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22 Facts About Horror Movies You'll Want To Tell All Of Your Friends

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3 Must-Dos to Prepare for When Cannabis Is Federally Legal

Legalization of marijuana nationally is a quixotic cause now but the momentum seems to make it likely to happen eventually. The opportunities that will follow will be enormous.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On August 1, 2017, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced The …

Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

(Reuters Health) - Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest.<p>That’s because there hasn’t been enough …

The feds seized guns, gold and 320 pot plants. So why did a judge rule they can't pursue marijuana charges?

When agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration raided a remote farm in Humboldt County five years ago, they found plenty to incriminate the owners, Anthony Pisarski and Sonny Moore.<p>More than 300 marijuana plants were growing in a pair of greenhouses. Agents found guns in a house on the …

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5 Marijuana Myths You Should Not Believe

This is what's real and what isn't.<p>Growing up, you may have been told cannabis is bad, immoral, or unhealthy, whether it was from your family, teachers, coaches, church leaders, or some other authority figure. However, cannabis is a daily reality for Americans living in areas with legal cannabis …

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The company that invented Post-It notes is hiding invisible messages in signs to help self-driving cars see the world

The same company that invented Post-It notes is now helping self-driving cars see the world.<p>Headquarted in St. Paul, Minnestoa, 3M is behind the creation of everyday objects that everyone uses but no one thinks about. Post-It notes, Scotch tape, and waterproof sandpaper are just a few of 3M's …

Uh-Oh! Canada's Recreational Marijuana Bill Could Be in Serious Trouble (Along With Canadian Pot Stocks)

Trudeau's efforts to fully legalize cannabis in Canada may come up short.<p>The marijuana industry has been practically unstoppable over the past couple …

Maryland regulators want to deny license to medical cannabis firm

Maryland medical marijuana regulators took steps Monday to deny a license to one of the 15 companies picked to grow the drug, saying there was a …

What marijuana legalization did to car accident rates

Last week, a pair of studies came to seemingly opposite conclusions on whether rising marijuana use is causing an increase in car crashes in states that have legalized the drug.<p>The first, conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, analyzed insurance claims for vehicle collisions filed …

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Hyperlane: A special lane for self-driving vehicles

A US company is proposing special lanes on roads purely for self-driving vehicles.<p>The Hyperlanes would be controlled by a central computer allowing self-driving cars to travel along at speeds over 100mph (160kph).<p>BBC Click spoke to Baiyu Chen, a co-founder of Hyperlane to find out more about how …

An Investigator’s Guide to the Games in the Arkham Horror Files

H.P. Lovecraft’s pop cultural influence is strongly linked to the Cthulhu Mythos, a collection of stories building a world of horror at the …

Today’s your last chance to get a NES Classic

The NES Classic edition is such a surprise hit — and such a perfect Christmas present — that it’s sold out country-wide. One of the only reliable …

Ikea Wants You to Grow Weed at Home | KINDLAND

Forget wild marijuana weeds sprouting up in your mom’s backyards because the future of homegrown cannabis is high-tech and it’s happening now.<p>Ikea …

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

While some offer no more than a dreary commute, others provide incredible views.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey really is the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by Jill Comoletti and</i> …

Podcasting is the new blogging

Call it the Serial Effect – named for the true crime podcast that went viral in 2014 – but podcasting seems to have reached a tipping point in popular culture. According to The Infinite Dial 2016, a study by Edison Research and Triton Digital, an estimated 21 per cent of Americans (57 million …

A VICE Gaming Guide to the Best Licensed Board Games

Against the odds, board games based on pre-existing properties tend to be some of the best on the shelves.<p>Sometimes powerful brands, like Marvel or Star Wars, aren't content being comics or movie franchises, and so want to branch out of their comfort zones into other realms of entertainment. The …

This woman teaches you how to legally grow weed in your home - Vox

"Are you ready?" asks Natalie Carver as we round her beat-up hatchback onto a tree-lined street in Washington, DC.<p>It’s a quaint part of town, sprinkled with generously proportioned estates. From high boughs, above manicured lawns, warblers and sparrows emit throaty chirps.<p>We park in front of a …

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Authorities paint optical illusions on roads to slow drivers down

Transport authorities in India are trying out a novel method to encourage drivers to slow down - they're painting optical illusions on to the roads, making it appear as if obstacles have been placed over busy highways.<p>Nitin Gadkari, the country’s minister of road transport, recently tweeted a …

Working Lego Model of the Earth, Moon, and Sun Is Remarkably 97 Percent Accurate

Few Lego builders are as masterful at combining model-making and engineering as Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks. His latest creation, a miniature …

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14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The $3.5bn industry is one of the nation’s most energy intensive, often demanding 24-hour indoor lighting rigs, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems at multiplying grow sites<p>Marijuana might look and smell natural<i>,</i> but its ecological footprint is anything but green. Pot is power …

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Finally, marijuana packaging that doesn’t look like it was designed by a stoned teenager

A chocolate wrapper is an instrument of seduction. Be it beautiful papers for artisanal chocolates or the familiar graphics of favorite drugstore candy, the package’s job is to tempt and trigger an impulse buy.<p>But for graphic designer Nathan Sharp, the assignment went beyond picking good paper, …

Australia remains disconnected to more enlightened drug policies internationally. No major country, however, dares argue for the complete legalisation of all drugs<p>Related: Uruguay cannabis market still struggles for legitimacy a year after historic ruling<p>It takes a brave politician to advocate for …

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Can You Sell Marijuana Pipes To Help Fund Bernie Sanders?

Campaign finance experts clear the smoke.<p>Ariel Zimman is taking a decidedly grassroots approach to supporting Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. But the legality of her handiwork is hazy, at best.<p>The 29-year-old resident of Portland, Oregon, is marketing homemade ceramic pipes emblazoned with …

Ex-Googler says ‘marijuana is the next Internet’

Why would a successful 30-year-old quit his dream job at Google?<p>Because cannabis is the new Internet, according to former sales head Alan Gertner.<p>In a piece written for the <i>Globe and Mail</i>, Gertner explains why he left the tech world to join the nascent cannabis industry.<p>“I believe cannabis is the …

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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 …

You Are the Biggest Roadblock for Driverless Cars

Image source: Delphi.<p>Do me a favor. The next time you're driving down the road, take your hands off of the steering wheel, put them firmly on the ceiling of the car, and see how long you can go before you completely freak out and grab the steering wheel again. Wait, scratch that. That's a ludicrous …

Stash Box: Indica, Sativa, or What?

<b>From a botanical point of view</b>, there is little difference between indica and sativa. But before I get into that, perhaps I should back up a little. …

Big Marijuana Execs Want Young Professionals, Emphasis on 'Professional'

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>Weed has gone legit. Gone are the days of seedy back-alley deals and surreptitious deliveries. (Unless -- do you know a guy?) As legalization expands, clandestine dealers are being replaced by respectable mom-and-pop shops, glossy grow-ops, …