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This Week in Pieces: Markets Slip for Fifth Straight Week, Argentina’s Largest Private Bank Offers Bitcoin Cryptocurrency

This week in parts. Illustration by Mitchell Preffer for Decrypt. For the fifth consecutive weekmajor cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have fallen, even as signs of wide-scale adoption continue to emerge: US customers of Gucci will be able to pay with bitcoin in select stores later this summer. Still, prices are a good indicator…
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‘Fish Lizard’ Fossils Found In The Swiss Alps Belonged To Some Of The Largest Creatures That Ever Lived

The fossils belong to three ichthyosaurs, and they may have been among the largest animals to ever live on Earth, according to a new study. Ancient creatures could reach 80 tons and 65 feet (20 meters) in length, rivaling modern sperm whales. These “fish lizards” first appeared in the ocean about 250 million years ago,…
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