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It’s what Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. calls “an urgent and growing public health crisis,” and an inexpensive high, accessible to people in every socio-economic group.

It’s heroin. And it should be scaring potential users shitless.

 

Aggressive enforcement by the DEA and other organizations have cut down on some aspects of heroin trafficking, but synthetic product is making its rounds in affluent areas across the United States. A twisted consequence of hounding doctors for unnecessary prescription pain medication write-ups has led those who can no longer earn an easy high from a bottle of morphine-based pills (OxyContin being a big player) to turn to cheap and prescription-free street drugs.

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The aforementioned pills kill around 16,000 people each year, according to the Washington Post, and heroin only kills about 3,000, comparatively. Sounds relatively safe, right? Not necessarily. But more about that later. While some say that there is no correlation between the prescription drug drop and heroin, talk to anyone who uses the drug; it is likely that he or she struggled to access pills and turned to shooting up for its convenience and cost-effectiveness.

Part of the problem is that coming off of heroin can be an excruciatingly painful experience, with withdrawal being the absolute anti-climax of the drug’s fantasy-level high. People are naturally wired to seek immediate pleasure rather than wait for a payout and, unfortunately, heroin users have a difficult time ever seeing any payout ever after an attempted rehabilitation due to the drug’s biopsychosocial role in the person’s life. The appeal to cutting oneself off, therefore, is low.

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Why is it so hard to stop, besides the obvious, long-lasting dopamine high? Triggers are everywhere, and they cause intense cravings. (There goes the payout.) The most dangerous part?

If a user doesn’t experience the trigger but starts using again despite that, the user’s body will not prepare for the dosage appropriately and an overdose is very possible. Damned if they do, damned if they don’t.

 

With the high-profile death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman causing a media circus over the past few months, the focus on heroin addiction may have increased for the better. America’s youth may now have a better grasp on the idea that a long-time user who knows his way around a needle will die from the drug, too. Experience is not a user’s friend. This is a case of when staying away altogether is better than ever sliding into that frightening, toxic pool.

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You might not be an 11-year-old anymore, but the reality of being a wizard or witch at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is still within reach. Thanks to a few rabid fans, you can now enroll in online courses modeled after some of the beloved classes at the magical school from the novels. If you’re caught up in a confused state of shock and overwhelming joy, don’t forget to breathe before you read on…

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Hogwarts Is Here (HiH) was developed to truly mimic student life at everyone’s favorite wizarding school. Participants sort themselves into houses and study run-of-the-mill fantasy concepts like potions, charms, and transfiguration. Volunteer fans are even writing actual textbooks that students can pick up from Diagon Alley with their Gringotts-birthed savings (yes, you get to spend actual wizard money). Current textbooks available to the users typically only have a few lines per chapter, but that’s a whole lot more than we’ve had over the last decade. When you get bored with the books, you can hang out in your common room or do some work in the library.

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The assignments are very real, and participants are enjoying the work — if only real school was this fun! A student says in a review of HiH:

“One assignment for Transfiguration asked for 300 words exploring possible loopholes in one of the exceptions to Gamp’s Law – an expansion on a comment Hermione makes in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows about the five things that cannot be created with magic. My essay, which discussed how you might circumvent the law against creating money by transforming less valuable items into more valuable ones, received a C, thus proving wrong the kids who teased me for being such a Hermione.”

What’s that? Oh, it’s just my lifelong dream finally falling into place.

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While the site is not affiliated with J.K. Rowling or the official Warner Bros. domination over the HP franchise, it has the potential to give Pottermore, the licensed role-playing site for fans, a hard time. HiH is free for users and provides a more personal experience than the auto-guided Pottermore. The two cater to somewhat different markets, however, so perhaps the only issue would be the use of HP material on HiH.

The legal aspect is certainly expected to be something both Rowling and Warner Bros. address as the new site gains followers and attention.

SOURCE: Mashable | Wired | TIME
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There are plenty of iconic cartoon characters in today’s world. Progression in technology has allowed animation to run rampant in the entertainment industry, bringing all kinds of crazy ideas to life. What many animators didn’t anticipate was that someone out there would always be the spitting image of the character they design. I bring to you some of the best cartoon look-alikes the web has to offer. Enjoy!

