The History Behind the Bloody Mary Cocktail

The Origins of the Bloody Mary Cocktail

Aside from the (stirred not shaken) martini, Bloody Mary is the most famous cocktail out there. Do you know that January 1st is officially the Bloody Mary day? That isn’t that strange, given that this particular cocktail is adored by many as a hangover cure. So, making the day after New Year’s the Bloody Mary day isn’t that big of a surprise.

If you’ve ever tried to dull the pain of partying a bit too hard with this deliciously biting cocktail, you already know that it’s one of the best cures out there. But what else do you know about it? Do you know its original recipe? Do you know how Bloody Mary came to be one of the most famous, if not the most famous alcoholic beverages?

What Exactly Is a Bloody Mary?

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How Alcohol Affects Our Brain

Most of us love the fuzzy feeling we get after a glass or two of wine or a couple of beer cans. We get warmer and more relaxed, and everything seems better. However, we’ve all read about the side effects of drinking too much alcohol, and it probably makes you wonder if there are any true benefits of alcohol and how it affects our brain. We’ll get to that, but first, let’s see why we drink in the first place.

Reasons Why People Drink Alcohol

Alcohol is so deeply rooted in our culture that, if you think about it, no one can tell you for sure why they drink. The most common answer you’ll get is: “Because I like it.” There are numerous reasons for letting it affect our brain. Some of them are sociological (e.g., culture, heritage), some are psychological (family, relaxation, arousal, social lubrication), but whatever your reason …

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Why Hangovers Are the Worst When You Get Older

Having a couple of drinks more at the age of 24 isn’t that big of a deal. However, when we reach the age of 44, it seems that we can’t get away with it without a severe headache and nausea. This isn’t just our imagination — the hangovers get worse as we grow older!

This phenomenon is scientifically explained. If you want to learn why you can’t drink as much as you used to, just keep on reading. You’ll also find several pieces of advice on how to avoid the consequences of overindulging in alcohol.

Your Body Does Not Metabolize Alcohol as Well as When You Were Younger

This may sound depressing, but our alcohol tolerance decreases as we grow older. Our bodies change a lot with time, inside as well as outside. For that reason, when we reach a certain age, we’re more likely to suffer the consequences of …

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How to Drink Alcohol All Day and Not Pass Out

Let’s face it — some people are just better at drinking alcohol than others. You probably know that one person who downs a whole bottle of vodka at night without any problems and wakes up feeling fresh as a daisy. What’s their secret, you’re wondering? Even after so much practice, you still get plastered after only a couple of shots? If you want to know how not to get drunk so fast, keep reading.

Why Do Other People Have High Alcohol Tolerance?

The answer to this question is not so straightforward. Many factors affect a person’s tolerance, most notably — practice. However, some people are naturals, and it might seem like they were born with a bottle. They most certainly weren’t, but they probably were born with a higher tolerance for alcohol. Genetics plays an important part here.

Sorry, girls, but we hate to break it to you — research …

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Butt Plugs and Temperature Play

Have you noticed how, during unusually cold winters, your nipples harden and stand up to pledge allegiance? When in this mode, they are more sensitive, and everything we do to them feels amplified. But you don’t have to wait for winter to get that feeling!

Imagine you (or your partner) taking an ice cube and running it over your body. But this time, not just your nipples, but other areas as well! Or, if you’re not into ice cube sex, imagine hot candle wax dripping over your body and nether regions. Still, that’s not all you can do. There are parts of the body that are not that easily accessible. You can use hot or cold water to heat or cool your toy of choice and insert it inside you. It’s undoubtedly a way to bring something new to your (anal) sex life!

If you’re into any of the above,

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How to Use Glass Dildos Safely

Glass dildos are fun, and many people enjoy using them. There is something special about the lack of flexibility and firmness of the toy. But if you want to ensure that your sexy time is nothing but pleasure, there are a couple of things you need to know. 

That is important, regardless of the type of glass toy you own. It applies to both large and small models, and you should ensure that you know what you’re doing to avoid injuries.

The Popularity of Glass Dildos

There are several reasons why people would wish for a glass dildo. That, of course, doesn’t mean that it is the best material for sex toys. Glass only offers more options, which makes it exciting for many people.

Firstly, getting a glass dildo means that you won’t need to worry about allergies and cleaning. Cleaning a glass toy is a lot easier than cleaning

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What Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

Having a few glasses of wine from time to time is perfectly fine. However, when one drink turns into five, and then one night, a week turns into every night (and later every day), you might have a problem.

Honestly, alcohol consumption only seems fun. In reality, the physical and mental consequences of alcohol abuse range from fun and hilarious to humiliating and devastating. Of course, that depends on the amount of alcohol you’ve had.

We should never forget that alcohol alters our thought processes. It affects us on a cognitive level, effectively lowering our inhibitions and our capacity to make decisions. So you see why not drinking alcohol might be beneficial. But what exactly happens to our bodies after we say NO to alcoholic beverages?

READ: What Is Moderate Alcohol Consumption?

Your Heart Gets Healthier, and Your Blood Pressure Stabilizes

The effects of alcohol can be devastating for …

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The Best Way to Learn Mixology

Bartender! Yes, the guy who stands behind the bar mixing and showing his or her skills with various drinks. For others, it is just another profession like others, but only those who have been on the other side of the table know what it takes to be successful in providing each customer with what exactly he or she wants. It is an art that very few masters proficiently.

To be a bartender who satisfies each of his or her customers, there are several skills that one must possess. The very basic and the most obvious of these is that you need to be properly skilled in making drinks. Secondly, you need to have knowledge of all the various types of cocktails and how to make them. Third and the most popular that will take you a step ahead towards being a pro is being updated and well known about the …

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What’s the Origin of the Word ‘Cocktail’?

No, it doesn’t have anything to do with a rooster—but it does have something to do with a horse. Type “origin of word cocktail” into your search engine and you may see a dictionary entry that explains the term cock-tailed originally described a horse with a docked (or clipped-short) tail, and “cock-tailed” became a sort of pejorative for racehorses without thoroughbred pedigrees—with mixed lineage, if you will. So the term may have come to be applied to alcoholic drinks that were similarly blended rather than pure spirits.

But that’s still not quite right. Keep reading for cocktail clarification.

We may never know precisely when the first cocktail was made or who invented it, and for a long time, the etymology of the term used to describe it—in the words of H. L. Mencken (who did an extensive research on the topic but in the end came up short)—was “quite as

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How To Stand Out From The Crowd In an Adult Party?

Adult parties are of many kinds and they range from formal social functions where only adults are invited to sex parties. One has to behave differently in various kinds of adult parties depending on the theme the host has chosen. There are bound to be lots of people at the party and the chances of you getting ignored are, let’s admit it, pretty high. This number will climb up higher if you have become alone without any group and moreover if you don’t know anyone apart from the host. But that’s no reason to miss out on some fun and you could also become the life of the party as well. Don’t believe us? Then there are some tips which will help you out:

Look the part

If the theme of the party of costume preference isn’t listed on the invitation then make sure you call the host to confirm …

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