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Short Trip? More People ‘Microdosing’ on Psychedelic Drugs

For Martijn Schirp, it's a way to make an ordinary day just a little bit better.<p>A former poker player and recent graduate in interdisciplinary science in Amsterdam, Schirp has been experimenting with a new way to take psychedelic drugs: Called microdosing, it involves routinely taking a small …

Psychedelia

A Passion for Now: How 10 Minutes Will Improve Your Work and Your Life | Inc.com

There's only one thing that we all have in common: No matter our social status, job, emotional state, or geographical location, we are all alive right now. Our work happens now. The toughest negotiations happen now. The best moments of our lives happen now.<p>But we have the damnedest time actually</i> …

Mindfulness

Colorado becomes first state to fund research to show benefits of medical marijuana

DENVER -- Colorado became a pioneer in funding research that shows the benefits of medical marijuana Wednesday.<p>The Colorado Department of Public …

13 Destructive Habits You Need to be Aware of

We are all guilty of self-sabotage at least one point in our lives.These behaviors often creep up on us, and before we know it, they’re habitual. …

Health News | Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News - ABC News - ABC News

Young American smokers get half of their smoke through hookahs: Study<p>Ohio teacher to donate kidney to 10-year-old girl<p>Should we be concerned with …

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Weed Could Block HIV’s Spread. No, Seriously.

But the U.S. government won’t let scientists try out this promising treatment on humans.<p>On a warm summer day in Chicago at the International …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

Obama Secretly Extends U.S. War In Afghanistan

The president has quietly authorized an expanded role for the U.S. military in Afghanistan despite previously saying combat operations would end in 2014.<p>The order authorizes a more expansive role for the U.S. military in Afghanistan than Obama had previously described, allowing troops to attack …

Afghanistan

Is Congress Finally Going to Reform the NSA?

More than a year after Edward Snowden first revealed the extent of the NSA's mass surveillance programs, the Senate is finally voting on a bill to curb the agency's sweeping spying powers.<p>​The Senate is expected to hold a vote Tuesday evening on the USA Freedom Act, a bill that would end …

Two High Schools in New York Are Accusing Each Other of Racism over a Basketball Game

Rival high schools in New York State are beefing after a tightly contested playoff basketball game saw fights break out in the stands, racist tweets sent to players, students suspended, and school superintendents exchanging tersely worded public...<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in Racism.</i> …

D.C. Will Decriminalize Pot Possession as Long as Congress Doesn't Interfere

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Tuesday night, Washington, D.C.'s city council approved a bill to decriminalize possession of …

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Uruguay President Jose Mujica urges US and Europe to change drug policy

After legalising the production and sale of cannabis in his own country, Uruguayan President Jose Mucjica calls on rich, "developed countries" to re-evaluate their strategy for dealing with narcotics<p>The United States and Europe need a new strategy in the war on drugs and should look at alternatives …

The new 'drug talk': Parents in legal pot states rethink message - TODAY.com

Ed Andrieski / Today<p>In Washington state and Colorado, parents are coming up with new ways to talk with their kids about pot, now that it's legal.<p>In retrospect, former first lady Nancy Reagan made the parental “pot talk” a bit easier with her "Just Say No" anti-drug message of the 1980s.<p>But now that …

Reddit and Tumblr among websites protesting NSA surveillance

Thousands of websites including Reddit and Tumblr are today staging an online protest called The Day We Fight Back against mass surveillance by the US government<p>More than 6,000 websites are today staging a protest against mass surveillance and calling on the public to sign a petition demanding that …

UN reports rise in Afghan civilian deaths and injuries

<b>The number of civilians killed and wounded in the conflict in Afghanistan rose 14% last year, the UN says.</b><p>Nearly 3,000 civilians were killed and more than 5,600 were injured in 2013.<p>The report said the gradual withdrawal of foreign troops left Afghan government forces more vulnerable to attack by …

Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled

Consumers are being sold drinks with banned flame-retardant additives, pork in beef, and fake cheese, laboratory tests show<p>Consumers are being sold food including mozzarella that is less than half real cheese, ham on pizzas that is either poultry or "meat emulsion", and frozen prawns that are 50% …

South Africa deploys CSI-style tactics to crack rhino poaching rings

South Africa is leading the way in using science to crack rhino poaching and wildlife trafficking rings by tracing DNA from the market back to the bush<p>When a suspected rhino poaching kingpin was stopped in a sting operation near Johannesburg, the empty bag police found in his car initially …

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Marijuana Refugees: Looking for a New Homes in Pot-Legal States

They are known as "marijuana refugees" -- people who have relocated or are planning to move because pot is now legal in some states.<p>Moriah Barnhart is one of them, though with two young children in tow, it wasn't something she had planned for.<p>But within weeks of her 2-year-old daughter, Dahlia, …

Cannabis