June 2018

Talsi Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Talsi Evangelical Lutheran Church

    Published: 29 June, 2018 seen 34 Churches and Monasteries

    On the top of the abrupt Baznīcaskalns (Church Hill) stands the white masonry Talsi church – the dominant of the old town. It was built in 1567 and later rebuilt for several times. A transept and sacristy are attached to a rectangular, elongated building. Talsi Evangelical Lutheran Church The square bell-tower is attached on the west side of the church, it has a pyramidal spire with a sphere, rooster and a cross. The church spire, the rooster, the tiled roof, the façade and the interior were renovated in 1996 – 1998. The relics of the church witness its history. The most brilliant among them…

Dell i3168-3272GRY 11.6" HD 2-in-1 Laptop (Intel Pentium, 4GB, 500 GB HDD, Windows 10) - Gray

Huawei MateBook X Pro Signature Edition Thin & Light Laptop, 13.9" 3K Touch, 8th Gen i5-8250U, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 3:2 Aspect ratio, Office 365 Personal Included, Mystic Silver - Mach-W19B

ASUS TUF Thin & Light Gaming Laptop PC (FX504) 15.6” Full HD, 8th-Gen Intel Core i5-8300H processor (up to 3.9GHz), GeForce GTX 1050 2GB, 8GB DDR4 2666 MHz, 1TB FireCuda SSHD, Windows 10 64-bit

Top 20 Best Selling Laptops / Notebooks July 2018

  • Top 20 Best Selling Laptops / Notebooks July 2018

    Published: 27 June, 2018 seen 504 Online Shopping

    The following laptop brands made it to the TOP 20 Amazon Bestselling list in July 2018: LENOVO, ACER, ASUS, DELL, HP, and Razer. Acer and HP laptop models dominate the list with six great models from HP and five from Acer.  17 Best HP Laptops You Can Buy Online - Amazon.com Top 15 Best Selling Acer Laptops / Notebooks 2018 The average weighted laptop price in July 2018: $545.31, with cheapest priced at $169  - an 11.6 inch Dell Inspiron Laptop, while the most expensive is Intel Core i7 processor powered  Razer Blade Gaming Laptop at $2,599.99 Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links…

Razer RZ09-02386E92-R3U1 Blade - World's Smallest 15.6" Gaming Laptop - 144Hz Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD

  • Razer RZ09-02386E92-R3U1 Blade - World's Smallest 15.6" Gaming Laptop - 144Hz Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD

    Published: 27 June, 2018 seen 274

    The new Razer Blade is one of the smallest 15.6” gaming laptops, striking the perfect balance of power and portability. We’ve redesigned the laptop to be more compact yet contain even more power and features. The larger, near-bezeless 15.6” Full HD display stretches edge-to-edge and features 144Hz refresh rates, while the new 8th gen Intel Core i7 6-Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q design graphics deliver amazing performance and frame rates. Powered by the 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H 6-Core processor, the Razer Blade is ready for mega-tasking workloads like simultaneously…

Talsi Regional Museum

  • Talsi Regional Museum

    Published: 27 June, 2018 seen 64 Museums

    Talsi has been on my radar since the Summer of 2017. One of the first tourism attractions I discovered here is Talsi Regional Museum.  For a long time, I thought it's probably some manor house or something, but doing a Google search I learned I was wrong. Well, as I have never been inside the museum, instead I love wandering in the nearby park.  Talsi Regional Museum There are storage, history, art and nature departments in Talsi Regional Museum. In 2006 a new building of museum collections with an exhibition hall was unveiled, which provides an opportunity to hold two new art exhibitions.…

Another Year, Another Barbeque

  • Another Year, Another Barbeque

    Published: 25 June, 2018 seen 75 Home Remodeling

    It has been already a tradition to feature the first barbeque of the year at our rural country house in the blog. See First Barbecue Festival in Our Newly Inherited House 2018 is no exception, and it today's home remodeling series a few photos from the early Spring 2018 Grilling season has just started Last year we bought an extra huge grill Cat enjoying such activities Grilling 2018

Dell Inspiron i3552-4041BLK 15.6 Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Black)

