Deborah Jardine

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11 charts that show marijuana has truly gone mainstream

Many marijuana users hide their stash in their closets. Most people who use marijuana are parents. There are almost as many marijuana users as there are cigarette smokers in the U.S.<p>Those facts and many more are among the conclusions of new survey from Yahoo News and Marist College, which …

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No Big Bang? Quantum Physicists Discover The Universe Has No Beginning

The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein’s theory of general …

So You Want to Read… A Guide to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Subgenres

Science fiction and fantasy have never been straightforward genres. They encompass any number of weird, obscure, and wildly imaginative works of …

Beyond Orwell: 11 Illuminating Quotes From the Canon of Dystopia

George Orwell is suddenly, understandably en vogue — <i>1984</i> spiked on Amazon and then sold out, his scathing 1940 review of <i>Mein Kampf</i> has been dredged up, and reading groups are springing up like toadstools, eager to discuss the ways language can be manipulated by would-be tyrants in order to suppress …

Literature

5 takeaways from Trump's first 5 days

The president-elect is learning what he's up against — and so is the country.<p>This is what winging it looks like, America.<p>Donald Trump is compulsively improvisational and ran the most successful back-of-the-napkin operation in American political history, but the challenge confronting him is, by his …

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Michelle Obama: A Candid Conversation With America’s Champion and Mother in Chief

<i>On the eve of her departure from the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has never been a more inspiring figure—America’s conscience, role model, and mother in chief.</i><p>When I arrive at the White House on a hot afternoon in late September to interview Michelle Obama, the place is so eerily quiet I …

Michelle Obama

An Hour-By-Hour Guide To Election Night

Election Day is finally here. Soon enough, returns will start rolling in — and we’ll have a ton of data to sift through. But what should you pay …

A Clinton Presidency: What Could Hillary Clinton Actually Get Done as President?

If the Obama administration began with an idealistic sense of unbridled possibilities bordering on naiveté, a Hillary Clinton administration could open with a world-wearied recognition of limitations bordering on pessimism.<p>Clinton would be the first Democratic president since Grover Cleveland in …

Key ballot measures: More states vote to legalize marijuana

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> From the minimum wage to marijuana to gun control to the death penalty, voters across the country decided much more than just the presidency.<p>Here are some of the biggest initiatives to watch. We'll keep you updated as results come in:<p>Guns<p>The gun debate usually focuses on the …

How the ExoMars spacecraft will make its way to the surface of Mars

As the other spacecraft gets into orbit<p>Tomorrow, two spacecraft will reach Mars after nearly seven months of traveling together through space — and they’ll both attempt to pull off two separate and incredible feats. One will put itself into orbit around the Red Planet, while the other will land on …

6 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Okra – Say Goodbye to Diabetes, Kidney Diseases and Asthma

Can I ask you a simple question – does the name Okra rings any bell? Well, okra, also known as lady’s finger, or bamia is one of the popular …

Trump, China, and the Ties That Bind

A visit to the Chinese factories that made Donald Trump’s clothing brand possible.<p>The answer was complicated, a bit too much so to explain in my rusty Chinese. Had I been honest, I would have told him that I had arrived in Hangzhou on a journey of last resort.<p>Encased in Ziploc at the bottom of my …

Donald Trump

Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

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