Ice with a slice of history.
The history of ice in drinks goes back to antiquity. But it only really got going when a Bostonian started exporting ice to the British in colonial India.
Alcohol interferes with the consolidation and retrieval of memories, leading to confusion and uncertainty the next day.
Post-party ‘hangxiety’ is common after drinking alcohol. It is caused by changing levels of chemicals and neurotransmitters in the brain.
Australian families have been sitting down in front of the TV on New Year’s Eve for over 60 years.
From Clint Eastwood to Bert Newton – here’s what Melbourne could watch on that new technology, the television set, to see in the new decade.
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From New Year’s Eve, to Guy Fawkes night, to Diwali, fireworks are an exciting way to celebrate. But these dazzling displays come at a serious cost to the environment.
Should have stuck to white …
The Greeks and Romans were fond of overindulging. They had a variety of hangover cures ranging from almonds to flower wreaths.
What happened to the dragons?
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On New Year’s Eve fireworks manufacturers the world over will finally be able to relax after their biggest sale of the year. But this day has been a fireworks staple for a surprisingly long time, although…