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Happy Hour: On Getting Drunk At Starbucks

This week, Starbucks started testing alcohol service at two New York City locations. “Wouldn’t it be funny to get drunk at Starbucks?” I thought. It didn’t take long to figure out that I should stick to drinking at bars.

How People Toast Their Drinks Around The World

Each culture has its own customs and each country has its own preferences but people all across the world are united in their desire to drink and have fun with their friends. And it’s that — not language or opposable thumbs — is what makes us humans. But of course, if you’re drinking with people from other cultures, you should respect how they do things.

A Tactical Can Koozie Keeps You Prepared For Grilling Emergencies

When you get a late-night craving for BBQ, the last thing you want to do is ignore it. So when you find yourself standing next to the grill long after the sun has set with a drink in hand, you’ll be glad this tactical koozie with a built-in torch is at your side.

How To Drink All Day And Not Pass Out

Look, drinking all day is not healthy. But what if you and the missus signed up for a nine-hour Napa County wine tour, and you want to get your money’s worth? Or maybe you’re hitting your bachelor pal’s BBQ, and the action starts at noon. Or, maybe, what the hell, you just want to go all out on a hot summer day. This afternoon bender is probably not a good idea. But here are some tips to make sure you stay awake — and, you know, survive.

Happy Hour: Drink Beer Cocktails If You Don't Want To Get Hammered Tonight 

Getting drunk is very fun! This is a truth known to both human and island-dwelling monkey for centuries. But some nights, ALAS, are no good for chasing a Long Island Iced Tea with seven watermelon vodka shots and regret.

Learn About The Brain While Destroying Yours With These Drink Coasters

Briefly: The jury’s still out on whether or not you’re actually killing individual brain cells with every sip of booze, but overindulgence can certainly have a harmful effect on your ability to think straight. So maybe if you manage to make drinking educational, like with a $US20 set of 10 glass coasters featuring slices of a human brain, you can cancel out the negative effects of booze? Seems like pretty sound logic to us. [ThinkGeek]

Happy Hour: I Put The Ultimate Stubby Holder To The Test

Stubby holders. They keep your hand from getting cold and your beer from getting warm — what could be better? One that keeps your beer cold for much, much longer, that’s what.

A Mt Hood-Bottomed Pint Glass Is The Easiest Way To Tackle A Mountain

With enough booze in your system, you feel like you can do anything — from singing like a Grammy-winning artist, to fighting a bouncer, to climbing a mountain. And while none of those are remotely even true, you can at least feel like you’ve conquered Oregon’s Mount Hood every time you down a brew from this hand-blown pint glass.

What Is A Hangover?

Yippee! Let’s poison ourselves with beverages that will make us violently ill! It was your battle cry last night, and today you’re paying the price. But what is that hangover you’re experiencing, exactly?

Happy Hour: How To Drink All Night At A Party And Not Be That Guy

Listen, drinking all night is not healthy. But it’s holiday party season, that perfect storm of open bar and your friends or colleagues waiting to see who will be this year’s obnoxious, puking, passed out and/or dead person at the party. Don’t be that guy.

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