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Scientists Say They've Figured Out Which Is Better: Drunk or Stoned Sex

If you’re gonna do it, do it right.<p>Let’s face it, for many of us, gay or straight, single or coupled, having sex after a few (or a lot) of drinks is …

New York University

Uber Hasn't Had An Effect On Drunken-Driving Deaths, Study Finds

The introduction of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft hasn't had any impact on the number of fatalities related to drunken driving, a newly published study finds.<p>Researchers at the University of Southern California and Oxford University looked at the 100 most populated metropolitan areas, …

Ridesharing

Alcohol's cancer risks outweigh any health benefits, study shows

Drinking alcohol is a direct cause of at least seven forms of cancer, and the more you drink, the higher your risk, a new analysis found.<p>The report’s …

Cancer

Some Guy Stole a Human Brain and Used the Fluid to Get High

Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Long was busted after stealing a human brain, nicknaming it "Freddy," and then soaking his weed with the formaldehyde​ to give it an extra kick.<p>A Pennsylvanian man apparently trying to whip up some homemade Spice was busted getting high off embalming fluid from a stolen …

Humanity

Supreme Court Rules Cops Need A Warrant For Blood Test After Drunk-Driving Arrest

But warrantless breath tests are constitutional.<p>WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Thursday clarified limits the Constitution places on police officers who seek to measure blood-alcohol level following a drunk-driving arrest.<p>In a fractured ruling that commanded a five-justice majority, the court …

Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national average | Reuters

DENVER (Reuters) - Marijuana consumption by Colorado high school students has dipped slightly since the state first permitted recreational cannabis use by adults, a new survey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase pot use by teens.<p>A fully budded marijuana plant …

Investors See Big Opportunities In Opioid Addiction Treatment

The first time Ray Tamasi got hit up by an investor, it was kind of out of the blue.<p>"This guy called me up," says Tamasi, president of Gosnold on Cape Cod, an addiction treatment center with seven sites in Massachusetts.<p>"The guy" represented a group of investors; Tamasi declines to say whom. But …

Retired astronaut charged with murder in crash that killed 2 girls

<b>(CNN) —</b> A retired NASA astronaut has been charged with murder following an auto collision in Alabama that resulted in the death of two girls.<p>James Donald Halsell Jr., 59, was arrested and charged Monday with two counts of murder in a possible DUI accident that killed Naiomi Deona James, 11, and …

Biographies

Found: First-ever evidence of comets beyond the solar system orbiting a sun-like star

Just as we have grown accustomed to stories of increasingly small planets being discovered around distant stars, along comes a new study that ups the ante.<p>This week, for the first time ever, scientists have announced evidence of icy comets orbiting a sun-like star about 160 light-years from Earth. …

Scientists Discover 3 New Habitable Planets: How Long Would It Take to Get There?

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Neel V. Patel</b><p>Monday's bombshell announcement that scientists found three new potentially habitable exoplanets raised our hopes of finding extraterrestrials more than any discovery beforehand. Now then, can we go there and see for ourselves if there …

The House is set to pass a slew of bills fighting opioid addiction

The United States House of Representatives is getting ready to put legislative muscle behind the nation's growing fight against opioid addiction, …

Counseling group cancels conference to target Tennessee law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — By canceling its conference in Tennessee next year, the American Counseling Association wants to put other states on notice …

'Club Drug' Ketamine Rescues Suicidal Patients: Study

A ‘club drug’ used as an anesthetic can help clear up the distraught thinking of people on the brink of suicide, researchers reported Tuesday.<p>Half the patients given infusions of ketamine said they experienced relief from their thoughts of suicide, Dr. Dawn Ionescu of Massachusetts General Hospital …

Scientists Think They've Found The Key to Ketamine's Unprecedented Anti-Depressant Effects

It's not the high.<p>Back in February, we reported how patients with severe depression have been reporting "unbelievable" relief from taking the …

Depression

SpaceX successfully landed another rocket on a drone ship

SpaceX successfully launched the Japanese communications satellite, JCSAT-14 on their Falcon 9 rocket at 1:22am EST today from Cape Canaveral, Florida. After the launch, the company soft-landed the first stage of the rocket on their drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” – the second time this has …

Space Travel

Associated Press News

6 Hacks to Grow Mentally Stronger

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>Mentally strong people know that the only things we can control …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Consciousness

JetBlue pilot charged with flying drunk from Orlando to New York | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a JetBlue pilot with flying while drunk from Orlando to New York last year with 151 passengers on board, officials said on Wednesday.<p>Dennis Thomas Murphy Jr. was arrested and arraigned in a federal court in New York City on a charge of operating a …

This new street drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine, and now it’s showing up in Canada and the U.S.

It was first developed in a Canadian lab more than three decades ago, promising and potent — and intended to relieve pain in a less addictive way.<p>Labeled W-18, the synthetic opioid was the most powerful in a series of about 30 compounds concocted at the University of Alberta and patented in the …

University of Alberta

'Norco' fentanyl overdose deaths rise to 14; problem spreads to Bay Area

Fourteen people in the Sacramento area have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller, and now the drug has turned up in the San Francisco Bay Area.<p>Bay Area hospitals have treated seven patients who ingested what they thought was the painkiller Norco in recent weeks, according …

Astronomers Discover Tiny, Shy Moon Hiding In The Shadows Of The Solar System

Hey there, lil fella!<p>It turns out Makemake -- an atmosphere-less dwarf planet in the outermost reaches of our solar system -- has been hiding a companion.<p>There, circling some 13,000 miles from the icy planetoid, scientists spotted a small moon, nicknamed MK2.<p>The moon's discovery, announced Tuesday …

I Tried Cheating a Drug Test Using 'Science' I Found on the Internet

A highly un-scientific scientific odyssey.<p>Twas the night before 4/20, and all through the head shop, people were readying themselves to ride the green dragon on the high holy holiday of stonderdom. I was there for a different reason.<p>"I need to beat a drug test tomorrow," I said to the girl behind …

Drug Testing

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

The Brain

Why Do We Still Depict All Pot Smokers as Bong-Toting Losers?

These stock images are meant to help the media rethink the way they portray stoners.<p>According to a Health Canada report, about 39 percent of Canadians have tried smoking pot. There's no way they all look like Cheech & Chong, so why does the media keep portraying them that way?<p>As Canada's Liberal …

Cannabis

Science Just Gave You an Awesome Reason to Get High and Masturbate All Day

The benefits of stoned sex are well-documented. Numerous studies have pointed out smoking weed can have aphrodisiac effects, relaxing your …

How DNA can affect your sex life

Pop culture may make us think the fate of our sex lives lies in superficial matters, but a study by British researchers suggests behavior in the bedroom— and even family outcomes— instead may be written in our DNA.<p>The research, published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics, analyzed more than …

Inflatable 'bedroom' attached to space station

<b>(CNN) —</b> A prototype that may one day usher an era of space hotels has successfully been attached to the International Space Station, NASA said Saturday.<p>Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is the first test module to ever attach to the space station. The prototype was one of the highly …

Space Exploration

NASA's Kepler Planetary Probe Powers Down to Unexplained Emergency Mode

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler probe suddenly went into hibernation-like emergency mode last week, and scientists don't know why.<p>The $600 million space telescope technically finished its original mission in 2012, but because it was so successful — having discovered more than 1,000 confirmed …

Universe