Although marijuana, for both its medical and recreational purposes, has been under intense scrutiny in past years, a recent announcement by the Drug Enforcement Administration–otherwise known as the DEA–continues to classify the drug as a Schedule I substance.
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Great white shark pups are spending their youth in the waters off of Long Island’s South Shore, marine biologists believe. The research group OCEARCH has identified what appears to be the first great white nursery in the North Atlantic after catching and tagging nine young sharks during a two-week expedition.
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Jaden and Willow Smith have landed the latest cover of Interviewmagazine. As to be expected, the corresponding interview (conducted by Pharrell) offers plenty of gems from the celebrity siblings. The duo touch on a number of subjects like social media fame, and philosophy, in addition to revealing the secret behind their seemingly unbreakable confidence when it comes to style.
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Do you hate going to the dentist? Well, you really would’ve hated going to the dentist 100 years ago. I can already see the smoke rising from my mouth as a dry drill bores away at my molars. I probably would’ve taken rotting teeth, thank you very much.
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Back in June, Gizmodo reported on kratom’s growing popularity in the US among sufferers of chronic pain and opiate addicts trying to get clean. Now the plant’s time as a self-medication agent may be coming to an end.
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The developers of Transmission can’t catch a break. Just months after their BitTorrent app was linked to the first known instance of Mac ransomware, security researchers at ESET have pinpointed another form of malware taking advantage of Transmission to infect Mac users. Keydnap, as it’s called, takes advantage of a modified version of Transmission (planted on the developer’s site without its knowledge) to attack your computer. It’s similar to the ransomware’s approach in more ways than just its choice of host app — it even uses a signing key to trick Apple’s Gatekeeper safeguard into letting it through.
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In what’s being hailed a meteorological first, two back-to-back hurricanes are marching toward Hawaii, both of them threatening torrential rains and rip-roaring winds this week. The closer of the two, hurricane Madeline, could break a second meteorological record as the first hurricane to strike the Big Island since bookkeeping began in 1949.
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