Wine is the oldest fermented beverage on the planet. Wine is produced by the fermentation of fruit juice. Wine has comforted humans for 10,000 years, dating back to its origins in the Middle East.  It was this cradle of theological thought, this center of the religious universe now threatening Armageddon, where people invented the use and abuse of wine.   It was their drug of choice, after religion that is.…
Amphetamine stands for (alpha methyl phenyl ethyl amine).   Due to its strong stimulatinf effect on the central nervous system, amphetamine is prescribed to treat narcolepsy (a condition in which individuals repeatedly lapse into sleep). They are also prescribed for the two attention deficit disorders (ADD and ADHD). These disorders are over-diagnosed in children who are inattentive and impatient. Many students obtain these drugs to improve academic standing.   Amphetamine…
Beer has been brewed for over 6000 years.     Beers are classified as lager or ale, depending on the type of yeast used and the temperature during the beer making process.   The four ingredients needed to make beer are barley malt, hops, yeast and water.   One overlooked factor is the type of water used. Lightly mineralized waters like those in the Czech Republic produce the great pilsners…