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Marijuana stock IPO goes up in smoke

The New York Stock Exchange has gone to pot.<p>A company named Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR), a real estate investment trust that plans to buy buildings and lease them to growers of medical marijuana, went public on the venerable NYSE Thursday morning.<p>The stock wasn't exactly lighting up …

16 Best Stocks to Buy Under President Donald Trump

Donald Trump has, against all odds, been elected the 45th president of the United States of America. There are many winners, and thus many strong …

Scientists Asked Millennials to Explain Drunk Sex vs. Stoned Sex

There are obviously some pretty big differences.<p>If you were to compare the lazy haze of a weed-fueled hookup to the more frantic flashes of boozy sex, would you have a preference? A new study out of New York University suggest most people would.<p>The study itself was limited in size—only 24 …

If people knew the actual inflation rate, it would implode the entire system

In our household, we measure inflation with the Burrito Index: How much has the cost of a regular burrito at our favorite taco truck gone up?<p>Since we keep detailed records of expenses (a necessity if you're a self-employed free-lance writer), I can track the real-world inflation of the Burrito …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This is awesome.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

The 5 move golf workout

If I gave one piece of advice to the average amateur golfer out there trying to feel better and play better through fitness it would be this.<p>In …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Wellness

How To Make Pour Over Iced Coffee

Brewing iced coffee may be easier than you think<p>Although it might sound tricky, the Iced Pour Over is surprisingly simple. Follow Partner Katie …

15 Super Simple Beer Cocktails to Cool You Down this Summer

🍺 + 🍹 = 👍.<p>Beer cocktails are one of the most versatile summer drinks out there because they're diverse enough (from fruit-based beers to sour varieties to malts) to mix with both the savory and the sweet. Not to mention that the ingredients are all grocery store accessible: easy to make with a …

Recipes

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Make Your Money Go Farther With 'Hack Your Cash'

Personal finance experts and financial planners will tell you that the path to financial solvency is simple: save early and often, invest that savings so it works as hard as you do, and above all, live below your means. However, we at Forbes know that real life is more complicated than that, so …

Generation Roth: Millennials Discover The Secret To A Tax-Free Retirement

During a visit to a Pennsylvania steel plant recently President Obama touted the flexibility that his gimmicky new myRA account provides young workers just starting to save. “In an emergency you can withdraw contributions without paying a penalty. So it’s a pretty good deal.”<p>Fact is, myRA is just a …

Why more people should invest in target-date funds

You know the old saying about how if you can’t beat them, you should join them?<p>Well, if it’s good advice — and it certainly can be — then a new study …

The 10 Best Stock Pickers You Read About On The Internet

There's always a ton of research from analysts that investors can sift through.<p>And in 2014, TipRanks kept track of who made the best calls. The service tracks the success of market analysts on Wall Street.<p>TipRanks measures analysts' "success rate" based on how their calls perform relative to the …

5 Biggest Retirement Planning Changes for 2015

Retirement planning can be extremely difficult as individuals are tasked with planning for an uncertain time period. In many ways, retirement planning is like trying to shoot a moving target in the wind. Each and every year new legislation, court cases, and market conditions impact retirement …

As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America

In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here?<p>The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft. In America corporations are systematically stealing our wages. Virtually everyone in the bottom 95 percent …

The Sane Case for Auditing the Fed

The Federal Reserve, which was just caught playing footsie with Goldman Sachs, is as shadowy as it is powerful. So why can’t Congress bring itself to …

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the unpredictable road of entrepreneurship, it can be immensely helpful to receive guidance and advice from those who have traveled those roads already.<p>Their experiences, distilled into teachable information, can help the rest of us …

The Government Could Build You Faster Internet, But Cable Companies Won’t Let It

The telecom industry is putting many cities in a double bind: They won’t improve Internet service and are doing their very best to block a city’s right to do it themselves.<p>With Hollywood credits to its name such as <i>Black Swan</i> and <i>Captain America</i>, the film visual effects firm Exodus FX is an unlikely …

Harvard Study Says Economy Is 'Doing Half Its Job.' Guess Which Half

Need more evidence that the U.S. economy is moving on two tracks? A new Harvard Business School study, released Monday, may confirm your fears.<p>The report, "An Economy Doing Half Its Job," involved a survey of 1,947 alumni. The Harvard-educated business leaders expressed concerns about U.S. …

Chart: The trillion dollars the global economy loses every year to corruption

The world’s G-20 finance ministers are due to meet in Australia later this month at a time when Europe risks being drawn into another recession and when growth in China is slumping. It’s safe to say that tackling corruption, which isn’t an issue that will likely bring cooperation among all parties, …

Economics is making us greedier

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>In 1776, Adam Smith famously wrote: “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.”<p>Economists have run with this insight for …

A nice, bright smile: Scientists use lasers to regrow teeth | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have come up with a bright idea - literally - to repair teeth.<p>A dentist extracts a tooth from a patient at a dental clinic in Sabanilla near San Jose in this November 1, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate/Files<p>And they say their concept - using laser light …

How to pay 0% on long-term capital gains

Legislation enacted early last year raised the maximum federal income tax rates on capital gains and dividends for 2013 and beyond. However, the …

Students from 19 countries argue economics courses failing wider society by ignoring need to address 21st-century issues<p>Economics students from 19 countries have joined forces to call for an overhaul of the way their subject is taught, saying the dominance of narrow free-market theories at top …

Physicists are building an NSA-proof Internet

The next generation web — far more secure than today’s — is on the way. Here’s how it works<p>BOSTON — It’s long been the Holy Grail of communications: technology that not only maximizes privacy, but also reveals when a message had been intercepted or copied.<p>The quest began in antiquity, with …

Do coffee and tea really dehydrate us?

We’re told that tea and coffee dehydrates us, says Claudia Hammond, but what’s the evidence say?<p>Every day people around the globe drink 1.6 billion cups of coffee and around twice as many cups of tea.<p>They enjoy the taste and the fact that the caffeine wakes them up. But when we’re exhorted to drink …

Just say no to college! Why it’s the worst decision a young American can make

<b>John Belushi in "Animal House" (Universal)</b><p>For today’s grads, a job is no sure thing, but decades of debt may be. And don’t get me started on the “education”<p>Matt Saccaro<p>February 22, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Each autumn, millions of young Americans parade into colleges with cheap plastic furniture in tow, …

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.