Racquel Harrison

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North Korea hackers steal bitcoin by targeting currency insiders

Bitcoin values are skyrocketing, and North Korea appears to be trying to profit from that virtual gold rush. Secureworks reports that the Lazarus Group (a team linked to the North Korean government) has been conducting a spearphishing campaign against cryptocurrency industry workers in a bid to …

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

Houseplants

Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store

An app masquerading as MyEtherWallet.com, one of the internet’s most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins, has made its way to the top of the iOS App Store charts.<p>The app rose to the number three spot in Finance category of the App Store this weekend as part of a bitcoin frenzy …

Apps

The Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum’s Roadmap

Ethereum’s mission is to become a decentralized world computer that replaces server farms. Think of it as a single computer that the whole world can …

Cryptography

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin hits new high above $11,500 as the Winklevoss twins become the first bitcoin billionaires

LONDON — Bitcoin is back to its winning ways, posting a record high on Sunday and making billionaires of the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.<p>Bitcoin suffered big price falls last week but recovered over the weekend. The digital currency hit a new high of $11,826.76 a coin on Sunday, according to …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: UK and EU plan crackdown amid crime and tax evasion fears

Cryptocurrency close to record high despite news Treasury plans to end traders’ anonymity<p>The UK and other EU governments are planning a crackdown on bitcoin amid growing concerns that the digital currency is being used for money laundering and tax evasion.<p>The Treasury plans to regulate bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Futures Could Trigger a Lehman-Style Collapse, Billionaire Warns

According to billionaire Thomas Peterffy, CEO of the brokerage giant Interactive Brokers (ibkr), there’s a small but very real possibility that a …

Cryptocurrency

Three Ways Cities Will Build Their Future On Blockchain

The next wave of the digital economy is just over the horizon, and it could be built on the blockchain.<p>Blockchain technology has been rapidly growing in influence since 2015, when it became apparent that the technology underlying the relatively arcane concept of cryptocurrency could transform the …

Blockchain

6 Simple Ways to Kill Fruit Flies

Take back your fruit bowl with these DIY strategies.<p>You're not alone in your love of seasonal produce: Pesky fruit flies always seem to find their way to your farmer's market haul before you even get a chance to fully enjoy it. Tired of them taking over? First toss anything overripe, and then try …

A Few Hardware Store Finds Become Something Really Special

This project is so stylish (and so cheap!).<p>There's nothing more deflating than spotting a cute item you love ... and then spying the lofty price tag that goes with it. Marble is a huge decor trend right now, but it's not an inexpensive look. What many people don't know, however, is that the raw …

The Radical Christianity Of Kendrick Lamar

To understand who Kendrick is, you have to understand what he believes. Parsing prominent religious themes in the life and music of hip-hop's most unconventional new superstar.<p>The first time the rapper Lecrae spoke to Kendrick Lamar, more than five years ago, he called him after hearing the song …

T.I. on Ferguson Aftermath: 'America Has Created a Monster'

Dev Hynes also reflects on the Michael Brown shooting: "You don't want it to be real, but it is"<p>As protests rage on in Ferguson, Missouri following …

29 Clever Gifts For People Who Love To Drink

So, like, gifts for everyone!

Alcohol

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

Karl Lagerfeld

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

North Dakota