How To Pass a Urine Test (Or At Least Stand a Fighting Chance)

You've got enough to worry about for that upcoming job interview without stressing over whether or not you'll be judged by what you pee into a cup. And sometimes it's just too late to go all the way straight-and-narrow. Fortunately there are ways of maximizing the chance that your future employment won't be… » 4/19/14 12:00pm 4/19/14 12:00pm

Scientists Found a Compound That Keeps Marijuana From Getting You High

Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the dopamine-boosting compound in marijuana that, technically speaking, "induces euphoria" — science jargon for "gets you high." It also happens to work on the brain region involved in psychological addiction. Now, a team of researchers has identified a substance that blocks THC's… » 10/15/13 12:57am 10/15/13 12:57am

This Guy Tried to Float Across the Border On 50 Pounds of Marijuana

The United States Border Patrol busted a would-be Mexican smuggler attempting to float across the border on a 50-pound marijuana raft. In fact, he made it across the border, but didn't get to land. The AP reports that he was a mere 600 yards from shore before getting busted. Where there's a weed, there's a way. » 9/27/13 10:40am 9/27/13 10:40am

Why Smoking a Bowl Makes You Tired and Lazy

Even as the body of evidence of cannabis' potential as a potent medical precursor grows (especially with the development of CBD-rich strains), smoking it is not without long-term side effects. And we're not just talking about munchie-induced weight gain, either. A number of recently published studies suggest… » 8/13/13 4:20pm 8/13/13 4:20pm

Why You Can't Get Stoned from Smoking Hemp

It's an honest mistake, thinking that marijuana and industrial hemp are one and the same. And in some ways they are: both are species of the genus cannabis, they both have the iconic five-fingered pot leafs, and both are widely sought after the world over. But aside from their outward appearance, they two have very… » 6/25/13 4:20pm 6/25/13 4:20pm

Vending Machines For Pot Products Exist Now

Let's be real here, what could come from a URL like BUT a vending machine for pot? Medbox, the company that produces the $50,000 units, is ramping up and attempting to place them in dispensaries around the country. Consumers can't walk up to a Medbox and feed it their cash, but they can… » 5/12/13 11:00am 5/12/13 11:00am

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: Zebra Escape Drills

Don't let their gentle demeanor and calming stripes fool you. Zebras are unstoppable killing machines. They'll bathe in the blood of your children just as soon as look at you. That's why keepers at Tokyo's Tama Zoo aren't taking any chances and are prepping for the day these murderous equines overcome their paddock… » 2/02/13 12:00am 2/02/13 12:00am