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More Than a Quarter of Americans Would Substitute Marijuana for Beer, New Survey Shows

The green rush is bubbling over, you could say.<p>What's faster than a speeding locomotive? Move over Superman, it's the marijuana industry.<p>Since 1996, …

To Your Brain, A Runner’s High Looks A Lot Like Smoking Weed

Endorphins have nothing to do with it<p>Intense exercise may not feel good to those unaccustomed to it, but does have at least one great perk: a runner’s high, a feeling of relaxed euphoria, which sets in at the end of long bouts of activity. Scientists recently discovered that this happens because …

The Economic Paradox of Major League Baseball—Explained in 1 Word

Bulk.<p>Reuters<p>Baseball would appear to be in crisis. Viewership is falling fast, down 30 percent across ESPN, TBS, and Fox since 2007. But those same networks are signing new contracts to pay more than ever for the rights to broadcast baseball games. Why?<p>As David Bank explained in an RBC note from …

Reuters: Walmart looking into crowd-sourcing online delivery

Walmart is considering the slightly insane sounding idea of using its in-store customers to deliver online orders to help it compete with bricks and mortar-less competitors like Amazon, according to <i>Reuters</i>. The big box outfit currently ships internet purchases from just 25 of its stores using the …