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Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye’s …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A trip by train between Los Angeles and Seattle is an eye-opener

<b>By Laura Randall | Special to The Washington Post</b><p>We were nearly 300 miles into our 1,400-mile trip on Amtrak's Coast Starlight when it dawned on me …

Los Angeles

Weed's Biggest Wedding Announcement Just Happened And Cryptocurrency Is The Bride

In 1974, the first edition of monthly magazine <i>High Times</i> featured an article headlined “Marijuana: Wonder Drug.” Forty-two years later, an article in cannabis publication <i>Herb</i> asked, “Is Cannabis The New Wonder Drug?”<p>High Times is forward-looking once again by announcing the first-ever initial …

Cannabis

Our daughter’s eczema was out of control until we found Dr Aron

For us it was a waking nightmare. ​​The sleep deprivation was utterly exhausting<p>The effects are underestimated by medical practitioners<p>Fucibet, Clobevate, hydrocortisone creams and gels, Daktacort, Epaderm, Elocon, E45, Dermol, Eumovate, calamine lotion, Pinetarsol solution, antihistamines, …

Groundhog Day

Tip: Fat Facts For Lifters

Choose the best dietary fats and dial in your intake. Here's why.<p>What Does Fat Even Do?<p>Let's go back to the basics: Fat is important for vitamin …

Here Are All the Nuts You Can Eat on the Keto Diet

One of the best things about being on the keto diet is the emphasis on consuming good fats. In my case, that means indulging in nuts whenever I need …

Nutrition

It's All In The Packaging: How Cool Cannabis Branding And Display Can Boost Sales

When a state legalizes cannabis for recreation or medical purposes, products flood the market hoping to gain an early foothold on sales, consumer preferences, and brand recognition. Companies in the fast-paced industry need to create compelling packaging that meets strict state regulations and can …

Cannabis

A startup is building $125,000 backyard 'granny flats' that can be constructed in less than a month

A growing number of cities are now beginning to think differently about how people can instead age in place , retrofitting neighborhoods to accommodate aging baby boomers.<p>One approach is the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), which is also sometimes called a "granny flat" or "in-law unit." The small …

Housing

Working for Richard Branson's New Cruise Line Sounds Like a Dream Job — and Yes, He's Hiring

If anyone can make a mode of transportation cool, it’s Richard Branson.<p>The billionaire entrepreneur — who is the brains behind Virgin Atlantic, …

Virgin Trains

Look Out Viagra, You've Got Competition: Introducing CannaMojo

Following a career in pharmaceutical sales and then the cosmetic laser business, Ted Naylon said he needed a break. He was tired of working 15 hours a day. Eager for an opportunity where he wouldn’t have to pay for overhead or worry about employee drama, Naylon consulted his accountant, who advised …

Cannabis

How to tell a recruiter why you left your last position

It’s almost impossible to make it through a job interview without being asked why you left your last position.<p>Just don’t stop in your tracks when it …

Employment

I tried ketamine to treat my depression. Within a day, I felt relief.

How the veterinary anesthetic and recreational drug saved me from suicidal thoughts.<p>I am going to die in this dentist’s chair.<p>My eyes are closed, but I can still see skulls outlined with white against a black background. I have an epiphany: God is death. I’m in the midst of a real-life version of …

Depression

The Future Of Cannabis Has Arrived With This $400 Vaporizer

First things first: Lets define dabbing. According to Merriam-Webster in a recent “Words We’re Watching” post, it is “the act of heating a sticky oil or wax of concentrated THC extracted from cannabis and inhaling the vapors.”<p>While dabbing is not technically a new method of consumption—it is …

Cannabis

How (And Where) To Buy Prescription Glasses Online

Thanks to brands like Warby Parker, buying glasses online has become convenient and more affordable. But there are still a few things you should consider before making a purchase — most importantly, do your research to ensure you are purchasing glasses from a credible website, and take several …

Warby Parker

7 Terms the Cannabis Industry Uses That You Don't Know

Many people like marijuana, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they know a lot about it. There are plenty of things and terms involved with marijuana …

Cannabis

Intuitive Surgical Gets New Price Targets After Earnings Beat

Investors should be excited about Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) , analysts say.<p>The company reported second quarter profits of $327.4 million, …

Investing

The Boomer is an elegant, steel-framed, open-plan tiny home

Tiny houses are catching on in far-off places like New Zealand and Australia. Smaller homes are an attractive alternative as housing prices are …

Washing Machines

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Stock Markets

White Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes for Bodybuilders

You know it, we know it. Nothing goes better with steak than a baked potato. We’ve been warning you for years, though, that white potatoes are …

Nutrition

Boiled egg diet plan can help lose up to 12 pounds in 2 weeks

Are you looking for the best low-calorie diet for slimming down? Stop looking! We would like to show you the one – Boiled egg diet. Believe it or …

Healthy Eating

Snoop Dogg and Patrick Stewart are Investing in a Cannabis Company

Two of my all time favorite stoner celebrities, Snoop Dogg and Sir Patrick Stewart are investing in a British cannabis company together, which will …

Cannabis

This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 8,000 employees — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island

1/<p>When I first signed on, I saw this man staring back at me. It took me a minute to realize that I was supposed to customize this guy to look like me.<p>…

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

Microbiology

Here's Why Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Was Up 19% Today and 33% for the Week

Analysts love this biotech, but should you?<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Galmed Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ:GLMD) are up 19% today and 33% for the week after a …

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a …

Washing Machines

They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned

For much of her career, Natasha Pecor followed a path well-worn by tech workers. She built her reputation with her first employer in the industry, earning the title head of platform at Yelp. Then she jumped to one of the giants, Amazon, where she worked as a product manager.<p>Most recently she …

Cannabis

This Powder Made My Mother’s Gray Hairs Disappear

I dyed my hair blonde a month ago, and it’s clear that from now on, my root-touch-up appointments will dictate my entire schedule. It is mandatory, …

This California Company Makes Cannabis-Infused Strips That Dissolve In Your Mouth

The evolution of cannabis-infused products has brought a lot of innovative items to dispensary shelves over the last few years. Consumers have been introduced to a seemingly endless list of new ways to incorporate cannabis into their lifestyle, whether it’s soaking in infused bath salts, sipping on …

Cannabis

This ultra-luxe facial elixir is what 3,000 flowers look like crammed into a bottle

“It’s easy to make a natural product that’s not really natural,” says Matthew Milèo of the sneaky way that “dead” ingredients like solvents, …

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world... yet

Is it really almost here, or is it another promise that is perpetually just one more breakthrough away?<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of graphene, a form of carbon that could bring us bulletproof armor and space elevators, improve medicine, and make the internet run faster — some day. For the past 15 years, …

Graphene