Sheep Eyeballs & Rhino Horns Will Cure Your Hangover — Any Takers?

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Good morning, sunshine! And, how are we feeling today? What's that? A little rough? Yeah, draining a bottle of vodka on an empty stomach will do that.
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The good news is that we've got some hangover cures that might help your head stop feeling like it got caught in the middle of a Hemsworth Family wrestling match. The bad news is that they involve ingesting pickled herring, sheep eyeballs, dried bull penis, ground rhino horn, or a duck embryo. Oh sorry, is that not helping your queasy stomach?
It seems that hangovers are a universal problem and each country has a unique way of tackling them, but not all of them are appealing. In Mongolia, a glass of pickled sheep eyeballs mixed with tomato juice is a popular remedy. Mexico swears by a hearty bowl of menudo — as in tripe soup, not Ricky Martin's '80s boy band.
Britain seems to have the right idea with a morning-after bacon sandwich, while the Russians drag themselves to the sauna (where, alas, they are beaten with branches). And, in Poland, a shot of brine is said to see you right.
We think we'll stick with our dose of aspirin and a greasy breakfast, but thanks anyway, World! (The Daily Beast)
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