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CannaCon, ‘world’s largest’ cannabis expo, kicks off in Seattle

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The “world’s largest” marijuana business and culture expo, CannaCon, got under way Thursday in Seattle with some kidding around, some serious talk and a lot of flashy and interesting technology for growing weed, producing products from it and just straight-up pitching for this, that and the other thing related to the new cannabis industry. CannaCon […] [Read More]
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PhD student developing cheap and easy tattoo removal cream

PhD student developing cheap and easy tattoo removal cream

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  Would you like to get that rainbow dolphin inked on your ankle removed but don’t want to spend the money? Hold tight while Alec Falkenham from Canada’s Dalhousie University wraps up his research. The 27-year-old PhD student is developing a topical cream that he thinks he will cut the cost, time and pain out of […] [Read More]
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Watch a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ whiz solve a 17-letter puzzle in one guess

Watch a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ whiz solve a 17-letter puzzle in one guess

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A Wheel of Fortune guest named Rufus didn’t need to buy a vowel. The whiz who appeared on the show this week solved a 17-letter puzzle in just one guess. His appearance goes down as one of the most noteworthy on the show. The category was “event” in the show’s Final Spin competition, and Rufus […] [Read More]
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Man and woman who just met get sexual in front of California prom shop

Man and woman who just met get sexual in front of California prom shop

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Teen girls and their mothers shopping for prom at Christina’s Dress Shop in Chula Vista, Calif., got a big shock over the weekend. An impassioned couple put on an X-rated show only steps from the store’s front door in broad daylight for all to see — and perhaps the strangest part of this story, the […] [Read More]
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‘Mystery plumes’ on Mars baffles the hell out of scientists

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“What the hell is that!?” “Where did it come from!?” “Why are we just hearing about this now!?” “How are we going to keep the UFO freaks from FREAKING the hell out over this!?” One can only imagine the internal dialogues going on at the European Space Agency and NASA over Hubble images of a […] [Read More]
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Black German woman learns her grandfather was a Nazi commandant

Black German woman learns her grandfather was a Nazi commandant

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When Jennifer Teege watched Schindler’s List in the mid-90s in a rented apartment where she was living in Tel Aviv at the time, she was moved emotionally by the film, but she had no idea that she was related to one of the central characters. The German-born black woman who was given up for adoption […] [Read More]
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The most expensive chocolate truffle in the world

The most expensive chocolate truffle in the world comes from Connecticut

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If you’re looking to impress your Valentine this year, head to Norwalk, Conn. and buy him or her the most expensive chocolate truffle in the world. It’s called La Madeline au Truffle and you can find it at Knipschildt Chocolatier. All chocolates at Knipschildt Chocolatier are crafted by Master chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt. According to knipschildt.net, […] [Read More]
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Tokyo zoo stages must-see leopard escape

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If you were under the impression that every day things are more whimsical in Japan, you are not mistaken. Even their violent animal escapes are adorable. On Tuesday, Tama Zoo in the Tokyo suburbs staged its annual animal escape drill. Playing the part of the escaped leopard was a zoo employee in a furry costume. […] [Read More]
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Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show

Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show

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First Colbert, now this. First reported by The A.V. Club, Jon Stewart told his audience at today’s taping that he was retiring from the show. Social media reports also backed this up and then Comedy Central itself tweeted out the statement below, confirming the departure for later this year. Thank you Jon. pic.twitter.com/yPdxjnkuLw — Comedy […] [Read More]
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Heinz unveils Sriracha Ketchup in the latest sriracha food mashup

Heinz unveils Sriracha Ketchup in the latest sriracha food mashup

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On Monday, Heinz Ketchup announced a new addition to its line of flavored ketchups – Heinz Ketchup Blended with Sriracha Flavor. This is big news for those who worship at the altar of sriracha, but not necessarily that much of a surprise. Local producers, including San Francisco-based Sosu Sauces and San Joquin Valley’s Traina Foods, have been […] [Read More]
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