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Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Horror Movies

Brush your teeth and floss at the same time with the Waterpik Sonic-Fusion

As much as you’d like to tell your dentist the truth, it’s difficult to meet the withering stare that accompanies your admission that in fact, you …

Dental Care

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

A cosmic sense of scale

This animation gives a sense of the awe-inspiring scale of some of the known objects in our universe. It is difficult for human minds to comprehend …

4K Ultra HD

Pale Blue Dot

Source: NASA/JPL<p>Published: February 14, 1990<p>This narrow-angle color image of the Earth is a part of the first ever "portrait" of the solar system …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

The 7 Worst Words to Use in Sales

I’m guilty of using all of the words I’m about to share with you when selling. Looking back, they have cost me money, influence and the opportunity to build deeper relationships. I have since deleted these words from my vocabulary and sales conversations within my organization. The result… …

Communication Skills

18 photos that show why you should never trust the pictures hotels post online

When booking a hotel for your next trip, you might think you know what you're getting by looking at the hotel's website and social media.<p>But traveler beware — every company wants to put their best face forward.<p>From making hotel rooms and swimming pools look bigger than they actually are, to adding …

6 Lead Generation Tips for Freight Brokers [Infographic]

Whether business or personal, starting a new relationship with someone has its challenges. When it comes to freight brokers contacting new prospects …

Sales Call Tips for Freight Brokers: 13 Essential Sales Call Questions

Sales prospecting often means cold calling as many people as you can, and hoping they all end in a hot lead or new client for your freight agency. …

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What Is Gynecomastia? Essential Oils Linked to Male Breast Growth, Study Claims

More testing is still needed.<p>Lavender and tea tree oil have grown in popularity as “alternative medicines” for various ailments, but their use may …

College Football Player Allegedly Finds Out About Girlfriend’s Spring Break Raunchiness On Twitter

There have been a couple of college football-themed spring break stories this week. One is a lot more easy-going than the other.<p>The first: former …

Here’s Why There Has Never Been a Death From Cannabis Overdose

They’re popular mantras in the cannabis community: “There have been no overdoses on marijuana,” and “You can’t overdose on marijuana.” On the other …

7 Scientific Reasons That Point Out Why Weed Might Be Healthier & Heartier Than Cigarettes

<b>Disclaimer: Smoking is injurious to health</b>There's an honestly bizarre amount of people touting the magical qualities of cannabis. Their claims make …

Medical Marijuana

Save $45 on this iPhone case that doubles as a Game Boy-style console

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

15 True, Astonishing Facts That'll Make You Feel A Little Uneasy

Your bones are wet.

Andromeda Galaxy

'Show Us the Carnage'

After a previous horrific massacre via AR-15, the one in Las Vegas last winter in which a single murderer killed or injured <i>more than 600</i> people<i>,</i> readers wrote about that weapon and its history. For reference, those items were:<p>“Why the AR-15 Is So Lethal”<br>• “The Nature of the AR-15”<br>• “Why the AR-15 Was …

This Is How Much Weed Costs in 120 Cities Across the World

We built a map with data from the 2018 Cannabis Price Index, a study that condenses data collected by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and other research.<p><b>This article originally appeared on VICE Colombia. Leer en Español.</b><p>The travel itinerary of a dedicated pot smoker is never …

A mysterious syndrome in which marijuana users get violently ill is starting to worry researchers

Mrs. X knew something was wrong when she burned herself in the bath for the third time.<p>The Australian woman — whose experience was documented anonymously in a published case study — had experienced sudden and severe episodes of illness for nine years. She'd get nauseous and a feel like the room was …

Cannabis

Only A Certified Genius Can Score Higher Than A 20/25 On This General Knowledge Test

Do you know a lot about a little? Or a little about a lot?

Beauty and the Beast

Phone-addicted teens aren’t as happy as those who play sports and hang out IRL, new study suggests

To no parent’s surprise, too much smartphone use makes teens unhappy.<p>So says a new study from San Diego State University, which pulled data from over one million 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-graders in the U.S. showing teens who spent more time on social media, gaming, texting and video-chatting on their …

6 Most Popular Marijuana Strains in Connecticut

At the time of this writing, cannabis is decriminalized in the Constitution State, and medical marijuana (MM) is legal, so you may be wondering what …

This map shows every state that has legalized marijuana

On April 20, many Americans who smoke marijuana— from California to Maine to Alaska — will light up legally in celebration of "420," an unofficial marijuana holiday.<p>Nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use — no doctor's letter required — for adults over the age …

Cannabis

Scaling the solar system

Every now and again, in interviews and on social media, I'm asked an interesting question: If there was one thing you wish people understood better …

Astronomy

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

Minimalism

This Is Why You Should Never Hold in a Sneeze

A recently released case report, courtesy of the <i>BMJ,</i> reaffirms one of life’s important lessons: Don’t try to hold back a sneeze. Especially, don’t do …

Biomedicine

Violent crime and murder drop massively in American states which have legalised weed

Anti-weed activists have always maintained drugs are linked to psychosis, violence, and robberies committed by slavering, helpless addicts.<p>But in …

The Entry-Level Interview: What Everyone Wants to Know [Infographic]

An interview for an entry level job can be a lot different than other job interviews. You may not have the success stories to tell or the personal …

Employment