What are algae blooms and why are they bad?

In July, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted a large bloom of harmful algae would coat western Lake Eerie this year.NOAA In early July, a bloom of toxic blue-green algae forced...

Interview With Albert Hofmann, The Man Who First Synthesized LSD

At the height of World War II, four months after the first artificially created nuclear reaction was released in a pile of uranium ore in Chicago, an accidentally absorbed trace of...

Flooding and Food Safety: A Two-Part Plan for Extreme Weather Season

The spring of 2019 saw record rain fall across North America, causing historic, severe flooding in the Great Plains, parts of the Midwest, and the Southern United States. That above-normal precipitation...

Edibles dosage chart: How strong is your cannabis-infused edible?

Edible forms of cannabis, including food products, lozenges, and capsules, can produce effective, long-lasting, and safe effects.  These forms of cannabis are also most likely to produce unwanted effects and overconsumption symptoms,...

The Oscar Nominees We Suspect Will Use The Weed In Their Gift Bag

Once again, Oscar nominees will receive a gift bag that includes marijuana, and we have an idea who will be the first to use it. When the Oscars come around each...

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,...

Keystone Pipeline Spills 9,120 Barrels of Oil in Dakota Wetlands

A section of the Keystone Pipeline spilled half an Olympic swimming pool’s worth of sludgy oil into a North Dakota wetland on 29 October. Cleanup is underway, but ecologists say that...

Chagabi Etacore: The leader killed by contact with the outside world

Chagabi Etacore was a young child in 1986 when he heard a helicopter hovering over his home in Paraguay's Chaco forest. A member of the Ayoreo Totobiegosode tribe, Chagabi had never...

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,...

Actress Bella Thorne Launches Cannabis Brand

Actress and artist Bella Thorne has launched a new cannabis brand in California, teaming up with vertically integrated producer Glass House Group. The new brand, Forbidden Flowers, will offer sun-grown cannabis products from the...

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