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Nabana No Sato 2018: Japan's wildest light display is back

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of Japan's greatest winter illumination festivals, famed for using millions of LED light bulbs to depict beautiful scenes of nature from Japan and around the world.<p>Nabana No Sato, located in the garden of Nagashima Resort in Japan's Kuwana City, has special plans for 2018. It's …

Cat gadgets turn your gato into a geek (pictures)

Jack Kerouac on How to Meditate

An intoxicating homage to the ancient practice that milks the brain’s “good glad fluid.”<p>Centuries after Montaigne contemplated the double meaning of meditation and decades before Western science confirmed what Eastern philosophy has known for millennia — that meditation is our greatest gateway to …

Drug rehab

FAQs – DRUG REHAB<p><i>ARTICLE SUMMARY: Most people dealing with a substance use disorder can benefit from a stay in a drug rehab. We review some of the</i> …

Drug Addiction

Legalized marijuana might be the best thing to ever happen to heroin addicts

In the 1930s, Harry J. Anslinger, the first head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, embarked on a fierce anti-marijuana campaign. Highlighted by the 1936 anti-marijuana film Reefer Madness—where marijuana is depicted as a dangerous narcotic that makes good kids become sex-crazed killers—his …

Cannabis

Why is there rampant heroin addiction among Myanmar’s jade miners?

<b>GWEN IFILL:</b><p>The precious stone jade has long been seen in China as a sign of luck and prestige. But the most coveted type of jade comes from Myanmar, …

Mining

Five Stories About Addiction

Stories of drug addiction take many forms; every story is different and intensely personal. This week, read an excerpt from a journalist’s memoir, a …

Cowboys vs. Eagles: Breaking Down Philadelphia's Game Plan

The Philadelphia Eagles had little trouble marching up and down the field against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day, racking up 464 yards of total offense in the 33-10 victory over the division rival. It was finishing what they started that caused the Birds to run into some problems.<p>The Eagles …

5 Myths About Marijuana Debunked

Owen Poindexter, <i>AlterNet</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The more research is released, the more legalization makes sense.<p>Back in the 1930s, the arguments to criminalize …

Sony uses hacker techniques to fight back over stolen data

As revelations from the stolen files over executive pay, actor strife and poor security continue, Sony Pictures tries to stop people downloading its data<p>Sony Pictures is employing hacking techniques in an attempt to prevent computer users from downloading its stolen data from file-sharing websites, …

The 12 best Android apps of 2014

Between the release of Android Lollipop, a slew of new cutting-edge handsets, and a brand new platform for smartwatches and wearables, 2014 was an …

Jameis Winston denies allegations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston declined to answer questions about whether he sexually assaulted a woman two years ago, …

LG Display announces world’s narrowest 0.7mm bezel LCD display

LG Display is having a good year so far, having seen profits increase last quarter, and the company has just made another important breakthrough in its smartphone display technology. LG Display has announced a 5.3 inch Full HD LCD panel which has the world’s narrowest bezel – just 0.7mm. For a …

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