Top 7 Smart Cities in the World in 2023

The United Nations predicts that 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities and urban areas by 2050, meaning emissions and energy usage will continue to rise with every...

21 Phrases You Use Without Realizing You’re Quoting Shakespeare

William Shakespeare devised new words and countless plot tropes that still appear in everyday life. Famous quotes from his plays are easily recognizable; phrases like "To be or not to be,"...

Unlicensed Shops in NYC Are Doing Better Well

Cannabis isn’t fresh to New York. Long before recreational (or adult-use) cannabis was legalized in 2021, there was a thriving underground cannabis market that supplied the Empire State. Decades of criminalization...

African Countries Francphone Still Pay Over $500 Billion as Colonial Tax to France Each...

French government ordered home three thousand Frenchmen from the country. They were asked to take with them, all their possessions and everything that was under French control in the country and...

Hillary Clinton to share stage with author of debunked NYT ‘Hamas r@pe’ report

The reporter behind a discredited NY Times investigation alleging systematic sexual violence by Hamas on October 7 will appear alongside Hillary Clinton and key Biden foreign policy functionaries at a Columbia...

Louis Armstrong Plays Trumpet at the Egyptian Pyramids

During the Cold War, the United States made the case for the American way of life by sending its best ambassadors abroad — jazz musicians. “Music that was unique to America...

Today in History: La Dolce Vita has its film premiere in Italy

In 1960 "La Dolce Vita" directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg has its film premiere in Italy. On February 3, 1960, the Italian dramedy 'La dolce...

An Introduction to James Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin (1924 – 1987) was born in Harlem, New York on August 2, 1924 to Emma Berdis Jones, originally from Deal Island, Maryland. He was reared by his mother...

Today in History – Langston Hughes

Poet and writer Langston Hughes, famous for his elucidations of black American life in his poems, stories, autobiographies, and histories, was born in Joplin, Missouri, on February 1, 1901 or 1902. Langston...

Top Brands of 2023

It’s tough to make it in weed these days, but these brands show us that they can survive and thrive. Here are the cannabis companies that came out on top for...