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Yes, I'm a Stoner — but Here's Why You Shouldn't F*cking Judge Me

When you hear the word "stoner," the first thing that probably comes to mind is people like Jeff Spicoli, Cheech and Chong, Snoop Dogg, and others. While these pop culture potheads are definitely icons in many regards, the true stoner stereotype is outdated, to say the least. The phrase is no …

Cannabis

The 8 Most Common Fights All Couples Have (and How on Earth to Resolve Them)

You might think that the arguments you and your partner have are unique to you, but there's a good chance that what you're fighting about is something that most couples in long-term relationships deal with. Although it's nice to know you aren't alone, it doesn't necessarily make solving the …

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working …

Employment

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for less than a …

Entrepreneurship

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Olympics 2018 schedule: When to watch your favorite events

Top athletes from across the globe are currently convening for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. PyeongChang, a county of Gangwon Province in South …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

10 Dinners to Cook Once and Eat All Week

The best meals of winter — the soups and stews and braises — are not only winning dishes because of how comforting they are, but also because they …

Stop glorifying colonialism. Have we already forgotten the starvation, plundering, and sheer brutality?

Recently an academic article, asserting the historical benefits of colonialism, created an outcry and a petition with over 10,000 signatures calling for its removal.<p><i>The Case for Colonialism</i>, published in <i>Third World Quarterly</i> by Bruce Gilley, argues Western colonialism was both “objectively …

Human Rights

10 Marijuana Stats That Will Blow You Away

Intriguing numbers about marijuana in North America.<p>Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a hot topic in the U.S. and Canada over the last couple of …

Cannabis

Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning

Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success.<p>When Orville Wright, of the Wright brothers fame, was told by a friend that he and his brother would always be an example of how far someone can go in life with no special …

Education

Allan Holdsworth's 10 Most Useful Scales

27<p>SHARES<p>One of the late Allan Holdsworth's many strengths as a guitarist was his ability to improvise.<p>"I knew if I wanted to improvise over chord …

Electric Guitar

Marcus Krause's lung cancer wouldn't stop growing. Then he took a new kind of blood test

<b>In late August 2014, Marcus Krause, a 53-year-old photographer from Atlanta, received a phone call from his oncologist.</b> Krause had been waiting for …

Cancer

The Robot Economy: A Caution

The science fiction author Isaac Asimov was a prolific writer on the subject of robots, having written numerous short stories addressing the problems …

The Future

Why Is Change So Hard?

With the year drawing to a close, we're soon going to hear the much-dreaded question: "So, what are your New Year's resolutions?"<p>Because a New Year …

Can you afford to have a baby? Here's how much kids cost — and how to save up enough money

Biological clock starting to tick a little louder these days?<p>Take a hard look at your bank account before you start picking out onesies or decorating …

My dirty little secret: I've been writing erotic novels to fund my PhD

Don’t breathe a word, my mentor advised me. They were right – I’ve had some odd reactions from the few colleagues I’ve told<p>I am leading a double life. My shameful secret is that I have published three novels before the end of my PhD. But I wouldn’t be talking about it if I couldn’t do so …

Writing

Editor's Note

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people. That applies to 20-somethings.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up 11 pieces of advice …

Self-improvement

How Does Intuition Work?

Humans love a good battle. Red versus blue. Religion versus spirituality. Yankees versus Red Sox. Being a champion implies someone need to finish …

7 Productive Ways to Organize Your Job Search Activities Daily

Have you ever dreamed something like this? You come to the end of your job search commitment for the day. You look back on your planned tasks, you …

The 10 greatest obscure metal bands from the 1970s who should have been huge

10 unsung heavy metal heroes from the 1970s<p>The 1970s was when rock grew up. Bands like Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Black Sabbath and Blue …

Why Hasn't Disease Wiped out the Human Race?

Fear of extinction is human. Thankfully, so is resilience.<p>“You’ll tell us when you’re worried, right?”<p>That was the question posed to me countless times at the height of the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak. As an infectious disease physician, I was interviewed on outlets such as CNN, NPR, and Fox …

Public Health

10 ways to trick yourself out of being lazy

Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on overcoming laziness and pulled out the easiest ways to set yourself on a path toward greater …

Procrastination

Why Isn't Anyone Lobbying For Climate Change?

In a recent week in Washington, I took lobbying meetings with TechNet, the lumber industry and the property casualty insurance industry. Let me give you a glimpse inside these meetings, because they help explain why so little progress is being made in Congress on climate change.<p>TechNet represents …

Climate