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NOLA Brewing's New Sour & Barrel Aged Beers Are Changing The Local Game

Not so long ago, microscopic beasties like lactobacillus and Brettanomyces were what brewers strove to avoid at all costs infecting their beer, causing them to turn sour, tart, or generally funky. Now it's a wildly popular style of beer that more and more people are acquiring not just a taste for, …

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Beer Nerds Create Machine That Makes Store Bought Brew Taste Better

Craft beer drinkers, there's machine on the market that wants to be your new best friend. According to CNET, it's called Fizzics and it's supposed to make your store-brought beer taste better. The countertop contraption uses science in the form of oscillation and high-frequency sound waves to …

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7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

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Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is where it's …

Red Planet Rising: Mars Shines Brighter Than It Has in Years

If you want to see Mars at its best, now's your time: This month, the Red Planet looks bigger and brighter than it has for the past six years.<p>That may sound like the Great Mars Hoax — the occasional (and totally false) claim that Mars will loom as big as the moon in the night sky. But in this case, …

5 most incredible discoveries of the week

A microbe that nearly made the Earth a dead zone and an intriguing ocean discovery on a moon of Saturn highlight the list:<p>1. Villain That Nearly Killed All Life on Earth Is ... Tiny: Name your favorite culprit for the mass extinction that wiped out nearly every life form on Earth 250 million years …

Gene therapy 'could be used to treat blindness'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1044000/1044287_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524708335_15d1f00384d9d3be80c908dc12482a6a<p><b>Surgeons in Oxford have used a gene therapy technique to improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have gone blind.</b><p>The operation …

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards.<p>Last Friday the company filed a lawsuit against Typo, an LA-based startup that makes a physical keyboard accessory for the iPhone. Co-founded by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest, …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Hyperrealistic Self-Portraits by Eloy Morales

Spanish painter Eloy Morales creates large hyperrealistic oil paintings of himself with smears of paint and shaving cream across his face. This messy addition causes light to catch and reflect in unusual ways. Eloy patiently works through tiny sections at a time, filling in paint and blending as he …

Chile's Stargazing Hotel Marvels at 300 Nights of Clear Skies

Elqui Domos is a hotel strategically located in the heart of the Elqui Valley in central Chile. Surrounded by the Andes Mountains, the unique destination provides visitors with a spectacular stargazing experience in an area best known for its 300 nights of incredibly clear skies per year.<p>The hotel …

Camera+ 5 launches with iOS 7 redesign, wallpaper composer, more

Coincidentally with the debut of Photos+ (and no affiliation), popular photography app for iPhone Camera+ released a major overhaul of its app today bringing an all new design optimized for iOS 7 and a handful of new features.<p>Aside from the new flatter app icon and icons within the app, Camera+ now …

Bread, Beef and Other Foods That Will Cost Way More Next Year

Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in …

Company's amazing response to angry customer blows up web, sends sales skyrocketing

An American businessman from an American company that embodies the American spirit catapulted his bottle works business into the stratosphere with …

12 Things You Probably Didn't Know About 'Anchorman'

It's been nearly a decade since the channel 4 news team assembled on screen.<p>How much do you know about the original film?<p>From actresses Christina Applegate beat out for the coveted role of Veronica Corningstone to the real-life journalists who served as inspiration for the two leads, see what you …

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One-Way, Manned Mission To Mars Just Got Closer To Reality

Mars One announces deals with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to develop technology to colonize the Red Planet by 2025.<p>Yesterday, Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced the companies it hopes will build the technology necessary for the first private mission to Mars. Lockheed …

Synthetic biology and the rise of the 'spider-goats'

Horizon presenter Adam Rutherfordlooksat the advances in synthetic biology and genetic engineering that have resulted in, among other things, computer-made life forms and cancer assassin cells<p>Freckles looks like a perfectly normal kid. She has bright eyes, a healthy white pelt and gambols happily …

Five-Fold Lifespan Extension in C. Elegans by Combining Mutants

<i>Research Highlights Possibility of Combination Therapy for Aging</i><p><b>December 12, 2013/Novato, California:</b> What are the limits to longevity? New research …

Has the Great Barrier Reef just been approved for destruction by the Australian government?

Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the "Best Job in the World"?<p>The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and "caretaker" of Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef. Ben Southall was the inaugural winner, a Brit by …

Raymond Pettibon: punk with a pencil

In the two hours that we spend talking, Raymond Pettibon's eyes make contact with mine no more than twice. His hands tremor. The pauses between not just sentences, but individual words, stretch so long that I take to counting the seconds in my head. But these long silences come from an artist who's …

Google buys Boston Dynamics, maker of spectacular and terrifying robots

Google has acquired robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics, best known for its line of quadrupeds with funny gaits and often mind-blowing capabilities. Products that the firm has demonstrated in recent years include BigDog, a motorized robot that can handle ice and snow, the 29 mile-per-hour …

Living Off the Land: How to Earn a Sustainable Income from Home

Home is where the great change will begin. It is not where it ends.<br>~Shannon Hayes, Radical Homemakers<p>Do you hold a dream to live off of the land and …

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Sign language interpreter a 'fake'

JOHANNESBURG — The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake." Asked about the claim by The Associated Press, South Africa's …

Stolen radioactive material found in Mexico cornfield

A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 has been safely recovered after sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago dumped by thieves in central Mexico, according to the country's nuclear safety director.<p>Juan Eibenschutz, the director general of the National Commission of Nuclear …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …