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Is Beer Belly Real?

Ossiana Tepfenhart
in Science

If there's one thing that strikes fear into every dieter's heart when they attend a party, it's the possibility of gaining a beer belly. It's easy to see why; beer belly's not exactly the most attract...

Do Hangover Pills Work?

Rowan Marley
in Science

If you have gone to a Whole Foods or even just walked up to a bodega, you have probably seen pills that claim that they can end a hangover or even prevent a hangover. Some pills even suggest that they...

Health Benefits of Champagne

Mackenzie Kennedy
in Science

Wine and beer have been known to be great for one's health, as long as it's in moderation. Regular beer drinking has been shown to be great for creativity, digestive health, and even bone. Wine, on th...

Health Benefits of Beer

Skunk Uzeki
in Science

Beer is much maligned. We're often told that the health benefits of beer are really nonexistent. We're warned about the dreaded "beer belly" and about how it makes us make bad decisions. The fact is t...

Benefits of Organic Wines

Rowan Marley
in Science

Organic wine? It may be unfamiliar here, but the French have been drinking it for years. And though it's been slow to catch on in the US, recent scares about pesticides in fruit (such as cyanide-taint...

13 Ways To Use Vodka (That Don't Involve Drinking It)

Ossiana Tepfenhart
in Science

If you ask almost any Eastern European (myself included), you will find out that vodka is considered to be somewhat of a panacea and multi-purpose solution. How popular vodka is as an aid in this area...

What Causes Hangovers?

Skunk Uzeki
in Science

If you've ever had a crazy night of drinking while in college, then you already know the horrors of waking up with a bad hangover. You also may know the shock of waking up next to your best friend in ...

Best Home Brew Kits and Recipes

Iwan Palinski
in Science

History has seen beer recorded in Mesopotamian cuneiform (the oldest known form of writing), taxed under the Pharaohs (burial alive was then the penalty for evasion), rinsed through Cleopatra’s hair, ...

Vodka, the Versatile

Lynne Shumaker
in Science

Although true connoisseurs of vodka can distinguish between different brands by their aroma, weight and texture, most consumers merely enjoy it for its clean taste and smooth, silky character. Vodka i...