With penny-farthings, handlebar mustaches and four-pocket vests back in fashion, the rise of urban farming should just about complete our fetish for the late 1800s. Today, you can find chicken coops on rooftops in Brooklyn, N.Y., goats in San Francisco backyards , and rows of crops sprouting across empty lots in Cleveland.
Jim Wilson/The New York Times Investigating the health effects of marijuana. A large new government study has found that smoking marijuana on a regular basis, even over several years, does not impair lung function. Marijuana, the country’s most widely used illicit drug, has become increasingly popular and less stigmatized in recent years, particularly among young adults.
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Letter to Congress on 9/11 Commission Report
Letter to Congress on 9/11 Commission Report "We the undersigned wish to bring to the attention of the Congress and the people of the United States what we believe are serious shortcomings in the [9/11 Commission] report and its recommendations.
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AS PROTESTS against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters' worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies , mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy.