Articles written by Esbjörn Guwallius

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About NFTs (But Were Afraid to Ask)

So you’ve heard about NFTs, and probably how tech billionaires and nerds buy and sell them for astronomical figures. But what exactly is an NFT? It’s often digital art that lives on the Ethereum blockchain. We’ve found 10 videos that explain from the ground up what NFTs are. We begin with the fundamentals and get into the particulars towards the end.

The Coldest City in the World and Other Extremely Chill Places

People live in the coldest places. Imagine taking a walk when the temperature outside is −71.2 °C (or −96.2 °F). That’s the coldest recorded temperature in the Russian village of Oymiakon. Russia is also home to the world’s coldest large city, Yakutsk, where temperatures can drop to –55 °C (–67 °F) during the winter. We’ve found 10 videos about life in 7 freezing places around the world – most of them in Russia.

18 Most Terrifying and Dangerous Mountain Roads in Europe

Stop reading now if you can’t handle heights well. We’ve looked high and low all over Europe (mostly high) for the most terrifying – or fantastic, depending on your preference for deep abysses – and dangerous mountain roads. Now it’s time for you to watch some of Europe’s most challenging drives.

12 School Bus To Tiny Home Conversions From Bohemian To High Tech

Have you ever dreamt of living full time in a bus? A converted school bus, or a “Skoolie,” is the vehicle of choice for many couples, families, and solo travelers living and working on the road. Bread baker or Homeschooler? There’s room for everyone.

Watch 18 Failed Tech Products From Five Decades in Action

We are constantly being bombarded with new tech products. They can’t all be successes. We’ve found 18 products that never really took off. In some cases, they were brilliant for their time, while in other cases, they were just godawful. One of the products even spawned a new invective – the glasshole. Another product hasn’t failed yet, but we’re pretty sure it will.

20 Purrfect Cat Cafés All Around the World

Cat cafés have been around for over 20 years. “Cat Flower Garden” – the world’s first cat café – opened in 1998 in Taipei, Taiwan. The concept is very popular in Japan, with Tokyo being home to at least 58 cat cafés as of 2015. In recent years cat cafés have popped up in many large cities around the world. We’ve found videos from 20 of them – including a guide on how to start your very own cat café – Watch here!

9 Cheapest Electric Cars You Can Buy Right Now

Electric cars are the future, but the upfront cost can be overwhelming for many prospective buyers. If you can’t afford a Tesla, there’s a booming market for budget electric cars. These cars are often tiny, with room for just two people and minimal luggage space. We’ve found 9 of the world’s cheapest electric vehicles – the cheapest one sells for around $1,000 on Alibaba. Watch them all in action here!

Learn About 3D-Printed Houses and Buildings in 9 Videos

10,000 dollars for a brand new house? You might have read the story about 3D-printed houses and how cheaply they can be built. However, that is not the whole truth. At least not yet. Learn the facts about 3D-printed buildings in these 9 videos.

12 Videos That Show Why Crows and Ravens Are the World’s Smartest Birds

Crows are among the world’s most intelligent birds. Ravens, magpies, and different types of crows all show remarkable abilities. They can plan an action in several steps, manufacture and use tools, fish with bait, and even speak. Some also fancy being petted like a dog. We’ve found 12 videos that show why a crow is as intelligent as a chimpanzee or a 7-year-old child.

Extreme Climbing: The Hardest Via Ferratas in the World

A via ferrata is a protected path in a mountainous area supported with wire ropes and other climbing aides. Via ferrata is Italian for “iron path”, and has its historical origins in the Alps centuries ago. Initially, the predecessors to via ferratas were used by shepherds to reach their higher pastures. In recent decades, via ferratas have gained in popularity with the climbing community and are today primarily used for sport and recreation. Although via ferratas have been developed in other countries around the world, the hardest and most extreme routes are still within the European Union. We’ve found 12 of them – Watch them all being climbed here!

What Are Bug Bounties – And How Can You Become a Bug Bounty Hunter?

Bug bounties are big business. The industry amount to several million dollars each year. A bounty is a cash award given to a hacker who finds and reports a security weakness to an organization so that it can be safely rectified. This video list will show you the basics of bug bounty hunting. You’ll also get tips on how you can start hunting yourself (it’s not as difficult as you might think).