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Drinking in Miami

Joanna Charnas | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Joanna Charnas

For 32 years, unless I visit Miami, I never drink. Except for few isolated incidents of adolescent experimentation, I waited to consume alcohol until ...

Do You And Your Spouse Both Drink? Why It Could Matter For Marital Bliss

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 07.21.2016 | Weddings

According to a new study, the couple that drinks together stays together. The findings, published in The Journals of Gerontology, suggests there may b...

On Wine, and Why You're Not as Smart as You Think

Mike Peterson | Posted 07.19.2016 | Taste
Mike Peterson

You're seated at an ivory table in an Ikea-furnished room. A mustached man in a tailcoat enters, and gently sets 2 unmarked bottles of wine down on the table along with a crystal tasting glass. He informs you in his thick German accent that one bottle is $5, and the other $50, and politely challenges you to taste them to identify the more expensive of the two.

The 10 Terms Every Wine Drinker Should Learn

Mike Peterson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Taste
Mike Peterson

The ancient Greeks had four distinct words to express the nuances of 'love'. 'Eros' characterized love driven by lust and sexual passion, for example,...

Craft Beer-Drinkers Have Healthier Habits Than Other Americans

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Are you into visiting small microbreweries and scoff at your friends who are content with drinking Corona? Congratulations, you may be healthier than the rest of us.

Taiwan Is The Hidden Gem Of Asia

David Code | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
David Code

It's the people who make Taiwan my second-favorite country in the world to visit.

The Intoxicating Smoking Gun of our Moral Hypocrisy

Steve Robertson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

Recently, I went to a restaurant to meet a friend. When I arrived he was in a deep and thoughtful conversation with a young hostess. They were talki...

'Perks' That Can Get You Fired

Nicole Williams | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women
Nicole Williams

A cheeky "extra dinner on expenses" here, a few color copies of your résumé on the old work copier there... Hell, who's gonna notice? Answer: Your Boss. And that's when little perks turn into big-ass career problems. Here's why the most tempting freebies could land you in more shit than you think.

Preventable Tragedies: What We Can Do To Make The Roads Safer

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

We need to hold a high value to human life, and respect it. By following laws and morals, we can try to prevent more deaths from automobiles. With the numbers always increasing, we can't afford not to do anything about it.

How To Turn Water Into Beer With SodaStream's New Product

Tasting Table | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

First, SodaStream took away your excuse for not drinking enough water by turning standard tap water into a glass of bubbly fun. And now--for better or...

Why So Many Are Having Glass After Glass Of Wine Each Night

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

Do your find yourself looking forward to a daily glass of wine? Does that glass often lead to another? And sometimes even another? More and more of my female clients are concerned about their alcohol habits. If you are drinking alcohol every day, you may want to explore why this is happening.

8 Things Alcohol Promises But Sobriety Delivers

The Fix | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
The Fix

Every time I drank I went into the night feeling invincible, glamorous, and like any pain would leave me as soon as the vodka touched my lips. In reality, alcohol doesn't deliver a lot, it robs people every day of the things that mean the most to them, and for me it was no different. Here are 8 things alcohol promises, but sobriety actually delivers.

Should You Order Wine at a Business Dinner?

Jill Jacinto | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Jill Jacinto

Business meals can be a tricky space to navigate. You are at an out of office setting, there might be alcohol involved and you are attempting to mix business with a night out. What you need to do is remember that you are still on the clock. You might have left the office but you are still at work.

This Is Why You Don't Referee Drunk

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.13.2016 | Sports

It might have been happy hour for two soccer referees, but their superiors were not pleased. Two officials were fired Thursday for allegedly refereein...

Why Your Skin Looks Terrible After a Night of Drinking

GQ | Posted 05.13.2016 | Style
GQ

For GQ by Stephen J. Praetorius. (Photos 12) You know what a hangover feels like. Hell, last night was the Met Ball; you may very well be feeling...

Things Bartenders Do Wrong, According To Bartenders

Thrillist | Posted 05.04.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: COLE SALADINO/THRILLIST Just like servers and baristas, bartenders make mistakes. But instead of acting like another e...

Notes From a Dive Bar - High There!

Alan Black | Posted 04.28.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

The rocket fuel of weed and whisky. A plastered man says, You know, if they smoked a joint in the lunar module when they first landed on the moon, it ...

The True Cost Of Wasting Money On Getting Wasted

Cait Flanders | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Cait Flanders

When it's a small expense, it seems like it makes no difference at all -- but it adds up fast. And if those small expenses are a result of mindless spending, they can hurt you and your future in more ways than one. Life is too short to waste money on anything that doesn't add value to it

Daughter Claims Mom Calls 911 ‘Because She’s Lonely’: Hear The Calls

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 05.13.2016 | Dr. Phil

Morgan and Ashley claim their mom, Treva, is a “violent alcoholic” who has spent 170 days in jail, been to rehab eight times and has had the polic...

Lisbon's Food Circus for Foodies

Rick Steves | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

My favorite new eating place in Lisbon is a market turned into a food circus for foodies. The venerable Mercado da Ribeira hosts the Time Out Market. ...

Why I'm Banning Cocktails

Tommy Campbell | Posted 04.15.2016 | Comedy
Tommy Campbell

As of right now I propose that cocktails should only be served at home, and if you are going to make them for your guests, have easy drinks ready while they wait. I blend margaritas for people all of the time, but I make sure they're holding a pint or a glass of wine while I fumble with the ice.

15 Excellent Bartender-Approved Bottles Of Booze You Can Grab For Under $25

Grub Street | Posted 04.18.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Ivy Mix, head bartender and co-owner of Leyenda, says, "Barsol is a great company, and quebranta is a good grape varietal that is not too floral. It makes a great utilitarian pisco that really can't be beat for the price."

Cocktails That Need To Be Retired, According To Bartenders

Thrillist | Posted 04.14.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Sara Norris/Thrillist Great bartenders know the best drink is whatever the customer wants, but that doesn't mean those...

Blackout Is Over

Alan Black | Posted 04.08.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Hare Krishna. Hare Krishna. Hare Krishna. My hands in prayer mode, shouting Hare Krishna. Peace. Peace. A flying punch whistles past my nose. The smaller combatant hits the floor rocked by the fist of fury.

Is It Time To Lower The Drinking Age To 18?

Thrillist | Posted 04.07.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Wil Fulton Credit: Shutterstock In America, eighteen-year-olds can vote, operate a motor vehicle, pay taxes, marry, become a legal guardia...