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More evidence backs transposon theory of aging

A new study increases and strengthens the links that have led scientists to propose the “transposon theory of aging.”<p>“So far there have been …

Biology

7 Scientific Effects of Marijuana That Experts Want to Study

On Thursday the U.S. government announced that marijuana would continue to be classified as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it has a high potential for …

Cannabis

No 'magic bullet' against jihadist propaganda, Lynch says

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando massacre at a popular gay nightclub shows no one yet has "found the magic bullet" to prevent Americans from being …

Can Magic Mushrooms Cure Addiction?

Kathleen Conneally successfully quit smoking, after a decades-long habit, with the help of psilocybin. Conneally was a participant in a study at Johns Hopkins University looking at whether nicotine addiction could be treated by psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms. In this short …

Scientists want to change the way a second is defined

For nearly 50 years, the length of a second has been defined in the same way.<p>But researchers in Germany now believe they have found how to make the …

I Tried Cheating a Drug Test Using 'Science' I Found on the Internet

A highly un-scientific scientific odyssey.<p>Twas the night before 4/20, and all through the head shop, people were readying themselves to ride the green dragon on the high holy holiday of stonderdom. I was there for a different reason.<p>"I need to beat a drug test tomorrow," I said to the girl behind …

Drug Testing

When Growing Marijuana Isn't Green

Eleven years ago, the Basin Gulch in California bore the typical topography of the state’s northern woods, with green forests veined by brown trails. But take a look at a Google Earth image from today and the land appears pockmarked by lesions.<p>“Those are all marijuana fields,” said Paul Ramey, a …

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 …

Linguistics

How to Stop Android Apps from Running in the Background

How to Stop Android Apps from Running in the Background<p>en_US<p>article<p>Here is a method to Stop android apps to run in the background to speed up your …

If you think vaping is a safe alternative to cigarettes, read this

VAPING MIGHT BE CONSIDERED TO BE A MORE ACCEPTABLE and healthy alternative than smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes, but recently presented …

Clarksdale, Mississippi, Police Officer Shot in Head During Robbery

A Mississippi police officer was in critical condition Sunday after being shot in the head during an armed robbery call, authorities said.<p>Two suspects opened fire on Clarksdale Officer Derrick Couch after he responded to an armed robbery call at a convenience store Saturday night, according to …

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

Family of Unarmed Texas Teen Shot by Cop Calls for 'Fair' Investigation

The family of the unarmed teenager fatally shot by an Austin police officer is demanding a “full and fair” investigation into their son’s death.<p>David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by police Monday morning, authorities said. His death has perplexed his family, who learned on Tuesday that the …

Kanye West melted the internet by trashing Wiz Khalifa with a legendary tweetstorm

Kanye West went off on fellow rapper Wiz Khalifa in a series of tweets after Wiz included "kk" on his Twitter.<p>West thought he was going after his wife, star of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," Kim Kardashian.<p>Wiz insisted he was only referencing a strain of marijuana.<p>That didn't stop West from …

Wiz Khalifa

Kanye West and Amber Rose’s Never-Ending Soap Opera

‘I am your OG and I will be respected as such,’ West tweeted to Wiz Khalifa, before unloading on his ex-girlfriend. But this is really about Kanye …

These Influential Marijuana Users Defy The Stoner Stereotype

"Times have changed, and so have public attitudes toward marijuana.”<p>Now that nearly one out of every two Americans admits to having tried marijuana at some point in their lives, more than half of all states have moved away from draconian prohibition-style marijuana policies and the legal marijuana …

California officer pulls over Google self-driving car that had no driver

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- A California police officer made a traffic stop but wrote no ticket. There was no one actually driving the car.<p>The officer …