Distiller Beam Inc. has raised hackles with the announcement that it plans to water down the bourbon Maker's Mark by three percent in an attempt to meet overwhelming demand. Unfortunately, according to The Atlantic, the manufacturer's three percent ABV reduction works out to an actual alcohol loss of 6.7 percent.
The reaction has been swift and largely negative, but it will be a few weeks before the new formula will hit the shelves.
The proof, so to speak, will be in the pouring. Huerta, who ... Read More
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced this week that it would drop wrestling from the 2020 Summer Olympics, marking an end for an event that has been a part of the Games since their founding in 1896. IOC spokesperson Mark Adams said that the committee voted to ditch wrestling after reviewing a report by the agency's program commission that analyzed the included sports according to 39 criteria, including ticket sales, television audience, and anti-doping programs.
Speaking to the... Read More
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has called out the New York Times for what he believes is a dishonest review of his company’s new Model S electric sedan. The largely negative review, written by John M. Broder, makes the claim that the Model S does not possess the advertised range and performs poorly in cold weather.
However, Tesla monitors each Model S loaned to the media through the vehicle’s logging feature. “NYTimes article about Tesla range in cold is fake,” Musk tweeted on Mo... Read More
One of the greatest things about being an adult is being able to, in theory, drink soda for breakfast. I say “in theory” because there has never been a “breakfast soda,” per se. Sure, a Dr Pepper with oatmeal (preferably poured into your oatmeal) is pretty much the ideal start to a day, but it’s never been a socially acceptable thing to do. Until now, that is.
Mountain Dew is releasing a new line of “breakfast sodas,” called “Kickstart,” ... Read More
American Ted Ligety grabbed gold in two events this week at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Schladming, Austria. Ligety won gold in the men's super-G and then added on a win in the men's super-combined.
Ligety's last medal in the super-combined was his gold in the 2006 Olympics in Torino. Now he has set himself up to be the first male skier to sweep three titles at the Alpine World Ski Championships since France's Jean-Claude Killy in 1968.
Lucky for Ligety, his final event on Friday i... Read More