In our buying guide, The 10 Best Espresso Machines, we will show you a range of affordable to extreme espresso machines for the espresso connoisseur. To some, it's just some type of strong coffee, to others; it is the nectar of the gods. Whether you fall at either end of the scale, or somewhere in between, you know when you've had an excellent cup of finely prepared espresso. There is no denying the difference between a cup prepared by a skilled barista or a novice.Related: How To Make The Perfect Cup Of CoffeeModern tech has definitely helped to narrow the learning curve, making it so you can have that same experience right in your own home without having to spend hours learning subtle nuances of pressure and temperature control.For those with the skill and patience to make good use of all the potential that can be coaxed out of the manual and semi-automatic machines, it is distinctly possible your eyes will glaze over and you may very well drool in anticipation of being able to grasp these marvels of art and science.The machines in the 10 Best Espresso Machines ($90+) buying guide were evaluated based on their ease of use, potential for greatness, cup clearance, how easy they are to clean or keep clean, how quickly they can reach operating temperatures, brew speed, and style. Since this was intended for home use, I also included machines designed with a small footprint on your countertop. I love my kitchen appliances, but when you can't find the open space to even chop an onion in peace, they can start to lose their appeal.
Personally, I'm in the camp that television has gotten better year after year. At what period in time have we had such a catalog of classic's from Breaking Bad, the Sopranos, Sons Of Anarchy, Boardwalk Empire, and of course The Walking Dead.Yesterdays episode marked the return of the fifth season of this amazing series. And without a doubt it may have been the best episode out of the bunch. If you aren't disturbed by the casual brutality the group experiences at the trough then you're already walking dead.Below is a list of 10 Crazy Moments From the Walking Dead Premier.It starts off with almost everyone trapped in Terminus in a train car, preparing to be turned into tomorrows lunch special. The rest is beautifully disturbing classic television. If you haven't watched it you can see it on AMC's website. Watch it before you read the list so you don't see the spoilers.So without further adue, here Are The 10 Most OMG Moments From 'The Walking Dead' Premiere. via1. When we're introduced to the trough at Terminus Image: Uproxx2. When you realize the first victim is the Penguin from "Gotham" and played a hipster guy from one of the earlier episodes. gotham3. When Carol blew stuff up like a bad ass Image: Uproxx4. Then pretended to be a walker to go kick some ass Image: Cynyster Monkey5. When Glenn he should save that guy ... ... and then immediately realizes that was a mistake. Image: FanSided6. When baby Judith was all like, "Oh, damn." Image: hobophomia7. Then Tyreese saved the day Image: mbguy8. All those wild walker kills Image: FanSided9. When Carol finally reunited with the group Image: gratuitous-violence-reedus10. And last but not least ... MORGAN!
For everyone one who couldn't make it to the show you can now Watch Kanye West's full set at Philadelphia's Made In America Festival. Kanye rocked it. His set included plenty of rants, and plenty of his most popular tracks including 'Blood On The Leaves', 'Black Skinhead', 'Don't Like', 'Cold, and 'Runaway'.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISiJzV3r8GE
Apocalypse Now ($14) is the movie that almost killed Martin Sheen. Directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, Apocalypse Now is the story of a U.S. Army Captain veteran Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen) and his secret assignment to travel through Vietnam, down the Nung River, to find and kill Special Forces Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando). The cast includes other heavyweights like Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper, and a young Harrison Ford. Apocalypse now is a gripping, disturbing, and dark movie that definitely makes an impact.
Kiehl's "Ultimate Man" Body Scrub Soap ($15) is made to get your skin nice and smooth through the exfoliation of dead surface cells. The soap is made from natural oat bran, oat kernel and pumice that help in those tough areas. And it comes on a rope, which is pretty cool.
The Seiko Astron GPS Solar SBXA011 ($1340) has two features that are revolutionary; it instantly recognizes which time zone you're in anywhere on earth, adjusting the time automatically to the local, and it never stops. The Astron is powered by light absorbed through the dial and a power indicator shows you how much reserve you have. And lastly it is extremely accurate. How accurate? Accurate to within one second every 100,000 years due to the signal it receives from Atomic Clocks and GPS satellites. This might be the perfect watch.