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What Is Kratom? How the Plant Could Help Fight the Opioid Crisis

But a federal ban could stunt research.<p>While Kratom is heavily discussed in niche communities on YouTube and Reddit, the herbal drug is still …

Medicine

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

Toyota confirms straight-six power for Supra with new teaser

Toyota confirmed last week that it will debut the new Supra at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, but before that happens, it has at least one more teaser up its sleeve.<p>Toyota threw out a new teaser for the Supra, this time showing off its rear end. It looks almost exactly what we already saw on the …

Los Angeles

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

The House Just Passed a Bill That Could Make Kratom Illegal

This bill could greatly expand the war on drugs.<p>Kratom, an herbal drug used by chronic pain patients and people with opioid use disorder, has been on …

Medicine

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

These 9's are 10s: Best 9mm for concealed carry

See the best 9mm pistols for concealed carry<p>CZ P-10 C is a compact semi-automatic striker-fired pistol made by Česká zbrojovka in the Czech Republic. …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

North Korea synchronizes time zone with South

North Korea has altered its time zone to that of South Korea, as a step towards unity. The presence of two clocks at previous talks between North and …

Can you solve it? The puzzle with a twist

Hi guzzlers,<p>Today’s puzzles are in honour of the German mathematician Felix Klein, who was born this week 169 years ago, on April 25, 1849.<p>1) <i>What is numerically interesting about Klein’s date of birth, and why is this year’s anniversary particularly noteworthy?</i><p>Klein is best known for describing, in …

Puzzles

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoublty hugely popular already thanks to the range of both tv programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually a …

The first "cell-free" CRISPR tech is here to personalize cancer treatment

A single technology can help kill superbugs, slow cancer’s growth, and potentially help us end world hunger. No, it’s not magic. It’s science — …

Medical Marijuana's 'Catch-22': Limits On Research Hinder Patient Relief

By the time Ann Marie Owen, 61, turned to marijuana to treat her pain, she was struggling to walk and talk. She was also hallucinating.<p>For four years, her doctor prescribed a wide range of opioids for transverse myelitis, a debilitating disease that caused pain, muscle weakness and paralysis.<p>The …

Cannabis

This Man Destroyed The Myth Of Biblical Time

During the documentary “Bill Nye: Science Guy,” America’s favorite science communicator traveled to rural Grant County, Kentucky, to visit Ark …

Japanese couple apologise for ignoring work pregnancy timetable by conceiving ‘before their turn’

A Japanese worker has been reprimanded by her boss for “selfishly breaking the rules” after she became pregnant before it was her “turn”, according to media reports.<p>The woman was working at a private childcare centre in Aichi prefecture, north Japan, when she found out she was pregnant.<p>However, the …

Pandora sale their 'biggest ever' with discounts of up to 80%

High street jeweller Pandora has announced a massive sale, with some items discounted by up to 80%.<p>The international company, which has stores across …

Pandora

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

'Roseanne' Really Overperformed in Middle America

The ABC comedy's return dominated in all of TV's top markets, but it was highest-rated in....Tulsa, Oklahoma.<p><i>Roseanne</i>'s return to ABC was a hit …

Los Angeles

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun — So Can You

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will launch this summer and study both the solar wind and unanswered questions about the Sun’s sizzling corona. Credit: …

How Metals are Made

The following is an article from <i>Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader</i>.<p>(Image credit: Virginia State Parks)<p><i>Do you have a ring on your finger? Is</i> …

Protons

5 Traits of Actual Psychopaths

Hollywood often portrays psychopaths as serial killers, but not all psychopaths are that evil. Many exhibit psychopathic traits to a much lesser …

Psychology

Rudolf Diesel and his famous Engine

Rudolf Diesel (1858 – 1913)<p>On March 18, 1858, German inventor and mechanical engineer <b>Rudolf Diesel</b> was born, who invented the eponymous Diesel engine …

Marcus Aurelius - the Philosopher on the Emperor's Throne

The Statue of Marcus Aurelius in the Musei Capitolini in Rome<p>On March 17, 180 AD, Roman Emperor <b>Marcus Aurelius</b> passed away. He is often referred to …

'Remember to look up at the stars': the best Stephen Hawking quotes

Stephen Hawking, who has died aged 76, combined a soaring intellect and a mischievous sense of humour that made him an icon of both academia and popular culture.<p>Here are some of his greatest quotes:<p>“For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed …

Stephen Hawking

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

How to download Kodi on your iPhone or iPad without jailbreaking

All about Kodi<p>We also looked at:<br>1. How to install and use Kodi on Windows<br>2. How to install Kodi on Android and Android TV<br>3. How to install Kodi on a …

Are Alien Worlds in TRAPPIST-1 More Habitable Than Thought?

One of the most captivating star systems beyond the solar system is in our galactic backyard. It may be a common red dwarf star, but the exoplanets …

$19 device adds motion activation to anything that plugs into the wall

Want to turn on a lamp anytime you walk into a room? Don’t want to spend a lot of money or deal with fickle smart home hubs to make it happen. …

Conspiracy theorists are already making wild claims about the Amtrak train full of Republican lawmakers that collided with a truck in Virginia

Following a Wednesday-morning train crash that killed one person and severely injured another in the Washington, DC, area, conspiracy theorists attempted to commandeer the story on social media.<p>The Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers and their family members from Washington to an annual …

Children Who Survive Congenital Heart Defects Can Face New Problems As Adults

A few weeks ago, our family gathered for a meeting that we hope will save my sister's life. Our goal was to demonstrate to a hospital social worker that we could take care of her should she get a heart transplant.<p>My sister Sara is now 50. (NPR isn't using her last name to protect her medical …