CRYPTO INSIDER: Meet the first blockchain religion

Andreas Nieto Porras/Flickr Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. No, this isn’t a joke. There is really a blockchain-based religion now. Here’s what you need to know about Matt Liston, his […]

Meet the Socialite Who Helped Preserve — and Destroy — Native American Culture

The first time Alice Cunningham Fletcher heard Native American music — a cacophony of drumming and screaming — was on an autumn camping trip among the Sioux in 1881. Yet all around her, people were dancing and enjoying the complex rhythms and ululations. Fletcher’s training as an anthropologist told her to ignore her own preconceptions […]

Queen Letizia glows in 50 shades of blue to meet Ukrainian President in Madrid

Queen Letizia of Spain, 45, is regarded as one of the most beautiful and stylish royals around. Stepping out today she  the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, 52, and his wife, Maryna Poroshenko, stunning in a blue t-shirt, midi skirt ensemble.  Along with her husband King Felipe VI, 50, Letizia welcomed the Ukrainian first couple to […]

Syrian president may visit North Korea, meet Kim

Syrian President Bashar Assad wants to visit North Korea and meet its leader Kim Jong-un, according to Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the country’s ruling party. Assad reportedly announced the possible meeting as he was receiving diplomatic credentials from the North Korean envoy to Syria at a ceremony on May 30.  Let’s block ads! […]

Superhero Bits: The ‘Smallville’ Spin-Off That Never Was, Marvel Directors Meet Up & More

Did you know there was almost a spin-ff from Smallville following Lois Lane and Green Arrow? Will Huntress appear in the developing Birds of Prey movie from DC Comics? Would you like to see Andy Serkis play The Penguin in The Batman? Is there a fundamental problem with the action scenes of DCEU movies? What […]

Meet the families keeping Rajasthani block printing traditions alive

Lorna Parkes June 1, 2018 Share this article In a small corner of northern India, generation after generation of families are keeping the art of Rajasthani block printing alive. Lorna Parkes visits the village of Bagru to see how tradition and modernity are merging to maintain this centuries-old craft. It’s the hammering that guides me […]

Meet the man who walked 12,000 kilometers across the African continent

In November 2015, Mario set off on his second proper walk, which was to be a casual stroll across the entire African continent, an expedition he named Crossing Africa. That’s 12,000 kilometers (7,456 miles) that would take him through South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. RELATED: Is walking the most […]

Protesters meet US military convoys streaming through Europe ‘preparing for war’

Dozens of US military convoys will be hogging Europe’s roadways this week as part of an exercise designed to improve transportation logistics on the continent in case of war. But not all locals are happy about it. Read more Destined for the three Baltic states and Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, and Hungary, the convoys are part […]

European trade officials are set to meet their US counterparts days before an exemption from Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs expires

Nick Ut/AP Images Europe’s top trade official Cecilia Malmstrom will meet U.S. counterparts Wilbur Ross and Robert Lighthizer in Paris on Wednesday, two days before a temporary exemption from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs is due to expire. Malmstrom will also take part in a meeting with U.S. and Japanese counterparts on Thursday to continue trilateral […]