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Everyone Calm Down: New York Bottomless Brunches Are Perfectly Legal

A little-known New York State law that prohibits unlimited drinks made waves this week when outlets began reporting that bottomless brunches are illegal. Understandably, people were upset. How can New York’s favourite weekend past time be against the law? Thankfully, it’s not. The story was in reference to N.Y. 117-A […]
Everyone Calm Down: New York Bottomless Brunches Are Perfectly Legal
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Why You Get Hungover

As you pick up a green-coloured beer this St. Patty’s Day, keep in mind that the alcohol you take in will stick with you.
Why You Get Hungover
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Alcohol ‘Antidote’ Could One Day Sober You Up Fast

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bistrosavage/2131827/”] Too much booze in your blood? In the future, a pill of a special compound could fix you right up. By combining two enzymes in a thin shell, researchers have been able to lower blood alcohol levels in mice.”The pill acts in a way extremely similar to […]
Alcohol ‘Antidote’ Could One Day Sober You Up Fast
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Watch Out For A ‘Nefarious’ Up-Charge When Ordering Whiskey Without Ice

[credit provider=”By zepfanman on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zepfanman/7168681410/”] So you want a glass of whiskey, but you don’t want ice. It shouldn’t cost you more, should it?Bloomberg Businessweek’s Devin Leonard shared a cautionary tale about a “nefarious” up-charge that was thrust upon him when he ordered a whiskey, neat.
Watch Out For A ‘Nefarious’ Up-Charge When Ordering Whiskey Without Ice
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Mixing Booze With Diet Soda Gets You Drunker, Faster

[credit provider=”Flickr/_tony_b” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/arrogant/1019264229/”] Mixing your liquor with diet soda instead of the full calorie stuff gets you drunker, new research suggests. It could be what puts you over the legal limit to drive — even if you have the same number of drinks as the drinkers who used sugar-sweetened mixers.The […]
Mixing Booze With Diet Soda Gets You Drunker, Faster
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Asparagus As A Hangover Cure?

[credit provider=”Muffet/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/6251277/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Doctors and other medical professionals have long claimed there’s no such thing as a hangover cure, but a study from 2009 suggests that the vitamins and minerals in green vegetables like asparagus could mediate the toxicity that alcohol inflicts on your liver during a night of drinking.Supposedly […]
Asparagus As A Hangover Cure?
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Elephant-Human Clashes Are Sometimes Caused By Pachyderm Drunkenness

[credit provider=”Julie Zeveloff/Business Insider”] “Marauding pack of booze-addled elephants wreak havoc on Indian village.” It’s a story, or at least a headline, that’s surprisingly common.A few representative samples from the news reports on the latest incident: “Herd of Elephants Go on Drunken Rampage After Mammoth Booze Up,” and, of course, […]
Elephant-Human Clashes Are Sometimes Caused By Pachyderm Drunkenness
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It Only Takes A Few Months Of Binge Drinking To Destroy Your Brain

[credit provider=”Geoffrey Ingersoll – Business Insider”] A new study in rats indicates that it only takes a few months of intermittent binge drinking to damage your brain. The brain damage includes signs of cognitive impairment that swiftly reduce one’s capacity to control how much alcohol they take in, the researchers […]
It Only Takes A Few Months Of Binge Drinking To Destroy Your Brain
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GOOD TO KNOW: The Nine Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks

[credit provider=”WxMom/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wxmom/5519074208/”] In honour of Fridays, summer weekends and happy hour, here’s a list of the 9 healthiest cocktails from Brent Rose over at Gizmodo.The CliffsNotes: 1) Vodka Soda 2) Michelada 3) Whiskey and Gin 4) Wine 5) Manhattan 6) Mimosa/Bellini 7) Guinness 8) Sangria and 9) Bloody Mary.
GOOD TO KNOW: The Nine Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks
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Figuring Out The Price Of Booze Is About To Get Infinitely Easier In Washington

[credit provider=”Flickr / *~Dawn~*” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturesdawn/2128590242/”] Apparently nothing ticks off Washington tipplers more than having to stop and calculate the tax on their liquor. Several chains in the state are rolling out their own price tags that will bundle the price of booze with tax. “We learned very quickly it’s tricky and […]
Figuring Out The Price Of Booze Is About To Get Infinitely Easier In Washington
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