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  • In Maryland and across the country, the federal designer-drug crackdown takes prisoners, cash, and a legal backlash

    Dev Bahadur Hamal worked behind the counter of the Tobacco Stop in Bel Air, one of those ubiquitous shops that sell legal smokables and accessories for illegal ones, like bongs, hookahs, rolling papers, pot grinders, and glass pipes.
  • Jack W. Schneider's show explores the color scheme of 1980s America

    Jack W. Schneider Through Dec. 22   Green may be the color of our era. We talk now about "going green" to mean living in a more environmentally friendly way. And while this metaphorical use of the color has become big business-bringing in the other...

    Ghost hunters chase spirits through Charm City

    I've never interviewed a ghost before. But medium Beverly Litsinger swears she's in conversation with a 200-year-old woman in the space above Bertha's and is ready to pass along my questions, so now's my chance. Litsinger, a short, round woman who...

    Oliver Sacks' new book details the varieties of hallucinations-and his own drug use

    Oliver Sacks is one of the great scientific writers of our time. The author of neurological case studies like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Awakenings (which was also made into a film starring Robin Williams), Sacks turns the brain's glitches...

    "Just the right amount of wrong."

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) The writer Oliver Burkeman has some advice that would be helpful for you to hear right now: "When you assume your current preferences won't alter, you'll make bad decisions: embarking on a career or marriage, say, not with a view...