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  1. cryptocurrency
    The 5 Craziest and Most Telling Videos of Sam Bankman-FriedMaybe he was leaving clues all along.
  2. the money game
    Mike Novogratz on His Big Crypto Mistake and What’s Ahead for Bitcoin“This has been a complete and total old-school ass-beating.”
  3. the money game
    Crypto Is Crashing. It Deserves to.The decline feels like more than just a price reboot or a washout. It points to a systemwide failure.
  4. the money game
    The Clues You Missed: 5 Super-Obvious Signs We Were in a Financial BubbleStocks and crypto are both plunging. There were some blinding warning lights flashing before the crash began. Did you see them?
  5. crime
    The Many Lives of Crypto’s Most Notorious CoupleHow Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein spent their time when they couldn’t spend their mountain of allegedly stolen bitcoin.
  6. politics
    Is Peter Thiel Trying to Buy a Fight With China?The tech billionaire turned GOP megadonor is betting big on candidates who happen to be China hawks.
  7. crime
    The Big Dumb Bitcoin-Laundering Scheme (Feat. Bad Rap)The Feds arrested a husband and (rapping) wife influencer who got in over their heads trying to launder billions in stolen crypto.
  8. bitcoin
    Diamond Hands in the RoughWatching billions get wiped out doesn’t shake a new kind of trader who’s used to 24/7 crypto chaos.
  9. politics
    Of Course, Eric Adams Is Turning His Paycheck Into CryptoThe mayor once talked about getting paid in bitcoin, but he’ll have to settle for the next best thing.
  10. just asking questions
    She Was D.C.’s Top Crypto Cop. Now She’s Silicon Valley’s Top Crypto Investor.Katie Haun is spreading the Web3 word to everyone from senators to Hollywood stars.
  11. hizzoner
    Eric Adams Flies Air CryptoPolitico reports the next mayor traveled to Puerto Rico with the controversial billionaire Brock Pierce, who is advising him on crypto.
  12. the biden presidency
    Who’s Afraid of Saule Omarova?How a Joe Biden nominee became the target of a ludicrous red-baiting campaign.
  13. crypto
    Could Eric Adams Actually Be Paid in Bitcoin?Today’s boast could be tomorrow’s reality.
  14. the economy
    Is Bitcoin Killing Gold?Goldbugs were screaming about inflation for years. It turns out being right didn’t mean getting rich.
  15. eric adams
    We Finally Have Our First Crypto-Bro MayorEric Adams wants to get paid in bitcoin, at least for a while.
  16. the money game
    Why the ‘Big Short’ Guys Think Bitcoin Is a BubbleAre they onto something huge again — or just fighting the last war?
  17. the money game
    What Can the U.S. Learn from China’s Crackdown on Crypto?“It’s telling that the world’s most robust economy says, ‘Big tech is a danger and we need prevent what has happened in America from happening here.’”
  18. twitter
    World’s Most Negative Place Expands Tipping PolicyTwitter Tips is now available for everyone.
  19. the money game
    NYC Crypto Conference Jolted By Rumor of Feds Serving Subpoena to PanelistA speaker might have been served before going onstage Monday at Mainnet, as the cryptosphere awaits regulation from SEC chair Gary Gensler.
  20. the money game
    Gary Gensler on Crypto, SPACs, and RobinhoodThe new SEC chief may have taught courses on the blockchain at MIT, but he’s not planning to give bitcoin a free pass.
  21. the money game
    The High Priest of Cryptopia Regrets NothingIan Freeman could have been a bitcoin billionaire. Instead, he could go to prison for the rest of his life.
  22. cyberattacks
    DOJ Recovers Most of Colonial Pipeline’s Ransom Payment to HackersThe Department of Justice seized around 85 percent of the bitcoin the firm paid to Russian cybercriminals to stop their May attack.
  23. the money game
    Cryptocurrency Markets Crashed By 50 Percent. What’s Next?Look out below?
  24. our climate
    Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin Can Make the World Greener. Could He Be Right?There’s a heated discussion going on over this question — and Elon Musk has staked out both sides.
