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Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

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.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Health Care

Why shaking hands is still a big deal

Researchers find the gesture creates better cooperation and trust between humans - even when it is carried out by a robot<p>Shaking hands before negotiations results in a better deal for both parties - even when one is represented by a robot, a study has found.<p>The act of shaking hands at the start of …

Robotics

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Boston Marathon 2015: In Pictures

Boston

Kanye West: In His Own Words - PAPER

I know people want to talk about the American Dream, but my dream is a world dream. It's a world in which everyone's main goal would be to help each other. The first thing I told my team on New Year's Day was, "You know, people say bad news travels fast, but this year let's make good news travel …

Time I

ESPN Releases Animated Version of the NBA's Top Plays of the 2014-15 Season

With the end of the 2014-15 NBA regular season, ESPN ranked its top 10 plays of the year but added a unique twist: some hand-drawn (we think) animations.<p>Regardless of how you feel about the network's ranking of the top plays, the animation included here is pretty incredible.<p>[ESPN, h/t Uproxx]

Basketball

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: It's time for a medical marijuana revolution

<i>Dr. Sanjay Gupta puts medical marijuana under the microscope again with "Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution</i><i>" at 9 p.m. ET Monday on CNN, followed by "High Profits</i><i>" at 10 p.m., a CNN Original Series exploring the business of legal, recreational cannabis in Breckenridge, Colorado.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b><p>I see signs of …

Cannabis

Samsung Galaxy S Review: S6 Surprising Lessons From The Classic Smartphone

‘It’s just a little bit of history repeating itself!’<p>The thinnest smartphone ever sold, the fastest graphical processor of any smartphone, top of the range specifications in chip speed, storage, and memory, and certified for the highest resolution video of any handset. As the new Galaxy was …

Phones
Middle East

Photos Showing Abuse Of U.S. Detainees Must Be Released, Judge Rules

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. must release photographs showing abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge has ruled in a long-running clash over letting the world see potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners.<p>U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein's ruling …

ACLU

Islamic State posts pictures of 100 US military on 'kill list'

Pentagon says it investigating online threat to US servicemen<p>Islamic State has posted online what it says are the names, US addresses and photos of 100 American military service members, and called upon its "brothers residing in America" to kill them.<p>The Pentagon said after the information was …

U.S. Military

The Infamous Robert Durst in Pictures