Proof-of-work mining (the type of mining used for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies) has some negative environmental impacts… as do the systems behind most other mediums of exchange.
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Hooah, Oorah, and Hooyah might sound similar, but they are unique battle cries used by different branches of the U.S. military.
Although they refer to specific types of sauces in specific regions, the terms “Salsa” and “Chutney,” essentially both just mean “sauce.”
The American left and right aren’t synonymous with the political left right. Rather, they describe “big tents” that contain a broad spectrum of political views.
Botulinum Toxin (AKA “Botox”) is the most lethal natural toxin known to human kind, that fact helps explain its paralytic effect.
The U.S. Pledge of Allegiance is an oath of allegiance written by Christian socialist minister Francis Bellamy in August 1892. It was meant to paired with a salute.