Jennifer Lawrence, and More

Beyond Mt.Gox – Reuters “Mt. Gox, at one time the biggest bitcoin exchange, abruptly stopped trading this week amid reports on the internet that more than 744,000 bitcoins – worth around $380 million at prevailing rates – had been stolen. If accurate, that would mean around 6 percent of the … Read More

How a Facebook Comment Ruined a Life, and More

The Facebook Comment that Ruined a Life – Dallas Observer Approximately one hour after Justin Carter posted a sarcastic comment on a Facebook thread, his life began to ­unravel. The first reaction occurred behind the scenes, in another country. The 18-year-old Carter had no way of knowing that, while he … Read More

Oysters, Medieval Peasants, and Returning to the Rainforest

Return to the Rainforest – BBC “David Good’s parents come from different countries – hardly unusual in the US where he was raised. But the 25-year-old’s family is far from ordinary – while his father is American, his mother is a tribeswoman living in a remote part of the Amazon. … Read More

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