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These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

When the cryptocurrency bubble pops, these tokens are built to survive

An emerging species of crypto-token offers a glimpse at the future of decentralized services.<p><b>Being in a cryptocurrency bubble is not entirely a bad</b> …

Dot-Com Bubble

Bitcoin Meltdown: Why It Will Get Much Worse Before It Gets Any Better

<i>Source: BBC.com</i><p>Why It Will Get Much Worse Before It Gets Any Better<p>The Bitcoin (COIN), (OTCQX:GBTC) crash appears to be resuming as the world’s …

Top Non-Bitcoin Altcoins for Your Portfolio in 2018

Though investors are sharply divided about the viability of cryptocurrencies over the long term, there is no denying that some savvy individuals were …

Icos

Every major cryptocurrency is getting smoked

Almost every major cryptocurrency, from the flagship bitcoin to lesser known digital tokens like litecoin and dash, took a hit Friday morning, with some down as much as 33%.<p>Here’s the scoreboard as 8:30 a.m. ET on Friday:<p>Bitcoin: $12,109 (-22.26%)<br>• Ethereum: $592 (-20.34%)<br>• Bitcoin cash: $2,032 …

Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum, Bitcoin's Biggest Rival Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's biggest rival cryptocurrency<p>Bitcoin gets the lion’s share of the attention in the cryptocurrency space.<p>But Bitcoin isn’t even the …

Sell! Sell! Sell! This AI tries to predict when the bitcoin bubble will pop

Is bitcoin the future of currency as we know it or the center of a massive “pump-and-dump” scheme that will eventually see its bubble burst? …

Suspended – Medium

I'm 27 and I've saved $200,000 — here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

When I was 16 years old, I hung up my hard hat after another brutal day digging ditches under the Texas sun. That day was special, because it was payday, and I'd finally have enough money to pass $500 in my bank account.<p>By the time I was 18, that $500 had grown enough to start investing in the …

Retirement Planning

10 Amazing Asian Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

Your dream trip is cheaper than you think<p>Looking for a budget-friendly vacation with a big wow factor? Head to Asia.<p>This is one of the best regions …

1979 -1984 Old School Hip Hop Block Party Mix

Check out DJ TNT‘s 1979 -1984 Old School Hip Hop Block Party Mix – 100 minutes of the best Old School Hip Hop jams.

The Best Albums of 2017

Entertainment<p>By Dan Jackson Updated On 12/21/2017 at 02:39PM EST<p>@danielvjackson<p>By Dan Jackson @danielvjackson Updated On 12/21/2017 at 02:39PM EST<p><i>Be</i> …

New Music

The Best Island That Isn’t Actually an Island

Thanks for following and reading Overland Travel Adventures from Go, See, WriteAdd to Flipboard Magazine.From Florence to SalernoI lived in Bangkok, …

How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

I love books. I can’t leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the …

Stephen King

Munira Ahmed: the woman who became the face of the Trump resistance

<b>Exclusive:</b> Ahmed tells the Guardian about being illustrated by Shepard Fairey as the banner of a movement: ‘It’s about saying, I am American just as you are’<p>Munira Ahmed, a 32-year-old freelancer from Queens, has become the face of resistance to the Trump administration, her image carried by …

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

Tunisia attacks: Warning off tourists stokes the fires of extremist discontent

A senior Cabinet minister claimed last week that the reason the Government urged British nationals to get out of Tunisia was that another terrorist …

The Holocaust: 6 Million Syrian Victims of The Arab Spring

The word ‘Holocaust’ itself is becoming a taboo just like criticizing Israel is becoming a synonym of anti-Semitism, although the Zionist Israelis …

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

What has eight legs and just might have a soul?<p>The answer, surprisingly, is an octopus.<p>These leggy cephalopods, long a prominent player in human fear …

Zoology

Memorial Day BBQ: Seven things you can grill that aren't meat

From peaches to asparagus, pineapple rings to polenta, there’s a wealth of tasty alternatives – and you don’t need to be a vegetarian to enjoy them<p>I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial …

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Reddit

Egypt's Crackdown On Islamists Spreads To Mosques, Charities

Mohammed is a teacher, and for the past 17 years, he has also worked with an Islamic charity in Cairo. But a little more than two weeks ago that charity was shut down.<p>Security forces raided its office, took everything and began searching for the head of the board of directors because he's connected …

Despite Bloodshed, Many Egyptians Support Military

Egypt witnessed the bloodiest day in its modern history this week. More than 600 people were killed, most during a security crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.<p>And it isn't over. Dozens more have died since, some in citizen-on-citizen violence. A standoff is going on at a …

Tunisia democracy faces crucial moment

As deep political standoff shows no signs of abating, will Tunisia manage to avoid the violent path Egypt has gone down?<p><b>Tunis, Tunisia</b> - From uprising to democratic transition to deep political divides, Tunisia and Egypt have followed similar yet distinctive paths over the past two and a half years.<p>…

Egypt satirist goes off air

Satirist Bassem Youssef cites pressure from authorities<p>Egypt’s internationally renowned satirist, Bassem Youssef, has announced the end of his popular television show, citing pressure from the authorities.<p>“To be honest, I’m tired,” Mr Youssef told a Cairo press conference yesterday. He said …

Tunisia orders crackdown on mosques after 14 soldiers killed by militants

Rise of conservative Islam presenting difficulties for Tunisian military, engaged in campaign to flush out militants from remote hideout in Chaambi mountains on Algerian border<p>Tunisia on Saturday launched a crackdown on mosques and radio stations associated with hardline Islamists after militants …

Tunisia closes border with Libya as unrest continues

Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported.<p>Libyan border security forces opened fire when a crowd of about 6,000 people, most of them …