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Every day you make decisions regarding things you like and want. In the morning you choose how to dress up, and you choose the route to take to your appointments. However, these daily decisions do not require sitting down with pen and paper to create checklists.

On the other hand, some decisions need time and adequate deliberation. One of them is getting an apartment. You should not wake up and opt to go with the flow, to pick a unit because it is among the most affordable ones in your areas. You need to go through factors to consider when choosing a residential apartment.

Location is Everything

It is essential to check the location of the apartment. If you are getting an offer online and you are new to the area of the apartment, then the next step should be to get your maps out and see the neighborhood. You can click here to see the location of the best apartments.  You want an apartment in places where you can get emergency services fast, the infrastructure and social amenities should fit you well. Sometimes you need to rent out the apartment, and this makes it necessary to check for location qualities beyond your interests.

Check the Price

Price should not be a fixed feature for your checklist. It should be a range so that you can compare several apartments easily. Look for a range you are comfortable and make sure you have reasons for accepting lower or higher prices in the range. For instance, additional amenities or cool designs might justify higher pricing while the lack of such might be the reason for lower pricing. However, the price you get should still cater to all the main features you expect to have in your apartment.

Check the Apartment Style

You could go for rented condominiums, townhouses, and penthouses as your apartment choices. The style affects the amenities to expect and styling. Some apartments are good for families, and you might want to check that if you are going to need to support a household of more than two. The apartment style in some markets may also relate to eh design such that you have detached or open kitchens and balconies on the outside as a choice.

Check Pet Amenities

Most people want pets. These loved animals are good company, but they are also demanding. Some apartments will not accept pets to prevent complaints from owners and renters on the block. You should consider the fine print about the allowance of pets to avoid last minute surprises when you are ready to sign on the dotted line.

Confirm the Mortgage Status

Some apartments on sale will have pending loans on the property. In that case, you want a clean deal where you are not going to pay for purchase yet ownership is in contention with a bank. Thus, seek a copy of financial records and disclosures from the seller about the status of ownership and any claims made on the title of the apartment. These steps will ensure you avoid getting into a trap where you lose the apartment and end up fighting in court to get it back.…

blockchain technology of bitcoins

Before you start trading on the various cryptocurrencies platforms, you will need a wallet. Wallets can be likened to the cryptocurrency bank accounts. It is also important to note that different types of wallets store various kinds of tokens. As we have stated earlier to trade you will need a wallet to store your token. Different types of cryptocurrencies have their wallets.

When it comes to crypto trading, it is important to note that there are different types of the online wallet. The online wallet is not only convenient when it comes to trading but is also secure. If you have a token in your online wallet, you can always trade with them at any time. Let us look at this page  which highlights the different types of the online wallet.

Desktop Wallet

blockchain for bitcoins

The token developers create this kind of wallet. As the name of the wallet suggests, this wallet is usually downloaded and installed in the desktop of the crypto user. If he needs to access the wallet at any given time, then he should be able to do it with much ease.

Mobile Wallets

The mobile wallets refer to the online wallets that can be downloaded from the app store and installed on the mobile phones or tablets. The advantage of these kinds of wallets is that the users can use them at any location since people usually carry their mobile phones around.

Online Wallets

All the cryptocurrency exchanges offer the online wallets. The online wallets facilitate the sending and the receipt of the tokens. We have some types of the online wallets that also permit the storage of token offline without much risk like the hacking.

Other risks that are associated with cryptocurrencies include the collapse of exchanges and phishing attempts. The online wallets have the security protocols which help in preventing such disasters from happening.

Paper Wallets

The paper wallets refer to the print out of the private and public keys of the crypto user. The QR code which is typically used to scan is usually printed as well.

The private key can be likened to a password as it is often a sequence of numbers and letters. You need to know the series of the letters and numbers to unlock the wallet so that you can access the tokens.

Hardware Wallets


Last but not least, we have the hardware wallets. The hardware wallets are the most secure when it comes to the storage of the tokens. The hardware wallets are usually in the cold storage since they are typically offline.

The hardware token does not support all the tokens in the market. You may need to research to establish the tokens that can be stored in the hardware wallet.


illustration of superhuman

Since long time ago, people have flirted with the ideas of immortality and invincibility. Humanity has described such capacities belonged only to the Gods and other divine beings. But believe it or not, we are no very close to becoming what we have been imagining.

Technological breakthroughs have multiplied since more and more nations have dedicated themselves to science. As a result, people’s life expectancy and quality have also been improving. But today, we are all looking for innovations that can lead us to be more than just a human. Let us learn some of those inventions below.

