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New Spray Makes You Instantly Drunk, Instantly Sober
2012-05-07 07:53:04

How would you like to get instantaneously intoxicated and then return to sobriety almost as fast without the effects of nauseating hangovers? If you answered yes to that question, then there is a new product coming to market that is just for you: The WAHH Quantum Sensations device. But, before you run to the nearest store to get your hands on this revolutionary new alcoholic sensation, you may want to hear all the details first. The WAHH Quantum Sensations device, designed and developed...

'Hangover Heaven' Curb-Side Business Started In Las Vegas
2012-04-11 06:51:23

The Las Vegas Review Journal reported on April 8 that one doctor has created a new business venture to "cure" a hangover. The doctor's new business is mobile, giving customers curb-side service by heading to someone's room at a hotel and giving them an IV for a variety of prices. Hangover Heaven's website states that the designated pickup areas are at the Hard Rock Hotel, Paris, Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan.  The buses are equipped with two lounge areas and six bunk beds. "Once...

2012-03-06 15:00:00

Brode is creating buzz by bringing a new level of sophistication, convenience and flair to the staid and hokey arena of hangover products. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Hot on the heels of launching its e-commerce website and beginning retail trials, Brode was recently listed in the new book “Coolest Startups in America” by author Doreen Bloch, earning a spot alongside such prominent companies as Square, Wolfram Alpha, Rent-the-runway, and Turntable.fm. “Obviously,...

2012-01-05 15:49:40

FINDINGS: UCLA researchers have identified how a component of an ancient Chinese herbal anti-hangover medicine called dihydromyricetin, isolated from the plant Hovenia, counteracts acute alcohol intoxication and withdrawal symptoms. The research team found that dihydromyricetin blocks the action of alcohol on the brain and neurons and also reduces voluntary alcohol consumption, with no major side effects, in an early study with rats. Specifically, dihydromyricetin inhibited alcohol's...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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