David Nutt Explores Why Science Must Take the Lead When it Comes to Illegal Drugs

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Drugs are bad, mmkay. Except, well, no they’re not. And here psychiatrist David Nutt, who worked as an advisor to the British government before he was was fired after claiming in a science paper that MDMA was statistically no more dangerous than an addiction to horse-riding, looks at the science behind making banned drugs legal.

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Watch ‘Search/Destroy’ A Strontium Dog Fan Film

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If you were ever a fan of the British sci-fi comic book 2000 AD then you’ll know Strontium Dog. A long-running series it featured the character of Johnny Alpha, who’s a mutant bounty hunter with a bunch of crazy gadgets and weapons. Along with his Viking partner Wulf Sternhammer. It was created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, who also created 2000 AD’s most famous character Judge Dredd.

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Zombies and Killer Plants Take Over the World in ‘Dawn of the…Stuff’

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It’s not just zombies that are attacking in this fictional trailer of epic proportions, but giant killer plants too—and they’re on acid! It’s a shame this isn’t going to be even a short film because the FX are incredible and the b-movie style post-apocalyptic plot is ridiculous enough to be totally watchable.

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A Lesson in Storytelling from Back to the Future

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Back to the Future, as well as being a thoroughly entertaining movie, tells a really great and intricate story. It’s a pretty solid time-travel adventure with various different characters who exist in different timelines, it makes up some convincing-sounding science, and it has plenty of laughs thrown in too.

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Watch the 10 Best Improvised Scenes in Movie History

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Actors like nothing else than to go off-script and improv a scene or two, giving them a chance to stretch their acting skills and range and generally show off. But while their luvvie ways may infuriate the person who spent months and months perfecting what they thought was a killer script, it’s good news for film fans.

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Here’s Why Binge Watching is Bad For You

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With Netflix and streaming and the ability to record TV shows, binge watching has become the way most people enjoy their favorite TV series. Which is why nobody wants to hear about why it’s bad for us. Because laying in your underwear eating pizza while ploughing through Daredevil season 2 is how we like to chill out, but it’s not so good for your body.

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17 Ways to Break Up With Your Girlfriend

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Breaking up is a hard thing to do and the old ‘it’s not you it’s me’ trope gets tired pretty quickly so sometimes you have to be inventive when it comes to giving reasons as to why it’s over. If you can’t be bothered to think of any yourself then London-based comedian and filmmaker Thomas ‘TomSka’ Ridgewell has compiled this sketch that has many, many different excuses.

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If Pixar Movies Ended at the Sad Parts

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Pixar movies aren’t ones to shy away from the harsh realities of life, even if they are aimed at children. But they’re never quite as dark as they are in this mashup by video editor Chris Huebs. In this video he reedits Pixar movies cherished by us all, Monsters Inc., Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, and Inside Out, so they finish at the saddest part of the movie.

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Baseball Star Kris Bryant Gets Pranked by Cubs Legend Greg Maddux

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Baseball star and MVP Kris Bryant gets totally duped in this entertaining video from Red Bull, which sees Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Greg Maddux go undercover by donning a wig and beard to pretend he’s a sound guy with a video crew. The crew have come to film Bryant for a training video, or at least that’s the ruse.

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Inventor Simone Giertz Makes a Sh*tty Claw Machine

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You could say that those claw machines you get at funfairs and carnivals and the like are all pretty sh*tty. But Simone Giertz is an expert at making crappy robots so she can probably bring some extra sh*ttiness to the table. But it wasn’t always intended to be like that, initially Giertz says she wanted to build a claw machine that picks up the prize EVERY time.

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Hertha Marks Ayrton was a Groundbreaking Female Physicist

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With International Women’s Day 2017 having just passed, there’s no better time to get to grips with one of the most pioneering female scientists from the 20th century. Her name is Hertha Marks Ayrton and she was responsible for groundbreaking work on electric arcs, along with advancing studies on water and sand ripples, and the patterns they form.

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