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Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

How to Train for a Tactical Physique

The average lifter follows a traditional gym program, which is made up of body part splits that start with chest day every Monday. This style of …

Exercise

Why Real Strength Begins With the Core

Not so long ago, the nearest a personal trainer would come to talking about the core was telling clients to beef up their six-packs with an …

Ditch the Pavement: The Ultimate Trail Running Guide

We love trail running because it gives us a little peace and a chance to enjoy the beauty of the woods. Well, it turns out that trail running can …

Should all countries use the Shanghai maths method?

<b>When the Chinese city of Shanghai took part in the three-yearly Pisa test of 15-year-olds' academic ability in 2009 and 2012 it topped the table in maths, leaving countries such as Germany the UK and the US - and even Singapore and Japan - trailing in its wake. What is its secret?</b><p>The life of a …

Education

George Michael was a defiant gay icon. His memory must not be sanitised

The popstar’s openness about his sex life, and his campaigning for LGBT rights, offered a liferaft to many – particularly at a time when anti-gay sentiment was rife<p>More than 18 years ago, George Michael was famously outed for a “lewd act” in a Beverly Hills toilet – and promptly humiliated by …

LGBTQI

Why our presidents are elected by a clique of elites

American presidential elections are generally orderly affairs. People vote, somebody wins and life goes on. It's our proud tradition of democratic self-governance.<p>And yet: <i></i>The whole thing is controlled by a cabal of elites who <i>actually</i> pick the nation’s commander-in-chief, and who, theoretically, …

George Mason

How To Stop Being Lazy And Increase Your Productivity

3Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>If you are a student with a homework assignment, a parent with a home project, or a CEO with an important meeting to prepare …

10 Habits to Improve Your Morning Energy & Productivity - OLBlog

“How can I become more productive?” is a question that will continue to always come up. Start your day with habits that enhance productivity and …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

King Cobra Is the Gay Porn True Crime Story You Didn't Know You Needed

Director Justin Kelly and star Christian Slater talk about the James Franco-starring crime drama based on a shocking true story.<p>K<i>ing Cobra</i> has the type of R-rated eye-catching synopsis that's bound to raise eyebrows —among other things: "When a lonely suburban man turned gay porn producer discovers …

Stereotypes

11 Graphic Novels to Read If You're New to the Genre and Don't Know Where to Start

The comic book world — graphic novels in particular — can be an intimidating one, especially if you've never branched out there before. Comic book …

2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Manual

Born to run. And turn. And stop.<p>Let’s cut right to the hyperbole: The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE is a rolling manifestation of Bruce Springsteen’s most celebratory lyrical fairy tale, the “all-American boy with a nose for trouble finds his way by means of a pushrod-V-8–powered muscle car with a …

Sports Cars

Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco: Samsung, South Korean Government Launches Investigation

Samsung Electronics and the South Korean government have launched their own investigations into what caused the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, industry officials told the country’s Yonhap news agency on Sunday.<p>More than 100 Note 7 devices caught fire in the United States alone and the …

South Korea

Fight Procrastination by Reading This Article Right Now

Understanding why you put off certain tasks is key to breaking your procrastination habit.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Search the web and you'll find thousands of articles on how to deal with procrastination. Go ahead and read one. ... later.<p>Or perhaps you'd be …

‘The most impure tale ever written’: how The 120 Days of Sodom became a ‘classic’

It was once reviled as one of the most sexually violent books ever written and banned in Britain in the 1950s – and now it is a Penguin Classic. So why has the Marquis de Sade’s novel been reclassified as great literature?<p>On 3 July 1789, in the middle of the night, the Marquis de Sade was dragged …

Literature

Ten Nervous Habits That Will Damage Your Career

We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them.<p>I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth.<p>Beth had a nervous habit that drove her co-workers crazy. Whenever anyone spoke to Beth, she cut them off. She couldn’t help it. …

Self-help

More savage than Caravaggio: the woman who took revenge in oil

Artemisia Gentileschi turned the horrors of her own life – repression, injustice, rape – into brutal biblical paintings that were also a war cry for oppressed women. Why has her extraordinary genius been overlooked?<p>Two women are holding a man down on a bed. One presses her fist against his head, so …

Caravaggio

7 Brutal Life Lessons Everyone Has to Learn Multiple Times

How many times does it take, really?<p>How many times does it take to learn the same lesson?<p>Life is not a checklist. It is a practice. The thing with knowledge is that it can decay if left ignored--and that goes for anything. Just because you did it once does not mean it won't happen again. Or just …

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

Workouts

Artist Who Lost A Friend Creates A Comic Tribute That’ll Inspire You To Drop Everything And Start Living

Ever feel trapped by life? Ever wanted to quit your job, sell your car, and hit the open road with nothing but what you can carry on your back? Well …

What College Students Need to Know About FAFSA Changes

College-bound students and those already on campus have an important date to mark on their calendars this fall: October 1.<p>That’s when you can begin …

10 Reasons You Need to Exercise With Your Bodyweight

Sports medicine is the study and practice of medical principles specifically related to athletes and individuals participating in physical fitness or …

19 LGBT Hindu Gods

The notion of gender as a spectrum may feel to some a modern revelation, but Hindu literature and mythology for centuries has taught of the figures …

The ultimate strength-building MMA workout

In mixed martial arts, explosiveness can mean the difference between delivering a knockout blow or merely making your opponent angrier. Harnessing …

PokeNatomy Turns These Pocket Monsters Inside Out

<i>Pokémon Go’s</i> massive success proves that we all wish Pokémon were real. I don’t have the science to back up this claim, so instead I’ll let …

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

Everything you need to know about the NSA hack (but were afraid to Google)

In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the <br>Equation Group, an internal hacking team. The Shadow Brokers published two chunks of data, one “open” chunk and another encrypted file …

National Security Agency (NSA)

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books