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OK, everybody: Stop pot-shaming Elon Musk

Last night, a man took a relaxing hit off a joint. Or, to put it another way for readers in California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Alaska, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, and the District of Columbia: It was a Thursday. The man happened to
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Elon Musk is arguing about a farting unicorn on Twitter. Here's why.

Who knew a farting unicorn would end up at the centre of a finger-pointing copyright storm in a teacup involving Elon Musk? The Tesla CEO has been accused of using Colorado potter Tom Edwards' design without permission, a situation which has come to
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Judge tosses out climate suit against big oil, but it's not the end for these kinds of cases

A federal judge just tossed out a lawsuit brought against the world's largest oil companies for selling fuels they knew would boost sea levels and disrupt the global climate. This decision, on its surface, is a victory for big oil. But the fight
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Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Baker In Wedding Cake Discrimination

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. However, the 7-2 decision sets no precedent, instead the majority said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed a...
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Woman was fined $500 for bringing a single apple into the airport

Going through security and customs isn't anyone's favorite part of traveling, but sometimes it's not just inconvenient — it can get super pricey.  Crystal Tadlock, a Colorado woman returning from France over the weekend, was fined $500
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Exxon sued for stoking drought, floods, and wildfires

Coastal cities like New York and San Francisco have already started legal battles with oil giants for knowingly fueling climate change. Now, landlocked communities in Colorado have filed their own suit against the oil companies Exxon Mobil and
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VW will race its all-electric prototype in the Rocky Mountains

The "Race to the Clouds" is on and Volkswagen is putting its all-electric I.D. R Pikes Peak prototype racing car to the test. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 24 in Colorado's Rocky Mountains is a 100-plus year tradition that races
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Comanche’s Tech Absorption Curve

A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. In an astonishingly short time period, the Comanche Native Americans progressed from a technologically primitive tribe (nomadic, little use of textiles, basketry or pottery), to becoming the

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