Hallucinogenic Fungi Turn Cicadas Into Sex-Crazed Zombies
When cicadas are infected with this fungus, they lose control of their bodies and mate with anything they can find.
When the Drugs Hit
What It’s Like to Smoke Salvia for Science
I was the final volunteer in the world's first brain imaging study on salvia divinorum.
Some People Relive Psychedelic Trips Years Later
Recreational users of drugs like LSD and mushrooms don’t always find psychedelic flashbacks upsetting, though.
What It's Like to Run the Biggest Drug Encyclopedia in the World
Kenan Sulayman's website PsychonautWiki is an online resource for information on more than 300 hallucinogens.
Eric van den Berg
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Cops Are Investigating a Hallucinogenic Desert Toad Heist
The local conservation area believes the thieves may have wanted to lick the stolen Sonoran Desert toads for their natural psychedelic properties.
Psychedelics Are Promising, But Many Psychiatrists Don't Want to Use Them
I surveyed more than 300 psychiatrists on their knowledge and views of psychedelics.
Brian Barnett, M.D.
Remembering When the ‘Titanic’ Crew Ate PCP-Spiked Clam Chowder
Everyone was rushed to hospital. The perpetrator was never found.
Eating This Fish Will Give You Horrible Nightmares
We talked to marine biologist Jean Pasqual Quod about a fish curry that gives people hallucinations and nightmares.
One trip on magic mushrooms has "profound" benefit for cancer patients, studies show
Women Are Leading Amazon Ayahuasca Ceremonies for the First Time
Ten years ago women in the Amazon were not allowed anywhere near the rituals.
The Nepalese Honey That Makes People Hallucinate
On this episode of 'VICE Specials,' we travel deep into the Annapurna mountains to join a Gurung village on its hunt for honey that some believe is poisonous and others say has hallucinogenic effects.
Sun Ra’s 'There Are Other Worlds' Is the Best Comedown Song of All Time
People will have a lot of opinions about the best song to listen to when coming down from psychedelics. Though you may have the chillest or most vibe-y track in mind, "There Will Be Other Worlds" is more honest. It sounds like how a comedown feels.