29th April 2008

Roof Boarding

Roof Boarding

Roof Boarding was invented on the Island of Maui at about 6:30 AM Hawaii time, Monday, March 28th, 2008.  How you ask???

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29th April 2008

Energy Drinks + Alcohol = Be Careful!

Energy Drinks MixIt is not a surprise that most of us seem to be enjoying a Red Bull vodka or a Jagerbomb. However, doctors seem to have a completely different opinion. They are mostly concerned about the mix rather than the alcohol itself.

Unless you don’t follow what’s going on out there, you must have seen at least one advertisement for energy drinks. They typically contain high doses of caffeine, guarana, taurine, ginseng and various sugars, mainly to give you a boost to do whatever it is you do best. Guarana is a climbing plant that produces a bean that holds three times the amount of caffeine as a coffee bean. Taurine is an organic acid that is the major ingredient in bile, a greenish fluid secreted by the liver to aid in digestion.

It is true that almost every bar now offers energy drinks to mix with alcohol. Usually, Red Bull and vodka, some martinis, Jagerbombs, Turkeybombs, Vegasbombs and any other bomb you can think of use energy drinks as a base. Basically, you are mixing a stimulant (energy drink) with a depressant (alcohol) and you are hoping for a favorable physiological response. Hmm… Read the rest of this entry »

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