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Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer’s Plaque From Brain Cells, Study Finds

Lab data suggests THC and cannabis compounds deserve further testing<p>Alzheimer’s disease may now be added to a list of diseases with promising treatment from cannabis compounds, a new study from the Salk Institute says.<p>While there has been research and trials to use compounds to treat chronic pain, …

Experts baffled by 4,500-year-old Iraq royal tomb food offerings discovered in Bristol box

A set of tomb artefacts was split between London, the US and Iraq – so how did a box of objects end up in Bristol?<p>Food offerings from a …

Archaeology

Victorian Con Men Faked the Middle Ages' Darkest Devices

Iron maidens? Chastity belts? These objects will make you think twice about what you learned in history class.<p>Considering their literal and figurative positions atop pedestals, historical objects in museums, films, or books can seem like infallible sources of knowledge. These same objects, found in …

Where Are All the Prehistoric Women and Children?

This post originally appeared in the online anthropology magazine SAPIENS. Follow @SAPIENS_org on Twitter to discover more of their work. Stone …

Experts say Iron Age village at Black Loch of Myrton could be Scotland's Glastonbury

Experts say the discovery of the country’s first Iron Age loch village could represent “Scotland’s Glastonbury”.<p>A dig at the now-filled Black Loch of …

Archaeology

Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

<b>Exclusive:</b> Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century<p>Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can …

Angkor Wat

8 best moves to target arm fat

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

Sia Gives 'Survivor' Finalist $100K For Being An Animal Rights Activist

Tai Trang is definitely swinging from the chandeliers tonight.<p>In one of the best moments in "Survivor" history, Sia showed up to the live finale, ran up to the stage and gifted a finalist with a couple thousand bucks. Why? Well, because he's an animal rights activist who showed his love of the …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Walgreens Broaches Possible Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

National brands haven't taken a stance on weed yet, but they've been forced to acknowledge it.<p>Walgreens wants to talk about marijuana.<p>In what appears to be an unprecedented move for a company its size, Walgreens published a discussion of the possible health benefits of medical marijuana on its …

10 Things You Need To Know About Depression (Part I)

According to The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in 2014, an estimated 15.7 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This number represented 6.7% of all U.S. adults. Research also indicates that those in certain …

Archaeologists discover 4,800-year-old fossil of mother cradling a baby

In a discovery perfectly timed for Mother’s Day, archaeologists in Taiwan have unearthed the 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother cradling an infant in her arms.<p>The mother and child were found among 48 sets of remains in the Taichung area, Reuters reports. The remains are the earliest evidence …

16 Healthy, Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Check the packaging of many protein bars and you'll find a list of ingredients that looks like it belongs in a science experiment. Save the extra …

New discovery sheds light on Egypt’s most successful female pharaoh — who was almost erased from history

Hatshepsut was no ordinary Egyptian ruler.<p>After her husband died, Hatshepsut didn’t just keep the “throne” warm for her stepson to come of age. She …

Stephen Hawking Suggests Black Holes Are Possible Portals To Another Universe

Science fiction has always been a fascinating genre for the mix of science and fantasy. Larry Nivens “Ringworld” for instance imagined vast …

Physics

More and more doctors want to make marijuana legal

A group of more than 50 physicians, including a former surgeon general and faculty members at some of the nation's leading medical schools, has formed the first national organization of doctors to call on states and the federal government to legalize and regulate the use of marijuana in the …

What are the true risks of taking cannabis?

Can I get addicted, what are the short- and long-term effects and what can make cannabis harmful? Key questions answered<p>Not easily. Scientists estimate that the lethal dose of THC, the active ingredient of the drug, is somewhere in the range of 15-70g. That is far beyond the daily consumption of …

Stephen Colbert Takes Aim At Kanye West On 'The Late Show'

The late-night host did NOT hold back.<p>In case you haven't noticed, Kanye West recently rediscovered Twitter and has been using it all day (all day) to tweet about everything from his Yeezy collection and his "personal debt" to Taylor Swift and even the Grammys.<p>The tweets, which have confused us …