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A Microguide to Microdosing Psychedelic Drugs

Adderall, shmaderall. Certain biohackers prefer taking teeny-tiny amounts of psychedelic drugs to boost focus. But what exactly is a microdose, …

Psychedelic Drugs

Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>He just didn't know it.<p>Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.<p>Abramovitz is a gifted Canadian …

Los Angeles

Boxer Rod Salka Wore Trump Shorts To Provoke His Mexican Opponent — It Didn’t Go How He Planned

A boxing match in Southern California has gone viral after one of the boxers attempted to bring politics into the ring. For a match against …

Stephon Clark was shot eight times, mostly in his back, autopsy requested by his family shows

Stephon Clark, the unarmed 22-year-old killed by Sacramento police officers earlier this month, was shot eight times, with most of the bullets hitting him in the back, according to an independent autopsy requested by his family’s attorneys.<p>Bullets struck Clark in the neck, back and thigh, breaking …

Law Enforcement

The 25 Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 6th</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

These 10 Hiking Spots in Southern California Are Completely Out Of This World

In the mood for a hike this week? Check out these great hiking spots sprinkled throughout Southern California and add them to your lust-list of great …

Southern California

Breakthrough study reveals how LSD dissolves a person's sense of self

A fascinating study led by scientists at the University of Zurich has uncovered key insights into the mechanisms behind how our brain generates our …

Neuroscience

What an ex-CIA agent says you should never do while traveling

What do you look for in a hotel room — close to the pool? Great view from the window?<p>Well, it turns out the most important thing is that it isn’t on …

Survivalism

Why You Need to Know the Difference Between Phase and Contrast Autofocus

If you often find that your camera's autofocus doesn't quite hit the spot, it might have something to do with the focus system you are using. Make …

Photography

Texas officer strip-searched woman in public, lawsuit alleges

A San Antonio woman says in a lawsuit that a former police detective pulled down her shorts and strip-searched her in public, in plain view of male …

The FCC’s Repeal Of Net Neutrality Is Causing Unprecedented Spikes In VPN Usage

Who's really getting the last laugh? Americans are losing trust in corporations and the government, and taking matters into their own hands. There …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

The elephant in the delivery room: How doctor bias hurts black and brown mothers

A friend of mine, who is Mexican-American, had a joyful and uneventful first pregnancy. Until her day of delivery.<p>The process began routinely enough. When she began laboring and her contractions were less than 5 minutes apart, she and her husband scooped up her pre-packed bag and drove to the …

Pregnancy

Former Pentagon UFO official: 'We may not be alone'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former Pentagon official who led a recently revealed government program to research potential UFOs said Monday evening that he believes there is evidence of alien life reaching Earth.<p>"My personal belief is that there is very compelling evidence that we may not be alone," Luis Elizondo …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Surprise Ice Discovery Just Made That Interstellar Object Even More Confusing

Comet? Asteroid? (Aliens?)<p>When 'Oumuamua first came to the notice of astronomers, zooming into the Solar System from very, very far away, it was …

Navy Pilot Says UFO He Saw Off California Was ‘Not of This World’

A former Navy pilot has opened up about an otherworldly experience he says he experienced in 2004. His testimony comes just days after the Pentagon …

A Previously Confidential LAPD Document Reveals That The Weapon Used To Kill Tupac Was Found In Compton

Tupac’s murder has been one of the most talked about cold cases in modern American culture — but it seems like everyone is doing their part but the actual LAPD and LVPD. There have been countless documentaries and movies made with people doing their own amateur investigation into what happened that …

Rap & Hip-Hop

California issues safety guidelines for cellphones

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my …

Neuroscience

Bitcoin Has a Dirty, Dirty Secret

Bitcoin has a dirty secret.<p>The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in …

The never ending battle over net neutrality is far from over. Here’s what’s coming next.

The Federal Communications Commission's vote on Thursday to repeal its net neutrality rules marked the end of a brief experiment by the network regulator to rein in the tremendous power of Internet providers by treating them like the highly-regulated telecoms. Now, providers will be allowed to …

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Research

FBI to release all of its JFK assassination files

The FBI said Monday it has now authorized the release of all the previously withheld materials in its files about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.<p>The bureau said that the files would now be released by the National Archives on a rolling basis in the coming weeks.<p>Last week, President …

Roman Polanski: topless protesters disrupt Paris retrospective

Dozens of men and women turned up for the protest against the director, who is wanted in the United States for statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in 1977<p>French feminists have interrupted a retrospective of film-maker Roman Polanski in Paris, with a topless protest against the Franco-Polish …

Roman Polanski

Stanford researchers built a 'gaydar' for photos — and it reveals something disturbing about facial recognition technology

Psychologist Michal Kosinski and his colleague Yilun Wang at the Stanford Graduate School of Business caused a stir last month when they suggested that artificial intelligence could apply a sort of "gaydar" to profile photos on dating websites.<p>In a forthcoming paper in the Journal of Personality …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

University of California

Pence pledges that US will go to the moon, Mars and beyond

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seated before the grounded space shuttle Discovery, a constellation of Trump administration officials used soaring rhetoric to vow …