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Australian comedian Jim Jefferies perfectly skewers the pro-gun lobby in America

<b>Meet Jim Jefferies, the Australian comedian who perfectly dismantled the arguments for relaxed gun ownership laws in the US.</b><p>While his original …

9/11 Truth Goes Nuclear — Snowden Validates

Russia Disseminates, Snowden Validates, NSA Evidence Corroborates: New 9/11 Data Dump By Michael Thomas, State of the Nation The …

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

Universe

It Turns out the Worst Rumors About Marijuana Are Dead Wrong

Researchers have come to some remarkable conclusions about the effects of marijuana use in recent years—how it reduces pain and helps heal fractured …

Driving a Tube is easy and not worth £50,000 a year. Let's sack the lot of them

Tube drivers have been taking the mickey out of Londoners for far too many years and it's time we called their bluff<p>What is a Tube driver worth? The answer to that question probably depends on your point of view, and never more so than right now, as drivers strike for the second time in a month.<p>If …

Want to play a DVD on Windows 10? That'll cost you £11.59

Microsoft has removed free DVD playback from Windows 10 for most users and is charging £11.59 for its Windows DVD Player app.<p>Native DVD playback was …

Windows 10

Synthetic Weed Is F-ing Up New York

Subway surfing, hallucinations, suicide, murder. Thanks to K2, people are losing their minds—literally.<p>If you haven’t heard of K2, consider yourself …

Hilarious: Pranksters load Android onto an iPhone clone, convince Apple fans it’s iOS 9

Those of us who are really into technology can tell the difference between iOS and Android instantly. There are plenty of people out there, however, …

Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal In All 50 States Thanks To Congress...

While Congress was busy stripping away consumer protections and legalizing bank fraud, they managed to slip in a little provision which made many …

Cannabis

Rocket could defy laws of physics, fly to moon in 4 hours

German scientists have confirmed that the so-called "EMDrive" rocket created by NASA could defy the known laws of physics and be capable of flying to …

Microsoft has quietly released its own Android launcher

Microsoft's relatively new strategy of pushing more apps onto more platforms continues apace with the quiet release of Arrow Launcher Beta: a basic but functional launcher for Android devices. As the name suggests, Arrow Launcher Beta is unfinished, and has been pushed onto the mobile scene with …

Motorola announces the 5.7-inch Moto X Style, its latest flagship Android phone

At its global event today, Motorola announced its latest flagship Android phone, the third-generation Moto X Style.<p>As with all previous versions of the Moto X, the newest model will be as customizable as the last. Instead, this year’s focus is on more powerful specs; the 2015 model will sport a …

Three more police forces signal that they will turn blind eye to cannabis use

PCC's in Derbyshire, Dorset and Surrey follow Durham in suggesting that catching dangerous criminals must take priority<p>Three more police forces have signalled that those who grow cannabis for their own consumption will not be targeted, it has emerged.<p>Those caught smoking or cultivating the drug on …

UK parliament may finally debate the legalisation of weed

LONDON — A petition calling for the legalisation of cannabis in the UK has garnered over 150,000 signatures, surpassing the 100,000 needed for a …

Cannabis

Cannabis petition forces MPs to consider debating legalisation

More than 125,000 sign appeal calling for total legalisation hosted on government’s official e-petitions website<p>A petition calling for the total legalisation of cannabis in the UK has been signed by more than 125,000 people in just four days.<p>The response to an appeal hosted on the government’s …

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering) - Alien UFO Sightings

To understand the delayed choice experiment, you have to understand the quantum double slit experiment.<p>In this experiment, tiny bits of matter …

A Pair Of Sunglasses That Simulate LSD Hallucinations

Viewing the world through rose-colored glasses is boring. What about hallucinogenic-, psychotropic-, electric-Kool-Aid-colored glasses instead? Wayfarer, meet way out: Hungarian artist Bence Agoston has created a pair of sunglasses that can simulate hallucination. (At least the visual kind.)<p>In …

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

University of California

David Cameron: Britain's future trade will be with the East and not just Europe

The Prime Minister says Britain must become less reliant on trade with Europe ahead of trade trip to South East Asia<p>Britain's future trade lies in "far-flung lands" of the East and the country must become less reliant on Europe, David Cameron has said today.<p>The Prime Minister has pointed to the …

21 holidays that will make you a better person

Mind<p>Zen in Switzerland<p>Set in two acres of secluded pastures, Hidden Dragon is a six-bedroom chalet built in accordance with ancient Shinto and feng shui principles. On a week-long yoga retreat, I followed a strict ayurvedic diet, practised meditation, took barefoot walks along Alpine streams and …

Is Britain ready for outdoor smoking bans?

The idea of not being able to light up even in the open air gives Jo, a 30-a-day smoker from Bristol, the heebie-jeebies. “I wouldn’t be able to survive,” she said. “I’d have to find somewhere. It’s an addiction for me, not fun. I’d have to bring my car into work and smoke there. I’ve tried to give …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Everything You Need To Know

Samsung has some work to do if it’s going to beat gain some market share back from Apple, avoid the iPhone 6S onslaught and turn-around the perennial sales slump. Its first major move? To launch its Next Big Thing a few weeks early…<p><b>It’s coming early</b><p>The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this …

Police are 'turning a blind eye' to cannabis across the country, experts claim

Just a day after Durham Police signalled a further step towards the decriminalisation of cannabis, experts claim other forces are quietly following suit<p>Police forces across Britain are quietly turning a blind eye to cannabis use in order to focus their attentions on more pressing priorities, drug …

Time-traveling photons connect general relativity to quantum mechanics

Scientists have simulated time travel by using particles of light acting as quantum particles sent away and then brought back to their original …

Police force gives cannabis users green light to grow drugs

<b>Update: Police are 'turning a blind eye' to cannabis across the country</b><p>Cannabis users in County Durham who grow the drug for their own consumption will no longer be targeted by the police after the force declared the illegal activity was not a priority.<p>In a move, which will be seen as a further …

The 17 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the U.S. based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We've included the approximate unsubsidized cost for each.

Martian Pyramid Captured By NASA Mars Curiosity Rover In Incredible Image [Video]

A recent raw NASA image captured by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover, which has been combing and studying the surface of Mars, showcases a stunning image …

When are expensive cables worth it?

There are few things that come in as wide a variety of prices as cables and interconnects. HDMI cables, for instance, can run from $1 to over $1,000 for the same length. USB cables can be similarly cheap or high-end. Speaker cable is even more extreme, from pennies per foot, to hundreds of dollars …

Audiophile

Leaked Samsung Galaxy A8 Poses For The Camera

The Samsung Galaxy A8 turned up in some benchmarks last month and now we have some leaked photos of the handset.<p>The new Galaxy A8 smartphone will …

Phones