How To Embed YouTube video in Drupal 8 (CKEDITOR)

  • How To Embed YouTube video in Drupal 8 (CKEDITOR)

    Published: 23 June, 2018 seen 4,742 Drupal Development

    Now, there is one more reason I'm starting to enjoy Drupal 8, embedding YouTube videos in articles now are super easy, thanks to the simple and neat Drupal module - Video Embed Field In this article, I will guide you through how to configure Drupal 8 built-in CKEDITOR to work with this module. For another interesting YouTube module for use in Drupal views see Display YouTube videos on Drupal site with YouTube field module Video Embed field creates a simple field type that allows you to embed videos from YouTube and Vimeo and show their thumbnail previews simply by entering the video's url.…

Rent a Car in Tbilisi, Georgia (Prices, Rentals & Locations)

  • Rent a Car in Tbilisi, Georgia (Prices, Rentals & Locations)

    Published: 22 June, 2018 seen 852 Living in Georgia

    According to DiscoverCarHire.com the average car rental price in Tbilisi is $75/ per day, with cars being taken for rent on average for six days.  Disclosure: this article contains links to discovercarhire.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a reservation on discovercarhire.com site, I might earn an affiliate income, at no cost to you. Top locations for car rentals in Tbilisi Tbilisi, Downtown from US$ 45.00 per day Tbilisi Radisson Hotel from US$ 47.00 per day Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) from US$ 52.00 per day International car rental brands, like Dollar, Hertz, Sixt…

How To Configure Trusted Host settings for Drupal 8 Website

  • How To Configure Trusted Host settings for Drupal 8 Website

    Published: 21 June, 2018 seen 6,289 Drupal Development

    In today's Drupal tutorial series I will talk about Trusted host settings, what they are and how to configure them. In short, Trusted host settings protects against HTTP HOST Header attacks (prevent your site from thinking it is someone else). Drupal 7 added a new feature into the core that is not user-facing directly but is sometimes called poor man's cron. The feature triggers the periodic tasks of a Drupal site like emptying log files, sending e-mails, and clearing out caches. This feature, when combined with dynamic detection of the "base url" (added in Drupal 4.7), can lead to some…

The Line Between Fact and Fiction: Seele Project

  • The Line Between Fact and Fiction: Seele Project

    Published: 19 June, 2018 seen 399 Investments

    Disclosure: This is a sponsored story about Seele project, prepared by oxrocketscience. Currently, I don't hold any investments with Seele. Also, I'm not a financial advisor and don't bear any responsibility if you will decide to invest in Seele. Investments in crowdfunding, stocks, funds, bonds or cryptos are risk investments and you could lose some or all of your money. Do your due diligence before investing in any kind of asset. Projects of such scale as Seele emerge infrequently, and each time they become the focus of intense controversy between critics and supporters. Sometimes it is…

How To Redirect in Nginx all Domain Name Versions to https://www

  • How To Redirect in Nginx all Domain Name Versions to https://www

    Published: 19 June, 2018 seen 196 Servers

    As you might already know search engines (Google) sees www.domain.com and domain.com as two separate domain names. If you are not using 301 redirects (www to non-www or vice verse)you might get penalized for duplicate content.  In Ngnix, there is a simple solution how to make such redirect happen, see: Ngnix Redirect To WWW Now, things get a bit complicated when https versions are involved. See: Linode: How To Secure Nginx with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu 12.04 Once your website has https enabled, technically speaking you might be dealing with for different domain names: domain.com www.domain.com…

How To Setup Google Analytics For Drupal 8 Website

  • How To Setup Google Analytics For Drupal 8 Website

    Published: 17 June, 2018 seen 3,517 Drupal Development

    Setting up Google Analytics for a Drupal 8 powered website is as simple as it is with Drupal 7 website, luckily for us, there is a small and neat module doing the hard work for us. Google Analytics is one of the essential modules to have for any website, see: Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 3, Essential Modules (Pathauto, Google Analytics, Disqus) I have been using Google Analytics to track my website performances more than 10 years ago, and without it, I would be like blind. Google Analytics helps a lot. Now, back to the subject - How To Setup Google Analytics For Drupal 8…

