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(Source: Ethereum Foundation)

Ethereum’s all-time price highs have made it the darling child of investors and developers. But the network still needs to overcome a few growing pains before it cements its place as the top platform for decentralized applications.

The Ethereum Foundation is poised to roll out a series of fundamental changes to improve transaction times, reduce fees, and clean up environmental output. Over the next two years, the phased rollout of the Serenity protocol will culminate in the launch of Ethereum 2.0.

New to Ethereum? Get the skinny right here before diving in with Ethereum 2.0.


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(Source: Ethereum Foundation)

You’ve probably seen the effects of crypto’s recent price rally on your blossoming Salad Balance. Our users are earning beaucoup bucks to level up their game — helped, in part, by the Ethereum network.

If you’re not familiar with Blockchain , read our handy guide before diving in.


There are few rules in blockchain art. As long as your piece is backed by a token, you can sell anything from hand-drawn OCs to portraits of esteemed Bitcoin advocate Lindsay Lohan.

Yet Hashmasks have proven that an ungoverned discipline isn’t devoid of principle. How did one project revolutionize NFT art practically overnight?

Behind the Mask

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(Source: The Hashmasks)

Hashmasks are the work of an eponymous collective composed of more than 70 anonymous artists from around the world. The project’s commissioner, Suum Cuique Labs, is a likewise mysterious entity incorporated in Switzerland only months before the Hashmasks’ debut.

The series boasts 16,384 unique NFTs, each one…


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The Salad Chefs made 2020 an amazing year for our community. Our users celebrated unsung indies from dozens of home-brew developers, donated thousands to global charities, and helped offset carbon emissions for the whole Kitchen. Each of our dedicated users contributed to growing the Ethereum blockchain — and made heaps of fresh lettuce doing it!

As thanks to those who keep the Kitchen cooking, we’re discounting select games and digital rewards all throughout February. You’re making a difference. Now let’s make Salad a celebration!

SaladFest Daily Discounts Start Today


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NFT artist CryptoChimp stands with his work.

Somewhere in the Cartesian sprawl of Decentraland, twenty-five people huddled to celebrate the sale of a meme. Four hours and a brief bidding war later, its creator walked away with 10.5 ETH — about $14,000 for one piece of NFT art.

It was the last day the colossal, magenta-hued subject of Elon Musk Inevitable Bitcoin would grin at Tominoya Casino’s phosphorescent glitz. But as he leered over a cryptic and damning phrase, you couldn’t help but feel things were just getting started. After all, it’s inevitable.

LAND of Infinite Promise


The cryptosphere now commands a global market cap in excess of $1.0T — and likely accounts for nearly half of the world’s “data center” electricity use. Bitcoin miners consume the most, often relying on fossil fuels to generate the bulk of their energy supplies.

As investment firms, tech giants, and the odd Ivy League endowment rush to pour capital on a conflagration, they’ve made crypto’s environmental impact a burning issue.

The Proof of Work Problem

If you’re new to crypto, check out “A Gamer’s Guide to Blockchain and Crypto” to familiarize yourself with the concepts below.

A trophy holding a gold Bitcoin, standing before a stock market chart.
A trophy holding a gold Bitcoin, standing before a stock market chart.
(Credit: @silverhousehd)

You probably know that “cryptomining” is a process where…


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Say hello to another Salad sprout! Keith Cagney joined us as a brand copywriter at the start of the new year. We got the chance to chat about the things that stick with you from a life behind bars.

You used to work in the liquor industry. Still sleeping that one off?

I worked for different brands in marketing roles — a few major ones, and a lot of smaller, “boutique” labels. Most times I was under contract, meaning months of pretty constant work, followed by a lot of snoozing and scrambling for the next thing. …


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Meet Eric Solie, a man on a mission to build the world’s next wonder. He’s gone after treasures at the bottom of the ocean and collected core samples on subarctic bases. Read on to find out how he charted a course for our humble Kitchen.

Your unique exploits are all over the map. Is there a through line?

Off the top of my head? I have no idea. I guess I’m very curious about things.

As a child, I was lucky enough to live in Bulgaria for a few years with my parents, who were both PhDs. We traveled around a lot, and I got to see these just incredible ruins — like…


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We’ve hit the motherlode! Chefs can now use Salad Balance on a treasure trove of Minecraft rewards at the Salad Storefront.

If you haven’t downloaded the app, head to our Downloads page to get Salad.

New Minecraft Items

Take your pick of all these precious gems:

  • Optifine Standard Cape
  • Skyblock Gift Card ($5)
  • Skyblock Gift Card ($10)
  • Hypixel VIP Rank Lifetime ($6.99)
  • Hypixel 1000 Gold ($10.00)

Now you can spruce up your server, aim high on Skyblock, or mine in fine fashion — and we’re just getting started. Keep a lookout for more Minecraft items coming soon!

How to Redeem


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In this chat with Morgan Schofield, Salad’s new Marketing Director, we covered his early outings into the wild world of ICOs, the future of the internet, and every hard lesson along the way that’s made him one of the leading growth strategists in the Blockchain biz.

Is it true you’ve spent over ten million bucks in marketing? You could buy so many Amiibo with that.

That’s an estimation from my time at Ladder. I was working with upwards of thirty different clients over a few years, targeting segments all across Europe. We handled everything from a Nestlé nutrition supplement to an agriculture business controlling 80% of the world’s fertilizer. Some of these companies would spend a hundred, two hundred…

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