Somehow, this came up in conversation about the worlds biggest pool. Break out the smartphones and checked it out. This pool is insane. It was built by a company called Crystal Lagoons out of Chile for a private resort called San Alfonso del Mar. This pool is just ridiculously huge and completely dwarves the 2nd largest pool recognized by the Guiness Book O’ Records.
An Olympic pool is 50 meters x 25 Meters (116 ft x 82 ft). The original, now second largest in the world is Read More »Largest Pool in the World!
Guitar Relicing is the practice of making a new guitar look like it has been on the road gigging for years. It’s basically taking the guitar and beating it up, scratching it, nicking, scratching and dinging it up, and forcing 20 years of traveling and shows into a weekend.
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Barbecue sauce is a uniquely American sauce that differs depending on the region that you are in. The majority of them are Tomato and Vinegar based, but depending on the history of the area and the culture of the people living there, they all offer something different. From deep brown thick sauce, to a white creamy sauce, a yellow spicy sauce or just a kicked up Au Jus, It can be whatever you like. These are the major variants that can be found and a little history about them.
East Carolina Sauce
Most American barbecue sauces can trace their roots to the two sauces common in North Carolina. The simplest and the earliest were supposedly popularized by African slaves who also advanced the development of American barbecue. They were made with vinegar, ground black pepper, and hot chile pepper flakes. It is used as a “mopping” sauce to baste the meat while it was cooking and as a dipping sauce when it is served. Thin and sharp, it penetrates the meat and cuts the fats in the mouth. There is little or no sugar in this sauce. Due to the sharp taste, it has more of a cult following amongst people not of the region.
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During the summer, Potato Salad is a staple at just about everyone’s cookout. it’s quick, flavorful and easy to make, and it goes great with just about everything. Here’s a recipe for a German style potato salad that gives a little change to the normal boring potatos and oil/vinegar.
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I found this article written up by Caleb Mason, a professor of Law from the Southwestern Law School in southern California. Basically he goes thru… Read More »99 Problems and the Legalities Involved