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Advocacy group urges Ontario voters to leave ballots blank on June 7

Ontario voters who aren't satisfied with any of their options in the upcoming June 7 election are still being encouraged to show up on voting day — …

Government

Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't

"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."<p>I was 17 when I was first prescribed Prozac for anxiety. I had an eating disorder at the time, and a psychiatrist thought it might reduce my self-starvation and self-induced vomiting. It didn’t …

Consciousness

An NBA Head Coach Just Called The NFL “Idiotic”

One of the most-prominent head coaches in the NBA has weighed in on the NFL’s new national anthem rule, which requires players to either stand for …

Basketball

An Incredible Fossil Just Changed What We Know About The Split of Pangaea

Earth's super-continent lasted longer than we thought.<p>A 130-million-year-old fossil has revealed that the ancient super-continent Pangaea may have …

Paleontology

Bucks guard Sterling Brown's statement on Milwaukee arrest

Text of a statement from Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown about his January arrest by Milwaukee police during an interaction over a parking violation:<p>My experience in January with the Milwaukee Police Department was wrong and shouldn't happen to anybody. What should have been a simple parking …

Milwaukee Bucks

Chris Long Rips NFL's New Anthem Rules: 'This Is Not Patriotism'

The NFL announced a new policy for the national anthem Wednesday, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, and Eagles defensive end Chris Long is among those who disagree with the rule changes.<p>The veteran discussed his thoughts on Twitter Wednesday:<p>Long has not personally kneeled during the national …

Football (U.S.)

Dawson: Why police concerns about cost of legal pot might be fair

How, exactly, is legalized marijuana going to lead to increased policing costs? It doesn’t make sense. Police police illegal things. So, when a thing …

Cannabis

Why You Should Stop Smoking Weed Right Now, According to Vapers

We found out why some career cannabis smokers are making the switch to vaping.<p>In a few months time, Parliament is expected to approve C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act. True, Health Canada’s proposed packaging looks like an ambitious crossover between David’s Tea and your local hospital’s …

Cannabis

How to replace your Keurig water filter

The filter in your Keurig's water reservoir needs to be changed fairly regularly. Here's how.<p>Your Keurig might help drag you out of bed each morning with the smell of coffee. But just as your Keurig takes care of you, you must also take care of it, else the coffee it brews and the machine itself …

Coffee

Should You Drink Sports Drinks Instead of Water?

If you ever watch sports, you have probably seen athletes sipping on brightly colored beverages before, during or after a competition.<p>These sports …

Nutrition

Did Michael Cohen Get $600,000 From AT&T so Trump Would Kill Net Neutrality and OK a Merger?

Whenever anyone asks, “Isn’t it funny how ... ,” they are usually accusing someone of something without explicitly saying it.<p>For instance: Isn’t it …

Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions: “stupid” to say marijuana can fight opioid epidemic. Research: it may be a good idea.

There is real evidence for medical marijuana’s role in combating the opioid epidemic.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t believe what people are saying about marijuana and the opioid epidemic.<p>“I’m astonished to hear people suggest we can solve our heroin crisis — have you heard this? — by having …

Cannabis

Cannabis activist Jodie Emery talks free market approach to pot

Here’s everything you wanted to know about a free market approach to pot but were afraid to ask — thanks to cannabis rights activist Jodie …

What to know about diverticulitis surgery

Diverticulitis causes pouches in the colon, also called the large intestine, to become inflamed and irritated. It can often be treated with changes …

Medicine

Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioids

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dear Honorable Jeff Sessions,<p>I feel obligated to share the results of my five-year-long investigation into the medical benefits of the cannabis plant. Before I started this worldwide, in-depth investigation, I was not particularly impressed by the results of medical marijuana research, but …

Cannabis

NFL player makes medical marijuana history: 'I have a life to live'

<b>(CNN) —</b> NFL running back Mike James calls it his medicine for pain management, but league officials call it a banned substance. Now, James' athletic career is hanging in limbo because he chose pot over pills.<p>In 2013, James was prescribed opioid painkillers after injuring his left ankle in a Monday …

Cannabis

Psychedelic drugs appear to fundamentally reorganize the brain — and they're starting to turn into approved treatments

Like a May shower, the studies on psychedelic drugs' potential therapeutic benefits came — first as a sprinkle, then a steady downpour. Between 2012 and 2017, the papers abounded. One, published in 2016, suggested that magic mushrooms might alleviate anxiety in cancer patients; another in 2017 …

Depression

It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The benefits and harms of medical marijuana can be debated, but more states are legalizing pot, even for recreational use. A new evaluation of marijuana’s risks is overdue.<p>Last year, the National Academies of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering released a comprehensive report on cannabis use. At …

Cannabis

Crackdown on illegal Kodi addons is working well, TVAddons ad suggests

<b>TVAddons has been on the lookout for a “volunteer anti-piracy compliance officer”, whose job it would be to keep copyright-infringing Kodi addons off</b> …

Kodi

DIY camper van cost just $18K to build

How one couple is living the #VanLife dream<p>It’s a story that’s engrained in #VanLife lore: Dreaming of something different, an outdoorsy couple quits two successful engineering jobs and sells their house—with nearly everything in it. They build their own DIY camper van and embark on a non-stop …

James Comey’s memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false

The nation’s intelligence chiefs had just finished briefing Donald Trump on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election when FBI Director James B. Comey stayed behind to discuss some especially sensitive material: a “widely circulated” intelligence dossier containing unconfirmed allegations that …

Donald Trump

Best Legal Kodi Addons (May 2018)

You could often hear Kodi being associated with piracy. However, this application is much more than just a medium for copyrighted content. In fact, …

What's The Best Temperature to Vape Weed? (It's Not What You Think)

I think you’ll agree with me when I say:<p>Choosing the best temperature to vape weed is one of the most unclear and controversial topics.<p>Well, it turns …

Cannabis

Ranking the Top 10 Golfers Ahead of the 2018 Masters

With ceremonial opening tee shots drawing near, it's time for our annual pre-Masters ranking.<p>Dustin Johnson topped the 2017 edition.<p>What goes into the breakdown, you ask? A look at career play at Augusta National, a golfer's last several starts and a glance at the Official World Golf Ranking are …

Golf

A daily dose of ibuprofen can help prevent onset of Alzheimer’s, study finds

A new Vancouver-based study says taking ibuprofen every day can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>If started early enough, Canadian …

Thank You, Toronto | by Terrence Ross

F *ck Brooklyn.<p>Nah, I’m just kidding. For the absolute record: I love Brooklyn. Great franchise, great city. But also: <i>F*ck Brooklyn</i>. That means …

A Chemist Called "Dr. Coffee" Uses Science to Make a Perfect Cup Every Time

"The best thing for people to do is to locate each variable systematically."<p>Roughly 83 percent of American adults drink coffee regularly, adding up …

Saskatchewan Safari: Episode 2

Well into our trip down Northern Saskatchewan’s Porcupine River Tori, Buck and I brave the elements, and paddle hard through heavy rain, and …

Why Doesn’t Smoking Weed Give You Lung Cancer Like Cigarettes?

So far, so good when it comes to the Green Rush. One: People are smoking weed more openly than ever — even in California. Two: High-end retailers are …