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  • February 7, 2014
    This is the iBag, a $200 bag that proves people are still naming things by just throwing an i in front. I thought we were over that. The iBag is a 'smart purse' that can seal itself to prevent overspending. Cool, but I would just cut a hole in the side with a knife. No purs... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you want to print it out and make out with it like you do all those Jennifer Lawrence pictures you find online. This is a pictorial of the process that New York sculptor Randall Rosenthal uses to carve a box of money out of a block of wood. W... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2013
    James Howells of Wales is sad. Really sad. You see, James threw away a hard drive containing the 7,500 Bitcoins he purchased back in 2009. Now those Bitcoins are worth $7.5-million. If I were James I would be on top of a bridge right now. "Suicide?" Worse -- stuck in traf... / Continue →
  • November 27, 2013
    This is the Swiss bank deposit safe for sale in Basel, Switzerland. You get the actual room, along with the safe deposit boxes and 8-million Swiss five-cent coins. The coins alone weigh 5-tons. For reference, that's one ton more than your mom. I'm joking, she's a beautiful ... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2013
    Ca$hcats is a website for people to submit pictures of their cats posing with money. Sometimes the money is American. Sometimes it's European. Sometimes it's all singles. Sometimes there are also guns in the picture. Those ones were weird. Thanks to Thornbush Hero, who po... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2013
    This is the 3-D stained glass piece of Pinhead created by artist Nicole Cantú. It measures 24" x 36" and is for sale for $8,000. That is a lot of money. You better have everything else you've ever wanted in life before dropping $8K on a Hellraiser stained glass window. If I... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2013
    I don't normally get involved in politics because it's not my job to depress the shit out of people, but I can't help but feel sorry for this little monkey. Obviously he escaped from the National Zoo and wants to return, but, due to the government shutdown, he can't get back i... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    The Royal Canadian Mint is releasing a series of seven different Superman coins to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the franchise. Most range in price from $30 - $130, but there's also a $750 gold one. I just ordered the whole set using my roommate's credit card and if you s... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2013
    What are we gonna use for currency after the zombie apocalypse arrives? Will it just be a barter system? My roommate says we're gonna use human teeth but he's one of the stupidest people I know. This is the Zombucks™ Walker 1 oz silver round. They cost $22 and feature a zom... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2013
    This is the Fallout Vault Boy face that redditor LHJay made entirely out of bottle caps. For those of you who haven't played any of the games, caps are an appropriate medium for Vault Boy because they serve as currency in the post apocalyptic world. Now, not to brag or anythi... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2013
    This is a 1935 Buffalo/Indian head 'hobo nickel' for sale on eBay featuring a carving of the Hulk ready to leap out of the coin and rage-stomp a pocketful of pennies. What the hell is a hobo nickel? Take it away, Wikipedia!: The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2013
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you don't like squinting. Me? I love squinting because it makes my brain hurt. The folks over at BuzzFeed have made this beautiful chart showing the 32 highest grossing movie franchises of all time (links to their article with some more info... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2013
    The Sci-Fi Currency Converter is a website where you can see the exchange rates for US Dollars, Euros, British Pounds and Star Wars, Star Trek, Fallout, Sims, Skyrim, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire, Discworld, Red Dwarf and Judge Dredd money. You just pic... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2013
    This isc 'The Injustie League of North Korea', a series of North Korean bills with the faces replaced with Justice League villains by artist Aslan Malik (who did the US versions previously). I think they're supposed to make some sort of political statement, but I can't quite p... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2013
    In financial news, Canada has just unveiled a new $5 bill that has an astronaut and what appears to be a space-based death ray on the front. The whole thing looks pretty fake to me. If I was working retail and somebody handed me that I would probably bang my head on the regis... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2013
    Pocketbands are rubber bracelets with a small hidden pocket on the inside for storing money, keys, and drugs. They're currently a Kickstarter campaign created by Devin Eisner but have already been funded and the bracelets will go into production this month. Granted they're no ... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2013
    This is a series of Hyrulian banknotes as imagined by DeviantARTist G33k1nd159153. It's a clever concept, but I'd still prefer to carry around a wallet of actual rupees. They're like jewels, and who doesn't want to walk around with a pouch full of jewels? Plus you can find t... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2013
    Note: Larger version of the coin HERE. In wonderful news for a humpday, the Canadian Mint is releasing the second in its series of 'Prehistoric Creature' glow in the dark dinosaur coins, this time with the Quetzalcoatlus. For the record, the Quetzalcoatlus wasn't actually a d... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2013
    Because pennies are virtually worthless except for picking up tails-side-up to tempt fate, Canada has decided to retire its penny. In what is sure to be a significant victory for pro-nickel lobbyists, all cash transactions will now be rounded up or down to the nearest five cen... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2013
    To celebrate the show's 50th anniversary later this year, the New Zealand Mint (previously of Star Wars and Hobbit coin fame) and BBC Worldwide have announced a commemorative Dr. Who coin. The coin has a face value of $2 but will set you back $155 if you actually want one. Tr... / Continue →