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Whenever people hear the word cannabis, the very first thought of most of them is some kind of ‘’light’’ drug that gets you high. Recently, we can hear a lot about medical cannabis and how it helped many patients around the world. Let’s dive into the topic and see the medical benefits of this plant, but also its ‘’dark side.’’ Cannabis is? Cannabis is one of the flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae.  There are three species in this family: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. The one we are...

Death is an inevitable reality of life. Still, most of us are too busy planning for the next 5, 10 or 15 years of our life that we tend to forget that we will have to bid farewell to the world, someday, that’s not even known. While this is human nature to ignore the idea of one’s own death and funeral, a smart and realistic approach is to plan it while you are alive. Here’s an account of the common misconceptions about funeral planning. It’s an Unpleasant Conversation Talking about your death, especially to your loved ones, family...

When it comes to setting up a parking garage, or an area near the road where you are allowing cars to park their cars before going inside an establishment, it is very important to set up the right type of lines. These car park lines are the best way to ensure that no one is parking in the wrong area, or parking in a spot that could cause problems for others who are trying to get in or out. Without these lines, the parking area can become quite chaotic and congested. That is why it is so important to get the right type of material for...

It hasn’t been an easy ride watching the Trump administration adapt to its first few months in the Oval Office. The viciousness of the campaign trail seems to have largely remained intact. Rather than speaking the words necessary to unite Americans from across the spectrum, Donald Trump continues to divide (and try to conquer). The worrying thing is that we’ve only really just got under way. No one can say for sure what will happen, but if you look at it from a practical, objective view, isn’t it fair to say that…we might...

The world population is now well past 7 billion people and is estimated to grow even more in the near future. And as you can probably tell, these 7 billion humans generate tons of trash. This is a big problem because there are tons of landfills and garbage patches in the ocean that are created when this trash is thrown out. However, there is some good news in all of this! Thanks to incredible innovative technologies, more people are coming up with ideas to get rid of this trash or at least to decrease garbage rates. We’re going to go...

When you’re trying to get your cleaning, work done, you’re probably wondering how any of this could be environmentally friendly. More and more, people are thinking about how their regular cleaning duties are affecting the environment. And this is super important for you to think about! Imagine how much of an impact you are having on the environment when you use tons of water to clean off your roof or car. Climate change is a real threat that’s going to get worse and worse if consumers don’t take the necessary steps to make their...

On the surface, America’s new president Donald Trump may seem like a champion of the US auto industry. During his visit to the nation’s auto-making capital, Detroit, he warmed more than a few hearts by saying he’d revisit the emission control rules set out by Barack Obama. Image: Flickr Obama’s Rules Five years ago, the Obama administration drafted standards to increase the fuel economy of both light-duty trucks and cars to 54.5 miles to the gallon by the year 2025. These standards were estimated to save billions of gallons of...

It’s official: bathrooms are getting smarter. The increasing popularity of connected devices in our homes is a result of the Internet of Things (IoT), a concept where not only our computers and communications devices are hooked up to the internet, but all sorts of gadgets and home appliances are now being developed to take advantage of WiFi connectivity. Even in the bathroom. The bathroom of the future is indeed here today. Technology has taken bathrooms to a new level, with customisable and programmable features becoming increasingly...

Let’s face it, everyone fears a boiler breakdown. It’s always a (nasty) surprise when it happens and there’s no such thing as a convenient time for a central heating boiler to fail. Most boilers seem to go wrong in wintertime when you need it most, because that is when demand for heating is high and any problems that may have been building up over the summer finally come to the fore. Then there’s the waiting around for an engineer to turn up, the expense of parts and labour for any repairs…. Enough said. If you want to look...

As a doctor begins to think about retiring, one of the things that he or she should include on their list to do before riding off into the sunset is to make sure they have enough medical malpractice insurance. It is important to have enough coverage for claims that may be filed after they have closed the doors to their practice. Because these types of claims are considered long tail, patients can bring malpractice claims against a doctor many years after treatment occurred. This is one of the reasons why physicians are still at risk,...