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Mercedes-Benz F015 promises a luxurious future for self-driving cars

This week, Mercedes-Benz allowed journalists to take a ride in its luxury, driverless vehicle, the F015. Though the car is not fully autonomous, it …

Great Covers: Possibly THE classic Jim Lee WOLVERINE cover, this...

Possibly THE classic Jim Lee WOLVERINE cover, this one is all movement and energy and savagery. I don’t love the bits of copy stuck in on the left …

NASA Surprised By Chelyabinsk Russian Meteor Fragments

More than two years after an estimated 20-meter class meteor fragmented high over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, new data reported by NASA researchers this week reveals that — over a four billion year timeframe — the meteor’s orbital parent body itself had likely been geologically-impacted as …

Space

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Texas GOPer's Surprise: God Didn't Make a Mistake When He Made Marijuana, So Legalize It

Texas Republican and State Rep. David Simpson believes that it is an inappropriate use of government power to arrest people for their use of cannabis …

First government-owned pot store opens in Washington state

The city of North Bonneville, Wash. -- population 1,000 -- sits along the Columbia River a stone’s throw from one of the world’s largest hydroelectric dams. On the other side of the Columbia River Gorge is the state of Oregon.<p>It may seem an unlikely place for the nation’s first city-owned marijuana …

Extrasolar Planets Are, Almost, Everywhere (Op-Ed)

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Space.com's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

No link found between psychedelics and psychosis

Data from population surveys in the United States challenge public fears that psychedelic drugs such as LSD can lead to psychosis and other …

Blame the Drug War, not MDMA, for the Ecstasy Tragedy

The hospitalization of many Wesleyan students due to taking “ecstasy” pills is a tragedy. As a founder of Wesleyan Students For Sensible Drug Policy …

Senators will introduce a federal medical marijuana bill tomorrow

Kirsten Gillibrand, Rand Paul, and Cory Booker will introduce a Senate bill to legalize medical marijuana under federal law tomorrow, various outlets are reporting. This bill would mark an unprecedented push to legalize medical use drug on a federal level. We've seen a handful of states (and the …

History in the Making: Three Prominent US Senators Roll Out Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

A bipartisan trio of senators will introduce historic legislation to legalize medical marijuana at the federal level.<p>Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), …

Cannabis

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Global Warming

Seaweed? Fisherman discovers 'underwater field of marijuana' in Chile

<b>It has been reported that a fisherman has discovered an 'underwater field of marijuana' off the Chilean coast whilst fishing last week. This</b> …

Coastlines

5 Amazing New Discoveries About the Potential of Marijuana That You Won't Hear in the Corporate Media

Scientific discoveries are published almost daily in regard to the healing properties of the cannabis. But most of these findings appear solely in …

Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.: Report

Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry, according to a new report obtained by The Huffington Post.<p>Researchers from The ArcView Group, a cannabis …

7 States That Are Next in Line to Legalize Marijuana

During a series of YouTube interviews Thursday, President Obama demonstrated a remarkably laissez-faire attitude toward marijuana legalization …

President Obama predicts more states will legalize marijuana

You can’t fit everything into a State of the Union.<p>President Barack Obama told YouTube today that more states will consider legalizing cannabis thanks to his Administration’s approach to the issue, and the government should treat marijuana use as a health problem, not a criminal one.<p>Several …

What Colorado Looks Like A Year After Amendment 64

It’s been a year since Colorado became the first U.S. state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, and CBC’s Reg Sherren travelled to Denver to …

Which States Have The Worst Marijuana Laws?

DIY Home Solar: Planning a Solar Array (Beginner's Guide)

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Clean Energy

Special report: How the rise of a mega solar panel farm shows us the future of energy

After about an hour of weaving up and down the winding, mountainous, two-lane highway that is route 58, eastbound from San Luis Obispo, I honestly …

D.C. Moves Forward With Marijuana Legalization Initiative

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) submitted the District of Columbia's new marijuana legalization initiative to Congress Tuesday, ignoring an effort by congressional Republicans to block the measure.<p>Alana Intrieri, legislative counsel to Mendelson, confirmed to The Huffington Post in an …

A Solar System Is Installed in America Every 2.5 Minutes

In 2013, we reported that a solar installation was being completed every four minutes in America. Installation volumes have increased considerably …

SunEdison, Adani To Invest $4 Billion In Indian Solar Panel Plant

On the sidelines of Modi's Vibrant Gujarat gathering of statesmen and business leaders, the two firms said on Sunday that the new joint venture project would manufacture low-cost photovoltaic solar panels, helping turn sunlight directly into electricity at cheaper rates.<p>Solar energy in India costs …

Solar Panels

Founders Fund invests millions in cannabis venture Privateer Holdings

The nation's burgeoning legal cannabis industry now has a major tech player on its side.<p>Founders Fund, a leading San Francisco venture capital firm, said Thursday it was making a multimillion-dollar investment in Privateer Holdings, a private equity firm that's backed Leafly, a Yelp-like website …

Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana

Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy.<p>The bill's passage over the weekend marks the first time Congress has approved nationally significant …

Cannabis

The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …