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The new, new things of 2007

Apple is the new NASA. Iran is the new Iraq. Beer is the new water, and water is the new oil.

(Chart by Roo Reynolds)
By Drake Bennett
December 30, 2007

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EARLY LAST MONTH, medical researchers at Spain's University of Granada called a press conference to announce their findings on the thirst-quenching properties of beer. In a study, 25 university students, after exhausting themselves on a treadmill in 104-degree heat, had been given either water or Spanish lager to drink. According to the University of Granada team, it was the beer ... (Full article: 874 words)

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