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These Star Trek Isolinear Chip Coasters May Be The Nerdiest Merchandise We've Ever Seen

Only the truest The Next Generation fans likely know that Isolinear Chips are the 24th century’s equivalent of the USB flash drives we carry around today. On the show, they utilise futuristic optical storage techniques which haven’t been invented yet, so these non-functional replicas will best serve as drink coasters — as well as being a truly impressive signifier of your Trek fandom.


Class Up Your Camping With A Canteen That Turns Into A Pint Glass

Drinking from a canteen’s spout is fine when you’re just rehydrating after a hike. But once camp is set up, you’ll probably be drinking something other than water, and that’s where this canteen from the Stable Goods Co. really shines. Flip it over, remove the bottom and suddenly you’ve got a wide-mouthed pint glass.


Polaroid's Action Camera Now Has A Shot Glass Adaptor For Documenting Your Drinks

It can’t compete with GoPro’s offerings when it comes to image quality, but the Polaroid Cube action cam can do one thing well. The tiny form factor makes it easier to stick it wherever you need to capture your extreme activities — or a night of bar crawling with this new shot glass accessory.


This Is The Most Brilliant Way To Smuggle A Beer

The immense popularity of Starbucks means that every other person you see on the street is holding one of its highly recognisable green and white paper cups. So what better way could there be to hide a can of beer in plain sight than with this special plastic lid that lets you camouflage it inside a coffee cup?


Why Cocktail Glasses Really Matter

Video: I will freely admit to being one of the twentysomething wasters who will throw a cocktail in anything that isn’t a Solo cup. But if you have more style and class, you may have wondered if there’s science behind the bewildering array of glassware.


A Computer Can Spot Your Drunk Tweets From A Mile Away

If you were at a bar with your phone in New York City during 2014, your whiskey-laced illegible tweets may have been used for important scientific research.


Can This Scratch-And-Sniff Book Turn You Into A Whiskey Aficionado?

While the clear intentions of vodka and gin were an easy sell for my cocktail glass, I admit it took me a little longer to dabble in the dark liquors. Mostly because I was confused. Was rye like bourbon? But what the hell was scotch? And apparently they’re all whiskey? If only I’d had this book.


Make An Amazing Watermelon Slushy Using A Drill And A Coat Hanger

It’s summer. It’s hot. You need a drink that’s cold, refreshing, and very alcoholic. Grab a watermelon, a coat hanger, a drill, and a bottle of your favourite vodka and be prepared to absolutely crush all the other offerings at the barbecue.



Happy Hour: On Getting Drunk At Starbucks

This week, Starbucks started testing alcohol service at two New York City locations. “Wouldn’t it be funny to get drunk at Starbucks?” I thought. It didn’t take long to figure out that I should stick to drinking at bars.


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