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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in every week for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged. 

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310 - Alcohol: Cement Mixing and Cold Confusion

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Cold Showers Sober you up
http://www.wikihow.com/Sober-Up-Fast
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4049052/
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0161749
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4049052/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_metabolism#Factors_that_affect_drug_metabolism
https://www.fastcompany.com/3043767/the-scientific-case-for-cold-showers
http://www.thebroscientist.com/bullshit-cold-showers-youve-told-far/

Coffee Sobers you up
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/bne-123-6-1271.pdf
http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/news/20091210/drunk-coffee-wont-get-you-sober#1
http://www.menshealth.com/health/does-coffee-sober-you-up
https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/06/eight-stubborn-alcohol-myths-debunked-by-science/

Beer Marinades Prevent Cancer
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf404966w
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf404966w
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf801837s
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf4035332
https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/meat-beer-marinade/
http://www.livescience.com/54901-free-radicals.html

Liquor Raises Body Temperature
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6974036
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/01/health/01real.html

Hot Sake
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sake#History
http://www.foodrepublic.com/2015/07/15/the-rise-of-domestic-sake-in-america-where-freshness-is-king/

Cement Mixer Induces Vomiting
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cement_Mixer_(drink)
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Cement-Mixer-Shot
http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/restaurants/the-10-birthday-shots-guaranteed-to-make-you-vomit-6506404