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Michigan unemployment agency made 20,000 false fraud accusations – report

Automated system erroneously accused claimants in 93% of cases, state review finds: ‘It’s balancing the books on the backs of the poorest,’ lawyer says<p>A Michigan government agency wrongly accused individuals in at least 20,000 cases of fraudulently seeking unemployment payments, according to a …

Corruption

​How Weed Is Helping Opioid Users Beat Addiction

A growing body of experts and patients say cannabis should be prescribed before painkillers.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>Derek Pedro has been in pain for his entire life.<p>Pedro, 44, suffers from migraines and a form of Ehlers–Danlos syndrome, which affects the collagen in his body, …

Bendable and foldable phones are coming. Are you ready?

Commentary: These envelope-pushing phones will move everyone forward, but it may be years before they're fully embraced.<p>She pushed down hard on the rectangular phone and, like a slap bracelet, it cinched around her wrist. The audience gasped; the internet went wild.<p>This articulated wraparound phone …

Mobile

What is dabbing weed? The latest trend in marijuana, explained

As marijuana continues to get legalized around the country, users are experimenting with new trends. One of the latest to surge in popularity is …

David Crosby Thinks Kanye West Can’t Sing, Write, or Play Music

Better call Stills, Nash, and Young for backup, because David Crosby has inadvertently initiated a war with Kanye West’s devoted fan base. The rock …

Music

The Greatness Of Led Zeppelin Can Never Be Shaken

<b>BBC Sessions</b> by Led Zeppelin was originally released in 1997, and it represented a significant album back then due to the fact that their concert …

Alaska's first retail marijuana store set to open at 'high noon' two years after vote

A store in Alaska was set on Saturday to be the first in the state offering retail marijuana sales, with a grand opening scheduled for what the operators were calling “high noon”.<p>Reporter who quit on air to fight for pot legalization faces decades in prison<p>Read more<p>The planned opening of Herbal …

Cannabis

Public Support for Marijuana Just Hit an All-Time High

The sun is shining on the marijuana industry. Image source: Getty Images.<p>Put plainly, you'd struggle to find an industry that's growing as consistently fast as marijuana. While it's not uncommon to find an industry that has double-digit growth potential for a few years, investment bank Cowen & …

Cannabis

This black woman rode across America in 1930. On a Harley.

In spite of rampant racism, she was ‘very happy on two wheels’<p>Bessie Stringfield was a legendary force during the ripening of American motorcycle …

United States

A New Book Features Rarely Seen Photos of Audrey Hepburn

More than two decades after her death at the age of 63, Audrey Hepburn continues to be a subject of endless fascination. A new coffee table book, out today, celebrates her timeless style and features more than 200 rare images of the Hollywood screen legend like we’ve never seen her before. Written …

Audrey Hepburn

Baked Apple Pie Dumplings

Snuggle up for Fall with these Apple Pie Dumplings!

Baking

Psychedelics and the Meaning Of Life

Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, …

These Aerial Photos Reveal the Devastating Cost of Industrial Pollution

Fort McMurray, Canada The first step in the oil sands process after extraction is ‘upgrading’, in which particulate matt<p>... VIEW MORE<p>J Henry Fair<p>1 of …

Willie Nelson: The Outlaw Country legend reflects on his personal cannabis history

<b>By Ricardo Baca,</b> <i>The Cannabist</i><p>SAN DIEGO — Willie Nelson’s relationship with cannabis is the stuff of legend.<p>Nelson is a legalization activist, a …

10 of the Most Ancient Temples in the World (and What They Look Like Now) Photos

Photo: Mark Daffey/Getty Images<p>Of the buildings that still remain today from the early years of civilization, many of the most spectacular are the ancient temples. Given the importance of religion in ancient civilizations, it's not surprising that these spiritual sites were built using the latest …

How to Contact the 17 Banks Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access pipeline is funded directly by 17 banks, many of which—Citibank, Wells Fargo—are ones you’ve probably heard of or do business …

California, Nevada, and Massachusetts Just Voted Yes on Legal Weed

This post will be updated.<p><b>Updated 11/8/16:</b> California became the first of four states to vote to legalize recreational marijuana on Election Day. Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts followed in California's lead, also legalizing weed for recreational use. Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota …

Cannabis

Samsung knew a third replacement Note 7 caught fire on Tuesday and said nothing

It sent a man to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries<p>Another replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire, bringing the total to three this week alone. This one was owned by Michael Klering of Nicholasville, Kentucky. He told WKYT that he woke up at 4AM to find his bedroom filled with …

Devil Frog Vomits Up a New Ant Species

Sometimes scientists make discoveries in the strangest of places. Like the belly of a poison frog.<p>Finding new species may call to mind images of scientists tracking mysterious footprints in the mud or cutting paths through the dense jungle.<p>But sometimes, a discovery is as easy as getting a frog to …

Zoology

50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of …

Why You Don't Dream After Smoking Weed

Sleep scientists explain why getting high is a major buzzkill for your dreams.<p>You'd think getting blazed out of your mind would encourage crazy dreams, but the opposite is actually true. If fear is the mind-killer, as the stoner-classic novel <i>Dune</i> posits, then weed is the dream-killer. But when you …

Neuroscience and psychology have rendered it basically unnecessary to have a soul

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.”<p>It’s often believed the soul can survive death and is intimately associated with a person’s memories, passions and values. Some argue the …

Consciousness

The Weed Industry Now Has Its Own White-Collar Crime

As pot goes mainstream, it's not that surprising some industry players are allegedly engaging in 'Wolf of Wall Street'-style trickery.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>The weed industry is getting to know a time-honored tradition of the American business world: corporate fraud.<p>Federal prosecutors …

CBD oil is shaking up the medical cannabis industry

Corinne Malanca credits cannabis with saving her father’s life.<p>Five years ago, Stan Rutner underwent chemotherapy for Stage 4 lung cancer.<p>After …

The Number of Workers Flunking Drug Tests Is at a 10-Year High

The number of U.S. workers testing positive for illegal drugs has reached its highest level in a decade, according to a new study.<p>Quest Diagnostics, …

Guitar Rhythm Workshop: How to Create Beautiful Chord Progressions

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Pexels.com</b><p>What is your first instinct when somebody asks you to play a C chord? Depending on your knowledge of music theory, you might …

This beautiful line of marijuana edibles was created by an ex-Apple employee

Défoncé Chocolatier"User-friendly" is not a word we hear often when describing marijuana edibles.Whether you're biting into a pot brownie cooked up …

Cannabis

Marijuana Removes Plaque-Forming Alzheimer’s Proteins From Brain Cells

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia and affects memory, thinking and behavior and is on the rise. The number of Americans diagnosed with the …

Here's why there are no 'good' or 'bad' drugs – not even heroin

As Allison’s story shows, with any psychoactive substance, the balance between help and harm depends on the person and the circumstances<p>Before she found heroin, Allison could not get out of bed most mornings. She contemplated suicide. She saw herself as “a shitty lazy person who felt like crap all …

Psychedelia