Palcohol: The New Powdered Alcohol

Palcohol: The New Powdered Alcohol

Back in my day if we wanted to get drunk, we’d have to carry a bottle of booze through the snow uphill, both ways. But now things have palcohol. It’s a new and improved way to get drink that could hit the shelves later this year.

Scientists behind the product have turned liquid alcohol into a powder that you can mix with water to make your drink.

Their website reports that they have six variety:…

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Artificial Sweeteners: A Hot Bed of Science Debate

Artificial Sweeteners: A Hot Bed of Science Debate

Artificial sweeteners have been a hot bed of science debate for decades. There’s so much to be said about it! But here is a quick bit of information that you should know about most common artificial sweeteners.

Saccharine AKA Sweet N’ Low was the first artificial sweetener discovered way back in 1879 while scientists were formulating chemical dyes from coal tar. I know, yum!

In the 70s, studies…

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A Glass of Wine a Day Keeps the Doctor Away? What About a Bottle?

A Glass of Wine a Day Keeps the Doctor Away? What About a Bottle?

If you’ve been wondering what all of those liquids you drink everyday are doing to your body, then there are some god news.

Like most people, you probably start your day with a cup of coffee or a pitcher, if you’re me, and it turns out that it’s A OK, totally fine. A new study from the Harvard school of public health confirmed that increasing your daily coffee intake may actually decrease your…

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Portland Oregon Dumps Reservoir After Teen Urinates in it

Portland Oregon Dumps Reservoir After Teen Urinates in it

Just because drinking water is clear doesn’t mean there aren’t tiny things living in it. But seriously though, don’t worry about it.

Last weekend, a teenager in Portland Oregon released the contents of his bladder right into a public reservoir. As a result of the public outcry, the city will spend “who knows how much” to dump out 38 million gallons of their drinking water. 38 million!

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World’s Amazing Dad Captured on Photograph

World’s Amazing Dad Captured on Photograph

In this ongoing sequence captured by photographer Dave Englewood, we get a glimpse of what it means to be an amazing dad. He also has the mug to back up his title…

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Men With Beards: Hot ir Not?

Men With Beards: Hot ir Not?

Studies have shown beards equates to age, masculinity and dominance, and they are so hot right now! Or are they? A new study in the World Society Journal Biology letters will affect men from Brooklyn to San Francisco, from Portland to maybe Austin. The more beards there are, the less attractive beards are.

The study in biology letters found that once the number of beards peaked, clean shaving…

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David Letterman Announces His Departure From The Late Show

David Letterman Announces His Departure From The Late Show

After being on the airwaves for nearly thirty two years, the late night talk show host David Letterman announces his pending retirement from the Late Show with as little cheering as possible…

 

 

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What Really Cause Alcohol Addiction?

What Really Cause Alcohol Addiction?

Drinking on a Tuesday morning doesn’t make you an alcoholic right? But science is working on understanding the thing that does.

Alcoholism as a topic is kind of a downer but it’s important to understand how addiction is formed and reinforced in the body.

As we learn more, the idea behind addiction has changed. In the early 20th century, addiction was thought to be stemmed from a lack of will…

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Is Salt Really That Harmful for Your Health?

Is Salt Really That Harmful for Your Health?

Salt lovers rejoice, your day has finally come! A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension found that Americans actually do consume a healthy amount of salt, despite exceeding the average daily recommendation from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention.

To be clear, this is a review article, meaning the authors didn’t actually perform their own study. Instead they…

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Go Green and Start Your Own Compost

Go Green and Start Your Own Compost

Does your garbage can runneth over? Consider composting. If you find yourself with more garbage than you know what to do with, it might be time to consider composting.

San Francisco is considered the greenest city in the United States. A while back they announced a state goal to achieve zero waste by the year 2020, and by waste they are of course referring to landfill waste. Composting is there…

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