Drunk people tend to have unsafe sex, a new study has found. The results of the research, soon to be published in Addiction, come shortly after South African reports revealed equally shocking news -- that drunk people often hook up casually.
Hey, ladies: Scientists have found another thing that might make us fat -- mid-morning snacks.
A Harvard researcher has found that alcohol could put teens at risk for benign breast disease, a risk factor for breast cancer. [Times of India]
What is it about the subtle pleasure of Kölsch, asks Eric Asimov? "Well, it's a snappy and beautifully refreshing golden ale, bright without being overbearing." Doesn't that sound nice? [NY Times] Carlsberg, which is mostly known for light lagers, is gearing up to launch Carlsberg Elephant, ... More >>
All 400 cases of Australia's most expensive wine, a recently released Shiraz called Laird priced at $700 to $800 a bottle, have been sold. [Wall Street Journal] A number of good cocktailing options have cropped up around Times Square, including the newly revamped Rum House. [NY Times] The u ... More >>
Tabla and Devi get a little company
The Times of India says the auction of Gandhi paraphernalia scheduled for this afternoon at Antiquorum has been cancelled. James Otis, the owner of the items, withdrew Gandhi's glasses, rice bowl, and other personal effects after a talk with the Indian government. It is unknown whether the governmen ... More >>
A new poll shows that 77 percent of Americans blame the press for making the financial crisis worse. Let's do our part and celebrate the extraordinary achievement of Anil Ambani, the Times of India's 2006 Businessman of the Year. Forbes reports that Ambani registered the biggest individual loss amon ... More >>
Fashionindie thinks the German peasant costume Salma Hayek wore on German TV chat show "Wetten Das" was a "fuck-up." But we did a little research (i.e. Google) and found that Hayek had lost a bet with an audience member requiring her to wear a traditional German dirndl on the show. We don't know wha ... More >>
Richard Helmss Afghani Niece Leads Corps of Taliban Reps
Transcontinental Tabloid Turmoil