Lindsey Reyes

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Homecoming for Hemp: Rebirth sprouting in Kentucky research plots

Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop.<p>Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political …

Your Future Camera Might Be Powered by Hemp

In an interesting development in the world of batteries, researchers have discovered and demonstrated a way to make extremely efficient carbon …

Court: Poland culpable for CIA secret prisons | Europe

<b>Haarlem, Netherlands -</b> On July 24, seven judges on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled against Poland in a landmark case, making it the first European Union country to be held accountable for its involvement in the United States' systematic, extrajudicial detention of suspects, known as …

Seven arrested, 1 shot as police use tear gas on protesters defying Ferguson curfew

Police fired smoke and tear gas canisters early Sunday in an effort to disperse several dozen protesters who defied a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer last week.<p>The Missouri Highway Patrol said that seven people were arrested and one man …

UN debates a preemptive ban on killer robots

Killer robots are at the heart of popcorn fare like the <i>Matrix</i> and <i>Terminator</i> movies, but there's a serious debate underlying it all: do we want to trust fully autonomous machines with lethal weapons? Some would argue that it's just too risky, and the United Nations has accordingly held its first …

Christian Werner in Post-War Iraq: A Photographer Investigates a Health Crisis

1 of 24<p><i>Photojournalist Christian Werner made the following images on two trips to Iraq in 2012.</i><p>On a gray day in April 2012, an elderly woman walked …

Desolate Photos of the 7th Most Polluted City in the World

Elena Chernyshova‘s <i>Days of Night – Nights of Day</i> is the story of Norilsk, Russia, a city of 170,000 residents, isolated from the rest of the world …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

15,000 flee as new wildfire erupts in Southern California

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - At least two structures burned to the ground and some 15,000 homes and businesses were told to evacuate on Wednesday as a wind-lashed wildfire roared out of control in the heart of a Southern California coastal community.<p>The blaze, which erupted shortly before 11 a.m. in …