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Bitcoin: What It Is And How It Works

Demystifying the cryptocurrency<p>What Is Bitcoin?<p>In 2008, a programmer issued a white paper in which he argued that we need an Internet currency not subject to the fees and permissions of third-party intermediaries. So he came up with the digital equivalent of cash online, a system that lets …

Bitcoin

Iggy Pop Posed Nude for a Life Drawing Class

Iggy Pop is rarely seen with a shirt on, but a group of artists got to see a whole new side of him earlier this month.<p>The rock star posed nude for a …

Amazing Soccer Play: A Front Flip Throw-In Lands in the Goal

(Vine Link)<p>It’s an unusual technique, but completely effective. Michael Del Lewis, a soccer player with McKinney Boyd High School in McKinney, Texas …

Google releases Classroom mobile app for iPhone and iPad

Google announced today that it’s releasing mobile apps for its Google Classroom service for both Android and iOS devices. The company officially launched Classroom to its Apps for Education customers in the US during the summer offering them a web-based platform for planning lessons, handing out …

Apps

Sensational Claims That World Leaders Faked Photographs Of Leading Paris March

Sensational claims are emerging today that world leaders faked photographs that showed them leading the Paris March of Unity yesterday. The march …

Beyond Standardized Tests: Existing Tools For Measuring Student Progress

Discussions about cutting back on these requirements comes at a time of growing concern about the number of tests kids take and the time they spend …

The Simple Guide To Understanding ObamaCare

We <i>should</i> be happy about this. After all, insurers can no longer refuse to sell you insurance. They can no longer sell you insurance that kicks in only after you spend ten grand in a year, or drop your coverage if your application had a typo. They can no longer deny you coverage for men­tal health …

Student Punched In The Face For Kissing His Boyfriend Gets The Last Word

Late last week, a stranger punched Cole Ledford in the face for kissing his boyfriend on the sidewalk. But the Ohio State University junior has a message for his attacker: "Love is louder than hate."<p>After the tweet below went viral with more than 34,000 retweets, we'd have to say a lot of other …

‘The History of Horror’, A Crash Course in Horror Films From the 1890s to Today

“The History of Horror” is a 30-minute crash course by Filmmaker IQ that tracks the history of horror films from the gothic-inspired shorts of the …

The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage

Daniel Radcliffe Raps Blackalicious' "Alphabet Aerobics"

A Superhero-Filled TED-Ed Animation Explaining How Vitamins Work in the Body and Why They Are Important

A TED-Ed lesson by Ginnie Trinh Nguyen explains how vitamins work in the body and why they are so important. The animation depicts the vitamins as …

Dia de los Muertos, A Colorful Animated Short Film Showing the True Meaning of the Mexican Holiday

Ringling College of Art and Design graduates Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, and Lindsey St. Pierre created “Dia de los Muertos,” an animated short …