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We’ve been hearing for years about all the alleged health benefits of red wine, but researchers have left that other historic beverage largely untouched. I’m talking, of course, about beer. It’s not surprising – despite being one of the oldest … Continue reading
In a surprising new development, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh report that the modern “rock” and “rap” music popular with adolescents makes repeated references to alcohol, sex, and drugs. As this important new paper concludes: One in five songs … Continue reading
Wine can apparently induce superconductivity in certain metals. I’m betting that the initial experiment wasn’t done during daylight hours.
It looks like Massachusetts held true to form: our governor and all of our House representatives will remain Democrats, a big tax rollback initiative lost by a comfortable margin, and we still favor affordable housing. We did, however, cut the … Continue reading
George Thorogood and John Lee Hooker should take note: Many alcoholic beverages contain byproducts of the materials used in the fermenting process. These byproducts are called “congeners,” complex organic molecules with toxic effects including acetone, acetaldehyde, fusel oil, tannins, and … Continue reading