Yelp Now Identifies Bitcoin-Friendly Businesses

Image: Flickr, Antana Yelp is going after the cryptocurrency-users-who-lunch demographic. The online reviewing service works as a guide for users looking for local restaurants, bars, services, and attractions. Users submit reviews and information and read what other people post, and businesses supply information to help people find them more easily. People use Yelp as a…

London 2.0: A High-Tech Tour of the UK Capital

Image: Flickr, Simon & His Camera The city of London may be more the 2,000 years old, but there’s way more to it than medieval towers, cathedrals, bridges and an impressively large clock. Beyond the centuries of culture and layers of classic charm (red telephone booths, we’re looking at you), is a city burgeoning with…

Medifund: Can We Crowdfund New Doctors?

A startup in the Philippines called Medifund has come up with an answer to an unsolved issue in the medical field: understaffed hospitals. The shortage of doctors and nurses in Asia has largely to do with the high cost of medical education. To tackle this problem, Medifund’s founder Jossy Onwude has established a crowdsourcing platform…

This Woman Runs a Support Group for Alien Abductees

Have you been in contact with an alien? At some point in your life, has an extra-terrestrial telepathically communicated with you about its life on another planet, or better yet, its life on our planet? Have you ever made love to an alien, or become the parent of one? If so, there is a support…