Author: fuchsbau

The neuroscience of tripping

In a series of experiments, scientists have gained a glimpse into how the psychedelic compound affects brain activity. The team administered LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) to 20 healthy volunteers in a specialist research centre...

Then and now: manufacturing plywood boards

Plywood is a simple material made by glueing together thin sheets of wood, known as veneers or plies. These basic elements have remained broadly the same throughout its history. The most significant breakthrough in...

World Record: Bugatti Chiron 0-400-0 km/h in 42 seconds

Bugatti just announced that its new Chiron has set an official world record for the quickest time for a production car to accelerate to 400 kph (249 mph) and then brake back to a dead stop....

Afghanistan, opium & heroin

A problem that Afghanistan and international governments have tried to eradicate for decades is only getting worse, and China is a big reason why. Last week, Afghanistan released new data showing opium production is...

Authentic Neapolitan pizza recipe

Pizza is the symbol of Italy along with macaroni, and making and eating pizza in Naples is serious business. There is even a governing body (La Vera Pizza Napolitana) that oversees the making of...

Why do we hiccup?

The longest recorded case of hiccups lasted for 68 years … and was caused by a falling hog. While that level of severity is extremely uncommon, most of us are no stranger to an...

Twin Peaks: The Return DVD & Blu-ray

Twin Peaks: The Third Season will be out on DVD and Blu-ray on December 5, 2017. In a tweet quoting the Log Lady, David Lynch revealed the release’s cover art “starring Kyle MacLachlan!” [Via: welcometotwinpeaks.com]