A new study has found that the more alcohol you think you have had will increase your opinion of how sexy you are – even if the drink doesn’t actually contain alcohol in it.
Psychologists at the Pierre-Mendes France University found that the higher the amount of alcohol a person believes they had increases their views of their own attractiveness.
The study led by Laurent Begue in the city of Grenoble found [...]
For the second time in recorded history, a motorist has been arrested for driving a Zamboni under the influence.
On Monday evening, cops in Apple Valley, Minnesota busted Joel Bruss for suspicion of DWI. Bruss, 34, was collared at the Hayes Arena, where he operated the ice resurfacing vehicle.
Bruss is pictured at right in a mug shot from an earlier arrest.
According to police, cops were summoned to the rink by witnesses [...]
File this story in the overstuffed folder labeled Republican Hypocrisy That Borders on Satire. Georgia state Rep. Kip Smith, who is co-sponsor of a bill requiring that public assistance recipients be tested for drug abuse, has been arrested and charged with DUI.
Smith, who has been pushing for mandatory drug testing of Georgia’s poorest citizens, was pulled over and arrested while driving his – wait for it – gold four-door Jaguar XJ8.
As the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, [...]
by James Wesley, Rawles
Why Keep Honey Bees?
Wandering into the woods and staying lost for months is something I love to do. I have been an Urban Guerrilla Survivalist for 24 years, and have been keeping bees for more than 10 of those years. With these experiences under my belt, I have begun to teach people how to be a survivalist, and one subject I focus on is the art of beekeeping.
Heavy drinking is costing the U.S. economy more than $200 billion a year, mostly in lost workplace productivity, a U.S. health agency said on Monday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday that in 2006 the price tag for excessive drinking was an estimated $223.5 billion, nearly 21 percent higher than the $185 billion it cost in 1998, the last time a similar study was done.
Seventy two [...]
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Thousands of people have already viewed the video on YouTube (Warning: graphic language/images). It was taken by a passer-by on Thursday afternoon. It has people questioning whether Metro Transit Police were justified in subduing the man who was in a wheelchair.
The incident happened at around 3 p.m. outside the U Street-Cardozo Metro Station.
Metro Transit Police were on routine [...]
By Annaly Capital Management
Lost in the headlines over the state of the expense side of municipal finances is the fact that tax revenues are rising at the state and local level.
The U.S. Census Bureau tracks the various line items of receipts for governments, and the news is that in the third quarter of 2010 on a year-over-year basis total tax receipts were up 5.2%, from [...]