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12 foods to eat after a night out to help prevent a hangover

When the drunk munchies hit, there are plenty of options that will sound appealing but will end up making you feel worse. If you’re going to raid the kitchen or hit the local diner, pick something that will satisfy you now and help minimise hangover symptoms later. These are the […]
12 foods to eat after a night out to help prevent a hangover
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Here’s what happens to your brain when you get blackout drunk

Alcohol can interfere with the brain’s ability to convert short-term memories into long-term memories. This is what happens when you get blackoutdrunk. You don’t pass out, yet you have no recollection of experiences while you were awake. Binge drinking prevents the neurotransmitters in your brain from working properly, so those […]
Here’s what happens to your brain when you get blackout drunk
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Japan Airlines has enacted strict rules limiting employee drinking after its pilots failed 19 breathalyzer tests over the past year

Japan Airlines announced it will enact stricter measures to monitor its crew members’ alcohol consumption after the carrier’s pilots failed multiple alcohol tests over the past year. The Japanese flag carrier will introduce more advanced breathalyzers for its domestic and international crews by Monday, November 19, The Asahi Shimbun reported. […]
Japan Airlines has enacted strict rules limiting employee drinking after its pilots failed 19 breathalyzer tests over the past year
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Why beer suddenly foams up when you tap the top of a bottle

You’ve probably seen this practical joke at a party or two: if you tap the top of someone’s beer bottle with the bottom of yours, it instantly creates a beer foam volcano. The reason this happens remained a mystery until Javier Rodriguez-Rodriguez, who has a doctorate in fluid mechanics, discussed […]
Why beer suddenly foams up when you tap the top of a bottle
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Here’s what happens to your body when you’re hungover

It’s that time of year when we raise a glass to celebrate Christmas, the beginning of holidays, the new year, or simply to join with our friends. Many of us will pay a price, even if it’s “just” in the form of a hangover. Hangovers affect people in different ways, […]
Here’s what happens to your body when you’re hungover
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Here’s what happens to your brain and body when you get drunk

The Australian relationship with alcohol is complicated. It’s a colourful thread woven into the fabric of our society. As a chemical, alcohol is a very simple molecule, but its effects on the brain are quite complex. And different people respond differently to alcohol in different situations. Consumed orally, alcohol enters […]
Here’s what happens to your brain and body when you get drunk