What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it's the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and recreational purposes. But what does marijuana actually do to us? Let's take a look at this fascinating drug, its health effects, and potential concerns about using it.
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Hyperpolyglot Is a Side-by-Side Reference Sheet for Programming

Once you've learned one programming language or programming tool, it's pretty easy to get into another similar one. Sometimes, though, the fine differences are hard to remember. Hyperpolyglot is an awesome tool for looking up the differences and similarities between programming languages and tools. » 3/26/15 11:30am Thursday 11:30am

Google's Data Saver for Chrome Optimizes Web Pages to Use Less Data

Google's new Data Saver extension for Chrome helps you reduce data usage by compressing the pages you visit. It could come in handy if you sometimes go online from your laptop via a mobile hotspot or your smartphone. » 3/26/15 11:00am Thursday 11:00am

How to See the Info Consumer Reporting Agencies Have Collected on You

When you apply for a job, auto insurance, life insurance, a bank account, or even set up your electric bill, chances are the company you're talking to will go talk to some other companies, called consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), to find out your previous history. Under law, you have a right to see what's in these… » 3/25/15 10:30am Wednesday 10:30am

This Map Shows How Taxes Differ By State

For most of us, taxes are overwhelmingly our largest ongoing expense—bigger than housing, transportation, and other costs. So in addition to your federal income tax, how much your state takes from you makes a big difference for your financial picture. » 3/25/15 9:30am Wednesday 9:30am

The Best Places to Retire Outside of the US

If you're willing to move outside of the US, you could enjoy a more comfortable retirement and keep more of your money, thanks to other cities' health care systems and lower cost of living. This list highlights seven places particularly friendly to English-speaking retirees. » 3/24/15 11:00am Tuesday 11:00am

Top 10 Smart Ways to Save Money on Clothes

The average household spends about 2% of their budget—around $1,600 every year—on clothes. While it's not the biggest thing we spend our money on, it's still over a hundred bucks a month that maybe we could trim back. Here are at least ten ways to save money and still have great clothes. » 3/21/15 8:00am 3/21/15 8:00am

Everything You Need to Consider Before Having Another Child

In many ways, deciding whether to have another child is even harder than deciding on having the first one. It's a lot more complex than asking "Do we want more children and do we have enough money? Okay, go!" Adding another child is almost like creating a whole new family again. Here are some things you should… » 3/20/15 8:00am 3/20/15 8:00am