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Click here to read This Acid-Trip Game Looks Amazing, Even When I'm Playing It Wrong

I've never experimented acid or done any kind of psychedelics. People say it's great, except for all the flashbacks and stuff. From my never-tripped point-of-view, Dyad looks like it simulates an chemically altered mindstate pretty damn well. It's got a lot more going for it than just that, though. More »

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ananyo writes "LSD has potential as a treatment for alcoholism, according to a comprehensive retrospective analysis of studies published in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The researchers sifted through thousands of records to collect data from randomized, double-blind trials that compared one dose of LSD to a placebo. Of 536 participants in six trials, 59% of people receiving LSD reported lower levels of alcohol misuse (PDF), compared to 38% of people who received a placebo. The study adds to the weight of evidence that hallucinogenic drugs may have important medical uses, including, for example, the alleviation of cluster headaches."


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A gold-plated handgun, engraved and inlaid with diamonds on the butt, is displayed at the Museum of Drugs in Mexico City, on August 18, 2010. Gold-incrusted weapons, children clothes decorated with LSD-laced stickers and religious paintings packed with cocaine offer a glimpse into Mexico's growing drug culture in a unique museum.

What do you buy the narco trafficker who has everything? Apparently, normal folks can't visit Mexico's Museum of Drugs, though they allow the media in for tours.

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