West Virginia lawmakers to consider medical marijuana legalization bill

West Virginia lawmakers to consider medical marijuana legalization bill

Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are scheduled to discuss a controversial bill on Monday that aims to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Late last week, the state House approved House Judiciary Chairman John Shott’s request for an additional two days to review the proposed legislation. Shott described the new bill as a “much more aggressive” measure.

EU, China to take lead on cutting global emissions

EU, China to take lead on cutting global emissions

Following Donald Trump’s recent “energy independence” executive order, the European Union has said that it is now up to the EU and China to take the lead on cutting global carbon emissions.

Speaking to reporters following a meeting with Chinese officials, EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said that it was very disappointing that the U.S. President was rolling back the Obama administration’s climate policies.

World’s strongest coffee now available in US

World’s strongest coffee now available in US

Black Insomnia, the world’s strongest coffee, is finally available in the United States. However, experts have warned even a single cup of Black Insomnia could spill a person over the daily caffeine limit.

Sean Kristafor, the founder of Black Insomnia, contends that it has scientific evidence that its brew packs numerous times the punch of a typical cup of Joe.

Mars lost most of its atmosphere to space: scientists say

Mars once looked somewhat like Earth with thick atmosphere enclosing fluffy clouds, but the atmosphere was stripped away by solar wind and radiation, according to NASA researchers.

Bruce Jakosky, principal investigator for the Mars Atmosphere & Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN), reported that data collected by the spacecraft suggested that a young, rambunctious sun caused the Red Planet to lose much of its atmosphere to space.

April Fools’ Day Comet to make closest pass to Earth on record

April Fools’ Day Comet to make closest pass to Earth on record

While people around the world are using April Fools’ Day to play pranks and practical jokes, astronomers are curiously waiting for a comet that will make its closest pass to Earth on record.

Nicknamed as “April Fools’ Day Comet,” the Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak revolves around the Sun every 5.5 years. This spring, it is in our vicinity.

Twitter ditches egg avatar in favor of icon resembling human figure

Twitter ditches egg avatar in favor of icon resembling human figure

Social media service Twitter Inc. has confirmed that it has ditched its egg avatar in favor of a more generic and default icon resembling a human figure.

Twitter egg was designed to be playful and cute. It used to allow users to remain anonymous or shadowy on purpose to harass other users of the social media service.

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