Category: Culture

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency: What You Need to Know

On Halloween of 2008, a pseudonymous math genius named Satoshi Nakamoto officially unveiled to the public a white paper which detailed the mechanics of a new form of currency: Bitcoin. At its core, that’s all…

Meet Rupi Kaur, Queen of the ‘Instapoets’

Rupi Kaur is too sick to get out of bed and wishes she had realized this a few hours earlier. Sitting on a king-size mattress in her Soho Grand hotel room, Kaur tells the story…

10 Most WTF Crime Stories of 2017

This past year, following the news was more exhausting than usual. Those in political power have finally melded reality TV and politics, and now each day lurches forward in nightmare time. Are we going to…

Did El Mencho’s Cartel Murder a YouTube Star?

On Monday night, Mexican social media star Juan Luis Lagunas Rosales – a.k.a. “El Pirata de Culiacán” was shot and killed inside a bar in Zapopan, Jalisco. The Brutal Rise of El Mencho With El…