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Why Day Drinking Will Always Be Better Than Night Drinking

ByGigi Engle
If there is one thing I know for sure, it’s day drinking is far superior to night drinking. Who wants to spend their nights standing around a creepy, cramped bar pushed up against some sweaty dude named Gerald? No nights are better spent in the…

Hangover Shame Curbs Binge Drinking

ByAlly Batista
You’d be lying if you said that you’ve never woken up from a night of drinking with friends and immediately regretted every single one of your decisions the night before. Well, maybe not, if you’ve never had a drink before in your life, you’re…

I Stopped Drinking When Drinking Stopped Being Fun

BySheena Sharma
It was one of those magical Brooklyn nights. I had taken up a friend’s last-minute invite to attend a promotional event for a new line of menswear. The event, which had an open bar, clothes for sale and free haircuts, was impressive, to say the…

Here's How You Can Finally Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water

ByOlivier Poirier-Leroy
We know drinking lots of water is important. Even if we don't know all the scientific benefits and particular ins and outs of how water powers almost every cellular process in our body, we know it's pretty critical. And yet, for way too many of us,…

How Drinking Affects Your Mood, According To Science

ByCaroline Burke
People often associate alcohol with extreme emotions on either side of the spectrum: It either leads to the greatest night of your life, and/or the worst day of your life just hours later. But if you understand how drinking affects your mood, it can…

5 Ways To Master Holiday Drinking, So You Don't Crash Before The Gifts

ByMatthew Hawley
It's getting to be that time of year again. You know, the holidays. Most of my friends started complaining weeks ago about the dreaded time back home where they're forced to spend time with their families. They have to answer a million questions…

You've Probably Been Drinking Water Wrong Your Entire Life

ByAlec MacDonald
YOU'RE BREATHING WRONG. YOU'RE SLEEPING WRONG. YOU'RE DRINKING WATER WRONG. YOU'RE LIVING WRONG. YOU'RE DYING WRONG. The internet is flush with people telling you that what you're doing is wrong, inefficient or will GIVE YOU TORSO…

Here Are The Most Popular College Drinking Games Ranked By Instagram Hashtags

ByHope Schreiber
Ah, college: a time I would remember fondly, if I didn't drink so much. Drinking at college is a rite of passage. A diploma and your family's pride aren't the only things you'll earn during your four years. You'll also earn a higher tolerance. And…

How Drunk You Get On Your 21st Bday May Determine Your Future, Scary Study Says

ByBecca Van Sambeck
Turning 21 is one of the biggest milestones in an American kid's life: Time to toss your older sister's ID, stop pretending you're 5'8" when you're really 5'3", forget your fake zodiac sign and finally stride into a bar without awkwardly stammering…

Badass Senior Citizens Epically Defeat College Bros In Drinking Games (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
College-age kids -- guys, especially -- are often considered the champions of all things drinking. But apparently, there's another group that can drink even the bro-est of bros under the table, and it's one you wouldn't expect: senior…

How To Get Through A Date Without Drinking

ByZara Barrie
I started drinking before I started dating, which means I had no idea how to date without drinking. In fact, there are many adult things I'm still learning how to do sober: have sex, network, socialize, make small talk, go out to dinner, flirt and…

Writing Out These Phrases Could Be Key To Quitting Drinking, New Research Says

ByRobert Anthony
Would you believe me if I told you the social news aggregation and discussion website Reddit was helping over 50,000 recovering alcoholics remain sober? It's true, and it's all thanks to Reddit's "Stop Drinking" subreddit, a discussion board created…

Why Day Drinking Is Both A Blessing And A Curse

ByKelley Lord
Day drinking seems like a gift from the gods. We are floating on sunshine while drowning in malt liquor. Who drinks malt liquor? You ask. People who brag about day drinking, of course! A long time ago, people discovered alcohol made everything…

The Secret To Avoiding A Wine Hangover Is Actually In Your Morning Diet

ByAmanda Fama
Red wine and coffee are my two favorite beverages, hands down. There's nothing I enjoy more than a steamy cup of joe in the morning and a glass or two of Pinot Noir at night. But I never knew the two could complement each other... until now. Praise…

Why Day Drinking Seems Fun, But Is Actually F*cking Awful

ByAlexia LaFata
Over the course of my four years in college, I've given day drinking an earnest, honest-to-God attempt. I've woken myself up with shots of cherry-flavored vodka at 8 am on Marathon Monday, the annual holiday in Boston in which hundreds of college…

Apparently, People Are Drinking Their Own Piss As An Insane Health Trend

ByRosey Baker
First they came for our gluten, and I was silent, for I had no gluten allergy. Then, they came for our dairy, and I was silent, for I had no dairy allergy. Finally, they came for our pee, and I was like, "WTF YOU'RE NOT DRINKING MY PEE, YOU HEALTH…

10 Surprising Ways My Life Has Improved Since I Quit Drinking

ByGigi Engle
I haven't had a drop of booze since Halloween. That makes just about four solid months of sobriety. I'm not in AA, and I'm not swearing off the juice for the rest of my life. I'd be open to drinking on very special occasions. My cousin is having a…

