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Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

From the outside, the AeroFarms headquarters looks like any other rundown building in downtown Newark, N.J. It used to be a store, and more recently a nightclub. Now it's a test farm.<p>"My favorite is the mustard green that's called a Ruby Streak, which is this leaf right here," says AeroFarms CEO …

Aquaponics

Study claims perovskite solar cells can recoup their energy cost within three months

Scientists at Northwestern University and the U.S. Department of Energy have found that perovskite cells, one of the most promising solar …

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

Aeronautics

Motorcycle running on Water can travel 310 MILES on a single litre

A water-powered motorbike with the ability to travel up to 310 miles on a litre of water is turning heads in Brazil.<p>The 'T Power H20’ motorcycle was …

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

The dwarf planet is also dotted with bright points which may be ice caps, and a mysterious dark shape nicknamed "The Whale."<p>"We're at the 'man in the moon' stage of viewing Pluto," said John Spencer of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.<p>"It's easy to imagine you're seeing …

Space Science

Gun nuts go after Bernie Sanders: NRA just reveals its radical paranoia

Sanders’ Second Amendment position falls to the right of many liberals, but NRA types just assume the worst<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., may be a self-described “Independent Socialist,” but his surprisingly moderate views on gun control have definitely set the Internet ablaze of late; and, in the …

Weekend With Bernie

Bernie Sanders is the hottest presidential candidate right now, and the unlikeliest — a grouchy socialist from Vermont who has built his message …

Middle-class

Bernie Sanders On Bill Cosby: "A Tragedy" That Appears To Be True

"It's a guy who I have always enjoyed watching him. It appears that the accusations are true and I think that's the reality."<p>Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says "it appears that accusations" of sexual assault made against Bill Cosby are true, something he called a "tragedy."<p>"I …

Bernie Sanders solidifies appeal to retirees with social security pitch

Democratic presidential hopeful renews calls for expansion of benefits and warns that Republicans will try to undermine Medicare and pensions<p>Bernie Sanders cemented his appeal to older voters on Thursday with renewed calls for an expansion of social security and protection of Medicare from alleged …

The radical Bernie Sanders idea that could reclaim America for the 99 percent

Bernie Sanders has brought new attention to the perils of inequality. What if he could do even more?<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has electrified the 2016 presidential race with his no-nonsense energy, authenticity, and class-politics platform. Some of his proposals have already made right-wing heads …

Marijuana News · High Times

Stay in the know with breaking marijuana news and insights on cannabis legalization, state laws, and political movements.

Cannabis Legalization

For Surging Bernie Sanders, The Crowds Have Come Before The Campaign

CONCORD, N.H. -- A cell phone pressed to his ear, the New Hampshire state director for Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential run paced the vestibule of the Vermont senator’s dimly lit campaign headquarters on a recent drizzly evening.<p>Sanders’ command post in Concord sits in a strip mall next to a Cash …

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

Middle-class

This War Photographer Was Embedded in the World's Largest Paintball Game

1st Infantry Division paintballers charge uphill during the assault on "Omaha Beach."<br>Peter van Agtmael—Magnum for TIME<p>1 of 16<p>Earlier this month, I …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Art Teacher Paints Watercolor Landscapes Using Water Found at Her Destinations

Hannah Jesus Koh does not bring ordinary tap water with her when she creates watercolor paintings of her stunning surroundings. Using liquid straight from the environment that she wants to portray, the high school art teacher paints remarkable landscapes within the confines of her journal. Koh …

Oregon

N Korea 'execution' highlights Kim's insecurity

<b>North Korea's Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, apparently for not obeying instructions, and falling asleep at an event attended by Kim Jong-un.</b><b>Expert Michael Madden looks at what this tells us about the country's young leader.</b><p>Hyon …

North Korea

With Hykoo, You Can Combine Video And Text To Create 12-Second Short Films

Despite all the mobile video apps out there, Gary Krieg said there’s still something missing — a need he’s trying to fill with his new app Hykoo.<p>See, Vine has created its own set of stars, and Meerkat and Periscope offer new platforms for livestreaming, but Krieg pitched Hykoo as an attempt to …

Ford announces electric bike project to make city journeys smarter

The automaker's e-bike experiment has debuted at MWC 2015.<p>Ford's prototype electric bicycles have been debuted at Mobile World Congress as part of …

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

Nature