With “Mary +Jane,” weed is finally a laughing matter on TV

As new states, territories and entire nations legalize cannabis — and as the conversation surrounding legal weed becomes more normalized — the more marijuana settles into the mainstream experience. marijuana news Continue reading With “Mary +Jane,” weed is finally a laughing matter on TV

Gullible America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies

Gullible America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies:

No matter who wins the presidential election come November, it’s a sure bet that the losers will be the American people.

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“I’m in love with a world that’s falling apart”: Meet the 16-year-old from Boulder trying to save the planet

In some ways, he is like any other 16-year-old. But he’s also an internationally recognized environmental activist. science news Continue reading “I’m in love with a world that’s falling apart”: Meet the 16-year-old from Boulder trying to save the planet

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1

top-7-yc-demo-day In-flight VR entertainment and security guard drones were amongst our favorites from the 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator’s Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. After querying investors and our writers, here are TechCrunch’s picks for the 7 most promising companies from the first half of the batch, plus an honorable mention. Check back later for all the startups and our picks from… Read More technology news Continue reading The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1

Inspired by the Olympic swimmers? Here’s where to swim in Denver

Inspired by Colorado’s own Olympic medalist Missy Franklin and the rest of the swimmers making waves in Rio, the number of lap-swimmers will rise as reliably as high tide. Here’s where to win in Denver. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Inspired by the Olympic swimmers? Here’s where to swim in Denver

No TV? Watching the Rio Olympics is no problem

Online coverage includes every single event live, as NBC continues a practice begun with the London Olympics in 2012. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading No TV? Watching the Rio Olympics is no problem

Roseanne Barr talks politics, pot before Denver documentary premiere

Roseanne Barr’s 2012 presidential bid never had a serious chance of succeeding politically. But that wasn’t really the point. As she has for decades, Barr roused the rabble in 2012 with her alternately laconic and fiery underdog messages. She addressed class chasms, marijuana legalization and other causes in speeches that spirited her around the country, reminding fans that she’s […] Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Roseanne Barr talks politics, pot before Denver documentary premiere

You’ll Be In Stitches When You Hear Why This Little Guy Never Wants To Get Married

Kids, those precious, lovable, sassy little humans, really do say the darnedest things. It’s just a fact. And this father knows it. During pizza night, Read more […]

This living art installation in Denver is also a great big recycling bin.

This isn’t your 5th grade classroom’s blue recycling bin: It’s an interactive, pop-up art installation created and designed by Colorado artist Gamma Acosta. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading This living art installation in Denver is also a great big recycling bin.

Workout buffs skip the gym, hit up national landmarks like Red Rocks instead

At the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver, Joe Hendricks’ free workout on Saturday mornings had been drawing a few hundred people. But two years ago, he said, the city ordered groups with more than 20 people to limit sessions to Sunday only. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Workout buffs skip the gym, hit up national landmarks like Red Rocks instead