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Coffee Is Good for You, Coffee Is Bad for You

If you’re the sort of person who regularly scans the latest science-related headlines, you’ve probably come across the coffee shuffle at some point: Articles reporting on the latest study to show coffee may do something good for you, followed by articles reporting on studies showing that coffee is actually the devil’s…Read more...
Tags: Coffee, Drinks, Science, Crops, Breakfast, Food And Drink, Caffeine, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs, Decaffeination, Coffee Preparation


Space Force Wages Its First War (on Cocaine)

Whoever dumped some 66 pounds (30 kilograms) of cocaine that washed up on a beach near Cape Canaveral, Florida, unintentionally gave the Space Force its first taste of the War on Drugs.Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Cocaine, Smuggling, Kennedy, Joseph Parker, Richard Nixon, Cape Canaveral Florida, Brevard County Florida, Sea Turtle, Space Force, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Psychoactive Drugs, Teratogens, Vasoconstrictors, Space Launch Delta 45


Sea Turtles Lead Space Force Straight to the Cocaine

Whoever dumped some 66 pounds (30 kilograms) of cocaine that washed up on a beach near Cape Canaveral, Florida, unintentionally gave the Space Force its first taste of the War on Drugs.Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Cocaine, Kennedy, Joseph Parker, Richard Nixon, Cape Canaveral Florida, Brevard County Florida, Sea Turtle, Space Force, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Branches Of Biology, Psychoactive Drugs, Teratogens, Vasoconstrictors, Space Launch Delta 45


Antidepressants in Our Water Make Crayfish Go Buck Wild

If you’ve ever taken an SSRI that makes you want to go out and start living life again, you may be able to relate to crayfish. A study published Wednesday in Ecosphere inspects the effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, on crayfish, finding that the medication that helps people with depression…Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Environment, Serotonin, Antidepressants, Reisinger, SSRI, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Crayfish, Fluoxetine, Neurochemistry, Psychoactive Drugs, Sertraline, Aj Reisinger


A Little Laughing Gas Can Help Treat Depression, Small Study Finds

A dose of laughing gas may just help some people with hard-to-treat depression, suggests a new, small clinical trial published Wednesday. The study found that people who inhaled nitrous oxide reported improvements in their depression symptoms afterward. It also found that people felt similar improvements with a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Ketamine, Nitrous Oxide, Johnson Johnson, Treatment Resistant Depression, Neurochemistry, Euphoriants, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs, Management Of Depression, Nmda Receptor Antagonists, General Anesthetics, Dissociative Drugs, Nicotinic Antagonists, Nagale


Weed Shops Offer Free Joint to Anyone Who Gets Vaccinated in Washington State

Cannabis retailers in Washington state have received local government approval to offer a free joint to anyone who gets vaccinated for covid-19, according to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. The offer is only available to people 21 years of age and older and state approval has only been granted through…Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Washington, Cannabis, Vaccination, Washington State, Ike, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, Euphoriants, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens, Cannabis Smoking


A Man Overdosed on a Homeopathic Drug, Which Is Supposed to Have Nothing in It

From the desk of medical irony comes this recent case study from Germany. Doctors there say a patient of theirs ended up sick in the emergency room after being poisoned by a homeopathic remedy—quack treatments that by definition are supposed to contain virtually no active ingredient. Thankfully, the man recovered…Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Germany, Homeopathy, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens, Plant Toxins, Solanoideae, Deliriants, Atropine, Anticholinergic, Muscarinic Antagonists, Atropa Belladonna


It's a Good Week for Drugs

Californians, your state senators (who are not your mom), see that you trip balls and/or go on spiritual journeys, which is just fine. On Tuesday, the state senate voted to pass a bill that would legalize the possession and ingestion of psilocybin and psilocin, ketamine, LSD, MDMA, DMT, mescaline, and ibogaine. Ya…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Drugs, Social Issues, Hallucinations, Mdma, state Senate, Abbot, Dave Clark, Psilocybin, Hallucinogen, Psilocybin Mushroom, Branches Of Biology, Psychoactive Drugs, Psychedelic Drug, Entheogens


Drug Dealer Taken Down by ‘His Love of Stilton Cheese’

