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Breaking Bad star and alcoholic horse lead next Netflix show

BoJack Horseman is the next Netflix original show, featuring stars of Arrested Development and Breaking Bad.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Researchers build pub to find out why people get hammered

A UK university wants to understand why people get drunk. So it spent $33,000 on a pub laboratory with microphones and hidden cameras to solve a great human mystery. (Maybe not so much of a mystery?)

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Sobriety app with panic button helps addicts stay on the wagon

Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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'Fat-Bottomed Girls' ringtone interrupts BBC politics show

Has BBC Political Editor's credibility cratered by exposing his iPad ringtone on live TV? Or might it have been enhanced?

By Jan. 16, 2014

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11 percent of people shop online naked, survey says

A PayPal survey reveals and reveals and reveals. The most revealing aspect is that a considerable percentage of people admit they actually like to online shop in the nude.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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Want to follow booze brands? First convince Twitter you're 21

Twitter has added an age-verification system that forces people wanting to follow manufacturers of booze to assert they're of legal drinking age.

By Nov. 25, 2013

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Drinking responsible for half of all UK's lost work phones

Over half of all work smart phones in the UK that went missing did so when the owner was out on the razz, according to a survey.

By Nov. 24, 2013

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Dallas police chief proudly announces firings on Twitter

David Brown likes to use social media to post when he has terminated an employee. He even offers reasons. Unreasonable?

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Strip club sues Oracle over unpaid $33,540 tab

An Oracle employee is said to have used his corporate AmEx card to run up a rather large sum on two consecutive nights at a San Francisco strip club. The company allegedly refused to honor the expense.

By Sep. 23, 2013