Top prospect Cole lives up to billing in stellar debut The night began with intoxicating anticipation, and ended in unbridled celebration at PNC Park. Gerrit Cole had not come to let anyone down, he wasn't here to add another layer of baseball disappointment to a city a generation-deep in them. Instead, Cole blanked the Giants through the first six innings of his Major League debut Tuesday, earning the 8-2 victory and the city's gratitude.
June 12, 2013 - Major League Baseball
Yard MD: Explore iris varieties from around the globe (story, video) When the sweet fragrance of bearded irises begins to waft over the backyard garden, spring has finally reached its culmination. The sugary scent of iris in full bloom is as intoxicating as that of a rose or lily, but with a richness and sweetness that is unfound in any other blooming flower.
June 7, 2013 - Fond du Lac Reporter
Mark Hamill in Los Angeles Times There's a palpable sense of optimism here; everybody has the project that's going to scorch the earth,Hamill said. "It's a really intoxicating atmosphere to be in."
Doug Gansler in WTOP These amped-up Alcopops that look like non-alcohol energy drinks are popular with young people who wrongly believe that the caffeine will offset the intoxicating effects of the alcohol,Gansler says. "These beliefs are fueled by...
Daniel Okrent in Brooklyn Rail Okrent asks, "In 1920 could anyone have believed that the 18th Amendment, ostensibly addressing the single subject of intoxicating beverages, would set off an avalanche of change in areas as diverse as international trade, speedboat design, tourism...