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The Conet Project: Like Something Out of a Spy Movie

About 20 years ago, Akin Fernandez discovered mysterious sounds and voices being transmitted over shortwave radio stations called “Numbers Stations” that weren’t documented anywhere. With more research, Fernandez realized that these stations had been used during the Cold War to

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Posted in Idiocracy, Music, Remember, The Facts, Told You So

The Number 231

Prime Factors of 231 =3x7x11. 231 is a Triangular Number. 231 is a Hexagonal Number. 231 is an Octahedral Number. 231 is a 17-gonal Number. 231 is a 78-gonal Number. 231 is a Centered 23-gonal Number. 231 is the 22nd

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Posted in Astonishing, The Facts

Bitcoin and the generational divide

This video is a visual representation of the difference between the Austrian School Bitcoin detractors and the people who understand what Bitcoin is, what it can do, and how it is the biggest thing since email. On the right, you

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McDonalds Money: the solution to the banking and monetary crisis

It seems that another crack in the dam has appeared: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/thoore-scandalous-than-libor/ How long can it be before it cracks all the way and the whole creaking edifice bursts and the pressure is relieved? Bad stuff is what happens when the

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Posted in Eat, Economics, Libertarianism, Money, The Facts

Bitcoin is voluntarist, not socialist

The idea of socialism is diametrically opposed to the core philosophy of a voluntary peer to peer system like Bitcoin. Peer to peer systems dis-intermediate the transfer of information and eliminate the need for an arbitrary governing authority or service

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Posted in Bitcoin, Economics, Libertarianism, Politricks, The Facts

The confusion over the nature of corporations

There is a great deal of deeply seated confusion about corporations, their origins and true purpose. People who are intelligent and well read in the field of the philosophy of liberty sometimes fall short when it comes to understanding what

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Posted in Economics, Idiocracy, Libertarianism, No no no!, People, Politricks, Someone Stupid Said, The Facts

Refuting George Monbiot’s attacks on Libertarianism

George Monbiot, world famous environmentalist and renowned anti C02 campaigner has chosen to launch an attack on Libertarianism. Articles like his are more useful than annoying, because it provides Libertarians an opportunity refute all of his carefully made points, and

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Posted in Libertarianism, The Facts