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Canada On The Verge Of Legalizing Marijuana After Latest Vote

It would be the first G-7 nation to legalize the drug for recreational purposes.<p>Canada is one step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana nationwide after the Cannabis Act cleared the House of Commons on Monday.<p>Bill C-45 passed 205-85, moving toward a debate and possible final vote by the …

Cannabis

World Cafe Nashville: Bermuda Triangle

Southern friendship is all about porches. The craftsman cottages of East Nashville were designed for afternoon sweet tea and guitar picking with the perfume of whatever's on the smoker (these days, it's as likely to be tofu as hog) wafting by. Bars like Mickey's on Gallatin Pike have great porches, …

Bermuda

Want to microdose marijuana? This company is making it easier for you.

It's rare that you find a company that specifically wants to help you use its product <i>less</i>, especially in the marijuana space. But that's just what …

Cannabis

DOJ officials struck down Trump's biggest claim about the inspector general's brutal report on the FBI and the Clinton probe

<i>Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here»</i><p>President Donald Trump's primary talking point since the Department of Justice Department released a bombshell report about the Hillary Clinton email investigation was that it freed from from any guilt in the Russia investigation.<p>"I think …

Donald Trump

This giant demon plant gives you burns if you touch it, and it's spreading

The name "giant hogweed" should give you a clue as to how horrible this plant is.<p>“Giant hogweed” already sounds like a thing you should avoid. You’ll definitely want to steer clear once you see the burns the plant can give you—yes, you read that right, <i>burns from a plant</i>. (We won’t paste them in for …

New York State

Diner Said His Restaurant Receipt Instructed Cook to Spit on His Burger

The secret sauce nobody asked for.<p>It seems like you shouldn’t have to ask for your burger to be served without human spit on it, but tell that to the staff at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Queens, New York. No really: Tell them—otherwise you might have to wonder whether someone did actually …

Washington State

News media finally calls out Trump on his lies. It took children in cages to make it happen.

Maybe there is a tipping point.<p>It's certainly looking that way. Outrage over the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the border is clearly growing, and it looks as if the media are a driving force behind it. Social media, mainstream news media, you name it: …

Immigration

These Mushroom Clouds Are Made From Actual Mushrooms

A team of artists create horror out of fungi.<p>Photographer Henry Hargreaves plays with food often, especially the intersection of food and war. …

Mushrooms

A black woman was at the pool on vacation. A white man asked whether she showered before swimming.

Carle Wheeler was doing what one does on a vacation in the sun, hanging with her 5-year-old daughter in the pool of the hotel in Pasadena, Calif., where they were staying, when a man approached them.<p>The man, who is white, asked Wheeler and her daughter, who are black, if they had showered before …

Women of Color

Southern Baptists Call Off the Culture War

America’s largest Protestant group moves to cut ties with the Republican Party and reengage with mainstream culture.<p>It was immediately clear that change was afoot in Dallas. I’ve attended the annual gatherings of the Southern Baptist Convention dozens of times, but walking around the convention …

Faith

All Apple Park employees getting standing desks because ‘sitting is the new cancer’

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.<p>We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much …

Tim Cook

Apple has a new app that lets you measure almost anything with your iPhone

Apple is launching a new Measure app in iOS 12 in the next few months that will let you size anything with just your iPhone.<p>You no longer have to go …

Apps

Trump claims parents of Korean War vets lobbied him during 2016 campaign. There’s just one problem.

"They said, 'when you can, president, we'd love our son to be brought back home' -- you know, the remains."<p>During a Fox News interview that ran on …

Korean War

Now we know the outrageous scale of the Trumps’ White House dividend

I’m feeling nostalgic for Hillary’s Goldman Sachs speaking fees. Remember when we got our ethical knickers in a twist over Clinton’s $225,000 (£170,000) Wall Street speeches? Those worries seem positively quaint when compared with what’s happening now. At least Bill and Hillary put off their …

Donald Trump

How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?

<b>THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY</b> <b><br>Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic</b><br>By Benjamin Carter Hett<br>Illustrated. 280 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>We ask about the rise of the Nazis from what we think is a great distance. We take for granted that the Germans of the 1930s were quite different …

Political Science

People Can't Pay Rent, Debt Is Insane, and the Economy Is Somehow 'Great'

Decades of the government helping the rich are coming home to roost.<p>It's not exactly a secret that the way America measures economic growth can leave regular people wondering why and how they're still struggling just to survive. Unemployment, as President Trump took care to remind us with another …

Housing

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Cannabis

HumBeatz

FEMA Blamed Delays In Puerto Rico On Maria; Agency Records Tell Another Story

<b>Updated at 5:50 p.m. ET</b><p>A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan stepped off a helicopter in the town of Ceiba with a mission: Get relief supplies to people in need.<p>He and FEMA's regional administrator, Thomas Von Essen, told the town's mayor and other mayors …

Caribbean

Republican senators move to block Trump’s deal to revive ZTE

"The death penalty is an appropriate punishment," Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) says.<p>Last week the Trump administration announced a deal to lift a ban on …

Republicans

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

<b>Updated at 7:08 p.m. ET</b><p>In a case involving the rights of tens of millions of private sector employees, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, delivered a major blow to workers, ruling for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.<p>Writing for the …

Class Action

Setback for workers: What fallout as Supreme Court OKs forced arbitration?

In the wake of a #MeToo movement that is pushing corporations to clean up their act, the US Supreme Court threw companies a lifeline.<p>It allowed them …

Class Action

Donald Trump Has All the Power

The president’s alarming Sunday tweet could genuinely produce a crisis between the White House, on the one hand, and the Justice Department and the FBI, on the other.<p>Sunday afternoon, President Trump tweeted an extraordinary threat—extraordinary even by the standards of Donald Trump’s norm-busting …

Donald Trump

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Donald Trump said 11 false things in just 5 tweets Sunday morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted. And tweeted. And tweeted.<p>Between 9:04 am and 9:37 am, Trump sent 5 tweets -- all around the same basic theme: He is being unfairly persecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller even as Mueller and the broader FBI overlook crimes by Democrats.<p>…

Donald Trump

Tickproof Your Yard Without Spraying

This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick …

Moasure ONE Motion Measure Tool

You know how it is. Whether you’re building a deck or doing some quick repair work around the house, you go to get a measurement with your tape …

$25K “diabetic alert dogs” were untrained, un-housebroken puppies, lawsuit says

The dogs were said to detect owners’ low blood sugar, but they weren’t even housebroken.<p>Dogs supposedly trained to detect and respond to potentially …

Net neutrality to die on June 11, as Ajit Pai blasts “special interests”

Rules against blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization to be eliminated.<p>The repeal of net neutrality rules will finally take effect on June 11, …

Democrats demand answers on AT&T’s $600,000 payment to Trump’s lawyer

AT&T may have tried to influence merger review by paying Cohen, Democrats say.<p>Congressional Democrats are asking US regulators for information on …