How To Pass a Urine Test (Or At Least Stand a Fighting Chance)

You've got enough to worry about for that upcoming job interview without stressing over whether or not you'll be judged by what you pee into a cup. And sometimes it's just too late to go all the way straight-and-narrow. Fortunately there are ways of maximizing the chance that your future employment won't be sidetracked … » 4/19/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

How Mexico's Drug Cartels Are Driving Up the Price of Limes

A lime shortage is threatening the U.S. food and beverage industry, with some bars and restaurants jacking up drink prices, charging extra for a slice—or refusing to serve the citrus at all. But there's another reason to rethink that margarita: The pricey limes you're buying from Mexico might be supporting drug… » 3/31/14 6:40pm 3/31/14 6:40pm

That Time Dock Ellis Threw a No-Hitter While Tripping on LSD

Modern medicine has taken all the fun out of doing drugs in baseball. Stories like how Darryl Strawberry used to refuse to slide for fear of breaking the coke vials in his pocket have slowly been replaced with clinical, drab tales of creams and clears. But not to worry! The folks at No Mas TV have crafted this… » 2/21/14 12:00am 2/21/14 12:00am

Animals like to pop bubble wrap just as much as we do

Few legal substances are as addicting and therapeutic as popping bubble wrap. It's catnip, eucalyptus leaves, coca leaves, maple syrup, honey and coconut water combined into a transparent, air filled plastic sheet. Humans lose hours to get the quick fix of popping every last air bubble. It turns out animals, like this… » 2/17/14 11:17pm 2/17/14 11:17pm

There's a New Drug Test That Can Beat the Poppy Seed Defense

Remember that episode of Seinfeld where Elaine fails a drug test after eating a poppy seed bagel? Many modern pee-in-this-cup drug test can't differentiate between the harmless opiates found in poppy seeds with the eye-rolling opiates found in black tar heroin—and it's become a big problem. But a newly developed drug… » 1/08/14 8:20am 1/08/14 8:20am

Scientists Find a Marijuana-Blocking Compound Made by Your Brain

Marijuana may make you feel nice, but according to new research, your brain may not want to go along for the ride: turns out, when your brain senses THC, it produces a hormone that counteracts the drug's effect. Buzzkill. » 1/04/14 8:00pm 1/04/14 8:00pm

Cleaning Up Former Meth Houses Is a Booming Business

Even if intrigue and criminal activity aren't quite up your alley, you can still cash in on meth. That's because riding on the coat tails of our nation's meth epidemic is the growing industry of meth lab cleanup. You won't be Walter White, but you can still to wear a fluorescent hazmat suit, and hey, you probably won't … » 12/30/13 1:30pm 12/30/13 1:30pm

Timothy Leary Once Thought Orgasmic Brain Radios Would Replace Drugs

Counterculture icon Timothy Leary was a longtime advocate of drug use as a way to expand minds. "Turn on, tune in, drop out," became one of his most popular phrases in the 1960s. But in 1987 Leary predicted that people of the 21st century wouldn't need "old fashioned" drugs anymore. Instead, we'd all be using "brain radios"… » 11/25/13 2:41pm 11/25/13 2:41pm

The Scientifically Best Time to Drink Coffee

Ever wonder what the best time is to drink your coffee? You probably know it is not a good idea to drink part of your daily dose of caffeine in the afternoon. Especially for those who have problems sleeping. But, do you ever drink your coffee and feel like it just didn’t work? » 11/07/13 8:30am 11/07/13 8:30am

I Pity The Fool Who Resurrected Silk Road

If there's one thing cops don't like, it's being disrespected. So when some renegade launches a clone of Silk Road, the underground drug marketplace that Feds recently shut down, they're just begging to get arrested. They even made the homepage a spoof of an FBI-seized domain. That's disrespectful! » 11/06/13 2:00pm 11/06/13 2:00pm