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The Trip Treatment

…“Fuck you, I won’t be eaten alive!” Since her session, she says, she has stopped worrying about a recurrence—one of the objectives of the trial. Great secrets of the universe…

Poison

…narrative now and then, eruptions of the Superfund Gothic. Her parents on their evening walks notice the growing pile of Union Carbide drums on the old Reich Farm; the tap…

The Way We Live Now: A Very Fine Line

…belong, and another for the pernicious class that contains cocaine and cannabis. The problem is that there is a long history of molecules getting switched out of one drug culture…

This Bud’s For You

…red salvias, white petunias and blue lobelias) carved into the lawns in front of thousand-seat steak palaces. Painfully aware of this dubious pedigree, White Flower Farm is treading into the

‘Cooked’ by Michael Pollan

My wife believes I have a problem. Where I would say I collect cookbooks, she would counter that I hoard them. “You’ve cooked from a fraction of them!” she throws…

A secret weapon to fight climate change: dirt

…soil’s organic matter, exposing carbon molecules to the air, where they combine with oxygen to create carbon dioxide. Put another way: Human activity has turned the living and fertile carbon…

’Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

In 1938 Albert Hofmann, a chemist at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, created a series of new compounds from lysergic acid. One of them, later marketed as Hydergine, showed great

Breaking Ground: The Call of the Wild Apple

…if on a beached botanical ark. The card catalogue to this arboreal archive, on 50 acres, runs the gamut, from Adam’s Pearmain, an antique English variety, to the Zuccalmaglio, a…

Look Who’s Saving Elm

…was ready to face the real plant world. There the elm has thrived, this season finally lifting its skinny shoulders above the neighboring day lilies and caryopteris. True, a tree…

Our Time

…to self-discovery. The issue is organized in two main sections—Form and Content. The first concerns the practical problem of building something to last 1,000 years, and finding a safe place…