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Study says French recycling rates are 'disastrous' (The Connexion)

Anecdotes aren’t valid evidence buuuuut, I know “for a fact” that not enough recycling is done in Paris.

It was so easy to recycle in when I lived in D.C., partially because I was on… 123 more words


That's just the way it is.

This phrase, and similar ones with the same meanings are most likely the reason we are all where we are now.

As humans right from birth we’re taught to accept what we see around us, the rules that are set for us and the way we should live our lives. 552 more words


Marijuana Industry Hosts Big, Three-Day Investor Summit In Denver

DENVER — The convention floor at Denver Airport’s Crowne Plaza this sunny Tuesday afternoon in April could be the trade show for any well-established industry — gray-haired execs in conservative suits mingling with office park dads in polos and fresh-out-of-college types in brand-emblazoned T-shirts. 57 more words

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Here's Where It's Legal for Women to Go Topless in the U.S.

Local officials in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles voiced support this week for allowing women to sunbathe topless, calling the move “a serious equality issue” and citing the city’s Italian namesake as one of many European regions where toplessness is socially acceptable. 365 more words

Is Marijuana Really a ‘Gateway Drug’?

Chris Christie said that marijuana is a “gateway drug” while arguing for enforcement of its federal status as an illegal substance. Though there are correlations between marijuana use and other drugs, there is no conclusive evidence that one actually causes the other. 76 more words

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Growing Pains: Can Seattle Become A Marijuana Tourism Mecca?

When Washington state legalized recreational marijuana use last July, Seattle’s tourism industry saw a new opportunity. Could Seattle become a hub for pot tourism, with eager visitors piling into local hotels and… 26 more words

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Medical marijuana start-up plan

Growing marijuana was not Ted Berndt‘s first thought.

The 50-year-old has never even smoked pot. Not once. He swears.

He has an MBA, has worked in quality assurance for giant brewer… 59 more words

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