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…

Why are the Noses Missing from so Many Egyptian Statues?

Why are Noses Missing from so Many Egyptian Statues? - this is one of the most common questions you will hear within art history’s circles. Is it just a coincidence, or could it possibly be a conspiracy? Natural Erosion Has Played a Role Several archaeologists have suggested erosion could be one of the main reasons…

Murals and Illustrations Co-Created by Sandy & Steve Pell

Murals and Illustrations Co-Created by Sandy & Steve Pell. They are known as Pellvetica from Vancouver, British Columbia, and they are creative duo specialising in graphic design. “ As experienced artists and designers, we combine our visual style, theories and techniques to create beautiful illustrations, murals and graphic design projects”.    

Check This Nice Doodle by Architects, Wan Izat

Nice Doodle by Architects   Wan Izat is a Malaysian-born University of Adelaide graduate in architecture. He likes to think he is a busy man but you can often find him binge-watching TV series and movies. “A man has many names. However, I prefer to be called Izat among six other words in my full…

Orangutan Saws A Tree In The Wild

BBC's new program, Spy in the Wild, aims to discover how animals will react to things they might not normally find in their natural habitat. Watch what happens when this orangutan finds a saw, despite never having seen or used one before in her life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vssqb-0i2-A If you liked the article ⋆Orangutan Saws A Tree In…

Pictures of Glowing Flowers Under UV Light

Glowing Flowers ? Craig Burrows is an ingenious photographer. He imagined to let the plants and flowers fluorescence. He uses a unknown photography technique called UVIVF (ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence). Usually, UVs don’t appear on the pictures taken in the dark. But, the artist photograph with 365nm LED light that is passed through a filter to…

Classical Art Inspired Tattoos That Will Blow Your Mind

Lots of people who dislike tattoos brand them unclassy. Of course, this is all dependent on what the person chooses to get tattooed, surely? If a person decides to get a curse word stretched across their forehead, then yes, we would agree. However, we think some tattoos can be super elegant! Here we have an…

What Dogs See When They Watch Television

What Dogs See When They Watch Television - Dog owners often notice their pets watching televisions, computer screens and tablets. But what is going on in their pooch’s head? Indeed, by tracking their vision using similar methods used on humans, research has found that domestic dogs do prefer certain images and videos. This research indicates…

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