Exoskeleton Suits

exo suit exampleModifying the organic body that we have already had is impractical and nearly impossible. But engineers have found a smart way to trick that limitation. They study how exoskeleton suits can enhance our strength and act as external support to our bones and muscles.

The idea of utilizing exoskeleton suit has been around for a while. The first development was in the 1960s, and it was funded by the military. Today, exoskeleton suits provide strength supports for labor workers. Ford’s assembly plant in Michigan has encouraged the use of the suit to help the workers to lift the car’s heavy parts.

Not only the suit improves the capability of the worker, but it also protects the user from injuries like a joint dislocation and torn muscles. In the future, exoskeleton suits are expected to be widely available for heavy labor professions, such as firefighters, construction workers, and factory officers.

Wound-Sealing Gel

stitching needlesWhenever we cut ourselves, stitches are the most frequently applied treatment for the slash wounds. But the method has been deemed ineffective when the injury occurs on vital organs, such as heart, liver, and brains. Stitching also cannot manage major bleeding efficiently.

Luckily, scientists have worked on the matter and been developing wound-sealing gel.

The start-up that focuses on the innovation has demonstrated that their invention can seal a severe bleeding wound only in seconds. The gel is named VetiGel, and the company who invented the substance claims that 20 seconds is the maximum time for the gel to close an open flesh wound.

CRISPR, the Genes-Editing Tool

crispr gene editing

Our DNA determines who we are. It serves as a blueprint of how our cells are going to grow, regenerate, and heal themselves. But some people are not as lucky as the healthy ones. They are born with defected genes, which make them suffer from diseases and deformities that no medicines can cure.

CRISPR is a gene editing tool that can facilitate us to edit the genetic codes in an embryo.

The tool alters the gene arrangement by eliminating potentially harmful genes. At its most ideal use, we can expect no one is born with down syndrome anymore in the future. Cancers are also possible to be detected and eliminated prematurely.

But the ability for the tool to make a certain type of human more preferable than the others raises the eugenics issue. It is feared that if the tool falls to the wrong hand, it can facilitate the deranged master-race fantasy that once was piously held by Hitler and the likes.…

technology collaboration in mega concert

When we attend a music concert, we take all the technological marvels for granted. Mega sound system, spectacular lighting and lasers, and some pyro-works are the things that can make a concert epic. Without them, the show will be just a so-so.

Now, wouldn’t it be interesting to discuss the technology behind those high-tech concerts?

Motion Graphic Technology

backdrop graphic designIn most concerts, we can see that a motion picture is displayed on the stage backdrop. It shows either the concert’s name or the performing band.

Sometimes, the backdrop motion graphic also mesmerizes the audience with a themed animation and visual effect.

What we see there is a combination of animation design and high-resolution projector technology.

Events as big as Download Music Festival, Glastonbury, and Fuji Rock all utilize the most advanced technology of motion graphic to herd the audience into the concert’s nuance. Usually, the animation on the screen will match with the performer’s music. It heightens the trance effects on anyone who witnesses it.

gorillaz on stage

Virtual bands, like Gorillaz and the Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, have brought the motion graphics in concert into another level.

Gorillaz’ performance in 2017 did not showcase the instrument players at all, but the animated versions of them.

Gorillaz has made their fame by the video Feel Good Inc., and the band seems to embrace their virtual status even more.

Hatsune Miku, on the other hand, is purely a human-made character. Vocaloid generates voice through sampling, and the anime character makes use of hologram technology in her live performance.

Mega Audio System

mega audio systemRock concerts mostly use a 50,000 volts sound system. It can cover an area as big as a baseball stadium. The focus of rock concert is to deliver balance level of high, mid, and low frequency to the audience. But for EDM music, the standards might be slightly different.

With the rise of Trap, Dubstep, and the other New Waves, bass frequency has become more exaggerated than ever. In such case, the concerts may require extra subwoofers, which also demands a higher voltage than regular concerts.

When arranging the sound system, audio engineering is vital to understand the proper setup for all the speakers. If misplaced, the desired attack of the sound will not be achieved. That bass punch on the heart will not be successfully delivered to the moshpit.

Pyrotechnic Works

What can be more fun than thundery sound, large and heavily decorated stage? Fireworks! Without it, there will be no thrill to the audience.

Among all performers, Rammstein from Germany always brings astonishing pyro-works to their live concert. Some MTV concerts also realize the same principle, but pyro-works are only best to go with rock and industrial music, not pop.…