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Psychedelic Drugs

My Teenage Son Does LSD (And I Encourage Him)

Doug Gertner | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Doug Gertner

We parked near school and he grabbed his book-bag as I moved over to the drivers seat, and I wished my son well with his audition. Anticipating my concern he replied, "Thanks... and I'll do some LSD after that." Like father, like son, it's been a long strange trip.

How Magic Mushrooms Alter Your Mind Like A Dream

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of the psychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms have found the human brain displays a similar patter...

Sasha Shulgin Thought I Was an Idiot... Once Upon a Time

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

Incredulous, he asked, "Didn't Congress know that any four-neck round-bottom flask could be used in place of a three-neck round-bottom flask by simply putting a stopper in the fourth neck?" Hmmm. Probably no one in Congress involved in writing the provision had any knowledge of the use of such flasks, including me.

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts

When you hear the term "psychedelic art," visions of tie-dye, lava lamps and engorged magic mushrooms likely come to mind. Although retroactively the ...

This Newsroom Just Got A Little More 'Magical'

Posted 10.17.2013 | Weird News

Staffers at the Glenwood Springs Post-Independent in Colorado got a "magical" surprise earlier this week when they opened a package filled with an und...

Researchers Reveal Sobering Find About Mind-Altering Drug

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.21.2013 | Science

LSD may cause some strange hallucinations, but does it have lasting effects on your mental health? Norwegian researchers say no. Adding to a growin...

PHOTOS: Take A Trip Through SF's Original LSD Museum

<"> | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bold Italic. By Joshua Cobos My doors of perception were opened about six years ago through a borrowed ...

Mad Men: Rejecting Advertising, Or, Don Draper Meets Acid Rock, Pop Buddhism, and an Independent Wife

William Bradley | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Don't look now, but something important just happened on Mad Men. A major character, someone with real talent in the field, just rejected advertising. Someone who happens to be ad guru Don Draper's bright and shiny new wife.

WATCH: 'Harvard Psychedelic Club'

Don Lattin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don Lattin

Here's some rare footage of an experimental LSD session that I came across doing research for my next book, a group biography of British writer Aldou...

Can Psychedelic Drugs Treat Depression?

Health.com | Anne Harding | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pamela Sakuda, 57, was anxious and depressed. After two years of intensive chemotherapy for late-stage colon cancer, and having outlived her prognos...