Crypto currency Curecoin in beta testing

Mar. 15th 2014 by Boris Hillfinger (dutch icon)

Another crypto currency is in the making. But this time CPU+GPU cycles aren’t wasted, the miner is rewarded crypto currency for simulating protein folding (scientific computational research to help fight some of the nastiest of diseases like cancer and alzheimer) instead. Hence the name of this new alt-coin: Curecoin.

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Satoshi Becomes Present-DAY

Mar. 8th 2014 by Boris Hillfinger (dutch icon)

This song is dedicated to the day, March 8 2014,  that Bitcoin’s founding father, Satoshi Guacamole, became present:

If Satoshi’s a man, what is his real name
And would you call it to his face
If you were faced with him in all his glory
What would you ask if you had just one question

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Going Dutch: Polder Style

Mar. 4th 2014 by Boris Hillfinger (dutch icon)

Here in Holland we have a local style called Polder Fashion which refers to outfits that can be worn throughout the year, regardless of the (grey) weather. It can easily be distinguished from haute couture by the usage of plastic or rubbery photo prints on a piece of clothing.
A large print greatly wards off any moisture from outside and, when lucky, preserves moisture on the inside thus preventing smelly accidents from happening.

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Valentino goes China

Nov. 12th 2013 by Mariana Davelaar (former author)

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PHILIPP PLEIN ss14 Black models only

Sep. 23rd 2013 by Mariana Davelaar (former author)

For the first time in the MilanoModaDonna official calendar

The PHILIPP PLEIN show opened with world renowned white rapper Iggy Azalea , a breathtakingly beautiful yet aggressive performer in an exclusive live performance, while Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede led a spectacular fleet of stunning, exclusively black models on the runway.
Subverting and uniting aesthetic conventions in the worlds of fashion and hip hop. With no limits.

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Melanie is going to Istanbul

Aug. 13th 2013 by Mariana Davelaar (former author)

Melanie postma, istanbul,