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High expectations: Best weed apps for your iPhone

Where can you buy weed legally? What kind of marijuana is best for you? What are the laws concerning pot use in your neck of the woods? Potent new marijuana apps make it easy to answer all your sticky weed questions.<p>We’ve harvested the best marijuana apps so you don’t have to pick through the seeds …

Apps

New NASA's DSCOVR satellite provides breathtaking view of Earth

Thanks to the proliferation of Earth observation platforms coupled with the all-pervading reach of social media, images of our planet from space are …

Find Out What The No. 1 Song Was On The Day You Were Born

Have you ever wondered what the No. 1 song in the country was on your date of birth? Okay, probably not, but it's still fun to find out!<p>For example, the No. 1 song on Kanye West's birthday back on June 8, 1977 was "Sir Duke" by Stevie Wonder:<p>And when Kim Kardashian was a mere newborn child, born on …

Plastc organizes all your cards in one device

LAS VEGAS — Apple Pay is cool, but what if you don’t have the latest iPhone 6? The Plastc Card might be for you.<p>Plastc is a chameleon-like electronic card that stores up to 20 cards — debit, credit, gift and even security cards.<p>It’s the same size and shape as a regular card, but has a sharp and …

eReaders

The Playlist: Summer Tracks

You’ve got hop in the step and a few beads of sweat rolling. The drinks are cold, the skin is showing and laughs loud. Summer’s in full swing and …

The dog training methods which leave your pet stressed

Study finds that some dog training methods cause stress to the animals<p>For owners of unruly dogs, a short yank on their lead and a stern telling-off can sometimes seem the only way of keeping their wayward pets in line.<p>But a new study claims that such methods of making sure your dog behaves can …

Pets

Beautiful Space Pictures: The Universe Does Not Get More Spectacular Than These 38 Amazing Images

Space. It's just... ridiculous.<p>As Douglas Adams once wrote:<p>"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Adobe's XD app for interface design is now available for free<p>Adobe has unveiled a free starter plan for its XD app, which is aimed at UI and UX designers - allowing people to use it ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>For the sake of productivity, developers need to learn to say …

Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home

Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when you see the whole place …

Apple Wants Arizona Governer To Veto Gay Discrimination Bill

Apple confirmed to CNBC late on Monday that it has asked Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto the controversial religious freedom bill SB1062.<p>Apple is the latest company to urge Brewers to veto the bill, which critics have suggested will allow companies to use religious belief as a basis for …

Playful Snapshots of Miniature Scenes Around the Office

When German artist Bettina Gber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger, adventure, and …

Bellerby & Co. Globes: Paper-Covered Balls That Will Leave You Breathless

No matter how modern, chic or technologically-forward you may be, everyone loves maps. Innate sense of navigation, likelihood of travel, and taste in …

With Looking, RuPaul and Modern Family, is LGBT life now mainstream?

From the late 1990s to the mid-2000s, primetime American television audiences grew to embrace two male characters who would come to define two distinct types of gay male characters. The sensitive Will Truman and the flamboyant Jack McFarland, portrayed by actors Eric McCormack and Sean Hayes, …

Oldest Sea Monster Babies Found; Fossil Shows Reptiles Had Live Birth

Mother ichthyosaur died while giving birth, scientist says.<p>The oldest embryos of a Mesozoic marine reptile have been unearthed in China, pre-dating the previous record by ten million years, a new study says.<p>The 248-million-year-old fossil from the Mesozoic era (252 to 66 million years ago) reveals …

13 Reasons Why A Dog Will Make Your Life So Much Better

When alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn found out she would have to miss the Sochi Winter Olympics in order to get knee surgery, she was naturally super bummed out. So what did she do to make herself feel better? She adopted a dog:<p>Leo seems like a very logical mood-booster. Anyone who owns and loves a …

Oldest Recorded Supernova

This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example …

Twisted Dancers Become Human Sculptures on City Streets

<i>Bodies in Urban Spaces</i> is a rare and unique performance where dancers move throughout a city and organize their bodies into the nooks and crannies of public spaces. Created by Austria-based artist Cie Willi Dorner, the ephemeral series produces a visually tense relationship between people and their …

Sculpture

The Length of the Average Penis—Revealed

The size of the tool according to new research<p><b>5.57 inches:</b> That’s the mean length of an erect penis, according to new research published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine</i>.<p>Now normally I would have attempted to craft some witty intro to build your suspense before revealing the big stat. But let’s be …

Who Knew Interstellar War Could Look This Amazing?

In the wee hours of Monday morning, an immense fight erupted over a space station. Lasers fired, vessels were obliterated and thousands upon thousands of dollars were lost. The melee took place in a simulated universe online, and a late rent payment triggered the whole thing.<p>The battle unfolded in …

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Civil Whir: Visit Five Key Civil War Battle Sites in Five Hours – Feature

So much of it was fought in a few counties in northern Virginia that you can spend an hour at each of the five major battlefield sites shown here and come away with a vivid sense of the lore and gore that was the Civil War—all between lunch and supper time.<p>What Would . . .<p>Ulysses<br>S. Grant Drive?<p>A …

This Hilarious Spoof of the Guys You Meet at the Gym is Totally on Point

Exhibit A: The sauna suit dude<p>We've all judged the guy who carries a one-gallon jug of water around the gym, laughed at the wannabe Hulk who screams during each rep, and dreamed of ways to punish the dude who seems to hoard every dumbbell on the premises. (<i>Just one more set, okay?!</i>)<p>Now, the …

Foobler dispenses food and fun for Fido

Dog lovers are always concerned about keeping their furry friends happy, which typically means keeping them well-fed and occupied. That requires some …

How to Ruin Your Gay Kid’s Life: Inside Linda Harvey’s Book ‘Maybe He’s Not Gay’

January 6, 2014 by Camille Beredjick<p>Right-wingers are up in arms this week after <i>Maybe He’s Not Gay</i>, a horrific “guide” to homosexuality written by …

“Time Capsule” Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Time Capsules

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Painting