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Are Weed Vape Pens Safe?

In early 2014, I got my first weed-oil vape pen. It was elegant and silver, with a rechargeable battery that screwed into a transparent cartridge …

The New Toyota Century Is Like Toyota’s Lincoln Continental Except Way Cooler

The Toyota Century has only been updated once since its debut in 1967, a car designed, seemingly, to be ageless. And why not? The Century is great! …

Oil Prices: Why Venezuela, Iran & Nigeria Remain OPEC Risks

By<p>May 15, 2017 3:28 p.m. ET<p>Saudi Arabia and Russia are the cornerstones in the success of an expected agreement to extend oil production cuts, but …

Oil

Tesla is looking to hire and train a lot of roofers after opening orders for its Solar Roof tiles

Tesla opened orders for its first two styles of solar roof tiles this week and the company plans to start installations within the next two months.<p>Through its acquisition of SolarCity, Tesla has now access to thousands of installers, but there are significant differences between installing solar …

States with medical marijuana see greater rise in illicit and problem use, study finds

Sorry to harsh everybody's buzz, but we've got some bad news: Over the past few decades, states with medical marijuana laws have seen a bigger bump …

Fisker EMotion promises electronically activated window, roof tint

We've seen the technology applied to roofs in the past, but not side windows.<p>Henrik Fisker's latest creation, the EMotion, is slated to make its way to buyers later this year. But before it does, its creator isn't done giving us hints about what to expect.<p>The famed car designer took to Twitter to …

Solar Panels

ER Visits for Kids Rise Significantly After Pot Legalized in Colorado

The number of teenagers sent to emergency rooms more than quadrupled after marijuana was legalized in Colorado — mostly for mental health symptoms, researchers reported Thursday.<p>They found 639 teenagers who went to one hospital system in Colorado in 2015 had either cannabis in their urine or told a …

Cannabis

18 Gorgeous Engagement Rings Under $500 That'll Make Your Jaw Drop

These rings will make anyone want to say "I do."

Jewelry

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This 34-year-old woman is worried about her financial future if she marries (and he predeceases her).<p>4:55 p.m. Today4:55 p.m. April 2, 2018<p>There’s a …

Fly to Portugal and Spain for Only $321 Round-trip

This weekend, <i>Thrifty Traveler</i> reported a major sale on flights to Portugal and Spain. Round-trip tickets start at $321, with availability from major …

Flying

Medical marijuana has gone corporate

A new fund could be lighting up in investor portfolios soon.<p>In what would be a first for the exchange-traded fund industry, a marijuana-based ETF …

After losing $20 billion over 17 dismal years, General Motors may finally quit Europe

The last time General Motors made a profit in Europe was the 20th century.<p>GM’s European division—which produces Opel and Vauxhall-branded cars—has lost money every year since 2000. Over those 17 years, the losses add up to a whopping $20 billion.<p>Now, rumors have rekindled that GM is considering a …

Economy

The stunning Samsung Galaxy S8 concept design of your dreams

Samsung Galaxy

Google just showed us the future of Android: The web is your app store

I remember thinking last November (2016 if you're reading this from the future), while watching speakers at the Chrome Dev Summit, that Google …

Warren Buffett Has Dropped an Unusual Amount of Cash Into Stocks Since Trump's Election

What's going on here?<p>Warren Buffett, the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and all-around investing genius, was a big supporter of Hillary …

Aston Martin Vanquish S Knows It’s Hot, Takes Off Its Top

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The Suddenly Boring iPhone

By<p>Jan. 24, 2017 11:43 a.m. ET<p>The iPhone might be becoming useful but boring, just like every other device you own.<p>Consumers seem less likely to …

Mobile

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

Entertainment

The 'car recession' is sinking America's largest automakers

Automakers and dealers had certainly tried. Inventories are high, layoffs and plant closings have already been announced, and so every effort was made to move the iron and pull out the year. No incentive was spared to get the job done.<p>With this gain in December, total sales for 2016 edged up 0.4% …

Indiana too slaps electric cars with $150 fee for not using gas

Indiana may soon follow Michigan in implementing fees for electric cars, with the stated goal of helping to pay for road repairs.<p>Michigan is now …

Electric Vehicles

Want to start your own business this year? Five steps to get started

Have you always dreamed of starting your own business? January is a time when many people take stock and think about what they want to achieve in the …

PV Solar Shingles Roof from Tesla: Evolution of Solar Roofing: Current Options & Costs - Roofing Calculator - Estimate your Roofing Costs

Up until 2011, “going solar” meant cumbersome glass and metal, crystalline PV panels the size of dining-room tables in heavy metal racks bolted onto …

Clean Energy

White people can’t hang: Black Americans may be more resilient to stress than white Americans

It seems that vulnerability is a cost of privilege, and resilience comes as a result of adversity<p><i>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>White Americans live on average 3.6 years longer than black Americans. If you look only at men, the difference becomes 4.4 years.<p>As I found in a recent …

Wall Street could keep the rent “too damn high”

<b>A rental home owned by Blackstone is shown in Riverside, California (Reuters/Mike Blake)</b><p>Blackstone’s forthcoming IPO shows rent-backed securities are growing. Critics say that’s helping drive up rent<p>Angelo Young<p>December 19, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>The bursting of the U.S. housing bubble in 2008 upended …

Real Estate

15 Sex Positions That Will Bring You Lots Of Holiday Cheer

This time of year, if it isn’t holiday-themed, you’re not interested. Latté? Pumpkin spice or peppermint, please. Earrings? Jingle bells or bust. …

Vinci Is Already The Most Ambitious Headphones Ever Made, And Its Creator Has Bigger Goals

When you think about how far some sectors of consumer electronics have come in the past decade — think about the smartphones, computers, and gaming consoles we used in 2006 vs what’s available today — it becomes apparent that personal audio technology has remained oddly stagnant. Sure, companies …

Time I

California cities ban pot sales ahead of state vote

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Worried that California might legalize recreational marijuana, the state's third-largest city by population has voted to ban …

Cannabis

The Venom From This Snake Will Make Your Life a Living Hell

The menacingly beautiful blue coral snake preys on other fast moving, venomous snakes. To immobilize its prey, this reptile employs a particularly …

Retired NBA Vets are making legal marijuana the new pick and roll

The blunt reality behind the big business of Mary Jane<p>Viola Harrington couldn’t take it anymore. Even the backbone of a family has a breaking point. …

Cannabis