humanity

Alcohol is nothing without someone to drink it and the substance changes lives for many who partake; a glimpse into the impact of alcohol on humanity.

Rachel Newcombe2 days ago
Talking Under the Influence
There is a strange phenomenon that happens when you indulge (or overindulge) in alcohol. The things that you were previously too shy or too smart to say suddenly start sounding pretty good out loud. I...
Rachel Newcombe7 days ago
God I Need(ed) a Drink
I was 17 when I started uni, and I had only started drinking a few months before. I was a novice who still thought it was a good idea to take all the shots at once, then chase it with beer and Kahlua ...
Brandon Krogel17 days ago
The Infinite Loop of Drinking and Depression
I've struggled with depression for pretty much my entire life. Over the years I feel as though I've gotten better at managing it but I suppose the disappointing reality is that it still feels ever pre...
Brandon Krogela month ago
The Destructive Nature Of Alcohol
I feel like alcohol rarely gets the recognition it deserves as one of the most destructive and detrimental creations to ever affect the human race. Maybe there's a reason for that. Booze is sneaky. It...
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...
Rowan Marley2 months 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 ...
Mackenzie Kennedy2 months ago
Health Benefits of Champagne
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...
Taylor Flaherty2 months ago
Alcohol Addiction: Mental Disease or Choice?
As I reach for my third water bottle within the hour to cure my killer hangover, I think back to the vague events of the night before. I scroll through my camera roll at the numerous pictures taken to...
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J.C. Marie2 months ago
Just One More Round
I was never a big drinker before college. My parents occasionally let me try their beer or a shot if we were at one of their friend's houses, but I never got drunk. I wasn't friends with the party cro...
Skunk Uzeki2 months ago
Health Benefits of Beer
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...
Brooklyn Hughes2 months ago
Coming Out...As An Alcoholic
Over the years, I had given a lot of thought to quitting drinking. The first thing that troubled me about it was the word “alcoholic,” and, worse, having to admit that I was one. I had a problem with ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Strange Facts About Americans During Prohibition
The lives of Americans during Prohibition weren't easy. After all, life without alcohol isn't very easy - and people really, truly do love their liquor. How much Americans loved their booze really cam...
Rowan Marley3 months ago
Millennial Women Are Literally Drinking Themselves To Death
If there's one thing that Millennials have become famous for, it's their love of drinking, gastropubs, and artisan food. It's almost become a cliche, much like the Millennial trends of hipstery clothi...
Aeriel Merillat3 months ago
Why Do People Drink?
There are many reasons why people drink alcohol—not all of them are easy to swallow. We all have that one drunk uncle who just doesn’t know when to put down the beer bottle at family gatherings. You l...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
What Causes Hangovers?
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 ...
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KT P4 months ago
Street Urchins:
Papi lunged for the nape of Baby's neck. Thought he had, anyway. She moved fast. Lighting fast. A simile. Yes, he thought, I still have it. A bad simile, sure, since lightning is quick and unpredictab...
Aaliyah Williams4 months ago
How to Tip Your Bartender
If you’ve ever been desperate to know exactly how to tip your bartender in a restaurant, why you should tip them and even if you really have to, then stay tuned because this post is for you. Eating an...