Joshua Thorner

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The lie that won’t die: “We don’t know enough about marijuana!”

<b>(AP/Ed Andrieski)</b><p>Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true<p>Paul Armentano<p>December 26, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Speaking recently with the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, UCLA professor and former Washington …

more-u-know: Watching your wallet and your...

Watching your wallet and your waistline can be tricky. Eating right is easy when money is no object, but a trip to the supermarket often yields …

Golden Arches: Human Feet More Flexible Than We Thought

The notion that sport shoes and inserts should keep the human arch stiffly supported is a decades-old assumption that could use some rethinking, according to a British gait analyst who has closely studied more than 25,000 footsteps of healthy people.<p>Robin Huw Crompton, a physical anthropologist at …

This Graphic Explains the Connection Between Color and Emotion

The colors that surround us have an impact on the way we feel, and anyone who's ever studied or worked in art, design, or marketing knows this. This …

28 Female Thinkers You Should Know, Even If Wired Magazine Doesn't

When Wired magazine set about compiling their recently released "101 Signals" list of the "best reporters, writers and thinkers on the Internet -- the people who understand what's happening," they included many valuable sources of insight and analysis. Yet as many readers noticed, the list is …

Oh, Hydrogen Peroxide. You do...

Oh, <b>Hydrogen Peroxide</b>. You do so many things. You deserve more attention.<p>Here’s a list of the many benefits of <b>Hydrogen Peroxide</b>!<p><i>1. Take one capful</i> …

Why Millennials Are Ditching Cars And Redefining Ownership

<i>Part of a series of stories produced in collaboration with</i><i>Youth Radio</i><i>on the changing car culture in America.</i><p>You might think there's one place in America you absolutely need a car: Los Angeles. You'd be wrong.<p>"I have been in L.A. without a car for two years now," says Alyssa Rosenthal, a makeup …

Study Finds No Link Between Hallucinogens And Mental Problems

How risky are psychedelic drugs to mental health? Not nearly as much as you might have imagined.<p>People who had taken LSD, psilocybin (the brain-bending chemical in magic mushrooms) or mescaline at any time in their lives were no more likely than those who hadn't to wind up in mental health …

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar

How to beat your generation's bad rap and become the office superstar<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. Crush the stereotype with these tips from Gen Y career expert Dan Schawbel, author of …

Google’s “20% time,” which brought you Gmail and AdSense, is now as good as dead

Google’s “20% time,” which allows employees to take one day a week to work on side projects, effectively no longer exists. That’s according to former Google employees, one who spoke to Quartz on the condition of anonymity and others who have said it publicly.<p>What happened to the company’s most …

Employment

Record number of millennials forced to live at home

<b>(ZouZou/Shutterstock)</b><p>Looming debts and poor job prospects are forcing America’s youth to move back in with mom and dad<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>August 7, 2013 12:40pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>America’s young people have been hit so hard by the crappy economy that they can’t even …