Sculpture by President Obama’s artist headed to Times Square

A monumental sculpture by the artist who painted President Obama’s official portrait will be in unveiled in Times Square. The bronze “Rumors of War” by Kehinde Wiley will go on display at...
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Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes the Case for Reparations at Historic Congressional Hearing

On Wednesday, a subcommittee of the House Judiciary held a historic hearing on reparations for slavery—the first of its kind in over a decade. Wednesday’s hearing coincided with Juneteenth, a day...

The Great American Weed: Best Cities to Legally Toke Up in the U.S.

The legalization of marijuana for recreational and medical purposes is rapidly changing in America. Many states are adjusting their laws and regulations on weed, or creating new ones altogether. Most recently, Michigan voters passed...

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...

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