Do you want to learn how to stop the dreaded hangover scenario that
plague you the next day after a good night out?
A new iPhone app called Hydrate Now could help by pinging you constantly throughout the night with reminders to drink something besides booze. It was created by Jacob Catalano, a 23-year-old developer from Toronto, Canada.
If drinking turns you into the world’s hottest mess, dehydration could be to blame — after all, even those who know better sometimes end up chasing their margaritas with another margarita instead of alternating between alcohol and H2O, coconut water, or Gatorade, as experts recommend.
In every group of friends, hopefully, there’s one person who inevitably becomes the Party Mom or Party Dad, as they try to keep you and your other buddies from getting a little too rowdy during the course of an evening.
I’m not ashamed to admit that as I’ve gotten older, boozy nights have started to get significantly more difficult to bounce back from. Where my younger, barely-legal self would’ve been able to drink a handful of Vodka Crans’ one night and head to an economics class the next morning, my present day, 25-year-old self is left nursing a pounding headache after two glasses of wine at dinner.