GUIDE TO BITCOIN theSKIMM’S GUIDE TO BITCOIN THE STORY Bitcoin is still a thing -- a thing people are confused by. Turns out being a currency that could change the future of payments isn’t easy. WHAT IS BITCOIN? A digital currency. But unlike Visa or PayPal, there’s no centralized operationheading it up. Meaning no bank CEO and no issuing authority (think: … Continue reading GUIDE TO BITCOIN

Dick Van Dyke Is Still A Sprightly Dancer At Almost 90 Years Old CLICK FOR VIDEO California-based bluegrass/swing band The Dustbowl Revival recently released its first single, "Never Had To Go." Through some serious luck, they were able to share that single with legendary entertainer Dick Van Dyke (possibly most famous for his role as Bert in "Mary Poppins") and his wife Arlene.

Tattoos May Pose Skin Problems Later: Study Researchers at New York University have urged the public to think twice before getting inked. According to a study, tattoos may leave people with long-term chronic health complications, some of which might require surgical intervention later in life. Researchers found that nearly 6 percent of adults in New York who get tattooed experience some form … Continue reading Tattoos May Pose Skin Problems Later: Study

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease. "There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever. "In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial mounds … Continue reading Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets