Morning Cup of Links: Dogecoin for Jamaican Bobsledders

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A two-man bobsled team from Jamaica has qualified for the Olympics. Internet donors contributed almost $30,000 in Dogecoin to fund their travel to Sochi.
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January 21, 2014 - 8:16am
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