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Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy.

It’s the second country in the world to legalize pot, following Uruguay.<p>Canada has become the first wealthy nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana.<p>The Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday. The measure was already approved by the House of Commons, so the …

Cannabis

Trump says he is directing Pentagon to create a "Space Force"

President Donald Trump said today that he is "directing" the Pentagon “establish a space force as the sixth branch of the Armed Forces,” to be called …

Donald Trump

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

<b>Many believe it was a visit to the hidden fifth floor of Pyongyang's Yanggakdo Hotel that resulted in the detention and eventual death of American student Otto Warmbier. US doctor Calvin Sun recalls his night filming there and warns other travellers to stay away.</b><p>Calvin Sun had been awake for almost …

North Korea

I thought Theresa May would survive – now I’m not sure. Sajid Javid could be PM by the end of the year

Sajid Javid has a new special adviser. The last time I commented on a cabinet minister hiring a new special adviser it was Theresa May, the home …

Great Britain

The Craziest Thing About Elon Musk's 'Express Loop' Is the Price

The $1 billion construction estimate is a fraction of what subterranean transit projects cost.<p>The Boring Company, the tunneling venture Tesla CEO Elon Musk started in 2016 out of his personal frustration with surface-level gridlock, has made a significant step towards evolving beyond …

Elon Musk

In a Surprise Move, Elon Musk Just Made What Might Be His Biggest Announcement of 2018

Elon Musk gets out of Silicon Valley and sets his sights on the Midwest.<p>Everyone will soon forget that Elon Musk laid off 9 percent of his staff earlier this week.<p>Because one of his companies just won a gargantuan multi-billion dollar bid to bring high speed public transportation to Chicago,</i> …

Elon Musk

TWRP now supports OnePlus 6, Huawei P20 Pro, and more

TWRP is by far and away the most popular custom recovery out there. It has hundreds, if not thousands, of supported devices by now. Since we last …

Mobile Technology

The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Is an Absolute Beast

Behold Summit, a new supercomputer capable of making 200 million billion calculations per second. It marks the first time in five years that a …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Drunk Flies Reveal a Brain Change That Increases Alcohol Tolerance

We're starting to understand how some people can drink without getting drunk.<p>Drinking has some confusing effects. It can make you friendlier and less …

Alcohol

Police facing surge in extremists released from jail, analysis finds

Police and security services face a surge in the number of convicted terrorists released from prison, Guardian analysis has shown, prompting warnings over the unique threats posed by extremists back on the streets.<p>More than 40% of the sentences for terrorism offences handed down over a 10-year …

Extremism

David Davis devises 10 mile-wide trade buffer zone along Northern Ireland border to break deadlock in Brexit talks

DAVID Davis is devising a new Brexit plan to break a talks deadlock by giving Northern Ireland joint EU and UK status as well as a border buffer zone.<p>…

United Kingdom

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Ad failed to load<p>You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I …

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Meghan Markle’s nephew made a special strain of Royal Wedding weed

The Royal Wedding is tomorrow if you haven’t heard. And Meghan Markle‘s nephew is taking advantage of Royal Wedding fever.<p>Tyler Dooley, Markle’s …

Hold the Nobel Prize: Kim is setting a trap for Trump

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo completed his second trip in as many months to North Korea, returning with the remaining three American hostages and …

Customs-built chaos can screw the Tories if it's seen to 'sell out' on Brexit deal

NUMBER 10 is not giving up on its plan for a complex, customs partnership with the European Union despite a majority of the Brexit inner Cabinet …

Could intelligent life have existed on Earth millions of years before humans?

Reptilian menaces called Silurians evolved on Earth before humankind — at least in the “Doctor Who” rendition of the universe. But, science fiction aside, how would we know if some advanced civilization existed on our home planet millions of years before brainy humans showed up?<p>This is a serious …

Natural Gas

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

Flying

Pot holiday 4/20 traces roots to California high school stoners

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot's enduring and universal slang for smoking.<p>Festivities are planned worldwide, culminating with a synchronized smoke at 4:20 p.m. local time.<p>How the …

Cannabis

Male Stork Travels 14,000 Km Every Year to Be with His Handicapped Mate

The world’s most faithful male is a stork. Every year, for the past 16 years, he has flown 14,000 km from his winter home in South Africa to a small …

This Playmobil Toy Boat Has Been Sailing the High Seas for Almost a Year

Children usually launch their toy pirate ships in their pool or bathtub, but two Scottish brothers decided they wanted their toy ship to tackle the …

AI will solve Facebook’s most vexing problems, Mark Zuckerberg says. Just don’t ask when or how.

Artificial intelligence will solve Facebook’s most vexing problems, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg insists. He just can’t say when, or how.<p>Zuckerberg referred to AI technology more than 30 times during ten hours of questioning from congressional lawmakers Tuesday and Wednesday, saying that it …

Artificial Intelligence

Theresa May 'orders British submarines to move within missile range of Syria'

Theresa May has reportedly ordered submarines to move within missile range of Syria.<p>May has summoned an emergency meeting of the Cabinet to discuss …

Panoramic view of Big Ben in London at sunset

Michael Cohen Has a Big Problem

It takes strong evidence to execute a search warrant against an attorney representing a subject in a federal investigation, let alone the president’s personal counsel.<p><i>Updated at 12:11 p.m.</i><p>Whatever evidence federal prosecutors have collected concerning Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime …

Donald Trump

Public backs fresh referendum to have 'final say' on terms of Brexit deal, new poll finds

Support is growing for a fresh referendum on the final Brexit deal, according to a new poll showing the public back the idea for the first time.<p>The …

United Kingdom

White House fears other Russia defectors in Sergei Skripal spy swap could be attacked

The White House fears the other Russian defectors returned to the West in the Sergei Skripal spy swap will be attacked by the Kremlin.<p>Senior US administration officials said they had “massive concerns” that Russian critics living in America could be targeted after the Salisbury spy poisoning.<p>Mr …

Stephen Hawking 'predicted end of world' in final paper days before he died

Professor Stephen Hawking's ashes will be interred close to the remains of another of Britain's greatest physicists, Sir Isaac Newton, in Westminster …

MIT’s new headset reads the ‘words in your head’

There’s always been a glaring issue with voice computing: Talking to a voice assistant with other people around makes you feel like a bit of a weirdo. It’s a big part of the reason we’ve been seeing the technology start to take off in the home, where people feel a little less self-conscious talking …

Vacation like The Jetsons at this luxury space hotel

Tired of all those Earth vacations and their boring palm trees, beaches and gravity?<p>US space technology startup Orion Span has unveiled Aurora Station, a luxury space hotel it says will be hosting tourists in low-Earth orbit by 2022.<p>"Our goal is to make space accessible to all by continuing to …

Virgin Galactic