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Monday’s announcement of 28 sailors aboard the aircraft carrier Reagan being busted for spice is the perfect hook to mention that the Navy has a new video warning against the use of the synthetic drug. The video reminds service members how the fake pot can negatively affect their health and military careers, according to a DoD press release. In the video, Rear Adm. Michael Anderson, medical officer to the Marine Corps, sums it up: “It’s not legal, it’s not healthy, it’s not worth it.” The video couldn’t come soon enough for the Navy. There has been a rash of busts…

Have you ever slowed down to really take your time and think about how how an airplane flies? Like really thought about it? Like looked through the airplane and thought about it, man? No need to spark up a pipe loaded with spice, Liz Matzelle is giving you that chance with an errie web video. In her clip she shows helicopters and planes flying at incredible speeds, but with their motions played back at a sluggish pace. She captured the footage at an extremely high number of frames-per-second but then played them back at a normal speed. The effect: extremely…

Remember in the ’80s when sitcoms did Very Special episodes? Who will ever forget Jessie’s freak out when she took caffeine pills? Or the time Urkel got drunk and almost died? And don’t get Scoop Deck started on the time Brad got high, or on Uncle Ned’s drinking problem. The sailors up at the Naval Submarine School in Groton, Conn., are reliving those glory days with “Spiced.” It’s a Very Special episode that naturally features puppets named “Josh” and “Greg” and the latter’s struggle with a very real problem in today’s Navy. Spice and other designer drugs are scary stuff. And…

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