A Crypto Journey
A Crypto Journey

A Crypto Journey

Here we exchange news, views and reviews on developments in the crypto space.

Banks Burn More Energy Than Bitcoin

16 Jun 2022 3 minute read 8 comments I-HODL

Well, wouldn't you know.  There's a report in circulation, my friends, that seeks to debunk the much ballyhooed concern that Bitcoin is an energy guzzler and the harbinger of climate change. The report, Bitcoin: Cryptopayments Energy Efficiency, whic...

Crypto Prices are Plummeting- Here's Why I'm Buying

13 Jun 2022 4 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

Well, friends, it's yet another action packed day in the cryptoverse. Yesterday after our chat, I went to bed, shut my eyes a bit and was barely able to complete one snore before alarms were going off again, this time because Tron's algorithmic stabl...

Things heat up at Celsius

13 Jun 2022 2 minute read 10 comments I-HODL

Things are getting a bit heated over at Celsius, it appears, as the crypto lending platform announced tonight that it will be pausing all withdrawals, swaps and transfers between accounts on its platform due to “extreme market conditions.” I smell a...

LUNA 2.0 to list on tier one exchanges, JP Morgan bullish on Bitcoin

26 May 2022 2 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

Well, friends, it appears as though Do Kwon’s  proposal for an entirely new Terra blockchain, has won the popular vote, surpassing 65% yesterday, and exchanges are already signaling their support for listing. According to this plan LUNA 2.0 will go l...

South Korean police call on exchanges to freeze LFG funds & more

24 May 2022 5 minute read 4 comments I-HODL

The UST/LUNA fallout continues, my friends. Today, South Korean exchanges meet with members of the ruling party to defend their actions during the recent crypto crash as, according to reports, they are being charged with failing to implement enough i...

Beeple hacked, phishing scam nets close to half a million

23 May 2022 3 minute read 9 comments I-HODL

Over the past weeks, I've been adding to my metaverse coins. Copped a few MANA, some SAND, started looking into ENJIN, thought maybe some GALA would look nice, right? And I thought, okay, I'm making some really good investment choices. After getting...

Bitcoin as a part of the American retirement plan

22 May 2022 2 minute read 3 comments I-HODL

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day, everybody! It's that time again where we gather around to share a slice or two of Papa John's and to lift our glasses in toast to Laszlo Hanyecz, the guy who, on this day in 2010, traded 10,000 Bitcoin for two Papa John's  pi...

Nox Bitcoin to reimburse UST holders & more

21 May 2022 4 minute read 3 comments I-HODL

My friends, there's this exchange in Brazil called Nox Bitcoin, right? There were some investors on the exchange who held UST before the crash. According to reports, Nox Bitcoin has committed to allocate 620,000 Brazilian reais to refund customers wh...

In the World of Crypto: Mike Novogratz' humbling tattoo & more

19 May 2022 4 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

Friends, I've got a confession. I have a tattoo.  I know, I know, what can I say? It was a drunk moment. I got it to celebrate our purchase of my favorite car a few years ago. Nope, it wasn't a Tesla, we didn't and don't have that budget, not yet. Bu...

Crypto and the Law: While regulators clamor, Do Kwon proposes LUNA hard fork

17 May 2022 7 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

Regulators around the world are evaluating the aftermath of Terra's UST/LUNA and weighing in with renewed calls for greater supervision. And even as at least one South Korean politician calls for a hearing on the crisis, Terra creator, Do Kwon, is ba...