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Pot Sounds: The 20 Greatest Weed-Themed Songs of All Time

The Beatles, “Got to Get You Into My Life” (1966)<p>This sunny, soulful<br>track from 1966’s <i>Revolver</i> LP is<br>generally thought of as one of the Fab Four’s many …

After prison riot where 7 died, South Carolina has plan to block illegal cellphone use

ANDERSON, S.C. — Inmates at the South Carolina prison that was overtaken by a deadly outburst of violence this week should be unable to use illegal cellular phones by the end of next month.<p>Equipment to block that cellphone use, which officials blamed with helping spark and spread the violence, was …

South Carolina

'Suddenly my eyes and throat started burning': what caused Birling Gap's toxic cloud?

We could see this haze, and our eyes started to burn. We were told, 'Get into the wheelhouse and shut the doors'<p>It is criminally wrong that our emergency services don’t have the kit that can store and measure what the hell this was<p>It’s really concerning… I don’t know if there’s something in my …

Eastbourne

China's Xi has a single-mindedness Trump can only dream of

<b>(CNN) —</b> The images could not have provided a greater contrast. At one point on the globe, a nation's leader in military fatigues, overseeing its largest display of naval power ever, and in waters that are at the heart of a regional territorial dispute.<p>At another, a besieged president waylaid by …

China

Something unusual is happening with our planet's magnetic field

Something unusual is happening with our planet's magnetic field.<p>For the past 160 years, it's been weakening at an alarming rate. Scientists are …

UK weather recap: Brits warned 'get home early' after heavy snow causes rail disruption and flight cancellations as "Beast from the East" hits

18:37<p>Firefighter urge people to check on their elderly neighbours<p>Firefighters have urged people to check on their elderly neighbours during the cold …

More blood-curdling photos have been captured of Dear David, the dead child haunting a man's NYC apartment

Back in the beginning of November, we reported on the truly horrifying photos Adam Ellis captured of Dear David, the dead boy haunting his NYC …

CRISPR Skin Grafts Could Replace Insulin Shots For Diabetes

by Science Alert August 7, 2017 Health & Medicine 6271<p>David Nield<p>The Potential of CRISPR<p>The potential of the gene editing tool CRISPR just seems to …

This plasma beam lighter can start a fire without a flame

If you’re going out into the wilderness for any significant amount of time—whether you’re tent camping or cabin glamping—you’re going to want to have …

A Team Cured Diabetes in Mice Without Side Effects

by Futurism July 3, 2017 Health & Medicine 37257<p>Will Sansom<p>A Cure for Diabetes<p>A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San …

Diabetes

Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s most prominent human rights lawyers, journalists and anti-corruption activists have been targeted by advanced spyware sold to the Mexican government on the condition that it be used only to investigate criminals and terrorists.<p>The targets include lawyers looking into the mass …

Teaching our police force how to hack like the pros

You’re more likely to be a victim of cybercrime than any other criminal offence in the UK. But, unlike conventional offences, cybercrime can be near …

Cybersecurity

CPD asking officers to design look of new patrol vehicles

The Chicago Police Department, seeking a fresh look for its patrol vehicles, is asking officers for proposals to redesign the layout of the words, images and colors on the outside of its newer cars.<p>Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, in a memo to his 12,000 officers on Friday, said their design …

Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police investigating a reported burglary have seized almost $1 million worth of methamphetamine-laced lollipops.<p>Six hundred pounds of the homemade candy-drug mixture melted into various shapes -- including Batman and "Star Wars" figures -- were discovered in a Houston home. Police said the …

Adding Years to Your Life Through Prayer and Meditation

Recently, I was discussing with my friend about the health benefits of prayer. From what I have reviewed, the findings may surprise you. Regardless …

Meditation

Women Need More Sleep Because Their Brains Work Harder, Study Finds

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

An Extreme New Treatment Has Cured Patients of MS

17 of 24 patients saw their MS halted or reversed.<p>An extreme new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been shown to stop the disease in its …

According To DARPA, This Is What The World Will Look Like In 2045

The U.S. military’s scientific and technological wing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is essentially tasked with constructing …

Singularity

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

Quiz: I Want to Learn to Meditate, Where Do I Start?

For beginners though, it can be overwhelming to find your starting point. There are hundreds of meditation programs, styles, techniques, and …

3 Meditation Methods for those who Insist They “Can’t” Meditate.

It’s no surprise to those that meditate that meditation might just be the lynchpin to success in solving some major problems of the mind.<p>Even beyond …

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

Cognitive Science

Wave of suicides engulfs Indian village: locals blame demons, science blames pesticides

A tiny village in central India has seen an unprecedented 80 suicides since the beginning of the year. Locals blame it on demon spirits, but some …

Does Marijuana Make You Stupid?

The stereotype of an avid marijuana smoker is not flattering: slow, unmotivated, a little bit dulled by all that weed. But the science to back up …

North Carolina Couple Charged After 4 Kids Test Positive for Meth

A North Carolina couple has been charged after four children tested positive for meth, police said Wednesday.<p>Kimberly Lowery, 29, and Nathan Vallini, 27, of Nebo, were each charged with four misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office …

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

2 men killed, 3 others injured in 'horrific' crash in Pasadena

Two men were killed and three others were injured Wednesday after a Ford Mustang split in half when it struck a light pole during a traffic collision in Pasadena.<p>The fatal collision at about 7 a.m. involved a Ford Mustang and a mid-sized SUV at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Villa Street, said …

Flight attendant who ran away after dropping 70 pounds of cocaine at LA airport arrested in New York

Marsha Reynolds, 31, of Queens, a New York borough, was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.<p>The JetBlue Airways Corp flight attendant was randomly selected for additional security screening on Friday evening at Los Angeles airport's Terminal 4. She had two carry-on bags and …

Flying

Inhabitat's Week in Green: BMW's car of the future, and more!

What if installing solar panels were as easy as rolling out a carpet? That's the promise of the Roll-Array, a powerful, flexible solar system that can be set up in two minutes flat. Meanwhile, Deltec has launched a line of solar-powered prefab homes that start under $100,000, and we spotted an …