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Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

The great American road trip has been a vacation idea for ages. Of course, Route 66 is an iconic choice; the Pacific Coast Highway and Blue Ridge Parkway are up there too. Yet there are many highways, routes, and byways across the United States that can also make this journey equally memorable. …

National Parks

When Did Aboriginal People First Arrive In Australia?

Image: iStock<p>Many Aboriginal Australians would say with conviction that they have always been here. Their ancestors and traditional learnings tell …

Anthropology

There's a Chemical In Your Brain That Makes You Want More

Dopamine has been described as just a pleasure molecule, but that's a common misconception.<p>Neuroscientist Vaughn Bell once called dopamine the "Kim Kardashian of neurotransmitters," by which he meant dopamine is seen as the scandalous celebrity amongst its shyer peers like glutamate or GABA. …

Neuroscience

How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 Files

Want to pull your favorite YouTube videos right off the platform and onto your computer? Here's how to convert certain music videos on YouTube to …

YouTube Music

Now We Understand How Marijuana Makes Inflammatory Bowel Disease Bearable

No wonder people with IBD often turn to the drug.<p>People who live with inflammatory bowel disease deal with a lot of physical discomfort, and for some …

Immune System

10 Best Islands for Retirement

1 of 10<p>Kauai, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts<p>3 of 10<p>Catalina Island, California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Key West, …

Key West

10 curious places you must visit in your lifetime, according to the world's most travelled person

Don Parrish has been to all 193 UN member countries, seen more than 500 World Heritage Sites, and holds the number one ranking on a database of the world’s most travelled people, having visited 852 of the 874 countries, territories, states, provinces and islands it details.<p>He is, probably, the …

Washington D.C.

This app makes it super easy to write smart contracts for Ethereum

Writing smart contracts for Ethereum ETH is no longer the preserve of coders and programmers: there is now software that can automatically do that for you – or so the claims go.<p>Enter Fondu. The app provides a tool that helps non-coders get into the Ethereum smart contract game and launch their ICO …

Blockchain

How to Make a (Good) Living Off Affiliate Marketing

Experienced affiliate marketer Jonathan Volk shares the secret to being successful in the business.<p>Jonathan Volk is a self-described "make money …

Marketing

Why You Really Should See the Incredible Mountains and Beaches of This Under-visited Part of India

A world away from the usual circuit of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, a different tour of the subcontinent is emerging. With the underappreciated city …

West Bengal

These Are Some of the Prettiest American Towns to Retire in

Are you dreaming of retiring to a quaint town on a lake or beach? Maybe a historic, walkable college town or a charming village nestled in the …

New England

Company Creates ‘Pot Breathalyzer’ That Can Tell How Drunk Or High You Are

A company in California claims to have invented a marijuana breathalyzer test, according to <i>MPR News.</i><p>This new invention comes just as police are …

Cannabis

A trip by train between Los Angeles and Seattle is an eye-opener

<b>By Laura Randall | Special to The Washington Post</b><p>We were nearly 300 miles into our 1,400-mile trip on Amtrak's Coast Starlight when it dawned on me …

Los Angeles

We Finally Have Evidence That Marijuana Legalization Is Hurting Drug Cartels

One of the benefits of marijuana legalization that is rarely talked about is how it can actually hurt the profits generated by drug cartels since …

Cannabis

The Coolest Weed Experiences Worth Traveling To Right Now

Prior to legalization, cannabis was still a major part of many people’s lifestyles. It’s not like edibles and tinctures and the like are anything new. But the risk of jail time certainly kept it behind closed doors, making only occasional public appearances in a chill park or concert. However, now …

Cannabis

How Cannabis Company Lord Jones Was Born

Badass Women celebrates women who show up, speak up, and get things done.<p>In 2000, Cindy Capobianco was a seasoned public relations executive who had …

This Florida Beach Was Just Named the Best in America

If you're looking for an incredible beach vacation, Florida has no shortage of spectacular sandy oases. But one Tampa Bay beach can boast of a new …

Florida

8 Fascinating Chemical Differences Between Smoking Weed Vs. Vaping Weed

With vaping on the rise, and the current side effects of vaping still unknown, many people are left wondering what, if any, are the differences …

Cannabis

Five Classic Strains You Should Try At Least Once

Smoking high-quality cannabis is like eating a delicious meal. Though you can easily appreciate it by yourself, it’s always better when you share it with someone you enjoy. That’s why cannabis has largely been considered a social plant that inspires community and makes people want to come together …

Cannabis

Substance in cannabis 'could boost pancreatic cancer treatments'

A substance found in cannabis plants might boost treatments for patients with pancreatic cancer, research in mice has suggested.<p>Cannabidiol, or CBD, is not psychoactive, meaning it does not produce feelings of being high in those who take it. It is extracted from hemp plants and is legal in the UK, …

Cancer

Lord Jones's Gumdrops Are Pure Luxury and Loaded with CBD

They're the fanciest gumdrops we've ever seen, and they're potent too.<p>These days, the cannabis industry is dealing in a second type of green: the luxury market. There's the "Hermes of marijuana" and the "Barneys of weed,", but when it comes to getting a high-end high, Lord Jones is the gold …

Luxury Lifestyle

This Wyoming Resort Is All Your Luxury Wild West Fantasies Come True

The once-private Snake River Sporting Club has been revamped as a luxe resort destination and gateway to the Grand Tetons.<p>I wasn’t expecting to be …

Hot Springs

Archaeologists discover 2,400-year-old solid gold ‘bongs’ used by Aryan kings to smoke cannabis at ceremonies

<b>Archaeologists have uncovered two 2,400-year-old pure gold ‘bongs’ that were used by Aryan tribal chiefs to smoke cannabis during ceremonies. The</b> …

Archaeology

The Irish man making his mark on California’s cannabis industry

Wild Geese: Martin O’Brien founded the longest-running medical cannabis dispensary in the world

Cannabis

Brain Scans May Show How Marijuana Affects How We Think About Our Future

Dr. Kimberly Mercuri follows up on her cannabis study with Inverse.<p>Regular cannabis users might face challenges with episodic foresight or the …

Cannabis

Three Cannabis Products Every Runner Should Try

Elevated mood. Enhanced focus. The ability to put away an entire plate of sweet potato fries in one sitting. These are just a few of the sublime …

Cannabis

Brain to Brain Communication Breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Washington have completed the first “noninvasive human-to-human brain interface”, allowing one researcher to control …

The Brain

Best Places to Live: Shelter Island, New York

Embodying a “just right” balance worthy of Goldilocks, this 8,000-acre island caught like a pearl between the pincers of Long Island’s North and …

New England

8 of the most beautiful state parks in the USA | Travel Feature

The USA's national parks get a lot of hype. From the Grand Canyon to the Everglades, America's backyard is pretty special. But while ever-increasing …

National Parks

Choosing a Diamond CBD Vape Oil

CBD Vape Oil is a hot topic these days. Despite its popularity, CBD vape oil is perhaps the least understood of all products in the industry. Still, …

Cannabis