Economists have finally figured out what we and the Workaholics have known all along -- everything's much better when you work less.
According to a report from the Telegraph, a new book by the New Economics Foundation claims cutting the work week to 30 hours and increasing the minimum wage would improve well-being, family life, friendships and communities.
Global mega-producer Diplo's Major Lazer project continues its winning streak of ferocity with a new video for "Jet Blue Jet" off the Free the Universe LP. Featuring Leftside, Razz & Biggy as well as booties, blunts, tattoos, a sick, huge beat, and trippy effect -- it's got all the things we like and nothing we don't. Libidinal. Bananas. We give it Four out of Four Yummies.
A member of the Irish Parliament has introduced a bill to legalize cannabis in the country. "Ireland is ready for the legalisation of cannabis," legislator Luke Ming Flanagan told the Irish Times.
The proposal would allow the country's pot lovers to possess up to an ounce of the currently-prohibited flower, and grow up to six plants at home. It would also allow for "cannabis social clubs" in which groups of tokers may produce pot together.
Over one thousand drug policy reform activists descend on Denver, Colorado this week to partake of the biennial International Drug Policy Reform Conference—perhaps the most potent pot conference on the planet. Opening ceremonies kicked off last night, and conference panels get under way today through Saturday.