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Watch the Virtual Reality Recreation of the LSD Trip That Inspired the Whole Earth Catalog

In the spring of 1966, Stewart Brand did 100 micrograms of LSD and sat on top of a roof in San Francisco.<p>Perched there, he looked toward a curved …

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This DIY Garlic Sauce Is Way Better Than Papa John's

Papa John does not make good pizza, but he does make an addictive garlic dipping sauce. In fact, some (Virginia and myself) would say it is the only …

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Defend your house against ants—with science

No thanks, ants. No thants.<p>We’re finally starting to move away from that awful transition period when the weather can’t quite decide if it’s winter or spring. Now that warmer days have arrived, we can look forward to budding flowers...and an onslaught of ants.<p>These little crawlers are lying in wait …

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Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Artgasm turns the female orgasm into a literal work of art

The female orgasm can be elusive, but at CES 2018, sexual-health startup Lioness managed to capture and immortalize them as works of art. The art is based on information gleaned from volunteers who have used its $229 bio-sensing vibrator, which started shipping in August. The mini exhibit was in …

Climb Aboard the 'Slow TV' Train With This Glorious YouTube Channel

Take a soothing trip through Norwegian countryside.<p>At this point you may have read the word <i>hygge</i> in a <i>New Yorker</i> trend piece or on some hip fashion blog, but if you haven’t, <i>hygge</i> is a Danish word that refers to the practice and aesthetic of coziness. At home, curled up with a pet, thick soft socks …

Inside the Fabulous Life of Negin Mirsalehi, an Instagram Influencer Who Makes $20,000 for a Single Post

She's 29 years old and runs a multi-million dollar company.<p>When Negin Mirsalehi, a marketing student at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the …

12 of the best baby tech gifts for the little ones in your life

<i>Welcome to the 2017 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We check out a lot of really cool stuff here at TechCrunch, so we figured we ought to put that experience to good use and help you get your holiday shopping done quickly. Need help with some other ideas? Check out the full Gift Guide here!</i><p>This baby …

Sexiest Adults-Only Resorts and Hotels in Florida for the Perfect Escape

<b>These are the sexiest adults-only resorts and hotels in Florida.</b><p>Ditch the kids, ditch the bikini top (and trunks, fellas), and get sexy.<p>Perhaps …

Key West

5 Secret Islands in Florida

For a truly laid-back vibe, these five lesser-known islands off Florida's Gulf Coast offer the ultimate escape.

How do we awaken in a way that doesn’t push away those we love?

When I first began to awaken in 1961, I looked at my family and I saw that they were all asleep, and I really didn’t want to have anything to do with …

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Psychedelics: California Could Become First State to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

After legalizing weed, California politicians have set their sights on a new target—psychedelic mushrooms.<p>Mayoral Candidate Kevin Saunders filed a …

Apple Expands 'Everyone Can Code' Initiative to Students Around the World

Apple today announced that its "Everyone Can Code" initiative is being expanded to more than 20 colleges and universities outside of the United States. RMIT in Australia, Mercantec in Denmark, Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen in the Netherlands, Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand, and …

Magic Mushrooms Show Promise As Depression Remedy By 'Resetting' The Brain

A recent wave of research is supporting the argument that psychedelics could be a key to improving mental health for patients who don’t respond well to conventional treatments. The controversial class of drugs, which includes LSD and MDMA, have always generated research attention (several were …

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These Terminal commands will take your MacOS skills to the next level

The MacOS Terminal can be pretty intimidating. It’s the kind of tool that can make anyone feel out of their depth. It lurks there in your <i>Utilities</i> …

Alicudi: Italy's LSD island

<b>(CNN) —</b> Remote, car-free, steep and serene, Sicily's Alicudi isle is perfect for a no-frills, unplugged retreat, but its mind-bending past gives a different meaning to the phrase "day-trippers."<p>There are no roads, no boutiques, no cigarette vendors nor ATMs. Only thousands of stone steps lit by the …

Italy

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, showed no mercy to Jon Kabat-Zinn in May 1970. The man now considered the godfather of modern mindfulness was a graduate student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an anti-Vietnam-war protester, agitating alongside the Black Panthers and …

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Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …

Magic Mushrooms

Totm+Travl smart Apple Watch dock hits Kickstarter with power bank, HomeKit support, and more [U]

[<b>Update 2/14/18:</b> We’ve gotten our hands on Totm (the dock portion) in both beechwood and oak and they are beautiful. Totm offers a clean and simple way to charge Apple Watch and will pair with Travl for charging on the go and HomeKit functionality. Travl should be available in May and we’ll do a …

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Do Psychedelic Trips Change Your Political Views?

A new study explores the impact of psychedelics on openness, ego and politics.<p>If you know any veteran psychonauts, odds are they're not Republicans.<p>A recent study published in the <i>Journal of Psychoactive Drugs</i> investigated the relationship between psychedelics, personality, and political …

How to Win a War on Drugs

LISBON — On a broken-down set of steps, a 37-year-old fisherman named Mario mixed heroin and cocaine and carefully prepared a hypodermic needle. “It’s hard to find a vein,” he said, but he finally found one in his forearm and injected himself with the brown liquid. Blood trickled from his arm and …

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Technology, complexity, anxiety, catastrophe

You wake up. Check your phone. Something happened overnight. People are upset. The actual news is uncertain, it’s too soon for context and understanding, but it’s not too soon for everyone to quickly confirm their biases. It’s never too soon for that.<p>You shower. Get dressed. Get ready for your job. …

4 Most Underrated Video Game Masterpiece Of All Time

Masterpiece is a word that’s not often used for games only in certain cases like Horizon Zero Dawn, Breath Of The Wild, Witcher 3. A Video game is …

The Many Ways Society Makes a Man

How does a 21st-century boy reach manhood? In some cultures the rite of passage is clear. In others, not so much.<p>Shadrack Nyongesa’s appointment with the knife was set for shortly after dawn.<p>Since the previous morning, the uncircumcised 14-year-old from the Bukusu tribe in western Kenya had been …

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How psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD actually change the way people see the world

Psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin — the active ingredient in magic mushrooms — are powerful, able to transform the way that people who use them perceive the world.<p>Because of that, after years of prohibition, psychiatric researchers in the US are hoping to take advantage of that power …

Reclaiming LSD for Psychotherapy

Psychotropic drugs were once used to help patients work through a variety of mental-health issues. Meet the therapists who want to bring them back.<p>At 6.30 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2009, Friederike Meckel Fischer’s doorbell rang. There were 10 policemen outside. They searched the house, put …

Naughty Travel Is the $20 Billion Industry You Never Knew Existed

It's very much a thing.<p>You might like to travel as a way to find the best far-flung boutiques and artisans, capture epic selfies, or even to try out …

Review: If you saw it on your Mac, you can search for it

NEW YORK<b>—</b>I don’t have a photographic memory, much as I wish otherwise. But the remarkably useful, if still imperfect, digital search tool that I’ve been testing for more than a month now called Atlas Recall has given my Mac a photographic memory.<p>The app, free for now and from Seattle startup Atlas …

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