The meet-up at Unbabel’s office on a chilly Lisbon evening looked like a million other meet-ups at startup offices around the world. Hoodie-wearing programmers munching on chips and drinking free beer. White boards filled with coding hieroglyphics. An assortment of random conversations sprinkled around the room that blurred the lines between casual social grazing and […]
Beer and buffalo jerky may not be the first tools that come to mind for confronting the environmental crisis. But when you consider that agriculture — from the way we manage soil to the cultivation of livestock — is a major source of carbon emissions and a leading cause of biodiversity degradation,...
We are all waiting for that super-tech refrigerator that auto-detects when the beer is about to run out and places an order online. While we wait, the Internet of Things or IoT is revolutionizing the world by creating smart devices that are all connected to the internet. Show More Summary
Patrick Dawson’s Beer Geek Handbook is a kooky, breezy look at the often nutty world of beer – with the self-described “beer geek” squarely in mind. Extensively illustrated by Greg Kletsel, it covers the basics of beer, while tiptoeing into… Continue reading ?
It's quite possibly the rarest beer in the world.
On the latest MUNCHIES: The Podcast, we catch up with the man behind cult brewery, Mikkeller, over a few pints to learn about his love-hate relationship with beer nerds and the plans he's hatched to infiltrate North Korea.
So, what's new in the beer world with that new president elect person from the TV? Read more...
Gillian Beer reveals the currents in Lewis Carroll's worlds.
Infineon Technologies engineer Albert Beer created a Sub1 Reloaded robot that broke the Guinness World Record for solving a Rubik’s Cube in 0.637 seconds at the electronica trade fair in Munich, Germany. It takes tremendous computing power to solve such a highly complex puzzle with a machine. In the case of “Sub1 Reloaded”, the power […]
On the plus side, at least one pub was offering Americans free beer.
Belgian brewers are concerned that their centuries-old dominance is at risk from foreign upstart beers that aren’t afraid to break with tradition. ||| Brussels - Belgium is historically one of the world's top beer countries but Thomas Costenoble, organiser of the Brussels Beer Challenge, fears that trouble is brewing. Show More Summary
Conservators at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia’s largest regional museum, have used samples of what is believed to be the world’s oldest surviving beer to create a modern brew from 18th century microorganisms. The bottles were discovered in the shipwreck of the Sydney Cove, a small merchant vessel carrying [...]
A team of scientists in Tasmania are claiming to have brewed the world’s oldest beer using yeast salvaged from an 18th century shipwreck. Led by Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Conservator David Thurrowgood, the research team was...Show More Summary
Before it was Veterans Day it was Armistice Day, for the fallen of the First World War: here’s some history. In 1987, Heineken Tried to Convince Beer Drinkers That Corona Was Actually Urine. Ranking the Most Beloved TV Shows That Got Canceled. Show More Summary
Navigating everything from cans of beer to fancy cocktails The world of dining and drinking is an obstacle course wrapped in a labyrinth wrapped in a logic puzzle — it's full of pitfalls, gray areas, and bewildering questions that really shouldn't even be questions (How do I find the bathroom?) and yet, somehow, are. Show More Summary
Yeast microbes from the world's oldest bottle of beer — a 220-year-old bottle found in one of Australia's earliest shipwrecks — are being used to create a new, modern beer with the characteristic taste of the 18th-century brew.
Beer and sports may go hand-in-hand in some parts of the world, but not Qatar, where FIFA plans to stage the 2022 World Cup. Officials in the conservative Middle Eastern country announced on Tuesday it would ban the public consumption of alcohol during the tournament, including on streets, public squares and in the stadiums. “I […]
The gays tend to get around a bit, and we don’t mean with the guys we meet at beer bust. Seeing the world, whether for business or pleasure, takes us on the road far and wide. Working away from home can cause a bit of stress, but there is a certain romance in sitting in a nice [...]
Belgium is historically one of the world's top beer countries but Thomas Costenoble, organiser of the Brussels Beer Challenge, fears that trouble is brewing. This international contest in the Belgian capital, now in its fifth year, features 1,250 beers from 36 countries and 80 judges to sample the tipples on offer. Show More Summary