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  • August 20, 2015
    This is a video of a woman removing the fake numbers from a $10 bill that's been altered to look like a $50. Were those decals? They looked like model airplane decals. Basically the counterfeiters just replaced anyplace it said '10' with a '50'. They did not change Alexande... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2015
    The U.S. Treasury has announced that a redesigned $10 bill will feature a woman when the note comes out in 2020 (to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote). Will it be Wonder Woman? Will it be my mom? I vote that it's my mom, she is the nicest woman I know.... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2015
    In hopes that bottle caps are an acceptable form of currency even in a non post-apocalyptic world, Imgurian GatorMacheteJr (GatorMacheteSr had a kid?!) sent 2,240 bottle caps to Bethesda in an attempt to procure a copy of Fallout 4. Obviously, this is kind of annoying because ... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2015
    Following Leonard Nimoy's death last week, the Bank of Canada is urging citizens to stop drawing on their $5 bills to make seventh Canadian prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier look more like Spock, despite it being an obvious improvement. YOU CAN'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO. Contrary... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2015
    The Perth Mint in Western Australia is releasing this set of two original series Star Trek coins on February 16th to celebrate the Star Trek franchise. The silver coins will have legal tender status on the island of Tulavu, but will never be used as legal tender because they c... / Continue →
  • December 26, 2014
    This is a short video of the aftermath in Wan Chai, Hong Kong on Christmas Eve after an armored truck's doors opened while on the highway, sending $2-million (US) in banknotes onto the road. I have questions. 1) how does an armored truck's doors accidentally open while drivin... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2014
    This is a US map showing the relative value of $100 by state. Money buys significantly less in California, Hawaii, DC, Maryland, New York and New Jersey. Money goes the furthest in Mississippi, which, coincidentally, is also the fattest state. Apparently because you can alw... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    This is a video of Gizmodo writier Brian Barrett having his 2008 Toshiba flatscreen TV appraised by an Antiques Roadshow expert. Despite being a whopping six years old, expert Gary Piattoni (who is very professional) only appraises the television at around $100 (I'm not sure i... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2014
    This is part of a World Cup inspired anti-gambling campaign run in Singapore. This kid's dad just made a fortune. Granted gambling addiction is bad, but that's only when you're losing. It's much harder to explain to somebody who just won thousands of dollars why what they di... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    You ever made it rain before? I did once. I had to sacrifice two goats and perform a sacred ritual under the full moon. It was all very messy and I regret not just trying to bribe Storm. You ever made it rain IN A STRIP CLUB? I have not. Although it would be funny to see ... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    This is an infographic of the world's richest superheroes. Is it accurate? No clue. Feel free to argue about in the comments, but please, do it respectfully and don't resort to name calling. Because when it comes to calling names, nobody is better than I am and I will burn ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    Picture related enough: the near future. Mediocre soup and sandwich giant Panera Bread has announced it's going to replace its human cashiers by 2016. The company will install automated ordering and payment kiosks so you don't have to talk to a human while ordering your food.... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2014
    This is a video from 2011 of Neil DeGrasse Tyson trying to explain just how rich Bill Gates is. SPOILER: rich as f***. AND HE GIVES HIS MONEY AWAY. Most people raid the 'Give A Penny, Take A Penny' dish whenever the cashier's back is turned. Also, back in 2011 Gates' fortun... / Continue →
  • 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 →