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Thirsty Thursday: Papa's Pilar Rum

Thirsty Thursday: Papa's Pilar Rum

  by Mike Markel

This week on Thirsty Thursday we explore rum inspired by a connoisseur of the noble spirit and quite possibly the world’s greatest adventurer: Ernest Hemingway. The author acquired a boat in the 1930s named Pilar and spent many years [...]

Thirsty Thursday: Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

Thirsty Thursday: Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

  by Mike Markel

Every year when I’m home for the holidays, we have one small tradition. It involves a little high-proof alcohol, a cinnamon stick, some apple juice or cider, and a few apple slices. I’m talking of course about a drink called apple pie. [...]

First Look: Pioneer + Apple CarPlay

First Look: Pioneer + Apple CarPlay

  by Mike Markel

It was only a matter of time before Apple found its way into the car market, and in March the company officially announced the launch of CarPlay, a seamless integration of the very best of iOS in a beautiful dashboard module. During the [...]

Tags: Apple, Apple CarPlay, CarPlay, Pioneer
Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon Fire Phone

  from Gear Hungry

Amazon’s a little late to the party, but no matter – their Fire Phone is still worth considering dumping some money into. Running a modified version of Android dubbed Fire, this phone supports Amazon Android apps and is geared towards [...]

Water Hoverboard

Water Hoverboard

  from Bless This Stuff

Marty McFly predicted one in 2015, but it´s here early! Meet the next evolution in watersports - Hoverboard, created by Frank Zapata, the Jet-ski champion and inventor of the popular Flyboard. Franky Zapata and his team Zapata Racing [...]

Tags: Future, Hoverboard, technology, Water
 CAMPER-CAR IN A SUITCASE | BY SWISSROOMBOX

CAMPER-CAR IN A SUITCASE | BY SWISSROOMBOX

  from Bless This Stuff

A curious and ingenious invention was developed by SwissRoomBox with the intention of resolving the always difficult issue of spending the night in secluded areas. The innovative product is a fusion between the simplicity of a suitcase, [...]

Tags: Camping, Car, SwissRoomBox, technology