Magic Mushrooms Create a Hyperconnected Brain

Magic Mushrooms Create a Hyperconnected Brain

Magic mushrooms may give users trippy experiences by creating a hyperconnected brain. The active ingredient in the psychedelic drug, psilocybin, seems to completely disrupt the normal communication networks in the brain, by connecting “brain regions that don’t normally talk together,” said study co-author Paul Expert, a physicist at King’s College London. The research, which was […]

Why You Should Brush with Sea Salt and Baking Soda

Why You Should Brush with Sea Salt and Baking Soda

by DANICA COLLINS Whether you’re cued in to the health hazards of commercial toothpastes, or just looking for some bi-weekly TLC to add to your dental discipline, brushing your pearly whites with some sea salt and/or baking soda is a safe and natural way to ensure strong teeth and gums, break down plaque buildup, and […]

Chelsea Handler Posts Topless Photo to Instagram, Decries Sexism (Photo)

Chelsea Handler Posts Topless Photo to Instagram, Decries Sexism (Photo)

Chelsea Handler wants to show everyone her boobs, because of sexism (obviously). On her Instagram page on Thursday night, Handler posted a topless picture of herself riding a horse next to a similar picture of professional Russian bear wrestler and president Vladimir Putin. The message on the photo (which was deleted after about 20 minutes […]

How to take a selfie in space firsthand (VIDEO)

How to take a selfie in space firsthand (VIDEO)

Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev has published his own take on how to snap selfies in zero-gravity – if any of us are lucky enough to get a job in space. He filmed a video describing how to take your own snap aboard the International Space Station, and it’s simpler and more fun than you would […]

The Secret Dual Lives of People Living With Mental Illness

The Secret Dual Lives of People Living With Mental Illness

For many years, Liz Obert woke up, got dressed, went to work, and acted as if everything was fine. Once she returned home, however, she found herself lying around depressed, feeling hopeless and full of dread. Diagnosed in her early 20s with depression, Obert said she tried therapy and medication, but nothing seemed to work until […]