Short Film: My Stuffed Granny

Inspired by the current financial crisis Greece finds itself in, Effie Pappa’s allegorical stop-motion fairytale My Stuffed Granny offers a childlike point-of-view, to a very adult situation. Winner of the McLaren award for ‘Best British Animation’ at the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival, this charming National Film and Television School film tells the story of how a Greek family struggles to survive, living off the pension of their most elderly family member.

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Potent Pot: Marijuana Is Stronger Now Than It Was 20 Years Ago

Pot is becoming more potent, a new study suggests.

In the study, the researchers looked at more than 38,600 samples of illegal marijuana seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration over 20 years. They found that the level of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol— marijuana’s main psychoactive ingredient — in the marijuana samples rose from about 4 percent in 1995 to about 12 percent in 2014.

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Drone Racing Is Starting to Look More Exciting Than a Top Gun Dogfight

Racing drones still isn’t considered as challenging as other vehicular sports given the pilots aren’t actually inside the vehicles they’re controlling. But watching the first-person footage of this drone absolutely tearing through a packed warehouse, you can’t argue there isn’t a ton of skill required.

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2017 Ferrari GTC4Lusso Revealed!

When Ferrari’s FF made its debut for 2012, the model broke new ground by being the first Ferrari with four-wheel drive. (The four-wheel-drive system and the car’s four-place layout led to the “FF” designation.) The newly unveiled follow-up version adds four-wheel steering to the mix, but rather than adding a third “F” to the model name, Ferrari switched to the more evocative GTC4Lusso.

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