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Around the Caffeinated World: Brewed Coffee Takes Over Europe

Drinks Meister 1 comment

Though no coffee's grown there, Europe has been coffee-driven since at least the 16th century. But how did that heady liquid wind up in cups throughout the Continent in the first place? More

The Sounds of Celery

Robyn Lee 1 comment

Who needs guitars, keyboards or drums when you can use carrot recorders, celeriac bongos and leek violins? The 11 members of The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra create music from vegetables—sometimes modified, sometimes not—influenced by electronic sounds in contemporary electronic music. It's serious music that sounds better than anything I could play on a real instrument; take a listen or watch this video of their pre-concert preparations and performance: If you live in Austria you can see The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra perform live tomorrow.... More

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