Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Digital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding these schools. On the flip side of higher education, many of the world’s prestigious…

Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Parity’s release manager Afri Schoeden admitted to quitting Ethereum projects following controversial tweets about the network’s Serenity upgrade. Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has quit all Ethereum projects after a controversial tweet that sparked outrage on social media. Schoeden spoke to blockchain media BreakerMag on Thursday, Feb. 21.In his tweet,…

Ethereum (ETH) Long Positions Skyrocket as Constantinople Nears, But Analysts Expect Post-Fork Plummet

Over the past month Ethereum (ETH) has seen some overwhelmingly positive price action, surging from lows of $104 to highs of over $150. Part of this price surge may be due to its upcoming Constantinople hard fork, which will offer the crypto multiple enhancements and will reduce its future inflation rates, which will likely be…

Scammers Net Over $300,000 in Bitcoin “Sextortion” Attack

According to research conducted by UK cyber crime investigation firm Digital Shadows and reported in The Next Web, cyber criminals have managed to generate around $332,000 in Bitcoin from an email-based blackmail scam. These funds were sent from over 3,100 unique Bitcoin addresses. The scam was first reported in 2017. However, the popularity of the…

State Treasurer: Ohio Companies Now Paying Tax in BTC

Treasurer in the U.S. state of Ohio Robert Sprague has revealed that at least two companies have paid their taxes using bitcoin since the state launched its cryptocurrency payment platform in December. Sprague did not disclose details pertaining to the amount or companies involved, citing confidentiality. Also read: Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for…

Illustrations That Portray The Absurdities Of Modern Society

Illustrations That Portray The Absurdities Of Modern Society This artist’s images are so powerful because they evoke deep visceral responses - be they arousal, terror or disgust. Warning: Some of these images are graphic and may be inappropriate for the workplace.   Because the truth can be hard to grasp, a number of artists have…

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards – FINALISTS 2017

*** EXCLUSIVE *** SAN SIMEON, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 13: A young elephant seals looks shocked at his friends revelation in George Cathcart's "WTF?!", taken on December 13, 2016 in San Simeon, California. PREPARE yourself for some rib-tickling laughter because the Comedy Wildlife Awards has announced its 40 finalists. Founded by Tanzania-based photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE…

How to Keep a Second Date From Failing

  Hundreds of articles have been written about how to organize the first date and keep it from failing. But the second date has no less importance, and sometimes it can even be decisive. Let's talk about the key elements of the second date and what you should do not to fail. Stage one. Asking…

What Lessons do We Learn after a Breakup?

No one is immune to breakups. Even the perfect couples from cereals commercials break up. But,having gained this experience, you can learn valuable lessons that will help you become better, happier, and wiser.If it was you who made the decision to abandon the love ship, you probably don’t need an extra dose of psychoanalysis. But…

How to Choose the Right Girl for You

Misplaced feelings seem to be one of the major problems in our volatile 21st century. Some of us face it numerous times. When we start dating someone, we rarely ask ourselves a question if this woman is exceedingly good. It comes into our mind only when some issues occur. How to not give your heart…

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