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Fresh Cannabis Leaves May Be the Superfood You're Missing Out On

We know that smoking dried cannabis flower yields a number of benefits — from pain relief to relaxation — but it turns out that consuming <i>fresh</i> cannabis leaves may also have perks for our health. Among the hundred plus cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, the most well-known are CBD …

My Night Inside Vietnam's Madhouse Hotel

After escaping the sticky sauna of Ho Chi Minh City and landing in the cool, mountain paradise of Đà Lạt, in Vietnam’s central highlands, I belatedly …

20 Super Sandwich Recipes to Make You Love Lunch Again

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Sandwiches are one of the most infinitely versatile foods in the world. Basics like the PB&J or ham and cheese are a starting point, but there are so many more ingredients that you can stick between two pieces of bread. We went to …

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

Fight breaks out on flight from Japan to Los Angeles

Video shows fight break out between two men on an All Nippon Airways flight bound for Los Angeles. One of the men was subsequently arrested, airline …

A night at India’s first capsule hotel

“Mumbai is upgrading” warns a sign announcing the arrival of the metro outside the country’s first capsule hotel. Located on the first floor of a corporate park in suburban Mumbai, Urbanpod is a cool, silent world removed from the cacophony of the arterial road outside. Cars honk and the city’s red …

The Murder Factory

“You lyin’.”<p>My cousin didn’t believe me when I told him I’d seen a dead body down the road. It was a man, maybe twenty years old. Face down and shot …

The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.<p><b>How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell?</b> News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most …

Journalism

First 100 Days

First 100 days are hard. Just ask Bill Clinton.<p>The 42nd president entered office without a popular mandate after winning just 43% of the vote in a three-way race with President George H.W. Bush and Ross Perot. He enjoyed a Democratic House and Senate, but soon found himself stymied by internal …

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.<p><b>The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia</b> houses an array of singular medical specimens. On the lower level the fused livers of 19th-century conjoined twins …

Every single movie coming out this summer

The 2017 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early September. Release dates and other details are subject to change.<p>April 28<p>Below Her Mouth<p>A fashion editor finds herself drawn into a steamy affair with another woman. With Natalie Krill, Sebastian Pigott, Erika Linder. …

Kids' book authors and publishers are so afraid to offend they're hiring "sensitivity readers"

In a national culture newly aware of micro-aggressions and offensive speech, what you say can easily strike the wrong tone. One increasingly common solution among US book publishers: Hire someone to be offended for you. “Sensitivity readers,” starting at a small fee of $250 a manuscript, read …

The Cult of Selena and the Fiesta de la Flor Festival

The Tejano artist’s distinctive style and sound continues to have a huge influence on her community 22 years after her death.<p>I arrive to Fiesta de la Flor, the Selena tribute festival, right before the Tejano artist and Corpus Christi native Megan Chapa takes the stage. Chapa wears a pink and …

Women of Color

Eating Meat Is Bad For The Planet: But What About Just Eating Less Meat?

The new book The Reducetarian Solution makes the case that easing our carnivorous tendencies will curb climate change and probably make us all healthier—and is a better solution than trying to make a vegetarian world.<p>Around seven years ago, Brian Kateman was eating a hamburger on a plane as he flew …

arctic

How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything<p>Part I: The Bare Arctic<p>Part I: The top of the world is melting even faster than scientists thought. Here’s how …

How Humans Are Shaping Our Own Evolution

Magazine<p>Like other species, we are the products of millions of years of adaptation. Now we're taking matters into our own hands.<p><b>When I met the cyborg Neil Harbisson</b>, in Barcelona, he looked like any local hipster, except for the black antenna arching impressively from the back of his skull over his …

Singularity

The environmental cost of one day on Earth

For Earth Day 2017, our Econundrum series asks what is the environmental impact of 24 hours on Earth.

Turner Broadcasting

American aid worker freed from Egypt after Trump administration intervenes

An Egyptian-American woman who had been held in Egypt for nearly three years returned to the United States after the Trump administration negotiated for her release, a process in which President Donald Trump was individually involved, according to the White House.<p>“The president directly engaged …

Cleveland Facebook Killer: Spotted at McDonald's, Steve Stephens Shoots Self Dead After Pa. Police Chase

The fugitive who filmed himself killing an elderly Cleveland man was brought down by a craving for fast food.<p>An eagle-eyed drive-through attendant at a McDonald’s in Erie, Pennsylvania, recognized Steve Stephens after he pulled up in his white Ford Focus and ordered McNuggets and French fries, the …

Watch the first trailer for 'Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey'

Game designer Patrice Desilets reemerged at Reboot Develop 2017 with new information and an accompanying teaser trailer, shown above, on his indie …

One Sauce, 5 No-Fuss Weeknight Dinner Ideas

The secret sauce for our friend Alison Cayne, owner of Haven’s Kitchen cooking school and café in NYC, is, well, sauce. “Sauce gives life to your …

Instagram Stories thrives in social media's copycat culture

<i>"Good artists copy. Great artists steal." - Alfred Ng*</i><p>Instagram said Thursday that more than 200 million people are using Instagram Stories every day, surpassing the 158 million daily active users for Snapchat. That's despite the Facebook-owned Instagram shamelessly copying every aspect of Snapchat.<p>…

Facebook responds to brutal crime video: 'We know we need to do better'

Facebook loves video. Facebook also loves money. Video is bringing in money, also.<p>But Facebook is starting to realize—finally—that not every video's …

Climbing Out Of Facebook's Reality Hole

With its new camera platform, Facebook is busy augmenting reality. Perhaps it should pay a bit more attention to the hard truths of the world in which we currently live.<p>SAN JOSE — It is spring in California and the rains have finally returned after years of absence. The grass is green, the …

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Emotional Intelligence

The gender pay gap starts with your college major

The gender pay gap in the United States starts early — with what you choose as your college major.<p>Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are …

11 charts that show marijuana has truly gone mainstream

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter<p>Many marijuana users hide their stash in their closets. Most people who use marijuana are parents. There are almost as many marijuana users as there are cigarette smokers in the U.S.<p>Those facts and many more are among the conclusions of new survey from Yahoo News and …

Cannabis

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

<i>This story, “The Gangster in the Huddle” originally appeared in September 12, 2013 issue of Rolling Stone.</i><p>The first text pinged him around nine that …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

January: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

The hilarious and self-aware glory of Charlie Murphy

Comedian, actor, screenwriter — and yes, Eddie Murphy’s older brother — was a funnyman in his own right<p>Charlie Murphy, the straight, no-chaser …