Why Marijuana Makes Some Of Us Feel Good And Others Paranoid

While some people experience a fun, euphoric high when smoking marijuana, others feel paranoid and anxious. Exactly why marijuana affects people differently has been poorly understood, but a new study published in Scientific Reports suggests one part of the brain may be responsible – at least, in rats. “Until now, it was unknown which specific regions of the brain were responsible for these highly divergent effects of marijuana,” said study author Steven Laviolette, a professor at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, in a statement. In a lab setting, researchers identified a target region in the brains of rats that Laviolette says “seem to independently control the rewarding, addictive properties of marijuana versus the negative psychiatric side-effects associated with …

Ten unexploded allied bombs at Pompeii, Italian paper reports

Explosives are yet to be located within archaeological area, according to investigation At least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the allies during the second world war are hidden within the foundations of the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italian media have reported. In August 1943, allied air forces dropped 165 bombs on Pompeii, in nine different air raids. Ninety-six bombs were located and deactivated, the Original Article : HERE ; Curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Trump’s Top Navy Pick Turns Down Appointment

The sudden move by Adm. William Moran may add to the perception of turmoil in the Pentagon’s senior ranks, coming less than a month after Pat Shanahan abruptly withdrew from consideration to be defense secretary after serving as the acting secretary for six months. Moran had been vetted for promotion to the top uniformed position in the Navy, nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Senate in May to succeed Adm. John Richardson as chief of naval operations and as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. “As painful as it is to submit my request to retire, I will not be an impediment whatsoever to the important service that you and your families continue to render …

Biden Would Consider Nominating Garland For The Supreme Court. Again.

Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked Supreme Court, claiming President Barack Obama had no right to fill a court vacancy in an election year ― a standard he has since said he  That brazen act, Now, former Vice President Joe Biden says he’d be open to nominating Garland to the Supreme Court again if given the chance. interview with the Iowa Starting Line on Friday.  “I have pretty good relationships on both sides of the aisle,” Biden added, recalling the dialogue around Garland at the time. “I’d say, ‘What are you doing, you’re setting a horrible precedent here.’ And the answer was, ‘I know Joe, but if I go, I’m in a red state, if I go ahead and just call for a hearing, the …

People Are Skipping 4th Of July Fireworks To Comfort Scared Shelter Dogs

“When they have these noise phobias, it’s horrible,” noted veterinarian Marty Becker Wesley Nitsckie Image credits: Last year, over 300 local community members showed up at the shelter’s two locations around Phoenix, Arizona to comfort the scared dogs. Image credits: Amy Engel, who is in charge of the AZ Dawg Saverz Facebook page and attended Calming the Canines last year, said that she definitely plans on attending this year as well. wrote. “It was so, so awesome because the dogs absolutely love the attention and were focused on the people and not the fireworks going on outside.” Image credits: And it wasn’t just a one-time thing. After the event, people have developed a lasting bond with the dogs that they …

While You Were Offline: Trump Went Into North Korea

To begin with, a programming note: While you're reading this in its usual time slot, it was compiled before the July Fourth holiday, so—unfortunately—there's not a collection of tweets about President Trump's reportedly expensive Independence Day celebration. Apologies for that. Nonetheless, there's still a lot to catch up on. Last week was one that uncovered a secret Facebook group where immigration officials joke about migrant deaths, even as more and more people die in US custody and conditions at border facilities turn out to be worse than believed. It was also the week where the Trump administration let go of its quest to have a question about citizenship on the 2020 US census, and everyone continued to fall in love …

Ariana Grande Gets Real About Onstage Breakdowns: ‘I Cry A Lot’

Ariana Grande wrote a candid note to fans on Sunday after a video showed the singer In a now-deleted Instagram post, Grande said that tour life is “wild” and told fans that sometimes, she struggles with it all.  the 26-year-old wrote. “So sometimes I cry a lot!” Kevin Mazur via Getty Images Ariana Grande performs during her Sweetener World Tour at Madison Square Garden on June 18 in New York City. Grande has experienced a series of hardships over the last few years. The “Thank U, Next” singer has routinely spoken about suffering from Kevin Mazur via Getty Images Grande performing at Madison Square Garden.  died from an accidental overdose in September 2018. The following month, Grande called off her engagement to …

