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What “Selling Out” Allows a Craft Brewery to Do | Serious Eats

August 30th, 2016 No comments

Over the last five years, craft-brewery acquisitions have been on the rise. Yet beer lovers still routinely throw around the fanciful negatives they’re sure will soon characterize the formerly independent breweries. What’s really been going on since these acquisitions—for better or for worse? And does anything actually improve when Big Beer buys you?

Source: What “Selling Out” Allows a Craft Brewery to Do | Serious Eats

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The Mainstreaming of Psychedelics – High Times

August 25th, 2016 No comments
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Tesla amps up Model S with new battery, lays claim to fastest production car – Canadian Manufacturing

August 25th, 2016 No comments

Automaker takes electric sedan’s “Ludicrous mode” to next level; Model S now outpaces all other production vehicles from 0-60 mph and can travel 315 miles on a single charge

Source: Tesla amps up Model S with new battery, lays claim to fastest production car – Canadian Manufacturing

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THC makes rats lazy, less willing to try cognitively demanding tasks: study | Neuroscientist News

August 25th, 2016 No comments

New research from the University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests there may be some truth to the belief that marijuana use causes laziness—at least in rats.

Source: THC makes rats lazy, less willing to try cognitively demanding tasks: study | Neuroscientist News

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Pope Francis greets thousands of children at the Vatican – CatholicHerald.co.uk

August 25th, 2016 No comments
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How to Find Free Camping in the US & Canada – Fresh Off The Grid

August 22nd, 2016 No comments

Learn how to camp for free throughout the US and Canada. Whether you’re in an RV, van or tent, we’ll show you how we find free campsites wherever we travel.

Source: How to Find Free Camping in the US & Canada – Fresh Off The Grid

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Olympic Games complex, charismatic beast that cannot be stopped: Arthur | Toronto Star

August 22nd, 2016 No comments

averted by the public money IOC president Thomas Bach said was not involved in these Games.

Source: Olympic Games complex, charismatic beast that cannot be stopped: Arthur | Toronto Star

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Watching Canada’s Biggest Rock Band Say a Dramatic Goodbye – The New Yorker

August 21st, 2016 No comments

The Tragically Hip reach the end of a tour in which the band and its fans bid farewell to the band’s lead singer.

Source: Watching Canada’s Biggest Rock Band Say a Dramatic Goodbye – The New Yorker

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Smoking marijuana provides more pain relief for men than women | PsyPost

August 20th, 2016 No comments

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found that men had greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana. Results of the study were recently published online in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. “These findings come at a time when more people, including women, are turning to the use of medical cannabis for pain relief,” said Ziva Cooper, PhD, associate professor of clinical neurobiology (in psychiatry) at CUMC. “Preclinical evidence has suggested that the experience of pain relief from cannabis-related products may vary between sexes, but no studies have been done to see if this is true in humans.” In this study, the researchers analyzed data from two double-blinded, placebo-controlled studies looking at the analgesic effects of cannabis in 42 recreational marijuana smokers. After smoking the same amount of either an active or placebo form of cannabis, the participants immersed one hand in a a cold-water bath until the pain could no longer be tolerated. Following

Source: Smoking marijuana provides more pain relief for men than women | PsyPost

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Tesla Owner in Autopilot Crash Won’t Sue, But Car Insurer May – Bloomberg

August 20th, 2016 No comments

A Texas man said the Autopilot mode on his Tesla Model S sent him off the road and into a guardrail, bloodying his nose and shaking his confidence in the technology. He doesn’t plan to sue the electric-car maker, but his insurance company might.

Source: Tesla Owner in Autopilot Crash Won’t Sue, But Car Insurer May – Bloomberg

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