Category: Science

Study finds mushrooms are the safest recreational drug

People taking mushrooms in 2016 needed medical treatment less than for MDMA, LSD and cocaine, while one of the riskiest drugs was synthetic cannabis Mushrooms are the safest of all the drugs people take recreationally, according to this year’s Global Drug Survey. Of the more than 12,000 people who reported taking psilocybin hallucinogenic mushrooms in […]

Google boss breaks Felix Baumgartner’s parachute record in secret 135,000 foot jump from the edge of space

Alan Eustace, 57, was wearing a specially designed spacesuit  Was lifted by a balloon filled with 35,000 cubic feet of helium Took 15 minutes to descend after using explosives to separate himself from balloon Jump preparations and three year project kept secret until today Exit Altitude, Vertical Speed and Freefall Distance records broken One of Google’s most senior executive’s […]

Humans may only survive 68 days on Mars

By Fabienne Faur . View photo A general view of Mars, captured by Mastcam:Left onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on January 27, 2013 (AFP Photo/) Washington (AFP) – Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within […]