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Lord Jones's Gumdrops Are Pure Luxury and Loaded with CBD

They're the fanciest gumdrops we've ever seen, and they're potent too.<p>These days, the cannabis industry is dealing in a second type of green: the luxury market. There's the "Hermes of marijuana" and the "Barneys of weed,", but when it comes to getting a high-end high, Lord Jones is the gold …

Luxury Lifestyle

Best ‘brainy’ books of this decade

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race<br>Reni Eddo-Lodge<p>In recent years, we’ve read excellent nonfiction on race in the US, courtesy of writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Claudia Rankine and Jesmyn Ward. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s superbly accessible book was a great addition to the British …

Books

Asking These 9 Questions Will Instantly Reveal What Employees Think of Their Boss

Do you take an active interest in your employees as people, and make everyone feel included?<p>Nobody likes to lose good employees. So leaders everywhere have been trying to crack the code on the best methods of motivating and retaining their employees.<p>Let me share a little secret with you about human …

Employment

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong

Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with “And” or “But”?<p>What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are …

Linguistics

9 Transportive Books To Read When You Need A Break From City Life But Can't Afford A Getaway

Whether you're living in New York City or Los Angeles or somewhere in between, city life can be a lot to handle. Sometimes, you just need to get away …

11 New Thriller Novels That Need To Be Made Into Movies ASAP

There's nothing like summer to make you want to get lost in a big blockbuster. But that doesn't mean the only place you'll find a cinema-worthy story …

These Are the 'White Moderates' MLK Warned Us About

Trump officials have recently been on the receiving end of less than pleasant dining experiences. Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

The 24 Most Popular Book Club Picks This Month, According To Goodreads

If you've ever been in a book club and been tasked with <i>picking the next month's book,</i> then you already know: It's a high stress, big stakes …

The 7 Best Self-Help Books to Buy in 2018

If you love the scent of a freshly bought book, the crack of its spine as you open the cover for the first time, or the simple act of turning brand …

Thought Leadership

13 gut-bustingly funny books to get you through tough times

Books to make you laugh out loud

Books

The Gap Between The Science On Kids And Reading, And How It Is Taught

Mark Seidenberg is not the first researcher to reach the stunning conclusion that only a third of the nation's schoolchildren read at grade level. The reasons are numerous, but one that Seidenberg cites over and over again is this: The way kids are taught to read in school is disconnected from the …

Education

11 Easy and Delicious Dairy-Free Protein Ball Recipes

When you need a couple bites of protein after a workout or for a late-afternoon snack to hold you over till dinner, homemade protein balls are an excellent choice. The problem is that many recipes are made with whey protein powder. So if you're off dairy, try one of these dairy-free protein ball …

10 best new novels for 2018

2018 has only just started but there is already an excellent line-up of fiction, from psychological thrillers with surprising twists to an …

11 Essential Books On Writing, Based On The Genre You Want To Write

If you're an aspiring writer, you know that you have to read all kinds of books in order to hone your technique, but sometimes it might seem as if …

The Favorite Literary Work of Every Country Visualized on a World Map

Begun by user "BackForward24" and crowdsourced through Reddit, this map of the world illustrates the most beloved/popular book of each country by …

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Emotional Intelligence

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Applesauce Cake Recipe

This applesauce cake is spiced perfectly with a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect topping. A …

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Go ahead and flag this recipe—it’s sure to become a family favorite. A pot of pure comfort, it’s a slightly thickened, creamy chicken soup with a …

Cooking

10 of the Best American Cities to Live Comfortably on $40,000 a Year

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Much of America's charm is predicated on small-town life. It's community-oriented, nostalgic, …

American Cities

The Best Books Based in Every State

We’re taking you on a page-by-page book tour of the United States.<p>An extraordinary book has been written about, or set in, every single state in the …

Some Schools Are Abolishing Homework In Favor Of Reading, And That's A Good Thing

"The quality of homework assigned is so poor that simply getting kids to read replacing homework with self-selected reading was a more powerful …

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

From The Katering Show to Fighting Isis: eight of the best Australian web series

The internet is teeming with video content and time is short, so which web series are most worth the effort? Here are our picks<p>Web series are currently all the rage in Australia. Last year there were 3,248 web series episodes created locally, compared with just 107 in 2012, according to the ABS. …

These Marijuana Coffee Pods Will Get You High AF

Consumers can get as much as 50 milligrams of THC from a single pod.<p>Finally, everyone can stop eating and smoking marijuana like savages. A new (compostable!) marijuana single-serving coffee pod called Brewbudz is available in Nevada dispensaries starting today, and it works with regular Keurig …

Health care state of play: All-important Tuesday for Republicans

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tuesdays are always important in the US Senate because the members gather for lunch, and there's usually some news about what's next for health care. Well, this Tuesday, in particular, is gearing up to be very important.<p>Senate Republicans are expected to get some more insight of what is in …

All the Best Online Tools for Your College Search

Get ahead on your college applications with these calculators, apps, and more.<p>Between prepping for standardized tests, researching colleges you’d …