Government pulls plug on study of alcohol's benefits largely funded by alcohol companies [UPDATED]

Tuesday, June 19 update: Maybe you saw this coming: The National Institutes Of Health director Dr. Francis Collins has shut down the in-progress study of alcohol’s benefits following reports of the extensive ties between the study and the alcohol industry. The New York Times reports an NIH advisory panel recommended…

It's a smallll worrllgghdd afffter arrrrf: Alcohol now served at all Disney World restaurants

It costs $129 to get into Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando. The heat and humidity in central Florida probably feels like walking through a scalding, wet blanket, surrounded by long lines, and screaming children as far as your eyes can see. But the supposed happiest place on earth just got happier for parents,…

Formula One racing trademarked drinking booze out of a shoe

If I won a professional sporting event—an occurrence less likely to happen than a huge meteor crashing into our planet—I would celebrate by spraying expensive Champagne all over directly into my mouth. Apparently, Formula One drivers don’t need the fancy Champagne bottle; instead, some celebrate by “doing a shoey,”…