Fears Of Further Contagion In The Bitcoin Market

The below is a free full excerpt from a recent edition of Bitcoin Magazine Pro, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. Over the last week, we have extensively covered the contagion that has taken hold […]

Varn Vlog: Ben Burgis on the Legacy of Christopher Hitchens

Ben and I discuss his work on the life and legacy on Christopher Hitchens. You can find his book here: https://www.amazon.com/Christopher-Hitchens-Right-Wrong-Matters/dp/1789047455/ref=sr_1_1?crid=9ABDR25JJGVE&keywords=Burgis+Hitchens&qid=1655076115&sprefix=burgis%2520hitchens%2Caps%2C100&sr=8-1 You can find Ben’s article at sublation magazine here: https://www.sublationmag.com/post/ukraine-and-the-specter-of-christopher-hitchens You can find Ben’s podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/give-them-an-argument/id1527096105 ATTACHMENTS Upload TAGS source

Treasure, Jesus and an Elaborate Hoax: The Story of Bérenger Saunière

A potentially corrupt priest, an ancestral link to Jesus Christ and hidden treasure, the story of Bérenger Saunière and Rennes-le-Château is like something one would expect to see in movie theaters, not in history books. When the small-town French priest claimed to have located an enormous amount of treasure in the 1890s, he unknowingly put […]

Coinbase is facing class action suits over unstable stablecoins GYEN, TerraUSD

A class-action suit was filed against Coinbase on Thursday claiming the trading platform was negligent in its listing of the TerraUSD stablecoin and alleging that it failed to disclose its financial relationship with Terraform Labs. This is the second class-action suit outstanding against Coinbase. A suit was filed last month in connection with the depegging […]

Stablecoins highlight ‘structural fragilities’ of crypto — Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve’s board of governors pointed to stablecoins as a potential risk to financial stability amid a volatile crypto market. In its Monetary Policy Report released on Friday, the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System said “the collapse in the value of certain stablecoins” — likely referring to TerraUSD (UST) becoming unpegged […]

Why Does Boeing's Starliner Not Look Burned After Reentry

A simple question which lead me to talk about heat shielding on many different capsules over the years. Boeing’s spacecraft uses a non-ablative heatshield on the backshell partly because it has lower thermal loads compared to Dragon thanks to a shallower cone angle. And that’s where I started….. Follow me on Twitter for more updates: […]