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Forbes.com has put together a list of America's Drunkest Cities. Some interesting facts from the list:
The top 5:
1) Milwaukee, WI
2) Minneapolis, MN
3) Columbus, OH
4) Boston, MA
5) Austin, TX
The rankings were based on a combination of 5 factors: state laws, number of drinkers, number heavy drinkers, number of binge drinkers and alcoholics.
Many cities that you'd think would rank highly were surprisingly low on the list: Las Vegas at 14, New Orleans at 24 and Miami at 33.
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New Scientist has a piece on the possibilities of 24 hr awake time and many sleep scientists believe it's inevitable that we'll get pretty close to this one day. With drugs like modafinil, people are already staying up many more hours without the side effects of caffeine or amphetamines (so they claim). This is just the first step toward doing away with sleep entirely.Â And it'sÂ one of those subjects that's going to face incredible division of opinion:
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