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Megaupload Trial May Never Happen, Judge Says | TorrentFreak

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A US judge has put a bomb under the Megaupload case by informing the FBI that a trial in the United States may never happen. The cyberlocker was never formally served with the appropriate paperwork by the US authorities, as it is impossible to serve a foreign company with criminal charges.

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Written by edparnell

April 21, 2012 at 12:44 am

Posted in Law, Tech

What cannabis actually does to your brain

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Archaeologists recently found a 2,700-year-old pot stash, so we know humans have been smoking weed for thousands of years. But it was only about 20 years ago that neuroscientists began to understand how it affects our brains.Scientists have known for a while that the active ingredient in cannabis was a chemical called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC for short. Ingesting or smoking THC has a wide range of effects, from the psychoactive “getting high” to the physiological relief of pain and swelling. It also acts as both a stimulant and depressant. How could one substance do all that?

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Written by edparnell

April 21, 2012 at 12:35 am

Posted in Awesome

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