Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Plant Medicine

From pre-rolls to microdosing lessons, tinctures and topicals, all kinds of present ideas for the cannabis and mushroom enthusiasts in your life

As longtime believers in the value of plant medicine, we’re continually heartened by the growing awareness and mainstreaming of the practice. From the broad adoption of cannabis to advancements in marijuana legalization, and more recent research around psychedelics (yes, we’re aware that mushrooms aren’t categorically plants), it’s clear that opportunities for wellness, enlightenment and fun are becoming more valued and better understood. As a result, …

Artsy + Planned Parenthood’s “Choice Works” Benefit Auction

A response to the extreme law recently passed in Texas, part of “a national agenda to end access to abortion across the US,” the Choice Works benefit auction launched by Artsy and Planned Parenthood aims to raise funds to be used in safeguarding reproductive rights across the country. Live online now, the auction corresponds with an event during Miami Art Week on 2 December and …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Pagan turnips to jack-o'lanterns, contemporary art at the ancient pyramids, lab-grown brains and more from around the internet

Scientists are Growing Mini Brains to Learn How to Treat Fatal Diseases According to the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience, researchers from the University of Cambridge are growing miniature human brain models to study neurological disorders, like the motor-neuron diseases amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia. By sampling a culture of skin cells, reverting them to stem cells and then reprogramming them into specific organs or …