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Legal Marijuana’s Big Moment

Despite hostility from the Trump administration, signs indicate federal decriminalization is only a flipped House away.<p>A couple of weeks ago, John Boehner was dining at one of his favorite Washington haunts, Trattoria Alberto on Barracks Row, when in walked Earl Blumenauer, the Democrat from Oregon …

Cannabis

Inside the secret U.S. stockpile meant to save us all in a bioterror attack

A SECRET LOCATION OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C. — From the outside, it looks like an ordinary commercial warehouse, only much bigger, about the size of two super Walmarts. Inside it’s dark except when motion sensors are triggered. When the lights come on, hundreds of thousands of shrink-wrapped boxes of …

Public Health

Prince Harry’s Nickname For Meghan Markle Reminds Us He’s Just A Normal Bloke

The 33-year-old let slip his nickname for his bride-to-be.<p>When we recently found out Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s adorable moniker for their great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, we were slightly taken aback by just how normal it was.<p>Of course, the royal family may call each other by …

Family

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Meditation

13 Ways to Develop Laser-Like Focus

Here are some surprising ways to help boost your focus and performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be successful, you have to find strategies that will help you focus despite all of the distractions that prevent you from doing the task at hand. …

Time Management

Verne Troyer’s tragic death underlines the harm Mini-Me caused people with dwarfism

The role of the aggressive, biddable pet in the Austin Powers films did huge damage to the dwarfism community and our struggle for respect<p>I have dwarfism. I was 13 when Verne Troyer hit our screens as Mini-Me in Austin Powers sequel The Spy Who Shagged Me. The character was a compound of …

Mental Health

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

Princess Charlotte Just Made History for a Very Important Reason

Her new little brother doesn't change her royal future.<p>As of this morning, Prince George and Princess Charlotte have a brand new baby brother, which is very exciting news for all those who are royally obsessed or those who just like cute kids, tbh. Despite this new addition, Princess Charlotte …

Princess Charlotte

Barbara Bush, Wife of 41st President and Mother of 43rd, Dies at 92

Barbara Bush, the widely admired wife of one president and the fiercely loyal mother of another, died Tuesday evening at her home in Houston. She was 92.<p>Jim McGrath, a family spokesman, announced the death in a statement posted to Twitter.<p>On Sunday, the office of her husband, former President …

Government

New 'Mutant Enzymes' Could Solve Earth's Plastics Problem

Scientists accidentally created an enzyme that can break down plastic. But is it any better than recycling?<p>You might call it a happy accident: As environmentalists urge the world to address the plastic pollution crisis, a team of researchers has unwittingly engineered an enzyme that may, one day, …

Pollution

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He's Perfect

“I wanted him to have stability and a place he knew was his home ... I just wanted him to be a dog.”<p>Beaux Tox has a face that’s hard to forget. His …

Pets

Computer Model Offers New Insights Into Yellowstone’s Dreaded Supervolcano

With its rushing rivers, sprawling canyons, and lush forests, Yellowstone National Park is an absolute treasure, but buried deep beneath its …

Geology

Dog Insists On Visiting His Favorite Neighbor Every Single Day

"He knows exactly what street they are on ... if we pass the house with no intention of going in, he plants himself with full body weight on one spot …

Pets

What's the most walkable city in the world? (Survey)

<b>On this National Walking Day, we ask what does a walkable city look like, and which one wins?</b><p>Planner and consultant Brent Toderian asked the question …

Urban Design

A group of service dogs went on a trip to Disneyland and the pictures are the best thing you'll see all day

Disneyland: a hot, steamy roller-coaster-filled wonderland of screaming kids and extremely long lines. But it's also a place where dreams really do come true. Case in point: A group of service dogs spent a day at the park and proved they really are very good boys.<p>The service dogs spent the day with …

Pets

Asia’s Largest Tulip Garden in Bloom: Pictures

Pakistan

I Am Obsessed With This Adorable Dog With Mouse Ears

Goma is bae.

Cute

19 Dogs Who Are Clearly The Most Beloved Family Members

Tbh, how can you not love them?

Pets

How To Infuse Glamour Into Your Interiors (Without It Feeling Too Over-The-Top)

Some peoples’ personalities are just meant to shine. If you fit that bill, there’s no reason why your interiors shouldn’t do the same. Glamorous …

Home Decorating

Get a Killer Home Office for Under $300 With These Tips from an Interior Designer

And they're simple too.<p>Working from home has never been as easy or popular as it is today. So having a home office that feels organized and looks …

Home Depot

High Style at China Fashion Week: Pictures

Haute Couture

Blind man left in tears by cruel commuters shows just how hard his guide dog works

<b>A blind man who was left in tears by cruel commuters after they refused to offer him a seat has shown just how hard his guide dog Kika works – by</b> …

Guide Dogs

How Chromebooks became the go-to laptops for security experts

Chrome OS has provided one of the most robust cases of “usable security” available. Here’s the design philosophy from Google that led to that.<p>When the team behind Google's Chrome OS software and Chromebooks set out to reinvent the laptop, it quickly zeroed in on security as an area where it could …

Google

19 Dogs Who Are Funnier Than They Have Any Right To Be

Funny and adorable.

Road Safety

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Nutrition

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

Revelations about the depths of Facebook’s failure to protect our data have finally pulled back the curtain, observers say<p>Cambridge Analytica scandal: the biggest revelations so far<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him with their personal data back in …

Privacy

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Time Management

Package bound for Austin detonates at FedEx facility, second explosive package intercepted, police say

<b>Follow Wednesday’s updates here:</b> Austin bombing suspect dies after blowing himself up, police say<p>SCHERTZ, Tex. — The latest in a wave of bombings rattling Central Texas brought a widening investigation to this city outside San Antonio on Tuesday, after an explosion at a FedEx facility signaled that …

Extremism

Dogs get jealous and 19 other facts you probably never knew about man's best friend

Dogs suffer from jealousy and are just as likely to turn into a green eyed monster as humans, according to scientists in California.<p>Researchers …

Here's what Barbie looked like the year you were born

1/<p>1959<p>Barbie made her debut in 1959 with a striped swimsuit, blonde ponytail, and red lipstick.<p>2/<p>1960<p>Barbie got a job! Fashion designer Barbie …

Barbie