LED ice cubes send an alert when the drinker has had too much alcohol

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We've already seen an electronic soup spoon that measures salt content and beverage test strips that reveal the presence of caffeine, so it stands to reason that a similar innovation could monitor alcohol content as well. Dhairya Dand's Cheers ice cubes go beyond just measuring, however, by not only keeping track of how much the user has consumed but also by sending a text alert when that person is in trouble. Dand, a graduate student at MIT, was inspired to create his digital ice cubes when he drank too much at a party last fall and woke up in the…

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