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In 2008, Dubai’s famed sail-shaped hotel, the Burj Al Arab, poured the globe’s most expensive cocktail: the 27.321, priced at 27,321 dirhams. So-named (and priced) after the hotel floor it was served on (the 27th), along with the hotel’s height (321m), it was made from 55-year-old Macallan single malt natural colour whisky from Moray, Scotland, dried fruit bitters, homemade passion fruit sugar, and served in an 18-carat gold glass. Although the hotel sold 10 of these cocktails within six months to individual guests, it has now stopped serving them.
Cut watermelon flesh into 2-inch chunks and discard rind. Purée one fourth of watermelon in a blender with 1 Tbsp sugar, 1 tsp lemon juice, 4 cups ice, and a pinch of salt. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a large bowl, discarding solids.
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Some movie scenes are more famous than the movies they come from -- did you know, for example, that there's a whole film of Dustin Hoffman crossing streets with a dude dressed like a cowboy?
Greg: "So what is this article going to be about?" Me: "Well, my goal is to humanize you and give people an idea of what the last five years have been like for you. You might not realize it, but you're one of the biggest enigmas in the NBA.
The Iraq war is many things to different people. It is called a strategic blunder and a monstrous injustice and sometimes even a patriotic mission, much to the chagrin of rational human beings. For many big companies, however, the war is something far different: a lucrative cash-cow.
We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here !).
First: watch the video. Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori paints three-dimensional goldfish using a complex process of poured resin.
The Luhn algorithm or Luhn formula , also known as the " modulus 10" or "mod 10" algorithm , is a simple checksum formula used to validate a variety of identification numbers, such as credit card numbers , IMEI numbers , National Provider Identifier numbers in US and Canadian Social Insurance Numbers .
by Doctor Howard Liebgold, aka Dr. Fear
By John Sumser
...A guy goes into a nice restaurant bar wearing a shirt open at the collar and is met by a bouncer who tells him he must wear a necktie to gain admission.
[Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page.