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America's war on drugs is empowering Mexico's drug cartels

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've been writing about the war on drugs for 15 years.<p>That's a sad statement, if you think about it.<p>Particularly given that 15 years is less than half the life of this particular war, which, at 44, has gone on longer than the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam and Afghanistan combined.<p>The war …

How to Lose Weight: Stop Making These 8 Diet Mistakes

Being ardent food lovers, most often it gets difficult to resist temptation as we go all out and savour delicious food like there's no tomorrow. …

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Gold Edition Samsung Z1 coming to celebrate 1 million units sold

The Tizen OS powered Samsung Z1 smartphone seems to be out performing expectations, as it passes another sales milestone this month. According to Samsung, the smartphone has sold more than 1 million units in various markets since its launch less than six months ago. Not at all bad for a …

Messaging Apps

Don't Believe In Evolution? Try Thinking Harder

The theory of evolution by natural selection is among the best established in science, yet also among the most controversial for subsets of the American public.<p>For decades we've known that beliefs about evolution are well-predicted by demographic factors, such as religious upbringing and political …

Psychology

How to Make Smart Growth More Lovable and Sustainable

While on my way to a dental appointment last week -- not my favorite activity, truth be told -- I had the distinct pleasure of walking through Georgetown, Washington's oldest neighborhood and one of its most lovely. As I ambled through the historic, tree-lined streets, I was reminded of how our …

Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption …

Dementia

20 best Android apps and games this week

Star Walk 2, Tinkerplay, Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, Stick Cricket 2, Swipes, Connect, Frozen Synapse Prime and more<p>The weekly Android apps roundup has been on hiatus since the end of 2014 in favour of a monthly collection, but there’ve been plenty of comments on related apps articles requesting a …

The next WeChat is hiding in Canada and eyeing the U.S.

Waterloo, Ontario is a quiet sort of suburban college town, far removed from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley. Although it’s positioned in …

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide.<p>One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans.<p>The figures are staggering.<p>A typical black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth of a typical white one. …