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Syndrome Linked To Smoking Weed Spikes In States With Legalized Marijuana

On a recent shift in the ER, after multiple rounds of medicine to control his nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, a patient explained to me that he had been smoking marijuana daily over the past 5-10 years. He also stated that he would often take hot showers and baths to help control his …

Cannabis

Russia-US row: Putin rules out tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has ruled out a tit-for-tat response after the US expelled 35 Russian diplomats amid a row over hacking.</b><p>He said Russia would not "stoop" to the level of "irresponsible diplomacy" but would work to restore ties with the US under President-elect Donald Trump.<p>The …

Russia

Elon Musk Said Donald Trump Shouldn't Be President. So Why the Heck Does Trump Want His Advice? | Inc.com

Imagine you just landed a pretty cushy job. Before you did, you came in for some very harsh criticism from some high-profile people. One of them even said your character reflected badly on America. Would you hire this person as an adviser?<p>If you're Donald Trump, the answer appears to be yes. …

Donald Trump

Alphabet's Chairman has an interesting position on 'fake' news

Information overload is a real problem these days. Internet trolling, fake news stories, information "echo chambers," and the dark side of social media have headlined discussions on the future of politics and culture, particularly after the U.S. presidential elections. Perhaps no one is better …

Fake News

Growing Younger With Age

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Healthy Daily newsletter. Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox.</i><p>With some notable …

La Jolla

Donald Trump self-sabotage gambit: He’s used “gaslighting” in place of apologies for his actions

Exposing Trump’s pattern of lies, abuse and victim-shaming has lessons that reach far beyond the 2016 campaign<p>The moment Donald Trump’s 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape came out, the smart money knew it was all over. Whatever Trump’s response would be, with a month to go before the election there were …

Donald Trump

America Officially Not Greatest Country on Earth... It's 28th, Say Researchers

Violence, alcoholism, and obesity pose the biggest risks in America, but the rest of the world isn’t doing much better.<p><b>Independent media is under</b> …

Human Chimera Research's Huge (and Thorny) Potential

It is striking just how little we know about human development, especially given we are now decades into the modern era of biology. How is it …

Pokémon Go bug disturbs the accuracy of your phone's GPS

Niantic had an occasion to celebrate when this week Google added a dedicated ‘Catching Pokémon’ feature in Maps, but the company might now have a whole new problem on its hands.<p>Redditor Cameocoder has reported a bug in Pokémon Go that prevents your phone from accurately acquiring location in GPS. …

These sharks live 400 years, don't have sex until age 150

The Greenland shark likely lives at least 400 years, making it a strong candidate for the world's oldest vertebrate species.<p>The carnivore doesn't …

Research

Of Course There's A Meme Combining Donald Trump And "30 Rock" Quotes

The internet will get us through this cruel, cruel election.<p>Donald Trump has been extra...well, Donald Trump-y lately. Like when he kicked a crying baby out of his event in Virginia. Or when he insulted the Khan family by connecting them with "radical Islamic terrorism." Or when he accepted a …

Donald Trump

Gunman gets shot in Las Vegas by Pokemon GO player he tried to rob

A gunman and his underage driver tried to rob a group of people playing the popular Pokemon GO game, triggering a shootout after one of the players pulled out his own weapon at a Las Vegas park that has become a hot spot for virtual creature hunting.<p>The incident early Monday marked the latest …

Pokémon

Pokemon Go addicts: Grab these cheap and awesome accessories

Wanna improve your chances of catching 'em all? Don't hit the road without these affordable extras.<p>There's this thing, maybe you've heard of it? It's called Pokemon Go, and I have a sneaking suspicion it might catch on.<p>Duh. The augmented-reality game is the biggest thing to hit smartphones since …

Pokémon

Pokémon Go players in Bosnia warned to steer clear of landmines

The Balkan country is littered with tens of thousands of mines planted during the 1992-1995 conflict<p>People playing the popular smartphone game Pokémon Go in Bosnia have been urged to avoid areas littered with unexploded mines left over from the 1990s conflict.<p>“Today we received information that …

Pokémon Go

The past and future of location based AR games like Pokemon Go

In just two weeks, Niantic Lab's <i>Pokémon Go</i> has lured huge masses of people into exploring their real world surroundings because they 'gotta catch 'em …

Game Design

Pokémon Go will launch in Japan tomorrow with game’s first sponsored location

Pokémon Go fever has doubled the value of Nintendo’s business, pushing it past Sony in the process. Can you imagine what will happen when the game finally goes live in Japan, the birthplace of the Pokémon phenomenon?<p>Well, you don’t have long to wait since Pokémon Go is scheduled to launch in Japan …

Pokémon

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Uses Pokémon Go to Register Voters

Hillary Clinton is hoping to use Pokémon Go to catch voters. At a rally on Thursday, Mrs. Clinton talked about the game phenomenon, saying “I don’t know who created ‘Pokemon Go,’ but I’ve tried to figure out how we get them to have Pokémon go to the polls.” The game, created by Niantic Labs in […]

Government

As Pokémon Go Evolves, Businesses Are Squeezing Themselves In

It's only been out a week, but Pokémon Go is making more money than a Meowth using Pay Day.<p>According to Fortune, as of Thursday the augmented reality game already has over 65 million users in the United States alone. Quartz reports that those players are spending $1.6 million <i>per day</i> on in-app …

Pokémon

Pokemon Go maps will show you where to catch the rarest species

Pokemon Go is well on its way to becoming a global cultural phenomenon. The competitive aspects of the game have users aggressively seeking out the best and the brightest Pokemon combatants to join their team. As a result, a lot of research is going into identifying where exactly these rare breeds …

Pokémon

Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

Real headaches for public safety departments around the country as Pokemon Go users find themselves in accidents, mishaps, even real danger.<p>It seems …

Cornell University research finds life could exist on Saturn’s moon Titan

Despite its seemingly inhospitable climate, life could exist on Saturn’s moon Titan, according to research by scientists at Cornell University.<p>With …

Astronomy

These are the '10 emerging markets of the future'

BMI estimates that these countries will cumulatively add $4.3 trillion to global GDP by 2025 — roughly the equivalent of Japan's current economy.<p>In general, manufacturing and construction are the sectors that will drive the economies. BMI reports that new manufacturing hubs are set to emerge in …

Emerging Markets

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Helping needy co-workers can really take a toll on your mental health

Here’s one more peril of the modern, understaffed workplace: Helping your co-workers can leave you drained, exhausted and mess up your own projects, especially if you’re the type who wants to help, researchers found.<p>“Help requests interrupt people’s sense of flow or ‘being in the zone’ at work,” …

Mental Health