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Espresso machines are the ideal tool for THC extraction, scientists discover

In an article recently published in The International Journal of Pure and Applied Analytical Chemistry, a group of researchers have hailed your …

Producer Recalls Turning Down Job With Prince to Work With Tool

Throughout <b>Prince</b>'s iconic career, the singer was usually the one saying no. Working with Prince was a career-changer for many musicians, so it was …

Music

Life, Death, and John Prine

When my wife had been in labor for 16 hours, I played her John Prine’s “Everything Is Cool.” She’d begun gasping instead of breathing, climbing into the tub to gather herself. As Prine’s fingerpicking rang out from a tiny speaker, she closed her eyes and smiled.<p>The song is simple, like all Prine …

Empathy

The Physics of Seth Rogen's Mesmerizing Gravity Bong, Explained

Many a high school smoker has built a gravity bong on the back porch to get stupid high on some mid-grade marijuana, but whatever contraption you …

Confessions Of A U.S. Marine F/A-18 Hornet Maintainer

What it really takes to keep the USMC's tired Hornet fleet in the air and first-hand experience of Marine Aviation's waning readiness.<p>Photographer's …

Your car knows you're cheating on your diet (or your spouse) [Update]

General Motors (GM) first started tracking customers in 1996. Using its popular OnStar service, those in select GM vehicles could ask for directions, diagnose vehicle-related problems, or even disable a stolen vehicle by contacting a voice on the other end of the line.<p>For around $35 a month, GM …

California Volunteers Share Food With The Homeless, Get Arrested By Police

"If I’m going to be arrested for something, let it be for feeding the homeless," said Matthew Schneck, one of the volunteers cited in El Cajon, outside San Diego.<p>Volunteers in a Southern California city near San Diego face misdemeanor charges for handing out food to the homeless.<p>Police in El Cajon …

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part 1

<b>For those who are unafraid to go down the DIY route, Martin Guitar Kits provide an affordable way to own a little slice of Nazareth. But how</b> …

Retired Marine keeps promise made in bunker in Vietnam

PIEDMONT, S.C. — On New Year’s Eve 1968, just before the dawn of 1969, two Marines were holed up in a bunker in the Marble Mountains of Vietnam.<p>Rockets and mortars were raining down all around Master Sgt. William H. Cox and his buddy, First Sgt. James "Hollie" Hollingsworth.<p>“Charlie (the nickname …

The Fighter

Sam Siatta was deep in a tequila haze, so staggeringly drunk that he would later say he retained no memory of the crime he was beginning to commit.<p>It was a few minutes after 2 a.m. on April 13, 2014. Siatta had just forced his way into a single-story home in Normal, Ill., a college town on the …

Home Invasion

Grab a Hammer. You're Going to Build a Tiny House.

If you’re going to build a house for yourself, it helps to have a general contractor license. Maybe an architecture degree. But if that fails, then …

Framing

How to Free Up Storage Space on Your Android Phone

Between the thousands of photos you’ve snapped over the years and your massive music library, you’re bound to reach your phone’s storage capacity …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

More Small Displacement Adventure Motorcycles Announced this Week

Many of you may remember Noah Horak’s opinion piece we published in 2014 titled: An open Letter to the Motorcycle Industry. As unassuming as the …

Motorcycles

Claremont students cancel 'speedo hike' because it might be offensive to fat people

Members of the student outdoors club at Claremont Colleges have decided to cancel its annual “Speedo Hike,” a tradition trek up nearby Mt. Baldy in which the students typically wear Speedos and bikinis, because college students like to do sexy things or whatever.<p>The hike is not going to happen this …

How Children Of Entrepreneurs Can Find A Healthy Tech Balance

Do you remember how cool you felt as a teenager when you convinced your parents to let you borrow one of their cell phones? Sure, it may have been kind of bulky with audio quality like a walkie-talkie. But it wasn’t like asking to borrow a toy; it was a serious device, and you had permission to use …

The Tamir Rice Story: How to Make a Police Shooting Disappear

Maybe you heard about the Tamir Rice case and wondered: How does a 12-year-old boy with a toy gun on a playground get shot to death on-camera by the police without anyone getting charged? Put another way: How does a small group of government officials make this case disappear without a trial? …

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

Check Out this Survival Shotgun that can Fire 12 Different Calibers and Fits in Your Bug Out Bag

Do you have plans of taking a shotgun with you when it comes time to grab the bug out bag and get out of dodge? I know that shotguns are not normally …

Santa Cruz authorities approve Honor Defense for backup gun

(Photo: Honor Defense)<p>Santa Cruz authorities approved pistols made by emerging gun maker Honor Defense as back up guns for law enforcement officers …

Pro-Shot Full Show: Jason Isbell Live at House Of Blues Boston

Touring in support of his multiple Grammy Award-winning album <i>Something More Than Free</i>, singer-songwriter Jason Isbell recently appeared with his band</b> …

13 alarmist marijuana posters from the 'Reefer Madness' era

Anti-weed film posters<p>Degradation! Vice! Sin! Insanity!<p>1942<p>Though hemp was grown as a fiber by the earliest American colonists, and cannabis was used …

Posters

Cannabis Use Disorders Are Skyrocketing in the United States

A new study reports that cannabis use disorders (CUD) in the United States are rising dramatically. According to this study, the percentage of …

Take a weed break at work. It's allowed!

At most offices in America, smoking a joint during your lunch break or eating cannabis-laced brownies at your desk would land you in HR.<p>But in some states, not only won't you be punished -- you might be rewarded.<p>Kyle Sherman and Chase Wiseman cofounded Flowhub, which provides software for the …

These 11 weapons have been in the US military’s inventory for more than 40 years

The western world is always in a rush for the latest and greatest iPhone or other tech gadgets, but troops know that some weapons systems stand the test of time without too many, if any, mods. Here are 11 of them.

Military

Ayahuasca: a Possible Cure for Alcoholism and Depression

Brazil is at the forefront of research into ayahuasca as a therapeutic drug.<p>Jorge* is around 60 years old, works a white collar job, has gray hair, married children, and grown grandchildren. People who work with him would never imagine that he participates in religious rituals using a mind altering …

Some military discharges mean no benefits after service ends

ST. LOUIS (AP) — No medical or mental health care. No subsidized college or work training. For many who leave the U.S. military with less-than-honorable discharges, including thousands who suffered injuries and anguish in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, standard veterans benefits are off …

28 Gifts For The Pothead In Your Life

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A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

This Beautiful App Lets You See the Cell Towers, Wifi Signals, and Satellites Around You

You’re aware that your cell service comes from cell towers. And that your mapping app is made possible by GPS satellites. And that wifi signals …