Kratom Users Fight the Federal Ban of a Medicinal Plant

Detractors have called it “herbal heroin.” Advocates call it a harmless natural alternative to addictive prescription drugs that improves mental wellbeing and restores a healthy, pain-free life without side-effects. What is the real story behind the upcoming federal ban on Kratom, a plant that is unfamiliar to most Americans? The Kratom

The Fire Challenge

Before we raise our lighters in tribute to the impending “dislike” button, let us not forget The Fire Challenge. Last summer, soon after the Ice Bucket Challenge had gained chilling popularity in my news feed, I scrolled into a video post entitled, “Fire Challenge Gone Wrong.” Not without a flashback

Guide to Navigating a Funhouse

“If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson One way to confront a monstrosity is to pretend that it is perfectly ordinary, like a moth whirring blindly into the glass of a cake display. Recently, I gained an acquaintance who simultaneously admires my