Tagged: drinking

Special Licences and the Rugby World Cup - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Aug 27, 2015

So, what’s the deal with special licences then? The Greens’ minority view on legislation enabling extended bar hours during the Rugby World Cup noted that special licences can do the job that the legislation is meant to do, and that the committee heard no evidence of special licence applications being refused and no submissions from licensees dissatisfied with the process. Read More

Ask Facebook: how drunk were you last night? - Infrequently Asked Questions

Lynley Hargreaves Dec 31, 2014

Professor Antonia Lyons Feeling the after effects of a big New Years Eve? Then consider the role social media had to play. Massey University’s Professor Antonia Lyons and her team have studied young adults’ drinking and social media use. They found an airbrushed drinking culture with insidious alcohol marketing acting in ‘friend’ relationships. She explains why it matters that … Read More

Interesting bitties: different alphas, plastic to oil, drunk voles and a fry - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 10, 2010

Whilst in the process of writing other, more long-form posts, I thought I’d throw you all the proverbial bone. A bone Or, to be more precise, smattering of things wot I has found interesting today, and which you might find interesting too. First up! Akinori Ito goes down as favourite human … Read More

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