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How Subaru's AWD Systems Actually Work

Subaru uses four different all-wheel-drive systems on its cars. Here's how they all compare.<p>Over the years, Subaru's cars have been made famous in the northern parts of the U.S. thanks to their fantastic all-weather abilities. The company's all-wheel-drive is standard on every new car (except the …

2 Key Facts About Driving While High On Marijuana

On Nov. 8 voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada approved ballot measures to legalize recreational cannabis. It is now legal in a …

Canada Aims to Become the First Developed Country to Legalize Marijuana

Is this too good to be Trudeau?<p>The U.S. marijuana industry has seen incredible growth for the past couple of years. Last year alone, residents in …

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Make crusty towels feel new again with this simple trick

Eventually even the best towels can become stiff, scratchy and not very absorbent. It happens when fabric softeners and residue from dryer sheets build up on the fibers.<p>But even the crustiest of towels can feel like new by washing them with this simple trick.<p>First, load your washer with towels …

Cleaning

The One Driving Technique That Could 'Solve' Traffic

Too bad it's basically impossible for humans to pull off.<p>If you know anything about how traffic patterns work and congestion actually occurs, you'll already know a frustrating and basic truth about driving: It only takes a tap of the brakes to spark a traffic jam that can reach for miles and last …

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The Science Behind Purple Kush, and the Colors of Cannabis

Let us take you through the rainbow of cannabis colors.<p>Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color. In fact, a whopping 93 percent of buyers make a purchasing choice contingent on the color and …

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

Raspberry Pi

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

Psychedelic Drugs

Samsung Connect Auto brings Wi-Fi, LTE connectivity to the unwashed masses

Tech companies have discovered a wonderful thing -- the onboard diagnostics port on new cars. By creating dongles that interface with the car's computer, you can add connected-car tech to vehicles that are rather old. Samsung's new Connect Auto does exactly that, and it's not even limited to …

4G LTE

Why Lugging Your Engine Is Terrible for Your Car

Also, why it's even worse if your engine is turbocharged.<p>Let's say you're cruising down the highway. The car in front of you slows, and you change lanes to pass. Should you downshift, or leave the car in gear and stomp the throttle? Well, if you want to protect your engine, you should definitely …

Engines

How to connect a PS4 controller to an Android device (no root)

It doesn't matter if you're 4 or 74 years old; pretty much everyone enjoys killing time by playing games on their smartphone or tablet. While gaming …

Android News

7 Ways in Which You Can Bypass Android's Secured Lock Screen

You Can Bypass Android’s Secured Lock Screen In These 7 Ways<p>To prevent unwanted access to your phone such as keeping strangers (or friends) from …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

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How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Happiness

Scientists Have Created The Perfect Music For Cats

It's very... unique.<p>Anyone who loves music knows how therapeutic it can be, and researchers have shown that a good melody may have the same affect on …

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See Which Animals Have the Most Enormous—and Tiniest—Babies

A giant panda mom is 900 times more massive than her baby, while a giraffe baby is one-tenth the size of its mom.<p>When the National Zoo’s giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a miniscule baby on August 23rd, it looked like the tiny, hairless infant just tumbled right out of her. A couple hours later, …

5 Metal/Rap Collaborations That Ruled

The great Nu-Metal implosion left a bad taste in lots of people’s mouths. We get it. Rap and metal tried playing together last century and it yielded …

Rap & Hip-Hop

These Bizarre Fungi Resemble Corpse Fingers, UFOs, Tongues

Many fungi, including mushrooms, are so diverse they can look like other living things—including us.<p>Who'd have thought the alien invasion would be so stinkin' cute?<p>A new species of mushroom, <i>Geastrum britannicum</i>, native to the United Kingdom, was announced in the journal <i>Persoonia</i> earlier this year. …

This Might Be The Coolest Burger-Grilling Trick of All Time

Because a 'Master Chef' judge said so.<p>There are a thousand ways—okay, maybe 100—ways to top a burger once it comes off the grill, but what about while it's sizzling over the flames? Graham Elliot, a judge on <i>MasterChef,</i> and my personal favorite, <i>MasterChef Junior,</i> wants you to put an ice cube on …

Google's New Photos App Stores Unlimited Pictures and Video for Free

Google may have just launched the greatest photo storage solution with infinite storage and automatic storage<p>Google may have just changed the game when it comes to storing and sharing all of your photos and videos. At today's I/O conference, the company announced Google Photos, its new app now …

Foxconn pumps money into Cyanogen - is there a Nokia link?

In between messing up its partnership with OnePlus, or making statements about how it is “putting a bullet through Google’s head,” Cyanogen does find some time to look for more investors. Back in March the company, which is led by Steve Kondik and Kirt McMaster, announced its series C funding from …

California's drought has been a dream come true — for pests

It was a single limb on a walnut tree that had withered and died. A small loss, and one Craig McNamara could have easily missed during his orchard inspection in June. But come July, the tree lost a few more. By August, it was dead. Botryosphaeria, the fungal disease that took it, has now spread to …

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We Hear: More Powerful Honda S660 With Turbo 1.0L Gets Green Light

S1000 Could Come Stateside<p>We previously reported that American Honda CEO Tetsuo Iwamura wanted to sell the Japan-only S660 around the world, and that time may have finally arrived. According to Australian publication Motoring.com.au, the Japanese automaker has greenlit a more potent version of the …

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Lil Wayne Blasts Young Thug For Continuing "Tha Carter" Series

As the release date for Young Thug’s Tha <i>Carter 6</i> album nears, fans heard Lil Wayne’s thoughts on the matter at his “Release Partiez” tour stop in …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Google goes all-in with USB Type-C

Earlier today, Google made some changes to the Play Store, moving its “Devices” category to a whole new website. Along with this change came an all-new Chromebook Pixel, which features either an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, 8 or 16GB of RAM, 32 or 64GB of on-board storage, and a price tag …

Next Honda CR-Z to ditch hybrid, get 2.0 turbo

The engine from the new Civic Type R? It's earmarked for the next-gen, not-a-hybrid CR-Z.<p>As of this writing, Honda is rapidly approaching its Formula 1 comeback as the power behind McLaren at the Australian Grand Prix, and the brand is also busy readying two of Japan's most anticipated sports cars, …

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Why the Warm Ocean on This Moon of Saturn Could Be Perfect for Life

One of the most promising places to look for life beyond Earth just got even more tantalizing<p>Move over, Europa. It looks as though the most life-friendly habitat ever discovered outside of Earth is Enceladus—Saturn's sixth-largest moon.<p>Astrophysicists working with NASA's Saturn sweeping Cassini …

Astronomy

Carrick Talks Money: Why are seniors such easy marks for scammers?

Carrick Talks Money Why are seniors such easy marks for scammers?<p>The Globe and Mail | <br>Show Description<p>The Globe's Rob Carrick speaks with Lee Anne Davies, CEO of Agenomics, about scams that target senior citizens<p>More from this section<p>Editor's Picks<p>Add to Watchlist<p>We've run into a glitch. Please try …