Tag: holiday

May 18 2022

Pizza Day, A Day Of Regret And Fantasy

As we enter the Bitcoin holiday weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on the incentives that lead us to celebrate Pizza Day.Pizza Day is a day of regret.We all know the story. Laszlo Hanyecz buys two Papa John's pizzas and some lucky guy got 10,000 BTC on this day 12 years ago. The story is like that of Peter Minuit...

Feb 24 2022

700,000 Bitcoin Lost Eight Years Ago Today: Learning From The Fall Of Mt. Gox

Feb 24 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture exchange feature hack holiday

On February 24, 2014, infamous bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox went offline after 744,000 BTC — worth billions of dollars today — was stolen.Today marks the eighth anniversary of the fall of Mt. Gox, the once-popular online exchange that at one point accounted for the majority of all Bitcoin transactions.Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, whose domain (MtGox.com) was...

Feb 09 2022

Crypto & Valentine’s Day: Survey Suggests There’s $1B+ In Burning Desire For Digital Assets

Next week is Valentine's Day – a day for romance, love, flowers… and crypto!? According to a new survey, some of the money put toward gifts this year might make its way into Bitcoin and altcoins. And if spending projections are accurate, this could mean more than $1.2 billion makes its way into the crypto market. To celebrate the holiday and a...

Dec 25 2021

I Wandered Lonely As A Bitcoin Mining Investor

This Christmas, enjoy a poem that shows the transformation of the bitcoin mining investment sector.I wandered lonely as an investorThat floated around the mining sectorFirst came Hut 8, Riot, Argo and HiveBarely struggling to remain aliveWaiting for them to have bloomed2021 was the year they moonedAlong came Marathon, DMG and BitfarmsThese new names had their...

Dec 23 2021

Why Bitcoin Is The Best Gift This Christmas

Dec 23 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture eoy 2021 holiday

Time and time again, bitcoin has proven itself as the best gift of the christmas season.It’s that time of the year where Mariah Carey and Wham! songs blare on speakers across the globe, much to the dismay of retail and hospitality workers everywhere. Christmas is the time of giving and what better gift than financial freedom?Bitcoin As A Christmas GiftOne...

Dec 18 2021

Eight Years Since The Meme Was Born, We’re Still HODLing Bitcoin

Eight years ago today, an infamous, whiskey-soaked Bitcointalk post gave birth to the HODL meme, still the best investment philosophy in Bitcoin history.“I type d that tyitle twice because I knew it was wrong the first time. Still wrong. w/e.”Eight years ago today, in a now infamous, whiskey-soaked Bitcointalk...

Nov 04 2021

Remember, Remember The Fifth Of November

The anniversary of Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot is a perfect time to remember Bitcoin as truth, and to move another step closer to obsoleting the parasitic nature of the current system.“Remember, Remember, The 5th of November,The Gunpowder Treason and Plot,I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot.”–...

May 15 2021

Celebrating Ramadan With Bitcoin

May 15 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture holiday islam

The virtues of Bitcoin reflect those that make up the foundation of the Islamic holiday.“O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.” — Quran 1:183Fasting is one of the special rituals of Islam. It encourages and teaches patience and delaying gratification, both of which are essentials...

Mar 17 2021

St. Patrick’s Day Stats: Why Bitcoin Investors Aren’t Likely To See Green

Mar 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

Bitcoin price is struggling to keep above $55,000 at the moment, after a rejection from new record highs set above $60,000 over the weekend. A massive Monday selloff has extended days now, into the Wednesday St. Patrick's Day holiday – a day typically known for all things green. Historically, Bitcoin investors on St. Patricks Day have more often than not ended the day...

Dec 07 2020

The Top Ten Bitcoin Holiday Gifts for 2020

Bitcoin prices have touched all-time highs this holiday season, and mainstream interest in cryptocurrency is growing quickly. That makes 2020 one of the best years to give cryptocurrency-themed items to friends and family. Listed below are some of the best Bitcoin gifts that money can buy. 1\. Give...

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