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Is Cocaine Vegan? It Depends on Who You Ask.

Some people insist that cocaine is vegan. Others cite a mountain of evidence to the contrary.
Mayukh Sen
11.29.17
Drugs
Drugs

How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood

At the Embajada de la Coca, the green leaf is being restored to its rightful place as a powerful medicinal plant and super-nutrient that should be revered instead of reviled.
Ocean Malandra
10.29.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

Study Claiming Sugar Is as Addictive as Cocaine Provokes Controversy

The claim really gives a new meaning to the term 'chocoholic.'
Jelisa Castrodale
8.28.17
Energy Drinks
Energy Drinks

Study Suggests Link Between Energy Drinks and Cocaine Use

Surprising, or not so much?
Jelisa Castrodale
8.15.17
WTF
WTF

'Dealers' Arrested for Selling Pancake Mix to Undercover Cops

They tried to pass it off as $27,000 worth of cocaine. A pun-heavy police statement ensued.
Gigen Mammoser
6.25.17
crime
crime

Cocaine Pumpkins and Cobra Wine Are Just a Few of the Things Found by Canadian Border Guards

We spoke to Canada's Border Security Agency about some of the weirdest foods they've found, seized, and destroyed.
Nick Rose
1.26.17
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

This Is Why Relationships in Hospitality Never Work

Hospitality is such a tough bunch of hours that it’s hard to ever actually meet up. I couldn’t even get sexting to work—it really doesn’t flow if you have hour-long gaps between each filthy message.
Anonymous
12.11.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Celebrity Drug Deals, Dog Fights, and a Zombie Apocalypse: Life as an LA Caterer

"There were about 20 people...They all thought they overdosed and were dying or having a heart attack. It just looked like a zombie apocalypse."
Anonymous
11.5.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

I've Been Tipped in Gold Nuggets, 8-Balls, and Three-Way Wedding Proposals

Working in New Orleans, I've met an Alaskan miner who paid me in gold, a too-generous coke-head, and a swinger couple who desperately wanted me to marry them. At least all of them tipped.
Anonymous
7.29.16
HEALTH
HEALTH

Scientists Might Have Figured Out How to Stop You From Binge Eating

New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that suppressing certain neurons in rats’ brains can make them less likely to seek sugary rewards. This could have implications for human behaviour, too.
Daisy Meager
6.3.16
fish
fish

Why Your Salmon Fillet Could Be Full of Cocaine

Traces of over 80 drugs, including Advil, Prozac, and cocaine have been found in the tissue of salmon from the Puget Sound inlet near Seattle.
Phoebe Hurst
3.18.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

How Living Above a London Pub Landed Me in a Drug Ring

Short on money and new to the city from Australia, I became a live-in “guardian” above a pub. The deal was free rent but you had to pour a pint every now and then. It was the dream living situation—or so I thought.
Anonymous
3.8.16