The Stoned Ape Theory Offers an Unconventional View of Human Evolution

The Stoned Ape Theory was founded by none other than the American author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence Kemp McKenna. Who was Terence McKenna? Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, and died on April 3, 2000. He had a hobby of fossil hunting in his youth, which helped…

New Study Reveals What a Brain on LSD Actually Looks Like and This Is Eye-Opening

Have you ever wondered what a brain on LSD looks like? Last April, crowdfunding started on the science website Walacea. The fund was set up for research looking into the psychological effects of LSD on the brain through an MRI scanner. The research was conducted by Prof. David Nutt, Robin…

Can Psychedelics Expand Your Mind? This Is What Neuroscientist Sam Harris Has to Say

Do psychedelics have the potential to expand your mind, or even your consciousness? When humans first encountered psychedelics just over a million years ago (or thereabouts), we were not fully conscious as beings, we were also not on the top of the food chain, which I guess is hard to…

Artist Pixel-Pusha Takes 20 Different Drugs to Create 20 Illustrations under Their Influence

No one can deny that art is the ultimate form of expression. An artist's creativity has no limits, no rules or boundaries. Here is what San Francisco-based graphic designer Brian Pollett, aka Pixel-Pusha, did: he has been taking different psychedelics and other substances for twenty consecutive days. Under the influence…

Nine Drawings Experiment: Here Is What Happens When a Portrait Artist Takes LSD

Have you ever heard of the nine drawings experiment? It was performed by an experimental psychiatrist and psychotherapist during his long-term research on LSD, from 1954 to 1962. Oscar Janiger, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, had his first experience with LSD in 1954. The outcome was so…

Microdosing: How Small Doses of Psychedelic Drugs Can Enhance Your Body and Mind

While most people still consider psychedelics to be taboo drugs that can be harmful and addictive, the research shows that microdosing, or the intake of psychedelic substances in small doses, can actually enhance mental abilities and even have physical benefits. Small doses of psychedelics are called psycholytic doses and, not to…

These Incredible Psychedelic Artworks Are Created by Pouring Paint and Resin onto a Canvas

Bruce Riley is an ingenious artist with a unique style who creates incredibly vibrant captivating psychedelic artworks by using a combination of dripped paints and resins. Riley was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States and has lived in Chicago since 1994. As a student at the Art Academy of Cincinnati,…

Can a Small Dose of LSD Alleviate Depression and Anxiety?

Depression and anxiety are debilitating diseases that stop the sufferer from experiencing life to the fullest. Some argue that recreational drugs can alleviate the symptoms of depression and anxiety, whilst others claim it brings on worse feelings. However, new research published on Motherboard [1] has found that a small dose…