Michael Carlson

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Bitcoin Could Break the Internet, Central Bank Overseer Says

The Bank for International Settlements just told the cryptocurrency world it’s not ready for prime time -- and as far as mainstream financial …

Central Banks

$22 Billion in U.S. Marijuana Sales by 2022: The Top Stock to Buy to Ride the Wave

The U.S. marijuana market could skyrocket over the next five years. And this stock looks like a great way to profit.<p>22 by '22.<p>That could be the …

Cannabis

The GOP Tax Scam and Harley Davidson

Hi,<p>My name is Rob Hansen. I'm a proud Wisconsin guy, just like Randy. I cheer for the Milwaukee Brewers, enjoy a Miller beer now and then, and …

Harley Davidson

3 Cryptocurrencies to Consider Buying Over Bitcoin

It's time to forget about bitcoin! These virtual currencies have much more to offer over the long run.<p>It may be hard to believe, but it's the truth: …

Bitcoin Finds Floor After Worst Selloff Since 2015

Bitcoin rebounded on Saturday along with most of the major cryptocurrencies, halting a four-day tumble that drew worldwide attention to the …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin’s mysterious inventor is now one of the world’s 50 richest people

Bitcoin was a whisker away from hitting $20,000 over the weekend, hitting a high of $19,771 yesterday, according to the CoinDesk price index. At that price, bitcoin’s anonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, would have been worth $19.4 billion, or the 44th richest person in the world, according to the …

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

Cryptocurrency

The 9 resurfacing peels that will (almost) make your pores disappear

In the dead of winter, your skin’s dealing with a lot. As it tries to protect you from frigid gusts of wind, indoor radiators, and pollution, buildup …

These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin

The woes of an early bitcoin investor. Until recently, people who paid virtually nothing for the virtual currency and watched it soar had only one …

Cryptocurrency

California police bust multimillion-dollar weed 'fortress'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Southern California raided a weed "fortress" on Wednesday, seizing 35,000 marijuana plants and shutting down an …

6 Top Bitcoin Predictions for 2018

What a year it's been for Bitcoin.<p>The cryptocurrency has continued to soar from lows of $778 in January 2017 to record highs of more than $17,000 on …

Cryptocurrency

Los Angeles FC gets 5 useful players in expansion draft

LAFC has added five talented players to their squad, including the club’s first goalkeeper.<p>Los Angeles FC have already signed a handful of players to join their burgeoning team for their debut season in 2018, but on Tuesday they took one of the most visible steps a new MLS franchise takes in …

Litecoin, Ethereum Investors Fuming as Trading Disabled on Coinbase

It surely isn't the meteoric price rally that's got cryptocurrency investors fuming Tuesday, so what is it?<p>Traders can't buy and sell litecoin and …

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Self-esteem

£52m in Bitcoin stolen after cryptocurrency exchange heist

Hackers have plundered a digital currency exchange, stealing millions of pounds worth of customers’ Bitcoin.<p>NiceHash, a website which offers Bitcoin in exchange for customers' computing power so it can mine other cryptocurrencies, confirmed that it had suffered a security breach early this …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Are there side effects to masturbation?

Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most …

Sexual Health

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

LiAngelo Ball Could Reportedly Face Up To 10 Years In Prison For Shoplifting In China

UCLA freshman LiAngelo Ball was reportedly arrested in China earlier this week and that news spread like wildfire given the immense platform curated by his father, LaVar Ball, and his entire family. While it would be noteworthy for <i>any</i> trio of college basketball players to be arrested on a trip …

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down | Inc.com

Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a simple change of mindset. But in order to do so, we need to know what are the best …

Self-improvement

String a few Galaxy S5s together and you can mine bitcoin

Samsung read the last e-waste report from Greenpeace too, and likely wasn't too happy about the slamming it got from the organization. Which leads us to the Korean electronics juggernaut's system for upcycling old phones. Specifically, the company rigged a bunch of them together and turned them …

Bitcoin Mining

The Five Apps You Need With Only 24 Hours In A New City

Travel is more integral to culture than ever. Going somewhere new, whether for work or for a brief moment of leisure, has become cheap, quick, and easy. But what do you do when you get there? Lean on these five apps to guide you around a new city when you’re on the clock.<p>Guides<p>Sometimes you don’t …

Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No.

McMinnville, Ore. — “This is hostile territory. Everyone hates us.”<p>I was riding up a steep hill near Highway 18 one August afternoon when Richard Wagner blurted out what his lawyer had told me weeks earlier: No one wanted to be his neighbor.<p>Mr. Wagner, 33, was seated next to his mother, Mary, who …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Bitcoin is a fraud that will blow up, says JP Morgan boss

Bitcoin is a fraud that will ultimately blow up, according to JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon, who said the digital currency was only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in places such as North Korea.<p>Speaking at a conference in New York, the boss of America’s biggest bank said he …

Cryptocurrency

FIFA 18 Player Ratings from No.11 to 100

THE countdown to find out who sits where in this year’s FIFA rankings is almost over, with players 11-100 now released.<p>With September now in full …

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Our 5 most crazy-popular recipes

Looking for dinner (or brunch) inspiration? These crazy delicious dishes are our five most popular recipes, from a sensational chicken verde stew and …