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This Mad Genius Built His Own ‘Star Wars’ Lightsaber And It Runs On Alcohol

From the genius who built a Thor’s hammer that only he could lift, comes a real-life lightsaber, blue light and all, that’s essentially a flamethrower that runs on–you guessed it–alcohol.<p>The video above introduces Allen Pan lighting a cigarette using the lightsaber, so you just know that this …

Dry January campaign could do more harm than good, claims expert

York University lecturer claims that just because Dry January is popular, it "does not mean it is effective"<p>Urging people to take part in Dry January risks sending an "all or nothing" message and could do more harm than good, an expert has argued.<p>The Dry January campaign is run by Alcohol Concern …

Beers to pop on New Year's Eve instead of champagne

I'm going to confess that I haven't been out on New Year's Eve since last century. When I was younger it felt mandatory to dress up and go out to see the New Year in. But year after year, finding somewhere good to go that wasn't pre-booked by dozens of desperate revellers destined for …