Only third of us pay any attention to the strength of the alcohol we drink at home | UPDATED: 00:28 GMT, 20 July 2012 Do you check the strength of your beer before you drink it Most of us don't The next time you pour yourself a glass of something for the evening, you might want to check how strong it really is.
Bad dads and moronic mums: Shocking pictures of the world”s worst parents and their very unlucky children
A live stand-up comedy show audience is the closest real life gets to the Internet mentality. Maybe it’s the booze. Maybe the atmosphere puts off an “act however you want without repercussions” vibe. But whatever the reason, every show ends up with some socially inept, attention-starved audience member talking back to the comic and fucking it all up for everyone else. I hate hecklers. I can’t imagine being the type of person who sits in the dark while a professional with a microphone is trying to perform and immediately thinks, “You know what this situation needs? My annoying fucking voice.”
America has a drinking problem. No, not booze. I’m talking about soft drinks. According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, the average American guzzles 44.7 gallons of the sweet stuff every year. Not sure what 44.7 gallons looks like? It’s about what you’d need to fill a small kiddie pool.
One drink from death: Mother could be facing last Christmas with her children thanks to a three-year booze binge A mother-of-three won”t be enjoying a tipple during the festivities this year – because just one alcoholic drink could kill her. Joanne Patterson, 41, turned to the bottle after splitting up from her partner.