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13 Magnificent Roles To Remember Alan Rickman's Career By

Rickman, who has died aged 69, was one of the most versatile and talented actors ever to come out of Britain.

Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To Washington

State by state, the legal marijuana business is slowly gaining ground. The industry is using both an increasingly favorable public opinion toward marijuana and a newly legal cash flow to try to transform itself into a force in national politics.<p>Recreational marijuana retailers celebrated their …

Elizabeth Warren Urges Feds To Support Research On Medical Marijuana's Benefits

Millions of Americans can now get medical weed under state law, but we still haven't done much research into the drug's positive effects.<p>The federal government has a "responsibility" to facilitate sensible research into marijuana's medical benefits, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven other …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

I'm a self-made millionaire, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

We decided to make a few changes to the property now that we would be living in it year-round.<p>As I was getting into my car one morning, three of the workers paused from what they were doing and stared me down.<p>I stopped and asked if everything was ok, and one of the men said, "It's not fair. You …

Self-improvement

Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans Hyperloop Pod Races at California HQ in 2016

The SpaceX rocket company announced something completely different on Monday: a Hyperloop pod competition that would follow up on a high-speed transit concept laid out by the company's billionaire founder, Elon Musk.<p>The contest would reach its climax next June with pod races at a roughly mile-long …

Senate Committee Approves Protections For State Medical Marijuana Programs

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a provision Thursday that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal crackdown in states where the substance is legal.<p>The committee passed the measure, by a vote of 22-8, as an amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations …

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

U.S. Army

Photos: Inside China’s unknown mega-city

Tim Franco, a Paris-born photographer now based in Shanghai, has spent the past five-plus years documenting the intense change that urbanization has brought to the Chinese mega-city of Chongqing.<p>Until 1997, Chongqing was a neglected city in the poor Sichuan province. It is two hours by plane to any …

Urbanization

Uncle Sam Will Buy $69 Million Worth of Pot From Ole Miss

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The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …

Elon Musk is changing the course of electric cars with the Model 3

<b>Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors (AP/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>Not only is this Tesla more affordable, but it means a proliferation of charging stations and more competition<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 16, 2014 10:30pm (UTC)<p>In 2017 Tesla will debut a new iteration of the electric car: the Model 3. Unlike its electric siblings …

Toyota's first hydrogen car is priced to go head-to-head with Tesla

Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don't be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General Motors, Mercedes, Honda and Toyota are focusing their efforts on a very different sort of fuel …

Elon Musk is Building a Solar Power Super-Factory in New York

The billionaire wants to spark a breakthrough in low-cost accessible solar energy.<p>Elon Musk gets more press for being the head of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, but in addition to overhauling the car and launch businesses, he's trying to revolutionize solar energy, too. Now Musk's solar company SolarCity …

Bill Gates Just Blew Our Minds In A Single Tweet

For the past several years, China has been building stuff at a mind-blowing pace. Just how mind-blowing? Here, let's let Bill Gates put it in perspective:<p>Think about this for a second. Between 1901 and 2000, the U.S. built an entire interstate highway system, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Hoover Dam …

Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness

The Week in Review: When the Lights Turned Back On

Inside Flipboard / October 18, 2013<p>The government shutdown has ended, but it isn’t over. Arguably, it’s just begun.<p>The United States Congress voted …