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Why Bitcoin needs the Lightning Network

The Lightning Network is a “second-layer” network that is built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. The economically efficient off-chain processing of transactions enables the network to send transactions at lightning speed without the blockchain filling up and thus contributes…

Concrete and Sustainability

Concrete is the most frequently used building material worldwide, no other material can be shaped in any way and is at the same time stable, resilient, durable and inexpensive. No tunnel, no bridges and hardly a foundation can do without…

What is Enjin (ENJ)?

The cryptocurrency Enjin (ENJ) was created on the Ethereum blockchain and launched through an ICO. The Enjin platform is an ecosystem of products that can be used to create, distribute, store, trade, and integrate tokenized digital assets. Enjin mainly focuses…

Effects of Light Pollution

The artificial lighting of the outdoor spaces is increasing and with it the damage to the flora and fauna as well as to human health. The flood of lights in the cities increasingly prevents us from looking into the depths…

Electrosmog: Invisible danger?

Electrosmog is artificial, human-induced, electrical, magnetic, and electromagnetic fields. These are suspected of harming humans, animals, and plants and it can be seen as a form of pollution. Cellular Transmitters, WiFi, and cell phones, for example, emit electromagnetic radiation to…

Photovoltaic module recycling

Solar modules are sustainable and over 90 percent can be recycled. On average after around two years modern solar systems produce already more energy than would be necessary for their production and recycling. Everything that is produced in terms of…