Posts tagged "alcohol"

The Daily Squeeze: U.S. Alcohol Consumption, A Sad Story, and Mark Consuelos’ Second Job

Americans seem to be drinking less alcohol these days, specifically less beer and more wine. Hard liquor consumption has remained largely unchanged. […

By: Catherine Strawn / August 14, 2008

Frosting Can’t Compare To Tequila

There's no denying that the best part of a cupcake is the frosting, and now that the whole cupcake craze is dying down, a handful of bakeries are offering up the best of this treat in small shot-sized cups. Frosting shots have been billed by College Candy as the delicious answer to a regular shot,…

By: Annika Harris / July 23, 2008

Quickies!: Lady Bunny’s PETA Billboard, Summer Reading, & Boozing

Drag queen Lady Bunny unveiled a huge anti-KFC PETA billboard in NYC's Soho neighborhood, in which she is holding one of the Colonel's famous buckets with a dead chicken hanging out of it. So hungry. [Popbytes] A French study has found that loud music encourages young men to drink more and at a faster rate.

By: Annika Harris / July 22, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Loud Music, Women’s Restrooms, And Unmarried Americans

Loud music seems to cause people to drink more, faster. [EurekAlert!]…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2008

Drinking Young Means A Higher Risk Of Dependence

You probably started drinking before your mom, or at the very least your grandmother. On average, women born before 1944 started drinking at age 20, while those born after that started drinking at age 17. Unfortunately, it's not all champagne dreams and beergoggles for us, though. Women born after 1944 also have a greater risk…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 5, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Taser Parties, Motherhood In Sweden, And Sex On Drugs

Apparently Taser parties are the new Tupperware parties. [BBC]…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 9, 2008

Should You Drink To Your Health?

Medical studies can be very confusing and seemingly contradictory. Take studies on alcohol consumption. Sometimes we’ll read that drinking a little bit will do our bones good, and then we’ll hear that drinking even two drinks per day increases our risk of cancer. The chief of preventative medicine at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital offered…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Geriatric Sex, Bromances, And Small Brains

Sex Over Sixty, a new four-and-a-half-hour documentary, delves into topics like how type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of sexual dysfunction in men and what loss of estrogen does to women's sex drives. Only 900 copies remain, so order yours today! (Watch some clips here. These people are adorable.) [Daily Record, NJ and Sex

By: Catherine Strawn / April 15, 2008

Drunkorexia: The Liquid Lunch Diet

Drinking on an empty stomach is a good way to get the maximum buzz for your bucks, but it’s not exactly an effective way to calorie count. A new diet fad known as drunkorexia, where women choose to spend their calories on alcohol rather than food, is sweeping the U.K. and America. With beverages like…

By: Simcha / March 19, 2008
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