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Bitcoin Rising

Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency, is back in the headlines this week after its price doubled in less than a month. After spending most of 2015 hovering around $250, the price skyrocketed up to $500 this week before stabilizing around $375. Since its meteoric rise and fall in 2013, the pseudonymous currency has

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Between The World And Me: A Brief Review

If great writing makes us view the old world in a new way—and I think it should—then I can’t think of a better example in recent years than Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between The World And Me. The book, which is short enough to read in a single sitting, is told through a series of letters the

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Molotov; A Rocky Mountain Dragon

Molotov was born in Denver. At a young age he learned how to fly and he has a broad habitat which covers the entire Colorado Rockies and extends into northern New Mexico. He subsists on high-altitude flowers and enjoys the occasional bath in lakes or streams. He is usually content to hang out in fields

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Can Bitcoin Slow War?

Bitcoin exists on the periphery; most people either don’t understand it or don’t care to. Yet, there also exists a growing group of people who champion this new technology and say it will change the world. At The Next Web conference, philosopher Stefan Molyneux told a packed theatre: “[Bitcoin], has the power to limit the

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What I’ve Saved By Cutting My Own Hair

Not too long ago, I asked a random sample of male friends how much they spent on their haircuts and learned the average was between $20 and $30 a month. This was interesting to me because I haven’t paid for a haircut in 15 years. I started cutting my own hair when I graduated high

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Inside The Campaign To Change The Face Of American Money

In 2012 Barbara Howard had a simple idea: put a woman’s face on American money to commemorate the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage in 2020. This year, in a matter of a few short months that idea has become a topic of national conversation. In fact, the grassroots campaign spearheaded by Howard and a small

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The forgotten story of the Free Territory

A stateless anarchist society once ruled eastern Ukraine

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