Hand-cut, artisanal ice is actually a thing and will cost you $1 a ‘rock’

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 27 October 2014

You’re not a real hipster until you get your drink made with hand-cut, artisanal ice. Didn’t you know? It’s a new trend hitting the States where bars and restaurants charge around $1 per ice rock that’s been made with filtered water. The ice also goes through a machine made by Clinebell (the ice sculpture machines) and comes out crystal-clear.

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Fact: Drinking boosts your immunity system

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 29 January 2014

Researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University recently came to the conclusion that those who partook in alcohol enjoyed better health compared to those who did not drink at all. For the study, a group of monkeys with immune systems similar to humans were vaccinated against smallpox and were observed over a 14-month period. […]

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Places We Should Go

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By Mark Sarmel in New Products on Tuesday 28 June 2011

Inspired by dark, out of the way bars, Places We Should Go is a project by Mark Sarmel that revolves around four imaginary bars. They’re just the type of place one might accidentally stumble into and instantly feel at home, or not, but then the best adventures are often those that are unexpected.

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