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Beer Tapping Physics Explained
2013-11-25 04:26:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online My first experience with the behavior of forcefully tapping the bottom of a beer bottle to the top of another, creating a foamy overflow, was in the rowdy crew bar of the Queen Elizabeth 2 on which I served in the entertainment department in my much younger days. And more than one bottled brew was significantly emptied onto the bare floors of one frat house party or another during numerous college weekends. Now, thanks to a group of...

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2012-05-29 22:05:03

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com After a long day of toil and trouble, there´s nothing quite like a cold, refreshing beer. As you take your first pull from the bottle or glass, your worries immediately drift away, and as you set your vessel down, you begin to lose yourself in the effervescence of it all, just as the bubbles slowly and continually rise to the top. That is, of course, unless you´re drinking a stout, such as the popular Irish drink of choice, Guinness. Irish...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.