Smoking Your Iced Coffees

By Mark Prince / 08.17.2017 Coffee Specialist, Lecturer, and Educator I know the title is confusing, so let’s end that right way: this article is going to take a brief look at applying smoke to an iced coffee beverage. For years now, many of the world’s top bartenders have been playing around with a device[…]

‘The Growroom’: Indoor Growth for Sustainable Urban Living

The Growroom exhibited at Copenhagen Opera House. Photo by Alona Vibe From Space10 / 02.14.2017 Introduction The design for The Growroom, an urban farm pavilion that looks into how cities can feed themselves through food producing architecture, is now open source and available for anyone to use. SPACE10 envision a future, where we grow our own[…]

Exploring Orientalism in the History of Art

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, The Grand Odalisque, 1814, oil on canvas (Louvre, Paris) By Dr. Nancy Demerdash / 06.02.2015 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History Wells College The origins of Orientalism Snake charmers, carpet vendors, and veiled women may conjure up ideas of the Middle East, North Africa, and West Asia, but they are also partially indebted to Orientalist fantasies. To[…]

Early Chinese Dynasties

Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 02.23.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief 1 – The Mythical Period 1.1 – Introduction 1.1.1 – Overview Early prehistoric China is called the “Mythical Period.” It encompassed the legends of Pangu, and the rule of the Three Sovereigns, and the Five Emperors. The period ended when the last Emperor, Shun, left[…]