Wine management software can produce…

Wine management software can produce an instant, detailed inventory of a collection and sort it, for instance, by grower, region or drink-by date. Most are web-based now too, so you can access your collection from handheld devices when you're out and about. Sounds cool, if you know, you have so much wine you can't keep track of it. Me? I know exactly what's in my wine "cellar," about four reds worth saving and several more worth drinking right now.

Harold McGee recreates Hemingway's absinthe…

Harold McGee recreates Hemingway's absinthe cocktail, without the absinthe. “Pour one jigger absinthe into a Champagne glass. Add iced Champagne until it attains the proper opalescent milkiness. Drink three to five of these slowly.” McGee reports that recent studies disprove the belief that absinthe causes hallucinations and criminal behavior.

Industrial pig waste also contains…

Industrial pig waste also contains a host of other toxic substances: ammonia, methane, hydrogen sulfide, carbon monoxide, cyanide, phosphorous, nitrates and heavy metals. "America's top pork producer churns out a sea of waste that has destroyed rivers, killed millions of fish and generated one of the largest fines in EPA history." Mmmm…other white meat…[via Dethroner]