6 best places to watch World Cup in Amsterdam and the trainstations

It has started! We have changed our background to orange to support the Dutch and finally the first game has been played. Today will be the day that the Dutch might be able to have at least some revenge on the Spanish team after one of the most frustrating final games ever played in a

Amsterdam Dance Event

If you were planning a trip to Amsterdam soon, then now is the right time! The Amsterdam Dance Event is starting this week and is an event not to be missed! The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the biggest event in Dance music in the Netherlands and brings shitloads of great acts to the city

Marijuana Music

_ Marijuana + Music _ _  two words that sort of automatically made friendship loO(     )(      )(  o  )Ooooóóóóóóng time ago.. seriously, what would marijuana be without music? And what would music have been like or still be like if it wasn’t for the marijuana? The history of marijuana and music took

How to Roll and Smoking Tips

Cannabis smoking rolling tips and tricks There are many different ways to get high on marijuana; you can smoke a regular joint in a paper mixed with some tobacco, or without any tobacco. You can smoke it from a pipe or a vaporizer. You can find some special ways to roll with paper, or build

Amsterdam Coffee Shop Google Map

Coffeeshops Map Amsterdam There are many coffeeshops in Amsterdam, in and outside of the centre. Some of them good, some of them mostly there for tourists. We picked out a few that we know are good. Have a look at our coffeeshops amsterdam page for more info. For all the coffeeshops and their location, we

Amsterdam Coffee Shops

  General information Amsterdam Coffeeshops In the Netherlands the law upholds a policy of tolerance when it comes to cannabis usage. This means that any person over the age of 18 can buy up to 5 grams of cannabis in authorized cannabis café’s, or “coffeeshops” as the Dutch call them. The sale, and usage of

How Marijuana Affects Your Brain

How marijuana affects the brain. We all know that something happens to the brain if you consume cannabis. If you smoke it, eat it, inhale it , drink it, doesn’t matter how, but something changes up there. The effects are not similar for everybody of course. I myself sometimes become one with the couch, while

 

Amsterdam’s own 9/11

9/11, yep. It’s already 12 years ago and still nobody can stop talking and thinking about the disaster that happened in New York in 2001. I’m here today, sitting in my chair in Amsterdam pretty baked and all you see on the Dutch TV is programs about 9/11. But not even that long ago, Amsterdam had its own airplane disaster.

In October 1992 a cargo airplane from the El Al, which is run by the Israeli government, crashed into the Bijlmer (part of Amsterdam-Oost). A total of 43 people died that day as after the crash many surrounding buildings caught fire, which made it the deadliest airplane disaster in the history of the Netherlands. After the disaster some mysterious guys in white suits showed up and people are still speculating who these people were and there are many more stories about somehow the Israeli special service being involved in the crash and the cause of it.

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About a year after the crash, some residents and service personnel that worked at the crash scene started having physical health complaints such as impotence, insomnia and bowel problems (symptoms that were similar to the Gulf War Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), which they thought had something to do with the El Al crash.  It turned out that more than half of these people had been infected with Mycoplasma.
A few years later, well in 1999 so about 7 freaking years later, the Israeli government admitted that there was almost 200 liters of chemicals being transported in the airplane. Dimethyl methylphosphonate, a chemical which can be used to make Sarin, a nerve gas that is being used as a weapon.