Tag Archives: New York University

• Science. Why we spill coffee more often than beer.

Science. Why we spill coffee more often than beer.

Transporting a round of beers from the bar to your table is an achievable task, but you probably wouldn’t want to carry three cups of coffee without lids. Scientists at Princeton and NYU are explaining why: When it comes to beer, we have the bubbles to thank, the Smithsonianreports. Using high-speed cameras, the researchers recorded […]

• Conservatives And Liberals Drink Different Beer. Duh.

Conservatives And Liberals Drink Different Beer. Duh.

The new science of ideology extends to consumer choices, showing how unconscious our political viewpoints are. It was probably inevitable, but it’s striking nonetheless. In a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, Vishal Singh of New York University’s Stern School of Business and his colleagues apply an ever-growing body of research on the psychological […]

• How Jews Stayed in Good Spirits During Prohibition

How Jews Stayed in Good Spirits During Prohibition

Raising a Glass to America! Sociologist Nathan Glazer has written that “a people’s relation to alcohol represents something very deep about it.” That this statement rings especially true for Jews is the premise of University of Georgia professor Marni Davis’s new book, “Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition.” As Davis explores […]

• Booze Makes Comeback at Silicon Valley Start-Ups

Booze Makes Comeback at Silicon Valley Start-Ups

At Yelp Inc.’s San Francisco headquarters, a keg refrigerator provides a never-ending supply of beer to employees, letting them drink as much as they like. They just have to be comfortable with full disclosure: Workers badge in to an iPad application attached to the keg that records every ounce they drink. “If you’re at the […]