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From Brewery to (Molotov) Cocktail!

The “Pravda” brewery has decided, temporarily, to divert its beer production lines to the creation of the most famous of cocktails. An historical irony, Molotov was the Russian plenipotentiary Foreign Minister to whom Stalin...

The Risks of Yerba Mate

For a while now, rumours have been circulating about Yerba Mate: recent scientific studies now seem to have confirmed that it is probably dangerous. Despite its high antioxidant qualities, “Yerba Mate” tea, or rather...

Aeronautics to the Rescue of Viticulture

Global warming, as we know, affects those who work the soil more than anyone else. Winegrowers are already finding themselves on the front line of the battle against the effects of “global warming”, sometimes...

“Candid Camera” US: Man Arrested

We don’t know if the 33-year-old man had been inspired by French series “Caméra Café”, but after violating the privacy of more than 500 people in numerous sports centres, we know he’s likely, given...

Jolie–Pitt: The Château Miraval Lawsuit

Marriage venue for the two planet-wide stars and a producer of excellent rosé wines, the jointly owned estate of the couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, “Château Miraval” was purchased in 2008. It was...

Potentially Toxic Residue in Teabags

Stones, plastic,insects, traces of pesticides, rodent hair... This is the worrying and not terribly appealing list of “foreign bodies” contained in some teabags. A study was published last Thursday in the French magazine 60...

A Healthy Tea

Which items on the infusions menu are the most effective anti-inflammatories and immunostimulants? Turmeric, ginger, peppermint, or camomile tea? Or simply a green tea? These brews may help you consolidate your health capital. A...

Virtual Beer in the Metaverse: Heineken’s Self-Parody

The idea of Facebook’s incredibly wealthy founder is, to some extent, a fantastic vision of transhumanism, the belief that one day everyone will live in a digital artifice, disconnected from the real world: Metaverse,...

Master Rum-Makers: The Women Revolutionizing  Rum Production

Master blender is a craft that has long been the exclusive preserve of men As ever with great discoveries, where the effects of serendipity are never lacking, ladies’ superior olfactory and gustatory capacities have...

Kopi Luwak, or the World’s Most Expensive Coffee

A cup of kopi luwak could set you back a mere 80 dollars. It’s a rather special coffee, whose fruits have been ingested, digested, and... defecated by the Indonesian civet, in the wild, we...

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