Matt Banks

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We're Paranoid About GMO Foods Because of Pseudo-Science

Chipotle says it will eliminate GMO ingredients from its menus. But many scientists believe the feverish antipathy toward GMOs is misplaced.<p>On …

Beyond genes: are centrioles carriers of biological information?

EPFL scientists discover that certain cell structures, the centrioles, could act as information carriers throughout cell generations. The discovery …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

Why Tennessee is the most corrupt state in the union

States that spend less on health, education and welfare are more prone to bribery, and Tennessee is no exception<p>A few weeks ago, I took a trip to Tennessee -- a state that has been called the most corrupt in the country. That's right, according to a 2010 Daily Beast analysis compiling data about …

DEA Accused of Obstructing Research on Marijuana Benefits | VICE News

This Monday, the Drug Policy Alliance and the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies released a report titled “The DEA: Four Decades of Impeding and Rejecting Science.” Using case studies from 1972 to the present, the report argues the ways the US Drug Enforcement Administration has …

Cannabis

What Marijuana Does To Your Body And Brain

The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim traced the term back to 1971. A group of California high school friends, known as the "Waldos" used "4/20" as a code word to refer to the time of the day when they would smoke outside of school.<p>This year, for the first time, residents of Colorado, Washington, and …

Cannabis

What Marijuana Does To Your Body And Brain

The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim traced the term back to 1971. A group of California high school friends, known as the "Waldos" used "4/20" as a code word to refer to the time of the day when they would smoke outside of school.<p>This year, for the first time, residents of Colorado, Washington, and …

Cannabis

Medical Marijuana

We have entered the golden age of pot. The US government should get with it

You can't build a marijuana business in the 22 states where it's legal if the Department of Justice is cracking down and Congress does next to nothing. This is ludicrous<p>To look from afar, or talk to people up close, we have entered the golden age of marijuana legalization. The city of Seattle …

Al-Qaeda seizes Iraq's third-largest city as terrified residents flee

Militants storm northern city of Mosul, freeing thousands of prisoners, as Iraqi prime minister declares state of emergency and offers to arm citizens who volunteer to fight against militants<p>Al-Qaeda seized control of Iraq's third biggest city on Tuesday, freeing thousands of imprisoned fellow …

More violence erupts near Pakistan's busiest airport; Taliban vows 'full-out war'

For the second time in two days, Pakistan's largest and busiest airport was forced to shut down after militants launched a brazen attack on airport security forces.<p>Tuesday's assault targeted the Airport Security Forces academy near Karachi's Jinnah International Airport, the airport's manager told …

'Friendly fire from the air' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.<p>The five were killed Monday night along with an Afghan soldier in Zabul province, said Ghulam Sakhi …

Fry Fat With Intervals

Intervals aren't just for racers and people who care about getting faster—they're also incredibly useful for anyone trying to lose weight<p>A few years ago, I took a new client I was training out for a ride. She had a significant amount of weight to lose, so she'd bought a bike and had been riding …

Fitness

Wearable technology: Who knows your body’s secrets?

Your sex life, illnesses, even your fertility – new tech can track what our bodies are up to, but some people may be revealing more than they realise, says Jacob Ward.<p>Jeff started having sex at two in the afternoon. Apparently it lasted a few hours, and he burned a total of 347 calories. We know …

Wearable Tech

Reports: Mack set to join ESPN as CFB analyst

Former Texas Longhorns head football coach Mack Brown may be hard at work again this fall in a new capacity as a college football analyst for ESPN …

Environmental Defense Fund

6 Small Investment Ideas When You Have Less Than $500

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be rich to start investing. Even if you have less than $500 to invest, you can get in on some good …

China is destabilising south-east Asia, US defence secretary says

• Chuck Hagel says US will not ignore from Beijing's actions • Chinese general says 'criticisms are groundless' • Washington pledges to support uneasy allies, including Japan<p>China's aggressive moves to claim jurisdiction over land and sky in the Asia-Pacific risk undermining peace and security in …

Kate Upton for 'The MEN' Magazine

Kate Upton rocks some fancy lingerie in the photo editorial for the June 2014 issue of The Men Magazine. The shoot is accompanied by an in-depth …

Highsnobiety

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