Bitcoin’s energy consumption is the same as a small country

Did you know that Bitcoin is a significant contributor to global warming?

Mining cryptocurrencies consumes as much energy as mining precious metals

More evidence that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have a negative environmental impact.

How the cryptocurrency boom could make or break Iceland’s economy

Iceland is welcoming a new generation of miners.

One man pushed Bitcoin from $100 to over $1,000 a pop in two months’ time, new research reports

You have one chance to guess if he did it through fraud or not. (Hint: it was fraud).

The ‘Next Big Things’ in Science Ten Years from Now

So, what’s the future going to look like ten years from now? What’s the next big thing? Genomics, big data, nanotech, a Martian colony and nuclear fusion, to name a few.

Cicada 3301: A puzzle for the brightest minds, posted by an unknown, mysterious organization

It’s perhaps the most enigmatic and intriguing thing on the internet, which promises an “epiphany” when you solve it.┬áNo one knows who sets it or what the prize is at the end, but Cicada 3301 has posted mysterious, extremely difficult puzzles for three years in a row, in an attempt to recruit and enlighten the best cryptanalysts from the public.