  25. the money game
    A Bitcoin Billionaire on When to Sell vs. HODL and Dogecoin ‘Nihilism’Mike Novogratz built his fortune on Wall Street and then went all in on what he sees as a crypto revolution. So how are things looking now?
  26. cryptocurrencies
    Bitcoin Price Dives After Elon Musk Announces Tesla No Longer Accepts ItBitcoin fell almost 15 percent after the Tesla CEO acknowledged the cryptocurrency’s environmental impact.
  27. intelligencer chats
    What the Mainstreaming of Crypto Means for NormiesDigital currencies are likely to become more intertwined with everyday life.
  28. the money game
    Crypto’s Big, Billionaire-Making Day on Wall StreetCoinbase’s Nasdaq debut made various Silicon Valley execs and VCs — along with investor Kevin Durant — very happy.
  29. money
    A Unified Monetary Theory of Beeple and BidenIn a system rigged by the rich, outsiders have to make their own volatility.
  30. money
    You’re Not Crazy. Money Is.Welcome to the non-fungible, memeified, cryptodenominated, degenerate future of finance.
  31. cryptocurrencies
    Tesla Is Making a Billion-Dollar Bet on BitcoinThe company acquired a massive amount of the currency on Monday, paving the way for all-crypto purchases.
  32. encounter
    The Mysterious Cryptocurrency Magnate Who Became One of Biden’s Biggest DonorsTalking political bets with 28-year-old CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
  33. the money game
    What Explains Bitcoin’s Resurgence?Written off for dead by many after falling 90 percent, the cryptocurrency is back at all-time highs. Believe it or not, a lot has changed.
  34. bitcoin
    Rick Santorum Is Getting Into Bitcoin for CatholicsIt should have been called “Vaticoin,” if you ask me.
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    Bitcoin Tie Guy Is Breakout Star of the Elizabeth Holmes DocumentaryVenture capitalist Tim Draper chose to make a, uh, fashion statement in the HBO documentary about failed blood-testing start-up Theranos.
  36. crypto
    Bath Salts to Bitcoin: John McAfee’s Bizarre Crypto HustleHow the early internet guru turned international fugitive became crypto’s spokesman.
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    Bitcoin Criminal Escapes Prison, Flees on Plane With Prime MinisterHe managed to get out of prison and make it to Sweden.
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    The Bitcoin Subreddit During the Cryptocrash Is a Lot of FunIt’s like getting a front-row seat to Dutch tulip mania, except if some people had believed that tulips would one day replace the fire department.
  39. Kentucky Is the First State to Enact Medicaid Work RequirementsThe state estimates that the change will result in 95,000 fewer people on Medicaid.
  40. Miami Bitcoin Conference No Longer Accepting Bitcoin PaymentThe cryptocurrency is too much of a pain.
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    The Pickax Sellers of the Bitcoin Gold RushThere’s money to be made in bitcoin, even if you don’t own any.
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    South Korea Proposes Banning the Main Reason to Use CryptocurrencyThe country is considering a ban on anonymous trading.
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    What Does It Mean If I’m Hodling My Shitcoins? A Glossary of Bitcoin SlangFrom hodl to DYOR to shitcoin, every word you need to know to fake your way through a bitcoin conversation.
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    How Bitcoin Got Here: A Mostly Complete Timeline of Bitcoin’s Highs and LowsFrom the infamous 10,000-bitcoin pizza delivery to the pre-Christmas roller-coaster ride.
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    6 People on How They Spent Their Bitcoin FortunesRent, student loans, private-school tuition, designer furniture — and, yes, a special blue laser.
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    What It’s Like to (Almost) Become a Cryptocurrency MillionaireIn search of “brownstone money” on the cryptocurrency roller coaster.
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    Where Can I Actually Spend Bitcoin in New York City?From bodegas to pizza joints to Montessori schools, here’s where you can actually spend your bitcoin (if you dare).
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    Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?Here, our super-simplified explanation — and what to know about the cryptocraze roller coaster.
  49. Bitcoin Is Plunging! Bitcoin Is Plunging!Nobody could have possibly seen this coming, except almost every expert.
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    The Great Bitcoin Freak-out Is Generating Some Great Freak-outsThoughts and prayers.
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