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Why Astronauts Were Banned From Drinking Wine in Outer Space

The story behind NASA's brief embrace of extraterrestrial sherry is a curious one. In the early seventies, the agency's focus was shifting from short, Moon focused missions to possibility of longer term inhabitation of space. A revamped menu was among the most pressing challenges: food on the Gemini and Apollo programs came in dehydrated cube form, or squeezed from a pouch, and was universally regarded as inedible. Read More >>

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The Bone Luge: Gross, Weird, But More Than Just a Gimmick

There's a weird growing trend among American boozers: sucking down shots through beef marrow bones. Yes, the Bone Luge sounds macabre, savage, disgusting, and fratty, but don't let the name fool you. It's a high-end (read: expensive) affair, but all the pomp isn't just for show. It's actually, you know, good. Read More >>

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