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  • Police raid Amish party in Ohio field and arrest 73 people

    09/06/2016 12:59:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 77 replies ^ | September 6, 2016 | wowk
    MILLERSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in the heart of Ohio's Amish country say they arrested more than 70 people in a raid at a weekend party in a field that was expected to attract hundreds of Amish youth. More than 40 officers converged Saturday on the Hardy Township field after concerned parents notified the Holmes County sheriff's office of a large party expected to attract over 1,000 Amish from Ohio and neighboring states. Investigators say 73 people, including 35 juveniles, were taken into custody and charged with underage consumption of alcohol.
  • Two Suspects from Broward County Targeted Rahm House, Obama HQ: Reports

    05/19/2012 2:26:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Saturday, May 19, 2012
    Each held Saturday on $1.5 million bondTwo Broward County men were among three arrested this week in a nighttime police raid after they planned to attack four police stations, President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house, according to court documents. The men arrested Wednesday in an apartment building in the Bridgeport neighborhood. They're accused of trying to make Molotov cocktails ahead of the two-day summit that starts Sunday. They were each held Saturday on $1.5 million bond. Brian Church, 20, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Brent Vincent Betterly, 24, of Oakland Park, Fla. and Jared Chase, 24, of...
  • Made my first home brew beer in 20 years

    01/24/2016 8:26:15 AM PST · by taxcontrol · 28 replies
    None ^ | 1/24/2016 | Self
    20 years ago, my wife gave away my carboy and put dog food in my ABS plastic bucket that I did my first ferments in. I have constantly reminded her of that violation. This Christmas, she bought two brew kits for me. So of course, I had to try it out right away. I did a kit for a Honey Brown Ale - Similar to Newcastle. Yesterday, I cracked open a bottle with friends.
  • Inspector General: Hillary Clinton Received Classified Info on ‘Homebrew’ Email Server

    07/24/2015 11:41:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/24/15 | John Sexton
    An Inspector General review of emails in Hillary Clinton’s inbox found at least four instances where information she received should have been considered secret at the time she received it. The matter has now been referred to the FBI. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Inspector General only looked at a small sample of Hillary’s inbox, just 40 emails. Of those 40, four were found to have information classified “secret.” A spokesperson for the IG told the WSJ the emails “were classified when they were sent and are classified now.” Though the remainder of Hillary’s email has not been...
  • Mystery Woman Who Dumped Rare Apple Computer at Silicon Valley Recycling Center to Get $100,000

    06/01/2015 6:14:03 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    A recycling facility in Silicon Valley is trying to trace a woman who dumped a rare Apple 1 computer, which just sold to a private collector for $200,000. The company wants to give her a cut of the proceeds: $100,000. The firm — CleanBayArea — said the woman dropped off boxes of old gadgets and “e-waste” one month ago, but didn’t leave any contact information. “She said that her husband had passed away and that she had decided to clean up their garage,” the company said in a statement. After searching through the boxes a few weeks later, a recycling...
  • Mystery Woman Dumps Rare, Collectable Apple Computer Worth $200K At Recycling Center

    05/31/2015 12:16:34 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 60 replies
    KPIX Channel 5 San Francisco CBS ^ | May 30, 2015 9:48 PM
    MILPITAS (CBS/AP) — A recycling center in the Silicon Valley is looking for a woman who dropped off an old Apple computer that turned out to be a collectible item worth $200,000. Victor Gichun of Clean Bay Area says the woman dropped off boxes of electronics that she had cleaned out from her garage after her husband died. She didn’t want a tax receipt or leave her contact information, and it wasn’t until a few weeks later that workers at the recycling center opened the boxes to discover an Apple I (one) computer inside. It was one of only about...
  • 'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

    03/06/2015 8:14:09 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 11 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere. She's come a long way since 1997, when Clinton's staff bought the then-first lady a copy of the book "E-Mail for Dummies." Setting up your own email server is something only the geekiest of tech geeks do because of...
  • This How Guns Are Made In Pakistan

    12/08/2014 9:18:27 AM PST · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 12/5/2014 | unknown
    I'm not sure if you guys have heard, but Pakistan is great this time of year. Most of what I know about Pakistan comes from watching Homeland which is probably based on a true story or something. Anyway, second and third world countries have really stepped up their game in the firearms production.
  • What’s the most expensive ingredient in beer? Taxes! (VIDEO)

    04/01/2014 3:38:43 PM PDT · by TheProducer · 2 replies
    The Libertarian Republic ^ | 4/1/2014 | Ian Huyett
    Obama's & His Dark Sayings; The Wrath of God On America
  • Apple pie "moonshine"

    04/21/2013 4:20:37 PM PDT · by YankeeMagic · 89 replies
    I have been experimenting with making my own apple pie "moonshine". I am using 190 proof Everclear..looking for advise or maybe a recipe.
  • 'World's Best Beer' Finally Available

    12/12/2012 1:18:06 PM PST · by shove_it · 55 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12-12-12 | Christina Ng
    Beer aficionados are pouncing at the rare opportunity to buy one of the world's most elusive and revered beers for the first - and perhaps only - time in the United States. It is called Westvleteren XII, and it is often hailed as the "world's best beer" by reviewers and fans. Westvleteren XII is produced by Trappist monks in Belgium and sold at the abbey of Saint Sixtus in the Belgian countryside. The beer can usually only be purchased by reservation at the abbey - and reservations are extremely hard to come by. But when the abbey found itself hurting...
  • Obama Keeps Beer in Ground Force One

    08/14/2012 12:10:29 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 27 replies ^ | 8/14/12 | Daniel Halper
    A surprising anecdote from a White House pool report this morning: Campaign official also offers up that potus was talking about white house beer, which apparently the white house brews, she said, and one cafe patron requested a bottle, so potus sent out to Ground Force One and gave him one.
  • A friend in mead is a friend indeed.

