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Why Are People So Damn Excited About Bitcoin?

This week a new app—QuickCoin—created a way for anyone to send and receive Bitcoin via their Facebook account. In my excitement I added some bitcoin to my Facebook wallet and posted a message on my wall that I would send some Bitcoin to anyone who asked. Within a few hours I had sent a thousand

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Travel During Political Upheaval

Political upheaval can cut away all the fat and get at the soul of a foreign place.

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Occupy is Dead; Long Live Occupy!

For a few weeks last fall if you visited the occupation in the financial district you could taste it in the air; the world was about to turn over. Occupy Wall Street stuck a chord of discontent so profound that thousands gladly went to jail, yet so simple everyone understood. It was a visceral outrage

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