Australia fosters (Foster’s?) a reputation as a nation of beer-loving swagmen called Bruce. Along with the Irish and Russians, there are few nations on Earth that can match an Aussie drink-for-drink. However, a new report from the World Health Organisation shows that we’re not nearly as hard drinking as we think we are. In fact, Australia didn’t even crack the top ten. Strewth!
Green tea is an amazing elixir. You might be able to reap even more health benefits from your cup of green tea by adding lemon, according to a few studies.
Coasters keep cold drinks from marking your nice tables — if your guests remember to use them. Why not give them a little extra incentive by making your own coasters out of cool-looking napkins or photographs?
Staying hydrated is essential for your health, particularly when you’re working out and possibly losing a lot of water through sweat. This infographic from Greatist and CamelBak take the mystery out of how much water you need to drink, depending on the kind of exercise you do and other factors.
It always starts the same way — you’re at a nice bar with your special lady friend, and you order a drink. How wonderful that first drink will be after a long day! But then your drink arrives, and it’s more sculpture than libation — a rocks glass with a millimetre of spirits beneath a giant, specially crafted ice sphere. You ordered a drink, but you got a bowling ball in a cup.