itmustbemario

168 Flips | 18 Magazines | 32 Likes | 4 Following | 2 Followers | @itmustbemario | Keep up with itmustbemario on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “itmustbemario”

Sitting with the cyber-sleuths who track cryptocurrency criminals - MIT Technology Review

Spiky yellow and blue shapes begin to fill a screen that spans an entire wall in a lab at Imperial College London. The shapes emerge from empty space …

Bitcoin

Is Marijuana the Luxury Industry’s Next Big Opportunity?

As support for federal legalisation of marijuana in the US grows, so too are efforts to transform cannabis — and the accessories associated with it — …

Here's who buys legal weed

But the legalization movement has made marijuana more accessible than ever been before, and cannabis's application as a painkiller is particularly appealing to senior citizens.<p>So what does the typical, recreational marijuana user look like today? And how do the preferences and spending habits of …

Cannabis Industry

Steal this job: Marijuana growing coach

By Allie Caren<p>, Digital Video Editor<p><b>Name:</b> Natalie Carver, 28 <b><br>Position:</b> Cannabis coach at Buds Organic <b><br>Salary:</b> $35,000-42,000, depending on the number of clients and garden visits made per year<p><b>What she does</b><br>In an era of handcrafted everything, Natalie Carver is helping D.C. residents DIY their …

Cannabis

Why California’s legal marijuana sales rollout could be delayed

SANTA ROSA — Amid the euphoria of this weekend’s famed Emerald Cup weed fest, there was this creeping buzzkill: the glacial rollout of …

Recreational Marijuana In Mass. — The Legal Do's And Don'ts To Know

Support the news<p>Recreational marijuana is becoming legal in Massachusetts — legal, but not readily available.<p>The ballot question approved by voters …

Cannabis

Marijuana Investing in 2017: 5 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Many marijuana stocks have soared in 2016, with one enjoying especially impressive gains of well over 2,000%. However, this speculative industry is fraught with risk. If you're considering investing in marijuana stocks in the new year, here are five numbers you should know before taking the …

The People Who Sell You Legal Weed Don't Know Enough About It

The study found that the number of bud tenders with any sort of training was “appalling.”<p>When I first received my medical marijuana card, my visits to the local dispensary were generally long, drawn out affairs. The bud tenders on staff would meticulously walk me through each strain on display, …

10 Great Marijuana Gifts for That Special Stoner in Your Life

Being handed a soggy-tipped joint is never fun, and there’s no polite way to ask people not to slobber. Sanitation is an issue in the cannabis world, …

Marijuana Factions Join Forces to Fully Legalize L.A. Pot Shops

The two sides have had their differences. UCBA, which claims to be the largest trade association for those quasi-legal shops, has consistently …

Lord Jones on Building a Brand in the Ever-Growing Cannabis Industry

California-based Lord Jones handcrafts small-batch confectionary that elevates the concept of "edibles," while also concocting rich, luxurious lotions. The focus is on high-quality, natural ingredients that contribute to customers' wellness and cater to a higher aesthetic. They use California-grown …

Cannabis

California Weed Delivery: Here are 4 of the most popular sites people are using to buy pot

California voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana on Nov. 8. Residents 21 and over are clamoring for an opportunity to legally purchase …

14 beautifully-designed marijuana products you can gift this holiday for under $100

This holiday season, your loved ones may be gifting ganja rather than wine.<p>2016 was a landmark year for activists fighting to end prohibition. Seven states voted to legalize marijuana, and the industry is expected to close in on $21 billion in revenue by 2020.<p>In a small number of states, including …

The 2016 Pot Lover’s Gift Guide

For the Technophile Pot Lover: PAX 3<p>There's a reason PAX's line of portable vaporizers has often been compared to Apple products – and it's not just …

Florida Medical Marijuana Sales Could Rival Colorado By 2020

Colorado and California may be ground zero for medical marijuana, but Florida could quickly catch up.<p>A new report from New Frontier Data with market data provided by Arcview Market Research projects that Florida’s market will grow to $1.6 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 140%. …

Cannabis Service Introduces Marijuana To The Elderly

Bay-Area start-up Octavia Wellness provides next day delivery service and helps patients host their own sampling parties

Startups

Here's How a Typo Just Made Medical Marijuana in California Tax-Free for 1 Year

Thanks to a missing date in the amendment's language, medical marijuana will not be taxed until 2018<p>The successful passage of California's Proposition 64 legalized recreational marijuana in the state. But for the next 14 months, medical marijuana patients will enjoy tax-free cannabis.<p>California …

Taxes get higher on newly legalized pot as California cities and counties move to take their own cut

As the<p>marijuanaindustry celebrates the passage of an initiative legalizing recreational marijuana in California, more sobering news came from local elections, where voters in 37 counties and cities — including Long Beach, San Diego and San Bernardino — approved ballot measures imposing separate …

Capitol CannaShow Brings The Green To The Mayflower

fullscreen<p>continue<p>view fullscreen<p>close<p><i>(Updated with comment from Capitol CannaShow and clarification of Ashby Henderson's role in Women Grow …

The Best Mockup & Wireframing Design Tools & Apps for UI/UX Designers

The best mockup & wireframing design tools & apps introduce to UI/UX designers. Updated continually.<p>Prototyping/wireframing tools are the best communi …

Prototyping

Rio Olympics: Russian Yulia Efimova asks why Phelps shouldn't be banned

Efimova has faced wide criticism stemming from prior doping offenses<p>Yulia Efimova, who became one of the most well-known Russian Olympians among …

The 10 best weed strains to wake 'n' bake

There are few better ways to relax on your day off than sparking up a little bit of weed. But if you're trying to get a little stoned and not blow …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

I Am Retiring at 32. Should’ve Done It Years Ago

As the vast majority of high school students, I had no clue about what I wanted to do professionally. I decided to study Economics because it was a …

Google's Project Bloks tinker toys teach coding to kids

There has been a big push in computer-science education in the last few years. The UK has made it part of its national curriculum, President Obama has pledged $4 billion toward a national computer-science initiative and a slew of toys and games designed to teach kids how to code have come to …

Makerspaces

What happens when anyone can code? We’re about to find out

We may be moving into an era when everyone can make computer programs, even though they don’t know how to code — at least not in the way we think …

​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …

Golf in Mexico: The Best of the Best in Puerto Vallarta

Across the Sea of Cortez from Cabo San Lucas, on the Mexico mainland's Pacific coast, it's Nicklaus country. But it's also tequila country, disparate entities united by their 19th-hole contributions, and each providing reasons to visit.<p>The Pacifico Golf Course at Punta Mita is one of four Jack …

Puerto Vallarta