A gaggle of anon uni college students has give you a approach to hit former President Donald Trump the place it hurts: through the use of his Tweets towards him to boost cash for charities they consider he “despises.”
‘Strategic Meme Group Integrated’ has arrange the web site Drumpfs.io to promote Trump’s tweets, a minimum of as recorded by the Trump Twitter Archive. Nonetheless, there is no digital certificates of authenticity and the authorized standing of “possession” of Tweets exterior of the Twitter platform is doubtful to non-existent. 100 of Trump’s most notorious Tweets are promoting for 4.5 ETH every, whereas common missives from the previous Chief of the Free World change fingers for 0.0232 Ether.
Round 97% of the cash raised will likely be donated to Americares, Clear Air Job Pressure, ACLU, Southern Poverty Legislation Heart, Docs With out Borders, and NAACP, whereas the remainder will fund overheads. Drumpfs could be resold on secondary platforms.
Carbon offsets for NFTs
NFTs have develop into an unlikely poster little one for ruining the environment, forward of different candidates like worldwide flights, heavy business and automobile commuters. Varied estimates counsel OpenSea is answerable for a cumulative 67.8 million kilograms of carbon emissions, whereas the latest NFT drop from musical act The Weeknd apparently emitted extra carbon than a airplane flying from New York to London 86 occasions.
Environmentally aware NFT purchasers can now paste within the handle of an NFT drop into the Aerial platform and it will inform you what number of carbon credit it is advisable to purchase from them to steadiness the scales. You’ll be able to pay with both USD — or weirdly sufficient, Ethereum — a cost which itself presumably requires further carbon credit. Aerial co-founder Andreas Homer mentioned:
“We actually wish to make clear the environmental penalties of blockchain transactions, and provides folks these methods to mitigate them by means of carbon offsets.”
CryptoPunks go to items
CryptoPunks are among the many earliest, and consequently most dear, NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain — with particular person punks promoting for greater than $7 million every. In different phrases, most of us cannot afford one to hold within the digital pool room. The Unicly CryptoPunks Assortment (uPUNK) will supply 250 million fractional shares in a group of fifty CryptoPunks. It is the biggest assortment of Punks to be tokenized thus far (however it’s not the primary try to take action).
At current, 80 buyers have created 3.6 million shares at 5 cents every. Whereas there’s rising curiosity in fractionalizing excessive worth NFT collections, SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce has warned such tokens could run afoul of securities laws.
50 CryptoPunks have been fractionalized into uPUNK on Unicly.
That is the biggest fractionalize CryptoPunks assortment ever!
— Leia Fisher (@0xLeia) April 21, 2021
Drop it prefer it’s Dogg
When he isn’t flogging meals supply providers like Menulog in Australia (“chicken wings to the crib“) Snoop Dogg could be discovered toiling away within the NFT mines. He dropped an NFT assortment on OpenSea on 4/20 (a day sacred amongst people who smoke) in collaboration with the artist behind the Nyan Cat meme. “Nyan Dogg”, which is just about precisely the identical factor however with a canine, bought for a little over 14.2 ETH.
Meme based mostly NFTs are sizzling property proper now with the ‘Overly Connected Girlfriend’ NFT promoting just lately for $411K and ‘Dangerous Luck Brian’ promoting for $36K. LA Mag notes that NFTs are lastly permitting meme creators to revenue from their work.