Monthly Archive: April, 2015

Defending the Right to Offend

This article is based on Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s speech in Berlin on April 19. It is nearly 10 years since a Danish newspaper published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, unleashing a storm of… Continue reading

NOAA Proposes Removing Most Humpback Whales From Endangered Species List

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday proposed removing more than two-thirds of the world’s humpback whales from the endangered species list after 45 years of conservation. NOAA’s proposal would consider 10… Continue reading

More Than Numbers: The Human Stories Behind Global Health Data

Numbers surround us every day, from the code used to communicate between mobile phones to the number of plates needed for lunch. It is easy to forget exactly how important these numbers really… Continue reading

Meet the Entrepreneur Who’s Designing Her Company as a Work of Art

Renowned 20th century inventor and designer Buckminster Fuller once famously said: “When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty. But when I have finished, if the solution is not… Continue reading

Making L.A. a Transportation Mecca

This Wednesday there is an important meeting taking place at Union Station. The meeting, organized by Move LA, is the non-profit transportation group’s seventh annual Transportation Conference. Move LA’s mission is to build… Continue reading

21 Cannabis Products You Never Knew Existed

TL;DR: There is a weed version of basically everything. There’s weed lube. //instagram.com/p/ugu53iLFGj/embed/ instagram.com Weed antiaging creams that will banish your wrinkles. //instagram.com/p/r2ZA5Nu-CR/embed/ instagram.com You can buy cannabis-infused lotion bars. //instagram.com/p/vQ-BTOzY2v/embed/ instagram.com And… Continue reading

Which Stoner Film Should You Watch Today?

It’s 4/20 — time to celebrate! AKA get really high and watch movies.

If Kimmy Schmidt Had Instagram

Hashbrown no filter. When she’s feeling fancy: Netflix When she’s mourning the death of her Tamagotchi: Netflix / Supertamagotchiful / Via youtube.com When she’s taking a road trip: Netflix When she’s honoring her… Continue reading

15 Photos That Will Make You Moan With Pleasure

Can you handle the heat? BuzzFeed Video / Via youtube.com

Meet The Entrepreneur Who’s Designing Her Company As A Work Of Art

Renowned 20th century inventor and designer Buckminster Fuller once famously said,”When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful,… Continue reading