Sunday, June 16, 2019

Has legal cannabis killed the bong?

 ‘To the fraternity of underground cannabis users, they were akin to sacred totems.’ Illustration: George Wylesol In the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant...

The 25 Most Beautiful Places on Earth

The world is full of many stunning and surreal destinations. There are a number of places on this earth where you have to stop and pinch yourself when you visit. However,...

Could Meghan Markle Ever Actually Become Queen?

The idea of Meghan Markle inheriting the role of Queen of the British monarchy is what Hollywood movies are made of. But is it actually feasible that the Duchess of Sussex,...

These Are the 5 Best Water Purifiers for Travel

It’s only when you’ve been traveling for a while in countries with unsafe water that you truly appreciate being able to drink what comes out of the tap back home. Sure, you...

Cocoa’s child laborers

Mars, Nestlé and Hershey pledged nearly two decades ago to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Yet much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor. Behind much of the...

New York City Whale Sightings Jump From Just Five to 272

Reuters / David Gray Whale sightings in New York City have seen an incredible rise over this decade, starting at just five in 2011 to a total of 272 this year. Experts...

Green Party Wins Record Support in EU Elections as Youth-Led Climate Strikes Grow

The Green Party soared in popularity in many nations in the European parliamentary elections, placing second in Germany and making gains in Finland, France and Ireland. The next president of the...

Trump Admin Escalates Multi-Pronged Attack on Climate Science

The New York Times is reporting the Trump administration is ramping up its assault on climate science through a coordinated multi-agency effort. The National Climate Assessment will reportedly remove any worst-case...

What is modern slavery?

Figure 1Modern slavery is an umbrella term Terminology Countries use differing terminologies to describe modern forms of slavery. This includes how they describe slavery itself, but also other concepts such as human trafficking,...

This Is Why Meghan Markle Avoids Red Lipstick

We already know that Meghan Markle is the poster child for understated beauty. Her simple style, hairdo, and makeup almost make you forget she’s a royal. She’s just Rachel from “Suits.”...

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Commodity Prices Surge as Severe Weather Hampers Spring Planting

At the Chicago Board of Trade, commodity prices for corn and soybeans have soared in recent days, as severe weather continues to hamper the...

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