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Climate Change

The 'Keurig for marijuana' is finally coming — and it looks amazing

The world's first single-serve, pod-based vaporizer system is coming to market in early 2017. Dubbed the CannaCloud, it's essentially the Keurig of cannabis.<p>The CannaCloud, made by Boston-based startup CannaKorp, could bring a level of precision and ease to marijuana consumption that could help …

Cannabis

Drones could replace $127 billion worth of human labor

A new report from PwC finds that drones could replace $127 billion worth of human labor and services across several industries.<p>Infrastructure and agriculture make up the largest chunks of the potential value — some $77.6 billion between them — including services like completing the last mile of …

The Future

What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money?

Daniel Straub remembers the night he got hooked on basic income. He had invited Götz Werner, a billionaire owner of a German drugstore chain, to give …

Income Inequality

Black Trauma Remixed For Your Clicks

In viral videos, the real-life pain of black people is repurposed into fun, catchy songs for popular consumption. But at what cost?<p><b>When the second season</b> <b>of</b> <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i> returns to Netflix this week, viewers will be reacquainted with its earworm of a theme song. You know the one: With a …

The Hell After ISIS

Even as the militant group loses ground in Iraq, many Sunnis say they have no hope for peace. One family’s story shows why.<p>Falah Sabar heard a knock at the door. It was just before midnight in western Baghdad last April and Falah was already in bed, so he sent his son Wissam to answer. Standing in …

Middle East

Crime Reporting

We asked a few writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in specific categories. Here, the best in crime …

Crime

The unicorns of China: 11 Chinese startups you need to know

The Chinese startup space is largely dominated by investments from two behemoths: Amazon equivalent Alibaba and internet giant Tencent. The two have driven up valuations of Chinese companies, many of which are similar to startups on the list of American unicorns.<p>Here are some of the most valuable …

Startups

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Free Online Courses for Professionals | Inc.com

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

University of Michigan

Shootouts and drug cartels: This Oscar-nominated Director of 'Cartel Land' on the blurring of good and evil among Mexican and American vigilantes

A decision could come as early as this week as to whether Mexican drug kingpin, Joaquín Guzmán, known as El Chapo, will be extradited to the United States for trial.<p>Since 2007, Mexico's drug war has resulted in the murder of more than 100,000 of Mexico's citizens and brought an influx of violence …

Mexico

The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

All over the country, the Kochs and utilities have been blocking solar initiatives — but nowhere more so than in Florida<p>After decades of false …

The Siege of Miami

As temperatures climb, so, too, will sea levels.<p>The city of Miami Beach floods on such a predictable basis that if, out of curiosity or sheer perversity, a person wants to she can plan a visit to coincide with an inundation. Knowing the tides would be high around the time of the “super blood moon,” …

Sea Level

E-Cigs' Inconvenient Truth: It's Much Safer to Vape

In applying the same tactics used to demonize tobacco, are anti-smoking advocates and regulators missing out on a chance to save millions of …

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it …

Mad Men

From Whitewater to Benghazi: A Clinton-Scandal Primer

In a letter on Sunday, FBI Director James Comey wrote that newly discovered emails do not change the FBI’s prior conclusion that Hillary Clinton should not be charged with a crime.<p>Oops, never mind!<p>That’s FBI Director James Comey’s new message to Congress and, by extension, the American public on …

Hillary Clinton

What Is Glass-Steagall? The 82-Year-Old Banking Law That Stirred the Debate

Eight times in Tuesday night’s Democratic debate, candidates mentioned a law that Congress passed in 1933, was signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and hasn’t been the law of the land in the United States for 16 years.<p>This prompts some obvious questions. What is the Glass-Steagall Act, why do the …

Bernie Sanders

Your Fingerprints Are About to Reveal a Lot More About You

A new technology will allow authorities to tell whether you used drugs recently, if you're a smoker, even what sex you are—all from your fingerprints.<p>In 2010, a North Carolina woman was found on the side of a roadway, brutally murdered. At first the Guilford County Sheriff's Department had no …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

Apple: You’ve Seen It All Before, and Nothing Else Like It

You’ve got to hand it to Apple: the company has the uncanny ability to make ideas that you’ve seen and heard before seem like things that have just sprung, fully formed, from the elastic mind of Jony Ive. Nowhere is this trick better on display than during the company’s tri-annual events. Those …

Apple

Why Jordan Is Key to Ending the Syria Crisis

LONDON -- The refugee crisis that dominates Europe's TVs and newspapers is the product of the horrendous civil war that still rages in Syria. Why will we not focus our attention on this? The reality in Syria is that the war creates the refugees. Do more to stop this war is my plea. While we focus …

Middle East
Sean Hannity

The FBI Agent Who Hunted N.W.A

In the late ’80s, the bureau targeted the hip-hop group for their incendiary anthem ‘Fuck tha Police,’ and transformed the rappers into First …

The Hunt for Narco Subs

If Colombian narco sub busts are so rare, how many drug-loaded semi-submersibles go by undetected?<p>The vessel cut a low profile as it slipped through international waters, hundreds of miles off the coast of El Salvador in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It was mostly submerged, except for an exhaust pipe …

Mexico

Classics Never Die: What It Means for DJs to Grow Old

Two years ago, I witnessed legendary dance producer Giorgio Moroder play a comeback DJ set at a festival in Los Angeles. Onstage, the septuagenarian had a younger, more tech savvy assistant next to him, helping control the session like a driving instructor on a separate set of pedals. Right out the …

Vinyl Records

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

Obama Administration

Every Dr. Dre verse since '2001' ranked

The wait for Dr. Dre to put out a proper album is officially over. What we’re getting won’t be the perpetually-in-progress <i>Detox,</i> because Dre …

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

Windows 10

How A Small-Time Drug Dealer Rescued Dozens During Katrina

To the cops, Jabbar Gibson was just a low-level drug pusher. But to the residents of a New Orleans public housing complex, he’s the man who rescued them from Hurricane Katrina when no one else would.<p><b>NEW ORLEANS —</b> As Hurricane Katrina barreled toward the coast, small-time drug dealer Jabbar Gibson …