• A Brief History of the US Experimenting on Humans

    The trouble with talking about America's human experiments is that you instantly sound like a doomsday-prepping, conspiracy-spouting whackjob. To combat that stereotype, here's a rundown of some of the officially-documented ones we've carried out.

  • A Brief History of Acid Spikings

    That Florida family who bought Walmart steaks with acid in them just found out they'll probably never find the culprit. Stories about involuntary LSD trips rarely end well, or even cleanly.

  • Will 'Smart Drugs' Really Make Us Smarter, or Just Ruin Our Lives?

    Given the recent surge in the popularity of nootropics—non-addictive drugs that enhance learning acquisition and increase the coupling of the brain's hemispheres—a debate over the murky limits of our neurological optimization has arisen as well.

  • Why Canada Needs the Sasquatch

    With the right backing from the scientific community and the Canadian government, resurrecting Sasquatch could be the Great White North's Manhattan Project, an attempt to harness the chaotic, dangerous, root forces of nature in such a way as to add to...