The First US Bitcoin ATM


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So is Bitcoin legal now?
‘Starting Thursday, customers who use Bitcoins will be able to make deposits and withdrawals from a Robocoin machine located inside the Handlebar in Downtown Austin.

‘Bitcoin is a decentralized virtual currency that is powered by its users for peer-to-peer payments.

‘While Bitcoin is changing how users sell, buy and exchange on the Internet, Robocoin CEO Jordan Kelley realized that buying and selling in real life was a challenge — hence the impetus for Robocoin.

Financial world shaken by 5 bankers’ apparent suicides
‘The apparent suicide death of the chief economist of a US investment house brings the number of financial workers who have died allegedly by their own hand to four in the last week.

’50-year-old Mike Dueker, who had worked for Russell Investment for five years, was found dead close to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington State, says AP…’
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Why More Americans Are Renouncing U.S. Citizenship
It hit a record high of nearly 3,000 last year and it was a sudden spike; not a gradual change

‘…The first domino fell in 2008, when federal prosecutors accused the Swiss bank UBS of helping wealthy Americans hide their money tax-free in overseas accounts. It was a big case, leading to indictments, fines and prison time.

‘The U.S. Congress wanted to make sure it didn’t happen again. During the economic recession, lawmakers saw a chance to bring in massive sums of money and stop tax cheats at the same time…’
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Hack your Way to Health
How to Cheat and Stay Healthy
‘…if your goal is to lose thirty pounds, or you want to pack on muscle, or you’re training for a marathon, then the rest of this article does not apply to you. In these situations, you pretty much have to be as perfect as possible. I know it stinks, but you’re the one who wants to look like a professional body builder. Not me. The same is true for people who are sick, obese, and diseased – in those circumstances you need to be perfect too – especially when faced with illness.

‘But if you’re already relatively healthy and you’re not looking to become the next runway queen, I have good news for you. You can cheat often and everything is going to be just fine…’
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