Thursday, March 16, 2006

Even if you have no interest whatsoever in absinthe, you will love Jack Turner's account, in last month's New Yorker, of alembics and Moor's heads in 2006, as absinthe-crazed Americans try to brew the stuff as they did in 1909. Whee! Chemistry is so chic these days.

Translation of poster at right: "absinthe makes the heart grow fonder"

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