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How Active Crypto Traders Can Save on US Taxes

<i>Robert A. Green is a CPA and managing member of Green, Neuschwander & Manning, LLC in Connecticut.</i><p><i>The following article is an exclusive contribution</i> …

Cryptocurrency

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Transform Your Style With Sunglasses

<i>Clubmasters, Aviators, Wayfarers and more</i><p>Sunglasses are an easy tool to use to completely transform your look. The style of frame you choose can …

Why A $450 Million Painting Attributed To Leonardo Da Vinci Worries Art Historians

The artwork has been hotly debated for years, but its sale signals one thing absolutely: a "very unequal, even obscene distribution of wealth in the world."<p>Ahead of Wednesday’s record-breaking auction at Christie’s, during which a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci sold for a throat-clenching …

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

Bitcoin Competitors Are Being Built in Ex-Google Coders' Laptops

Bitcoin’s seemingly unstoppable surge to record highs isn’t deterring competitors.<p>Former Silicon Valley developers are working on at least two new …

Making a fortune from arranging private bitcoin transactions

HELSINKI: Exchanges aren’t the only way to trade bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. Some websites help to arrange private transactions between …

Bitcoin

The 9 Most Hands-Down, Drop-Dead Gorgeous Photogenic Places In Italy

Read ’em and weep with wanderlust, friends.<p>Full disclosure: Compiling this list was one of the more difficult things we’ve ever done. But after much spirited (OK fine, borderline aggro) debate amongst our editors, we’re thrilled to present the nine most gobsmackingly gorgeous spots in Italia. Read …

Are Bitcoin Profits Taxable?

If you sell or dispose of bitcoin at a higher exchange rate than you acquired it for, you may owe the IRS a cut of the profits.<p>Virtual currencies, …

Coinhive Is Rapidly Becoming a Favorite Tool Among Malware Devs

Coinhive is quickly becoming the talk of the Internet, going from an innovative tool that lets you mine Monero with your browser, to a technology …

Cryptography

11 Hacks to Erupt Some Bitcoin Right Now

Jamie Dimon may believe Bitcoin’s ‘a fraud’ but I know a few CoinSheet enthusiasts who would beg to disagree. If you’re like me you might not be able …

Bitcoin

Big bitcoin-friendly companies like Microsoft and Expedia hedge their bet

Businesses that accept bitcoin have a unique problem: How do they deal with the currency’s wild fluctuations?<p>This year has marked bitcoin as an …

The price of bitcoin has a 91% correlation with Google searches for bitcoin

The current price of bitcoin has a 91% correlation with the volume of Google search requests for bitcoin-related terms, according to a study by SEMrush, a search engine marketing agency.<p>The study drew from a database of 120 million US keyword searches linked to the cryptocurrency. The overall …

How to stop sites from 'borrowing' your CPU to mine cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, torrent portal The Pirate Bay was caught running a cryptocurrency miner on its website, queitly hijacking visitors’ computing resources to stack Monero coins, TorrentFreak reported.<p>The Pirate Bay has since confessed its sins on its official blog, claiming the JavaScript mining …

Key Findings From Cambridge Cryptocurrency Study

Cambridge University has put out a comprehensive 114-page study on cryptocurrencies that digs deep into empirical data of the digital currency world …

Cryptocurrency

My 5 Favorite Coins Under $5 Million Market Cap

This article is going to be a little different from my previous ones where I have analyzed a single coin at a time. In this article, I will be …

Cryptocurrency

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Vermeer: the artist who taught the world to see ordinary beauty

Johannes Vermeer was so obscure he was barely even known when he died, let alone forgotten. But the French avant-garde rescued him – and showed us his calm, unpretentious genius<p>Johannes Vermeer is such a quiet and introspective artist that it took hundreds of years for anyone to notice he was a …

Art

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

National Parks

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

Ethereum Vs Bitcoin: What's The Main Difference?

While Bitcoin has long been dominant in the cryptocurrency scene, it is certainly not alone. Ethereum is another cryptocurrency related project that has attracted a lot of hype because of its additional features and applications.<p><b>Ethereum: More Than Just Money</b><p>The first thing about Ethereum is that …

18 New Must Read Books for Data Scientists on R and Python

Introduction<p>“It’s called reading. It’s how people install new software into their brain”<p>Personally, I haven’t learnt as much from videos & online …

10 books that famous CEOs loved reading

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or successful startup can pick up a book while spearheading projects, building new businesses, and …

Stanford MBAs Are Coveting a Six-Figure Job That You Can Get for Free

Everything you need to ride the tide of product management without emptying your wallet. Or soul.<p>When you think of the prototypical MBA, you imagine someone seeking a job in consulting or banking. But today, top graduates are gunning for jobs in product management.<p>Cornell, Harvard, Northwestern, …

Product Management

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Podcasting

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

Innovation

Anthony Bourdain reveals his 10 favorite books

He's also an adventurer who's done everything from mastering martial arts in Hong Kong to eating fermented shark in Iceland.<p>But where does he find inspiration?<p>We asked Bourdain, who currently hosts travel show "Parts Unknown" on CNN, to share some of his favorite books with us.<p>He kindly obliged, …

22 Greatest Novels Everyone should Read

We have put together the list of 22 Greatest Novels everyone should read, in which not all are the most famous ones, but all of them have one …