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Hemp Can Fight Cancer Too, Reveal Scientists in New Cannabis Study

Not all marijuana-derived drugs need to get you high.<p>With one and a half million new cases diagnosed each year, scientists are on a continuous hunt …

Cannabis

People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

University of Pennsylvania

The Senate Tried to Overturn ‘Citizens United’ Today. Guess What Stopped Them?

A majority of the United States Senate has voted to advance a constitutional amendment to restore the ability of Congress and the states to establish …

Middle-class

Dangerous, growing, yet unnoticed: the rise of America's white gangs

White gangs are less covered by the media, and less punished – even though 53% of gang members in Mississippi are white<p>When he was 13, three white teenage boys beat Benny Ivey. They aimed for his chest as his back pressed against the wall of his friend’s house in Florence, Mississippi. The skinny …

Crime

10 Things That Should Always Be In Your Camera Bag: Packing Like a Pro

No matter what you are going to shoot, you can't foresee the weather, right? Weather isn’t the only problematic aspect of photoshooting. Many other …

Particles

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Creativity

On Wall Street Reform, Bernie Sanders Is the Democrat and Clinton is the Republican

Theodore Roosevelt once told Congress that "contributions by corporations to any political committee or for any political purpose should be forbidden by law." If you understand why Roosevelt was concerned with corporate influence in American politics, then you'll see why Clinton is the modern-day …

Middle-class

Most Americans are one paycheck away from the street

Americans are feeling better about their job security and the economy, but most are theoretically only one paycheck away from the …

Personal Finance

Switching on outside office risks relationships, psychologists find

Workers who ‘switched on’ long after the office was shut were more likely to have problems with their health and private lives<p>A company mobile phone or laptop might seem like a perk of the job but it could spell disaster for personal relationships, a new study has found.<p>Modern gadgets which allows …

Urban Exploration Photographer Finds a Stash of Cash in an Abandoned House

What would you do if you came across a fat stack of cash while doing urban exploration photography? That’s what happened to Dave of Freaktography …

Write to Chelsea Manning

<i>Write to Chelsea (through the first week of May 2017) at this address:</i><p><b>Mail must be addressed exactly as follows:</b><p>CHELSEA E. MANNING 89289<br>1300 NORTH …

Chelsea Manning

Middle-Class Must Assert Its Worth And Take Its Share Of America's Wealth

It is time for the middle class to stop accepting crumbs for their labor and innovation. It is time for the middle class to demand, not ask, for …

A lightbulb has been burning for 113 years and no one knows how

It's New Year's Day! Welcome to 2015! And after all the very-temporary fireworks from last night, it's time to look at more lasting options. So how …

Light Bulbs

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

Cameras
Airplanes

A Bed Of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In The Lab

A drug that is used worldwide to treat malaria is now being tested as a treatment for cervical cancer. This surprising idea is the result of a new laboratory technique that could have far-reaching uses.<p>Our story starts with Dr. Richard Schlegel at Georgetown University Medical Center. He's best …

Cancer

Eight habitable planets found orbiting distant suns in 'Goldilocks zone'

Astrophysicists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in Cambridge, US, have found eight new planets which could support life<p>Eight new ‘Earths’ which may hold liquid water and could sustain life has been spotted orbiting a distant sun in our galaxy.<p>The new worlds double the number of …

Flashback: Elizabeth Warren (Basically) Predicts the Great Recession | Moyers & Company

Originally aired: June 25, 2004 <b>BRANCACCIO</b>: Next Wednesday, June 30th is also a landmark day for the US economy. With all the headlines that pour in …

More cities across the U.S. consider homelessness a crime

It’s getting harder to be homeless in America.<p>Laws that criminalize homelessness are cropping up in cities throughout the country, while …

Housing

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Science Says There Really Is a Difference Between Dog People and Cat People

Feline fans, who made up only 11 percent of the people surveyed, scored higher than dog people when it came to intelligence and sensitivity. Researchers also discovered that the people who liked cats in the study were typically less extroverted, less practical, and had less self-control than the …

Pets

Christopher Columbus Ship The Santa Maria May Have Been Found

It's been missing for more than 500 years. But now there are reports that the Santa Maria, the largest ship among the trio that made Christopher Columbus' first expedition to North America, may be found. Undersea explorer Barry Clifford says he thinks he has found the ship in waters off of Haiti's …

How To Supercharge Your Coffee To Give You Even More Energy In The Morning

The old world tradition of adding butter to coffee has recently re-emerged as a performance enhancer embraced by the likes of Bulletproof Executive founder Dave Asprey and holistic health guru Andrew Weil.<p><i>Produced by Alana Kakoyiannis.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

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