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An Interview with Shaun Hill, Brewmaster at Hill Farmstead, the “Best Brewery in the World”

In January of this year, Hill Farmstead was dubbed Best Brewery in the World by RateBeer.com—the world’s most comprehensive beer-review-and-rating Web site—just two years after being awarded the title New Brewer of the Year. In February, I sat down with its head brewer/founder/etc., Shaun E. Hill, …

Need A New Spaghetti Recipe?

It's pretty hard not to love spaghetti. This kitchen stalwart had a place in nearly all of our childhoods, even if the idea of "making Italian food" was foreign to our families. There are a few old spaghetti recipes that never get old -- red sauce, meatballs, aglio olio, the inimitable pasta cacio …

Researchers increase lifespan of lithium-sulfur batteries

Technology has advanced markedly since the dawn of the silicon age, but our portable gadgets and gizmos are still largely held back by the …

Clean Energy

Turning Ideas Into Products: Expert Tips For Invention Prototypes - Part 2: Prototyping Methods

Greetings intrepid inventors! In the previous article, I explained some of the basic terminology used in the world of invention prototypes. We took a …

Prototyping

Heirloom Sharpie

Do you remember when your grandfather passed down his trusted Sharpie marker to you? You looked in awe at the worn patina of its steel shaft, hinting …

Posters

iPhone 5S and the “budget” iPhone: should you wait for Summer?

This week it’s become apparent that not only has Apple begun production on the next-generation iPhone model, they’ve already set a general date range …

iPhone

Bad Context: Why nobody, not even Apple, has done mobile right

Your smartphone is dumb. Mine is too. I’ve got an iPhone in my pocket, and a Galaxy S III, and an HTC One, and they’re all stupid. The BlackBerry Z10 …

Google Glass

Scintillating specs: New 5.2-inch OLED display for smartphones

Japanese manufacturers unveil a white-hot display destined for future smartphones.<p>Get ready to see more smartphones sporting a spectacular OLED screen.<p>Japan Display -- a joint venture consisting of Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi's manufacturing muscle -- revealed the development of a 5.2-inch OLED …

Phones

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

One Appetizer to Rule Them All: Beer-Candied Bacon

We've talked about the delicious sweet treat that bacon becomes when it's candied in the oven. (Seriously, if you haven't tried it, then there's no …

Shot Glass Appetizers: All-In-One Finger Foods For Your Next Party

The first time I saw mini grilled cheese sandwiches sticking out of a small glass of tomato soup, I thought: what a brilliant idea. Take a favorite …