Kareem Ascha

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We're All a Depressing Part of 'Generation Wuss'

I called Bret at his house in LA last week. We talked passionately about his frustration with what he's dubbed "Generation Wuss"—you, me, and everyone else who's young, is hyper-sensitive, and has grown up with the internet.<p><i>Bret Easton Ellis photographed at his home in LA by Jamie Lee Curtis</i> …

The Festive Funk Machine, A Soundboard for Making Holiday Music

The Festive Funk Machine is an interactive soundboard created by creative printing company MOO that lets users compose their own holiday music from …

How to Give a Good Compliment | The Art of Manliness

“Idle words are characterless and die upon utterance. Evil words rankle for a while, make contentions, and then die. But the hopeful, kind, cheering …

13 Things Not to Buy on Black Friday

With all the 2013 Black Friday ad leaks and sneak peeks we've unearthed in the past few weeks, this season's shopping extravaganza is looking ripe …

Shopping

Virgin Galactic to accept Bitcoin for space flights

The virtual currency Bitcoin can be used to purchase pizza and to make apartment rentals – and now it can be used to buy tickets to space. Virgin Galactic, the space-flight branch of Richard Branson’s empire, announced on Friday that it will accept payments made by Bitcoin.<p>“All of our future …

The Rise Of Bitcoin: Is It A Solution Or Menace?

She got her first taker in mid-November. She hopes it's the dawn of more demand. But Ms. Sotelo says she is also a little worried because, frankly, she doesn't fully understand Bitcoin yet.<p>"I used the phone app and pushed the right buttons, but I'm a little freaked out," Sotelo says after the …

Cryptocurrency

NSA Has 50,000 ‘Digital Sleeper Agents’ Via Computer Malware, Says Latest Snowden Leak

Sleeper agents are among the most sinister spy assets: they lie in wait, wolves in sheep’s clothing, and then deliver a critical blow when activated. The NSA has 50,000 of those waiting for the literal push of a button, according to the latest batch of leaked Snowden documents, as seen by Dutch …