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'Jon Snow's negative experience on skunk is very understandable'

The scientist whose research led to Channel 4’s The Cannabis Trial explains the point of the experiment<p>“Skunk stole Snow’s soul”, “Just say no, Snow” – these were just some of the headlines this week in response to Jon Snow’s blogpost and video recounting his experience of smoking ‘skunk’-type …

Cannabis

Mars One mission: 'My boyfriend is cool with me going to Mars on a one-way trip'

Ex-<i>Apprentice</i> star and all-round menace to society Katie Hopkins recently tweeted: “Brit, 24 on short list for one-way trip to Mars 'my family are thrilled for me'. With respect, you must have been a pretty bad daughter.”<p>She was referring to 23-year-old (get your facts straight, Katie) Hannah …

This Speaker Upgrades Its Software So It Never Becomes Obsolete

Futureproof your sound system<p>Obsolescence is one of the most annoying problems in technology: You save up to buy the newest piece of hardware only to have it eclipsed by a newer, shinier version just a few months later. What if our electronics were built to evolve instead?<p>That’s the thinking behind …

Gear & Gadgets

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

Mother Accused Of Scalding Toddler With Boiling Water, Pouring Bleach In Her Eyes

A Missouri mother and grandmother are both in jail on charges of child abuse after a toddler was found badly burned.<p>Katie Grimes, 25, was arrested last Saturday after hospital staff and police found a two-year-old toddler suffering from burns on twelve percent of her body, including her face and …

The creator of Minecraft just outbid Beyoncé and Jay Z on this $70 million megamansion

New kid on the block<p>Back in September, <i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus "Notch" Persson became ludicrously wealthy after Microsoft bought the game for $2.5 billion. And as of this week, he's now the owner of a $70 million megamansion in Beverly Hills, California. According to <i>Curbed</i>, it was all but expected …

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

Singularity