Researchers concluded that there are 4 types of drunks: The Hemingway, whose personality stays the same – The Mary Poppins, who becomes even sweeter and more outgoing – The Nutty Professor who becomes an uninhibited attention-seeker – And Mr. Hyde, who turns hostile.
In Wisconsin, it’s legal for children of any age to drink alcohol in a bar, as long as they are with their legal guardian.
Queen Elizabeth II has four drinks a day – a gin before lunch, wine during lunch, a dry martini with dinner, and a glass of champagne following dinner.
December 5th is Krampusnacht or “Krampus Night” when men dressed as Krampus drink alcohol, run through the streets, and chase delinquent children around and hit them with sticks. Many anthropologists believe the tradition is pre-Christian and goes back to pagan mythology.
Drinking alcohol does improve your ability to speak a foreign language.
The U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition in the 20s and 30s, killing over 10,000 people.
Consuming 70 cups of coffee, 13 consecutive shots of alcohol, 1.59 gallons of water, 85 chocolate bars, or 2 ground cherry pits is enough to kill you.
It’s been scientifically proven that alcohol increases creativity. It reduces the executive function, while boosting imagination and inner consciousness as shown by increased activity in the superior temporal gyrus, an area of the brain directly above the ear.
Mike Tyson was addicted to coke and alcohol, getting high before some of his major fights. He used a fake penis with another person’s urine to avoid detection.
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30% of Americans don’t drink alcohol at all. 60% drink less than 1 drink a week. The top 10% drink 74 drinks a week.