Colorado, Washington have collected a combined $200 million in taxes from legal weed sales
Colorado has used this revenue to fund the many costs of legalization, including building a regulatory infrastructure.
We talked to sex worker advocates about the potential impact of the NYPD's Rentboy.com raid
This morning, the NYPD arrested Jeffrey Hurant, the CEO of male escort advertising site Rentboy.com, along with six employees.
60% of Australian students are studying for jobs that will soon be automated
Currently, 30% of young people in Australia are unemployed.
John Oliver takes on the lingering presence of legal LGBT discrimination in the US
"The Constitution isn't the star in Super Mario Brothers. It doesn't make you invincible so you can just do whatever the fuck you want."
Ken Burns speaks on the centrality of slavery in the American Civil War
"When Thomas Jefferson says all men are created equal, he owns a couple hundred human beings and he doesn’t see the contradiction or the hypocrisy..."
Michel'le, Dr. Dre's former girlfriend, speaks on his abuse
R&B singer Michel'le and others reignite allegations against the rapper in light of his new film.
Watch Chatroulette randoms find themselves in a real-life first person shooter
To play, people shouted commands to an actor wearing a camera helmet.
22 veterans commit suicide in the US every day
A new bill passed by the US senate aims to reduce this epidemic.
The essential long reads on Hurricane Katrina's 10-year anniversary
Thankfully, on this sombre anniversary, journalists around the country are tackling this history in creative and moving ways.
Japan can no longer afford to give every new centenarian a silver sake cup
The country may end the gift-giving entirely, or find a cheaper way to continue the tradition.
Who was Khaled al-Asaad and why should we remember him?
Khaled al-Asaad worked for 50 years as the head of antiquities in the Syrian city Palmyra, where he was killed.
This USB stick loaded with data collected by The Data Drive is for sale on eBay
According to the listing, the drive includes 3500 pieces of data from 1700 unique visitors to the site.
You can own Buffalo Bill's home from 'Silence of the Lambs' for only $300,000
The old Victorian house includes four bedrooms, one bathroom and yes, a basement.
Facebook tests new Notes feature with a Medium-like design
Yesterday, developer David Winer spotted a new format for Facebook's old Notes section, which has been largely inactive for years.
Watch the deleted scenes from 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
There are three deleted scenes, some of which are moderately disturbing.
Stephen Colbert on suffering: “Acceptance is not defeat."
"I love the thing that I most wish had not happened.
Anish Kapoor criticizes Chicago mayor for calling China's 'Bean' replica "flattering"
"I am astonished at your statements about the Chinese copy of the sculpture Cloud Gate as that of an act of flattery," wrote Kapoor.