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Everything you need to know about what pot does to you, from ‘sustained hilarity’ to ‘brain noise’

<i>When neurologist Frances Ames began testing the effects of a single dose of cannabis sativa on a group of her medical colleagues who were, on the</i> …

Cannabis

Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance

Rakem Balogun thought he was dreaming when armed agents in tactical gear stormed his apartment. Startled awake by a large crash and officers screaming commands, he soon realized his nightmare was real, and he and his 15-year-old son were forced outside of their Dallas home, wearing only …

Black Lives Matter

The Last Days of the Blue-Blood Harvest

Every year, more than 400,000 crabs are bled for the miraculous medical substance that flows through their bodies—now pharmaceutical companies are finally committing to an alternative that doesn't harm animals.<p>Horseshoe crabs are sometimes called “living fossils” because they have been around in …

Eli Lilly

10 Golden Rules to Keep Your Sex Life Steamy

It’s easy to say there are “golden rules” to keep your sex life going strong, but the truth is—it actually <i>is</i> that simple. Who knew?<p>If you keep track of your relationship and make a conscious effort to keep things smokin’, you’ll have an advantage. Couples who give weight to their sex lives have …

Laundry Rooms

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

Just Try This 10 Days Diet Plan To Lose Belly Fat According To A Nutritionist

Have you ever thought of losing weight by following a diet regime for a couple of days and feel considerable results? So you should surely read the …

Nutrition

The menopause is no joking matter - believe me

Over the last few days I have spoken to women in various states of emotional distress due to their menopause symptoms and the way that they have been treated by their GP’s, employers and even their own partners. This is not unusual, I hear similar stories every day of every week and I know that for …

Menopause

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too.<p>Part of the appeal, at least for people who don't want to get high, is that CBD …

Cannabis

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

3 Psychedelics Mathematically Proven to “Elevate” Consciousness

LSD, Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms), and Ketamine have been part of the counter-culture for decades, with evidence that they are used more commonly …

Consciousness

Scientists Found That The Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back To The Universe

According to two leading scientists, the human brain is, in fact, a <b>‘biological computer’</b> and the consciousness of people is a program run by the …

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

10 Questions to Spot B.S. From Astrophysicist Carl Sagan

A useful crash course in clear-eyed skepticism for the era of fake news.<p>Baloney, bunk, B.S. Whatever you want to call it, it's probably been with us since the dawn of humanity. But these days it feels like we're living in a golden age of bull.<p>Between politicians' cries of "fake news," fact-free …

Aldous Huxley Tells Mike Wallace What Will Destroy Democracy: Overpopulation, Drugs & Insidious Technology (1958)

Overpopulation, manipulative politics, imbalances of societal power, addictive drugs, even more addictive technologies: these and other developments …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

I Buy These Fancy Slim Jims by the Caseload

“Hey, what was that beef thing you gave me the other day?”<p>This is a sentence I often hear from my friends, and it’s not the opening to a sex joke! …

Why the universe shouldn't exist at all

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Why is there something, rather than nothing?" could be the oldest and deepest question in all of metaphysics. Long exclusively the province of philosophy, in recent years this question has become one that can be addressed by scientific methods. What's more, a new scientific advance has …

Physics

Roseanne may be the only one in Hollywood who believes in diversity

“‘Black Panther’ Proves, Yet Again, That Diversity Sells in Hollywood,” ran a February headline in Forbes. And how: The film has grossed more than …

A New Model of Masculinity

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “The Boys Are Not All Right,” by Michael Ian Black (Op-Ed, Feb. 22), which links violence by boys and men to our concepts of masculinity:<p>Mr. Black asks how we can help boys. Humans are not born empathetic. Empathy is taught. Parents, caretakers, teachers and coaches must teach boys …

Mark Twain

Stephen King’s Dark Tower TV series eyed by Amazon Studios

Stephen King's long-awaited <i>Dark Tower</i> TV spin-off may have found new life at Amazon Studios, according to fresh reports.<p>The live-action project had …

Amazon Studios

Cinnamon Buns

Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cup butter<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1/2 cup warm water (100°F/38°C)<br>• 1 pkg (8 g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup milk<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 egg …

The Struggle to Predict—and Prevent—Toxic Masculinity

Terrie Moffitt has been trying to figure out why men are terrible for more than 25 years. Or, to calibrate: Why <i>some</i> men are really terrible—violent, …

What Happened To Norma's Brain?

The mysterious trigger behind one Texan's mental collapse.<p>AUSTIN, Texas ― For as long as she could remember, Norma Herrera had trouble getting to sleep. Hours after the rest of her family had closed their eyes, she’d stay up in her darkened room, praying. When she finally slept, she often dreamt …

Mental Health

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

E-waste recycler gets 15 month prison sentence for creating worthless backup discs

You may recognize the name Eric Lundgren. In 2017, he was all over the news for creating a $13,000 DIY electric car with a 380-plus mile range, easily besting a Tesla. Today he’s on his way to jail.<p>Lundgren has always been a tinkerer. His LA-based company specialized in managing e-waste from common …

E-waste

If Elon Musk is to colonise Mars, he’ll need to recruit a crew of genetically-modified humans

Elon Musk dreams of creating a million-person city on Mars. But first, the SpaceX and Tesla founder is going to need a small group of people with an …

Genetics

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness) | Inc.com

Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your pain, discomfort, and limitations.<p>It's a difficult truth to stomach. Because …

Self-help

Palestinians Murder Rabbi Who Is Father Of Six. Murderer Will Be Well-Compensated By Palestinian Authority.

On Tuesday night, a 35-year-old Orthodox rabbi, Raziel Shevah, who was the father of six young children, was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist or …

Australian birds have weaponized fire because what we really need now is something else to make us afraid

Dick Eussen thought he had the fire beat. It was stuck on one side of a highway deep in the Australian outback. But it didn’t look set to jump. And …

Birds

AI brain chips will create superhumans with great telepathic abilities, but fear of becoming 'zombies' also looms

AI-based brain chips are coming. But, whether they will turn us into "superhumans" or "zombies" that's the question.<p>Artificial Intelligence-based …