Here are our Weekly Reads from HMH List for 5/23 – 5/30.
Every week, HMH curates a list of the best articles, galleries, and videos from across the internet for your enjoyment. Topics range anywhere from humor, to more serious think pieces, but is truly anything that piques our interest. This is what we are learning and loving – we hope you like it too.
- Ever wonder what it is like inside a cannabis testing lab? This article, from Esquire, gives us a look past the locked doors of a Colorado testing lab, with an excerpt from David Casarett’s new book Stoned. Testing is super important — it tells the consumer important details: the ratio of THC, CBD, and cannabinoids, along catching any nasty contaminants like pesticides or E. Coli.
- You will never again have to seek out the perfect smoke spot with this classy and comfy armchair, RA 1:15, designed by Chilean architect Rodrigo Gonzalez and the German lawyer Alexander Sauer. This unique partnership resulted in a piece of furniture that is both functional and stunning.
- Our oceans are one of the most vulnerable ecosystems to climate change. You may have heard of the quickly disappearing coral reefs. The damage is extensive, but with action now, we could possibly reverse the effects. Scientists from Stanford University hope to spread awareness of how human activity is threatening the oceans through virtual reality. With this project, the viewer can experience scuba diving, while seeing the effects of pollution and rising temps.
- Who doesn’t love some delicious, spring-inspired recipes? Our favorites are the loaded Greek salad and the grilled honey lemon chicken. You could easily incorporate cannabis into these recipes by making an oil. For more awesome cannabis recipes, check out our post here.
5. A more local angle: here’s a brief history of Glen Canyon Dam and why it might not be successful as its creators had hoped. These expensive projects often have more downsides than benefits, disrupting fragile river ecosystems and resulting in skyrocketing costs.