How did an ancient Aztec ritual make its way to Phish concerts across America? What is it about magic mushrooms that make them so magical? Studies show they can be used for medicinal purposes, so why are they still illegal throughout most of the world?
Slink back into your chair because on this week’s episode, we’re going on a wild trip and taking a look at the history of ‘shrooms.
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Have you ever wondered how ketchup became America’s favorite condiment? Or why Four Loko was banned by the government? Or how roller coasters were invented? In “History of…” host Wil Fulton will take you through a rapid-fire crash course on some of humankind’s greatest innovations in food, drink, and travel. Hey, if you can keep up, you actually might learn something!
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