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All eyes in the global marijuana legalization movement are on Uruguay’s election

When Uruguayans go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, the results could have lasting impacts on drug policy around the world.<p>With the country’s landmark marijuana legalization bill last year, Uruguay became the world’s first nation to legalize the production, sale and distribution of …

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Elon Musk: Tesla Will Be First With Autonomous Driving; Admits To Apple Meeting

On Wednesday, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk reported solid earnings and the serial executive also discussed the company’s future, including a massive battery “gigafactory” and the upcoming third-generation Model X on a conference call. But perhaps the biggest news to come from Musk’s mouth came in …

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UK Police And Companies Will Have Access To Database Of All England's Medical Records

The UK government is currently building a database called care.data that will contain all of England's medical records. It's being promoted as …

World's largest DDoS strikes US, Europe

A content delivery network provider has today been hit by what appears to be the world's largest denial of service attack, in an assault that …

‘The day we fight back’: 6,000 websites protest surveillance, honor Aaron Swartz

More than 6,000 websites, including Reddit, Tumblr, Mozilla, are taking part in an online protest against government surveillance. The action marks …

Fewer than one in five Britons trust Bitcoin

Only five per cent of Britons have experimented with a crypto-currency and fewer than one in five would consider using them in the future, with others complaining of fears over security and legality<p>Only five per cent of Britons have experimented with a crypto-currency such as Bitcoin and fewer than …

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Man gets bionic hand with sense of touch nine years after accident

A man who lost his left hand in a fireworks accident has described how he could feel things that he had not been able to feel for more than nine years after testing a bionic replacement with a sense of touch.<p>Dennis Sorensen, from Denmark, felt the shape and texture of objects during a month's trial …

TokerSupply: Online Headshop - Shop Bongs, Dab Rigs, Vapes, & More!

In recent months an e-commerce website known as DHGate (based in China) has been starting to sell glass bongs and accessories. The biggest problem we …

Cannabis

Does using marijuana lead to heroin?

When Weed Grew Wild in Williamsburg

In this notably candid episode of WNYC's <i>Campus Press Conference</i> from 1951, not only does State Supreme Court Justice John Murtagh reject punitive solutions to drug problems, but he also says that science supports the notion that marijuana is non-addictive and potentially safer than cigarettes.<p>The …

South Korea's 5G To Let Citizens Download A Full Movie In One Second

And the country's science ministry wants people on the fastest bullet trains to be able to surf the Internet.<p>South Korea's science ministry is investing $1.5 billion in building 5G wireless service for the country by 2020, AFP reports.<p>Some of the things the ministry wants 5G to do include …

Mystery of Death Solved: DMT is the Key

What happens at death? Researchers have learned a great deal about the experience of death. It all begins and ends with DMT, produced by the pineal …

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Facebook and Google refuse pot ads, even where marijuana is legal

Stores can sell marijuana in Colorado and Washington but they can’t — for now — target potential customers on popular sites like Facebook(s fb), …

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Barack Obama: 'Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol'

<b>US President Barack Obama has said smoking marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol, but still called it a "bad idea".</b><p>Speaking to The New Yorker magazine, he said it was wrong to think legalising the drug would be "a panacea" that could solve many social problems.<p>Mr Obama was referring to recent …