Articles written by Esbjörn Guwallius

8 Most Breathtaking Mountain Train Rides In The Alps

Dreaming of a train ride through stunning green landscapes and snow-capped mountain peaks? Join us for an evening watching some of the most picturesque train journeys through the Swiss, German, Italian, and the Austrian Alps.

What Are Clean NFTs?

Cryptocurrencies and NFTs, digital artworks, use a lot of energy. To produce a single NFT, as much as 332 kWh of energy might be needed. That’s the equivalent of charging a smartphone 28,620 times. But there are sustainable alternatives. We’ve found 4 videos that explain what Clean NFTs are – and how all NFTs might soon become clean.

All the Coffee Studies You Could Ever Be Interested In

Coffee is bad for you. Coffee is good for you. The benefits or disadvantages of drinking coffee are wildly debated. Countless studies have been published through the years, all claiming to have found the truth about the world’s favorite beverage. We’ve tracked down some of these (not always so) scientific reports in 11 different videos about coffee. Watch, and then have a cuppa. Or not.

8 Spectacular Transporter Bridges That’s in Use Today

A ferry that travels through the air? That’s essentially what a transporter bridge is. The gondola is usually attached to a tall metal frame by long wires. Electric motors bring the gondola from one to the opposite side of a river. Some transporter bridges carry cars, while others only are used for people and bikes. We’ve found 8 of these ferry bridges that are still in service – Watch them all in action here!

10 Different Spiders That Probably Live in Your House

Where there are humans, there are spiders. There is a range of spider species that thrive in or around your house. They are predominantly active during the autumn or winter. Most of these spiders are not harmful to humans, and some actually make quite good pets! Others are great for pest control. We’ve searched walls, cabinets, and YouTube for some of the most common house spiders – Watch and learn!

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!