Many men have scaled the perilous ranks of the underworld, soaring to the heights of criminality, only to be laid low by their own personal failings: hubris, ambition, indulgence. Also the love of cheese, apparently.Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Cheese, Dark Web, Cyberspace, Secure Communication, Mdma, National Crime Agency, Carl Stewart, Stimulants, Lee Wilkinson, Vincent Ramos, EncroChat, Euphoriants, Law Crime, Psychoactive Drugs


As Weed Becomes More 'Acceptable,' Weed Gadgets Are Growing Up

However you choose to blaze it today or any day, at this point, there’s a gadget out there to fit just about any style preference or format. And many of them look like small pieces of art in their own right.Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Etsy, Articles, Cannabis, Human Behavior, Gadget, Jonathan Adler, Roach, Ben Medansky, TETRA, Medicinal Plants, Monica Khemsurov, Drug Culture, Eric Hammond, Sackville Co


What's the Best Way to Get High?

Smoking marijuana is a lot more complicated that it used to be. The crackling old joints of yesteryear are but a footnote in the sprawling slate of intoxicating methods at the disposal of any seasoned pothead, not to mention newbies just beginning their journeys with cannabis.Read more...
Tags: Smoking, Cannabis, Lifehacks, Electronic Cigarette, Lunsford, Medicinal Plants, Electronic Cigarettes, Euphoriants, Vape Shop, Hash Oil, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens, Cannabis Smoking, Effects Of Cannabis, Nicole Lundsford


How to Earn $42,000 Testing Weed Vaporizers

Are you looking for a career change? Do you wish that your current job allowed for more time to enjoy a “vapable herb” throughout the day? If that sounds like you, you now have a chance to apply for your dream job, a job that happens to pay precisely $42,000 per year. Sounds like a good opportunity, to be blunt. …Read more...
Tags: Tobacco, Smoking, Cannabis, Lifehacks, Electronic Cigarette, Smoking Cessation, Vaporizer, Lifehacker, Electronic Cigarettes, Christian Sculthorp, Euphoriants, Psychoactive Drugs, Dosage Forms, Cannabis Smoking, Anesthetic Vaporizer


Elevate Your 4/20 Celebration With These High-End Weed Gadgets

The gadgets you use to get ripped don’t have to look like the same pieces you used in college. Reader, weed tech is growing up.Read more...
Tags: Science, Tobacco, Smoking, Gravity Bong, Plumbing, Pipe, Electronic Cigarette, Bong, Electronic Cigarettes, Technology Internet, Microsoft Gadgets, Drug Paraphernalia, Psychoactive Drugs, Cannabis Smoking


Blaze It: More Than 90% of Americans Support Legal Weed in New Poll

On the eve of the coolest holiday of the year, here’s some relevant news: A recent poll suggests that more than 90% of Americans support cannabis legalization in one shape or another. The results come in the wake of several more states having legalized the drug in 2021, as well as a renewed push by some politicians to…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Cannabis, Drug Policy, Biden, Psychoactive Drugs, Drug Control Law, Legality Of Cannabis, Drug Liberalization, Cannabis In The United States, Cannabis Law


21-Year-Old Man Nearly Dies of Heart Failure After Drinking Four Energy Drinks a Day

A young man’s years of heavy energy drink consumption nearly killed him, doctors in the UK say. In a new report this week, they detail how the man developed heart failure likely linked to his habit of drinking four energy drinks a day for two years straight. Though he was admitted to the intensive care unit as a…Read more...
Tags: Drinks, UK, Science, Anatomy, Heart, Caffeine, Stimulant, Heart Failure, Andrew, Silva, Kidney Failure, Energy Drink, Heart Diseases, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs


The Best Gadgets to 420 Blaze It

April 20 is going to feel a little different this year.Read more...
Tags: Science, Tobacco, Smoking, Electronic Cigarette, Bong, Tobacciana, Jane West, Hookah, Technology Internet, Drug Paraphernalia, Psychoactive Drugs, Dosage Forms, Cannabis Smoking, S M, Pipe Smoking, Waterpipe


Uber for Weed Just Uber

The future of doing drugs is starting to look a lot like the future of everything else: suspiciously cheap and easy.Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, Cannabis, Chuck Schumer, Dara Khosrowshahi, Medicinal Plants, Medical Cannabis, Health Sciences, Herbalism, Nutter Butters, Psychoactive Drugs, Location Based Software, Legality Of Cannabis, Cannabis Smoking, Effects Of Cannabis


Even YouTube Is Chilling Out on Weed

On the same day that Governor Andrew Cuomo fully legalized recreational weed use across New York, YouTube quietly lifted a few of its own restrictions regarding the drug, too. Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Cannabis, Advertising Revenue, Andrew Cuomo, Drug Culture, Euphoriants, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens, Cannabis Smoking, Effects Of Cannabis, New York YouTube


How You Can Legally Get High on THC Anywhere in the U.S.

