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I Drilled a Hole in My Own Skull to Stay High Forever

John Doran speaks to Joe Mellen about the importance of expanding your consciousness.<p>"This is the story of how I came to drill a hole in my head to get permanently high."<p>As far as opening lines to memoirs go, they don't come much more compelling than the first sentence in Joe Mellen's 1970 book,</i> …

Vladimir Putin

1 Ridiculously Easy Trick to Improve How You Communicate

We all know that communicating well is vital to keeping relationships healthy. By some accounts, communication is the backbone of all relationships – …

People Pets

[facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/fox12oregon/videos/10153984028493701/" /]<p>The heroic story of Snickers the dog recently came to a screeching halt after her family had to leave her at a Texas animal control shelter.<p>According to CBS11, the 1-year-old shar pei mix saved her family when their RV …

Government

This Is the 1 Thing Ruining Your Relationship

Those of us who spend our lives helping people with their relationships talk a lot about behaviors. We encourage couples to say this instead of that …

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and …

DNA order in animal abuse case sparks privacy debate

One of the more severe punishments in an animal abuse case has drawn attention from legal community<p>A southern Ontario man admits he bound a dog's …

The One Word that Can Kill a Friendship

There’s this word you use all the time. It’s a seemingly harmless word — it’s close to meaningless, really — but it’s slowly, subversively tainting …

This Mental Illness Makes Mirrors Lie and Drives Patients to Suicide | VICE News

<b>This story is part of a partnership between</b><b>MedPage Today</b><b>and VICE News.</b><p>If Minnie Iris hadn't gone to her doctor and insisted that she had body dysmorphic disorder, it's possible she wouldn't be alive today.<p>The disorder, a mental illness in which patients become obsessed with perceived flaws in their …

Mental Health

Here’s How Mario Batali Makes Pot Brownies

Mario Batali is a noted master of Italian cooking, known as much for his ways with <i>spaghettini</i> and lasagne alla Bolognese as he is, now, for his …

Mario Batali

Purebred German shepherd puppy found with dangling fractured jaw

At a high kill shelter in Georgia, a purebred German shepherd puppy was picked up as a stray by Animal Control on Wednesday morning; the shelter …

German Shepherd

8 important figures from gay history you might not have known

Gay figures have made their names known throughout history, long before the modern liberation movement. From kings and emperors, to poets and …

Literature

Scientists have an interesting theory about how beer helped ancient humans build civilizations

REUTERS/Michael Dalder<p>Not only is beer a delicious frothy mixture of alcoholic goodness, but some scientists think it may have played a pivotal role …

Anthropology

How ancient Egypt shaped our idea of beauty

Pop culture is steeped in images of smoky-eyed pharaohs and their queens. Were the ancient Egyptians insufferably vain – or are we simply projecting our own values onto them? Alastair Sooke investigates.<p>Walking around Beyond Beauty, the new exhibition organised by charitable foundation the Bulldog …

Ancient History

Dog Breaks out of Her Kennel to Comfort Crying Puppies

(Photos: Barkers Pet Motel and Grooming)<p>Maggie, an Australian Shepherd, was staying at the Barkers Pet Motel and Grooming in St. Albert, Alberta. A …

Tommy Chong on Why He Supports Bernie: Weed, Basically

Sanders is the only candidate who's called for the decriminalization of marijuana — a personal issue for Chong<p>He laughs it off, but the last seven …

Cannabis

6 people, including a child, found dead in Chicago home, ruled as homicides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six people found dead in a brick bungalow in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood have been declared homicides, with one woman killed by gunshot and the others by blunt or sharp force, police said.<p>The bodies were found Thursday afternoon, and authorities on Friday were investigating how they …

Crime

One dead, one injured after wanted Missouri couple gets into shootout with police

The multi-state crime wave of a Missouri couple likened to Bonnie and Clyde ended in the wee hours of Friday morning when police picked up their trail on a Florida highway and engaged them in a shootout that left Blake Fitzgerald dead.<p>Fitzgerald's female accomplice, Brittany Harper, was wounded …

Crime

Facebook is removing business pages for medical marijuana dispensaries

Selling marijuana for medical purposes is legal in 23 states, but Facebook apparently has a less permissive attitude towards the drug. The social network has shut down the business pages of a marijuana dispensaries in a number of states including New Jersey, Maine, and Washington, reports <i>NJ.com</i>, …

Marijuana Federalists Lead The Republican Field, Pugilistic Prohibitionist Stuck In Single Digits

With Rand Paul ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the GOP race has lost its strongest supporter of drug policy reform. But the remaining Republican candidates are for the most part not as retrograde in this area as you might expect, especially on the question of how the …

Cannabis

The secret to making great curry

The complex flavours of curries are governed by just three things: generous spicing; onion, ginger and garlic done just right; and something to give it body. Then simply improvise...<p>The most thrilling moment in the study of any subject comes when you realise that what seems an impossibly …

Texas Zika case raises concerns that virus can be transmitted sexually

Patient in Texas infected by Zika virus after sexual contact with a partner who had travelled to Venezuela<p>A case of the Zika virus being transmitted between sexual partners reported on Tuesday in Texas has raised new concerns about the transmission of the disease, which is typically spread by …

Disease

Rare shot of a pika chosen as Wildlife Photo of the Year

Amid an alpine landscape of rocks and boulders, it sounded as though somebody was hiding in a crevice and squeezing a squeak toy.<p>A wildlife photographer from Berkeley, Jen Joynt, tuned in to the squeak. She knew what it was. The scene that evolved ended when she took the photograph that won …

'I'm not too ashamed of it': 85-year-old jewel thief reflects on her life of crime

And that's exactly how authorities say the 85-year-old has managed to walk off with pricey jewels in countless thefts around the world over six decades.<p>Asked about her exploits, she speaks in broad terms laced with insinuation, refusing to give specifics of how she selects a target or what she says …

Crime

Matter is Not the Only Reality

A group of internationally recognized scientists have come together to stress the importance of what is still commonly overlooked in the mainstream …

Consciousness

David Bowie leaves millions to his wife and children in his will

His wife, Iman, and his two children were left with an estate of around $100m, and his will stipulated that he be cremated and his ashes scattered in Bali<p>David Bowie left an estate of around $100m to his wife, Iman, and his two children, and stipulated that he be cremated and his ashes scattered in …

When Daydreaming Replaces Real Life

When I was 8 years old I had a game I liked to play in my front yard in suburban New Jersey. My siblings were older and mostly out of the house, my …

Cincinnati Built a Subway System 100 Years Ago–But Never Used It

Cincinnati is home to the largest unused subway system in the world.<p>Work progresses on Cincinnati’s subway in 1920. But the construction would soon …

"Computer Thoughts" Projected onto a Giant Dome via Neural Network

Step into the mind of a machine in VOID's newest 3D dome mapping performance piece, 'Bio-Inspire.'<p>Red, white and, black fractal patterns flutter across the screen. A slide show of abstract webs and networks of connected organisms visualize artificial neuron connections and the growth and gradual …

Neural Networks

How the government is charging Ammon Bundy and his self-styled Oregon militia members

On an icy highway in rural Oregon on Tuesday afternoon, occupier and protest leader<p>Ammon Bundyfinally found the government confrontation that some fear he craved. But rather than a perilous frontal assault on the occupied federal building at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge,FBIagents and the …

Oregon