August 22, 2014 Issue

Cover story U.S.
With little more than a flick of the pen, an Obama appointee legalized online poker
In Focus

Ballet Shoes

Dancers from the Australian Ballet practice outdoors for a production of Swan Lake in Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. Graeme Murphy’s adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s haunting score is the most popular production ever at the Capitol Theatre and has been taken on tour all over the world. The venue for this rehearsal is the Bondi Icebergs pool, while it is empty for cleaning.
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Tribal Bitcoin

As digital currencies go, Mazacoin has advantages over its more famous rival