In Australia when it gets very hot, the nectar in some flowers ferments and turns into alcohol. The bees get “drunk” and are not allowed back into the hive.
The Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, can’t sell any liquor because it is in a dry county. Instead, they sell commemorative Jack Daniels bottles that happen to have whiskey in them.
In 2006, police at GWU used Facebook to learn about college parties and bust them. To fight back, students set up a beer blast event on Facebook. When the cops showed up, there was no alcohol, but cookies with “Beer” written on them and games of “Cake-pong”.
A baby in Poland was born with 23 times the legal blood alcohol limit after his mom went on a drinking binge the night before.
A Tennessee Church kicked out a woman who had been a member for 60 years for refusing to publicly condemn her lesbian daughter.
In 1830 the average American over 15 years old drank 88 bottles of whiskey per year… one bottle every 4.2 days.
George Washington spent about 7% of his annual salary on liquor.
Ants always fall to the right when drunk.
19th century biologist Sir John Lubbock experimented on ants by getting them drunk. He discovered that sober ants would carry their drunken ant comrades back to their nest, if they were from the same colony – but they would throw drunk strangers into the ditch.