Make A Pineapple Daquiri To Extract DNA From Strawberries

Here's a bit of science that you can perform in your kitchen. You'll need some thawed strawberries, pineapple juice, and a bit of rum. » 3/29/14 1:00pm 3/29/14 1:00pm

The Strange History of Bottled Drinks Marketed to Dogs and Cats

We were thrilled to see wine made for cats the other day — but this wasn't the first time someone has marketed beer, wine or sodas aimed at your pet. Check out our gallery of the tastiest and wildest beverages for dogs and cats! » 10/18/13 3:00pm 10/18/13 3:00pm

The Oldest Alcoholic Drinks on Earth

A long-preserved historical artifact always carries an air of heady mystery with it. You're touching something that people touched hundreds of years ago. But when it's an alcoholic beverage, preserved for centuries, that head-spinning feeling has the potential to become real. Here are the oldest drinks still in… » 10/03/13 4:25pm 10/03/13 4:25pm

Captain America's Dunkin Donuts Super Soldier Slushy will turn you into…

The X-Men have shilled for an insurance company, and Green Lantern did a campaign for Subway. But the most hideous movie tie-in of the summer may well be Captain America's collaboration with Dunkin Donuts. » 6/28/11 5:00pm 6/28/11 5:00pm

Reminder: io9 Meetup Tonight in New York City

If you're in the New York area, come out to meet your fellow io9 readers (and editors) this Thursday, the 23rd, from 7-9 PM at The Magician bar. » 4/23/09 6:30am 4/23/09 6:30am

io9 Meetup in NYC This Thursday, April 23

If you're in the New York area, come out to meet your fellow io9 readers (and editors) this Thursday, the 23rd, from 7-9 PM at The Magician bar. Free drinks to first ten comers. » 4/20/09 11:37am 4/20/09 11:37am

Soak Your Head With The Greatest Cocktails From Science Fiction

After a long week of conquering the stars — which may seem like decades to a stationary observer — you deserve a stiff drink. Luckily, science fiction has a huge selection of bizarre cocktails, from the Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster to the Flaming Rum Monkey. Sure, some of them may be poisonous to humans, but that's… » 5/09/08 11:25am 5/09/08 11:25am