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Hila Raam's 'Rhinoskin' Kevlar Protective Backpack for Civilians

As an individual with the good fortune of being born and raised in the United States of America, I can't say that I've ever witnessed a bombing or …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

The 8 coolest bars in Montreal

Offering their own house microbrews and exotic imports on chalkboard wall menus, Dieu du Ciel! has everything from chocolate stouts to …

The 20 Best New Bars of 2013 (Photos)

Drink Up!<p>Check out the 20 hottest new bars around the world—and the tasty concoctions they’re whipping up.<p>06.30.13 4:45 AM ET

Travel etiquette 101: rules for house guests and hosts

With rising airfares, hotel costs, and near-record gas prices, people fortunate (and unfortunate) enough to live in destination-friendly places can expect a double-dose of second cousins and friends-of-friends dropping by to set up camp for a few days, or more. Get ready – house-crashers are …

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …