Back when I had a yard, I was big into hosting "BBQs," by which I mean I would make a bunch of alcoholic popsicles and suggest people bring things to throw on a the grill. Besides frozen ethanol, the only other thing really deserving of my scrutiny was the playlist. The key here was... Continue reading
Soda tastings are great if you're underage, you and/or your friends don't drink alcohol, or you just want to mix it up. Also, soda's way cheaper than wine. Wine tastings are so 2000 and late. The post How to Throw the Perfect (Gay) Soda Tasting for (Gay) You and Your (Gay) Friends appeared first on Autostraddle.
People have many reasons for their decision to drink. Alcohol: why do we drink it? People have been consuming alcohol for at least 10,000 years. And when drinking water was rather risky, alcohol seemed a much safer bet. Amaldus of Villanova,...Show More Summary
By Erin Scala Prohibition set off a chain reaction of unexpected consequences throughout the United States. Aside from the obvious -- the loss of alcohol sales and the dire situation for restaurants to stay afloat without a good third of their revenue stream --Prohibition ended up increasing alcohol consumption, rather than eliminating it. Show More Summary
Having an 'alcohol identity' puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems, say researchers, adding that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink.
Said Donald Trump, in an apt comeback after William Weld said that "I can hear the glass crunching on Kristallnacht in the ghettos of Warsaw and Vienna when I hear that, honest" ("that" being Trump's plan to deport the 11 million immigrants).My calling Trump's comeback apt does not depend on whether Weld actually is an alcoholic. Show More Summary
On social media, the line between advertising and social influence is blurry at best.
Five Amish teens from Rochester, Indiana, are in trouble with the law after they were caught driving their van down the road at 110 mph just before midnight. According to police, the speed limit was only 60 mph on the stretch of U.S....Show More Summary
The Harvard chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into fuel alcohol. Now he reports the process converts sunlight ten times more efficiently than plants do.
A private medical device maker, BACtrack, earned the $200,000 cash prize for the National Institute of Health Wearable Biosensor Challenge this week for its BACtrack Skyn wristband, an alcohol monitor. This challenge was issued backShow More Summary
Research from North Carolina State University and Ohio University finds that having an "alcohol identity" puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems - and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink. read more
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Cocktail historian and author David Wondrich likes to point out that most of the history of alcohol has been “recorded” inside pubs by people enjoying their research a bit too much. So many of the facts surrounding distilled spirits and cocktails are as fuzzy as last night’s bar-fueled political rant. Show More Summary
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military in Japan is restricting celebrations and off-base alcohol consumption in Okinawa after a former Marine was arrested on suspicion of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday that the measures will last four weeks and are not punishment but an […]
Pot growers: In the May 27 Section A, an article about marijuana growers’ concerns about encroachment by the alcohol industry said that River Wellness and the California Growers Assn. were the only employers of lobbyist Jason Bryant. They were the two highest-paying of nine employers. If you believe...
More details about Johnny Depp’s alleged abuse of wife Amber Heard are being revealed as a judge has granted Heard a restraining order, requiring Depp to stay away from Heard. There are also claims that alcohol and drug use on Depp’s part are at least partially responsible for his rages, which have left Heard bruised... Show More Summary
Recent public health data suggests that the average adult Scot purchased 10.8 litres of pure alcohol. That's roughly 41 bottles of vodka, 116 bottles of wine, or 477 pints of beer for every adult in Scotland