Things Being Built From Shipping Containers. We have done posts before about the use of shipping containers for affordable housing and not just single level residences but gigantically tall apartments made from them! The apartment project was not all attractive but the designers felt it was cost effective and made use of containers that were […]

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More For The Love Of Chemistry. For the chemistry nuts out there that are old enough to enjoy the taste of whisky, here is a video for you. It may not help you become a whisky tycoon but it is fun to understand the chemistry behind such a drink.

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Hops, those little cone-shaped buds that give beer its bitter flavor, pack a surprisingly healthful punch. They are widely studied for their ability to halt bacterial growth and disease. Now, researchers report that they are close to synthesizing the healthful hops compounds in the lab.

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A new study from NASA and Harvard University finds that climate change is diminishing an important link between droughts and the timing of wine grape harvests in France and Switzerland.

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It’s easy to get caught up in the superficial appeal to alcohol. But just because alcohol can be dressed up doesn’t mean that its risks are any less real. Alcohol is a drug, and we need to be mindful of its effects. Learn more about alcohol with these surprising facts and stats.

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Knowledge of Chemistry is a Wonderful Thing. Have you ever saved a special bottle of wine for that very special occasion only to have it be spoiled when you do finally open it? Wine needs to be stored at a specific temperature range and light level in order to last years or even decades.

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