Magazine As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease. There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course.
An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies. Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded,
Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound. “Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?” Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services to
What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates. Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp.
Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about venom
Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap” Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research. Past research has shown pupils
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. housing starts rose far less than expected in March and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region grew modestly this month, suggesting the economy could struggle to rebound
Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates. If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being
Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary
Consumers trained by Uber and Amazon are learning to like easy, almost invisible payment experiences, leaving merchants wondering how far that trend can go — and how fast. “Increasingly, customers are
Phil Mickelson Age: 44 Country: USA PGA Tour record: Has won five majors, including the Masters three times. Is only short a U.S. Open of the career Grand Slam. He has 42 victories and earned $75 million.
Now that the early Apple Watch reviews are in, the consensus is clear: Apple has designed the best smartwatch yet, but it’s not an essential purchase. (Read our full summary of those reviews, including
Apple this evening has added 10 new retailers to its Apple Pay site, bringing the total to 68 merchants highlighted on its website. Eddy Cue revealed earlier this year that Apple Pay was available in Arena,
But, as always, the next version will be even better... probably We only have a couple weeks until consumers can take home an Apple Watch of their very own on April 24. But before it goes on display in
(CNN) — It would be easy to laugh off Vin Diesel's prediction that his film "Furious 7" will win an Oscar next year, but not for the reason you might think. After all, the actor was serious when he recently
Most fitness bands have a problem. Two problems, actually. They're ugly. And they're uncomfortable to wear. And that's costing wearable tech companies business. It’s true: Beauty matters and sells. Worldwide
In 2010, both quit their Wall Street jobs — Rishi at Goldman Sachs and Tapasya at Credit Suisse — to start a company to bring them back to their yoga roots. Their yoga apparel and lifestyle company, YogaSmoga,
The latest rumor: LeBron James has tried to reach Kevin Love, but he hasn't so far, and that could pull the two apart in the summer. Kevin Love could consider leaving the Cavaliers after this season because
When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates. Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular
The off-field concerns teams once had about Jameis Winston are mostly gone. Numerous team officials say that as teams have met with Winston, he has answered every question and eradicated most doubts about