Dash Masland has a British fungus hanging on her wall. The fungus, framed in a picture, is beer yeast and the main ingredient in the farmhouse-style beer brewed in her Maine-based microbrewery. It is also her muse. The marine…

Apr 07

8 things you didn’t know about beer

Today is National Beer Day, and beer is doing rather well these days. Sales in all types of American beer increased last year, resulting in a total value of $101.5 billion for the industry. On top of that, a craft…

Photo by Flickr user hakaider. Has all the talk about the debt ceiling left you wanting to reach for a cold one? Or several? How likely are they to be drowning their sorrows elsewhere in the world? You might…

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