Soon to Be The Most Dug Up Tree

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Pandanus candelabrum is a plant that apparently only grows above diamond-rich deposits of kimberlite.

If Only All The Money You Just Paid in Taxes Looked This Cool

If only you could see that money again.

There’s Money in Them Memes

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Copyrighting trollface

700 shekels

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The price Gaza City resident Rabie Darduna was ‘tricked’ into accepting for the door that Banksy painted in the ruins of what used to be his house. It’s about $175 US.

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The $100 Watermelon Treasury Note

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From the collection of 103 year-old American numismatist Eric P. Newman. The 1890 Treasury Note gets its nickname from the zeros printed on the back which resemble watermelons.

Winner-Take-All Limbo Contests and More!

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Physical skill-based gambling is coming to Atlantic City, which means shooting free throws for money can now be a legitimate career outside the NBA.

“This will be the largest moving structure to date at Burning Man.”

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The venture capitalists and tech lords over at Burning Man are converting a Boeing 747 jumbo jet into an art car.

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All Business

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In August 2013, a Xiao Li fell into a coma at an internet cafe after spending close to a week straight without any sleep while he fervently researched new business ideas. In January 2015, Xiao Li woke up from his coma after smelling a crisp 100 Yuan note that doctors had crumpled under his nose.

The Dark Side of Magic

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CCTV Footage from last month of a Hypnotist thief who put a shopkeeper in a trance before making off with hundreds of £££’s.

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$72 Million

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The amount of money made by a 17-year old high school student from Queens who “trades stocks during his lunch break.” OR NOT. Shitty reporting from NY Mag.

Need to Get One of These, Somehow Improve the Algorithm, Then Get That Back to the Future 2 Money

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Microsoft Cortana is 135-73 in picking NFL games this year.

“It is small-minded to focus on the university buying a $200,000 table”

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Right? Especially when you consider that this custom-made (in China), circular conference table seats 23 and features “data ports, microphones and an illuminated map of the world in a glass panel at its center.” It’s the centerpiece of the newly needed “world-class corporate meeting space” at the school. So what university would make such an extravagant purchase? Columbia? Yale? NYU? Nope. The school in question is none other than Kean University, a co-ed public school located in Northern New Jersey whose four year tuition totals something like $44,000. It’s destined to become a breeding ground for UN delegates, or at least James Bond villains.

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