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From smart bongs to home growing kits, the best marijuana tech gadgets

Silicon Valley is no stranger to cannabis culture, so it's no surprise that tech companies are driving innovation in the pot world. And guess what? …

Ricky Williams to Provide Weed, Alcohol at Super Bowl Party; Athletes to Attend

Former NFL running back Ricky Williams is throwing a Super Bowl party in the Hollywood Hills that will include "booze, celebrities, vegan food, a massage therapist" and "an unlimited supply" of marijuana, he told TMZ Sports.<p>Williams said he would be providing the marijuana for the party. …

Super Bowl Parties

According to Science, Better Sleep Is Linked To A More Meaningful Life

Research shows that there's a strong connection between getting a good night's sleep and living a life of meaning and purpose.<p>As I write this, I'm operating on about three hours sleep. My flight last night from Newark to Fort Lauderdale was delayed twice for unexplained reasons and by the time I …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Edward Snowden’s New App Turns A Smartphone Into a Security System

Edward Snowden, who blew the whistle on NSA surveillance of U.S. citizens, knows a thing or two about spying. He’s now released an app, Haven, that …

Want to make new friends? Here are the best strategies, according to psychology

When we’re young, it’s easier to make friends. You’re usually in school or college, taking part in extracurricular activities or sports, and those …

Warren Buffett Learned This Lesson at Age 7 and It Made Him a Billionaire

(You probably already know it too.)<p>What's the secret to Warren Buffett's stunning success? Unlike other high-profile billionaires such as Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, he's not a technological genius. He made his billions by buying stock in existing companies, which is something most of us can do. Why …

These THC-infused rolling papers will get you real high

No weed? No problem.<p>Thanks to the recent cannabis legalization in some areas of the United States, we now have a plethora of pot products you …

A neuroscientist reveals why you're so bad at remembering names

We've all been there, you're having a nice conversation with someone you just met and suddenly you realize you've forgotten their name.<p>It's embarrassing, but the good news is there's actually an evolutionary reason behind it. Dr. Dean Buonomano, professor of neurobiology at UCLA, explains why …

The Brain

The trick to persuading people you’re right, according to experimental psychology

It’s an old trope that humans don’t like change—especially when it comes to their opinions. Ancient Greek philosophers complained about the masses refusing to heed their advice. Scholars spearheading the scientific revolution in the 17th century bemoaned their predecessors’ stubbornness. And today, …

Critical Thinking

How pot is infiltrating New York’s most elite social circles

When 62-year-old Jeri hosts her weekly canasta game at her posh Madison Avenue pad, she puts out a spread. There are salads, sushi, cookies, vodka …

Cannabis

Here's the Scoop on a Recently Introduced Marijuana Bill That Would Protect States' Rights

This new House proposal could be a game-changer for cannabis.<p>The marijuana industry has been practically unstoppable for the better part of four …

Cannabis

No Way! A Profitable Marijuana Stock?

Believe it or not, this company should be rolling in the dough by 2020.<p><i>This article was updated on August 6, 2017, and originally published on March</i> …

This Bill Would Eliminate the Federal Ban on Marijuana

Are the days of 'Reefer Madness' finally behind us?<p>For decades, marijuana legislation has been a source of consistent stress for stoners across the United States. Many states have loosened pot restrictions in recent years, but weed is still considered a controlled substance by the U.S. government, …

Legal Marijuana: With Sessions as Top Cop, Pot Advocates Getting Nervous

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was confirmed last Wednesday night by a party-line vote after hours of protest speeches by Senate Democrats.<p>Most of those protests centered on high-profile accusations of racism as well as Sessions' record of opposing LGBTQ and reproductive rights. But there's another …

10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True

Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?<p>When the demands of daily life become too much to bear, a special hideout in the sky can be your place to escape, cool off, or brainstorm in peace. Just one look at these inspirational mini-getaways and you may find yourself looking for a sturdy …

Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed

Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?<p>James Feeney, a surgeon in Connecticut, heard it from his patients. A few actually turned down his prescription for oxycodone, the popular opioid painkiller that has also gained notoriety with the opioid epidemic. His patients, Feeney recalls, would say, …

Medicine

The Problem With Being Too Agreeable

Half an hour had passed and I sat in my car, waiting for my habitually tardy friend to arrive so I could help her move. Resentment and anger started …

McCain says Russia testing U.S. in Ukraine, urges Trump to hit back

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia is testing President Donald Trump with a surge of violence in eastern Ukraine and the U.S. president should give Ukraine the lethal aid it needs to defend against the attacks, Senator John McCain said in a letter to Trump on Thursday.<p>A screen, showing Russian President …

The marijuana industry's first $1 billion 'unicorn' is a Canadian company you've probably never heard of

In a once abandoned Hershey chocolate factory in the small town of Smiths Falls, Ontario, the largest legal marijuana producer in the world grows, trims, processes, packages, and ships weed across the Great White North.<p>Canopy Growth is a cannabis holding company that now supplies the drug to nearly …

Cannabis

What If There Was a Cannabis Subscription Box? Spoiler Alert: There Is Now

From marshmallows to pet treats, this one is in a league of its own.<p>"I wanted to change the way people saw cannabis," says Jessica VerSteeg. A model, entrepreneur, and formerly, Miss Iowa, VerSteeg is the mastermind behind AuBox (Au as in the element of gold), a San Francisco-based cannabis …

This is how talking to a therapist actually changes your brain

Most people who’ve gone to therapy will tell you it’s a godsend, but a new study showing physical improvements to the brain after seeing a therapist …

Countdown to Super Bowl Sunday: Crispy Oven-Baked Buffalo Wings - Chowhound

Now that the Patriots and the Falcons have made it to the big game, it’s time to start thinking about our favorite Super Bowl snack: buffalo wings! …

Blue Cheese

Weed-Infused Olive Oil Means Vinaigrettes Will Be a Lot More Exciting

How one company made dosage-specific weed-infused olive oil, and yes, we have some recipe ideas for it.<p>“Our first try tasted awful,” <b>Yannick Crespo</b> says about his marijuana-infused olive oil Pot d’Huile, which debuts later this month at dispensaries around San Francisco. “The cannabis extract didn’t …

This irregularly-shaped home perches on a single concrete pillar

It sits on a hill in Prague surrounded by trees<p>Now this home in Czech Republic is certainly <i>unique</i>. Designed by Jan Šépka, a co-founder of HŠH Architects, the aptly named House in an Orchard is located on an inclined plot in Prague surrounded by trees. Because of the slope of the site, the …

All Signs Point to a Corporate Takeover of the Marijuana Industry by Bayer, Monsanto

Following months of negotiations and various offers, Germany-based Bayer has finally sealed the deal with Monsanto, purchasing the seed giant for $66 …

Agriculture

The Photographer Who Was Bitten by a Black Mamba… and Got the Shot

Photographer Mark Laita has a mention in Wikipedia for a wild and unusual reason: he was bitten by a black mamba (one of the world’s deadliest …

Report: Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams will be available for Packers

The Green Bay Packers may not be at full strength for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game at Atlanta, but they should have most of their weapons available.<p>…

Get up to speed on weed: This book outlines both the history and future of marijuana

<b>FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, Nikki Lastreto trims "little buds" from last season's harvest at her home near Laytonville, Calif. San Jose joined other cities on Nov. 1, 2016, by banning pot shops ahead of Tuesday’s vote on whether to legalize the drug in California. (AP</b> …

Edward Snowden has the fingerprints of a foreign spy

Edward Snowden has been embraced as a hero and a whistleblower. He’s been the subject of adoring front-page profiles, an Oscar-award winning …