After the series of bans in Patreon it is time for Bitpatron

BitPatron come with a simple mission: provide a Bitcoin censorship-free Patreon alternative, and also to help Bitcoin achieve mass adoption. Similar to Lighthouse Crowdfunding platform which appeared 5 years ago, Bitpatron come to help many projects which were recently kicked out from Patreon.

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Urbanista #26 Sathorn Unique Tower and ICE Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

Sathorn Unique Tower

Here is some information from the brochures you can find around the place:
Sathorn Unique Tower is our first residential project in downtown Bangkok. The tower is 49 floors with the total of 659 residential units and 54 retails, located only less than 200 meters from BTS : Taksin station. Sathorn Unique Tower is also located at the edge of old commercial town of Charernkrung meets the new international business zone of Silom-Sathorn roads. It sits on a horseshoe blend, which is considered as the best place for overlook at the Bangkok’s grand cityscape and the charm of the Chaopraya River.

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Urbanista #25 Exploring Abandoned Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia

One of the most interesting places for Urban Explorers in Cambodia is Bokor Hill Mountain Station. This is a group of French Colonial buildings, including – Hotel Casino, Gothic Church, Royal Residency and Post Office. The best way to reach it is by renting a scooter from Kampot in Southern Cambodia. Make sure you are up early. Reaching the complex from Kampot require more than 60-90 minutes.

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Urbanista #24 The Bunker in Ex Russian Embassy/Consulate in Barcelona, Spain

Russia General Consulate Sign

Salvador Andreu, better known as “Dr. Andreu,” was the wealthiest physician in Barcelona in the 1920s. He used the great fortune he accumulated by a pharmaceutical invention to purchase large plots of land, and catering to the growing wealthy Catalan bourgeoisie class, developed Tibidabo Avenue, an elegant avenue running along the city’s highest peak.

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Wait…Are these Influencers Virtual…CGI ?

Miquela

“You can create the Kardashians without any of the inherent issues that come with being human,” said Cyan Banister, a partner at Founders Fund, which put in $100,000 for Brud’s seed round in May 2017.

Brud earlier this year raised an additional $6 million in venture capital from firms including Sequoia Capital and BoxGroup, according to people familiar with the situation.

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Urbanista #23 Babe Drop-Off or “The Lathe” of the Orphans in Barcelona, Spain

At number 17 on calle Ramelleres, there is a circular window known as “El Torno” or “The Lathe” of the Orphans. Single mothers were frowned upon in these days and they left their children through this hole so that the nuns would take responsibility for them instead.

In the heart of El Raval in Barcelona thousands of people passing daily next to this small wooden inlet that was once attached to the House of Mercy. Next to it on the left you can find a metal plate with slot for coins, used to anonymously drop off donations for the church. Continue reading “Urbanista #23 Babe Drop-Off or “The Lathe” of the Orphans in Barcelona, Spain”

Pina Cocainalada-Spanish police found 67 kilos of cocaine hidden in pineapples fruits

(Foto: Policía Nacional)

After planned operation in Madrid and Barcelona Spanish police found 67 kilos of cocaine hidden in pineapples fruits. The drug was made in cylindrical blocks and delicately packed under the fruit’s skin. All cylinders were carefully covered in wax to prevent any chemical smells coming from inside and protect the cargo from police dogs checks. The cylinders vary in weight, most Continue reading “Pina Cocainalada-Spanish police found 67 kilos of cocaine hidden in pineapples fruits”

Urbanista #22 The Abandoned Amusement Theme Park-Game City in Yangon, Myanmar

Opened in 1997 by some of the most powerful men in Myanmar’s dictatorship the park was planned to be attraction part of the city Zoo of Yangon.

The opening ceremony was attended by several Burmese big-wigs including General Khin Nyunt, who was then Secretary-1 of the State Law and Order Restoration Council. The military was proud of the park and hailed it as a “world-class” Continue reading “Urbanista #22 The Abandoned Amusement Theme Park-Game City in Yangon, Myanmar”

Urbanista #21 The Abandoned Castle Torre Salvana in Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain

Protagonista of this article is one abandoned castle at “Santa Coloma de Cervello” Cataluña, Spain. This place is famous with the paranormal activities witnessed by many visitors in the last 50 years. Many people reported that they encounter ghosts or they have heard strange sounds and voices.

Anyway our mission was to make some good photos and short video. The day was warm and the sky was clear. We didn’t come across any zombies or crazy phenomena, but the place is definitely Continue reading “Urbanista #21 The Abandoned Castle Torre Salvana in Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain”

Cassolada Twitter Sense Robot

A cacerolazo or casserole is a form of popular protest which consists of a group of people making noise by banging pots, pans, and other utensils in order to call for attention.

It arose in South America (in particular Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, Ecuador, Cuba, Peru, Brazil) and has been seen more recently in English- and French-speaking countries, most notably Québec, as well as in Turkey during the 2013 protests in Turkey.

What is peculiar about this type of demonstration is that Continue reading “Cassolada Twitter Sense Robot”

Urbanista #20 La Modelo Prison-Barcelona, Spain

La Modelo prison was constructed and build between 1881 y 1904 by architects Salvador Viñals y José Doménech y Estapá and closed in June 2017 after 113 years of service.

The plan of the prison is following classical rules of Panopticon.

The scheme of the design is to allow all inmates of an institution to be observed by a single watchman without the inmates being able to tell Continue reading “Urbanista #20 La Modelo Prison-Barcelona, Spain”

Limited edition Tesla Surfboard-SOLD OUT

There were only 200 made and they sold out for $1,500 each.  Not far than a new surfboard that can fetch anywhere from $700 to $1,000, at the end custom boards costing even more.

Tesla says that all its vehicles, Model S, X and 3, can “comfortably accommodate this surfboard on either the inside or outside of the vehicle.”

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Urbanista #19 Exploring the Abandoned Thuy Tien Lake Aquapark, Vietnam

Thuy Tien is situated just 8 kilometers outside Huong Thuy town in Hue, by the Thuy Tien Lake. This abandoned water park is hidden in the jungle, but recently become very popular and many tourists heading daily there to visit its ghost structures.

Ho Thuy Tien, which cost nearly three million dollars to build, opened to the public outside of the Vietnamese city of Hue in 2004. It was only half-finished, but that didn’t matter. Continue reading “Urbanista #19 Exploring the Abandoned Thuy Tien Lake Aquapark, Vietnam”

Urbanista #18 The Abandoned Hotels of Kaunas, Lithuania

We met these unfinished concrete giants while visiting the city of Kaunas last summer in 2017 during our Baltic tour in parts of Latvia.

Soviet period has drastically changed the urban face of Kaunas and we can still find two unfinished objects from this period, referred by locals as „ghosts “and „monsters“.

These concrete buildings were supposed to become hotels, but the lack of funding halted the Continue reading “Urbanista #18 The Abandoned Hotels of Kaunas, Lithuania”

Porn Talks – Interview with adult star Valentina Bianco (18+)

I can’t say anything else except that we have great time when interviewing Valentina Bianco last week. She is the most adorable Porn girl we ever met and she wasn’t shy to share with us details from kitchen of porn business and her personal life. At the end of the article you can find links to her social networks profiles and her performances.

Shanomag: In what porn genre you like to work? Where you can position yourself in the industry?

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Autonomous Polytechnics and Revolutionary Hacker Movement with Amir Taaki

Crypto-Anarchist, Bitcoin Pioneer, Rebel, Hacker, Video and Software developer, Technology Anarchist, Freedom Fighter, Professional Poker Player, YPG Soldier and advisor and hundreds of other labels are true facts for his personality. But all these classifications and labels are not enough to complete the impression from meeting Amir face to face.

Four years after we made a contact with him for first time in Barcelona and five years after he was charted in Forbes’ list of Continue reading “Autonomous Polytechnics and Revolutionary Hacker Movement with Amir Taaki”

Urbanista #17 Abandoned Rural Farm #1 at El Prat, Barcelona-Spain

The abandoned farmhouse in this article is located in El Prat, Barcelona right near the bed of river El Prat. It was abandoned during the construction of Mandela Bridge, situated on 50 meters from the farm. We took a short bicycle trip to El Prat reserve and on the way we came across this hidden beauty.

You can see the house from the main road or from the Bridge and use the small pathway to reach it. Continue reading “Urbanista #17 Abandoned Rural Farm #1 at El Prat, Barcelona-Spain”

Urbanista #16 Abandoned Liepaja Battery No.3 Coastal Defense Fortification, Lithuania

The area with the abandoned fortifications in Liepaja Lithuania’s, was our final destination during Shanomag Baltic trip. After the dungeons of few nuclear rocket bases and few abandoned airports reaching the sea was great release. With color domination of grey, this place keep very special mood.

The bunker structures are one of the most visually expressive coastal defense lines in Latvia. The majority of the fortifications have been destroyed. Situated at Continue reading “Urbanista #16 Abandoned Liepaja Battery No.3 Coastal Defense Fortification, Lithuania”

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How the myth for 200 000 Bitcoins in hands of Bulgarian Police has been created

Last few weeks all global media is in competition with itself on screaming a fake news pushed from Bulgarian authorities and Southeast European Law Enforcement Center (SELEC).

We will try to be straight and clear on this object and share a great investigation from our partners from Bivol.bg:

Sorry guys. This is just the next fake news pushed from official source and all was looking great, but…

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What Happen in Barcelona on 1 October 2017?

We follow voters to Bario Gotic’s voting station to see how the Referendum for Independence is happening right now. Peaceful and happy crowd waiting in the queue and applauding every voter who is going out.

After so many reports for Police violence in Tweeter we were happy to find island of pacifism, happy and smiling people celebrating Continue reading “What Happen in Barcelona on 1 October 2017?”

Urbanista #15 Exploring abandoned Thuy Tien sculpture creation camp, Hue, Vietnam

Hue held five international sculpture camps in 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008 producing 140 works. Most of the pieces were put on display at parks along Huong River.

Dozens of sculptures were installed at Thuy Tien Tourist Resort, but the resort stopped operations more than five years ago, so many of the works have been vandalised. Meanwhile, statues located at the Bavico Resort Continue reading “Urbanista #15 Exploring abandoned Thuy Tien sculpture creation camp, Hue, Vietnam”

Urbanista #14 Abandoned Old Terminal Luang Prabang, Laos

On the way to the airport of Louangphabang or Luang Prabang in Laos you can’t missed the silhouette of Asian pagoda style building of the old international terminal of the city on the left side of the road. It is situated 500-1000m from the new International Terminal. 

Luang Prabang got rid of its old terminal building in 2013. The old building was not enough to support the growing needs of faster service for all international and domestic flights.

Now it is left to decay and disappear silently into the jungle surroundings. At least for now…. Continue reading “Urbanista #14 Abandoned Old Terminal Luang Prabang, Laos”

Urbanista #13 Plokštinė Ballistic Missile Launch Base-Cold War Museum, Lithuania

With the help of European Structural Funds today the former underground missile base is newly opened after the reconstruction and hosts the Cold War Museum in Lithuania.

When the United States started building underground military bases, the Soviet Union felt it had to maintain its military advantage. For that reason in September 1960 in the village of Plokščiai the Soviets began to build rapidly an underground military base, one of the first in the S. U. The shore of the nearby Plateliai lake and the Plokštinė forests Continue reading “Urbanista #13 Plokštinė Ballistic Missile Launch Base-Cold War Museum, Lithuania”

Urbanista #12 Abandoned Nuclear Warhead Missiles Storage Lithuania

This is the first nuclear ballistic medium-range missile base of the Soviet Union. After twelve years of operations, the site was shut down.

This Storage bunker once kept the warheads for the secret missile launch base in Plokštinė in Lithuania.

The site appears to have been Continue reading “Urbanista #12 Abandoned Nuclear Warhead Missiles Storage Lithuania”

Under the Bridge-Graffiti art in Barcelona

We joined a group of artists on their mission to change the skin of the concrete city.

The lads were really friendly and explained many things about their views and art. With highly skilled hands and inspiration in the mind the final results were amazing.

A lot of techniques of shaping the spray stream in incredible ways were used. Continue reading “Under the Bridge-Graffiti art in Barcelona”

Urbanista #11 Abandoned Rucava’s Soviet Radio Communications Military Base

The first location I visited in Latvia was this abandoned air defense ex-soviet military base. As any other Military buildings this Radio division was built as economically as possible using standard design.

The Devision Complex is organized around 5 service buildings in the open are outside the Continue reading “Urbanista #11 Abandoned Rucava’s Soviet Radio Communications Military Base”

Urbanista #10 Abandoned Paper Mill / Abandonada Cartonera el Papiol

Today’s stalker trip is – an Abandoned Paper Mill near Barcelona. El Cartonera – El Papiol was build in 1793 and the mill was one of the most productive paper and carton mills in the area. In the beginning of 20 century diesel engines replaced the water mills. The building has 5 floors and 180 windows.

After massive flooding in 1983 some parts of the buildings collapsed and the Factory closed doors forever. Some parts of the three main buildings

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Urbanista #9 Cement Plant Conveyor

The upper part of the Cement Conveyor is build over 3 supporting concrete pylons. The belt line is from covered type and in very good condition. The line stopped production in 2012.