Adding Royal Dutch Shell stock to Watchlist

  • Adding Royal Dutch Shell stock to Watchlist

    Published: 16 June, 2018 seen 117 Investments

    At the end of May 2018, I have added Royal Dutch Shell stock to my Stock Watchlist. Currently trading at EUR 29.40 per share, this stock has a dividend yield at about 5.12% and pays quarterly.  As I don't have a lot of funds to invest right now, my buying power for the possible acquisition of Royal Dutch shares could be EUR 400 (in July or August). For EUR 400 I could buy 13 shares of Royal Dutch Shell. With current dividend payout at 0.38 euro cents per share quarterly, it would give EUR 4.94 in following months: March, June, September, and December. Historically these are the lowest…

Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 3, Essential Modules (Pathauto, Google Analytics, Disqus)

  • Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 3, Essential Modules (Pathauto, Google Analytics, Disqus)

    Published: 15 June, 2018 seen 241 Drupal Development

    In the third part of Drupal 8, website building from a scratch series I will focus on a few essential must have, modules to boost Drupal website's SEO and usability. Before continuing to learn how to build a successful Drupal 8 Website, make sure to check out previous articles in the series: Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 1 (Domain name, Hosting), Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 2 (Content Types, Custom Fields, Manage Display) Despite Drupal 8 has built into the core many nice features and modules missing in the previous Drupal 7 release, there are still some…

Buying a Vineyard in Georgia

  • Buying a Vineyard in Georgia

    Published: 14 June, 2018 seen 2,964 Living in Georgia

    The other day a blog reader asked me about purchasing a vineyard in the Republic of Georgia. I do feel flattered being honored as an expert in such topics, but in fact, I'm not. Sure I have visited a couple of wineries in Georgia (Château Mukhrani Winery, Wine Tunnel Near Kvareli in Georgia (Winery Khareba)), have tasted most of the Georgian wine varieties, but I'm not an expert on buying a vineyard in Georgia (or any other country, heck I would try Italy or France. lol). Anyhow I decided to wrap up a longer answer in a blog post, and answer in Questions & Answers topic series. I believe…

How To Update Drupal Modules via SSH (Putty)

  • How To Update Drupal Modules via SSH (Putty)

    Published: 14 June, 2018 seen 540 Drupal Development

    To strengthen Drupal websites security I decided to disable one-click automatic module updates from Drupal dashboard, unfortunately, it makes it harder not even for bad guys to compromise Drupal website but it also makes it harder for Drupal devs. Now, there are several options you might choose instead, composer being a top of them. But for this article, I will write down how to update modules using SSH. For Windows, we are going to use Putty: From your Drupal installation go to the modules folder cd /sites/all/modulesnow, using wget download desired modules and extract: sudo wget https://…

2 day tour in "Soviet Georgia"

  • 2 day tour in "Soviet Georgia"

    Published: 13 June, 2018 seen 589 Tours in Georgia

    Now, this is interesting, today I was browsing Viator for tours in Georgia, and this one caught my attention - 2 days in Soviet Georgia starting $335.00 My attention was caught with that lovely yellow Soviet VAZ car, I quickly imagined driving around Georgia in such and thought -  cool. By the way, last summer I enjoyed driving in such car in Kiev, I wouldn't call it a pleasant ride, but fun for sure. Regarding this Soviet Georgia tour - I'm not sure who is making this tour happen (sounds like a Brutal Tours to me). For Soviet Architecture lovers in Georgia, I could recommend to Explore…

Tapping Birch Sap in the Backyard

  • Tapping Birch Sap in the Backyard

    Published: 13 June, 2018 seen 51 DIY

    Can't decide on a new hobby? Think about tapping birch sap in early spring. Depending on the region you are located and availability of birch trees you might even enjoy this drink - a birch sap. In today's article a few photos from tapping a birch sap in early spring in our backyard using Libertu Birch Sap Kit. You can purchase this kit at sula.lv to get your own tree sap. If you have maple or birch trees in your yard or forest you can get juice very easy.  Libertu Birch Sap Kit Bought this kit at the local DIY shop. It was a fun, trying to install it and trying to squeeze a juice from this…

