On this day…in 1943

In Basel, Switzerland, Albert Hoffman, a Swiss chemist working at the Sandoz pharmaceutical research laboratory, accidentally consumes LSD-25, a synthetic drug he had created in 1938 as part of his research into the medicinal value of lysergic acid compounds. After taking the drug, formally known as lysergic acid diethylamide, Dr. Hoffman was disturbed by unusual … [Read the full story]

Champion Inter Milan face AC Milan, Real Madrid and Spurs in Champions League

The UEFA Champions League group stage draw has  pitted titleholders Inter Milan against Tottenham Hotspur, with Real Madrid set to face Inter’s fierce rivals AC Milan. Inter, now in the care of former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez, also have German side Werder Bremen and Dutch champions FC Twente for company in Group A along with … [Read the full story]