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‘I hope Trump is assassinated’: A Missouri lawmaker faces mounting calls to resign after Facebook comment

A Missouri lawmaker is under mounting pressure to resign after she said on social media she hopes President Trump is assassinated, following his response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.<p>Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal went on her personal Facebook page …

This is America’s giant fighting robot that will take on Japan and China

It’s been several years now since the United States vowed to decimate Japan in a robot battle for the ages, and with months and months of development …

Say Goodbye to the Internal Combustion Engine

By Rory Christian and Larissa Koehler<p>Electric vehicles (EVs) don't make much noise on the road, but they're generating a lot of buzz about the future …

Companies are quietly patenting marijuana, and it could lead to a messy legal future

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) continues to categorize marijuana as a Schedule I drug.<p>That means the government believes it has "no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse," putting it in the same league as LSD and heroin.<p>The Trump administration has expressly …

This company is changing the way you can legally grow chemical-free cannabis [VIDEO]

This amazing device also has an automated clean and washing system that takes care of the Cannabis plants during the growing cycle and also dries the …

The Galaxy S8 will have an ‘Infinity Display’

One of the new smartphone trends this year is going to be bigger screens. Well, that was true for previous years as well, but this time around …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

American Airlines plane engine flung debris in rare failure | Reuters

(Reuters) - An American Airlines (AAL.O) jet engine that failed seconds before takeoff in a fiery runway accident at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport flung broken turbine parts as far as half a mile from the scene, a federal investigator said on Saturday.<p>Disclosure of the “uncontained” …

I Got a $600 Brain 'Reboot' and It Changed My World

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. I thought I'd see for myself.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's good to be skeptical about wonder drugs, because often there's nothing wonderful about them at all. So when a finance worker …

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Allen Iverson Opened Up About What He Owes Michael Jordan

He just wanted to be like Mike.<p>Allen Iverson is among the greatest players to ever step onto a basketball court. But the headlines weren't always about AI's knee-twisting crossover or his explosive athleticism. Iverson was a born a non-conformist, and his refusal to follow The Rules or The Way …

As More States Consider Legalizing, Questions About Pot And The Brain

Five states are voting this fall on whether marijuana should be legal, like alcohol, for recreational use. That has sparked questions about what we know — and don't know — about marijuana's effect on the brain.<p>Research is scarce. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency classifies marijuana as a Schedule I …

Cannabis

Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science says

Estimates on just how much stronger vary, however, since marijuana is a tricky thing to measure. Its status as a Schedule I drug, and its incredible variability in potency based on where it's grown and how it's ingested make it difficult to pinpoint its strength over time.<p>Andy LaFrate, president …

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

Drunk or stoned? Scientists have figured out which type of sex is better

Through a series of in-depth interviews with 24 heterosexual adults, Joseph Palamar and his team found that having sex while high was better on a …

Scientists Developed a Way to Make DMT Trips Last Longer Than Ever

The new model still needs to be tested, but it could be a game-changer for one of the more intensely hallucinogenic psychedelics there is.<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with the Influence.</i><p>Known in drug lore as "the businessman's trip" for its lunch-break-size 15-minute duration, DMT …

Scientists have researched if drunk or stoned sex is better for you

The awesome study was conducted by researchers at New York University and looks at 24 adults who engaged in sex while either drunk on alcohol or high on marijuana, reports the <i>Washington Post</i>. <b>It found that, overall, drunk sex is riskier and worse for you than sex while high</b> because:<p>• the “beer …

Alcohol

This Is What It’s Like To Work For A Marijuana Startup

The newly budding industry’s employees are purpose-driven, highly motivated, and sometimes a little baked.<p>At first glance, MassRoots is just like any other technology company in America. The Denver-based social platform for marijuana enthusiasts boasts an open-concept, loft-style office filled with …

Watch skydiver jump from 25,000 ft without a parachute

You might not want to watch this with a full stomach as this skydiving video could give you a serious case of vertigo.<p>Live on Fox, long-time …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Top 10 Green Home Improvements Plus Their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

In today’s fractured world it is next to impossible to find one thing on which everyone agrees, but Eco-friendly home improvement choices are one of …

Home Improvement

Xbox One vs. PS4: The post-E3 2016 scorecard

The annual E3 gaming show is the gaming equivalent of the State of the Union address. Each of the companies recap the year that was, and -- more importantly -- offer a look at what's to come. For Nintendo, the show was largely a placeholder -- the company showed off its new Zelda game, but deferred …

Virtual Reality

This $5,000 custom System Shock PC is the coolest gaming laptop I've ever seen

In the world of <i>System Shock</i>, the evil mega-corporation known as TriOptimum is indirectly responsible for the near-destruction of Earth, humanity, and at one point the literal fabric of reality. If it were a real company, I would be totally on board with that, as long as it sold this laptop.<p>The …

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Unmanned Boat Fires Torpedo In Apparent First

The hunt for bot October<p>A robotic ship fired a torpedo into the ocean without any humans aboard. Naval battles, for so long the domain of sailors fighting each other and the elements all at once, can now be in part delegated to machines. The vessel responsible is the Seagull Unmanned Surface …

U.S. officials say Russian warship came dangerously close to Navy ship

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Russian warship approached within 315 yards of a U.S. Navy warship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea earlier this month in what U.S. officials say was a series of unsafe maneuvers.<p>The USS Gravely was in the Mediterranean on a routine patrol June 17 to provide protection for the aircraft …

Military

An Extreme New Treatment Has Cured Patients of MS

17 of 24 patients saw their MS halted or reversed.<p>An extreme new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been shown to stop the disease in its …

Immunotherapy

This New Drug Is Super Effective at Clearing Up Severe Psoriasis, Trials Find

Amazing!<p>Psoriasis shows itself as red and blotchy skin (often around the elbows and knees) and is caused by an abnormal build-up of skin cells. Its …

Northwestern University

The spaceship has landed: Apple's $5 billion campus is starting to look stunning

That's a picture of a nearly completed section of Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple's new HQ will feature the largest pieces of curved glass in the world. As you can tell from the photo, it's quite a stunning sight to behold.<p>Apple is planning to move employees to …

Long-term marijuana use changes brain's reward circuit

Researchers have demonstrated that long-term marijuana users had more activity in the brain's reward processes when presented with cannabis cues than …

Science reveals how to erase painful memories

According to a new study that appears in the journal Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, the key to forgetting could lie in simply changing the way we think about the "context" surrounding our memories.<p>Context is quite a broad thing that can be hard to pin down. Essentially, it refers to everything …

How to Pick Music for People on LSD, From a Scientist Whose Job That Is

Neuroscience PhD student Mendel Kaelen researches the relationship between psychedelics and music. He explains how he picks the songs.<p>Since its 60s counterculture heyday, LSD has been closely associated with music. But it's not just artistic proclivities that link them: Researchers have found that …