Kristen Stewart And Jimmy Fallon Just Introduced An Epic New Drinking Game

ByEitan Levine
Mark my words: Jell-O Shot Twister will SWEEP this nation's college campuses by 2017. There has forever been a struggle amongst university students when it comes to making drinking fun. I'm not saying drinking isn't fun. It's probably the most fun…

3 Reasons Drinking Beer Is Actually Really Good For You

ByLeigh Weingus
When you think of beer, what comes to mind? Let me take a few guesses: a dive bar, a hangover, a beer belly, a damn good time. But what if I told you your nightly pint of Sam Adams is also doing wonders for your health? As a girl who loves beer, I…

15 Insane US Drinking Laws You've Definitely Never Heard Of

ByGigi Engle
America has always had a very strange, love/hate relationship with drinking. I mean, Americans love to booze it up and yet, we were a country that (kind of) embraced Prohibition. With a national drinking age of 21, you’re allowed to sign your life…

Drinking Diet Soda May Actually Cause More Belly Fat In The Long Run

ByChris Riotta
If you thought drinking three cans of diet soda was healthy because it doesn't have any calories, think again. New research shows that diet sodas may actually have the opposite effect you're hoping for when you forego the sugar-filled…

6 Things To Do On Your 21st Birthday Instead Of Getting Wasted

ByTessa Harvey
Whether you count down the days or dread the yearly transition, your birthday is always a very special day. And when it comes down to it, a few of them always seem to outshine the rest. There's your 18th, of course, when legally Mom and Dad can't…

An Insane Number Of Dems Would Stop Drinking To See Trump Impeached, Poll Shows

ByJohn Haltiwanger
What would it take for you to quit drinking? A million dollars? A trip around the world? A different president? The vast majority of Democrats are apparently so fed up with President Donald Trump, they'd be willing to give up drinking altogether to…

Why Society Needs To Change Its Message About Drinking And Driving

ByKendra Senn
This month is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, which brings me back to a memory that is still very fresh in my mind. Last month, I went out to a cold and snowy Carson City, Nevada to visit my aunt, uncle and cousins. I always love seeing…

The Ultimate 'Luck Of The Irish' Drinking Game To Get You Wasted On St. Paddy's Day

ByAnna Menta
Oh, hey. I heard you were looking for a "Luck of the Irish" drinking game for St. Patrick's Day. Maybe instead of going out to the vomit-covered bars downtown, you've opted to stay in and vomit in your friend's house instead, while you guys enjoy…

This New California Smoking Law Proves It's Time To Rethink The Drinking Age

ByAlexandra Svokos
Californians now have to be at least 21 to buy tobacco products in the state as of Thursday. The state raised the age when you can buy cigarettes from 18 to 21. Hawaii is the only other state to have that high an age limit for tobacco, according to…

8 Reasons Drinking More Water Is The Key To Reaching Your Fitness Goals

ByAlexis DiZenzo
We've read the the blogs and health magazines, and we've watched Dr. Oz. But we still tend to take the importance of drinking at least eight glasses of water a day for granted. Carrying a giant jug of water around all day is tedious, and we'd all…

OMFG: Drinking One Glass Of Wine Might Actually Improve Your Looks

ByGillian Fuller
We already know that moderate consumption of red wine is linked with health benefits; some even suggest a glass of wine mimics an hour of exercise. Another reason to indulge in the fermented beverage? It can help you look better. Seriously. A study…

Binge Drinking As A Teen Can Lead To Anxiety And Addiction As An Adult

ByAdam Pliskin
It's no surprise binge drinking as a teenager, or at any point in one's life, is not a particularly healthy activity. But it may be worse for you than previously thought. Researchers at the University of Illinois College of Medicine have found binge…

The Newest Trend In Drinking: Juicetailing

ByAlly Batista
By now, we’ve certainly heard of juice cleanses, and we’re all obviously accustomed to the regular cocktail (or two). Now, there’s a new trend in drinking, one that has me wondering if it even works: Juicetailing. What is juicetailing? Well,…

4 Things That Changed When I Stopped Drinking Like A College Freshman

ByBrently Rousset
Once you graduate from college, it’s important to break out of your typical undergrad tendencies. You want to get a secure, full-time job, so you don’t have to eat Ramen Bolognese anymore. You want to have enough money to pay your cable bill, so you…

Your College Days Are No Excuse: How Binge Drinking Is A Threat To Millennial

ByJuliet Altmann
Red solo cups, punch bowls, Georgie's $11 vodka and Fireball stolen from parents' liquor cabinets. College drinking is no new phenomenon. According to research done by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, four out of five college…

10 Things To Buy For Day Drinking $20 & Under That'll Upgrade Your Game Plan

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
There's something so carefree about day drinking when you're 21 and up. Regardless of the day — although, Sunday is a fan fave — it complements well with a beach vacation, hanging out with friends, or spending some time solo chilling by the pool.…

