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Hemp Can Fight Cancer Too, Reveal Scientists in New Cannabis Study

Not all marijuana-derived drugs need to get you high.<p>With one and a half million new cases diagnosed each year, scientists are on a continuous hunt …

Cannabis

Children have energy levels greater than endurance athletes, scientists find

Parents run ragged by their children may have suspected it all along.<p>Youngsters have greater energy levels than professional endurance athletes, scientists have discovered, meaning it is virtually impossible for the average adult to keep up.<p>And for mothers and fathers hoping that tiring out their …

Australian Universities

Richard Branson Explains Why Giving Your Team a Flexible Schedule Will Pay off in the Long Run

The founder of Virgin Group has one extremely important philosophy when it comes to creating team loyalty.<p>We all dream of having the perfect team -- one that turns in mind-blowing projects way before the deadline and is a standout representative of the company wherever they go. Let's admit it: …

The Workplace

25 Best Motivational Quotes From Stephen Hawking

The late physicist overcame huge obstacles to become the world's most beloved scientist.<p>Best-selling author, award-winning physicist, and beloved <i>Star Trek</i> guest star Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. Prolific as both a writer and public figure, the late scientist made numerous wry remarks …

Star Trek

Miniglobelet: A Short Film by Beauty of Science

A short film about crystallization processes shot through a microscope by Beauty of Science. The subject of the film is the mixture of red pigment …

Beauty

Scientists Have Discovered How Traumatic Experiences Actually Rewire The Brain

This is why they're so hard to forget.<p>For many people dealing with traumatic memories, cognitive behavioural therapy is the best shot at living an …

Flat Earther's Rocket Launch Fails Spectacularly, Disappointing Tens

In a crushing blow to his ego, Michael “Mad Mike” Hughes has once again failed to launch his rocket for flat Earth “research.”<p>The 61-year-old limo …

Space Exploration

FakeApp lets you recast Nicolas Cage into any movie using AI

Not the B movies!<p>History is full of “what if” questions. What if President Kennedy had survived his assassination, for example, or what if Germany …

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Delays hit KodakCoin crypto-currency plans

<b>Eastman Kodak shares have fallen after it emerged the company is delaying the launch of its new crypto-currency.</b><p>KodakCoin is designed to help photographers register, license and manage their images.<p>The initial coin (ICO) offering was announced at the CES technology trade fair and, according to …

Cryptocurrency

Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

Killer whales able to copy words such as ‘hello’ and ‘bye bye’ as well as sounds from other orcas, study shows<p>High-pitched, eerie and yet distinct, the sound of a voice calling the name “Amy” is unmistakable. But this isn’t a human cry – it’s the voice of a killer whale called Wikie.<p>New research …

Animals

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Grumpy Cat wins £500k in copyright battle with coffee chain

The owners of the Grumpy Cat brand, based around a cat with dwarfism and an underbite who perpetually looks grumpy, have successfully sued a company for £500,000 for unauthorised use of pictures of the animal.<p>Grumpy Cat Limited struck a deal with US coffee company Grenade, allowing it to sell its …

grumpy

New 512GB microSD memory card will make you go power-mad

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Is Airbnb Really Cheaper Than A Hotel Room In The World's Major Cities? [Infographic]

These days traveling is arguably more affordable than ever before, thanks to budget airlines and ride-sharing, among many other factors. When it comes to finding a place to stay, however, a traditional hotel room will still cost you a pretty penny most of the time. Thankfully, the rise of the …

Hospitality

This Dog Hitchhiked 932 Miles Because His Family Went on Vacation Without Him (Video)

Rusty, an Australian terrier with incredible ingenuity and strength of spirit, made his way across 932 miles of Australia when his family went on …

Australia

Foldscope is a real microscope that’s made of paper

One year for Christmas, I received a Tasco microscope set. I loved that thing. It came in a wooden box that had tweezers, eye droppers, glass slides, …

Summer Olympics

We Have Reached Peak Pharma. There’s Nowhere to Go But Down.

Rising costs and declining discovery rates are the hallmark of resource depletion. It happened with gold and oil and it is happening now with …

Biotechnology

Airbnb Cofounder Joe Gebbia on How 'Dog-Fooding' Leads to Great Design

In a Q&A, Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia explains how the sharing-economy powerhouse ‘dog-foods’ to better understand its customers and why great design …

Design

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Special Report: Inmate deaths reveal 'torturous' use of Tasers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - Corporal Matthew Stice pointed his Taser at Martini Smith’s bare chest.<p>Smith was 20 years old, pregnant and stripped nearly naked, standing in a cell in the Franklin County jail in Columbus, Ohio. She had been detained on charges of stabbing a boyfriend she’d accused of …

Crime

Remote Workers Are Outperforming Office Workers--Here's Why | Inc.com

Have you seen any of these gimmicky office designs? Candy dispensers in conference rooms. Hammocks and indoor treehouses. Tech companies tend to be the worst offenders with the startup favorites: beer taps and table tennis.<p>Maybe there is fun for a moment when the candy bar drops -- but does all …

Remote Working

These are the happiest cities in the US

When it comes to feeling happy, your home state may be key to your state of mind.<p>Next to genetics, geography is the biggest determinant of bliss, says Dan Buettner, author of the new National Geographic book, "The Blue Zones of Happiness" and the accompanying November cover story of National …

Happiness

MORGAN STANLEY: A stock market correction is 'looking more likely'

It's a time when companies have the opportunity to show off growth that matches their valuations, and it can encourage investment by traders looking to put money to work.<p>But that may not be the case this time around, Morgan Stanley warns.<p>A big part of that has to do with how investors approach …

Stock Markets

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

Country Lifestyle

Dove Apologizes for 'Racist' Soap Ad That Turned Black Woman White

“An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully,” soap brand writes<p>Dove apologized and pulled …

Women of Color

The 10 Coolest Neighborhoods in America Right Now

Avoid the tourist traps.<p>Tourist traps are a dime a dozen in big cities, but many popular urban destinations have up-and-coming neighborhoods that …

Travel

Liquid cats and blood-sucking bats : 2017's Ig Nobel awards

Can a cat be both liquid and solid at the same time? Have vampire bats developed a taste for human blood? Will holding a crocodile bolster or blunt …

Nobel Prize

Nanoparticles from tattoos can travel to the lymph nodes

Scientists were already aware that pigments from tattoo ink can travel to the lymph nodes, critical components of the immune system that help fight …