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<p>FILE PHOTO</p><p>The D Las Vegas in downtown Las Vegas recently announced it will begin accepting Bitcoin. Accepting the Degecoin seems like a natural fit too, because the symbol for this currency is &amp;#208;.</p>

CRYPTOCURRENCY ON THE RISE: Such doge, much profit

Jan 29, 2014 3:52pm
This is Part III of the Cryptocurrency On The Rise series. Be sure to check out Part I (http://bit....

Savage Love

Jan 29, 2014 3:44pm
I’m what was once quaintly called a “woman of a certain age” who started reading your...
<p>State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, middle, is taking the brunt of criticism for a brief filed in a court case challenging Nevada&amp;#8217;s voter-imposed gay marriage ban.</p>

The will of Nevada’s people taking a beating

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to...
<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil is scheduled to speak Feb. 10 at the Barrick Lecture Series at UNLV. He believes increasing technology is the next stage of evolution and that humans will will be organically bonding with their machines.</p>

And miles to go, perhaps

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm
The universe is a psychopath. It doesn’t care, one way or the other, whether or not we...

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Mulroy could use power for good on way out

Jan 29, 2014 3:40pm
The clock is ticking for the immensely-talented Pat Mulroy, which means that, in a few days, we will all be treated to another round of fawning stories about how Ms Mulroy not only managed our water...


Jan 22, 2014 11:30am
You probably haven’t noticed, but there’s something wrong with the weather.You haven’t noticed for a couple of reasons. One reason is that in Las Vegas, water does not normally fall from the sky....

Savage Love

Jan 22, 2014 10:34am
I’m a straight 24-year-old female, and I just recently lost my virginity. I’ve had sex only three times (not with a monogamous partner) and have found each time to be incredibly painful—even when the...
<p>Don Snyder, Executive Dean for Strategic Development, is seen at a UNLV stadium board meeting on campus at the Si Redd Room in October.</p>

Fantasy football fields

Jan 22, 2014 10:11am
Speaking of money (surely someone was?), your state of Nevada recently awarded a Dallas-area consulting firm 375,000 American dollars to conduct a feasibility study on a new UNLV stadium.Money might...

What’s happened to all the booth-babe skin at CES?

Jan 22, 2014 10:11am
Convention season is upon us.The holidays having dried up like a puddle of vomit in a parking garage on New Year’s Day, industry is now ready to get back to business. Everyone from pile drivers to...
<p>From Channel 3.</p>

SNARK WEEK, Jan. 23, 2014

Jan 22, 2014 10:10am
SIGN OF THE TIMESThis is one of those ideas that makes you think, “Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?” The Nevada Taxicab Authority has started posting banners at the airport showing estimated...

Harnessing social media for cities

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
Newspapers? Who needs stinking newspapers?Municipalities are increasingly embracing social media as a way to directly connect with its citizens, and get their stories told beyond traditional media...
<p>Are CEOs who have amassed their wealth through internet-based businesses necessarily best qualified as a social visionary. CityLife was one of the few publications willing to ask the question.</p>

The loss of a truth-telling voice

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
In this penultimate issue of the grittiest and only true alt-weekly in Las Vegas, I find it fitting to go out not with a humble whimper, but swinging wildly with the same kind of zeal for telling the...

City’s dance with arena developer troubling

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
Whenever I see a headline or an article that mentions the word “arena,” my thoughts drift away and my eyes glaze over as if I’d been sampling ganja from one of our non-existent medical marijuana...
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Cryptocurrency On The Rise: A Brief History of Bitcoin

Jan 16, 2014 10:17am
In the Jan.2 edition of CityLife, I wrote a description of the peer-to-peer payment system Bitcoin and how it fits into the financial landscape. This week I give a timeline of the rise of the new...