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California Now Has An Uber-Style App For Medical Marijuana (Video)

California medical marijuana users can now have their treatments delivered to their doors thanks to San Francisco-based startup Meadow. Founded by medical marijuana patient David Hua, users upload their ID and a letter from a doctor recommending the use of marijuana before browsing through a variety of quality strands available at several dispensaries. The shops are […]

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A New App Translates Speech In Real Time To Let Deaf People ‘Hear’

Thanks to an innovative new app called Transcence, life just became more social for those who can’t hear. Transcence’s CEO, Thibault Duchemin, has a deaf sister and parents who want to lead normal lives. But, his sister found that during conversations between multiple people and in larger groups, her hearing aid garbled sound. She couldn’t tell […]

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Breathtaking And Rare Footage Catches A Humpback Whale Fast Asleep

Panga MX, a group of photographers that specializes in underwater images, caught this rare footage of a humpback whale catching some shut-eye earlier this year. The clip shows the whale surface for air while it’s sleeping. Because humpback whales actually have to remind themselves to keep breathing at all times, it’s believed that they turn off […]

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ISIS Is Recruiting And Rewarding Its Young Fighters With Sex Slaves

A new report from the United Nations reveals that the Islamic State recruits young fighters by selling them sex slaves. According to the 29-page report, approximately 500 Iraqi women of the Yezidi and Christian communities have been either trafficked or made to be wives of the militants. Many of the Yezidi women, and presumably Christians […]

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Guy Picks Up Girl On Tinder Using Nothing But Lyrics From ‘Hey Ma’ (Photo)

Back in May, Cam’ron teamed up with A-Trak and Juelz Santana to drop a track that temporarily transported the world back to the early 2000s when Dipset ran hip-hop and everything was right with the world. While I, personally, believe it’s sacrilegious to pick one song as the best of an era, most people would […]

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New Device Charges Your Phone If You Exercise Hard Enough (Video)

Students at Northwestern University have invented a pocket-sized device that uses energy generated by physical activity to charge a mobile phone. Ampy is strapped onto the body, where it uses a magnet within a coil to convert kinetic energy into electricity. Simply plug the device, about half the size of a cellphone, into a USB […]

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‘Economy Minus’ Is The New Way Airlines Will Make Your Life Miserable

Air travel is already cramped and stressful, but one major airline might be considering a change that would make it even more so. An unnamed major airline is reportedly considering an “economy minus” seating option. That’s right; economy wasn’t low enough. The airline news source, Runway Girl Network, reportedly spoke to an anonymous airline source who […]