RIP: Owsley "Bear" Stanley, an iconic iconoclast and pioneering LSD chef who produced millions of doses in his Bay Area labs (after allegedly finding the recipe in a chemistry journal at UC Berkeley), passed away today in Australia following a car crash near his home in Queensland. He was 76.
From his involvement with the Grateful Dead (a former manager and sound man, Bear co-designed the band's
Smarter-Than-Average Bear of the Day: Jetta owner zthomasri says: "I live on a ranch where there are lots of bears...there was one that learned how to open open door handles. It got in and the wind must have shut the door, it got into 3 other peoples cars before getting shut in mine.