by ALBERT ROSENFELD Hippies, as a warning to other hippies, sometimes wear buttons that say SPEED KILLS. The words of caution have nothing to do with traffic safety. They warn against a powerful drug popularly called "speed"—methamphetamine hydrochloride, best known by one of its trade names, Methedrine. Methedrine belongs to the amphetamine family of drugs which work speedily and strikingly on the human nervous system and which, in terms of their potential dangers, may be the most underestimated drugs used by teen-agers today.
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And thus a meme was born. SELF-PROPELLED SKI-DOG Form is everything in this most exhilarating of water sports. Back straight. Limbs tucked tight. Tail leveled out. Now a quick blast of power and away you go in a foamy streak. Once the basics are mastered, any old dog can turn the trick. In fact Peanuts, [...]
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Photographed by HENRY GROSKINSKY Text by ROBERT CAMPBELL Step by step, an easy exercise reveals the workings of man's most complex machine Two plus One—not exactly a problem to set the mind racing or to blow a computer's fuse. Yet it is enough to send electric pulses flying through the computer's intricate web of wires. Although we are barely in the third decade of the computer age, computers already touch the life of everyone in the U.S. Each year—each day—our involvement with these machines rises toward unimaginable levels.