Category: History

Could Santa really be an anthropomorphic mushroom from ancestral practices? It may sound far-fetched, but there are some compelling arguments to consider.

Mushroom symbolism predates recorded history by tens of thousands of years. Let’s tour humanity’s relationship with magic mushrooms from pre-history.

Discover the story of Quaaludes, a once popular disco drug that rose to fame in the 1970s and ultimately fell off the scene. Don’t sleep on this drug history.

Opponents of trans rights say transgender identities are a modern creation, but history doesn't support this. Within the grand scheme of gender history, the binary of “man” and “woman” is still a new idea.

The Stoned Ape Theory suggests that psychoactive plants played a key role in the evolution of human consciousness, intelligence, culture, and society.

Ethical challenges around using the military and veterans for psychedelic research abound. Let’s examine the health, ethical, and moral implications of this.

The Vikings are famed for their navigation, trading efforts, and war achievements. Something they're lesser known for is their use of psychedelic substances…