alcohol

Dominican Republic

Why Counterfeit Booze Might Be Killing People in the Dominican Republic

Of the 10 Americans who have mysteriously died during their trips to the Dominican Republic in the last year, nine showed symptoms commonly associated with methanol poisoning.
Trone Dowd
6.30.19
stop it

'Liking Gin' Is Not a Personality Trait

Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.
Lauren O'Neill
6.6.19
food news

Hells Angels Showed Up Too Drunk or Too Hungover to Participate in Own Anniversary Ride

Seven hundred bikers were expected to participate, but only about 100 Hells Angels (or Hells Hangers-on) were able to take part in the ride.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.6.19
Drugs

Getting 'California Sober' Showed Me a Kinder, Gentler Way to Do Drugs

When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.
Michelle Lhooq
5.6.19
wine

Man Imprisoned for Drunk Driving Says His Body Actually Turns Food into Alcohol

Surprisingly, there's legitimate science to back it up.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.1.19
VICE Votes

'Ban Alcohol or We Won't Vote': Rural Women in South India Warn Political Leaders

Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.
Archana Nathan
4.23.19
Transformations

Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.
Andrew Daniels
3.25.19
The High Life

What Mixing Weed and Alcohol Does to Your Mind

Researchers now understand the science behind the crossfade.
Thor Benson
3.24.19
sick

My Life in Vomits

Every experience is so unpleasant, they're impossible to forget.
Lauren O'Neill
3.4.19
POOP

This Is Why Getting Drunk Gives Some People Diarrhea

"I’d expelled about a half-cup of rusty water before my sphincter snapped shut, and I could hobble to the bathroom to finish what I‘d sharted."
Grant Stoddard
3.4.19
Myanmar

Burmese Opium Farmers Make the Best Rice Wine

U Mint Aung, village chief of a tiny community in the opium fields of Eastern Myanmar brings out a clay pot brimming with multi-coloured grains. The thing looks like a trendy smoothie. But it’s home-brewed rice wine.
Nathan A. Thompson
3.4.19
Narcomania

This Is Why Gen Z Isn't Into Drink or Drugs

The amount of teenagers using illegal drugs has halved since 2001.
Max Daly
2.27.19
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