alcohol

  • Twitter Streamlines Its ‘Age Gate’ Process To Make Ads More Attractive To Adult Brands

    Twitter Streamlines Its ‘Age Gate’ Process To Make Ads More Attractive To Adult Brands

    Twitter introduced ‘age gate’ screening over a year ago in order to make the platform more legally sound for ‘adult’ brands like liquor and beer vendors. Today, it’s streamlined the process in its apps greatly in order to improve the follow rate and therefore the attractiveness of running an active account for those brands. The previous method, which was instituted… Read More

  • Wine Sling For Your Bike Makes Riding While Romancing A Snap

    Wine Sling For Your Bike Makes Riding While Romancing A Snap

    Like the idea of that six-pack carrier for your bike, but you’re more of a wine drinker? Son, you’re in luck. This hand-made, leather sling for wine bottles attaches to your frame and lets you cruise to your date or party — without having to steer with one hand or bring a nerdy bag to hold the wine. It’ll run you $25 Canadian — at this point normally I’d make a… Read More

  • Moonshine Maker Describes His Hooch Machine

    Moonshine Maker Describes His Hooch Machine

    “Hooch Machine” sounds filthy, and really, it kind of is. Making your own liquor looks to be as dirty and hacked-together a process as anything I’ve seen. I cracked up at this part: The boiler is a 20L stainless steel milk pail. Got it on eBay. I had a metal shop cut a hole into the lid and asked them to weld a threaded coupling to the opening. I told them I was building a robot. Read More

  • Your disposable wine glass, monsieur

    Your disposable wine glass, monsieur

    Look, I'm all for sustainable living and renewable energy sources, but I don't let them get between me and a taste. Fortunately, most of the time, I'm drinking from reusable pint glasses or recyclable cans and bottles — so a little wastefulness here and there won't break my moral bank. And these disposable wine glasses are just too ghetto-fabulous not to love. Read More

  • Sit-down arcade driving sim with built-in kegerator – wait, what?

    Sit-down arcade driving sim with built-in kegerator – wait, what?

    This site Dream Arcades has a huge range of arcade machines to put together or order pre-built, from cocktail tables to stand-ups to sit-down racers. Great, right? Well, their latest model, the Octane 120, has a extra perk, and it’s not exactly — well, appropriate. It’s got a kegerator. Now before you blast me as a teetotaler, you should realize that this arcade machine is… Read More

  • Gmail's Mail Goggles prevents you from sending drunken e-mails

    Gmail's Mail Goggles prevents you from sending drunken e-mails

    Oh, Google. The company has just launched Mail Goggles, a feature that helps prevent you from making a drunken ass out of yourself when using Gmail. When turned on (it’s an optional feature), it asks you to confirm that you really want to send an e-mail. By default it’s only active late nights during the weekend, when people are most likely to send embarrassing drunk e-mails. When you… Read More

  • Senators fight to end unfair wireless taxes

    Senators fight to end unfair wireless taxes

    Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has taken up the crusade of cutting the taxes we pay on wireless phones and services, according to a press release issued by the Senator, the average U.S. tax rate for most goods is about 7% but after combining state, local and federal taxes on cell phones and service the average rate more than doubles. That’s more than taxes on tobacco and alcohol, Senator Wyden… Read More

  • Drink driving: Ndrive G400 GPS device has built-in breath analyzer

    http://www.dailymotion.com/swf/x4eudr I think this qualifies as synergy. The Ndrive G400 looks like the typical GPS device you’d see walking down the street. But it’s not typical. Well, it sorta is, but it does have a feature I’ve never seen before—a built-in breath analyzer. As the above video shows (does it cut out, or am I crazy?), the G400 will analyze your breath for… Read More

  • Nissan's Drunk Driving Prevention System

    Nissan's Drunk Driving Prevention System

    Drunk driving—drink driving in the UK, I believe—was responsible for nearly 18,000 traffic deaths in the U.S. last year, according to MADD. So, if you can’t get people to cooperate, get the car to. Nissan has developed an in-car system that detects if a driver is intoxicated. If the system detects that you’re sloshed, the car refuses to start. Checks include: A moisture… Read More

  • Winos Rejoice! Alcohol From Your Rice Cooker!

    Winos Rejoice! Alcohol From Your Rice Cooker!

    As one of CrunchGear’s many resident alcoholics, I feel it is my duty to present to you the following DIY contraption. It seems some lovely gentleman was able to rig a rice cooker and a plastic garbage bag together so that he could produce a rice-based cooking wine. The article explains in great detail what you’ll have to do to in order to get a speakeasy up and running in your domain. Read More

 
  • Your Friendly Electronic Bartender

    Your Friendly Electronic Bartender

    This new gadget tells you how to make 500 different cocktails. It tells you what occasions what cocktails are good for. It even tells you what kind of glass to put it in. It’s available at Hollywood Gadgets for $29.95. But it only looks like a flask, and there’s that whole internet thing where I can go for free and find out what drinks I can make with the ingredients I already have. Read More