drugs

  • The DEA Seized Bitcoins In A Silk Road Drug Raid

    The DEA Seized Bitcoins In A Silk Road Drug Raid

    In the underground world of the deep web there are few places as nefarious as Silk Road. The site, hidden on the Tor network has long been one of the primary venues for buying and selling contraband using Bitcoin. Now, it seems, the DEA has caught on. On June 23, the organization posted in their standard forfeiture announcements that it had seized 11.02 Bitcoins from a Silk Road user named… Read More

  • What's all this nonsense about I-Dosing? Your kids aren't 'getting high' on digital music, so calm down.

    What's all this nonsense about I-Dosing? Your kids aren't 'getting high' on digital music, so calm down.

    One hundred percent nonsense. That’s the only way I can describe the story going around talking about how teens are “getting high” while I-Dosing. I tried using I-Doser nearly three years ago, and let me tell you something: it’s bunk. Well, the science is there, but don’t equate it to “getting high.” Do not call your congressman trying to get it banned… Read More

  • Blizz helps bust WoW playing drug dealer

    Blizz helps bust WoW playing drug dealer

    You can run, but you can’t hide (in cyberspace). In one of the strangest stories of 2009, it’s been reported that Blizzard worked with law enforcement to help catch a drug dealer. Read More

  • Trip Glasses promise fast track to meditation, hallucination

    Trip Glasses promise fast track to meditation, hallucination

    There are numerous health benefits brought about by daily meditation but, let’s face it, who has time to sit quietly with a clear mind until you reach a harmonious enough state to access the Akashic Records any more? Not me! I’m a blogger! So it’s nice to know that there’s a bullet train to Bliss Junction in the form of this $40 “Sound & Light… Read More

  • Google Earth used in Swiss marijuana bust

    Google Earth used in Swiss marijuana bust

    Google Earth, now used to combat the scourge of marijuana. Police in Switzerland used the map software to help find some 1.2 tons worth of the substance. And that’s not all! Read More

  • Philips develop magic "iPill"

    Philips develop magic "iPill"

    Must everything begin with an “i” because it’s getting a bit dull and the sheep might think Apple invented it? Philips has announced the development of an “intelligent pill” that they plan to present at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists this month in Atlanta. The magically delicious iPill includes a microprocessor, battery, wireless radio, pump… Read More

  • TI's 3D projector "press photo" is pretty damn crazy

    TI's 3D projector "press photo" is pretty damn crazy

    BBG’s John Brownlee says it better than I ever could: You can’t farm out Photoshop work to chlorine huffers, TI. I’ve had theophylline fever dreams with more cogent Newtonian physics than this. Really, what else can you say? Read More

  • Look at the pretty lights

    I don’t think I’ll ever get sick of light art. It’s just about the neatest thing out there in terms of non-traditional mediums of artwork. It also helps that they’re reenacting some Star Wars. So sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Read More

  • Drugs are bad, watch out meth labs

    Drugs are bad, watch out meth labs

    I had my run-ins with meth during college. For reasons unknown to me, Oregon is a meth hotbed. Take a drive down to the coast and most of the houses you see boarded-up are meth labs. Corvallis, my home for four years, was full of meth labs and I’m sad to say a few friends were sucked into it. Sure, they cleaned the hell out of the house, but they also didn’t sleep for days. Has… Read More

  • Memorex To Public: Quit Huffing Our Products

    Memorex To Public: Quit Huffing Our Products

    I know kids will ingest a lot of dumb stuff, but I didn’t know cans of air duster were on the list. It is an aerosol-based product though, and Memorex, makers of the Air Duster line of compressed-gas cleaner wants to help keep the kids off the drugs, so it’s adding bitterant to the products to “discourage potential abusers from “huffing” by making the contents… Read More

  • Blackminton: Get Sorted And Roll With It

    Blackminton: Get Sorted And Roll With It

    Ever wonder what would happen if the dude from Tron got hooked on ecstasy, bought tons of blacklights and glow paint and started playing badminton? Well I’m pretty sure it would end up looking like this. This is Blackminton, which is basically a blacklight-infused, tripped out game of people playing badminton while high. It’s a bit more fast paced and apparently it has a bit of… Read More

  • Game Over, Mario…RIP

    <div class="center" OMG, OMG, OMG!!! Poor Mario couldn’t control his mushroom addiction and he goes on a drug induced rampage through Brooklyn and…I can’t, it’s too painful. This is what happens when you’re on your last life and the drugs take over. Don’t do drugs, kids. Read More

  • Lightcast: Because Paul Van Dyk And Three Hits Of X Aren't Enough

    Lightcast: Because Paul Van Dyk And Three Hits Of X Aren't Enough

    Only those into partying hard should pay attention here, but stick around for the bad jokes. Lightcast is basically a house for 33 multicolored LEDs which will project onto your ceiling to – wait for it – the beat of your music! You can hook up your iPod, DAP, Discman, or whatever makes a noise and has a 3.5mm jack. It also includes interchangeable mirrors and reflectors for… Read More