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Formerly Homeless Protest Sale Of Synthetic Pot In NYC

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact

New York City has been rattled by a surge in overdoses of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or spice. At least 130 people overdosed within three d...

Zesty Zaatar Salad

Mira Manek | Posted 01.07.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

If you haven't had zaatar, it is a wonderfully earthy and citrusy blend of dried herbs such as marjoram and thyme (the Arabic word za'atar, pronounced zah-tahr, also means thyme).

You Probably Had No Idea What Allspice Really Is

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.17.2015 | Taste

Allspice is one of those ubiquitous things you probably know of but don't really know about. Most kitchens have it in the spice rack, and if you take ...

This Sunny Yellow Face Mask Harnesses a Seriously Powerful Ingredient

Thrive Market | Posted 12.01.2015 | Women
Thrive Market

Photo Credit: Alicia Cho, Thrive Market By Dana Poblete for Thrive Market For thousands of years, Indian brides have traditionally used a special co...

Caught On Tape: Naked Woman Trashes Subway Restaurant (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.15.2015 | Weird News

If today's piece about a rodent sandwich at Subway wasn't hard enough to swallow, chew on this. A naked woman who was possibly high on synthetic marij...

The Joy of Pumpkin Spice: The Science Behind Loving Fall

Catherine Franssen | Posted 10.01.2015 | Science
Catherine Franssen

Not only do you like change, but you like the changes associated with fall. You see orange leaves and think about pumpkins, which gets you thinking about Halloween, which gets you thinking about how much fun you had at last year's Halloween party, and now you feel really good.

The Pleasurable Way to Cut Salt

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

So instead of advising people to eat less salt -- which sounds bland and boring -- maybe the better message is: Spice it up.

'Weaponized Marijuana' Is Allegedly The New Scary Drug In New York City

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.04.2015 | Crime

It gives users super human strength, makes them impervious to pain and can be bought for as little as $2 across New York. It can also kill, police say...

How To Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles At Home

Food52 | Posted 11.09.2014 | Taste

This recipe is one of my favorite ways to prepare a spicy mango pickle that makes a great accompaniment to any Indian dish.

Spicing up the Travel Bag

2BoomerBabes | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel

An awesome husband/wife/nomad duo, Ethne and Philippe de Vienne who call themselves the Spice Trekkers, saved the day and our travel plans.

Why We Suffer Through The Pain Of Spicy Foods

Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste

It usually means you're just tougher.

23 Times Cumin Made Everything Better

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.10.2014 | Taste

Cumin, we ♥ you.

Meatless Monday: Spice Me Up for Christmas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

If the idea of anything other than a white Christmas seems strange, spend Christmas in the islands -- they love it there, decorating lavishly, yet tro...

Fake Pot Popular Among Teens May Cause Stroke

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

A synthetic marijuana popular among teens may cause strokes, a University of Southern Florida study found. USF Neurologists published news of the p...

13 Things You Didn't Know About Old Bay

Thrillist | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste

For Marylanders, the only thing more patriotic than the cast of The Wire eating crabs with the state dinosaur is a can of Old Bay.

Horrifying New Drugs! Does New Zealand's New Synthetic Drug Law Offer a Safer Way Forward?

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

As a tool to protect the public from the risks of drugs not being used for medical purposes, the prohibition model has not worked well -- for old drugs or new ones. However, the nation of New Zealand is now trying a different approach.

Mother Sues Over Teen's Death From Synthetic Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.23.2013 | Crime

Nicholas Colbert was only 19 years old when he died in his home in 2011, after smoking a synthetic marijuana substance called "Mr. Smiley." Now Col...

Andrea Rael

What Is 'Synthetic Marijuana'? | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Much like Frankenstein's monster, synthetic marijuana was created in a lab and resulted in a perversion of its original subject: the effects of THC, t...

3 Deaths May Be Tied To Synthetic Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Three deaths in Colorado are being investigated for possible ties to synthetic marijuana that also sent about 75 people to hospitals in the area begin...

Should Synthetic Marijuana Be Banned In States Where Real Pot Is Legal?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

In the past two weeks, emergency room doctors at the University of Colorado Hospital have treated a steady stream of more than 20 very ill patients fo...

Experts: State's Drug Ban A Success

Sun Sentinel | Susannah Bryan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Miami

Alarmed by reports of kids and adults getting sick on synthetic drugs, South Florida declared war on the manmade weed and psychoactive bath salts bein...

The Serious Consequences Of Synthetic Marijuana Usage

The 420 Times | Posted 09.02.2013 | Los Angeles
The 420 Times

Synthetic marijuana has unfortunately become increasingly popular with preteens, teens and other age groups across the United States. What makes this ...

Biggest Designer Drugs Crackdown Rounds Up Spice, Bath Salts

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

U.S. authorities is carrying out their biggest sweep against designer synthetic drugs this week, cracking down on potentially dangerous herbal blends ...

Legal Drug Sent Teen Drooling, Incoherent To The Hospital

Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles

More and more Southern Californians are turning to a dangerous new drug, and parents are livid that it remains legal even as it sends teens to the hos...

The Neck Bones' Condiment Hall of Fame: Pickapeppa Sauce

Brian Silverman | Posted 05.09.2013 | Taste
Brian Silverman

A recipe with Pickapeppa, a hall-of-fame condiment.