5 Things You Need to Know About Alcohol, Backed By Research | TIME
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- You drastically underestimate how much alcohol it would take for you to vomit or blackout. Alcohol is the most harmful drug. You’ll act drunk whether you’ve had real alcohol or a placebo. Letting your teenager drink at home while supervised is a terrible idea. Ban smoking and you get more drunk driving. Yes, the Irish drink as much as you think but they also have a very high number of abstainers. Drink too much and want to clean up your act? Have a daughter, not a son. 31% of rock star deaths are related to drugs or alcohol. You don’t function better after when you add Red Bull to your Vodka — you just think you do.
- Drinking makes you wealthier, can stave off dementia and help you live a long life. Have the bartender use a tall, thin glass, not a short, fat one. Bar owners get you to drink more by turning up the music. You’re more creative when you’re drunk. These great works of literature were created thanks to drinking. Mild drinking during pregnancy can lead to smarter and healthier kids. Alcohol may help you achieve your goals.