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Beginner’s Guide to Marijuana Strains

Cannabis use is on the rise in the United States. A 2018 study notes that, while cannabis use among teens has decreased, American adults are …

Cannabis

Papadopoulos Court Docs Provide More Evidence Russiagate Was A Setup To Get Trump

Late Friday, attorneys for former Donald Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos filed their client’s sentencing memorandum in preparation for his …

Donald Trump

DEA Head Slammed Over Marijuana Stance By Lawmakers

New York Governor Announces Marijuana Legalization Listening Sessions<p>Published<p>16 hours ago<p>on<p>August 30, 2018<p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced …

Cannabis

U.S. Pot ETF's Assets Soar as Investors Rush Into Sector

Investors are falling over themselves to get into the first pure-play marijuana ETF to list in the U.S., sending its assets up more than 13-fold in …

Investing

Stargazers find twenty new Earth-like planets that could host life

Stargazers have discovered 20 worlds "hiding in plain sight" which they believe could be habitable.<p>Analysis of data from the Kepler space telescope revealed a list of planets that orbit stars like our own sun.<p>Each potential new world comes with varying orbit times, including one that takes the …

Fears of Radiation Leak Soar After North Korea Nuclear Site Collapse Kills 200

Experts are issuing urgent warnings of a possible radiation leak following the collapse of a tunnel at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site, an …

North Korea

Tesla Model 3: Are matching color aero wheel covers going to be a thing now?

There are cars that popularized some aesthetic body mods, like a Honda Civic with a black bonnet.<p>Tesla’s Model 3 with its peculiarities and its apparent imminent popularity, at least based on the close to 500,000 reservations it accumulated, could possibly emerge as one of those cars.<p>One of those …

Indonesian military chief General Gatot Nurmantyo denied entry to US

There is a diplomatic disaster brewing between the United States and Indonesia after Indonesia's military chief was stopped from boarding a plane for …

Beware of the booming market for cannabis companies

Remember when the last boom in junior mining stocks got frothy?<p>Let me refresh your memory: Unproven companies attracted big valuations; insiders loaded up on stock for pennies a share ahead of deals; investment bankers took personal stakes in companies they advised.<p>The red-hot market for Canadian …

Cannabis

Pot blocks: obstacles keep small business owners from a multibillion-dollar market

Marijuana retail sales could reach $4.3bn this year and create new jobs, but some aspiring entrepreneurs warn that weed is not an easy business<p>This year’s election may have been dominated by Donald Trump, but it was also about marijuana. California, Massachusetts and Nevada made recreational use …

Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Curing Alzheimer's Disease, Study Shows

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The statistics associated with Alzheimer's disease are downright depressing.<p>The disease, which typically affects the elderly and is characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function, currently afflicts 5.4 million Americans, and the Alzheimer's Association …

Why TEEN TITANS Is DC Comics’ Most Important (But Undervalued) Franchise

If you ask most people, they’d say the most important characters in the DC Universe pantheon are, of course, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and an …

No wonder Microsoft's Xbox One S console is so beautiful, look who designed it

We really dug the Xbox One S, calling it "svelte and good-looking." The latest update to Microsoft’s flagship gaming console is a very pretty box, and now we know why: Andrew Kim was part of the design team.<p>In case the name doesn’t ring a bell, Kim is a "visual and product" designer who came to …

The world's first pot-friendly gym is opening in San Francisco

This fall, San Franciscans will be able to get high while getting swole.<p>A new gym called Power Plant Fitness will allow members to consume marijuana on-site while working out. It's claiming to be the world's first cannabis-friendly gym.<p>"It won't be a place to get high and just screw around," Jim …

Senate bill would let FBI read your emails without a court order

Better watch what you put in email.<p>The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would make it easier for the government to read what you're writing online.<p>The 2017 Intelligence Authorization Act, if enacted into law, would let the FBI obtain email records without a court order. …

New Tor is arriving with a distributed random number generator

The researchers at the Tor project have elaborated a new way to generate random numbers to support security improvements of its next-generation onion …

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera

In the future, we could all be wearing smart contact lenses, like the ones secret agents use in movies.<p>Samsung has been granted a patent in South …

Google Glass

You Can't Understand Security Without These Classic Works

There are seminal books, movies, articles, and more that you’ve been meaning to get to but just haven’t made the time for. Well, the time is now, so …

Do this now: A step-by-step guide for encrypting your Android phone

It seems like every week there’s a major new vulnerability found in Android. What makes this even worse for users is that it will likely take them …

Android News

How Governments Spy on You, and What You can Do About It

Technology has brought great advances and conveniences, but it also comes with the cost of privacy. You;ve seen many examples in the news. The NSA has been caught spying on German chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers for years. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange says the NSA …

Spying

‘Internet-scale anonymity’: Researchers unveil high-speed Tor alternative

An international team of researchers have presented a new routing network they say paves the way for internet-scale anonymity.” A more secure …

How To: Encrypt & Hide Files, Photos, & Videos on Android

If you have some photos, videos, and documents that you want to keep completely hidden and encrypted on your Android device, Andrognito is the app …

Apps

Scientists Figured Out How to Block Pot’s Effect on Memory • High Times

Recent work published by researchers in Barcelona has just uncovered more details about the neurochemical pathway that leads to marijuana’s …

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Chicken Stew isn't Just for Winter Anymore

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Turn to this one-pot stew when the temperatures drop at night.</i><p>What's the first thing you think of when we say "springtime food"? Maybe it's the first raspberries of the season, a fresh salad …

Recipes

New Tesla Battery Could Be A Game Changer For Marijuana Growers

Tesla Energy is Elon Musk's battery system that can power homes, businesses, and the world

The Powerwall can be used to create smart microgrids or supply back-up power<p>Tesla has finally taken the wraps off Tesla Energy, its ambitious battery system that can work for homes, businesses, and even utilities. The system breaks down into two separate products: the Powerwall is a home battery …

I Went to a Weed Shop for the First Time to Learn How to Open a Marijuana Business

<b>Although I don’t smoke weed and have never been inside a weed shop, I’ve always been interested in the business of cannabis.</b> So on 4/20, when a …

In Portland, crime has plummeted in every major category except one

Chart: BikePortland. Data: Portland Police Bureau via PSU Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute.<p>Like most cities in the developed world, …