This inflatable backpack could save your life in an avalanche

This inflatable backpack could save your life in an avalanche

This backpack from Black Diamond Equipment is what every adrenaline junkie needs.   Read more…More about Winter Sports, Science, Ski, Inflating Backpack, and Black Diamond Equipment
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Lawmakers hear bill to establish ‘hemp oil registry’ for seizure patients – Indianapolis Business Journal

Lawmakers hear bill to establish ‘hemp oil registry’ for seizure patients
Indianapolis Business Journal
James Tomes and Blake Doriot, would establish a hemp oil registry for the treatment of epilepsy “for certain physicians, individuals and caregivers for the use of hemp oil in the treatment of a child with intractable epilepsy.” Tomes said the bill is

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Excise (NC) seizes ganja – Nagaland Post

Excise (NC) seizes ganja
Nagaland Post
Narcotic Cell of Excise Department while on duty at Chumukedima check gate has seized contraband ganja weighing approx. 160 kgs on January 15 after receiving specific information about transportation of ganja between Senapati and Dimapur. In a press …

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Girl convinces a dude that she's a beet farmer using quotes from 'The Office' on Tinder

Girl convinces a dude that she's a beet farmer using quotes from 'The Office' on Tinder

Jim Halpert would be proud of this level of trolling. 
A college freshman named Caroline channeled her inner Dwight Schrute and successfully convinced a guy she met on Tinder that she was a beet farmer, with a very modest 60-acre beet farm in her name.
SEE ALSO: Website curates all the stares from ‘The Office’ into a glorious ‘stare machine’
The dude, named Nate, kind of set himself up though when he questioned her love for beets. Caroline told Nate that her grandfather left her the farm, and that she runs it with her cousin Mose. 

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Caroline dropped a few quotes from The Office, like when Dwight looks into the camera and says, “those who can’t farm, farm celery.” Read more…More about Funny, Tinder, The Office, Watercooler, and Conversations
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Are barriers for hemp cultivation going down? New report documents industrial hemp legislative progress in US – NutraIngredients-usa.com

Are barriers for hemp cultivation going down? New report documents industrial hemp legislative progress in US – NutraIngredients-usa.com

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Are barriers for hemp cultivation going down? New report documents industrial hemp legislative progress in US
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The report, which can be found HERE , documents state-by-state progress of hemp legislation passed in 2016, as well as the reported acreage of hemp grown, which is at 9,650 acres across 15 states. The report also identifies states with active hemp

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Lenovo admits turning Motorola fortunes around is harder than it expected

Lenovo admits turning Motorola fortunes around is harder than it expected

Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility in 2014 and it was the biggest smartphone deal back then. The Chinese company paid $2.91B to Google for it but let the search giant keep most of the patent portfolio. And then Lenovo started bringing back to the once mighty company.

But Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing revealed in an interview for Wall Street Journal that turning Motorola around was a harder task than they initially thought.

Chinese government wanted from local companies to invest more abroad and that’s what Lenovo did, influenced by the fact they were briefly number 1 in sales on the Chinese…

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A big Antarctic ice crack is forcing scientists to evacuate research station

A big Antarctic ice crack is forcing scientists to evacuate research station

Scientists stationed in East Antarctica are being forced to evacuate after another big ice crack appeared near their base. 
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) said it was making a highly unusual move and closing its Halley VI Research Station during Antarctica’s winter season, which runs from March to November 2017. 
Scientists will evacuate in March, the BAS said, due to concerns about the consequences of an ice crack known as the “Halloween crack.”
SEE ALSO: Warm ocean water is melting East Antarctica’s largest glacier
About 90 people are now stationed on the research platform located on the floating Brunt ice shelf, including 16 people who were scheduled to stay over winter to monitor scientific experiments, the U.K. science office said Monday in a news release. Read more…More about British Antarctic Survey, Drone Footage, Glaciers, Global Warming, and Climate Change
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