ISIS using Facebook, Twitter to recruit Muslim girls in UK

THANKS;Reuters | Feb 24, 2015, 11.18 AM IST The three friends, two aged 15 and one 16, left their east London homes last week and caught a Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul without telling their families. Islamic State is using social media and the promise of adventure to lure British Muslim girls to join its…

Dope in DC: legalising marijuana

Originally posted on Vaniceseasonal's Blog:
THANKS;The Economist Beltway potheads, rejoice! From today, owning a small amount of cannabis in Washington, DC, is legal, as a measure passed in a referendum last year comes into effect. The District of Columbia thus joins Alaska, Colorado and Washington state in the list of places where it is…

Dope in DC: legalising marijuana

THANKS;The Economist Beltway potheads, rejoice! From today, owning a small amount of cannabis in Washington, DC, is legal, as a measure passed in a referendum last year comes into effect. The District of Columbia thus joins Alaska, Colorado and Washington state in the list of places where it is permissible to smoke weed for recreational…