Urbanista #5 Kormakitis’ abandoned elementary school in Cyprus

kormakitis 1950Hidden on the North-West of Island of Cyprus, one small village, still keep memories of what happened around 40 years ago. Until the Turkish invasion of 1974, the town of Kormakitis was known as a center of Maronite culture, but according to United Nations estimates only 165 Maronites remained in Northern Cyprus in 2001. The village school was constructed in 1962, and it was able to enroll 210 students and employ seven Continue reading

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Urbanista #4 The Abandoned resort Varosha(Famagusta) in Cyprus

Varosha is an abandoned southern quarter of the Cypriot city of Famagusta. Prior to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, it was the modern tourist area of the city, and one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. Its inhabitants fled during the invasion, when it came under Turkish control, and it has remained abandoned and under the occupation of the Turkish Armed Forces ever since. As of 2016, the quarter continues to be uninhabited and is described as a ghost town. Entry is forbidden to the public. Continue reading

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Exploring the new territory By Manfred Karrer

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With the recent Bitfinex heist models for decentralized exchanges have received a bit more attention as usual.

This is a repeating pattern happening every few months after a major incident.

And it goes back to business as usual after people are entertained by the next soap opera.
So I do not expect that the majority of cryptoland citizens will radically change their behavior. And that has several understandable reasons.
But beside that, Continue reading

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Urbanista #3 The Abandoned funicular at Palau Nacional de Montjuic-Barcelona

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Strange ruins can be found if you visit Montjuic hill in Barcelona, Spain. The one which attracted us is situated from the north stairways leading to National Palace in Barcelona. My searches in Internet weren’t leading to anything useful except links to galleries with photos from the abandoned amusement park in Montjuic from the 70’s.

And one day I saw old b&w photo of some crazy Disneyland like composition under the ancient  shade of the palace. When i googled again with adding Continue reading

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Bitcoin has died again-It was for 109th time till today

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Bitcoin Obituaries or 99bitcoins.com is keeping archive of all news-feed from online and print media when bitcoin died in the last few years. The dead count is good reminder for all enemies of the Crypto King. You can kill something which just get alive and coming stronger and stronger every year.

Death count 107:

Russo’s glaring point remains, Bitcoin has created a class hierarchy divided by computational power. The cryptocurrency as is can not deliver on the promises of decentralization, anonymity, or full Continue reading

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