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Here's What Really Goes Down at a Clothing-Optional "Erotic" Couples Resort

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Personal Essay<p>What Happens at a Sex Resort<p>Here's What Really Goes Down at a Clothing-Optional "Erotic" Couples Resort<p>Shares<p>My …

Riviera Maya

16 Subreddits That Will Creep You The Fuck Out

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Photographer Captures One In A Million Photo, Doesn’t Realize It Until He Gets Home

Sometimes in nature things happen that seem too good to be true, perfect coincidences that vividly illustrate the beauty and wonder of the world …

This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chills

Hello darkness, my old friend...<p>The vast majority of humanity can only imagine what it's like to spend your days travelling around the planet and …

Study: Magic mushrooms are the safest drug

But they're still illegal.<p><i>Disclaimer:</i> Popular Science <i>does not endorse the use of illegal drugs.</i><p>If you’re looking to play it safe when it comes to illicit substances, look no further than the humble shroom. It’s non-addictive, hard to overdose on, and you can grow it yourself. And, according to a …

Magic Mushrooms

Beautiful Brain Art Uncovers the Complexity of the Human Mind

Greg Dunn’s light-reflecting paintings make science visually stunning.<p>Transforming the constant moving compartments of the braininto a gilded display of reflective strands, scientist and artist, Greg Dunn examines the "look of consciousness" in his project <i>Self Reflective</i>. Each rendering of the …

Fast-Forward Through Two Years of Stunning Seasonal Changes With This Drone Timelapse

Instead of propping up a camera on a tripod for an entire year to capture a timelapse of the seasons changing, Will Strathmann piloted his drone over …

This time-lapse cell division film is not CGI

You might have paid more attention to cell division in biology class had you seen this timelapse video from filmmaker Francis Chee (below). It shows the cell division of an egg from <i>Rana temporaria</i> (the common frog) in such astonishing detail that it looks like a digital effect. Starting with just …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Digital Art

Sighting of uncontacted Amazonian tribe – in pictures

Amazon Rainforest

Gorgeous photos capture air traffic in a way you've never seen before

When you hear the phrase "air traffic photos," what comes to mind? Most likely some dull graphics documenting airplane patterns. (Is that actually …

10 Honest News Sites Way Better Than Anything in the Mainstream Media

By Chere Di Boscio GMOs are bad for you and the planet. Chemicals in cosmetics cause cancer. Fast fashion is seriously contributing to climate …

Mainstream Media

10 Cannabis Startups You Need to Watch

Printabowl. These innovative Washington entrepreneurs made two wise decisions. First, the founders decided that there is a market of sophisticated users who want a designer-sculpted marijuana-smoking bowl in the tradition of vintage collector pipes and cigarette lighters. Second, they believed they …

Ayahuasca: Why Travelers Swear by This "Trip" of a Lifetime

On a September evening in 1951, William S. Burroughs misjudged his aim while attempting a drunken party trick, shooting his wife dead. The previous …

New Scientific Breakthrough Proving Consciousness

In this video Luke Rudkowski interviews Nassim Haramein about his new scientific breakthrough proving consciousness that he debuted at Burning man. …

Using strands of fungi as a network, trees and plants communicate with one another and help each other to survive.

Ever borrow something from a friend or neighbor? You gossip while there too, right? Perhaps even align yourselves against a common enemy. The “Wood …

Botany

This Is What Musical Notes Actually Look Like - Facts So Romantic

A few months ago, I sat poolside with friends in Palm Springs. Amid the quiet desert sublime, we reminisced about all the live music we’ve …

David Bowie

Watch wind flowing across US in real time

The wind map updates every hour and lets you see the movement, flow, and speeds of wind across the United States. Go see it! It’s great!<p>This moving …

Athens, GA

Here's what magic mushrooms do to your body and brain

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

Magic Mushrooms

DMT Is the Next Big Hallucinogenic Drug. What Is It, and What Does It Do to Your Brain?

If you look through user testimonials about tripping on ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic tea containing the psychedelic compound DMT, the stories are …

'X Men' VFX Artists Used Google's 'Deep Dream' To Create Psychadelic VR Film

“I wanted to put another human inside a dream I had. VR let’s me do that.”<p>This is how Jonathan Sims responds when I ask him why he devoted so much of …

This Augmented Reality Future Looks Like a Living Hell

It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch …

Psychedelic Artists to Alter Your Sound Mind

Tokio Aoyama – Imaginative Psychedelia<p>Mixing the religious tradition, myths and spirits, with music influence of hip-hop and jazz, Tokio Aoyama is …

Hubble Unveils Deepest View Of The Universe Ever

To see farther out into the Universe than ever before, you must gather the greatest amount of light possible.<p>The way to do that is:<p>go to space,<br>• with the largest telescope you can,<br>• and observe a clear patch of sky for as long as you can.<p>In 1995, Hubble imaged a dark region of space with few stars and …

Universe

Watch The Entire Evolution of The Universe in Less Than 3 Minutes

Incredible.<p>More than 13 billion years ago, everything in the Universe was contained inside a singularity tinier than a proton. There were no planets, …

How to Pick Music for People on LSD, From a Scientist Whose Job That Is

Neuroscience PhD student Mendel Kaelen researches the relationship between psychedelics and music. He explains how he picks the songs.<p>Since its 60s counterculture heyday, LSD has been closely associated with music. But it's not just artistic proclivities that link them: Researchers have found that …

Psychedelic Drugs and the Nature of Personality Change

Psychedelic drugs have been popularly referred to as “mind-expanding.” Some recent research suggests that psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin and …

Consciousness

Happy Earth Day! Here are 29 images that show how we're drastically reshaping the planet

Yet we're changing the face of Earth drastically via climate change. At times, it can seem like a massive, invisible process.<p>But it isn't invisible. In this collection of images (from NASA, unless otherwise noted) you can see the unmistakable mark that human-induced climate change is making on the …