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Economic Musings

Thoughts on economics - systemic, investments, and cryptocurrencies


Cyclists are the latest target in the Government's Net....

12 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, recently mooted the idea of imposing tighter regulations on cyclists in the UK. He raised the possibility of introducing registration plates for bicycles and insurance for riders, suggesting this would be an ef...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Dragons!

22 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase DRAGONS - anything from the Dragon Splinter..... The battle below shows a convincing win in Bronze with Delwyn boosting an Earth deck to victory. Dragons are an awesome choice for Bronz...

Splinterlands Challenge of the week: Animated Corpse

7 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Classic Beta Monster: Animated Corpse At Level 1 The Corpse has decent health and two attack, which is OK for four mana, but he is slow! The battle below features The Corpse fr...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Defender of the Truth

29 Nov 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the classic Beta card: Defender of Truth Even at Level 1 this is a decent card for the Mana - 1 magic attack with 3 health, 1 shield (which in Bronze league can be crucial) and reasonab...

If you Run a Small Business Online, you should be leveraging the Hive Blockchain

18 Jul 2021 4 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

Let's say I'm a Personal Trainer and because of an entirely hypothetical disproportionate governmental lockdown response to a recent pandemic destroying my usual in-person training sessions I've had to move my personal training sessions online. I...

Splinterlands Challenge of the week: Screeching Vulture

22 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

his week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Scavenge ability. And I have possible the ULTIMATE Scavenge showcase this week - a battle featuring the Screeching Vulture who ends up in LAST STAND position thanks to the Sacred Llam...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Byzantine Quad Heal Strategy

12 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase Cerberus from the Fire Splinter: This is a pretty handy, cheap mana tank, especially infuriating in 'little league' battles - there aren't many monsters with 9 health for 4 mana, 4...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Coral Wraith

5 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Coral Wraith from the Water Splinter. The Wraith is a rare 'sneak magic' card - very few cards have a sneak magic attack, but he is pretty weak in terms of both damage and he...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week - Reach Stack Ft the Minotaur Warlord

28 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Minotaur Warrior from the Earth Splinter.... On this occasion the challenge reminded me that I actually own one of these levelled up to what I regard as the 'optimum level' - level...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Defending Against Octopider

22 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Octopider from the Death Splinter. The Octopider is an awesome rare card, and one of the best reward cards out there. While expensive at 8 mana, he does a huge 5 damage at max level...