They've put a man on the moon and turned Life of Pi into a coherent film but still there's no cure for a hangover.
We can always try though and around the world, we all try in different ways to remove the fog that rests above our heads after a heavy night.
Confused.com has put together this nifty infographic that shows the hangover cures of different countries as well as some other tips on how to avoid feeling groggy.
There's also a bit of alarming news on the calorie content of different drinks but we're choosing to skip over that bit...
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