Shooting Suspect Had Been Known to Use Potent, and Legal, Hallucinogen
TUCSON — No one has suggested that his use of a hallucinogenic herb or any other drugs contributed to Jared L. Loughner’s apparent mental unraveling that culminated with his being charged in a devastating outburst of violence here.Peru brew a powerful potion
Go Feedback: Ayahuasca, a ritual hallucinogenic drink, is an unforgettable experience and an insight into a culture with a radically different way of looking at the world, writes Brian Marconi
PERU IS rightly famous for Machu Picchu and its many other Incan ruins. But these days a growing number of travellers are choosing to sample one of the country’s more infamous historical treasures: Ayahuasca.
WONDERS shall never end, even as Christians say that the termination of the world is near, very near indeed.
Last week, the media was agog with reports that an “association” of witches and wizards held a press conference!
And its supposed members told some politicians of the misfortune awaiting them in the on-going political contests in the country. Not that the warnings were bad in themselves, but many a Nigerian were baffled at the source they were emanating from.
How do we accommodate our multicultural practices in modern economies? What does an employer do when an employee announces the decision to heed an ancestral call to become a sangoma - but does not know how long it will take to complete the training and return to work?Cave Drops Hints to Earliest Glass of Red
Scientists have reported finding the oldest known winemaking operation, about 6,100 years old, complete with a vat for fermenting, a press, storage jars, a clay bowl and a drinking cup made from an animal horn. Grape seeds, dried pressed grapes, stems, shriveled grapevines and residue were also found, and chemical analyses indicate red wine was produced there.