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Meet the 'Father of Cannabis,' the Man Who Discovered Why Weed Makes You High

Raphael Mechoulam has been deciphering the secrets of marijuana for over 50 years.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the Colombian edition of VICE Magazine.</i><p>In 1980, a team of investigators from the Sao Paulo Medicine Faculty of Santa Casa published a study that should have changed the lives of 50 …

One Thing You Have to Master to Succeed in Business and in Life | Inc.com

One thing I've realized about the most successful people I've met is that whatever their varied personalities and idiosyncrasies, there is one attribute they consistently share: high "conversational intelligence."<p>Simply put, conversational intelligence is the currency of success. It's the rare …

Leadership

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

Entrepreneurship

5G, one wireless technology to rule them all?

If you look down the specification sheet of any modern day smartphone you will see that it supports a growing number of wireless technologies, 2G GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The 2G, 3G and 4G technologies are about making phone calls and sending/receiving data via cell towers. Wi-Fi is …

Internet of Things

This Robot Is like Roomba for Your Lawn

Whether it’s the last few weeks of a hot and muggy summer or the freezing temps of winter, yardwork is rarely makes our fave chores list. Sure, the benefits of a gorgeous yard are amazing (hello, backyard soirees!), but crazy temps and bugs galore can be enough to make us procrastinate on those …

How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has offices, the clusters of cells that work together to achieve specific tasks; it has highways, the fibre bundles that …

Neuroscience

Steve Jobs was wrong about the stylus — here's why

Some might argue it's a step backward: Didn't Steve Jobs famously say "If you see a stylus, they blew it?" Didn't the Apple iPhone shepard in an era of all-touchscreen-everything?<p>Jobs was ahead of his time. We're just not ready for an all-touchscreen future, at least not yet. And until then, the …

Stephen Colbert's First Late Show Guest Will Be ...

Stephen Colbert has announced his first <i>Late Show</i> guest, a decidedly A-list choice.<p>George Clooney will appear on the debut show, the host tweeted to …

Why laptops are mightier than guns

Laptops For Guns is a simple program making a big impact in Baltimore. You find a gun, dust it off, bring it to Lance Lucas CEO Digit All Systems and walk away with a brand new laptop. The exchange is held at the Urban League in West Baltimore and gains more popularity every year with support from …

Laptops

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5 weapons that don’t need a human to pull the trigger

How close are we to fully automated weaponry? Are there actual killer robots out there right now, ready to fight wars?<p>Last week a group of …

University of Sheffield

Raw Cheesecake Recipe

<i>By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body</i><p>There are very few people who can resist a well-made cheesecake (heck, even a badly made …

Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Good planning is essential to a successful vegetable garden. Vegetables have specific requirements, and you must choose your site carefully to ensure a bountiful harvest. Here are the basics you need to consider before you select your seeds. ( at her home in Bedford, New York, is at left.)

Vegetable Gardens

The Everlasting Garden: 20 Perennial Crops You Can Plant Once and Enjoy Forever - Page 2 of 2

A Guide to 20 Perennial Crops You Can Plant Once and Enjoy Forever!<p><b>20 Perennial Crops Suited for North American Gardens:</b><p>While there are actually …

Gardening

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Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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How Rich People Raise Rich Kids

Even when they’re adopted, the children of the wealthy grow up to be just as well-off as their parents.<p>Lately, it seems that every new study about social mobility further corrodes the story Americans tell themselves about meritocracy; each one provides more evidence that comfortable lives are …

Demographics

Smoke it while you can, Colorado — President Chris Christie will be gunning for your legal weed

“As of January 2017, I will enforce federal laws,” the Republican hopeful told a town hall in New Hampshire<p>New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie attempted to introduce some wind into the sails of a flagging campaign at one of his "Telling It Like It Is" town hall …

These scientists just fired the world's most powerful laser

Researchers at Osaka University said Monday that they successfully fired the world’s most powerful laser beam.<p>The energy captured in its concentrated …

The one big problem with Windows 10

You're going to love it.<p>But Windows 10 isn't just designed to run on laptops and desktops. Soon, it will power all kinds of devices, including augmented reality headsets, tablets, and phones.<p>It's the last one that's going to be the biggest challenge for Microsoft. As good as Windows 10 is, …

Self-Aware Robot Shows Progress of AI

A Small Self-Aware Robot Showed Minimal Intelligence During a Test<p>We’re a long way off from having a self-aware robot with an artificial intelligence close to what is seen in movies such as <i>Her</i> or <i>Ex Machina</i>. But for the first time, three humanoid robots showed a glimmer of self-consciousness by …

Robotics

Why Windows 10 Users May Never Use Google Again

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Los Angeles just passed a major gun control law

The ordinance prohibits Los Angeles residents from possessing a handgun or rifle magazine that fits more than 10 rounds.<p>Residents would have 60 days after the law takes effect to remove, sell or transfer such magazines from city limits in compliance with state law, or surrender them to the LAPD.<p>The …

Donald Trump lifts the veil on his empire

From mega-buck speech appearances to his golf empire, The Donald reveals how he makes his cash.<p>Donald Trump on Wednesday opened the kimono on his business empire, and revealed a whole heck of a lot of assets.<p>Trump made good on his promise to file the financial disclosure required of presidential …

Real Estate