Lydia Ambrose

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America Is Finally Ready to Change the Way It Talks About Drugs

America needs to find a new way to talk about drugs. Clearly, not all illegal drugs are bad—more than half of US states have bucked federal rules …

Bernie Sanders introduces bill to end U.S. marijuana prohibition

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a bill Wednesday that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana, an issue that has boosted his bid for …

Netflix Original

I'm Not Ashamed of My Mental Illnesses

I stayed silent far too long.<p>Shame is my brain's most dangerous weapon. <i>And silence makes my shame come alive.</i><p>I stayed silent for far too long. For years I let shame wipe its dirty little hands all over me, wrapping me up tightly in its arms. Its taunting voice whispered in my ear.<p><i>"You are</i> …

Mental Health

A Teacher Lost 56 Pounds Eating Nothing but McDonald’s, and People are Pissed

You’ve likely seen it. The story of a 55 year old science teacher who lost 56 pounds eating nothing but McDonald’s for six months.“I ate 540 straight …

Holistic Medicine

Suburban wife loves the person, not gender, after spouse comes out as woman

The bride and groom wed in a traditional Catholic church ceremony in the mid-1970s, vowing to remain true to one another until parted by death.<p>They settled in a northwest suburban Lake Zurich tri-level, the wife taking on most of the homemaking, the husband working as a construction project …

The next major domino in the fight to legalize marijuana is about to fall

Backers believe ReformCA will not only reach the ballot in California but pass — and as soon as November 2016<p>The long-awaited pot legalization initiative from the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform, also known as ReformCA, is about to be filed with state officials. Backers of the initiative told …

Evidence Of Alien Life? Previously Unseen Roswell Photos Prove ‘Beyond Any Doubt’ Aliens Exist, Astronaut Agrees

Never-before-seen images of the Roswell UFO crash provide “undeniable” proof of alien existence, according to Roswell UFO specialists.<p>The …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

How This Weed Study May Help End The Painkiller Epidemic

Before we go any further with this article about weed, and doctors, and addiction, I want to make it clear that I know very little about weed, even less about being a doctor, and I am completely (and thankfully) ignorant about addiction. The issue of painkiller abuse in the United States is …

Pain

Netflix has built a VR living room for your next series binge

The next stage in the evolution of virtual reality has so far been pitched mainly at gamers -- with a sprinkle of social media, journalism and …

There's growing speculation NASA is about to announce it has discovered flowing water on Mars

Just maybe. Picture: 20th Century Fox<p>NASA today made a very brief announcement that it’s preparing to share details of a “major science finding” …

Georgia Tech

Cleaning up after California's pot farmers

Long known as the nation's "salad bowl," California has also become its marijuana bowl. The state produces as much as 70% of the cannabis sold in the United States, and its landscape bears the scars of both legal and illegal cultivation. Pristine habitat has been clear-cut to make way for pot …

Cannabis

Rose Gold iPhone 6s shows up at customer’s home early, she benchmarks heck out of it [Gallery]

While the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus aren’t supposed to start arriving to pre-order customers until this Friday, at least one lucky AT&T customer got a surprise today. A Twitter user by the name of @MoonshineDesign based in San Diego today received her iPhone 6s in the new Rose Gold color variant. …

IPad Air

Colorado’s marijuana tax revenues nearly double last year’s figures

Legal marijuana tax revenues have been breaking records in Colorado this summer, nearly doubling monthly numbers from last year and on pace to exceed …

Intersex Surgeries Are A Human Rights Violation, Says U.N. Group

But some doctors and bioethicists argue that calling intersex surgeries "torture" could end up doing more harm than good for kids born with ambiguous genitalia.<p>This week the United Nations convened its first meeting to address the issue of human rights violations against people with ambiguous …

Stunning images reveal SpaceX's revolutionary approach to landing on Mars

And as mind-blowing as these innovative ideas are, the video animations and illustrations that bring Space X's goals to life are equally impressive.<p>But these animations and illustrations aren't just fiction and propaganda: They are a way for SpaceX to envision the future and make it a reality.<p>For …

Space Travel

Watch An Extreme Barbie Jeep Racer Get Knocked Out Cold In An Event In Texas

For some reason, a thing that exists in the South is “Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing” in which grown men and women race at full speeds down a hill in child-sized Barbie Jeeps.<p>In the least surprising news ever, it doesn’t always go well, as you can see in the video above at around the 2:40 mark when a …

Motorcycles

Murder of elderly couple in Sicily fuels Italy's growing anti-immigrant sentiment

Pensioners were murdered in their home, allegedly by an 18-year-old migrant from Ivory Coast<p>Italy’s simmering anti-immigrant sentiment has been stoked by the murder of an elderly couple in their home in Sicily, allegedly by an African asylum seeker.<p>Mamadou Kamara, an 18-year-old from the Ivory …

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Even at your old favorite restaurant or the hottest new place in town, sometimes nothing on the menu quite hits the spot. Or, maybe you want …

Robots Are Coming to Take Your McJobs

As food and labor costs rise in the restaurant industry, some businesses are looking for technological solutions to the annoying problem of expensive humans.<p>A $15-per-hour minimum wage might not lead to armies of content, sufficiently compensated fast food workers. It may instead lead to fewer …

The Future

Aztec skull trophy rack discovered at Mexico City’s Templo Mayor ruin site

Such racks, or tzompantli, were used to display severed heads of sacrifice victims on wooden poles, and this one is made partly of skulls mortared together<p>Archaeologists say they have have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City’s Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site.<p>Racks …

Here Are All the Planets You Can Now Vote to Name Online

Naming a planet used to be an honor reserved for the astronomer who discovered it, but these days, we’re finding too many to keep up. Now, the …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Astrophysics

How to Make Your Very Own Milk and Cookie Shot

Last year on March 14th, Dominique Ansel (the genius behind the Cronut) shattered our perception of milk and cookies by unveiling the chocolate chip cookie shot, a shot glass made of chocolate chip cookie and filled with milk. Since then, multiple YouTube channels, food blogs, and even Spoon …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis