Six movie-inspired cocktails (and one TV-inspired hangover cure)
The myth of the ‘alpha’ male is actually more complex than people think it is
An unbelievably cute solar plant just started delivering power to the grid in Datong, China.
Letters and Liquor traces the history of cocktail lettering through custom typography and beautiful photographs.
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In his native Detroit, Jack White—White Stripes frontman and one of the most active and influential musicians of the last twenty years—has built a beautiful, efficient, and fully staffed record manufacturing plant. Why? Because records are better.
The perennially popular bar style stays fresh
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The Hukulea’s crew did not use any modern navigational devices, instead relying on the stars, waves, and clouds to guide them
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Open source breeders hope to preserve a handful of important varieties for the farms of the future.
The tropical themed pop-up bar Eight Seas is mixing up craft Polynesian cocktails all over Providence
The debate over the so-called global warming ‘pause’ just got reopened.
Handmade models of classic midcentury Palm Springs houses.
Melanesians may carry genetic evidence of a previously unknown extinct human relative.
Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah will protect some of America’s most striking landscape—and its earliest history.
Berlin discusses possible reparation payments over massacre of tens of thousands of people in early years of 20th century
The Sound Recordings catalog comprises over 17,400 digital audio files, beginning with Lomax’s first recordings onto (newly invented) tape in 1946 and tracing his career into the 1990s.
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Earth-force meets money-force at Standing Rock. I’m so relieved I’m here. It scares me to think that I might have missed this.We get up at dawn. Four hundred people walk slowly in a light snow to the river by the camp. A teacher is talking. His headdress is a crisscrossing of long, narrow feathers. He is of the Havasupai, the people who live by the blue-green waterfalls at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He calls out across the river. “Water is life! Take me! My heart beats with you!”
According to a study from Plymouth University, plastic pollution affects at least 700 marine species, while some estimates suggest that at least 100 million marine mammals are killed each year from plastic pollution. Here are some of the marine species most deeply impacted by plastic pollution.
A steady increase in sea levels is pushing saltwater into U.S. wetlands, killing trees from Florida as far north as New Jersey. But with sea level projected to rise by as much as six feet this century, the destruction of coastal forests is expected to become a worsening problem worldwide.
We’re inspired every time we have a great cocktail, and we definitely started to feel inspired when we visited Highland Park Bowl the other night and enjoyed a few of their cocktails. The dri…
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They are thought to be solitary, but new research shows one shark species to be intensely social
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When we make a batch of our pineapple-infused rum, we tend to go through it rather quickly. It makes a fantastic daiquiri, as you might imagine, and is a good way to intensify the flavor of pineapp…
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Windansea Reunion Down Under
Pop Sixties is the must have book for any enthusiast of sixties aesthetic and culture. Featuring an intro by Bobby Sherman and many artifacts from Donna Loren’s (The Mickey Mouse Club, Batman, The Monkees, Beach Blanket Bingo, etc.) own personal collection, as well as the art, furniture, and clothing from the period. This special edition will be signed, hand numbered, and include a special signed/handnumbered print from the book. Free shipping on all domestic orders, and a 20% discount for the first 2 weeks after Tiki Fest when you use the code TIKIFEST2016 at check out. Preorder your copy today! Sale ends September 5
All the rattan and bamboo you can handle
This mason jar might not be the most interesting picture on the site, but believe us when we say that looks can be deceiving, as what this jar contains is something very, very delicious. The jar is…
The Interior Department says Native Hawaiians can now choose whether to form a unified government, which could eventually enter into formal government-to-government relations with the U.S.
A Twitter account has been sharing postcards from decades gone by, along with poignant, funny or mysterious snippets of their writers’ messages
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