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Submission + - Alcohol smoking new fad, still stupid ( 1

ruin20 writes: Apparently people believe that pouring alcohol over dry ice causes alcohol vapors to be released and that inhaling the smoke can get you drunk. I fail to see how this is possible. I can only explain the intoxication as mild CO poisoning and the high experinced from lower O2 in the blood. Perhaps you can explain it...

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead