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Classy Cannabis Cookbooks: A selection of books that look good on the shelf and offer the tastiest road to a body high

Classy Cannabis Cookbooks


As marijuana becomes legalized in more states around the United States, cooking with cannabis has taken a step towards the serious—weed brownies and “special” Rice Krispies Treats just won’t cut it anymore. Amid the vast number of questionable cookbooks……

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Ross Ulbricht found guilty of Silk Road conspiracy charges

Today in a federal courthouse in Manhattan, Ross Ulbricht has been found guilty of charges stemming from his role in the founding and operation of the Silk Road. After nearly four hours of deliberation, the jury found Ulbricht guilty on all seven counts, including charges of narcotics conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy, and engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. The Silk Road offered a platform for quasi-anonymous transactions, shielded by Tor’s anonymity network and the transaction-masking properties of Bitcoin, and hosted more than $ 100 million in drug transactions before it was shut down by law enforcement in October of 2013.

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The Silk Road trial just took a crazy twist implicating Mt Gox

What if the real mastermind behind the Silk Road drug market wasn’t Ross Ulbricht, who’s currently charged with running the site, but Mark Karpeles, the CEO of the ill-fated Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox? According to new developments in the trial today, it’s not as crazy as it sounds. DHS agent Jared Deryegnan admitted under cross examination that the agency had suspected Karpeles of running the site, and had prepared an affidavit to search Karpeles’ email as part of the Silk Road investigation. One of Karpeles’s companies had registered “Silkroadmarket.org,” leading investigators to consider him as a suspect. Other evidence ultimately implicated Ulbricht, convincing even Deryegnan, but for a long time, the investigation saw Karpeles as a…

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Style-Minded Motorcycle Gear: Three key pieces of apparal and protection to keep you looking slick and riding safe on the open road

Style-Minded Motorcycle Gear

As the temperature continued to drop in NYC in December we took a few days refuge in beautiful Palm Springs to tour the varied terrain atop the all new Ducati Scrambler. As previously reported, the bike was a blast. And now it’s our turn to fill……

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Smith Overtake Road Cycling Helmet: An unconventional honeycomb-like polymer construction lightens the load and improves safety rating

Smith Overtake Road Cycling Helmet

Though best known for making goggles and other sport-specific eyewear, Smith Optics has long explored other product segments for outdoor enthusiasts. Most notably: helmets. The new Overtake helmet is their first foray into competitive road cycling……

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New Final Fantasy XV trailer shows off more crazy and weird road trip action

We’ve got to be honest: we don’t really know much about the plot of the upcoming Final Fantasy XV, but we’re irresistibly drawn to the idea of a road trip movie in a fantasy world. There’s just nothing like pulling to the side of the road and piling out of the car to beat down a crew of dudes in armor and some massive land mammals. And as for the story, it is coming together a bit: the latest trailer for the upcoming RPG just came out of the Jump Festa 2015 Japanese convention, and it does fill in a few more gaps. And no, there’s still no word on when this game will ship.

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Volvo’s Vision 2020: The Road to Safety: In five years, the Swedish automaker aims to have no deaths in its new cars: here’s how they’re getting there

Volvo's Vision 2020: The Road to Safety

Automakers face countless challenges when setting the goals they want their cars to achieve. Balancing interests between emissions, power, luxury, style and safety all weigh heavy in the minds of decision-makers. While some brands have a reputation……

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A World First in Safety: AstaZero: Sweden’s testing grounds tucked away in a remote forest usher road safety into the next generation

A World First in Safety: AstaZero

Sweden is home to a rich design history where the principle that form follows function is felt in everything from fashion to public transportation. A key focus of the Swedish auto industry—spearheaded by Volvo—and indeed the country as a whole, is……

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Identity and Pattern Design for London Fields Soap Company by One Darnley Road

pattern designOne Darnley Road have created this identity and a selection of pattern design for London Fields Soap Companies beautifully minimalistic packaging. "Launching as an artisan brand in east London, this new company wanted an identity that complimented their handmade, organic and beautiful products. The brand’s ambition is to “bring back the bar”, with soaps that are good […]
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Makers Mondays: On The Road: From canvas backpacks to leather duffel bags, American-made luggage to take you anywhere

Makers Mondays: On The Road


For Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola’s Makers Monday initiative—which encourages purchasing American-made products to help create and keep jobs in the United States—Cool Hunting is highlighting and looking back on our favorite brands that make quality…

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