CIA Secret Experiment with LSD Made French Village Go Mad, Claims Journalist

A U.S. journalist claims that the CIA conducted a secret experiment with LSD, the well-known psychedelic drug, on the residents of the small picturesque French town of Pont-Saint-Esprit, by putting the drug in bread flour. The story played out in the summer of 1951, when the "cursed bread" (as the…

Sensory Deprivation Tank: Turn Off Your Mind, Relax, and Float

What is a sensory deprivation tank and what does this experience feel? And most importantly, should you try it? John Lennon was not referring to actual floating when he sang, "turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream" in the Beatles' groundbreaking 1966 record "Tomorrow Never Knows." Rather, the song…

LSD Effects on the Brain: the Hidden Potential of Psychedelic Drugs

Certain scientific studies claim that LSD effects can prove to be beneficial. What are the positive effects of the well-known psychedelic drug? It looks like when it comes to the treatment of alcoholism and the improvement of terminal cancer patients, LSD effects have broken historic taboos. David Nichols, professor of…