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Cannabis Withdrawal Is No Joke

If you're using weed for medicinal reasons, it can wreak havoc on your mental or physical health.<p>I gave up smoking cannabis eight years ago. I’d been promoted – from Telemarketing Supervisor to the noble heights of Telemarketing Manager – and I couldn’t turn up with a head wrapped in cotton wool …

Mental Health

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

Cannabis

Dispensary Dictionary: Cannabis Definitions for Rookies

<b>Flower</b><br>Pot, weed, bud, grass – whatever you want to call it, all of them refer to the actual flower of the cannabis plant. Flowers are the most valued …

How Cannabis Saved My Skin

While scientists are just now finding out more of the components inside the cannabis plant, the top ones for acne include CBD, CBC, and CBDA with …

The Endocannabinoid System: A Beginner’s Guide – Leaf Science

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how it affects your health.<p>The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many …

Touchscreens

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

A Crash Course In Shoulder Anatomy<p>When most people think of their shoulder muscles, they usually picture the large, three-headed deltoid that wraps …

Instagram Ranked 'Most Dangerous' Social Media App For Young People's Mental Health

Researchers say it has a serious impact on body image and sleep.<p>Instagram is the most dangerous social media site when it comes to young people’s …

Mental Health

Best marijuana strains for 420: 2017 edition

It’s officially the most wonderful time of the year for cannabis lovers!<p>While many cannasseurs have already loaded up with their favorite flowers, we’ve rounded up a group of our favorite strains to help celebrate 420 properly. Whether you’re looking for a couch-locking indica to celebrate at home …

Cannabis

7 marijuana edible recipes you can make in your slow cooker

Your slow cooker is good for many things: Making soups while you sleep, preparing a one pot meal when you're out all day at work, cooking up …

VR porn festival cancelled, too many people wanted to come

With VR technology rapidly evolving and becoming a mainstay in the consumer market, naturally the adult entertainment industry wants to get their hands on it — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.<p>In the past, the mainstream adoption of technologies like VHS, DVD and online video were lead by …

Virtual Reality

A relationship expert shares the trick to getting your way in any situation

The key to winning an argument is to not start one at all.<p>In 2004, amidst George Bush and John Kerry's heated US presidential election campaign, an Emory University professor of psychology and psychiatry named Drew Westen took MRI pictures of people's brains as they watched video footage of their …

Startups

Here Are the Best Movies of 2016 So Far

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Movies

The NFL is finally listening to medical marijuana researchers

It's the first step, a baby step, in a very long process, but after years of willfully ignoring the drug's potential benefits to players, it's a good sign the league actually has people listening.<p><b>THE NFL IS FINALLY LISTENING TO MARIJUANA RESEARCHERS</b>: Eugene Monroe has been trying to get the NFL to …

NFL

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Forearms in the Gym

“Walk into any gym in the world on any given day and you’ll see most guys—be it bodybuilders, powerlifters, CrossFitters, and or weekend …

Workouts

Hormone Causes Decline in Cognition After Social Stress

<i>Summary: Researchers explore how stress can influence our cognitive performance.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>How does stress influence our cognitive</b> …

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

(Image credit: Angie Diersman for eHow)<p>Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, …

Home Depot

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

Immunotherapy

Detoxification With Coriander & Fennel Water - Quiet Corner

Coriander & Fennel Water – Stay Toxin-Free<p>When the mercury soars, it’s important to stay cool. For centuries, Ayurvedic healers have believed that …

The Dumbbell Density Doomsday Workout | Men's Health

Density describes how much work you’ll accomplish in a given period of time. The more work you do in the same number of minutes, the more fat you’ll demolish and the greater your metabolic boost.<p>Take the workout shown in the video above. I call it the Dumbbell Density Doomsday. It only consists of …

Sebastian Junger Says PTSD Is Our Fault

Journalist Sebastian Junger has a new book, titled <i>Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging</i>. The slender volume starts out by asking why colonial settlers …

Mental Health

No, legal weed is not ‘dumbing down’ the nation’s teens

The marijuana policy landscape changed rapidly between 2002 and 2013. During that time, 13 states passed medical-marijuana laws, 10 states relaxed penalties for marijuana use, and Colorado and Washington became the first states to fully legalize recreational pot use.<p>Opponents of marijuana …

Cannabis

7 Things People With Social Anxiety Do

Social anxiety disorder goes beyond being shy or introverted. It involves an extreme fear of social interaction, and it interferes with an individual's daily life. The symptoms usually begin around age 13 and persist into adulthood. But most people with social anxiety wait at least 10 years to get …

Depression

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Can Adderall Abuse Trigger Temporary Schizophrenia?

25 million people take Adderall to help them focus. But when used recreationally, the drug can be harmful—even deadly.<p>By the time 36-year-old Scott …

“A few weeks after I graduated, I tried to jump in front of a train”: My bipolar disorder nightmare

Going off to college is always hard; going off with a major mental illness is another challenge altogether<p>When I was 17, I decided that I wasn’t going to get out of bed anymore. It was a grey morning in March, and I woke up feeling lifeless and sad. There was nothing particularly wrong with my …

Mental Health

The ugly truth about body dysmorphia

Some children see only things to hate about the way they look. Their condition can lead to depression, anxiety, self-surgery and even suicide<p>A man took a razor blade and very carefully cut open his nose lengthways. His aim was to remove the cartilage and replace it with that of a chicken. Finally, …

Mental Health

The 23 most perfect offenses in the history of college football

From 1902 Michigan to 2005 USC, these are the best offensive units of all time.<p>Our college football memories are local and recent -- we remember our teams and our conferences, and we remember teams that played during our time. Where we went to school and when will directly impact who we think of as …

College Sports

11 Steps To Sacred Sex

<i>To go deeper in your exploration of intimacy in relationships, explore Julie Piatt’s course with her husband Rich Roll, here.</i><p>Sex is sacred.<p>Wait a …

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …