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Cryptocurrency

   2018    Technology
Bitcoin, the beautiful anonymity of cash, but cash that wasn't printed by governments. Instead, it was made by a bit of code, powered by citizens of the internet, and you could trust it. Today, anyone can buy cryptocurrency. A few signups, type in your credit card number, and trade in your money for digital cash. And with a few more steps, you can use Bitcoin to buy what the majority of Bitcoin is spent on: Illegal services. Virtual currencies can pose challenges for law enforcement, given the appeal they have among those seeking to conceal.
Is digital cash the next revolution? Learn about this anonymous currency and why it's so coveted.

Monogamy

   2018    Culture
From virtually the moment we're born, there's a story that's preached across cultures and continents. It's a familiar fairy tale, that finding one true love is the key to a fulfilled and happy life. As an adult, we're forced to reconcile the messaging on monogamy with one simple fact: humans are terrible at it.
What do biology, human history and the promiscuity of bonobos reveal about monogamy? Experts and everyday couples weigh in on shifting cultural norms.

Stock Maket

   2018    Science
Does the stock market accurately reflect the status of the economy? Finance specialists discuss market history, valuations and CEO incentives.
Inside the Medieval Mind
Inside the Medieval Mind

   2008    History
Rome
Rome

      History
Galapagos
Galapagos

   2006    Nature
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
A Traveler Guide to the Planets
A Traveler Guide to the Planets

   2010    Science
The Sky at Night
The Sky at Night

   2020    Science
Space Phenomena
Space Phenomena

   2020    Science
Tiger
Tiger

   2020    History