‘Party’ Posts

Hangovers Officially Cured by Science?

Do aspirin and coffee really cure hangovers? Image courtesy of Flickr user oooh.oooh and licensed under CC by SA 2.0 Everything you’ve ever read or heard about curing hangovers is officially moot. A professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia induced hangovers in rats (yes, rats), and discovered that a combination of coffee and aspirin ...

Guest Post: The Dangers of Four Loko

Today’s gust post is from our friends at College Candy. These drinks came out after Lesinski told us the cheapest ways to get drunk, ounce per ounce, and I’d like to see how it holds up. Here’s a quick little midterm for you: you have $10 in your pocket, but you need to unwind at ...

A Stanford Student Hacked Darts — Now You Can, Too

This month’s Wired included a short feature on Ryan Tibshirani, a Stanford statistics student who figured out how to game a… game. He built an algorithm that will help you win at darts, even if you suck.  The game of High Score places high-valued areas close to duds — if you risk going for ...

How to Make the Perfect Party Playlist

Your coolness in college boils down to exactly one thing: your ability to create an epic, masterful playlist for a party. Every college student is required, at some point in their academic career, to throw a party, and the success or failure of the party depends on how good you are at compiling the 3 ...

007 Steps to the Perfect Martini

You're the bartender at this weekend's Quantum of Solace bash in exotic CollegeTown, USA, when suddenly, you spot the notorious secret agent himself undercover among the young folk. "The name's Bond, James Bond," he says, as he hits you up for his favorite drink. Are you prepared? Didn't think so. Well, read on because mixing the perfect martini isn't as complicated as picking a lock or passing a polygraph test.