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Science Says: What’s known and not known about marijuana

AP Photo/Richard Vogel NEW YORK (AP) — A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot. The research published Wednesday is the first rigorous test of a marijuana compound in treating a certain form of severe epilepsy. It found that an ingredient of marijuana – one that doesn’t give pot smokers a high – reduced the number of seizures in children. In the U.S., more than two dozen states allow medical use of marijuana. Federal … Read the referenced story here: Science…

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Everything you need to know about WebVR

Your web browser is also a VR platform. Most conversations about VR surround specific headsets, like Oculus Rift or Google Daydream. WebVR, as the name suggests, is bringing immersive experiences to anything with a browser. It’s a lot of fun to explore, and something anyone can try out without a lot of set up or additional hardware. Lets get to know WebVR together! Read more at VR Heads! … Read the referenced story here: Everything you need to know about WebVR

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A Vegan Diet Is Not Only About Giving Up On Meat, It’s More Than That!

Ever wondered what it would be like only eat plant-based foods and completely remove any type of meat from your diet? Then ask a vegan! Veganism is a term that does not really refer to a diet, but rather a lifestyle as being a vegan does not only mean you are avoiding any animal-derived food, but it also means that you are completely avoiding the use of any products that are derived from animals. While veganism and vegetarianism are often associated with one another, it is vital to realize that…

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Politics 

It’s Time to Worry About Health Care in the Senate

David Leonhardt, New York TimesWhile the rest of the country has been transfixed by Trumpian chaos, members of the Senate have spent the last two weeks talking about taking health insurance from millions of Americans. There is an alarmingly large chance that they’ll decide to do so. But if they do, they will almost certainly rely on a political sleight of hand to disguise their bill’s damage. Understanding that sleight of hand — and calling attention to it — offers the best hope for defeating the bill. … Read the…

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Android 

Huawei gets serious about laptops with new MateBook devices

MateBook E takes on the Surface, while MateBooks X and D go after Apple’s MacBook line. So, Huawei makes laptops now. Sure, it’s dabbled in tablets in the past, and even released a single 2-in-1 Windows convertible last year, in the form of the original MateBook. But today Huawei showed just how serious it is about making real, actual computers, with the launch of three new MateBook devices at an event in Berlin, Germany. None of them runs Android, but the new product line demonstrates Huawei’s growth First up is…

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How to Feel Connected to the Ones You Care About Through Effective Communication

Have you ever found yourself reliving conversations and constantly repeating yourself? It may be while trying to convey a message to your children or significant other. You may be having trouble getting your boss or colleagues to see things from your perspective, or not getting through to a friend or loved one about an important issue. Do you often feel like you are simply talking into a vacuum or speaking a language nobody else understands? We’ve all been there and it can be very frustrating. The best communicators treat communication…

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