From Humble Chemist to Father of the Psychedelic Trip

The call came from the Nobel Prize committee for Dr. Albert Hofmann. It was the mid-1960s, and the Swiss chemist was under consideration for an unusual compound he’d been the first to synthesize. But the mid-’60s were also when full-scale panic over the effects of LSD had taken hold in the wake of Timothy Leary’s […]

From Humble Chemist to Father of the Psychedelic Trip

The call came from the Nobel Prize committee for Dr. Albert Hofmann. It was the mid-1960s, and the Swiss chemist was under consideration for an unusual compound he’d been the first to synthesize. But the mid-’60s were also when full-scale panic over the effects of LSD had taken hold in the wake of Timothy Leary’s […]

Incredible psychedelic phytoplankton bloom captured from space (PHOTO)

Spring has sprung in the ocean, and with an incredible psychedelic effect. NASA’s stunning snap of a vibrant phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic could pass for a Van Gogh masterpiece. NASA’s ocean division shared the awesome image, captured by the Earth orbiting Aqua satellite on March 27, which shows the microscopic marine plants in […]

0°N 0°W is a psychedelic stroll that meanders through space-time

0°N 0°W is a psychedelic voyage between worlds, simulating what it’d be like if you had a TARDIS (Doctor Who’s time-traveling ship that looks like a phone booth) and a couple tabs of potent LSD. Indie developer Colorfiction has been working on this interdimensional roadtrip for four years, and it’s out now on PC. It starts […]