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  1. extremely online
    Do Not Give Kanye or Elon Your Bitcoin, NerdsA significant number of Twitter accounts belonging to celebrities and high-profile individuals were hacked in a far-reaching cryptocurrency scam.
  2. explainers
    What to Know About Billions’ Cryptocurrency DramaA beginner’s guide to Bitcoin, crypto mining, and Axe’s latest scheme.
  3. s.o.s.
    I’m Sorry to Report There’s a Bitcoin CBD Gym NowIt’s also a bar selling “low calorie workout beer” owned by Tony Robbins, Pitbull, and the guy who founded the Learning Annex.
  4. 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.
  6. crypto
    Bath Salts to Bitcoin: John McAfee’s Bizarre Crypto HustleHow the early internet guru turned international fugitive became crypto’s spokesman.
  7. robot money
    You Can Buy Hair Spray With Bitcoin NowThe way of the future.
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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.
  10. true crime
    This Preacher Tried to Hire a Hit Man on the Dark Web to Kill His WifeAfter being scammed by the murder-for-hire site, prosecutors think he pulled the trigger himself.
  11. Kentucky Is the First State to Enact Medicaid Work RequirementsThe state estimates that the change will result in 95,000 fewer people on Medicaid.
  12. 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.
  21. 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.
  23. the future
    This Financial Dominatrix Makes Men Give Her BitcoinTheodora claims to be the first in her profession to accept cryptocurrency.
  24. crime
    New York Woman Accused of Sending Bitcoin to ISISShe allegedly laundered more than $85,000.
  25. money
    Why Are Men’s Rights Activists So Into Bitcoin?They’re saying it’s a good way to conceal money from your wife during a divorce.
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    Bitcoin’s Big, Dumb WeekBitcoin is worth a lot, or maybe it’s worth nothing.
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    Burger King’s Whoppercoin Is the Only Cryptocurrency That MattersMove over Ethereum, there’s a new crypto-sheriff in town.
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    City Employee Fined $611 for Using Work Computer to Mine BitcoinsHis punishment was to forfeit four days of vacation time.
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    Ethereum Is the Hottest New Currency (and Also Maybe the Future of the Internet)Why Ethereum is (potentially) bigger than bitcoin.
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    How Much Is One Bitcoin Worth These Days?Approximately 22 “Make America Great Again” hats.
  31. Craig Wright: Uh, Actually, I Won’t Prove That I’m Satoshi NakamotoBye, Craig!
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    Craig Wright’s Proof He Invented Bitcoin Is Basically a ‘Canadian Girlfriend’In the day since Craig Wright’s announcement that he is Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto, his “proof” has been unraveling online.
  33. Is This Rainbow-Wigged Clown the True Creator of Bitcoin?The plot thickens.
  34. Investigations: This Guy Is Bitcoin’s InventorThe plot thickens.
  35. Introducing the Bitcoin LobbyThe digital crypto-currency is going on a regulatory charm offensive.
  36. profile
    The Bitcoin Boy: 16-Year-Old Erik Finman Is in His Silicon Valley PrimeDemand for tech prodigies is at an all-time high. So is the supply.
  37. burn notice
    I Spent an Afternoon at Burning Man’s Camp DogecoinWhat can a grammatically challenged Shiba Inu puppy teach us about radical freedom?
  38. fools' errands
    The Winklevii Want to Pay Models in BitcoinWhat could go wrong?
  39. On the Rise
    People Are Sending Pizzerias Around the Country Extortion Letters DemandingThe group says failure to pay up will result in bad Yelp reviews.
  40. Foodievents
    Hester Street Fair Launching ‘NYC Bitcoin Fair’ Next MonthMore than 30 of the fair’s food vendors and shops will take the cryptocurrency.
  41. where in the world is satoshi nakamoto
    Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto Tells Bitcoin Community, ‘I Want to Hug You’But he still denies he created the currency.
  42. the bitcoin bubble
    Alleged Bitcoin Creator Says He Can’t Even Afford Internet AccessSatoshi Nakamoto lawyers up.
  43. ink-stained wretches
    Tina Brown Shades Newsweek on Bitcoin MessIn the face of controversy, the magazine is playing defense.
  44. the bitcoin bubble
    After Newsweek Reveal, Man Insists He Isn’t Bitcoin’s CreatorHe’s never heard of “Bitcom,” or is pretty good at pretending.
  45. the bitcoin bubble
    The Doomsday Cult of BitcoinHow a crypto-currency became a millenarian religion.
  46. You’ll Soon Be Able to Call Mt. Gox About Your Bitcoin WoesAn estimated $500 million-worth are missing.
  47. virtual currencies
    Will Kanye West Endorse a Virtual Currency If It Is Named After Him? The creators of CoinYe hope so.
  48. The Future
    Bitcoin Now Accepted at Staten Island Wine StoreIt’s all about having options.
  49. virtual currencies
    I Used the World’s First Bitcoin ATMIs it weird that I had to undergo a biometric scan?
  50. the bitcoin economy
    The Winklevoss Twins Are Starting a Bitcoin FundIf that’s your kind of thing.
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