Joel Miller

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A brief history of psychedelic psychiatry | Mo Costandi

In the 1950s a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.<p>On 5th May, 1953, the novelist Aldous Huxley dissolved four-tenths of a gram of mescaline in a glass of …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

The Man Who Literally Built 'Star Wars'

Set decorator Roger Christian tells us what it was like making George Lucas's dreams out of scrap metal<p><b>PLUS: The Art of Star Wars: See Exclusive Storyboards from the Original Trilogy</b><p><b>One of the most memorable elements</b> of the original <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 wasn't the story, or characters, or even the …

John Mark Tillmann: one of Canada’s most infamous antique thieves

How the country’s most daring antique thief amassed a fortune by thinking small and slow<p>On the outskirts of Murray Harbour, P.E.I., Preston Robertson …

As equals on the mountain, the Sherpas deserve better

<i>Wade Davis is the author of</i> Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest<i>.</i><p>On June 7, 1922, George Mallory led 14 porters up the formidable face of the North Col of Everest. The air was still, with no wind. Suddenly the entire slope gave way, plunging seven Sherpas to their …

This Guy's Eaten Nothing but Raw Meat for Five Years

After contracting a mysterious illness that made him puke up everything he ate, doctors suggested Derek Nance change his diet. He tried everything from veganism to a Mediterranean diet with no results, so one day he said fuck it.<p>Meet Derek Nance. Five years ago, Derek had some mystery illness that …

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