Alexis Clark

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How U.S. Marines Are Using ‘ESP’ to Weaponize Intuition

The Daily Beast has obtained, via the Freedom of Information Act, the Office of Naval Research’s sensemaking training manual—a how-to guide for …

Could new talk therapy cut cost of treating depression?

A new study has suggested that a simple and inexpensive psychotherapy or talking therapy, known as behavioural activation (BA), treats depression in …

New tests on Colorado town's water show no sign of marijuana

A warning not to drink the water in a Colorado town has been canceled, after tests showed there was no longer any evidence of a marijuana chemical in the tap water, an initial finding which the mayor said “blew his mind”.<p>Bud+Breakfast: the marijuana inn where wake and bake is a serious business<p>Read …

Cannabis

Medical Marijuana States See Big Drop in Drug Prescriptions and Medicare Spending

Authored by a University of Georgia research team, the study found that in the 17 states with a medical marijuana law in place by 2013, prescriptions …

We Tried Cannabis Products For Our Period Pain And They Actually Helped

Fifty percent of the population has period pain. Whoopi Goldberg is doing her best to help stop it.<p>If you're interested in trying out the Whoopi&Maya products, check to see if it's legal in your area here.

Bill Nye says the world is in trouble if the next president rejects climate change

Bill Nye, the revered Science Guy of the mid-1990s and author of "Unstoppable," says the planet is reaching a fateful moment.<p>"My claim is that 2016 …

Scott Kelly's life, height return to normal after near year in space

<b>(CNN) —</b> Well, that didn't last long.<p>Astronaut Scott Kelly, who grew about 2 inches during his nearly one year stay on the International Space Station, is back to his normal height, his identical twin brother, Mark, said Thursday.<p>Scott Kelly, whose spine elongated while he spent 340 days in space, …

Laolu Opebiyi says fellow passenger on easyJet plane at Luton saw his conversation on ‘ISI men’ WhatsApp group and reported him<p>A British man was removed from a plane by armed police at Luton airport after a fellow passenger read a message on his mobile phone about “prayer” and reported him as a …

Flying

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

The Brain

Drug makers are interested in an ancient Chinese medicine after Harvard found out how it works

Allied-Bristol Life Sciences, a joint venture between the university commercialisation specialist Allied Minds and the US pharmaceuticals giant Bristol-Myers Squibb, is licensing research carried out by Professor Malcolm Whitman and Dr. Tracy Keller at Harvard from 2002 onward.<p>The pair found that …

SoftBank's cutesy Pepper robot sells out in one minute

If you always wanted a robot butler to greet guests, amuse kids or be a live-action version of Cortana, you're way too late. The Pepper robot that does all that sold out exactly one minute after it went on sale in Japan on Saturday, according to manufacturer SoftBank Robotics. The company built a …

Robotics

Expect your Amazon deliveries within 30 minutes via drones next year

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Senior administration official: The latest China hack was classic espionage 'on a scale we’ve never seen before'

"This was classic espionage, just on a scale we've never seen before from a traditional adversary," the official said.<p>"And it's not a satisfactory answer to say, 'We found it and stopped it,' when we should have seen it coming years ago."<p>The Obama administration has been reluctant to place blame on …

Humans at fault as California’s DMV releases details of six self driving car accidents

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles has released brief factual details of six accidents involving Google and Delphi self-driving cars, after the <i>Associated Press</i> successfully argued that legitimate public interest in the safety of the cars outweighed normal confidentiality rules. Self-driving …

What It's Really Like to Have a Transgender Parent

<i>Caitlyn Jenner coming out as transgender, and most recently, her debut on the cover of</i> Vanity Fair <i>brought the topic of gender identity to the</i> …