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  • Study: Medical Marijuana is a Safe & Effective Medicine
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    In the landmark article, published in the Journal of Opioid Management, University of Washington researcher Sunil Aggarwal and colleagues document no fewer than 33 controlled clinical trials — published over a 38-year period from 1971 to 2009 — confirming that marijuana is a safe, effective medicine for specific medical conditions.

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  • US Open fines Williams $10,000 For Tirade
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    The U.S. Open has fined Serena Williams $10,000 for her tirade directed at a line judge at the end of a semifinal loss to Kim Clijsters. It’s the maximum on-site fine a Grand Slam tennis tournament can issue for unsportsmanlike conduct. The U.S. Open said Sunday the Grand Slam Committee Administrator has opened an investigation to determine …

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  • Tuesday’s Champions League review
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    Real Madrid’s Galcticos get their campaign off to a flier, plus a round-up of all the other Champions League action on Tuesday.

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  • TIME: A Brief History of Lightbulbs
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    Though Thomas Edison is usually cited as the father of the lightbulb, it’s more accurate to give Edison credit as the creator of the first commercially viable lightbulb. As early as 1820, inventors were honing in on the principles that would lead to the first electric illumination.

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  • Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story Review
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    Mario and Luigi’s eternal struggle against the forces that threaten the Mushroom Kingdom—and frequently kidnap Princess Peach—continue in Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story, the latest in the lighthearted, action-oriented role-playing game series.

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  • SANS Report Says Organizations Focusing On the Wrong Security Threats
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    yahoi writes “Companies around the world are leaving themselves wide open to Web- and client-side attacks, according to a new report released today by the SANS Institute that includes real attack data gathered from multiple sources. SANS found that most organizations are focusing their patching efforts and vulnerability scanning on the operating system, but they’re missing the boat: 60 percent of the total number of attacks occur on Web applications, (more…)

  • Top 10 Eighties Computer Games Worth Playing (Again)
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    There was a time when even the best computer graphics available were lousy. In this ancient time, called the Eighties, graphics were cool for computer games

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  • 10 years later: Why the Dreamcast was so important
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    We break down why Sega’s doomed system is the industry’s most beloved cult console

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  • Hall of Fame spot lifts Air Jordan to new heights
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    Michael Jordan, maybe the greatest of them all, has taken his place alongside basketball’s other greats.

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  • Del Potro Upsets Federer to win U.S. Open title
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    NEW YORK — Juan Martin del Potro has ended Roger Federer’s run of dominance at the U.S. Open, stunning the top-ranked Swiss great in five sets to win in his first Grand Slam final.

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