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What It's Like to Be an Atheist in Prison When Only God Forgives

Between chaplains offering guidance and the 12-step programs spiritual undertones, what happens when you want rehabilitation without needing to find God?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Prison might be a grim place, but it's a holy one too. We've all heard the stories: hardened criminal …

There are 2 main types of marijuana — here's the difference

If you're new to marijuana, shopping at a dispensary can be an overwhelming experience.<p>Typically, a menu board lists a dozen or more varieties, called strains, with names that sound like punch lines from a Seth Rogen movie. From the subdued Blue Dream to the upbeat and euphoric Berry White, the …

Cannabis

Cops swiping credit cards is not unreasonable search – court

Police can scan or swipe a seized credit card without violating the Fourth Amendment, a federal court has ruled. The decision could enable law …

What is Mass Incarceration?

<i>An overview of how the U.S. government locked millions of people in cages to be forgotten.</i><p>Over the past 30 years, the U.S. has put in place radical, …

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UPS is teaming up with a drone company to bring life-saving medicine to Rwanda

On the oceanside cliffs south of San Francisco, a lean team of engineers and designers are developing a drone that may someday save hundreds of thousands of lives annually.<p>Zipline International plans to supply drones to the government of Rwanda so it can deliver blood, vaccines, and other medical …

Zip-lines

The company making Elon Musk's 760mph train has explained the levitation technology it's going to use

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) said on Monday that it will use a passive magnetic levitation system developed by Lawrence Livermore National Labs in the US. HTT has exclusively licensed the technology for their Hyperloop project.<p>The Los Angeles-headquartered transportation company …

High-speed Rail

9 Food Swaps to Boost Your Energy

We all have our diet staples. Pasta, peanut butter & jelly, and cheese and crackers are okay, but they're not ideal fuel for maintaining great energy levels. With all the amazing alternatives on supermarket shelves these days, we could do better—way better.<p>We chatted with sports nutritionist Leslie …

Video shows Navy Seal's death was result of intense combat with Isis

Exclusive footage obtained by the Guardian shows firefight between US special forces, Kurdish commandoes and Isis fighters, in which Charles Keating IV died<p>Video footage obtained by the Guardian shows the grueling firefight between US special forces, Kurdish commandoes and Islamic State fighters …

10 Buildings That Prove Solar Can Be Beautiful

These structures generate their own power and incorporate photovoltaic arrays in creative ways.<p>The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed new legislation that makes San Francisco the first major U.S. city to mandate solar panels (or solar-heating units) on all new residential and …

Overnight bus with bed will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles while they sleep

A new California start-up is hoping that getting a little shut-eye will help make bus travel more tolerable, launching a new non-stop bus that will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles overnight.<p>SleepBus is a new service, which according to the website will see buses leave one city at …

San Francisco

During World War II, prisoners in Canadian war camps were treated so well.

The more a person understands their own value, the less likely they are to be discouraged by critics.

The latest commercial satellite can see a dinner plate from space.

Marijuana Prohibition Was Racist From The Start. Not Much Has Changed.

As the nation's nearly 80-year history of pot prohibition slowly begins to crumble, starting with Colorado's recent implementation of taxed and legalized recreational marijuana, critics of the increasingly popular policy shift are jumping to denounce the move. A number of white pundits and …

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U.S. Dropped 23,144 Bombs on Muslim-Majority Countries in 2015

Council of Foreign Relations resident skeptic Micah Zenko recently tallied up how many bombs the United States has dropped on other countries and the …

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19829975<br>Medical marijuana saved me from a life on pharmaceutical drugs...<p>Pain was a hard to deal with; doctors put …

From a 'Selfie Drone' to a Nail Art Printer, This Is the Most Exciting Tech Coming In 2016

We asked 7 entrepreneurial women to share the tech they're most excited for in the coming year.<p>As the ball dropped in Times Square, ushering in 2016, we asked some savvy women in tech to gaze into <i>their</i> crystal ball and tell us about the 2016 technology launches they're most excited about.<p>The New …

Lily's selfie drone racks up $34 million in pre-orders

Pre-orders for Lily's smart camera drone have reached $34 million, equaling 60,000 units according to <i>Forbes</i>. The so-called "selfie drone" is slated …