alcohol

The Prohibition Kit

The Prohibition Kit

Designed Francesco Morackini, the Prohibition kit is composed of four perfectly legal items: a watering can, a fondue stove, a cooking pot and a fruit bowl. But once combined together, you create a still to produce your own homemade schnaps.

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Programmable scrolling LED vodka label

Programmable scrolling LED vodka label

Unlike the assorted electroluminescent liquor bottle labels I blogged about last year, it looks like you can, depending on where you live and your age, actually go out and buy one of these “message” bottles of Medea vodka that incorporates a scrolling LED marquee that will hold up to 6 user-programmed messages of 255 characters each. Great for attracting your kid’s attention to the liquor cabinet. Also make a thoughtful gift for the recovering alcoholic in your life, as you can program it to display some affirmations right there on the bottle.

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Flashback: One-Week Wine

With berry season right around the corner, I got to thinking back on Alastair Bland’s One-Week Wine tutorial from the pages of CRAFT Volume 03. Alastair crafted his first batch using wild-harvested mulberries, while bike-touring around the Greek countryside. Doesn’t get much eco-friendlier than that! Read on to whip up your own batch and pick […]

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Arduino + toilet = performance art

Arduino + toilet = performance art

“Noise performer” 23N (a.k.a. Stéphane Perrin) has created a performance called Nunk on Droise. Simply put, the performance consists in dynamically generating noise music from the alcohol drunk by the performer during the performance. During the performance, the performer drinks alcohol and several breathalyzers are used to generate sounds and interacts with the visual. In […]

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