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Recreational marijuana in California, paid family leave among 2018's new laws

WASHINGTON — The new year brings a host of state laws that take effect starting Monday, from making marijuana more accessible to requiring paid family leave.<p>Retail sales of marijuana for recreational use are now legal in California. Adults over 21 in the nation's most populous state can buy it in …

PICKS...Or It Didn't Happen! - The Proof Must Be Physical Or You're Full Of It!

PICKS...or it didn't happen! by Raven Amos<p>People are making all kinds of wild and crazy claims these days, claiming their feelings trump scientific …

How Israel is Spearheading the Cannabis Industry

Dubbed the ‘start-up nation’ for its culture of innovation and business success, now Israel might well deserve the title of ‘spark-up nation’. From …

Cannabis

Shellfish Surprise: Common 'Herbivore' Dinosaur Found To Snack On Crustaceans

Fossilized dinosaur feces are challenging some basic assumptions about dinosaur eating habits.<p>Hadrosaurs, a kind of duck-billed dinosaur, are among the most common herbivores of the Cretaceous period. But new research suggests that actually, these animals also chowed down on crustaceans. The …

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The One Minute Mindfulness Trick That Can Help You Overcome Laziness

When I was younger, I was often lazy. Too often actually. I watched netflix and read Wikipedia all day long.<p>And that I meant I didn’t:<p>Do well in …

This New Study May Debunk One of the Biggest Marijuana Myths

The results make a compelling case for legalization<p>As opioid abuse continues to be a national discussion, a new study has revealed less people are hospitalized for opioid abuse in states where medical marijuana is legalized.<p>The study, published Saturday in journal <i>Drug and Alcohol Dependence</i>, …

Cannabis

Study: Marijuana Can Help Battle Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and Addiction

The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress …

Cannabis

Dozens of demonstrators arrested at North Dakota pipeline | Reuters

(Reuters) - More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff’s department, which said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators.<p>Protester gather near a pipeline being built by a group of …

Beautiful Animals Photography by Jordan Lacsina

<b>Jordan Lacsina</b> is a talented 19-year old photographer from Hilo, Hawaii who currently based in Portland, OR, USA. Lacsina hopes to one day become a …

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>What Truth Sounds Like</b> <br>Michael Eric Dyson<p>Dyson (<i>Tears We Cannot Stop</i>, 2017) continues his illumination of complex issues of race in his latest …

Books

The Bible Unearthed – Book Review

I initially discovered <i>The Bible Unearthed,</i> when searching the Ashland Seminary Library for resources that might help me with some research on …

The interactive novel is an old-fashioned and unpopular idea

About once a month I receive an excited press release about a new "interactive" or "immersive" book – a multimedia thing to be experienced on an electronic device – and every single one claims to be the FIRST INTERACTIVE BOOK EVER.<p>I have been getting these, with the same claim, for about a dozen …

Anne Rice Announces PRINCE LESTAT AND THE REALMS OF ATLANTIS Novel

After a decade away from the vampires that made her famous, author Anne Rice returned to Lestat and his vampiric cohorts in 2014’s novel <i>Prince …

Huawei sues Samsung over cellphone patents

No, the fighting between top smartphone makers isn't done just yet. Huawei has sued Samsung in both China and the US for allegedly violating its patents on cellular technology and software through its cellphones. Unlike what you see in many such lawsuits, though, the Chinese tech leader isn't …

Mobile

A free school for low-income students set to open this fall in Silicon Valley with Priscilla Chan as CEO can’t get permits to start building<p>A new school funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is facing delays in construction due to a water crisis in East Palo Alto, …

Silicon Valley

Encryption expert returns to Apple in wake of San Bernardino standoff

One of the cryptography world's biggest names has returned to Apple. According to a <i>Reuters</i> report, former Silent Circle CTO Jon Callas is employed by Apple as of this month, working in an undisclosed capacity. (Reached by <i>The Verge</i>, Apple confirmed the news.) Callas is best known for his work on the …

American ISIS Defector's Case Unsealed After NBC Interview

A federal judge has unsealed the case of an American ISIS defector after he told his story and revealed his face to NBC News.<p>The 27-year-old former Columbia University student spoke exclusively with NBC last week — with the permission of prosecutors — about why he signed up with the terror group, …

Terrorism

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Breakfast with Minimal Effort

No one has time for weekday pancakes. But you do have time for these three genius breakfast upgrades.<p>Why are so many of us content to call a bowl of cereal or a half-toasted piece of bread breakfast? There's a world of quick yet hearty morning meals out there that can be made in the time it takes …

How To Make Pour Over Iced Coffee

Brewing iced coffee may be easier than you think<p>Although it might sound tricky, the Iced Pour Over is surprisingly simple. Follow Partner Katie …

The top perks of being an Android app developer

Being an Android developer is generally an all-round wicked experience. Whether you work for a big organization or you’re an indie dev selling apps on the Play Store, there are a ton of perks that come with the territory and that make this an excellent career choice.<p>These benefits go far beyond the …

Italy unearths huge Roman barracks during Rome metro dig

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1243000/1243540_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524693553_c0b508ec4783b7369317bb8883647a9e<p><b>Excavation work for a new metro line in Rome has unearthed a huge Roman barracks from the 2nd Century AD when Emperor Hadrian was in power.</b><p>The find is …

A French billionaire put up $100 million to create a tuition-free 'college' in Silicon Valley that's endorsed by Jack Dorsey and Evan Spiegel

The tuition-free college alternative is primarily focused on teaching coding and entrepreneurial thinking, and is called "42," a nod to the book "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy," where 42 is the answer to "life, the universe and everything."<p>Another huge draw, especially in this new US school, is …