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NY is ‘really close’ to allowing legal pot, bill sponsor says

A marijuana legalization bill in the state Senate is lit with support from legislators, according to state Sen. Liz Krueger.<p>Several versions of the …

Cannabis

Colorado Lawmakers Introduce New Legislation for Medical Marijuana

The number of states legalizing medical marijuana is continuing to grow. But now, the Colorado House has passed a bill that would allow nurses in …

Cannabis

Proposed Law Allows Access to Medical Marijuana in Illinois Schools

One of the most controversial issues surrounding medical marijuana is whether or not children should have access to it. While certain states allow …

Cannabis

10 New Facts About Marijuana You Probably Don't Know

Considering you read this website, we’re guessing you’re at least fairly knowledgeable when it comes to marijuana. But even experts don’t know …

Cannabis

Selling cannabis is illegal in Estonia, but the leaf is on one municipality’s new flag

When Estonia's Kanepi municipality was formed by three existing districts last year, some details had yet to be hammered out — among them, a design for its flag, logo and coat of arms.<p>So Kanepi opened itself up to suggestions, asking artists to submit some possibilities. Out of the 23 ideas it …

Cannabis

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies streaming on Netflix you have to watch …

Entertainment

15 Penis Horror Stories That Will Make You Want To Vomit

Peeling, infections, and a whole lot of blood.<p>"I once dated a girl who wore braces. She was giving me a blowjob when we realised that a small piece of the wire had broken off. It ripped a nice hole in my dick, just beneath the tip."<p>–Robin Mopli Sjökise, Facebook.<p>"My friend had an accident on a BMX …

Weather

Jail let mentally disabled man starve to death, lawsuit says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arrested for stealing $5.05 of sweets and soda, a 24-year-old who doctors repeatedly diagnosed as psychotic and delusional was left to essentially starve to death over four months in a squalid Virginia jail cell, Jamycheal Mitchell's aunt alleged in a federal lawsuit.<p>By the time Mitchell …

Crime

The Birth of the Bronx's Universal Hip Hop Museum

“Hip hop architect” and professor Mike Ford discusses the community-led vision for the first-of-its-kind museum.<p>The old, shuttered Bronx Borough Courthouse was once something like the Goree Island of New York City: A point of no return for many black and Latino youth who, throughout the 1960s and …

Veteran drug lord still trafficking after prison release, US Treasury says

Veteran drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero has continued to traffic illegal drugs since being released from a Mexican prison, the US Treasury has said, naminghis common-law wife as a key accomplice.<p>Caro Quintero, convicted of ordering the torture and murder of a US anti-drugs agent in Mexico in 1985, …

Mexico

Tesla in Hot Pursuit of Police Electric Cruiser Market

Tesla looks like it may be in hot pursuit of a new market.<p>The electric car company's Model S sedan is being tested by the Los Angeles Police Department, the police force in the nation's second-biggest city. Testing has been underway for nearly a year, and the agency has two Model S P85D loaner cars.<p>…

Electric Vehicles

BEATS, RHYMES, HYPE: 8 Impressive DJ/MC Collabs

Some partnerships just take it to another level.<p>9 Times Outta 10 - DJ Quik & Kurupt<p>Hip Hop was made for this kind of effort. Kurupt displays his …

Nintendo's next two mobile games will be free-to-play

Titles based on Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem due later this year<p>Nintendo's next two games for smartphones will be released for free on Android and iOS, according to a report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The gaming company announced last month that its next two mobile titles would be based on …

Mobile Gaming

Styles P & Sheek Louch Unearth A Deep DJ Premier Cut And Put Their Shine On It (Audio)

The LOX have a bond that cannot be broken. Even when they are pursuing solo projects, the 20+ year collective of Styles P, Sheek Louch and Jadakiss …

Charlie Sheen Will Reveal the 'Truth' About His Life to Piers Morgan

And on London's equivalent of Broadway, no less.<p>Charlie Sheen is heading to London's West End to "set the record straight" on his life in a rare on-stage interview with Piers Morgan.<p>The Hollywood actor will appear at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on June 19 for 'An Evening with Charlie Sheen' to …

Charlie Sheen

Whitey Bulger's girlfriend gets 21 more months in prison

The longtime girlfriend of gangster James "Whitey"<p>Bulger was sentenced Thursday to an additional 21 months in prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating whether other people helped Bulger while he was a fugitive.<p>Catherine Greig already is serving an eight-year sentence for …

Crime

APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks …

Crime

Facebook has found a best friend in Microsoft

It's a big step forward for Windows 10 — these apps, available from the Windows Store, will work on any Windows 10 device, including PCs, tablets, and even Microsoft's struggling Windows 10 Mobile phones.<p>More popular apps like Facebook on Windows 10 means more people willing to give Windows 10 a …

Virtual Reality

Tracy Morgan Telling Stories About Prince Is As Crazy As You Could Imagine

It’s been nearly a week since Prince died and now we may finally have the definitive remembrance of him and it comes courtesy of Tracy Morgan. The comedian, who is back on the road after the near-fatal accident he was involved in last year, recently spoke to <i>Billboard</i> about the music icon. He had …

X-Men: Apocalypse: Olivia Munn bruise picture from filming

Lest there be any gray area, starring in an action movie isn’t a full-on CGI experience. It can take a physical toll on its stars, too.<p>Take <i>X-Men:</i> …

Plug the Fathom Neural Compute Stick into any USB device to make it smarter

Following on the heels of their announcement a few weeks ago about their FLIR partnership, Movidius is making another pretty significant announcement regarding their Myriad 2 processor. They’ve incorporated it into a new USB device called the <i>Fathom Neural Compute Stick</i>.<p>You can plug the Fathom into …

Amazon's enormous cloud business grew 64%, ahead of expectations

Amazon reported quarterly cloud results on Thursday of almost $2.57 billion in revenue, up 64% from last year, and $604 million in operating income.<p>The unit was expected to post sales of $2.54 billion, a 62% increase over the year-ago quarter, according to FactSet, the Wall Street Journal …

All Belgian residents issued with iodine tablets to protect against radiation

The entire population of Belgium is to be issued with a ration of iodine tablets, months after warnings about the threat of Isil building a dirty bomb.<p>Iodine pills, which help reduce radiation build-up in the thyroid gland, had previously only been issued to people living within 20km (14 miles) of …