Marijuana legalization proponents outraising opponents 36-to-1 in 2020

Financial support for marijuana legalization, both medical and recreational, has grown significantly in 2020 compared to 2016. Proponents of state ballot measures have outraised opponents this election season by almost 36-to-1, a...

Election Day rejection of the war on drugs

We still don’t know with certainty who will be the next president of the United States. But this year’s election results have given us a lot more clarity on one thing:...

Marijuana election results 2020

In every state where a ballot measure asked Americans to reconsider the drug war, voters sided with reformers. In Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota, voters legalized marijuana for recreational purposes. In Mississippi and South Dakota...

History of Candy Corn

Everyone has their likes and their dislikes, but there' are a few foods that are polarizing to the extreme. Cilantro is one of them, a leafy green that people either love...

The 25 Greatest Vampire Movies Ever Made

Filmmakers have been making movies about vampires almost since the inception of motion pictures, and our public fascination with these creatures of the night has not yet dimmed. Throughout the decades we've seen...

US scientists find country’s first ‘murder hornet’ nest

Scientists in the northwest United States have located the country’s first nest of Asian giant hornets, otherwise known as “murder hornets”. In a statement on Friday, the Washington State Department of Agriculture said...

“Break ’Em Up”: As DOJ Targets Google, Zephyr Teachout Urges Breakup of More Big...

The Department of Justice and 11 states have filed a major antitrust lawsuit against Google in a move that could lead to the breakup of the company’s business and holds major...

Threat to democracy? Tech CEOs in hot seat over liability shield

The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet Inc are set to testify virtually before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Wednesday over whether to repeal a...

Blockchain could soon make it impossible to sell a stolen Rolex

For a global business worth a reported $17 billion, driven by increasingly sophisticated online platforms, the secondary – or “pre-owned” – watch market is constrained by a singularly analogue factor. For...

Galapagos sees record rise in penguins, flightless cormorants

The population of Galapagos penguins and flightless cormorants, two species endemic to the remote islands, has seen a record increase, according to study results released on Friday. The Galapagos penguin is one...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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