1) Ned Flanders from The Simpsons

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2) Alfredo Linguini from Ratatouille

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3) Dora from Dora the Explorer

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4) Consuela from Family Guy

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5) Linda Belcher from Bob’s Burgers

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6) Lion-O from Thundercats

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7) Carl Fredricksen from Up

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8) Andy from Toy Story

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9) Bobby from King of the Hill

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10) Shaggy from Scooby-Doo

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IMAGES: Izismile | Tumblr | Imgur | StudentBeans | Just Something | Xaxor | TinyPic | Picchore

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The Internet and gamers alike mourn the death of an infant this weekend after reading this heartbreaking story. 24-year-old Cody Wygant was absorbed in his episodes of Fringe Thursday morning when his son began to cry uncontrollably. Because, you know, that’s what infants do. Something must have then snapped in Wygant’s head, because he weighed his decisions and decided that forcibly suffocating his son was a better decision than caring for him. Seriously? You couldn’t attend to your child’s needs? Gamers are even figuring out ways to babysit and play Xbox at the same time, but you’re telling me that Olivia Dunham is more important to you than holding your son for a few minutes?

According to KRCR News, Wygant didn’t intend to kill his son, only to put him to sleep. He covered the baby’s airways for 3-4 minutes until he passed out. He then placed 16-month-old Daymeon in a playpen, using bedding to cover him and effectively leaving him without air. After five hours of watching Fringe, Wygant decided to check on his son. Sadly, and as one might expect, Wygant found Daymeon blue and unresponsive. He was brought to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Wygant is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect. He has an extensive police record, including crimes like trespassing and rape. His three-month-old daughter has been taken out of the house that he shares with his girlfriend, name unreleased, and placed in the custody of child and family services. Officers are baffled that a father could kill his son this way, as is the rest of the world.

It is inconceivable that a father could kill his infant son – it just baffles the mind. Our only sense of relief now comes from knowing that we did exactly what we needed to do to bring justice to him swiftly. Our prayers go out to those who knew and loved Daymeon.

It’s a tragedy. My heart goes out to the family, and those who had no control over this heartbreaking outcome.

SOURCES: KRCR News | NY Daily News | Jezebel
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Microwaves freak me out, sometimes. Pregnant women are told to stay away from them and I’ve had one too many accidental metal-in-microwave mishaps for my liking. The cons are outweighed by the pros, however, and I continue to use the little guy for heating up my favorite meals and warming my coffee when I forget to drink it.

As great as the traditional uses for the microwave are, there are over two-dozen other ways to use it that make the microwave the best part of your home. No, they don’t all involve food. Even better, they don’t all involve kitchen stuff.

With help from Viral Nova, The Chive, and Pinterest, get ready to have an embarrassingly close relationship with your kitchen appliance:

 1. Toasting spices.

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2. Sterilizing garden soil.

Seedlings love clean soil. Heat 400 grams of soil for 90 seconds for happy planting!

3. Re-crisp your chips.

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Credit: Courtesy of Viral Nova

4. Steam-cleaning.

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5. Moisten stale bread.

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6. Make better popcorn.

Microwave a bowl of water, and follow with your popcorn. The moisture makes for a tastier snack!

7. Save time on dinner preparations.

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8. Poaching eggs.

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9. Slipping off soft peels.

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10. Peeling garlic.

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11. Keeping tabs on safety.

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12. Disinfect sponges.

Soak it in water and put it in the microwave for 90 seconds.

13. Stop food from getting soggy.

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14. Easy squeezy.

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15. Warm a compress quickly.

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16. Restoring honey jars.

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17. Revamp your mascara.

Heat a mascara wand for 30 seconds next to a glass of water to give it life again.

18. Make the most of your garnish.

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19. Make a perfectly fishy meal.

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20. Quickly wipe down your workspace.

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21. Vinegar and microwaves are BFFs.

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22. Pile plates for warmed serving dishes.

Separate each plate with a dash of water and heat for 30 seconds if they don’t have metal detailing to impress houseguests.

23. Soften brown sugar clumps.

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24. Reuse expensive stamps.

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25. Stop crying around onions.

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SOURCES: Viral Nova | The Chive | Pinterest
IMAGES: Viral Nova | Huffington Post

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Inspired by my recent apartment hunt, I’ve been on a mission to find some of the best, inexpensive ways to make food a more exciting part of my life. Whether you’re cooking, serving, storing, or eating, these 35 food hacks — complete with pictures, diagrams, and quick advice — will leave you with an arsenal of awesomeness at your fingertips:

1. Homemade cheese sticks that won’t break the bank.

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2. For the baking impaired.

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3. Pastry how-to’s for the novice.

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4. Wow your guests at your next wine night.

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5. Make breakfast fun and increase your veggie intake at the same time.

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6. At-home potato wedges can be made with an apple slicer.

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7. The best way to make your own dessert.

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8. Baking a mixed cake isn’t so tricky.

