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Not Feeling the Magic of CBD? It Could Be Because of This

You've read numerous stories about how CBD has changed people's lives. You've heard it referred to as "nature's Xanax." You've done your due diligence and devoured articles about how CBD can help relieve anxiety, reduce inflammation, and even help your workouts. So you decided to try it and …

CBD

'My Research Shows If You Use Cannabis In Low Doses In Your 40s And 50s, You Probably Don’t Get Alzheimer’s': Dr. Gary Wenk

It may be time to talk to your parents about marijuana. Smoking it every day could save their lives, according to Dr. Gary Wenk - a researcher at …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many

The nation's top drug enforcement officer was unflinching in his opposition to legalizing marijuana and apparently not embarrassed by his complete ignorance of the relevant science.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s hard to know what to make of the testimony on …

All of the World's Yeast Probably Originated in China

Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor.<p>When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine.<p>But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree …

$30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she'd had an …

Marijuana linked to 'unbearable' sickness across US as use grows following legalisation

By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every …

Cannabis

America Is Giving Away the $30 Billion Medical Marijuana Industry

Lyle Craker is an unlikely advocate for any political cause, let alone one as touchy as marijuana law, and that’s precisely why Rick Doblin sought …

This Awesome Timelapse Shows the Entire Growing Process of Cannabis, From Seed to Harvest

We often throw out tips and tricks for how to grow the perfect cannabis plant, but we don't often show you visuals of what the process actually looks …

How chilly water might change emergency medicine forever

Technology<p>Surgeon pioneers procedure that sends body temperature plummeting.<p>For more than 50 years, doctors have sought to exploit the protective effects of cold on the human body, and therapeutic hypothermia to chill a patient's body temperature by a few degrees is now used for conditions ranging …

Medicine

Net neutrality is bad? 1 million PornHub employees can’t be wrong. Oh, wait

Millions of comments sent to FCC through bulk system used fake email addresses.<p>WASHINGTON, DC—If Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai …

Afghan Pedophiles Get Free Pass From U.S. Military, Report Says

On 5,753 occasions from 2010 to 2016, the United States military reported accusations of “gross human rights abuses” by the Afghan military, including many examples of child sexual abuse. If true, American law required military aid to be cut off to the offending unit.<p>Not once did that happen.<p>That …

Afghanistan

Let's Explain Once and For All What Taking CBD Actually Feels Like

I started taking CBD oil and supplements last Summer as an experiment, and since then, it has become a staple in my wellness and antianxiety routine. But I still get so many funny looks, nervous questions, and confused remarks about CBD's effects — some people are still really scared to take it!<p>And …

CBD

This Extraterrestrial Stone Contains Compounds Not Found Anywhere Else in Our Solar System

Whoa!<p>A small pebble found in Egypt is decidedly Not From Around Here.<p>The Hypatia stone, as it is known, is not only extraterrestrial in origin. It …

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

The Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

These pot stocks all have one big thing in common: location.<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to …

The Federal Government Just Broke Its Medical-Marijuana Promise

Looks like it'll be more of the same for the cannabis industry in 2018.<p>Few if any industries are growing at a quicker and more consistent pace in the …

Does cellphone-sweeping 'StingRay' technology go too far?

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas are among scores of police departments across the country quietly using a highly …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the peer-reviewed science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for when comparing the health effects of alcohol and marijuana, including how the substances affect your …

Breast Cancer

Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner investor

Institutions with close links to Kremlin financed stakes through investor in Trump son-in-law’s venture, leaked files reveal<p>Two Russian state institutions with close ties to Vladimir Putin funded substantial stakes in Twitter and Facebook through an investor who later acquired an interest in a …

How to opt out of Equifax's rights-stripping arbitration clause

During the five weeks after hackers stole 143 million Americans' data from Equifax, and while its execs were selling off their stock by the millions, …

Gut bacteria found to trigger gene that protects against type 1 diabetes

Researchers have discovered that a powerful guardian gene known to protect against a variety of autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes, is …

Type 1 Diabetes

Ohio Police Officer Accused Of Shooting News Photographer

Andy Grimm says he was shot without warning while setting up a camera and tripod.<p>A police officer in New Carlisle, Ohio, shot a photojournalist on Monday night after his camera and tripod were “apparently [mistaken] for a weapon,” the New Carlisle News reports.<p>New Carlisle News photographer Andy …

New Clinton book blasts Sanders for 'lasting damage' in 2016 race

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton casts Bernie Sanders as an unrealistic over-promiser in her new book, according to excerpts posted by a group of Clinton supporters.<p>She said that his attacks against her during the primary caused "lasting damage" and paved the way for "(Donald) Trump's 'Crooked Hillary' …

Democratic Party

Trump order cramps rebuilding stronger against floods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks before Harvey's flood waters engulfed much of Houston, President Donald Trump quietly rolled back an order by his …

Donald Trump

ISPs barred from telling users they’re under FBI investigation

Thanks to a new court ruling, the FBI can track your online footprint as it pleases.<p>Back in 2013, a federal judge ruled that the FBI couldn't force ISPs to hand over a users' private data without the suspect being informed first. Now, however, a change in the law means that's no longer the case. …

National Security

Mar-A-Lago Visitor Logs To Become Public, If They Exist

A government watchdog group says it has won a battle with the Trump administration, which will turn over visitor records for the president's Mar-a-Lago residence.<p>Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington says it will publicly release the visitor logs upon receiving them by Sept. 8.<p>"The …

The 'Blackwater 2.0' Plan for Afghanistan

Private military contractors have spotted an opportunity as America’s longest war grinds on.<p>Here’s a crazy idea floating around Washington these days, outlandish even by today’s outlandish standards: The United States should hire a mercenary army to “fix” Afghanistan, a country where we’ve been at …