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3 Surprising States That May Legalize Medical Marijuana This Year

These traditionally conservative states could become the 30th, 31st, and 32nd to legalize medicinal cannabis in 2018.<p>When talking about the …

Texan of the Year finalist: Astronaut Peggy Whitson inspires American values

If she cared about promotion and publicity, there would be statues of Peggy Whitson across the landscape. Schools would be named for her. Her face …

Space Exploration

Seafood Gumbo - Louisiana Woman

Nothing compares to my Mama’s seafood gumbo. So far, I have not tasted one as good as her’s. That’s why I’m so excited to share her recipe with you …

Seafood

CAULIFLOWER DIJON Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Warm, charred cauliflower pairs beautifully with the vinegar and spice contained …

Iran is seeing the biggest antigovernment protests in years. What's driving the unrest?

Since Dec. 28, Iranians nationwide have taken to the streets in a remarkable show of anger, demanding the resignations of the country's top leaders.<p>Demonstrators in more than two dozen cities have confronted police and torn down pictures of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President<p>Hassan …

Scientists Discover 'Miracle' Mineral That Could Make Internet 1,000-times Faster

A rare mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830′s could hold the key to boosting internet speeds 1,000 times faster than today. The mineral, perovskite, has a number of incredible properties, many of which scientists are now realizing.<p>Perovskite (CaTiO3) is a calcium titanium oxide mineral, but the …

Perovskite

Roman Catholic Church beatifies U.S. priest

MICHIGAN<p>Catholic Church beatifies U.S. priest<p>A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy moved closer to sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease.<p>More than 60,000 people …

Christianity

These are some of the tweets and Facebook ads Russia used to try and influence the 2016 presidential election

What’s unknown: Whether or not they actually worked.<p>Representatives from Facebook, Google and Twitter were in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to explain to Congress how Russian sources used their respective platforms to try and spread misinformation during last year’s presidential election.<p>The three …

Donald Trump

It rains solid diamonds on Uranus and Neptune

Consider this your daily reminder that the solar system is even more awesomely bonkers than you realized: On Uranus and Neptune, scientists forecast rain storms of solid diamonds.<p>The gems form in the hydrocarbon-rich oceans of slush that swath the gas giants' solid cores. Scientists have long …

Astronomy

Belkin WeMo Mini Smart Plug Review: Automate your dumb appliances

This is one of the simplest ways to get your non-connected gadgets into your smart home setup.<p>Buy Now!<p>The WeMo Mini Smart Plug lets you control and automate nearly any device in your home. Plug the WeMo Mini into an outlet, then plug a lamp, fan, or coffee maker into it and you'll have control no …

Home Automation

IBM scientists have captured 330TB of uncompressed data into a tiny cartridge

It fits in the palm of your hand<p>In a new world record, scientists at IBM have captured 330 terabytes of uncompressed data — or the equivalent of 330 million books — into a cartridge that can fit into the palm of your hand. The record of 201 gigabits per square inch on prototype sputtered magnetic …

Archives

Best Ever Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease and flour the sides of a 8″ ring tin, or a 6″ round tin. Line the bottom. {I play safe line the sides too}.<p>2<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to …

Trump has deep ties to Putin-connected billionaire who offered dirt on Hillary

President Trump has close and recent business ties to the Russian billionaire at the center of an alleged offer by the Russian government to pass on damaging information about Hillary Clinton.<p>As recently as mid-2014, the senior Trump bragged on Russian TV about “a really big building in Russia” …

Donald Trump

Trump tells Virginia mayor not to worry about his shrinking island

President Donald Trump called the mayor of a shrinking island and told him not to worry about sea-level rise.<p>The <i>Washington Post</i> reported today that …

Donald Trump

Chinese Experiment Reaches Space Station in Historic First

A Chinese experiment is now on the International Space Station (ISS), having reached the orbiting lab Monday (June 5) aboard a SpaceX Dragon cargo …

Space Exploration

Earth-i Plans Constellation to Provide High-Definition Video Imagery in Color

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Earth-i Ltd., a British Earth imaging company, plans to launch a satellite late this year to capture high-resolution, video …

Space Exploration

Feds believe Russians hacked Florida election-systems vendor

<b>(CNN) —</b> Federal investigators believe Russian hackers were behind cyberattacks on a contractor for Florida's election system that may have exposed the personal data of Florida voters, according to US officials briefed on the probe.<p>The hack of the Florida contractor comes on the heels of hacks in …

Homeland Security

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Margaret Atwood: Plastics are poisoning us. We need change, now

In a new series marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the novelist calls for a revolt against petrochemical polymers<p>Ah, the Reformation. And then, inevitably, the Counter-Reformation. We remember them, sort of, especially after reading Dissolution, CJ Sansom’s detective thriller about …

Pollution

Stressed out? Science says a heartbeat-mimicking wearable can calm you down

Feeling anxious? A wearable that mimics the vibration of a heartbeat could help you relax in stressful situations, according to a new study out of …

University of London

The new front line in opioid abuse fight: public restrooms

A man named Eddie threaded through the midafternoon crowd in Cambridge, Mass. He was headed for a sandwich shop, the first stop on a tour of public bathrooms.<p>"I know all the bathrooms that I can and can't get high in," said Eddie, 39, pausing in front of the shop's plate-glass windows, through …

Medicine

Watch Out: The Federal Reserve May Spoil A Better Economy

<b>WILL THE FEDERAL RESERVE</b> continue to damage the economy? Its misbegotten monetary policies since the crisis of 2008–09 have warped credit markets, thereby thwarting a vigorous economic recovery. Loans to small businesses and households ended up being restricted, while money for the federal …

Insurance

A Goal-Setting System I Learned From Google (And Still Use At My Current Venture)

When it comes to great ideas, theft is no sin.<p>During Google’s first year, investor John Doerr pitched the idea of using an organizational system called Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) for goal setting. He presented it as an effective way to both set high level goals and also measure progress …

Product Management

What counts as 'cheating' in the digital age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tara and her husband, Michael (not their real names), recently came to see me after -- as she described it -- "infidelity."<p>He was searching for other women online, she said. Yet Michael claimed that he hadn't done anything wrong and that he would never cheat on his wife.<p>When I began asking …

David Letterman

AP Interview: Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

ILFRACOMBE, England (AP) — As a vast "ransomware" attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert worked from his bedroom in England to bring the rampage to a halt.<p>But Marcus Hutchins doesn't consider himself a hero.<p>The 22-year-old credited …

Cyber-attacks

Bragging about our intel to Russia? Trump is too needy to be president

So desperate is Trump to impress the Russians, it seems he’s giving away our most classified information. The only winner here is Vladimir Putin<p>There is nothing Donald Trump loves more than a great superlative. He builds the tallest hotels. He is the most successful businessman. His inaugural …

Donald Trump

Teen dies from too much caffeine, coroner says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner.<p>Davis Allen Cripe died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a probable arrhythmia, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts …

Wellness

The Vatican Is Looking for God in the Stars

Pope Francis urges deep space explorers not to fear the truth about what’s out there.<p>ROME—If you think faith and science can’t share common ground, …

'We’re Trying to Create the Village Again'

A California nonprofit uses lessons on Latin American heritage to keep at-risk youth on the straight and narrow.<p>SALINAS, Calif.—On a recent Friday, Israel Villa had a lesson to share with the young adults at his office downtown: the meaning of the word <i>palabra.</i> It’s a core concept of <i>la cultura cura</i>, …

Latin America