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25 People Shaping the Future in Tech, Science, Medicine, Activism and More

He's probably the only person who has started four billion-dollar companies – PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX and Solar City. But at his core, Elon Musk is not …

SolarCity

People Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Commit Violent Crimes, Study Says

Research indicates "lifetime" use of drugs like magic mushrooms or LSD actually lessen the chances a person will commit a crime like theft or assault.<p>While plenty of people have been caught doing something illegal while high on psychedelics, a new study indicates that the use of drugs like LSD and …

This app is like Shazam, but for works of art

Smartify, a London-based social enterprise, just launched an app that works like Shazam, only for artwork.<p>The app is already live in 30 museums …

After Death, You’re Aware That You’ve Died, Say Scientists

Time of death is considered when a person has gone into cardiac arrest. This is the cessation of the electrical impulse that drive the heartbeat. As …

Plant Party: A Greenhouse in Tokyo Bursts Into a Dazzling Light Show When You Touch the Plants Inside | Colossal

<p>An illuminated greenhouse fills Tokyo Midtown’s garden space, encouraging visitors to touch the variety of vegetables that grow inside. The …

Gardening

A Shift in Federal Marijuana Policy May Be Imminent

Pot companies and marijuana stock investors have no choice but to pay close attention to what the Justice Department is saying about weed.<p>Even as …

What 1000s of Near-Death Experiences Can Teach Us About Dying

Since 1998, Jeffrey Long, M.D., a radiation oncologist in Louisiana, has been collecting and documenting near-death experiences—across cultures, …

This Simple Smartphone App May Just Trick People Into Thinking You Don’t Suck at Graffiti

Have you ever dreamed about impressing the people around your neighborhood with preachy Banksy-inspired graffiti? SketchAR is an augmented reality …

Magic Mushrooms Are Shaping the Future of Psychiatric Treatment

You may know the chemical 4-phosphoryloxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine by its more common name, psilocybin. Long used as a sacrament among indigenous …

The Brain

The first trip to Mars will include the longest layover ever

Nobody likes layovers, but the first astronauts heading to Mars will get to experience one of the longest such experiences of their lives. They’ll …

Lib Dems pledge to legalise weed while Greens promise to legalise sex work

The Lib Dems would legalise weed, while the Greens would decriminalise prostitution, if elected on June 8.<p>Tim Farron’s party first announced it would …

Cannabis

Forget Mars—let’s go colonize Titan!

The book Beyond Earth says we’re looking too close to home for our space colonies.<p>For a while now, there's been a debate in the US over how to direct …

Artist Captures Otherworldly Photos by Dragging a Mirror into a Lake

Murray Fredericks stages kaleidoscopic landscape photos in Australia's largest lake.<p>One of the most famous lines in literature comes from the classic fairy tale <i>Snow White</i>. "Mirror, mirror, on the wall," the evil queen purrs to an enchanted looking glass. "Who is the fairest one of all?" Obsessed …

Clinical review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Having a guided psychedelic experience may be a powerful treatment for depression, anxiety, and addiction. A new review of clinical trials suggests …

Vegan Broccoli Quiche Recipe

This egg-free quiche recipe with broccoli is our most popular vegan quiche recipe here on TheSpruce. It uses tofu instead of eggs for a healthy, …

Vegan

How Microsoft’s Story Remix does what Clippy couldn't

Microsoft is making some bold promises with Story Remix, its recently announced app for the Windows 10 Fall Creators update. Together with the company's deep learning technology, it can automatically craft your photos and videos into short films. Story Remix resembles Apple Clips and Google's Photo …

The Fat-Burning Sweet Potato Muffins You Can Eat For Breakfast (100% Gluten-Free!)

When talking about muffins, probably the first thing that crosses your mind is that they are bad and full of calories, sugar and fat. But, if you are …

British Sandwich Week – 10 vegan sandwich fillings everyone will love

This week is British Sandwich Week, the self-proclaimed ‘celebration of the greatest food to go and quite possibly the most iconic British culinary …

Healthy Eating

Tip: Make Protein Poppers

Volumized protein snacks that fuel you up and fill you up. Get the easy, no-bake recipe here.<p>When it comes to protein bars, most recipes call for …

A Growing Market: Marijuana Investment Opportunities

In April, the Canadian government announced a plan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. <b>David Mau, Portfolio Manager, TD Asset Management,</b> …

Canadian Government

The Evidence Is Overwhelming: Cannabis Is an Exit Drug for Major Addictions, Not a Gateway to New Ones

It is time for politicians to put to rest the myth that cannabis is a gateway to the use of other controlled substances — a theory that is neither …

New Jersey Lawmakers Await Next Governor Before Moving to Legalize Marijuana

Chris Christie, the deeply unpopular outgoing governor, is a vehement marijuana opponent but the political winds are shifting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Dismissing a recent lengthy and passionate argument by Gov. Chris Christie against legalized marijuana, New …

Scientists are about to find out how Silicon Valley's LSD habit really affects productivity

As the founder and director of the UK-based nonprofit Beckley Foundation, Feilding has spent decades collaborating with scientists around the world to better understand how psychedelic drugs like LSD, ayahuasca, and magic mushrooms affect the brain.<p>Feilding told Business Insider that she …

New psychedelics research is on a knife edge of meaning – Erik Davis

We are what we eat, but what we eat is also a reflection of who (we think) we are. In other words, the stories we tell about the things we take into …

'Babelon' Is the Psychedelic Feminist Coloring Book You've Been Waiting For

Color your way through 32 pages of female rebellion in Grace Hannah Lang and Simon Lazarus' new book.<p>Born out of disgust for the state of our fallen world, <i>Babelon</i> is a new art book and surrealist fairy tale about female rebellion, pride, and triumph over patriarchal oppression. Flipping through the …

Art

California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders

With federal authorities hinting at a possible crackdown on state-licensed<p>marijuanadealers, a group of California lawmakers wants to block local police and sheriff’s departments from assisting such investigations and arrests unless compelled by a court order.<p>A bill by six Democratic legislators has …

Terrified about Trump? Quit your job, start an A-Team. We might just fund it.

Yes. This may not be obvious, but it’s true: many of your powerful, hard-won skills are <i>highly</i> transferable to the work of political action.<p>If you’re …

Psychedelics Can Treat Depression: Why Outlawing Psychedelics is the Worst Censorship of Medicine in Human History

Most anyone with a decent interest in psychedelics knows of the late Terence McKenna, the famous American philosopher and “mushroom guru.”<p>Fewer …

New Study Suggests Our Understanding of Brain Cells Is Flawed, And Here's Why

Our neurons could be 10 times more active than we thought.<p>A new study has found evidence that a section of our neurons, called the dendrites, aren't …