Alcohol Sales Jump 55% During Coronavirus COVID-19 Situation

Like so much of the United States, my city of Austin, TX mandated shelter in place rules a few weeks back. With that order, a number of things changed, but one important legal change was that the state of Texas changed their laws to allow restaurants to deliver alcoholic beverages for delivery and to-go. It sounds like that might have been a smart move, because demand for alcohol is booming these days.

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Zippo Releases Butane and Electric Inserts for Lighters

One of the most popular articles we’ve written is about this butane lighter insert for Zippo lighters. People love the form factor of Zippo lighters, but especially for cigars, having a butane flame is a far superior heat source than the oily lighter fluid. It used to be that you needed third party aftermarket parts to fill that need, but starting this week Zippo is announcing that they are making both a butane and an electric arc lighter insert.

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