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CSIRO: Lithium-ion battery waste to exceed 100,000 tonnes by 2036

Only 2 percent of Australia's annual 3,300 tonnes of lithium-ion battery waste is recycled, but the CSIRO reckons 95 percent of it can be.<p>The …

Clean Energy

Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Cooking

This Slow Cooker Rice Tastes Just Like Mexican Street Corn

Liberally coat a 3-quart or larger slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the corn, broth, rice, crema, butter, salt, and pepper and stir until well …

Cooking

Marijuana Mayhem: Drivers In Canada Set Up To Get Busted For Stoned Driving

“It’s like shooting fish in a barrel.” – Unknown<p>While the Canadian stoner class eagerly awaits the official launch of the nation’s recreational marijuana market, law enforcement is devising a semi-evil plot to bust motorists — potentially innocent ones — for stoned driving. It is a situation that …

Cannabis

Making Your Own Malt | Crops

Gardening for the Homebrewer <i>(Voyageur Press, 2015), by Wendy Tweten and Debbie Teashon</i> <i>walks through the cultivation, harvesting, and brewing</i> …

Gardening

Pennsylvania man bulldozed to death for growing 10 marijuana plants

Getting caught growing a few pot plants in Pennsylvania could lead to a criminal charge and a likely sentence of probation, but for a Lehigh Valley …

Cannabis

EDITORIAL: Plummeting marijuana arrests amount to good news for Chicago

Not so long ago at all, the Chicago police arrested thousands of people each year for possessing small amounts of marijuana.<p>In 2011 alone, the police …

Cannabis

Judge Orders Town to Pay for Man's Marijuana

Nothing's better than getting free weed, unless your free weed is being given to you by your local government.<p>A judge in New Jersey ordered Freehold …

Cannabis

There’s No Rational Way to Justify America’s Drug Laws

People assume that a medical committee sat down to consider which recreational drugs were the safest and least addictive. This wise group then decided that alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine should be legal, while marijuana and everything else should not.<p>In 2013, CNN’s medical correspondent, Sanjay …

Cannabis

The Ultimate Berry Crumble Recipe

"I don't tack the word ultimate onto just any recipe. This berry well may be my favorite summer dessert, with the perfect balance of sweet and tart, …

c:recipes

Black Man Denied Entry To Bus In Martha's Vineyard 'Because You're Black'

A black man was denied entry on a bus, which he takes daily, because of his race<p>Kevin Brooks, a 35-year-old hairdresser and cameraman/editor was on …

Barbershops

Cuomo Administration Report Backs Marijuana Legalization In New York

The administration of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), who until recently referred to marijuana as a “gateway drug,” released a state Health Department report on Friday that says the “positive effects” of legalization “outweigh the potential negative impacts.”<p>“Numerous NYS agencies and subject …

Cannabis

Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+

GARDEN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing on the "front row of the American dream."<p>The collapse of …

Energy

South Korea says scrambles jets to intercept two Russian aircraft

SEOUL/MOSCOW (Reuters) - South Korea said on Friday it had scrambled military jets to intercept two Russian military aircraft that entered the South's air defense territory four times through the day.<p>The Russian aircraft were believed to be military bomber jets and spent more than three hours in …

Military

Syria war: Anti-IS strike 'kills many civilians'

<b>The US-led coalition says it "may have" carried out an air strike in an area of eastern Syria where scores of civilians were reportedly killed on Thursday.</b><p>Fifty-four people, including at least 28 civilians as well as Islamic State (IS) group militants, died in the strike on a village near the Iraqi …

Middle East

BOMBSHELL: Hillary's Emails Went To Unauthorized Foreign Entity, Strozk Ignored, Congressman Claims

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said during the congressional hearing of disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok that the Intelligence Community Inspector General …

Hillary Clinton

These States Are Leading the Fight to Legalize Shrooms

Psilocybin is a much more complex drug than cannabis and it shouldn’t be treated the same way when it comes to decriminalization.<p>While the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis is becoming more prevalent across the United States, activist organizations in Denver and Oregon are now …

Cannabis

AP fact check: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump took credit for a supposed new decision by NATO members to increase military spending, though there was no …

Donald Trump

North metro Denver groundwater contaminated with PFCs is flowing into a drinking-water system that supplies 50,000 residents

Drinking-water well tests in north metro Denver have detected perfluorinated chemicals contamination at levels up to 32 times higher than a federal …

pfcs

New Supreme Court decision could upend thousands of deportation cases in setback for immigration hard-liners

On the 17th floor of Los Angeles Immigration Court the other day, Judge Lori Bass was setting hearings for juveniles who have been charged by the Department of Homeland Security with violating immigration law.<p>Teenagers and their attorneys sat quietly on rows of hard wooden benches in the windowless …

Immigration

Electric cattle fence blamed for massive California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A mammoth wildfire that has blackened more than 140 square miles and destroyed at least 20 structures in two Northern California counties was ignited by an improperly installed electric livestock fence, fire managers said on Wednesday.<p>The announcement by the California …

blamed

The U.S. Senate is facing a legitimacy crisis

America's House of Lords is about to decide the future of the Supreme Court.<p>The United States Senate is an immoral, anti-democratic institution where …

Race & Ethnicity

Injured Claimant Entitled to Medical Marijuana, Workers' Comp Judge Rules

Medical marijuana<p>A workers’ compensation judge has ordered a New Jersey municipality to pay for an injured worker’s medical marijuana, brushing aside …

Cannabis

California regulators weigh public access to gated beach

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission was set to decide Thursday whether access to a secluded beach can be restricted by a 9-foot iron fence, a locking gate with a $100 annual key fee and a gate attendant.<p>The commission will vote on whether the resident-run program that has …

California

A Reporter Who Had Her Records Seized Wasn’t On A List Of Subpoenaed Journalists The Justice Department Sent To A Senator

DOJ sent Sen. Ron Wyden a letter in March responding to his request for information on journalists who were subpoenaed over the past five years and only listed two instances.<p>In October 2017, Sen. Ron Wyden asked the Justice Department for information about when the department had used subpoenas, …

Surveillance

New EPA acting chief signals more inclusive approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Wheeler, the new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, signaled a more inclusive approach at the agency, telling staffers roiled by months of ethics allegations against his predecessor, "You will find me and my team ready to listen."<p>In his first remarks to …

EPA

HHS secretary says separating immigrant families is ‘one of the great acts of American generosity’

Secretary Azar boasted of the Trump administration's abusive policy, claiming his department had nothing to hide.<p>The same day the federal government …

Immigration

Prosecutors: Paul Manafort Says He's Being Treated Like a 'VIP' in Jail

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has said in monitored jail phone calls that he’s being treated like …

Donald Trump

Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Prescriptions, Another Study Finds

The latest in a string of studies to demonstrate a link between medical marijuana legalization and lower opioid use rates has just been released.<p>“In this study, we found that statewide medical cannabis legalization implemented in 1993 – 2014 in the US was associated with close to 30% reductions in …

Cannabis

“This is bonkers”: FCC wants to stop reviewing most complaints about ISPs

FCC plans to stop reviewing informal complaints—filing a formal one costs $225.<p>Ajit Pai's Federal Communications Commission is proposing that it stop …

Net Neutrality