Tagged: Christmas

Hygge

Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘hooga’) translates roughly to ‘cosiness’. It may be hard to say, but that hasn’t stopped people finding out that hygge might...

Christmas cocktails part deux

Old-Fashioned Swedish Glogg Ingredients: 5 (750 milliliter) bottles port wine 1 (750 milliliter) bottle 100 proof bourbon whiskey 1 (750 milliliter) bottle white rum 3 whole cardamom pods, cracked 1 small cinnamon stick 4...

Nellie from Drugslab tries Cocaine

Cocaine increases levels of the natural chemical messenger dopamine in brain circuits controlling pleasure and movement. Normally, the brain releases dopamine in these circuits in response to potential rewards, like the smell of good...

Christmas crackers

To make the Christmas crack: Combine equal parts of butter and brown sugar (1 cup of each works) and heat in a sauce pan until it turns into sauce in the pan. Line a...

MS Paint Santa Claus

Time lapse speed painting of Santa Claus using Microsoft Paint. Nearly 50 hours of drawing compressed into a couple of minutes.

Twas the night

John Malkovich recites and comments the classic Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore…

Christmas cocktails

Merry Manhattan Ingredients: 2 oz bourbon 1 oz dry vermouth 2 drops angostura bitters 1/2 oz spiced simple syrup Spiced simple syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2″ piece ginger, peeled and sliced...

Drunk history Christmas

On December 15th, Allan McLeod (Monsters University, You’re the Worst) drank half a bottle of whiskey… and then recited a classic Christmas poem. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house Not...

The making of candy canes

The Christmas Candy Cane originated in Germany about 250 years ago. They started as straight white sugar sticks. A story says that a choirmaster, in 1670, was worried about the children sitting quietly all...