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Let’s say you’re going to a house party and you want to bring a little alcoholic something. Beer and wine are a safe, easy bet, but a bottle of your favourite handcrafted cocktail says “I tried” without trying too hard. Store-bought cocktails are rarely that great, so why not make your own? Making delicious, fresh-tasting pre-bottled libations is actually quite easy, you just have to know and follow a few simple rules.
When it comes to fun alcoholic drinks, they don’t get much better (or tastier) than this. All you need is a watermelon, a vodka bottle, a wire hanger and a drill. Yes, you read that right — a wire hanger and a drill.
Android/Web: Make no mistake, some beer ages well, but others just get gross and skunky the longer they have been on the store shelves. If you want to make sure you’re getting fresh brew for your money, Fresh Beer Only for Android (and the accompanying website) can tell you.
If you’re drinking coffee when you wake up or during your noon lunch break, you’re doing it wrong. The fine folks at AsapScience explain how our natural circadian rhythm increases our cortisol levels at set times during the day: 8am to 9am, noon to 1pm, and 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
For short workouts, you’ll probably be chugging water. But on long runs (more than an hour), you’ll probably want something more substantial. If you want something with different taste or a slightly different nutrition profile than old standards such as Gatorade, try these hydration options that elite runners use.