That Giant Ice Cube In Your Cocktail Doesn't Work The Way You Think

It always starts the same way — you’re at a nice bar with your special lady friend, and you order a drink. How wonderful that first drink will be after a long day! But then your drink arrives, and it’s more sculpture than libation — a rocks glass with a millimetre of spirits beneath a giant, specially crafted ice sphere. You ordered a drink, but you got a bowling ball in a cup.

Get Rid Of Warts With Green Tea

Warts are most typically caused by the human papilloma virus. They can cause your skin to dry up, itch, and even hurt. One of our favourite wart-removal remedies involves duct tape, but there are other things you can try, including green tea.

Rub Sugar Into Lemon Skins For Perfect Lemonade

Food52 claims this is the best lemonade you will ever have, and all it takes is one little trick: rubbing sugar into your lemon skins before you make the syrup.

Turn That Last Bit Of Honey Into Delicious Traditional Lemonade

When you start running low on honey, the last few drops are usually too hard to extract from the jar to make them worthwhile. Instead of throwing the jar away though, use it to make a refreshing jug of traditional lemonade.

Remember The 2:2:2:1 Ratio For Perfect, Recipe-Free Punch

When you need to make punch for a party party, you can wow everyone by never needing a recipe and making do with whatever ingredients are available. All you need to know is one magical ratio. Yup, ratios are the best way to free yourself from recipes.

Science Explains How Carbonation Works And Why Your Glass Matters

You probably know that carbonated drinks are fizzy because of their CO2 content, and that it’s released when you open a bottle or can. What you may not know is exactly how that process works, and why the glass you drink from plays a role in how long your drink is fizzy. This video explains it all.

Turn Beer Bottles Into Attractive, Cheap Glasses

Do you laugh in the face of danger and love beer? Happy day, then! Here’s a cool DIY for you: Switch out your boring glassware and make drinking glasses out of beer bottles.

Learn The Easiest Way To Sabre A Champagne Bottle

Sabreing a champagne bottle doesn’t really require a sword — a long chef’s knife will do. While it doesn’t make your bubbly taste better or pour smoother, it’s a fun way to kick off a ceremony and impress your guests. If you’re into the idea, the folks at Bon Appetit show you how it’s done in this video.

Switching To Tea May Ease Psychological Stress Like Depression

Soft drinks and coffee can have some negative health effects compared to tea, but if you’re looking for one more reason to switch, how about this: drinking tea may ease the effects of stressful psychological conditions like depression.

Make Cold Brewed Coffee In Your Blender

Cold brewed coffee is a great way to enjoy your daily caffeine fix, but making it can be a fussy process. This technique is quick, easy and uses items you likely already have at home — no added equipment necessary.