New Species of Psychedelic Lichen Contains Tryptamine and Psilocybin

February 13th, 2017|

Ask any biologist and he’ll tell you lichens are an intriguing bunch.
They exist only because of a symbiotic relationship between algae (or cyanobacteria) and fungi. The fungus creates a network that sustains, hydrates and protects the alga, which in turn provides sugars through photosynthesis. So, while they exhibit plant-like characteristics, they are not plants. They […]

A Japanese priest has built a real techno temple

February 10th, 2017|

A DJ-turned-Buddhist priest, Gyōsen Asakura, is currently raising money to do psychedelic “techno memorial services” at the Shō-onji (照恩寺) temple in Fukui City in central Japan. The 49-year-old priest has already hosted two such services; the video above was taken during a service in October last year. Asakura is now hoping to purchase better equipment […]

We Are Shining “Wheel” video

February 3rd, 2017|

Mill+ Director Carl Addy directs this eclectic debut music video ‘Wheel’ for the London based duo We Are Shining as a way to visually articulate the band’s mesmerising sound. Working closely with We Are Shining, the Mill+ team visually represent the band’s influences and inspirations in this video through a montage of stills and video […]

7 Must-See Psychedelic Fantasy Films

February 22nd, 2016|

Fantasy is defined as “the faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable”, and (while controversial) the psychedelic experience expands our consciousness to perceive this impossible/improbable world. While the psychedelic experience is not for everyone, the medium of film can evoke this same feeling.

In the video above, you can find a […]

Mind-blowing psychedelic melting gif

February 12th, 2015|

These may be the most unexpectedly gorgeous and disturbing examples of experimental GIF art you will ever see.

The artist behind these great gifs is kyttenjanae and you can find more here.

 

 

Beautiful cauliflower with branched meristems that form a natural fractal

December 16th, 2014|

This Beautiful cauliflower, by its real name – Romanesco broccoli is characterised by the striking and unusual fractal patterns of its flower head. It has a yellow or vibrant green curd color.