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FTX – the rise and fall of the famous digital asset exchange

FTX – the rise and fall of the famous digital asset exchange

Cryptocurrency turmoil has never shied away from the mainstream headlines over these past few years as it has grown in popularity. Terra LUNA’s crash a few months previous sent shockwaves as billions were lost, a scary sight as LUNA was considered to be a stablecoin. A digital asset backed by the American dollar, mirroring its…

What household drug can get you high?

*Incoming, wall of text inbound, but you should read it, I think it will help*Well let’s set a few implications to your question. 1.) You’re in the US2.) By OTC you mean just the stuff you find in the Pharmacy section at Walmart or some other store, and nothing you can get over the internet.…

How does ibuprofen affect routine blood tests?

At normal doses, it should not affect any routine blood tests. Ibuprofen belongs to a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, which includes aspirin too. It is a non-selective inhibitor of cyclo-oxygenase (COX), inhibiting both COX-1 and COX-2. That enzyme is responsible for producing one of the molecules that is involved in…

Biden tightens methane emissions rule amid push for more oil

Biden tightens methane emissions rule amid push for more oil

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday ramped up efforts to reduce methane emissions, targeting the oil and gas industry for its role in global warming even as President Joe Biden has pressed energy producers for more oil drilling to lower prices at the gasoline pump.Biden announced a supplemental rule cracking down…

Can cannabis help us win the war against antibiotic resistance?

Can cannabis help us win the war against antibiotic resistance?

Cannabis sativa plants are essentially chemical factories that pump out tons of fascinating molecules, which we call cannabinoids. Humans have been making use of these compounds for thousands of years, as well as gorging on the plant’s nutritious seeds and using its fibers to make textiles. But due to decades of stigma and the plant’s…

In Russia, Some Hope US Midterms Will Mean Less Ukraine Aid and More Chaos

In Russia, Some Hope US Midterms Will Mean Less Ukraine Aid and More Chaos

Last Updated: November 09, 2022, 13:17 ISTLondonFew in Moscow expect the bipartisan U.S. political consensus on Ukraine to crack, whatever the result of Tuesday’s midterm elections. (Image: AFP)Pro-Kremlin Russians hope the results will be disputed and that the American political system will face fresh turmoil in coming yearsPro-Kremlin forces in Russia are hoping that the…