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Science now knows why acid trips last so long

For over 50 years, LSD has fascinated both users and scientists with its often transcending, sometimes dazzling, widely varied hallucinogenic effects.<p>As with other drugs (including alcohol), the body can filter out lysergic acid diethylamide from the bloodstream in a matter of hours. But LSD lasts …

Consciousness

Medfly quarantine expands in San Fernando Valley

Agricultural officials have imposed a 101-square-mile quarantine that will restrict the movement of fruit, produce and ornamental plants in the San Fernando Valley, after Mediterranean fruit flies were detected near Panorama City.<p>Properties within 657 feet of the site will be treated with Spinosad, …

Agriculture

The First Ever Copies of The 'World’s Most Mysterious Book' Are About to Be Released

No living person has cracked the code.<p>A Spanish publishing house has finally been given permission to make exact copies of the <i>Voynich Manuscript</i> - a …

14 Rainbow Foods to Try

We’ve been told that we should eat a variety of brightly-colored foods for maximum nutrition. Maybe that’s why we're so drawn to rainbow-colored …

These amazing Star Wars drones let you battle with the Millennium Falcon

The Millennium Falcon may have an iconic shape, but it was never designed to fly. That is, until toy makers Propel got their hands on it, and turned it — along with three other classic <i>Star Wars</i> ships — into some of the most straightforwardly fun quadcopters I’ve ever played with. “It’s basically a …

What Should I Do With My Life? A Scientist's Perspective

You were born. You grew up, learned how to survive in a complicated and altogether bewildering world, learned a few things in school, maybe some more in college. And one day you face the challenge of your existence:<p>What should I do with my life?<p>First, let me assure you: you should be asking this …

Huawei goes directly to consumers with Ascend Mate 2 phone

The Chinese vendor hopes American consumers will snap up its 6.1-inch flagship smartphone through GetHuawei.com, a marketing tactic to spread its name.<p>Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, not content with its under-the-radar reputation in the US, is taking matters into its own hands with a …

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