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Texas Republican's 'legal weed for Jesus' measure clears unlikely legislative hurdle

A Texas proposal to legalize marijuana on religious grounds has cleared an unlikely hurdle.<p>State Rep. David Simpson, a Tea Party Republican from …

Who Should You Tip -- Waiter, Kitchen Staff, Or Manager?

Tipping has been a long tradition in the service industries. Especially in food service, where waiters derive most of their pay from tips.<p>But should tipping be limited to waiters? What about the kitchen staff, and the restaurant manager?<p>There is strong case to be made for the argument that you tip …

Hospitality

3 Ways To Teach Kids To Think Critically About Video Games

Thankfully, the discussion of media literacy is very prominent during Superbowl season. At this point, we are used to analyzing the commercials.<p>It must be one of the greatest accomplishments in advertising—talking about the ads is considered part of the tradition. People even say proudly, “I only …

College & University

Xiaomi thinks it can top Apple and Samsung as world’s largest smartphone maker within a decade

Just weeks after Xiaomi overtook Huawei and LG to become the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, The Guardian reports that the Chinese handset maker’s chief executive and founder Lei Jun is out with a bold prediction that his company could move past Apple and Samsung to become the world’s …

Johnny Stephene's Unique Ball-Handling Biz Has NBA All-Stars and Brands Lined Up

Link to Media<p>With the NBA season underway, there's one basketball personality not in the league who's been building an even bigger following than many of the players. In only a matter of months, he's caught the attention of the NBA's best players, popular NBA-related brands and thousands of kids …

Basketball

19 Ways to Measure Perfect and Healthy Portion Sizes

Forget your measuring cups, spoons, and scale. Use this handy guide to dish up right-sized servings every time.<p>There's a difference between "portion size" and "serving size." A portion is the amount you pile on your plate, while a serving is a standard measurement of food, such as a cup or an ounce.<p>…

Food

iPhone 6 Plus Owners Are Reportedly Complaining That The Phone Bends When You Put It In Your Pocket

When Apple initially unveiled its biggest iPhone to date — the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus — many worried the device would be too big to stuff in their pockets. Now, as it turns out, those who can fit the phone in their pocket are reportedly complaining that the phone bends after being stored there …

Cannabis Lube Will Give You A Real Internal High

Don't end your night high and dry.<p>Get the new cannabis oil-infused lube, Foria, for a sexual experience that will either give you "multiple orgasms over a 15-minute span," or an insane craving for Taco Bell. We're not sure, but Nerve reports that Foria's vagina-safe concoction will actually get …

21 Hidden Bars In New York City

These days, a new breed of speakeasy has cropped up around the city, featuring old-timey touches like hidden entrances, tin ceilings, and cocktails made with classic ingredients.<p>Here are some of New York's best speakeasies, from 67 Orange Street in Harlem to the new Featherweight in Bushwick.<p><i>Did we</i> …

This Startup Came Up With A New Way To Control Google Glass

One startup, however, has created a way to interact with Glass through hand gestures.<p>Finland-based startup Augumenta creates an augmented reality platform for wearable displays. It allows users to interact with a wearable display like Google Glass by simply waving a hand in front of its camera.<p>It …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

U.S. Tech Companies Are Fed Up With Spying And Not Going To Take It Anymore

The tech giants of America are fed up with surveillance by the United States government and they are not going to take it anymore.<p>A group of some of the premier technology companies in the U.S. have issued a joint open letter to President Obama and Congress to limit the National Security Agency’s …

The Division -- Snowdrop Next-Gen Engine

Best mobile games of November 2013

Mobile Gaming

How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D …

Sony reveals blue 250GB PS3 for $250, exclusive to GameStop

Sony is hoping that by now you either don't already own a PlayStation 3, or <i>direly</i> need a game console to match your primary colored living room decor before November 15th. To that end, the tech giant is releasing the previously Japan-only "azurite blue" PS3 Superslim exclusively to GameStop. The …