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How High Your Salary Has to Be to Buy a House in Your City

Housing prices vary widely city by city, as anyone who has moved to the Bay Area from anywhere else in the country could tell you. A salary that …

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success--IQ.<p>How much of an impact does emotional intelligence (EQ) have on your personal and professional success? The short answer is: a lot! It's a …

The Strange Connection Between Smoking Weed and Alzheimer's

It's definitely not what you'd think.<p>On Friday, Snoop Dogg lost a round of <i>Family Feud</i> on a marijuana-related question. The Internet was shocked. The question was: "Name something Grandma might do if she caught Grandpa smoking marijuana." The answers were all awful. But with the new research flowing …

Higher Metacognition is probably what separates Geniuses from the rest

Metacognition is “thinking about thinking”, or “knowing about knowing”. It comes from the root word “meta”, meaning beyond. It can take many forms; …

Everything Your Weed Guy Knows About Weed Is Probably Wrong

Meet Canada's foremost weed expert: Al The Alchemist.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Last week the Liberal government in Canada announced the creation of its Legalization Task Force. Composed of doctors, politicians, addiction experts, and cops, it has the people with the expertise—in …

Cannabis

Scientists Discover Bizarre World With Three Suns, 300-Year Seasons

Eat your heart out, Tatooine!<p>“Star Wars” fans love Tatooine and its twin suns, but astronomers working with one of the world’s biggest telescopes have done Luke Skywalker’s home planet one better.<p>They’ve discovered a bizarre world with not two but three suns ― and seasons that last longer than a …

6 Nontoxic Ways to Keep Wasps Away

<i>by guest blogger Rebecca Straus, online assistant editor at</i> Rodale's Organic Life<p>Aside from different nesting preferences, the main difference between bees and wasps is that bees feed their larvae pollen, while wasps--a category that includes yellow jackets and hornets--nourish theirs with insects. …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

Consume responsible amounts of marijuana with a Keurig for weed

Just when you thought you had run out of ways to consume marijuana, in comes something newer and weirder.<p>CannaKorp has unveiled a new vaporizer, the …

We're in For a Month of Meteor Showers as We Pass Through The Tail of Halley's Comet

Set those alarms.<p>We're in for quite a show over the next few weeks as Earth passes through the tail of Halley's Comet. Known as the Eta Aquarids, the …

Astronomy

What Marijuana Can Teach Us About Addiction

When people think of the ravages of addiction, they tend to imagine needles in arms, broken bottles, flickering crack torches and trembling hands -- not someone smoking a joint in front of the TV. But marijuana can be addictive, too -- and understanding why helps explain how our drug policy has …

We Might Be Totally Wrong About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct

How the dinosaurs went extinct is a contentious topic of endless scientific debate. Were they killed by a giant asteroid, a rash of volcanic …

These 7 Steps Will Make It Possible for Humans to Live on Mars

'Next, we have to worry about what we will breathe. Frankly, I was really shocked to find out that NASA has this problem worked out.'<p>Elon Musk says …

Reality TV

Anticholinergic Meds: Bad News For Aging Brains

Page 1 of 3<p>People who take Benadryl every night to sleep should probably think seriously about an alternative….if they can remember to do so.<p>In a …

For the First Time, Scientists Have Imaged the Brain on LSD

The scientists hope their long-awaited study on LSD in humans will open the floodgates to further research into psychedelics.<p>Researcher, drug policy reformer, and Countess of Wemyss Amanda Feilding made a promise to Albert Hofmann, the "father of LSD," after meeting him in the 90s: She would carry …

This Snake Pretends to Be a Spider—and Catches a Bird

Scientists who filmed the rare spider-tailed viper in the wild have unlocked the secret of its bizarre tail.<p>Those with a fear of venomous creatures may not be thrilled to know there's a snake that also pretends to be a spider. <b></b><p>The rare Iranian spider-tailed viper (<i>Pseudocerastes urarachnoides</i>) …

Zoology

This Low-Tech Trap For Killing Mosquito Eggs Is Brilliant

Mosquitoes love to breed inside discarded car tires. So why not use this against them? Such is the thinking of Canadian researchers who have …

Public Health