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How to Live on Bitcoin

El Salvador making Bitcoin legal tender this year (the first country to ever do so) has definitely reopened the debate around the use of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as a form of payment. Whether Bitcoin has money properties — or if it is better as a store-of-value — is still a debated topic. But it is clear that today there is great demand in using Bitcoin to pay for goods and services. ...[Read More]

How to Wrap and Unwrap Ethereum (WETH)

Put basically, Ether (or ETH) is the native token for the Ethereum blockchain. It is used, among other things, to pay transaction fees (i.e., gas fees) for transactions executed on the Ethereum blockchain.However, ETH was built before the ERC-20 standard, and hence does not conform to that set of conditions.In comes wrapped Ether (WETH), which is used to trade directly with other crypto tokens tha...[Read More]

What Is Genopets?

Genopets is an upcoming play-to-earn (P2E) game being built on the Solana blockchain. It aims to incentivize players to better take care of their minds and body through the clever use of blockchain technology and progressive gameplay mechanics. The game is the first to leverage the unique properties of blockchain technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to reward players ...[Read More]

What is Polkadot? The Complete Guide

Polkadot is Ethereum Co-founder Gavin Wood’s bet against blockchain maximalism. Its rise in popularity and gains has been stunning since its launch in May 2020. Since then, it has become one of the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap, according to CoinGecko. But what is Polkadot, and what impact is it making on the industry? Who is using it, and is the hype empty or well-founded? Simply put...[Read More]

What is CafeSwap

CafeSwap is a yield farming and staking platform on BSC Chain, We have chosen BSC because of its low tnx fees and faster speed. We have built this project to provide the best experience with farming while regulating the supply, We believe in partnerships hence we aim to bring all BSC DeFi ecosystems in one place to have a friendly ecosystem for all of us. Cafeswap token BREW is an inflationary tok...[Read More]

PancakeSwap vs Uniswap

Ethereum’s unstoppable ride since its December 2020 launch of the Beacon Chain was slowed for some in February 2021 — the troubles, ironically, came from its price rise. The world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, pushed by a new all-time-high (ATH) of over $2,000 and a surge in the popularity of staking apps, began to stutter due to congestion and outrageous gas fees, sometimes in excess of $50 a ...[Read More]

What Is Solidity?

Solidity is a high-level object-oriented programming language that is principally used for the Ethereum blockchain. Solidity is a great tool to write smart contracts, which are self-executing code that enable complex automated functions. The programming language interacts with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), which is the abstraction layer between the executing code and execution machine. It is...[Read More]

What Are DApps?

From the user’s perspective, there is little difference between a decentralized app running on a blockchain and a traditional app running on the web or an operating system. The main difference is that decentralized apps — DApps — run on distributed and immutable blockchain networks rather than a centrally controlled operating system. This makes them essentially impossible to censor. In terms of wh...[Read More]

How to Mint an NFT

Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are the latest crypto and blockchain concept that seems to be able to resonate with a broader audience, attracting those beyond just hardcore crypto enthusiasts. The explosive valuation of such tokens continues to interest investors, digital collectors and content creators alike. With the NFT craze still arguably at its peak, it’s understandable if you’re raring t...[Read More]

What Is Dollar-Cost Averaging?

When it comes to investing, there are a plethora of strategies with varying degrees of risks. One such strategy is dollar-cost averaging, which is designed to build wealth over time. This is an investment approach in which periodic purchases of assets ultimately eliminate the need for timing markets. Sounds confusing? Continue reading to know more about this strategy and how to use it effectively ...[Read More]

How to Run a Bitcoin Node

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer network purpose-built to run by sets of consensus rules. These rules govern the transaction validation process such that the Bitcoin network becomes unsusceptible to transactional frauds without having to resort to centralized architecture. The network relies on the inputs of several nodes, which independently verify new transactions and broadcast their findings to other ...[Read More]

How to Participate in an IDO

Initial DEX offerings (otherwise known as IDOs for short) are another way of raising funds for a blockchain project — enabling tokens to be sold directly to the public. The key difference when compared with other methods is that the tokens being sold in an IDO are hosted on a decentralized exchange, or a DEX. More specifically, IDOs are the successor to the initial coin offerings (ICO) popular in ...[Read More]

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