Armando Martinez

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Take a Fall Hike to Royal Basin in Olympic National Park

We all know the Olympic National Park is pretty much the greatest park to hike. With beaches on the wild Pacific Coast, thousands of rocky, …

6 airline industry secrets that will help you fly like a pro

Airline workers have a lot of tricks up their sleeves that could help you book a better, cheaper flight, avoid sitting next to babies, and more! Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Airline workers reveal 6 industry secrets to fly like a pro.<p>1. The best time to book your ticket: 2:30 p.m. E.T. on …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Self-improvement

Currency Guru Gets His Head Around Bitcoin's Capital Flow Signal

One of the hottest prognosticators in the $5.1 trillion-a-day foreign-exchange market says what’s key to bitcoin are the signals it gives on global …

Why haven't we evolved immortality? The answer is in our genes

If evolution works by selecting for the most advantageous genes, it begs the question: why haven't we evolved immortality? According to a decades-old …

Biology

Which People Would Agree to Have Sex With a Stranger?

Choosing to have sex with a total stranger is not something everyone would do. It probably takes a certain type of person. Quite a bit of evidence …

Here’s one way to value bitcoin

The past few weeks have been stressful for investors of bitcoin and other digital currencies, leaving them struggling to decipher bitcoin’s true …

Cryptocurrency

Don't Mine Bitcoin. Mine Altcoins fool!

I’m no Pliny the Elder but I’m here to tell you there’s a gold rush occurring in the cryptocurrency mining space. Whether you’ve just overcome your …

Cryptocurrency

Why Is the Kremlin Suddenly Obsessed With Cryptocurrencies?

Putin and his people once threatened to jail bitcoin users. Now, they can’t get enough of the digital money.<p>In early June, Russian President Vladimir …

Poor quality sleep could increase Alzheimer's risk, research suggests

Findings raise possibility repeated disruption of slow wave sleep could lead to a buildup of proteins linked to disease<p>Prolonged periods of poor sleep increase levels of proteins involved in Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests, although quality, not quantity, of sleep is at the root of the issue.<p>…

Neuroscience

Return Of The Day Traders

At the end of the 20th century, there was no better indicator that the dot-com bubble was about to burst than the millions of everyday people–dentists, lawyers and bank tellers–armed with cheap PCs and internet connections who abandoned their day jobs to trade newly born internet stocks like Excite …

Anyone buying hardware to mine Ethereum is going to lose

Put Your Hard Hat OnThere's a huge cryptocurrency mining boom taking place right now, with global GPU shortages for both AMD and NVIDIA, as well as a …

Cryptocurrency

Nvidia's Late Arrival And How It Impacts Ethereum

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) is expected to launch a graphics card that’s better optimized for cryptocurrency mining. Of course, AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) has taken …

Bitcoin is already playing a key role in the unsteady financial systems of some developing markets

When I began to teach in 2012, I decided to start my course with an analysis of how money affects social order. What my students found particularly fascinating was the then-nascent world of cryptocurrencies, which I described at length as a crucial feature in the future of money.<p>Some colleagues …

Cryptocurrency

Are cryptocurrencies about to go mainstream?

Experts call for caution about digital currencies, such as bitcoin and Ethereum, but financial firms are considering adopting them or even establishing their own<p>Last Sunday a message posted on message board 4Chan started the rumor that Vitalik Buterin, the founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, had …

Cryptocurrency

Embracing Bitcoin

I continually get news feeds streaming across my computer telling me how other countries are jumping on board with Bitcoin. But, I read in American …

Suddenly, Bitcoin to Be Officially Legal in India

CNBC India has revealed that the Indian government committee has ruled in favor of regulating Bitcoin.<p>On April 14, Cointelegraph reported that the …

Cryptocurrency

Island Hopping In Colombia: The Best Secret Island Retreats

Colombia is a country surrounded by both the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean, which gives it a large number of coastlines and islands. Many of the …

Economics Professor: Bitcoin Will Make Plenty of Millionaires

Advertisement<p>According to a recent write-up published by Panos Mourdoukoutas, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at LIU Post in New …

Cryptocurrency

Here’s how we start to stabilize Bitcoin, Ethereum

News of Bitcoin and Ethereum is everywhere these days. The two cryptocurrencies have had returns over the past year that make a big-time hedge fund manager look like he’s running a lemonade stand in front of his parents house.<p>Since last year, Bitcoin is up (at the time of this writing) 390.55 …

Ethereum 'Tokens' Are All the Rage. But What Are They Anyway?

Ethereum wants to create an ecosystem where everything works together seamlessly as part of its vision for a 'world computer' - and that includes the …

August 1st And The End Of Bitcoin?

Before we get started, let me try and define some very important terms, which I hope will make it easier for me to fully convey what exactly is going …

Ethereum Price Only Now Started Its Most Bullish Phase - Ethereum Price

In which phase exactly are we in Ethereum’s bull cycle? That is the million dollar question top of mind of every investor. This market cycle model …

Cryptocurrency

Central Banks Are Driving Many to Cryptocurrencies

By: Demelza Hays <br>Two years ago, Bitcoin was considered a fringe technology for libertarians and computer geeks. Now, Bitcoin and other …

Ripple Is Up 3800%: Should You Be Buying? | Investopedia

While Bitcoin​ and Ethereum​ continue to enjoy most of the limelight, there are other promising cryptocurrencies out there.<p>Ripple is a venture-backed …

Market Capitalization

Fred Wilson: Buyer Beware

Six things that investors and startup founders must remember.<p>I got this question on Twitter yesterday:<p>Are there any parallels you can draw between ICOs and private investment rounds?<p>-- Daniel Olshansky (@olshansky) June 13, 2017<p>And I responded with this:<p>Yes, buyer beware. Do your homework. Don't be …

Cryptocurrency

3 Predictions for Digital Currencies In H2 2017 (Hint: It's All To Do With ICOs)

With prices shooting skywards in many digital currencies, a question on the minds of many who are holding onto big gains in Ethereum and Bitcoin is: …

Cryptocurrency

Is It Too Late To Invest In Ethereum

Last month I wrote an article about the inevitable rise of Ethereum. Since that article the price has increased 700% and since the beginning of the …