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One of Florida’s largest medical marijuana businesses forced to stop processing pot

Surterra, one of the state's largest medical marijuana treatment centers, has been forced to stop processing cannabis — halting its production of new …

Cannabis Consumers Wean Off Of Booze, Over-The-Counter Drugs

Americans who make the switch to cannabis as a recreational substance report a sharp decline...The post Cannabis Consumers Wean Off Of Booze, …

Watch Your Mouth

If you're bilingual or multilingual, you may have noticed that the different languages you speak will make you stretch in different ways.<p>Languages like Spanish or French require you to remember the gender assigned to every noun, even inanimate objects. Uttering a sentence as simple as "I read the …

University of California

Researchers Study Thousands Of Ticks Collected By The People They Bit

Could the tick that just bit you carry a pathogen that causes Lyme disease or another ailment? If you're worried, you could ship the offending bug to a private testing service to find out. But between August 2016 and January 2017, you could have gotten a free analysis by sending it to Nathan …

Public Health

Massive Iceberg Looms Over A Village In Greenland

The photographs are stunning: a giant mountain of ice towers over a tiny village, with colorful homes reminiscent of little doll houses against the stark, blue-gray landscape.<p>But for the people living in those houses, that beauty could be life-threatening.<p>"It's kind of like, if you lived in the …

Global Warming

Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

Can't cool off this summer? Heat waves can slow us down in ways we may not realize.<p>New research suggests heat stress can muddle our thinking, making simple math a little harder to do.<p>"There's evidence that our brains are susceptible to temperature abnormalities," says Joe Allen, co-director of the …

The Brain

Galileo Would Be Stunned: Jupiter Now Has 79 Moons

More than 400 years after Galileo Galilei discovered the first of Jupiter's moons, astronomers have found a dozen more — including one they've dubbed "oddball" — orbiting the planet. That brings the total number of Jovian moons to 79.<p>The team of astronomers originally wasn't even looking for the 12 …

Astronomy

6 Things That Make Pregnancy Sex So Much Better

Because sex is complicated enough.<p>As if you didn't have enough to worry about with all the changes happening to your pregnant body (hello: microbladder!), sex can become even more complicated when pregnant. But where there are problems, there are solutions! Here, six solutions to some of the most …

​One Rule that Gets My 4 Kids Out the Door With Less Stress

With everything that needs to be done at home and then the stuff that needs to be gathered for the day out, it's a struggle to get out the door on …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Tommy Chong reflects on pot's evolution as he turns 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yeah man, Tommy Chong says he always knew he'd live to see the day marijuana legalization would be sweeping America.<p>He knew when he and partner Cheech Marin pioneered stoner comedy 50 years ago, a time when taunting the establishment with constant reminders that they didn't just …

Cannabis

Snoop Dogg Swapped Out Matthew McConaughey’s Prop Weed For His Own Potent Brand While They Were Filming Together

It’s 2018, right? At this point, if you’re hanging around Snoop Dogg, you gotta know that chances he’s going to probably offer you a toke from what I can only assume is the finest and most powerful strain of marijuana in the known universe are pretty good. At least that’s what he did to his co-star …

The 100 Most Influential People in Cannabis

The cannabis industry has made remarkable strides of late, and the first-ever High Times 100 celebrates the efforts of the men and women currently …

Just 13 Wholesome Things Jennifer Garner Has Been Up To Lately

Jennifer Garner, queen of chickens and bees.

Milky Way stretching over ALMA

Just 21 Completely Genius Life Hacks From R/LifeProTips

When buying bedsheets, look for striped ones. It will make it much easier to find the long and short sides.<p>The tips span everything from home & garden and travel to workplaces and food & drink. Here are some of the best life hacks on there that'll make you say "How did I not think to do that?!"<p>"I …

19 Reasons Why Terry Crews Is A Gift To The World

He is a national treasure and should be treated as such.

What causes the heart to skip a beat?

When heartbeats suddenly become more noticeable, they are called heart palpitations. Sometimes they can feel as though the heart has skipped a …

Willow breast pump wants to put the focus back on moms

It's apt that breastfeeding has a term called "letdown."<p>Most breast pumps haven't changed significantly in their design since they were modified from the mechanized gadgets designed to milk cows. And using one today, you feel -- literally -- the lack of innovation. Enter Willow, one of a crop of …

17 Questions to Ask a Pediatrician to See If They're the Right Fit

Once you've gotten over the hurdle of which doctor, doula, or midwife will deliver your baby on the way, it's time to work on finding a pediatrician …

7 Jokes From Ali Wong's Netflix Special 'Hard Knock Wife' That Every Mom Needs To Hear

If you’re familiar with any of comedian Ali Wong’s work, then you know that she’s not afraid to share things about her personal life while also …

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

Five Scientific Reasons You'll Always Be Biologically Attached to Mom

And why she's attached to you.<p>No two mothers are alike (except for the fact that they all love candles). But through the lens of science, some …

7 Jaw-Dropping Marijuana Statistics You Have to See to Believe

A newly released report projects robust growth for the cannabis industry over the next five years.<p>The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and …

These AirPods-style earbuds promise comparable features for less

After entering the smart gadgets market with Wear OS-based watches and a Google Assistant-powered speaker, Beijing-based hardware brand Mobvoi is now working on its next product: its TicPods Free wireless earbuds.<p>With their extended batons, these resemble Apple’s AirPods to some degree, and aim to …

Tech Trends

Sony Xperia XZ2 review: Making a buzz

Sony is a company that likes to stick to what it knows. The Xperia line has had almost the exact same design since the Xperia Acro S in 2012. In the smartphone world, that’s an eternity.<p>Over the past year or so, just about every Android phone has adopted the new industry trends — near-bezel-less …

Phones

Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind that want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia chip used by the Switch, detailed today, lets power users inject code into the system and modify it …

Nintendo Switch

New foam armor for tanks can pulverize enemies

A revolutionary new material called Composite Metal Foam, or CMF, can pulverize enemy rounds and could even be used as an armor to protect tanks and other combat vehicles.<p>Believe it or not, this breakthrough foam may provide greater protection than traditional armor steel plates.<p>It is also far …

The Limits of the Human Body May Be More Mental Than Physical

What are the limits of the human body, and how can we break past them? Alex Hutchinson, award-winning journalist and author of "Endure: Mind, Body, …

University of Florida

Breakthrough: Anti-Great White device "100% successful!"

God, it's so…damn…simple!<p><b>If you live in San Clemente or Margaret River or</b> <b>Esperance</b> or Cape Town or <b>San Francisco</b> or <b>Byron Bay</b> and so forth, you might …