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Freebie Friday: Get Mac apps, learn to start a business, and more for free! [Deals]

You already know that Cult of Mac Deals brings you top level gadgets, software, and services at low prices. Did you also know that some stuff at Cult of Mac Deals is available for free?<p>Yep, free, as in absolutely no charge whatsoever, and today is Freebie Friday. Check out these exciting offers …

These 27 Clever Inventions Will Change Your Life.

There are people, all over the world, who are inventing new products every day. I'm not that creative, but at least I know <i>someone</i> is doing it. I'm …

Amazing Long Exposure Photography Tips

Searching for a complete instructional guide on how to take breathtaking special effects shots?<p>Say no more. This eBook entitled Trick Photography and …

Gin cocktail recipes for summer

Summer is on its way, so what better time to get out the cocktail shaker and make some delicious gin drinks for the garden?<p><b>PARSLEY GIN JULEP</b><p>8 parsley leaves<p>20ml fresh lime juice<p>20ml sugar syrup<p>Crushed ice<p>50ml gin<p>30ml soda water<p>1 orange peel garnish<p>In a julep tin or Old-Fashioned glass, muddle the …

33 Next-Level Tips For A Bloody Mary Bar

Because New Year's Day requires all of the pickled things, all of the hot sauces, and all of the meat straws.

Pimm's Lemon Mojito Recipe

This Pimm's mojito from The Little Owl in New York gets added flavor from a muddled lemon half.<p><b>Read more: 7 Non-Pimm's Cup Cocktails to Make With Pimm's</b><p>Ingredients1 lemon half25 fresh mint leaves (from about 3 sprigs)1 tablespoon sugar3 ounces Pimm's No. 1Chilled club sodaGarnish: additional mint …

5 Ways to Take Cachaça Beyond the Caipirinha

Here, five brilliant cachaça cocktails that go way beyond caipirinhas.<p>Cachaça, a Brazilian rum-esque spirit distilled from sugarcane, is primarily …

10 Coffee Cocktails that Have Us Buzzing

These 10 coffee cocktails have us buzzing.<p><b>What happens when baristas and bartenders get together?</b> Coffee cocktails, that's what. Here, 10 of our most caffeinated concoctions.

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The Caipirinha Is The Brazilian Cocktail You’ve Been Too Afraid To Pronounce

Lime, sugar and lots of cachaça.<p>It’s time to take a break from the mojito, put down the margarita, and give Brazil’s national cocktail ― the caipirinha ― a chance to star at your next cocktail hour. The caipirinha is a simple cocktail made of cachaça, lime and sugar, and it is as refreshing as it …

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …

3 Super-Easy Watermelon Cocktails

Here, three crazy-simple watermelon cocktails that anyone can make.<p>Watermelon is the perfect summer fruit for cocktails. First of all, it’s …

8 Portable Picnic Cocktails

Be everyone’s favorite guest by showing up with a big bag of ice and a pitcher of one of these easily pre-batched summer cocktails.<p>If you’re heading …

7 Spiced Cocktails for the Holidays

Winter has us thinking about spice: the scent of gingerbread baking, a warming cup of chai, mulled wine and cider and pie crusts dusted with cinnamon. Those baking spices have a home in drinks too: cardamom, clove, ginger, and nutmeg can add complex flavor that latches right into the bold notes of …

The Ultimate Fully-Loaded Bloody Mary Recipe

<b>Note:</b> The most important part of a Bloody Mary is the tomato juice. Use a high quality juice, preferably not from concentrate. No need to use your best vodka here. Bottom shelf stuff will do fine. You can replace the celery salt rim with a salt and pepper rim if you prefer. Every ingredient should …

Grilled Sangría Recipe

Ingredients (13)<p>6 to 8 (12-inch) wooden or metal skewers (soak wooden skewers in warm water for 30 minutes to avoid burning on the grill)<br>• 2 cups …

47 Gin Cocktail Recipes That Aren't Just Gin & Tonics

Fact: Gin is the best clear spirit on your bar. These 47 cocktail recipes prove it.<p>Fact: Gin is the best clear spirit on your bar. Its herbal flavor lends itself to refreshing cocktails from gimlets and punches to smashes and martinis. Bottoms up, because these 47 gin cocktails make us want a …

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30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

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Dublin Iced Coffee

Makes 1 Servings<p>A delicious mix of caffeine, dessert, and danger.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. strong cold-brew coffee<p>2 oz. stout (such as AleSmith Speedway or Guinness)<p>1½ oz. Irish whiskey<p>¾ oz. simple syrup<p>1/2 ounce heavy cream<p>Freshly grated cinnamon stick (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix …

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The Best Moscow Mule is Made with Fresh Ginger

How do you make a classic Moscow Mule even better? Two words: fresh ginger.<p>A Moscow Mule—traditionally made with vodka and ginger beer—is summertime sipping at its best. But add fresh grated ginger and <i>whoa</i>: It's got some some kick! Now <i>that's</i> a drink.<p>Get the recipe: Fresh Ginger Moscow Mule

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17 Summery Brunch Cocktails Worth Sipping

There's something about summer that lends itself to long, super-relaxed weekend brunches. The kind of brunch where it feels more than okay to sip on …

5 Cocktail Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

Do you have your phone with you right now? Yeah, we thought so. Whether commuting or passing time before a meeting, a smartphone is our nigh constant companion. And according to Nielsen, Americans spend about 11 hours a day staring at a digital device of some sort, whether it's a desktop computer …

Innovative Bluetooth Speaker Floats in Mid-Air to Prevent Audio Distortion

It's common to see audio speakers that are sitting on a desk or attached to a wall for surround sound. OM Audio's OM/ONE breaks away from such conventions, however, and looks positively futuristic. It has a very distinctive attribute – it floats! The innovative product features a 3.6 inch …

Gin and Tonic

1 Servings<p>The Gin and Tonic is swinging again, thanks to new distillers who have made gin cool. And it doesn't get more classic than this recipe.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces gin (preferably Tanqueray)<p>1–3 lime wedges<p>3–4 ounces tonic water<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Add gin to a highball glass filled …

Cheap Shot Challenge: Photos Taken with Expensive Gear Recreated On the Cheap

Want to make some great photos but don’t have or don’t want to spend a lot of money? A few days ago I posted photo of a Hummingbird on my Facebook …

How-to: Use Spotlight and Smart Folders to search for anything on your Mac

In OS X, Spotlight is an effective way to search your entire hard drive for a file or folder, email, or any other file. There are many other things Spotlight can do, and searching for files is just one of them. Spotlight is also capable of looking up dictionary definitions, launching apps, …

Here's Why the Mac Is Beating the PC Right Now

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

Here’s how to BitTorrent movies on your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is a fantastic — albeit questionably legal — Mac app that allows you to treat BitTorrent like Netflix, searching for movies and TV shows on sites like The Pirate Bay that you want to watch and then streaming them directly to your computer.<p>It’s a great app, but it has at least one …

Apple changing Gatekeeper app signing rules in OS X 10.9.5 & Yosemite, could break some apps

An upcoming change introduced in the latest Mavericks and Yosemite developers previews will require some developers to re-sign their applications and submit updates to the Mac App Store in order to get around Gatekeeper’s watchful eye. According to a technical note from Apple, any apps built and …

Steve Jobs had plans to make free, shared Wi-Fi the norm to improve iPhone experience

There were lots of hints that Steve Jobs was interested in changing the way we all access the internet on the devices he helped create. Back in 2011 there were reports that Apple considered developing its own network for the original iPhone that could potentially replace traditional carrier …