International operation brings down dark web’s largest marketplace

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) writes that DarkMarket had almost 500,000 users, more than 2,400 sellers, and over 320,000 transactions. It had also seen over 4,65 Bitcoin and 12,800 Monero transferred, equal to around $170 million. As with the infamous Silk Road, DarkMarket users mainly traded drugs, counterfeit money, credit card […]

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More Renewable Energy Used in 2020 Than Fossil Fuels For the First Time in World’s 4th Largest Economy

For the first time in history, a combination of wind, solar, and other renewables overtook Germany’s coal, oil, and gas, for use as the country’s fuel source during 2020. A combination of the pandemic, lower demand for electricity, mild weather, cheaper natural gas, and various economic and market factors led to the historic numbers on […]

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Tiny molecules with a big impact

The human organism requires a variety of small molecules, such as sugars or fats, in order to function properly. The composition of these so-called metabolites and their interaction—the metabolism—varies from person to person and is dependent not only on external influences, such as nutrition, but also to a significant extent on natural variations in our […]

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When Pastor’s Bike Was Stolen, His Response Was to Start a Free Bicycle Repair Service for People in Need

For most people, having property stolen feels like a violation. Robbie Pruitt admits when his mountain bike was swiped last September, he got mad, but soon enough, his emotions took a turn. After letting go of his anger and frustration, he found himself on a road to compassion instead. An avid biker, Pruitt’s first priority […]

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