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Million-Dollar Box Conjures Up a Fortune for Bitcoin Visionary

A former New York hedge-fund titan deployed his giant, million-dollar BlockBoxes to Canadian tar-sands country. A Chinese fintech pioneer runs his …

Cryptocurrency

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Books

A Well-Traveled Couple Launch a Line of Sleek Homes on Wheels

The husband-and-wife duo behind Living Vehicle tell us the story behind the off-grid, mobile home that is shaking up the industry.<p>Santa Barbara, California–based architect Matthew Hofmann and his wife and business partner Joanna have been embracing the nomadic life for the past few years, residing …

Santa Barbara

Cryptocurrency Manipulation Study Is Underwhelming

Anyone seriously interested in this new market should read the paper, not as an authoritative last word, but as a plausible account backed by some data.<p>University of Texas at Austin finance professor John Griffin and graduate student Amin Shams just posted a paper suggesting that cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Entertaining does not have to be synonymous with trash. Some on this list are serious, some are funny, and some will keep you up all night. But all …

Books

EOS’s $4 billion crypto-democracy has just launched—and it’s probably going to be ruled by fat cats - MIT Technology Review

Nothing has embodied the mania around cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings quite like EOS: its developers raised an eye-popping $4 billion …

Blockchain

9 Beachy Murder Mysteries To Read On Your Vacation

Want to make your summer a little more exciting? Check out these nine beachy murder mysteries to read on your vacation, because there's nothing quite …

Books

The EOS Blockchain Is Now Officially Live

The EOS blockchain is now live.<p>At press time, the blockchain has received more than the 150 million votes needed to determine the individuals or …

Blockchain

Bitcoin To $3,000? 2 Scenarios

In February, I wrote an article to warn people against mindlessly buying the dip on Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrency. The past has shown …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Coins Surge as SEC Spares Ether From Securities Rules

Ether investors got a reprieve Thursday when a top U.S. regulator said transactions involving the token aren’t subject to federal securities rules, …

Cryptocurrency

27 New Thrillers You Need to Have on Your Radar This Summer

It's officially Summer, which means the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and brutal murders are being committed left and right . . . well, within the pages of a bunch of new thrillers, that is. With a seemingly never-ending parade of exciting novels arriving on bookshelves over the next few …

Books

These Extremely Condensed Versions Of Famous Books Are Hilarious And Enlightening

This cartoonist is nailing it.

Literature

Mystery Startup Tells the SEC It's Raising a $180 Million ICO

A little-known company in Estonia is looking to raise as much as $180 million in a SAFT sale, public records show.<p>A Notice of Exempt Offering of …

Cryptocurrency

MINI Living Urban Cabin for LA features central intervention by FreelandBuck

Los Angeles architecture firm FreelandBuck has added a volume covered in bold graphics to the latest edition of the MINI Living Urban Cabin, a …

Architecture

The energy-efficient Aspen tiny home is built tough to withstand Canadian winters

Over the years, tiny homes have popped up everywhere from coastal landscapes to lush woodlands. But now, one Canadian-based builder is proving that …

Design

160-square-foot shipping container house asks $55K

Repurposed with style<p>For anyone looking to downsize, shipping container homes offer durability and an eco-friendly way to reuse some of the thousands of surplus containers that sit on docks around the world. Often less expensive than other housing options, shipping containers have been transformed …

Shipping Containers

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

3 Books That Will Transform Your Thinking on Success Habits

Do you ever regret agreeing to something?<p>Maybe you said yes when you should have said “no”.<p>You said yes to a meeting that you knew was going to be a …

Self-improvement

20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

The beautiful Contanium shipping container cabin, just a two-hour drive from NYC, is proving that going off-grid doesn’t have to mean going bare …

Off-grid

10 Amazing Shipping Container Homes Around The World

A few years ago a trend emerged which inspired a lot of people to build container homes. The trend grew and <b>shipping container homes are popular even</b> …

Costa Rica

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

8 Historical Fiction Books You Don’t Want to Miss

From ancient Egypt to the grunge era, historical fiction novels are a fun immersive way to experience the past! Even if you’re not into togas or …

Books

Software Giant SAP Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Multinational enterprise software giant SAP has launched a cloud platform that is dedicated to helping corporates develop blockchain …

Blockchain Startups

These 10 Books Might Just Save Your Life

This week, we scanned Amazon’s bestseller list for the highest-rated survival books and pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each.<p><b>Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival ($10)</b><p>“Good read. I learned a hell of a lot about wood, resins, and fires from this book. Dave …

Books

The 10 Largest Companies In the World Are Now Exploring Blockchain

Love it or hate, the biggest companies in the world just can’t ignore blockchain any longer. The distributed ledger technology that first let owners of the bitcoin cryptocurrency exchange value without a bank has forced its way into the research and development halls of the ten largest companies in …

Bank of China

15 Classic Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down

From mass-market indulgences to high-brow lit, these crowd-pleasing reads deserve a spot in your beach bag.<p>1 of 15<p>'The Beach' by Alex Garland …

Books

The Best Adventure Books, According to Bookworms

This week, we scanned Amazon's bestseller list for the highest-rated adventure books, then pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each.<p><b>'Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail' ($10)</b><p>"There is something fascinating about the idea of going far away from everything and everyone …

Books

13 Comforting Books To Read When You're Feeling Down, According To People On Reddit

We're all familiar with comfort foods — snacks that bring back a memory, that taste good, that lift our moods no matter how awful a day we've had. …

Books

Watch Out Crypto Exchanges, Decentralization Is Coming

<i>Tom Goldenberg is a senior engineer at BCG Platinion | MAYA Design and founder of Blockchain Panel NYC. The views expressed here are his …

Blockchain

Summer Essentials: 20 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Beach Reads

This is the irreverent, absurdist sci-fi comedy against which all others inevitably fall short. If you’ve yet to experience the intergalactic …

Books