Do you like whippets but prefer your headrush with a little more tannin? Making inroads in the dubious-sounding genre of ”aerosol cuisine,” French designer Philippe Starck has collaborated with Harvard professor David Edwards to create “WA|HH Quantum Sensations,” an aerosol spray that dispenses .075 ml hits of alochol, just enough to stimulate the brain. More
Wine perfume: because your three Riesling lunch does not have you smelling enough like a wino already. More
Today’s Illustrated Guide breaks down the stages of a person’s life according to different kinds of regret. A regret index, if you will. I guess I meant for it to be funny but it kind of got away from me and became about mortality. :( More
Anheuser-Busch, the formerly All American beer company that’s now owned by Belgians, apparently got confused about when April Fools’ Day occurs. They have to be joking. More
That’s right. It’s that weekend. The one that doesn’t mean anything at all except a little extra time surfing the internet next Monday to see what Sandra Bullock wore.
Alright, I guess some people are looking forward to the actual Academy Awards happening this weekend. Personally, the Oscars give me a chance to channel my inner college chick and create a drinking game out of something that’s supposed to be classy and prestigious. More
A new study says that alcohol consumption ups your chances of having unsafe sex…It’s not rocket science, but it could help clear up some misconceptions about the “kind” of people who forego condoms and spread HIV and other STDs. In the past, researchers have questioned whether it’s alcohol, or the personalities of the people drinking the alcohol, that make for irresponsible mating. But researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health say pretty much anyone who’s had more than four or five drinks is more likely to have unsafe sex.
In the study, researchers randomly assigned participants to a drinking or sober group, and asked them to rate their intention to have unprotected sex. The more alcohol they consumed, the greater their intention; at 0.1 mg/mL blood alcohol level, the likelihood of engaging in unsafe sex was up by 5%. More
Have you ever skipped a meal to “save calories” for alcohol? More
OMG YOU NEED A DRINK WITH SPRINKLES ALL OVER IT.
Going to be the best. Going to be cake vodka. Here’s how you make it: More
One more gin and tonic? Or are you better off hitting the road? More
Do you… not particularly like drinking beer, because of the taste, and the carbonation, and everything about it, but wish to drink one anyway, because drinking beer is cool? Look! Chick beer! More
Everyone can calm down now. More
So, this is depressing, but not all that surprising if you’ve ever spent any time around young people who drink and/or been one yourself. According to studies published by social work professor Laina Bay-Cheng of SUNY Buffalo, many young women use alcohol as an “excuse” to act out sexually in ways they would not normally feel comfortable doing. According to her, this is just one of many reasons why it’s so hard to get young people to stop drinking themselves into oblivion. More