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What happens to your body when you use ice? - Health & Wellbeing

Features<p>What happens to your body when you use ice?<p>Ice has been called the most dangerous and destructive drug of our time. But what exactly does it …

Drug Addiction

Solid Landings Receives State Licensure for Cedar Creek Recovery in Austin, Texas and Now Open for Women Seeking Addiction Treatment

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) - Solid Landings Behavioral Health, announced that it received its substance abuse treatment facility …

The Town Fighting Heroin Addiction With Compassion, Not Handcuffs

A police department in Gloucester, Massachusetts, has decided to scrap the ‘War on Drugs’ for a more practical approach- offering a helping hand and …

Heroin Addiction

Remembering Pioneering Climber Dean Potter

Adventure<p>The legendary Life of Climber and Wingsuit BASE Jumper, Dean Potter<p><b>More about Dean Potter:</b><p><b>How Dean Potter Reinvented Climbing, Jumping, Flying</b><br>Wingsuit BASE jumping, which is steadily gaining a reputation for being the world’s most dangerous sport, has claimed its latest victims. Dean …

Climbing

9 Dead After Shootout Between Rival Biker Gangs In Central Texas

A brawl among as many as five rival motorcycle gangs turned deadly on Sunday in Waco, Texas. Nine bikers were killed and 18 injured at a popular sports bar frequented by the gangs. No bystanders or employees were hurt.<p>Waco police said trouble had been brewing at the Twin Peaks bar and grill for …

Portrait of Our Marriage Kindle Edition

Fun • Intense • Hot • Compelling • Thought Provoking, and So Real you may find it Shocking, even Disturbing.<br>Inspired by an episode on Oprah from …

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Slot machines perfected addictive gaming. Now, tech wants their tricks

The room was silent apart from the soothing hum of two dozen hibernating consoles<p>Technology built for slot machines has found admirers in Silicon Valley<p>Video poker gained a reputation as the "crack cocaine" of gambling<p>Too little reward and the animal becomes frustrated and stops trying; too much …

Slot Machines

Smaller volumes in certain regions of the brain could lead to increased likelihood of drug addiction

An article published online in <i>Brain: A Journal of Neurology</i> has found that individual differences in brain structure could help to determine the risk …

The First Alcohol-Serving Taco Bell Opens In Chicago, With More On The Way

Alcohol has never been hard to find at Taco Bell, at least during the Mexican fast food chain's signature Fourthmeal period late at night. It courses through patrons' veins! Now, though, one Taco Bell in Chicago is making the presence of alcohol official by putting it on the menu... <i>and</i> hiring a …

June 2015

Name Your Own Price for a Plane Seat With This Brilliant New App

<i>by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Around 30 international airlines, ranging from Austrian to Virgin Atlantic, have signed on with Plusgrade.<p>How much would you pay to upgrade your next flight? Online auction system Plusgrade lets you bid against other passengers for a better seat. But it's not …

Try It Now

Pictures of the Week 5.15.15

Buenos Aires

The world's most eye-catching art galleries

"Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics" edited by Allan Badiner: Book Review

<b>"Buddhism and psychedelics are together probably the best hope we have for an antidote to egotism and materialism, which are fatally destroying the planet." ~ Terrence McKenna</b><p>"While a sportsman will have his Olympic medals revoked for using drugs that enhance his performance, a musician would not …

Art Collector Robert Ellsworth Left His Two Favorite Waitresses $50,000 In His Will

For many years, according to the New York Post, wealthy art collector Robert Ellsworth ate almost every meal at Donohue's Steak House on the city' Upper East Side; his go-to order was a grilled cheese with bacon. In that time, he developed a friendly rapport with many of the employees. And after he …

FUNNY VIDEO: Baby does NOT like avocado!

Avocados are in. The trendy fruit is revered by guacamole lovers and superfood junkies alike.<p>But this baby didn't get the memo.<p>When the adorable baby …

How I Hitchhiked Across the Country — on Private Planes

I've been to every state but Hawaii, for free.<p><i>Amber Nolan, 28, worked a desk job until she realized she could travel cross-country for free.</i><p>Last summer I decided to fly to Nashville, Tennessee. But instead of heading to Expedia and booking a ticket, I got there for free — by talking my way onto a …

Your Fingerprint Can Reveal Cocaine Use

Scientists can already tell from people’s fingerprints if they’ve touched cocaine, but a new study goes one step further, showing that fingerprints …

Drug Testing

7 Things You Should Know About The Death Penalty, Even If You Support It

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who set off homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon and embarked on a week-long police chase with his brother Tamerlan in April 2013, was sentenced to death on Friday.<p>The seven-woman, five-man jury that handed down Tsarnaev's sentence went against the wishes of several Boston …

What Makes People Care About Nature? {Funny Video}

A dose of laughs and nature with funny commercials from NatureRx, based in Boulder, CO.<p>A collection of satire commercials in the style of Viagra and …

Colombia Defies U.S. and Halts Spraying of Cocaine Crops

Colombia’s government ordered a halt Thursday to the use of a herbicide that has formed a major part of U.S.-backed efforts to wipe out cocaine crops …

South America

Seven times Kanye West dressed like a 'Final Fantasy' character

Apparently the Kanye West role-playing game, <i>Kanye Quest 3030</i>, contains an eerie hidden area involving a butterfly and a New Age cult called Ascensionism. We know, it's hard to believe that Kanye has a video game. Anyway, this secret game-within-a-game is weird, but it's certainly not surprising …

You've Been Fooled About Psychedelics

A recent study in the Journal of Psychopharmacology observed 19,000 psychedelic-using Americans and identified no link between psychedelics and …

Think People On Food Stamps Are Eating More Lobster Than You? Think Again

Lorca Henley of Bowling Green, Ohio, said her family's dinners on different nights this week included taco salads, tuna casserole with mashed potatoes, spaghetti with meat sauce and hamburgers they fried on the stove because they were out of propane.<p>Steak, lobster and crab legs were not on the …

Comedian Poses as Whole Foods Employee. {Funny Video}

The best (and worst) part about this performance is that it’s excruciatingly believable.<p>It’s so comically effective because the subject matter is …

21 images prove Ireland is the ultimate roadtrip

IN HONOUR OF TURNING 30, I drove all over Ireland. I’d never been — an embarrassing fact for someone with the last name Mulligan — but I did know …

Wind Power Without The Mills

Vortex Bladeless is a radical company. It wants to completely change the way we get energy from the wind. Think wind stick instead of a massive tower with blades that capture blowing winds.<p>Wind stick. Really. Lest you think I’m mad, I’ve included a picture of this bladeless generator that helps …