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Bitcoins: Widely known and widely misunderstood

Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings.<p>They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who owned the ice cream store down the block. He'd pay over shillings at the current black market …

Bitcoin

Retractable Bed Saves Space in a 580-Square-Foot Home

Designer Funn Roberts recently had the task of redesigning a 580-square-foot cabin belonging to actor Vincent Kartheiser (Pete Campbell of AMC's <i>Mad Men</i>). The small, sound space in Hollywood was renovated, bit by bit, since the two men first began working together in 2010. The construction of the …

Mad Men

Baleia Condo in São Sebastião, Brazil by Studio Arthur Casas

Baleia Condo – Living in Paradise.<p>The beautiful Baleia Condo is located in São Sebastião, Brazil between a large rain forest and the beach of Baleia, …

Stunning New Knife-Painted Portrait by Francoise Neilly

As part of ST-ART, a European contemporary art fair that opens today and runs till November 25, Twentytwo Gallery is presenting new works by French artist Franoise Nielly. Nielly is known for her colorful portraits made using just oil and knives. As you can see here, her work involves thick …

Art

Clever Literary Coffee Poster

Food illustrator Gianluca Biscalchin has combined two of our loves – coffee and books – into one fun illustration. Called <i>Literary Coffee</i>, it shows famous authors like Bram Stroker, Jane Austen, and William Shakespeare as cups of hot java (or other drinks). While many of these you'll know right off …

William Shakespeare