Surprise: Now-Illegal 'Legal Highs' Are Widely Available on the Dark Web
As governments crack down on "new psychoactive substances," their presence on the dark web is inevitable.
The Best and Worst of This Year's Designer Drugs
We talked to psychonauts and browsed through specialty forums to see which substances made waves in 2014.
Thijs Roes and David Meulenbeld
Inside New Zealand's Synthetic Drug Scene
"The pioneers of drug use were looking for a particular experience, and they found it after a journey. Now you just get the destination and miss the journey."
Designer Drug Users Could Stumble onto Cures for Mental Disorders
People are already willingly experimenting on themselves—the drug industry should harness that research and see if they're on to something.
A Young Chemist Explains How Legal Highs Work
Mathias develops and synthesizes potentially psychoactive chemicals for research purposes, but he says that you're better off taking mushrooms than anything he's cooked up.
The Motherboard Guide to New Psychoactive Substances
Designer drugs are being tweaked, multiplied, and injected into the internet's one-stop pharmacies so furiously that authorities are scrambling to rejigger existing global drug laws that just can't keep up with today's synthetic speed. Here's what you...
The Party Issue
Dear Human Toilet, Taking lots of drugs doesn't have to turn you into a drooling idiot.