DST Global Denies Bitmain IPO Investment Few Days After SoftBank, Tencent’s Involvement Called Into Question

DST Global has denied involvement in crypto mining giant Bitmain’s IPO in an email to Cointelegraph, just days after SoftBank did the same. Investment firm DST Global has confirmed that it “has never invested” into the cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain’s pre-IPO in an email to Cointelegraph August 21. Cointelegraph received an anonymous tip today, claiming…

Major Players Use Blockchain to Streamline Agribusiness’ Creaking Supply Chain

Transparency, traceablity and everything else blockchain could provide for the agriculture. Agriculture is proving to be one of the most promising sectors for the growth and implementation of blockchain technologies. The mammoth industry suffers from a number of endemic issues. Agricultural trade relies on complex relationships between farmers and retailers, as well as convoluted supply…

Bets Against Bitcoin’s Price Are Nearing Record Highs

BTC/USD shorts on Bitfinex are nearing record highs, leaving many to wonder if a short squeeze will occur like it did when the prior mark was set. Source: https://media.coindesk.com/uploads/2017/05/cropped-coindesk-new-favicon-32x32.png / Author: Sam Ouimet

Markets Update: BTC Shorts Approach Record Highs This Week

Cryptocurrency markets have been consolidating after a few volatile spikes and subsequent dumps over the last few weeks. Now a lot of crypto-traders are uncertain what will happen next, but quite a lot of people are showing pessimism by betting against cryptocurrencies like BTC with short positions. At the moment, BTC/USD short positions on Bitfinex…

Network Incompatibility Discussed After Bitcoin ABC Launches Latest Version

On August 20, 2018, maintainers of the most used full node BCH client have announced the release of Bitcoin ABC version 0.18.0. The version release follows the recent announcement from the firm Nchain, who recently revealed they were launching a client called Bitcoin SV, but with completely different upgrade features. Also read: Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer’s…

Oh no, Pokemon GO

This is not an "How to Be a Pokémon Master" tutorial.   I don't really like the game. I love all those parody videos and images on the web. Here I have collected few of them:   How Pokemon Go Will Actually Be  - video by Ricky Viper     Black Mirror: Pokémon Go -…

15 Minimalist Wild Animals Tattoos

Similar to big brushstrokes, Lee Stewart‘s tattoos cover the skin of his clients. Works that totally seem to have been carried out with paint as the resemblance is uncanny. The artist’s repertoire is mainly composed by wildlife tattoos as the pictures you will observe below represent among others kangaroos, bears, sharks, foxes or even pink…

Hyperrealistic Paintings of Children and Animals

Hyperrealist painter Kevin Peterson paints fairytale-like interactions of children and wolves, birds, and bears in scenes much different than the pastoral worlds of storybooks. Instead Peterson places the unlikely packs in distressed cities filled with decaying buildings and urban detritus. Despite the worn surroundings, the young girls in the paintings maintain a sense of innocence…

Ancient Gods – When Darkness Ruled the World

Darkness is the opposite of brightness and it is characterized by the absence of visible light. The emotional response of humans to darkness has led to many culturally different metaphorical usages. For example, in Christianity the first narrative of creation begins with darkness. Darkness is said to have existed before the world, then light was…

The Unique Beauty of Geodes

Geodes are rocks that are plain on the outside but can have beautiful crystals on the inside. In the Greek language, geode means "shape of the earth", and geodes are round like earth or oblong like an egg. They can be a couple inches or several feet in size.Тhe largest crystals can take a million…

Winged Insects Constructed from Video Game and Computer Components

Before old circuit boards find their way to the landfill, Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell gives them new life as winged insects. Tearing the boards from old computers and video game systems she cuts and sculpts them into crawly creatures that resemble butterflies, dragonflies and even cockroaches. The upcycled bugs are further adorned with other…

Cool body paintings by 16-year-old artist

Here are some really impressive body painting skills by 16-year-old Melbourne-based artist Lara Wirth. On Wirth’s Instagram page, she’s described as a self-taught body painter and a “dedicated procrastorpainter.” Monster SFX Tutorial Jack Skellington Tutorial Dark Mad Hatter Tutorial SFX Makeup Stopmotion and Removal Winter Spirit Makeup Timelapse Year of Makeup Frankenstien Makeup Time Lapse…

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