Tag Archive for Beyond

Newark Mayor Cory Booker: Medical Marijuana? Heck Yes..But I Want To Go Beyond That

Photo: Newark Mayor and potential gubernatorial candidate Cory Booker. CREDIT: David Shankbone SOURCE Wikipedia Public Domain (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.)

from NORML

by Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director

December 18, 2012

During an interview with HuffPo Live yesterday, Newark Mayor and potential gubernatorial candidate Cory Booker made some very strong statements in favor of drug law reform. When asked about medical marijuana, a program that was approved in his state, but has been slow in implementation, Mayor Booker spoke strongly in favor of allowing patients access to cannabis, but thought we could do even more: . . . Read Complete Report

Holy Robot Bat Ray! Behold the new world of undersea spies (w/Video)

Photo: Manta Ray (Manta birostris) at Hin Daeng, Thailand.SOURCE Wikimedia Commons

from the Grind TV Blog

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 6:33pm PDT

By: Shannon Dybvig

Behold Mantabot! Engineers at the University of Virginia have crafted a seaworthy mechanical ray that may usher in the next generation of autonomous oceangoing robots. Inspired by our favorite undersea flyer, the robot ray mimics the graceful flap and glide swim style of batoid rays, a group that includes stingrays and manta rays. . . . Read Complete Report