Dan de Lion

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The Big Business of Making a Cannabis Surveillance State

How cannabis became one of the mostly highly regulated substances in the US.<p>Walk into any licensed cannabis grow op in Colorado and one of the first things you'll notice are the barcodes.<p>Every plant has a brightly colored tag—blue for recreational and yellow for medicinal—zip-tied to its stalk or …

Cannabis

Why Psychedelic History Matters

<b>The psychedelic renaissance is afoot, and there’s almost no use arguing with the term anymore. It’s just too catchy. This elegant phrase pops up</b> …

Humanities

Pet sounds: why birds have much in common with humans

It is generally quite well-known that kookaburras live in family groups: a bonded male and female, plus a retainer of their offspring. Numbers matter in kookaburra society because a neighbouring tribe may have its eye firmly on the expansion of territory – and may invade a smaller group.<p>This means …

Birds

Four Legal Entheogens for the Spiritual Explorer

Throughout human history, spiritual seekers have used sacred plants and fungi for healing, visionary encounters, and mystical experience. Though this …

Magic Mushrooms Are Helping Cancer Patients Deal With The Fear of Dying

A single dose works in a profound way.<p>Dinah Bazer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the spring of 2010. The Brooklyn resident, an ice skating …

Johns Hopkins University

An Herbalist on the Healing Power of Adaptogens

Adaptogens—edible herbs that can help your body adapt to a variety of stressors—merit a good deal of the hype they’re getting, if <i>goop</i> staffers’ …

New York City
Johns Hopkins University

Mushroom and Plant Walk @ Howell, NJ

The rains have come and the mushrooms are popping! Join Dan for an impromptu search for rain soaked mushrooms and wild plants as we transition into …

Quantum Teleportation Was Just Achieved Over More Than 7 Km of City Fibre

It's getting real.<p>Quantum teleportation just moved out of the lab and into the real world, with two independent teams of scientists successfully …

Quantum Mechanics

Brexit negotiators urged to examine tougher rules on farming antibiotics

Campaigners and politicians say discussion is a matter of urgency following fresh revelations of superbugs in UK supermarket meat products<p>Tougher regulations on the use of antibiotics on farm animals are needed as a matter of urgency as part of Brexit negotiations, campaigners and politicians have …

Agriculture

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Global warming making oceans sick, spreading disease in humans and animals, scientists warn

Global warming is making the oceans sicker than ever before, spreading disease among animals and humans and threatening food security across the …

Climate Change

Bayer offers $65bn to win control of Monsanto

<b>Germany's Bayer has raised its offer for Monsanto to $65bn (£49bn), or $127.50 a share, in a bid to create a global seeds and pesticides giant.</b><p>Bayer said it was in advanced talks with Monsanto, but warned there was no guarantee a deal would result.<p>Its initial offer of $122 a share in May was …

Agriculture

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

Four out of six great apes are now critically endangered as 'global extinction crisis' escalates

The largest primate on Earth – the eastern gorilla – is now “critically endangered”, it has been officially announced after a staggering decline in …

Extinction

Best Places to WWOOF and How to Select a WWOOF Host

Best Places to WWOOF and How to Select a WWOOF HostWWOOFing has grown a lot since the movement began in the 1970s in the UK. The organization is now …

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