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Film

Forget 'Die Hard,' 'Go' Is the Ultimate Anti-Christmas Movie

What's more festive than a late-90s rave caper?
Naveen Kumar
12.26.18
Opioids

An Opioid Popularized by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa

The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were abusing drugs like tramadol.
Ben Westhoff
5.18.18
Motherboard

Scientists Want the FDA to Designate MDMA a 'Breakthrough Therapy' for PTSD

A new study found ecstasy and psychotherapy “significantly decreased” symptoms of PTSD in veterans and first responders.
Matthew Gault
5.10.18
Harm Reduction

The Hangover From MDMA Skips a Day

Can it be eliminated altogether?
Suzannah Weiss
2.9.18
Meducation

MDMA Mimics a Genetic Disorder Called 'Cocktail Party Syndrome'

Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism—so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.
Jennifer Latson
6.22.17
Meducation

Psychedelic Use Could Lower Suicide Risk

So reports a new study in a vulnerable population.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.1.17
Travel

I Spent 24 Hours in Berlin’s Busiest Drug Market

When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5 AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
Wlada Kolosowa
7.26.16
Stuff

A Bad Batch of Drugs Made My Eyesight Chronically Grainy

With Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder, you're seeing the world around you through a layer of television-like static.
Jari Goedegebuure
7.12.16
Sex

Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?

In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.
Erene Stergiopoulos
6.29.16
Stuff

This Is What Will Actually Happen If You're Caught with Drugs in the UK

A primer on the kind of trouble you'll find yourself in if you're busted for drug possession in the UK.
Sirin Kale
10.15.15
Stuff

​Reasons Why Adelaide Is the Best City On Earth

No one talks about the cheap rent, plentiful weed, or the Men in Black cutouts on Cross Road.
Mat Drogemuller
9.17.15
Culture

I Spent a Night Touring the Gold Coast’s Worst Rated Nightclubs

Why do people criticise the Goldy? We went to find out, armed with a list of reviews by anonymous internet whingers.
Mimi LaMontagne
8.28.15
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