Could psychedelic drugs save your life some day?

Mention psychedelics to almost anyone and inevitably you get the usual associations to spaced-out hippies and back-alley junkies. There's little question that the current impression of psychedelics is a very negative one, and for those who choose to use them, it can often carry a fairly heavy social stigma. But as… » 4/30/12 11:04am 4/30/12 11:04am

The Psychedelic Cult That Thrived For Nearly 2000 Years

The Eleusinian Mysteries are a set of traditions that have been practiced for 2000 years. The popular pseudo-religion invited all, accepting slaves, women, and men, regardless of financial standing and background. » 2/10/12 2:30pm 2/10/12 2:30pm

Sex, Dystopia, And Telepathic Reefer In Dash Shaw's BodyWorld

It's 2060 AD. A strange telepathy-inducing plant has been discovered in Boney Borough, Virginia. Unfortunately, telepathy causes extreme horniness and insanity. And that's just the beginning of Dash Shaw's new graphic novel BodyWorld. Shaw spoke to io9 about the madness. » 4/07/10 5:00pm 4/07/10 5:00pm