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Happy Hour: Drink Boxed Wine

Any possible objection you have to boxed wine is wrong. I am here to tell you why.


This Is A Nail Polish Designed To Prevent Sexual Assault

It’s the kind of thing you really wish wasn’t neccessary. A nail polish under development could help you detect date rape drugs in your drinks.


Happy Hour: Who Invented Tequila?

Although tequila dates back only a few hundred years, people have long used the heart of the agave plant to make delicious, alcoholic beverages.


Enjoy A Great White Russian With This Shark Tumbler And Shot Glass

The perfect cordial to down along with your Sharknado 2 viewing is up to you — the Bloody Mary, the Fin & Tonic or the Screwed-diver are all great choices. But the perfect glass is without a doubt this detailed tumbler featuring a great white ready to strike.


Happy Hour: How To Drink An IPA, One Hop Flavour At A Time

If you’re a fan of modern IPAs (PBR drinkers: Go stand in the corner) then you are no doubt a friendly familiar of hops, the magical bud that gives beer its bitter bite. But with hundreds up hops varieties and some brews using upwards of a dozen of them , it’s hard to know which hop is imparting which flavour unto your beer.


We Tried The Disposable Coffee Lid Of The Future, And It's Actually Great

For all our crippling caffeine addictions, the disposable coffee cup is a highly imperfect art at best. Seattle-based company Vaporpath wants to change that with a total coffee cup lid overhaul. But is the fancy new redesign actually superior to its classic brethren? We decided to find out for ourselves.


20 Fun Facts About The Way We Drink, As Told By A Breathalyzer

Do you remember that handy little breathalyzer we reviewed last year that synced with your smartphone via Bluetooth? The BACtrack Mobile, as it’s called, turns out to not just be a means of trying to outdo (or under-do) your friends’ drunkenness, but it’s also been gathering a whole lot of anonymous US-centric data over the last year, the fruits of which have just been released unto us.


These Split Beer Glasses Are Perfect For Half-Pints

For those times when you really only want or can really only handle half a pint of hooch, these modified beer glasses leave no doubt that you’re drinking with a little moderation. Because instead of being shorter, thinner or modified in shape, they look like a standard pint glass that’s been bifurcated with a guillotine.


A Brief History Of Beer

Beer brewing and drinking are activities that have been part of the human experience seemingly since the dawn of civilisation. Around 10,000 years ago, mankind began to move away from living life as nomadic hunter gatherers, and began settling down in one spot to farm the land. Grain, a vital ingredient in beer making, was cultivated by these new agricultural societies.


It's A Shame To Think These 3D Milled Ice Cubes Will Melt Away

You can find silicone ice cube moulds for everything from perfect spheres to gummy bears these days. But if you’re throwing a dinner party and really want to impress your guests, nothing says “I have too much money and free time” like using a 3D milling machine to sculpt a frozen drink-chilling masterpiece like this.


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