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…

Explore The Solar System – 360

Explore the solar system in a information-packed, beautifully-animated way. With this 360 Degree Interactive Tour from Crash Course, Thought Café, and Crash Course Astronomy host Phil Plait. Grab your Cardboard VR kit, or view it on your phone or desktop. Tech details below: [warning]For the most immersive #360Video experience use Cardboard with the YouTube Android…

Public Murals by A’shop Crew on the Streets of Montreal

Montreal based A’shop crew is an artist-run production company that creates graffiti murals, street art, and other public art displays. Most of their work is heavily influenced by graffiti but has also found inspiration elsewhere like their 2011 piece titled Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (top) that borrows from the art nouveau style of Alphonse Mucha. You can see…

Scariest Mouth in the World Belongs To Leatherback Turtle’s

Here’s one species of turtle you don’t want to kiss. Believe me, the Leatherback Sea Turtle might look adorable and harmless, but lurking behind its cute face is a set of killer teeth, making its mouth one of the scariest in the world.. Hundreds of these jagged stalactite-like teeth called ‘papillae’ line the turtle’s mouth…

If Nicolas Cage Played Every Character In Game Of Thrones

Cage isn't coming; Cage has come, thanks to the Cage Of Thrones project, which saw every major character in HBO's television series Game Of Thrones replaced with - you guessed it - Nicolas Cage. Reddit user CarlosDanger100 used Photoshop to replace 25+ different characters' faces, and the results are troubling. Which character is the most…

Pop idols become fun dolls

The iDollz project IDollz is the combination between the words “idol” and “doll”. It’s a series of portraits of contemporary pop idols represented as dolls. In this new art project, Dito explores the meaning of contemporary simulacra. Idollz it is a potentially infinite “variations on a theme” as Ditology and Ditalians.   The idols and…

Lovely Handmade Soap Art Collection

There are ephemeral objects you do not want to touch as they are beautiful and well made. This is the case of these soaps, which in addition to being handmade and smell good, take the form of accurate and sculptural figurines. A work by Charming Frog. Available on Etsy. If you liked the article ⋆Lovely…

Minimalist Single Line Tattoos by Mo Ganji

Single Line Tattoos? German-Iranian tattoo artist Mo Ganji wants to create simple images with a strong impact. Born in Iran but based out of Berlin, Ganji believes that it’s easier to “add and add” than to use limited tools to create something basic. This philosophy results in tattoos that appear to be just one line,…

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