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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 →