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A tiny European country just made an unprecedented move in the space mining business

Some have gone so far as to say that asteroid mining could grow to become the world's first trillion dollar business, but that still remains to be seen.<p>So far, Luxembourg and the US are the only two countries in the world who have begun to take legal action toward securing property rights for …

Space Exploration

The Peril of Working with Psychoactive Drugs Is Accidentally Tripping

When working with potent psychoactive drugs, whether in a professional or illicit setting, you are likely to experience accidental exposure on occasion.<p>When working with potent psychoactive drugs, whether in a professional or illicit setting, you are likely to experience accidental exposure on …

Lsd

There's Now Weed For Menstrual Cramps That You Stick In Your Vagina

A new company is making weed suppositories that you stick up your vag.<p>According to the company's website, "Users have reported a significant decrease in the pain and discomfort often associated with menstruation. The cannabinoids directly impact the immune system and the nerve endings of the …

Forbes endorses LSD: Is the end near?

Is this how we know? Is this a sign that the Great Shift is nigh, that a glimmering New Age of feral creativity and unquenchable universal love is finally upon us?<p>Probably not. Not when Forbes, AKA the magazine of the rich white male (RWM) overclass, AKA the place where bewildered business bros go …

Magic Mushrooms
Magic Mushrooms

El Chapo Speaks

A secret visit with the most wanted man in the world<p><i>Disclosure: Some names have had
 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was</i> …

Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

Cooking

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

Qatar Airways

'Star Wars' animator says 'I took LSD' while working on 'Return of the Jedi'

He started in stop-motion animation with the original 1977 "Star Wars," creating the masks of the Cantina aliens. That started a relationship with George Lucas that then branched out into work in visual effects on "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," "RoboCop," and more recently the "Twilight" …

Star Wars

Here's How Getting Stoned Affects Your Body

In an ideal world, with rigorously regulated dispensaries and organic pot at shoppers' disposal, would a healthy person be healthier if she used marijuana?<p>Balancing 24 credits, marching band, sorority council meetings, and a part-time job was taking a toll on Cali G., then a 21-year-old University …

Drug addicted millionaire tells ex-wife marriage is for better or worse

David Rapp is appealing after his ex-wife was awarded a larger share of their joint fortune following claims that he blew hundreds of thousands on cocaine<p>A millionaire who frittered away hundreds of thousands of pounds on drink, drugs and escort girls is challenging his ex-wife’s divorce …

SHKRELI: They arrested me because I jacked the price of pharma drugs

Shkreli, who was arrested Thursday and released soon after on a $5 million bond, has been charged with engaging in what US prosecutors said was a Ponzi-like scheme at his former hedge fund MSMB Capital Management and Retrophin Inc., a company he led before he took the helm of Turing Pharmaceuticals …

Alan Turing
Coffee

Solid gold 2,400-year-old cannabis BONGS used by royal stoners dug up in Russia

GETTY•1TVThe tribe were very feirce despite indulging in the drug of peace cannabis<p>GETTY<p>The modern day equivalent bong<p>The two bongs were used for …

Archaeology

Tequila Tycoon Faces $123M Judgment In Moroccan Oil Deal Gone Wrong

John Paul DeJoria built his $3 billion fortune on the famous John Paul Mitchell hair care line as well as the premium tequila brand Patron Spirits. Less known: his investments in oil.<p>Maybe a better term would be malinvestments. That’s because the 71-year-old DeJoria continues to be plagued by an …

Oil & Gas Industry

5 Best Motorcycles For Navigating City Streets in 2018

This list serves as a guide to commuter, motorcycles. It’s not an official segment of motorcycles, but certain lifestyles demand daily transportation …

Pikes Peak

Feral pig caught eating cannabis refuses to give up his stash

A law-breaking pig has been caught munching on a cannabis plant in Queensland<p>If police thought they had their work cut out catching criminals, then they will be alarmed to hear they may also have to start keeping tabs on feral pigs.<p>When officers in Queensland, Australia, responded to reports of a …

Cannabis

A Spark of Genius: America's Biggest Marijuana Resort to Open in South Dakota

Marijuana tourism is on the precipice of becoming big business in America, and a Native American tribe in South Dakota is hoping to up the ante with an ambitious new marijuana resort, set to open in early 2016.<p>Since Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana in 2014, tax dollars from the sale of …

South Dakota

Weed Is Messing With Your Boner, Guys

Studies show that ED is three times more likely for men who smoke weed daily.

Ralph Nader's Tort Museum

In nineteen-forties Mississippi, William Daniels, an employee of the United Novelty Company, was cleaning a piece of his employer’s machinery. Daniels was using gasoline as a cleaning agent even though the company had repeatedly told its employees not to clean with gasoline. As he cleaned, the …

McDonald's

How to make cold brew coffee - Jamie Oliver | Features

Cold coffee has long been associated with huge coffee chains, vats of whipped cream, sweet artificial syrups and other such miseries. This summer, …

Top five iced coffees from around the world - Jamie Oliver | Features

Iced coffee has been a popular drink in Africa and Asia for centuries, but it’s only really made it big in the West over the last few years, …

Nirvana Made History With ‘Nevermind,’ But They Aren’t Rock’s Best Trio Ever

I am of the opinion that the best configuration of a band is a good ol’ fashioned power trio. For the most part, these trios consist of a bassist, drummer and guitarist, with either the bassist or guitarist handling vocals. The drummer can sing, but <i>only</i> backing vocals.<p>The trio is rock ‘n’ roll at …

Green Day

The 'king of cocaine' once torched $2 million to keep his family warm

As the child of one of the wealthiest drug lords in history, Juan Pablo Escobar, 38, who has since changed his name to Sebastián Marroquí­n, grew up amid immense luxury and narco-trafficking violence.<p>In a 2009 interview with Don Juan magazine, Marroquí­n described what life was like on the run with …

Latin America

Carriers should hate Apple's new iPhone upgrade program

It all started in 2013 with T-Mobile's Uncarrier 1.0 initiative that replaced service contracts with installment plans, and all of the national carriers have now followed suit with installment plans or early upgrade programs of their own.<p>Sprint has targeted iPhone users directly on multiple …

iPhone

Software tycoon John McAfee is running for president

John McAfee, antivirus software pioneer and one-time focus of the most bizarre fugitive story in the world, appears to be running for president of these United States. After alluding to a possible run earlier in the day, it seems McAfee has filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission to …

Pranks

A generation of coffee snobs – many youngsters now refuse to drink instant

Instant coffee is falling out of fashion as coffee drinkers become more accustomed to 'finer tastes'<p>Just one-in-five coffee drinkers are drinking instant coffee more than once a day, and this falls to 8pc for people in their early 20s, according to new figures.<p>Sales of instant coffee fell by 3pc …

Smile for Andy! Warhol's Polaroids of his famous friends – in pictures

Warhol documented his whole life in Polaroids, taking more than 20,000 shots of the famous and fabulous. Here are a select few of Dolly, Divine, Basquiat, Burroughs – and a super-70s Audrey Hepburn having a cigarette break

Andy Warhol

The next Apple TV remote may have Wii-like motion controls

<b>Read next:</b> The new Apple TV review.<p>Apple is widely expected to introduce an overhauled version of the Apple TV next month, and one of the big changes is supposed to be in how you control it. Already we've heard reports about a new remote with a touchpad and microphone, but now <i>TechCrunch</i> is …

Smart TV