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5 beer snacks you can make at home to impress your drinking buddies

Sweet Pharoah’s chariot, somebody stop me. It’s not enough I keep nagging you how to do stuff you’ve already been doing your whole life (“Press the toaster lever down firmly and resolutely with the right hand …”), now I’m telling you how to drink beer with your friends? Oh, for the love of ... …

Snacks

4 Facts You Should Know About The Japanese Whisky Crisis

The global whisky community was left reeling by the recent news that well known flagship whiskies Hibiki 17 and Hakushu 12 are going to be discontinued by parent company Suntory.<p>Prized by collectors and whisky lovers, the Hibiki 17 in particular achieved global fame thanks to the film <i>Lost in</i> …

Whiskey

The Rolling Stones – every album ranked!

As the indestructible rock’n’rollers begin their No Filter tour, we rank each of their 23 albums, from their 1964 eponymous debut to 2o16’s Blue & Lonesome<p>23. Dirty Work (1986)<p>The best moments on Dirty Work come when the atmosphere of intra-band animosity in which it was recorded is channelled into …

Hells Angels

The Top 10 Alt.Country Artists Of All Time

The musicians who came to define the alt.country boom of the late 80s and 90s believed themselves to be outside of the country music establishment …

Country Music

Billy Talbot And Ralph Molina Look Back On Neil Young’s ‘Tonight’s The Night’ 1973 Gig At The Roxy

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>“Welcome to Miami Beach, everything’s cheaper than it looks.” 45 years later, and you can practically smell the tequila on Neil …

Concerts

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Salford

Berlin's 8 best secret record shops

<b>Letting the Katze out the bag.</b><p>Berlin can seem like a ghost town. There are abandoned spy towers, deserted theme parks, decaying military barracks, …

A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects

BAGHDAD — The 42-year-old housewife had two minutes to defend herself against charges of supporting the Islamic State.<p>Amina Hassan, a Turkish woman in a flowing black abaya, told the Iraqi judge that she and her family had entered Syria and Iraq illegally and lived in the Islamic State’s so-called …

Human Rights

Boy unearths treasure of the Danish king Bluetooth in Germany

Discovery by a 13-year-old and an amateur archaeologist leads to hoard linked to king who brought Christianity to Denmark<p>A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a “significant” trove in Germany which may have belonged to the Danish king Harald Bluetooth who brought …

Archaeology

21 Creatures From The Deep Sea That Will Absolutely Give You Nightmares

*Shudders.*

Zoology

Johnny Cash: American Recordings Album Review

When people ask where my grandpa is from, he doesn’t name a town. He says he was born “across the river from Johnny Cash.”<p>There’s only one story my grandpa ever tells about his childhood. It’s 1955, in Arkansas, and he’s standing on his motorcycle, prying a bathroom window off the wall with a …

The 50 Best Shoegaze Albums of All Time

By 2007, the New York trio Blonde Redhead had been celebrated for over a decade as cerebral art-rockers, cult favorites of their lane; the upending of their tight, neurotic structures on <i>23</i> <i></i>was a release of reigns. The group’s seventh (and first self-produced) album, it’s a thrilling spread that …

56 Incredible Colorized Photos That Revived 'Russia During WWI'

These incredible photos were colorized by Olga that show Russia during World War One.<br>Shell hole, 1914<br>Colonel Grigory Kuchin, 1914<br>General Aleksei …

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

ESSEN, Germany — Jörg Sartor does not like to turn newcomers away from his food bank, especially single mothers like the young Syrian woman with her 5-year-old son who had waited outside since before dawn.<p>But rules are rules. And for the moment, it is Germans only.<p>“Come here,” said Mr. Sartor, …

Food Bank

The Rolling Stones – their 10 best songs

Golden oldies<p>Mick Jagger and Keith Richards first met at Wentworth Primary School in the early 1950s. They weren’t great pals then, but the seeds had …

The 15 Most Expensive TV Shows Of All Time

It's not just Netflix spending the big bucks<p>It's not just cinema that's spending millions for our entertainment. Television's an expensive game, too – in 2018, a season of your favourite show can cost far more than even the most extravagant blockbuster. According to recent data, these are the 15 …

TV

Neil Young Details New Tonight’s the Night Live Album

Neil Young has detailed <i>Roxy - Tonight’s the Night Live</i>, a long-awaited concert recording that was captured between September 20 and September 22, 1973 at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, as <i>Rolling Stone</i> points out. Young and his band, the Santa Monica Flyers, were the music venue’s opening …

The Economics of Westeros Are Scarier Than White Walkers

Tryion famously got out of more than one bind with the promise “a Lannister always pays his debts,” but the economics of Westeros are more …

8 Things You Didn't Know About Judas Priest's 'Stained Class'

Released on February 10th, 1978, Judas Priest's <i>Stained Class</i> LP not only marked a major step forward for the British metal band, but it also heralded …

5 Hot Sauces with Cult Followings

“I think hot sauce is akin to drug use,” says Noah Chaimberg, founder of Heatonist, a Brooklyn-based purveyor of small-batch hot sauces from around …

BBQ

Did Codebreakers Crack This Mysterious Medieval Manuscript?

The 600-year-old Voynich Manuscript is one of the biggest mysteries in cryptology. Scientists are using AI to try to read it.<p>A pair of Canadian codebreakers may have deciphered a 600-year-old book that has been baffling cryptologists for centuries. But, more likely, they probably haven't.<p>In a study …

Queen Creole: Mélissa Laveaux on telling Haiti's story through folksong, spirituals and Vodou

On a dull January afternoon, Mélissa Laveaux arrives at her record label’s Paris office apologising for her lateness. Disorganisation is, she says, a lifelong affliction.But the 33-year-old is in the middle of so many self-directed projects that it’s hard to take her claims too seriously. It takes …

Music

Bananas with edible peel developed by Japanese farmers

Japanese farmers have invented a new type of banana with edible peel using an innovative deep freezing technique.<p>The Mongee banana, which can be eaten in its entirety, was pioneered by Setsuzo Tanaka, technical development manager at D&T Farm in Okayama Prefecture, western Japan.<p>The bananas are …

Chaos in “Exile”: The Rolling Stones record their masterpiece

Drugs, hangers-on and petty feuds; the perils of recording in Keith Richards’ basement<p>All accounts of "Exile on Main Street" are heavy on the dark side, not just the relatively minor inconveniences that came with the recording. In a 1995 interview, Jagger looked back, not too fondly:<p>(We were) just …

The Rolling Stones

Five classic David Bowie albums reissued on vinyl

The post Five classic David Bowie albums reissued on vinyl appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

David Bowie

Netflix’s The Witcher could be the fix Game Of Thrones fans need when it finally ends

It’s a question that is haunting the mind of every single Game Of Thrones devotee: ‘What will I do when the series eight ends?’<p>After all HBO are …

Stockholm’s best record shops

<b>While streaming music is convenient and easy, vinyl remains close to many of our music-loving hearts. What is more fun than spending a few hours</b> …

Technics unveils new “premium” SP-10R and SL-1000R turntables

The post Technics unveils new “premium” SP-10R and SL-1000R turntables appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

Audiophile

Here are the UK’s top 20 best selling vinyl records of 2017

<b>No surprises.</b>2017 was another landmark year for vinyl, with record sales peaking at their highest level since 1991, reports the <i>BPI</i>.An impressive 4.1 …

David Bowie