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An Epic Morning at Creation

It is 5h30 am on Monday, 18 March and at Creation, on the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, the anticipation runs high.  Yes, the harvest is in full swing, meaning that eager beavers move into the vineyards at the crack of dawn to ensure that the grapes reach the cellar in prime condition. But on this particular morning, there is something else in the air …

 

Around 75 McDonald’s burgers are sold every second

Everybody knows that McDonald’s sells a lot of hamburgers. Figuring out just how many hamburgers they sell not by the day or even the hour, but by the second, seems like a near impossible exercise that only the most math-inclined of burger nerds would take on. Somebody did figure it out though, and in 2013 the fast-food giant was reportedly moving around 75 burgers every second. This burger data roughly breaks down as 4,500 burgers every minute, 270,000 every hour, 6.48 million every day, and 2.36 billion burgers every year.

 

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.

 

Pina Colada Grilled Pineapple Dessert

Vegan grilled pineapple dessert is one of those easy dinner-party desserts that you can make which always end up looking and tasting super fancy. 

For The Coconut Rum Whipped Cream

Ingredients:

  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp Malibu Rum 
    (to make kid friendly, omit the rum and add 2 tbsp sugar with 2 tsp vanilla)
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp sugar

Instructions:

  1. With a can of fully-chilled full fat coconut milk, begin to scoop only the solid cream out from the can and into a large mixing bowl. The liquid can be used for any other purpose of your choosing.
  2. With a powerful stand mixer, whip the coconut cream, rum, vanilla, and sugar together until it forms peaks. You’ll know when it’s ready because it will look just like whipped cream.
  3. Store in the fridge for up to 2 days.

 

This Craft Beer Was Formulated To Develop Kodak 8mm Film

Craft beers can have really interesting ingredients and flavors and even get a little quirky. Delaware craft brewer Dogfish Head has launched a unique beer that will quench your thirst and let you develop film. It’s named SuperEIGHT and yes, just as the name suggests, it can be used to process Super8 motion picture film.

 

Big Alcohol Is Bracing For A More Sober Future

People are drinking less and less as non-alcoholic beverages flood the market. Now the alcohol industry wants in.

 

Discover The Hublot Baselworld 2019 Novelties

Classic Fusion Ferrari GT Hublot presents an elegant and contemporary piece that draws inspiration from the ?Gran Turismo? universe. The launch of the Classic Fusion Ferrari GT watch ? with its extrem

 

On World Water Day, Bacardi Asks Unicode To Drop All Plastic Straws From Emojis

The brand?s ?cease and de-sip? letter to the Unicode Consortium

 

Watch: Relaunched Hazendal In Stellenbosch Wows With Russian Tea And Fine Dining

 

The White Gold Rolex Gmt-master Ii “pepsi” Receives A Meteorite Dial

Would it be called the "Diet Pepsi" GMT-Master II?

 

Scientists Reversed Rats Alcoholism By Firing Lasers At Their Brains

A laser treatment helped curbed the rats' cravings.

 

The Philips Perfect Draft Is A Simple And Effective Way Of Having Beer On Tap At Home

Always wanted beer on tap at home without the effort of rigging up your own bar? Well the Philips Perfect Draft is an excellent hassle-free solution. Find out why in our full review.

 

Giant Cocktail-mixing Truck Serves Up Whiskey Drinks Around Orlando

The Monkey Shoulder Mixer is making its way around Orlando inspiring liquor fans to ?play with your whisky.?

 

Gin Market Opportunities, Manufacture Size, Developments And Future Forecasts To 2023 – Sierra Leone View

 

The 50 Best Family Attractions In Plymouth

Our expert guide to the top family attractions in and around Plymouth - from exciting theme parks and fascinating wildlife havens to free kids' activities and hidden gems

 

William Grant & Sons? Brings Back ?unwrapped? Tour

William Grant & Sons? UK Brand Ambassador team is extending its ?industry-leading initiative? Unwrapped: The Other Side of Bartending ? to Bristol,...

 

Watch: Vegan Youtuber Apologises For Eating Fish

YouTuber Yovana Mendoza Ayres aka Rawvana is a raw vegan blogger and has to apologise to her fans after a video of her eating ...

 

#onthebigscreen: Escape Room, Cold Pursuit And Destroyer

The films entering the South African box office this week include The Kid Who Would Be King, Escape Room, Cold Pursuit, Destroyer and The Bookshop...

 

10 Places To Eat At The Waterfront?s Silo District

 

J’something Creates A Buzz With Gin Range

JOBURG ? The muso and foodie recently launched his own craft gin range, Jin Gin.

 

Coca-cola, Wine Harvest Cause Bottleneck

Coca-Cola and a good wine harvest are no doubt two completely different things. But in Germany, they merge when it comes to explaining an unparalleled shortage of glass for wine bottles. DW's Natalia

 

Beer Brand Launches Non-alcoholic Booze

Great news for non-alcoholic beer lovers.

 

This Cider-based, Canned Cocktail Is A Fresh Take On The Aperol Spritz

A new take on the Aperol Spritz, dubbed the Mezzo Spritz, offers a cider-based alternative that's half the calories.

 

The Creative Circle Announces Overall Rankings And Annual Award 2018 Winners

The Creative Circle has just announced its Overall Rankings and Annual Award 2018 winners...

 

We Can’t Call Them Tequila, But These Sa Spirits Are As Good As The Real Deal

Local distillers are turning out top-notch 'tequila' from local agave

 

Boland Dining: The Table (okay, Lawn) At De Meye

When travelling the Winelands in search of something delicious to nibble on, there is a plethora of choice at virtually every stop, so when we planned our trip to the area around Stellenbosch we were

 

Cocktail Of Notes At Mumbai’s Slink & Bardot

Slink & Bardot creates a limited-edition cocktail menu with Bombay Perfumery

 

The 17 Best Bourbon Whiskeys You Can Buy In 2019

Everything you need to know about America's favorite brown spirit, including the best bourbons you can buy at your local liquor store.

 

Queen Lafifah’s U.n.i.t.y Remixed To Give Life To The Power Of Women In Unity.

African hip hop artists unite in music to celebrate International Women's Day

 

Daylight Agency Launches Baristas For Baristas Platform With Client Almond Breeze

Communications agency Daylight has launched an integrated platform Baristas for Baristas, in conjunction with their client Almond Breeze. The