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Psychedelic Press Blog

Preparing the Gaia Connection An Ecological Exposition of Psychedelic Literature 1954-1963 by Robert Dickins, author of Erin ABSTRACT: This paper …

Massive rooftop farm in Tel Aviv grows 10,000 heads of lettuce every month

On top of a shopping mall in Israel, a sprawling rooftop farm produces fresh vegetables and greens for thousands of local residents. Tel Aviv’s Green …

Gardening

I Tried a Medieval Diet, and I Didn’t Even Get That Drunk

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.</i>It can seem sometimes like all diet …

Nutrition

Swedish psychedelic enigmas Goat: 'Our ancestors ate mostly heron. I mean herring'

What is Goat? A centuries-old collective from a remote part of Sweden, thousands strong, whose existence would stop if ever their masks fell off<p>In Goat’s dressing room, high above the Coronet theatre in London, are three sofas crammed with people from Sweden. Goatman, the mysterious mastermind …

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Groundbreaking Discovery — Mysterious Civilization found in Brazil

A group of archaeologists led by Finnish Martti Pärssinen has made a shocking discovery a couple of years ago in Brazil, in the Amazon, yet many …

These Psychedelic Neon Paintings Take 'Light Amidst the Darkness' Seriously

Hailey Gaiser uses changing spectrums to challenge perceptions and encourage unity.<p>In a dark world, we can be the light. Or, at least that's the message behind Hailey Gaiser’s color-shifting, culture-shifting portraits, which depict real people and their infinite power. A self-described humanist, …

Modern Art

Bound By Roots: Tucson’s Native Seeds/SEARCH

For more than 4,000 years—longer than any other city in the United States—farmers have continuously cultivated food in Tucson’s Santa Cruz River …

A Third of People Given Antibiotics Don't Need Them

Flu, STIs, and other ailments are being unnecessarily treated with the bacteria-fighting drugs—and patient demand is partly to blame.<p>It’s a stunning statistic.<p>Three-fourths of emergency room patients who are given antibiotics for a possible sexually transmitted infection don’t actually need …

Microbiology

The end of coconut water? The world's trendiest nut is under threat of species collapse

www.shutterstock.com<p>Roland Bourdeix, <i>Cirad</i><p>"Orange juice for breakfast is over," an investor interested in creating large, fair trade coconut plantations recently joked to me. These days, coconut water is king.<p>For the trendy and the wealthy, including celebrities such as Rihanna, Madonna or Matthew …