The twenty-year-old Web site Erowid is a catalogue of hundreds of psychoactive substances, and a primary resource for recreational users and toxicologists alike. Emily Witt spoke to its founders, who go by the names Earth and Fire, in our annual Tech Issue.
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Fatty, salty meals remain far cheaper to produce, distribute, and buy than healthier alternatives. For that to change, America’s agricultural priorities will need to fall in line with its health priorities, Michael Specter writes in our Food Issue.