising Industry

Six L.A. beer bars make Draft's top 100 list, but look who's left off

The craft beer-focused Draft Magazine just published the 2013 edition of its "America's 100 best beer bars" list, and half a dozen Los Angeles establishments make the list this year, although there are some curious omissions.<p>Father's Office and the Daily Pint in Santa Monica, the Surly Goat in West …

How Beer Created Civilization

It was beer — not bread — a growing body of research shows.<p>Archaeologists have long hinted that Neolithic, or Stone Age, people first began growing and storing grain, like wheat and barley, to turn it into alcohol instead of flour for making bread. The hypothesis was recently revisited by writer …

University of Pennsylvania

Apple Asks Judge to Keep Patent Pressure on Samsung

Back in November, Apple won a second chance to seek a sales ban against tens of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to violate its patents last …

Mobile

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Founders Brewing to Introduce its First Ever Smoked Beer this Winter

<b>GRAND RAPIDS, MI —</b> Founders Brewing Co. will introduce Smoked Porter, brewed with a combination of beech wood—smoked barley and oak-smoked wheat malt …

Snake Venom, The World’s Strongest Beer

Scottish brewery Brewmeister released Snake Venom, which they describe as “the world’s strongest beer.” It boasts an impressive 67.5% ABV (alcohol by …

Alcohol

America's Coolest Breweries (PHOTOS)

The last decade has brought a resurgence of craft breweries across the country. The coolest not only make outstanding beer, but also are designed with a sense of place in mind, offering activities, brewery tours, and personality to match.<p>No matter the location, these breweries are on a mission to …

Craft Beer

Hawaii's Craft Beers Have An Exotic Island Advantage

National Beer Day is October 27th and -- while our fridge is stocked with nothing but pumpkin ales -- we're starting to feel like we've had it all: the faintly European brews of New England (a perfect, cloudy glass of Allagash White comes to mind), the garish Southern concoctions (looking at you, …

How to make good use of flat, leftover beer from your Christmas party

Ever had the problem of undrunk beer sitting round wastefully in bottles, cans or glasses after a house party? Sigh. It’s flat, warm and disgusting. …

First Drafts' favorite beers from Colorado in 2013

Beer is good. (Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post)<p>It’s an amazing time to be drinking beer in Colorado.<p>From the continued excellence of established …

The Craft Beer Movement

“Ever since man became sapient he has devised means of intoxicating himself”<p>-Ian Spencer Hornsey’s <i>A History of Beer and Brewing</i><p>In 1990, Cambridge …

Dry Hopping for Beer Revisited – Part 1 of 2

3 comments<p>Dry hopping is a great way to enhance the hoppy aroma and flavor of your beer. I previously wrote an article on dry hopping covering the …

Beer -- It's what's for breakfast for dinner

Do you think cooking breakfast for dinner is shameful? Evidently, some people at National Public Radio think it's a prevailing attitude as they recently ran a post arguing that "Proper Adults" should no longer feel shame for making eggs and waffles at nighttime.<p>As one who's enjoyed breakfast fare …

9 Gifts for Beer Geeks

More by Jackie<p>As the presence of craft beer grows in the hearts and minds of America, so does the opportunity to find unique and creative gifts to …