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Another Post for the Boozehounds

I’ve learned that writing about alcohol is great for the ol’ site meter. Even the teetotalers got active in the comments. Despite the rampant sobriety that seems to be spreading amongst sciency types, I still believe that alcohol is the lubricant that greases the scientific process. But scientists — being scientists — aren’t just interesting…

Drink, Drank, Drunk

Addendum: Older women who drink are smarter. Question is, are they MILFs or Cougars? Scanning a few blogs that I rarely ever read, I came across a link to this post from this blog. The post is on Crooked Timber, and the link comes from the awesomely named Lawyers, Guns, and Money. The post starts…

Fancy Ethanol

The NYTimes has an article on bartenders using some science tricks. I have a new favorite drink: For the martini, they blend olive juice, vermouth and gin with xanthan gum and calcium chloride and drop it into a sodium alginate and water solution to form stable olive-shaped blobs. It is served as a lone olive…

Double Entendre Friday – 17 March 2006

Today marks the anniversary of the death of St. Patrick — the dude who ridded Ireland of its non-existent snakes (some folks claim it was a metaphor for pagans). In honor of this great feat, people around the world drink green beer and pretend to be Irish. What does that have to do with double…