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The Future Is a World Without Bitcoin Mining!

1 APRIL 2022

TOP STORY

Okay, Here Are 2022’s Most Futuristic April Fools’ Jokes

According to legend, April Fools’ Day was once a fun holiday. Back in the ancient days of the 2000s, for instance, there was a general sense of lively wit when companies like Google pulled off silly pranks like sewer-based broadband. A few April Fools’ pranks did manage to break through the noise this year. Here are a few shenanigans that, if they weren’t necessarily works of comedic art, certainly caught our attention.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONETwo Huge Objects Inside the Earth Are Changing Shape, Scientists Say

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TWOPeople Who Took Psychedelic Mushrooms Say They Lost Control of Their Bodies

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THREEEnhance! Spacecraft Spots NASA’s Mars Helicopter All the Way From Orbit

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OF INTEREST

They’ve Now Mined Almost All the Bitcoin That Will Ever Exist

Over a decade after the first Bitcoin was mined, the mainstream cryptocurrency is nearing its next threshold: 19 million mined Bitcoins, a notable milestone.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ Some of the the folks who I work with at the company they say this lovingly, but I think that they sometimes refer to my attention as the Eye of Sauron. 

— Someone who clearly doesn’t know what the word “lovingly” means.

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Anycubic Vyper 3D Printer Review: Razor-Sharp Accuracy for All Kinds of Makers

Okay, okay, look: We know you don’t think you have any use for a 3D printer. We thought that, too. And then we got our hands on one. And, well, you might wanna see some of the stuff we did with it — and especially the Anycubic Vyper, which is nothing short of one of the more incredible things you will ever put in your home.

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