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What Actually Happens When You Drink Too Much Soft Drink?

Video: Most reasonable people can generally agree on two things: the Earth is round and soft drink is bad for you. And though we know the first to be absolutely true, what’s so bad about soft drink? Asap Science explains as only they can in this hand drawn animation. Basically, it erodes enamel on our teeth, pumps too much sugar into our bodies, increases liver fat, makes us obese, brings on diabetes and ages the hell out of us.


Make An Amazing Watermelon Slushy Using A Drill And A Coat Hanger

It’s summer. It’s hot. You need a drink that’s cold, refreshing, and very alcoholic. Grab a watermelon, a coat hanger, a drill, and a bottle of your favourite vodka and be prepared to absolutely crush all the other offerings at the barbecue.


Watch How To Make Apple Cider

Video: Pick the apples. Wash the apples. Chop the apples into a mash. Crush that apple mash to pump out the juice in a press. Boil the apple juice. Jar the apple cider. Drink the apple cider. There’s nothing like making it yourself. Or watching people make it in the video below and then buying apple cider at the store.


Feeling Like A Corpse? Drink A Corpse Reviver

Made famous by Harry Craddock, who helmed the American Bar at the legendary Savoy Hotel in London during the 1930s, the Corpse Reviver was conceived as a hangover cure — now the name makes sense! The recipe blends bracing citrus flavours with ingredients which are almost all entirely alcoholic. That’s my kind of breakfast cocktail.


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.


Video: The Unbelievably Soothing Sounds Of Making An Iced Latte

Coffee tingles the senses. Before you even drink it, you smell it and smell the day’s morning or your local shop or a pot brewing while you’re getting ready. And when you finally taste it, you feel it and get a jolt of energy or escape last night or immediately feel the need for another. But coffee can even go beyond that, it can tickle your ears too.


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.


An Interesting Look At The Last Seltzer Bottler In New York City

I’ve never really enjoyed seltzer, but that’s probably because I’ve never had good seltzer, only the barely fizzy water they sell in plastic bottles at the market. This short about Gomberg Seltzer Works shows how real seltzer is made with siphon machines and how the glass bottle is crucial to maintaining the carbonated deliciousness.


The World's Most Popular Beers In One Neat Map

Booze lovers’ magazine Vinepair put together this neat map showing the most popular beer brands around the world. Unfortunately, as is often the case, most popular doesn’t mean better.


How Delicious Bourbon Whiskey Is Made

Video: I drink bourbon because it’s good for you. And because it’s delicious. And because it has alcohol. And because it’s lovingly made by people who love bourbon just as much as me. Gear Patrol took a tour of 12 bourbon distilleries in five days to show how the best bourbon makers make their bourbon.


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