Beer expert Charlie "The Pope of Foam" Bamforth explains the art and science of brewing beer in just five minutes. Bamforth is a serious beer buff -- the professor at UC Davis teaches "Malting and Brewing Science" and filmed the video at the school's pilot brewery. See Bamforth's tips after the jump ... More >>
If you haven't seen the video of campus police officer Lt. John Pike pepper-spraying peaceful protesters at UC-Davis campus this weekend, we encourage you to watch--the satisfied expression on the campus police's face, amid audible student cries, is fairly harrowing. In ... More >>
A brand of pepper spray that's apparently the same kind used by a UC Davis cop on peaceful student protesters is for sale on Amazon, naturally. The Defense Technology 56895 MK-9 Stream, 1.3% Red Band/1.3% Blue Band Pepper Spray costs $74.79 and you can buy the thing online, because this is America. ... More >>
This is what Chris Barron of GOProud, the gay Republican group, had to say about those students at UC Davis getting pepper-sprayed. We knew that the pepper spraying moment had become a meme, but we weren't expecting this sentiment to crop up so quickly.
Over the weekend, peaceful student protesters at UC Davis were pepper-sprayed by a campus cop at point-blank range. Video of the incident went viral, prompting widespread outrage. UC Davis put their police chief on leave and people are calling for the resignation of the responsible cop, Lt. John Pik ... More >>
After footage of a police officer dousing students with pepper spray went viral, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi announced she is forming a "task force" to look into the incident. She told CNN, "We really want to look into this very carefully and take action ... make sure that it will never happen ... More >>
Yesterday, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi attended a press conference to discuss the pepper spraying of a group of passive students. After a long delay, Katehi eventually left the building where the press conference was being held and was confronted by an unknown number of silent students sitting ... More >>
The above video was posted to YouTube yesterday evening, and it shows UCD Police Lt. John Pike pepper spraying a line of peaceful protesters at UC Davis. BoingBoing describes the officer's casual nature "as if he's dousing a row of bugs with insecticide," and Gawker agreed, saying Pike's behavior w ... More >>
The University of California, Davis is researching how to control fermentation to the point of creating identical barrels of wine each vintage.
[Wall Street Journal]
A glimpse into the world of David Wondrich reveals how the cocktail historian came to write his book about punch, called Punch ... More >>
fdecomite, FlickrOil's not well....
Following a mid-July study at U.C. Davis that found that more than 60 percent of bottles of olive oil labeled "extra virgin" they tested were not technically "extra virgin," a few California chefs are bringing a lawsuit.
Top Chef's David Martin is among a ... More >>