fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Exploring the myths surrounding the effects of alcohol beyond the classic 'beer before liquor, never been sicker'.

Ryan Whitaker24 days ago
10 Signs You're an Alcoholic
The sun shined the wrong way through your disheveled blinds, waking you from your stupor as you sweat your way through your sheets. Somewhere your alarm clock is going off; you're late for work, and y...
Alana Redmond2 months ago
9 Surprising Ways You Can Get a DUI
When you hear “DUI,” most people immediately think of operating a motor vehicle under the influence. However, many states have different policies on how and what is defined as a motor vehicle. There a...
aaron 5 months ago
10 Signs You're Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Like most adults I like the occasional alcoholic drink, but when does it become too much? Everyone drinks for different reasons—some do it socially, others to relax, and some do it through dependency....
Gerald Oppugne7 months ago
Strange Hangover Cures That Actually Work
Nobody likes a hangover. Problem is, there isn't much in the form of aid or advice for cleansing this deteriorating phenomena. We all like to drink (hopefully not too much), and more often than not, h...
Confessions of a Nightclub Owner: Part 2
Noah: "I sure hope we don’t have any more broken water pipes in the future.” “It was just a one-off all fixed up and no problems now!” Noah: “Come on, I’m not stupid. I’ve been in the industry for a l...
5 Things People Don't Tell You About Being a Liquor Critic
Prior to my current jobs, I worked part-time as a food and liquor critic for a magazine. For most people, this sounds like a dream job. I won't lie; there were huge perks that still make me miss that ...
Is Beer Belly Real?
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...
Daniel Falconera year ago
Myths About Alcohol You Shouldn't Believe
If you’re of above legal drinking age, or for some of you, even if you’re below it, you’re likely to know exactly how it feels to go to the bar and order your first alcoholic drink. The excitement and...
Rowan Marleya year ago
Do Hangover Pills Work?
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...
Rowan Marleya year ago
Signs You Need to Stop Drinking
Have you ever met someone who never seemed to be fully sober? They may have an overall cloud of melancholy around them, may have health problems that involve alcohol as a root of the problem, and are ...
Wine Tasting Myths You Probably Believe
Wine tasting has often come under fire for being pretentious, snooty, and at times, totally pointless. Part of the reason that a lot of people feel this way about wine tasting is because there are man...
Rowan Marleya year ago
Benefits of Organic Wines
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...
Skunk Uzekia year ago
Drinks Adored By Royalty
Many people have claimed to put together a meal that was "fit for a king" in their days - but how many people have actually tried to accompany those meals with drinks that were royalty-approved? The f...
13 Ways To Use Vodka (That Don't Involve Drinking It)
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...
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lilly pearla year ago
When Did Coffee Become Wine?
When did wine take over as the go to drink?
Skunk Uzekia year ago
Favorite Drinks Of Presidents, Ranked
If there's one thing that the White House knows how to do, it's enjoy a great meal. And, what's a great meal without an equally amazing drink to follow? Ever since George Washington was elected presid...
Shinji Kazuma2 years ago
Facts About Alcohol You Didn't Know
Many people feel they have a good grasp on the various elements of alcohol after just buying one drink, as if that somehow makes you know every aspect of the drinking world. However, while many know t...
Miranda O'Conner2 years ago
Weird Drinking Laws in Europe
I wrote an article awhile back on weird American drinking laws, and, while there are more than enough to fill a second list, it's time to look across the pond at Europe. Europe has a long, storied his...