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Men Spike Women's Drinks More Often Than You Think

Previous research has suggested that the risk of being drugged is an overblown urban myth. But a 2016 study says that drink spiking is very real and often leads to sexual assault for women on college campuses.


Both Parents’ Drinking Habits Matter When They’re Trying to Have a Baby

Reproductive health has long focused on the pregnant person's behavior—but their partner's lifestyle is important, too.


Highly Relatable Raccoons Busted for Being Day-Drunk in Residential Neighbourhood

"We have had calls on suspected rabid raccoons twice over the last two days. Turns out they appear to be drunk on crabapples."


How Getting Sober Finally Made Me Cool

I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.


You Can Party Until Last Orders on This Nordic Commuter Ferry

On a 20-minute journey between Sweden and Denmark, people from both sides come together to drink and dance (to ABBA, naturally).


'Liking Gin' Is Not a Personality Trait

Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.


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.


How to Look After Your Mental Health as a Student

A no-bullshit guide covering alcohol consumption to study management.


Photos of Japan's Office Workers During Their 60-Hour Weeks

Sleeping on the street is socially acceptable in Japan, where nightly overtime is normal.


The Eight Checkpoints of a Student Night Out in 2019

We've been called less hedonistic than previous generations, but we still enjoy the process of making ourselves too hungover to go to any lectures.


I Went to a Weed Curling Tournament and Learned to Embrace My Inner Canadian

The 'bongspiel' was just about the most Canadian thing you could imagine.


Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.