New Recipe For 19th Century Shipwrecked Beer 

Scientists have scrutinized the contents of four bottles of beer found in a Baltic Sea shipwreck from the 1840s, an amber ale that perhaps was brewed in Belgium and was on its way to ports in Russia or Scandinavia. » 3/07/15 12:19pm 3/07/15 12:19pm

The United States, Divided By The Booze They Drink

What if instead of 50 states, we divided the U.S. into principalities based around each area's favorite booze? This fun infographic has the answer. Find out if you're a resident of the Lone Shiner Republic or the Jeffersonian Democratic Commonwealth of the Grape below! » 1/15/15 2:00pm 1/15/15 2:00pm

Excuse Me, Sir, But You Have A Rather Large Knife In Your Skull

YOWCH! A Brazilian taxi driver survived being stabbed in the head ... and roamed around with the knife wedged into his melon for over three hours. As you can see from the X-rays, we're not talking about a little poke from a Swiss Army knife. That's practically Excalibur up in there! » 1/05/15 11:00am 1/05/15 11:00am

Your late-night karaoke skillz have some competition. As part of a study using birdsong to help better understand human speech, scientists at the Oregon Health and Science University gave spiked juice to zebra finches. Shocker: "Once the birds were sloshed, they started to slur their songs." » 12/30/14 2:20pm 12/30/14 2:20pm

Toast The Defeat Of Your Enemies With Actual Klingon Bloodwine

Oh indeed — you can now actually purchase tlhIngan 'Iw HIq, better known as Klingon Bloodwine. Given the fact that it comes from another planet and the future, it's quite reasonably priced at $20 a bottle here. » 11/29/14 8:00am 11/29/14 8:00am

Game Of Thrones Wine Is Coming

Now you too can get drunk on wine with Cersei and Tyrion Lannister because there's about to be an (unofficial) Game of Thrones wine collection released. Sadly, none of them are named "The God of Tits and Wine." » 7/07/14 7:20am 7/07/14 7:20am

Someone's Making A Zombie Beer Using Actual Brains

Looking for something to drink during this Sunday's Walking Dead season 4 finale? Why not try Dock Street Brewing Company's Walker beer, which was brewed with genuine smoked goat brains? Other than, you know, the fact that it sounds disgusting? » 3/24/14 12:30pm 3/24/14 12:30pm

No, Medieval people didn't drink booze to avoid dirty water

It seems to be common wisdom that Europeans in the Middle Ages drank primarily beer and wine because water wasn't generally safe to drink. This, however, is a rather persistent myth as water was a regular part of the Medieval diet. » 2/28/14 9:40am 2/28/14 9:40am

How to make a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster (on Earth)

We're missing more than a few ingredients on this planet to make the infamous cocktail from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy — unless someone has a reserve of Arcturan Mega-gin they're not telling us about — but this enterprising young man has concocted a recipe that may give Earthlings a semblance of the drink… » 12/04/13 6:20am 12/04/13 6:20am

Say Hello Alcoholism with the official Hello Kitty Beer

Do you like booze, fruit flavors, and cute cartoon cats with disturbingly large heads? Then you'll probably love the new line of Hello Kitty beer just released in China. They're only half the alcohol content of regular beer, and come in six fruit flavors, including lemon-lime, passion fruit and banana. » 9/12/13 10:40am 9/12/13 10:40am

How much alcohol is too much?

Located somewhere between the craggy cliffs of Raging Alcoholism and the tranquil (if a tad repressed) planes of Stone-Cold Sobriety roll the pleasantly sloping hills of Moderate Booze-Consumption. It's a nice, pleasantly buzzed place to visit – but getting there can be a little tricky. What does it really mean, after… » 9/10/13 12:20pm 9/10/13 12:20pm

The Periodic Table of Booze is science everybody (over 21) can use

Brazilian designer Mayra Artes is an artist, a scholar and presumably a drinker, because she created this absolutely amazing periodic table of alcoholic beverages, based on their primary liquors, groups and proofs. You should definitely check out the full-size version of the image here. » 8/22/13 7:40am 8/22/13 7:40am

This Doctor Who drinking game will almost assuredly kill you

Are you a fan of Doctor Who and/or alcohol poisoning? Then The Warp Zone's Doctor Who drinking game is for you! Assuming you watch a few episodes at a time and follow the rules to the letter, I'd say even an experienced drinker would pass out sometime during the third episode. Sooner if there's a nu-Who Dalek episode. » 6/28/13 2:20pm 6/28/13 2:20pm

AT-AT liquor cabinet, perfect for Sterling Cooper's Death Star office

Keep grubby Ewoks out of your booze with this handsome liquor cabinet by artist Colin Johnson. The Emperor's Cabinet adds a geeky touch of class to any space while keeping your wet bar hidden away. » 6/08/13 7:30am 6/08/13 7:30am

The Strangest Alcoholic Beverages Ever to Touch a Human Tongue

You may pride yourself on your ability to hold your alcohol, but would you sip on vino infused with snakes and scorpions? How about a tonic of three-day-old mice? Here are some of the weirdest alcoholic drinks we've come across. Some sound delicious, while others you'd have to be drunk to down. » 6/01/13 3:00pm 6/01/13 3:00pm

Star Trek: The Wine is now a thing that exists

Behold three Star Trek-themed wines, dubbed "The City on the Edge of Forever," "Mirror Mirror" and "The Trouble with Tribbles." I'd make a crack about how the wines probably taste like Harlan Ellison's rage, Leonard Nimoy's goatee and furry flesh balls respectively, but I love it anytime someone combines nerdiness and… » 5/31/13 2:20pm 5/31/13 2:20pm

The most important question of 2013 answered: Can zombies get drunk?

Happy New Year, folks! As a fake mailman wandering post-apocalyptic America, I love the holidays, mainly because of the few things I actually remember about the U.S. Postal Service, I remember Federal holidays. So far, I've managed to convince a few folk that they involved federally mandated backrubs and foot… » 1/02/13 8:00am 1/02/13 8:00am

Winter is coming, and so is Game of Thrones: The Official Beer

HBO, perhaps inspired by season two's breakout star Drunk Cersei, has announced the greatest Game of Thrones merchandise available (at least until someone can start bioengineering dire wolf puppies): Official Game of Thrones beer. From the press release: » 12/18/12 9:20am 12/18/12 9:20am

Drunk professor forces students to sit through 23-hour-long science exam

University exams are never anyone's idea of a rollicking time, particularly when your professor rambles on besotted for 23 hours, denies you sustenance and bathroom breaks, and covers topics not on the syllabus, such as her wardrobe and outside business interests. » 7/05/12 6:25am 7/05/12 6:25am

The anti-drinking PSAs of the vaudeville era were gorgeously morbid

What you're seeing here are photographs from an early 1900s theatrical production about the mortal peril of tippling and consorting with card players. Look at Death in those pictures below. He loves getting hammered! Just check out his party face in the second-to-last snapshot! As the Historical Ziegfeld Group » 6/28/12 11:55am 6/28/12 11:55am