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CCTV images thought to show missing schoolgirls on way to Syria

Images have emerged from a bus station in Turkey that are thought to show three London schoolgirls believed to have travelled to Syria to join Isis.<p>Scotland Yard said officers think Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, both 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, crossed the border into Syria after they boarded a …

Heavy marijuana use could change the shape of your brain

<b>(skeable via iStock)</b><p>A new study indicates that heavy teenage smokers have smaller orbitofrontal cortexes and lower IQs<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>November 12, 2014 3:30pm (UTC)<p>A new study published in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) found that teenagers who smoked marijuana on …

Without Drugs, What's the Point of Bitcoin?

The trial of the Silk Road founder reveals enormous flaws in the decentralized currency.<p>The trial of Ross Ulbricht, which began last week in Manhattan, doesn't lack for entertainment value. The 30-year-old is accused of founding and administering Silk Road, an online market that allowed users to …

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The impossible has happened: Washington has too much marijuana

Have you ever been tempted to buy your dog a truckload of steaks just to see if there was a limit to how many of them they could eat at just one …

Cannabis

Men's underwear by mail? Texas entrepreneurs new service aims to eliminate guys' disgusting habits

For most women, it's difficult to imagine a world in which you don't shop for new underwear. It has holes? Replace it! Is the elastic shot? Toss it! …

Woman sees images of black males as sniper targets; one is her brother

<b>(CNN) —</b> You go for some target practice, look down the firing range and see at the other end that one of the targets is -- your brother, an old photo of him.<p>National Guardswoman Valerie Deant was devastated to see her brother Woody's image pierced by police sniper bullets, she told NBC6 in an …

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This Guy Passed The Time By Flying His Drone Copter While Stuck In Houston Traffic

The Sam Houston Tollway, otherwise known as Beltway 8, is a highway loop that encircles the city of Houston, Texas with a whopping 88 miles of concrete. Earlier today, Reddit user “MrTaylors” experienced severe traffic on its northwestern flank after a downed power line blocked safe passage. …

Cars And Trucks With The Highest Resale Values

We’ve long preached the gospel of maximizing the value of one’s automotive investment by choosing a vehicle that inherently delivers the lowest long-term ownership costs, including fuel economy, insurance premiums, maintenance and repair costs and depreciation. The latter is an often overlooked, …

The World's Most Famous Assault Rifle Is Getting Rebranded

The AK-47 is possibly the most recognizable weapon on earth, and it's getting a new logo and ad campaign.<p>​ After years of being among the most recognizable symbols of death and destruction the world over, the Soviet-made Kalashnikov assault rifles (the most famous of which is the AK-47) are being …

Feds: Granny Mailed Ganja To Granddaughter

DECEMBER 3--A doting grandmother is facing a narcotics distribution charge after federal agents intercepted a package containing pot and hash that …

Houston police chief: drug war failing; feds need to take lead on new pot laws - Narco Confidential

Mind-Blowing Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes

We had a great week here at Abduzeedo with some super awesome posts, and I thought I would be really awesome to start the weekend with a super sweet …

What Happens When GM Lets Their Designers 'Cut Loose?'

Transportation Design is undoubtedly one of the more glamorous subsets of Industrial Design. But the sheer complexity of designing a performance …

Redbull - Skydiving Wounded Warriors 2012

il y a 6 ans1.1K views<p>The Red Bull Air Force took recently wounded veterans to new heights to show them what’s possible<p>Best extreme sports video …

Beautiful Chemistry: Amazing Chemical Reactions Filmed with a 4K UltraHD Camera | Colossal

<p>Beautiful Chemistry is a new collaboration between Tsinghua University Press and University of Science and Technology of China that seeks to make …

Google ‘Hired’ a Camel to Take Its Street View Trekker Camera Through the Liwa Desert

In Google’s ongoing effort to ‘Street View’ some of the most incredible places on Earth, the company has pushed the limits of the 360-degree genre …

Rediscovered Slides Show Victorians Knew How to Get Silly In Front of the Camera

Funny faces and unusual antics in front of a camera might be more prevalent now than ever before, but if you think our Victorian ancestors didn’t …

Nobel Prize in medicine honors discovery of the brain's 'inner GPS'

Groundbreaking research could shed new light on Alzheimer's disease<p>Dr. John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard I. Moser have been awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for their discovery of cells that form an "inner GPS" in human brains. O'Keefe will share the 8 million Swedish krona ($1.1 …

How I Wore A Brainwave-Reading Headset For A Week And Learned To Calm My Mind

By Ariel Schwartz7 minute Read<p>I was sitting in my co-working space, writing an article, when I first was tipped off to brain wearables. A couple feet …

Super-Sized Type Calendar Doubles As Wall Art

Most wall calendars get all artsy-fartsy, with their monthly prints of famous paintings or wistful photos of sunsets, and tear-off paper calendars can get a little pedantic, whether they’re teaching a word a day or quoting the Dalai Lama. What if you just need to know what month it is? Currently …

The First Practical Invisibility Cloak Is Here

And you can make one yourself.<p>At long last, a practical invisibility cloak is here. But the Rochester Cloak is not some futuristic, sci-fi belt, or a wizard’s cape: it’s just a clever configuration of standard lenses that bend light around an object, hiding that object in plain sight. That could …

Argentina Slams U.S. Judge After Contempt Decision

World<p>Argentina's president on Tuesday said a U.S. judge's decision to hold the South American country in contempt for attempting illegal moves to service its debt is pure "silliness."<p>"All of this is not casual, and it comes from a senile judge," President Cristina Fernandez said during an event at …

The tax hike that almost nobody noticed

There are circles in Washington that believe we can never raise taxes. Raising taxes on anyone is a really bad idea and raising taxes on the middle …