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fyarm (aka Frederic Yarm )

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Mytoi Gardens -- A Tiki-Inspired Daiquiri Time Out

Mytoi Gardens -- A Tiki-Inspired Daiquiri Time Out

A Tiki drink I created at work that has been popular on the menu as well as quite successful on the rum cocktail competition scene.

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Why Chess Should Be Required in U.S. Schools

Why Chess Should Be Required in U.S. Schools

It’s a game that motivates us to win, but also teaches us how to deal with defeat.

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The History of Trench Warfare

The History of Trench Warfare

The fighting for the Man part -- capture enemies or suffer casualties as proof you weren't slacking on the job -- is a good allegory for peacetime life.

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Fighting Like a Girl - The History of Women's Sport Fighting

Fighting Like a Girl - The History of Women's Sport Fighting

One of the best parts was putting coins in their hands to reduce foul tactics like hair pulling, eye clawing, and other scratching.

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A book review of the history of Drinking in Boston.

A book review of the history of Drinking in Boston.

Everything from pre-Prohibition sports bars to Prohibition era speakeasies and mobsters to the modern brewing, distilling, and craft cocktail movements in Beantown.

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You're Doing It Wrong: Arm Wresting

You're Doing It Wrong: Arm Wresting

Pointers on the manly art of arm wrestling.

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Drink and Tell: A Boston Cocktail Book

Drink and Tell: A Boston Cocktail Book

Or how I spent 4 months of my unemployment writing up recipes I collected at bars around town over the last 5-6 years that capture the cocktail renaissance in Boston. The link is for Barnes & Noble, but it is at Amazon too: http://www.amazon.com/Drink-Tell-Boston-Cocktail-Book/dp/0988281805

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Pedestrian Penalty Cards

Pedestrian Penalty Cards

Things to hand out when people on the street annoy you, although it could be turned into a BINGO like game.

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The 10 Geekiest Burlesque Performances

The 10 Geekiest Burlesque Performances

From Star Wars to superheroes. Burlesque at its nerdiest.

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20 Bizarre Examples Of Medieval Marginalia

20 Bizarre Examples Of Medieval Marginalia

Scribes of medieval texts got bored and made some cheeky and perverted drawings in these handwritten books. "Inappropriate rabbit" and "An amputee brawl" are but two of the 20.

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BUG-A-SALT: The Original Salt Gun

BUG-A-SALT: The Original Salt Gun

A salt-shooting rifle that can take out house flies and other pests from a few feet away! Check out the videos.

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Flaming Tiki Drinks

Flaming Tiki Drinks

The Cradle of Life - rums, citrus, orgeat, and a flaming dose of herbal liqueur.

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Japanese Fart Scrolls

Japanese Fart Scrolls

An ancient pictorial scroll from the Orient.

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Announcing the Gentlemint Podcast.