Gail Chiffon

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two classic sangrias

Last Friday, we had 17 people over for dinner. No, we haven’t moved to a larger apartment. No, my kitchen hasn’t grown to the size of a normal one …

'The Drops of God': Wine Books You Will Actually Want to Read

The best books about wine. Nope, you didn’t guess it—a Japanese manga series that stars some of the most celebrate wines from around the …

Marijuana News and Information

Senate Panel Approves Medical Marijuana for Veterans<p>The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the amendment, offered by Sen. Steve Daines and Sen. …

Cannabis

Hemp, is there anything you can't do? http://www.hightimes.com/read/10-great-hemp-products

The HIGH TIMES Spring Pot Planting Guide · High Times

Heavy yields of big buds in the fall are the result of proper planning and planting in the spring. Danny Danko breaks down the basics of mastering …

Beheaded Maya Massacre Victims Found

Scholars report the discovery of dismembered war captives from seventh century.<p><b>Two dozen Maya war captives were beheaded, dismembered, and buried unceremoniously some 1,400 years ago at the site of Uxul, an international team reported on Tuesday.</b><p>The victims were likely rulers of nearby towns at war …

Fukushima Fallout Not Affecting U.S.-Caught Fish

<i>This article was originally published by the Center for American Progress.</i><p>In recent weeks, there has been a significant uptick in news from Fukushima, Japan. Officials from the Japanese government and the Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, admitted that radioactive water is still leaking from …

The Next Great Leaps Into Space Are Happening This Week

Author: Jason Paur. Jason Paur Autopia<p>Date of Publication: 09.11.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:57 pm. 2:57 pm<p>It’s going to be a busy seven days for the …

Reading the Best 9/11 Novels

Why do the best 9/11 novels deal only marginally with 9/11? By Jimmy So.<p>“For those in the immediate vicinity, the horror was of course immediate and …

Senate Debates the Pot Law Loophole

Why should some states get to have legal weed when others don’t?<p>While the rest of us live under the thumb of the federal government’s marijuana …

New 'Dark Energy' Mission --The World's Most Powerful Camera to Explore Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

“We’re looking at this big galaxy map of the universe as a way of finding evidence for dark energy and characterizing its nature with cosmic epoch,” …

Colorado Recall: Gun Owners Will Be Happy

The Colorado recall is good news for gun owners. The removal of Senator John Morse and Senator Angel Giron is confirmed with 100 percent of votes …

PHOTO: Storm chaser captures breathtaking 'supercell' on camera http://t.co/nW0M9TZlpp - @DailyMailUS

Victoria’s Secret Workers Win Small Raises After Fighting For Higher Pay, Better Hours

A group of Victoria’s Secret employees won the on-going fight for higher pay and better hours.<p>According to <i>CNN</i>, Debbra Alexis was getting tired of her …

Moon Rise over the clouds Time Lapse

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How-to: Detect the Incoming Solar Storm

According to NASA, there’s a good chance we are in the midst of a significant solar storm. It happens during a coronal mass ejection of the sun and sends billions of tons of particles towards earth. The storm can disrupt GPS, satellite signals, and other electronic systems.<p>There is a simple way to …

Wallops Island to launch rocket to moon

For the first time, a spacecraft is to be launched from Virginia to the moon.<p>The launch is scheduled for Sept. 6 from NASA’s facility at Wallops Island on Virginia’s Atlantic coast.<p>If all follows the plan, and the clouds cooperate, the 11:27 p.m. launch should be visible in Washington and in much …

Wells Fargo: Your Neighborhood Mega-Money Laundering, Drug War Profiteering, Prison-Industry Enlarging Bank

Just recently, in late July, Wells Fargo surpassed the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) as the world’s largest bank by market …

Support group forms for medical marijuana

A new support group has formed for medical marijuana patients.<p>The Corvallis Cannabis Support Group had its first meeting last week, with five people …

Conditioning Hair Rinse

Something amazing happened this week!<p>I ran out of hair conditioner! 🙂 I have been waiting for this for a while, since my last conditioner was a huge …

Hair Care

Ice Cream Sunday: Raspberry & Rosemary Sorbet

Expectations can make or break an experience. Sometimes we set our expectations too high, and when these expectations aren't met we feel let down. On …

Blueberry Shiso Smash Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I’ve been experimenting with fresh blueberry cocktails and settled on this to toast a close friend’s birthday. I love green shiso and think it adds an indescribable savory quality that is worth seeking out. However, if you are unable to find green shiso, you can substitute basil …

Adventure Hawaii: 5 Must-Do Guided Excursions on Oahu - Vagabondish

Hawaii is rife with outdoor excursion options for the die hard adventure traveler. Pick any island in the chain and you could spend a lifetime …

Pacemakers Under Attack: When the Internet of Things Gets Sick

We’re now in an era where everything can be and will be connected. From house appliances that you can remotely control with your smartphone via an …

Implanted Device Controls Rheumatoid Arthritis - MIT Technology Review

In early human tests, SetPoint Medical has found that an electronic implant helped reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in six of eight …

Immune System

A Camera That Sees like the Human Eye - MIT Technology Review

The retina is an enormously powerful tool. It sorts through massive amounts of data while operating on only a fraction of the power that a …

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