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We Spoke to a Therapist Who Treats Cryptocurrency Trading Addiction

Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland is treating addiction to cryptocurrency trading as part of its gambling addiction program.
Jordan Pearson
5.30.18
Power
Power

How Much Energy Does It Take to Grow Weed vs. Mining Bitcoin?

Power authorities are concerned about Bitcoin's energy use; how does it stack up against growing bud?
Jordan Pearson
5.29.18
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Here's a Video of Billionaire Tim Draper Singing About Bitcoin

The Bitcoin booster gave a bizarre performance at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam.
Jordan Pearson
5.25.18
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Watch This Hilarious Bitcoin Explainer Generated by an AI

Botnik strikes again with a short Bitcoin explainer made by a predictive text AI that was trained on other Bitcoin explainers.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.23.18
beef alert
beef alert

Craig Wright Isn’t Mad, He’s Actually Laughing After Public Beef at Blockchain Conference

nChain chief scientist and would-be Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright walked off of a panel flanked by personal security after a confrontation with LightningASIC CEO Jack Liao.
Jordan Pearson
5.23.18
Crypto for Congress
Crypto for Congress

Anti-Bitcoin Ad Attacks Congressional Candidate for Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

Brian Forde was a senior advisor to the Obama administration who wrote the White House memo on cryptocurrency. Now his congressional campaign is under attack by his opponent for accepting Bitcoin donations.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.22.18
Shipping Cointainer
Shipping Cointainer

You Can Buy This Shipping Container Filled With Bitcoin Miners for $1 Million

But if that's too pricey for you, Bitfury will rent its portable Bitcoin datacenters for the low, low price of $70,000 per month.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.17.18
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

This Guy Heated Bath Water With Bitcoin Mining and It Worked Too Well

"Lee" used cryptocurrency mining ASICs to heat his bath, which turned the temperature up to 122 Fahrenheit.
Jordan Pearson
5.17.18
stablecoin
stablecoin

The 'Holy Grail' of Cryptocurrency Looks Like the Banks We Already Know and Hate

Intangible Labs raised $133 million from established investors to create a stable coin with an "algorithmic central bank."
Jordan Pearson
5.1.18
HODL that pose
HODL that pose

‘Bitcoin Yoga’ Sounds Like the Least Relaxing Thing Ever

A cafe in Berlin is offering yoga practitioners the ability to listen to talks about Bitcoin while doing yoga.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.27.18
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Immortalize Your Terrible Tweets on the Blockchain for the Low, Low Price of $9

We tried out ‘To the Blockchain,’ a Twitter bot that will add your tweet to the Bitcoin blockchain.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.26.18
Phone Crackers
Phone Crackers

Someone Is Trying to Extort iPhone Crackers GrayShift With Leaked Code

Last week an unknown party started to publish code snippets from iPhone unlocking tool GrayKey. To stop, the extortionists are demanding 2 bitcoin, but they may not have more code to offer.
Joseph Cox
4.24.18