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  • The Naked Grape
    The Naked Grape wines, great for entertaining
    Here are some etiquette and serving tips we’ve gleaned about enjoying wines from The Naked Grape wine makers:1. Pour your guests' wine glasses before you serve your own (Ms. Manners anyone?)2. Decant the wine to let it breathe—this...
  • Stoned drivers = drunk drivers reports new study
    Stoned drivers = drunk drivers reports new study
    Many cannabis connoisseurs assert that their habit is less harmful than alcohol, despite evidence to the contrary. A new study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, published on June 23, compared the effects of cannabis to alcohol in regard to...
  • Moderate alcohol use quadruples reaction time regardless of tolerance/experience
    Moderate alcohol use quadruples reaction time regardless of tolerance/experience
    Where most people overestimate their abilities under the influence – aside from their ideas of humor or superhuman strength – is how alcohol slows reaction time and dulls reflexes. It happens to every single person under the influence...
  • Little Black Dress
    Little Black Dress wine and song
    We first noticed Little Black Dress Wines through the release of “Little Black Dress,” a single co-written and recorded by Adley Stump as part of the partnership with the country star and NBC’s The Voice Season Two as a Team...
  • Taco Bell: Booze on menu for first time
    Taco Bell: Booze on menu for first time
    Taco Bell is putting booze on its menu for the first time this summer. Beer, wine, and mixed alcohol freezes will be sold at Taco Bell in Chicago, according to Bloomberg Businesson June 3. The Mexican chain already sells booze in South Korea,...
  • Dehydration
    Why are you thirsty?
    The Importance of the intake of liquids during hot and humid weather.Summer has started early this year in the Washington DC area. Temperature has already reached 80 to 88 degree Fahrenheit or 31 degree Celsius on May 31, 2015.Everyone exercising,...
  • Negroni Week kicks off June 1, get your own drink
    Negroni Week kicks off June 1, get your own drink
    Here at Lifestyle Examiner (National) we are not teetotalers but we are not alcohol aficionados either. Still, we decided to jump into the swim and take at look at Campari. Campari (love the name, after its founder, Gaspare Campari, an Italian)...
  • ‘The Right Stuff’ actor Sam Shepard arrested for DUI in New Mexico
    ‘The Right Stuff’ actor Sam Shepard arrested for DUI in New Mexico
    Known for many memorable performances in the acting arena including his portrayal of test pilot Chuck Yeager in “The Right Stuff,” actor Sam Shepard, 71, was arrested in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Memorial Day on suspicion of drunken...
  • Tekeen Bombs being advertised
    Tekeen bombs are blowing up bars!
    Move over Red Bull and Vodka. Step aside Irish Car Bombs. Pack your bags Jägerbombs. There is a new bar cocktail mix that is creating quite a stir and leaving drinkers feeling pretty darn good: The Tekeen Bomb! The Tekeen Bomb originated out of...
  • Genders differ in damage from alcohol use
    Genders differ in damage from alcohol use
    Men and women are different. Duh. But, there's a lot to be said for the differences between the sexes when the conversation is about alcohol. Drinking over the long term is more likely to damage a woman’s health than a man’s, even...
  • Anna Piccioli: Massachusetts woman's mugshot goes viral
    Anna Piccioli: Massachusetts woman's mugshot goes viral
    A 26-year-old woman from Waltham, Massachusetts, was arrested for her own good by officers with the Ashland Police Department on May 7 because she was too drunk to take care of herself, according to a May 18 report from ABC News in Boston. Anna...
  • Alcohol shrinks white matter, disrupts communication throughout the brain
    Alcohol shrinks white matter, disrupts communication throughout the brain
    Neuroimaging technology shows with precision the areas of the brain damaged the most from alcohol.The brain has white matter and gray matter. The parts of the brain that process information are gray matter. The white matter allows communication...
  • Alcohol use is second leading cause of oral cancers
    Alcohol use is second leading cause of oral cancers
    “Past the lips over the tongue, look stomach, here it comes.” That's the old drinking rhyme which, naturally wouldn't get into the damage alcohol does along that journey.Take a look at what 100 proof alcohol, directly applied...
  • Man 56 shots alcohol death: Daughter cheers dead drunk dad, but bar owner sued
    Man 56 shots alcohol death: Daughter cheers dead drunk dad, but bar owner sued
    The man who died after 56 shots of alcohol was in the company of his daughter and friends when he broke another man’s previous record of having achieved 55 shots of alcohol in one night. After the 57-year-old man achieved his goal of...
  • Man served 56 shots of alcohol
    Man: 56 shots of alcohol served by French barkeep, charges filed in man's death
    A man who was served an incredulous 56 shots of alcohol – leading to alcohol poisoning and death – wasallegedlynever cut off by the bartender, who now faces murder charges in the patron’s death. The 57-year-old Frenchman was at a...
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