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Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight, and it could cause a solar-power revolution

The world of solar cells could be on the cusp of a revolution, as researchers seek to boost efficiency by harnessing the power to recycle light.<p>A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, considers the properties of hybrid lead halide perovskites, a group of materials already making …

Clean Energy

How to Build a Walk-In Shower in a Small Bathroom

Walk-in showers are popular DIY projects as they can be installed in tighter spaces than a tub and are safer to use for older family members.<p>Bathroom remodeling projects rank a close second to kitchens in popularity, as they can boost the value of your home and make a great universal design …

Home Improvement

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Cannabis

Rick Simpson: The Politics of Cannabis

California lawmakers propose 15 percent marijuana sales tax

SACRAMENTO — California would levy a new 15 percent tax on medical marijuana sales to enforce new regulations and pay for state programs, rehabilitation and parks under a bill introduced Wednesday.<p>The Marijuana Value Tax Act could bring the state more than $100 million in new revenue. The tax was …

Canadian Cannabis Politics 3: The People Vs the Federal Conservatives (New Documentary)

Canadian Cannabis Politics 2 (Documentary)

Politics of pot: how the US cannabis industry plans to spend big in the 2016 election

As marijuana dollars flow to Rand Paul, some advocates are also hopeful about Hillary Clinton's softening drug stance<p>After handing over their campaign donation cheques, the smartly dressed business people took their seats at a large horseshoe table inside the Colorado convention centre.<p>The room was …

Cannabis

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that met immediate Republican resistance for its cost and reliance on tax hikes to fund domestic priorities.<p>Obama, a Democrat who leaves office …

The White House

Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to thumping outsider victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, seizing on the fury of grass-roots voters to rock the elites who control American politics.<p>Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose aspirational conservative message …

Government

Relaxing Back Massage ASMR

Demonstration of a Body Talk Treatment.

6 All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make at Home

Last year, I had to clear out all our kitchen cabinets to prep for a renovation. This taught me a few things:<p><i>There is no way I’m going to use up all my ground coriander before I die.</i>• <i><br>I have one of those cornbread pans that makes little loaves that look like ears of corn! Who knew?</i>• <b><br>I buy way, WAY too</b> …

Easy cleanse: Cut out these 4 food groups for a healthier you - TODAY.com

Dieting can seem overwhelming, and the term "cleanse" can have so many different meanings. Before you read further, forget whatever you've read about doing a cleanse. This time around, you're going to focus on only four things.<p>I say “only” four things to show you just how do-able this is, but don’t …

Nutrition

The Messages In Our Nightmares: What Are They Telling Us?

Nightmares are dreams that are terrifying, stressful, and anxiety-provoking to the point of waking us up abruptly during sleep. Such imagery breaks …

Meet the Weed Genius Designing the World's First Cannabis Ranch

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>Weed is big business and legal weed will become bigger still. That's why American Cannabis Partners CEO Christian Hageseth thinks the time is right to open up the Colorado Cannabis Ranch, the world's first-ever "weedery."<p>Like a winery, the …

Cannabis

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

Baking

Expert Advice: 7 Tips to Put Your Garden to Bed for the Winter

Every summer, Cape Cod landscape designer Tim Callis creates beautiful gardens for the Outer Cape’s creative class: the writers, editors, architects, …

The Fast Way to Make Better Decisions, Backed by Research

Take the perspective of someone else.<p>Think about what your smartest friend might do in that situation.<p>We investigated how perspective-taking might be …

Psychology

3 Detoxifying Ingredients, 1 Juice Recipe

If you want to join the green juice craze but aren’t ready to invest in a juicer yet, there’s good news! You can still make nutrient-packed juices, …

Alternative Medicine