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Genius Little Girl Sells Her Girl Scout Cookies Outside Weed Store

What a dope idea (pun intended).<p>NBD, but there's a super-cool little girl in Portland, Oregon, who started selling her Girl Scout cookies outside Foster Buds Marijuana Dispensary because she's awesome (and also because she wanted to go to whatever "horse camp" is), KATU reports.<p>The little girl's …

Cannabis

The surprisingly complex chemistry of the humble spud

Not all potatoes love the deep fat fryer, and not every variety will sing in a salad. BBC Future looks at the secret properties that make certain spuds the right one for the job.<p>Baked, mashed, boiled, fried – in a general sense, it's hard to do potatoes wrong. There's something about the fluffiness …

Recipes

Relationships: opposites do not attract, scientists prove

People do not form friendships or reationships with people who do not hold the same values, views and prejudices, scientists have shown<p>The theory that opposites attract is a myth, scientists have found, after discovering that people are only attracted to those who hold the same views and values as …

The Ugly Truth About Why Marijuana Is Illegal

Have you ever wondered how marijuana became illegal? The story is nothing short of insane.<p>This video is a must-see. Joe Rogan never fails to make a …

Yoenis Cespedes shows up to Mets camp in another customized vehicle

Yoenis Cespedes, fresh off signing a new three-year, $75 million deal with the New York Mets, is already turning heads at spring training. Just not …

Asheville's Wicked Weed inks deal with Raleigh's Mims Distributing - Triangle Business Journal

By Dathan Kazsuk <br>– Design Editor, Triangle Business Journal<p>Feb 22, 2016, 12:00pm EST<p>Raleigh’s Mims Distributing Company and Wicked Weed Brewing are …

India Pale Ale

Tighten rules for growing marijuana in Colorado

Lawmakers often give lip service to protecting minors from exposure to alcohol and drugs, but if they're sincere in this concern they will soon be …

Marijuana

Iranian Hardliners Raise Bounty on Salman Rushdie to Almost $4 Million

A group of hard-line Iranian news organizations have raised over half a million dollars to add to a bounty calling for the killing of British …

Obama: Guantanamo Bay undermines security, must be closed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba slammed into a wall of Republican opposition on Tuesday, stopping cold Obama's hope for a bipartisan effort to "close a chapter" that began in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks.<p>The long-awaited …

Barack Obama

Why Clarence Thomas doesn't ask questions

US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque<p>Monday marked the first day the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. That day also marked 10 years since Justice Clarence Thomas asked a question from the bench.<p>Since then, Thomas has not …

U.S. Supreme Court

Chipotle's customers have 'menu fatigue,' and it's a huge crisis for the company

Customers are growing tired of the menu, and there are plenty of other competitors now offering fresh, customized fast food similar to Chipotle, according to Deutsche Bank analysts.<p>"We believe [Chipotle's] success made them a bit complacent (although not with its desire to expand its store base or …

Deutsche Bank

Stop Doing These 5 Things to Be Happier Today, Says Science

Make these simple, research-backed changes to your life, and you could be much happier today.<p>Sometimes being happier takes big changes--a new job, a different relationship, or painful and prolonged grappling with past trauma. That's not what this post is about. This post is about the quick and …

Nasa scientist: We can get to Mars in 3 days with photonic propulsion

One day we could send spacecrafts to Mars in just three days by using a system known as "photonic propulsion", Nasa scientist Philip Lubin has said. …

Space Travel

NASA releases strange 'music' heard by 1969 astronauts

NASA has made public a recording of strange "music" that astronauts reported hearing in 1969 while on the far side of the Moon, out of radio contact …

NASA

Moving exhibit pays tribute to lost space shuttles’ crews

With the blessings of all 14 families of lost astronauts, a new memorial to the <i>Challenger</i> and <i>Columbia</i> space shuttle disasters opened in June at the …

Space Exploration

Who Lives in a Pineapple Under the Sea? The First Animal on Earth

Sea sponges have planetary seniority. Respect your elders.<p>Sea sponges may not look like much, but if seniority on our planet means anything, they deserve your unwavering respect. According to new research published today in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, these ancient marine …

Biology

Ant warfare: Fossils reveal insects locked in mortal combat

A weird world of warlike ants and well-armored termites has been found preserved in amber.<p>The insect fossils, entombed in Burmese amber from Myanmar, date back 99 million years for the ants and 100 million years for the termites. The fossils reveal the startling sociality of these insects very …

Paleontology

Monstrous fossils 'were armadillos', says DNA evidence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1228000/1228235_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518156693_89ce518cda747872a21c5deba5c84668<p><b>An extinct group of giant, armoured animals with spiky, club-shaped tails belongs firmly within the family tree of modern armadillos, according to a</b> …

Paleontology

Cannabis Insider: A Very High-End Pot Shop Opens on Geary + The Etsy of Cannabis

<i>A local marijuana reporter’s field notes and gossip from the intersection of pot, money, and power in the epicentral San Francisco Bay Area.</i><b>SHOP:</b> …

Cannabis

Weed and Its Social Network. Juvenile Hall Sticker Shock.

<b>I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the</b><p>Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today.<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>Weed and Its Social Network</b><p>Could this be the year California legalizes marijuana? A lot of people seem to think so, given the more than 20 measures proposed for the November …

George R.R. Martin

The FDA Will Finally Test Food for Traces of the Weed Killer Roundup

Roundup is an herbicide so good at sending weeds “to the great beyond” that the WHO says it “probably” causes cancer — and now the FDA is finally …

Kentucky’s Jason Hatcher arrested for marijuana, three other charges

Kentucky outside linebacker/defensive end Jason Hatcher was arrested early Monday morning and booked on four charges, two of which are …

College Football

Marijuana Entrepreneur: When a Market Doesn’t Exist, Create Your Own

For an entrepreneur aggressively growing a business, much of the time is spent raising equity, taking on debt, creating infrastructure, working with …