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Until cannabis is legalised, users will risk brain damage

New research highlights the damage wrought by strong skunk. Legalisation would give users far greater control and choice over the strength of what they smoked<p>It’s news that surely surprises no one: smoking high-strength cannabis may damage your brain. By scanning the brains of people who regularly …

Cannabis

Democrats Gear Up for Debate: Pictures

Jim Webb

Ridley Scott knew there was water on Mars, didn’t have time to change The Martian

Earlier today, scientists from NASA emerged from the rundown garage that government cutbacks have forced them to move to in order to announce a …

Donald Trump is right: America's real unemployment rate is 40%

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is not predicated on the candidate’s mastery of or allegiance to facts.<p>His views on things like immigration or …

Economics

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Demise of Aperture and iPhoto: What Does it Mean?

The shoe has finally dropped. Apple confirmed today that it’s ditching Aperture, its photo management tool, and iPhoto, its consumer photo editing app, in favor of Photos, a brand new desktop and iOS duo slated for debut in 2015.<p>It all makes sense. While Aperture has undergone some fairly high …

Beyoncé and Jay Z Air Wedding Footage During Their On The Run Tour

Cue the oohs and aahs.<p>Last night, Beyoncé and Jay Z kicked off their <i>On The Run</i> tour in Miami and brought everything we've come to expect from the two: knockout chemistry, showstopping costumes, and a slew of their respective classics. What we didn't see coming was the unveiling of live footage from …

Google's Nest Moves To Become Master Of The Smart Home, By Talking To Other Devices

Nest Labs is taking the next step in its quest to become a hub for the smart home, by letting other gadgets and services access its learning thermostat and smoke detector for the first time.<p>With the long-awaited developer program Nest is launching today, other apps and devices will be able to …

Apple vs. Google: The race is on for the wrist, TV, car

SAN FRANCISCO — Google and Apple are reaching beyond smartphones, tablets and computers to connect with our living rooms, cars and even our bodies.<p>This month, both tech titans detailed presentations to software developers, outlining their vision. Which one is closer to making it happen?<p>The short …

Iraq Debates Law That Would Allow Men To Marry 9-Year-Old Girls

A stroll through the Baghdad Book Fair last month was a lesson in today's cultural norms in Iraq. The books — gold-embossed, neatly arrayed — were almost all religious, and most of the customers were men.<p>But in the middle of the white pavilion, a woman's voice rang out loud and strong. Fawzia …

Google Has Created A Programming Language That Thumbs Its Nose At Oracle

Ellison thinks Android copies a programming language owned by Oracle called Java.<p>Google is working on the ultimate come-back: It has created a programming language called Golang, or Go, that some people say can replace Java altogether.<p>Java was developed 20 years ago at Sun Microsystems and has …

Programming

Microsoft starts CEO search after Steve Ballmer exit

It's during the doldrums of August that companies often like to let out their most shocking news, and Microsoft did just that on Friday.<p>The company disclosed that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer will retire within the next year. A committee that includes Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will …

Business Development

4 in 5 in USA face near-poverty, no work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.<p>Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized …