Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Lead to a Higher State of Consciousness

Study participants bravely took LSD and ketamine in the name of science.


Shrooms Are the Safest Drug You Can Take

Magic mushrooms are safer, even, than smoking weed.


Why Certain Drugs Make Specific Genres Sound So Good

We investigate what happens in our brains to make MDMA and house, speed and punk or hip-hop and lean go so well together.


Psychedelics Are Going Mainstream, Because the Mainstream Needs Them

Some experts predict practices like MDMA therapy will be legal in as little as three years.


Why Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners

Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and “emotional regulation” may play a role.


Just a Reminder That Foraging for Wild Shrooms Can Kill You

Increasing numbers of amateur foragers are winding up in hospital after picking and eating their own.


People Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Commit Violent Crimes, Study Says

Research indicates "lifetime" use of drugs like magic mushrooms or LSD actually lessen the chances a person will commit a crime like theft or assault.


The Compassion I Feel for My Drugged-Out Gay Bar Patrons

I've seen drugs ruin lives working the door of an LA gay bar. But as a former addict, I know that sobriety only comes from within—and that we can't judge others, no matter what.


Going Deep with Psychedelic Therapy

I spent a day tripping on shrooms in a sunny London garden in an attempt to solve my deep-seated psychological problems.


Mushrooms Are the Safest Drug You Can Take

Safer, even, than smoking weed.


How Long Until Canadians Can Grow Medicinal Magic Mushrooms: An Investigation

A wave of studies say psychedelics can treat depression, end-of-life anxiety, addiction and more. So we asked experts when we'll legally be able to grow medicinal shrooms at home.


Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of Death

Psilocybin can help cancer patients cope with depression and anxiety, according to two new US studies. But will President Trump fund research in what could be a revolutionary development in psychiatry?