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America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.<p>The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting the substance for relaxation, for …

Cannabis

FBI, CIA, and NSA chiefs advise against using Huawei and ZTE phones (Updated)

• Heads of the FBI, CIA and NSA have warned against using smartphones from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE.<br>• The comments were made during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday.<br>• The intelligence chiefs said they were “deeply concerned” about the risks posed by these devices, …

Who Trump actually hurts by stopping payments to insurance companies, explained with a cartoon

The payments are to lower costs for low-income people, but they increase costs for everyone else.<p>President Trump claims that because Congress has failed to repeal Obamacare, he's going to “piece by piece” give America the health care it deserves. So he issued an executive order that would stop key …

Health Care

Trump supporters burn their MAGA hats over president's possible DREAMer deal

"Make America Great Again" hats have become a staple among Trump supporters.<p>But now, disgruntled over President Trump's willingness to work with Democrats over protections for DREAMers, some of his supporters are setting their headwear to show their anger, using hashtags including #AmnestyDon and …

Open carry doesn’t increase public safety—it’s like “flashing around a diamond ring”

In the month since it became legal in Texas to visibly carry a handgun in public, over 3,000 businesses have posted signs banning the practice on their premises, according to Texas3006.com.<p>Meanwhile, a sign on display at a Houston barbecue joint encourages patrons to open carry.<p>“Firearms Welcome,” …

Physicist fires a gun at himself underwater to prove a point

You've got to hand it to the scientist in the above video: No matter how sure he was about what would happen when he fired the gun at himself, it …

Physics

Donald Trump Raleigh protesters organized selves on Facebook

<b>Raleigh, NC (CNN) —</b> The protesters who repeatedly interrupted Donald Trump's rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday night organized themselves on Facebook the week prior, one of the protesters told CNN.<p>A private Facebook group was formed within two hours of the rally being announced, Romain …

Seth Meyers shreds Donald Trump: He's no longer funny, he's dangerous

In recent days, the presidential candidate has been spreading incorrect information. But instead of apologizing, he has been doubling down. And Meyers believes that he's gone too far and is now even "quadrupling down."<p>First, Trump claimed that he saw Muslims in New Jersey celebrating on 9/11. When …

There is no war on cops: Police threats against Tarantino are totally unacceptable

<b>Quentin Tarantino (AP/Virginia Mayo)</b><p>Responding to criticism with threats is beyond the pale for an organization whose mission is to serve and protect<p>Kyle Schmidlin<p>November 12, 2015 12:58pm (UTC)<p>Following his brief speech at a demonstration against police brutality last month, director Quentin …

Watch Ben Carson Deliver A Bunch Of Word Salad On The Middle East

It'll make your eyes glaze over.<p>WASHINGTON -- Over the last several Republican presidential debates, it's been obvious foreign policy isn't Ben Carson's forte. The guy <i>is</i> a surgeon, after all.<p>But nowhere was his unpreparedness for the office more evident than Tuesday night in Milwaukee, where he …

Quentin Tarantino to address police boycotts live on MSNBC

Quentin Tarantino is set to appear on MSNBC’s <i>All in With Chris Hayes</i> Wednesday to discuss the backlash he’s received after speaking at a rally …

Megyn Kelly tears into Ted Cruz over ridiculous debate demands: “Would we have to submit our voting records to you?”

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>The Fox News anchor isn’t impressed with the GOP candidates’ complaints about the debate process<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>November 4, 2015 7:19pm (UTC)<p>Megyn Kelly has been none too impressed with Republican presidential candidates' reaction to their third primary debate and days long tantrum about …

When the GOP lost its damn mind: Sarah Palin spawned Donald Trump and Ben Carson

<b>(Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>The former White House chief of staff traces the Republican Party’s demise to McCain’s fateful decision in 2008<p>Janet Allon<p>October 27, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Wondering where the insanity that is today's GOP started? Look no further …

Fox News and CBS owe America an apology: The mainstream media’s complicity in the Benghazi ignominy

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>The consensus now is the hearings were a waste of time. It only took eight trials for the press to come around<p>Eric Boehlert<p>October 27, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Media Matters<p>Talk about a wild pendulum swing.<p>After relentlessly attacking and mocking …

Can Design Save Comments From The Trolls?

Civil Comments is a new platform that could make Internet comment sections worth reading again.<p>Internet comments are broken. A small population of abusive trolls have ruined Internet commenting for everyone. On this, pretty much everyone can agree. What people can’t agree on is what to do about it. …

Alabama Chief Justice's Comments Cause Confusion For Marriage Equality In The State

WASHINGTON — Three days after the U.S. Supreme Court marriage ruling, there is confusion in Alabama.<p>First, some same-sex couples were issued marriage licenses in some counties in the state on Monday morning. Then, the state's Supreme Court issued an order in the afternoon and the state's chief …

LGBTQI