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Obama Worried About Malia and Sasha “Going Steady” with Boys

In an interview with comedian Steve Harvey that aired Friday, President Obama joked that he ran for a second term partly to keep his teenage …

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Casascius, maker of shiny physical bitcoins, shut down by Treasury Department

Mike Caldwell, the man who designed a set of collectible coins with Bitcoin keys hidden inside, has shut down his business after receiving a letter from the government.<p>The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a branch of the Treasury Department, informed him last month that minting …

Bitcoin

The Internet Bitcoin Community's Reaction to Yesterday's Mini-Crash is Fascinating

Suicide hotlines, side-bets, and a few moments of clarity<p>Yesterday, China's largest Bitcoin exchange stopped users from making new deposits. Today, Reddit's largest Bitcoin community had a suicide hotline at the top of the page.<p>What a Bitcoin is and how it's valued remain complicated (we covered it …

Cryptocurrency

Style Guide: How to Dress Like The Wolf of Wall Street

Immorality? Regulation? Terrible ties? Ah, the early 90s. Whether you recall that fateful turn of the decade where the 80s blindly roared into the …

High School Senior Hugs Teacher, Gets One-Year Suspension [Video]

A Georgia high school senior won’t be graduating in June after being hit with a one-year suspension for hugging a teacher.<p>Sam McNair was suspended …

Diamonds In Antarctica A Possibility After New Rock Discovery

The possibility that diamonds could be found in Antarctica got people excited after the revelation that a new rock had been discovered in the frigid …

What It Was Like to See the Russian Meteor Strike

"We decided to come close to the windows. That was our mistake."<p><i>Excerpted from The Oral History of 2013 in Esquire's December 2013 edition, in newsstands now.</i><p><b>FEBRUARY 15, 9:20 A.M.</b><p>RUSSIAN METEOR STRIKE<p><b>OLESYA PEREVYSHINA, STUDENT, CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA</b><p><b>I was in my Russian university,</b> South Ural State …

Space

Obamas Throw Event With Santa And He Is Kind Of Creepy

'Tis the season.

Bill McKibben: Obama made climate change worse

The president hasn’t lived up to any of his promises, the environmentalist writes<p>In a scathing editorial for Rolling Stone, 350.org's Bill McKibben tore into President Obama's lack of action on climate change. The cynics, he concedes, were right: nothing the president's done has been true to his …

Now There's An Easy Way To See If You Make More Money Than Your Neighbors

The Census department has produced a fantastic interactive website that breaks down America's census tracts by median household income, age, education and a few other stats.<p>Basically, it's now easier than ever to see whether you're wealthier and more educated than your neighbors.<p>Census tracts are …

Census

A Fascinating New Poll Shows That Americans Are Losing Faith In God

Before today, U.S. adults had remained fairly consistent in their religious beliefs — 82% of U.S. respondents previously reported that they believed there was a God since 2005.<p>In another decline, only 54% of Americans are now "absolutely certain" in God's existence, a 12% decrease over the last …

Demographics

20,000 Species Are Near Extinction: Is it Time to Rethink How We Decide Which to Save?

Choosing the ones to save is driven mostly by whether we like them or not.<p>M. Sanjayan remembers debating grad school biology classmates about the fate of the California condor back in the 1990s, when the bird was on the brink of extinction.<p>Should the condor, which had almost been wiped out by …

Conservation

'Weight terror' common in 13-year-old girls, study says

<b>About 10% of 13-year-old girls are "terrified" about putting on weight, the first UK study looking for warning signs of eating disorders suggests.</b><p>Doctors said they were "worried" by the high degree of weight fixation found in 13-year-old girls, years before eating disorders typically …

Mental Health

Exovault Aluminum Eyeglasses

So maybe you're a little jealous of all your visually-impaired friends and their stylish frames — but just because you have perfect vision, that …

Four Harvard Buildings Evacuated

The New Armor That Lets You Sense Surveillance Cameras

Like a creepy digital tap on the shoulder<p>We pass under surveillance cameras every day, appearing on perhaps hundreds of minutes of film. We rarely notice them. London-based artist James Bridle would like to remind us.<p>Bridle has created a wearable device he calls the “surveillance spaulder.” …

Macklemore is being used to paint the rest of hip-hop as 'uncivil'

If Macklemore wins Best Rap Grammy, it will only bolster the crowd using his image to demonize the rest of the rap community<p>Probably the least surprising aspect of the Grammy nominations announcement was the fact that rapper Macklemore is well on his way to a huge night at America's biggest music …

Week in pictures: DiCaprio racecar runs on star power

Mary Barra

Wearable tech gift guide

Wearable technology may still be in its infancy, but thanks to the coolness of products such as the Pebble smartwatch and Google Glass, a few …

Wearable Tech

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra24 hours agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

Soundmatters Dash7 Speaker

The next time you're out traveling, don't settle for the mediocre speakers on your smartphone or laptop — upgrade your mobile audio with the …