cody moreland

17 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | @codymorelan2014 | Keep up with cody moreland on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “cody moreland”

Why Do Humans Have An Innate Desire To Get High?

It’s easy to explain the appeal of drugs like heroin and cocaine, which directly stimulate the brain’s reward centres. What’s less easy to explain is …

Why cocaine prices went up 100% in the US

In December 2006, the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) enacted a restriction on a chemical this is critical for making cocaine, and drug producers …

British Columbia

Powerful Solar Storms Ignite Vivid Auroras

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE

Northern Lights

Samsung can put 128GB of storage in your low-cost phone

Just because you're not splurging on a top-of-the-line smartphone doesn't mean that you have to settle for a tiny amount of storage. Samsung certainly thinks that way -- it just announced a 3-bits-per-cell flash memory chip that promises 128GB of storage in "mass market" (read: more affordable) …

CIA money from secret fund ended up in hands of al-Qaida – report

Money used to pay a ransom for an Afghan diplomat reached al-Qaida in 2010, according to Afghan and Western officials, but CIA declined comment<p>About $1m provided by the CIA to a secret Afghan government fund ended up in the hands of al-Qaida in 2010 when it was used to pay a ransom for an Afghan …

Osama Bin Laden

No travel money, man post himself in box from UK to Australia on Air India flight

Representative photo<p>An Australian man who had no money to buy air ticket found an ingenious way to fly back home - he posted himself in a box from …

10 cheap energy stocks that could soar up to 202%

Where do you think the price of oil is headed?<p>There’s quite a difference of opinion among investors, analysts and pundits. On Monday, Citigroup …

Oil & Gas Industry

Here's what you could buy with Apple's $700 billion market cap

When we talk about a company's market capitalization, it's really just a jargon-y way of saying how much that company's really worth. Say, for example, you wanted to buy a company the way you do a product in a shop, well, the market cap would be a great way of calculating that company's price …

Cheaper robots could replace more factory workers: study | Reuters

(Reuters) - The falling cost of industrial robots will allow manufacturers to use them to replace more factory workers over the next decade while lowering labor costs, according to new research.<p>Robots now perform roughly 10 percent of manufacturing tasks that can be done by machines, according to …

The Science Of Decriminalizing Drugs

What happens when states ease up on penalties for possession<p>The legal landscape for marijuana has never looked this relaxed. Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. voted during the recent election season to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Other states reduced the punishments for …

Cannabis

Jet.com Could Start The Mother Of All Price Wars

Marc Lore, who sold his company to Amazon for $500 million, is willing to make one big promise about his new site: You won't find a lower price anywhere.<p>Since July of last year, entrepreneur Marc Lore has been posting coy updates to his Tumblr about Jet.com, a mysterious "new shopping experience" …

Britain's economy is 'leading the way', head of IMF says

Christine Lagarde says that 'from a global perspective' the UK's growth is 'exactly the sort of result that we would like to see'<p>Britain's economy is "leading the way" and driving growth across the world, the head of the International Monetary Fund has said.<p>In a positive assessment of the UK's …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.