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  • 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 →