This week, the ‘godfather of ecstasy’ died

Plus: two girls stabbed a friend to please Slender Man, New Balance sued Karl Lagerfeld and CFDA winners scored big

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ALEXANDER SHULGIN, THE MAN WHO INTRODUCED MDMA TO THE WORLD, PASSED AWAY

The American chemist was famous for introducing MDMA to psychologists in the 70s and pioneered the synthesis of over 200 psychoactive compounds. Ravers around the world lit a candle.

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TWO 12-YEAR-OLDS IN COURT AFTER TRYING TO SACRIFICE THEIR FRIEND TO SLENDER MAN

The internet horror meme Slender Man was "responsible" for the attempted stabbing of a 12 year old girl. The two assailants claimed that the meme-myth drove them to attack their friend.

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NEW BALANCE IS SUING KARL LAGERFELD OVER HIS NEW TRAINERS

The designer is in trouble with the sneaker company: they claim that he's ripped off their classic design for his new trainers and they've hit him with a lawsuit. What do you think?

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THE CFDA AWARDS HAPPENED – WHAT WENT DOWN?

Rihanna wore THAT dress, Tom Ford and Creatures Of The Wind picked up awards, as did Raf Simons. Check out our report of the show's biggest winners. 

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CHINA STILL REFUSES TO REMEMBER TIANANMEN SQUARE 

It's the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, but China is still making every effort to conceal its past. 

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