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Federal judge doesn't buy DEA argument that marijuana has no medical use

Judge Alvin Hellerstein is weighing whether to intervene to challenge the drug's federal illegal status<p>A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of …

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone who understands what motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same …

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Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

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Jeff Sessions Slams GOP Senator Over Marijuana

A simmering marijuana policy dispute between U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and a Republican senator from Colorado reached a new level of intensity on Monday.<p>“Too often, we’ve seen bad judgements, even politics enter into the work that we do,” Sessions said in a speech at a National Sheriffs’ …

97 percent of elderly patients say medical marijuana helps them feel better

Researchers say cannabis would help decrease use of prescription meds, especially opiates<p>Evidence demonstrating the medicinal value of cannabis among the elderly continues to pour in. The latest scientific study, this one from Israel, reveals that patients over the age of 65 benefit greatly from …

V The Movie Officially Announced

How to cook for forty humans.<p>A movie based on the '80s sci-fi series V is coming from the show's original creator, Kenneth Johnson.<p>V The Movie will …

Bring on the nostalgia with this in-browser Winamp emulator

For those that grew up during the dot com boom, chances are you’re already familiar with Winamp. Our favorite music player, back before we figured out there were better options, is now available as an emulated walk down memory lane capable of running in any modern browser.<p>Users can toy around with …

US releases crazy video of an A-10 Warthog decimating a Taliban vehicle in Afghanistan

Arguments about weapons systems tend to be circular and hard to win. The discussion about close air support, the retirement of the aging A-10 Thunderbolt II, and the entry of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — along with the relevance of the recent Light Attack Experiment— continue to swirl.<p>But one …

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

Rapper MC Flow Weeds Out The Challenges Of Visiting A Pot Dispensary

"Walls and walls of green buds, jugs full of flower / Indicas for the in da couch, sativas for the power."<p>As more states legalize marijuana, a certain percentage of the population is interested in joining the fun. But if they’re not sure how to purchase pot from a legal dispensary.<p>A San Diego-based …

Watch a drone rescue two swimmers

In what's believed to be the world's first rescue by drone, a drone designed to spot sharks drops a life-saving package to two distressed swimmers.

Trump’s Shutdown Plan Is Pretty Much: Jesus, Take the Wheel

President Trump hasn’t really thought through how bad a shutdown could be for his administration.<p>As the federal government gets dangerously close to …

Hobbs (NM) Officials Mock Atheist Speaker During City Commission Meeting

Jeremy Wood pointed out that a Ten Commandments monument outside a local courthouse was illegal... but the Hobbs (NM) City Commissioners refused to …

Here's What You Need to Know About CBD Oil

In the past year there's been a growing buzz for CBD, short for "cannabidiol" which is a chemical compound found in marijuana. It comes in a variety …

The public really, really, really opposes current federal marijuana law

A new poll — from an anti-marijuana group — shows US politicians lag far behind the public’s views on marijuana.<p>The overwhelming majority of Americans are opposed to current federal marijuana law.<p>That’s the big takeaway from a new poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy and released by …

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Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

MOSCOW (AP) — Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius …

Chicago Police Department To Monitor All Interactions With Public Using New Bullet Cams

CHICAGO—In response to calls for increased transparency and accountability, the Chicago Police Department announced Friday that it will begin …

Queen Elizabeth Hoping She Dies Before Having To Knight Any DJs

LONDON—Cringing at the mere thought of the ceremonial rite she would have to perform, Queen Elizabeth II told reporters Thursday she hopes to die …

Pope Francis Crushes Small Demon Crawling Across Papal Apartment Floor

VATICAN CITY—Saying the wicked little creature had probably crept out of some crack that led to Hell, Pope Francis reportedly crushed a small demon …

Man Who Spent 300 Hours Playing Fantasy Football This Year Rewarded With $30 Second-Place Payout

ALBANY, NY—Having barely lost in the championship game against his former college roommate, local 28-year-old Tim Beaumont, a man who spent roughly …

Important Decision Sent Up To Company's Highest Idiot

NEW YORK—Saying that such a vital judgment call required the expertise of a truly moronic decision maker, employees at Cartwright Partners passed an …

Man Praying Interviewer Doesn’t Ask Any Questions

MINNEAPOLIS—His mouth going dry and his palms growing sweaty as he arrived at the offices of Regent Advertising Partners to interview for an open …

Nurse Reminds Elderly Man She’s Just Down The Hall If He Starts To Die

DES PLAINES, IL—Assuring him that she’d be at his side in a jiffy, local nurse Wendy Kaufman reminded an elderly resident at the Briarwood Assisted …

Robot Strippers Worked The Poles At Vegas Strip Club During CES 2018

Has robotics gone too far?<p>A strip club in Las Vegas hosted a performance by two “strippers” who just happen to be robots. The performance took place …

Netflix ‘still exploring’ possibility of Nintendo Switch app

So you’re saying there’s a chance ...?<p>Nintendo Switch owners wondering when they might be able to stream Netflix on the system will have to keep wondering for now, although all hope is not lost.<p>Switch fans hoping for a Netflix app may have become alarmed yesterday if they saw a certain tweet from …

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My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.<p>As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to operate a medical …

‘I’m Running,’ Romney Says Privately, but as a Trump Friend or Foe?

SALT LAKE CITY — A few days after Senator Orrin G. Hatch of Utah announced that he would conclude his tenure after serving 42 years in office, the state’s governor, Gary Herbert, was growing anxious about whether Mitt Romney would run for the seat.<p>“Let’s not be coy about this,” Mr. Herbert said he …

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>As Nigeria’s battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa’s largest economy a helping hand through their foundation.<p>The foundation will pay off a $76 million loan taken from Japan to aid the fight …

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Hints of the 4th dimension have been detected by physicists

Physicists have understood at least theoretically, that there may be higher dimensions, besides our normal three. The first clue came in 1905 when …