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 […]

In photos: Is this the world’s oldest and smallest religion?

Share this article One of the world’s smallest and most ancient faiths, the Israelite Samaritans remain mysterious to many. Our featured contributor Leon McCarron traveled to the Holy Land during Passover to spend time with this unique community. Jerusalem is often described as the holiest city in the world—after all, it’s held sacred by Jews, […]

Why did Ivanka Trump convert to Judaism? Donald’s daughter switched to this religion

Ivanka Trump is the oldest daughter of Donald Trump, 71, and Ivana Trump, 69. The mother-of-three was a fashion entrepreneur before she became an official advisor to her father. The blonde, who has also worked as a model, grew up in New York and was raised as a Presbyterian Christian. However, she converted to Orthodox […]

National Committee for Games Policy’s backstory: politics, religion, and ‘The Art of War 2’

Kenneth Tran wants you to believe that he is going to Washington, D.C. to solve gaming’s loot box problem. He is the director and founder of the National Committee for Games Policy, which announced its formation earlier this week with a press release that I reported on. At the time, I noted the sloppy language […]

What religion is Melania Trump? Is Donald Trump’s wife Christian?

Melania Trump, 47, is the wife of President of the United States Donald Trump, 71. The stunning former model is originally from Novo Mesto, Slovenia, and lived in the country until she was 18. She has an 11-year-old son Barron Trump with Donald, who she married in 2005. A far cry from her husband’s upbringing […]

Islam a ‘political doctrine,’ not just a religion – co-chair of Germany’s AfD party

Islam is not only a religion, but also a “political doctrine” seeking to penetrate all areas of society, said Alexander Gauland, the co-chair of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, adding that it is “incompatible” with democracy. “The growing Islamization of Germany poses an urgent challenge for its public and state order; cultural identity […]

How playing Edith Finch was like losing my religion again

Enlarge / Sorry… no one is getting saved in this game. Note: This piece contains pretty significant spoilers for What Remains of Edith Finch. What Remains of Edith Finch wastes no time explaining that it’s a game about death. Perhaps unsurprisingly, however, the game’s much more interesting themes are a considerably slower burn. As instantly, […]

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Introduced an Asgardian Religion and You Didn’t Even Notice

Since Spider-Man: Homecoming is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there are plenty of Easter eggs and comic book references for fans. But there’s one that even the most eagle-eye fans never would have noticed, unless they can read Korean. In an establishing shot of the Thai restaurant that Peter Parker (Tom Holland) and Aunt […]

North Korea needs nukes because of its religion

Flickr Another missile test, another step forward for North Korea’s ambition to successfully deliver a nuclear weapon, another round of hand-wringing, anger, and editorials globally. It’s all become rather familiar — as have the solutions proposed, from lunatic first strikes to final ultimatums to careful programs of engagement. But we have to face an uncomfortable […]