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Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Exceed $5 Million In First Week

Colorado marijuana dispensaries made huge sales in the first week of legal recreational marijuana.<p>Owners of the 37 new dispensaries around the state reported first week retail sales to The Huffington Post that, when added together, were roughly $5 million.<p>That's a lot of green for Colorado's legal …

Nelson Mandela Was On The U.S. Terrorist Watch List Until 2008

Former South African President Nelson Mandela passed away Thursday evening at the age of 95. While he was revered by politicians today as a human rights icon, Mandela remained on the U.S. terrorism watch list until 2008, when then-President George W. Bush signed a bill removing Mandela from …

Watch Mandela's first TV interview, when he was on the run

In 1961, when Mandela was a 42-year-old African lawyer, he gave his first clandestine interview to ITN television. He’d already been arrested for his anti-apartheid work and was being hunted by police.<p>In the South African press, he was portrayed as a dangerous revolutionary. So ITN reporter Brian …

People Beat Each Other Up Over Towels At Walmart On Black Friday

Black Friday was ridiculous this year, including at Walmart.<p>Walmart advertised low prices on TVs, laptops and kitchenware, but the store's best-selling item was ... towels.<p>According to a statement Walmart released Friday, the company sold 2.8 million towels, 2 million TVs, 1.4 million tablets, and …

The 15 Jobs That Are Most Damaging To Your Health

To rank the most unhealthy jobs in America, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a U.S. Department of Labor database full of detailed information on occupations.<p>In order to analyze jobs by their impact on workers' health, we took O*NET measures of six health risks in each …

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Next electric cars burn rubber, not just save gas

The success of Tesla points the way for automakers to make sexy electric performance cars.<p>LOS ANGELES — Automakers focused on selling electric cars to the environmentally minded are now also setting their sights on new potential buyers: performance addicts.<p>They are rolling out new plug-in models …

Heroin Dealers Can Deduct Samples On Their Taxes, But Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can't Deduct Rent?

A convicted heroin dealer has a tax problem. He’s still in prison, mind you, but he also owes taxes. In fact, he owes 80,000 euros, although the French authorities did ease up on how they computed the tax bill. After all, every business has expenses, including illegitimate ones.<p>The French tax …

Why has Jodi Arias vanished from view?

PHOENIX (AP) — For months, Jodi Arias was a television staple, every minute of her murder trial broadcast live while cable network commentators railed nightly about the case. The now-convicted murderer took to the spotlight in celebrity style and embraced the attention at every turn as she spent …

New sticking point between U.S. and Afghanistan: fuel supplies

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A simmering dispute between the U.S. and Afghan governments spilled over Sunday into a spat about whether U.S. and coalition forces have deliberately withheld fuel supplies from Afghan army and police units.<p>A statement posted Sunday night on the website of Afghan …

Obama: Sasha will have say on move

For the Obamas, the big question for 2016 is: Should we stay or should we go?<p>And according to President Barack Obama, the decision whether to stay or leave Washington after his term ends will rest with first lady Michelle, and his youngest daughter Sasha.<p>“’Cause she’s, you know, obviously they — …

Officials investigating if drag racing caused crash that killed ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker

Los Angeles officials are investigating if Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas may have been drag racing at the time of the car crash that claimed the life of the 40-year-old “Fast & Furious” star.<p>A rep from the Los Angeles Sheriff Department confirmed to FOX411 that investigators were looking …

UK Court Ordered Unborn Baby Taken

Stars tweet about Paul Walker's death

Celebrity friends and colleagues of Paul Walker have flooded Twitter with expressions of shock, sadness and warm memories.<p>"My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real," his friend and <br>"2 Fast 2 Furious" costar Tyrese posted on Instagram.<p>"Father God I pray that you send …

Captivating Close-Up Portraits of Rare Bengal Tigers

As founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S.), exotic animal trainer Dr. Bhagavan Antle has a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of Bengal tigers on a daily basis. As a result of this direct contact, he has developed an extensive portrait …

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Top 10 Kitchens of 2013

From bright colors to relaxed looks.<p>This year in kitchen design, we saw everything from bright colors and a lot of shine to relaxed looks with wood and warm hues. Designers proved that no matter how small or large the space, the kitchen is still a place to make a statement by using stunning details …

Google’s Madrid Headquarters – A Playful Mix Of Colors And Geometric Shapes

We already have a pretty complete list of Google offices and headquarters which we have analyzed so far and today we’re adding to that list one more …

Zen-Inspired Residence in Singapore Encompassed by Luxuriant Vegetation

Located in the exotic country of Singapore, the <b>21 Jervois Hill zen-inspired residence</b>, a project completed by AR43 Architects, was designed as a …

70+ Home Gym Ideas and Gym Rooms to Empower Your Workouts

It is getting close to that time of the year again when fitness centers across the world see a surge in their membership. According to popular …

Stalking leftovers

The real estate prime time is drawing to a close in Australia. It's been crazy for the last month or two with so many new listings. Things are …

Bellevue Hill Penthouse in Australia Offering Striking Views of the Sydney Harbor

Approached by a bachelor who had just acquired a penthouse occupying the entire top floor of a 1940’s building, <b>Rolf Ockert Design</b> were faced with a …

His And Hers Bachelor Apartments That Reinvent The Traditional Concept

Bachelor pads have a general image that doesn’t really describe them accurately. They’re not just spaces with a TV, a couch and nothing else, with …

Modern Residence Seamlessly Integrating into the Landscape in Ottawa, Canada

Recently designed by Christopher Simmonds, this clean-lined modern residence located in Ottawa, Canada is a sanctuary of peace and tranquility. …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

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