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Women Have it Larger Than Men Now

Stats showing the level of binge drinking across the UK show that women are now more likely to be found sobbing into a burger on the wrong bus home at 3:00am than men nowadays, as more women than men admit to regularly abusing alcohol to a massive extent. Read More >>

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Scientists Find Fun Thing That is Good

Scientists have found a thing that does us good by consuming it and the news that will shock you? It's only bloody old beer. They say, in a salted nutshell, that one pint a day reduces the risk of developing several serious heart conditions. Read More >>

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An Alarming Number of Kids Are Getting Sick From Drinking Hand Sanitisers

Alcohol-based hand sanitisers are practically everywhere these days, but a new government report suggests an increasing number of children are ingesting these products and getting quite sick. Troublingly, many of these kids are drinking sanitisers to get a quick buzz from the alcohol. Read More >>

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Tourists Kill Bahamas’ Swimming Pigs Because We Can’t Have Anything Nice

Some days, humans just generally suck. And then there are days when you realise why this planet is trying so hard to just wipe us out. Read More >>

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Booze and Alcohol on the Way Out as National Hobbies

Statistics looking at how UK families spend their money shows that alcohol and cigarettes are consuming less of our cash than ever before, with the average spend on booze and fags down to nearly half what it was back in the hard-partying days of the year 2000. Read More >>

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Lloyd’s of London Bans the Boozy Pub Lunch

Insurance giant Lloyd's of London has gone a bit nanny state on its workers, demanding that the age-old hobby of having a pint or two at lunch time in the name of team bonding and making the afternoon whizz past quicker comes to an end. Read More >>

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At Least 48 Dead in Russia After Drinking Bath Lotion Laced With Methanol 

At least 48 people have died in Russia after drinking bath lotion containing methanol, officials said on Monday. Read More >>

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Buckfast Booze Bagged its Monks £8.8m Last Year

The charitable trust that handles the production of the Buckfast "tonic wine" by the monks of Buckfast Abbey is doing quite well for itself, with financial data revealing that the miracle of wine production is still a cornerstone of religion -- and banked the abbey around £8.8m last year. Read More >>

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Global Warming Might Make the UK Better at Producing Wine

The UK's wine makers might be about to enjoy a few decades of global dominance, thanks to research that suggests climate change and the warmer, wetter weather we can expect to see, could turn parts of the UK into mini-Frances perfect for growing the classic old types of grapes. Read More >>

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Synthetic Alcohol Promises Mild Drunkenness and Zero Hangovers

An entirely new kind of legal high could be on the way to the pubs of the high street, if drug researchers manage to get past EU regulations and get their "Alcosynth" onto the market. Read More >>

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It’s Your Fault For Ordering A Cocktail That’s Both Frozen and On Fire

Ha! I trapped the drink you ordered in a weird ice sphere. Bet you weren’t expecting that. Don’t even try melting it with your tongue or some shit, because I also lit the glass on fire. Read More >>

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Short Animation Shows How Beer Is Destructively Necessary (NSFW)

Directed by Nerdo, this short animation interprets the poem about beer from Charles Bukowski. It’s so dark, bitingly true, and totally spot on about the dependency that someone could have on beer (or wine, whiskey, whatever). We get in the mind of a man who has accepted what alcohol has done to him but feels the need to keep on going. Read More >>

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How to Turn Agave Into Tequila

There’s no alcohol that makes me forget the night as much as tequila, and there’s also no alcohol I know less about. Which is fitting, I guess. What makes it special is the blue agave plant. Read More >>

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This is How Different ‘One Drink’ is in Countries All Over the World

You can order the same drink at bars all over the world, but how much booze each order is really going to get you depends a lot on where you are. Read More >>

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Why Cocktail Glasses Really Matter

I will freely admit to being one of the twenty-something wasters who will throw a cocktail into just about any glass. But if you have more style and class, you may have wondered if there’s science behind the bewildering array of glassware. Read More >>