Hestia Tobacco Review: Craft Filtered Cigars For Bitcoin

Hestia Tobacco All Natural Craft Filtered Cigars

The video below is a review of Hestia Tobacco‘s All Natural Craft Filtered Cigars by Tim Baker. The company recently started accepting Bitcoin as payment so Tim decided to give the place a shot. These cigars are designed to be similar to cigarettes but most would consider them higher quality. Tim will describe the exact differences and why he really thinks these are better and more pleasing. He will also detail his experience throughout …

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YMB Podcast E11: Amagi Metals Interview

We have our first guest this week! YMB is thrilled to feature Stephen Macaskill, the CEO of Amagi Metals on today’s show. Amagi Metals is a fantastic gold and silver dealer that allows you to cash out your cryptocurrency for bullion. This is great for anyone who does not want to secure their savings with fiat currency. We have used their service many times before and you can check out this video review to see …

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YMB Podcast E10: Gold, Silver, Bitcoin, and Funny Money

We have reached our 10th episode! We are quite proud of this minor but still exciting achievement and we have a great show for you. No one can ignore MtGox these days, so we have to say a few words about its passing. Later in this episode, we chat about the similarities and differences between Bitcoin and precious metals. We need your help convincing Franklin Sanders that Bitcoin is not broken, so tune in to …

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YMB Podcast E9: The Best Bitcoin Services, Part 2

This is Episode 9! Last week we started a list of our favorite Bitcoin services. Our discussion went on for so long that we had to split the show into two parts, so here is the second half of our exciting list. We start by mentioning a few social Bitcoin services, like the #bitcoin-otc IRC channel. Let’s Talk Bitcoin is another podcast that has inspired us significantly, so we pay tribute to Adam B. Levine …

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Will Bitcoin Recover from MtGox’s Collapse?

MtGox has been having some serious issues recently. I will summarize for those who may not know yet, but my primary goal here is not to describe every detail. Rather, I want to respond to these events and explain what I think it means for the future of Bitcoin. The exchange rate has already …

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YMB Podcast E8: The Best Bitcoin Services, Part 1

Blockchain.info Homepage

Bitcoin would be useless without the many companies and services that accept the cryptocurrency and make it easier for us to use it. We want to pay tribute to a few of our favorites out there and that is what this week’s episode is all about. If fact, our discussion went on for so long that we decided to split it into two parts! Today we will present the first half of our list, which …

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YMB Podcast E7: Bitcoin and Big Business

The App Store has given Blockchain the axe and we start off this week’s episode with a good bit of whining about Apple. We do our best to determine why the company took this course of action and decide whether it was right or wrong. Later, we chat about MtGox’s decision to stop servicing Bitcoin withdrawals from their exchange. We try to figure out why they chose to handle the situation like this and what …

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YMB Podcast E6: Bitcoin Changes the World

This week’s fantastic episode opens with a discussion about the difficulties of obtaining Bitcoins. Depending on your exact situation, it can be fairly easy, but it is often one of Bitcoin’s largest barriers to entry compared to the ease of use present in almost everything else related to cryptocurrency. Part of the cause of these difficulties is regulation, and that gets us talking politics again. The powerful hour closes with some almost emotional thoughts on …

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