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A 3D Animated History of Paris: Take a Visual Journey from Ancient Times to the World’s Fair of 1889 | Open Culture

Marlow as he floats down the Thames in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, “has been one of the dark places on earth.” Whole theses have been written on the meaning of this statement. Source: A 3D Animated History of Paris: Take a Visual Journey from Ancient Times to the World’s Fair of 1889 | Open […]

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The Atticus McLaren Mysteries: Murder at the Museum | Seed&Spark

The Atticus McLaren Mysteries: Murder at the Museum posted a new update. It’s Getting Close Now… Posted By Spring Horton …for a lot of things. The campaign will be over in just a few short days and we want to thank everyone who’s followed and supported us. You may notice that we have a long […]

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Allison Mack Enlists the Scientology Defense in NXIVM Sex Trafficking Case | The Blemish

So, now we have even more bizarre news regarding the shit show that is the Allison Mack/Keith Raniere/NXIVM trial. Earlier this week, Allison Mack’s defense team tried to argue that NXIVM is actually a humanitarian organization, not a “cult.” Because obviously, blackmail, sex slavery, and burning symbols into the flesh were for the women’s own good! Now, […]

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Sex Cult Nxivm Uses Scientology In Court, Allison Mack

How do you defend a sex cult? Lawyers for the leader of alleged sex-trafficking cult NXIVM, Keith Raniere, and prominent member Smallville actor Allison Mack plan to use Scientology as the basis for their case. Source: Sex Cult Nxivm Uses Scientology In Court, Allison Mack

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Ohio patients started 2018 thinking medical marijuana would be available by now

What we learned about medical marijuana in 2018 Source: Ohio patients started 2018 thinking medical marijuana would be available by now

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Illinois’ marijuana legalization debate shifts from ‘when’ to ‘how’

Illinois Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker campaigned on marijuana legalization and its corresponding tax revenue of as much as $1 billion a year. Source: Illinois’ marijuana legalization debate shifts from ‘when’ to ‘how’

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Netflix’s ‘Murder Mountain’: Where Marijuana Can Kill

A new docuseries examines the effects of the marijuana biz on Humboldt County, California, a place where people go missing and police don’t seem to care. Source: Netflix’s ‘Murder Mountain’: Where Marijuana Can Kill