Securing Drupal Files and Folders (Chmod, Security Review, Hacked)

  • Securing Drupal Files and Folders (Chmod, Security Review, Hacked)

    Published: 12 June, 2018 seen 2,478 Drupal Development

    There are a couple of great helper modules for Drupal to learn more about failing security holes - Security Review and Hacked.  Security Review The Security Review module automates testing for many of the easy-to-make mistakes that render your site insecure. Security Review runs the following checks: Safe file system permissions (protecting against arbitrary code execution) Text formats don't allow dangerous tags (protecting against XSS) PHP or Javascript in content (nodes and comments and fields in Drupal 7) Safe error reporting (avoiding information disclosure) Secure private files Only…

Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 2 (Content Types, Custom Fields, Manage Display)

  • Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 2 (Content Types, Custom Fields, Manage Display)

    Published: 11 June, 2018 seen 633 Drupal Development

    In the second part of the series Building Drupal 8 Website from the scratch I will cover details on working with content types and node displays. Make sure to check out part 1, before proceeding. When comparing Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, there is little difference regarding managing content types, except most of the cool features we have been used to have in Drupal 7 by using additional modules and fields, are already built in Drupal 8 core. Which is amazing. In Drupal 8, fields, like taxonomy term and image field are already enabled by default. If you installed Drupal 8, with standard features (…

Confession from a Day Trader. Part 1 Denial - I'm not a Day Trader

  • Confession from a Day Trader. Part 1 Denial - I'm not a Day Trader

    Published: 10 June, 2018 seen 392 Investments

    Confessions of a day trader is an interesting term, I first discovered about a year ago - a guy from Norway, living in Riga, contacted me about some issues with doing business in Georgia. That guy turned out to be a day trader, writing a popular blog on day-trading. Here is the blog: Quantified Strategies I thought - hmm, that's cool - Confessions of a day trader, sounds really cool. But that's all I stopped there. The thing is, I don't feel like a day trader and in fact, I'm not (at least in classic understanding of this term). Despite I've been involved heavily in such volatile markets as…

Cheapest Electricity in Europe for crypto mining (Cost per kWh) 2018

  • Cheapest Electricity in Europe for crypto mining (Cost per kWh) 2018

    Published: 9 June, 2018 seen 3,150 Investments

    In normal circumstances, I would never pay much attention to the electricity price, but being a proud owner of a small ethereum gpu mining rig I started to explore my options. According to my findings so far, the cheapest electricity is found in Ukraine. While the cheapest electricity within European Union in Bulgaria. Actually, I believe I myself enjoy pretty low electricity prices for my GPU mining rig located in Georgia (~$0.088 per kWh). Now, what about the rest of Europe?  Electricity pricing varies widely from country to country in Europe and may vary significantly from locality to…

Kitesurfing Pāvilosta

  • Kitesurfing Pāvilosta

    Published: 9 June, 2018 seen 88

    Seems Pāvilosta is a popular spot for kitesurfing among surfers from the Baltics. It was on mid-June 2017 we decided to visit lovely white sand beaches near Pāvilosta piers when I noticed some kitesurfer gathering. Seems there was a good wind that day. As I was equipped with my gear and a telephoto glass - I made some photography here. A piece of Life, after all.  Kitesurfing in Pāvilosta Actually, I'm not sure what is the name of this activity - kitesurfing or kiteboarding. According to Wikipedia: Kiteboarding is an action sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, …

3 High Yield Paying European/US Dividend Stocks in June

  • 3 High Yield Paying European/US Dividend Stocks in June

    Published: 8 June, 2018 seen 777 Investments

    I'm still on my way of building a million dollar retirement account from scratch by the time I will turn 60 (in 2045). Right now, in June 2018, I've reached just about 1.87% from my goal. My investments this year have been spread across peer to peer lending, dividend-paying stocks, cash and of course cryptocurrencies. If you are interested in current progress, see dividend income reports.  Originally I had an idea of building monthly dividend paying stock portfolio from the Baltic equities. I have made some good progress, but starting June 2018, I'm shifting away from the Baltics and…

