addiction

Video Games Are Getting Kids Hooked on Pay-to-Win Mechanics

Redditor Kensgold never expected to spend $10,000 on video games in just two years.  Then again, he never got a full grip on the magnitude…

The Truth About Phenibut, the Legal ‘Smart Drug’ Hailed as a Cure for Everything

Every morning for the past two years, 35-year-old Mark (not his real name) has woken up at 6 a.m., reached into his well-stocked vitamin cabinet…

How to Curb Your Weed Intake, Like, for Really Reals This Time

I smoke too much weed. At least, I think I do. I smoke on a daily basis, certainly, beginning around 6 p.m. on workdays and…

‘I Was a 30-Year-Old Loser Addicted to Poker’

Every person has a lowest point: A moment in their life where, whatever the cause, it seems impossible that things could get any worse. These…