Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Tale of Three Cocktails: How Booze and Cities Helped Each Other Boom

You might order a Manhattan—or a Berlin, or a London Buck—at your corner dive without giving it a second thought. But what you might not realize is how closely related urbanity and cocktails really are. The modern cocktail owes a … Continue reading

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The Mac mini: the best game console in the house

With a little work you can turn your Mac mini into a powerful Windows gaming system. So why not? I just heard something: A tectonic eruption of eye-rolling from PC gamers. Look, if you’ve got a custom rig with Nvidia … Continue reading

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Lost Horizon Introduced The World To Shangri-La

"In these days of wars and rumors of wars—haven’t you ever dreamed of a place where there was peace and security, where living was not a struggle but a lasting delight?" Good question, easy answer: Duh. Read more… Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/nMV9cqQw_Hs/lost-horizon-introduces-the-world-to-shangri-la-1564812565Category: … Continue reading

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Twitter’s new Windows Phone beta ties into your photo collection

A handful of those eager to install the Windows Phone 8.1 preview just got an additional perk for being early adopters. NokiaNewsIreland has discovered an unannounced (and now unavailable) open beta for Twitter’s Windows Phone 8.1 app that makes much… … Continue reading

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2015 Hyundai Sonata to integrate CarPlay, fresh looks

Hyundai is the latest car maker to announce firm CarPlay plans, with the 2015 Sonata being the Korean manufacturer’s first to integrate the system. Announced today in New York, the 2015 Sonata will be going on sale later on in … Continue reading

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Tour the Fish Farm Hidden in a Hong Kong High-Rise

In cities as crowded as Hong Kong, there is nowhere to go but up up up—even for fish. So, on the fifteenth floor of a high-rise, is a mini ocean in the sky: 80,000 liters of salt water where young … Continue reading

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