Some small trees plantation can be found inside the conveyor pipe – next to the connecting points. Strong winds hitting the structure most Continue reading “Urbanista #9 Cement Plant Conveyor”

Urbanista #8 Abandoned Caserna del Carrabiners

The first building from the headquarters was built in 1844. Sponsored by Royal “Carrabiners” this Guard post has been used for monitoring the coast line sailing, and preventing contraband of tobacco. The climate in the area during this period was reason for malaria and tuberculoses.
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Urbanista #7 Abandoned Casa de Semafor

The House of the signals is abandoned building from XIX century. Good choice for half day trip or picnic, because it is located inside reserve od Delta del Llobregat. You can combine it with visit to Caserna dels Carrabiners which is 150 meters away.Access is free and save because the building has been renovated into park Mirador(Watch Tower).

Build on massive 3 meters stone blocks to resist sea power it has been used for naval navigation and for early informing for contraband ships.

It used to communicate by flag signals with the Continue reading “Urbanista #7 Abandoned Casa de Semafor”

Urbanista #6 Dachau Concentration camp

1933-few weeks after Adolf Hitler were elected for Reich Chancellor, a concentration camp for political prisoners was set up in Dachau(German town of the same name – 10 miles Northwest of Munich).

The first prisoners arrived in Dachau on March 22, 1933, two days after the acting Munich Chief of Police and Reichsführer SS Heinrich Himmler announced the camp’s creation.

During the first year, the camp held about 4,800 prisoners and by 1937 the number had risen to 13,260. Initially the internees consisted primarily of German Communists, Continue reading “Urbanista #6 Dachau Concentration camp”

Game of Drones and Drone Party Mollerussa 2017

Drone competitions starts getting more popular in Spain in 2017. From Drone Shows in the beginning to full year tournaments in rounds spreads across the country.

We made it for the last one in Mollerussa in Catalunya.

A lot of teams, everyone dressed in their custom team jumpers and T-shirts. 3D drone frames printing. Here is the event score:

+POSITIVES
Any Drone event is positive for this new sport hobby. Good place to exchange knowledge and ask for support. Large area for Drone track. Workshops and example of 3D DIY mini Continue reading “Game of Drones and Drone Party Mollerussa 2017”

#1 Help3d: Practical 3D printing-Micro Sanding Block

3d printed sanding paper block

Starting new 3d printing posts by offering you a really handy and practical things to print.

We will search the web and offer new and interesting files to print by using our test settings.

Like proud owners of cheap Prusa i3 ProB, we will try to provide photo and if possible video support for each model we presenting.

This month our model comes from EasilyBuild, and the file is uploaded at thingiverse.com.

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What is Minebox? Blockchain bringing back our data from the “CLOUD”

It is time to get your data back? Instead of storing files in the public cloud, the Minebox acts as your personal cloud, which is dedicated for you, and you only. It is secured, safe and reliable. Promoted as the most powerful NAS ever. Pre-order for Minebox 8TB/16TB is open now.

Minebox NAS is smart data storage box that Continue reading “What is Minebox? Blockchain bringing back our data from the “CLOUD””

The Political Art of David Dees

David Dees began his career as an artist for the advertising and motion picture industries. David’s passion to spread the truth has resulted in a huge body of work referencing just about every conspiracy theory out there today.

Taking a solid stance against the world takeover political agenda of Zionism, Dees has been misconstrued as anti-Semitic. Continue reading “The Political Art of David Dees”

TicrThing-The first hardware Bitcoin ticker campaign is now active on IndieGoGo

3d-printed-standingmidqBefore you continue to read this article, please check right from this text field and maybe you can notice CoinDesk’s bitcoin website ticker widget running in our home page. Very helpful small frame script. From some time ago people working on a project to create a physical device which can solve the same task and it can work outside of dead loop of smartphone-tablet-laptop cycles. Our friends from TicrThing -makers of wireless gadgets and crypto Continue reading “TicrThing-The first hardware Bitcoin ticker campaign is now active on IndieGoGo”

The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet-Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide

Norton explores the secret world of bulletproof hosting that’s hidden deep in underground bunkers, isolated at sea, and spread across the Web. Uncover the threats that lie within these services, such as botnets, malware, ransomware, and the black market, and learn how to protect yourself in “The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet – Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide” Continue reading The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet-Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide