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The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery | GQ

Some very powerful people are trying to corner the market on legal weed and turn their company into the Monsanto of marijuana. Who are they? And can they be stopped?<p>The search for the hidden forces that might soon control the marijuana industry began, as many wild journeys do, in Las Vegas. It was …

Cannabis

7 Animals That Freak Out During Eclipses

When the sun or moon vanishes from the sky, it tends to weird out animals just as much as people.<p>People aren’t the only ones buzzing about the coming eclipse — some of our animal friends have a long-documented habit of reacting strangely to celestial high jinks. As far back as the 1500s, solar …

Is the Meatless Impossible Burger Safe to Eat?

The meatless, “bleeding” burger known as the Impossible Burger has been a roaring success in the food tech startup world: It’s raked in more than $250 million from investors (including Bill Gates) and is now served at some of the nation’s most acclaimed restaurants, including David Chang’s Momofuku …

Agriculture

The 13 Strangest Beers on Earth

Whale testicle-infused beer is real, and it’s not going away.<p>1 of 13<p>Odius Ale by 40FT Brewery<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Celeste Jewel Beer by Dogfish Head<p>3 …

Stone Brewing

The Athletes Turning to Prayer for a Performance Boost

Before the side cramp hit and he ­started to panic, Ryan Hall felt like he was running better than he ever had in his life. It was mile ten of the 2007 Houston half marathon, and he was in first place, averaging 4:30 per mile.<p>Hall didn’t typically suffer from cramps, so when he felt one coming on, …

The Brain