Fun With Bitcoins

‘Tits For Bitcoin': Webcams and Cryptocurrency Are a Match Made in Heaven

(Screengrab via TitsForBitcoin.com)

We know you can use bitcoin to buy booze and breast implants, and you used to be able to use it for drugs. But the three-month-old site Tits For Bitcoin (yup), which lets you trade cryptocurrency for webcam models, is a new one. Too much bitcoin, not enough things to spend it on — apparently, the site’s founder tells us, that’s a problem people have.

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WTF

Cops Make Arrest in Miss Teen USA Sicko Webcam Extortion Case

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The FBI has made an arrest in connection with the case of a hacker who allegedly weaseled his way into the webcams of teenagers and women on several continents and forced them to strip for him, extorting them with the threat of leaking nude pictures he’d taken while they weren’t suspecting, the New York Post reports.

One of the victims was Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf, 19. From the Post: Read More

Art Meets Tech

Now You Can Watch a Live Stream of Andy Warhol’s Grave at All Times

Andy Warhol's grave. (Screengrab: Warhol.org/figment)

Today would have been Andy Warhol’s 85th birthday, and his namesake foundation is celebrating with a stunt that pop art’s pop-pop would have loved: they’ve launched a live, 24/7 video feed of his grave.

Mr. Warhol’s grave is in his hometown of Pittsburgh, The Verge reports, and attracts many fans. The project is called Figment because Mr. Warhol once said he wanted his tombstone to simply read, “Figment.”  Read More