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26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. It is a choice. What do you need to remember if you want to be TRULY happy?

When Weed Is The Cure: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana

A year and a half ago, Dr. David Casarett did not take medical marijuana very seriously. "When I first started this project, I really thought of medical marijuana as a joke," he tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross.<p>But then the palliative care specialist began to look seriously into the issue, and his mind …

Obama and the Real Reefer Madness

The president has commuted a number of sentences of nonviolent drug offenders, but is his administration out of date and out of touch when it comes …

Cannabis

Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

Solar System

On 'The Marijuana Show' It's Cannabis Companies Meet 'Shark Tank' With $10 Million At Stake

Two hundred applications in just two weeks came flooding in when Wendy Robbins and Karen Paull put the call out for marijuana entrepreneurs interested in entering their internet-TV business competition, “The Marijuana Show.” Most were very small enterprises or just in the idea stage Robbins said. …

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

Let Federal Employees Toke Up. It's Good for Everyone

Marijuana may be legal in your state, but if you partake, you can't work for the government.<p>Katherine Archuleta, the Executive Director of the Office …

Cannabis

Weed Is Now Allowed on All Flights Within Oregon

Presenting a new method to join the “Mile High Club.”<p>According to new laws in effect from July 1, passengers are now allowed to bring recreational marijuana onto a flight, with exceptions of course. The new regulation is confined within the boundaries of Oregon only; the flight departure and …

How the Colorado Supreme Court just confused every employer in America about marijuana

Earlier this week, the Colorado Supreme Court unanimously confirmed that although medical marijuana is legal, employers have the power to fire …

Advice for Baby Boomers Who Gave Up Cannabis Long Ago But Want to Give It Another Chance

Dear baby boomers,<p>I’m 60 years old and live in Washington state, where cannabis is legal. When I get together socially with my fellow baby boomers, …

6 ways the war on drugs negatively impacts your everyday life

US drug policy has unequivocally curtailed your basic civil rights, regardless of whether you’re a user<p>Many Americans who do not use illegal "drugs" assume exemption from drug war policies. But regardless of how much marijuana you do or don't smoke, the U.S. war on drugs affects nearly everyone. …

Big funding for vaporizers suggests confidence in cannabis biz

Pax Labs, the San Francisco maker of a popular electronic cigarette, announced $46.7 million in new funding Wednesday — a sign of investor confidence not only in the booming vaporizer market but also in the marijuana industry.<p>Formerly known as Ploom, the maker of the Pax and JUUL vaporizers will …

Health Minister ‘outraged’ by Supreme Court ruling on medical marijuana

An institutional dispute between the Supreme Court of Canada and the Conservative government reached a new plateau on Thursday after the court said medical-marijuana users have the right to consume the drug in ways other than smoking – such as cookies, lip balm or lozenges.<p>Health Minister Rona …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Obama signals support for medical marijuana bill backed by Rand Paul

US senators fire up medical marijuana bill in bid to clear path for research<p>Read more<p>President Barack Obama is to signal his approval of a Senate bill that seeks to lessen constrictions around the use of medical marijuana, saying the US should “follow the science as opposed to the ideology” on the …

Cannabis

4 Ideas For Redesigning The Pot Logo

For decades, the pot leaf was a potent symbol of the counterculture, an unnuanced logo adorning everything from lighters to T-shirts and endlessly doodled in teenagers’ notebooks. Brandish a pot leaf, and you conjured a world: <i>High Times</i> subscriptions and communes along the Russian River and <i>Dick’s</i> …

Australia To Stop Payments To Families Who Refuse Child Vaccinations

<b>Updated at 12:50 p.m. ET</b><p>Australia has announced plans to halt welfare payments and child care rebates to families that refuse to have their children vaccinated — an aggressive move aimed at clamping down on a rising number of parents who opt out of immunizations.<p>Prime Minister Tony Abbott said …

Samsung Galaxy S6: Questions That Need Answers Before Considering

I attended the Samsung Electronics product launch event in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress (MWC). It was a huge launch, intended to win the global audience over with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Samsung had a lot riding on a successful launch as they have lost significant market …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Lose Weight, Without Gym or Diet Required

• In order to lose weight we have to suffer all lot like exercising, walking, giving up of eating favorite food items…………<br>• In order to reduce all these …

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

Remember: It’s a marathon, not a sprint.<p>Juice fasting, low-carb, Paleo, the Master Cleanse—if you’re someone who struggles with her weight, you might always be looking for the hot new diet that will magically make it all easier. Sorry to break it to you, but staying slim and healthy is usually …

Nutrition

Legal Marijuana Blooms Into the Fastest-Growing Industry in America | Inc.com

Back in 1938, <i>Popular Mechanics</i> ran an article about how cannabis (specifically, hemp) was the new "billion-dollar crop." It may have taken nearly eight decades, but according to a report released this week, the legal cannabis industry is now worth well over twice that.<p>The report, by ArcView Market …

The California-Colorado Cannabis War

One’s got the biggest market for legal pot, but the states with smarter regulation could have the edge.<p>Oakland-based Auntie Dolores is a well-known brand in the country’s biggest legal cannabis state. The company has been making cannabis-infused edibles, like brownies and pretzels, for California’s …

The Small Changes I Made to Lose 80 Pounds

Beverly Brooks shed 40 percent of her starting weight after she found the right motivation.<p><b>Before:</b> 206 pounds <b>After:</b> 126 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>In the fifth grade, my dad died, so I turned to food to cope. I can remember my <i>exact</i> McDonald's order to this day: a double cheeseburger (ketchup only), …

Fitness

Nine foods to help you beat belly fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a lot of people, fighting belly fat is part of their New Year's resolution. But for me it's a lifelong mission.<p>Growing up as a fat kid in the 1980's, I figured there was nothing I could do about my growing girth.<p>My dad was obese, and I was well over 200 pounds by the time I was 14.<p>I'd …

Your Body on Yoga: An X-Ray Look at the Bones Mid-Downward Dog

The most fascinating 108 seconds of your day begin now.<p>Yes, you rock your yoga gear and your downward dog form is totally on point, but it turns out your skeletal system looks pretty awesome during your yoga session, too.<p>Hybrid Medical Animation created the ridiculously cool animation below to show …

Yoga

The Problem with Stoned Diners in Denver

Restaurateurs in Denver face a new problem: the random customer who is way too stoned.<p><i>The city’s restaurateurs face a new problem: the random</i> …

Drugs in 2014: A Year in Review. How Pot, Mushrooms, and Molly Were This Year's Biggest Winners

From medical marijuana in New York to recreational marijuana in Colorado, it’s been a big year for pot in these United States.<p>Marijuana is now …

'Born at the Right Time': How Kid Hackers Became Cyberwarriors

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — A few years ago, when Greg Martin was in his mid 20s and teaching a computer security course for NASA engineers, he stumbled on an arcane bit of information that stopped him cold: the original set of rules governing the Internet, created in September 1981, the month he was …

5 Simple Changes To Make Your Sex Life Hotter Than Ever

Sex, sex, sex. It's everywhere. A lot of the time, we rarely stop to consider sex enough, other than to think, "Oooh, I want it," or, "Ugh, not …