New Zealand Prime Minister John Key recently returned three bottles of Scotch whiskey to the ice from which they were discovered. The bottles were a part of the supplies used to equip Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod Polar Expedition of 1907-09. Originally bottled in 1898, they remained unopened, but had been flown to Scotland [...]
I defy you to come up with a better camping invention than the headlamp. A tent? Bah. Sleep in a cave. A sleeping bag? Bah. Make a pile of leaves. An air mattress? Now you’re just being a sissy*.
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So cool, every other celebrity should be ashamed.
I don’t care who you are, you will never be as cool as Frank Sinatra. Here he is, climbing out of his private helicopter, with a glass of Scotch in his hand. Sinatra was so goddamn cool, he made his awesome look almost accidental. “Oh, [...]
It's not just for breakfast anymore!
This might not seem like a whole lot of technology; but when you consider the obsession that has gone into perfecting these casks, it starts to make a microprocessor seem like a slapped-together piece of fluff.
Distilleries, breweries and wineries have created an art form out of [...]