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5-Spice on Ice

• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon Chinese 5-spice blend (cloves, cinnamon, star anise, fennel, Sichuan peppercorns)<br>• 3 dashes bitters, such as …

Recipes

8 of Evel Knievel’s Most Memorable Stunts

Born on this day in 1938, Robert "Evel" Knievel was a stuntman who entertained audiences with his daredevil motorcycle jumps. After his first jump in …

Austin Mayor Calls Sexist 'Wonder Woman' Troll an 'Embarrassment to Modernity'

The mayor is all for those women-only screenings.<p>When Austin's Alamo Drafthouse announced plans for a women-only screening of <i>Wonder Woman</i>, some men on the internet were not happy. The theater responded to the "controversy" perfectly—by adding a second women-only screening of the film to its …

"Trump or Merkel?" Ukraine beer depicts world leaders

A brewery in Ukraine is offering a special line of craft beer themed after world leaders. Their latest addition is devoted to the president of the United States, Donald Trump.<p>The BBC's Anastasiya Gribanova made a visit to the brewery in Lviv, in western Ukraine.<p><i>Producer: Dina Demrdash</i>

The 25 Best Coffee Roasters in America

Madcap Coffee<p><b>Grand Rapids, MI</b><p>Established in 2008, Michigan’s Madcap has specialty coffee offerings that result from strong relationships at every …

Star Trek’s Tricorder, realized? This device uses AI to diagnose medical conditions

According to <i>Star Trek</i>, 23rd century doctors will diagnose most illnesses and determine the general state of health via a device called a Tricorder. …

Medical Technology

A Heavy Metal Festival in Germany Will Have a 4-Mile Beer Pipeline

It’s no secret that Germans love beer. And now they’ve perfected a creative way to dispense massive volumes of it to the public: through beer …

Harry Potter

The World Is Wasting Our Irreplaceable Helium, And Nobody Cares

When Helium was discovered on Earth, its unique properties immediately lent itself to scientific uses. As a lighter-than-air gas, it could be used for buoyancy or even levitation. Since it’s both non-reactive and inert, it can be used at high temperatures and in oxygen-rich environments without a …

7 whiskey cocktails to celebrate World Whiskey Day in style

Whiskey is the manliest of spirits. You’re the manliest of men.<p>It should come as no surprise, then, that you love nothing more than to sip on a good …

Man Buys Two Metric Tons of LEGO Bricks; Sorts Them Via Machine Learning

Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake. He went on eBay one evening and bid on a bunch of bulk LEGO brick auctions, then went to sleep. …

Maddie Waiting for the Beat to Drop

Music

Ale in the Family: As Craft Brewing Matures, Sons and Daughters See a Future in Ales and Lagers

In the foothills of New York State’s Adirondack Mountains, 200 miles from Manhattan’s concrete canyons, a father and son have turned a door company’s …

Join the Empire Engineering Team and build your own mini AT-AT [Instructions]

There’s something magical about the classic Star Wars vehicles. They’ve withstood the test of time and remain a constant source of inspiration for …

Lego

At This Lego-Themed Restaurant, Even the Burgers Look Like Toys

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel +Leisure.</i><p>Lego fans can chomp down on burgers shaped like their favorite toys at Brick Burger, a new burger …

Lego

Now You Can Go on a Real Life STAR WARS REBELS Adventure

Every <i>Star Wars</i> fan who picks up a lightsaber will immediately wave it around and start making the noise. The sound effect is ingrained in our DNA, …

Bitters and Soda Is the Best Drink for When You're Not Drinking

Some years back, I quit drinking Diet Coke and started drinking soda water and bitters and lemme tell you, it was way past time. For over a decade, …

How I almost killed my mom with a simple anti-itch pill

Nobody wants to kill her own mother by accident. Luckily, mine pulled through.<p>As teachable moments go, this one was huge. I learned that once you or someone you know hits age 65, it’s time to learn which drugs can increase the risk of dementia when taken for long periods. And which, for people who …

Urinary Tract Infection

Whiskey of the Week: Lost Spirits Abomination

New technology reveals the taste of the future with this pair of American single malts…<p>California-based distillery <b>Lost Spirits</b> made waves a few years …

Single Malt Whisky

Bye rosé! Blue prosecco is this summer's go-to drink

Since 2017 has been the Year of the Unicorn, we might as well go that same route with our trendy summer go-to drink as well.<p>Saraceni Wines makes a …

Sorry, but You Should Absolutely Not Use Beer as a Painkiller

We hate to be buzzkills, but if you recently heard that a study proved beer is a better painkiller than medications like Tylenol, that’s not quite …

Re-Experience the Classic Star Tours Disney Ride in This Amazing 360-Degree Video

The original <i>Star Tours</i> has a place in the heart of many <i>Star Wars</i> fans—although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience …

Guy Finds StarCraft Source Code And Returns It To Blizzard, Gets Free Trip To BlizzCon

Last month, Reddit user Khemist49 made a truly unlikely find: a gold master source code disc of the original <i>StarCraft</i>. From 1998. At first, he didn’t …

blizzcon

Home Bartending 101: 7 Essential Spirits You Need to Have

Home bartending is an essential personal life skill sure to enhance your general reputation as a gracious host, because let's face it: There's …

Singapore's 'supertrees' turn into 'sabertrees' on Star Wars Day

The unloved cocktails that deserve to be the toast of the bar

The craft cocktail movement has rescued great drinks, like the negroni, from obscurity – here are three more that ought to be on the A-list<p>It might be hard to believe, but there was once a time when an order for a negroni at the average watering hole would have been met with a stare of blank …

Cocktails

Heineken acquires all shares in Lagunitas

Brewing giant Heineken is to buy the remaining 50% stake in Californian craft brewer Lagunitas, taking complete control of the brand.<p>Heineken …

Craft Brewing

This Could Be The Worst Tick Season In Years. Here's What You Need To Know.

Experts say warmer winters caused by climate change are allowing ticks to expand into new regions of the U.S.<p>Tick season is upon us, and it’s shaping up to be a real doozy. Scientists predict 2017 will bear the highest number of ticks in recent years, with a jump in reported cases of tick-borne …

Does using more semicolons make an author more pretentious?

In Kurt Vonnegut’s 2005 essay collection <i>A Man Without a Country,</i> he includes the following message on punctuation:<p><b>Here is a lesson in creative</b> …

Creative Writing

The Best STAR WARS Characters That Are No Longer Canon

“<i>I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible</i> …

Star Wars

Catawba Brewing Unveils New Flagship Craft Beer: HOPness Monster IPA

More than faintly being spotted Saturday, May 20th. Catawba Brewing has announced the release of their new flagship IPA, the HOPness Monster. The …