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Police warn over '100 per cent pure' cocaine on sale in UK

A lethal batch of super-strength cocaine is being sold on British streets, according to police in Sussex, where officers have seized packets of the …

Ginger Beer Battered Fish with Chilli Minted Mushy Peas | Gordon Ramsay

This is your brain on pot

Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a bathroom. …

How Unethical Is Buying Weed?

Did you ever wonder if someone got fucked over so you could have that dank ass Purple Urkle?<p>In many jurisdictions in the US, weed is so close to legal that you're more likely to get busted for flying a drone in the wrong place than for getting caught with a nug in your pocket. In places like …

What Science Says About Marijuana Addiction

Is marijuana addictive? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask.<p>Critics of legalization argue that marijuana is highly addictive and that …

Can America's Weed Industry Provide Reparations for the War on Drugs?

This month, Oakland's City Council approved a program that aims to give people of color a better chance at entering the state's legal cannabis industry. But will other states make similar efforts to make the green economy less white?<p>This month, Oakland's City Council unanimously approved a program …

Cannabis

Best marijuana strains: Birthday Cake OG answers San Francisco’s wishes

Birthday Cake OG from San Francisco’s Urban Pharm is a great way to end your cake day, and it’s our pick of the week.<p>The trend in naming new cannabis strains after dessert may be growing tiring for some cannabis aficionados, but it’s nearly impossible to criticize the hot new batch of Birthday Cake …

Lemony hasselback potatoes

SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>8 medium roasting potatoes, washed and skins left on<br>• 1 lemon<br>• 8 cloves garlic, skins left on but squashed<br>• 4 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves picked<br>• Plenty of good olive oil<br>• Maldon sea salt and black pepper<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/425F/Gas 7.<p>Place a potato on a chopping board …

Six Britons arrested after police find £240m cocaine disguised as wooden pallets in Spanish port

Spanish police seize 40 pallets made out of 1.4 tonnes of compressed cocaine that was made to look like wood<p>Six Britons have been arrested after police found 1.5 tonnes of cocaine worth £240m disguised as wooden pallets at a Spanish port.<p>Spanish police seized 40 pallets made out of 1.5 tonnes of …

The stunning paradox of Iran’s war on drugs: How it actually makes America look worse

Iran regularly puts drug traffickers to death—but it also tests out progressive policies for treating drug addicts<p>Situated between Afghanistan's extensive poppy fields and eager Western markets, Iran has an extensive history of domestic opium, alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use dating back …

Doctors Reattached Toddler’s Decapitated Head

An Australian child suffered internal decapitation. And survived.<p>We’ve all heard stories of near misses with paralysis after a broken neck. An …

New Jersey

Reader: Heroin Crisis Caused by Mexican Cartels Losing Pot Money in Colorado

We recently posted about two illegal pot grow busts on federal land on Colorado's Western Slope.<p>Ten foreign nationals were arrested in the incidents …

The Governance of ISIS and of Much of the Muslim World Are Uncomfortably Similar

It must be clearly stated again that ISIS (or Daesh as many of us Muslims like to call it) has bastardized Islam beyond recognition.<p>Justifying rape as a form of worship, as reported in the <i>New York Times</i>' article "ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape," encapsulates the dehumanization of girls and women …

Full Moon on Friday Is a Blue Moon: Here's Why

<b>Update for Aug. 1:</b> The Blue Moon of July 31 wowed skywatchers around the world. See photos and our full story, read: Blue Moon of 2015 Thrills …

Astronomy

NASA tells lawmakers to brace for more Pluto secrets revealed by mission

Among other things, the mission revealed evidence of an internal ocean, atmospheric hazes and "other wonders," Alan Stern, principal investigator of …

Listen to the sounds NASA's Voyager spacecrafts carried to distant space

Humanity's farthest-flung spacecraft is carrying the sounds of Earth with it on its journey through interstellar space, and now, you can listen to …

Pluto Has An Atmosphere, Moons, And Maybe Geological Activity. Can We Call It A Planet Now?

Short answer: It depends who you ask<p>Mike Brown doesn’t hate Pluto. The Caltech astronomer is a self-professed Pluto killer—by discovering Eris, an icy world similar in size to Pluto, Brown's work led to both worlds getting classified as 'dwarf planets' in 2006. Nevertheless, he’s avidly following …

Solar System

Turkish jets are pummeling Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since airstrikes began last week, hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible.<p>The strikes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets including shelters, depots, and …

D.C. Mansion Murders: 4 People Detained with Suspect Daron Dylon Wint Released

Four people who were detained along with murder suspect Daron Dylon Wint, 34, on Thursday have been released.<p>Wint, who is accused of killing …

Crime

47 Fall Soup Recipes That Are Cozy & Warming

Fall is PSL and pretty leaves season, sure, but it's also the start of soup season—and here are 47 of our favorite recipes for autumn.<p><b>Soups, stews, bisques, chilis</b>—now's the time to make them in the chunky knit sweater you've been storing in the back of your closet since this time last year. It's …

Cooking

What You Need To Know About Ear Wax

What it is, why it's there, and why q-tips are a bad idea.<p>Photo Credit: Travis Isaacs | CC BY 2.0.<p>Ear wax, or cerumen, is a naturally occurring …