wine

A toast to sparkling wine!

A toast to sparkling wine!

New Year’s Eve is upon us, which means it’s time to break open the bubbly! Want to drop a little knowledge along with your toasts? Here’s a rundown on this most festive of beverages (including a video that changed my life forever): 1. Champagne is sparkling wine from a specific region of France east of Paris and can be made from white chardonnay, pinot noir, or pinot meunier. The... »

Mad Quickies 2.18

Mad Quickies 2.18

Judith Ann Braun paints using fingertips and charcoal. Castles made from icicles. Images of nebulae, animated to show their 3D structure. Web-controlled puppet. A micrograph of layers of paint from a theater wall. Autodesk’s 123D Creature. SLR camera lens pendant lamp. Astronaut duvet and pillow case. Keyboard wine stoppers. Elements – Experiments in Character Design. What Is the Unive... »