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It's time you learned how 4/20 became 'Weed Day'

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is something in the air today. Maybe you've noticed.<p>April 20, or 4/20, is known as "Weed Day" in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana.<p>Yes, it seems arbitrary. So how did the number 420 come to represent smoking pot?<p>First, let's get the myths …

Marin County

11 incredibly useful iOS 11 features you probably didn’t know existed!

11 incredibly useful iOS 11 features you probably didn’t know existed!<p>iOS 11 has been around for a while now and although you’ve enjoyed flaunting …

Apps

Jay-Z on mending his marriage to Beyoncé: We chose to "break that cycle"

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hip-hop star Jay-Z talked candidly Saturday about his determination to save his marriage with singer Beyoncé, telling CNN's Van Jones that the couple had chosen to "fight for our love."<p>Rumors began to circle around the superstar couple in 2014 after leaked surveillance footage showed …

Jay Z

The iPhone is Dead

I’ve switched back-and-forth between iPhone and Android in the past and I’ve always felt the iPhone edged any Android phone out.<p>Now that I switched …

Freeyourmindatnocost

PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X

Microsoft has started distributing Xbox One X units, and we’ve unboxed our device to get a closer look at the “world’s most powerful console.” While the Xbox One X is more powerful than the PS4 Pro in every major specification, it’s also a lot smaller. Comparing the two, it’s easy to spot the …

Xbox One X

The Best Flagship Phones of 2017, Compared

<b>Editors' Note:</b><i>This article was originally published on October 28. We've updated it with test results from the iPhone X now that we've had more</i> …

Mobile Technology

5 Ways to Make Yourself Look Polished to Everyone Around You | Inc.com

The world is full of dreamers. Look around you and you'll find there are plenty of people who spend a lot of time and money reading business and branding books or signing up to attend intensive retreats and motivational seminars.<p>But let's be honest: Even while these books, seminars and articles may …

Participation

AI programs exhibit racial and gender biases, research reveals

Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within the patterns of language use, scientists say<p>An artificial intelligence tool that has revolutionised the ability of computers to interpret everyday language has been shown to exhibit striking …

Artificial Intelligence

Please enjoy this massive gallery of almost 1,000 free iPhone wallpapers

Two weeks ago, we shared a new site with readers that’s fantastic for finding minimalistic wallpapers for your iPhone. With sizes matching Apple’s …

These are the best and worst places to retire in the US

We spend most of our lives working and planning for retirement. When it's finally time to retire, finding the right place to live is key. WalletHub ranked the 50 states and Washington, DC. in order of best and worst places to retire. Analysts compared the states based on affordability, quality of …

Retirement

Familiar sounds of the iPhone become a musical hit

A conductor has created his own music using the sounds associated with an iPhone such as ringtones, alerts, keyboard clicks and vibrations.<p>More than 340,000 people have already watched Rainer Hersch's music video filmed on the London Underground.<p>Hersch's Apple Ringtones Rag video has become a hit …

It's getting harder to use the iPhone without using TouchID

A steady nudge toward fingerprint logins<p>Ever since I upgraded to iOS 10, it’s become a lot harder to unlock my phone. Before the upgrade, it was a simple swipe and passcode — a gesture I’ve done so many times that it’s burned into my muscle memory — but iOS 10 retakes that space for a new info …

Touch ID

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 New Software Update Limits Battery Life To Prevent Overheating

Samsung plans to launch a software update that it hopes will prevent its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from overheating. However, the software update …

Improve Sound Quality on iPhone 6 or iPhone 6+

Do you want to maximize your iPhone’s audio features to get better quality sound? Do your phone speakers produce sub-standard audio that turns songs, …

Common iPhone Problems and How to Fix Them

It’s frustrating when you are using your phone and there is an abrupt internet connection or difficulty downloading an app. This can be quite …

Operating Systems

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

Universe

How to Download Download HD Videos from Kissanime

<b>Update: Read this article for Kiss Cartoon Video Download</b> and an Alternative method to download video from KissAnime… The method has been changed, so …

New Mac malware discovered in the wild installing backdoors

Allowing attackers to hijack systems, the malware comes disguised as a fake file converter available at reputable download sites, Bitdefender warns.<p>A new piece of nasty malware targeting Mac systems has been discovered in the wild, allowing attackers to hijack users' computers.<p>Dubbed …

Malware

Japanese Poll Ranks Re:Zero Best Anime of Spring 2016 - Interest

Anime from the Spring 2016 season have been wrapping up one by one. In order to find out which shows captured viewers' hearts the most, the Japanese …

Manga

A 53-Billion-Pixel Image Lets You Zoom In Impossibly Far

How far can you zoom?<p>The crazy sorts of image enhancement you've seen in episodes of CSI aren't actually real right? You can't just endlessly zoom in. Well, ordinarily that's correct, but this neat little photo is a clever exception to the rule.<p>The astonishing 53-billion-pixel picture is mostly …

Car Tech 101: Understanding premium fuel

Brian Cooley explains why premium gas is being used more commonly in cars and is less of a luxury.

Luxury

Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

As a marriage coach one of the most misunderstood topics I encounter is the difference between love and attraction. Most couples come together and marry in the heat of infatuation. The chemistry is undeniable (to them) and attraction is off the charts!<p><b>You're Not Really in Love</b><p>This isn't love, no …

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.<p>More than eight in ten people worldwide have some sort of religious belief, according to a Pew Research Center study. Approximately one third of those people are Christian.<p>Even though the percentage of people who identify as …

Pew Research Center

World Population Clock: 7.6 Billion People (2018)

World Population: Past, Present, and Future<p>(move and expand the bar at the bottom of the chart to navigate through time)<p>The chart above illustrates …

A Science Journal Published An Article Mentioning "The Creator" And People Are Not Happy

The paper's authors wrote that hands show "the proper design of the Creator."<p>The paper, titled "Biomechanical Characteristics of Hand Coordination in Grasping Activities of Daily Living", was published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i> on 5 January this year. The work was done by three academics from Huazhong …

25 scientific images so gorgeous you can't even handle it

National Science Foundation