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September 4th,
written by Arthur

New research shows that the shape of your beer glass might influence how fast you drink your cold one:

[R]esearchers surmise that while drinking alcohol, people pace themselves based on when they reach the halfway point of a glass. (When participants drank soda instead of beer, the shape of the glass had no significant effect on drinking speed.) But drinkers failed to accurately estimate the halfway point on curved-edge drinking glasses, and so they slurped up a greater quantity of alcohol faster.

Read the whole article at Discover Magazine.  Any bets on how long it takes Mayor Bloomberg to legislates strait glass in NYC bars?



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