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Cannabis a medical miracle – it’s official

Cannabis is a ‘wonder drug’ capable of radically transforming the lives of very sick people, according to the results of the first clinical trials of …

Republicans Love Welfare—for the Rich. It’s Called the Carried-Interest Loophole.

Despite Trump’s promise to shut down the tax break that mostly benefits hedge-fund managers, it’s still there in both versions of the Republican tax …

An organism that regenerates could allow us to heal humans

by Science Alert November 10, 2017 Health & Medicine 5050<p>David Nield<p>The gecko’s remarkable ability to regenerate its tail in the space of a month …

What Drives Religious Belief? It's Not Intuition

Is religious belief driven by the heart or the head — that is, is it intuition or reason that explains why people believe in god or gods? The answer …

Trump Busted By Congressman Who Has Seen The Same Intel For Knowingly Lying About Russia

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee, used Veterans Day to serve his country by …

We are now one state closer to letting corporations rewrite the constitution

<b>(Getty/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>With the addition of Wisconsin, right-wingers promoting a constitutional convention have 28 states; they need 34<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>November 11, 2017 10:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>While Democrats on Wednesday were feeling encouraged and empowered by …

Government

It's Possible For a Person to Have Two Different Sets of DNA - Here's How It Happens

Human chimeras are more common than you might expect.<p>In Greek mythology, a chimera was a fire-breathing creature with physical traits of a lion, …

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn`t Plant These Vegetables Together

This weekend I had a pretty interesting journey. I decided to put my old grandmother`s house in order and make myself a weekend getaway. This healthy …

Roy Moore Tries to Defend Himself With Vile Misogyny

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore appeared on Sean Hannity’s syndicated radio show on Friday to address the explosive <i>Washington Post</i> …

Mysterious ‘dinosaur’ shark caught, called a ‘living fossil’ by researchers

When the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck the Earth many millions of years ago it spelled doom for countless species, while allowing many others …

Scientists created a new organic material that generates electricity when stressed

Stressed Material<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when <i>we</i> stress, we don’t produce electricity. The same can’t be said of a flexible new …

Nanotech

New research says it's better to buy than rent—but not because of money

Historically, homeownership has been considered an effective mechanism for wealth creation, especially for low- and moderate-income and minority households. Even with a modest down payment, homeowners can accumulate wealth through the forced savings that result from the periodic payments on …

Housing

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Trump judge nominee, 36, who has never tried a case, wins approval of Senate panel

Brett J. Talley, President Trump’s nominee to be a federal judge in Alabama, has never tried a case, was unanimously rated “not qualified” by the American Bar Assn.’s judicial rating committee, has practiced law for only three years and, as a blogger last year, displayed a degree of partisanship …

Judiciary

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

Consciousness

Scientists Discover Why Hair Turns Gray and Goes Bald

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>Scientists have pinpointed the cells that cause hair to turn gray and to go bald in mice, according to a …

Hair

The DNC’s emails weren’t only hacked, they were edited: report

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Russian hackers have tampered with emails before and a new report reveals they did with at least one Clinton email<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>November 3, 2017 6:43pm (UTC)<p>Emails hacked from the Hillary Clinton campaign may not have been as reliable as the anti-Clinton camp would like to …

Hillary Clinton

Watchdog app reveals list of absurd teen texting codes

Is this what the kids are doing these days?<p>Teen/parent watchdog app Bark.us released a list of abbreviations and acronyms it has gathered that are popular among teens. No surprise, most of them are about naughty things like sex and drugs. It’s not exactly new — I’ve seen similar versions of the …

The End of Empire | United States

The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around the globe. …

Scientists Have Identified The Chemical That Suppresses Unwanted Thoughts in The Brain

With huge implications.<p>Most of us know the feeling of being unable to distract ourselves from a particular thought, however much we might want to. …

Donald Trump is in a very bad polling place

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has never been terribly popular with the American public. But in the past month, Trump has seen a sustained dip in his numbers that have to be concerning to the poll-obsessed President.<p>This chart -- courtesy of the immensely talented Ryan Struyk -- details the dismal …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

We may finally understand the speed of gravity

Advent of Astronomy<p>The ability to detect gravitational waves is rapidly propelling us into a new era of both astronomy and physics. New instruments …

Clogged arteries may be down to bacteria, not diet

The fat molecules in the plaques that clog up our arteries and raise risk of heart attack and stroke may come from bacteria that live in our mouths …

White Supremacists And Nazis Are Embracing Papa John’s As Their ‘Official’ Pizza

The response to Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter’s comments about the NFL and the national anthem protests has been mixed to say the least. The sides have fallen evenly on each side of the anthem debate we’ve seen in recent weeks — and the pizza debate that is always raging — becoming a major …

‘There’s a lot more there’: Mueller ups the stakes in the Trump-Russia inquiry

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted on financial charges, but George Papadopoulos was the surprise as the Russia inquiry enveloped the capital<p>For a moment in court, the mask slipped. Paul Manafort glanced at his lawyer and smirked, like a TV mafia boss with reasons to be confident. It was …

Michael Flynn Turning On Trump? Fired National Security Adviser Reportedly Cooperating In Russia Investigation

Michael Flynn could be turning on Donald Trump, with a report that the former national security adviser is now cooperating with investigators in the …

Donald Trump

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

Psychology

How often you actually need to shower, according to science

When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.<p>There's no official protocol for how often to shower, but folks around the world — in countries like India, the US, Spain, and Mexico — all bathe about once a day (either with soap or …

Skin Care

The Mystery of Mary Trump

Donald Trump reveres his father but almost never talks about his mother. Why not?<p><b>When Donald Trump moved into the Oval Office</b> in January, he placed on the table behind the Resolute Desk a single family photo—of Fred Trump, his father. Sometime in the spring, White House communications director Hope …

Donald Trump