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If the current political climate has you wanting to pack your bags and get off the grid, you might be interested in what is to become the world's first independent floating nation. Called the Floating Island Project, this independent nation will consist of around 300 homes built on the island, along with a spattering of hotels, restaurants, an airport, and more, and will run under its own government using a cryptocurrency called Varyon. The concept has drawn the attention of philanthropists, academics, and various investors. It will cost up to $50 million and is being funded in large part by PayPal founder Peter Thiel, along with philanthropic donations through the Seasteading Institute and Blue... Read more...