Isaac Clinton

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The Real Reason So Many States Are Legalizing Cannabis in One Chart

With more and more states legalizing cannabis—though, sadly, not always the good stuff—have you ever wondered what might be motivating them? Money, …

Cannabis

12 Most Amazing Underwater Discoveries - Our Oceans Are Full Of Secrets!

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – Discover an amazing underwater world you never thought existed!<p>Our oceans are full of secrets. Buried beneath the …

What REALLY Causes Stretch Marks

Plus, the best science-backed ways to prevent (and even erase!) the unsightly scars<p>Plus, the best science-backed ways to prevent (and even erase!) the unsightly scars<p>If you’re loading up on cocoa butter to ward off pregnancy-related stretch marks, you might want to save your money: As it turns out, …

Skin Care

Aliens, God & Human Nature

Aliens, God & Human Nature<p>Aliens, God & Human Nature<p>There was a time when the gods came down to earth and flew across our sky's for all to see and …

The 10 Smartest Fast Food Meals

Healthy Eating

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

HP's 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals 'Out of Business'

After years of tinkering in the labs, Hewlett-Packard finally is making a big bet on 3D printing. Although HP is targeting a crowded market, the company’s inkjet technology — announced today — looks so revolutionary to analyst Terry Wohlers that he predicts “it could even put some other companies …

My search for PTSD cure led me to the Amazon

<i>Editor's note: Richard Stroder is a former Marine who completed two tours in Iraq and advocates for the use of psychedelic drugs to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely his. Stroder is featured in "This is Life with Lisa Ling: Jungle Fix" which</i> …

Legalizing Ivory Trade: Taking to New Heights a Dangerous Policy Proposal

Changing Planet<p>In a recent essay, Dan Stiles tries to explain why he thinks legalizing international ivory trade would help elephants’ conservation. “With a legal raw ivory trade, elephants can thrive”, he says. If legal raw ivory can be provided in sufficient quantity at predictable times and an …

Milk Grown in a Lab Is Humane and Sustainable. But Can It Catch On?

Would consumers rather get milk from cows or from genetically engineered yeast?<p>The world's first test-tube hamburger has already been synthesized and cooked at a cost of more than $300,000. Now a pair of young bioengineers in Silicon Valley are trying to produce the first glass of artificial milk, …

Self-driving cars will be safer than us. How long until human drivers are banned?

My prediction is that in fewer than 15 years, we will be debating whether human beings should be allowed to drive on highways.<p>After all, we are prone to road rage; rush headlong into traffic jams; break rules; get distracted; and crash into each other. That is why our automobiles need tank-like …

GMO Facts: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked

Learn About These GMO Facts<p>Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to hit the market. Although it will probably be another two years before the non-browning fruits appears in stores, at least one …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Black Holes

They're thought to be what anchors galaxies — some of the largest objects in the universe.<p>And what happens past their event horizon, also known as the point of no return, can only be speculation since we will never get a chance to see it with our own eyes and live to tell the tale.<p>Despite decades …

American meat’s disgusting secret: Why factory farms are even worse than you thought

Journalist Ted Genoways probes deep into the pork industry’s horrific business plan<p>Fremont, Nebraska, 2004: Maria Lopez, a meat production line worker, gathers and bags fat trimmings while her co-worker slices pork shoulders. Struggling to keep up with the plant's accelerated assembly line, her …

Bioinspired coating for medical devices repels blood and bacteria

From joint replacements to cardiac implants and dialysis machines, medical devices enhance or save lives on a daily basis. However, any device …

Researchers make first observation of atoms moving inside bulk material

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have obtained the first direct observations of atomic diffusion inside a bulk …

Largest-yet study describes near-death experiences

Tunnels ending in light, your life flashing before you, out-of-body sensations. Near-death experiences merit further study without prejudice, these …

The Tempescope Puts the Weather in a Box on Your Desk

Sure, you <i>could</i> just download a weather app to see what conditions are like outside your front door, but where's the fun in that? Ken Kawamoto's …

Weather

New Study Scientifically Probes Near-Death, Out-Of-Body Experiences

<b>Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online</b><br>Approximately one-tenth of all cardiac arrest survivors reported having out-of-body experiences …

This Neck Support Lets You Nap Practically Anywhere

If there's one thing mankind doesn't have enough of, and never will, it's contraptions that make it easier and more comfortable to stop and have a …

Air Travel

Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for finding brain’s ‘you are here’ cells

Three neuroscientists, including a married couple from Norway, have won the 2014 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for their discovery of the brain’s internal GPS.<p>Their work, which collectively spans four decades, revealed the existence of nerve cells that build up a map of the space around us …

Eleven holders of prestigious prize say excessive consumption threatening planet, and humans need to live more sustainably<p>Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future.<p>At a conference in Hong Kong …

The Death of the Patient: Moving from 'Healthcare' to 'Health' and 'Patient' to 'Person'

Today, if you speak to anyone in the healthcare world, the discussion always begins and ends with making the change to a “patient centered care model” or putting the patient at the center of the care continuum. So much so, we recently added a “5th P” – Personal Responsibility – into our healthcare …

Our science-fiction apocalypse: Meet the scientists trying to predict the end of the world

How exotic and unlikely-sounding disasters could kill every last human being<p>It’s been a summer of bad news: what with increasingly bleak-seeming geopolitical turmoil and conflict in American streets, not to mention all the carbon spewing into the atmosphere faster than ever. But I’ve been talking …

Can You Solve 'The Hardest Logic Puzzle In The World'?

You're reading the first installment in a brand new puzzle series here at io9 – and what better way to kick things off than with the world's most …

Largest vocabulary in hip hop uses more unique words than Shakespeare

Designer and data scientist Matt Daniels charted this neat comparison of vocabularies in hip hop. At the bottom of the chart you can see DMX with …

Rap & Hip-Hop

35 Science 'Facts' That Are Totally Wrong

Hollywood, friends, and family have perpetuated these 35 science myths for years. But it's time to set the record straight.<p>Is there fire in space?<p>Does tequila really come with a hallucinogenic worm?<p>Can you overdose on Vitamin C?<p>The answers to these questions will surprise you.<p>For this list, we used …

Building Better Knees For The NBA

New techniques mean better outcomes for athletes.<p>The stress of repetitive jumping makes NBA players particularly prone to painful, even career-ending cartilage lesions. For decades, microfracture surgery—pricking holes in the knee bone to stimulate tissue regrowth—was the gold-standard repair. But …

Five diseases far deadlier than Ebola found in the US

Ebola is far from the deadliest disease to ever reach US shores - we look at five others currently or recently observed in the US with higher fatality rates<p>More than 100 Americans in Dallas could have been exposed to the deadly strain of <b>Ebola</b> currently sweeping West Africa, after the first case on …