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9. All of those Target bathing suit hangers just became less of an eyesore.

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10. No more bugs sipping on your drink.

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11. Striking dessert bowls are a pop away.

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12. The mess-free way to eat an orange.

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13. Cookie ice cubes belong in everyone’s freezer.

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14. The right way to jar your salad.

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15. Mini pancake pops for added pizzazz on the weekends.

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16. Dental floss slices easily through soft foods.

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17. Make a cupcake into a frosting sandwich.

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18. Your perfect BLT is here.

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19. Cookie cutters make fantastic pancake shapes.

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20. All tea is not created equal.

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21. Sprinkles add a unique touch to a cake top.

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22. Blowing air into your bag of salad before sealing will keep it fresh for longer.

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23. Break an egg into a burger and gorge on it later.

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24. When you don’t have time to boil water, let your Keurig do it for you.

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25. A diagram for your grocery storage.

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26. Replace high-calorie with frozen grapes for a delicious treat.

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27. If you’re a Nutella junkie, this one’s for you.

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28. You can cook Lunchables in your dorm room.

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29. This would be a cute gift for a friend.

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30. Use a cute cupcake tray to make it fun.

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31. Another use for those frozen grapes.

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32. Paper towels always save the day.

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33. A bag will keep your ice cream soft.

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34. Bake bacon right into your pancakes to impress your roommate.

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35. No one likes chewy pizza.

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IMAGES: Buzzfeed | Viral Nova | The Chive | Student Beans

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America is a weird place, and sometimes our culture doesn’t make much sense to foreigners. Tickld recently put together a comprehensive list of our nation’s quirks from an outside perspective. Are we really that weird? Luckily, I’m here to provide some much-needed expert insight.

1. Portion sizes.

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What about ‘em? 

2. Flags everywhere.

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‘Murica.

3. Price tags without tax included. How do you know how much you’re spending until you get to the cashier? 

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Math. 

4. Tipping.

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Ahh, tipping. The crux of our service industry is quite a difficult concept to master if you haven’t grown up with it your entire life (and sometimes, even if you have). Unfortunately, it’s one of those “unspoken rules,” so people unaccustomed to it are usually clueless. There are a lot of great guides on the Internet, but a good rule of thumb is 15-20% of your total bill. Even though wages laws regarding service positions vary between states, it’s rare for a server to make anywhere close to minimum wage, so tips are their source of income.

5. Advertising prescription drugs. 

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Doctors tend to prescribe what they want, but a good majority of what persuades their decisions is based on sponsorships. Not all drugs are made the same, and commercials exist to remind people they actually do have a say in their healthcare. 

6. Everything being designed around cars. 

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Let’s just say it’s a necessary evil and cars are expensive.

7. The sheer amount of commercials on television, and their lack of quality.

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I agree with your first point, but have you never seen some of the stuff that comes out of Japan?  I rest my case.

8. Aerosol cheese…that shit looks like cancer.

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It probably is, but it’s delicious. But hey, you know what else gives you cancer? Everything.

9. The use of the phrase, “Oh, really?” in conversation (someone took it as a person challenging the speaker’s position). 

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Oh, really? 

10. Toilets are too low and the public stalls have large gaps in the doors.

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I’ll let you in on a secret…nobody poops in America. Public stalls are designed that way to make sure you feel adequate shame for being so disgusting. You should also probably avoid Russia at all costs. 

11. Pickles (that come with every food item). 

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Pickles that are not a part of the food are just there to make it look pretty. Do you eat the sprigs of parsley they use as garnish, too? You’re the weird one.

12.  College football stars as celebrities.

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Football is just really, really important, okay? 

13. Jaywalking is a crime?

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If the police are being assholes, yes.

14. All bread is entirely too sweet.

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Almost every processed food is refined with sugar. You do start to notice the overpowering sweetness if you cut back on sugar in your diet, but no one cares because everyone knows how much Americans love their sweets.

15. Soft drink is free flowing, everywhere.

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We subsist on soft drink…it’s sugar syrup + carbonation, and not entirely expensive to make (refer back to point 14). There are actually places that will charge you for drink refills, and they’re assholes.

16. We’re all loud! Also friendly. But really loud!

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Let’s have a contest to see who can be the quietest…I LOSE!

17. There’s too much water in the toilet bowls.

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Your toilets squirt water on people’s buttholes. Who’s the weird one, here?

18. Referring to credit cards: signatures don’t matter and no one uses a PIN number.

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Signatures work as a binding agreement and are necessary for transactions to be considered valid. I’ve seen tips not given to waitstaff because the customer forgot to sign his ticket. If someone starts using your card and you call support, they will actually cross-reference signatures, though that’s only one part of recovering from credit card theft. Also, credit cards don’t have PIN numbers, debit cards do.

