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Culture (/ˈkʌltʃər/) is the social behavior and norms found in human societies[citation needed]. Culture is considered a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies. Cultural universals are found in all human societies; these include expressive forms like art, music, dance, ritual, religion, and technologies like tool usage, cooking, shelter, and clothing.

Earliest evidence for cannabis smoking discovered in ancient tombs

Traces of potent pot were identified in 2,500-year-old wooden artifacts buried with people who lived along the Silk Road in China. The earliest direct evidence for human consumption of cannabis as a...

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,...

Trump, pressed on the environment in U.K. visit, says climate change goes ‘both ways’

His eldest daughter, Ivanka, could not change his mind. His former secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, could not change his mind. Scores of international scientists could not change his mind. And now, President Trump,...

What Happens if You Get Caught With Cannabis in a National Park?

The world’s first national park, Yellowstone has wowed visitors with its 3,500-sq. miles of wilderness and volcanic action since 1872. The setting is almost too perfect for nature-loving cannabis enthusiasts, with many vacationers undoubtedly tempted to sneak...

How to Travel With Cannabis in the Car

Driving with cannabis in the car is a funny thing in terms of the letter of the law. A bag in the front seat could get you a fine or worse,...

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...

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...

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.”...

The Conundrum of Corporate Power

The first episode of Capitalisn’t, a new economics podcast by Kate Waldock, of Georgetown University, and Luigi Zingales, of the University of Chicago, contemplates a future in which Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg becomes...

British Prime Minister Theresa May to Resign June 7

British Prime Minister Theresa May said today she will resign on June 7, ending a three-year term that saw her repeatedly try—and fail—to usher through Britain’s plan to leave the European...

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