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Can You Fly With Weed You Bought Legally?

Cannabis lawyers share how things really work.<p>Buds, oils, tea, brownies, cookies, gummies, lollipops ― today, you can get THC in just about any form.<p>What a time to be alive.<p>Marijuana is legal in some capacity in 29 states and Washington, D.C. As long as you adhere to local laws, you don’t have to …

Cannabis

North Korean Nuclear Negotiations

Timeline<p>1985 – 2018<p>Nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea have proceeded in fits and starts across three decades and have …

North Korea

100 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s were when icons were born. With the groundwork for a new sense of aesthetic and personal freedom laid in the swinging 60s, people …

George Harrison

Marijuana 101: Why You Shouldn’t Hold Your Hits For More Than 3 Seconds

Marijuana 101: There’s a popular misconception that makes us believe that the longer we hold a hit in, the higher we’ll get. This is an urban …

Cannabis

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

New Numbers Reveal the Marijuana Industry Boom Has Only Just Begun

Sales of both recreational and medical marijuana already reach far into the billions with vast new markets set to open soon.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The marijuana industry has continued its explosive growth in 2018, and a new report has quantified just …

Cannabis

Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader.

I’m apparently the victim of sexual assault. And if you’re a sexually active woman in the 21st century, chances are that you are, too.<p>That is what I learned from the “exposé” of Aziz Ansari published last weekend by the feminist website Babe — arguably the worst thing that has happened to the …

Aziz Ansari

When Saying ‘Yes’ Is Easier Than Saying ‘No’

For years, my female friends and I have spoken, with knowing nods, about a sexual interaction we call “the place of no return.” It is a kind of sexual nuance that most women instinctively understand: the situation you thought you wanted, or maybe you actually never wanted, but somehow here you are …

Sexual Harassment

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

Here’s why AT&T decided to buy Time Warner, according to CEO Randall Stephenson

Think Netflix.<p>AT&T is close to nailing down its deal to buy Time Warner, a massive content company that owns HBO, CNN and the “Harry Potter” film franchise.<p>But I’ve wondered about the merits of the deal. Since Time Warner content still has to be made available to competing distributors — whether …

Time Warner

Puff, Puff, Passed: The Progress Toward Legal Weed in All 50 States

Red states, blue states, purple states... the one thing most of us who are not Jeff Sessions can agree on in 2018 is the need for more green states …

Cannabis

Samsung design patent reveals a notch and we can already hear the screams

• Samsung has applied for a patent on a smartphone design that features a display notch.<br>• The design also hints that the device would include an in-display fingerprint scanner.<br>• The South Korean manufacturer has previously made fun of Apple’s iPhone X notch.<p>Samsung has submitted a patent application for …

The History of 420: How April 20 Became the Haziest Day of the Year

As almost everyone who attended college between the mid-1990s and the current day can tell you, there is a strong association between the number 420 …

Cannabis

Samsung Electronics tips record first quarter profit as chip boom winds down

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> tipped a surprise record first-quarter profit on Friday but market reaction was muted due to growing concerns that the semiconductor boom that has driven the South Korean tech giant's earnings is about to end.<p>Samsung shares fell after the …

Tesla is losing money while everyone else is making it — and the future looks ominous

There's a famous passage from Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises," in which two characters discuss financial ruin.<p>"How did you go bankrupt?" one asks.<p>"Two ways," the other replies. "Gradually, then suddenly."<p>To a certain extent, this is what's happening now with Tesla. No, I don't think …

'The Second Amendment will never be repealed': Trump slams John Paul Stevens’ call for change

President Donald Trump dismissed retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' call to repeal the Second Amendment.<p>“The second amendment will …

Donald Trump

Led Zeppelin's 'Houses of the Holy': 10 Things You Didn't Know

"The key to Led Zeppelin's longevity has always been change," Jimmy Page proclaimed in 1975. This restless sprit enthralled some fans and infuriated …

Guitar

These ‘Mad Men’ memes are as iconic as the show

<i>Mad Men</i> is one of the most influential television shows of the last 20 years. Throughout its eight-year run on AMC, the show received widespread …

Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM

For nearly a half century, IBM came as close as any company to bearing the torch for the American Dream.As the world’s dominant technology firm, …

The Workplace

The triple-camera Huawei P20 Pro will feature a 40-megapixel main sensor

Still short of the 41-megapixel Nokia PureView, though<p>Details continue to trickle out about Huawei’s upcoming P20 flagships, and the latest is about the rumored three-camera system for the top-of-the-line P20 Pro. It’s more or less been confirmed that the P20 Pro will have three rear-facing …

At Pennsylvania rally, Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — President Trump on Saturday again called for enacting the death penalty for drug dealers during a rally meant to bolster a struggling GOP candidate for a U.S. House seat here.<p>During the campaign event in this conservative western Pennsylvania district, the president also veered …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump orders tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local):<p>2:15 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump his action on tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is necessary to protect industries "ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices. …

Donald Trump

Why Doesn’t Smoking Weed Give You Lung Cancer Like Cigarettes?

So far, so good when it comes to the Green Rush. One: People are smoking weed more openly than ever — even in California. Two: High-end retailers are …

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point as an enormous storm pumped an …

Global Warming

What Critics Don't Understand About Gun Culture

I carry a weapon—and it’s tied me closer to my community.<p>My wife knew something was amiss when the car blocked our driveway. She was outside our house, playing with our kids on our trampoline, when a car drove slowly down our rural Tennessee street. As it reached our house, it pulled partially in …

Guns

LeBron James on NCAA: 'It's Corrupt'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is the latest in the sports world to rip the NCAA, amid a new report that the FBI has as many as 25 programs …

Galaxy S9 and Gear VR: How not to break your new phone

The appeal of phone VR is simplicity and affordability: Just use a $100-ish set of goggles and your phone, and you're set. Samsung gummed that up a bit over the last couple of years by requiring slightly different new models of Gear VR to fit its newer phones, most recently the Note 8 last …

Virtual Reality

Trump has proposed arming ‘weapons talented teachers.’ Here’s what veterans had to say.

On Thursday morning, President Trump sent tweets that advocated arming teachers and coaches at schools following the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last week.<p>“History shows that a school shooting lasts, on average, 3 minutes. It takes police & first responders approximately 5 to 8 minutes …

Guns

Trump Is Winning

Are you sick and tired of it yet?<p>Donald Trump is on track to win reelection to the presidency of the United States.<p>Yes, despite Russiagate, despite shitholegate and despite whatever gate he blunders through next. Despite approval ratings that would make Nixon weep. Despite his mind-numbing …

Donald Trump

Trump floats pay bonus for teachers who carry guns in class

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday expanded on his idea to train and arm some teachers with guns, suggesting that firearm-adept school staff be given "a little bit of a bonus" for carrying weapons, and promising federal funds to train them.<p>At a White House discussion on school safety …

Donald Trump