Guy 'Forgot' He Had Shrooms, Is Acquitted of Drug Possession

Lauri Apple · 07/17/11 11:14AM

Are you facing drug possession charges? Here's a possible defense: "hey, so, uh ... I forgot about those drugs, therefore I didn't really possess those drugs, see?" Cannabis club worker Eric Meoli tried this one out in a San Francisco courtroom recently, and it actually worked!

Scientists Discover Magic Mushroom 'Sweet Spot'

Max Read · 06/15/11 07:22PM

Scientists at Johns Hopkins studying psilocybin (the active ingredient in hallucinogenic "magic mushrooms") say they've figured out the dosage "sweet spot"—the "mama bear" dose at which a hypothetically adventurous Goldilocks would say "just right, man."

Humans May Have Been Shrooming for 9,000 Years

Max Read · 03/07/11 01:13AM

Analysis of cave paintings in Spain and Algeria has led some researchers to believe that human beings have been discovering the unified nature of consciousness for at least 6,000 years in Europe, and as many as 9,000 years elsewhere.