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Drunk Before Takeoff? American Eagle Pilot Taken Into Custody

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Passengers who were supposed to fly from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New York's LaGuardia airport Friday morning may be relieved to know that they were de...

To My Daughter Who Is Starting College (In 16 Years)

Amy Wruble | Posted 02.26.2013 | Parents
Amy Wruble

To help calm my fears, I've drafted a letter full of sound parental wisdom that I plan to give my daughter when it's time for her to leave the nest.

CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.24.2013 | New York

Twas the night before Christmas and I really, really wanted a freakin' drink. During Christmas dinners past, between courses, you could always find...

How To Make A Pitcher Of Manhattans

Food52 | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
Food52

The classic Manhattan has to be one of the most satisfying of all cocktails. It's like a liquid layer cake -- each ingredient is immensely flavorful and satisfying.

4 Healthy Habits Critical To 'Successful' Aging

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty

Concerned with how to be healthy now, into the new year and beyond? A combination of four healthy behaviors in middle age such as drinking moderately ...

Holiday Hazards -- How to Avoid Over-Boozing This Season

Tom Macy | Posted 02.13.2013 | New York
Tom Macy

Whether drinks are stretched or delayed, the bottom line, for me at least, is the holiday festivities are much more festive when you remember all the festivities under a cheerful, not dreary, influence. Drink. But drink smart. You will still have fun.

Booze Connoisseur -- Zane Lamprey

David Duran | Posted 02.12.2013 | Comedy
David Duran

Zane Lamprey is what I refer to as a connoisseur of booze. The guy literally gets paid to travel and drink. Sounds like a pretty sweet gig to me, and after chatting with him, I quickly learned he felt the same way.

Psychiatry Takes a Step Forward in Understanding Alcoholism

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The changes that are being proposed to substance abuse diagnoses in the DSM -- especially as they pertain to alcoholism -- may open the door to many people understanding that they have a problem and seeking help for it sooner than later. This would be a good thing.

Company Holiday Parties Causing American Hangover Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

It’s the holiday season again, and that means company holiday parties. And that means good-old American hangovers. How many hangovers, you ask? A...

The Misadventures Of Pandora Boxx: The 'Pissypants Incident'

Pandora Boxx | Posted 01.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Pandora Boxx

If I ever piss my pants because I'm too drunk, I would rather pass out in a dark, dank alley with rats eating my new nylons than go to another bar. This got me thinking about drinking, alcohol in general and how people act while under the influence.

SHOCKER! Colleges Student Pregame Before Going To Bars & Keggers!

Posted 11.16.2012 | College

Last week, the Los Angeles Times discovered college students pre-game -- or as they called it, "pre-funking" -- before going out on weekends. They ...

The Alcohol and Cancer Link: Can One Drink a Day Increase Your Risk?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

The specific type of alcohol involved in reducing cardiovascular risk does not seem to matter -- beer, wine, vodka and other types all seem to bestow the same effects. With this in mind, though, what are the best ways to drink in moderation safely?

It's Definitely Coming Down

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

With all that has happened (and is happening) down the Jersey shore, I can't help but think about all the time I spent down there. Ghosts of my youth can be found up and down the shoreline.

This Drunk Girl Is Your New Therapist

Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy

Whenever there's a party, there always seems to be one girl who's more than willing to hand out advice despite her -- um -- state. So College Humo...

WATCH: We're All Drunk In Here

Eva Hill | Posted 10.23.2012 | Comedy

Public drunkenness. It's something most of us have experienced, but we're not always eager to admit it. Fortunately, our friends are only too happy to...

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.

Finding My Bar In Havana

Tyler Wetherall | Posted 12.09.2012 | Travel
Tyler Wetherall

I wanted to find my bar. The bar that I would return to again and again; I would have a favorite drink; I would know the name of the barman; and every time I went, I would walk away with either interesting stories or interesting friends.

A Dozen Seaside Bars In Europe

Rick Steves | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

With all the intensity in our domestic and political worlds lately, it's a fine time for an escape -- sunset glinting through the drink in your hand. Let's fantasize about the best seaside bars in Europe.

Female Writers Spill What They Don't Love About Drinking

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

"There was always a certain point in the evening when I'd feel just perfect, like how I imagined humans were built to feel: My boobs grew like three cup sizes, I felt one with my friends and the universe, I could handle anything, I could play. Without a drink, I didn't know how to have fun."

'My Drunk Kitchen' Star Hannah Hart's Guide to Cocktail Mixing

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.11.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

While the show starts off with a straightforward Whiskey Ginger, our resident mixologist proceeds to get really creative by serving up her original Jar-garitas and even concocting a special "What's Trending" cocktail! (It's a tasty mixture of pineapple juice, ginger ale and vodka.)

Almost Alcoholic?

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The United States Preventive Services Task Force just issued a report and an advisory that all sensible men and women would do well to take heed of. This panel reviewed a large body of research on drinking patterns among adult men and women.

What Women Have Say About Drinking

The Atlantic Wire | Posted 09.27.2012 | Women

Drinking Diaries is an essay collection based on the blog of the same name started by Leah Odze Epstein and Caren Osten Gerszberg in 2009. The book, p...

Top Female Writers Reveal Why They Drink

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Each week, since we started the Drinking Diaries blog in 2009, my co-editor Caren and I have been asking women the same question: Why do, or don't you...

10 Things To Know About Rum

Food Republic | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Food Republic

The Rodney Dangerfield of spirits, rum, is rarely given its fair due. In the post-Hemingway world of serious drinkers, it's either maligned as super saccharine, or pigeonholed as a beachside one-trick-pony.

President Obama Is This Close To Donning A Beer Helmet (Photos)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.12.2012 | Small Business

From bar visits to the release of the White House's official home brew recipe, President Obama seems ever-ready to knock back a beer in public. The...