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10+ Facts Scientists Have Learned About The Health Effects of Marijuana

Happy 4/20.<p>In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza.<p>Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in …

Cannabis

Science Is Getting Closer to Understanding What Goes on Inside The Mind When We Dream

Here's why dreams matter.<p>Dreams are so strange and carry so much significance to us that we often feel the need to tell people about our nocturnal …

The Bath Hotel, Sheffield, pub review: 'It merits a stop on any beer-lover’s pilgrimage'

Rio the dog sits in front of me. He’s lovely, but a bit of a scrounger. I’ve got a roast pork and stuffing roll and he’s hoping I’ll slip him something. Given I’ve just heard his owner tell the bartender that he is on a diet, the food stays on my plate. Rio sits patiently, soft eyes fixed on my …

How to Improve Athleticism

<b>You want to be healthy, nimble, and strong</b> so you have the ability to be thrown into any situation, whether it’s lifting, playing a sport, running up …

6 Common Myths About Meditation You Need to Stop Believing

Lotus pose makes your legs hurt? That's ok.<p>Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build a …

Researchers turn plastic pollution into cleaners

Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered a way to re-use a common plastic to break down harmful dyes in our waste water.<p>The paper …

You Can Read Stephen Hawking's Full PhD Thesis Online Here

Prepare to have your mind melted.<p><i>This article was first published in October 2017. It has been brought back to our front page in light of Hawking's</i> …

The Brutal Story of How Europe Conquered the Pacific

Warning: It includes mutiny, murder, and mass rape.<p>The HMS <i>Bounty</i> has become the most notorious ship in the British navy, its captain, William Bligh, a byword for brutality. On April 28, 1789, after setting sail from Tahiti, a group of sailors led by the charismatic Fletcher Christian mutinied, …

Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’<p>A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over his work on “tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how …

Social Media

A former flight attendant reveals the secret codes cabin crew use to point out attractive passengers

A former flight attendant has revealed the secret codes cabin crew use to point out their most attractive passengers, as well as how to tell if they …

5 Common Misconceptions About Darwin

Charles Darwin is celebrated as the mastermind behind the Theory of Evolution and Natural Selection. But some common beliefs about the scientist are …

This the greatest beach on Earth (according to the experts)

Tucked away in the Caribbean and boasting some of the clearest waters and softest white sand you’re likely to come across, Grace Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands has been named the best in the world in a survey of travel experts.<p>A 12-mile stretch on the island of Providenciales, and …

Top 10

Primatologist Jane Goodall: ‘Tarzan married the wrong Jane’

The 83-year-old chimpanzee expert has been the subject of more than 40 films. Ahead of the release of the latest, Jane, she explains how she went from ‘dreaming a man’s dreams’ to living her own<p>Growing up in Britain during the second world war, Jane Goodall was often told her dreams were just that …

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Marijuana or Alcohol? Here's The Science

There are some surprises in the data!<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear …

Show That Stubborn Belly Fat Who's Boss With These 9 Foods

How to lose stomach fat is no easy assignment. It doesn’t matter how many crunches you do or how many minutes you spend planking each week. These …

#Budget2018: Buhari increases allocation for Niger Delta development - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech at the National Assembly, Tuesday, announced an allocation of N53.89 billion for the Niger Delta …

“Like” If You Want Truth to Win

How to deal with our Facebook problem<p>Anyone who watched the Congressional hearings last week knows that <b>Silicon Valley</b> is being castigated for helping <b>Russia</b> influence our General Election. The information revolution isn’t going so well.<p>Technology was supposed to enlighten and empower people. …

Social Media

10 of the best contemporary art spaces in south-east Asia

In the face of headlines about racial and religious tensions and complex political situations, a traveller today has to wonder: is it better to boycott or to engage, to ignore or to exchange?<p>To varying degrees, issues of democracy, human rights and freedom of expression have been raised in every …

Ho Chi Minh City

Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi review – unflinching reflections

For all its lyrical elegance, there is no hiding the anger and defiance in this debut collection<p>‘Eminem ruined everything,” laments the speaker of “Self-Portrait as a Garage Emcee”, a playfully candid narrative poem in <i>Kumukanda</i>, Kayo Chingonyi’s debut collection. Ostensibly a hymn to the poet’s …

7 things you peak at in life after age 50, according to science

It's in the back nine of life, for instance, that people have the best body images and can best pick up on others' emotions.<p>In case you're worried the prime of your life is rushing past you, here is some evidence the best is still yet to come.

Mathematics

UPDATED: Scientists Discover a Giant Void Hidden in The Great Pyramid of Giza

A secret kept for 4,500 years.<p>For millennia, a towering wonder – the Great Pyramid of Giza – was the tallest human-made structure on Earth, and as …

Archaeology

Fuzhou's Sanfang Qixiang: The 'Beverly Hills' of imperial China

<b>(CNN) —</b> They might not be filled with priceless art collections and wine cellars.<p>But make no mistake. The centuries-old mansions of Sanfang Qixiang, in the southeastern port city of Fuzhou, are the imperial China equivalent of Beverly Hills.<p>Formed in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) before flourishing in …

Beverly Hills

20 photos of Leonardo DiCaprio living his best life

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of those actors you reckon (and kind of hope) is exactly like their onscreen character. Leo's life seems every bit as …

Wall Street

This Study Has Good News For People Who Spend All Their Time Daydreaming

To the imaginarium!<p>Unable to stay focused? Frequently going away with the fairies? It may be because you have so much brain capacity that it needs to …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Meet the 24-year-old female pilot taking over Instagram

Leonardo da Vinci: The Biography review – portrait of an easily distracted genius

Walter Isaacson’s illuminating study explains why the original Renaissance man left so many paintings unfinished…<p>In 1482, Leonardo da Vinci left his homeland of Tuscany and moved to Milan. He had written to Ludovico Sforza, the city’s ruler, listing his impressive qualifications, hoping to be …

Under 5 Minutes Drill to Improve Running Performance

This set of drills is a quick and easy supplement to any run, warm-up or strength workout you may have on your schedule. You can do them just about …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …