Ranga Srinivas

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Does Marijuana Make You Stupid?

The stereotype of an avid marijuana smoker is not flattering: slow, unmotivated, a little bit dulled by all that weed. But the science to back up …

The Brain

'I’d rather chill in and relax': why millennials don't go clubbing

Studies suggest young people have fallen out of love with nightclubs. We asked our readers to tell us whether this is really the case – here’s what they said<p>There are a lot of reasons why Kaley, 23, doesn’t go clubbing any more. For a start, it’s too expensive, with taxis, door fees and alcohol to …

Leo DiCaprio’s Best On- and Offscreen Looks Deserve Their Own Oscar

Do you recall where you were when you first fell for Leonardo DiCaprio? Which performance perfectly cemented your adoration for the Best Actor contender’s sizable talent and, yes, his overwhelmingly good looks? I do. I was 13, watching Baz Luhrmann’s modern revamp of <i>Romeo + Juliet</i> when I felt my …

How One Woman Discovered the Powerful Link Between Sex and Self-Esteem

An ode to the lover who taught me to love my body.<p>I am in London, on book business, when I have the good fortune to meet a twenty-five-year-old Welshwoman named Hannah, with whom I became immediate friends. She is smart and honest, warm, and more than just a little wild. Her eyes are full of a …

Deadmau5 Called ‘F*cking Sh*t’ Justin Bieber A ‘Meat Puppet’

Justin Bieber has won over a lot of the #haterz this year. Funny how that often coincidences with recording music that doesn’t make listeners want to smash their car speakers. But Deadmau5, real name Joel Zimmerman, is no Belieber. On his YouTube channel, the EDM performer discussed his many-months …

Knocking the Dust Off Ben Franke’s Parkour Photos

New York-based photographer, Ben Franke, was recently featured in The New York Times for his photos of parkour – the French acrobatic training style …

Patented 'space elevator' may put astronauts into orbit

A Canadian space company, has been granted the US patent for a space elevator which would take astronauts 20km above Earth so they could then be propelled into orbit.<p>The freestanding space tower would be pneumatically pressurised and be 20 times the height of current tall structures.<p>"Astronauts …

10 beloved planes that have been retired | CNN Travel

CNN

Nazi Telegram That Drove Hitler to Suicide Discovered in South Carolina Safe

And it just sold at auction.<p>A document that changed the course of World War II collected dust for years inside a safe in South Carolina, allegedly because the owner couldn't read German. <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i> reports that a telegram from Nazi second-in-command Hermann Goering to Adolf Hitler just sold …

Frying Pan Tower offers ocean solitude and more | CNN Travel

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

European Travel

Jep and Jessica Robertson's book reveals secret marriage and porn addiction past

"Duck Dynasty" stars Jep and Jessica Roberts' forthcoming book "The Good, The Bad, and the Grace of God: What Honesty and Pain Taught Us About Faith, Family and Forgiveness" details some of the couple's most painful memories, as well as sweet, heartfelt recollections of love and emotional …

2016 BMW 7-series Revealed: Ultra-Plush and Gadget-Stuffed

BMW's supercruiser loses some weight but gets seriously tech-heavy.<p>Always more limo than sports sedan, the BMW 7-series burnishes both sides of its personality with the all-new sixth generation, which arrives this fall as a 2016 model. The new 7 slims down thanks to a new platform that includes …

Nobel laureate resigns after 'girls in labs cry' remark

He may have a Nobel prize, but Tim Hunt is out of a job after denigrating women scientists as being love-magnet, lovelorn crybabies in the lab.<p>Hunt resigned from his honorary professor position at the University College London, the university said Thursday, in a statement that read like ''forced to …

Nobel Prize

Bill Clinton jokes about pot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former President Bill Clinton and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack may have just unintentionally added themselves to the growing list of pot-supporting politicians.<p>Vilsack, who is also a former governor of Iowa, was on stage with Clinton for the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative America …

Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Breaks Social Media Silence Following Molestation Scandal, Shares Ultrasound Photo

Now that Jessa Seewald has said her piece about the scandal that had her and the rest of the expansive Duggar clan lying low for weeks, she has moved …

A Veggie-Focused Conversation With Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten

Culinary mastermind Jean-Georges Vongerichten is forging a new path. The James Beard Award-winning chef has already made his mark across the globe with a number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the U.S., including New York hotspots ABC Kitchen, Jean-Georges and ABC Cocina. He's also the …

Cambridge's 'Suicide Sunday' campaign and the deeper psychology of suicide

As students challenge a name they believe trivialises mental health issues, we look at the the work of scientists trying to understand despair and resilience<p>Last Sunday marked the official end of exam term at Cambridge University, a day of garden parties and boat races. Over the years, this final …

Mental Health

How To Freeze Eggs For Cooking To Make Them Last Longer

There have been quite a few "foodpocolypses" in the past few years. There was the aporkalypse that left many bacon lovers quaking. There was the <i>almost</i> kalepocolypse that would have left half of Portland in a frenzied state. And now, we're in fear of an egg shortage as a result of the Avian Flu …

What's it like to come out? (If you're not Kristen Stewart)

Photograph: Jojo Whilden/Netflix<p>Orange is the New Black, which joins The L Word as part of the lesbian survival kit.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/16/1434469960798/c2be5a01-118b-4fe6-b5bf-52ac0313f161-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jojo Whilden/Netflix<p>Orange is the …

Reasonable Doubts About the Jury System

Trial consultants allow the affluent to manipulate the biases of those who judge them, putting justice up for sale.<p>Shortly after I became a law professor, I received a jury summons. I knew that law professors rarely make it onto juries; attorneys regularly strike them out of a fear that they will …

Psychology

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Bonaire's Top 10 - Must See for Cruisers and Travelers

Turquoise blue water, picture perfect sunsets, Dutch Caribbean architecture, landscapes that vary from lush green hills to barren desserts, and not to forget some of the best dive sites in the world - Bonaire is a dream destination for nature lovers.<p>Located south of Aruba and 50 miles East of …

The man who grew eyes | Mo Costandi

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

Methane release likely caused mystery crater on Yamal peninsula

A science team measured methane concentrations up to 50,000 times standard levels inside the crater.<p><b>UPDATE July 31, 2014.</b> Stories are popping up fast …

We're Lovin' It: The Coolest McDonald's Restaurants

While most McDonald's restaurant designs are as formulaic as the recipe for a Big Mac, the fast-food giant has more than a dozen cool spots around the world that add a side of ambiance to its meals.<p>With more than 35,000 restaurants in 119 countries, there are plenty of locations for The Daily Meal …

Villa Blåbär, a House Located in Nacka, Sweden by pS Arkitektur

Villa Blåbär – Modern architecture in harmony with Sweden’s nature.<p>The team of pS Arkitektur has completed Villa Blåbär, a house located in Nacka, …

Architecture

European Parks—Rivers, Lakes, and Shores

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of rivers, lakes, and shores in European parks in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

Colorado's pot message to U.S.

With Alaska and Oregon gearing up to vote on legalizing marijuana in a few months and many other states considering it further down the road, one state is on everyone’s mind — Colorado.<p>Activists on both sides of the pot debate are pointing to the Colorado experiment — what they see as its great …