Created by Professor David Nutt, a synthetic alcohol called ‘alcosynth’ might be the solution to your hangovers. The professor and former government drugs advisor says alcosynth “mimics the positive effects of alcohol but doesn’t cause a dry mouth, nausea and a throbbing head.” He hopes that regular booze will be fazed out and replaced by his magic drink by 2050. Interestingly, the effects would max out at five or so drinks, meaning (in theory) people would never feel “too” drunk. While that is certainly good news for health and safety, it will be interesting to see if that really is what all drinkers want. Read more at The Independent.