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‘It saved our business’: Italy’s farmers turn low into high with cannabis

Hemp cultivation for non-pharmaceutical could help revert desiccation of farm land Italian farmers are in crisis as low prices of wheat, desiccated land and big companies importing grain take their toll. But some have found a solution: growing cannabis. Hemp cultivation has been legal in Italy since 2016, and over the last few years the amount of land dedicated to the plant has increased from 400 hectares (1,000 acres) in 2013 to 4,000 hectares today. The law which allows cultivation for non-pharmaceutical use of plants with up to 0.2% of…

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SF Is Bringing Back Banned Electric ScootersWith Limits

The scooters are back in town. Three months after ejecting the networks of shared, sidewalk-cluttering vehicles from the city, officials with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today the two winners of its e-scooter pilot sweepstakes: Scoot and Skip. The city chose the companies from a crowded field of 12, which submitted a collective 800 pages in proposals on their operations, safety, and plans to extend the scooter bounty to San Francisco's neighborhoods. Skip and Scoot now have the right to operate at least 625 scooters each in the…

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Diggy’s Bachelor in Paradise Recap: Week 4 Betches

Another week of Bachelor in Paradise means we’re one week closer to summer being over. But honestly, summer’s already over because I’ve already received an email from Starbucks about PSLs. Before we bring on the Uggs and yoga pants, let’s recap what happened where the clothing is minimal and tequila is plentiful, Paradise. We start off episode six with the hottest quarterback I’ve ever seen, Angela, throwing the football on the beach. Like most of the relationships in Paradise, the pass lands incomplete. All the couples seem smitten with each other,…

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The 5 Best Toners For Your Face That Work Betches

Here’s the thing with toners: Either you already incorporate one in your daily beauty routine, or you have tried, only to have it backfire, both on your face and your wallet. More often than not, face toners seem to be more of a miss than a hit. This happens so often that you end up questioning everything you believe in like, “I know Google says I need it, but do I reaaally need a toner if I can barely find one that makes a subtle difference?!” Truth be told, actually,…

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GOP’s Meme War Attempt Backfires As Old Ted Cruz Mime Pic Goes Viral

tighter-than-expected race with Rep. Beto O’Rourke. The battle began on Wednesday when the Texas GOP used its Twitter account to share a picture of Cruz’s Democratic rival from his days in a 1990s post-hardcore band as well as a DUI arrest from 20 years ago. as a mime version of Adam in a play based on the Book of Genesis. Writer Parker Molloy offered a cutout version with a transparent background for anyone who wanted to work him into a meme scene:  It took off from there:  Download Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ted-cruz-mime-meme_us_5b876ff7e4b0cf7b00320ae0

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Astronauts repair hole in wall of International Space Station – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Astronauts repair hole in wall of International Space Station CBC.ca Six astronauts worked to fix a leak in the wall of the International Space Station. The problem was first identified by mission control Wednesday night as a reduction of pressure in the station, but it was small enough that the crew was allowed to sleep … International Space Station | NASA NASA International Space Station Status a Space Station – NASA Blogs NASA Blogs NASA Articles, Photos, and Videos – Orlando Sentinel Orlando Sentinel all 231 news articles >>

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