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Diet Mixers Will Make You More Intoxicated Than Using Regular Soft Drinks
2013-02-06 15:05:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to cocktails and other mixed drinks, a new study has found that using diet soft drinks as mixers can be making people more drunk than using regular sugary beverages. In one of the first-of-its-kind studies, researchers tested the effects that mixing sweet and non-sweetened soft drinks with alcohol has on breath-alcohol concentration (BrAC). The study suggests that women are most at risk of getting more drunk (by as...

2013-01-22 23:03:24

Drinking and driving is dangerous at any age, but for those who are under the legal drinking age it can result in even greater consequences. This winter, Icandrive.ca offers young drivers important information about the risks of underage drinking and driving. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Any time a driver gets behind the wheel after drinking, they risk very serious consequences, including legal penalties, higher car insurance rates and of course the chance that someone could...

2012-12-31 05:01:40

Tomorrow night, New Year's Eve will be celebrated by millions of Americans, many of whom will consume alcohol. While saving money is a major concern at the end of the year, few consider how driving under the influence on New Year's Eve can impact savings goals, which is why leading personal finance site http://www.GoBankingRates.com investigates how a DUI arrest can take a significant toll on drivers' finances. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 Most budget-conscious consumers are...

2012-12-22 05:00:38

DWI and criminal defense attorney Joseph LaBella of Joseph LaBella & Associates says one of the basic tenants of the legal system — that a defendant has the right to face their accuser in court — still applies when that witness is a machine. Conroe,TX (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 DWI and criminal defense attorney Joseph LaBella of Joseph LaBella & Associates says one of the basic tenants of the legal system — that a defendant has the right to face their accuser in...

NTSB Wants Ignition Locks
2012-12-11 20:14:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The holiday season is one of merriment and festivities, but it is also a time when people may indulge too much and still get behind the wheel. Often times it is repeat offenders who end up in such situations. Fortunately, a high-tech solution could help keep those who shouldn´t be driving from doing so, and it is getting support from the top independent US government investigative agency. On Tuesday the National...

2012-12-09 05:02:00

Houston-area DWI attorney Joseph LaBella–who specializes in defending individuals accused of DWI and other criminal charges–warns drivers of increased holiday DWI patrols. Conroe, TX (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Attorney Joseph LaBella today said he was concerned about the rights of drivers who might get unfairly targeted as part of a law enforcement effort in Texas to catch drunk drivers this holiday season. The Texas Highway Patrol and Carrollton and Coppell Police Departments...

Alcohol Can Protect You
2012-11-19 19:43:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Alcohol can make a person act in an uncharacteristic manner, persuading them to do things they would never do with a sober mind. In fact, some people (depending on their poison) are even taken to feeling indestructible with the right amount of spirits in them. This is all very well known behavior, of course. One new study, however, is suggesting that people who become injured and require hospitalization are more likely to live...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'