Bar Serving a 'Roofie Colada': C'mon Guys, It's A Joke!

Staten Island, known to most in the tri-state area as a mecca of subtlety and restraint, has in its borders a liquor depository/social gathering place called The Phunky Elephant, a bar that, until recently, boasted on its menu something called a "Roofie Colada." Some patrons, it turns out, were not pleased with their… » 11/26/14 4:50pm Yesterday 4:50pm

Date Rape Drug Detecting Nail Polish Will Not Possibly Work

If you thought it smelled a bit like acetone and bullshit, you were right. That innovative nail polish that promised to detect date rape drugs has been the subject of both praise and scrutiny over the last week, but this tidbit should change the tenor of the conversation a bit: an exasperated-sounding pharmaceutical… » 8/27/14 12:45pm 8/27/14 12:45pm

Watch This Majestic Supercut of Drunk, Barfing NYC Brunch Patrons

To those unfortunate enough to live or stroll near NYC's Pranna on a weekend afternoon, the restaurant/club's unlimited drinks brunch deal only causes headaches. Stumbling out of the establishment are patrons intoxicated to the point of unruliness, barfing, daytime dick unsheathing, and other such booze-related… » 8/25/14 3:45pm 8/25/14 3:45pm

Do Different Kinds Of Alcohol Get You Different Kinds Of Drunk?

When your friend gets tipsy and starts rambling about how tequila turns her into a savage party monster, and then your other friend vehemently calls bullshit, calmly put your hands up and say this: "Friends. Please. I got this." And then explain to them what I'm about to explain to you. » 8/15/14 4:01pm 8/15/14 4:01pm

Guy Fieri's New Menu Offers a 52-oz Bloody Mary Garnished with Sausage

It appears that Guy Fieri, Clown Prince of Flavortown, is in the breakfast game now, and he's taken to it like a duck wearing backwards sunglasses riding a skateboard through a lake of flames. The menu at Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Grill includes "Dragon's Breath Chili Cornbread Benedict," "Chicken Fried Bacon… » 8/01/14 8:30pm 8/01/14 8:30pm

Let's Look at Unrealistic Stock Photos of Drunk Women

The world is a dark and frightening place with little respite and, as such, you must cling to surprising, simple pleasures wherever you find them. If you're a gracious person, you might even be so kind to share your discovery with others so that they too experience this thing called "happiness." I am one of these… » 7/17/14 6:45pm 7/17/14 6:45pm

Middle-Aged Party Moms Can Drink Boring Young Ladies Under the Table

Now that I'm hurtling toward my middle-thirties, I don't drink nearly as much as I used to. I got drunk once this week—on Sunday, by accident, kind of—and three days later my head still feels like it got screwed on sideways, I started crying because my boyfriend was "making a weird face" and wouldn't admit it, and I… » 6/04/14 3:45pm 6/04/14 3:45pm

Science Proves that Beer Goggles Are Real, But Are They Really So Bad?

Bad news, frat boys. (Or good news? I'm not sure.) It turns out, according to a new study, that "beer goggles"—that thing where you get wasted and then you accidentally think that ugly people are hot and then you wake up the next day like, "GROSS! A MONSTER!" because you are inherently better and more valuable than… » 5/14/14 12:30pm 5/14/14 12:30pm

Let Sixpoint's Mad Scientists Show You How to Invent a Brand New Beer

Gizmodo has teamed up with Brooklyn's Sixpoint Brewery to create a limited-edition IPA called Hop Tech 431, brewed especially for the Home of the Future. Last week, we looked at the story behind HBC 431, the mysterious and experimental hop we've chosen to brew with. Today, we're exploring exactly what goes into… » 5/13/14 5:16pm 5/13/14 5:16pm