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Lemonade Cherry Vodka Cocktail

This <b>Lemonade Cherry Vodka Cocktail</b> is so good and super easy to make. And if you’ve never had cherry vodka before you are in for a real treat. …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

Hiking

The Smart and Big Money Continues to Flow into the Cannabis Market

I had been under the impression that we are now in the era of gathering picks and shovels when it comes to the smart direction legislators are heading about cannabis. But in a recent chat with Derek Peterson, I became convinced we are much further along. Peterson is CEO of Terra Tech Corporation, …

Cannabis

This Is What Food Does To Your Brain

Mind your food, friends!<p>Dr. Seuss once said, "You've got a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can eat any food you choose!"<p>Well, he actually said "steer yourself in any direction you choose," not "eat any food," but that's how we like to interpret it.<p>In all seriousness, thought, what …

The Reaction to Brexit Is the Reason Brexit Happened

In 1934, at the dawn of the Stalinist Terror, the great Russian writer Isaac Babel offered a daring quip at the International Writers Conference in …

Wake-up call for the world: Historic Brexit vote is evidence a new global order is needed

The reasons for the historic vote run far deeper than xenophobia — festerting income inequality tops the list<p>By now, you have probably heard over and over the corporate news media narrative that the vote by the British people to exit from the Eurozone was just a xenophobic one, driven by fear of …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

Time Travel

Carthaginian Government

The government of Carthage was based on a system of elected officials accountable to a popular assembly. Unlike its founding city, Tyre in Phoenicia, …

Ancient History

The Boozers Guide on How to Detox From Alcohol

Every second person on this earth drinks alcohol. The reasons behind are different for different person. For some it’s a style statement or status …

Wellness

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Wellness

The Stories Behind Some Of The Biggest Board Games

The games we love don’t just magically materialize out of the spiraling ether. Hardly. They’re the products of real, flesh-and-blood human beings who …

The Build-a-Bud Workshop: Design your own marijuana experience

Not all weed is created equal: Different strains produce vastly different effects in users. That’s just one of the reasons purchasing pot — even from …

Can Bitcoin Uber The Fed? Gilder Says Gold Standard Is Coming Whether Central Banks Want It Or Not

George Gilder’s new book, <i>The Scandal of Money</i>, is the most hopeful thing I’ve read about monetary policy in a long time. Most of what is written about money is just awful — worse than nothing: anti-knowledge. A few writers—Forbes, Gilder, Skousen, Lehrman, and their disciples (Tamny, Mueller, …

Ludwig von Mises

Make These Healthy Homemade Sports Drinks | Runner's World

Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable as something you’d willingly put in your body—with a list of ingredients to match. …

Fortnightly for the next two months, I’ll be investigating different drugs, busting some myths and explaining potential harms and benefits. This week: cannabis<p>Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the UK. It’s the resin of a plant, and is consumed by smoking (sometimes with, sometimes …

Cannabis

The Wealthy in Florence Today Are the Same Families as 600 Years Ago

Researchers compared data on Florentine taxpayers in 1427 against tax data in 2011 and found about 900 surnames still present in Florence<p>New research from a pair of Italian economists documents an extraordinary fact: The wealthiest families in Florence today are descended from the wealthiest …

Income Inequality

“The scope of our failure”: The real story of our decades-long foreign policy disaster that set the Middle East on fire

<b>Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld (AP/Reuters/Jason Reed/Kevin Lamarque/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The brilliant Andrew Bacevich tells Salon why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>May 15, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, …

Banana and Blueberry Oat Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Food

Glenmorangie

Glenmorangie has been Scotland’s favorite Single Malt Scotch Whisky for over 50 years. They make the kind of whisky you like so very much. And you …

‘Classified Historical Films’ You Can Now Request From the Pentagon

"Peacetime Governmental Detention," "Nuclear Warfare at Sea," and "Electronic Intelligence Research Techniques" are among the classified films the Pentagon will now consider releasing.<p><i>Throw a Nickle on the Grass—Have Doughnot</i> is the title of one of at least a thousand "classified historical films" …

5 Ways To Increase Sales Using The Psychology Of Pricing

Understanding <i>how</i> and <i>why</i> people buy something matters. Many business owners focus exclusively on how they can make the biggest margins on a product, while still remaining competitive. What they fail to consider, however, are the very real factors that influence consumers during their purchase …

eCommerce

Prebiotics Foods to Help Your Probiotics

You’ve already taken the first step in healing your gut by fitting in those daily doses of probiotic-rich, fermented foods. Good for you! But that’s …

Give Your Slow Cooker Some Love With This Mississippi Roast Recipe

Uh-huh, honeyyyyy.<p>Servings: 6 to 8<p>1 boneless chuck roast (3 to 4 lbs.)<p>1/4 cup flour<p>Salt & pepper to taste<p>3 Tbsp. canola oil<p>4 Tbsp. butter<p>10 pepperoncini<p>2 Tbsp. mayonnaise<p>2 tsp apple cider vinegar<p>1/4 tsp dried dill<p>1/8 tsp paprika<p>Fresh parsley for garnish<p>1. Dredge the chuck roast in flour, salt, and …

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef, in One Chart

With so many different cuts of beef—from the 7-bone chuck roast to the tri-tip roast—figuring out the best way to cook a piece of beef can be …

Medical Marijuana Helped Me When Nothing Else Could

Many or, perhaps, most people utilize the benefits of marijuana for recreational purposes perhaps because it can be fun and perhaps because many …

Love and honesty: what we hide and why we lie

Why sometimes people aren’t honest with us and sometimes we’re not honest with ourselves.<p>If you prefer to listen here’s the podcast version of this …

Your Water Heater Can Become A High-Power Home Battery

No need to rely on the Tesla Powerwall<p>Although wind and solar energy are growing in popularity, storing that clean energy costs a lot of money. If consumers wanted to keep their green energy in Tesla's Powerwall home battery, for example, they would have to shell out $3,500. That may be why Tesla …

Dissatisfied With Your Sex Life? A New Study Has The Answer To Getting It Right

The bad news is this: many people out there in longterm relationships (perhaps even you?) are unsatisfied with their sex lives. The good news, of course, is that other people are out there, tirelessly researching exactly why some people are unsatisfied with their sex lives. There’s also a third …

Relationships

Here's How Ben Bernanke's "Helicopter Money" Plan Might Work

You’d think it wouldn’t be so hard to spark a little inflation.<p>But in recent years, the Federal Reserve has consistently fallen short of its goal of …

Chinese politicians are about to undergo a creepy year-long Marxist 'education' training

There, says Xi, they will learn about "self-discipline" and "good values."<p>"Arranging the new study campaign is a step toward expanding intra-Party education from 'a key few' to the Party members more broadly, and a switch from centralized study to study conducted more frequently," Xi said.<p>A move …