Late to the Party, the Blog
Late to the Party, the Blog

Late to the Party, the Blog

My very very late to the party musings on things like science, nature, travel, health, and crypto. If you want to look at my other content, check out "Late to the Show and Games" & "Late to the Pol".


Migrating from Celsius to KuCoin

17 Apr 2022 2 minute read 3 comments LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. For the readers who are US citizens like I am, you may already know that as of April 15, any new deposits into your Celsius account will not earn rewards. Celsius joins the likes of Nexo and BlockFi who have acquiesced to t...

A Year of Presearch: How Did It Go?

19 Jan 2022 3 minute read 8 comments LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. Introduction For the vast majority of people, their go-to search engine is Google. However, with great power comes with great responsibility and unfortunately, Google has been the opposite of responsible. The corporation ha...

Making Sense of the Omicron Variant's Transmissibility and Infectivity

21 Dec 2021 4 minute read 5 comments LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. Introduction Earlier this month, I wrote about how governments around the world were largely overreacting to the Omicron variant of SARS-COV-2. Based on early data, the symptoms from the Omicron cases in South Africa were m...

Making Sense of the SARS-COV-2 Vaccine & Myocarditis Correlation

4 Dec 2021 3 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. Introduction You may have heard reports of people getting myocarditis after taking the Pfizer or Moderna SARS-COV-2 mRNA vaccines. According to Salah and Mehta (2021), most of the cases arose from the second dose of either...

Celsius To Roll Out In-App Swap Beta on Platform

17 Oct 2021 1 minute read 5 comments LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. I have been using Celsius for a while and am quite content with the platform's ease of use. While it does not have the best APYs compared to other CeFi wallets like Nexo (especially if you're on Platinum status) or Hodlnaut...

What Do Sugar and COVID Have to Do With Each Other?

1 Sep 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Overweightiness and obesity is a serious problem in the United States. According to the CDC, the obesity prevalence among adults in 2017-2018 was a 42.4%, up from the 1999-2000 prevalence of 30.5%. Thanks to the COVID lockdowns in 2020,...

Celsius Adds Cardano to Platform (and Some Things to Be Careful of)

29 Aug 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

On August 19, 2021, Celsius added Cardano (ADA) to the platform. ADA has been gaining a lot of momentum lately with its value in USD rising to around $2.80 after hovering around the low $1.00's after the May crypto crash. Why the Large Rise? A lot...

How to Help Presearch Test Out Its Decentralized Engine

27 Aug 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

There are a plethora of privacy-focused search engines that do not collect your personal data and sell it to ad corporations. From DuckDuckGo to Qwant to Metager to Brave Search to Presearch, each have its own share of strengths and weaknesses. Perso...

Why Can People Still Test Positive for COVID-19 After Vaccination? (And What You Can Do)

19 Aug 2021 4 minute read 5 comments LateToTheParty

As you may be already aware, there are many reports around the world where people get one of the COVID vaccines and they can still test positive for the virus. In one of my previous articles, I mentioned that the HMS Queen Elizabeth crew literally ha...

Exploring Maine, Part II - Going a Bit Further North

8 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

The other day, I wrote about my experiences in Portland, Maine. The parks were impressive, the scenery was beautiful, and the food was delicious, especially the seafood. However, not just wanting to stay in one place, my fiancée and I packed our stuf...