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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Anthony Haden-Guest’s Intrepid Lives of the Street Artists, Part I

People<p>Street artists are never more than two steps away from being on the street.<p>,<p>This is the first in a four-part series in which Anthony …

Streetwear

15 Self Help Books To Make You Live A Greater Life

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a …

Researching Marijuana for Therapeutic Purposes: The Potential Promise of Cannabidiol (CBD)

Three weeks ago I had the opportunity to testify before the Senate on cannabidiol, or CBD -- one of the main active ingredients in the marijuana plant, and a compound around which there is a growing amount of interest from the public as well as the scientific and medical communities. The intent of …

Double Standard: E-Cigarettes Vs. Medical Marijuana

Did you read about the new review paper on medical marijuana published in the prestigious <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i>? In case you missed it, the paper gave a less-than-ringing endorsement of marijuana’s therapeutic benefits.<p>I was surprised by the anemic media coverage. It should be …

Clinical Trials

Can husband and wife retire early after he was laid off?

When he found himself unemployed at age 56, Monty's thoughts naturally turned to early retirement.<p>"I was given a [severance] package after 20 years with my first company, then downsized from the second," Monty writes in an e-mail. He'd been earning more than $100,000 a year. "I put my heart and …

How would you like to work for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, Firearms and Explosives?

A dozen House members last week introduced legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and allow it to be regulated by a new Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, Firearms and Explosives.<p>The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act is the latest attempt by Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) to give all …

Congress's Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

Ghost Drone follows its user, and is controlled via their phone

It was just this June that we heard about the HEXO+ and AirDog drones, which were two of the first consumer multicopters to offer a Follow function – …

Drones

New App Collects And Distributes News Of Global, Contemporary Art World

UBS, the global financial services company, earlier this month introduced Planet Art , a new iPad app that collects and distributes news about the contemporary art scene.<p>UBS, which has a corporate collection of art and invests in international arts initiatives, said it had created Planet Art to …

Merry Christmas! The NSA's gift is a list of all the times it wrongly spied on you

A little present from Big Brother<p>If you want to release something no one will pay attention to, what time's better than Christmas Eve? At least, that appeared to be the National Security Agency's thinking. Last night, the NSA released reports detailing all the times they've illegally spied on …

Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

Experts including Stephen Hawking look at the value of human and robotic spaceflight<p>• Astronauts lift our spirits. But can we afford to send humans into space? • Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking • New Horizons probe rouses from hibernation for Pluto …

It’s Alive! NASA’s New Horizons Pluto Probe ‘Wakes Up’ for Work

Solar System

Watch 4 Sisters Transform in 40 Years of 40 Portraits

The Brown sisters's family portraits will be showcased in a new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.<p>During the summer of 1975, the Brown sisters started a family tradition that would last forty years, resulting in a published book and an exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art this November. …

Q&A: Bodybuilding Happiness Coach Paul Dolan

Paul Dolan is one of the world’s foremost experts on happiness research. The 46-year-old holds a chair in behavioral science at the London School of …