Just One Drink Per Day Can Shrink Your Brain, Study Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNN: Just one pint of beer or average glass of wine a day may begin to shrink the overall volume of the brain, a new study has found, and the damage worsens as the number of daily drinks rises. On average, people at age 50 who...

Australia Is the Drunkest Country In the World, Survey Finds

Australians have been named the heaviest drinkers in the world after spending more time drunk in 2020 than any other nation. The Guardian reports: An international survey (PDF) has found Australians drank to the point of drunkenness an average of 27 times a year,...

BrewDog Exposes Data of 200,000 Customers and Shareholders

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechRadar: BrewDog, one of the world's largest craft beer brewers, has exposed personally identifiable information (PII) belonging to more than 200,000 of its shareholders and customers, according to cybersecurity researchers....

Does Evolution Want Us To Drink?

Alcohol is terrible for the human body, yet we've developed a strong taste for it, suggesting that it may bring other kinds of benefits. From a report: Alcoholic intoxication is an abnormal mental state characterized by reduced self-control and various degrees of...