All The Times Jameela Jamil Has Called Out The Kardashians Betches

most recent gripeThis is obviously not the first time that Jameela has come for the Kardashians, it’s just the latest battle in the war she is waging against the unattainable beauty standards the world has set for women, and that the Kardashians continue to perpetuate and profit off of. Such a lovely family! So, in honor of Jameela’s most recent display of straight-up badassery, let’s take a look at all the times she went after America’s First Family of Flat Tummy Tea.   The Appetite Suppressant Lollipops As my aunt likes to text me, “you go girl!” Personally, I would have used even a few more expletives, but I’m from Jersey. Those Brits are way f*cking classier. This is the first …

18 Responses People Had To The New Black Ariel

The upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ has just announced who will star in the leading role – 19-year-old singer Halle Bailey will be Ariel. After an extensive search, director Rob Marshall said that it was “abundantly clear that Halle possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence, and substance – plus a glorious singing voice – all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role.” Image credits: said on Twitter that it was a “dream come true,” forms part of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle, who first started by doing covers of pop songs on YouTube. Their debut EP, Sugar Symphony, was released in 2016 and contained the hits ‘Drop’ and ‘Fall.’ The pair also made cameo …

Woman Posts About Missing Dog On Facebook And Finds Another Woman Trying To Sell It

This year a woman posted to Facebook that in the hustle and bustle of celebratory preparations for Independence Day, her boyfriend’s Husky Sansa had escaped from the yard. She wrote a description of the missing dog, in the hopes that someone had seen her – turns out someone had spotted the gorgeous canine, just the wrong person. A woman had seen the lost dog as an opportunity to make a profit and put a for-sale ad up on the internet. Later in the day, the status of the dog had switched to sold People in the comments were shocked by the story

How to Save Money and Skip Lines at the Airport

More Americans are obtaining passports and going abroad than ever before—and thousands of different travel apps, websites, and services have proliferated to help them on their journeys. Many promise to make the experience of flying cheaper, easier, and less stressful. Want dinner delivered directly to your gate? There’s now an app for that, of course. Some of these services are superfluous or really only benefit the most frequent travelers. But others are genuinely useful and can make getting to your next destination a less costly, more streamlined affair. And aside from application fees paid to the US government for things like TSA PreCheck and Global Entry (more on those later), many of the best travel apps and websites are don’t …

Senior officer accuses Met of discrimination

Ms Sandhu, who is of Indian heritage, is one of a very small number of female Asian police officers at senior levels across England and Wales. Last year, there were six Asian chief superintendents and three officers at a higher rank; most of them were male. ‘Denied opportunities’ The 54-year-old, who joined the Met in 1989, claims she would have progressed faster and further had she not been discriminated against over many years. Ms Sandhu is being backed by the Metropolitan Black Police Association, which says it is concerned about the lack of senior female ethnic minority officers. Mick Creedon, the former chief constable of Derbyshire Police, who acted as her mentor and submitted a statement to the misconduct inquiry, …

Surprise! Huawei Can Actually Innovateand Win Fans

Huawei doesn’t leap to mind as an innovative company. In the US, the Chinese telecom giant is best known for the government’s national security concerns—and allegations that it stole intellectual property from companies like Cisco and Motorola. Yet Huawei was the fifth-biggest research and development spender in the world in 2017, according to a European Union report. Its €11.3 billion ($12.9 billion) R&D spend that year outpaced Intel (€10.9 billion), Apple (€9.7 billion), and Nokia (€4.9 billion). Huawei claims its investments over the years have paid off in the form of 87,805 patents—11,152 of which were granted in the US. Now Huawei is trying to turn those patents into cash. This month Reuters reported that Huawei wants Verizon to pay …

24-Year-Old Biochemist Wins Miss Virginia Title After Doing A Science Experiment As Her Talent

24-year-old biochemist Camille Schrier was crowned the new Miss Virginia recently, after showcasing her talents onstage in the form of a science experiment. Virginia beauty pageant contestant Camille Schrier showed a rather unusual talent for these kinds of shows Image credits: “Elephant Toothpaste” reaction. Rick Myers / Miss Virginia Ms. Schrier said that it was the recent overhaul to the competition, which now places greater value on true talents and social impact over appearance, that encouraged her to enter the pageant circuit again. “The evolution of the Miss America competition, which reflects greater inclusiveness, and an opportunity to make a difference and win scholarships inspired me to step forward this year and compete,” she told  Image credits: She won not …