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…

The Highest Road in The World

Russian audiovisual artist (Tundra) and director Aleksandr Sinitsa had a mad trip to Manali-Leh Road - the highest one in the center of the world If you liked the article ⋆The Highest Road in The World⋆ show it to your friends! Source: designcollector

A Three-Year Journeying Around the World to Capture Sunrise

Julien Grondin is a French landscape photographer famous under the name of Beboy Photographs. Julien is self-taught and photographed various objects until he decided he should settle for his favorite genre – landscapes and cityscapes. This series is made when he decided to travel to catch the looks of sunrise from the perspective of the local places.…

Beautiful Photos of Forgotten Abandoned Buildings

The peculiar work of Mathias Hakker has a rare quality. He finds a particular beauty in abandoned buildings, stairways, gardens, ceilings, hallways, galleries and large halls, most of them many decades old. While some of the architectural photos this Potsdam born photographer captures are magnificent old historical constructions, many are just private homes of everyday people…

Bronze Sculptures Brought to Life by Incredible Water Effects

Bronze may be a classic, but the way in which Małgorzata Chodakowska puts it into life is amazing. Yes, we have seen many, many bronze sculptures. We have also seen many sculpture fountains – those are the epitome of the romanticism era. Still, there is something quite unique and special in the water sculptures of this Polish…

The World’s Most Photogenic Cat Smoothie

As you can see from these pictures, Smoothie knows how to pose for the camera. Then again, it’s pretty easy for her. After all, while most of us have a best angle, EVERY angle is Smoothie’s best angle! With 100k followers and counting, Smoothie is the cat that Instagram was made for, so head on…

15 Historical World Firsts That You Should See

They say there's a first time for everything and, logically speaking, that has to be true. While a lot of firsts sadly got lost in the sands of time, more recent world firsts have been recorded in the history books and many have even been photographed. If you're interested in human history, we have a…

Amazing Miniature Worlds Inside Wooden Rings by Secret Wood

Hidden, fairy-tale worlds lie inside these rings, waiting for someone to explore them. And while exploring them would probably be a bit difficult, we can at least admire and get lost inside their vivid colors and beautiful scenery. If you’re one of those people who love unique and eye-catching jewelry then you’re gonna love this!…

Top 10 Most Creative Cakes Ever

Here are Top 10 of Most Creative Cakes I've Ever Seen Some of us eat with our eyes as well as our mouths, so for us, food presentation is as important, if not more so, than the taste. These cakes are perfect examples – we can't taste them (unfortunately), but most of them look as…

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