Tagged: alcohol

Addiction explained

This video from Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell is adapted from Johann Hari’s New York Times best-selling book ‘Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.’

Snake Venom beer

This beer is not for the feint-hearted, it is recommended to enjoy in small doses of 35ml measures. We are not responsible for the risks you may take and don’t encourage you to be...

The neuroscience of addiction

Neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the case that addiction isn’t a disease at all, although it has been recently branded as such. [Via:The Royal Institution]

How alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk

Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer, according to research part-funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Nature today. Much previous research...

2 liters of moonshine in 2 hours

Moonshine, a clear and unaged homemade whiskey, is unlawful to produce in the United States. Laws vary by country. This story explains why. Do not recreate what this person did. The purpose of this video...

The truth about hangover remedies

Humans have long sought ways to allay a hangover—that litany of symptoms that come after drinking too much alcohol, including dizziness, nausea, fatigue, confusion, headache, dry mouth, and drowsiness. The Roman naturalist, author, and...

Bourbon Christmas eggnog recipe

Ingredients For about 6 servings. For the custard base: 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup white sugar 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream cook to 170-180 F. , then add; 2 to 3...

Feuerzangenbowle recipe

Germany’s most spectacular holiday drink of red wine, juice and spices, prepared in a fireproof bowl.  Servings: 10-12 Ingredients  organic oranges  organic lemons  bottles dry red wine 1 cinnamon stick 5 cloves 1 pinch ginger ground 1 sugar cone  cups brown...

The history of Bacardi

Bacardi is the largest privately held, family-owned spirits company in the world. Originally known for its Bacardi white rum, it now has a portfolio of more than 200 liquor and spirits labels. Don Facundo...

The mysterious case of Jean Hilliard

Lengby, Minnesota: It was December 20, 1980, when Jean Hilliard’s (19) automobile skidded on an icy road and lurched into a ditch. She was headed to her home after being at a friend’s when this...