    11/29/2011 7:56:30 PM PST · by Lowell1775 · 6 replies
    As I mentioned in a previous entry, I went experimental on this batch of mead. I was concerned that fermentation was stuck and I honestly was afraid I might have to start over. My curiosity finally got the best of me last evening so I decided to sample and bottle it, if it was any good. Here is a list of what you need to bottle your mead. Getting ready for a cold winters night. EVERYTHING MUST BE STERILIZED! Bottles (20-24 per 5 Gal) Corks A container of water big enough to hold the corks Press to place the corks...
  • What did George Washington Drink?

    11/19/2011 8:35:32 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 46 replies
    Wall St Journal ^ | NOVEMBER 19, 2011 | WILLIAM BOSTWICK
    In the spirit of authenticity, a home-brewer attempts to recreate a founding father's beer recipe. It was last Thanksgiving. I had my heirloom turkey, local yams and organic cranberries. I had donned my waxed-canvas apron and consulted vintage recipe books. I was ready to eat. But on this, the most heritage-chic of holidays, what should one drink? Wine felt too stuffy; a six-pack not ceremonial enough. I was stumped. Then I discovered George Washington's beer. Or, more precisely, a recipe for it, referenced in a few old home-brewing books. Scribbled on the last page of one of Washington's journals is...
  • Beer's appeal has paled among Americans, poll finds

    07/29/2011 5:18:43 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 104 replies
    JSonline ^ | July 28, 2011 | Sharif Durhams
    Political pollster Nate Silver summarized the results of a recent Gallup poll this way on Thursday. "In case there weren't enough reasons to be depressed about the country: Popularity of beer at record low." OK, it's not crystal clear that a record has been shattered, but the nation's adoration of beer has dropped to its lowest point in the past 20 years among adults, according to the poll that was released Wednesday. Among those asked which alcoholic beverage they would most often drink, 36% said beer was their pick. Beer just beat out wine as the top choice. Wine was...
  • Russia classifies beer as alcoholic

    07/21/2011 3:52:52 PM PDT · by varyouga · 25 replies
    BBC World News ^ | 7/21/11 | BBC
    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill that officially classifies beer as alcoholic. Until now anything containing less than 10% alcohol in Russia has been considered a foodstuff. The move, signed into law on Wednesday, will allow ministers to control the sale of beer in the same way that spirits are controlled. Russian alcohol consumption is already twice the critical level set by the World Health Organization. Although vodka has long been the traditional tipple in Russia, beer has soared in popularity, being marketed as a healthier alternative to spirits. Over the past decade, beer sales in Russia have...
  • How does space beer taste? It's out of this world...

    02/28/2011 3:48:21 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 34 replies ^ | 1st March 2011 | Claire Connelly
    WE might not have our own space program yet, but we sure as hell have our priorities right. Two Australian companies have developed the very first space beer. With the space tourism industry preparing for take off as early as next year — Saber Astronautics Australia teamed up with the Four Pines Brewing Company to develop the very first beer that can be consumed safely in space. Jaron Mitchell, the founder of Four Pines, said the creation of space beer was an event for the history books. "Wherever humans have journeyed or conquest to throughout history in the last few...
  • Ancient beer may serve as future model

    02/10/2011 5:39:47 AM PST · by Red Badger · 56 replies ^ | 2-8-11 | MATTI HUUHTANEN
    HELSINKI - Finnish scientists are analyzing a golden, cloudy beverage found in a 19th century shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, hoping new beers can be modeled on an ancient brew. The VTT Technical Research Center of Finland said Tuesday that through chemical analysis it aims to determine the ingredients and possibly the recipe used in brewing what it called "one of the world's oldest preserved beers." VTT scientist Arvi Vilpola said he had "the honorable task" of being the one on the research team to sample the brew. "It was a little sour and you could taste...
  • Shipwreck's 'oldest beer' to be analysed, brewed again

    02/08/2011 9:23:23 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 13 replies
    BBC ^ | 8 February 2011 | Jason Palmer
    In July 2010, a Baltic Sea shipwreck dated between 1800 to 1830 yielded many bottles of what is thought to be the world's oldest champagne. Five of the bottles later proved to be the oldest drinkable beer yet found.
  • Home Brews Now Legal to Sell in Minnesota

    04/02/2010 7:17:02 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 10 replies · 453+ views ^ | 4/2/10 |
    It is now legal for home brewers in Minnesota to sell their beverages and concoctions to the public, as long as they are brewed in the basement of a building. Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed the "basement brewing" bill Thursday. Early laws allowed home brewing for personal use, but prohibited people from selling their drinks. Many had concerns about moisture and mildew often found in basements. Under the new law, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture will review spaces and issue permits to those that pass muster. This law covers the brewing of everything from beer to drink syrups, bitters, kombucha and...