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Has Craft Beer Finally Gone Too Far? Take Our 'Quiz'

See if you can identify the imposters lurking among these ridiculous sounding, yet oh-so-real beers.

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Russian Men Tend to Die Early Because of Vodka

And the death figures go down whenever the country's government cracks down on alcohol sales.

The Drones Can Stay as Long as They Deliver Our Beer

Inside one German man's obsession with building a booze-delivering UAV.

Capturing the Least Glamorous Moments of British Nightlife

A journey into the surreal carnival that is nighttime in Manchester and Newcastle.

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Why Houston Is Changing Its Alcohol-Sales Law to Help Food Deserts

A complicated geography of churches, produce, and beer.

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American Drinkers Are Turning Against Beer

Bad news for brews: Among the youngest Americans, beer preference is collapsing.

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Study of the Day: 40 Percent of Designated Drivers Drink Before They Get Behind the Wheel

And 18 percent of them are impaired.

Let a Robot Mix You a Drink at Google I/O

This new robo-bartender that's slinging rounds in San Francisco is just great.

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Could the Police Get a Breathalyzer for Marijuana and Cocaine?

It could happen, with Swedish researchers reporting they were able to detect drugs in the breath of addicts.

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Kennebunk Has a Cocktail That Costs $40,000

The "Ruby Rose" is made with premium vodka, grapefruit juice and a four-carat gemstone.

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New Orleans Has a Soup That Supposedly Cures Hangovers

Research shows the bastardized Chinese dish "yakamein" has all the nutrients you need to overcome a night of hard drinking.

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Your Wine Habit Is Threatening Endangered Pandas

Climate change is forcing a showdown between vineyards and sensitive habitats.

London Bartender Makes the 'World's Most Expensive Cocktail'

The $8,830 tipple is apparently the world's oldest cocktail, too.

Finland's Demographics, Translated Into High Cuisine

Immigration-rate lasagna, suicide soup and a "criminally stacked Russian salad": a look at the bizarre menu of Helsinki's Open Data Cooking Workshop.

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The Legal Activities Banned in London

More than 400 zones in Britain's dominant city have extra rules. Disobeying them can get you a ticket.

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Is Alcohol Apartheid Coming to Istanbul?

Istanbul's religious teetotalers, newly powerful with Islamism's rise, want to separate out the sinners.

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Confessions From Sin City

Private fears of unrequited love, heartbreak, and dying alone are put on display for all to see.

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This Week in Bans: New Jersey Town Bullied By Aggressive Turkeys

Also, Spokane bans malt liquor after a rash of drunken crimes and Austria outlaws noisy cows.

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How the Threat of Losing Beer Unites a Community

With 13,000 gallons of beer about to get skunked in a power outage, a Northern Virginia brewery found that it had many, many friends.