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Axios "mapped out which drugs cause the most problems in each state, according to the number of sentences given out for each drug-related crime." Florida leads in powder cocaine, Ohio in heroin, Maine in crack and Texas in marijuana. Axios observes, "The U.S. as a whole has a meth problem, while marijuana crime sentences were relatively low in 2016 except for Texas, New Mexico and Arizona."
What's the ideal weather for a pumpkin?
Cornell University horticulturist Steve Reiners told NPR that the best storage temperature for pumpkins is 50 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
Avoid direct sun and rain, if you can
Dolphins and Whales Have Sophisticated Human-Like Societies
The brains of cetaceans and primates share features that are rarely found elsewhere in nature.
BY JEN VIEGAS
OCTOBER 18, 2017
11:18 AM EDT
No one has ever been able to fully measure the intelligence of whales, dolphins, and porpoises, but evidence continues to mount that it is impressive. Consider Kelly, a dolphin formerly housed at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Mississippi. She was trained to keep her outdoor tank clean. If she brought a piece of litter to her trainer, she was awarded with a fish.
The enterprising Kelly figured out that if she wedged a single piece of litter under a stone and ripped it into multiple pieces, she would receive more fish. She then determined that she could increase the amount of "litter" in the tank by using the earned fish as bait to catch unwary birds. She subsequently taught these clever strategies to her calf.