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$1.2B George Lucas museum approved - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>After three years of talks -- and proposals in three different cities -- "Star Wars" creator George Lucas has finally secured a green light for his art museum.<p>Plans for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art were unanimously approved by the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday, …

Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

Air Travel

Sabra hummus recalled over possible Listeria concerns

Sabra Canada Inc. is recalling certain Sabra brand hummus products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.<p>In a …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Heavy cannabis use linked to thin bones and low weight, despite its ‘munchies’ reputation

Despite its reputation for causing “the munchies”, heavy use of cannabis has been linked to a reduction in body weight and thin bones that are more …

Royal couple's Canada visit puts First Nations in the spotlight, but will it last?

The issues facing Indigenous Canadians emerged as a dominate theme of the trip but First Nations leaders are unsure if anything will change<p>Thousands are expected to crowd into Victoria’s picturesque harbour, steps from the city’s 13ft statue of Queen Victoria, to bid farewell to the Duke and …

The best hostels in London

An expert guide to the best hostels in London, including the best for clean, secure dorms with lockers, private rooms with en suites and televisions, buzzing bars, restaurants serving cheap food, 24-hour reception, and outdoor terraces, in areas including Soho, The City, Kensington, King's Cross, …

Remember That Time the US Thought About Nuking the Moon?

In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>To this day, it's unclear who first had the idea to nuke the moon. As with a lot of ideas hatched at …

SpaceX Could Be Grounded For Up To a Year

(Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX likely will be grounded for nine to 12 months while it investigates the cause of last week’s launch pad accident and …

3 Human Chimeras That Already Exist

The news that researchers want to create human-animal chimeras has generated controversy recently, and may conjure up ideas about Frankenstein-ish …

Scientists have researched if drunk or stoned sex is better for you

The awesome study was conducted by researchers at New York University and looks at 24 adults who engaged in sex while either drunk on alcohol or high on marijuana, reports the <i>Washington Post</i>. <b>It found that, overall, drunk sex is riskier and worse for you than sex while high</b> because:<p>• the “beer …

North American leaders challenge isolationism as Brexit and Trump loom

Barack Obama,Justin Trudeau,Enrique Peña Nieto,Donald Trump,EU referendum,US news,Canada,Americas,US politics,Foreign policy,World news<p>Speaking in Ottawa with the leaders of Canada and Mexico, Barack Obama said that ‘pulling up the drawbridge’ would only be a bad thing<p>North American leaders fought …

What's Crazier Than Smashing An Aluminum Ford F-150 With A Sledgehammer? The Repair Bill

Ever since Ford Motor launched the industry’s first aluminum-bodied pickup truck, skeptics have wondered what it would cost to repair damage to the F-150′s “military grade aluminum” panels after a crash.<p>Now, thanks to a clever stunt by the folks at Edmunds.com, we have a good idea. And it’s not …

Ancient planetary system with its own sun-like star found in the galaxy

Discovery of five planets orbiting around Kepler 444 suggests ancient worlds might lurk around other stars in more habitable reaches of the Milky Way<p>The discovery of five archaic planets around one of the oldest stars in the galaxy has raised the possibility that the Milky Way might be home to …