Pesto Cafe Review in Kiev

  • Pesto Cafe Review in Kiev

    Published: 8 June, 2018 seen 60 Restaurant reviews

    Pesto Cafe is a popular restaurant chain located in Kiev, Ukraine. We visited branch located near the Independence square (located inside the shopping mall Globuss). Actually, that was the closest restaurant from our hotel room at Hotel Ukraine, Pesto cafe serves classic Italian cuisine for pretty affordable prices. View towards Independence square from Pesto Cafe Bruschetta at Pesto Cafe Salads

Grass Trimming 2017

  • Grass Trimming 2017

    Published: 7 June, 2018 seen 54 Home Remodeling

    It was back at the end of June 2017, we had just returned from about month-long travel (Turkey, Georgia, and Greece) to notice that grass have more than overgrown. I took my old pall - Edward The Trimmer and started my fight with the grass once more.  Freshly cut grass It's always a pleasure seeing such a nice scenery. Trimming near the flower garden Trimmer in the rest

Varenichnaya Katyusha Restaurant in Kiev

  • Varenichnaya Katyusha Restaurant in Kiev

    Published: 6 June, 2018 seen 208 Restaurant reviews

    Varenichnaya Katyusha (Вареничная Катюша) is another cool Kiev's restaurant, discovered by accident back in the Summer of 2017.Turns out Вареничная Катюша is a popular restaurant chain across the Kiev. But I didn't know that back when discovered it. We found this place after a night boat ride along the Dnieper river and before returning to our hotel room we were just wandering around for someplace offering a meal after the midnight. Varenichnaya Katyusha was open. It's hard to recall an actual location for this particular restaurant. In fact, it was pretty far away from city center, as we…

Top 15 Best Selling Laptops / Notebooks June 2018

  • Top 15 Best Selling Laptops / Notebooks June 2018

    Published: 5 June, 2018 seen 571 Online Shopping

    The following laptop brands made it on the TOP 15 Amazon Bestselling list in June 2018: ACER, ASUS, LENOVO,  Samsung, DELL, HP, and Apple Acer dominates the list with six great models made for every day, business and gaming needs, closely followed by ASUS brand with four great laptops. The average weighted laptop price in June 2018: $483.47, with cheapest being priced at $219.99 two models - an 11.6 inch Samsung Chromebook 3 (XE500C13-K04US) and Acer Aspire 1, 14" Full HD, Intel Celeron N3450, 4GB RAM, 32GB Storage, Windows 10 Home, A114-31-C4HH , while the most expensive is Intel Core i7…

ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02 11.6" Ruggedized and Water Resistant Design with 180 Degree (Intel Celeron 4 GB, 16GB eMMC, Dark Blue, Silver)

  • ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02 11.6" Ruggedized and Water Resistant Design with 180 Degree (Intel Celeron 4 GB, 16GB eMMC, Dark Blue, Silver)

    Published: 5 June, 2018 seen 55

    Introducing the all-new ASUS Chromebook C202, a Chromebook featuring a 180-degree hinge, spill-resistant keyboards, and reinforced rubber wrapped frames that meet the daily rigors and intense usage by students both inside and outside of the classroom. From note taking in class to sharing videos, the ASUS Chromebook C202 lets you communicate, share and play seamlessly. The ASUS Chromebook C202 that combines the best of durability, ruggedness, and serviceability minimizes the downtime and creates more learning time.

ASUS VivoBook F510UA FHD Laptop, Intel Core i5-8250U, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, USB-C, NanoEdge Display, Fingerprint, Windows 10, Star Gray (F510UA-AH51)

Building Drupal 8 Translation Project Management System From Scratch

  • Building Drupal 8 Translation Project Management System From Scratch

    Published: 5 June, 2018 seen 59 Drupal Development

    There are many translation project management systems out there, some are better, some are not so good, some are for free or open source while others might be pricey.  Working in a close and good corporation with a translation company in Tbilisi, in the past, I have helped to set up many systems required for a smooth every-day work for a typical translation company. Now I decided to see - could Drupal help us build a translation project management system, and surprisingly but after a little brainstorming and a few tests with actual Drupal I found - indeed it's possible to build a translation…

