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How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

The Ultra-Portable fps1000 Can Capture Over 10,000fps and Only Costs $485

High speed cameras that shoot thousands of frames per second are, in general, both big and expensive. But if you’re looking for a much more portable …

Climate Change May Be To Blame For California Drought

Scientists say the dry spell that's costing the Golden State billions could be man-made.<p>There is something coming between Californians and their water, and according to a brand new report from the American Meteorological Society, man-made greenhouse gas emissions are likely at fault.<p>Much of the …

Dream Creatures: Reflected Images of Tree Bark Reveal the Faces Hiding in the Forest

Italian photographer Elido Turco spent four years between 2004 and 2008 exploring a mirrored photography world that remains invisible to most of us. …

Your Future Camera Might Be Powered by Hemp

In an interesting development in the world of batteries, researchers have discovered and demonstrated a way to make extremely efficient carbon …

5 Steps For Leading Through Adaptive Change

Leadership and management are two distinctly different but complimentary skill sets that all companies need. Leaders make sure the organization is doing the right things, while managers make sure they do those things right. Leadership is about coping with change while management is about coping …

5 Tips for Getting the Maximum Value from Your Startup | Inc.com

So, you've decided to sell your startup. That's good, as all business relations must come to an end, and if you have an exit strategy planned, that means that your business is doing well and that your exit will be a positive one.<p>However, there's a big difference between selling your business for a …

Small Business

Colorado Hits a New High for Pot Sales

Colorado marijuana dispensaries sold an estimated $24.7 million of recreational marijuana in June, according to tax figures released Friday by state …

Everything That's Annoying About Silicon Valley Is Summed Up In This One Photo

The latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek has a cover story titled, "In Defense Of The Silicon Valley Tech Bro."<p>The cover shot includes all of the usual stereotypes about Silicon Valley. There's a guy wearing Google Glass and a Y Combinator shirt to show off the prestige ous accelerator program he …

What happens to the excreted drugs you flush down the toilet?

Let’s talk about urine. We don’t usually give it much thought, but there’s a fair chance that yours contains traces of one of the 3,000 pharmaceuticals regularly prescribed in Europe and that the drug will end up contaminating the environment.<p>Around 80% of aquatic pharmaceutical pollution comes …

A Bite From This Tick Could Make You Allergic To Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.<p>This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but is growing as the ticks spread from the …

The new GameStop trade-ins program is going to make you more money

GameStop's trade-in program is being overhauled with a new system that will end up giving you more money for the games you sell, Kotaku reports.<p>This initiative, set to begin Aug. 18, simplifies GameStop's current model which offers up to 10 different prices for a game. Instead, this will be reduced …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

Inflammation

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Infant Possibilities

Babies’ genomes hold clues that can save their lives, but that same information could be used in far less noble ways. Where should we draw the line?<p>When Kira Walker was born, on June 13, 2013, her parents and doctors knew she might have health issues. Her mother, a recovering heroin addict, had …

Genetics

The First Man-Made Biological Leaf Turns Light and Water Into Oxygen

If humanity hopes to realize its dreams of exploring the stars, we're going to need to find ways to recreate life on Earth aboard a spaceship. Simply …

'Ebola is terrifying - and proves how unprepared we are for epidemics'

Ebola virus is terrifying, says Dr Alexander van Tulleken, an expert in tropical medicine. It isn't going to come to Europe – but its spread and death toll is a warning that we aren't prepared for diseases that could<p><b>Ebola virus outbreak: live</b><p>Ebola Virus Disease is one of those rare infections that …

Video games cause 'pseudo hallucinatory-like experiences'

Those explosions and horrifying zombie moans you hear late at night in bed, or while driving your car, are totally normal. Well, maybe "normal" is …

Age-Wise Style: How to Pack for a Summer Beach Weekend

InStyle<i>’s Fashion Director Cindy Weber Cleary has been a fashion editor for the past 20+ years. Needless to say, she’s picked up some tricks along</i> …

Senators ask W.H. to clarify pot laws

The Senate delegations from Colorado and Washington are warning about the uncertainty surrounding federal marijuana laws and seeking clarification from the Obama administration of the regulations that will impact the legal marijuana trade in those two states.<p>Democratic Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark …

10 Annoying Things About Hotels (and How to Deal with Them)

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)<p>Nothing beats a well-thought-out hotel room for sheer vacation luxury. That's what makes it so annoying when we encounter a hotel that's a little more ... quirky. Here are the 10 hotel room features that annoy us the most--and the workarounds we've discovered to help deal …

Schoolgirl 'beheaded classmate because she wanted to dissect someone'

Teenager arrested on suspicion of murdering 15-year-old after police discovered dismembered body in suspect's home<p>A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate, police have said, as she reportedly told investigators she "wanted to dissect" someone.<p>The teenager, whose …

12 Ways To Eat Your Weed

Giving the green light to recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington has made those states a retail marijuana testing ground for the rest of the U.S. That includes a burgeoning market in weed-infused edible goodies that goes way beyond your average pot brownie. Now you can choose between …

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The New York Times calls for the legalization of marijuana

The nation’s largest newspaper urges Congress to take action<p>In a bold and compelling op-ed adorned with an animation that morphed American stars into cannabis leaves, The New York Times on Saturday evening called upon the federal government to legalize marijuana for adults 21 years old and over, …

Meet the Trusty, Tasteful Trusco Toolboxes

They've only just arrived but the <b>Trusco Toolboxes</b> have stored our hearts away. We searched high and low for these rare and glamorous tool keepers and …