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This Is How Much Weed Costs in 120 Cities Across the World

We built a map with data from the 2018 Cannabis Price Index, a study that condenses data collected by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and other research.<p><b>This article originally appeared on VICE Colombia. Leer en Español.</b><p>The travel itinerary of a dedicated pot smoker is never …

Cannabis

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Quantum Computing

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Guitar

Starman has gone dark

Starman and his space Tesla have sent their last selfie from Earth orbit, Elon Musk announced. The car and its mannequin driver (in working SpaceX spacesuit) launched yesterday atop the Falcon Heavy rocket will eventually escape Earth orbit and travel outwards through the solar system — but not in …

Elon Musk

Sending a Tesla into space wasn’t such a dumb idea

There might just be a method to Musk’s madness<p>Maybe it’s my instinctive distrust of bored billionaires treating the world as their playground, but I’m always dubious about Elon Musk’s various moonshot projects. He seems to be enjoying it all a little too much. Latest among his outlandish ideas was …

Tesla

UFOs spotted in large groups in US on the same day in 3 locations

Three UFO sightings have been reported in the US on the same day. Further investigations regarding the incident are being carried out by NUFORC.<p>Three …

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs controls the narrative in a high-temp ESPN interview

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver <b>Stefon Diggs</b> has been getting a lot of publicity and interview requests since the Minnesota Miracle, but on Tuesday he …

Football (U.S.)

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Physics

4 Marijuana Stocks That Should Yield at Least 100,000 Kilograms of Cannabis Annually by 2019

If you want a piece of the fast-growing legal pot market, these companies would be a great place to start your research.<p>Sure, cryptocurrencies have …

Cannabis

Mondo Cannabis Powder Is Weed Made for Taking at Work

The anti-anxiety supplement is versatile, sensible, and plays well with food.<p>I was introduced to cannabis by a friend with a joint. Although that is still the way most people first experience the plant, we’re currently living in what I like to call the Cannabis Renaissance. Folks are creating all …

Cannabis

Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases

Data about exercise routes shared online by soldiers can be used to pinpoint overseas facilities<p>Latest: Strava suggests military users ‘opt out’ of heatmap as row deepens<p>Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed by a …

Military

The idea that everything from spoons to stones are conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

9 Cannabis-Infused Bath Products That Can Help With Anxiety, Pain, and More

Pain, anxiety, muscle soreness, stress: cannabis can help with that! The various health benefits of marijuana are still being explored, and some of the stigma around the plant remains — but it is slowly wearing off as more states begin taking strides toward legalization and more uses for cannabis …

Alternative Medicine

Insanely Talented tattoo Artist Creates the Most Realistic Portrait Tattoos You’ve Ever Seen

At just 30-years-old, Karol Rybakowski is already one of the biggest names in the world of tattoos, and looking at some of his works, it’s pretty …

Fish stomach full of plastic, garbage, fisherman discovers

Fish innards are off-putting on their own, but they becoming even more troubling when they’re filled with garbage.<p>That’s exactly what one angler claims he found during a fishing trip in Costa Rica, after cutting open the stomach of a mahi mahi which he suspected to be sick.<p>Upon slicing open the …

Fish

Two planets in unique star system are very likely habitable, scientists say

Exoplanets orbiting Trappist-1 have thrilled astronomers since their discovery last year thanks to their Earth-like potential to harbor water<p>Scientists have identified two planets circling round a dim dwarf star as especially likely candidates for habitable worlds, with probable water and a source …

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Employment

This Mysterious Tree Appears to Kill Birds Just For The Heck of It

Scientists can't work out why this tree keeps killing birds.<p>It's not unusual for plants to stick, prick, or entangle their seeds into some hapless …

Pot peddlers are declaring war on booze

Marijuana boosters have declared war on booze.<p>The number of billboards and other advertisements aimed at converting drinkers into tokers or nibblers …

This out-of-this-world diamond-studded rock just got even weirder

A tiny chunk of stone that looks like nothing else ever seen in the solar system might be even weirder than scientists thought.<p>The Hypatia stone was found in southwestern Egypt in 1996. It was hardly more than a pebble, just 1.3 inches (3.5 centimeters) wide at its widest and a smidge over an ounce …

Universe

From super blue blood moon to dazzling meteor showers, 7 space events you can't miss this year

Some extraordinary celestial moments are lined up in 2018. IBTimes UK has compiled a curated list to help you catch the best ones.<p>2018 is off to a …

‘Unlike anything ever seen in our solar system’

The Hypatia stone, named for the first Western woman mathematician and astronomer, contains minerals unlike anything seen before.<p>Experts say the …

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

'Black Hole Apocalypse' Premieres on PBS Tonight

A new NOVA documentary takes viewers on a virtual journey into a black hole and delves into the exciting new things scientists have learned about the …

Space Photos of the Week: Where Stars Go to Live and Die

This week’s series of space photos is truly a tour of the universe. We’ll start with a bang at Cassiopeia A, a remnant of a supernova. When large …

Nebulas

Peter Thiel is betting on magic mushrooms to treat depression — and he's not the only one

When Clark Martin tripped on magic mushrooms for the first time, he felt as though he'd been knocked off a boat and left for dead.<p>"It was like falling off the boat in the open ocean, looking back, and the boat is gone. Then the water disappears. Then you disappear," he told Business Insider in …

Consciousness

Former Facebook executive has sworn off social media because he doesn’t want to be “programmed”

While Facebook’s business is booming and the company continues to expand its tentacles to every corner of the internet, its early employees and investors are growing more and more vocal about the damage it has wrought among its users.<p>Former Facebook vice president of user growth Chamath …

Chamath Palihapitiya

3.6-million-year-old human skeleton found, shocking scientists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”<p>The University of the Witwatersrand displayed the virtually complete Australopithecus fossil on Wednesday.<p>The skeleton dates …

Paleontology

Jupiter blues: Nasa's Juno captures swirling Jovian clouds in jaw-dropping image

Nasa captures Jupiter's higher altitude clouds casting a shadow over their surroundings.<p>Nasa has shared a new image of Jupiter, revealing striking …

Hubble finds cluster of galaxies with gravity so powerful it warps light and magnifies itself

Gravity warps light that leaves the galaxy cluster, making it a lens to get a better view of the region.<p>The Hubble space telescope recently found a …