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8 Things to Think About Before Going to a Dispensary

Live in a legal state or visiting one? Here’s what you need to do to buy weed.<p>With over 30 states medically legalizing and 9 states recreationally legalizing weed, more and more people are realizing what the cannabis community, research community, and 1930s NYC Mayor La Guardia knew: addiction …

Cannabis

Want to Get Good at Accomplishing Your Goals? Master These 6 Skills

Setting and achieving powerful goals requires more than one skill. Here are the six skills that great goal achievers have mastered.<p>As an executive and team coach, I help individuals and teams set goals every day.<p>And while all teams are very different and have very different goals, the ones who are …

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Create a Community That Keeps Buying and Buying From You

Ecommerce pro Trevor Chapman shares a secret that doesn't take a lot of work but yields huge results.<p>When it comes to handling customers, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman says business owners have a tendency to “slash and burn,” meaning they think of purchases as simply a transaction, rather than …

Blockchain Startup Is Working With Big Business To Lift Real People Out Of Poverty

Lifting 250,000 people out of poverty is a lofty, laudable and specific goal you don’t hear often enough from startups these days. Even more surprising when working in the global fashion industry. ‘So Just Shop’ provides a digital marketplace to bring goods (made by a range of different artisan …

Fair Trade

Trump to Maxine Waters: 'Careful what you wish for,' after she calls for harassment of his Cabinet

President Donald Trump warned Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday to "be careful what you wish for," offering a provocative rebuke to the California Democrat who has called for the continuing public harassment of Trump administration officials.<p>Taking to Twitter, Trump called Waters "an extraordinarily low …

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

When The U.S. Army Bombed Hawaii's Volcanoes

In November 1935 the Mauna Loa, one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii, erupted and a lava river was advancing towards Hilo, destroying everything in its path. The entire city with 15,000 residents was at risk. The lava was advancing about one mile per day and at that rate, it would …

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N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.<p>The explosions at the test site deep in the …

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Michelle Wolf's Most Brutal Jokes From The White House Correspondents' Dinner

'Mr. President: I don’t think you’re very rich. Like I think you might be rich in Idaho, but in New York you’re doing fine.'<p>Last night, comedian Michelle Wolf took the stage at the White House Correspondents' Dinner to roast the Washington elite and the media alike. Her no-holds-barred speech …

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially if You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate superfood, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8-ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

The White House Blames Russia for NotPetya, the 'Most Costly Cyberattack In History'

It's been nearly eight months since the malware known as NotPetya tore through the internet, rippling out from Ukraine to paralyze companies and …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

How Trump Built an Obstruction of Justice Case Against Himself

The president’s pattern of behavior may be enough to surmount the high legal threshold for proving that he sought to stifle the special counsel’s investigation.<p>President Trump’s own actions, as reported on Thursday night, have strengthened the case for obstruction of justice against him, despite …

4,000-year-old Egyptian mummies were thought to be brothers. Genetics tells a different story.

By Ben Guarino<p>Ben Guarino<p>Reporter covering biology, genetics, nature, paleontology and the culture of science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Long ago, Egyptians carved a cemetery into a rock wall along the Nile River 250 miles south of Cairo. The cemetery outlasted its 12th Dynasty creators. It survived …

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Healthy gut, healthy mind: The schizophrenia and digestion connection

<b>How can maintaining good gut health improve the lives of people with schizophrenia and their ability to function in the world?</b><p>If you’ve ever had a …

Trump faces make-or-break meeting with congressional leaders

By Sean Sullivan and<p>Sean Sullivan<p>Reporter covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Ed O'Keefe<p>Ed O'Keefe<p>Reporter focused on Congress, national politics and the federal government<p>Bio Follow<p>President Trump's rocky relationship with Capitol Hill faces a crucial test Tuesday in a meeting with top …

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Bitcoin nears $10,000 mark as hedge funds plough in

Cryptocurrency now worth seven times an ounce of gold, with market cap higher than IBM, McDonald’s or Disney – but analysts warn of ‘a huge bubble’<p>Bitcoin has hit a record high after passing $9,000 (£6,700) and is close to reaching five figures as investors in the cryptocurrency shrug off warnings …

Hedge Funds

Here's What Warren Buffett Really Thinks About Bitcoin

Hint: The cryptocurrency probably won't end up in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio anytime soon.<p>Bitcoin is not only the top digital currency on the …

Not a Cool Kid in High School? Study Says You Should Probably Be Relieved

Outcomes for the popular kids are not good.<p>High school can be brutal on kids that don't quite fit in. But if you think the bullying and social isolation of not being popular is bad, you should see what happens to the captain of the football team or chief Mean Girl after they graduate.<p>Science …

Republicans Are Throwing Away Their Shot at Tax Reform

There’s a manifest need to lower corporate tax rates—but instead of building consensus, the GOP is pursuing a bill that’s likely to be rolled back even if it passes.<p>America badly needs corporate tax reform.<p>The United States pretends to tax corporations heavily. But those heavy tax rates are …

Why Hands-On Experience Beats A Computer Science Diploma

In the tech world, it’s often the case that degrees matter less than skill, adaptability, and willingness to learn. And there are plenty of high-paying technical careers that don’t require a diploma. But is one type of learning–academic training vs. hands-on experience–superior to the other? Or are …

The Russia collusion scandal is closing in on America's commander-in-chief of fake news

President Donald Trump hasn't delivered on his campaign promise to create U.S. coal or steel jobs (foreign steel imports are up 27 percent this year), but he is creating a bonanza in the business of "fake news."<p>Admittedly a lot of those jobs have been outsourced to Russia, but Trump is also …

Top 5 Misconceptions About Evolution And Why They're Wrong

Most science lovers are used to defending the evidence when the subject of evolution comes up. But even the most enthusiastic of us can get tired of …

Trump absolves Putin and shoots himself in the foot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Until Saturday, President Donald Trump had earned some praise for his trip to Asia. Overall, the visit seemed to go well by the standards we use to evaluate him. There were few unsettling tweets over the past few days, at least relative to his normal routine, and by most accounts the …

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Here's the summary of the Senate tax plan

The Senate tax plan will have key differences from the House tax bill, according to a two-page summary by the Finance Committee. It will preserve the …

It Took Elon Musk Just 3 Minutes to Give the Best Business Advice You'll Hear Today

This short interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk is packed with valuable lessons.<p>Elon Musk has emerged as one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI (among a host of other companies), he's confronting some of the world's biggest challenges …

How a hormone could boost men's sexual appetite

Anxiety can be a driving force for sexual dysfunction in men. A new study reveals that there may be an effective treatment for both, in the form of a …

Neuroscience

'You're hired!': Internet salutes Twitter employee who pulled plug on Trump

For 11 happy minutes Twitter users celebrated a Trump-free experience, heaping praise on the rogue staffer who shut down the US president<p>Like the Christmas truce in the first world war trenches, for 11 serene minutes it seemed like peace and harmony had broken out on earth with the sudden …

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