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A Lager That Actually Tastes Good, Thanks to Science
Offbeat  (tags: beer, alcohol, brewing, drinks, beverages, food )

- 616 days ago -
Researchers at the VTT Technical Research Center of Finland have discovered a new strain of yeast that allows brewers to - finally - change up the recipe for lagers.
Chimpanzees Found to Drink Alcoholic Plant Sap in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Chimpanzees, alcohol, Scientists, study )

- 678 days ago -
The wild chimps use sponges made of crushed leaves to drink palm wine
'Drunken Monkey' Theory of Human-Ape Alcoholic Connection Rings True Among Guinea's Swacked Chimps
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, animals, interesting, chimpanzees, alcohol, evolution )

- 682 days ago -
Wild chimpanzees enjoying opportunistic booze-ups on palm wine have helped shed light on a theory about evolution, scientists said on Wednesday.
In A Flap: Soho Owl Bar Loses Cocktails And Charity Amid Welfare Concerns
Offbeat  (tags: owls, owl bar, london, soho, cocktails, alcohol, uk, birds )

- 783 days ago -
When news broke last week that Soho would be getting a pop-up cocktail bar complete with resident owls, enthusiasm was matched with concern over the appropriateness of the scenario for the birds.
Is It Time to Lift Alcohol Ban in Space?
Offbeat  (tags: space exploration, alcohol, astronauts )

- 1163 days ago -
Russians were not only the first to travel to space. They were also the first to secretly carry a bottle of brandy aboard a spaceship, while researchers were still uncertain as to whether to include alcohol into cosmonauts' menu.
US Homeless Man With Velvety Voice Becomes Star
Offbeat  (tags: homeless, Cleveland, usa, overnight sensation, velvety voice, NBC, drugs, alcohol, arrest, thefts, second chance )

- 2298 days ago -
CLEVELAND(AP - A homeless man whose deep, velvety voice and touching story prompted an outpouring sympathy and job offers from across the country, has become an overnight sensation.
Man, 22, Found Dead at Carnegie Mellon Frat House
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, alcohol, death, young man, police, college frat house )

- 2601 days ago -
The 22-year-old man "likely drank too much" while celebrating Saturday night, police Detective Christine Williams said.
Cops: Couple Gave Baby a Daiquiri
Offbeat  (tags: baby, Child Abuse, alcohol, teen couple )

- 2601 days ago -
Two Chalmette teens face charges for allegedly giving a baby a daiquiri. "A St. Bernard Parish couple was arrested at a parade Sunday, March 7, after giving the man's 1-year-old son a chocolate-flavored daiquiri beverage in his baby bottle,"
American Indians and Alaska Natives and Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders
Offbeat  (tags: alcohol, drugs, use higher, Native Americans, interesting )

- 2627 days ago -
For the purpose of this article, the phrase "alcohol and drug use disorders" refers to dependence on as well as abuse of alcohol and drugs
5-Month-Old Baby Dies While Left Alone
Offbeat  (tags: baby, murdered, dies, alcohol, investigation )

- 2647 days ago -
A Jefferson County man has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after his five-month-old baby boy was found dead early Thursday morning
Driver's Blood Alcohol Was .708, Police Say
Offbeat  (tags: woman, drunk, police, stolen, alcohol, driving )

- 2668 days ago -
South Dakota authorities say a woman found passed out in a stolen delivery van earlier this month registered a blood alcohol content of .708
Japan's Favourite Hangover Cures
Offbeat  (tags: hangover, alcohol, festive season, veisalgia, cure, fruits, drink, umeboshi, intolerance, Japanese, Asian )

- 2674 days ago -
Tis the season to be jolly. And when you've finished being jolly, tis the season to wake up with veisalgia, more popularly known as a hangover. The punishment begins when alcohol reaches your brain and tells your pituitary grands to stop producing
Off-Duty Lockport Cop Questioned About Fatal Stevenson Crash
Offbeat  (tags: wreck, death, alcohol, police, crime )

- 2679 days ago -
An injured off-duty Lockport police officer was being questioned about a fatal three-car accident on the Stevenson Expressway that killed an immigrant from Vietnam driving home from his second job. Alcohol may have played a role in the crash
Alcoholic Flies Show Human-Like Desperation, Relapses
Offbeat  (tags: alcohol, wasteful projects, barfly )

- 2686 days ago -
After scientists had gotten them hooked on alcohol, fruit flies--apparently desperate for a buzz--drank even repulsive concoctions and relapsed after an enforced dry spell, a new study says.
Nicole (Snooki) Polizzi, MTV 'Jersey Shore' Cast Member, Punched By Queens Teacher Brad Ferro: Cops
Offbeat  (tags: man hits woman, alcohol, teacher, bizarre, police )

- 2690 days ago -
alcThe gelled-up brute caught on video slugging a female cast member of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore" is a Queens high school gym teacher, the Daily News has learned.

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