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9/11 survivors, responders develop rare cancers at alarming rate years after terrorist attacks

When John Mormando was told about his breast cancer diagnosis in March, he confided in friends about his shock. After all, less than 1 percent of …

Breast Cancer

How two young women bond while plotting to escape poverty in L.A.

Yecenia Perez, 17, says she doesn’t feel safe commuting to school and home, a one-hour trek each way by bus and two trains.<p>“I’ve had men push me up against the fence outside school,” she said, and she also described an attempted assault by a neighbor.<p>When Perez gets home to her family’s one-bedroom …

Los Angeles

london fashion week will host a voguing ball in tribute to judy blame

The ball will be orchestrated by Judy’s frequent collaborator Gareth Pugh.<p>When creative visionary Judy Blame died earlier this year, the fashion world mourned the loss of an icon. Now, Judy’s incredible creativity, legacy and influence will be celebrated with a voguing ball at this year’s London …

London Fashion Week

How To Get Started In Astrophotography Landscapes

If you’ve never done it before, night photography can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! In this article I’ll discuss the gear I use and …

Landscape Photography

Legalization 'Is Going To Advance Agriculture In All Different Sectors, Not Just Cannabis,' Says Professional Marijuana Farmer

For Andrew Robinson - President and Master Grower at Robinson's Cannabis - creating the best cannabis you can all comes down to getting your hands …

Cannabis

Modesty isn’t a virtue, it’s a tool to keep women in their place

Judging from Shakespeare, the very sight of a modest woman pushes men into extravagant fantasies of matrimony. “I burn, I pine, I perish,” cries Lucentio in <i>The Taming of the Shrew,</i> “If I achieve not this young modest girl.”<p>Modern men are less explicit about their desire for demureness, but there’s …

The father of virtual reality on how Facebook is messing with your mind

<b>Jaron Lanier</b> is a scientist, musician, and writer best known for his work in virtual reality and his advocacy of humanism and sustainable economics …

12 Quotes About Southern Women That Are So True

Tim McGraw said it best, “Ain't nothing in the whole wide world like a Southern girl", and we could not agree more. Sweet as can be until someone …

Black Student Wins Harvard Debate Tournament After Atlanta Students Dominate Competition 

Because most people are unaware of the long history of debate in the black community, when Harvard brought 400 high schoolers to the university to …

Childhood trauma leaves scars that are genetic, not just emotional, study affirms

Neglect, abuse, violence and trauma endured early in life can ripple directly into a child’s molecular structure and distort their DNA, according to …

Mental Health

7 Smokable Plants You Can Grow That Aren’t Marijuana

By Brian Barth<p>Here's a non-trend that you'd think would be more hip: tobacco-free herbal smoking blends.<p>Quite a few plants may be safely, and …

David Staples: New Lamp That Mimics the Sun Has Major Impact on Cannabis Growing

The power of simulated sunlight is showing remarkable results in growing cannabis.<p>A high-tech lighting system that mimics the huge variety of …

14 Awesome Swimming Holes in Northern California

Inflate all the rubber rings you own and pack a nice lunch. We’re off to the top swimming holes in Northern California! These picturesque spots make …

The conversation about fashion and disability is growing but far from over

For millions of Americans with a disability, finding clothes that fit or don’t chafe is an ongoing challenge.<p>Most designers don’t think about the …

Startup Farmshelf aims to let restaurants, homeowners grow their own veggies

NEW YORK – When Andrew Shearer started Farmshelf in a San Francisco garage about two years ago, he created a business that set him on the path to the forefront of urban farming.<p>Farmshelf sells hydroponic growing systems, bookshelf-like units that come complete with everything needed to grow herbs …

San Francisco

28-Year-Old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Made History in New York

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Democratic Socialist from the Bronx, ousted 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley on Tuesday in New York’s 14th District in a stunning New York primary victory, surprising many political minds in the process. If Ocasio-Cortez wins in November, she will be the …

Craving a lobster roll? Make it the vegan way with this recipe from By CHLOE.’s executive chef

Lobster rolls are a summer staple, but globs of mayo and butter aren’t exactly the most gut-friendly of foods. That’s why this season, you can get …

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings, According To Food Science

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

Flavors

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Mixed Light Small Medicinal M Type 1b

What is a Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)?<p>Type 1C, or “specialty cottage,” stands for cultivation using a combination of natural and …

Waste Management

Six reasons why social media is a Bummer

It might not seem like it at first, but I’m an optimist. I don’t think we have to throw the whole digital world away. But there is one particular hi-tech thing that is toxic even in small quantities.<p>The issue isn’t only that internet users are crammed into environments that can bring out the worst …

Branding

The Right Way to Burn Food, According to the Chefs Who Do It Best

There’s a great scene in <i>Julie & Julia</i> when Amy Adams’s character Julie Powell burns a pot of boeuf bourguignon. It’s a comical moment (how do you even burn <i>a stew</i>?), but one that has a subtext as well: good chefs don’t burn food. We're taught that early on: the best s’mores have golden marshmallows, …

East Village

The 3 Factors That Could Determine Your Success in the Cannabis Industry

Be sure to look into your skill set, the competitive landscape and your potential location before jumping in feet first.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your Own Cannabis …

California’s newly legal pot growers face regulation reality

<i>(This is part two of our story on the growing pains faced by newly legal marijuana growers in Humboldt County, California, which for decades has been</i> …

Cannabis

How Autoflowering Cannabis is Changing the World of Growing

Over a decade ago a tiny strain called The Lowryder quietly changed the world of cannabis cultivation, and nobody noticed. This tiny plant introduced …

Wildflower Completes Acquisition of Retail and Cultivation Licenses in LA - Press Release

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wildflower Marijuana Inc. (CSE:SUN) (FWB:RSP) (“<b>Wildflower</b>” or the "<b>Company</b>") has …

Los Angeles

Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants 2018

My List<p>Track your favorite restaurants or build a dining wish list. Check the "Save" box next to any restaurant's name and it will be saved to your …

Credit Cards

Canopy Growth's Branding Strategy For Long-Term Profitability

Source: <i>toronto life</i><p>It's apparent to me and many others that once recreational pot is legalized in Canada, in the near term it'll be difficult to …

Cannabis

A startup that makes cannabis oil for vaping wants to be America's first $1 billion 'marijuana unicorn'

Level 4<p>Cura Cannabis Solutions, maker of the Select Oil vape cartridges, wants to be the first "unicorn" with a $1 billion valuation in the US …

Adventures with aquafaba: Chantelle Nicholson’s vegan recipes

It seems impeccably well-timed, but Chantelle Nicholson insists she didn’t anticipate the massive surge of interest in veganism when she came up with the idea for her new cookbook, <i>Planted: A Chef’s Show-stopping</i> <i>Vegan Recipes</i>, a year and a half ago.<p>“The whole reason I did a plant-based recipe book …

Recipes