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Colorado prepares banking system for marijuana sellers

Colorado lawmakers have approved the world's first financial system for the marijuana industry, a network of uninsured co-operatives designed to give pot businesses a way to access basic banking services.<p>The plan, approved Wednesday, seeks to move the marijuana industry away from its cash-only …

A bearded man wearing a bonnet appears every year on the snowy cliffs of Sulamannen, Norway. This natural phenomenon is created by the cliff’s crevasses.

Time to go crazy, internet. It’s Kurt Cobain with his cat.

Statuesque Wild Horses Photos by Andrew McGibbon

Fine art and commercial photographer Andrew McGibbon is based in Durban. Along with shooting for leading brands, McGibbon spends a lot of his time …

Grains of sand magnified to 250 times real size

Who knew sand could look so damn colourful and interesting? Gary Greenberg, that's who, whose incredible microphotography reveals each grain of sand …

Former Colorado inmate sent back to jail after being released 90 years early

A man released from jail in 2008 has been rearrested because the authorities discovered that he had been released 90 years too early because of an administrative error.<p>Rene Lima-Marin was convicted in 2000 on eight counts of armed robbery and sentenced to back-to-back sentences totalling of 98 …

Here's What It Looks Like When Two Hacker FBI Informants Try To Inform On Each Other

The FBI has so many moles in the hacktivist community, it seems, that at times they’ve even ended up unwittingly doing their best to get each other arrested.<p>For much of 2011, Icelandic then-teenager and self-described hacker Sigurdur Thordarson worked as both a WikiLeaks volunteer and an FBI …

NSA files: why the Guardian in London destroyed hard drives of leaked files

Guardian editors on Tuesday revealed why and how the newspaper destroyed computer hard drives containing copies of some of the secret files leaked by Edward Snowden.<p>The decision was taken after a threat of legal action by the government that could have stopped reporting on the extent of American …

Manning gets 35 years in prison for massive leak of US secrets

FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of secret government documents, was sentenced by a military judge Wednesday to 35 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge.<p>Because of credit for time served and military parole rules, Manning could be out of …

I Am Anonymous

For better and worse, I can wreak havoc with your so-called "secrets," and when someone — you maybe — offends my sense of what is right and fair, I take it into my own hands to see that justice is done. Just look at what happened to the rapists in Steubenville and you will see what I, and Bradley …

The Coverup Behind The Crimes

<b>It's a good thing</b> that the killing of Trayvon Martin, who is dead for the crime of carrying snack food in a neighborhood in which cheapjack wannabe George Zimmerman thought he didn't belong, was such a pivotal moment for us as a society, or I might think that the state of Florida continues to be …

MIT iPhone App Makes You Intimate With A Stranger

Over 20 days, MIT’s new app gives you a peek into someone’s life. Caveat: You never speak.<p>20 Day Stranger, an iPhone app by MIT Media Lab’s Playful Systems group, wants to burst the sociographic bubble of our “friend” network.<p>Our social media world, after all, is highly curated–it’s filled with …

Stereotypes

Dr. Dre Calls Himself ‘First Billionaire in Hip-Hop’ After Beats Deal

While neither Apple nor Beats Electronics have confirmed the reported $3.2 billion deal between the two companies, one person close to the situation …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Exercise Snacking: How to Make 1 Minute of Exercise Work Like 30 Minutes

Think of exercise the same way you think of food, and break it up into snack-sized sessions rather than marathon ones. That’s the message of the …

Exercise

7 Ways to Survive the #Limepocalypse

Bars and drinkers have been coping with an unexpected problem for the last few weeks.<p>It has affected Gimlets and Margaritas alike. Its name: the limepocalypse, as we call the current lime shortage here at Liquor.com HQ.<p>The lime dearth has caused quite the shake-up. Many bars and supermarkets are no …

The Art of Being Pharrell

On January 26, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Pharrell Williams, who has been a musical sensation for most of his 41 years, had one of those rare nights that are life-changing. He won four Grammys, including Producer of the Year, but the awards were not the only reason that the evening—maybe …

Found a Rare Free Parking Spot in Your Crowded City? Now You Can Sell It

It always feels good to get the close parking spot.<p>What if someone was willing to pay you $5 to sit in that coveted parking spot and hold it for them? Is it worth your time?<p>If so, this is the app for you.<p>The app opens up a market for the sale of free parking spots (Image source: MonkeyParking).<p>The …

The Snowden Saga: A Shadowland of Secrets and Light

Whether hero or traitor, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is the most important whistle-blower of modern times, one whose disclosures will reverberate for decades to come. With extensive input from Snowden himself, Suzanna Andrews, Bryan Burrough, and Sarah Ellison have the …

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