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Saturday, December 30, 2017

A roundup of hangover science and cures

Some links to avoid becoming philogrobolized
Your Complete Guide to the Science of Hangovers
Infographic on the Anatomy of a Hangover
Hangover Cures From Famous Heavy Drinkers
Scientists Find a Way to Cut Wine Hangovers
5 Really Strange Ways to Cure a Hangover
Dark Liquor Makes For Worse Hangovers
How to Cure a Hangover
According to a study in the Journal of Food Science, the amino acids and minerals found in asparagus extract may alleviate alcohol hangover and protect liver cells against toxins.
SciShow on the science of hangovers:

Friday, December 29, 2017

A roundup of hangover science and cures

Some links to avoid becoming philogrobolized

Your Complete Guide to the Science of Hangovers
Infographic on the Anatomy of a Hangover
Hangover Cures From Famous Heavy Drinkers
Scientists Find a Way to Cut Wine Hangovers
5 Really Strange Ways to Cure a Hangover
Dark Liquor Makes For Worse Hangovers
How to Cure a Hangover
According to a study in the Journal of Food Science, the amino acids and minerals found in asparagus extract may alleviate alcohol hangover and protect liver cells against toxins.
SciShow on the science of hangovers:


Related: Ben Franklin's 200+ synonyms for “drunk”, alphabetically arranged.

Happy New Year links - history, advice and lots of hangover cures

How (Not) to Celebrate the New Year: advice from 700 AD (hint - if you dress up as a stag or a calf you'll spend 3 years doing penance). 

Strange New Year traditions around the world.

The Guardian's best photographs of 2017, with commentary by the people who shot them. Also, Smithsonian Magazine’s Most Powerful Photos of the Year and, from NatGeo, the Best Animal Photos and Travel Photos of 2017. 

The best science images and the best science stories of the year.


Some links to avoid becoming philogrobolized
Your Complete Guide to the Science of Hangovers
Infographic on the Anatomy of a Hangover
Hangover Cures From Famous Heavy Drinkers
Scientists Find a Way to Cut Wine Hangovers
5 Really Strange Ways to Cure a Hangover
Dark Liquor Makes For Worse Hangovers
How to Cure a Hangover
According to a study in the Journal of Food Science, the amino acids and minerals found in asparagus extract may alleviate alcohol hangover and protect liver cells against toxins.

Why We Sing Auld Lang Syne on New Year’s Eve, and here's Mark Steyn singing and explaining the song What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

Eat your heart out, New York: Boise, Idaho drops a giant potato downtown on New Year's Eve.

ICYMI, Most recent (all Christmas-related) links are here.