Jason Ernst

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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. …

Smoking Weed Helps You See Better in the Dark

You're not just stoned and delusional if you think your eyesight is better when you're high. Scientists have figured out how cannabis could increase night vision.<p>Back in 2004, a group of researchers observed that Moroccan fishermen had developed a ritual of smoking strong cannabis resin before …

Cannabis

The cocaine industry has a lot riding on Colombia's peace deal | VICE News

Colombians took to the streets this week to celebrate a peace accord that promises to end a war that has killed hundreds of thousands, displaced millions over five decades — and helped fuel the country's booming cocaine industry.<p>The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a guerrilla group known by …

Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the …

How To Build a Fire Pit in Any Shape You Want

Mold your own concrete bricks into any shape you want.<p>Backyard fire pits make for great evening entertainment. If you're looking to build one with a bit more flair and can work a CNC router, then you've got all the tools you need to shape a custom fire pit.<p>The people at Home Made Modern designed …

Venus and Jupiter Will Cross Paths This Week

A rare opportunity for amateur astronomers to see the two worlds right next to each other.<p>Jupiter and Venus, the brightest planets in the night sky, will cross paths on Saturday, August 27, giving stargazers a rare opportunity to view the two planets right next to each other above the western …

Conspiracies: Conspiracy Theories: Government Cover Ups, Global Warming, Aliens & Unsolved Mysteries (Area 51, Unexplained Phenomena, Atlantis, The New World Order, False Flags, CIA, FBI) - Jack Lindberg | shopswell

There is no doubt that some conspiracy theories have more than a grain of truth in them; however, it can be very difficult, if not impossible, to …

Paranormal

These Glowing Rocks Capture One of Nature's Most Beautiful Phenomena

Looks at first like somebody threw a bunch of glowing beads on some rocks, but what you see here is actually alive.<p>In a series titled “The Weeping …

The Complicated Connections Between Legal Hydroponics and the Marijuana Black Market

In states like Florida where most weed is still illegal—even for medical reasons—hydroponic gardening stores are battlefronts in the war on drugs.<p><i>To learn more about</i> <i>alternative economies functioning outside or on the border of the law,</i> <i>catch our show</i>Black Market Dispatches on <i>VICELAND. Find out how</i> …

Cannabis

How Headlines About Research On Marijuana, Sex And Pain Mislead Readers

The headline ”Smoking marijuana provides more pain relief for men than women” has recently appeared on a number of websites. What message do you get when you read this headline? Does it mean that smoking marijuana makes the pain go away more for men than women? If that’s what you think, you’ve been …

Samsung plans refurbished smartphone program: source | Reuters

SEOUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to launch a program to sell refurbished used versions of its premium smartphones as early as next year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.<p>The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its headquarters in Seoul, South …

Smart Ways to Approach a 7-Day Detox Diet

The thought of going on a seven-day detox diet can be incredibly daunting. With so many different diets touted online and in books, it’s tough to …

California's illegal marijuana farms force cops to wield 'green' stick

WILLOW CREEK, Calif. — Sgt. Kerry Ireland leans out the open door of the circling helicopter, his hand pointing down at the emerald-green plants growing in neat rows beneath a canopy of trees.<p>“There you go, there’s one,” he yells over the thumping blades and whistling wind as the pilot holds the …

Marijuana makes a difference in Colorado

Colorado is famous for skiing, hiking - and legal marijuana, which is a boon to the economy. Instead of just filling their coffers, some towns are …

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5 Steps to Fixing Your Posture and Saying Goodbye to Back Pain

The statistics are clear: our screen resolutions have never been higher, and our immune systems have never been weaker. Constantly wired, we spend …

This Is Your Brain On The Hallucinogenic Drug Ayahuasca

What a trip<p><i>ASAP Science</i>, a YouTube Channel created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, just posted this interesting video looking into how the drug ayahuasca actually affects parts of your brain. The video shows how a chemical in the drink, N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), interacts with the body, …

Mystery of deja vu solved?

DEJA vu. We’ve all experienced that feeling of a moment within a moment. But now a new theory may explain what’s really happening.

'The Orgasm Is Deeper with Marijuana' – People Talk About Having Sex On Booze and Weed

After a study was carried out into the effect of both substances on people's sex lives, we thought we'd do some of our own qualitative research.<p>Last last month, a study that examined how weed and booze affects sex was published in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour. Researchers drew on a sample of 24 …

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How to Change Your Negative Attitude (When You Can’t Change Anything Else)

<i>Happiness is in the mind, not in outside events and circumstances. Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negative thinking.</i>There is …

What makes marijuana users different from everyone else

A massive study published this month <b></b>in the Journal of Drug Issues found that the proportion of marijuana users who smoke daily has rapidly grown, and that many of those frequent users are poor and lack a high-school diploma. <i></i><p>Examining a decade of federal surveys of drug use conducted between 2002 …

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How to Change the Color of Your Hydrangeas and Keep Them Looking Gorgeous

Yes, you really can turn your pink petals blue.<p>These flowers are famous for being beautiful, but also fickle. Use these tricks to achieve result you'll be proud to show off in your garden and floral arrangements.

Why Cocaine Turns People into Jerks, a Simple Explanation

We asked a scientist about the physical process that turns nice, normal people into assholes after they've done a couple lines.<p>Cocaine's a funny drug, isn't it? I can't think of any other substance—bar maybe alcohol—with the power to turn a relatively nice, normal human being into an absolute …

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Looking For Something Different? Then How About Onak – The Origami Foldable Canoe

With the world bursting with talented designers and inventors, Kickstarter and similar websites are the perfect place to bring together the creative …

Are the Aliens Trying to Extinguish an Entire Star?

Megastructures were just the beginning.<p>It's surely too early to say what their motivations might be—or what they even look like and whether they think that humans are cool or lame—but a paper posted this week to the arXiv pre-print server makes it all too clear that aliens are attempting to destroy …

Here's What Your Vagina Should Smell Like

Important!<p>Broadly reports on what your vagina should smell like, and it turns out the answer is as complex as the day is long. Every vagina is its own richly fragrant snowflake and so there isn't one correct smell. Why is this? Basically, it's a combination of billions of bacteria specific to your …

Asteroid strike could cause 'immense suffering'

A huge asteroid hurtling through space at 63,000mph could one day hit Earth causing "immense suffering and death", astronomers say.<p>The space rock was discovered in 1999 and is likely to blast in between the Earth and the moon in 2135 - a little too close for comfort.<p>But on a return trip later in …