Sam Nichols

Drugs

Scientists Have a Fascinating New Map of the Human Brain on DMT

"It's almost as if people are seeing with their eyes closed."
Sam Nichols
11.28.19
environment

Surprise: Your Bamboo Socks and Bed Sheets Aren't Sustainable

Here's why bamboo's green image is a lie.
Sam Nichols
11.21.19
Health

What to Do When Anti-Anxiety Medication Kills Your Sex Drive

There's no perfect solution, but it's worth trying the following options.
Sam Nichols
11.7.19
Health

Your Casual Cigarette Isn’t Much Better Than Full-Time Smoking

A new study suggests that just a few over the weekend is enough to substantially increase your chances of getting lung disease.
Sam Nichols
11.4.19
Health

PTSD Can Supercharge Sex Drive and Researchers Aren't Sure Why

Many PTSD sufferers report a drop in libido, but for another subgroup, sex becomes an all-consuming obsession.
Sam Nichols
8.2.19
Culture

Are Fancy Candles Bad for Your Health? An Investigation

Unlike in food, there are absolutely no requirements for manufacturers to list aromas in candles. And some of the aromas are scary.
Sam Nichols
5.30.19
Drugs

How ‘Bluelight’ Became a Life-Saving Encyclopedia of Drug Info

The internet's largest forum for drug discussion started life in the 90s as a message board called "MDMA Clearinghouse."
Sam Nichols
5.6.19
Culture

How Australia's Ban on Nicotine Vape Spawned a Thriving Black Market

Vape juice that contains nicotine is supposedly illegal. But thanks to loopholes in legislation it's everywhere.
Sam Nichols
4.23.19
Drugs

The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia

In the 90s they were the pinga of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
Sam Nichols
3.5.19
Drugs

We Asked Drug Dealers How They've Been Affected by Festival Deaths

"I'm definitely seeing more caution and questions being asked. Buyers now want to see the product beforehand and know how other people have reacted."
Sam Nichols
2.18.19
conspiracy throeries

Meet the People Who Believe Cigarettes Are Healthy

“It may be counter to anything you’ve heard before, but just like everything—they lie.”
Sam Nichols
1.18.19
Payday

When Men Earn Less, Women End Up Paying

Men who are paid less than their female partners often feel insecure, leaving women more vulnerable to abuse and infidelity.
Sam Nichols
1.8.19
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