NPS: Please Stop Licking Toads to Get High, Please and Thank You

Humans seem hardwired to seek ways to alter our states of consciousness. From absolutely disgusting alcoholic beverages to inventive designer drugs, we’re always on the lookout for some method to get high. But at times, people decide to go for the all-natural, ancient methods. And one of those now has the National Park Service (NPS) …

Sydney Residents Caught in an Arms Race with Trash Parrots

Out-of-control animals appear to be wreaking havoc all around the globe. In Japan, marauding monkeys are harassing people, while Hawaiians battle feral chickens. We can now add Australia to the list of countries locked in combat with an animal menace. But in this case, the enemy is much more intelligent than in the earlier wars. …