19. The pledge of allegiance is creepy, and children chanting the words sounds strange.

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Join us. We are legion.

20. Lawyer adverts everywhere.

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What can I say? We get into a lot of trouble over here.

SOURCES: Tickld
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In one of the most detestable news stories to make recent headlines, a 14-year-old boy was charged with raping a 10-year-old girl in Shrewsbury, England. The details are limited due to legal reasons.

The girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight near a carwash center in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The culprit chose an isolated plot of land near a public street. Police say the incident took place between 3:30pm and 4:30pm on April 11th. The boy was detained and charged with rape and attempted rape.

The boy remains in police custody and is scheduled to appear in court after an investigation. Hopefully, justice will be done and the victim will get all of the support she deserves.

SOURCES: Elite Daily | Metro UK  
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    Where did the term ’420′ come from?

    Quite honestly, there’s more than one answer to that question. For now, here are some popular theories in existence:

    • It’s the number of active chemicals in marijuana
    • It’s tea time in Holland
    • It has something to with Hitler’s birthday (this is an odd one)
    • It’s the police code for smoking in progress
    • It’s the numbers in that one Bob Dylan song multiplied

    Although all of those theories are charming, none of them are related to the true origin of the term coined ’420.’ Instead, the real story behind it all started with the Grateful Dead. Yes, the popular psychedelic band of the 70s that a good number of your baby booming parent’s likely dropped acid to.

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    But in all seriousness, it all started when a Deadhead (Grateful Dead fan) handed a yellow flyer to Steven Bloom at a concert in Oakland around 1990. Quick background story: Bloom was a reporter for High Times magazine at the time and is currently the publisher of celebstoner.com.

    Anyhow, the flyer read:

    We are going to meet at 4:20 on 4/20 for 420-ing in Marin County at the Bolinas Ridge sunset spot on Mt. Tamalpais…

    It, too, came with a back-story:

    420 started somewhere in San Rafael, California in the late ’70s. It started as the police code for marijuana smoking in progress. After local heads heard of the police call, they started using the expression 420 when referring to herb – Let’s Go 420, dude!

    The majority of that little history lesson was mostly accurate, but not entirely. It didn’t really have much to do with the whole police code thing, but more so had everything to do with the San Rafael inclusion.

    There were a group of five students at San Rafael high school known as the “Waldos.” They earned their nickname because of the hang out spot they so often frequented, which happened to be a wall outside of the school. Surely you can figure out what kind of extracurricular activities a group of hippy teens in the 70s were doing. Ironically, the Waldos were also all athletes at their high school.

    According to the Waldos, it all started when they got word that a Cost Guard service member would no longer be able to tend to his plot of marijuana plants growing near the Point Reyes Peninsula station.

    “We would remind each other in the hallways we were supposed to meet up at 4:20. It originally started out 4:20-Louis and we eventually dropped the Louis…

    We’d meet at 4:20 and get in my old ’66 Chevy Impala and, of course, we’d smoke instantly and smoke all the way out to Pt. Reyes and smoke the entire time we were out there. We did it week after week…we never actually found the patch.”

    Nonetheless, the term 420 quickly began picking up speed as the code name for ganja smoking around the high school. It slowly started spreading from region to region, but gained most of its momentum through the Grateful Dead underground during the 70s and 80s. Eventually it became the unofficial official code word all across the U.S.

    High Times editor Steve Hager stated:

    “I started doing all these big events — the World Hemp Expo Extravaganza and the Cannabis Cup — and we built everything around 420. The publicity that High Times gave it is what made it an international thing. Until then, it was relatively confined to the Grateful Dead subculture. But we blew it out into an international phenomenon.”

    During the early 90s, High Times magazine purchased the domain 420.com, and the rest is history.

    And now you know the history behind the modern marvel that is 420. Be sure to go blow some minds (among other things) with your newfound knowledge during this year’s 420 celebration.

    SOURCES: Abcnews | HuffingtonPost | Sundial
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    What you’re about to see will make you wonder if dumb luck is really a thing. These days, it seems as if the people who often make the most poorly thought-out decisions rarely deal with the worst consequences. Remember when you were a kid and you would stick pennies and magnets into electrical outlets? No, just me? Well anyhow, I look back now as someone who’s normally very cautious and observant, and I wonder how I made it past age three.That being said, it seems that natural selection doesn’t mind cutting us a break every now and then when we need it.

    Here are 21 EPIC safety fails:

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