HIGHER LEARNING

Why Does Catnip Have Magical Power Over Cats?

Whether you love cats or loathe them, your feelings are likely inspired by just how impossible it is to understand them. Unlike dogs, cats resist training; they’re unpredictable and independent. In fact, their wild spirit is related to the fact that, unlike other animals, humans didn’t come to cohabit with cats through generations of breeding […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

Hemp vs. Marijuana: 5 Things You Need To Know

In early April, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will soon introduce legislation that could legalize hemp in the United States and make it an agricultural commodity. “It’s now time to take the final step and make this a legal crop,” McConnell said in a statement to lawmakers in his home state of […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING

What are Adaptogens, and are They Actually Good For You?

We’d wager that you’ve encountered the word “adaptogen” lately. It’s plastered on the bottles of high-end wellness supplements and mentioned routinely as a “superfood” on lifestyle sites like one founded by a certain blond actress-turned-wellness-guru. CBD is often labeled an adaptogen, too. But if you’re like the Hi&Low team, all the buzz makes us as […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

Can The Cannabis Industry Set The Example for Gender Equality?

I’m a feminist, one of five sisters, and a female business leader. That makes this an exhilarating inflection point in our culture, when so much energy is being devoted to examining workplace gender dynamics, alluding to the equality and respect I’ve always expected of a progressive society. But an allusion is far from a promise, […]

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