Video of University of Maryland student John McKenna being punched, kicked, and beaten with clubs by Prince George's County police.
McKenna was charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting a police officer; the police report claims that he had punched the officers and their horses, and that his injuries were due to being kicked by the horses. The video shows otherwise.
, colorful coroner of New Orleans, and a focal point
for post-Katrina stories,
is in a tough reelection campaign. His opponent has taken some creative liberties
in putting out a commercial. [more inside]
, or dimethyltryptamine
, is a powerful hallucinogenic that can be found in living matter, including the human pineal gland
. Small quantities of DMT are released during REM sleep. In 1990, Dr. Rick Strassman
received FDA approval for a clinical study, the results of which can be read in Strassman's book "DMT: The Spirit Molecule
". Users commonly reported being transported to "another dimension" and had contact with "insect-like alien beings".
The late Terence McKenna
was particularly interested
in the drug, and coined the term "Machine Elves
" in reference to these contacts. If reading isn't your thing, listen to comedian Joe Rogan's energized thoughts on the matter
. (embedded video).