Here’s a PSA for anyone who was thinking about selling meth on a dating app: Don’t do it!
Investigators say evidence recovered from an explosion Saturday at the National Institute of Standards and Technology near Washington, D.C. is consistent with the production of methamphetamine. The evidence? “Pseudoephedrine, drain opener, and a recipe for methamphetamine.”
Meth's pop cultural relevance, and its prevalent use, might lead you to believe that it is a relatively modern creation. But the notoriously addictive stimulant was first synthesized in the late 1800s, from a plant commonly used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicines.
Turns out that smoking a bowl before going to town on some meth could keep your brains from scrambling themselves. Newly published research out of the University of Cagliari suggests that THC, the same cannabinoid compound that gets your stoned, could protect your brain from the inflammatory effects of methamphetamine…
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…
It's the beginning of the end for Breaking Bad starting tonight, and it's a tough time for us all. We're staring into the abyss and contemplating what our lives will be like a mere eight episodes from now when darkness creeps into our hearts and emptiness settles in our souls.
This is a map of "all meth clandestine laboratory incidents including labs, dumpsites, chem/glass/equipment" in the U.S. in 2012, by state. It was created by the DEA and is freely available on the website of the Department of Justice. Here, in no particular order, are some things we can take away from this map:
To combat the rampant manufacture of meth, Iowa passed a bill in 2005 making it one of the first states to place pseudoephedrine behind the counter at pharmacies and placing limits on how much of the drug individuals could purchase. And, in 2010, Iowa joined the national database to track the purchase of…
Don't go inside Walter White's superlab until you've familiarized yourself with all the rules and procedures for cooking meth. Fortunately, Kevin Tong's poster outlines the details, including the equipment and dos and don'ts of the lab.
Now, here's a news story that doesn't need bath salts to getcha going: A Walmart in South St. Louis County, Missouri, was evacuated today after a woman detained for shoplifting decided to kill time in the loss prevention room by cooking up a batch of meth.
If you're going to smuggle a half-million dollars worth for heroin and speed through Hartsfield-Jackson International, try not to forget it at baggage claim.
David Williams' Friday got off to a rocky start when the toxic brew of crystal methamphetamine he was cooking in his pants exploded. See that picture up there? That's what Williams was cooking in.
Walmart, America's temple of good taste and style, just got a lot better with the addition of meth labs to their restrooms. That's what a janitor found at the women's restroom in Walmart in Boaz, Alabama.
If you deal drugs, you make plenty of money. But fast cars, women and a playboy lifestyle can become unsatisfying. Which is perhaps why Aaron Castro, the leader of a 41-person methamphetamine ring, turned to comic books, using his earnings to buy 18,753 of the things.
Because Florida is running out of unique ways to embarrass itself, a 26-year old meth enthusiast set fire to and destroyed the world's fifth oldest tree last month. While she was in it. Smoking meth.
Why is it that so many of nature's most awe-inspiring specimens seem to meet their end under such stupid circumstances? Some of you may recall reading about The Senator in recent weeks. The massive tree — which stood for over 3,500 years in what is now Longwood, Florida — was the oldest pond cypress tree in the world,…
Marijuana, hue notwithstanding, is not exactly new school green. In fact, it's the worst drug for the environment. Marijuana growers use $5 billion worth of electricity to power lightbulbs, fans, dehumidifiers and whatever else it takes to grow weed. That's 1% of the national electricity consumption.