Disco Boat Tours in Kiev, along the Dnieper River

  • Disco Boat Tours in Kiev, along the Dnieper River

    Published: 4 June, 2018 seen 312 Tourism objects

    Boat Tours in Kiev, along the Dnieper River kind of reminded me a popular track from early 2000 by Electric Six - Danger! High Voltage. Loud music, a lot of booze and hell - it's really cool. We were just checked in at Hotel Ukraine, had some rest after a flight and decided to explore Kiev by night. We went out from the hotel, around the Independence square caught a taxi and asked for some recommendations - boat tour was an idea from the taxi driver. We agreed, and soon we were taken to the place named River Port from where boats are departing. There are several places in Kiev where the boats…

Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 1 (Domain name, Hosting)

  • Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 1 (Domain name, Hosting)

    Published: 3 June, 2018 seen 1,120 Drupal Development

    It has been a while since Drupal 8 has been around. It took me some time before I actually started to develop Drupal 8 websites, sticking with more convenient Drupal 7 (Which I believe still is one of the best versions of Drupal out there.  If you are familiar with Wordpress CMS, Drupal 8 will feel you comfortable, as the look and feels is pretty similar (This is the thing I don't like about Drupal 8). Anyhow, as I have been developing both Drupal 7and Drupal 8 websites, there is actually no difference for me - except there is a minor new learning curve with Drupal 8, but most of the basic…

HashFlare.io Review June 2018

  • HashFlare.io Review June 2018

    Published: 2 June, 2018 seen 467 Investments

    Back at the end of 2017, I decided to give it a try to hashflare.io bitcoin cloud mining contract. I started small, bought some 0.2 TH/s hashing power. As of June 2018, I've increased the total hashing power to 1.52 TH/s.  Now, despite this is some serious increase in less than a six months - my earnings made on Hashflare.io have decreased gradually actually. Before calling Hahflare.io a scam site, I still believe the decrease has happened because of the increased mining difficulty and of course the huge loss of the bitcoin price has seen since the December 2017.  Hashflare has lowered prices…

Hotel Ukraine in Kiev Review

  • Hotel Ukraine in Kiev Review

    Published: 2 June, 2018 seen 240 Hotel reviews

    Hotel Ukraine is a 4-star hotel located on Independence Square in the heart of Kiev, this hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and suites with elegant décor. It is a 3-minute walk from the Maidan Nezalezhnosti and Kreschatik Metro Stations. We booked Hotel Ukraine at the end of July 2017, during my birthday trip to Kiev. We stayed here for some 4-5 days. For getting here from Borispol's airport we hired a taxi, which took us here for about EUR 10 - 20. Once on site, it took us some hour to actually check in, as it turned out the system was down at reception and our reservation was handled by…

Monthly subscription

May 2018 Dividend Income Report - $140.35

  • May 2018 Dividend Income Report - $140.35

    Published: 1 June, 2018 seen 375 Investments

    Welcome to the #13 dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from the Baltic dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending (both fiat and cryptocurrencies). It has been already more than one year since I have been tracking my road to the million dollars by the time I will turn 60. This May also is the first May I have YoY growth data with May 2017 May turned out almost ideal, almost cracking $150 goal I did set out last year. But because of one dividend payment been paid in June, instead of May, the total income was lower as expected. (The same thing happened in April when one…

How To Transfer ETC Balance from MyEtherWallet.com to Poloniex.com

  • How To Transfer ETC Balance from MyEtherWallet.com to Poloniex.com

    Published: 1 June, 2018 seen 551 Investments

    In today's article, I will demonstrate how to transfer Ethereum Classic (ETC) from MyEtherWallet.com to Poloniex.com exchange (or any other etc address). For a prelude - I first created a MyEtherWallet address to claim Golden Fleece Tokens (How To Add a Custom Token Balance in MyEtherWallet.com), then I built a gpu ether mining rig and claimed all earnings via MyEtherWallet. With time I started to mine other coins, and at one stage decided to give it a try for ETC coin (probably I was looking for a Callisto Airdrop). Now I wanted to buy some XRP (ripple) on Poloniex and decided to use pre-…