This morning, New York finally passed legislation to legalize recreational cannabis, making it the 16th state to do so, and the second largest by population after California. Legally partaking for fun is now an option for around 91 million Americans over the age of 21—but even if you aren’t one of them, you don’t have…Read more...
Tags: New York, California, Drugs, Cannabis, Bill, Lifehacks, Hemp, Medicinal Plants, Cannabidiol, Medical Cannabis, The The, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Cannabinoids, Euphoriants, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens


How You Can Legally Get High on THC Almost Anywhere in the U.S.

This morning, New York finally passed legislation to legalize recreational cannabis, making it the 16th state to do so, and the second largest by population after California. Legally partaking for fun is now an option for around 91 million Americans over the age of 21—but even if you aren’t one of them, you don’t have…Read more...
Tags: New York, California, Drugs, Cannabis, Bill, Lifehacks, Hemp, Medicinal Plants, Cannabidiol, The The, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Cannabinoids, Euphoriants, Psychoactive Drugs, Entheogens, Appetite Stimulants




How to Survive the Workday When You're Completely Exhausted

If the Monday after the time change is hitting you hard, you’re not alone. Losing an extra hour of sleep is tough, especially if you’ve already been running on empty due to pandemic stress or garden variety not-getting-to bed-on-time. So here are some strategies for getting through the day.Read more...
Tags: Sleep, Nap, Mind, Lifehacks, Caffeine, Human Interest, Beth Skwarecki, Power Nap, Branches Of Biology, Psychoactive Drugs, Harman On Time Radio, Caffeine Dependence


Trade up an Hour of Sleep This Weekend for a Free Bag of Bean Juice From Atlas Coffee

First Bag Free | Atlas Coffee | Promo Code KINJACOFFEERead more...
Tags: Coffee, Science, Drugs, Bag, Kinja, Food And Drink, Caffeine, Gabe Carey, Elizabeth Lanier, Hospitality Recreation, Psychoactive Drugs


How to Participate in Research on Which Beers Cause the Worst Hangovers

For some people, drinking is a science. They know exactly how much they can drink, what to eat, and when to go to bed to ensure that their hangover is minimized. Well, now that’s a thing you can get paid to do—for research purposes. Just think of it as being professionally hungover. Here’s what to know about the…Read more...
Tags: Alcohol, Beer, Alcohol Abuse, Lifehacks, Headaches, Hangover, Drinking Culture, Psychoactive Drugs


Norway to Decriminalize Personal Purchase, Possession, and Use Of All Drugs In Small Quantities

The government of Norway is moving to decriminalize possession of small amounts of all recreational drugs as well as their use, including everything from weed and coke to heroin, per Bloomberg.Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Social Issues, Drug Policy, Norway, Heroin, War On Drugs, Drug Test, Harm Reduction, Psychoactive Drugs, Drug Control Law, Prohibition Of Drugs, Legality Of Cannabis, Drug Liberalization, Illegal Drug Trade


How Giving Things Up for Lent Affects Your Brain and Body

The 40 days leading up to Easter, known as Lent, are a time of restriction for many. If you’re thinking of giving up chocolate, alcohol, caffeine, or meat—some of the most popular sacrifices—here’s what you should know about how doing so will affect your brain and body. Read more...
Tags: Coffee, Articles, Lent, Food And Drink, Lifehacks, Caffeine, Stimulants, Psychoactive Drugs, Xanthines, Decaffeination, Mutagens, Christian Fasting, Lenten Sacrifice


How to Clean Your Bong (And Other Smoking Devices)

If you’re sparking up a water pipe on a regular basis, it’ll quickly become apparent that your go-to smoking device can get swampy. The tap water you use to filter the smoke can and will turn your bong or bubbler into a dewy grotto unless you regularly empty your piece and deep-clean it. Read more...
Tags: Tobacco, Smoking, Pipe, Lifehacks, Electronic Cigarette, Smoking Cessation, Bong, Apple Cider Vinegar, Electronic Cigarettes, Vape Shop, Drug Paraphernalia, Hash Oil, Psychoactive Drugs