Rihanna Live-Streamed Herself Ripping Shots While Watching Her Big TV Debut

ByAnna Menta
Nothing is more #goals than Rihanna live-streaming herself drinking while watching herself on TV. On Monday, March 20, the 29-year-old singer and actress appeared for the first time on A&E's "Bates Motel," a television prequel and remake of Alfred…

Science Confirms What You Definitely Already Know About Breakups And Getting Drunk

BySean Abrams
If the love of your life just decided to call it quits, chances are, you're not going to feel very good about yourself. It's common to seek out a way to numb the pain of being rejected (especially if you didn't see it coming). Breakups do suck,…

This Robot Drinking Buddy Will Keep You Company On Solo Nights Out (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
For all the alcoholics and depressed single folk of the world, one inventor has the solution: Drinky, the robotic drinking buddy. The gadget, seen in the video above, was created by South Korean inventor Eunchan Park after a particularly depressing…

I Don't Drink That Much & I Wish My Dates Weren't So Uncomfortable With It

ByElana Rubin
When I was 16, I got drunk for the first time. I sipped on Manischewitz wine at my family's Passover seder (it's customary to refill your glass four times), and threw up during the meal. Ever since then – I'm now 24 – whenever I have more than one…

My Trump Inauguration Drinking Game Will Help You Fight Through The Pain

ByTim McGovern
Let's face it, we're probably going to be blackout drunk over the next four years. The inauguration of Donald Trump has already started out to be a disaster -- his inaugural concert live-stream's audio sounded like a haunted merry-go-round, and his…

The Official Scripps National Spelling Bee Drinking Game

ByConnor Toole
Tonight at 8 pm, ESPN will be airing what is undoubtedly the most anticipated sporting event of the entire year: The Scripps National Spelling Bee. Over the past few nights, the original field of 281 competitors has been narrowed down to 46…

Boy Begging His Dad To Quit Smoking And Drinking Will Break Your Heart (Video)

ByEitan Levine
This little boy asking his dad to quit smoking and drinking will turn you into a giant puddle of tears. What started as an innocent “Is everything OK?” conversation between a New Zealand father and his son slowly turned more serious when the son…

How To Tell If You Have A Drinking Problem Or Just Love To Drink

ByEmily McCombs
January 6 marked my seventh year of sobriety from drugs and alcohol. SEVEN FREAKING YEARS. It's even hard for me to believe I've gone that long without ingesting a substance stronger than caffeine. Like, are we sure I didn't sleep-snort some cocaine…

Science Says Drinking Water Before Meals Can Help You Lose More Weight

BySean Levinson
If you want to lose weight, just drink a little water before all three meals. According to TIME, a new study conducted by researchers at England's University of Birmingham found drinking just 16 ounces of water can make one significantly less hungry…

Day Drinking In Your Early 20s Vs. Your Late 20s, The Hangover Is Real

ByLauren Martin
Day drinking is something that comes with age... and leaves with it. It’s for the youthful, the energetic and the somewhat insane. But we're all a little insane in our twenties, aren’t we? At one time or another, we all thought binge drinking in the…

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Drinking Habits

ByAshley Fern
We all know (or should know) that horoscopes are self-fulfilling prophecies and are, overall, a load of crap. However, despite this nonsense, it is always interesting to see if they hold any merit. Which behaviors do you actually exhibit that are…

I Stopped Drinking For 4 Months To Make My Relationships Stronger

ByTalia Koren
I used to be that person who either didn't drink at all or got totally blackout drunk. There was no middle ground. And like most people, too much alcohol led to some pretty questionable decisions. I committed to a break from alcohol for an…

Summer Drinking For Dummies: 9 Dos And Don'ts To Surviving Day Parties

ByKristina Udice
If summer isn’t the best time of year to drink, I don’t know when is. You’ve got perpetual sun, warm sand and cool breezes. It’s all beachy waves, kayak trips and shady hikes. It’s the time when everyone comes together to sit around a crackling fire…

These Are The Best Types Of Tea For Reducing Stress, According To Science

ByCaroline Burke
Everyone has their own set of rituals they like to turn to when they're feeling stressed. For you, it might be homemade chicken noodle soup, or it could be watching season after season of Friends until your laptop battery runs out. One especially…

5 Day Drinking Tips To Make Sure You Don't Crash Before The Fireworks

ByTori Lyn
Day drinking on Independence Day is always risky. Everyone is in the mood to celebrate with friends and family and blow off a little steam as we pay homage to our country, remember how blessed we are and honor those who have fought for our…

I Never Realized How Much Drinking Affected My Relationships, Until Now

ByZara Barrie
I started drinking at 16. I mean, there were occasional slip-ups before that. Like the time in seventh grade when my posse of giddy little 12-year-old punks and I snatched a bottle of vodka right out of the grown-up's liquor cabinet, gulped the…

These Are The Cocktails You Should Be Drinking All Summer Long

ByKaylin Pound
There's nothing better than kicking back with a cool cocktail on a hot summer's day. However, when it comes to finding the perfect summer-approved sips, it's important to know that not all cocktails are created equal. Not too long ago, we showed you…