Scientists have trained a spider to jump on command – Sky News
Canadians are expected to spend $6.5 billion a year on pot by 2020. That’s more than hard liquor ($5b), junk food ($5b), but not as much as beer ($9b). – CBC (I think there are big opportunity selling Girl Guide Cookies and opening a chain of brownie bakeries.)
- It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks – NY Times
My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed.
- Depression And Anxiety From Storm Disruptions Drive Some Puerto Ricans To Suicide – NPR
1960: The U.S. legalizes the birth control pill.
1986: Sherpa Tenzing Norgay dies. He and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand were the first climbers to ascend Mount Everest, in 1953.
1994: South Africa’s new parliament chooses Nelson Mandela as the country’s first black president.