Beer Mile runner breaks own world record, then gets disqualified for not drinking enough

The Beer Mile World Classic traditionally consists of the following: drink one 12-ounce beer (can or bottle) with at least a 5 percent A.B.V. Then do one lap around a track. Repeat four times. Runners are permitted to drink only in “the transition zone,” and if they ralph, and they might, they’re penalized with an…

Scientists find world's oldest beer, and it's not in the back of my fridge somehow

Science! Smithsonian reports that archaeologists have found the oldest direct evidence of beer in some ancient clay cups. This discovery is courtesy of a new technique that can tell the difference between compounds in sunscreen and wine—a difficult challenge, apparently. Now those same scientists are trying to brew a…