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A guide to marijuana microdosing: How tiny hits could be the future of weed

Given the tumultuous and traumatic past few days, anyone would be forgiven for rolling up something large and potent for the weekend. However, a new …

Comedian Jim Jefferies Nails Exactly Why Trump Is Such a Scary Candidate

On point.<p>There are many reasons why Donald Trump is a scary presidential candidate. He loves stirring up America's xenophobia and racial tensions. He doesn't support a woman's right to choose. His skin is the color of Cheetos and his hands are the size of a small child's. The wall.<p>But Australian …

Donald Trump

Can very small doses of LSD make you a better worker? I decided to try it. - Vox

The last time I took acid, I was 19 and living in a Volkswagen van. Twenty years later, I didn't expect I would do it again. I had no desire to. Acid was great for breaking down everything you know about the world when you're a teenager, but as a middle-aged person who has spent decades just trying …

Consciousness

CNN Asked Bernie Sanders About His Religion: Here's His Breathtaking Response

CNN Asked Bernie Sanders About His Religion: Here’s His Breathtaking Response (VIDEO)<p>On Tuesday, just four days before South Carolina’s Democratic …

This is what happens when someone tries to shoot you underwater

If someone ever decides to pull a gun on you while underwater, you can rest assured you’ll probably survive.<p>Norwegian physicist Andrew Wahl decided to test whether water could stop a bullet from reaching his submerged torso.<p>Known for putting scientific principles to the test in extreme and …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Christian Meme Monday

It’s that time again; for another fresh dose of Christian memes. Hope you enjoy a laugh on your Monday as you settle into work.

Memes

White House Says Trump's Muslim Ban 'Disqualifies Him From Serving as President'

Donald Trump’s statement that he would ban Muslims from entering the U.S. “disqualifies him from serving as president,” White House Press Secretary …

Donald Trump

If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn first

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickr As we move more and more toward a world filled with screens, those possessing coding skills have never been more in demand.<p>…

Programming

Why Does Evolution Want Infidelity to Hurt So Much?

Evolutionary psychology has made attempts to understand why humans hate cheaters so much, but no one has come up with an ironclad explanation.<p>At a superficial level, sexual jealousy is arguably one of the most counterproductive emotions we have evolved to experience. Think of all the hours we …

Psychology

13 Ridiculous Things Ben Carson Actually Believes

Posted: November 02, 2015<p>Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson has become an unlikely frontrunner in the GOP presidential primary, leading recent polls in …

Government

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

Processed meats as bad a cancer threat as smoking, World Health Organisation report says

WHO publishes report listing processed meat as 'carcinogenic to humans' - the highest ranking, shared with alcohol, asbestos, arsenic and cigarettes<p>Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said.<p>"For an individual, the risk of …

10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

The morning exercise tips you need to know.<p>We know that bed > exercise/everything. It's a universal truth. But if you want to tone every muscle fiber or properly train for a 10K—that's 6.2 miles, in case you were wondering—you have to make room in your schedule to shape up. You could squeeze in gym …

5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

Workouts

At last, celebrity women in lesbian relationships are no big deal

Model Cara Delevingne and musician St Vincent were pictured sitting lovingly together at London fashion week, without any titillation or shock at their union in the media. It’s a joy to see<p>When is a lesbian relationship between two high-profile celebrities not cause for salacious and intrusive …

London Fashion Week

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

Happiness

California Gov. Jerry Brown Sends Ben Carson The Climate Evidence He Couldn't Find

Retired neurosurgeon turned Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson received a flash drive on Thursday full of the evidence for climate change that he has apparently been looking for.<p>California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) mailed Carson a copy of the synthesis report from the United Nations …

Climate

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Pineapple

<i>Photo by Alex Shapiro</i><p>Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? No one, because pineapples don't grow underwater. Well, I guess Spongebob does live in a pineapple under the sea, and if you want to consider him a person then you can but - IN REALITY - pineapples are not an aquatic thing nor do they act …

Alternative Medicine

Fall Movie Preview 2015: Biopics, Bond and 'The Force Awakens'

From Oscar contenders to new Tarantino and 'Star Wars' films, all you need to know on the season's big movies<p>By<p>Fall is the time of the year when …

Paul Krugman: “Talking nonsense” is job requirement for GOP presidential nomination

When it comes to money, Republicans would rather “embrace fantasy” than deal with hard truths<p>Paul Krugman unloaded on the Republican Party's "deep bench" in his New York Times column Friday, excoriating the presidential hopefuls for their nonsensical views on all matters economic.<p>"How would the men …

Interest Rates

Banksy bans Disney lawyers from his 'Dismaland' theme park

The so-called 'Bemusement Park' in Weston-Super-Mare, includes a Jimmy Savile punch-and-judy show, and a fire pit to burn Jeffrey Archer novels<p>Banksy has banned Disney's lawyers from entering his new theme park, Dismaland.<p>The park, in Weston-super-Mare, is a sinister twist on Disneyland, featuring …

Streetwear

Fall Movie Preview 2015: The 37 Most Must-See Films

Out with the spandex, in with the Spanx.<p>It's tempting to think of fall as the movie season where superhero films clear out of the multiplex, leaving it to grown-up fare -- Oscar hopefuls that are more about character than action. Not so this year.<p>Sure, there'll be plenty of mature movies from …

Movies

Paul Krugman: GOP candidates can’t attack Obama because of party’s disastrous record of predicting his failures

The president’s “failure to fail” has left the field scrambling to find an angle the party hasn’t already ruined<p>In his column on Monday, Paul Krugman tackled the problem that the GOP candidates in last week's first presidential debate couldn't -- the fact that President Barack Obama's signature …

Presidential Debate

200 Books By Women Every Man Should Read

A few months ago, I wrote about my year of reading books only by women. Since then, my reading habits still lean quite heavily towards woman-authors, but I've started allowing men back onto my bookshelves.<p>A few weeks ago, I read Alanna Okun's excellent piece for Buzzfeed Books, "I'm Not Interested …

Books

This 12-minute workout plan will make intense exercise fun and easy to do

Short bursts of high-intensity training can provide results similar to or even better than a longer, lower-intensity gym session. Small amounts of vigorous exercise can add years to your life, all while providing the mental well-being and cardiovascular benefits that come from working out.<p>The …

Exercise

The Surprising Thing I Learned From Studying My Brain With Meditation Technology For 7 Days

I’ve been meditating since I was 14 years old<p>It’s one of my most cherished daily rituals. And with good reason. As of 2015, over 1400 studies credit …

Meet The Canadian Scientist Who Loves Battling American Creationists

It’s not really just a debate between creationists and evolution defenders that interests Canadian scientist and prolific science blogger Laurence A. Moran.<p>It’s the larger debate between rationalism and superstition. And evolution is one of the most common examples of this.<p>Ten years ago the …

Evolution

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books