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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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Does free Wi-Fi downtown matter

Updated: Dec 12, 2013 4:16pm
Free wireless Internet is not just the purvey of coffee shops downtown any more.After haggling with downtown businesses (read: casinos) and the wireless company they were working with, the City of...

Tough times = Lowering standards

Dec 12, 2013 9:45am
For a hack like me who makes a living doing odd gigs, December can be a pretty slow month.It’s too cold to run around naked in the desert with photographers, too cold to hang out on the Strip posing...

Downtown Development: Part Two

Dec 12, 2013 9:11am
“The history of the world is but the biography of great men,” wrote the 19th Century theorist Thomas Carlyle. Twenty years later, British philosopher and anthropologist Herbert Spencer countered that...

The state at 150: A preemptive strike

Dec 12, 2013 9:08am
2014 isn’t just an election year. It will also mark 150 years since Nevada became a state.“When the clock strikes on our 150th anniversary,” Gov. Brian Sandoval says in a sesquicentennial message, “...
<p>JASON BEAN</p><p>Las Vegas promoters of the National Finals Rodeo are working to extend the events&amp;#8217; contract, which is set to expire at the end of next year. The 10-day rodeo generated $60.1 million in nongaming revenue in 2012.</p>


Dec 12, 2013 9:06am
UNVALIDATED RESTAURANTThe MTO Cafe, which recently opened in the City of Las Vegas parking garage, has a little bit of a parking problem. While there is plenty of parking inside the parking garage on...

And think, these folks decide children’s fate

Dec 12, 2013 8:58am
Our courts, we are told, are the great levelers, the one place where every American is equal, where justice is meted out, where our rights are protected and our traditions are preserved.As it turns...

Savage Love

Dec 10, 2013 9:30pm
I’m a straight woman who loves my boyfriend, but sex isn’t a priority for me. His sex drive, on the other hand, is ridiculous. He gets very upset when I don’t have sex with him and accuses me of not...
<p>In this 1998 photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and U.S. President Bill Clinton peer through the bars of prison cell No. 5, the cramped, gray cell where Mandela was jailed for 18 years in his struggle against apartheid, on Robben Island, South Africa. Mandela died Dec. 5 at age 95.</p>


Updated: Dec 10, 2013 9:28pm
Forgiveness.It is such a simple word, such a difficult concept to employ in real life. I had the occasion to consider forgiveness several times last week. One came with news that Nelson Mandela, the...
<p>Dale Erquiaga, left, Nevada superintendent of public instruction, and Board President Elaine Wynn as seen during the state Board of Education meeting at Department of Education in Las Vegas in September.</p>


Updated: Dec 12, 2013 11:49am
We all have standards. Higher standards are good, too, sometimes.Of course, what is a high standard for you may not be for me, and vice versa. We noted with interest the promotion of an essay on the...

Savage Love

Dec 05, 2013 9:06am
I’m a bi woman in my mid-20s in a great monogamish relationship with my straight boyfriend. We occasionally invite other women into our sex life, which is really enjoyable for both of us. He isn’t...