New Years

How Australia Is Transforming The World Of Fireworks

How Australia Is Transforming The World Of Fireworks

Over a thousand years ago, Chinese alchemists created an early form of gunpowder. Made primarily of potassium nitrate, sulfur and charcoal, the ingredients were packed into bamboo shoots and thrown into the fire. The idea was that the subsequent explosion of noise and light would ward off evil spirits. A…

Here’s How Alcohol Gets You Drunk

Your night began at 10PM on New Year’s Eve. Wow, what a long year it’s been, you thought. Eager to begin pregaming your New Year’s festivities and to forget your impending death, you took a shot of whiskey.

5 Tricks For Sticking To Your New Year’s Exercise Resolutions

5 Tricks For Sticking To Your New Year’s Exercise Resolutions

Raise your hand if you kept all of your New Year’s resolutions in 2013. Good, ok, now only raise your hand if you weren’t lying just now. Ahh, nice to see both of you. We always start the new year with the best intentions but, man, old habits die hard….