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New antibody promises single unified treatment for many neurological diseases

Scientists believe that the underlying cause of many neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, is the buildup of misfolded …

The startup burning $1 million a month in hopes of selling $1 billion of pot a year

Cannabis delivery startup Eaze Solutions Inc. has a lofty goal: By fiscal year 2020, it expects to ship the rough equivalent of a 33-foot-cube of …

Cannabis

NASA Just Released This Absolutely Breathtaking Image of The Solar Eclipse in Infrared

Our eyes only saw a fraction of the beauty.<p>While millions across the continental US turned their eclipse glasses to the sky to watch the Sun …

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

The Brain

Remembering the Murder You Didn’t Commit

DNA evidence exonerated six convicted killers. So why do some of them recall the crime so clearly?<p>When Ada JoAnn Taylor is tense, she thinks she can feel the fabric of a throw pillow in the pads of her fingers. Taylor has suffered from tactile flashbacks for three decades. She imagines herself in a …

Confessions of a Cartel Hit Man

Features

A Viral Sex Crime That Shocked a Nation: The Victim’s Story

Last spring I was sexually assaulted in broad daylight in Mexico City. It nearly destroyed my career, forced me to flee the country, and alienated me …

25 of The Greatest Words of Wisdom Ever Spoken

This post is by Osama Iqbal, Founder and Writer atThe post 25 of The Greatest Words of Wisdom Ever Spoken appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

For the cost of YouTube’s new $35-a-month TV bundle, this is what you could get instead

YouTube’s imminent US streaming service, YouTube TV, boasts more than 40 live-TV channels, a cloud DVR, simultaneous streaming across three devices at a time, and other perks for a rather reasonable rate of $35 a month.<p>With the product, which is expected to launch before summer, the Google-owned …

9 Common Photography Mistakes — And How to Fix Them

If you're an amateur photographer, you've probably wondered how to get your pictures to look as good as the ones pros take. But there are a number of …

A Navy SEAL explains how to make your home more secure

Former Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, author of "100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation," explains how you can make your home more secure. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Clint Emerson:</b> We tend to look at home …

Military

Police allege Cannabis Culture dispensaries tied to drug traffickers

Due to the number of stores, they ‘can only be supplied by illegitimate sources often tied to organized crime,’ say police<p>TORONTO – Police in Toronto …

Kirsten Stolle Edits Vintage Monsanto Ads to Show the Company's Dicey Past

These collages made from vintage chemical ads are not what they seem.<p>In black-and-white newsprint, a plane sits on a runway, threatening to take off. Alongside the jet stand smiling, uniformed men holding signs in front of piles of chemicals in sacks and barrels. Underneath, in cheery block caps, …

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

We’ve all been there.<p>We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway?<p>We knew it wasn’t the right decision or the best decision, but in that moment, …

Critical Thinking

Why String Theory Could Be The Key to Uncovering The 'Theory of Everything'

Life, the Universe, and everything.<p>A central goal that modern physicists share is finding a single theory that can explain the entire Universe and …

How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day the authentic way

Early Irish-American immigrants couldn't foresee the St. Patrick's Day celebrations of today: Hoards of drunken people elbowing their way to the bar for another green Bud Light.<p>After all, 19th Century immigrants celebrated St. Patrick's Day — always March 17 on the Feast of St. Patrick, the patron …

Ireland

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform

Follow these prioritization tips and watch your productivity transform.<p>Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter …

Scientists Have Identified 3 Distinct Types of Porn Viewers

This survey suggests that a quarter of porn users may have worrisome habits.<p>It’s no secret that a massive amount of internet traffic is associated …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

Emotional Intelligence

Cat Gets Snake Up Her Nose But Doesn't Have A Hissy Fit

The predicament was nothing to sneeze at.<p>Well, that’s paws for concern.<p>A cat in Mendocino County, California, had an experience that some might find hysterical (emphasis on the “hissss”).<p>The black tabby, whose name is Marian, somehow found herself with a small snake in her nose, according to the …

Research: The Best Strategy for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Many Americans struggle to pay down their credit card debts, a challenge exacerbated by the holidays when credit-card spending balloons. The Federal Reserve estimates that nearly half of U.S. households are unable to pay their credit card bills in full each month. These households owe more than …

Personal Finance

Ask Ethan: If The Universe Is Expanding, Why Aren't We?

One of the biggest scientific surprises of the 20th century was the discovery that the Universe itself is expanding. Distant galaxies recede from us and from one another more quickly than the nearby ones, as though the fabric of space itself is being stretched. On the largest scales, the matter and …

Say What? A Republican Just Introduced a Bill to End the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana

If approved by Congress, this bill would decriminalize and reschedule marijuana at the federal level.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with a faster …

Cannabis

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

Artificial Intelligence Gained Consciousness in 1991

Why A.I. pioneer Jürgen Schmidhuber is convinced the ultimate breakthrough already happened.<p>For as long as humans have had consciousness — two or two …

People Have Been Using MDMA to Treat PTSD for Decades

Last month, the FDA granted researchers permission to move forward with clinical trials studying the effects of MDMA on treating PTSD. Though the development may seem surprising, the so-called "party drug" was used in therapy years before it was banned...<p>Roslyn Talusan, a freelance writer in …

Scientists say radio signals from deep space could be aliens

Scientists may have found proof that E.T. really is phoning home — in the form of powerful radio signals, which have been detected repeatedly in the …

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …