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Drugs

Martin Shkreli Daraprim

Following widespread outrage, drug CEO will make AIDS pill more affordable

September 23rd, 2015

Following widespread condemnation, Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli on Tuesday night announced that he would make the AIDS drug Daraprim more affordable than the originally planned $750 per pill price point that elicited so much outrage earlier this week. “There were mistakes made with respect to helping people understand why we took this action,” Shkreli told …

Coast Guard Drug Raid

Video: U.S. Coast Guard seizes narco submarine with $181 million worth of cocaine

August 10th, 2015

Smugglers have a storied history when it comes to crafting clever and ingenious ways to conceal drugs and sneak them across ostensibly secure borders. Back in the early ’90s, cartels out of Columbia were the first to add a layer of technical sophistication to their drug smuggling activities when they began manufacturing small submarines designed …

World's Smartest People Drug Use

Here are the favorite illegal drugs used by history’s greatest geniuses

July 20th, 2015

If you grew up in the ’80s and ’90s, you were always told repeatedly that “winners don’t use drugs.” Except, of course, some of history’s most brilliant people actually did use drugs quite copiously and it hasn’t affected how we view them as geniuses, as this article over at Distractify reminds us. Below we’ll take a …

Drug Effects Brain: Coffee, Alcohol, Marijuana

What coffee, alcohol, marijuana and other drugs do to your brain

July 15th, 2015

There are plenty of substances out there that mess with your head. Some are legal, and some aren’t. Some are dangerous, and some are helpful. Some are more addictive than others. But the fact remains that all of them act directly on your brain — of course, the more of them you combine, the more …

Surfboard Meth

Battery-powered Surfboard Stuffed With $100,000 Worth Of Meth Washes Up On Beach

June 20th, 2015

Smugglers have long been notorious for coming up with ingenious ways to conceal drugs and transport them across the globe. From submarines to catapults, drug dealers are never in want of creativity when it comes to fleshing out their global distribution network. Some plans, however, are better crafted than others. Case in point: a battery-powered and …