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An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits

More than half the states in the US now allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as at least 16 other countries. Yet of the hundreds of purported medical benefits, only three are concretely supported by scientific evidence: treating chronic pain, nausea after chemotherapy, and …

Revealed! 97% of human body is made up of stardust!

Stars are made up of almost two dozen chemical elements, but researchers only listed those elements that are considered to be the building blocks of …

This DEA tweet accidentally reveals one of the big arguments for legalizing marijuana

The DEA pointed to the tobacco model as a success. But tobacco is legal.<p>The Drug Enforcement Administration heads the nation’s drug war. As part of that, it’s done a lot to push messaging that marijuana is dangerous — at times struggling to admit that pot isn’t as dangerous as heroin.<p>On Tuesday, …

Cannabis

Harvard Researchers Have Found the Source of Human Consciousness

What is human consciousness and where does it come from? Throughout the ages, some of our greatest minds have probed this question, and struggled to …

Consciousness

How to Retire in just 10 Years? Rent, apparently. - Millennial Revolution

Follow me<p>FIRECracker is Canada's youngest retiree. She used to live in one of the most expensive cities in Canada, but instead of drowning in debt, …

Real Estate

Is Dropping Acid At Work About To Become The Next Big Thing?

If you’re angling for a raise <i>and</i> also enjoyed either version of Limitless, this tiny pill we got off the internet is for you. And if you’re open to the idea of biohacking — unleashing the realultimatepower.net hiding inside you — then you may want to pull up Google and start researching nootropics, …

This map reveals Wi-Fi passwords for airports around the world

<b>In this interconnected, globalised world, it's always nice to know we have the entire font of human knowledge at our beck and call.</b><p>The smart phone …

Jeff Sessions’ Coming War on Legal Marijuana

There’s little to stop the attorney general nominee from ignoring the will of millions of pro-pot voters.<p>On Election Day, eight states voted to legalize recreational or medical marijuana, bringing the nationwide total of medical states to 29. In Florida, medical marijuana won nearly 2 million more …

Cannabis

Mediocrity is a Virus. Here’s How to Banish it from Your Life.

Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a …

Self-improvement

The Challenges Facing Legal Weed in America

After the historic decisions regarding marijuana in the 2016 United States election, we talked to Krishna Andavolu of <i>Weediquette</i> about what might lie ahead.<p>The 2016 United States election was historic in a very obvious way—but it also had seismic effects on the ongoing movement to legalize …

Cannabis

Study: Marijuana may help treat sexual dysfunctions

Sexually frustrated couples may have to try marijuana to spice up the bedroom, a new study finds.<p>In a recently published study featured by the National Institutes of Health, experts from Italy’s University of Catania and the Czech Republic’s Charles University and Masaryk University found that both …

Cannabis

What You Need to Know About Magic Mushrooms and Depression

Tripping on magic mushrooms may come with some mental health benefits. On Thursday, two separate studies found impressive effects of the psychedelic …

American Psychiatric Association

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Hiking

Swap the bottle for the joint: Can pot-related drugs wean substance abusers off the hard stuff?

Could the chemistry of marijuana lead to drugs that reduce cravings for cocaine? Maybe<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>Debate over whether pot is a gateway drug that leads to more serious abuse problems — think heroin or cocaine dependence — has raged on seemingly …

Cannabis

'As boys, we are told to be brave': men on masculinity and mental health

New analysis found links between so-called masculine traits and depression and substance use. We asked men about gender stereotypes and mental health<p>Efforts have been made to challenge traditional stereotypes, but there is still pressure on men to be strong, independent, stoical, competitive and …

Mental Health

Can You Get Fired for Smoking Legal Weed?

Recreational marijuana is now legal in eight states; medical marijuana in 28. So what happens if you fail a drug test?<p>Let's say you're a person who smokes weed. Maybe you live in California, Massachusetts, Nevada, or Maine—one of the four states that legalized recreational marijuana this month, or …

Cannabis

Mastodon is an open source, decentralized version of Twitter

So, you want to share your thoughts on social media, but you’re tired of the way apps like Facebook and Twitter monopolize your posts and feed. It …

Are You Procrastinating Right Now? Here's How to Stop

When down to the wire mere hours before a holiday break, I find myself in a familiar place: that of looming work deadlines and an energized work …

Infinite GIF Landscapes Emerge in a Psychedelic Short Film

GIF artist hexeosis is creating a 33-minute animated psychedelic GIF video.<p>Creating well beyond the easily digestible GIFs seen on Tumblr or Instagram, psychedelic GIF artist hexeosis is bringing to life a much larger animated vision of infinite patterns. Titled <i>HX-01</i>, the forthcoming video will be …

GIF Animations

Maintaining eye contact while having a conversation is too tough for your brain to handle

Cognitive competition is the reason why we often stare into space while speaking to someone.<p>Maintaining eye contact is a distraction that our brains …

Economics
Economics
Economics

Why gut feelings may really help you make risky decisions

“Gut reactions” — subtle bodily sensations that result from risky behavior — have long been the stuff of financial market lore. Some successful stock market traders, billionaire George Soros included, have claimed they pay attention to bodily pains and other sensations to gain valuable insight into …

Stock Markets
Al Gore

20 Medical Studies That Show Cannabis Can Potentially Cure Cancer

The health benefits of cannabis are vast, with multiple medical and scientific studies to confirm them.<p>401<p>Arjun Walia, <i>Collective-Evolution</i> <b><br>Waking</b> …

America’s First All-Renewable-Energy City

Burlington's decades-long commitment to sustainability has paid off with cheap electricity—and some pretty great homegrown food.<p>To understand what makes Burlington unlike almost any other city in America when it comes to the power it consumes, it helps to look inside the train that rolls into town …

Sustainability

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

Proof There’s No Single Path to Success

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

C-suite Leadership