Tagged: drug

Ben: Diary of a heroin addict

An exclusive, poignant and intimate film about the devastating effect of drug addiction. Ben Rogers was a bright school boy from a loving, middle class family. He played in the orchestra, loved cricket and...

Silicon Valley’s LSD explosion

Paul Austin, 27, bills himself as a professional microdosing coach. After personally experimenting with the regimen — which involves taking tiny, “sub-perceptual” doses of LSD or another psychedelic for up to 7 months —...

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...

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...

The curse of khat

Is Yemen a nation under the influence of drugs? Narcotic khat leaves are part of everyday life; the entire country slows down each afternoon as people young and old chew the leaves to gain...

Performance for pets

Krõõt Jurak and Alex Bailey are on a mission to introduce the animal world to performance art. The pair stages unique shows across Europe for any pet owner who’s willing to have them, where...

Salvia trip gone wrong

Salvia divinorum, also known as S. divinorum or Salvia, is a hallucinogenic plant native to the northeastern Sierra Mazateca mountain region of Mexico where the native Mazatecs have used it for centuries as a...

Nazis on drugs

For his book “Der Totale Rausch” (The Total Rush), published in 2015, the German writer Norman Ohler spent years studying German and U.S. records, including an extensive collection of notes kept by Theodor Morell, the...

How to increase testosterone naturally

All about testosterone If you had asked a doctor 10 years ago about bumping testosterone into the high-normal range to enhance one’s physique, chances are slim you would have gotten a positive response. “Testosterone...