Your Brain on MDMA

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AsapScience give you a quick tutorial on the science of highs and lows (and medical applications) of Ecstasy. When you pop a Molly, they explain, enormous amounts of serotonin are released into your body, along with dopamine and norepinephrine, which gives you a sudden and intense feeling of happiness, make you more social and outgoing, more ... Watch Now

15 Best Movie Party Scenes

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Growing up in dreary old Michigan, my idea of adulthood was always the party scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. That’s the life I longed for. That’s the world I belonged in. I lived vicariously through cinematic party scenes back then, still do. A good party scene makes the movie. I've included my favorites in this list of the 15 best movie party ... See the Rest

Susan Sarandon Prefers Mushrooms to Acid When She’s at Burning Man

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When asked if she ever used psychedelics while attending Nevada's Burning Man Festival, the 67-year-old actress told the Daily Beast that these days she prefers mushrooms to acid because she "doesn't like to feel speedy." She then weighed in on when the best time to smoke weed is. Go, Susan.  ... See the Rest

Disturbing Video of the Week: Meet Bruce Lee, The King of Romania’s Tunnel Underworld

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NSFW! UK's Channel Four goes deep into the tunnels under Bucharest to explore a world populated by drug addicts, thieves, runaways, and all manner of society'e cast-offs. Wait. Did I say tunnels? I mean panic-inducing crawlspaces and narrow cravasses and tiny, interconnected burrows. They're presided over by  a man who calls himself Bruce Lee, who ... See the Rest

Maverick Pharmacologist Sasha Shulgin “The Godfather of Ecstasy” Dies at 88

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Raise your glowsticks, everybody. Pioneering pharmacologist and folk hero Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin – best known for introducing MDMA, the purest form of ecstasy, to psychologists in the 70s – passed away yesterday at the age of 88. During his lifestime he synthesized hundreds of new psychoactive chemicals that he first tested on himself and later ... See the Rest

Crack Pipe Vending Machines Now in Vancouver


Vancouver, always on the cutting edge, huh? Truly, the city of tomorrow. Remember when they outlawed doorknobs a few months ago? Now, in an effort to stop the spread of disease, vending machines operating at The Portland Hotel Society, a local non-profit, are dispensing crack pipes for 25 cents a pop. Convenient AND cheap! From Vice ... See the Rest

An Open Letter from Desperate Housewives Actor Shawn Pyfrom: “I Am an Alcoholic and a Drug Addict”

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"i just read the news about mr. philip seymour hoffman, and against the advise of others; i had to write this open letter. i can’t stay quiet anymore about this… "i am an alcoholic and a drug addict. "and yesterday i celebrated five months of sobriety. i’m relatively new to being sober, considering the scope of time that i’ve been an addict. ... See the Rest

Camp 101: Florrie Fisher’s The Trip Back (1970)

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In the '60s and '70s, motivational speaker Florrie Fisher traveled to high schools, scaring children with stories about her past as a heroin addict and prostitute. Today she is better known as the inspiration for Strangers with Candy's Jerri Blank. From Wikipedia: "Fisher's distinctive appearance, thick Brooklyn accent, and larger-than-life tales ... See the Rest