Month: December 2019

All the New Science Fiction Books Coming out in January!

It is up to you now, only you are in control of your future. You have never had to fight this hard before, you don’t know what you’re capable of. All you can do is gather all the power you’ve...

/ December 31, 2019

Bitcoin’s Next Decade Will Be Shaped by Derivatives

The last five years have been a test phase for bitcoin derivatives, which began tentatively when Bitmex eased into life in 2014. Now, as the cryptoconomy prepares to enter a new decade, derivatives products will play a pivotal role in...

/ December 31, 2019

Our Saudi Arabia Problem (Part 2)

Watch Part 1 of this series here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Od2DEVt7q0 Please Subscribe to this channel! Help me hit 200k before January 11th. Read the full minutes of the Senate hearing here: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/CHRG-108shrg91326/html/CHRG-108shrg91326.htm Support the show by becoming a premium member: https://www.patreon.com/kimiversen For...

/ December 31, 2019

Hot and bothered: heat affects all of us, but older people face the highest health risks

Older people's bodies can't regulate their temperature as well as younger people's. From shutterstock.comAustralian summer temperatures have risen by 1.66℃ over the past 20 years. In the past century we’ve seen a significant increase in the number, intensity and duration...

/ December 30, 2019

Five Eye-Catching ’70s SF Covers That Actually Represent the Story

When it comes to book covers, sales departments have often had more clout than the poor beleaguered author. Covers are designed to catch the eye and spur sales; any resemblance to what is actually in the book may be coincidental....

/ December 30, 2019

Wazirx CEO on 2020 Outlook, RBI Ban, Crypto Regulation for India

The Indian crypto community has had an eventful year, with a bill on the horizon, the RBI ban’s supreme court hearing, and the community’s efforts toward positive crypto regulation. News.Bitcoin.com interviewed Nischal Shetty, CEO of local crypto exchange Wazirx, about...

/ December 30, 2019

Top 10 Craziest Concept Cars 2019

These are my top 10 picks for the most amazing cars in the world! In 2019 I spent over half the year living out of a suitcase to hunt down the most unique and incredible cars all over the world!...

/ December 30, 2019

Indian Government’s Institute Offers Blockchain Training in Multiple Cities

The National Power Training Institute, under India’s Ministry of Power, is offering blockchain training in multiple cities throughout the country. Participants will learn about blockchain technology, its use cases, smart contracts, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and even mining. Also read: Regulatory...

/ December 29, 2019

Asia’s Love Affair With Blockchain Is Blossoming

Far away from western eyes, Asian blockchain projects are thriving. A vibrant ecosystem of public and permissioned chains has sprung to life in Asia, aided by government and big business endorsement of distributed ledger technology (DLT). Many of these chains...

/ December 28, 2019

Honest Government Ads | Behind the Scenes 2019

Hello friends of the Juice Media, here's our end of year video! This time I wanted to share with you some behind the scenes action from 2019, as well as news about all the ways Juice Media is growing thanks...

/ December 28, 2019

Climate change: six positive news stories from 2019

Hydroelectric power has helped Costa Rica ditch fossil fuels. John E Anderson / shutterstockThe climate breakdown continues. Over the past year, The Conversation has covered fires in the Amazon, melting glaciers in the Andes and Greenland, record CO₂ emissions, and...

/ December 28, 2019

The Mandalorian Season 2 is Coming Fall 2020

We’ve known for a little while now that Lucasfilm is working on a second season for its first live-action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, but today, creator Jon Favreau officially confirmed that the show is returning, and that we’ll be...

/ December 28, 2019

Crypto’s Counterpunch to U.S. Hegemony and Empire

“The Muslim world should be designing measures to save themselves from the domination of the United States dollar and the American financial regime.” —Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran Also Read: Crypto Confronts Social Justice Warriors Hegemony and Muslim Resistance Hegemony...

/ December 27, 2019

That’s a relief! We have a way to recover phosphorus from our urine

Phosphorus was first discovered by boiling down thousands of litres of urine. Shutterstock/LestermanTo mark the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements we’re taking a look at some of the elements used by researchers in their work. Today’s...

/ December 26, 2019

Playing with old phones teaches children good habits, and reflects our bad ones back at us

Hard at play: 'technology corner' can teach kids healthy boundaries around device use. Jo Bird, Author providedScreens are everywhere, including in the palms of our hands. Children see how much time we adults spend on our smartphones, and therefore how...

/ December 26, 2019

Hunter, hunted: when the world catches on fire, how do predators respond?

Some predators, including red foxes, move into burnt areas after fires pass through. Alexandre Roux/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA2019 might well be remembered as the year the world caught fire. Some 2.9 million hectares of eastern Australia have been incinerated in the...

/ December 26, 2019

Youtube ‘Christmas Purge’ Has Content Creators Pointing to These Alternate Platforms

Recent widespread video removals have crypto Youtubers searching for greener and more dependable pastures for content production. While reports have since emerged of Youtube claiming the incident was an accident, and that videos are now being restored, the “Christmas Crypto...

/ December 26, 2019

Watch the Moon hide the Sun from northern Australia

The Moon passes in front of the Sun during this eclipse at Lake Bolac, Victoria, April 29, 2014. Phil Hart, CC BY-NC-NDA partial solar eclipse will occur across northern Australia on December 26. During the afternoon, the Moon will pass...

/ December 25, 2019

Someone Redeemed a 100 BTC Casascius Bar Worth Over $700K

In 2011, Mike Caldwell created the notorious Casascius physical bitcoin collection, and since then the series of coins has become extremely valuable. Over the last two months, a bunch of people have redeemed their Casascius coins and on December 23...

/ December 25, 2019

11 of the Most Groundbreaking Discoveries of 2019, From the Priceless Painting in Grandma’s Kitchen to the Secret of Stonehenge

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s time to once again revisit the year’s most exciting discoveries in art history and archaeology, from long-lost paintings to buried treasures and everything in between. As always, some discoveries are the result of...

/ December 25, 2019