How Two Big Brand Boozes Are Moving Forward By Going Backward

Original recipes are one of those things coveted most in marketing. Remember how excited everyone was about Coca-Cola Classic after the New Coke fiasco? Well, sometimes spirits-makers want to get in on that action as well, whether that means a limited-edition release like Beefeater is doing with Burrough's Reserve, or… » 1/24/14 5:00pm 1/24/14 5:00pm

The Greenhound: Our Favorite New Summer Drink

We are officially in the dog days of summer. Here in New York it's brutally hot, and the air has the consistency of bath water. You need something refreshing. The Greenhound is that something. » 7/05/13 5:00pm 7/05/13 5:00pm

Absinthe Pops: The Frozen Treat That Will Melt Your Face

The hot summer months are a great time to sip cold cocktails and eat frozen desserts. Why not double your pleasure and combine the two into a single, efficient indulgence? » 6/08/12 5:00pm 6/08/12 5:00pm

Untethered Jailbreaker for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Now Available for…

Last week, the first untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 was announced — but it only worked if you ran OS X. Forunately, the Windows version is now ready. » 1/23/12 5:34am 1/23/12 5:34am

Intoxicating Gifts for the Elegant Imbiber

Shopping for the highest of high-functioning alcoholics can be a tricky proposition. Novelty bottle openers and 12-packs of Pabst don't cut it. For the the guy (or gal) with a sophisticated drinking problem, these gifts are guaranteed to please. » 12/08/10 2:00pm 12/08/10 2:00pm

Summer Reading Fun with Absinthe And Flamethrowers

If you've ever wanted to make Absinthe, gunpowder, rockets, or even build a flamethrower, then Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously ($12), looks like some hazardous, but fascinating Summer reading. [Amazon via Uncrate] » 8/10/09 4:00am 8/10/09 4:00am

USB Absinthe Spoon Makes You Think It Has a Function

Here's the first cousin to the electric fork, the USB absinthe spoon. The makers of the prototype you see above are looking for volunteers to test this precision instrument, used to hold a sugar cube onto which you pour the bitterly awful-tasting absinthe to make it palatable. But what does USB have to do with it?… » 3/01/07 12:00pm 3/01/07 12:00pm