George Carlin is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians of all time. Carlin’s routines focused on criticism of modern of American society, while commenting on political issues and satirizing American culture. Check out this short six minute video as Carlin drops some truths about war, politics, education, and health care. […]

Its chemical name is methylenedioxymethamphetamine, but it is more commonly referred to as MDMA, A.K.A. “Molly” — the active ingredient in the party drug Ecstasy. It was first synthesized in 1912 by German chemist Anton Köllisch, but usage of the stimulant didn’t really begin taking off until the 1970s, when pharmacologist Alexander Shulgin resynthesized the […]

Late every summer, 60,000 weekend (or week-long) warriors pack RVs with pimped-out bicycles, florescent pink and orange wardrobes, goggles, bandanas and whatever other accoutrement assist them in not only surviving but thriving in Nevada’s summer heat. They fly into Reno and San Francisco and Vegas and drive hundreds of miles into the desert to converge […]

In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of neuroscientists and robotics engineers have demonstrated the viability of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans. Recently published in PLOS ONE the highly novel findings describe the successful transmission of information via the internet between the intact scalps of two human subjects – located 5,000 miles apart. “We wanted to find […]