Party animals – Do animals get drunk?

Party animals – Do animals get drunk?

Pissed Pacyderms Stories of drunk wild elephants have a long history in Africa. Supposedly elephants get sloshed by eating the fermented fruits of the marula tree. Hilarious footage of an elephant purportedly doing just that is included in the 1974 animal documentary...

Beer bottles vs. the sun

When light strikes beer, the beer can become skunked.  This flavor and aroma is described as tasting like onion and smelling like the nasty stuff that shoots out of a pissed-off striped mammal.  The skunky flavor comes from the compound 3-methylbut-2-ene-1-thiol, or...
Russian swig swine flu (H1N1) non-cure

Russian swig swine flu (H1N1) non-cure

The Russian H1N1 flu remedy According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Kingdom has 16,556 confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus (can I still call it the swine flu).  Models by UK’s Health Protection Agency estimates there are currently 110,000...

The Apple DWI defense

The Apple DWI Defense Newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza reported last week Marek Latas, a Polish lawmaker, was pulled over for a DWI.  The legal blood alcohol content limit in Poland is 0.2 units. Latas was pulled over with a blood alcohol content of 0.7 units.  I have no...