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Smoke This, Pass That: The Best Types of Weed For Different Activities

When people tell me they don't like smoking weed, my first question (after my initial shock and disbelief) is always, "What kind did you smoke though?" Nine times out of 10, they have no idea. While most people are familiar with the two main strains (sativa, the upper, and indica, the downer), many …

Cannabis

10 Key Moments in Street Art History That Made Graffiti a Beloved International Art Form

One often associates graffiti with vandalism, but over the past 40 years, graffiti art has proved to be much more than kids writing on walls. From its start as a New York subculture to the international explosion of street art, graffiti has slowly invaded contemporary culture.<p>We take a look at 10 …

Entrepreneurs: Don't Wait Until Cannabis Becomes Legal To Jump In

The legal Marijuana industry earned $6.7B in revenue in 2016, and is projected to hit $24B by 2025, so eager entrepreneurs are asking: How do I get in on it?<p>Feliks Khaykin, CEO and Co-founder of DankStop, one of the largest online Head Shops, says don’t wait until legalization hits your state. …

Cannabis

Germany's Renewable Sources Provide 85% Of Energy For The First Time

'Most of Germany’s coal-fired power stations were not even operating.'<p>Germany set a new clean energy record on 30 April as renewable sources …

100 Franchises You Can Start For Less Than $50,000

Be the boss with just $50K.<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>This story appears in the Spring 2017 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe >><p>Interested in finding a franchise that fits your budget? The following are the top franchises that can be started for less than $50,000, …

Here are some weird —and easy— ‘side hustles’

<b>Selling crafty projects on Etsy, ETSY, +2.49% pitching creative skills on Fiverr or picking up jobs through TaskRabbit may require skills we don’t</b> …

Employment

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Project Management

5+ Ways to Build Your Side Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

Adam Grant’s book, <i>Originals</i>, is a great read for any budding entrepreneur — especially if you feel like you’re not a “real” business owner unless you …

Small Business

The 7 Best Vapes for Beginners

Get your cloud on.<p>So you’ve decided to finally immerse yourself in the incredible world of vaping. Congratulations! You’re probably asking yourself …

SolarGaps blinds generate solar electricity while shading your windows

<b>These plug-and-play solar smart blinds track the sun's angle in the sky throughout the day and produce clean electricity for home or office.</b><p>For those …

69% of Americans Will Need Long-Term Care Someday. Here's How to Pay for It

Medical expenses usually climb during retirement, and long-term care needs are a big part of the reason why.<p>As you grow old, it becomes more and more …

Breakfast Foods That Will Keep You Fuller Longer

This is how you avoid that mid-morning hunger pang.<p>If you want your healthy breakfast to actually do you good, be sure to pick one that’s going to keep you full till lunch. The best way to do that and avoid the mid-morning hunger pang ― which can often times lead to less healthier choices ― is to …

Breakfast

I Side With the 'Bad Guys' on Encryption

Law-enforcement agents want the power to break into secure devices. Why should we trust them?<p>One of the more intriguing pearls in FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week was his disclosure that the Bureau has been unable to penetrate the encryption on …

How High Can Weed Tech Go? Pretty High If You Ask Silicon Valley

Whether you use marijuana or simply have a soft spot for cool tech, there’s a lot in the weed world that’s worth looking at. For example, proper lighting has always been necessary for indoor growth, but this used to be very cumbersome and expensive. Advances in LED technology have brought the cost …

Cannabis

Here's how many pairs of $495 sneakers LaVar, Lonzo Ball reportedly sold so far

It may not sound like much, but over 250 pairs at $495 a pop, that's not too shabby<p>After folks on social media settled down about the eye-popping …

Basketball

The Secret to Happiness That No One Wants to Admit

We all encounter challenges in life that can be hard to overcome.<p>However, many people have encountered the same kinds of problems in the past. That’s …

Mindfulness

Cover raises $1.6 million to make in-law units easy to add to any backyard

Whether you call them granny units, in-laws or backyard studios, accessory dwelling units are rising in popularity in the U.S., in part due to new regulations that make it easier to obtain permits to build them in California.<p>Now, a startup called Cover Technologies Inc. has raised $1.6 million in …

DA ordered to return money to medical marijuana distributor and family

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has been ordered to return more than $100,000 seized from a medical marijuana businessman and his family, 15 months …

IBM's Watson 'is a joke,' says Social Capital CEO Palihapitiya

IBM isn't at the forefront of artificial intelligence, Social Capital CEO and founder Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Monday, and he certainly …

Jeff Bezos

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies

Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video …

Research Shows Cannabis Restores Memory and Could Reverse The Aging Process

Aging and the Brain<p>One of aging’s most obvious signs is a decrease in cognitive function and learning ability. Usually, these issues express …

Facebook: VR’s future is bright but ‘full AR’ is the holy grail

AR and VR will one day blend, Facebook believes<p>After spending more than a billion dollars on virtual reality, Facebook seems to have adopted an equal interest in augmented reality, and at least one AR company couldn’t be happier.<p>“VR will offer increasingly convincing experiences and will gain the …

The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality content startup.<p>This week’s launch of Facebook’s Camera Effects platform means there are suddenly 1.8 billion people waiting to be …

14 passive income ideas for earning money as you sleep

Passive income is defined by Wikipedia as “income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the …

Business Development

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Spirituality

If Any of These Legislative Efforts Get Traction, It Could Be Huge for Marijuana Stocks

There's a lot of activity in the U.S. Congress to ease restrictions on marijuana. Could these efforts pay off for marijuana stocks?<p>It remains to be …

How We Got 10 Million Teens to Read Fiction on Their Phones

The story of Hooked<p>Three years ago, I was living in a small surf town in Costa Rica and writing my first novel, when I had a panic attack.<p>The novel …

Andrew Peacock travels 280 miles on the Colorado River, descending through the Grand Canyon.

Below the rim<p>16 days in the Grand Canyon<p><b>“There is nothing quite like it… a deeply entrenched water corridor… through a desert wilderness of</b> …

Hiking

A Real Estate Boom, Powered by Pot

QUINCY, Mass. — At the edge of an industrial park in this suburb south of Boston, past a used-car auction lot and a defunct cheese factory, is an unmarked warehouse bristling with security cameras and bustling with activity. Until recently, the cinder-block structure was home to a wholesale …

Real Estate