Tagged: drug

The Vietnam War in 13 minutes

The Vietnam War is the commonly used name for the Second Indochina War, 1954–1975. Usually it refers to the period when the United States and other members of the SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization)...

Woman kills 10 and serves corpse at BBQ

An Indiana woman who injected her husband with a lethal dose of heroin before smothering him with a pillow may be responsible for nine other deaths — and is suspected of serving her lover’s...

How do drugs affect the brain?

Most people will take a pill, receive an injection, or otherwise take some kind of medicine during their lives. But most of us don’t know anything about how these substances actually work. How can...

The neuroscience of addiction

Neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the case that addiction isn’t a disease at all, although it has been recently branded as such. [Via:The Royal Institution]

Ecstasy pill sculptures

Award-winning sculptor Daniel David is selling giant stone sculptures of ecstasy pills, some commanding prices of up to £1,000 (1140€). The Norwich-based artist creates the sculptures out of white Portland stone or pink Locharbriggs...

50s housewife on acid

In 1956 this unnamed American housewife took LSD at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Los Angeles. This woman’s husband was an employee at the hospital and referred her to this study, which was reportedly...

The effects of smoking toad vendom

Bufo alvarius toad venom was found to contain 5-MeO-DMT in 1965. Toad venom smokers ‘milk’ live Bufo alvarius toads of their venom by stroking the areas around their parotid glands which causes the toad to...

Wasp: a dangerous new drug mixture causing psychotic episodes

Nashville, Tennessee:  A Lawrence County man was arrested after terrorizing a family and causing tremendous harm to himself while being under the influence of a dangerous drug. Deputies said Danny Hollis Jr. was smoking...

High on Crack Street

High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell is a 1995 American documentary film directed by Richard Farrell, Maryann DeLeo and Jon Alpert. The documentary takes place about 30 miles northwest of Boston in...